1. Introduction

This privacy policy governs your use of our websitewww.pairakeet.com, the domain www.pairakeet.com, and all subdomains, mobileapplications, or sub-applications there-in (“Service”, "Application"or “Applications”), created by Pairakeet LP (“We” or “Us”). “You” or “Your”refers to you the user of the Application, regardless of whether you are anatural person or an entity.

2. What This Policy Covers

This Policy applies to the personal data we process as a data controller, that is, as the party that determines what data to collect and why. You provide some of this data directly, and we get some of it by collecting data about your interactions, use, and experiences with the Services. The data we collect depends on the context of your interactions with Pairakeet and the choices you make, including the products and features you use. We also obtain data about you from third parties.When you use theServices through a Pairakeet event account holder (i.e., the event organizer),the processing of your personal data is also determined and administered by that event account holder under its privacy policies. If you have questions about how and why your personal data is collected, the legal basis for processing, or requests regarding your personal data, please refer to the account holder’s privacy statement and direct your inquiries to the accountholder or its administrator.

3. Country of Processing

We operate the Services from the United States of America (USA) and our data collection and processing activities takes place in the USA. We store and otherwise process data (including personal data) through third-party cloud service providers and other service providers which may be located or which operate in other countries.

4. How We Collect and Use Your Information

a. InformationThat You Provide Directly or Authorize Someone Else to Give Us. We may ask you to provide certain information including, but not limited to your name, location, email address, number, password, third-party social networking service username and password, birthday, and other information. We retain messages you send through the Service, and we other information you provide to us. We use this information to operate, maintain and provide to you the features and functionality of the Service, and as further detailed below.  

b. Information Collected or Received From Third Parties. We receive information about you from third parties, including, but not limited to, third-party social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and others when you sign up for the Services through your account with such third parties or through a service linked to your account with such services. You should always review and, if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party services such as social media services before linking or connecting them to the Service.  

c. Analytics Information. We collect, measure and analyze traffic and usage trends for the Service, and we use third-party analytics tools to help us. We use an internal build system to provide analytics services. This allows us to understand, among other things, who is using the Service, how they are using it, and ways to improve the Service. Such third-party analytics tools use cookies and persistent device identifiers to collect and store information including, but not limited to a time of visit, pages visited, time spent on each page, IP address, and type of operating system used.

d. Cookies. When you use the Service, we sometimes send one or more cookies (small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters) to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and enhance your navigation on the Service. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the Service (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take), and allow us or our third-party analytics tools we use to track your usage of the Services. There are at least two different types of cookies:persistent and session cookies. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent use of the Service. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser's directions for removal of cookies. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent.However, some features of the Service may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

e. Log File. Log file information is automatically reported by your browser each time you access a web page. When you access or use the Service, our servers may automatically record certain log file information, including but not limited to your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, referring/exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, and pages viewed.

f. Clear GIFs/Web Beacons. Clear GIFs (also known as web beacons)allow for the tracking of a user's response to an email or usage of a website in a manner that does not reveal personally identifiable information. We may use clear GIFs or similar technologies to assess responses to emails and usage of the Service. For example, we may use clear GIFs to track when emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. You can disable certain abilities of clear GIFs to capture information by blocking cookies.

g. Device Identifiers. When you access or use the Service using a mobile device, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store one or more "device identifiers," such as a universally unique identifier.Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your device that uniquely identify your device. A device identifier may consist of data stored in connection with the device hardware, operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by us. A device identifier may convey information to us about how you browse and use theService. A device identifier may remain persistently on your device to enhance your navigation on the Service. Some features of the Service may not function properly if use or availability of device identifiers is impaired or disabled.

h. Location Data. When you access or use the Service using a mobile device, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store "location data," which may include GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude)or similar information regarding the location of your device. Location data may convey to us information about how you browse and use the Service. Some features of the Service, particularly location-based services, may not function properly if use or availability of location data is impaired or disabled.

j. Commercial Communications. Insofar as permitted under applicable law, we may use the information we collect or receive to communicate directly with you in relation to the Services or related services we offer. Subject to your consent to receiving such communications, we may use the information to communicate with you in relation to other services that we and our affiliates offer. For example, we may use the information to send you emails containing newsletters, promotions and special offers. We may also use the information to send you Service-related notices (e.g., account verification, technical and security notices).

k. Use of Certain Service-Type information. We may use information from cookies, log files, device identifiers, location data, clear GIFs and other tools to: (i) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you use the Service; (ii) provide custom, personalized content or information to you or others; (iii) monitor the effectiveness of the Service; (iv) monitor aggregate metrics, such as total number of visitors, traffic and demographic patterns; (v) diagnose or fix technology problems; (vi) provide advertising to your browser or device; and(vii) conduct research or surveys.

l. Use of information with Your Consent. We may use your information for any other purpose for which you provide consent.

5. Why Do We Process Your Personal Data?

We process your personal data for the below mentioned purposes of processing. Below you will also find information on what personal data we process and what are the legal basis for our processing activities. 

a. Customer relationships with organizers. We process the personal data of the organizers’ contact persons for the purposes of customer relationships with the organizers. For these purposes, we process the contact persons’ contact details. The legal basis for processing is the performance of our contractual obligations.

b. Customer Relationships With Attendees. We process the personal data of the attendees for the purposes of customer relationships with the attendees.  For these purposes, we process the attendees’ contact details and data related to the use of Pairakeet’s service. The legal basis for processing is the performance of our contractual obligations.  Please note that the organizer, in whose event you are participating, is a joint controller for the personal data processed for these purposes.

c. Strategic Analysis of Customer Data to Develop Services andFulfill Customer Needs. We process the personal data of all our customers to develop our services and better fulfill customer needs. For these purposes, we process all our customer's contact details and data related to the use of Pairakeet’s service. The legal basis for processing is our legitimate interests, according to which we develop our services and better fulfill customer needs. 

d. Marketing Activities. We process the personal data of the organizers’ contact persons for the purposes of marketing our services to the organizers. For these purposes, we process the contact persons’ contact details. The legal basis for processing is our legitimate interests, according to which we execute, establish, and develop our customer relationships and business operations.

e. Business Partner Relationships. We process the personal data of the business partners’ contact persons for the purposes of business partner relationships. For these purposes, we process the contact persons’ contact details. The legal basis for processing is the performance of our contractual obligations

d. Communications. We process the personal data of people who contact us for communications purposes. For these purposes, we process the person’s contact details and other data disclosed to us. The legal basis for processing is our legitimate interests, according to which we govern our communications.

6. How We May Share Your Information

We may transfer your personal data to third parties, as it is a normal course of doing business in a digitalized world. When personal data is transferred to third parties, we ensure that we conclude adequate personal data processing agreements and safeguards in relation to the data transfers.

Your personal data may be transferred to data storage service providers and communications services providers. Please note that the organizers may transfer the attendees’ personal data to their sponsors. When doing so, the organizers are solely in charge of such personal data transfers and possible latter personal data processing activities, as well as all related obligations, such as informing data subjects in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of the GDPR.

We take no part in those personal data transfers nor any other related personal data processing activities, and therefore we do not act as a controller, joint controller, or processor for such personal data processing activities. 

7. Automated Processing Of Personal Data

We may use automated means of processing when we process personal data of the attendees for the purposes of customer relationships. We use automated means of processing to match attendees with suitable events and organizers as well as similar attendees according to the interests and expertise of the attendees. This enhances the user experience of the attendees. 

As a result of the aforementioned automated means of processing, the attendees may not receive suggestions through the service of Pairakeet of events that do not match their interests or expertise. 

8. How We Protect Your Information

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop, or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

9. Your Choices About Your Information

1. ControllingYour Settings.You can limit your browser or mobile device from providing certain information by adjusting the settings in the browser, operating system or device. Please consult the documentation for the applicable browser, operating system ordevice for the controls available to you. You can also stop receiving promotional emails from us by following the unsubscribe instructions in those emails. Note that unsubscribe is not available for certain emails concerning your relationship or dealings with us.

2. Do Not Track. At this time, we do not recognize "do not track" signals sent from web browsers. In some cases, your browser may offer a “Do Not Track” option, which allows you to signal to operators of websites, mobile applications, and services (including behavioral advertising services) that you do not wish such operators to track certain of your online activities over time and/or across different websites and mobile applications and services. Disabling tracking mechanisms may disable certain features of theService. To disable tracking, please consult the documentation for you browser, operating system or mobile device. For some devices, it may not be possible to disable tracking mechanisms. You may also disable tracking by certain third-party services by opting out:

Google Analytics
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/

Google Analytics
http://scorecardresearch.com/optouttag.aspx

AdChoices
http://www.youradchoices.com/faq.aspx

10. How Long We Keep Your Information

The retention period of your personal data depends on the purposes for which we process your personal data. We inspect the necessity of the personal data stored regularly and keep records of the inspections. We process and store your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the contractual obligations.  

11. Children’s Privacy

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at hello@pairakeet.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

12. GDPR and Designated Countries Privacy Rights

This Section only applies to users that are located in the European Economic Area, United Kingdom, and/or Switzerland (collectively, the“Designated Countries”) at the time of data collection. We may ask you to identify which country you are located in when you use some of the Services, or we may rely on your IP address to identify which country you are located in.  

Where we rely only on your IP address, we cannot apply the terms of this Section to any User or Customer that masks or otherwise obfuscate their location information so as not to appear located in the Designated Countries. If any terms in this Section conflict with other terms contained in thisPolicy, the terms in this Section shall apply to Users and Customers in theDesignated Countries. 

A “data controller” is an entity that determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information is processed. Any third parties that act as our service providers are “data processors” that handle your personal information in accordance with our instructions. We are a data controller with regard to any personal information collected from Users of the Applications. With respect to any other type of information including with limitation non-personal information, we may be a data processor.  

You may object to our processing at any time and as permitted by applicable law if we process your personal information on the legal basis of consent, contract, or legitimate interests. We can continue to process your personal information if it is necessary for the defense of legal claims, or for any other exceptions permitted by applicable law. 

If we process your personal information based on a contract with you or based on your consent, or the processing is carried out by automated means, you may request to receive your personal information in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and to have us transfer your personal information directly to another “controller”, where technically feasible unless the exercise of this right adversely affects the rights and freedoms of others.

 If you believe we have infringed or violated your privacy rights, please contact us at hello@pairakeet.com so that we can work to resolve your concerns. You also have a right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority situated in a Member State of your habitual residence, place of work, or place of the alleged infringement.

13. Your Data Protection Rights for the User

You may have the right to use the below-listed data protection rights. The contacts concerning the rights shall be submitted to the controller’s contact person. Your rights can be put into action only when you have been satisfactorily identified.

a. Right to Inspect. The data subject has the right to inspect what, if any, data the controller has stored of her/him.

b. Right to Rectify and Erasure. The data subject has a right to request the controller to rectify or erase the personal data concerning the data subject on the grounds provided by law.

c. Right to Restriction of Processing. The data subject can request the controller to restrict the processing of the personal data concerning the data subject on the grounds provided by law.

d. Right to Data Portability. The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning her/him, which he/she has provided to the controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format where the processing is based on consent or a contract

e. Right to Object. Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning her/him for such marketing. Where personal data are processed on the basis of the legitimate interests of the controller, the data subject shall have the right to object the processing of personal data concerning her/him for such purposes in accordance with the law

f. Automated Individual Decision-Making, Including Profiling.The data subject shall have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her.

g. Right to Withdraw Consent. Where the legal basis for the processing of personal data is the consent of the data subject, the data subject shall have the right to withdraw her/his consent.

14. California Consumer Privacy Act of 2019 (CCPA)

The CCPA section provides California residents with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request), we will disclose to you:

  • The categories of personal  information we collected about you.
  • The categories of sources for the  personal information we collected about you.
  • Our business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling that personal information
  • The categories of third parties with   whom we share that personal information.
  • The specific pieces of personal  information we collected about you (also called a data portability request).
  • If we sold or disclosed your personal  information for a business purpose, two separate lists disclosing: sales, identifying the personal information categories that each category of     recipient purchased; and disclosures for a business purpose, identifying the personal information categories that each category of recipient  obtained.

You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and make reasonable efforts to direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies. We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service provider(s) to:

  • Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, provide a good or service that you requested, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform our contract  with you.
  • Detect security incidents, protect  against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, or prosecute those responsible for such activities.
  • Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the  right of another consumer to exercise their free speech rights or exercise another right provided for by law.
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 seq.).
  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when the information’s deletion may likely render impossible or seriously impair the research’s achievement if you previously provided informed consent.
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with consumer expectations based on your relationship with us.
  • Comply with a legal obligation.
  • Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.

To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:

  • Calling us at (+1) 818-849-2968
  • Emailing us at hello@pairakeet.com 
  • Sending a letter to us at 1905 Wilcox Ave #236 Los Angeles, CA 90068

Only you, or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child.You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must:

  • Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative.
  • Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate, and respond to it.

We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you.Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us.We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor’s identity or authority to make the request.

15. Updates to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here and informing you via email. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

16. Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing" means using cookies or web storage on a computer/handheld device, or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, transmitting, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed, and stored there under UnitedStates privacy standards.

17. Questions

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using theApplication, or have questions about our practices, please contact us at hello@pairakeet.com 

Last updated on May 22nd, 2021