Some key terms are defined as follows, and throughout this document:
NameShouts Inc. ("NameShouts", "we", "us", or "our") is the company that collects and processes Personal Data for the purposes described in this Policy.
Personal Data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("Data Subject").
User (“Customer” or “you”) means an individual or entity end user with whom NameShouts has an agreement to provide the Services.
NameShouts collects information, including Personal Data, for the following purposes:
NameShouts collects the following information from you through our Website (https://www.nameshouts.com), social media, and other channels for the following purposes:
PROVIDING AND MANAGING THE SERVICE
Responding to your request for an API Key: When you request a free API Key, we may collect your first and last name, job title, business email address, and information about your company. We use this information to contact you to learn more about you so that we can provide you with a better service.
Responding to your inquiries: When you contact us with a comment, question or complaint, you may be asked for information that identifies you, such as your name, address and a telephone number, along with additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question or respond to your comment. We may retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service and service offerings (including the Service and Website).
Informing you about products and services. We may use your contact information for our own marketing or advertising purposes. We do not sell or rent your Personal Data to third parties. You can opt out of these at any time by following the steps outlined below.
RECRUITING AND MANAGING PERSONNEL
Processing your job application. If you apply for a job at NameShouts, you may provide us with certain Personal Data about yourself, such as information contained in a resume, cover letter, or similar employment-related materials. We use this information for the purpose of processing and responding to your application for current and future career opportunities.
Managing employees and contractors. If you join the NameShouts team as an employee or contractor, we will use the information you provided, as well as information we create about you, for human resources purposes including verifying your eligibility and qualifications, performance management, to provide compensation and benefits, investigate incidents, and otherwise facilitate the relationship.
COLLECTING PAYMENT FOR THE SERVICE
Collecting payment. For Customers that purchase a paid version of our Service, we collect and process information about how you use the Service, and your Account Information (including contact information, user profile information, and information about your payment method) for the purpose of billing you.
To Understand and Improve our Services and Website
Understanding how you use the Service. Service Usage Information is collected, including information about how you are accessing and using the Service. We use this information to understand and improve our Services, and to investigate and prevent security issues, abuse, fraud.
This Policy is not intended to place any limits on what we do with data that is aggregated and/or de-identified so it is no longer associated with an identifiable individual (Data Subject) or User of the Services.
NameShouts are not directed to children under 16. If you learn that a child under 16 has provided us with Personal Data without consent, please contact us.
As a matter of practice, NameShouts does not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer Personal Data, except as set out in this policy.
We may transfer or disclose Personal Data as follows:
Service Provider Arrangements.We may transfer (or otherwise make available) Personal Data to third parties who process it on our behalf for the purposes noted above. These third parties may access, process or store personal data in the course of providing these services, but based on our instructions only.
As of the date hereof, these third party providers include technical operations such as database monitoring, data storage and hosting services and customer support software tools.
Changes to our Business Structure.NameShouts may share or disclose data if we engage in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, sale of some or all of NameShouts’ assets, financing, acquisition of all or a portion of our business, a similar transaction or proceeding, or steps in contemplation of such activities (e.g. due diligence).
Compliance with Laws.NameShouts and our Canadian, US, and other Service Providers may share or disclose Personal Data to comply with legal or regulatory requirements and to respond to lawful requests, court orders and legal process.
Enforcing Our Rights, Preventing Fraud, and Safety.NameShouts may share or disclose data to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of us or third parties, including enforcing contracts or policies, or in connection with investigation and preventing fraud.
If you are located in certain countries, including those that fall under the scope of the European General Data Protection Regulation (AKA the “GDPR”), data protection laws give you rights with respect to your personal data, subject to any exemptions provided by the law, including the rights to:
Request access to your personal data;
Request correction or deletion of your personal data;
Object to our use and processing of your personal data;
Request that we limit our use and processing of your personal data; and
Request portability of your personal data.
You can usually access, correct, or delete your personal data using your account settings and tools that we offer, but if you aren’t able to do that, or you would like to contact us about one of the other rights, email us at email@example.com.
EU individuals also have the right to make a complaint to a government supervisory authority.
Cookies are small text files sent by us to your computer and from your computer or mobile device to us each time you visit our website or use our desktop application. They are unique to your account or your browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire.
Some cookies are associated with your account and Personal Data in order to remember that you are logged in and which parts of the Service or Website you are logged into. Other cookies are not tied to your account but are unique and allow us to carry out site analytics and customization, among other similar things. If you access the Services through your browser, you can manage your cookie settings there but if you disable some or all cookies you may not be able to use the Services.
NameShouts sets and accesses our own cookies on the domains operated by NameShouts and its affiliates. In addition, we use third parties like Google Analytics for website analytics. You may opt-out of third party cookies from Google Analytics on its website. We do not currently recognize or respond to browser-initiated Do Not Track signals as there is no consistent industry standard for compliance.
We use a limited number of third party providers to assist us in providing the Services to our Users. As of the date hereof, these third party providers perform technical operations such as database monitoring, data storage and hosting services and customer support software tools. These third parties may access, process or store personal data in the course of providing these services, but based on our instructions only.
You can ask us for more information about the steps we take to protect your personal information when transferring it from the EU.
Please contact NameShouts if:
You can reach the Chief Privacy Officer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or at our mailing address below:
Attn: Chief Privacy Officer
6th Floor, 1250 Rue Guy
Montreal, QC H3H 2L3
If after contacting us you do not feel that we have adequately addressed your concerns, European individuals may exercise their rights as described in the following section.
Canadian individuals may contact:
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada