Privacy Policy and Cookies | Apis Technology

Effective date: 20/01/2020

Introduction

Welcome to ApisB&O Technology, Limitada.

Please read this privacy notice carefully as it describes our collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information. This Privacy Notice applies to any website, application, or service which references this Privacy Policy (www.apistech.eu and B-App mobile and web application, hereinafter referred to as “Service”). Where you provide us with or we collect your personal information in any of the ways here described below, you agree that we may collect, store, and use it : (a) in order to perform our contractual obligations to you ; (b) based on our legitimate interests for processing (i.e., for internal administrative purposes, data analytics,  direct marketing, maintaining automated backup systems or for the detection or prevention of crime) ; or (c) based on your consent, which you may withdraw at any time, as described in this Privacy Policy.

If you are not a customer of ours, and have never used a website, application or service of ours also this privacy policy may be relevant to you. We may have your personal information because we have received it from a user of a website, application or service of ours.

We use your data to provide and improve Service. By using Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

1. Who we are

This Privacy Notice applies to all products, applications, and services offered by Apisb&O Technology, Limitada, a company incorporated in the Portugal with company registration number 513763511 and whose registered office address is Rua 25 de Abril, 46 6090-523 Penamacor, 6090 Penamacor.

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your data.

2. Definitions

Service means the www.apistech.eu website, B-App Web and mobile application operated by ApisB&O Technology, LDA.

Personal data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).

Usage data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of Service or from Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).

Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

Data controller means a natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed. For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your data.

Data processors (or service providers) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

Data subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.

The user is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.

3. How we collect information and what information do we collect

To the extent permissible under applicable law, we collect information about you and any other party whose details you provide to us when you:

  • register to use our websites, applications, or services; this may include your name – first name and last name – (or business name), address (full address: state, province, ZIP/postal code, city), email address, and phone number. We may also ask you to provide additional information payment details;
  • provide your contact details to us when registering to use or accessing any websites, applications, or services we make available or when you update those details;
  • use our applications, which may include the collection of metadata;
  • complete online forms (including call back requests), download information such as white papers or other publications, or participate in any other interactive areas that appear on our website or within our application or service;
  • contact us offline, for example by phone, SMS, email, or mail.
  • interact with us using social media;

We also collect information from your devices (including mobile devices) and applications you or your users use to access and use any of our websites, applications, or services (for example, we may collect the device identification number and type, location information, and connection information such as statistics on your page views, traffic to and from the sites, referral URL, ad data, your IP address, your browsing history, and your web log information). We may do this using cookies or similar technologies, see below.

We may use and store information about your location if you give us permission to do so (“Location Data”). We use this data to provide features of our Service, to improve and customise our Service.

You can enable or disable location services when you use our Service at any time by way of your device settings.

 

Tracking Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and we hold certain information.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Cookies we use:

  1. Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
  2. Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  3. Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

4. How we use your information

  1. to provide and maintain our Service;
  2. to notify you about changes to our Service;
  3. to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so;
  4. to provide customer support;
  5. to gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service;
  6. to monitor the usage of our Service;
  7. to detect, prevent and address technical issues;
  8. to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
  9. to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
  10. to provide you with notices about your account and/or subscription, including expiration and renewal notices, email-instructions, etc.;
  11. to provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information;
  12. in any other way we may describe when you provide the information;
  13. for any other purpose with your consent.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, we retain information about you after the closure of your account, if your application  account is declined or if you decide not to proceed. This information will be held and used for as long as permitted for legal, regulatory, fraud prevention and legitimate business purposes.

Our website, applications (including mobile applications) and services may contain technology that enables us to:

  • check specific information from your device or systems directly relevant to your use of the websites, applications or services against our records to make sure the websites, applications or services are being used in accordance with our end-user agreements and to troubleshoot any problems;
  • obtain information relating to any technical errors or other issues with our website, applications and services;
  • comply with our legal or regulatory obligations;
  • collect information about how you and users use the functions of the features of our website, applications and services; and
  • gather statistical information about the operating system and environment from which you access our applications or services.

In addition , we may also use information we gather to deliver targeted advertising, marketing (including in-product messaging) or information to you which may be useful, based on your use of the website, applications or services or any other information we have about you (depending on the websites, applications or services, you may able to configure these features to suit your preferences).

We may monitor and record our communications with you, including e-mails and phone conversations. Information which we collect may then be used for training purposes, quality assurance, to record details about our website, applications and services you order from us or ask us about, and in order to meet our legal and regulatory obligations generally.

5. Data analytics

We may use information generated and stored during your use of our services for our legitimate business interests to enable us to give you the best service and/or solutions and the best experience. These purposes include to:

  • deliver advertising, marketing (including in-product messaging) or information to you which may be useful to you, based on your use of services;
  • carry out research and development to improve our services, products and applications;
  • provide you with location based services (for example location relevant content) where we collect geo-location data to provide a relevant experience.
  • develop and provide new and existing functionality and services (including statistical analysis, benchmarking insights, receipt recognition and cashflow forecasting services); and
  • provide you with location based services (for example location relevant content) where we collect geo-location data to provide a relevant experience; and

Any individual whose personal information we process has the right to object to processing based on our legitimate interests, and if you wish to do so, please contact us at support@apistech.eu.

6. Retention of Data

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

7. Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Portugal and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Portugal and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

ApisB&O Technology, Limitada will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

8. Disclosure of Data

We may disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide:

a. Disclosure for Law Enforcement.

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities.

b. Business Transaction.

If we or our subsidiaries are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred.

c. Other cases. We may disclose your information also:

c.1. to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;

c.2. for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;

9. Security of Data

The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

10. Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights, covered by GDPR. – See more at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/reg/2016/679/oj

We aim to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please email us at support@apistech.eu.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  1. the right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you;
  2. the right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete;
  3. the right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data;
  4. the right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information;
  5. the right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your Personal Data in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format;
  6. the right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we rely on your consent to process your personal information;

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. Please note, we may not able to provide Service without some necessary data.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

11. Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation

You have certain rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you, which we detail below:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the 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

12. Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), provide Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analysing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

13. Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

We also encourage you to review the Google’s policy for safeguarding your data: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

Mixpanel

Mixpanel is provided by Mixpanel Inc.

You can prevent Mixpanel from using your information for analytics purposes by opting-out. To opt-out of Mixpanel service, please visit this page: https://mixpanel.com/optout/

For more information on what type of information Mixpanel collects, please visit the Terms of Use page of Mixpanel: https://mixpanel.com/terms/

14. CI/CD tools

We may use third-party Service Providers to automate the development process of our Service.

GitHub

GitHub is provided by GitHub, Inc.

GitHub is a development platform to host and review code, manage projects, and build software.

For more information on what data GitHub collects for what purpose and how the protection of the data is ensured, please visit GitHub Privacy Policy page: https://help.github.com/en/articles/github-privacy-statement.

15. Behavioral Remarketing

ApisB&O Technology, Limitada uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited our Service. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimise and serve ads based on your past visits to our Service.

Google Ads (AdWords)

Google Ads (AdWords) remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customise the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout – for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Facebook

Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.

You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950

To opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based ads, follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217

Facebook adheres to the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioural Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.

For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation

16. Links to Other Sites and social media

If you follow a link from our website, application or service to another site or service, this Privacy Policy will no longer apply. We are not responsible for the information handling practices of third party sites or services and we encourage you to read the privacy notices appearing on those sites or services.

Our websites, applications or services may enable you to share information with social media sites, or use social media sites to create your account or to connect your social media account. Those social media sites may automatically provide us with access to certain personal information retained by them about you (for example any content you have viewed). You should be able to manage your privacy settings from within your own third party social media account(s) to manage what personal information you enable us to access from that account.

17. Children’s Privacy

Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 13 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Children under 13. If you become aware that a Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that ce have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

18. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

19. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

By email: support@apistech.eu.