We at Empiricast collect and process Personal Information in different ways and for different purposes. Empiricast AS, reg. nr. 921 607 717, is the data controller for this processing.
Information provided by the user when registering for the Service: When you register an account at Empiricast.com, you will be asked to submit your personal information such as your name and e-mail address. We may also collect billing related information.
Information collected while using the Service: When you use the Service, Information from your Device, its software, and your activity using the Services will automatically be stored. This Information may include the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address of your Device, browser type, the web page visited before you came to the Empiricast website, information on your search for the Empiricast website, identification numbers associated with your Devices, your mobile carrier, local preferences, date and time stamps associated with your transactions, system configuration information, metadata concerning your files and other interactions with the Service. We will also collect usage-based activity data (e.g frequency of usage, activated functionality) to create an aggregated analysis of our customers’ usage pattern in order to improve the Service.
Non-product related information: If you interact with us at events or from other marketing activities and you give us your contact details or as to be contacted in one way or another, we will process that Information for this purpose.
Information from other sources: We may obtain Information from third parties and sources other than the Service, such as our partners, advertisers, credit rating agencies, and Integrated Services. If we combine or associate information from other sources with Personal Information that we collect through the Service, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information in accordance with this Policy.
The Personal Information that Empiricast collects from you will be used for the following purposes:
Making the Service available to you: We process your Personal Information in order to provide the Service to you, including administering your use, providing reports, personalizing and improving your experience of the Service and to provide support, software updates, information or other notifications regarding the Service, providing advice on best practice usage and to administer billing and other aspects of our contractual agreement, including dispute resolution. The legal basis for this processing is that it is necessary in order for us to provide you with the Service, which you have requested. If you have registered an account on behalf of your employer, the legal basis for the processing is that it is necessary for our legitimate interest of conducting business with your employer.
Improving the Service: We also process your Personal Information to improve the Service by monitoring and analyzing your use. The legal basis for this processing is that it is necessary for our legitimate interest of developing the Service.
Customized advertising and direct marketing We may also use your Personal Information to send customized advertising, event invitations and other commercial communications. The legal basis for this processing is that it is necessary for our legitimate interest of maintaining good customer relations. You may at any time unsubscribe from any of these activities.
Accounting or other legal requirements: In some situations, we need to store your Personal Information in order to meet legal requirements, i.e. for accounting purposes.
Your use of the Service will generate data on questions you create, answers to questions, your predictions, accuracy score, relative ratings and comments. All data generated as part of the Service will be stored by Empiricast for the purpose of making the service available to you. The data may be deleted by you by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Data created by the user could include Personal Information. Empiricast act as a data processor in these events, and thus not as a data controller.
If you have entered into an agreement with us where we provide the Service, we will process your Personal Information and the data created by your use of the service. The data created will not be automatically deleted, but will be deleted on your request. Notwithstanding the above, we may keep certain Personal Information if necessary in order to comply with applicable law (including book-keeping requirements), or, in the event of a legal dispute, for the time necessary for the legal process. If so, we will not use your Personal Information for any other purposes.
Empiricast uses “cookies” to collect Information and improve the Service. A cookie is a small data file that is transferred to your Device when you use the Service. For security reasons, Empiricast does not use “persistent cookies” to save your registration ID and login password for future logins to the Service. Empiricast may however use “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of the Service, to better understand how you interact with the Service and to monitor aggregate usage and web traffic routing on the Service. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. However, if you do not accept cookies you may not be able to use all aspects of the Service.
In addition to using cookies and related technologies as described above, we may also permit certain third party companies to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to users and to collect and use other data about user activities on our website and/or Services (e.g. to allow them to tailor ads on third party services). These companies may deliver ads that might also place cookies and otherwise track user behavior.
Sub-processors: To provide the Empiricast service to you we use a number of Sub-processors for your Personal Information. This include technology providers, financial service providers, administrative systems and various tool integrations. They will receive Personal Information based on the need for the performing of their task.
Non-private or Non-Personal Information: Empiricast may disclose, and make public, aggregated, non-private or otherwise non-personal information, such as usage statistics of the Service.
Legal and compliance requirements: Based on requirements for compliance with applicable laws as with government authorities and law enforcement.
Changing or deleting your Information: You may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information provided in your registration or account profile by changing your “account settings”. In some cases Empiricast may retain copies of your Personal Information if required by law.
Access to information: You are entitled to obtain information about your Personal Information stored and handled by Empiricast at no cost by contacting Empiricast. The request must be in writing and addressed to Empiricast, on the address below, and must be signed by you.
Object processing: You may decline to share certain Personal Information with us, in which case we may not be able to provide you the Service. You are always able to opt out from commercial communication. If you believe your right to privacy granted by applicable data protection laws has been infringed upon, please contact us at email@example.com.
Restriction of processing: You may under certain circumstances request from us to restrict the processing of your personal data. Please note that this right is not unconditional. Therefore, an attempt to invoke the right might not lead to an action from us.
Data portability: You may request a copy of the personal information that we have stored about you by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
If your Empiricast account is part of a team, the team owner or administrator may be able to:
Empiricast’s site may include links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Empiricast. If you submit Information to sites other than those of Empiricast, please be advised that your Information will be solely governed by their privacy statements. Empiricast encourages you to carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.
Empiricast will take adequate technical and organizational security measures to ensure that your Personal Information is not misused, lost or unlawfully accessed. If you have any questions about security on the Empiricast website, you can contact Empiricast at email@example.com.
Empiricast’s Services are not directed to persons under the age of 18. Empiricast therefore does not knowingly collect Personal Information from persons under the age of 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact Empiricast at firstname.lastname@example.org. If Empiricast becomes aware that a child under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, Empiricast will take steps to delete such information.
Since Empiricast do not collect or determine the use of such Personal Information contained in data entered into the Service by you as a client, or that is created automatically as part of you using the Service (“Client data”),Empiricast should not be considered a data controller for such Client data, and does not have the associated responsibilities under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).