Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY. IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE CONTINUING TO USE APPIO WEBSITE, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES. PLEASE NOTE THAT BY CONTINUING TO USE APPIO SERVICES OR WEBSITE YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

Your use of Appio Website and Services, as those terms are defined in this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is subject to this Privacy Policy and Appio Terms of Service, available at https://appio.me/terms-and-conditions/.

Your privacy is important to Appio, its partners and affiliates (collectively “Appio”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). This Privacy Policy is created to inform you of the type of information that Appio may gather and track, and discloses our practices regarding the information gathered and stored in connection with our web site (“Website”) and Services, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared. We ask that you read this Privacy Policy carefully prior to using any of Appio Websites, or purchasing any products or services made available by Appio, its partners and affiliates (collectively referred to as our “Services”).

This Privacy Policy contains numerous general and technical details describing the steps that we take to protect your privacy. We have organised this Privacy Policy by major topic areas so that you can quickly locate the information of most interest to you. Meeting your needs and expectations forms the foundation of everything that we do, including protecting your privacy.

If after reviewing this Privacy Policy, you still have questions or privacy concerns, please contact us at app@appio.me

SUMMARY

This Privacy Policy will inform you of the following:

(1) description of personally identifiable information (belonging to you and third parties) collected by Appio, its partners and affiliates;

(2) how the collected information is used;

(3) with whom the collected information may be shared;

(4) choices available to you regarding the collection, use, and distribution of such information;

(5) security procedures that are in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of personally identifiable information under control of Appio, its partners and affiliates; and

(6) instructions how you can access and correct inaccuracies in the information collected about you.

CONSUMER DATA

To use the Appio service, you will be required to provide your name & email address.

Appio will not sell, purchase, provide, exchange or in any other manner disclose Account or Transaction data, or personal information of or about a Cardholder to anyone, except, it’s Acquirer, Visa/Mastercard Corporations or in response to valid government demands.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse our Website. This means that, unless you voluntarily provide us with your personally identifiable information, such as an email address or name, we will not know your name, your e-mail address, or any other personally identifiable information. There may be circumstances, however, where you voluntarily provide information to us, or where Appio, its partners or affiliates, may request information from you in order to provide certain requested Services.

You may choose to give us personal information in a variety of situations. For example, you may choose to give us information such as your name, address, or e-mail in order to correspond with us, to process an order, or for us to provide you with a subscription to our Services. When using our Services, you may need to provide us with personal information concerning your education and work experience in connection with a job opening at Appio, in the form of a resume or a Curriculum Vitae (“CV”). We respect your choices regarding use of personal information provided to us, and you have the option of requesting that your personal information not be used beyond fulfilling your request for Services or other information. In addition to personal information that may be collected from you, Appio may automatically collect certain technical information, including Media Access Control (“MAC”) address, mobile device identifiers (if used to access the Website or Services), International Mobile Equipment Identity (“IMEI”), and time-stamped logs of messages sent and received, and network status (WiFi, etc.) We collect this information in order to make the Website and Services function correctly and to provide you with the content that you see on the Website.

Unless expressly provided otherwise, personal information that you provide while you are visiting the website of a partner or affiliate of Appio will be subject to the privacy policy posted on that partner or affiliates website, and personal information that you provide while on our Website in conjunction with that partners or affiliates service will be subject to this Privacy Policy. For instance, credit card or PayPal® information entered as part of the filling out a purchase form or registration process collected by a third party’s registration and/or merchant services is subject to that third party’s privacy policies. You should be aware that Appio agreements with service providers, partners, or affiliates, often provide that they will share with Appio personal information collected from you. In such instances, Appio may use this information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

USING AND SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION

The following paragraphs describe in more detail how Appio may use your personal information and with whom we may share it. Depending on the type of Appio Website you are visiting, one or more of the paragraphs may apply. For example, if you order a product from a Appio Website, your information will be handled as described in such paragraphs as Fulfilling Your Transaction Request and Marketing Use.

FULFILLING YOUR TRANSACTION REQUEST

If you request a Service from the Appio Website, or for example, a callback, or specific marketing materials, we will use the information you provide to fulfill your request. To help us do this, we may share information with other service providers, or with other parts of Appio, Appio’ Business Partners, financial institutions, shipping companies, postal or government authorities, or as otherwise required or permitted by law, as further detailed in our Disclosures Required By Law section below. In connection with a transaction we may also contact you as part of our customer satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes.

MARKETING USE

The information you provide to Appio on certain Appio websites may also be used by Appio and selected third parties for marketing purposes. Additionally, you are always free to “opt-out” or “unsubscribe” from newsletters, marketing lists, surveys or other email communications that we may occasionally send by contacting us at app@appio.me and requesting that your email be removed from our emailing lists.

APPIO DISCUSSION FORUMS AND CHAT ROOMS

If you participate in a Appio discussion forum or chat room, you should be aware that the information you provide may become available to others who may have access to that discussion forum or chat room. While we strive to only use the information you provide in forums or chat rooms to deliver our Services or improve the functioning of our Website, information provided through forums or chat rooms may be used within Appio websites and potentially shared with our partners or affiliates. Individual forums and chat rooms may have additional rules and conditions, and it is the users responsibility to abide by those conditions. Also, please note that Appio may not review the information from and communication by users of its discussion forums or chat rooms. Appio expressly disclaims responsibility for and liabilities resulting from any information or communications from and/or between users of any of Appio discussion forums or chat rooms. Each users opinion on a forum or chat room is his or her own and should not be considered as reflecting the opinion of Appio, its partners or affiliates. Users are warned they may be individually liable for anything they communicate using the Appio discussion forum or chat room, including but not limited to defamatory, discriminatory, false or unauthorized information. Users are cautioned that they are responsible for complying with the requirements of applicable copyright and trademark laws and regulations.

OTHER APPIO WEB SITE NOTICES

In some cases, specific Appio websites may contain other notices about their use and the information practices applicable to those sites.

OUR WORLDWIDE PRACTICES

Appio is a global organisation, with legal entities, business processes, management structures, and technical systems that cross borders. Our privacy practices are designed to comply with stringent data protection requirements in order to protection your personal information, regardless of where it is sent. However, we may share your personal information with other Appio websites, partners or affiliates, who may be located in other countries. While some countries may provide less legal protection to personal data or information, we will strive to handle all transferred personal data or information in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

Appio Website and Services may use the internet infrastructure of different worldwide jurisdictions, so use of the Website or Services may be subject to the laws of various jurisdictions, including the laws of the United States and the European Union. For example, personally identifiable information collected in the European Union and its Member States is subject to the EU Directives concerning personal data, privacy and electronic communications, including but not limited to Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector and Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and the subsequent legislation adopted in the EU Member States.

INFORMATION SECURITY AND QUALITY

We intend to protect your personal information and to maintain its quality. We implement appropriate measures and processes, such as using encryption software when transmitting certain sensitive information, to help us to keep your information secure and to maintain its quality.

SUPPLEMENTING INFORMATION

From time to time we may supplement information you provide to us via the Appio Website with information from other sources, such as information validating your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address or other available information about businesses. This is done to help us maintain the accuracy of the information we collect, to improve the Website, and to help us provide you with better services.

USE OF SUPPLIERS

Appio may use suppliers to collect, use, analyse and otherwise process information on its behalf. It is Appio’ practice to require such suppliers to handle information in a manner consistent with Appio’ data collection policies and privacy protections.

If you would like more information about our suppliers, please contact us at app@appio.me

SERVICE QUALITY MONITORING BY PHONE

Certain transactions that users perform on our Website may also involve contact between users and Appio by phone. Please be aware that it is Appio’ general practice to monitor and in some cases record such calls for staff training or quality assurance purposes.

PERSONALIZED URL LINK

On occasion, we may personalize and customize websites for certain visitors. If you visit one of these sites, you may find it customized with references to products and/or services that we believe may be of interest to you, based on your previous interactions with Appio and information you have provided to us. While you are visiting these websites, we may collect information about your visit to better tailor the site to your interests. An invitation to visit one of these websites is usually presented as a personalized URL in an e-mail, a notice on a website registration page, or as a response to you logging on to a certain website.

If you choose to visit one of these websites, you are agreeing to let Appio collect information about your visits and also to Appio use and association of such collected information with other information about you and your relationship with Appio. If you do not wish your information to be used in this way, do not accept the invitation to visit these sites.

DISCLOSURES REQUIRED BY LAW

Although we will always strive to guard your identity, we may disclose your personally identifiable information without your permission in limited circumstances. We will only do so if we have a good-faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with laws, regulations, or government requests; or (2) to investigate or protect against harmful activities to our guests, visitors, partners, affiliates, or property (including the Website), or to others. If we are required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide your personally identifiable information, we will only do so upon receipt of appropriate documentation. We may also disclose personally identifiable information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against someone who may be violating this Privacy Policy, the terms of their agreements with Appio, or to protect the safety of our users and the public. We may also disclose your information to investigate violations of our Terms of Service disclosures, available at https://appio.me/terms-and-conditions/. Please know that we do not take this responsibility lightly. Your privacy is of paramount importance to us.

LINKS TO NON-APPIO WEBSITES

Appio Website may contain links to other websites, advertisers, services, special offers, events, or products that are not owned or controlled by Appio. We do not endorse or assume any responsibility for any such third-party sites, information, materials, products, or services. If you access any such third-party website, service or content from a Appio website, you do so at your own risk and you agree that Appio will have no liability arising from your use of or access to any third-party website, service, or content. Appio is not responsible for the privacy practices, terms of use, or the content or opinion of other websites.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

The security of your information is important to us. When you enter personal information as part of our Service, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).

We use commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information, once we receive it. For example, we continuously and regularly back up your data to help prevent data loss and aid in data recovery. No method of electronic transmission of storage is 100% secure, however, and we cannot ensure or warrant the absolute security of any information you transmit or store in the Service.

In the event that personal information is compromised as a result of a breach of security, Appio will promptly notify those persons whose personal information has been compromised, in accordance with the notification procedures set forth in this Privacy Policy, or as otherwise required by applicable law.

YOUR RIGHTS

You have a right to be informed of Personal Information processed by Appio, a right to rectification/correction, erasure, and restriction of processing. You also have the right to receive from Appio a structured, common and machine-readable format of Personal Information you provided to us.

We can only identify you via your email address and we can only adhere to your request and provide information if we have Personal Information about you through you have made contact with us directly and/or you using our Service.

An individual who seeks access to, or who seeks to correct or, amend inaccuracies in, or delete personal information stored or processed by us on behalf of our users or customers should direct his/her query to the user/customer (the data controller). Upon receipt of a request from one of our users or customers for us to remove the data, we will respond to their request within thirty (45) days. We will retain personal information that we store and process on behalf of our users or customers for as long as needed to provide the Services to our users or customers. We will retain and use this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Where you have provided consent, you may withdraw it at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing that was carried out prior to withdrawing it.

Whenever you withdraw consent, you acknowledge and accept that this may have a negative influence on the quality of our Service.

You further agree that Appio shall not be held liable with respect to any loss and/or damage to your Personal Information if you choose to withdraw consent.

Where Personal Information is processed for the above purposes on the basis of Appio’s legitimate interests, under the GDPR, you may object to such processing at any time. To do so please contact app@appio.me.

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority in your jurisdiction.

To exercise any of the rights mentioned in this Privacy Policy and/or in the event of questions or comments relating to the use of Personal Information you may contact Appio’s support team: app@appio.me.

CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any personal information through our Service. Parents and guardians have an obligation to inform their minor children about safe and responsible handling of personal data. Minors are not allowed to give personal data without the consent of their parents or guardians. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us through our Service, please contact us at app@appio.me, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete that information.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

PRIVACY QUESTIONS AND ACCESS

If you have a question about this statement, you can send an email to the Appio Website coordinator at app@appio.me.

If you wish to obtain a copy of particular information you provided to Appio, or if you become aware the information is incorrect and you would like us to correct it, please contact us at app@appio.me.

When you contact Appio, we may ask you to verify your identify before providing you with any information or correcting any inaccuracies. Once a request for information or for a correction is made, we will endeavor to respond within an appropriate time frame.

Appio
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED