Last update: September 12, 2023
Interpretation and Definitions
The words below have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.
Agreement means an Order and Master Services Agreement between Walrus and a Customer, under which the Customer purchases a subscription to use the DoubleCheck service.
Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies serve different purposes, like helping us understand how a site is being used, letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and generally improving your browsing experience.
Country refers to: New York, United States.
Customer means an individual or entity that contracts with Walrus for our paid DoubleCheck Service under an Agreement.
Device means any device that can access the Website such as a computer, a mobile phone or a digital tablet.
Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
Website Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Website, to provide the Website on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the Website or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Website is used.
Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Website or from the Website infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
You means the individual accessing or using the Website, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Website, as applicable.
Collecting and Using your Personal Data
Types of Data Collected
We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you interact with our Website, such as when you fill out contact forms, subscribe to newsletters, or request information. Personal information may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Phone number
- Title and company affiliation
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Website. Usage Data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the Website by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Website or when you access the Website by or through a mobile device.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
We, our service providers, and our business partners may automatically log information about you, your computer or mobile device, and activity occurring on or through our Website. The information that may be collected automatically includes your computer or mobile device operating system type and version number, manufacturer and model; device identifier; browser type; screen resolution; IP address; the website you visited before browsing to our Website; general location information such as city, state or geographic area (which may be inferred from your IP address or similar technical information); and information about your use of and actions on the Website, such as pages or screens you viewed, how long you spent on a page or screen, navigation paths between pages or screens, information about your activity on a page or screen, access times, and length of access. Our service providers and business partners may collect this type of information over time and across third-party websites and mobile applications.
Use of your Personal Data
The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
To provide and maintain our Website: Including to monitor the usage of our Website and to enforce the Terms and Conditions that govern our Website.
To contact you: To contact you by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
To provide you with news, special offers and general information: We may use your information to contact you about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.
To manage your requests: To attend to and manage your requests to us.
For business transfers: We may use your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Data held by us about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
For security reasons: We may use your information to detect bugs, report errors, prevent, identify, investigate and deter fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, malicious, unethical or illegal activity, including cyberattacks and identity theft, and to perform activities to maintain the quality or safety of our Website.
Internal processes and compliance: We may use your information to audit our internal processes for compliance with legal and contractual requirements and internal policies;
For other purposes: We may use your information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Website, products, services, marketing and your experience.
We may share your personal information in the following situations:
- With Website Providers: We may share your personal information with Website Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Website, to contact you.
- For business transfers: We may share or transfer your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
- With Affiliates: We may share your information with our Affiliates. Affiliates may include, as applicable, parent companies, subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.
- With business partners: We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
- With professional advisors: We may share your information with professional advisors, such as lawyers, auditors, bankers and insurers, where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.
- With your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.
Retention of your Personal Data
Transfer of your Personal Data
Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction.
Delete your Personal Data
You have the right to delete or request that we assist in deleting the Personal Data that we have collected about you. You may contact us to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us by emailing us at email@example.com.
Please note, however, that we may need to retain certain information when we have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.
Disclosure of your Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court, law enforcement agency or other government agency).
Other legal requirements
The Company may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation;
- Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company;
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Website;
- Protect the personal safety of users of the Website or the public;
- Protect against legal liability.
Security of your Personal Data
The security of your Personal Data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Our Website does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.
If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and your country requires consent from a parent, we may require your parent’s consent before we collect and use that information.
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