Website Privacy PoLicy

last updated: march 11, 2021

 

GuardKnox Cyber Technologies Ltd. (“GuardKnox”, “our”, “we”, or “us”) respects the privacy of its website visitors, its partners and its customers, and takes the protection of their Personal Information (as defined below) very seriously. This privacy policy (this “Policy”) sets out how GuardKnox collects, uses, and transfers the Personal Information that you may provide or make available to us, including your rights with regards to such information, when you use our website, at: www.guardknox.com (the “Website”), when you interact with us through our customer support services, when you register to our webinars, conference events and email newsletters, when you answer our online surveys, and any other marketing activities that links to, or references to this Policy (the “Marketing Activities”).

 

This Policy supplements and shall be read in conjunction with our Website Terms of Use (the “TOU”) and our Cookie Policy (the “Cookie Policy”), and may be supplemented by additional privacy statements, terms or notices provided to you. Capitalized terms which are not defined herein, shall have the meaning ascribed to them in our TOU.

 

 

Types of data and collection methods

 What is personal information? Personal information is individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable efforts or together with additional information we have access to, enable the identification of an individual, or may be of private or sensitive nature information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Identification of an individual also includes association of such individual with a persistent identifier such as a name, an identification number, persistent cookie identifier etc. Personal information does not include information that has been anonymized or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific natural person.

 Personal information we collect:

 Information you submit. When you request information, subscribe for a service, register as a user, respond to an online survey, share information through our Marketing Activities, or otherwise actively send us data, we usually collect data such as your name, email address(es), mailing address(es), telephone number(s), and certain information related to the business you represent. In each such instance, you will know what data we collect through this Website, because you actively submit it. This includes, for example, when you fill out the contact form or request a technical document (such as a White Paper) by filling out your contact details.

When you provide us with personal information about your contacts we will only use this information for the specific reason for which it is provided.

If you believe that one of your contacts has provided us with your personal information and you would like to request that it be removed from our database, please contact us at info@guardknox.com. Please refer to section__ - “Your Chices”, to learn about your rights with respect to the Personal Information your share with us.

Information we automatically collect. As part of the standard operation of this Website, we may collect information automatically and store it in log files from your computer or mobile device, including but not limited to your browser type, operating system, IP address and the domain name from which you accessed the Website, and if you are accessing our Website with your mobile device, type of mobile device. In addition, we may collect information about how you use our Website, such as the date and time of your visit, the areas or pages viewed, the amount of time you spend viewing this Website, the number of times you return and other click-stream data.

Technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by GuardKnox and our partners, affiliates, website analytics or service providers such as hosting providers and email service providers.  These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the Website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

To exercise your choice in regards to cookies, and to learn more please use the review our cookies policy located here.

Third parties whom we partner with use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5. To manage your cookies, click here.

 

Collection purposes, use of data

We use the data we collect for the following general purposes:

  • To respond to the request that you sent us such as your request for information or your request to subscribe to a service we offer;
  • To occasionally send you emails about upcoming events, White Papers (or other technical documents), company news and the like;
  • To administer, protect and improve our Website and our systems;
  • To better understand the preferences of our visitors;
  • To identify server problems;
  • To compile aggregated statistics about Website usage;
  • To help personalize your experience of our Website;
  • To improve our products and services and other internal business purposes;
  • To provide you with information about our technologies, product or service releases, news, and other communications;
  • To market our Services to customers or potential customers, and to be able to track and evaluate our marketing activities and their results and attribute different marketing achievements to the respective marketing efforts.
  • To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may combine the various types of data that we collect;
  • To comply with any applicable rule or regulation and/or response or defend against legal proceedings versus us or our affiliates.
  • Any other use we describe at the point where we collect the data.

 

What are the legal grounds for collecting your personal information? 

  • With your consent: We ask for your agreement to process your information for the specific purposes stated herein and you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. For example, we ask for your consent.
  • In the scope of providing the Website, Marketing Activities any other service (“Services”): We collect and process your Personal Information in order to provide you with the Services which are tailored to your needs and requirements.  
  • Legitimate interests: We process your information for our legitimate interests while applying appropriate safeguards that protect your privacy. This means that we process your information for purposes like detecting, preventing or otherwise addressing fraud, abuse, security, usability, functionality or technical issues with our Services; protecting against harm to the rights, property or safety of our Services, our partners and customers or the public as required or permitted by law; enforcing legal claims, including investigation of potential violations of this Policy; and in order to comply and/or fulfil our obligations under applicable laws, regulation, guidelines, industry standards and contractual requirements, legal process, subpoena or governmental request.


Interactive features/surveys

Our Website may provide interactive features (such as surveys) that allow you to disclose information directly to us. Your participation in such interactive features is completely voluntary and GuardKnox assumes no obligations or responsibility with respect to the information you provide or share through such interactive features. To participate in these interactive features, we may require you to register with us and provide certain information such as your name, company name, email address, location, phone number, and desired display name (which may be viewable by other users of the interactive features). We may use the information you provide during the registration process for analytical and development purposes (such as to make product or service enhancements) and to enable you to use the interactive features and to manage your account. You may also be able to personalize our interactive features by voluntarily providing additional information such as your location, instant message contact information, web site address, occupation, and other information. Our interactive features may also allow you to upload an avatar or other graphical representation of yourself. If you voluntarily provide such additional information, it may be viewable by other users of the interactive features - so you should not provide information you do not want other users to see.

 

 

Where we store and process data

Data collected for this Website, our support services and our Marketing Activities, is housed in the United States of America and the Netherlands.

 

While the data protection laws in the above jurisdictions may be different than the laws of your residence or location, please know that w and our service providers who store or process your personal information on our behalf are each committed to keep it protected and secured, pursuant to this Privacy Policy and industry standards, regardless of any lesser legal requirements that may apply in their jurisdiction.

Specifically, each of our services providers who stores or processes your personal information either, (i) assured us that it provides adequate safeguards to protect your rights to privacy, including where applicable, by undertaking to comply with the EU Standard Contractual Clauses; , (ii) where applicable, holds and processes such information on our behalf in a jurisdiction which has been determined to ensure an adequate level protection by the EU Commission, or (ii) perform such processing pursuant to your consent and acceptance of their privacy policy as further detailed in this Privacy Policy.

 

By providing your information, you expressly consent to the place of storage and transfer described above, including transfers outside of the jurisdiction in which the information was provided.

 

 

Disclosures of personally identifiable information

We are not in the business of selling or renting your information to telemarketers and do not share your personally identifiable information with others, except as follows: We also share your information with agents and service providers who use the data only on our behalf as necessary to provide services to us. These include hosting, database and server co-location services, data analytics services, e-mail and message distribution and monitoring services and our business, legal and financial advisors. We may also share your information as required by law or in the interest of protecting or exercising our or others' legal rights, e.g., without limitation, in connection with requests from law enforcement officials and in connection with court proceedings. We may share or transfer your information in connection with a prospective or actual sale, merger, transfer or other reorganization of all or parts of our business. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personally identifiable information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personally identifiable information. Also, we reserve the right to fully use and disclose any information collected via the Website that is not in personally identifiable form.

 

 

your choiceS

If applicable to you under your country’s jurisdiction, you may have certain rights in connection with your Personal Information and how we handle it. You can exercise your rights at any time by contacting us via email at info@guardknox.com. We will respond to your requests within a reasonable timeframe.

Those rights may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Right of access. You may have a right to know what information we hold about you and, in some cases, to have the information communicated to you. We reserve the right to ask for reasonable evidence to verify your identity before we provide you with any information.
  2. Right to correct Personal Information. We endeavor to keep the information that we hold about you accurate and up to date. Should you realize that any of the information that we hold about you is incorrect, please let us know and we will use our best efforts to correct it as soon as we can.
  3. Data deletion. In some circumstances and under certain laws and regulations, you may have a right to request that some portions of the Personal Information that we hold about you be deleted or otherwise anonymized/de-identified.
  4. Data portability. In some circumstances and under certain laws and regulations, you may have the right to request that data which you have provided to us is provided to you, so you can transfer or port it elsewhere.

Upon request, GuardKnox will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information.

 

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

In the case of data collected from information you submitted, if you do not wish to continue receiving the occasional marketing emails from GuardKnox, you shall be provided an opt-out through such email communications which you may exercise by using the subscription management mechanism available in the bottom of our emails. In the case of opting out of all GuardKnox communications, your personal information will be deleted from our database. You may also request an opt-out or deletion from our database by emailing our Customer Support at info@guardknox.com.

 

 

Security

 The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow security industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. Transmissions over the Internet are never 100% secure or error-free. However, we take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

 

 

Career section

 Our Career Section is managed through a 3rd party vendor application. This application uses the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol to ensure secure data transfer. GuardKnox doesn’t capture data itself other than temporary page request data which is deleted immediately after the session ends. Most of the data captured through 3rd party systems is kept indefinitely (but see above on ‘Your Choices’ section). Temporary cookie data is deleted right after the session ends. Persistent cookies are stored on a user’s hard drive until it expires (approximately 4 months) or until the user deletes the cookie.

 

Please note that we may retain certain candidate information such as CV or resume (“Candidate Information”), even after the applied position has been filled or closed. This is done so we could re-consider candidates for other suitable positions and opportunities at GuardKnox; so we can use the Candidate Information as a reference for future applications; and in case the candidate is hired, for additional employment and business purposes related to their employment with us.

 

 

Opt-out

In connection with promotions or other projects, we may ask you specifically whether you have objections against a certain kind of data use or sharing. If you opt-out under such circumstances, we will respect your decision. To opt-out of receiving further commercial email or to unsubscribe from services, please notify us through info@guardknox.com. Please note that our affiliates and other data recipients have their own data privacy policies which may differ from ours, and you would have to contact them separately with respect to opt-out requests.

 

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our Website, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the Policy applicable to the website in question.

 

Children's privacy

 This Website is intended for adults. We do not intentionally or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of eighteen (18), and we request that individuals under the age of eighteen (18) not submit any personal information on this Website. We reserve the right to request proof of age at any stage so that we can verify that individuals under the age of eighteen are not using the Services

 If you believe that we might have any information from or about an individual under the age of eighteen (18), please contact us at info@guardknox.com, and we will make all efforts to promptly delete any Personal Information with respect to such individual.

 

Effective date, amendments

 This Policy is effective as of March 11, 2021. We reserve the right to change this statement from time to time and in our sole discretion. We reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this statement at any time but will alert you that changes have been made by indicating on the statement the date it was last updated. When you visit the site, you are accepting the current version of this Policy as posted on the Website at that time. If we make any material changes we will notify you by means of a notice on this Website prior to the change becoming effective. We recommend that users revisit this Policy on occasion to learn of any changes.

 

Contact us

Please feel free to contact us with any comments, questions, complaints or suggestions you might have regarding the information practices described in this Policy by emailing us at info@guardknox.com, or write to us at:

 

Physical Address:
GuardKnox Cyber Technologies Ltd.
ATTN: Data Protection Officer
2 Hahazon St

POB 320
Ramla, Israel 7210202