Privacy Policy

Updated 4/16/2019
Sakari, Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://sakari.io website and the Sakari Connect mobile application is a corporation registered in the State of California with corporation number C3939933. Our address is 350 Rhode Island, Suite 240, San Francisco 94103.
This Privacy Policy states how we process your Personal Data and informs you of your privacy rights and how the law protects you. It sets out our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data and the choices you have associated with that data.
We are responsible for your personal data. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact our Data Protection Officer who can be contacted at: dpo@sakari.io.
We use your data to provide and improve our service. By using the service and/or our website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms of Service.

Information Collection and Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

As part of our service to you we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
  • First name, last name and contact details such as phone number and email address
  • your place of work and job title
  • Your bank and payment details
  • Cookies and Usage Data
  • Your preferences in receiving marketing materials from us such as our newsletter or invitations to events.

How your data is collected

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
  • our day to day business dealings in providing our services to you;
  • filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise;
  • if you complete a survey or provide us with feedback;
  • as you interact with our website, we may automatically collect data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. See our Usage Data and Cookies sections below;
  • by using publicly accessible sources;
  • via a third party such as your bank or building society or other financial institutions when you pay for our services;

Usage Data

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website or when you access the website by or through a mobile device (“Usage Data”).
This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you  visit our website with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our website 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 website.
Examples of Cookies we use:
  • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our website.
  • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Sakari, Inc. uses the collected data for various purposes:
  • To provide and maintain our service
  • To notify you about changes to our service
  • To manage payments, fees and charges
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our service
  • To monitor the usage of our service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To inform you of changes to this policy or out Terms of Service
  • To make recommendations to you about goods or services which may be of interest to you.

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Sakari, Inc. legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.
Sakari, Inc. may process your Personal Data because:
  • We need to perform our services we have agreed to provide to you or are about to provide to you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights. This means our interest of providing our services to you to give you the best service and most secure experience. We will make sure that we consider and balance any impact on you and your rights before we process your data for our legitimate interests
  • For payment processing purposes
  • To comply with the law
We may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are processing your data.
Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your Personal Data other than sending marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to withdraw from this marketing at any time by contacting us.

Retention of Data

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

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.
Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.
Sakari, Inc. will take all 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 organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.
If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.
If you are located within the European Union, whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:
  • We will only transfer your personal data to countries that have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data by the European Commission;
  • We may transfer data within the US if they are part of the Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between the Europe and the US;
  • Where we use certain service providers, we may use specific contracts approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe;
  • Where the transfer is not repetitive, information is limited, the transfer is necessary for our legitimate interests and those interests do not override your own and we have put appropriate safeguards in place to protect your data.

Disclosure of Data

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Sakari, Inc. may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

Sakari, Inc. may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Sakari, Inc.
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the or website or service
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the service or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Disclosure to Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our service (“Service Providers”), provide the service on our behalf, perform service-related services or assist us in analyzing how our service is used. Service Providers could include third parties which provide:
  • payment services (see also “Payments” below)
  • I.T. or marketing support
  • Professional advice such as lawyers, attorneys, bankers, auditors, accountants and insurers
  • Tax authorities.
Please see below for further information about some of our Service Providers. 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.

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.
Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyse the use of our service and/or website.
  • 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 and website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize 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

Behavioral Remarketing

Sakari, Inc. uses remarketing services to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited our website.. We and our third-party vendors use cookies to inform, optimise and serve ads based on your past visits to our website.

Communication

Sakari, Inc. uses third-party Service Providers to send communication related to your account management and marketing.
  • Drip – Sakari, Inc. uses Drip to send emails related to account marketing. For more information on the privacy practices of Drip, please visit the Drip Privacy Policy web page: https://www.drip.com/privacy
  • Intercom –  Sakari, Inc. uses Intercom for live chat on the website. For more information on the privacy practices of Intercom, please visit the Intercom Privacy Policy web page: https://www.intercom.com/terms-and-policies#privacy
  • Mailgun – Sakari, Inc. uses Mailgun to send emails related to account management. For more information on the privacy practices of MailGun, please visit the MailGun Privacy Policy web page: https://www.mailgun.com/privacy-policy
  • HubSpot –  Sakari, Inc. uses HubSpot as a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software program to manage customer leads and users. For more information on the privacy policy of HubSpot, please visit the HubSpot Privacy Policy web page: https://legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy

Operational Systems

Sakari, Inc. uses third-party Service Providers to authenticate uses, and store and transfer data.
The operational Service Providers we work with are:

Payments

We may provide paid products and/or services within our services to you. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
We will not store or collect your payment card details. That information is provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy. These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.
The payment processors we work with are:

Links to Other Sites

Our website and services may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

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 website, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “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.

Your Data Protection Rights Under The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Sakari, Inc. aims 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 about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
  • The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
  • The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Sakari, Inc. relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
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 your country of residence.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at: help@sakari.io

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