Last updated: August, 2022
Interpretation and Definitions
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
Account means a unique account created for you to access our Service or parts of our Service.
Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where "control" means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.
Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to Mindfire Foundation, Gubelstrasse 11, 6300 Zug, SZ. For the purpose of the GDPR, the Company is the Data Controller.
Content refers to content such as text, images, or other information that can be shared, uploaded, linked to or otherwise made available by you, regardless of the form of that content.
Country refers to: Switzerland
Data Controller, for the purposes of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), refers to the Company as the legal person which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data.
Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
For the purposes for GDPR, Personal Data means any information relating to you such as a name, an e-mail, or to one or more factors specific to your personal identity.
Service refers to the Website.
Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used. For the purpose of the GDPR, Service Providers are considered Data Processors.
Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), you can be referred to as the Data Subject or as the User as you are the individual using the Service.
Collecting and Using your Personal Data
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, We may ask you to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
• Email address
• Phone number
• Usage Data
• Knowledge Data
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service. Usage Data may include information such as the time and date you make use of Our Services, email content, and other diagnostic data.
Knowledge Data is collected automatically when using the Service. Knowledge Data may include information such as the topics of your questions and answers, profiling, and other diagnostic data.
Information Collected while Using the Website
While using Our Website, We may collect, with your prior permission:
• Any attachments
• Pictures and other information from your Device's camera and photo library that you provide to Us and any other Users while using Our Service.
We use this information to improve and customize Our Service. The information may be uploaded to the Company's servers and/or a Service Provider's server.
You can enable or disable access to this information at any time, through unsubscribing from Our Services.
Use of your Personal Data
The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
+ To provide and maintain Our Service, including to monitor the usage of Our Service.
+ To contact you: To contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
+ To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
+ To manage your requests: To attend and manage your requests to Us.
+ For other purposes: We may use your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage behavior, determining the effectiveness of services and to evaluate and improve Our Service, products, services, marketing and your experience.
We may share your personal information in the following situations:
+ With Service Providers: We may share your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of Our Service, to advertise on third party websites to you after you visited Our Service, to contact you.
+ For business transfers: We may share or transfer your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of Our business to another company.
+ With business partners: We may share your information with Our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.•
+ With other users: when you share personal information or otherwise interact with Our users, such information may be viewed by other users and may be publicly distributed outside. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity (questions & answers), your name and email address, and communicate with you. You will be made responsible for the content you share. For further information see our Terms & Conditions.
+ With your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.
Retention of your Personal Data
The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer of your Personal Data
Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company's operating office and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
Disclosure of your Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Other legal requirements
The Company may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
• Comply with a legal obligation
• Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
• Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
• Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
• Protect against legal liability
Security of your Personal Data
The security of your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Detailed Information on the Processing of your Personal Data
The Service Providers We use may have access to your Personal Data. These third-party vendors collect, store, use, process and transfer information about your activity on Our Service in accordance with their Privacy Policies.
We may use third-party Service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Google Cloud is a web service offered by Google that offers Cloud Computing Services to its users. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://cloud.google.com/terms
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from Us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send or by contacting Us.
We may use email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to you.
Mailchimp is an email marketing sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under GDPR
We may process Personal Data under the following conditions:
+ Consent: You have given your consent for processing Personal Data for one or more specific purposes.
+ Performance of a contract: Provision of Personal Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof.
+ Legal obligations: Processing Personal Data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Company is subject.
+ Vital interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary in order to protect your vital interests or of another natural person.
+ Public interests: Processing Personal Data is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Company.
+ Legitimate interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Company.
In any case, the Company will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.
Your Rights under the GDPR
The Company undertakes to respect the confidentiality of your Personal Data and to guarantee you can exercise your rights.
+ Request access to your Personal Data. The right to access, update or delete the information We have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact Us to assist you. This also enables you to receive a copy of the Personal Data We hold about you.
+ Request correction of the Personal Data that We hold about you. You have the right to have any incomplete or inaccurate information We hold about you corrected.
+ Object to processing of your Personal Data. This right exists where We are relying on a legitimate interest as the legal basis for Our processing and there is something about your particular situation, which makes you want to object to our processing of your Personal Data on this ground. You also have the right to object where We are processing your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
+ Request erasure of your Personal Data. You have the right to ask Us to delete or remove Personal Data when there is no good reason for Us to continue processing it.
+ Request the transfer of your Personal Data. We will provide to you, or to a third-party you have chosen, your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for Us to use or where We used the information to perform a contract with you.
+ Withdraw your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent on using your Personal Data. If you withdraw your consent, We may not be able to provide you with access to certain specific functionalities of the Service.
Exercising of your GDPR Data Protection Rights
You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by contacting Us. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. If you make a request, We will try our best to respond to you as soon as possible.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about Our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, if you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please contact your local data protection authority in the EEA.
Links to Other Websites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
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