Last Updated: August 5, 2015
We collect data about you from a variety of sources, including:
All of the information we collect may be combined to help us tailor our communications to you and to develop and improve our services.
We use the information we collect to:
We do not share your Personal Information with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their marketing purposes (including direct marketing purposes). We may use and share Non-Personal Information for our marketing purposes including to display advertisements on other websites. We may share information:
"RelatedMatters’ Services" include our products, services, plug-ins, mobile applications, downloadable software, and websites, including RelatedMatters.com, but not those created by third parties, even when they are accessed through RelatedMatters.com.
"RelatedMatters’ Public Services" are RelatedMatters’ Services provided over the public Internet.
We consider "Personal Information" to include information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.
"Non-Personal Information" is all information other than Personal Information.
Personal Information Collection. RelatedMatters’ Services may collect Personal Information from you, including when you register to evaluate, subscribe or obtain a license to a product or service; purchase a product or service; participate in surveys, contests, or sweepstakes; submit bugs; or contact customer service. The categories of Personal Information RelatedMatters’ Services may collect about you include: your name, email address, username, password, location, and billing and credit card information. RelatedMatters’ Public Services may also collect Personal Information you post while using RelatedMatters’ Services, including in free-text fields or during group chat sessions. You should avoid posting your Personal Information in public areas because that information may be viewable to users of RelatedMatters’ Public Services and possibly the Internet.
Non-Personal Information Collection. RelatedMatters may collect Non-Personal Information as you use RelatedMatters’ Services. When you use RelatedMatters’ Public Services, RelatedMatters, and partners may receive and record Non-Personal Information from cookies, server logs, and similar technology from your browser or mobile device, including your IP address. Cookies are small text files that are placed in visitors' computer browsers to uniquely identify and store their preferences. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, RelatedMatters’ Public Services may not work properly. RelatedMatters may also use persistent cookies to collect Non-Personal Information for marketing purposes as users browse the Internet. Third-party products to RelatedMatters’ Services are not authorized by RelatedMatters to collect Personal Information through cookies or similar technologies without your permission.
We may combine some Non-Personal Information with the Personal Information we collect. Where we do so, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information if the resulting combination may be used to readily identify or locate you in the same manner as Personal Information alone.
Internal and Service-Related Usage. We use Personal Information for internal and service-related purposes only.
To Improve RelatedMatters’ Services. We may use any information you provide to:
Communications. We may send you a welcome email to verify your account and other transactional emails for operational purposes, such as billing, account management, or system maintenance. You may only stop those emails by terminating your account. We may also send you promotions, product announcements, surveys, newsletters, product updates, product evaluations, and event information or other marketing or commercial e-mails. You can opt out of receiving these email communications from RelatedMatters at any time by updating your e-mail preferences at relatedmatters.com or emailing us at email@example.com to have your contact information removed from our email list or registration database. Although opt-out requests are usually processed immediately, please allow five (5) business days for a removal request to be processed.
Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for marketing purposes (including direct marketing purposes) without your permission. We may use and share Non-Personal Information for our marketing purposes, including, without limitation, marketing on other websites. For example, we may use the information to control the number of times you have seen an ad, deliver ads tailored to your interests, and measure the effectiveness of ad campaigns. You can prevent us from tailoring our ads to you on other websites by deleting your cookies.
Aggregate Data. RelatedMatters may anonymize and aggregate data collected through RelatedMatters’ Services and use it for any purpose, including for research and reporting usage. This anonymized aggregate information may be viewable to other users of RelatedMatters’ Services.
Vendors and Suppliers. RelatedMatters’ Services uses Personal Information for internal and service-related purposes only and may provide it to third parties to allow RelatedMatters to offer RelatedMatters’ Services. For example, RelatedMatters may share billing and credit information with service providers for the purposes of processing credit card transactions.
As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information, other account information, and content if we believe doing so is required by law or if those actions are reasonably necessary to:
To Others Within Your Organization or with Your Permission. After a person demonstrates proof that he belongs to a certain organization, we may disclose to that person the names of that organization's members who have subscribed to our software. We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.
By using RelatedMatters’ Services or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of RelatedMatters’ Services. If we learn of a security system's breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on RelatedMatters.com or sending an email to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may update or remove some of your information using RelatedMatters’ Services or by sending us your request to admin@RelatedMatters.com.
If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your Personal Information to the United States to us. By providing your Personal Information, you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Policy.
You also consent to the adjudication of any disputes arising in connection with us or RelatedMatters’ Services in accordance with the End User Agreement, as applicable.