Softeq Development Corporation (hereinafter referred to as “Softeq”), is a full-stack service provider, specializing in custom hardware and software development, is a controller of the personal data submitted and collected through this website (hosting provider: Digital Ocean; location: the US), obtained via personal contacts with Softeq representatives or from publicly available sources.
This Policy provides an overview of how Softeq collects, stores and uses your personal data, as well as protects your privacy.
Or write to us a mail at:
Softeq Privacy Mailbox
1155 Dairy Ashford, Suite 125 Houston,
Softeq is committed to respecting your privacy. We treat any personal data supplied by you as confidential and only process it as permitted by applicable legislation.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and offline.
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Personal data we collect and process via Softeq website and obtain directly from our customers, third parties or from public sources will be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy and Cookies Policy.
Softeq may use your personal data for the following purposes based on the legal grounds set forth hereunder:
|Type of Data||How We Collect It||Purpose|
|Connection data such as:
||As soon as you visit the website, this technical information is sent to our web servers, and is recorded in the server log files.||Collecting this type of data is technically required to:
After the connection has ended, these data are erased or made anonymous and shall therefore not be used to generate user profiles.
|Data necessary for marketing analysis and advertising such as:
||As you browse Softeq website and the online ad networks we work with, we may place anonymous cookies on your device, and use similar technologies in order to better understand your needs, and thus to craft more relevant content and ads.
Additionally, we may also collect your personal information provided via:
To personalize our websites, services or communications and improve our products and services, Softeq may also ask you to provide us with information regarding your personal or professional interests, demographics, and experiences with our products or services.
|We collect this information in order to:
Providing this information is optional.
|Personal data necessary for business communication:
||When contacting Softeq via our website contact forms, live chat, chatbot or otherwise, you will be requested to affirmatively choose to submit your personal details.||This info is collected when you:
Providing this information is optional.
recruitment, internship, referral, relocation, such as:
|If you are a potential employee or intern, we request to share these personal data with us, or our HR team can collect this info from publicly available sources (social networks, business networks).||These data are collected and processed in order to:
Providing this information is optional.
Additionally, we may collect business contact details when exchanging business cards at trade shows, exhibitions, meetups and other events. Also, the website visitors may be asked to provide their contacts to sign up for events organized by Softeq.
Also, we may use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.
Other than as required by law, Softeq website does not collect any special categories of personal details about your ethnicity and race, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, health information and genetic and biometric data. Softeq will not collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.
Once you choose to provide us with personal information, you can be assured it will be used only to support your customer relationship with Softeq. We take seriously the trust you place in us.
Softeq will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to others.
While you are under no obligation to provide your personal information to us, without certain information from you we may not be able to provide you with our services or otherwise fulfil the purpose for which we have requested the information.
These companies use programming code to collect information about website visitors’ activities and interactions with our site, such as the pages visits, navigation paths, time spent on the site, referral sources IP address and client’s domain.
This code is only active while you are on the Softeq website.
For more information on how these companies collect and use data on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies:
|Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Google Dynamic Remarketing, Google Search Console||Google Privacy & Terms|
|Statcounter Analytics||Statcounter Legal Notices and Policies|
|Facebook Pixel||Facebook Policy|
|Bing Webmaster Tools||Microsoft Privacy Statement|
If you want to remove the existing cookies from your device, you can do this in your browser settings. If you want to block future cookies being placed on your device you can change your browser settings to do this. By disabling cookies in your browser settings, you can opt-out from analytics. Visit this page for more info: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
If you want to disable other cookies, visit this website for step by step instructions: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Please note that if you delete or block cookies, that will have an impact on your user experience on our website! You won’t be able to access some parts of our website, the website may not function properly or you may not be able to use some of the interactive features.
Unless you have adjusted your browser settings to block cookies, our system will issue cookies as soon as you visit our site or click on the link in a targeted email that we have sent you, even if you have previously deleted our cookies.
With the exception of the recipients described in more detail below, Softeq does not pass on your data to third parties.
Softeq may make use of certain services from external providers who may be based outside of the EU/EEA. In particular, we may enter data processing agreements with the following categories of data recipients:
Softeq will not disclose your personal data to parties who are not authorized to process it. The data are always subject to contractual restrictions regarding confidentiality and security in line with applicable data protection laws and regulations.
Softeq will comply with applicable legal requirements by providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal data to data recipients in countries outside of the EU, EEA and Switzerland. To the extent that these data recipients are in countries that have not been recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection, we ensure that appropriate safeguards aimed at ensuring such a level of data protection are in place, including by entering into the European Commission’s EU Standard Contractual Clauses with the data recipients, or ensuring that the data recipient has certified to the EU-U.S. or Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, or has implemented Binding Corporate Rules.
To obtain a copy of the safeguards we have put in place, please contact us as indicated below.
Softeq retains your personal information for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it has been collected.
More specifically, Softeq processes and uses your personal data as permitted by law or under your consent, and stores it only as long as required to fulfill the purposes set out above, where Softeq has a legitimate interest in using your personal data, until you object to Softeq use of your information, or where you gave your consent, until you withdraw it.
After the purposes are fulfilled, your data will be retained in accordance with the current legal framework for as long as it is provided from termination of the business relationship or for as long as it is required for the defense of the rights of our company before a court or other competent authority.
In accordance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other countries’ privacy laws, our users can access, rectify, erase their data we had collected, as well as restrict its processing and transfer.
You have the right to obtain the information as to whether or not we process personal data pertaining to you. If this is the case, you have the right to obtain information from us, free of charge, about your personal data stored as well as a copy of such data.
You are entitled, at any time, to request the rectification of inaccurate personal data associated with you. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity, such as a password and user ID, before granting access to your data. Certain areas of the Softeq website may limit access to specific individuals through the use of passwords and other personal identifiers.
You have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay. We are obliged to erase personal data without undue delay where one of the following grounds applies:
You have the right to obtain the restriction of processing where one of the following applies:
You have the right to provide to us/ request to receive data, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. Also, you have the right to transmit these data to another controller without hindrance from us, where:
1. the processing is based on your consent or on the contractual necessity,
2. the processing is carried out by automated means.
Moreover, in exercising your right to data portability, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly by us to another controller where technically possible.
Data Processing Consent Withdrawal
You can withdraw your consent to data collection/processing/transfer at any time, even after we have collected and processed your personal information.
Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
Right to Lodge a Complaint with a Supervisory Authority
In accordance with Article 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of his or her habitual residence, place of work or of an alleged infringement of the GDPR.
To execute any of these rights, please contact our Data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org
WARNING! Please exercise your rights wisely and note that the abuse of rights may entail your liability.
This Privacy Notice is dated March 25, 2019.
If there are updates to the terms of Softeq's Online Privacy Statement, we will post those changes and update the revision date in this document, so you will always know what information we collect online, how we use it, and what choices you have.
If major changes occur to this Policy, Softeq will inform you via email or via posting a notice on our website.