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At WeVerify, we believe that you should have control of your data. Control starts with information. This is why you should know what data we collect from you and how we use it.
This notice and the accompanying policy is to enable you to make the best decisions about the information that you choose to share with us.2
Our commitment to your privacy, is based on the following principles which we apply to our use of both your personally identifiable data (“Your Personal Data” or generally “Personal Data”) and to certain anonymous information we collect when you visit our Sites (“Technical Information”, and together with Personal Data, “Your Data”):
Your Personal Data can include information such as your name and email address, among other things. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the information you submit to us. Inaccurate information may affect your ability to use the site, download products, any follow-up information you request, and our ability to contact you. For example, your email address should be kept current because that is one of the primary manners in which we communicate with you.
We collect Your Data in the following ways:
When filling any form on the website, we collect Personal Data such as name; phone; email; company name, website and address; job title and category; social media data and nature of the interest.
In addition, we enrich the Personal Data above with Technical Information, related to:
When processing payments we additionally collect VAT ID, company identification and other information for invoicing and tax purposes.
We will use Your Data to:
You have the right to request that we:
We try to answer every email promptly where possible and provide our response within the time period stated by applicable law. Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain Your Personal Data. Please also note that certain parts of Your Personal Data may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances, which may include if we need to keep processing Your Personal Data to comply with a legal obligation.
When you email us with a request, we may ask that you provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity.
We will only retain Your Data stored on our servers in accordance with the legitimate needs of our business and as required or permitted by applicable law. We will not retain any unused Personal Data on our systems longer than necessary for legitimate business purposes.