Officevibe Inc. (“Officevibe”) offers tools and platform commercialised as “Officevibe” which provide the means to measure and increase employee commitment by giving them a voice within their organization. Officevibe understands the importance of protecting personal information. For this reason, Officevibe strives to have business procedures and security safeguards in place to protect personal information under its control.
Application and Scope
Officevibe complies with: (i) data protection laws applicable to Officevibe; and (ii) applicable industry standards concerning data protection, confidentiality or information security. Officevibe has global operations and therefore, in some cases, information managed by Officevibe may be transferred, processed and stored to other countries, although at all times, Officevibe will ensure that personal information is protected by confidentiality and security procedures and protections that are, at a minimum, equivalent to those employed by Officevibe itself.
Officevibe complies with this Policy as well as applicable Canadian private sector data protection laws such as the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) and substantially similar provincial laws pertaining to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information. PIPEDA provides for an adequate protection of personal information according to the European Commission Decision of 20 December 2001 pursuant to Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and the Council.
Definition of Personal Information
Personal information is defined as “any information about an identifiable individual”. This may include, for example, email addresses and contact details and any similar information provided to Officevibe in the course of its business operations, or which Officevibe may receive from business inquiries. Personal information that is aggregated and cannot be associated with an identifiable individual is not considered to be personal information.
Collection and Use of Personal Information through the Services
When providing services, Officevibe only processes personal information in accordance with the Terms and applicable laws. Officevibe generally uses personal information from or about its Customers and Users (as defined in the Terms), (hereinafter referred to as “Customer’s Personal Information”) for the following purposes:
- to create, establish and administer Customer’s account, to respond to Customer’s inquiries related to its account and to contact Customer about Officevibe’s services or account-related matters;
- to provide services, including to provide Customer and its Users with access and use of the Officevibe platform and customer support;
- to measure and analyze User behavior in order to, among others, monitor, maintain and improve Officevibe’s services or features and to create new services or features;
- to personalise or customise the experience when using the services;
- to meet legal and regulatory requirements and to allow Officevibe to meet contractual requirements relating to the services provided to Customer;
- to conduct surveys on the quality of Officevibe’s services or to collect feedbacks on the services; and
- to provide Customer with offers for additional products and services that Officevibe believes may be of interest to Customer.
Officevibe may also use information provided by Customers and Users to create de-identified data aggregated for benchmarking or marketing purposes.
Unless required or authorized by law, Officevibe will not use Customer’s Personal Information for any other or new purpose without obtaining prior consent.
Collection and Use of Personal Information through the Website
Officevibe generally collects and uses personal information from or about its website users as follows:
- Information provided by users. In many cases, Officevibe collects personal information directly from users when they visit or use the website. For instance, Officevibe may collect the following types of information:
- Inquiries and Requests for a Trial or Service. Officevibe may collect users’ name, contact information, e-mail address and any other information provided when users make an inquiry or contact Officevibe through the website, when users sign up to receive Officevibe’s newsletter or when users submit a request or an order for an Officevibe trial or service. Officevibe will only use this information to process and answer users’ request or to manage Officevibe everyday business needs in connection with such request.
- Personalization of Website. When users visit the website, they may, from time to time, be invited to provide information such as user’s title to help Officevibe personalise or customise the users experience when using the website.
- Technical information. When users visit the website, Officevibe may collect, using electronic means such as cookies, technical information. This information may include information about visits to the website, including the IP address of the users’ computer and which browser was used to view the website, the users’ operating system, resolution of screen, location, language settings in browsers, the site the user came from, keywords searched (if arriving from a search engine), the number of page views, information entered, advertisements seen, etc. This data is used to measure and improve the effectiveness of the website or enhance the experience for users. While most of the time this information is depersonalized, if this information relates to an identifiable individual, Officevibe will treat this information as personal information. Officevibe may also, without limitations, collect and use the following type of information when users visit and/or interact with Officevibe on the website:
- Google Analytics: Officevibe uses Google Analytics which allows it to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to, page views, source and time spent on our website. This information is depersonalized and is displayed as numbers, meaning that it cannot be tracked back to individuals. Users may opt-out of Officevibe’s use of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.
- HubSpot: Officevibe uses HubSpot which allows it to see information on user website activities including, but not limited to, page views, source and time spent on our website. However, this information is not depersonalized and users may not opt-out of Officevibe’s use of HubSpot.
- Google AdWords: Officevibe uses Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise Officevibe across the Internet and to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to the website. AdWords remarketing will display ads to users based on what parts of the Officevibe website they have viewed by placing a cookie on the users’ web browser. It could mean that Officevibe advertises to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on the site or this could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. This cookie does not in any way identify the user or give access to the users’ computer or mobile device. The cookie is only used to indicate to other websites that the user has visited a particular page on the website, so that they may show the user ads relating to that page. If users do not wish to participate in Google AdWords Remarketing, they can opt out by visiting Google’s Ads Preferences Manager.
- Privacy Policies of other Websites. This Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information by Officevibe. Other websites that may be accessible through the website have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices.
- Personal Information from other Sources. Officevibe may obtain from third parties additional personal information about a website user if such user gave permission to those third parties to share its information.
Sharing of Personal Information
Officevibe will not sell, rent or trade personal information to any third party. However, Officevibe may share personal information when authorized and/or required by law or as follows:
- Service providers. Officevibe may grant access to personal information to third party service providers in connection with the performance or the improvement of its website and services. Before sharing any personal information with any of its third party service providers, Officevibe will ensure that the third party maintains reasonable data management practices for maintaining the confidentiality and security of personal information and preventing unauthorized access.
- As permitted or required by law. Officevibe may disclose personal information as required by applicable law or by proper legal or governmental authority. Officevibe may also disclose information to its accountants, auditors, agents and lawyers in connection with the enforcement or protection of its legal rights. Officevibe may also release certain personal information when it has reasonable grounds to believe that such release is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property and safety of others and itself, in accordance with or as authorized by law. In the event Officevibe receives a governmental or other regulatory request for any Customer’s Personal Information, it agrees to immediately notify Customer in order that Customer shall have the option to defend such action. Officevibe shall reasonably cooperate with Customer in such defense.
- Business transaction. Officevibe may disclose personal information to a third party in connection with a sale or transfer of business or assets, an amalgamation, re-organization or financing of parts of our business. However, in the event the transaction is completed, personal information will remain protected by applicable data protection laws. In the event the transaction is not completed, Officevibe will require the other party not to use or disclose the personal information received in any manner whatsoever and to delete such information.
Security of Personal Information
- Officevibe will store and process the personal information in a manner consistent with industry security standards. Officevibe has implemented technical, organizational and administrative systems, policies, and procedures to help ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of personal information and to mitigate the risk of unauthorized access to or use of personal information, including (i) appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards and other security measures designed to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information it manages; (ii) a security design intended to prevent any compromise of its own information systems, computer networks or data files by unauthorized users, viruses or malicious computer programs; (iii) appropriate internal practices including, but not limited to, encryption of data in transit; using appropriate firewall and antivirus software; maintaining these countermeasures, operating systems and other applications with up-to-date virus definitions and security patches so as to avoid any adverse impact to the personal information that it manages; appropriate logging and alerts to monitor access controls and to assure data integrity and confidentiality; permitting only authorized users access to systems and applications; and (iv) all persons with authorized access to personal information must have a genuine business need-to-know prior to access (“Security Program”).
Training and Supervision
Officevibe maintains adequate training programs to ensure that its employees and any others acting on its behalf are aware of and adhere to its Security Program. Officevibe shall exercise necessary and appropriate supervision over its relevant employees to maintain appropriate confidentiality and security of the personal information it manages.
Data Incidents involving Customer’s Personal Information
Officevibe shall immediately notify Customer of any reasonably suspected or actual loss of data or breach or compromise of its Security Program which has or may result in the loss or unauthorized access, disclosure, use or acquisition of Customer’s Personal Information (including hard copy records) or otherwise presents a potential threat to such information (“Data Incident”). While the initial notice may be in summary form, a comprehensive written notice shall be given within 48 hours to Customer. The notice shall summarize in reasonable detail the nature and scope of the Data Incident (including each data element type) and the corrective action already taken or to be taken by Officevibe. Officevibe shall promptly take all necessary and advisable corrective actions, and shall cooperate fully with Customer in all reasonable efforts to mitigate the adverse effects of Data Incident and to prevent its recurrence.
How to Contact Us
Any questions or complaints regarding this Policy or Officevibe handling of personal information can be addressed by sending an email to: email@example.com.
Officevibe will review and update its policies and procedures as required to keep current with rules and regulations, new technologies, standards and customer concerns. This Policy may therefore change from time to time.
This Policy was last updated on July 5th, 2017.