To access the services of VComply, you are required to register on the platform by providing an email address and creating a password, and providing us with other information (if any). You are in agreement to provide us with accurate, complete, and current registration information about yourself. The security and confidentiality of your password is your responsibility. By registering, you agree that you are fully responsible for all activities conducted under your username and password. We may assume that any communications we receive under your account have been made by you.
You understand and agree that in order to confirm your identity and help ensure the security of your account, we may require you to provide information to verify your identity. VComply has no liability to any loss, damages, liability, expenses or attorneys’ fees that you may incur due to another person utilizing your password or account, either with or without your knowledge and/or authorization and regardless of whether you have or have not educated us regarding such unauthorized use. The liability for any loses, damages, liability, expenses and attorneys’ fees incurred by VComply or a third party due to someone else using your account is on you.
When you interact with the website, we may collect personal data and other information from you, as further described below:
The kinds of data we gather will rely on the services you utilize, how you utilize them, and what you give. The kinds of information we gather specifically from you may include: - name, address, phone number and email address - discretionary data, for example, a photo, that you choose to connect with your record (your "profile data") - login details and password, on making your VComply account - any email requests or inquiries you submit to us - demographic data, for example, your gender - user-produced content you post in public online VComply discussions.
In utilizing the services, you may transfer or input different kinds of content, including yet not constrained to: responsibilities, attachments, names of entities, department, and division, group names, and discussions. In the event that you are utilizing the services in connection with an account made by a VComply client (e.g., manager, association, or an individual), we gather and process the information you submit in the interest of the client. However, our clients, and not VComply, decide their own strategies with respect to storage, access, alteration, deletion, sharing, and maintenance of content which may apply to your utilization of the service. For instance, a client may give or revoke access to the service, enable or disable third party integrations, oversee permissions, maintenance and export settings, or share responsibilities. For more clarity with respect to the content that you provide when using the services, please check with the association about the policies and settings that they have instituted within the organization.
If you happen to pay for our paid premium services, we will utilize a third party credit card payment processing organization to collect payment information, including your credit card number, billing address and phone number. Your payment information is stored by the third party service provider on our behalf, and VComply does not store any of this information.
If you happen to utilize our invitation service to on-board a colleague or your team to the service, you would be required to feed in individual's contact data, which may include their email address or their contact number, and automatically send an invitation. VComply stores the data you give to send the invite, to on-board your colleague if your invite is accepted, and to analyze the success of our invitation service.
The websites and sign up services and the platform are not intended for or targeted at children under 13, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 13. If you believe that we have collected information about a child under 13, please contact us.
When you utilize our services that connect with the Internet, including, not restricted to, when you use the services by means of our sites, your cell phones, and VComply software/applications, we consequently gather certain data as depicted in this section. As examined further below, we and our third party service providers who work on behalf to provide and improve our services, utilize an assortment of technologies, including cookies and similar tools, to help with gathering this data.
When you utilize the services, our servers automatically record certain data in server logs. These server logs may incorporate data, for example, your web requests, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type and settings, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of sessions, time spent on the website, number of clicks and interaction with the website, metadata related with uploaded content, domain names, landing pages, pages visited, mobile carrier, date and time stamp and other such data.
When you use any of your mobile devices to access our services, we gather particular device information, including your MAC address and other unique device identifiers. We, additionally, may gather data on the kind of device you use to access our service, its operating system, and network information, which may incorporate your cell phone number. We may connect this device identifier with your account and will utilize information related to your device identifier to improve our services on your device and to analyze any device related issues.
We gather and process general data about the location of the device from which you are accessing the service (e.g., approximate geographic location construed from an IP address).
In the event that you utilize third-party integrations (e.g., OneDrive, Google Drive, Slack) through the services or are required to do as such by your organization, such providers may enable us and our service providers to access and store data about your interaction with those platforms as it is identified with utilization of the services. However, if you do not wish to share this information, you are advised to not initiate these connections.
When you interact with VComply through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. VComply may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by VComply affiliates, agents or service providers. We may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the characteristics of businesses that apply to or are accepted by VComply, and we may publish or otherwise disclose such aggregated information.
Aggregated Personal Data
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Site, VComply may conduct research on the characteristics of such users, including but not limited to user demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and VComply may publish or otherwise disclose such aggregated information. This aggregate information does not identify you personally.
Analytics and Tracking Technologies
Third parties or affiliates may administer VComply banner advertising programs and other online marketing on non-VComply websites and services. To do so, these parties may set and access first-party cookies delivered from a VComply domain, or they may use third-party cookies or other tracking mechanisms.
On most web browsers, you will find a “help” section. Please refer to this section for information on how to receive notification when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. We recommend that you leave cookies turned on because they allow you to take advantage of some of the Site’s features.
In addition to the disclosures described above, there are certain circumstances in which we may share your personal data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
In the event of a sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, personal data may be part of the transferred assets.
Agents, contractors, and other third parties
VComply, like many businesses, sometimes hires others to perform certain functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information and maintaining databases. When we employ or engage others to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function under appropriate confidentiality obligations.
The service enables you to transfer and share comments or feedback freely on VComply forums and blogs. Any data that you submit to open sites isn't classified, and VComply may utilize it for any reason (incorporating as testimonials or other VComply marketing materials). Any data you post straightforwardly in these ways will be accessible to general society everywhere and possibly available through third-party search engines. Such data can be perused, gathered as well as utilized by different users, and it could be utilized to send you messages. Appropriately, please take care when utilizing these features of service.
We, VComply, reserve the right to access and disclose your information in good faith when such disclosure is necessary to: (a) enforce legal rights and comply with the law; (b) comply with an order from a government entity or other competent authority, (c) prevent or address potential or actual injury or interference with our rights, property, operations, users or others who may be harmed or may suffer loss or damage; (d) protect our rights, prevent fraud and/or comply with judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on VComply.
In specific situations, we might be required to unveil your data to government or law enforcement authorities in light of a lawful demand by a public authority or on the off chance that we need to do as such to conform to a lawful commitment, including to meet national security or law authorization necessities. We can likewise disclose your data in order to apply or enforce our terms and conditions or to respond to any cases, to secure our rights or the rights of a third party, to ensure the wellbeing of any individual or to avoid or keep away any unlawful movement (including for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction).
In accordance with applicable law, personal and other information covered by this privacy statement may be transferred to, and processed and stored in, the United States or any other country in which VComply or its affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, business partners, or customers maintain facilities, even if the level of data privacy required in that country is less than that required by the European Union. By submitting your personal information to VComply, you consent to such transfers and to the worldwide processing of your personal information.
We work hard to protect our users from unauthorized access or data breaches.
We aim to provide you with access to your personal information. We strive to keep the updated information on the platform. In order to update the information, visit your profile to edit details. We always strive to protect your data from malicious attacks. With aim of high quality service in mind, we might keep residual copies of your information from our active servers even after the information is deleted. We may not remove the information from our backup systems too.
When you create a username for the site, please also note that your username, how long ago you created your account and any information included in the “about” field in your profile will be viewable by only you or whom you give access to. Please note that we have no obligation to delete any of your data or activity or otherwise remove their association with your profile or username.
You can visit the Site without providing any Personal Data. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data, you may not be able to use certain components of the Site
The services contain links to third party sites, for example, online networking sites, and integrations. If you choose to use these sites or integrations, you may reveal your data to third party websites, as well as to their users and people in general. Since these third party sites and organizations are not controlled by VComply, VComply isn't in charge of the content or practices of those sites or organizations. The accumulation, utilization, and divulgence of your own and other data will be liable to the protection arrangements of the third party sites or services, and not this Policy. We ask you to peruse the protection and security arrangements of these third parties.
VComply takes reasonable steps to protect the personal data provided via the site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error-free. In particular, email sent to or from the site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any personal data to VComply via the internet.