PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated: 6 November 2018
DATA CONTROLLER AND CONTACT DETAILS

VisionAppster
Salvesenintie 6
40420 Jyskä, Finland
(”VisionAppster”)
dpo@visionappster.com

PURPOSE OF PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA

The purposes of processing the personal data are the basic operation of VisionAppster’s services, including user support operations, service maintenance and technical support, responding to inquiries, organizing competitions, collecting statistics regarding service usage, and conducting scientific and market research.

VisionAppster may also use your information for the purposes of creating, administering and troubleshooting accounts, for invoicing, user account management, statistics and development purposes. Data may be used to enable user-to-user communication (e.g. via Development Forum) and to inform users of new products and services, including promotional offers. Personal data may be used to inform of VisionAppster services, such as sending a newsletter or informing about email campaigns or other ways of maintaining the customer relationship.

VisionAppster may use your information to prevent fraud, enforce the relevant terms of service or licenses, and protect users.

As part of data processing the data may be used for profiling purposes and to perform analytics and research aimed at improving the accuracy, effectiveness, usability, or popularity of products and services that VisionAppster provides.

VisionAppster may collect date of birth or personal ID, billing or financial account information and tax ID or other similar information for the purposes of paying a competition participant(s) or winner(s) an awarded prize, subject to competition rules.

The legal justification for processing personal data is fulfilling the contract between the parties or the legitimate interest of the controller, which is based on the relationship between the parties. The legal justification may also be the data subject consent, if the applicable legislation so requires.

CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA

VisionAppster may collect following data related to personal information of users using VisionAppster services, downloading VisionAppster software, registering a user account, participants of competitions and other data subjects:

• Name
• Address, email address
• Nationality
• Registering information such as user name and password(s) that users create to access certain VisionAppster services, such as Developer Forum
• IP address and other log information such as device information, browser information, cookie information, date / time of access
• Date of birth or personal ID and billing or financial account information and tax ID
• Subscription related information such as subscription type, subscription’s start and end dates
• Newsletter subscription (on/off)
• Consents

SOURCES OF PERSONAL DATA

Most of the personal data that we collect is provided actively by the users themselves, for example when user creates an account and becomes a registered user. Users may share information with us that we store on their behalf and use to enhance their experiences. Users may provide us with information when they participate in Development Forum page on the service. User device information and similar information is collected passively while user using our services.

In addition, we may obtain additional information about you from third parties such as marketers, partners, researchers, and others. We may combine information that we collect from you with information about you that we obtain from such third parties and information derived from any other subscription, product, or service we provide.

We use Google Analytics to understand how our sites are used and to improve, execute and govern experiences within our services. If you want to know more about how Google Analytics works or to exercise choice in regard to the data collected by it, please visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=fi

TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA, INFORMATION AVAILABILITY

Personal data may be disclosed to purposes described in this Privacy Policy in accordance with applicable data protection legislation. No information is, however, given to any third party for direct marketing purposes without an explicit permission of the user, excluding legal reasons for giving the information for authorities.

Personal data will be located within the EEA or European Union.

Personal data may be processed by authorized third parties, who process the data on behalf of VisionAppster for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy (for instance, service providers of technical infrastructure or services). Such service providers may use the personal data only according to the instructions from VisionAppster, i.e. only for the purpose for which the data has been collected.

INFORMATION SECURITY

The information is stored in a secure location and all connections accessing and/ or modifying the information is secured with SSL connection. The information can be accessed only by authorized and authenticated users, who have the obligation of confidentiality.

DATA RETENTION PERIOD

The personal data shall be stored for as long as registered user has a valid account and thereafter for the applicable period for limitation of legal claims, and any additional periods required or permitted under applicable law.

RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECT

The data subject has the rights according to the personal data legislation applicable in Finland, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to inspect his/her personal information, change or request to change his/her information and under some circumstances, the right to request erasure of personal information.

The data subject has the right to receive confirmation from VisionAppster as to whether or not personal data concerning the data subject are being processed. The data subject is entitled to receive a copy of the processed personal data and the personal data undergoing processing. Whether the data subject makes the request by electronic means and he or she has not requested it by any other means, the information shall be provided by electronic means. The data subject has also the right to obtain from VisionAppster the rectification or erasure of personal data concerning him or her and the data subject has the right to prohibit the processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes.

If processing of personal data is based on consent, the data subject has the right to withdraw his / her consent. The withdrawal of consent may, however, affect the usability and functionality of the service in question. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

In certain cases, the data subject has also the right to request from the controller restriction of processing of personal data or otherwise object to processing. Furthermore, the data subject may require the transmission of the personal data, which he or she has provided to the controller in a machine-readable format based on the GDPR. All requests mentioned here shall be provided to the above-mentioned contact person of VisionAppster. Whether the data subject finds the processing of his or her personal data unlawful, he or she has the right to lodge a complaint to the authorities responsible for personal data protection.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

VisionAppster reserves the right to change our practices and this policy at any time. We encourage you to check this page regularly so that you know what our current practices are. This description of the personal data processing has been last updated 6.11.2018.