Eticas

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Privacy Policy

Your Privacy Matters to Us 

Algorithmic Auditing Inc. (“Eticas,” “us,” “we,” or “our“), identified by file number 7565144 and registered in the US State of Delaware, operates the website https://eticas.ai/ (the “Site“). Acting as data controller, we are committed to protecting your Personal Information and maintaining transparency in how we collect, use, and disclose such information through this Site.  

 

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We collect and utilize your Personal Information solely for the purpose of providing and enhancing the Site’s functionality and user experience.  

 

By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. 

Transparent Use of Your Personal Information 

When you use our Site, we may request specific personally identifiable information necessary to contact or identify you, in accordance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in case of California residents. 

Personally identifiable information (“Personal Data”) includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Identity Data: Such as your name or username. 
  • Contact Data: Including your email address and contact information. 

We collect this information to ensure a tailored and efficient experience on our Site. Our data collection adheres to the legal principles stated above, ensuring that your Personal Data is: 

  • Lawfully Processed: We only collect and process Personal Data when there is a lawful basis, such as user consent or legitimate interests. 
  • Used for Specified Purposes: The data collected is utilized for clear, specified purposes, enhancing your interaction and experience on our Site. 
  • Limited to Necessary Data: We collect only the data necessary for the intended purpose and minimize data collection wherever possible. 
  • Ensured Accuracy: We take measures to keep your Personal Data accurate and up to date. 

By providing us with your Personal Data, you consent to its collection and processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  

Data Sources Beyond Our Site 

In our pursuit to provide you with an optimized experience, we may acquire additional information from external sources, adhering to legal standards and privacy regulations. This information could encompass: 

  • Publicly Available Data: Information obtainable from publicly accessible sources or databases. 
  • Data from Social Platforms: Details derived from your interactions with our Site through social media platforms. 

This supplementary data from third-party sources bolsters our efforts to ensure accuracy and completeness in the services we offer. All such information, obtained within legal boundaries, is treated with utmost confidentiality and is subject to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy. 

We recommend reviewing the privacy policies of these third-party sources to understand their data collection practices and how they handle your information. 

Data Retention 

 

We retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. 

 

The specific duration for which we retain your Personal Data depends on the nature of the information and the purposes for which it was collected. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies. 


Data Security
 


Your security is our priority. We employ rigorous physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your Personal Data during its collection, storage, and disclosure. 

 

Our measures include controlled access to physical spaces, encryption protocols for data transmission, and internal policies ensuring proper data handling. We may also request identity verification before disclosing your Personal Data to maintain its confidentiality and security. 

 

While we take every precaution to safeguard your data, it’s important to note that no method of transmission over the internet is entirely foolproof. We continuously assess and fortify our security practices to uphold the integrity of your Personal Data. 

Your Rights Under GDPR  

 

As a user interacting with our Site, you have certain rights regarding your Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These rights include: 

 

  • Right to Access: You have the right to request access to and obtain a copy of your Personal Data held by us. This enables you to verify the lawfulness of data processing. 
  • Right to Rectification: If you believe that the Personal Data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to request correction or completion. 
  • Right to Erasure: You can request the deletion of your Personal Data in specific circumstances, such as when it is no longer necessary for the purposes it was collected or if you withdraw consent. 
  • Right to Restrict Processing: Under certain conditions, you have the right to restrict the processing of your Personal Data. 
  • Right to Data Portability: You have the right to receive the Personal Data concerning you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, and to transmit it to another data controller. 
  • Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data, based on legitimate interests or direct marketing purposes. 

 

To exercise any of these rights or to inquire further about them, please contact us using the information provided in the “Contact Us” section of this Privacy Policy. We will respond to your request within the time frame specified by the GDPR. 

Please note that these rights are not absolute and may be subject to limitations or conditions as specified in the GDPR or other applicable data protection laws.  

 

 

Your Rights Under CCPA  

 

As a California resident, you have specific rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) concerning your Personal Information: 

 

  • Right to Know: You have the right to request information about the categories of Personal Information we have collected about you, the sources from which we collect it, the business purposes for collecting or selling it, and whether we have disclosed or sold your Personal Information to third parties.  
  • Right to Access: You have the right to request access to the specific pieces of Personal Information we hold about you. Identity Data: Such as your name or username. 
  • Right to Opt-Out of Sale: You have the right to opt-out of the sale of your Personal Information. We confirm that we do not sell your Personal Information to third parties. 
  • Right to Deletion: You have the right to request the deletion of your Personal Information that we have collected, subject to certain exceptions under the law. 
  • Right to Non-Discrimination: We will not discriminate against you for exercising your CCPA rights, including denying you goods or services, charging you different prices or rates for goods or services, or providing you with a different level or quality of goods or services. 
  • Right to Opt-Out of Direct Marketing: You may ask us to refrain from sharing your Personal Information with our affiliates and third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We confirm that we do not share Personal Information with third parties for their own marketing purposes. 

 

To exercise any of these rights or to make a request regarding your Personal Information as a California resident, please contact us using the information provided in the “Contact Us” section of this Privacy Policy. We will respond to your request in accordance with the requirements of the CCPA. 

 

Compliance with DOPPA 

 

For users under 18, we comply with the Delaware Online Privacy and Protection Act (DOPPA), which mandates the protection of minors’ online privacy. Our Site ensures clear privacy policies regarding the collection of personal information from minors. 

 

Compliance with Other US Data Protection Laws 

 

“Algorithmic Auditing, Inc”. and “Eticas.ai” is dedicated to upholding data privacy and security. We strive to comply with various State data protection laws, including but not limited to: 

 

  • Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA
  • Colorado Privacy Act (CPA
  • Nevada Consumer Privacy Law (SB 220

 

Our commitment includes respecting consumers’ rights and implementing measures to ensure the confidentiality and security of personal information. We continuously monitor developments in data privacy legislation to maintain compliance with applicable laws. 

 

International Data Transfers 

 

As part of our operations, Eticas may process and transfer your Personal Data to locations outside your country of residence as part of our global operations. These transfers may include locations beyond the geographical scope of your region or country.  

 

We conduct these international data transfers in compliance with relevant data protection laws and regulations. Eticas upholds data protection standards consistent with our organizational policies to ensure the security and confidentiality of your Personal Data. 

 

To secure your Personal Data during transfers, we use contractual clauses approved by data protection authorities and comply with privacy standards. By using our Site and providing your Personal Data, you consent to the transfer of information outside your country of residence as outlined in this Privacy Policy. 

 

 

 

Use of Matomo Analytics  

 

We utilize Matomo Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Matomo (formerly Piwik), to gather and analyze data about how visitors engage with our website. Matomo employs cookies and other tracking technologies to track and report website traffic, allowing us to understand user interactions and improve our Site’s performance and user experience. 

 

We utilize this information solely for statistical analysis and to optimize our website. Matomo processes this data on the servers r established in Germany (European Union), and it does not share this data with anyone else nor uses it for any other purposes besides providing us with analytics service. 

 

If you prefer not to be tracked by Matomo, you can opt out by enabling the “Do Not Track” setting in your web browser or by utilizing Matomo’s opt-out feature available at this link.  

 

For more information about Matomo’s privacy practices, you can refer to their privacy policy here

 

 

Changes to This Privacy Policy 

 

Our commitment to your privacy remains unwavering. As we continue to evolve, so does our approach to safeguarding your data. This Privacy Policy is effective as of 15.12.2023, serving as our pledge to transparency and data protection. 

 

We reserve the right to revise and update this policy periodically. Your continued use of our Site after any modifications constitutes acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.  

 

We value your trust, which is why we’ll make every effort to notify you of any significant changes. Such notifications might include prominent alerts on our Site or direct communications.  

 

We encourage you to revisit this Privacy Policy regularly to stay informed about how we handle your information and ensure its ongoing protection. 

 

 

Contact Us  

 

If you have any questions, concerns, or inquiries regarding our Privacy Policy or the handling of your Personal Data, please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@eticas.ai