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Bizay has implemented several physical, electronic and procedural measures to safeguard your privacy while preserving your personal information.
1. PRIVACY STATEMENT

Bizay is a registered trademark under which the commercial company Binary Subject, S.A. operates, with headquarters at Hipólito Center Park, Fração F, 2.º A, Bairro Arenes, 2560-628, Torres Vedras.

For Bizay the privacy of your data is important. We therefore appreciate the trust you have placed in us. Accordingly, Bizay has implemented various physical, electronic and procedural measures to safeguard your privacy, while preserving your personal information, and we also guarantee that your data will be processed in accordance with its purposes and the rights established by law, guided by the legal principles in force for the area of privacy and protection of personal data. This is why we have created this privacy policy to ensure that you know what information we collect and how we use it. This privacy policy developed applies to all our customers and visitors to our website, both current and past. Thus, when you visit and/or use our website, you should read and accept the terms of our Privacy Policy, committing to be bound by it and by everything set out below.

In this privacy policy are explained the conditions under which is treated all personal information that you provide us when you visit and / or use our website. Any and all personal information that we may request from you as a visitor and/or User of our website will be treated in accordance with Bizay's privacy policy and will not be shared with third parties, except in cases stipulated in this same privacy policy.

By using our website, the User consents to the collection, storage, disclosure and use of their data in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy, and accepts the terms and conditions thereof.

This privacy policy does not apply to your personal information when it becomes visible to third parties due to the provision of personal information that is disclosed when using certain features provided by our website, such as posting a comment or message on the website. Thus, if the User's comment or message contains personal data and is published by the User on a page accessible to the public, the data may be noted by third parties and, as a consequence, the User may receive unsolicited messages from them. The contents or data that the User uploads to our website that are visible to third parties are not considered personally identifiable data subject to this privacy policy and are subject to the privacy policies of third parties. The User should always act with caution when publishing this data.

Bizay is reserved the right to review and modify this privacy policy occasionally with a view to improvement by publishing the revised version on its website. We also encourage you to check and review this privacy policy from time to time so that you are aware of the changes that have been made.

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

Individual customers who reside in California and have provided their personal data to Bizay may request information about our disclosures of certain categories of personal data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Such requests must be submitted to us in writing at the address below.

This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. Bizay reserves its right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified below.

2. PERSONAL DATA, PERSONAL DATA SUBJECTS AND CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL DATA
2.1 Who are the data subjects?

This Privacy Policy applies to personal data that we receive as part of our business relationship with customers, prospective customers or suppliers, as part of our compliance with applicable legal obligations, as well as to personal data of users of our site.

2.2 How do we collect and what categories of personal data do we process?

In this section of the privacy policy, Bizay intends to describe the categories of information collected by you.

Information automatically collected by Bizay:
Whenever you visit our website, we automatically collect information regarding your transactions and your use of the same website.

If you are a Bizay registered customer or if you use the product editor, the data that is collected automatically will be attached to your personal information.

The objective of this information collection is to carry out internal research carried out by Bizay in order to know the interests and preferences of its Users, in order to better understand their needs and priorities and, in this way, improve the services provided. Bizay may also use this information to communicate platform news, promotions, discounts and other information that is considered of interest to the user.

Automatically collected information:
You may provide us with certain personally identifiable information when:

  • Register for a Bizay account;
  • Use the product editor;
  • Order products or gift certificates;
  • Request customer support services or send us any other communication;
  • Participate in raffles or contests;
  • You sign up to receive special offers, or you receive them;
  • Sign up to receive newsletters, email alerts and special offers;
  • Responds to inquiries;
  • Fill out the Bizay representative agreement;
  • Fill in our new customer brochures;
  • Other situations where Users freely and spontaneously provide their personal data to Bizay;

All the data that is necessary for the formalization, execution and management of the contracted services may be collected, including, but not limited to:

  • Contact information: name; address; email; telephone/mobile; billing address; shipping address;
  • Personal information: citizen card/identity card number; taxpayer number; bank account details; marital status; profession; employment entity;
  • Identification data: customer number; contract number;
  • Customer history: customer satisfaction ratio; services rendered; local(s) services rendered; purchasing and payment history;
  • Other: details about devices; IP addresses;
  • Please note that you may also provide us with this information about other people, including their email addresses and phone numbers, if you email a product to a friend, forward a friend to the website or to our promotions, or purchase products by entering a friend's information.

Cookies:
Our website uses cookies and other cookie-like files to improve the quality of the website and the services provided to you. The cookies used by Bizay, on all its websites, do not collect personal information that allows the user to be identified, keeping only generic information, namely, the form and/or place of access of the user and the way in which the websites are used. Cookies only retain information related to User preferences. The cookies used by our website are described below:

  1. Permanent cookies: These are cookies that are stored in the browser of your electronic access devices (PC, mobile and tablet) and that are used whenever you visit the Bizay website again. They are generally used to target navigation to the user's interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service;
  2. Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that remain in the browser's cookie file until you leave the website, so there is no registration on the user's hard drive. The information collected by these cookies serves to analyze site traffic patterns, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience;
  3. Analysis cookies: These are cookies that do not collect or store personal information about you (e.g. name or address) and therefore cannot be used to identify you. On the contrary, they consist of cookies that make it possible to quantify the number of users and carry out the measurement and statistical analysis of how the users use the service offered. They thus allow Bizay to analyse the navigation on its website, with the aim of improving the supply of products or services that we offer you.

For more information about the cookies used by Bizay, we advise you to read our Cookie Policy.

2.3 How do we use your data?

By registering as a User, the User authorizes Bizay to use the personally identifiable information provided to:

  • Offer the features and functionality of the website;
  • Satisfy the requests for products and services made by the User;
  • Pay for income obtained with Bizay (commissioning model);
  • Communicate with the User about the status of their orders and other requests for information related to our products and services;
  • Send the User information about our products and services;
  • Bizay's internal business purposes, such as data analysis, auditing, etc;
  • Help Bizay to create more relevant content for the User;
  • Inform the User about the results of sweepstakes, contests and other promotions;

Bizay uses the email address provided by You to communicate with You about Your account and to send certain warning messages, as well as to send marketing messages and notifications from time to time. You can unsubscribe from the communications in your account by clicking on the unsubscribe link included in the footer of all Bizay emails.

By unsubscribing from Bizay's communications, you will no longer receive all of our information about our products and services, the results of our sweepstakes, contests and promotions, but you may temporarily continue to receive emails regarding your customer account with Bizay, notably regarding discounts associated with the value of purchases made or the time you have your account with Bizay. This feature is being reviewed and soon, as soon as you unsubscribe you will no longer receive any communication from Bizay.

Bizay users can refer friends/family to receive communications from Bizay. Bizay reserves the right to use the referenced data provided by the referrer for marketing purposes, unless otherwise authorized.

We will use non-personally identifiable information to monitor the use and performance of the website in order to learn more about how people use the website and thereby improve our products and services and significantly improve the user experience on our website.

3. PERSONAL DATA STORAGE AND PROCESSING
3.1 Where and why do we store your personal data?

Bizay processes and stores data in Portugal for back-up and recovery purposes or to enable Bizay to offer the User certain services. Depending on where the User is located, Portugal may not have data protection laws that provide an equivalent level of protection to the laws in your home country or jurisdiction. By using the website and providing Bizay with its personal data, the User is consenting to the transfer and processing of its personal data in jurisdictions outside of its home country or jurisdiction.

On what grounds can Bizay treat your personal data?

In general, the personal data collected is intended for the management of the contractual relationship, the provision of the contracted services, the adequacy of our services to your needs and interests, and so that we can inform you about our events and our services/products.

The processing of personal data must have a basis that legitimises such processing, which may be, among others:

  • Consent: when you have your express consent - in writing, orally or through the validation of an option - and prior consent and if that consent is free, informed, specific and unambiguous. Examples are your consent to send direct marketing messages; profiling; call recording;
  • Contract performance and pre-contractual due diligence: where the processing of personal data is necessary for the conclusion, performance and management of the contract concluded with Bizay, such as for the use of the website, requests for information, preparation of service proposals, provision of services, contact/replaints management, invoicing/ collection/payments;
  • Compliance with legal obligations: where the processing of personal data is necessary to comply with a legal obligation to which the Bizay is subject, such as the communication of data to law enforcement, judicial, fiscal or regulatory bodies;
  • Legitimate interest: where the processing of personal data corresponds to a legitimate interest of the Bizay or of third parties, such as improvement of quality of service, detection of fraud, where the reasons for its use must prevail over the rights of the data subject.
3.2 How long do we store your personal data?

We process and store your personal data to the extent necessary for the fulfilment of our contractual and legal obligations. We keep your data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.

But where there is no specific legal obligation, then the data will only be processed for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they were collected and preserved and always in accordance with the law.

Bizay may keep other personal data for longer than the duration of the contractual relationship, either on the basis of your consent, or to secure rights or duties related to the contract, or because you have legitimate interests on which to base it, but always for the period strictly necessary for the fulfilment of the respective purposes and in accordance with the law.

4. SHARING OF PERSONAL DATA
4.1. With whom do we share your personal information?

As a rule, Bizay does not share personal data about you with other persons or non-affiliated companies without your consent. However, Bizay provides data to its agents and its service providers and other trusted service providers for limited purposes, such as:

  • The fulfillment of customer orders and the processing of credit card transactions;
  • The offer of certain products and services;
  • The provision of customer support services;
  • The management of information on our behalf;
  • The improvement of the characteristics and functionalities of the website.

In such cases, we require that these persons undertake to use the data solely for the purposes for which we provide it and in accordance with our privacy policy. Partners are legally and contractually bound to respect Bizay's privacy policy.

By registering on the Website, by registering for a promotion (e.g. a sweepstakes or contest) or a service that we provide together with a third party, You agree that we may provide data (such as Your name, email address and account activity) to such third parties, provided that it is duly authorised by You.

Bizay provides its vendors with the first name and city/district/country of residence of Bizay customers who have purchased Bizay products from that vendor. Bizay may also disclose customer data (including the User's name, addresses, telephone number and account activity) whenever, in its sole discretion, it determines that such disclosure is necessary or appropriate for:

  • Comply with the law;
  • Comply with subpoenas, warrants, court orders, government inquiries or other judicial acts;
  • Enforce or enforce the terms of any of our User or license agreements;
  • Investigate or respond to allegations of fraud, intellectual property infringement or other illegal activities;
  • Conduct investigations in cases of fraud or similar allegations;
  • Protect the rights, property or safety of Bizay and our Users, or third parties;
  • Protect Bizay operations;
  • Allow Bizay to trigger the available remedies or limit the damage it may incur;

You can access third party websites directly from our website. However, this privacy policy does not apply when the User accesses third party websites. Bizay cannot control how third parties use the personal data that you disclose to them, so you should carefully read the privacy policy of the third party website you visit before using it or disclosing your personal data to your service provider.

Within Bizay, employees who need their data to comply with contractual/pre-contractual and legal obligations have access to your data.

Bizay may also process data outside the U.S., where data protection laws may offer less protection than in the U.S.. However, you will use the security mechanisms described below.

In addition, it is possible that in the future another company may acquire Bizay or its assets or that Bizay may partner with or purchase another company to continue to do business as a combined entity. In the event that any such transaction occurs, it is possible that the User information, including its personal data, may be transferred to the new business entity as one of Bizay’s assets. In such an event, Bizay will update this policy to reflect any change in ownership or control of your Personal Information.

5. SAFETY

Every time you open an account on the Bizay website, you are asked to choose a password to ensure the protection of your data as well as to enter an email address. A password is only as strong as the User makes it: the User should select a unique password and keep it safe.

The User is responsible for preserving the confidentiality of his/her password and User account, and is also responsible for all acts performed through the use of his/her password or User account. The User may change his/her password as many times as he/she wishes by following the instructions presented for that purpose in his/her personal area.

The User undertakes to:

  1. Immediately notify Bizay of any unauthorized use of the User account, or any other breach of security;
  2. Ensure the exit of your User account at the end of each session.

Bizay shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the User's failure to comply with this clause.

5.1. How do we keep your personal data secure?

When you order or access your account information, we use commercially appropriate and generally accepted technical and organisational security measures to protect all the information we collect about you.

In addition and as mentioned above, the data in the User's Bizay account is protected by a password in order to ensure the privacy and security of the User. The User must always take measures to protect the confidentiality of the password he chooses in order to prevent unauthorised access to his password and to his computer.

The User may choose not to provide Bizay with certain information, but this may result in the impossibility of using certain features of our website, as such information may be necessary for the User:

  1. Register as a member;
  2. Participate in a contest, promotion, survey or raffle;
  3. Ask a question;
  4. Or start other transactions on our website.

In addition, Bizay prevents unauthorized access or disclosure by using a variety of security measures, including encryption and authentication tools, to help protect and maintain the security, integrity and availability of your personal data. We highlight the following measures:

  1. Physical security measures:
    1. Facility Security: Entry to facilities (including subcontractors) is restricted to workers, and, in exceptional cases, to individuals who are duly authorised by Bizay.
    2. Video surveillance cameras, to ensure the physical safety of workers and documents;
    3. There is a data protection policy, enshrined in the Bizay Code of Conduct, which applies to all its employees.
  2. Logical safety measures:
    1. The access to computer systems is protected by login and password, with different security levels and that has to be periodically changed;
    2. Bizay's entire computer network is protected by antivirus, firewalls and monitoring of installed software;
    3. Use of SSL in the domain;
    4. Use of encryption technology in the collection or transfer of confidential data.
6. PROBLEMS SIGNING IN

Bizay’s sign-in process is designed to help protect the User privacy. If the User has trouble signing in to Bizay website, it should ensure that it is using its registered e-mail address and/or correct password. If the User is using its registered e-mail address and correct password, and it continues to have trouble signing in to Bizay website, it should contact Customer Service.

7. DOUBTS

If you have any questions relating to this Privacy Policy, as well as about the exercise of the aforementioned rights (for example, about the type of data that is stored, or if you wish to obtain a copy, request the deletion or modification of such data), you should contact us at the email address info.us@Bizay.com.