EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Privacy Notice
Effective Date: June 13, 2017
UserVoice collects personal data from individuals in the European Economic Area (the “EEA”) and Switzerland who visit our public and customer-facing web [and mobile] sites ("EEA Website Visitors") or use services provided via the UserVoice websites (collectively, the “Services”), and individual representatives of our corporate customers, suppliers and business partners in the EEA and Switzerland ("EEA Business Contacts"). We also supplement the data with data collected from third parties (including other companies).
From EEA Website Visitors, UserVoice may collect the following types of personal data:
From EEA Business Contacts, UserVoice may collect the following types of personal data:
UserVoice collects and uses personal data of EEA Website Visitors and EEA Business Contacts for the purposes of:
We are subject to the Principles all European and Swiss personal data that we receive from individuals or companies in the EEA and Switzerland in reliance on the Privacy Shield. We also receive some data in reliance on other compliance mechanisms, including data processing agreements based on the EU Standard Contractual Clauses.
UserVoice may share personal data we collect from individuals or companies in the EEA and Switzerland with the following types of third parties and for the following purposes:
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UserVoice has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework to BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit BBB EU Privacy Shield for more information and to file a complaint.
If you are an EEA Website Visitor or EEA Business Contact, if at any time after registering for information, your personal data changes, you change your mind about receiving information from us, wish to cancel your account or request that UserVoice no longer use your information to provide you services, contact us via the contact information in the “Right to Access” section above. You may choose to unsubscribe from our marketing communications by following the instructions or unsubscribe mechanism in the message you received. We will retain and use your information for as long as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
If you are located in the EEA or Switzerland and we have not been able to satisfactorily resolve your question or complaint regarding our privacy practices, you may raise your concern to the attention of your data protection authorities (“DPAs”). The DPAs will establish a panel to investigate and resolve complaints brought under the Privacy Shield and UserVoice will cooperate with this panel. Furthermore, UserVoice will comply with the advice given by data protection authorities and take necessary steps to remediate any non-compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles.
UserVoice is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. UserVoice also is committed to cooperating with EEA and Swiss data protection authorities.
If you are located in the EEA or Switzerland and have exhausted all other means to resolve your concern regarding a potential violation of UserVoice’s obligations under the Privacy Shield Principles, you may seek resolution via binding arbitration. For additional information about the arbitration process please visit the Privacy Shield website.
UserVoice may disclose personal data in special cases when we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or to respond to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements; (b) protect and defend our rights or property; (c) enforce the website Terms and Conditions; or (d) act to protect the interests of our users or others.
If a third party service provider providing services on UserVoice’s behalf processes personal data from the EEA and Switzerland in a manner inconsistent with the Privacy Shield Principles, UserVoice will be liable unless we can prove that we are not responsible for the event giving rise to the damages.