Last updated: October 22, 2018
Information We Collect
We collect information through the use of our Services as described below.
Information You Provide
To register you for the Services, we require you to provide us with certain information, including: (1) your name, e-mail address and your account password; and (2) payment information (such as your credit or debit card number, bank account routing number, and billing and shipping address). If you communicate with us by, for example, e-mail, telephone, online form, any information voluntarily provided in such communication may be collected. Note, when you make a purchase of our Services, our payment processor directly collects and processes the payment information that you provide, as necessary to complete your purchase.
In order for us to provide our Services, we may ask you to provide information about your company, which includes, but is not limited to: company name, company address, billing and payment information, location, team size. You may also connect your account with third party API’s to transfer data from other tools (such as human resources or finance tools).
You may choose to invite colleagues or other individuals to use our Services. If you do, we will receive that individual’s name, email address, and company, and send that person an email inviting them to try our Services, to the extent permitted under applicable law. Inviting a colleague will require them to also accept this Policy and our Terms of Service.
In order to successfully utilize our Services, our subscribers can assign several levels of administrative access to their personnel that use our Services. You should be aware that certain user roles include heightened privileges with an account on our Services and may be able to access, view, and edit your information, as needed to perform their functions. For example, some users can enter information on behalf of their fellow team members (who may also be users of our Services), access, edit, or otherwise change information on an account (Administrators). These Account Administrators can enter information about members of their team, including, but not limited to: first and last name, email address. Note, some users may have the ability to view information about team members without the ability to edit or change the information (Certified Purpose Leaders).
Information We Receive from Third Parties
In order to support your experience using the Service, we may also collect information about you from third party partners and combine it with other information we collect from you.
Automatically Collected Information
How We Use Information
We may use the information we collect for various purposes, including:
Providing & Improving Our Services
When you register for our Services, we use the information you provide to create and maintain your account. The information we collect also helps us improve, enhance, personalize, and promote our Services.
We will communicate with you if you’ve provided us the means to do so. For example, if you’ve provided your phone number, we may call you to discuss our Services, to the extent permitted under applicable law. If you’ve given us your email address, we may send you promotional email offers or email you about your use of the Services, to the extent permitted under applicable law. If you do not want to receive promotional emails from us, please indicate your preference by opting-out via the links provided in the emails. Note, that if you opt-out of receiving our promotional emails, you may still receive transactional emails from us.
We may also perform data analyses (including anonymization of personal information).
We may process personal information in connection with prospective service engagements, partnerships or vendor relationships.
Note that when we process personal information provided by our enterprise customers for our Services, we are a data processor, and we only process personal information on behalf and on the instruction of our customers, which are data controllers.
How We Disclose Information
We may disclose the information we collect, including in the following ways:
Affiliates & Partners
We may share your information with any members of our group, which includes our affiliates, subsidiaries, and branch offices, to which it is reasonably necessary or desirable for us to disclose your information in order to carry out the above-mentioned information processing purposes.
We employ service providers to perform tasks on our behalf when providing the Services. We do not authorize these service providers to use or disclose the data except as necessary to perform tasks on our behalf or comply with legal requirements. If you would like to review a list of the third party services used to support Imperative, please see our sub processors list.
In addition, our third party analytics vendors may set and access their own cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies on our Services and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you which they may collect over time and across different websites, to provide us with aggregate information.
We may choose to buy or sell assets, and may share and/or transfer your information in connection with the evaluation of and entry into such transactions. Also, if our company (or our assets) are acquired, or if we go out of business, enter bankruptcy, or go through some other change of control, your information could be one of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party.
We may de-identify your information and process and share it in an anonymous and aggregated form for purposes in addition to those described above. For example, we may share aggregate reports about business metrics. Account Administrators & Viewers Please see above section entitled “Information Provided by Account Administrators” for information about how individuals with different access levels may disclose, share, and access information.
Your Rights and Choices
You may update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists, delete your account, submit a request to exercise your rights available under applicable law, or express your concern about the use of your information at any time. To do so, please contact us via the email address or phone number provided below in the Contact Us section. Additionally, you may choose not to provide information to us. However, if you do not provide information when requested, you may not be able to benefit from the Services as the information may be necessary to provide you with the Services or we may be legally required to collect it in the context of the Services. Please note that if you cease using the Service or we terminate your access to the Service in accordance with your Customer Agreement, you may no longer have the ability to access or update your information.
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Non-US Residents Choices
Notice to California Residents
Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to contact us to prevent disclosure of certain information to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes; in order to submit such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice identifying the categories of information which we share with our affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes, and providing contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to email@example.com.
We may transfer or disclose personal information to recipients in countries outside of your country, including the United States, where we are headquartered. These countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When we transfer or disclose your personal information to other countries, we will protect that information as described in this Privacy Notice. We have certified to the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework to provide adequate safeguards for the transfer of personal information to the United States from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and Switzerland. For more information, please see our EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Policy.
We are committed to protecting your information. We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect information within our organization. We also take measures to delete your personal information or keep it in a form that does not permit identifying you when this information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we process it or when you request their deletion. In particular for EEA residents, we delete your data after 6 months of inactivity in your trial or upon closing your paid account. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Your password protects your user account, so you should use a unique and strong password, limit access to your computer and browser, and log out after having used our Services. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the Contact Us section below.
Our Services are not directed to children under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16.
Updates to this Policy
If you have questions about this Policy please contact us.
Imperative Group Inc
600 First Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
Imperative Privacy Shield Policy
Last Updated: October 22, 2018
mperative Group Inc has subscribed to and will comply with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield (the “Frameworks”) as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the processing of Personal Information (as defined below) that is transferred from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and Switzerland to the United States, respectively. Imperative has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles (the “Principles”). Imperative created this Privacy Shield Policy to help you learn about how we handle Personal Information that is collected in the EEA and transferred to Imperative. in the U.S.
If there is any conflict between this Policy and the Principles, the Principles will govern. To learn more about the Frameworks please visit www.privacyshield.gov. You can view our certification at www.privacyshield.gov/list
How we Obtain Personal Information
We obtain and process Personal Information in different capacities.
As a data controller, we collect and process EEA Personal Information directly from individuals, either via our publicly available websites, including www.imperative.com, app.imperative.com or in connection with our customer, partner, and vendor relationships.
As a data processor, we process and host EEA Personal Information obtained from our customers when providing our services to our enterprise customers. In that context, we only process Personal Information on behalf and on the instructions of our customers, which are data controllers.
We commit to subject to the Principles all Personal Information received from the EEA in reliance on the Frameworks (which includes both types of activities).
Personal Information Received from the European Economic Area and Switzerland
Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation
Recourse and Enforcement
We commit to cooperate with EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) and comply with the advice given by such authorities with regard to data transferred from the EU and Switzerland.
If you have any questions or concerns, please write to us at the address listed below. If you are an EEA resident, we will investigate and attempt to resolve reasonable complaints and disputes regarding our use and disclosure of Personal Information in accordance with the Principles. If an issue cannot be resolved via our internal dispute resolution mechanism, EEA individuals may contact or submit a complaint, at no cost, to the EU Data Protection Authorities (DPAs). For residual complaints not fully or partially resolved by other means, you may be able to invoke binding arbitration before the Privacy Shield Panel as detailed in the Principles.
If you have questions, concerns, or complaints about this Privacy Shield Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us.
Imperative Group Inc
600 First Ave
Seattle, WA 98104