By Personal Data, we mean any information that can either itself identify you as an individual (“Personally Identifying Information”) or that can be connected to you indirectly by linking it to Personally Identifying Information
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
As a visitor, you can browse our Website to find out more about our Website. You are not required to provide us with any Personal Data as a visitor. When you visit the Site, we collect and store certain information in order to improve security, analyse trends and administer the Website with a view to assist us in improving customer experience. We use this information to evaluate traffic patterns on our Website so that we can make it more useful to our visitors.
We collect your Personal Data when you express an interest in obtaining information about us or otherwise contact us.
We will only collect your Personal Data if we have a proper reason for doing so, e.g.: to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
Our primary goal in collecting your Personal Data and other personal information is to provide you a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience. We also use your Personal Identifiable Information together with other Personally Non-Identifiable Information to help us better understand our users and to improve the content and functionality of our Website. The information we learn from you helps us personalize and continually improve your experience at our Website. We do not voluntarily make this information available to third parties, nor do we use it for any other purpose, except as set out herein.
We collect information about you as well as information regarding your computer or other device used to access our website. This information includes your activity on our Website.
Smarterbits can use technologies such as cookies, clear gifs, log files, and flash cookies for several purposes, including to help understand how you interact with our site, in order to provide a better experience.
USAGE AND RETENTION OF INFORMATION
We use the personal information we collect, including your Personal Data where it is necessary to exercise or comply with legal rights or obligations or for normal business purposes of the kind set out in this Policy.
We further use your personal information to determine your general geographic location, recommendations, determine your Internet service provider, and help us quickly and efficiently respond to inquiries.
We shall try to take all precautions to protect the personal information both online and offline. We will try to protect your information using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure and alteration. We have standard SSL certification which basically helps us create a secure connection between our server and user to render any information or action. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption, physical access controls to our data centres and information access authorization controls.
Under no circumstances, we rent, trade, transfer or share your personal information that we have collected with any other company for their marketing purposes without your consent. We reserve the right to communicate your personal information to any third party that makes a legally-compliant request for its disclosure.
We transfer cookies, which are small files containing a string of character, to your IP address, giving the browser distinct identification, in order to keep track of the user’s preferences.
We use third parties to help us provide services to you including the monitoring site activity, conducting surveys, maintaining our database, administering emails, and administering contents, and to provide aggregate, comparative information on the performance of our website to us and a select group.
OWNERSHIP OF RIGHTS
All rights, including copyright, in this Website are owned by or licensed to us. Any use of this Website or its contents, including copying or storing it or them in whole or part, other than for your own personal, non-commercial use is prohibited without our permission. You are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, printing, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any content available on or through our Website for commercial or public purposes. You may not modify, distribute or re-post something on this Website for any purpose.
The Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, graphics, and the entire contents of Smarterbits is protected by copyright as a collective work under the applicable copyright laws. Smarterbits owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as copyright or license to use in the content original to it. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. You may download / print / save copyrighted material for your personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly stated under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material without the express permission of Smarterbits is permitted. If copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material is expressly permitted by Smarterbits, then no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made.
You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material. Trademarks that are located within or on our Website or a website otherwise owned or operated in conjunction with Smarterbits shall not be deemed to be in the public domain but rather the exclusive property of Smarterbits, unless such site is under license from the trademark owner thereof in which case such license is for the exclusive benefit and use of Smarterbits, unless otherwise stated.
Smarterbits does not have any express burden or responsibility to provide you with indications, markings or anything else that may aid you in determining whether the material in question is copyrighted or trademarked. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of the Website, you warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted Smarterbits the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. You also permit any other end user to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that end user’s personal use. You hereby grant Smarterbits, the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on the Website by you.
CONDITIONS OF USE
Licensee does not warrant that this website, its servers, or email sent by us or on our behalf are virus free. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this website, including, but not limited to compensatory, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special or consequential damages, loss of data, goodwill, business opportunity, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and claims of third parties.
CONSENT TO THIS POLICY
SMARTERBITS MAY DISCLOSE INFORMATION:
As required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
when we believe in good faith (doctrine of uberrima fides) that the disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, address security or technical issues or respond to a government request;
with our trusted service providers who work on our behalf and do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them and have agreed to and adhered to the rules set forth in this Policy;
to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of the Application/Website or our users or the public as required or permitted by law;
with third party service providers in order to personalize the Application/Website/Services/products for a better user experience and to perform behavioural analysis;
Governing Law and Jurisdiction:
In the event of any dispute arising between the parties with respect to this Agreement, the same shall be referred to the Sole Arbitrator and the arbitration shall be in accordance with Arbitration and Conciliation Act of 1996.