Effective as of December 12, 2016
Apester provides a platform where content publishers (“Publisher”) can create, embed and share interactive content units, including but not limited to: online quizzes, questionnaires, feedback applications or other features (“Platform”), that can be distributed and offered on the the content publisher’s website, application, mobile app or service (“Publisher Site”) and the end users of the Publisher Site can interact with (“End Users”). In this policy “Publisher” refers to any third party that downloads, implements or makes use of the Platform and/or the Services.
Information Apester Collects from End Users
Apester uses the Platform and/or Services to collect information regarding End Users’ activities and operations that interact with the Platform or that interact with any content that may be available through the Platform. Such information includes IP-address, Session ID, browser type, mobile or desktop ID, referrer, user language and feedback or answers provided by the End User to any interactive content unit made available with the Platform. Such information may qualify as Personal Information in the End Users’ jurisdiction.
Information Apester collects from Publishers
In order to use the Platform or Services, Publishers have to enroll on Apester’s website and create an account by providing certain data, such as a user name and email-address and certain other information that may be provided from Publisher to Apester. Apester will also create a unique user ID to each Publisher. Where this data is attributable to a certain Publisher Employee, this may also qualify Personal Information that is collected by Apester.
Information Apester collects from visitors of the Apester.com website
When you access the Apester.com website, we may collect information from the computer or device that you use to access the Services, such as your operating system type, browser type, domain and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone in which your computer or device is located.
How Apester Protects Information
Apester follows applicable laws and generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to Apester by implementing adequate technical and organizational protection measures, both during transmission and once Apester receives it. These measures will be continuously adjusted and updated in accordance with current industry standards. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while Apester strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect Personal Information, Apester cannot guarantee its absolute security.
How Apester Uses Information
Use of Publisher’s Employee Personal Information:
Apester collects, processes and uses Customer’s Employee Personal Information for purposes of administering the Services, and to improve the experience of the Apester Services.
Use of End User’s Personal Information:
Apester may use information it collects, including Personal Information, to provide the End User with the Services and in order to provide End Users with advertising that Apester reasonably believes may be more useful or interesting to the End User. The Personal Information collected by Apester will not be connected by Apester to any other personal information collected by third parties for advertisement purposes. In addition, by analyzing all information Apester receives, including all information concerning End Users and their interaction with the Platform and content made available through the Platform, Apester may irreversibly compile aggregated statistical information across a variety of mobile applications and End Users (“Statistical Information”). Statistical Information helps understand trends and customer needs so that new products and services can be considered and so existing products and services can be improved and tailored to customer desires. Statistical Information is anonymous and does not, in and of itself, identify any specific end user or customer of Apester. Apester may share such Statistical Information with its partners or any third party, without restriction, on commercial terms that Apester can determine in its sole discretion.
If End User does not wish its Personal Information to be collected, processed or shared for the above purposes, he may opt out from this use with effect for the future. For opting out, the End User can do so by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or sending a paper letter to Apester’s Privacy Officer at the following address: Soncino 3 Tel Aviv 67216, P.O.box 57703, Israel. Facsimile copies can be sent to the following number: 153-3-6020065, however we do encourage you to reach out via email which is checked more often.
A cookie is a small piece of text that is sent to the End User’s browser and stored on his computer or mobile device. All cookies used by Apester are persistent cookies, i.e. they will be stored on the User’s device after the browser session has expired. Any cookie will be deleted within one month after it has been placed unless configured otherwise. Most Web browsers are initially configured to accept cookies, but the User can change this setting so his browser either refuses all cookies or informs him when a cookie is being sent. Also, the User is free to delete any existing cookies at any time with future effect. Some features of Apester’s Services may not function properly when cookies are disabled or removed.
Cookies placed on End Users’ computers:
Cookies placed on an End User’s computer will transmit the End User’s Personal Information as specified above to Apester for the purposes also specified above.
Cookies placed on Publishers’ computers:
Online Links to Other Sites
Use of Apester by Children
Apester does not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under the age of 18. In the event you become aware that an individual under the age of 13 has enrolled without parental permission, please advise us immediately.
Other Uses or Transfer of User’s Information
Apester will disclose any information, including Personal Information, to the extent required by applicable law. Apester will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing it to disclose the identity, behavior or digital content of any User suspected to have engaged in illegal or infringing behavior.
Apester currently uses Amazon Web Services, Inc. P.O. Box 81226 Seattle, WA 98108-1226 USA, http://aws.amazon.com as a cloud and storage service provider with servers in the US where information obtained from the Platform or Apester’s website are stored.
Apester may share some of the information collected via the Platform with certain trusted partners and/or technology platforms in order to present personalized advertisements to Users. In such cases, the transfer and storage practices of the information shall be governed by the policies provided by such partners and/or technology platforms.
Apester uses commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that all its service providers will be subject to nondisclosure and non-use obligations and bound to process Personal Information solely as instructed by Apester in a separate Data Processing Agreement as required under applicable law. Nevertheless, some countries where Apester’s service providers are located may have levels of protection of personal and other information which are not as high as in the User’s country of residence or business.
Apester may transfer its databases containing Personal Information of Users in connection with a sale of its business or assets or any part of them that requires the use of the databases.
User may at any time request information from Apester regarding his Personal Information stored at Apester, its origin, recipients or categories of recipients the data has been transferred to and the purpose of storage.
Upon written request by User Apester will make all commercially reasonable efforts to delete any information provided to it, unless required otherwise for further execution of an agreement with a Customer or required by applicable laws. Apester cannot restore information that it has deleted.
For executing any of these rights User may contact Apester by sending an email to email@example.com or sending a paper letter to Apester’s Privacy Officer at the following address: Soncino 3 Tel Aviv 67216, P.O.box 57703, Israel. Facsimile copies can be sent to the following number: 153-3-6020065, however we do encourage you to reach out via email which is checked more often.
Privacy Shield (EU Users)
In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Apester commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Private Shield policy should first contact Apester at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apester has further committed to cooperate with EU data protection authorities (DPAs) with regard to unresolved Privacy Shield complaints. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please contact the EU DPAs for more information or to file a complaint. The services of EU DPAs are provided at no cost to you.
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