GeoSapient Privacy Statement
Revised 09 January 2021
GeoSapient, Inc. (“GeoSapient”) values the privacy of those who visit our websites and register for our software, services, and events.
The GeoSapient Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) covers our use, storage, sharing, and disclosure of personal information we collect through our websites, including www.GeoSapient.com, https://my.GeoSapient.com, https://GeoSapient.space, https://GeoSapient.eather. It also describes your choices regarding use, access, and correction of your personal information. Also please be aware that GeoSapient has certain systems, services, platforms, and environments as part of its product offerings and these product offerings support additional privacy assurances. For example, GEX (Global Emissions Explorer), which has certifications or compliance requirements that are more restrictive and/or different than this Privacy Statement, with regard to collection or use of PII and other data types. In the event you attempt to access or contribute information or data to these systems, you should review this Privacy Statement as well as the information, and any supplement provided. By using our websites or services, you authorize GeoSapient to collect, use, store, share, and disclose your personal information as described in this Privacy Statement and any applicable addendums.
Please read the entire Privacy Statement before providing any personal information to us.
This Privacy Statement answers the following questions:
- What personal information does GeoSapient collect and receive?
- Why is GeoSapient collecting my personal information?
- With whom does GeoSapient share my personal information?
- Is my personal information secured?
- What are my privacy choices?
- Can I access and update my personal information?
- Will GeoSapient modify its Privacy Statement?
- How can I contact GeoSapient regarding the Privacy Statement?
GeoSapient will participate in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. GeoSapient is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission. GeoSapient has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles of Notice, Choice, Accountability for Onward Transfer, Security, Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation, Access, and Recourse, Enforcement and Liability. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome.
GeoSapient is responsible for the processing of personal data it receives, under the Privacy Shield Framework, and subsequent transfers to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. GeoSapient complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU, the United Kingdom and Switzerland, including the onward transfer liability provisions.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third-party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.
Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=How-to-Submit-a-Complaint, you may invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
What personal information does GeoSapient collect and receive?
Personal information is information that can potentially identify you as a specific individual. It includes your name, company name, address, telephone number, email address, IP address, location, and billing information.
GeoSapient websites and software may require registration with personal information to gain access to special services, authorization codes, license keys, or other features. This information will be used to authenticate users, provide support, and deliver specialized services.
If you use our referral service to tell a friend about GeoSapient, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. GeoSapient will automatically send your friend a one-time email with an invitation to visit our website. GeoSapient stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at info@GeoSapient.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
If you add a user to your GEX account, you may provide names and email addresses of your contacts. We will send your contacts a one-time email inviting them to create an account. GeoSapient stores this information for the sole purpose of contacting such individuals as needed. They may contact us at info@GeoSapient.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
In some instances, we may ask you to provide us with the name and phone number of an individual for the purpose of allowing GeoSapient to contact that person in the event of an urgent matter. GeoSapient stores this information for the sole purpose of contacting such individuals as needed. They may contact us at info@GeoSapient.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
We, and our third-party tracking-utility partner, gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes the internet protocol (IP) address, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), and clickstream data. We do this to improve our services, marketing, analytics, or site functionality, and to authenticate users.
Why is GeoSapient collecting my personal information?
The personal information we collect is used by GeoSapient and its service providers to:
- Complete transactions ensure appropriate legal use of licensed GeoSapient software and services.
- Allow access to special services or other features.
- Analyze and resolve website and application problems.
- Conduct market research and implement marketing strategies.
- Process orders and register software, data, or services.
- Provide notification to licensees about updates to GeoSapient’s and our affiliates’ software, data, and services.
- Send marketing materials, GeoSapient event information, and newsletters.
- Respond to customer service requests and help provide technical and product support.
It will also allow users to sign up for a trial account, register for training or conferences, make requests that require a direct response, and order newsletters and other GeoSapient publications.
GeoSapient may use the mailing services of third parties that are authorized to use your personal information only for the benefit of GeoSapient and our affiliates.
We partner with a third party to display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities in order to provide you with advertising that is based on your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you with interest-based ads, you may opt out. If you are in the United States, go to https://preferences-mgr.truste.com/. If you are located in the European Union, go to https://www.youronlinechoices.eu. Please note that this will not allow you to opt out of being served ads; you will instead receive generic ads.
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With whom does GeoSapient share my personal information?
We use third parties such as a credit card processing company to bill customers for services, an email service provider to send out emails on our behalf, or technical service providers for customer support. When you sign up for our services, we will share your personal information only as necessary for the third party to provide that service. In addition, GeoSapient may share your personal information within your organization, with third parties such as an GeoSapient distributor, affiliate, or service provider within or outside the United States. GeoSapient may also share or publish non-personal information, such as statistical data that provides information on how our users are using our software applications and services and how many people are visiting our websites. Our affiliates and vendors are also committed to protecting personal information as described in their privacy statements/policies. Under certain circumstances, we may remain liable for the acts of our third-party agents or service providers who perform services on our behalf for their handling of EU, United Kingdom or Swiss Personal Data that we transfer to them.
GeoSapient will disclose your personal information when required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to legal requirements, such as to comply with a subpoena or valid national security or law enforcement requests, or prevent fraud or imminent harm or, (2) protect and defend the rights or property of GeoSapient.
Is my personal information secured?
Information Entered during Login or Placing Purchases
GeoSapient maintains reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect EU, United Kingdom or Swiss Personal Data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction in accordance with the Privacy Shield. When you make a purchase through our website and sensitive information (such as login credentials or billing information) is entered, GeoSapient encrypts the transmission of that information using transport layer security (TLS). If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us at info@GeoSapient.com.
Information Posted on GeoSapient’s Blogs and Forums
The profile you create will be publicly accessible unless otherwise indicated. You may change the privacy preferences of your profile through your account settings. Alternatively, you can contact us at info@GeoSapient.com if you would like us to change the privacy settings of your profile.
If you have chosen to include yourself in an GeoSapient directory such as GeoSapient customers, event exhibitor or attendee, distributors, partners, or as part of MyGeoSapient or GEX, your listing will be accessible within your organization and to all other contributors to those directories. You may change the preferences of your profile by logging in to update your certification record or contacting us at info@GeoSapient.com.
Information Shared while Accessing Websites of a Third Party or an GeoSapient Affiliate
Our website includes links to other websites with privacy practices that may differ from those of GeoSapient. If you submit personal information to any of those websites, your information will be governed by their privacy policies.
What are my privacy choices?
If you submit personal information, GeoSapient may contact you or send you marketing information, newsletters, or promotions about software or services. If you do not wish to receive this information, you may notify us by contacting us at info@GeoSapient.com or following the unsubscribe instructions contained in the emails you receive.
Please provide us with your exact name and address as well as a description of the publication or type of mail you no longer wish to receive.
Can I access and update my personal information?
Upon request GeoSapient will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. GeoSapient will permit you to correct or delete your information in our database by contacting info@GeoSapient.com. We will respond to all requests for access within a reasonable timeframe.
We will retain the personal information we process on behalf of our users for as long as needed to provide services to our users, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Will GeoSapient modify its Privacy Statement?
We may change this Privacy Statement or related system specific addendums from time to time. If and/or when GeoSapient makes changes to this Privacy Statement, the updated version will be posted in place of this statement. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by means of an announcement prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to visit this policy periodically.
How can I contact GeoSapient regarding the Privacy Statement?
If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy practices or policy, please contact us at info@GeoSapient.com and identify the issue as such in your communication to GeoSapient.
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