LAST UPDATED:  November 16, 2021

PRIVACY POLICY

Haus Analytics, Inc. (the “Company,” “we,” or “us”) wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use, and disclose information.  This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information that we collect through:

  • Websites operated by us from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy (the “Websites”);

  • HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Policy; and

  • Offline communications or other interactions you have with us.

Collectively, we refer to the Websites, emails, and offline communications and interactions as the “Services.”

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information we collect or disclose in connection with our provision of services to our clients.  When we provide services to our clients, we receive from or on behalf of the client only anonymized and aggregated information, and we share only anonymized and aggregated information with the client.

Personal Information

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual.  The Services collect Personal Information, including:

  • Name

  • Email address

  • IP address (we may also derive your approximate location from your IP address)

Collection of Personal Information

We and our service providers collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:

  • Through the Services.

  • We collect Personal Information through the Services, such as when you sign up for a newsletter or contact customer service.

 

We need to collect Personal Information in order to provide the requested Services to you.  If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide the Services.  If you disclose any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

Use of Personal Information

We and our service providers use Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • Providing the functionality of the Services and fulfilling your requests.

  • To provide the Services’ functionality to you, including to provide you with customer service.

  • To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests, such as when you contact us via one of our online contact forms or otherwise, send us questions, suggestions, compliments, or complaints, or request a quote for or other information about our services.

  • To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.

  • Providing you with our newsletter and/or other marketing materials.

  • To send you marketing related emails, with information about our services, new products, and other news about our company.

  • Analyzing Personal Information for business reporting and providing personalized services.

  • To analyze or predict our users’ preferences in order to prepare aggregated trend reports on how our digital content is used, so we can improve our Services.

  • To better understand your interests and preferences, so that we can personalize our interactions with you and provide you with information and/or offers tailored to your interests.

  • Aggregating and/or anonymizing Personal Information.

  • We may aggregate and/or anonymize Personal Information so that it will no longer be considered Personal Information.  We do so to generate other information for our use, which we may use and disclose for any purpose, as it no longer identifies you or any other individual.

  • Accomplishing our business purposes.

  • For data analysis, such as to improve the efficiency of our Services;

  • For audits, to verify that our internal processes function as intended and to address legal, regulatory, or contractual requirements;

  • For fraud prevention and fraud security monitoring purposes, such as to detect and prevent cyberattacks or attempts to commit identity theft;

  • For developing new products and services;

  • For enhancing, improving, repairing, maintaining, or modifying our current products and services, as well as undertaking quality and safety assurance measures;

  • For identifying usage trends, such as to understand which parts of our Services are of most interest to users; and

  • For determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, so that we can adapt our campaigns to the needs and interests of our users.

 

Disclosure of Personal Information

We disclose Personal Information:

  • To our third party service providers, to facilitate services they provide to us.

  • These can include providers of services such as website hosting, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.

Other Uses and Disclosures

We also use and disclose your Personal Information as necessary or appropriate, in particular when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so:

  • To comply with applicable law and regulations.

  • This may include laws outside your country of residence.

  • To cooperate with public and government authorities.

  • To respond to a request or to provide information we believe is necessary or appropriate.

  • These can include authorities outside your country of residence.

  • To cooperate with law enforcement.

  • For example, when we respond to law enforcement requests and orders or provide information we believe is important.

  • For other legal reasons.

  • To enforce our terms and conditions; and

  • To protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others.

  • In connection with a sale or business transaction.

  • We may disclose or transfer your Personal Information to a third party in connection with any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

 

Other Information

“Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual.  The Services collect such Other Information as:

  • Browser and device information

  • Information collected through cookies, pixel tags, and other technologies

 

Collection of Other Information

We and our service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:

  • Your browser or device.

  • Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, and Internet browser type and version.  We use this information to ensure that the Services function properly.

Cookies.

  • Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using.  Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Services, pages visited, language preferences, and other traffic data.  We and our service providers use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalize your experience.  We also gather statistical information about use of the Services in order to continually improve their design and functionality, understand how they are used, and assist us with resolving questions regarding them.  We do not currently respond to browser do-not-track signals.  If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website.  You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Services.

Pixel tags and other similar technologies.

  • Pixel tags. Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) may be used to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Services (including email recipients), measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about usage of the Services and response rates.

  • Analytics.  We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends.  This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources.  You can learn about Google’s practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/‌partners/, and exercise the opt-out provided by Google by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

  • Invisible reCAPTCHA.  We use Google’s invisible reCAPTCHA application on our Services in order to protect against spam and other automated abuse.  The reCAPTCHA tool may make use of cookies, as well as other information like IP address, date, time, language, screen size and resolution, and mouse movements.  The use of the reCAPTCHA tool and any information collected through the tool are subject to Google’s privacy policy, available at https://policies.google.com/privacy, and Google’s terms of service, available at https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en.

  • Adobe Flash technology (including Flash Local Shared Objects (“Flash LSOs”)) and other similar technologies.

  • We may use Flash LSOs and other technologies to, among other things, collect and store information about your use of the Services.  If you do not want Flash LSOs stored on your computer, you can adjust the settings of your Flash player to block Flash LSO storage using the tools contained in the Website Storage Settings Panel.  You can also go to the Global Storage Settings Panel and follow the instructions (which may explain, for example, how to delete existing Flash LSOs (referred to as “information”), how to prevent Flash LSOs from being placed on your computer without your being asked, and  how to block Flash LSOs that are not being delivered by the operator of the page you are on at the time).  Please note that setting the Flash Player to restrict or limit acceptance of Flash LSOs may reduce or impede the functionality of some Flash applications. 

 

Uses and Disclosures of Other Information

We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law.  If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, we may use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Privacy Policy.  In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information.  If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

Security

We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures designed to protect Personal Information within our organization.  Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.

Choices and Access

Your choices regarding our use of your Personal Information

You may opt out from receiving marketing-related emails from us.  If you no longer want to receive marketing related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt out by following the instructions contained in each such email.

We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable.  Please note that if you opt out of receiving marketing related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt out.

How you can access, change, or delete your Personal Information

If you would like to request to access, correct, update, suppress, restrict, or delete Personal Information, or if you would like to request to receive a copy of your Personal Information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent these rights are provided to you by applicable law), you may contact us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.  We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.

In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed or whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database.  For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.  We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion.

 

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information, or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which the Services link.  The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.

OUR ADVERTISING

We use third-party advertising companies to serve advertisements regarding goods and services that may be of interest to you when you access and use the Services and other websites or online services.

  • You may receive advertisements based on information relating to your access to and use of the Services and other websites or online services on any of your devices, as well as on information received from third parties.  These companies place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser (including through the use of pixel tags).  They also use these technologies, along with information they collect about your online use, to recognize you across the devices you use, such as a mobile phone and a laptop.  If you would like more information about this practice, and to learn how to opt out of it in desktop and mobile browsers on the particular device on which you are accessing this Privacy Policy, please visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#/.

use of THE Services by MINORS

The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under age 13.

SENSITIVE INFORMATION

Unless we request it, we ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background) on or through the Services or otherwise to us.

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

The “Last Updated” legend at the top of this Privacy Policy indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised.  Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Services.

CONTACTING US

Haus Analytics, Inc., located at 246 Hamilton Ave, Mountain View, California 94043, is the company responsible for collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information under this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at zach@hausanalytics.com or the address above.  Because email communications are not always secure, please do not include credit card or other sensitive information in your emails to us.