About this Privacy Notice
You deserve to be aware of how your personal data is used. Moreover, data protection laws give you certain rights over your personal data, no matter when or where it is being processed. This Privacy Notice is meant to give you information about what personal data we collect about you, how we use it, why we use it, and how you control the data processing.
1. The Basics
1.1 Who We Are
1.1.1 Edgybees Ltd. (“Edgybees“) provide an informational website (the “Site“). Our offices are located at 85 Medinat ha-Yehudim St. Herzliya Israel 4676670 and our registration number is 515567154.
1.1.2 If you have questions about our company or your privacy, or want to exercise your rights, you can contact us at [email protected]
1.2 Our Role: Controller and Processor. Certain data protection laws, including the laws in the EU, differentiate between a party that determines why and how personal data is processed (called a “controller”) and a party that processes personal data solely on the controller’s behalf and according to the controller’s instructions (called a “processor”). Edgybees is the controller in respect of the processing described in this Privacy Notice. [Additional entities who may be serving as separate, independent controllers are listed below.]
1.3 Definitions and Recommendations
1.3.1 When we refer to “personal data“, we mean information that is defined as personal data under law. This includes information that identifies you directly or indirectly, including unique identifiers like IP addresses or cookie IDs.
1.4 A Note on Legal Bases. Certain jurisdictions don’t allow the processing of personal data unless a legal basis has been established. Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the possible legal bases include: your consent, the processing is necessary to perform a contract with you, the processing is necessary to fulfill our legal obligations, or a company has a legitimate business interest to process your personal data. Where we are a controller, we only collect and process data where we have established a legal basis. Below you can find more details about specific legal basis.
2. Personal Data We Collect, How We Use It, and Why
Below is a description of the types of personal data we collect, how we use it, and the reason we consider each use lawful. You have no legal obligation to provide us with personal data, but if you do not provide us with certain information, we may not be able to provide you with the associated services.
2.1 Site Visitors. When you visit our Site, we may collect the following types of data about you.
Contact Form Information – When you send us a message through a contact form or other methods on our site, we collect any data you provide, such as your name, company, email, phone and the content of your message . When you sign up for our newsletters, mailing list and/or other messages we collect certain information, including your name and email address. Additional information regarding Our Marketing Activities is provided below.
How We Use this Data: To respond to your message, to provide you with newsletters and provide you with information, materials, and offers that we think may be of interest to you.
Legal Basis: We process this personal data based on the performance of a contract with you. Processing your Personal Data for remarketing purposes is based on our legitimate interest to promote our products and services. When we use your contact details to send you newsletters and promotional materials relating to our services, we do so based on our legitimate interest to market our products and services.
2.1.1 Activity and System Data (Cookies) – When you visit our site, we automatically collect data about your computer or mobile device, including personal data such as your IP address, device ID, browsing history (e.g. the other sites you’ve visited before ours), and your activity on our site (e.g. what pages you visited, for how long, and what links you clicked on). For more information about the cookies we use and how to adjust your preferences, see the Cookies and Similar Technologies section below.
How We Use this Data: We mainly use this data to generate aggregated analytics data about the use of our site so we can maintain and improve the site and develop new products or services. We also use statistical data to prevent fraud and protect the security of our site. Some cookies may be used to provide you with offers for our products and services, based on your preferences and interests. One of the tools we use to collect and analyze this data is “Google Analytics”. For more information about how Google collects information and how you can control such use, see: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.
Legal Basis: We process this personal data based on our legitimate interests to develop and improve our products and services, and to prevent fraud. When we collect your activity data to advertise to you, we do so on the basis of our legitimate interest to market our own products and services. Additional information regarding Our Marketing Activities is provided below.
2.1.2 Geo-Location – If you consent, we collect your (geo)location when you use our Site.
How We Use this Data: We use your location to provide you with location-based services, such as relevant information and material specific to your location. We moreover use your IP addresses to generate aggregated analytics data about the use of our site as described above.
Legal Basis: We process your location based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent (but not retroactively) at any point by changing your device settings.
2.2 Job Applicants – If you apply for a job with us, we collect the information you provide as part of your application and during the course of the application process. This may include your name, contact details, resume, recommendations, and any other information we may request or that you choose to share with us.
How We Use this Data: We use this data to process your job application, including using your contact details to contact you for scheduling purposes and to provide you with updates. We also use this data to manage our recruitment campaigns, as well as to analyze their results and improve future campaigns.
Legal Basis: We process your application data based on our legitimate interest to attract and assess candidates for employment.
2.3 Event Participants – From time to time, we hold special events in which we may invite you to participate. If you receive an invitation, we may collect the following Personal Data from you:
2.3.1 Registration Data – When you register for and participate in an event, we collect your name, contact details, and any other information we may request.
How we use this data: We use this data for logistical purposes, such as to help us plan the event, as well as to contact you with reminders and updates about the event and to ask for your feedback regarding the event so that we may improve future events or our Services. If you consent, we may also send you marketing information about future events and other Edgybees updates.
Legal Basis: When we process this personal data in the course of planning for and running the event, we do so in order to perform a contract with you. When we process this personal data to improve our events and Services, we do so based on our legitimate interest to grow and improve our business and services. When we process this personal data to send you marketing information, we do so based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us at [email protected].
2.3.2 Event Pictures – We may hire photographers to cover certain events. Event participants may be photographed directly or may appear in the background of event photos.
How we use this data:
We may post event pictures, including on social media, to notify or update the public that the event took place. We may tag individuals in specific photos. We may also use the photos in other marketing materials.
Legal Basis: When we collect event pictures, we do so on the basis of our legitimate interest to market future events and our services.
3. Our Marketing Activities
As described above, we may use personal data we collect for advertising and marketing purposes. We try to limit the marketing material we send to a reasonable and proportionate level. Below we describe how you can control the marketing material you receive from us.
3.1 Email Marketing and Services Communications
3.1.1 If you consent, we use your contact details to send you newsletters and other marketing material about our products and services (in some jurisdictions, we will send such newsletters/marketing material in accordance with our legitimate business interest). We might also reach out by phone.
3.1.2 You can stop the delivery of all marketing emails by following the “unsubscribe” link in any messages we send you. Alternatively, you can contact us at [email protected] to request to unsubscribe.
3.1.3 Even if you unsubscribe, we may still continue to send you service related communications.
3.2 Web Ads
3.2.1 We serve online ads based on the activity data we collect using cookies. You can change the way your browser manages cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser as explained below in the How to Adjust Your Preferences section.
3.2.2 We may also use social media plugins, such as the Facebook plugin, which will allow social media platforms to link personal data collected through our site with personal data in your social media profile. This combined data may be used to serve you with advertising or customized content on the applicable social media platform. We recommend that you routinely review the privacy notices and preference settings that are available to you on social media platforms you use.
3.3 Mobile Ads. Each mobile device is given a unique string of letters and numbers called a “Device ID.” Device IDs are retrieved by apps and used to perform various functions, such as to communicate with servers. We use Device IDs to serve you with ads. Device IDs can be used to track which apps were downloaded by the particular device as well as in-app activity on that device. This information, especially when combined with other identifying information, gives us insights into the preferences and interests of the owner of a given device and allows us to serve you with ads that we believe will appeal to you.
4. Sharing the Personal Data We Collect
We share your personal data as follows:
4.1 Affiliates. We at Edgybees Ltd. and Edgybees Inc. share your personal data amongst us, where this is necessary to provide you with our products and services and so that we can manage our business, such as to keep updated records of our users.
4.2 Access Holders. Currently, the types of persons who have access to personal data in our organization are sales, marketing, HR, product, and corporate management personnel. Please note that this list may change.
4.3 Service Providers. Below is a list of the types of service providers we use, the service each provides, and the types of data shared with each. [Please confirm and/or amend the below as necessary] All service providers have agreed to confidentiality restrictions and have undertaken to use your personal data solely as we direct. [Please confirm that all service providers/subcontractors are signed on confidentiality undertakings.]
Type of Service
Personal Data Shared
We use service providers that offer cloud computing services. They offer us space on their servers for us to store our files and programs, including your personal data.
All personal data that we collect from you is stored on third party servers.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
We use an external CRM tool to help us keep track of our customers and information related to them, including their personal data.
your name, company, position, email address, and phone number.
We use an independent vendor to send out marketing emails on our behalf.
your name and email address.
We use the services of a third-party bookkeeping service to manage our financial transactions and records.
Your name, age, marital status, position in the company, address, and bank account information.
4.4 Change of Ownership. If we are looking to sell our company, liquidate assets, or merge with another, we may share your personal data with other interested parties as part of negotiations toward that transaction. In such case, or where we do sell our company, your personal data shall continue to be subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice.
4.5 Law Enforcement Related Disclosure. We may share your personal data with government agencies or other relevant parties, such as a law office or independent auditor: (i) if we believe that such disclosure is appropriate to protect our rights, property or safety (including the enforcement of the Terms and this Privacy Notice) or those of a third party; (ii) if required by law or court order; or (iii) as is necessary to comply with any legal and/or regulatory obligations, such as audit requirements.
5. International Transfer
Some of our service providers and affiliates are based outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA“) and/or outside of Israel. When we share your personal data with them, we will ensure that they sign on agreements that require them to comply with applicable law, keep your data secure at similar levels to the level described in this Privacy Notice, and make sure that your data protection rights are protected.
5.1 When we transfer personal data of residents of the EEA from EEA to Israel, we rely on the decision by the European Commission that says that those countries are considered to provide an adequate level of data protection.
5.2 Where we transfer personal data of residents of the EEA to other countries, we (i) take additional security measures to protect the data and (ii) use specific contracts approved by the European Commission, known as the Standard Contractual Clauses, to give your personal data the same protection it has in the EEA.
5.3 When we transfer personal data of Israeli data subjects outside of Israel, we rely on one of legal bases in the Protection of Privacy Regulations (Transfer of Information to Databases outside of the State’s Boundaries) 2001.
5.4 Please contact us at [email protected] if you would like further information on the specific mechanism used by us when transferring your Personal Data out of the EEA or out of Israel.
The security of your personal data is our highest priority. We work hard to make sure that your personal data will be held securely and that it will not be shared or lost accidentally. However, it is impossible to guarantee absolute security. The security of your data also depends on the security of the devices you use and the way in which you protect your user IDs and passwords. The measures we take include:
6.1 Technical Measures. We ensure that our service providers employ various technical measures to protect your personal data.
6.2 Access Control. We limit access to your personal data only to authorized personnel who have a need to know. We review these permissions regularly and revoke an employee’s access immediately after his/her termination.
6.3 Personnel. We require employees to sign non-disclosure agreements according to applicable law and industry customary practice.
7. Your Rights - How to Control Our Use of Your Personal Data
Depending on which laws apply, you have certain legal rights over your data. Below is some general information about rights that may apply to you but we recommend checking the law or consulting with a lawyer to understand what applies in your specific case. To exercise your rights, please contact us at [email protected] We may ask for reasonable evidence to verify your identity before we can comply with any request.
7.1 Right of Access. You may have a right to know what personal data we collect about you. We may charge you with a fee to provide you with this information, if permitted by law. If we are unable to provide you with all the information you request, we will do our best to explain why. See Article 15 of the GDPR for more details, if your personal data is subject to GDPR.
7.2 Right to Correct Personal Data. You may have the request that we update, complete, correct or delete inaccurate, incomplete, or outdated Personal Data. See Article 16 of the GDPR for more details, if your personal data is subject to GDPR.
7.3 Deletion of Personal Data (“Right to Be Forgotten”). If you are located in the EU, you may have the right to request that we delete your personal data. Note that we cannot restore information once it has been deleted. Even after you ask us to delete your personal data, we may be allowed to keep certain data for specific purposes under applicable law. See Article 17 of the GDPR for more details, if your personal data is subject to GDPR.
7.4 Right to Restrict Processing. If you are located in the EU, you may have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data. See Article 18 of the GDPR for more details, if your personal data is subject to GDPR.
7.5 Right to Data Portability. If you are located in the EU, you may have the right to request that we provide you with a copy of the personal data you provided to us in a structured, commonly-used, and machine-readable format. See Article 20 of the GDPR for more details, if your personal data is subject to GDPR.
7.6 Right to Object. If you are located in the EU, you may have the right object to certain processing activities. See Article 21 of the GDPR for more details, if your personal data is subject to GDPR.
7.7 Withdrawal of Consent. If we are processing your data based on your consent, you are always free to withdraw your consent, however, this won’t affect processing we have done before you withdrew your consent.
7.8 Right to Lodge a Complaint with Your Local Data Protection Authority. If you are located in the EU, you have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant data protection authority if you have any concerns about how we are processing your personal data, though we ask that as a courtesy you please attempt to resolve any issues with us first.
8. Data Retention
8.1 We retain your personal data as long as necessary to fulfill each of the purposes we described above.
8.2 When deciding how long to store personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized access, the purposes for which the personal data was collected, as well as applicable legal requirements. Please note that we may delete information from our systems without notifying you first. Retention by any of our service providers or subcontractors may vary in accordance with each business’s retention policy.
8.3 In some circumstances, we may store your personal data even after we’re finished using it if required to do so by law (e.g. to fulfill tax or audit requirements), or to keep accurate records of our interactions in case there is a prospect of litigation relating to your personal data. In such cases, we will maintain the same security measures as described above.
8.4 Please contact us at [email protected] if you would like details about the retention periods for each type of personal data we process.
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- Various marketing automation tools that may change from time to time
10. Third-Party Services
You may have access to third-party services through our services. Please note that all use of third-party services is at your own risk and subject to such third party’s terms and privacy policies. We do not take any responsibility for the performance of other services.
We do not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of sixteen (16). In the event that you become aware that an individual under the age of sixteen (16) has contacted us without parental permission, please advise us immediately.
12. Changes to the Privacy Notice
We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time to keep it up to date with legal requirements and the way we operate our business. We will place any updates on this webpage. Please come back to this page every now and then to make sure you are familiar with the latest version.