Last updated 27 June 2023
609 East Market Street Suite #111
Charlottesville, VA 22902
How We Collect Information
When You Visit Our Websites
You are free to explore our websites without providing any Personal Information about yourself. When you visit our websites, we request that you provide Personal Information about yourself, and we collect Navigational Information.
This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, job title, company name, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. Personal Information can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, that you enter into on our websites, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or publicly available information that we acquire from service providers. Personal Information also includes Navigational Information information can directly or indirectly identify an individual. Navigational information refers to information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit, and pages viewed. Please see the “Navigation Information” section below.
How Do We Use Your Personal Information?
We use your Personal Information to communicate with you and, when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally, to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
Sharing Your Personal Information
We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site — you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here.
You can also opt out of Google Analytics here.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant, or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page here.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
- Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
- Google – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
- Bing – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
- LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/help/linkedin/answer/a570330/opt-out-of-sponsored-messaging?lang=en
- Twitter – https://business.twitter.com/en/help/ads-policies/product-policies/interest-based-opt-out-policy.html
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
When you use our services or view content provided by us, we automatically collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, internet service provider (ISP), the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, clickstream data, access times, and referring website addresses. This information is used by interop.io to provide general statistics regarding use of our website. For these purposes, we do link this automatically-collected data to Personal Information such as name, email address, address, and phone number.
Information We Collect from Third Parties
From time to time, we may receive Personal Information about you from third-party sources, including partners with which we offer co-branded services or engage in joint marketing activities and publicly available sources such as social media websites.
Information about Children
Our website is not intended for or targeted at children under 16, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 16. If you believe that we have collected information about a child under 16, please contact us at email@example.com, so that we may delete the information.
How We Use the Information We Collect
We Never Sell Personal Information
We will never sell your Personal Information to any third party.
Use of Personal Information
- Improve your browsing experience by personalizing our websites;
- Send information about interop.io. content to you which we think may be of interest to you by post, email, or other means and send you marketing communications relating to our business;
- Promote use of our products to you and share promotional and information content with you in accordance with your communication preferences;
- Privately or publicly disclose statistical information about our users – will not be used to identify any individual user;
- Meet legal requirements.
We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, we do not transfer your Personal Information to the third party. We use the information collected through our sales onboarding process by our customers for the following purposes:
- To provide the Subscription Service (which may include the detection, prevention, and resolution of security and technical issues);
- To respond to customer support requests; and
- Otherwise to fulfill the obligations under the interop.io Terms of Service.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Information (EEA Visitors Only)
If you are a visitor/customer located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), interop.io in Charlottesville, VA is the data controller of your personal information and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. However, we will normally collect personal information from you only where we have your consent to do so, where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you, or where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you. If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information). Similarly, if we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our legitimate interests (or those of any third party), we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are.
Use of Navigational Information
We use Navigational Information to operate and improve our websites. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about interop.io.
Customer Testimonials and Comments
We post customer testimonials and comments on our websites, which may contain Personal Information. We obtain each customer’s consent via email, phone, or verbally prior to posting the customer or partner’s name and testimonial.
Security of Your Personal Information
We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We secure the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. All Personal Information is protected using appropriate physical, technical, and organizational measures.
Social Media Features
Retention of Personal Information
How long we keep the information we collect about you depends on the type of information as described in further detail below. After such time, we will either delete or anonymize your information or, if this is not possible, then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further use until deletion is possible. We retain Personal Information that you provide to us where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, as long as is required in order to contact you about our products or our other services, or as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements). When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your Personal Information, we securely delete the information or anonymize it or, if this is not possible, then we will securely store your Personal Information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible. We will delete this information from the servers at an earlier date if you so request, as described in “To Unsubscribe from Our Communications” below. If you have elected to receive marketing communications from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences for a reasonable period of time from the date you last expressed interest in our content, products, or services, such as when you last opened an email from us. We retain information derived from cookies and other tracking technologies for a reasonable period of time from the date such information was created.
How We Share Information We Collect
We employ other companies and people to provide services to visitors to our websites and our customers and may need to share your information with them to provide information, products or services to you. Examples may include removing repetitive information from prospect lists, analyzing data or performing statistical analysis, providing marketing assistance, supplementing the information you provide us in order to provide you with better service, and providing customer service or support. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and customer data handling policies.
If we (or our assets) are acquired by another company, whether by merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or otherwise, that company would receive all information gathered by interop.io on our websites and the customer database. In this event, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website, of any change in ownership, uses of your Personal Information, and choices you may have regarding your Personal Information.
We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a law, court order, or legal process.
International Transfer of Information
International Transfer within interop.io Entities
Cookies and Similar Technologies
Third-Party Tracking Technologies
Reviewing, Correcting and Removing Your Personal Information
You have the following data protection rights:
- You can request access, correction, updates, or deletion of your personal information at any time.
- You can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.
- If we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
- You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. Contact details for data protection authorities in the EEA, Switzerland, and certain non-European countries (including the US and Canada) are available here.)
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at email@example.com or by mail to interop.io, 609 East Market Street, Suite #111, Charlottesville, VA 22902 USA. We will respond to your request to change, correct, or delete your information within a reasonable timeframe and notify you of the action we have taken.
To Unsubscribe from Our Communications
You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our e-mails, updating your communication preferences, or by sending us email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or postal mail to interop.io 609 East Market Street, Suite #111, Charlottesville, VA 22902 USA. Customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with us.
To Unsubscribe from Our Customer and Partner Communications
Our customers are solely responsible for their own marketing emails and other communications; we cannot unsubscribe you from their communications. You can unsubscribe from our customers’ marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of their emails, or by contacting them directly.
609 East Market Street Suite #111
Charlottesville, VA 22902