NUTS PRIVACY POLICY

 

This Privacy Policy (this “Privacy Policy”) is incorporated into, and form an integral part of, the NUTS Terms of Service "https://www.nutstechnologies.com/terms-of-service". Unless otherwise defined herein, capitalized terms shall have the meaning ascribed them in the Terms of Service. Any breach of the terms below will be deemed a material breach of the Terms

 

What is the purpose of this Privacy Policy?

NUTS has created this Privacy Policy, to demonstrate a commitment to privacy. This Privacy Policy governs the Personal Data (as hereinafter defined) NUTS collects, processes, discloses, and otherwise uses in connection with the Software, whether it is from Users, the NUTS website, or other resources, as fully described in this Privacy Policy.  NUTS processes Personal Data of individuals that access or use the Software.

 

As used in this Privacy Policy, “Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person of which collection, use, or disclosure is regulated by privacy or data protection law applicable to NUTS or the Software.

 

NUTS is not responsible for the privacy practices of Users, companies NUTS does not own or control, individuals NUTS does not employ or manage, or services provided by other companies (which may be accessible through the Software). This Privacy Policy applies solely to the role NUTS plays in collecting, using, and managing data via the Software.

 

What types of Personal Data does NUTS collect?

NUTS may collect the following categories of Personal Data:

  • Name

  • Email Address

  • Mailing Address

  • Telephone Number

  • Username and Password Hashes

  • IP Address

  • Any other Personal Data you provide NUTS via its website, the Software, email, or any other means of communication.

 

NUTS does not knowingly process Personal Data regarding credit or finances, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health, sex, gender identity, union membership, or genetics or biometrics (“Sensitive Data”).  If you choose to manage any Sensitive Data using the Software, you must ensure that you comply with Applicable Laws with respect thereto, including, where required, making disclosures and obtaining prior consent in relation to the collection, processing, transfer, storage, and use of Sensitive Data.

How does NUTS obtain your Personal Data?

The Software manages Personal Data (such as, name, email, and IP address) through a number of points throughout the Software, including Personal Data managed and displayed for Users in the course of their use of the Software.  You must provide NUTS with certain Personal Data in order to use the Software or specific features of the Software.  If you choose not to provide NUTS with certain Personal Data, you may not be able to use the Software or some of its features.  The Software also processes Personal Data you choose to manage using the Software, including information regarding your contacts. 

As is true of most websites, NUTS and its service providers gather certain information automatically, including to authenticate the Software. This information may include Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, the files viewed on NUTS’ website (e.g., HTML pages, graphics), operating system, date/time stamp and/or clickstream data, and packet transmittal information to analyze trends in the aggregate and administer the Software.  “Cookies” are automatically collected pieces of data that identify you as a User, facilitate your access to and use of the Software, and help diagnose service issues.  NUTS and its service providers use cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the Software, track users’ movements around such website(s), monitor transfers made using the Software, and to gather demographic information about Users and use of the Software as a whole. You can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level, but if you choose to disable cookies, it may limit your use of certain features or functions of the Software.

 

How does NUTS use your Personal Data?

NUTS primarily uses your Personal Data to provide you with the Software and to respond to your inquiries.  NUTs may also use your Personal Data as follows:

  • To communicate with you, including to respond to your comments or requests, to request Feedback, to notify you about changes to the Software.

  • To understand Users, tailor and enhance the Software, anticipate and resolve problems with the Software, to create products and services.

  • To provide access to the Software.

  • To comply with Applicable Law or the requests of regulators or law enforcement.

  • To facilitate your use of and access to the Software, and to authenticate you when you log in to your Account.

  • To send you marketing where permitted by Applicable Law.

  • To evaluate the Software and NUTS’ marketing programs, to improve NUTS’ products and services, and to assess use patterns.

  • To protect NUTS’ rights, your rights, the rights of Users, and the rights of others, and to meet high standards of business practices.

 

Where consent is required, NUTS will request your consent to process your Personal Data. You are free to withdraw your consent at any time by contacting privacy@nutstechnologies.com.

 

With whom does NUTS share your Personal Data?

NUTS shares Personal Data with the following persons/entities in the following circumstances:

  • Third Party Service Providers: To enable NUTS to provide the Software, NUTS may share Personal Data with selected third parties (including attorneys, banks, auditors, accountants, Third Party Content Providers, consultants, and other third party service providers) that act on NUTS’ behalf as agents, suppliers, or service providers, and those third parties may collect, store, or access Personal Data on NUTS’ behalf.  Such third parties may provide services such as support, technical assistance, data hosting, payment processing, and customer service.  NUTS may also engage third party analytics providers to understand how Users access and use certain websites or the Software.  Those third parties may use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about Users’ use of and access to certain portions and features of the Software (including the NUTS website).

  • Affiliates:  NUTS shares Personal Data with its affiliates for the purpose of providing the Software, and to fulfill its obligations under Applicable Law.  NUTS’ affiliates may also access Personal Data for marketing, product development, and communication purposes, and as otherwise permitted by Applicable Law.

  • Legal Compliance:  NUTS will share Personal Data with third parties (including law enforcement and regulators), where required to comply with Applicable Law.  NUTS may disclose Personal Data when NUTS believes that such disclosures will protect NUTS’ rights or enforce the Terms, assist in preventing or detecting unlawful or fraudulent activities, or protect the safety or security of the Software, any User, NUTS, or any other Covered Person.

  • Business Transfers:  NUTS may transfer Personal Data to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of NUTS’ business, brands, affiliates, subsidiaries or other assets. To the extent permitted by Applicable Law, NUTS may share Personal Data with a prospective buyer or transferee of its business or the Software as part of the diligence process, provided that NUTS requires any such third party to maintain the confidentiality of Personal Data and protect it with reasonable technical, administrative, and physical security measures.

 

Where does NUTS store your Personal Data?

NUTS processes and stores Personal Data in the United States of America.  NUTS’ service providers may transfer Personal Data outside of the United States to other countries and jurisdictions (which may include, without limitation, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom).

 

By using the Software, you acknowledge and agree that the technical processing and transmission of Personal Data, may involve, (a) transmissions over various networks, including the transfer of Personal Data to the United States and/or other countries for storage, processing and use by NUTS, its affiliates, and their service providers; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Accordingly, you agree to permit such parties to make such transmissions and changes.

 

What are your rights with respect to your Personal Data?

You may have the following set of rights with respect to your Personal Data:

  • Right to opt out of marketing communications

  • Right to access your Personal Data

  • Right to request information regarding your Personal Data

  • Right to request correction of your Personal Data

  • Right to request transfer of your Personal Data

  • Right to request erasure of your Personal Data

  • Right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your Personal Data

  • Right to object to the processing of your Personal Data

  • Right to restrict or limit the processing your Personal Data

  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (such as the supervisory authority in your member state of habitual residence or place of work or where the alleged infringement took place)

Please note that the above-mentioned rights may not be applicable to you in certain cases and are subject conditions as specified under Applicable Law. NUTS may require you to verify your identity if you elect to exercise your rights, and we will try its best to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable, but no later than the timeframe required by Applicable Law.

For more information regarding your rights or to exercise your rights, please contact NUTS at privacy@nutstechnologies.com.

 

What security does NUTS maintain with respect to Personal Data?

NUTS has reasonable technical, administrative, and physical security measures in place to protect Personal Data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access.  Your Account is protected by a password for privacy and security.  However, you must prevent access to your Account by appropriately selecting and protecting your password, and limiting access to your computer(s), device(s), and browser(s) on which the Software runs or is installed.

 

The transmission of information via the Internet is never completely secure, and NUTS is only able to control its systems and Software, but not any connected communications systems, other software or services, or any device on which the Software is accessed or installed.  Accordingly, unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors outside of NUTS’ control may compromise the security of information managed by the Software (including Personal Data).

For how long does NUTS retain Personal Data?

NUTS retains Personal Data as necessary to provide the Software, for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, in accordance with NUTS’ retention policies, and as required or permitted by Applicable Law.

 

How might this Privacy Policy change?

To the extent permitted by Applicable Law, NUTS may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time.  NUTS will post the revised Privacy Policy in the Software, and your continued use of the Software following such posting constitutes your consent to such changes.  NUTS encourages you to periodically review this Privacy Policy in order to stay informed of how NUTS is using and protecting your Personal Data.