Thank you for using DataClaim.co and for trusting us with your personal information. We take this responsibility, and your privacy, very seriously, and think it's important that you know how we handle it.
This document governs the privacy notice of our website www.dataclaim.co
We understand that if you are visiting our website it is likely you are concerned about your personal privacy or had a data breach and are looking for a secure service to help you out. We strongly believe data privacy is a core foundation for doing business. Our Privacy Notice and practices are focused on processing personal data appropriately and lawfully, while providing confidentiality, integrity and availability.
The Privacy Notice explains the types of information we collect, how we use, share, and secure the information you provide. It also describes your choices regarding use, access, correction or deletion of your personal data.
DataClaim is considered to be the data controller and will determine the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
“DataClaim”, “we”, “us”, or “our”, refers to the DataClaim Inc. and/or each of its affiliates as the case may be.
"Member" is someone who has registered with us by (i) submitting a data breach compensation claim, or (ii) signing up for our newsletter, and/or (iii) reporting a potential claim.
“Non-personal data” or “NPD” is information that is in no way personally identifiable.
“Personal data” or “PD” is any information in any form directly or indirectly relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. PD is in many ways the same as Personally Identifiable Information (PII). However, PD is broader in scope and covers more data.
"Visitor" is someone who merely browses our website.
“User" is a collective definition that refers to either a Visitor or a Member.
Our Privacy Notice is based on the following data protection principles:
Californian consumers have certain rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). For us to comply with some of these rights, we must be able to reasonably verify a consumer’s identity. These rights include:
Generally, you control the amount and type of information that you provide to us when using our website or services. If you would like to use our services and submit information to us, you may be asked to provide personal data in order for us to be able to provide services to you and to improve our business and services. Personal data may be submitted via our website, mobile apps, email, other electronic or software solutions supported or used by us, postal service or phone.
We will process personal data only to the extent required for a specified or reasonably necessary and legitimate purpose or for a purpose required by law in places where we do business or are subject to regulatory requirements.
Furthermore, we collect personal data for other purposes such as legal & compliance, statistics, administration and communication, IT and security administration, analytics, physical security, authentication and authorization systems, support systems, collaboration and organization of internal teams based on projects and different tasks.
We procure data breach information from third parties, e.g. information on data leaks, data breaches, other unauthorized disclosures of personal data by Organizations etc. This information is NPD, which we combine with PD. This Eligibility Service is used to inform about the likelihood of having an eligible Claim. We will provide our Justice as a Service for eligible Claims you request.
If you do not provide us with enough or correct personal data, we may not be able to provide you with all our services. However, you can access and use some parts of our website without giving us your personal data.
We will use personal data for the purpose it is collected, and keep the data for no longer than necessary. We may retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide services, comply with our legal or other compliance obligations or any of the purposes listed above. Access to personal data is strictly limited to personnel of DataClaim, our external contracted lawyers, and our controlled subsidiaries, affiliates, who have the appropriate authorization under a corporate binding agreement with DataClaim, and a clear business need for the data.
We use the PD and NPD we receive from you to:
We will only share your PD with third parties under the conditions as listed below:
Occasionally we engage other companies and business partners, in and outside the United States, UK, European Economic Area, to work on our behalf, including but not limited to, as legal representatives, to take Legal Action, and technology companies for processing and delivery of systems and technologies to enhance our products and services, and payment processors, and web analytics companies, and advertising networks, and call centers, and data management services (cloud providers), and help desk providers, accountants, auditors, shopping cart and email service providers, and shipping companies.
We operate responsibly and give proper care to your personal data. We exercise care when selecting and dealing with our providers to ensure your information is secure. Service providers will only be permitted to obtain the personal data that they need to deliver their services (on a “Need to know” basis).
When you submit a report for a claim or file for a Claim, your information and/or inquiry will be processed internally and/or forwarded to one of our external legal representatives we work with.
When you submit a report for a claim or file for a Claim, your information and/or inquiry will be processed internally and/or may be forwarded to a national or state data protection authorities and/or enforcement authorities to investigate your data breach and assist your Claim for compensation. This depends on the country of data breach, but typically a data protection or privacy regulator that helps investigate the underlying facts to keep a concerned Organization accountable for a data breach. This may also be useful for the general public if data breach also affects others, however this is done keeping your personal data secured.
According to some surveys up 95% of people don’t know how to deal with data breaches and protect their privacy rights. It is our mission to allow as many people as possible to have access to valuable information about privacy rights and ability to use and benefit from our Information, Eligibility and claim services. In order to spread information about privacy rights and available data protection capabilities, we may share your personal data, excluding your PD about data breach protection intended for legal purposes, with third parties for remarketing/retargeting and similar audience marketing purposes. Similar audience marketing is also called lookalike audience marketing. The third parties we share your PD with for this type of marketing include Facebook, Google and/or Twitter. Using your PD, for similar audience marketing or lookalike audience marketing helps us find new audiences based on similar interests to yours, this helps us to reach and help more people more efficiently. By using our website and agreeing to our privacy notice, you are giving your consent for your PD to be used for the marketing purposes described herein.
We may be legally required to disclose your PD if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist your Claim or law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties, including you and/or other users or members; or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, users, employees, and affiliates.
If our business is sold or merges in whole or in part with another business that would become responsible for providing the website to you, we retain the right to transfer your PD to the new business. The new business would retain the right to use your PD according to the terms of this privacy notice as well as to any changes to this privacy notice as instituted by the new business.
We also retain the right to transfer your PD if our company files for bankruptcy or restructuring, and/or if all or part of our assets are sold to another individual or business, or if our company is sold or otherwise taken over.
If you do not want us to share personal data with these companies, please contact at e-mail: [email protected]
You have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal data, or restriction of processing, or to object to processing as well as the right of data portability, at any time. To help us keep your personal data current and up to date, please promptly inform us of any changes or discrepancies. To view and/or edit personal data, or receive information on how long we intend to retain PD or other questions related to the access to PD, or if you’d like to request that we provide you with information about whether we hold, or process on behalf of a third party, any of your personal data, please contact us at [email protected]. Please allow reasonable time for us to respond to your request.
Even though our website is not designed for use by anyone under the age of 18, we realize that a child under the age of 16 may attempt to access our website. We do not knowingly collect PD from children under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child is using our website, please contact us. Before we remove any information, we may ask for proof of identity to prevent malicious removal of account information. There is a risk that somebody under false pretenses may try to get somebody’s personal information deleted or changed, which we have to avoid by establishing your identity to our reasonable satisfaction. If we discover that a child is accessing our website, we will delete his/her information within a reasonable period of time. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our users nor do we have any liability to do so.
If any post or comment you make on our website contains information about third parties, you must make sure you have permission to include that information in your posting. While we are not legally liable for the actions of our users, we will remove any postings or comments about which we are notified, if such postings or comments violate the privacy rights of others.
Some web browsers have settings that enable you to request that our website not track your movement within our website. Our website doesn’t comply with such settings when transmitted to and detected by our website. You can turn off tracking features and other security settings in your browser by referring to your browser's manual.
For employment applications we may use a third party recruitment tool for management purposes. When applying for a job position at DataClaim personal data will be processed and controlled by DataClaim. Applications shall not be stored for longer than necessary and shared with third parties for screening, due diligence and risk assessments. If you wish to access, rectify, or erase personal data, restriction of processing, or to object to processing as well as use the right of data portability, please submit your request to [email protected]
Upon consent we are allowed to send marketing emails. This specific form of consent must be freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous. These requirements are fulfilled when you subscribe to our newsletters or email updates, report a data breach, report a new potential claim, or submit a Claim, or otherwise express interest in getting email updates from us.
You have the right to object to the processing of your PD for purposes of direct marketing activities by submitting a free request and without having to provide a specific justification. You can do so by using the “Unsubscribe” link found in emails received from us or by contacting us at [email protected]. If you object, your personal data will no longer be processed for direct marketing.
The marketing emails contain information which we believe may be of interest, such as the latest news on our products and services or useful privacy updates.
Our website may contain links to other websites. These websites are not under our control and are not covered by our privacy notice. These websites likely have their privacy notices, which we recommend you review. We have no responsibility for these websites and we provide links to these websites only for your convenience. You acknowledge that you assume all the risk by using such websites. It is your responsibility to check the privacy notices of these websites to see how they treat your PD.Article 9. Complaints
You have the right to file a complaint regarding processing of your personal data by us. All queries and complaints shall be handled within reasonable time by the DPO in accordance with internal procedures. Complaints can be submitted at [email protected].
In the unlikely event that you consider that our processing of your personal data infringes the GDPR, you may also lodge a complaint with a relevant supervisory authority in your country, it can be referred to as a data protection agency or ICO.