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This Privacy Policy describes how Together Software Incorporated (“Together”) collects, uses and discloses information, and what choices you have with respect to the information.

  1. 1 Applicability of This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies when using our platform (the “Services”), Togetherapp.io (the “Website”) and other interactions (e.g., customer service inquiries, etc.) you may have with Together. If you do not agree with the terms, do not access or use the Services, Website or any other aspect of Together’s business.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any third party applications or software that integrate with the Services through the Together’s platform (“Third Party Services”), or any other third party products, services or businesses. In addition, a separate agreement governs delivery, access and use of the Services (the “Customer Agreement”), including the processing of any information or other content submitted through Services accounts (collectively, “Customer Data”). The organization (e.g., your employer or another entity) that entered into the Customer Agreement (“Customer”) controls their instance of the Services and any associated Customer Data. If you have any questions about specific settings and privacy practices, please contact the Customer.

  1. 2 Information We Collect and Receive

Together may collect and receive Customer Data, and also other information and data (“Other Information”, and together with Customer Data, “Information”) in a variety of ways:

  • Customer Data. Customers or individuals granted access to the platform by a Customer (“Authorized Users”) routinely submit Customer Data to Together when using the Services.

  • Other Information. Together also collects, generates and/or receives Other Information:

    1. Account Information. To create or update an account, you or your Customer (e.g., your employer) supply Together with an email address, and/or similar account details. In addition, Customers that purchase a paid version of the Services provide Together (or its payment processors) with billing details such as credit card information, banking information and/or a billing address.

    2. Usage Information.

      • Services Metadata. When an Authorized User interacts with the Services, metadata is generated that provides additional context about the way Authorized Users work. For example, Together logs the people, features, content and links Authorized Users interact with, and what Third Party Services they use (if any).

      • Log data. As with most websites and technology services delivered over the Internet, our servers automatically collect information when you access or use our Website or Services, and record it in log files. This log data may include the Internet Protocol (IP) address, the address of the web page visited before using the Website or Services, browser type and settings, the date and time the Services were used, information about browser configuration and plugins, language preferences and cookie data.

      • Device information. Together collects information about devices accessing the Services, including type of device, what operating system is used, device settings, application IDs, unique device identifiers and crash data. Whether we collect some or all of this Other Information often depends on the type of device used and its settings.

      • Location information. We receive information from you, your Customer and other third-parties that helps us approximate your location. We may, for example, use a business address submitted by your employer, or an IP address received from your browser or device to determine approximate location. Together may also collect location information from devices in accordance with the consent process provided by your device.

    3. Cookie Information. Together uses cookies and similar technologies in our Websites and Services that help us collect Other Information. The Website and Services may also include cookies and similar tracking technologies of third parties, which may collect Other Information about you via the Website and Services and across other websites and online services. For more details about how we use these technologies, please see our Cookie Policy.

    4. Contact Information. In accordance with the consent process provided by your device, any contact information that an Authorized User chooses to import (such as an address book from a device) is collected when using the Services.

    5. Third Party Data. Together may receive data about organizations, industries, Website visitors, marketing campaigns and other matters related to our business from parent corporation(s), affiliates and subsidiaries, our partners or others that we use to make our own information better or more useful. This data may be combined with Other Information we collect and might include aggregate level data, such as which IP addresses correspond to postal codes or countries. Or it might be more specific: for example, how well an online marketing or email campaign performed.

    6. Additional Information Provided to Together. We receive Other Information when submitted to our Website or if you participate in a focus group, contest, activity or event, apply for a job, request support, interact with our social media accounts or otherwise communicate with Together.

Generally, you are not under a statutory or contractual obligation to provide any Information to Together. However, certain Information is collected automatically and, if some Information, such as platform setup details, is not provided as we require, we may be unable to provide the Services.

  1. How We Use Information

Customer Data will be used by Together in accordance with Customer’s instructions, including any applicable terms in the Customer Agreement and Customer’s use of Services functionality, and as required by applicable law. Customer may, for example, use the Services to grant and remove access to the platform, assign roles and configure settings, access, modify, export, share and remove Customer Data and otherwise apply its policies to the Services.

Together uses Other Information in furtherance of our legitimate interests in operating our Services, Website and business. More specifically, Together uses Other Information:

  • To provide, update, maintain and protect our Services, Website and business. This includes use of Other Information to support delivery of the Services under a Customer Agreement, prevent or address service errors, security or technical issues, analyze and monitor usage, trends and other activities or at an Authorized User’s request.

  • As required by applicable law, legal process or regulation.

  • To communicate with you by responding to your requests, comments and questions. If you contact us, we may use your Other Information to respond.

  • To develop and provide additional features. Together tries to make the Services as useful as possible for Authorized Users. For example, we may improve search functionality by using Other Information to help determine and rank the relevance of content to an Authorized User, to make Services suggestions based on historical use and predictive models, identify organizational trends and insights, to customize a Services experience or to create new productivity features and products.

  • To send emails and other communications. We may send you service, technical and other administrative emails, messages and other types of communications. We may also contact you to inform you about changes in our Services, our Services offerings, and important Services-related notices, such as security and fraud notices. These communications are considered part of the Services and you may not opt out of them. In addition, we sometimes send emails about new product features, promotional communications or other news about Together. These are marketing messages so you can control whether you receive them.

  • For billing, account management and other administrative matters. Together may need to contact you for invoicing, account management and similar reasons and we use account data to administer accounts and keep track of billing and payments.

  • To respond to Customer requests for information relating to their Authorized Users’ usage of the Services.

  • To investigate and help prevent security issues and abuse.

If Information is aggregated or de-identified so it is no longer reasonably associated with an identified or identifiable natural person, Together may use it for any business purpose. To the extent Information is associated with an identified or identifiable natural person and is protected as personal data under applicable data protection law, it is referred to in this Privacy Policy as “Personal Data.”

  1. Data Retention

Together will retain Customer Data in accordance with a Customer’s instructions, including any applicable terms in the Customer Agreement and Customer’s use of Services functionality, and as required by applicable law. Depending on the Services plan, Customer may be able to customize its retention settings. The deletion of Customer Data and other use of the Services by Customer may result in the deletion and/or de-identification of certain associated Other Information. Together may retain Other Information pertaining to you for as long as necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. This may include keeping your Other Information after you have deactivated your account for the period of time needed for Together to pursue legitimate business interests, conduct audits, comply with (and demonstrate compliance with) legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

  1. How We Share and Disclose Information

This section describes how Together may share and disclose Information. Customers determine their own policies and practices for their sharing and disclosure of Information, and Together does not control how they or any other third parties choose to share or disclose Information.

  • Customer’s Instructions. Together will solely share and disclose Customer Data in accordance with a Customer’s instructions, including any applicable terms in the Customer Agreement and Customer’s use of Services functionality, and in compliance with applicable law and legal process.

  • Displaying the Services. When an Authorized User submits Other Information, it may be displayed to other Authorized Users of the same Customer.

  • Customer Access. Owners, administrators, Authorized Users and other Customer representatives and personnel may be able to access, modify or restrict access to Other Information. This may include, for example, your employer exporting logs of platform activity, or accessing or modifying your profile details, or otherwise accessing Other Information related to your use of the Services.

  • Third Party Service Providers and Partners. We may engage third party companies or individuals as service providers or business partners to process Other Information and support our business. These third parties may, for example, provide virtual computing and storage services.

  • During a Change to Together’s Business. If Together engages in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, sale of some or all of Together’s assets or stock, financing, public offering of securities, acquisition of all or a portion of our business, a similar transaction or proceeding, or steps in contemplation of such activities (e.g. due diligence), some or all Other Information may be shared or transferred, subject to standard confidentiality arrangements.

  • Aggregated or De-identified Data. We may disclose or use aggregated or de-identified Other Information for any purpose. For example, we may share aggregated or de-identified Other Information with prospects or partners for business or research purposes, such as telling a prospective Together customer the average amount of time spent on the platform.

  • To Comply with Laws. If we receive a request for information, we may disclose Other Information if we reasonably believe disclosure is in accordance with or required by any applicable law, regulation or legal process.

  • To enforce our rights, prevent fraud, and for safety. To protect and defend the rights, property or safety of Together or third parties, including enforcing contracts or policies, or in connection with investigating and preventing fraud or security issues.

  • With Consent. Together may share Other Information with third parties when we have consent to do so.

  1. GDPR

Together complies with the EU GDPR framework as set forth by the European Union regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries. Together has certified that it adheres to the requirements of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement.

  1. Security

Together takes security of data very seriously. Together works hard to protect Other Information you provide from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure. These steps take into account the sensitivity of the Other Information we collect, process and store, and the current state of technology. Given the nature of communications and information processing technology, Together cannot guarantee that Information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our systems or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others.

  1. Age Limitations

To the extent prohibited by applicable law, Together does not allow use of our Services and Website by anyone younger than 16 years old. If you learn that anyone younger than 16 has unlawfully provided us with personal data, please contact us and we will takes steps to delete such information.

  1. Changes to This Privacy Policy

Together may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Laws, regulations and industry standards evolve, which may make those changes necessary, or we may make changes to our business. We will post the changes to this page and encourage you to review our Privacy Policy to stay informed. If we make changes that materially alter your privacy rights, Together will provide additional notice, such as via email or through the Services. If you disagree with the changes to this Privacy Policy, you should deactivate your Services account. Contact the Customer if you wish to request the removal of Personal Data under their control.

  1. 10 Your Rights

You may have the right to request access to Information, as well as to seek to update, delete or correct this Information. If you cannot use the settings and tools to do so, contact Customer for additional access and assistance.  

  1. 11 Contacting Together

Please also feel free to contact Together if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or Together’s practices, or if you are seeking to exercise any of your statutory rights. You may contact us at info@togetherapp.io.

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