Last modified: January 5, 2023
For the purpose of this Policy, “personal information” or “information” means information that identifies you or could reasonably be associated or linked, directly or indirectly, to you.
We may collect different categories of personal information depending on how you use our Website or interact with us.
When you fill out and submit our contact form, we may keep a record of your contact information such as email address; first name; last name; personal information present in an attachment (if any), as well as our correspondence. The purpose is to be able to answer your request(s) in an efficient manner and ensure a smooth communication between you and our teams.
We collect information that is automatically provided by your browser in order to facilitate your navigation on the Website and improve our services. This may include: device information (type of device, operating system version, unique device identifier, browser type and version, mobile network information); log information (IP address, smart phone identifier, screen resolution, and referring domain); location information.
We send certain cookies to your web browser. This allows us to uniquely identify your browser and lets us help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the Website. Cookies also help us understand what information is of interest to you and improve your navigation and our services.
Our Website may also use tags (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags or Web beacons), to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within our Website to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our Website from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, and to improve Website performance. We also may allow our service providers to use tags to analyze visitor traffic and actions on our Website and to help us understand which pages are more attractive to Users, or which emails have been opened by recipients. This helps us measure the effectiveness of our content and other offerings.
We may also use Google Analytics, Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook pixel) and Google Ads conversion tracking that collect information through cookies and your usage data, in order to analyze visitors behavior and demographics.
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Your interaction with external social networks and platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook through their respective “Tweet” or “Like” buttons and social widgets may also cause such third parties to pass certain information about your use of their service(s) to us. This information may include cookies and usage data.
We use your personal information for several business or commercial purposes, among which:
We try to share your personal information with as few third parties as possible. We may need to disclose your personal information for one of the legitimate purposes disclosed in previous section “How we use your personal information” as follows:
Our Service is generally not directed at children under the age of 16 and we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information (as defined by the U.S. Children’s Privacy Protection Act, or “COPPA”) from anyone under the age of 13 in a manner not permitted by COPPA. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe we have collected information from your child in a manner not permitted by law, please contact us through email@example.com. We will remove the data to the extent required by applicable law.
Our retention periods for personal information are based on business needs and legal requirements. We retain personal information for as long as is necessary for the processing purpose(s) for which the personal information was collected and any other permissible, related purpose.
We are based in the U.S. and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. If you are accessing the Service from outside of the U.S., please be aware that information collected through the Service may be transferred to, processed, stored, and used in the U.S. and other jurisdictions. Data protection laws in the U.S. and other jurisdictions may be different from those of your country of residence. Your use of the Website or provision of any information therefore constitutes your consent to the transfer to and from, processing, usage, sharing, and storage of information about you in the U.S. and other jurisdictions as set out in this Policy.
The Services may, from time to time, contain links to and from websites, platforms, and other services not operated or controlled by us. If you follow a link to any of these locations, please note that these locations have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. Please check the individual policies before you submit any information to those locations.
If you have any questions, please contact us by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California Consumer Privacy Act or “CCPA” (California Civil Code Section 1798.100 et seq) grants specific rights to consumers who reside in California.
In the past 12 months:
California residents have the right to request:
You may make these requests by calling +1 (415) 358 0819 or sending an email at email@example.com . We may request that you provide additional information regarding yourself in order to verify your identity.
If you would like to use an authorized agent registered with the California Secretary of State to exercise your rights, we may request evidence that you have provided such agent with power of attorney or that the agent otherwise has valid written authority to submit requests on your behalf.
To the extent Holberton sells your personal information as the term “sell” is defined under the California Consumer Privacy Act, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information by us to third parties at any time. You may submit a request to opt-out by clicking Do Not Sell My Personal Information. You may also submit a request to opt-out by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will not receive discriminatory treatment for exercising your rights under the CCPA.
Residents of California may request (i) a list of the categories of personal information disclosed by us to third parties during the immediately preceding calendar year for those third parties’ own direct marketing purposes; and (ii) a list of the categories of third parties to whom we disclosed such information.
To exercise a request, please write us at the email or postal address set out in “Contact Us” above and specify that you are making a “California Shine the Light Request.” We may require additional information from you to allow us to verify your identity and are only required to respond to requests once during any calendar year.