(“Bits&Digits”) is a counter social intelligence firm that provides bespoke cyber intelligence management, organization vulnerability analytics and security testing services on clients various technology platforms. For this purpose, Bits&Digits collects and processes pseudonymous data when we work with partners,and client platforms. If Bits&Digits collects personal data it will only do so with proactive consent from users when providing counter social intelligence services on behalf of partners and clients. Finally, Bits&Digits collects personal information from clients in order maintain client accounts and for billing purposes.
Revision 1.0 2017
Bits&Digits is a counter social intelligence firm that provides bespoke cyber intelligence management, organization vulnerability analytics and security testing services on clients various technology platforms as described on our website at https://www.bitsdigits.com
Your privacy is extremely important to us and our priority is to protect it. Not only do we adhere and surpass in most cases, applicable data security laws and regulations and follow industry best practices for security testing, we also never sell or share personal information.
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND WHAT DO WE DO WITH IT?
Non-Personal Information Collected from the Use of Our Services
Non-Personal Information Collected When Using Our Services
This type of information does not enable us to personally identify people but may contain identifiers created the collection of our security reviews to store information on our servers and later retrieve it to enhance our analytic capabilities. We utilize this non-personal information to enhance our services to perform several tasks, such as improving the relevance of threat indicators as we believe that more relevant indications is more useful to you in addition to being more effective for advertisers, limiting the number of times a specific advertisement is presented to the same user, providing an advertisement to only certain types of users, providing reports to a partner or client, or improving the quality and design of the services we offer.
Any such information is received in accordance with the third party application or website’s privacy policies and subject to their terms and conditions.
2. WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
We maintain a strict policy against sharing any data we may obtain.
When we deem it necessary or appropriate to provide such information to law enforcement authorities; to protect our rights, or to take precautions against liability;
to protect users of our services from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of, or subscription to, such services; in the course of a sale, merger, transfer, exchange or other disposition (whether of assets, stock or otherwise) of all or a portion of our business, in which case information we have collected or otherwise acquired may be one of the assets transferred.
In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU individuals received pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield, Bits&Digits is potentially liable.
5. HOW DO WE SECURE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We take above average efforts to maintain security protections in accordance with industry practices to protect data we collect from loss, alteration, destruction, misuse and unauthorized access or disclosure.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of the personal information we may obtain, we have implemented physical, technical, and administrative procedures. We utilize hashing, FIPS 140-2 encryption and de-identification techniques to help ensure your privacy is safeguarded.
We have policies to help maintain control and physical security of the facilities used to store data and only allow access to authorized personnel, restrict access to data to those employees, contractors and agents that have a need to know the information in order to provide and support our services. All our employees are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to disciplinary or legal action if they fail to meet these responsibilities.
We process information in a way that is compatible with and relevant for the purpose for which it was collected. To the extent necessary for those purposes, we take reasonable steps to ensure that any information in our care is accurate, complete, current and reliable for its intended use.
6. CHILDREN’s PERSONAL INFORMATION (COPAA)
If you believe Bits&Digits has any information pertaining to anyone under 13, please contact us at privacy (at) Bits&Digits .com
7. DATA FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION
Bits&Digits has committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles to the BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit http://www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information and to file a complaint.
Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, under limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available before a Privacy Shield Panel.
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