The information provided here is for Sweep readers, subscribers and suppliers who have questions about our terms, policies, intellectual property, and compliance.
The privacy of your data is a big deal to us. In this policy, we will explain which data we collect and why; how your data is handled; and your rights to your data. We will never sell your data. This policy applies to all products and services built and maintained by our company, Sweep SAS.
Depending on the products and/or Services accessible on the Site, Sweep may ask the User to provide Personal Data when you:
Sweep collects and processes Personal Data in multiple ways from Users of this Site whether or not they subscribe to Sweep’s products and/or services. Sweep may collect any of the following Personal Data:
Sweep may use User’s Personal Data to: (i) Establish a unique account for the User to access the services; (ii) Follow up after your request for a Demo, (iii) For the purposes of identification and authentication for visitors; (iv) Send communications to the User, such as:
Sweep may share Personal Data with our affiliated and subsidiary companies or Business Partners for the execution of the services, to make Sweep’s business more responsive to User’s needs, to provide User with information about Sweep’s products and services, or for research and analysis. Sweep may transmit Personal Data to third-party vendors and hosting partners that provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and other technology and maintenance services required to operate and maintain this Site and any related services. Transfers to any third parties are covered under the provisions of this Policy. Sweep may also share Personal Data with Business Partners that help Sweep customise, analyze and/or improve its communications or business relationship with Users. These communications may include requests relating to Sweep’s products or services, including the Sweep Carbon management tool. In any of these instances where Sweep is sharing Users’ Personal Data, Sweep shall make sure that those third parties are committed to protecting Personal Data and have agreed in writing to provide such protection both in compliance with legal requirements and commensurate with the protections provided by Sweep. Sweep shall not disclose Personal Data to third parties for their own marketing purposes in absence of Users’ prior consent. Except as described in this Policy, Sweep shall not give, sell, rent, share or loan any personal information to any third party other than as outlined in this Policy. More specifically, here are the reasons and circumstances why we share your Personal Data: (i) Legal reasons: Sweep may disclose Personal Data to respond to subpoenas, lawful requests by public authorities (i.e national security or law enforcement agencies), court orders, or legal processes, or to establish or exercise its legal rights or defend against legal claims, to enable Sweep to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Sweep’s Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law. (ii) Business reorganization: If Sweep is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, a corporate reorganization or any other action or transfer between Sweep entities, User’s information may be shared with the new successor entity for the continuation of services, as well as any choices User may have regarding its Personal Data. (iii) Links to other sites: This Site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Sweep. Users shall review carefully all the privacy policies or statements of such other sites to familiarize themselves with its practices. This Policy applies only to Personal Data processed by this Website. (Iv) Social Media Features: Sweep’s Site includes social media features, such as the Facebook and Twitter buttons and Widgets, the “Share This” button or interactive mini-programs that run on Sweep’s site. These features may collect the User’s IP address and the page visited on Sweep’s Site and also may set a cookie to enable the social media feature to function properly. Social media features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. (v) Public Forums: Sweep’s Site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. Users should be aware that any Personal Data provided in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request the removal of such Personal Data from a blog or community forum, contact Sweep at firstname.lastname@example.org. (vi) Testimonials: Sweep posts customer stories or testimonials on the Site which may contain the Personal Data of the Customer’s employees. Sweep obtained a customer’s consent prior to posting the testimonial to include such Data. A customer may at any time withdraw such consent at email@example.com. (vii) Surveys: Sweep may launch surveys and contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary meaning that the User has therefore a choice whether or not to disclose information required for participation. The requested information typically includes contact information, such as email or phone number. Sweep uses this information to improve its products and/or services, to send its customers updates on improvements on the products and/or services, and/or to market our solutions.
Sweep’s products, services and other web properties are operated in Europe. Any information provided to Sweep will be transferred to and stored in Europe.
Sweep has a robust IT Security strategy which includes policies, processes and controls designed to ensure the protection of any Personal Data, including a variety of security measures intended to prevent unauthorized access to Personal Data. Sweep’s IT Security strategy is available on the Site. Sweep evaluates and responds to reports of incidents that might involve unauthorized access to Personal Data. If Sweep becomes aware that Personal Data has been compromised or mishandled, Sweep shall report any such action or activity to the User in accordance with the GDPR.
Users may choose to receive or not receive marketing communications from Sweep by indicating its preferences on this Site. If the User would prefer not to receive future marketing communications or wish to change or modify information previously provided or delete inaccuracies, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sweep shall respond to all requests within 30 days. Sweep shall retain User’s Personal Data on User’s account for as long as the account is active or as needed to provide you services and as necessary to comply with its legal, regulatory or compliance obligations. Even if User opts out of receiving marketing communications, Sweep may still communicate with User in connection with servicing any existing account User may have, fulfilling a request from User, or administering any promotion or any program in which User may have elected to participate. Some marketing sent to the User, including email marketing, may also be personalized based on the User’s visits to this Site, its browsing and/ or purchase history with Sweep. In addition, when the User clicks on some links in email marketing, a cookie may have been placed on the User’s browser. This cookie would be linked to the User’s email address and used to gather information about the products and services viewed on this Site. The information gathered may be used to personalize and customize future email marketing messages to send to the User. Users may opt out of this use by clicking on the unsubscribe link provided in every personalized email marketing message sent by Sweep.
Sweep does not actively collect Personal Data from children under the age of 18 through this Site. Users below 18 years of age shall request a parent or guardian’s prior written consent before submitting any Personal Data through this Site. Upon request, the User shall provide such consent to Sweep.
Sweep and its affiliates use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect Personal Data from loss, destruction, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure. Sweep’s IT Security strategy is available on the Site. However, while Sweep strives to protect Personal Data, Sweep cannot ensure or guarantee that such Personal Data or private communications transmitted to Sweep will always remain confidential. The user does so at their own risk. For any questions regarding security, the User shall contact Sweep at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Site may offer publicly accessible blogs or community forums. Any information provided in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request the removal of Personal Data from a blog or a community forum, please reach out to email@example.com.
Personal Data collected may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Sweep’s affiliates and subsidiary companies or Business Partners maintain facilities. Sweep provides appropriate levels of protection to safeguard any Personal Data including providing adequate protection for any transfer of Personal Data to a country outside the EU/EEA. These safeguards include data protection agreements, incorporating the new EU standard contractual clauses (standard contractual clauses between controllers and processors under Article 28(7), Article 6(1)(a) and Article 6(1)(f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Article 29(7) of Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council).
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