Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective as of October 28, 2014

Scality, Inc., and its parents and affiliates (collectively “Scality”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), are committed to keeping any and all personal information collected from individuals that visit our website confidential, secure and private. Our privacy policy has been designed and created to ensure to those using our website and Services that we will not only meet, but also exceed, most existing privacy standards.

By accessing and using our website, you (“you” or “your”) acknowledge and agree that you accept the policies set forth in this Privacy Policy as a condition of your use of our website. You also acknowledge that Scality’s products and services (collectively, “Services”) may require the disclosure of additional information that we collect in order to provide those Services. All such Services will be performed pursuant to separate agreements between us and the applicable entity (collectively, “Service Agreements”). As such, if you use the Services as part of an entity that has entered into a Service Agreement with Scality, the terms of the applicable Service Agreement may restrict, add to, or otherwise alter the terms of our collection or use of your information which is set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

We may collect certain information that you specifically and intentionally provide to us. This may include information you provide to us when you contact us through our website. The types of information that we may collect from you includes your name, email address, phone number and other contact information that you provide, as well as information about your company which you choose to share with us.

We may also collect general information about you which you do not specifically and intentionally provide to us when you access our website, including your Internet Protocol address, browser type and language, Internet Service Provider, referring pages, and operating system.

Additionally, if and when we provide you with Services, we may collect additional information about you, which may include your activity in connection with the Services, the amount of storage that you use, and other actions taken in connection with the access and use of the Services. The collection and use of such information will be governed by the applicable Service Agreement(s).

We do not and will not knowingly allow anyone under 13 years of age to provide us any personal identifying information. If you are under age 13, please do not provide any personal information to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from a child under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

How We Collect Information

We use various technologies to collect the information described above, which may include the use of cookies. These cookies are small data files stored on your computer or device that enable our website to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. If we use cookies, we will do so in order to understand and save your preferences for future visits, compile aggregate data about website traffic and interaction so that we can offer a better user experience and tools in the future.

Use of Information

We use the information that we collect for the express purpose of operating our website and providing, operating, maintaining and improving the Services. We may also use this information to (i) send you notices, updates, alerts, and support/administrative messages, (ii) respond to comments, questions and requests about the Services, and (iii) communicate with you about Services and other news and information about Scality.

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other person or entity for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of operating our website and providing the Services as described above. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing Services; provided that those third parties have agreed to keep this information confidential. Additionally, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

We may also release your information when we believe that such release is necessary to comply with applicable laws, enforce our website policies, or protect our rights, property, or safety and/or the rights, property or safety of others.

Security

Scality uses security controls to protect all information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Further, any information we receive is stored on one or more secure servers, and access to our information systems requires user authentication via password or similar means. Despite these precautions, no data security system is impenetrable, and we do not make any guarantee that any information that we collect is maintained at levels of protection which are sufficient to meet any specific needs or obligations you have relating to that information.

For the avoidance of doubt, security protocols for and in connection with the Services, and the storage of data and information in connection with same, will be set forth more fully in the applicable Service Agreements.

Enforcement and Dispute Resolution

If you have any questions, complaints or disputes regarding the manner in which Scality uses or protects your information, please contact us using the contact information provided below. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes in a reasonable time and in a manner that complies with the principles described in this Policy.

With respect to any complaints related to this Privacy Policy that cannot be resolved through our internal process, we agree to participate in the dispute resolution procedures set forth by the American Arbitration Association. In the event that we or the appointed arbitrator(s) conclude that we did not comply with this Privacy Policy, we will take appropriate steps to address any adverse effects and assure our future compliance. The laws of the State of California will govern this Privacy Policy, as well as any claim that might arise between you and us in connection with this Privacy Policy, without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree that jurisdiction for any arbitration or legal action will be only in the State of California, with venue in the County of San Francisco. You further agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in San Francisco County, California for any such arbitration or legal action.

Changes to this Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of the effective date set forth above. We reserve the right to amend and revise our Privacy Policy at any time, with or without notice. For example, we may amend or revise our Privacy Policy to comply with local, state, or Federal laws or to accommodate changes in technology, or to accommodate the needs of our users. This Privacy Policy may therefore be amended from time to time, consistent with applicable data protection and privacy laws and principles. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post a notice on our website for 30 days from the date of any such material changes.

Contacting Us

Any questions or complaints about this Privacy Policy should be addressed to legal@scality.com.