Privacy policy

SQream Technologies Ltd. (hereinafter: “the organization” and/or “the company” or “SQream”) produces a data analytics acceleration platform for massive data built on GPU processors. This technology allows companies to analyze and process data on a larger scale and at higher speeds than existing technology. SQream provides a technological solution to the enterprise market for extremely large-scale data analytics. The company also uses cloud servers’ platforms as a solution for accessing processed information.

The organization engages directly and indirectly in data processing activities, and among other things, personal data may be processed from time to time. As part of the organization’s worldview, the organization sees essential importance in applying data subjects’ privacy protection within the organization and through its engagements with third parties. The organization has fully implemented GDPR rules and privacy by design methods, taking all rigorous assessments to comply with the technical and organizational measure’s requirement.

  1. INTRODUCTION

This privacy notice provides you with details of how we collect and process your personal data through your use of our site www.sqreamdev.wpengine.com.

By providing us with your data, you warrant to us that you are over 13 years of age.

SQream Technologies LTD. (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy notice) is the data controller of this website and is responsible for your personal data.

We have appointed a Data Protection person in charge. If you have any questions about this privacy notice, please contact the Data Protection Officer using the details set out below.

Contact Details:

Naama Saar, COO.

Email address: [email protected]

Our full details are:

Full name of legal entity: SQream Technologies LTD.

Postal address: Yigal Alon 2, Tel Aviv, Israel

It is very important that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date. Please let us know if at any time your personal information changes by emailing us at [email protected]

  1. Key GDPR Definitions
  • Personal Data refers to information about a living individual, which means that they can be identified (a) from that data, or (b) from that data and any other information which is, or could in the future, come into the possession of the data controller. Also see Special Categories of Personal Data.
  • Special Categories of Personal Data (also known as Sensitive Personal Data) refers to a specific sub-group of Personal Data, which comprises an individual’s
    • racial or ethnic origin
    • political opinions
    • religious or philosophical beliefs
    • trade union membership
    • physical or mental health
    • sexual preferences or activities
    • biometric or genetic data
    • history of offences, convictions or cautions *
  • Data Controller refers to the person, organization, public authority, agency or other body who, either alone or with others, determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data is to be processed, and defines the controls required for such Processing.
  • Data Processor refers to any person or organization (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who undertakes the Processing of personal data on behalf of the Data Controller.
  • Processing refers to any operation which is performed upon or applied to personal data, whether undertaken manually or by automated means, including its acquisition, organization, storage, retrieval, consultation, amendment, availability, disclosure, erasure or destruction.
  • Data Subject refers to an individual who is the subject of personal data.
  • Data Subject Consent refers to the Data Subject’s approval or agreement for an activity to take place, having given consideration to the benefits and risks of the activity. For consent to be valid, the data subject needs to be informed, have the capacity and knowledge to make a decision, and to have given their consent voluntarily. Specific requirements need to be met in connection with the consent which is given by Children, including validating parental consent and the age of the Child.
  • Child refers to a data subject who is under 16 years of age, and for those under 13 years of age processing is only lawful if parent or guardian Consent has been obtained. (according to EU member states law).
  • Supervisory Authority refers to the national data protection authority of each EEA country, responsible for enforcing GDPR within their own nation. The Supervisory Authority is also the reporting point for data breach notifications, for conducting investigations, and for issuing administrative penalties in accordance with the requirements of GDPR. Within the UK, the Supervisory Authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office.
  1. Privacy by Design and Default

To assimilate Privacy by Design methods, SQream has adopted the following GDPR principles to govern its collection, use, retention, transfer, disclosure and destruction of personal data:

  • Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency. Personal data shall be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to the data subject.
  • Purpose Limitation. Personal data shall be collected under the controller’s demands or for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes.
  • Data Minimization. Personal data shall be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.
  • Personal data shall be accurate and, kept up to date.
  • Storage Limitation. Personal data shall be kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is processed.
  • Integrity & Confidentiality. Personal data shall be processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing, and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.
  • The Data Controller shall be responsible for, and be able to demonstrate compliance.

Personal data means any information capable of identifying an individual. It does not include anonymized data.

We may process the following categories of personal data about you:

  • Communication Data that includes any communication that you send to us whether that be through the contact form on our website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other communication that you send us. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defense of legal claims. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to reply to communications sent to us, to keep records and to establish, pursue or defend legal claims.
  • Marketing Data that includes data about your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences. We process this data to enable you to partake in our promotions such as competitions, prize draws and free giveaways, to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you and measure or understand the effectiveness of this advertising. Our lawful ground for this processing is our legitimate interests which in this case are to study how customers use our products/services, to develop them, to grow our business and to decide our marketing strategy.
  • We may use Marketing Data to deliver relevant website content and advertisements to you (including Facebook adverts or other display advertisements) and to measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising we serve you. Our lawful ground for this processing is legitimate interests which is to grow our business. We may also use such data to send other marketing communications to you. Our lawful ground for this processing is either consent or legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).

Sensitive Data

We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

Contact Forms

When a form is submitted on our website, we may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths);

(b) information that you provide to us when registering with our website (including your email address);

(c) information that you provide when completing your profile on our website (including your name, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational details and employment details);

(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address);

(e) information that you provide to us when using the services on our website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use;

(f) information relating to any purchases you make of our goods / services / goods and/or services or any other transactions that you enter into through our website (including your name, address, telephone number, email address and card details;

(g) information that you post to our website for publication on the internet (including your username, your profile pictures and the content of your posts);

(h) information contained in or relating to any communications that you send to us or send through our website (including the communication content and meta data associated with the communication);

(i) any other personal information that you choose to send to us; and

(j) provide details of other personal information collected.

Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.

We will only use your personal data for a purpose it was collected for or a reasonably compatible purpose if necessary. For more information on this please email us at [email protected]. In case we need to use your details for an unrelated new purpose we will let you know and explain the legal grounds for processing.

We may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent where this is required or permitted by law.

We may carry out automated decision marketing and types of automated profiling for purposes of marketing and analysis. We are collaborating for these purposes with Google Analytics, HubSpot, HotJar, etc. Full consent must be given before automated profiling use on your personal data.

How We Collect Your Personal Data?

After you will provide us your data, we may collect data about you (for example by filling in forms on our site or by sending us emails). We may automatically collect certain data from you as you use our website by using cookies and similar technologies. Please see our cookie policy for more details about this.

We may receive data from third parties such as analytics providers.

Analytics

We may use cookies and other technologies or methods of web analysis (e.g., Google Analytics, HubSpot, HotJar, etc.) to gather, store, and track certain information related with your access to and activity through the services, including when you visit our website. Every third party which we associated with for automated profiling means fully implemented GDPR methods, including the assimilation of the most stringent technical and organizational measures.

The rights you have over your data:

  • If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
  • You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
  • You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a public notary and Apostil plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
  • We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
  • You may restrict processing or object to processing in certain cases.
  • You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
  • In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
  • If you identify that information about you that is with us is incorrect, you may request to correct the incorrect details.
  • And, you have rights regarding any automated decision making and profiling we use, including withdraw your consent at any time.

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at

[email protected].

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive, or refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you.

How we use your data:

We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer our website and business;
(b) personalize our website for you;
(c) enable your use of the services available on our website;
(d) supply to you services purchased through our website;
(e) send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you;
(f)  send you non-marketing commercial communications;
(g) send you email notifications that you have specifically requested;
(h) send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if  you no longer require the newsletter);
(i) send you marketing communications relating to our business (or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties) that we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);
(j) provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information);
(k) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website;
(l) keep our website secure and prevent fraud;
(m) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service); and
(n) other uses which are based on our lawful ground.

If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website, and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website.

Where we send your data:

We will not, without your express consent, export your personal data to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing.
We may disclose your personal data to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your personal data:

(a)to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) regarding with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal data.

Marketing Communications 

Our lawful ground of processing your personal data to send you marketing communications is either your consent or our legitimate interests (namely to grow our business).

Under the GDPR, we may send you marketing communications from us if (i) you made a purchase or asked for information from us about our goods or services or (ii) you agreed to receive marketing communications and in each case you have not opted out of receiving such communications since. Under the GDPR, if you are a limited company, we may send you marketing emails without your consent. However you can still opt out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time.

Before we share your personal data with any third party for their own marketing purposes we will get your express consent.

You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or OR by emailing us at [email protected].

If you opt out of receiving marketing communications this opt-out does not apply to personal data provided as a result of other transactions, such as purchases, warranty registrations etc.

 

Disclosures of Your Personal Data

We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below:

  • Service providers who provide IT and system administration services.
  • Professional advisers including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers.
  • Government bodies that require us to report processing activities.

We require all third parties to whom we transfer your data to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

International Transfers

Though we are located outside the EEA, we are subject to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations that protect your personal data. We will ensure that certain safeguards are in place to ensure a similar degree of security for your personal data.

If no safeguards is available, we may request your explicit consent to the specific transfer. You will have the right to withdraw this consent at any time.

Data Security

We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed, or accessed without authorization. We also allow access to your personal data only to those employees and partners who have a business need to know such data. They will only process your personal data on our instructions, and they must keep it confidential.

We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach if we are legally required to.

Data Retention

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. For the most part, the decision regarding retention is in the hands of our customers only and not in our hands, except for exceptions.

When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for we look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means and legal requirements.

In some circumstances we may anonymize your personal data for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

Third Party Links

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

COOKIES

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly. For more information about the cookies we use, please see our cookie policy.

If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the relevant supervisory authority for data protection issues. We should be grateful if you would contact us first (see our contact details above) if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.