Last Updated: September 2018
Any information stored on Zignsec’s platform is treated as confidential. All information is stored securely and is accessed by authorized personnel only. Zignsec implements and maintains appropriate technical, security and organisational measures to protect Personal Data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and use, and against accidental loss, destruction, damage, theft or disclosure.
- Collection and use
The following sections cover the specifics of each of the two groups from which data is collected: website Visitors and Users.
2.2 Website Visitors
If you are a Visitor to our website only then this section is relevant for you.
By visiting this website, you consent to the collection and use of your Personal Data as described herein. If you do not agree with the terms set out herein, please do not visit this website. If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process Personal Data collected on this website or volunteered by you. Kindly note that any consent will be entirely voluntary. However, if you do not grant the requested consent to the processing of your Personal Data, the use of this website may not be possible.
Such Personal Data may comprise your IP address, first and last name, your postal and email address, your telephone number, your job title, interest in Zignsec’s products, and certain information about the company you are working for (company name and address), as well as information as to the type of relationship that exists between Zignsec and yourself.
Zignsec may gather data about visits to the website, including numbers of Visitors and visits, Geo-location data, length of time spent on the site, pages clicked on or where Visitors have come.
2.2.1 Purpose of processing personal data
Zignsec uses the collected data to communicate with Visitors, to customize content for Visitors, to show ads to Visitors, and to improve its website by analysing how Visitors navigate its website.
2.2.2 Sharing personal data
Zignsec may also share such information with service vendors or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction or in order to analyse the Visitor behaviour on its website.
2.2.4 Links to other sites
In order to provide services to its Users, Zignsec collects certain types of data from them. This section will describe how the data is collected and used by Zignsec as well as geographical differences where relevant that effect this policy. Data entered or transferred into Zignsec by Users remains the property of the User and may not be shared with a third party by Zignsec without express consent from the User.
2.3.2 Collection of User data
During a User’s interaction on Zignsec’s platform, they provide information which may or may not include name, company name, email, address, telephone and other relevant data. This information is used by Zignsec to identify the User and provide them with support, services, mailings, sales and marketing actions, billing and to meet contractual obligations.
Zignsec Users can at any time access and edit, update or delete their contact details by contacting Zignsec. Zignsec will not retain User data longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.
2.3.4. Geographical location
Zignsec offers a number of data regions. A Zignsec “Data Region” is a set of data centres located within a defined geographical area where User data is stored. Personal Data is not transmitted between Data Regions. For Zignsec Users all Personal Data is processed in the EEA.
188.8.131.52 Processing in the European Economic Area (EEA)
For Users with accounts located in Zignsec’s European Data Region, all processing of Personal Data is performed in accordance with privacy rights and regulations following the EU Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 (the Directive), and the implementations of the Directive in local legislation. From May 25th, 2018, the Directive and local legislation based on the Directive will be replaced by the Regulations (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of Personal Data and on the free movement of such data, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and Zignsec’s processing will take place in accordance with the GDPR.
Zignsec processes Personal Data both as a Processor and as a Controller, as defined in the Directive and the GDPR:
The Zignsec entity which you as a User entered an agreement with when using Zignsec’s platform, will be the Controller for User data, as outlined above in “Collection of User data” section. Zignsec adheres to the Directive of 1995 and the GDPR from May 25th, 2018. Consequently, Zignsec processes all data provided by its Users with accounts in its European Data Region, in the European Economic Area (EEA) only.
All data collected by Zignsec Users through use of the platform will be stored exclusively in secure hosting facilities provided by Microsoft. Zignsec has a data processing agreement in place with its provider, ensuring compliance with the Directive. All hosting is performed in accordance with the highest security regulations. All transfers of data internally in the EEA is done in accordance with this data processing agreement.
- Retention and deletion
Zignsec will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations. Zignsec’s Users have control of the purpose for collecting data, and the duration for which the Personal Data may be kept. When a user’s account is terminated or expired, all Personal Data collected through the platform will be deleted, as required by applicable law.
- Acceptance of these Conditions
- Our Legal Obligation to Disclose Personal Information
We will reveal a user’s personal information without his/her prior permission only when we have reason to believe that the disclosure of this information is required to establish the identity of, to contact or to initiate legal proceedings against a person or persons who are suspected of infringing rights or property belonging to Zignsec or to others who could be harmed by the user’s activities or of persons who could (deliberately or otherwise) transgress upon these rights and property. We are permitted to disclose personal information when we have good reason to believe that this is legally required.
- Zignsec’s Data Protection Officer
Zignsec has a “Data Protection Officer” who is responsible for matters relating to privacy and data protection. This Data Protection Officer can be reached at the following postal address:
Attn: Data Protection Officer
or via email:
- For Further Information
If you have any further questions regarding the data Zignsec collects, or how we use it, then please feel free to contact us by email at: [email protected], or in writing at: