Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the Web site for Kapta, Inc, 885 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder CO 80302. Your privacy is important to us. As such, we provide this privacy statement explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used on this Web site, www.kapta.com, and any affiliated Web sites. This Privacy Policy also provides you with information related to our Privacy Shield participation.

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, references to this Web site mean the Web site bearing the URL https://www.kapta.com, and any affiliated Web sites. References to “we,” “our,” and “us” mean Kapta, Inc. References to “you” and “your” mean the user of this Web site.

By using this Web site you represent that you have read and understand the Privacy Policy and that you consent to the processing of your personal data as set forth below.

Privacy Shield Framework

Kapta complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States.  Kapta has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles.  If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern.  To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/

 

Modifications and Changes to Privacy Policy

We may modify, add to, suspend or delete the Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, at our sole discretion at any time, with such modifications, additions or deletions being immediately effective upon their posting to the Web site. Your use of the Web site after modification, addition or deletion of the Privacy Policy shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of the modification, addition or deletion.

The Information We Collect

We use your personally identifiable information to provide you with the information or content that you have requested, and, in some cases, to contact you about our programs, products, features or services. If you no longer wish to receive press releases or any other type of information from us, you may send us an email through our “Contact Us” link or use our E-mail Alert form to change your preferences; or follow the “unsubscribe” link provided in the e-mail that you receive.

We use non-identifying information collected on our Web site in the aggregate to better understand your use of the Web site and to enhance your enjoyment and experience. For example, we may use the information to improve the design and content of our Web site or to analyze the programs and services that we offer.

We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Our employees, agents and contractors who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

We may provide access to your personally identifiable information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our Web site, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights, or to protect the rights and safety of visitors to this Web site or the public. In those instances, the information is provided only for that limited purpose.

Cookies & Web Beacons

To enhance your online experience, we may use “cookies” or similar technologies. Cookies are text files placed in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information; however, once you choose to furnish a site with personally identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

We use cookies to understand site and Internet usage and to improve or customize the content, offerings or advertisements on our site. We also may use cookies to help us offer you products, programs, or services that may be of interest to you and to deliver relevant advertising.

We, our third party service providers, advertisers or our partners also may use cookies to manage and measure the performance of advertisements displayed on or delivered by us and/or other networks or sites. This also helps us, our service providers and partners provide more relevant advertising.

We, our third party service providers, advertiser or our partners may also use “web beacons” or clear .gifs, or similar technologies, which are small pieces of code placed on a web page, to monitor the behavior and collect data about the visitors viewing a web page. For example, web beacons may be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that page.

You can change your privacy preferences regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies through your browser. You may set your browser to accept all cookies, block certain cookies, require your consent before a cookie is placed in your browser, or block all cookies. Blocking all cookies will affect your online experience and may prevent you from enjoying the full features offered by us. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information.

Access and/or Modification of your Information

If you visit our Web site and volunteer personally identifiable information, you may modify, update or delete such information by sending us an e-mail at support@kapta.com. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our databases. In addition, please be aware that your ability to opt out from receiving marketing and promotional materials does not change our right to contact you regarding your use of our Web Site.

Data Security

We take reasonable steps to maintain the security of the personally identifiable information that we collect. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, so you do so at your own risk.

International Transfer

We operate globally so it is necessary to transfer your information internationally. In particular, your information will likely be transferred to and processed in the United States and/or Europe. When transferring data from the European Union, the European Economic Area, and Switzerland, Kapta relies upon a variety of legal mechanisms, including contracts with our users. Kapta complies with the EU-U.S. and Swiss–U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union, the European Economic Area, and Switzerland to the United States. Kapta may be subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and/or the Department of Transportation.

With Sub-Processors

We may share Information with third-party service providers (e.g., email service providers, data storage and processing facilities) to let them perform business functions for us or on our behalf. We do not permit our service providers to use Personal Information that we share with them for their marketing purposes or for any other purpose than in connection with the services they provide to us. Additional information about the sub-processors we use to support delivery of our Services is set forth at on the Kapta Data Processing Addendum on the Kapta website (https://kapta.com/data-processing-addendum/). In cases of onward transfer to third parties of data of EU and Swiss individuals received pursuant to the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks (see below), Kapta is potentially liable.

To Comply with Laws or Enforce our Rights

We may also disclose Information we receive if required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process, or in response to a government request. We also may be required to disclose Personal Information in response to a lawful request by public authorities in efforts to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. To protect and defend the rights, property or safety of Kapta or third parties, including enforcing contracts or policies, or in connection with investigating and preventing fraud or security issues, we may disclose Personal Information to relevant parties.

Independent Recourse Mechanism

In compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles, Kapta commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information.  EU and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Privacy Shield policy should first contact us at:  info@kapta.com

Kapta has further committed to refer unresolved Privacy Shield complaints to JAMS, an alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint from us, or if we have not addressed your complaint to your satisfaction, please contact or visit https://www.jamsadr.com for more information or to file a complaint.  The services of JAMS are provided at no cost to you.

Under certain limited conditions, you may also invoke binding arbitration before the Privacy Shield Panel. Kapta is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

How You Can Access or Correct Information

For example, if you created a password-protected account within our site, you can access that account to review the information you provided.

You may also send an e-mail to us at info@kapta.com, requesting access to or correction of your personally identifiable information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, e-mail address and the password you use for such service.

Kapta as a Data Processor

We may collect, use and disclose certain information about you when acting as our customer’s service provider. Our customers are responsible for making sure that your privacy rights are respected, including ensuring appropriate disclosures about third party data collection and use. To the extent that we are acting as a customer’s data processor, we will process your information, including any personal data, in accordance with the terms of our agreement with the applicable customer and the customer’s lawful instructions and the terms of this Privacy Policy shall not apply to such processing.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the online privacy statement for this site or its implementation you may contact us at support@kapta.com.

Updates & Effective Date

The effective date of this policy is March 26, 2014. From time to time, we may update this Privacy Policy. We will notify you about material changes in the way we treat personally identifiable information by sending an email message to the email address you most recently provided to us or by prominently posting a notice on our site. We encourage you to periodically check back and review this statement so that you always will know what information we collect, how we use it, and with whom we share it.

Last Updated: July 31, 2018