Last updated March 30, 2021
Subject to User consent or as specifically stated otherwise herein, Rescale will not sell, exchange or share personal information of Users with third parties. Rescale will not send spam, maintain spam mailing lists or support the activities of spammers.
Information Collected by Rescale
Rescale collects various types of information, including personal information, provided by Users. For example, Rescale receives information when Users visit the Rescale Site, register with Rescale or create a Rescale account, purchase products from the Rescale Site or via use any of the Services. Users also provide Rescale with a variety of information in the course of using the Services. This information includes each User’s name, email address, username, phone number and postal address. If a User purchases Rescale products or subscribes to any Services that require payment, Rescale collects payment information. Rescale also collects contact information when Users set up an account, use the Services, contact Rescale for customer support or other similar purposes.
Rescale automatically collects a variety of information when Users visit the Rescale Site and use the Services through cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. This information includes how Users interact with the Rescale Site and Services, IP addresses, device identifiers, device types, browser types, date and time of each session, which pages Users interact with on the Rescale Site, which websites Users visited coming to and leaving the Rescale Site, and operating system types. Rescale collects information about each User’s usage and activity on the Rescale Site and in the course of using the Services. Rescale combines together the information collected to facilitate the functionality provided via the Rescale Site and Services.
Information Received by Rescale From Other Sources
Rescale also collects information about Users from third parties, including partners and other service providers who have a relationship with Users. Rescale collects IP addresses and browser information of visitors to the sites and apps that integrate with the Services. Rescale also collects contact information, such as email addresses and names, of Users and potential Users through the Rescale Site or by referral. In addition, Rescale receives some contact information in support tickets or through Rescale’s customer service portal to help facilitate customer support.
How Rescale Uses Information
Rescale uses information in the following manner: (i) to fulfill contracts with Users and provide Users with the Services and other requested transactions; (ii) through automated decision-making to determine a User’s general location and translate content based on that general location; (iii) to maintain, provide, develop and improve the Rescale Site and Services, as well as facilitate Rescale’s product and service development; (iv) to customize the Services and other products Rescale provides; (v) to communicate with Users and provide customer service and responses to inquiries about the Rescale Site and Services, as well as provide marketing materials about the Services; (vi) to perform marketing analysis; (vii) to protect the safety and security of the Rescale Site and Services, such as to prevent fraud or other illegal activity, and to detect violations of any terms of usage of the Rescale Site and Services; (vii) with User consent; and (viii) as indicated at the time the information is collected.
How Rescale Shares Information
Rescale shares information it collects in a variety of ways, including with: (i) other Users of the Rescale Site and Services when they interact with features that display User information, such as through collaboration tools, to administrators that manage User accounts, and if Users engage in Rescale’s community forum; (ii) service providers that perform services on Rescale’s behalf, such as email fulfillment, data management, data storage, web hosting services, cloud computing, payment processing, and research and analytics about the Rescale Site and Services; (iii) third parties to advertise and market the Services on Rescale’s behalf, subject to User consent where required; (iv) law enforcement entities and other third parties to respond to legal requirements, protect the rights of Rescale, Users and others, and as otherwise required by applicable law; (v) Rescale affiliates, and if Rescale is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, including in bankruptcy; and (vi) User consent.
The information submitted or collected by or through use of the Rescale Site or Services will become part of Rescale’s business records. Rescale keeps information it collects for various lengths of time depending on the type of data, the basis for processing it, and other legal requirements. For example, Rescale keeps account information for as long as the account is active, and for a reasonable period thereafter to ease reactivation if a User chooses to reactivate their account. If the Services are made available to a User through an organization (e.g., the User’s employer), Rescale retains User information as long as required by the administrator of the organization on the User’s behalf.
Rescale respects each User’s right to make choices about the ways Rescale collects, uses and discloses the User’s personal information. Each User may update or modify its information or change its privacy preferences at any time by emailing Rescale at email@example.com or, in some instances, by changing User preferences via the Rescale Site in the User’s account settings. Rescale does not disclose Users’ personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Users may consent to receiving promotional communications including, without limitation, promotional emails, from Rescale by following the instructions on the membership registration page. Users may change their elections to receive such promotional communications at any time by emailing Rescale at firstname.lastname@example.org or by changing such elections via the Rescale Site. Transactional service communications including, without limitation, messages about User registration, are not subject to the foregoing opt-in procedures.
Users may opt-out of receiving promotional emails from Rescale by using the unsubscribe link within the email itself, by updating email preferences within the User’s Service account settings menu, or by contacting Rescale at email@example.com.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
The Rescale Site collects and uses information using cookies and other similar technologies. Cookies are small text files that are placed in a User’s browser that help Rescale perform a variety of tasks related to the Rescale Site and Services. For example, Rescale uses this technology to provide, develop, maintain, and protect the Rescale Site, as well as to perform analytics and research about the use of the Rescale Site and Service. Users can control cookies in their browser through their browser settings, but note that if a User blocks cookies some of the features of the Rescale Site and Services will not function properly and may not be accessible to the User.
Rescale uses the following types of cookies on the Rescale Site:
- Required Cookies: Cookies that are needed to enable functionality of the Rescale Site, such as loading pages.
- Advertising Cookies: Cookies that are used by Rescale and third parties to collect data in order to infer the interests of particular Users and deliver relevant advertising to them. These include social media cookies, such as social sharing buttons on the Rescale Site.
The Rescale Site and Services are not meant for minors. The Rescale Site is not intended for and may not be used by children under the age of 16. Rescale does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 16, or the relevant legal age within any particular jurisdiction.
Rescale does not market, promote or target the Rescale Site to children under the age of 16. Rescale does not intend to knowingly collect or solicit information from people who are minors. However, as a condition of use for minors in those jurisdictions where information gathering from minors is considered illegal, guardians will be responsible for accompanying minors for prevention of any unexpected circumstances when they access the Rescale Site.
If Rescale becomes aware that a child has provided their personal information, Rescale will take steps to delete such information. If any User becomes aware that a child has provided their personal information to Rescale, such User should contact Rescale at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rescale uses reasonable physical, technical, and administrative security measures to help maintain the security of personal information it receives and collects, including reasonable measures to help prevent the unauthorized use and disclosure of such personal information. If a User uses a username and password to access or use the Rescale Site or any Services, that User is responsible for keeping such information confidential. Users must not share their username or password information with any other person. If Users believes their username and/or password has been misused, they should contact Rescale immediately.
Legal Bases for Processing – EEA Users
If a User is an individual in the EEA, Rescale collects and processes personal information about the User only to the extent Rescale has a legal basis for doing so under applicable EU laws. This means Rescale collects and uses such User information where:
- Rescale needs it to provide Users with access to the functionality of the Rescale Site and Services, including to operate the Rescale Site and Services, provide customer support and personalized features to protect the safety and security of the Rescale Site and Services;
- It satisfies a legitimate interest (which is not overridden by Users’ data protection interests), such as for research and development, to market and promote the Rescale Site and Services and to protect Rescale’s legal rights and interests;
- Users give us consent to do so for a specific purpose; or
- Rescale needs to process User data to comply with a legal obligation.
If Users have consented to our use of their information for a specific purpose, Users may have the right to withdraw such consent, but this will not affect any processing that has already taken place.
EEA Data Subjects Rights
Depending on the type of personal information and the purposes for collecting and using such information, each User has the following rights:
- To request access to the personal information Rescale holds about the User;
- To request that Rescale rectify or erase the User’s personal information;
- To request that Rescale restricts or blocks the processing of the User’s personal information;
- Under certain circumstances, to receive personal information about the User that Rescale stores and transmits to another without hindrance from Rescale, including the User requesting that Rescale provide the User’s personal information directly to another (i.e., a right to data portability); and
- Where Rescale previously obtained the User’s consent, to withdraw consent to processing the User’s personal information.
To exercise these rights, Users can use tools provided by Rescale in the User account settings. Users can also contact Rescale at email@example.com to exercise these rights. Additionally, Users have the right to complain to the supervisory authority in their country of residence.
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Please review the additional privacy disclosures here under the California Consumer Privacy Act for who are California residents.
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