January 1, 2019
Privacy Statement, effective as of January 1, 2019
Pulse and its related subsidiary, 4See Solutions (collectively, “The Company”) is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit the Company’s Web sites (“Visitors”), individuals who register to use the Services as defined below (“Customers”), and individuals who register to attend the Company’s corporate events (“Attendees”). This Privacy Statement describes the Company’s privacy practices in relation to the use of the Company’s Web sites and the related applications and services offered by the Company (collectively, the “Services”).
Web sites covered
The Company's Web sites may contain links to other Web sites. The information practices or the content of such other Web sites is governed by the privacy statements of such other Web sites. The Company encourages you to review the privacy statements of other Web sites to understand their information practices.
When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Services, or registering to use the Web sites or other Services, or registering for an event, the Company requires you to provide the Company with personal contact information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, and email address (“Required Contact Information”). When purchasing the Services or registering for an event, the Company may also require you to provide the Company with financial qualification and billing information, such as billing name and address, credit card number, and the number of employees within the organization that will be using the Services (“Billing Information”). The Company may also ask you to provide additional information, such as company annual revenues, number of employees, or industry (“Optional Information”). Required Contact Information, Billing Information, Optional Information and any other information you submit to the Company to or through the Services are referred to collectively as “Data.”
As you navigate the Company’s Web sites, the Company may also collect information through the use of commonly used information gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons (“Web Site Navigational Information”). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Company’s Web sites (such as the Web pages viewed and the links clicked).
Use of information collected
The Company uses Data about the Company Customers to perform the services requested. For example, if you fill out a “Contact Me” Web form, the Company will use the information provided to contact you about your interest in the Services.
The Company may also use Data about the Company Customers for marketing purposes. For example, the Company may use information you provide to contact you to further discuss your interest in the Services and to send you information regarding the Company, its affiliates, and its partners, such as information about promotions or events, subject to the appropriate anti-spam regulations in your particular country.
The Company uses credit card information solely to check the financial qualifications and collect payment from prospective Customers and Attendees.
The Company uses Web Site Navigational Information to operate and improve the Company’s Web sites. The Company may also use Web Site Navigational Information alone or in combination with Data about the Company Customers to provide personalized information about the Company.
Web Site Navigational Information
Cookies, Web Beacons and IP Addresses
The Company uses commonly—used information—gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons, to collect information as you navigate the Company’s Web sites (“Web Site Navigational Information”). This section describes the types of Web Site Navigational Information used on the Company’s Web sites and how this information may be used.
When you visit the Company’s Web sites, the Company collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses to track and aggregate non-personal information. For example, the Company uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which Customers and Visitors navigate the Company’s Web sites.
The Company also collects IP addresses from Customers when they log into the Services as part of the Company’s “Identity Confirmation” and “IP Range Restrictions” security features.
Social Media Features
Sharing of information collected
The Company may share Data about Visitors and Customers with the Company’s contracted service providers so that these service providers can provide services on our behalf. Without limiting the foregoing, the Company may also share Data about the Company Visitors and Customers with the Company’s service providers to ensure the quality of information provided, and with third–party social networking and media Web sites, such as Facebook, for marketing and advertising on those Web sites. Unless described in this Privacy Statement, the Company does not share, sell, rent, or trade any information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
From time to time, the Company may partner with other companies to jointly offer products or services. If you purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly–offered product or service from or through the Company, the Company may share Data about the Company Customers collected in connection with your purchase or expression of interest with our partner(s). The Company does not control our business partners’ use of the Data about the Company Customers we collect, and their use of the information will be in accordance with their own privacy policies. If you do not wish for your information to be shared in this manner, you may opt not to purchase or specifically express interest in a jointly offered product or service.
The “Web Site Navigational Information” section of this Privacy Statement specifically addresses the information we or third parties collect through cookies and web beacons, and how you can control cookies through your Web browsers.
The Company reserves the right to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if the Company reasonably believes that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the Company’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.
International transfer of information collected
The Company primarily stores Data about the Company Customers in the United States. To facilitate the Company’s global operations, the Company may transfer and access such information from around the world, including from other countries in which the Company has operations. This Privacy Statement shall apply even if the Company transfers Data about the Company Customers to other countries.
Information Regarding Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We need to perform a contract with you, such as when you create a Policy with us
You have given us permission to do so
The processing is in our legitimate interests and it's not overridden by your rights
For payment processing purposes
To comply with the law
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The right to access, update or to delete the personal information we have on you
The right of rectification
The right to object
The right of restriction
The right to data portability
The right to withdraw consent
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
The Company offers Visitors, Customers, and Attendees who provide contact information a means to choose how the Company uses the information provided. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of the Company’s marketing emails.
The Company’s Customers may electronically submit data or information to the Services for hosting and processing purposes (“Customer Data”). The Company will not review, share, distribute, or reference any such Customer Data except as provided in the Company’s Master Subscription Agreement, or as may be required by law. In accordance with the Company’s Master Subscription Agreement, the Company may access Customer Data only for the purpose of providing the Services or preventing or addressing service or technical problems or as may be required by law.
The Company uses robust security measures to protect Data about the Company Customers. Because the Company uses the Services to maintain Data about the Company Customers, this information, which is stored in the Services, is secured in the same manner as described in our Information Policy.
10. Mobile applications
Without limiting the generality of this Privacy Statement, in addition to information gathered through its Web sites or submitted to its Services, the Company may obtain information through applications (“Mobile Applications”) that Customers or their authorized individuals (“Users”) download to, and run on, their mobile devices (“Devices”). Mobile Applications provided by the Company may obtain information from, or access data stored on, Users’ Devices to provide services related to the relevant Mobile Application. For example, a Mobile Application may: access a camera on a User’s Device to enable the User to upload photographs to the Services; access the call history on a User’s Device to enable the User to upload that information to the Services; access calendar information on a User’s Device to enable the User to match meeting attendees with contacts submitted by the User to the Services; access the geographic location of a User’s Device to enable the User to identify activity submitted by the User the Services who are nearby; or access contact information on a User’s Device to enable the User to sync contact information between the information that is stored on the User’s Device and the information that is submitted to the Services. Information obtained to provide Mobile Application services may include information obtained in preparation for anticipated updates to those services. Mobile Applications may transmit information to and from Devices to provide the Mobile Application services.
Mobile Applications may provide the Company with information related to Users’ use of the Mobile Application services, information regarding Users’ computer systems, and information regarding Users’ interaction with Mobile Applications, which the Company may use to provide and improve the Mobile Application services. For example, all actions taken in a Mobile Application may be logged, along with associated information (such as the time of day when each action was taken). The Company may also share anonymous data about these actions with third party providers of analytics services.
Customers may configure the Company Mobile Application services, and the information accessed or obtained by the Mobile Application on a User’s Device may be affected by the Customer’s configuration.
The Company’s Mobile Applications may also contain links or integrations to other Mobile Applications provided by third parties. Third parties’ use of information collected through third-party Mobile Applications is governed by the privacy statements of such third parties. The Company encourages you to review the privacy statements of third-party providers of Mobile Applications to understand their information practices.
11. Changes to this Privacy Statement
The Company reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. The Company will provide notification of the material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Company’s Web sites at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect.
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