Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Kiran Analytics collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”).  Kiran collects information governed by this policy on its sites, Kiran.com and CloudCords.com (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Sites and is in effect as of September 1, 2017.

 Subsidiaries and Affiliates

This privacy policy applies to Kiran Analytics, Inc. (US), its affiliate, Kiran Analytics, Ltd. (UK) and its websites operating under its registered trademarked name, CloudCords.  Collectively these entities are referred to in this Privacy Policy as “Kiran Analytics”.

 

Participation in the Privacy Shield Certification Program

Kiran Analytics participates in and is committed to compliance with the Privacy Shield standards and principles.   You can see a list of Privacy Shield certified companies using the link below:

https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

 

Adherence to Privacy Shield Principles

Kiran Analytics complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the US Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries.  If there is any conflict between the policies 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 page, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/

Kiran Analytics commits to cooperate with EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and comply with the advice given by such authorities with regard to human resources data transferred from the EU in the context of the employment relationship.

 

Types of Data Collected and How it is Used

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site.

Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, and phone number. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.  Information collected in this manner is used solely to fulfill information requests and to provide additional information to Users about Kiran Analytics products and services.

If your employer or a company where you apply for a job is a client of Kiran Analytics, they may provide us with your personal information as follows:  Your name, email address, phone number, date of application, preferred work hours and work schedule. This information will be used for purposes of processing an employment application, creating a work schedule and communicating with you about these matters.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their computer or device for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

 

How We Protect Your Information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

Sharing of Your Personal Information With Third Parties

We do not sell, trade, share or rent Users personal identification information with third parties for any purpose, including business partners, advertisers, or vendors.

Since the disclosure of your personal information is forbidden under our privacy policy, we do not offer a way for individuals to further limit the use of their personal data.

 

Right to Access, Correct or Delete Your Personal Data

Under Privacy Shield, you have a right to access, correct or delete your personal data.  To do so, please contact us using the information below in the section, Contacting Us – Resolving Complaints.

 

Enforcement Authority

Kiran Analytics Privacy Shield compliance is under the jurisdiction of the US Federal Trade Commission.

 

EU Individuals’ Rights and Legal Remedies

  • Individuals may bring a complaint directly to a Privacy Shield participant and the participant must respond to the individual within 45 days.
  • Privacy Shield participants must provide, at no cost to the individual, an independent recourse mechanism by which each individual’s complaints and disputes can be investigated and expeditiously resolved.
  • If an individual submits a complaint to a data protection authority (DPA) in the EU, the U.S. Department of Commerce has committed to receive, review and undertake best efforts to facilitate resolution of the complaint and to respond to the DPA within 90 days.
  • The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has committed to work closely with the DPA to provide enforcement assistance, which, in appropriate cases, could include information sharing and investigative assistance pursuant to the U.S. SAFE WEB ACT.
  • The FTC has committed to vigorous enforcement of the Privacy Shield Framework. This includes prioritizing referrals from EU Member State DPAs, the Department of Commerce, privacy self-regulatory bodies, and independent recourse mechanisms.  To better enable handling of EU DPA referrals, the FTC has committed to create a standardized referral process, designate a point of contact at the agency for EU DPA referrals, and exchange information on referrals with referring enforcement authorities, subject to confidentiality laws and restrictions.
  • EU individuals are able to pursue legal remedies through private causes of action in U.S. state courts, including private causes of action for misrepresentation and similar types of claims.
  • As a Privacy Shield participant, Kiran Analytics also commits to binding arbitration at the request of the individual to address any complaint that has not been resolved by other recourse and enforcement mechanisms. 
  • Additionally, as stated above, Kiran Analytics commits to cooperate with EU data protection authorities (DPAs) and comply with the advice given by such authorities with regard to human resources data transferred from the EU in the context of the employment relationship.

 

Disclosure as Required by Law

Kiran Analytics may be required to disclose personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

 

Liability for Onward Transfers

Kiran Analytics may be liable for onward transfers to third parties. This section outlines Kiran Analytics’ responsibilities as a Privacy Shield participant regarding onward transfers.

To transfer personal information to a third party acting as a controller, organizations must comply with the Notice and Choice Principles.  Organizations must also enter into a contract with the third-party controller that provides that such data may only be processed for limited and specified purposes consistent with the consent provided by the individual and that the recipient will provide the same level of protection as the Principles and will notify the organization if it makes a determination that it can no longer meet this obligation.  The contract shall provide that when such a determination is made the third party controller ceases processing or takes other reasonable and appropriate steps to remediate.

To transfer personal data to a third party acting as an agent, organizations must: (i) transfer such data only for limited and specified purposes; (ii) ascertain that the agent is obligated to provide at least the same level of privacy protection as is required by the Principles; (iii) take reasonable and appropriate steps to ensure that the agent effectively processes the personal information transferred in a manner consistent with the organization’s obligations under the Principles; (iv) require the agent to notify the organization if it makes a determination that it can no longer meet its obligation to provide the same level of protection as is required by the Principles; (v) upon notice, including under (iv), take reasonable and appropriate steps to stop and remediate unauthorized processing; and (vi) provide a summary or a representative copy of the relevant privacy provisions of its contract with that agent to the Department upon request.

 

Contacting Us – Resolving Complaints

In compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles, Kiran Analytics commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information.  European Union individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding this privacy policy should first contact Kiran Analytics at:

Kiran Analytics, Inc.
5060 Shoreham Place, Ste 200
San Diego, CA 92122
P: +1 858 270 9950
support@kiran.com

Kiran Analytics has further committed to refer unresolved privacy complaints under the EU-US Privacy Shield Principles BBB EU PRIVACY SHIELD, a non-profit alternative dispute resolution provider located in the United States and operated by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. If you do not receive timely acknowledgment of your complaint, or if your complaint is not satisfactorily addressed, please visit www.bbb.org/EU-privacy-shield/for-eu-consumers/ for more information and to file a complaint.

 

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Kiran Analytics has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will post a notification on the main page of our Site, and revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your Acceptance Of These Terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

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This document was last updated on 8 August 2016.