Legal & Privacy

Introduction

Please read this legal and privacy policy information carefully to understand our terms, conditions, policies and practices. If you do not agree, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to this terms, conditions and privacy policy.

Privacy Policy

VertiGIS recognizes that its visitors, users, and others (known collectively and individually as “Users”) who use https://connectmaster.com (the “Service”) value their privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to all of the products, services, and Websites offered by VertiGIS, and details important information regarding the use and disclosure of User information collected on the website. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

Through this privacy statement, VertiGIS GmbH (hereinafter: “VertiGIS” or “we/our“) wishes to inform the person of whom it collects, uses and stores (in other words: processes) personal data through its website www.vertigis.com (the “Website“). These persons may include business contacts, vendors, directors, agents, prospects/customers and their representatives, employees and/or shareholders, as applicable. VertiGIS shall qualify as a data controller for such processing activities. In this statement, we use the word “you” to refer to anyone within the scope of this statement.

Currently, the Website’s personal data processing functionality is limited. This privacy statement only applies to the extent that personal data is actually processed via the Website.

The personal data we collect: Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as you. In relation to the Website, personal data is only collected when you provide it to us, or when we collect it from you in the course of your dealings with us, or in the course of your use of the Website. Such information may be collected through cookies placed on your device. To the extent that your prior consent is required to place cookies, you will be given the opportunity to consent before cookies are placed.Depending on the processing activity, the information we process in relation to you may consist of:

  1. First and last name and/or any other information regarding your contact with us through our Website;
  2. Data regarding your equipment, such as an IP address;
  3. Data regarding your use of the Website.

In the future, it may be mandatory for users to provide certain personal data in order for us to be able to provide services through the Website, as applicable. In such event, if you do not provide the personal data which is marked as mandatory (where relevant), we may not be able to provide you with the relevant services.

How personal data may be accessed: Should personal data be processed, access to personal data relating to you is limited. It is VertiGIS’ policy that persons within the organization should only have access to personal data on a need-to-know basis.In some cases we share your personal data with third parties. VertiGIS may share your personal data with:

  1. Internal departments that are involved in handling a matter to which you are – directly or indirectly – a party, such as Finance, Sales, Marketing, Operations;
  2. Customers, suppliers or service providers of VertiGIS, acting as data processor or data controller, such as hosting providers, IT service providers, and external advisors, accountants and lawyers;
  3. Supervisory authorities and other governmental bodies, to comply with legal obligations;
  4. Third parties involved in a transaction (such as a mergers or acquisitions) pursuant to which (a part of) our business is sold or transferred.

We will only transfer your personal data to the abovementioned third parties for the purposes explained in this privacy statement, and only to the extent permitted under applicable data protection laws.

Third parties to whom we transfer your personal data are themselves responsible for compliance with data protection law, unless they act as our data processor. We are neither responsible nor liable for the processing of your personal data by third parties if they act as an independent data controller.

International transfers of personal data: In connection with our business and for administrative, management and legal purposes we may transfer your personal data to a recipient who is located in a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). Should we transfer personal information to a recipient that is located in a country outside of the EEA that does not offer an adequate level of data protection, we will put in place appropriate safeguards – as required – in accordance with our legal obligations to ensure that personal data is adequately protected, irrespective of the country to which it is transferred. These safeguards may include the execution of additional contracts based on EU model clauses to ensure that your personal data will be protected by standards which are equivalent to those that protect your personal data when it is in the EEA.If you would like to obtain a copy of the safeguards implemented to protect your personal information when – as applicable – it is transferred to a recipient in a country outside the EEA that does not offer an adequate level of data protection, please contact [email protected].

Our legal bases for processing: Under data protection laws, we are allowed to process personal data only if we can rely on one or more of the legal grounds for processing. These are:

  1. Consent – Your consent, where legally required.
  2. Contract – The processing is necessary for performance of a contract with you/your company or to take steps at your request prior to entering a contract.
  3. Legal obligation – The processing is necessary to comply with our legal obligations.
  4. Public interest – The processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.
  5. Legitimate interests – The processing is necessary for our or a third party’s legitimate interests. We, or a third party, have legitimate interests in carrying on, managing and administering our respective businesses effectively and properly and in connection with those interests processing your data. These interests also include inter alia IT security, the monitoring of transactions and marketing. Your data will not be processed on this basis if our or a third party’s interests are overridden by your own interests, rights and freedoms.
  6. Vital interests – Where processing is needed to protect your vital interests (or someone else’s interests) and you are not capable of giving your consent. This is only likely to apply in very exceptional circumstances such as in a medical emergency.

Purposes and legal ground for the processing of personal data: VertiGIS processes personal data for the purposes described below. As explained above, processing in this context might include transfers to third parties and/or outside of the EEA. From time to time, we may publish specific notices setting out (additional) details regarding particular processes or programs being adopted by us.

Purpose Legal ground
Contact with you, through our webform(s) or contact page(s) Contract
Legitimate interests
Responding to your request for information or enquiry. Contract
Legitimate interests
Ensuring physical-, system- and IT security, including the security of our Website. Legitimate interests
Analysing the use of our Website, including clicks and other data related to one’s use of the Website, through cookies and similar techniques as applicable. Legitimate interests
Corporate transactions/due diligence. In the course of a potential merger or takeover, your personal data (if processed) may be provided to a potential buyer or investor. Legitimate interests

We are not engaged in any automated decision making without human intervention, which affects data subjects.

Cookies and similar techniques: Our Website uses cookies and similar techniques, as further explained in our Cookie Statement. This includes the service Google Analytics, which is subject to our data processing agreement with Google. We have made sure that the Google Analytics (cookie) settings are adjusted to ‘privacy friendly’. You have the right to opt-out from your (personal) data being processed by or in the context of cookies placed through our Website. Please consult our Cookie Statement for further information.

Your rights: We are obliged to inform you of your rights:

  1. Right of access, this means you can make a request to obtain information regarding the personal data we process about you;
  2. The right to rectification or correction of your personal data;
  3. The right to erasure of the personal data concerning you;
  4. The right to restriction of the processing;
  5. The right to data portability, this means that you have the right to receive your personal data (if processed by us) in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and that you have the right to transmit those data to another controller;
  6. The right to object to certain types of processing;
  7. The right to lodge a complaint about our processing of personal data with the competent supervisory authority – should you not be satisfied with our handling of your request or complaint;
  8. The right to withdraw your consent, to the extent that it was given.

Your rights, with the exception of (7.), can be exercised by submitting a request to us via the contact details included in this privacy statement, and only to the extent that you enjoy such rights under applicable law.

Retention period: We will not store your personal data longer than necessary in light of the purposes stated in this privacy statement, unless we are required by applicable law or regulations to do so. Please note that we may be legally required to keep personal data we hold about you (whether directly or indirectly) for a fixed period after the information has lost its relevance, for tax and corporate law purposes.

Changes to this privacy statement: We may change or update this privacy statement from time to time, to make sure that the information we give is up to date. You will be notified of any changes, if we are required by law to do so.

Contact: If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement and/or the processing of your personal data, please contact [email protected] Ltd.

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Website Terms of Use

Legal Information
All contents of this website are copyright reserved. Please refer to our Copyright and Trademarks – Property Rights Acknowledgement in our Privacy Centre.

Disclaimer
While browsing the VertiGIS™ website, you may be able to access the websites of our affiliates and third parties through a hyperlink. VertiGIS assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices of third parties’ websites and suggests you review the privacy statements/policies on such websites.

Warranty and Limitation of Liability
THE INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

VertiGIS Ltd. shall not be liable in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, howsoever caused, arising out of use of its website, or the reliance on the information it contains even if VertiGIS is advised of the possibility of such damage.

Please review our Privacy Policy in our Privacy Centre to further understand how use of this website may impact you.

Legal Information
All contents of this website are copyright reserved. Please refer to our Copyright and Trademarks – Property Rights Acknowledgement in our Privacy Centre.

Disclaimer
While browsing the VertiGIS™ website, you may be able to access the websites of our affiliates and third parties through a hyperlink. VertiGIS assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices of third parties’ websites and suggests you review the privacy statements/policies on such websites.

Warranty and Limitation of Liability
THE INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

VertiGIS Ltd. shall not be liable in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, howsoever caused, arising out of use of its website, or the reliance on the information it contains even if VertiGIS is advised of the possibility of such damage.

Please review our Privacy Policy in our Privacy Centre to further understand how use of this website may impact you.

If you have any questions about our Website Terms of Use policies, please send us a message to [email protected].

The information contained on this website is subject to change without notice.

 

Copyright and Trademarks

Effective date: June 15, 2020

Property Rights Acknowledgement

Copyright © 2020, VertiGIS Ltd.

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Unless otherwise specified or expressly permitted in writing by VertiGIS, no part of this work may be copied, redistributed, reproduced or republished in any form.

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Other companies and products mentioned herein may be trademarks, service marks, or registered marks of their respective mark owners.

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Any unauthorized downloading, re-transmission or other copying or modification of trademarks and/or the contents herein may be a violation of federal or common law, trademark and/or copyright laws and could subject the copier to legal action.

If you have any questions about our Copyright and Trademark policies, please send us a message to [email protected]