Information You Provide to Us
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, you share information directly with us when you post on the Site, create an account, communicate with us via our Site or otherwise communicate with us. The types of personal information we may collect include your name and email address, your account information, and any other information you choose to provide.
Information we Collect Automatically
When you access our Site or use our Services, we automatically collect certain information, including:
Device and Usage Information: We collect information about how you access and post on our Site, including referring site details, IP address, unique device identifiers, browser type, and app version. We also collect information about your activity on our Site, such as access times, pages viewed, links clicked, and the page you visited before navigating to our Site.
Information Collected by Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies: We (and our service providers) use tracking technologies, such as cookies and web beacons, to collect information about you. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our Site and Services, and your experience, see which areas and features of our Site and Services are popular, and count visits. Web beacons (also known as “pixel tags” or “clear GIFs”) are electronic images that we use on our Services and in our emails to help deliver cookies, count visits, and understand usage. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, see the Your Choices section below.
Information We Collect from Other Sources
We obtain information from third-party sources. For example, we may collect information about you from social media platforms. For example, if you input personal information through a third-party platform (such as GitHub, Google, or Twitter), we will have access to certain information from that platform, such as your name and email address, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such platform.
We use the information we collect to:
Provide the Site to you and, maintain and improve our Services;
Personalize and improve your experience on our Site;
Send you technical notices, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
Respond to your comments and questions and provide customer service;
Communicate with you about services and events offered by SCRF and others and provide news and information that we think will interest you (see the Your Choices section below for information about how to opt-out of these communications at any time);
Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Site;
Detect, investigate, and prevent security incidents and other malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity and protect the rights and property of SCRF and others;
Debug to identify and repair errors in our Services;
Comply with our legal and financial obligations; and
Carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.
We share personal information in the following circumstances or as otherwise described in this policy:
We share personal information with vendors, service providers, and consultants that need access to personal information in order to perform services for us, such as companies that assist us with web hosting, fraud prevention, customer service, and marketing and advertising.
We may disclose personal information if we believe that disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law or legal process.
We share personal information with our lawyers and other professional advisors where necessary to obtain advice or otherwise protect and manage our business interests
We share personal information with your consent or at your direction.
We share aggregated or de-identified information that cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually adjust your browser settings to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that removing or rejecting cookies could affect the availability and functionality of our Site and Services.
You may opt-out of receiving promotional emails from SCRF by following the instructions in those communications or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you opt-out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as those about your account.
If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), the United Kingdom, or Switzerland, you have certain rights and protections under the law regarding the processing of your personal data, and this section applies to you.
Legal Basis for Processing
When we process your personal data, we will do so in reliance on the following lawful bases:
To perform our responsibilities under our contract with you (e.g., providing the Site to you and providing the products and Services you requested).
When we have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data to operate our business or protect our interests (e.g., to provide, maintain, and improve our Site and Services, and communicate with you).
To comply with our legal obligations (e.g., to maintain a record of your consents and track those who have opted out of marketing communications).
When we have your consent to do so (e.g., when you opt-in to receive marketing communications from us). When consent is the legal basis for our processing of your personal data, you may withdraw such consent at any time.
We store your personal data in accordance with our data retention policy, or for as long as necessary to carry out the purposes for which we originally collected it and for other legitimate business purposes, including to meet our legal, regulatory, or other compliance obligations.
Data Subject Requests
Subject to certain limitations, you have the right to request access to the personal data we hold about you and to receive your data in a portable format, the right to ask that your personal data be corrected or erased, and the right to object to, or request that we restrict, certain processing. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please email us at email@example.com.
Questions or Complaints
If you have a concern about our processing of personal data that we are not able to resolve, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority where you reside. Contact details for your Data Protection Authority can be found using the links below:
For individuals in the EEA: https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en
For individuals in the UK: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/
For individuals in Switzerland: https://www.edoeb.admin.ch/edoeb/en/home/the-fdpic/contact.html
The California Consumer Privacy Act or “CCPA” affords consumers residing in California certain rights with respect to their personal information. If you are a California resident, this section applies to you.
California Consumer Privacy Act: In the preceding 12 months, we have collected the following categories of Personal Information: identifiers, internet or electronic network activity information, and information derived from other personal information about you. For details about the precise data points we collect and the categories of sources of such collection, please see the Collection of Information section above. We collect Personal Information for the business and commercial purposes described in the Use of Information section above. SCRF does not sell your personal information.
Subject to certain limitations, you have the right to (1) request to know more about the categories and specific pieces of personal information we collect, use, and disclose, (2) request deletion of your personal information, and (3) not be discriminated against for exercising these rights. You may make these requests by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We will verify your request by asking you to provide information related to your recent interactions with us, such as information provided on a form you’ve filled out. We will not discriminate against you if you exercise your rights under the CCPA.
If we receive your request from an authorized agent, we may ask for evidence that you have provided such agent with a power of attorney or that the agent otherwise has valid written authority to submit requests to exercise rights on your behalf. If you are an authorized agent seeking to make a request, please contact us.