Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January 31, 2023

 

Introduction

 

Knoema Corporation dba Seek (“Seek” or “We”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website seekinsights.com (the “Website”), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information, including any content available through the Website, including, without limitation, the Insight Cloud Platform.


This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On the Website.
  • In email and other electronic messages between you and the Website.
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.


It does not apply to information collected by:

  • Any other website, application, or service operated by Seek or any third party, including our affiliates and subsidiaries; or
  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.


Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using the Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of the Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.


Children

Our Website is not intended for children, as defined under applicable law. Children may not provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child, please contact us at the email address identified in the Contact Information section.


Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

 

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, e-mail address, and other identifiers by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”);
  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.


We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate the Website. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, device identifiers, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
  • From third parties, including employment-focused social media platforms.


Information You Provide to Us


The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website, including when you book a demo or sign up for a free trial. This information may include your name, company name, work email, work phone, country, company size, and any other information you may voluntarily provide.
  • Information that you provide by interacting with the Website, including by using the Insight Cloud Platform. This information may include your name, username, password, email address, title, organization name, insight access, account name, database name, and information related to your activity within the Insight Cloud Platform, including your insights and the last two minutes of your interactions with the Insight Cloud Platform for the purposes of tracking and submitting bugs.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.

 

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies


As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your use of our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
  • Information about your computer, mobile device, and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, browser type, and the device’s unique device identifier.


We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). For information on your choices for opting out of behavioral tracking on the Website and how we respond to web browser signals and other mechanisms that enable consumers to exercise choice about behavioral tracking, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.


The information we collect automatically helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.


The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.
     
  • Web Beacons. Pages of the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Seek, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Website content and verifying system and server integrity).


Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies


Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and devices and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.


We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

 

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Website and its content to you.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • To understand how users interact with our Website and gauge user interest.
  • To improve our Website and customize and optimize your experience.
  • To conduct marketing and advertising activities.
  • To maintain the Website and troubleshoot problems.
  • To collect and process applications for employment.
  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including our Terms & Conditions.
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or any products or services we offer or provide though it.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.


We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

 

Our legal bases for processing your information include:

  •  your consent;
  • exercising our rights and performing our obligations in connection with entering into or performing under any contract we make with you;
  • compliance with our legal obligations; and
  • our legitimate interests that are not overridden by your interests or your fundamental rights and freedoms, like research and development, to market and promote our services, and to protect our legal rights and interests.

 

Disclosure of Your Information


We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business, including: advertising networks, customer relationship management platforms, data analytics providers, social networks (including links to our Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter pages), screen recording tools, and technology providers.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Seek’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Seek about our users is among the assets transferred.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.


We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply our Terms & Conditions and other agreements.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Seek, our customers, or others.

 

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information


We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We do not respond to Do-Not-Track signals at this time; however, we have enabled mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of the Website may then be inaccessible or not function properly.


Google Analytics collects personal data through the Website, including through the use of cookies. For information about how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites. To opt out of having your information used by Google Analytics, please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/. For more information, please visit Google’s privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&fg=1.


Additionally, third parties, including Google, may place and read cookies on your browser, or use web beacons to collect information in connection with ad serving on or through the Website. Our partners will collect personal information for personalization of ads and use cookies for personalized and non-personalized advertising and measurement. Ad serving may be based on users’ visits to our Website or other websites on the Internet, and your activity may be tracked over time and across websites.

For information about how Google collects, shares, and uses data, please visit: https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites.

You may opt out of personalized ads from Google by visiting the Google Ads Settings web page at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/.

For more information, please visit Google’s privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en&fg=1.


We use the Facebook Pixel to analyze user activity on our Website for remarketing and behavioral targeting. The Facebook Pixel is triggered when you perform certain activities on the Website, and aids us in displaying Facebook ads to Facebooks users who have visited our Website, or Facebook users who share certain characteristics with visitors to our Website. Facebook and other third parties may use cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect information from the Website and from other Internet websites, and use that information for the purposes of targeting ads and providing measurement services. Facebook may track your activity over time and across websites.

For more information about the data Facebook collects,
please visit Facebook’s privacy policy at: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/policy/.

For specific information about Facebook Pixel, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/business/help/742478679120153?id=1205376682832142.

For more information about ad targeting and exercising your choice to opt out of the collection and use of information for ad targeting, please visit: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217, or http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN.

  • Promotional Offers from Seek. If you do not wish to have your information used by Seek to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt out by sending us an email stating your request to [email protected]. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions, or click “unsubscribe” in the relevant communication.

  • Targeted Advertising. We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads (including ads served using non-cookie technologies) from members of the NAI on the NAI’s website, available at: https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1. You can also visit the Digital Advertising Alliance’s website, available at https://youradchoices.com/, to use its Consumer Choice Tools. Users in the European Union (“EU”) and United Kingdom (“UK”) can visit the European Digital Advertising Alliance opt-out page, located at youronlinechoices.com.

California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information.

Nevada residents who wish to exercise their sale opt-out rights under Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A may submit a request to this designated address: [email protected]. However, please know we do not currently sell data triggering that statute’s opt-out requirements.

 

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can send us an email at [email protected] to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

 

Your California Privacy Rights

California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected], or write us at: Knoema Corporation dba Seek, 1755 Broadway FRONT 3 #1026, New York, NY 10019, United States.

 

International Data Transfers

When you use the Website and provide information through the Website, we may transfer your information to a destination outside your jurisdiction, including to the United States. The United States has not received a finding of “adequacy” from the EU under Article 45 of the GDPR (or other analogous international data protection regulations, such as the UK GDPR). Seek relies on the safeguards set forth in Article 46 of the GDPR or derogations for specific situations set forth in Article 49 of the GDPR (or other analogous data transfer mechanisms) in order to transfer personal information across international borders.

Individuals in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and the UK may request a copy of applicable Article 46 agreements by contacting us at: [email protected].

 

Your Rights

To the extent required by law, Seek provides you with:

  • reasonable access to the personal information collected through the Website;
  • the ability to review, correct, export, and delete such personal information; and
  • the ability to restrict processing of your personal information, or object to its processing.

When the processing of your personal information is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, but this will not affect any processing we have already performed. If you withdraw your consent, refuse to provide certain information, or provide inaccurate information, you may not be able to access or utilize all of the features or content available on or through the Website, and we may not be able to fulfill your requests for products or information.


Please contact us using any of the methods identified in the Contact Information section if you would like to exercise your individual rights. We may need to obtain or confirm certain personal information in order to accommodate your request. We will not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.


Individuals in the EEA and UK: In addition to the above rights, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (EEA) or the Commissioner (UK) if you believe we have processed your personal information in a manner inconsistent with your privacy rights. We kindly request that you contact us first so that we may address your concern.

 

Data Security and Retention


We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.


Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

We retain your information for as long as needed: (i) to conduct business with you; (ii) as needed for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy; and (iii) as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce any agreements.

 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy


It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you in accordance with applicable law. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

 

Contact Information


To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:


Knoema Corporation dba Seek 1755 Broadway FRONT 3 #1026
New York, NY 10019
United States

or via email at:

[email protected]m