Sift Science Website Privacy Notice
Last Updated: December 15, 2017
Part I. General Information
Our commitment to privacy
Sift Science, Inc. (“Sift Science”, “we” or “us”) helps online businesses (our “Customers”) detect and address fraud and other malicious behavior on their digital properties. In doing so, we collect information about how Internet users (“Users”) interact with our Customers’ digital properties such as their websites and mobile applications. We keep privacy firmly in mind when developing, designing and operating our cloud-based, machine-learning platform that is used to predict user intent and prevent fraudulent activity in real time (“the Sift Service”).
Part II. What We Collect and How We Use It
Information we collect through our Website
We may collect the following types of information about you on our Website.
Information that you provide to us when you use the Website
We may collect personal information about you (e.g. full name, email address, phone number) so we can fulfill your request for the Sift Service or so that a member of our sales team can provide you with information you have requested about the Sift Service. You may also provide information about your employer, such as company name, URL, fraud-related information, and company size.
We may use the information you provide to us to send you marketing and promotional materials, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. However, you will always be able to opt-out of our marketing at any time (see the "Unsubscribe from Our Mailing List" section below).
Information that we collect automatically when you use the Website
We will use the information we collect automatically:
- to administer our Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
- to understand how our Website is used and to improve our Website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer;
- to provide advertising to you on third party sites, based on our browsing activities on the Website; and,
- as part of our efforts to keep our Website safe and secure.
Sift Science does not collect information about your online activities across different web sites, over time. Accordingly, Sift Science does not currently respond to “do not track” browser requests.
Sharing and disclosure of information to third parties
We may share and disclose information about you in the following circumstances:
Vendors, consultants and other service providers: We may share your information with third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who are working on our behalf and with whom the sharing of your information is necessary to undertake that work, e.g. to process billing, to provide customer support, and to deliver online and offline marketing communications that we think will interest you. Prior to sharing data with a vendor, Sift Science assesses the vendor’s security controls to ensure the data is adequately protected.
Compliance with laws: We may disclose your information to a third party where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or government request.
Vital interests and legal rights: We may disclose information about you if we believe it necessary to protect the vital interests or legal rights of Sift Science, our Customers or the rights or property of others.
Part III. International Transfer and Security
Processing of information in the U.S.
While visitors may access the Website from outside of the United States, information collected via the Website is transferred to and hosted on our servers in the United States.
EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks
With respect to personal information concerning individuals in the EU and Switzerland, we comply with the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks as set forth by the US Department of Commerce. Please see our Privacy Shield Notice to learn more.
We use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect any personal information we process about visitors to our Website against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, please note that no Internet transmission can ever be guaranteed 100% secure, and so we encourage you to take care when disclosing personal information online and to use readily available tools, such as Internet firewalls, secure e-mail and similar technologies to protect yourself online.
For the latest information about the controls we have in place to safeguard personal information, view our Security and Privacy Overview.
Part IV. Your Privacy Rights
Update and access to your information
We provide all visitors to our Website with the opportunity to access, review, modify, and to request deletion of any personal information that has previously been provided in connection with the use of this Website, as required by law. You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unsubscribe from our mailing list
You may at any time ask us to stop sending marketing communications to you, including by clicking "Unsubscribe" in any e-mail communications we send you. If you have any questions in relation to the "Unsubscribe" process, please feel free to get in touch via the contact details set out below.
Part V. Other Important Information
Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites that are linked to from our Website. We encourage our visitors to be aware when they leave our Website and to read the privacy statements or policies of each and every website that they visit.
Changes to this policy
Sift Science, Inc.
Attn: Privacy Officer
123 Mission Street, 20th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105