Política de Privacidade - Meerkat')

    Privacy Policy

Last Changes to Privacy Policy: July 30, 2019

It\'s important for us at Meerkat to let you know which personal information we collect and how we use it. We try to accomplish this by the following policies. Those also include how we will NOT use your data. The policies below are applicable to data and information collected through our website and products, including on-premise APIs, and mobile SDKs.

We are a Brazilian Computer Vision private limited company that provide systems that process textual and mainly image data. In the following your data refers to any image or textual information (such as e-mail, address, etc.) that you provide to our services. If in any case you remain in doubt about any of the following policies, let us know at [email protected] and we will be happy to help you.

We reserve the right to modify or amend the terms of our Privacy Policy from time to time without notice. If we intend to apply the modifications or amendments to this Privacy Policy retroactively or to personal information already in our possession, we will provide you with notice of the modifications or amendments for your agreement.

Definitions

1 - “We”, “us”, and “our” refer to Meerkat Vision Ltda.
2 - "Services" means any product or service provided by Meerkat Vision Ltda. pursuant to Meerkat’s Terms of Service.
3 - "Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This definition includes images that you might upload to any of our services.

Consent

By accessing our Services, you accept our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, and you consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. In addition, by using our Services you are accepting the policies and practices described in this Privacy Policy.

How Do We Use Your Information?

We use your personal information and other non-personal information, such as your uploaded content to help us personalize and continually improve our services. We may use your Personal and Non-Personal Information in the following ways:

To provide/improve the Services

We use your personal information to provide, support, understand and improve the Services. As part of providing the Services we may send you service announcements, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support-related messages related to your account or transactions with us, through the Services or by email. We may also communicate with you in response to your support requests, questions, feedback or comments to a blog post, or to provide you with information about our policies.

To personalize the Services

We use the information we collect to personalize content and experiences on our Website and Services, to better understand your interests, make personalized recommendations based on your interests or information.

To send you marketing communications

If you use the Services, request information from us, or participate in our surveys, promotions or events, we may send you marketing communications. You can always opt-out of these communications by following the opt-out instructions in the message or by contacting us.

To create anonymous data

We may create aggregated and other anonymous data from our users’ personal information. We make personal information into anonymous data by removing information that makes the data personally identifiable to you.

For security, compliance, fraud prevention and safety

We may use your personal information as we believe appropriate to investigate or prevent violation of the law or our Terms of Service; to secure the Services; to protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property; and to protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity. For example, we may use tools to scan your videos and other content in the Services for content that violates our Terms of Service or the law. We may also use the information we collect about your device to detect users violating our Terms of Service and prevent further violations.

For compliance with law/ legal claims

We may use your personal information as we believe appropriate (a) to comply with applicable laws, lawful requests and legal process, such as to respond to subpoenas or requests from government authorities; (b) where permitted by law in connection with any legal investigation; and (c) to prosecute or defend legal claims.

How We Share And Not Share Your Personal Information

We do not disclose information about your Personal Information collected to any companies not part of Meerkat or its parent, subsidiaries or related entities. In no event will we sell or rent your Personal Information as part of a customer list or similar transaction.

Affiliates

We may share some or all of your personal information with our subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control, in which case we will require those entities to honor this Privacy Policy.

Business Partners and Third Parties

We will not share nor sell your Personal Information with our business partners in no event.

Third-Party Agents

We have third party agents, subsidiaries and partners that perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting, billing, push notifications, storage, bandwidth, content management tools, analytics (such as Google Analytics), customer service, fraud protection, etc. These entities have access to the Personal Information needed to perform their functions (textual data) and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of that Personal Information. They are restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to the Website. None of this shared information to third-party companies include image content uploaded by you using our Services and/or website

For compliance with law/ legal claims/ security, compliance, fraud prevention and safety

We may also use or disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Website; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website or our users, and (c) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, or the users of the Website or the public. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.

Business transfers

We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our business or assets, including your personal information, in connection with a business deal (or potential business deal) such as a merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganization, sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.

What Steps Are Taken To Keep Personal Information Secure?

We are concerned about ensuring the security of your Personal Information. We exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your device to our servers. Personal Information collected by our Services and Website are stored in secure operating environments that are not available to the public. Please understand, however, that while we try our best to safeguard your Personal Information once we receive it, no transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.

We also provide HTTPS connections to our cloud services. It is your responsibility to always use those in order to avoid man-in-the-middle attacks.

How Can We Transfer Your Personal Information?

Meerkat is headquartered in Brazil, yet has many services hosted in the U.S. and Europe. Your personal information and other information collected through the Website and Services may be stored and processed in these countries or other country in which Meerkat, its Clients, Affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. Meerkat, its Clients, Affiliates, or service providers may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. By registering for and using the Website and/or Services you consent to the transfer of information to any country in which Meerkat, its Clients, Affiliates or service providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy. If you are in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, please see the Cross-Border Data Transfer language below.

Cross-Border Data Transfer

If we transfer your personal information out of the European Economic Area or Switzerland and are required to apply additional safeguards to your personal information under European data protection legislation, we will do so. Such safeguards may include applying the European Commission Model contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries described here (https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-transfers-outside-eu/model-contracts-transfer-personal-data-third-countries_en#international-data-transfers-using-model-contracts), or for transfers to third parties in the United States, ensuring they participate in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework or Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Please contact us for further information about any such transfers or the specific safeguards applied.

You May Access, Change or Modify Your Personal Information

Following termination or deactivation of your account, Meerkat, its Clients, Affiliates, or its service providers may retain information (including your profile information) and user Content for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, and/or audit purposes. At any time you may choose to stop us from using and storing your personal data. Just simply send an e-mail to [email protected] and we will assist you on doing that.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

As our Website continues to develop, we may add new services and features to our Website and Services. In the event that these additions affect our Privacy Policy, this document will be updated appropriately. We will post those changes prominently so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone. We do, however, recommend that you read this Privacy Policy each time you use our Website or Services in case you missed our notice of changes to the Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or don’t see your concerns addressed here, you should contact us by email at [email protected]

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