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AccountSight Privacy Policy

  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 AccountSight complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland transferred to the United States pursuant to Privacy Shield. AccountSight has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles with respect to such data.
    • 1.2 If there is any conflict between the policies in this privacy policy and data subject rights under the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification page, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/
    • 1.3 AccountSight is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
    • 1.4 AccountSight commits to strong and transparent privacy practices. Our Privacy Policy explains:
      • the general categories of personal data that we may process;
      • in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data];
      • the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
      • the legal basis of the processing.
    • 1.5 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of AccountSight’s visitors and service users. This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of AccountSight’s website visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
    • 1.6 We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of AccountSight and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.
    • 1.7 Our website incorporates privacy controls which affect how we will process your personal data. We use your personal information to communicate how to use AccountSight software effectively. We also inform you about the upcoming releases, updates and maintenance. By using the privacy control options, you can set your preference to receive communications from us. You can access the privacy controls via https://www.accountsight.com/privacy-policy/.
    • 1.8 In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to AccountSight’s Chief Privacy Officer Mahender Bist.
  • 2. How We Use Your Personal Data
    • 2.1 In this Section 2 we have set out to explain how we use your Personal Data
    • 2.2 We may process data about your use of our website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analyzing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services and for providing you access to AccountSight software.
    • 2.3 We may process your account data ("account data"). The account data may include your name and email address. The source of the account data is you or your organization. The account data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and providing you access to AccountSight software.
    • 2.4 We may process your information included in your personal profile on our website ("profile data"). The profile data may include your name, address, telephone number, email address and company information. The profile data may be processed for the purposes of enabling and monitoring your use of our website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and to provide you access to use AccountSight software.
    • 2.5 We may process your personal data that are provided in the course of the use of our services ("service data"). The service data is use of AccountSight software service. The source of the service data is you or your organization. The service data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our software services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and to provide you access to use AccountSight software.
    • 2.6 We may process information that you post for publication on our website or through our services ("publication data"). The publication data may be processed for the purposes of enabling such publication and administering our website and software services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and to provide you access to use AccountSight software.
    • 2.7 We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding goods and/or services ("enquiry data"). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of responses to your enquiries about AccountSight’s website and software service offerings. The legal basis for this processing is to help you understand our software services better.
    • 2.8 We may process information relating to our customer relationships, including customer contact information ("customer relationship data"). The customer relationship data may include your name, your organization, your job title or role, your contact details, and information contained in communications between us and you or your organization. The source of the customer relationship data is you or your organization. The customer relationship data may be processed for the purposes of managing our relationships with customers, communicating with customers, keeping records of those communications and promoting our software services to customers. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper management of our customer relationships.
    • 2.9 We may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services that you enter into with us and/or through our website ("transaction data"). The transaction data may include your contact details, your card details and the transaction details. The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased software service and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business.
    • 2.10 We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters ("notification data"). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. The legal basis for this processing is to provide you access to our software services at your request.
    • 2.11 We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us ("correspondence data"). The correspondence data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and communications with users and to provide you access to our software service.
    • 2.12 We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
    • 2.13 We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy] where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.
    • 2.14 In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 2, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
  • 3. Providing Your Personal Data to Others
    • 3.1 We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes, and on the legal bases, set out in this policy. Information about our group of companies can be found at https://www.accountsight/about/.
    • 3.2 We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
    • 3.3 Financial transactions relating to AccountSight and services may be handled by our payment services provider Authorize.net. We will share transaction data with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds. You can find information about the payment services providers' privacy policies and practices at https://www.authorize.net/.
    • 3.4 In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 3, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. We also may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
    • 3.5 We also may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
    • 3.6 AccountSight’s accountability for personal data that it receives under the Privacy Shield and subsequently transfers to a third party is described in the Privacy Shield Principles. In particular, AccountSight remains responsible and liable under the Privacy Shield Principles if third-party agents that it engages to process the personal data on its behalf do so in a manner inconsistent with the Principles, unless AccountSight proves that it is not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.
  • 4. International Transfers of Your Personal Data
    • 4.1 In this Section 4, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
    • 4.2 We and our other group companies have offices in the United States. The European Commission has made an "adequacy decision" with respect to the data protection laws of each of these countries. Transfers to the United States will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European and Swiss Commission, a copy of which can be obtained from https://www.privacyshield.gov/.
    • 4.3 The hosting facilities for our website are situated in the United States. The European Commission has made an "adequacy decision" with respect to the data protection laws of each of these countries. Transfers to each of these countries will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European and Swiss Commission, a copy of which can be obtained from https://www.privacyshield.gov/.
  • 5. Retaining and Deleting Personal Data
    • 5.1 This Section 5 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
    • 5.2 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
    • 5.3 We will retain your personal data as follows:
      • Your personal information including your name, company name, email address and phone number will be retained for the length of 30 days after your AccountSight software trial or subscription expires unless you contact us to reactivate your software services.
      • As long as you are an active customer.
    • 5.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 5, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
    • 5.5 AccountSight acknowledges that EU and Swiss individuals have the right to access the personal information that we maintain about them. An EU or Swiss individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data, should direct their query to AccountSight. If requested to remove data, we will respond within a reasonable timeframe.
    • 5.6 We will provide an individual opt-out or opt-in choice before we share their data with third parties other than our agents, or before we use it for a purpose other than which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized.
    • To limit the use and disclosure of your personal information, please submit a written request to privacy@accountsight.com
  • 6. Amendments
    • 6.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
    • 6.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
    • 6.3 We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.
  • 7. Your Rights
    • 7.1 In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, AccountSight commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information transferred to the United States pursuant to Privacy Shield. European Union and Swiss individuals with Privacy Shield inquiries or complaints should first contact AccountSight at: privacy@accountsight.com or +1 (408) 560-3900.
    • 7.2 AccountSight has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the Privacy Shield Principles to an independent dispute resolution mechanism, the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers for more information and to file a complaint. This service is provided free of charge to you.
    • 7.3 If your Privacy Shield complaint cannot be resolved through the above channels, under certain conditions, you may invoke binding arbitration for some residual claims not resolved by other redress mechanisms. See Privacy Shield Annex 1 at https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=ANNEX-I-introduction
      For EU individuals: Explanation of Rights under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    • 7.4 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
      • The right to access;
      • The right to rectification;
      • The right to erasure;
      • The right to restrict processing;
      • The right to object to processing;
      • The right to data portability;
      • The right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
      • The right to withdraw consent.
    • 7.5 You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. You can access your personal data by logging in to your AccountSight account at https://www.accountsight.com
    • 7.6 You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
    • 7.7 In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
    • 7.8 In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.
    • 7.9 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
    • 7.10 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
    • 7.11 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
    • 7.12 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
      • to provide you access to our software service; or
      • for the processing necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract,
      • and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
    • 7.13 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
    • 7.14 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us at privacy@accountsight.com.
      You may also have the right to make a GDPR complaint to the relevant Supervisory Authority. A list of Supervisory Authorities is available here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm. If you need further assistance regarding your rights, please contact us using the contact information provided below and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable law. In some cases our ability to uphold these rights for you may depend upon our obligations to process personal information for security, safety, fraud prevention reasons, compliance with regulatory or legal requirements, or because processing is necessary to deliver the services you have requested. Where this is the case, we will inform you of specific details in response to your request.
  • 8. About Cookies
    • 8.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
    • 8.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
    • 8.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
  • 9. How We Use Cookies
    • 9.1 We use cookies for the following purposes:
      • Authentication - we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website and as you navigate our website.
      • Status - we use cookies to help us to determine if you are logged into our website.
      • Personalization - we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalize the website for you such as language.
      • Security - we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally.
      • Analysis - we use cookies to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services.
      • Cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.
  • 10. Managing Cookies
  • 11.Contact Information
    • 11.1 This website is owned and operated by AccountSight.
    • 11.2 Our principal place of business is at 19925 Stevens Creek Blvd #100, Cupertino, CA 95014.
    • 11.3 You can contact us:
    • (a) By postal mail: 19925 Stevens Creek Blvd #100, Cupertino, CA 95014
    • (b) By telephone: +1 (408) 560-3900 or
    • (c) By email: privacy@accountsight.com.
  • 12. Chief Privacy Officer
    Our Chief Privacy Officer's contact details are:
    Mahender Bist
    Email: privacy@accountsight.com
    Phone: +1 (408) 560-3900

Last Update: 7 August, 2018 by Webmaster, AccountSight

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