The kinds of personal data collected
In order to contact us or provide products and services to you, you may share personal data with us voluntarily. Such data may include contact information such as your first and last name, e-mail address, address , payment information and website URL. Such data may also include hardware identifying information for the purposes of using our (device management) services such as your device’s hostname, MAC ID, geolocation and logs generated by it.
However, some personal data may also be collected automatically in the course of using our website. When you visit our website, information is recorded in server log files. For example, every computer will share a numerical ID called an IP-address with the websites you visit. Most browser software will also share details such as the operating system you use and what language your computer is configured for.
How we use your personal data
The information we collect and receive will be used for the following purposes:
- To perform our services that you requested;
- To improve your experience navigating our website;
- To gain insight in our visitors’ preferences and optimize our website accordingly;
- To secure, amend and improve our services and website;
- To respond to any requests you may have or otherwise get in touch with you;
- To send you periodic emails regarding our products and services, but only if you request us to do so
We will obtain your prior consent before processing your information, unless we have a legitimate interest to process your information for our business purposes or if the processing is necessary to perform our agreement with you
If you have given your consent to the processing, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Pycom will discontinue the processing of your information upon receipt of your withdrawal. However, any processing performed prior to your withdrawal remains a legitimate processing based on a valid consent at the time. We will not be under the obligation to reverse the processing.
Whenever a website uses a cookie, a small text file is transferred to your computer. That file is made available to the website upon its request. Basically, cookies are files which can be used by websites to store information. In some cases, that information may be personal. In the course of using our website, products or service, you may encounter one or more of the following cookies.
We understand you may want to disable cookies to protect your privacy. We encourage you to research this at your browser vendor’s website. Look for information about ‘how to disable cookies’. Please note, that we may not be able to provide you with the same customer experience if you disable cookies.
Sharing your personal data with third parties
When you use our website, products or services, we may share some of your personal data with any of the following third parties:
- MongoDB. Our databases are hosted by Mongo DB. As such, any personal data shared with us, will be stored by MongoDB.
- AWS. Our website is hosted by Amazon Web Services. As such, any personal data shared with us, will be stored by Amazon.
- Braintree. Some of the functionality offered on this website is subject to your payment. We use Braintree to collect these payments. They will need some of your personal data to facilitate this.
Whenever required, we have agreed upon a data processing agreement with each of the above companies to make sure they protect your information as well.
Some of the abovementioned parties may be based outside the European Economic Area (‘EEA’). As such your data may be transferred outside the EEA as well. We will ensure that for the transfer of your personal data to countries outside the EEA, an adequate level of protection is provided. For US parties, this is the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.
How we protect your personal data
Protecting your personal data is a priority to us. That is why we have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure its integrity and confidentiality.
This means we do not store your personal data any longer than necessary for the purposes we described earlier. We require any companies which process your personal data upon our request to sign a data processing agreement to ensure they take appropriate technical and organizational measures as well.
How long we keep your personal data
We do not keep your personal data any longer than necessary for the purpose of the processing.
Your rights and how to exercise them
You can exercise a number of rights in relation to your personal data, which are explained below. In each case, please use the contact details below if you would like to exercise any of your rights. Note that in many cases, your rights are not absolute and we may not be required to comply with your request
Right of access
You are entitled to a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to learn details about how we use it. Your personal data will usually be provided to you digitally.
Right to rectification
We take reasonable steps to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate and complete. However, if you do not believe this is the case, you can ask us to update or amend it.
Right to erasure
In certain circumstances, you have the right to ask us to erase your personal information, for example where the personal information we collected is no longer necessary for the original purpose or where you withdraw your consent. However, this will need to be balanced against other factors. For example, we may not be able comply with your request due to certain legal or regulatory obligations.
Right to restriction of processing
In certain circumstances, you are entitled to ask us to (temporarily) stop using your personal information, for example where you think that the personal information we hold about you may be inaccurate or where you think that we no longer need to use your personal information.
Right to data portability
In certain circumstances, you have the right to ask that we transfer personal information that you have provided to us to a third party of your choice.
Right to object
You have the right to object to processing which is based on our legitimate interests. Unless we have a compelling legitimate ground for the processing, we will no longer process the personal data on that basis when you file an objection. Note however, that we may not be able to provide certain services or benefits if we are unable to process the necessary personal data for that purpose.
Rights relating to automated decision-making
You have the right not to be subjected to automated decision-making, including profiling, which produces legal effect for you or has a similar significant effect. If you have been subject to an automated decision and do not agree with the outcome, you can contact us using the details below and ask us to review the decision.
To exercise these rights, please send an email to email@example.com. To prevent misuse, we may require you to furnish proof of your identity to make sure the person requesting the personal data is actually the one it concerns. As such, we may request a copy of your ID (we encourage you to redact sensitive information, such as your social security number and picture) or ask for you to show us some form of identification in person.
We promise to get back to you within one month after receiving your complete request. If permitted under applicable legislation, Pycom may extend the response period with two further months if such is necessary due to the complexity and number of requests. We will notify you of any extension and the reason thereof. If we deny your request, we shall inform you on the reasons for such a denial.
You may (in addition to the rights above) lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your information by Pycom, or regarding the denial of a request as meant above, with the your data protection authority. See here for a full list of data protection authorities.
How to contact us
We understand that your privacy is important to you and that you may have questions about this policy. Please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact form on our website or through the information set out below.
9 Sydenham Road
+44 1483 566996
We may change this policy from time to time for various reasons, such as modifications to our products and services or changes in legislation. We will notify you of the changes through or website or other communication channels. The latest version of this policy will always be available on this page.