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Updated 7 June 2022

WEBSITE PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY

  1. INTRODUCTION
    1. Welcome to the privacy and cookies policy for SegmentStream Limited. This policy applies to your use of www.segmentstream.com and its features (our “Website”) and via our technology platform (the “Platform”)and, unless otherwise communicated to you, all services that we provide.
    2. The policy sets out information about us and how we process your personal information whenever you use our Website and services, regardless of where you are in the world.
    3. If you do not agree with the terms of this policy, you must stop using our Website and our services immediately. If you continue to browse and use this Website and/or our services, you are agreeing to this policy.
    4. This privacy and cookies policy may be varied by us from time to time. Such revised terms will apply to the Website and our services from the date of publication. You should check this page regularly to ensure familiarity with the most up to date version.
  2. ABOUT US
    1. www.segmentstream.com is operated by SegmentStream Limited, of Fifth Floor, 11 Leadenhall Street, London, England (“we” or “us”).
    2. You can contact our person responsible for data protection at: [email protected]. You should email this address if you have any questions about how we process your data, or if you wish to exercise any of your legal rights with respect to your data.
  3. THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
    1. We consider personal data to be any data which can identify you as an individual person. As such, anonymous data, or data where your identity has been irretrievably removed does not constitute personal data.
    2. The types of information we may collect include:
      1. Basic information, such as name, title, date of birth, gender and marital status.
      2. Contact information, such as email address, telephone number and physical addresses.
      3. User profile information, such as username, password, purchase and site history and your preferences with regard to marketing communications.
      4. Financial information, such as bank account and payment card details.
      5. Technical information, such as the internet browser and computer you use, your IP address, your location, the plug-ins you have installed in your browser and information about the cookies you have on your device. We may also receive this information if you use other websites which use our cookies.
      6. Site activity information, including how you use the Website, Platform and their features.
    3. We do not collect any sensitive personal information about you. This means we do not collect information in the following areas: race and ethnicity, religious and philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, health information, genetic and biometric data, political opinions and information about trade union membership. You agree to not tell us or send us this type of information.
    4. We collect this data as you:
      1. use our Website and its features;
      2. use our services and buy our products;
      3. request to receive marketing materials; and
      4. contact or correspond with us.
    5. We may also receive personal information about you from analytics providers (such as Google and Linkedin), search engines (such as Google and Bing) and advertising companies.
  4. HOW WE USE YOUR DATA
    1. At all times we will not use your data in any way that breaches UK law.
    2. We may use your personal data:
      1. to fulfil our business goals;
      2. where we need to comply with a legal obligation (such as performing a contract or disclosing information to the Courts);
      3. to contact you in relation to your use of our Website and services;
      4. where we need to use your data to perform our contractual obligations with you (for example to provide you with the services this Website offers);
      5. to create aggregated statistics; and
      6. where we have a legitimate interest to use your personal data and your fundamental rights and interests do not override these interests.
    3. Where we are part of, or become part of, a group of companies, our parent company and other companies in our group may also have access to the data we store.
    4. You may receive marketing communications from us where it is legal for us to send them. Where we send you marketing materials, you can opt out at any time by following the instructions set out on the marketing materials, or by emailing us at [email protected].
    5. We will not sell your personal data to third parties without your consent.
    6. We will only hold data on you for as long as is reasonably necessary to fulfil the purpose we have collected it for, unless we are required to keep it for longer to fulfil a legal requirement (e.g. tax, accounting or if we suspect there is a reasonable prospect of litigation).
  5. THIRD PARTY CONTENT
    1. Please be aware that we link to third party websites and may add functionality to our Website which integrates with third parties (e.g. payment providers). When you click these links or use third party functionality different terms and privacy and cookie policies will apply to your experience. Please consider reading the terms and privacy and cookie policies of each website you visit and feature you use.
    2. We may subcontract various parts of the provision of the Website and its features or our services to third parties. This may require sharing your data with these third parties. Where this takes place we will ensure that it is in compliance with the law and that your data is kept secure and can only be used for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
  6. DATA SECURITY
    1. We take the security of your data extremely seriously and have implemented a range of technical measures to ensure that your data will not be lost, accidentally deleted, modified, or accessed in an unauthorised manner.
    2. We have put in place procedures to follow in the event that our data security measures are ever breached and will comply with our legal obligations with regard to notifying you and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”).
  7. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS
    1. A number of the third parties we work with are based outside of the UK. As such from time to time we may need to export your data outside of the UK. Where this takes place, we will ensure that these transfers are made in accordance with the law and that adequate technical and contractual safeguards are put in place.
  8. RETENTION
    1. We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
    2. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
    3. SegmentStream retains Client data for so long as you remain are a Client and will delete Client’s information within 12 months of either party’s termination of applicable Client agreement upon written request. We retain User level data on the Platform as directed by our Clients and for a reasonable time thereafter for audit purposes and as otherwise required by law.
  9. YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
    1. In certain circumstances you have the following legal rights in respect of the data we hold on you:
      1. the right to be informed - in circumstances where we are relying on your consent to process your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent;
      2. the right of access - you have a right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you. Please use the contact details at the end of this policy if you would like to exercise this right, or any of the rights listed below. If you are a European resident and consider our use of your personal data to be unlawful, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority;
      3. the right to rectification - ou have the right to request that we correct the personal data we hold about you, although we may need to verify the accuracy of the new information you provide to us as well as possibly your identity, depending upon your request;
      4. the right to erasure - you have the right to request that we delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. Please note that we may not always be able to comply with your request for erasure if there are specific legal reasons which will be notified to you at the time of your request;
      5. the right to restrict processing - you have the right to request that we suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy; (b) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
      6. the right to data portability - you have the right to request that the personal data we hold about you is transferred to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or 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.;
      7. the right to object - you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms; and
      8. rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
    2. You can find more about these rights on the ICO’s website available at www.ico.org.uk (the “ICO Website”)
    3. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please email us [email protected]. We may charge you a fee for exercising your rights where it is legal and reasonable to do so. We may also require you to prove your identity to us before allowing you to access these rights. We will always require you to prove your identity to us where you are seeking to exercise your right to access or your right to data portability.
  10. COMPLAINTS
    1. You have the right to complain about us and how we process your data to the ICO.
    2. However, in the first instance, we ask that you please email us with your problem at [email protected] so that we may first try to resolve your issue.
    3. You can find further details of how to complain to the ICO about us on the ICO Website.
  11. COOKIES
    1. Our Website uses cookies to function. Cookies are small data files that are placed on your device and which help us differentiate you from other web users. This allows us, for example, to allow you to log in and to provide you with a good web experience.
    2. We will seek your consent before placing cookies, other than those which are strictly necessary, on your device. Cookies we place on your device will expire after a period of time which we determine is reasonably needed to achieve their purpose.
    3. The types of cookies we may deploy and use include:
      1. Strictly necessary cookies. These include cookies that are needed in order for our website to work properly. For example, these cookies allow you to log in to our site or use any shopping cart functionality.
      2. Preference cookies. These include cookies that allow us to recognise you when you use our site and when you return to our site. They may, for example, allow us to remember your preferences, keep you logged in, and personalise our website’s content to better meet your needs.
      3. Analytical cookies. These include cookies that we use to monitor how people are using our site, for example which pages are viewed and in which order. We use this data to, amongst other things, improve the structure and content of our website.
      4. Targeting cookies. These include cookies which record how you use our site. These may, for example, record the pages you visit and any links that you follow. We may use this information to make any advertisements displayed more relevant to you. Further to this purpose, we may from time to time share this data with third parties.
    4. Through your browser’s setting you may be able to disable the usage of cookies; however, we do not recommend this as it may lead to an inferior web browsing experience for you and our site may not function as designed or intended.
    5. Further information on cookies, and how to suppress them, can be found on the ICO’s website here: https://ico.org.uk/global/cookies/