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Privacy Policy

If you require any more details or have any queries about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by email at post@akeo.no Effective Date: May 29th, 2018. Notice Version: 1.0

DATA CONTROLLER CONTACT INFORMATION

Akeo AS Bedriftsveien 92 3735 Skien Norway CEO – Espen Moen Kvelland – kvelland@akeo.no This document governs the privacy policy of our website akeo.tech. By continuing your usage of the website and its services, you agree to the privacy policy of Akeo and acknowledge that we hold the right to edit or modify the policy terms without any prior notice. Your continued usage shows your consent towards the changes or modification done to the privacy policy. Our privacy policy explains what personal data (PD) and non-personal data (NPD) we may collect from you, how we collect it, how we protect it, how we may use it, how you can access and alter it, and how you can limit our sharing of it. Our privacy notice also tells certain legal rights that you possess in respect of your personal data. Any capitalized terms not defined herein will have the same meaning as where they are defined elsewhere on our website. Please take a moment to read our privacy policy.

YOUR RIGHTS

When using our website or services and submitting personal data (PD) to us, you may have rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other laws. Depending on the legal basis for processing your PD, you may have some or all the rights provided below: The right to be informed. You have the right to be informed about the PD we gather from you, and how we process or share it. The right of access. You have the right to access your personal data and get confirmation that your personal data is being processed. The right to rectification. You have the right to have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete. The right to be forgotten (right to erasure). You have the right to request the deletion or removal of your PD if there is no compelling reason for us to continue processing it. The right to restrict processing. You have the right to restrict or block the processing of your personal data. When your personal data is blocked, we are permitted to store your information, but not to process it further for any purpose. The right to data portability. You have the right to request and get your PD that you have provided to us and use it for your own purposes. We will provide your personal data to you within the required processing time after the request. To do so, please contact us on our email provided at the top of this privacy policy. The right to object. You have the right to object to us processing or sharing your personal data for the following reasons:
  • Processing was based on legitimate interests or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority (including profiling)
  • Direct marketing (including profiling) and
  • Processing for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.
  • Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling.
Filing a Complaint with Authorities. You have the right to file a complaint with supervisory authorities if your information has not been processed in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. If the supervisory authorities fail to address your complaint properly, you may have the right to a judicial remedy.

Non-personal data (NPD) means any information that is in no way personally identifiable. Personal data (PD) is any information related to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identified or identifiable natural person is one who can be identified directly or indirectly, by the reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, mental, genetic, economic, social or cultural identity of that natural person. A Visitor is someone who merely browses our website.

TOPICS COVERED IN OUR PRIVACY NOTICE

  • Data We Collect
  • How Your Data Is Used
  • Retaining and Destroying Your PD
  • Updating Your PD
  • Revoking Your Consent for Using Your PD
  • Protecting the Privacy Rights of Third Parties
  • Do Not Track Settings
  • Links to Other Websites
  • Protecting Children’s Privacy
  • Our Email Policy
  • Our Security Policy
  • Transferring Personal Data from the European Union
  • Changes to Our Privacy Policy

DATA WE COLLECT

Generally, you control the amount and type of data that you provide to us when browsing our website or using our services. Our legal basis for collecting and processing your PD on Signup or Contact us form is based on consent. What happens if you do not provide your personal data? If you don’t give us your personal data, we might not be able to provide you with all our products and services effectively. However, you can freely access and use major parts our website without providing us with your PD.

HOW WE COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Data That You Voluntarily Provide To Us. We collect personal information provided to us by you while interacting with our services. For instance, you may voluntarily provide us with PD when you sign up for our newsletter to stay updated with the latest blogs, call or email us directly, request an overview of our services, or submit your queries. Automatic Information. We may receive data from your web browser and your device. This data includes the name of the website from which you have entered our website as well as the name of the website you will visit when you leave our website. This data also includes the IP address of your device/the proxy server you use to access the Internet, the name of your Internet service provider (ISP), your web browser type, your operating system, and information about your browsing activity when using our website. We use all this information to analyse trends among our users to help improve our website. When Entering and Using Our Website. When you enter our website, you agree to accept cookies, some of these cookies may contain your PD.

HOW YOUR DATA IS USED

We use the data we receive from you to:
  • Provide our services you have requested from us.
  • Personalize and customize our content.
  • Make improvements to our website and services.
  • Contact you with updates to our website.
  • Resolve issues and disputes.
  • Contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe you might be interested in.
Communication and Emails. When we communicate with you about our website and services, we will use your email address provided by you. when you registered as a member or user. We may also send you promotional emails about our website or offers from us or our affiliates unless you have opted out of receiving such information. You can change your contact preferences at any time by sending us an email with your request to: post@akeo.no Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties. We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for generating profits. Sharing Information with Google and Facebook for Marketing Purposes. We may share your personal data with third parties for similar audience marketing purposes. Similar audience marketing is also called lookalike audience marketing. The third parties we share your personal data with for this type of marketing include Google and/or Facebook. Using your PD, for similar audience marketing or lookalike audience marketing helps us find new audiences (users and customers) based on similar interests to yours, this helps us improve our marketing services. Your personal information is only shared with Facebook and Google for this type of marketing. By using our website and agreeing to our privacy policy, you are giving your consent for your PD to be used for the marketing purposes described here. Legally Required Releases of Information. We may be legally required to disclose your personal data if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal processes; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) required to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) required to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties, including you and/or other users; (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, users, employees, and affiliates. Disclosures to Successors. If our business is sold or merged in whole or partly with another business that would become responsible for providing the website to you, we retain the right to transfer your personal data to the new business. The new business would retain the right to use your information according to the terms of this privacy notice as well as to any changes to this privacy policy as instituted by the new business. We also retain the right to transfer your PD if our company files for bankruptcy and some or all our assets are sold to another business or individual. Community Discussion Boards. Our website may offer the ability for users to communicate with each other through online community or other mechanisms. We do not filter or check what is posted in such communities. If you choose to post in these communities, you should use be careful while sharing any PD, as such information is neither protected by our privacy policy nor are we liable if you choose to disclose your PD through such postings. Also, the personal information you post on our website for publication may be available worldwide by means of the Internet. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such data by others. Marketing. We also use your PD to contact you by email or by phone regarding information that we think may be of interest to you. If you don’t wish to receive marketing materials, or emails from Akeo.tech, you may click on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our e-mails. Aggregated Data. We may also compile and/or aggregate your Personal Data for our business purposes, including disclosing such data to our partners, service providers, advertisers and/or other third parties for marketing or promotional purposes. We may also use this data to analyze our growth rates and rate our performance. This aggregate information does not identify you. This use of your Personal Data is necessary for our legitimate interests in understanding how the Websites and our products and services are being used by you and to improve your experience on it.

DISCLOSURE OF DATA

Akeo may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
  • Comply with a legal obligation.
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of Akeo.
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service.
  • Protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public.
  • Protect against legal liability.

RETAINING AND DESTROYING YOUR PD

We may retain the information that we gather from you (including your PD) only for as long as we need it for legal, business, or tax purposes. Your personal data may be retained in electronic form, paper form, or a combination of both. When your data is no longer needed, we will destroy or delete it from our website.

UPDATING YOUR PD

You have the right to update your PD using services found on our website. If no such services exist, you can contact us using the email provided at the top of our privacy notice. However, we may keep your personal information as needed to enforce our agreements and to comply with any legal obligations.

REVOKING YOUR CONSENT FOR USING YOUR PD

You can revoke your consent for us to use your PD at any time. Such an optout will not affect disclosures otherwise permitted by law including but not limited to: (i) disclosures to affiliates and business partners, (ii) disclosures to third-party service providers that provide certain services for our business, (iii) disclosures to third parties as necessary to fulfil your requests, (iv) disclosures to governmental agencies or law enforcement departments, or as otherwise required to be made under applicable law, (v) previously completed disclosures to third parties, or (vi) disclosures to third parties in connection with subsequent contests or promotions you may choose to enter, or third-party offers you may choose to accept. If you want to revoke your consent for us to use your PD, send us an email with your request to: post@akeo.no

PROTECTING THE PRIVACY RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES

If any posting you make on our website contains information about third parties, you must make sure you have the permission to include that information in your posting. While we are not legally liable for the actions of our users, we will remove such postings about which we are notified, if such postings violate the privacy rights of third parties.

DO NOT TRACK SETTINGS

Some web browsers have settings that enable you to request that we do not track your movement within our website. Our website doesn’t obey such settings when transmitted to and detected by our website. You can turn off tracking features and manage other security settings in your browser by referring to your browser’s user manual.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites. These websites are not under our control and are not subject to our privacy policy. These websites will likely to have their own privacy policies which you may find on their websites. We have no responsibility for these websites and we provide links to these websites solely for your convenience. You acknowledge that your use of and access to these websites are solely at your risk. It is your responsibility to check the privacy policies of these websites to see how they treat your personal information.

PROTECTING CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 16 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers. We will delete his/her information within a reasonable period of time. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability to do so.

OUR EMAIL POLICY

You can always opt out of receiving emails from us or our affiliates. We will not sell, rent, or trade your email address or any other information to any unaffiliated third party without your permission except in the sale or transfer of our business, or if our company files for bankruptcy.

OUR SECURITY POLICY

We have built our website using industry-standard security measures and authentication tools to protect the security of your personal information. We and third parties who provide services to us, also maintain technical and physical safeguards to protect your PD. Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee against the loss or misuse of your personal information or secure data transmission over the Internet because of its nature. We strongly urge you to protect any information you may have for our website and to not share it with anyone.

TRANSFERRING PERSONAL DATA FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION

Personal data that we gather from you may be stored, processed, and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate. The European Union has not found the United States to have an adequate level of protection of PD under Article 45 of the GDPR. Our company relies on derogations for specific situations as defined in Article 49 of the GDPR. For European Union customers and users, with your consent, your personal information may be transferred outside the European Union to another country. We may use your PD to provide the goods, services, and/or information you request from us to perform a contract with you or to satisfy a legitimate interest of our company in a manner that does not outweigh your rights and freedom. Wherever we transfer, process or store your PD, we will take reasonable steps to protect it. We will use the information we collect from you in accordance with our privacy policy. By visiting our website and using our service, you agree to the transfers of your PD described here.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We hold the right to alter or update this privacy notice at any point of time. If our company decides to change this privacy policy, we will post those changes on our website so that you are always aware of what data we collect, use, and disclose. If at any time we decide to disclose or use your personal information in a method different from that specified at the time it was collected, we will provide advance notice by sending you an email. Otherwise, we will use and disclose your details in agreement with the privacy policy in effect when the data was collected. In all cases, your continued use of our website and services after any change to this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY

If you have any queries about our privacy policy, please contact us using the information at the top of this privacy notice.