Vianai Systems, Inc. Privacy Policy

1. INTRODUCTION

Vianai (“we”, “us”, or “our”) values your privacy. In this Privacy Policy (“Policy”), we describe what information we collect from you, why we collect it and use it, and how you can manage, export, and delete your information.   

 

1.1 Definitions

“Personal Information” refers to information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual. 

“Site” refers to our website, which is available at www.vian.ai.

“Services” are our services available through our Site and any mobile applications we may provide. 

“You” refers to you, a user of our Site or Services.

 

1.2 Data Controller

When this Policy mentions “Vianai,” “we,” “us,” or “our,” it refers to Vianai. Vianai is the data controller and responsible for your information under this Policy. The following is our contact information:

Vianai Systems, Inc.

1661 Page Mill Road, Suite B, Palo Alto, CA 94304

By visiting the Site, or using any of our Services, you agree that your Personal Information will be handled as described in this Policy. Your use of our Site or Services, and any dispute over privacy, is subject to this Policy and any relevant Terms of Use for the Site or Services, including any applicable limitations on damages and provisions for the resolution of disputes. 

 

2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We ask for and collect information about you when you use our Site or Services. We collect this information directly from you, from third parties, and automatically through your use of our Site or Services.

2.1 Information we collect directly from you.

You may browse certain areas of the Site without registering with us or providing us Personal Information. However, you will have the option to sign up for updates from us by providing us your name and email address. In addition, you can also apply for jobs that we may post on the Site by submitting your contact information and resume or curriculum vitae.

 

2.2 Information we collect automatically.

When you use the Site, we may automatically collect Personal Information about your use of our Site or Services through cookies and other technologies. We may automatically collect the following information about your use of our Site or Services through cookies and other technologies: your domain name; your browser type and operating system; web pages you view; links you click; your IP address; the length of time you visit our Site or use our Services; and the referring URL, or the web page that led you to our Site. We may combine this information with other information that we have collected about you, including, where applicable, your user name, name, and other Personal Information.

2.2.1 Cookies and similar technologies. 

 

2.2.1.1 Cookies.

We and our third-party service providers may use cookies, to track information about your use of our Site and Services. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we store on your computer or mobile device. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Site and Services, while others are used to enable a faster login process or to allow us to track your activities at our Site and Services. There are two types of cookies: session and persistent cookies.

Session Cookies.

Session cookies exist only during an online session. They disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser or power off your computer or device. We use session cookies to allow our systems to uniquely identify you during a session or while you are logged into the Site. This allows us to process your online transactions and requests and verify your identity, after you have logged in, as you move through our Site.

 

Persistent Cookies.

Persistent cookies remain on your computer or device after you have closed your browser or turned off your computer or device. We use persistent cookies to track aggregate and statistical information about user activity.

 

2.2.1.2 Disabling Cookies.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Visitors to our Site who disable cookies will not be able to browse certain areas of the Site or use the Services.

 

2.2.2 “Do Not Track” signals.

Currently, our systems do not recognize browser “do-not-track” requests. You may, however, disable certain tracking as discussed in this section (e.g., by disabling cookies), but such disabling will impair use of the Site and Services.

2.3 Legal Basis for Processing of Personal Data

Where required by applicable law, we rely on certain legal bases for our collection and processing of Personal Information, including your consent, necessity to perform a contract, or our legitimate interest. In the case of Personal Information collected to contact you with information and updates about Vianai, we rely on your consent and our legitimate interest. In the case of Personal Information collected in connection with your application for employment with us, we rely on your consent, necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract, and our legitimate interest.

 

2.4 Children’s Data

Our Site and Services are not directed to children under 13, and you may not use our Site or Services if you are under the age of 13. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our systems. You must also be old enough to consent to the processing of your Personal Information in your country (depending on your country, we may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf). If you are a resident of the European Union, you must be at least 16 years old to use the Site or Services.

3. HOW WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We use your information, including your Personal Information, for the following purposes:

3.1 Provide our services 

We use your information to provide our Site and Services, communicate with you about your use of our Site and Services, to respond to your inquiries, and for other customer service purposes.

 

3.2 Provide personalized services

We use your information to tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you, to offer location customization, and personalized help and instructions, and to otherwise personalize your experiences while using the Site and Services.

3.3. Improve and develop our services

We use your information to ensure our Site and Services are working as intended, to better understand how users access and use our Site and Services, both on an aggregated and individualized basis, to make improvements to our Services, to develop new Services, and for other research and analytical purposes.

 

3.4 Offer promotions

We use your information for marketing and promotional purposes. For example, we may use your information, such as your email address, to send you news and newsletters, special offers and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about services or information we think may interest you. We also may use the information that we learn about you to assist us in advertising our Services on third-party websites.

4. HOW WE SHARE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION

 

4.1 Sharing with your consent

Where you have provided consent, we share your information, including Personal Information, as described at the time of consent.

 

4.2 Affiliates

We may disclose the information we collect from you to our affiliates or subsidiaries solely for the purpose of providing Services to you; however, if we do so, their use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information will be maintained by such affiliates and subsidiaries in accordance with this Policy.

 

4.3 Service Providers

We may disclose the information we collect from you to third-party vendors, service providers, contractors, or agents who perform functions on our behalf, including, but not limited to, our hosting service provider.

 

4.4 Business Transfers

If we are acquired by or merged with another company, if substantially all of our assets are transferred to another company, or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding, or if we are in negotiations in connection with any such transaction, we may transfer the information we have collected from you to the other company.

 

4.5 In Response to Legal Process. 

We also may disclose the information we collect from you in order to comply with the law, a judicial proceeding, court order, or other legal process, such as in response to a subpoena.

 

4.6 To Protect Us and Others. 

We also may disclose the information we collect from you where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person, violations of this Policy, of any relevant Terms of Use, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.

 

4.7 Aggregate and De-Identified Information. 

We may share aggregate or de-identified information about users with third parties and publicly for marketing, advertising, research, or similar purposes.  

Please note that except as noted above, we will not sell or share your Personal Information with any third party for their direct marketing purposes without your consent. 

5. THIRD-PARTY ANALYTICS

We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics or Visitor Analytics, to evaluate usage of our Site and our Services. We also may use other analytic means to evaluate our Services. We use these tools to help us improve our Services, performance, and user experiences. These entities may use cookies and other tracking technologies to perform their services. We do not share your Personal Information with these third parties.

 

6. THIRD-PARTY LINKS

Our Site and Services may contain links to third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third-party websites. We are not responsible for the information practices of such third-party websites.

 

7. YOUR RIGHTS

 

7.1 Rights Relating To My Personal Information

You may request access, modification, or deletion of Personal Information that you have submitted to us by contacting us at attn@vian.ai. We will reply to and honor such requests to the extent required by law. We may need to retain some information in order to comply with law, and to defend or exercise our legal claims. Please note that copies of information that you have updated, modified, or deleted may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Site for a period of time.  

Residents of the European Union may also request to exercise certain additional rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) to restrict processing (Art. 18), request data portability (Art. 20), and object to certain processing (Art. 21). We will respond to such requests in the time period and to the extent required by the GDPR. Such requests can be made by contacting us at attn@vian.ai.

 

7.2 Non-U.S. Users

If you use the Site or Services outside of the United States of America, you consent to having your Personal Information transferred to and processed in the United States of America, which may have less protections than your jurisdiction of residence.

 

7.3 What Choices Do I Have Regarding Use of My Personal Information for Marketing?

We may send periodic promotional or informational emails to you if you have signed up for such information at the Site. You may opt-out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the e-mail. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you e-mails about your account or any Services you have requested or received from us.

 

7.4 Data Retention 

We, generally, retain Personal Information as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the Personal Information was collected, including for as long as you use our Services.  We may continue to retain such Personal Information even after you cease to use any particular Services, as reasonably necessary to comply with applicable laws and our legal obligations, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our agreements and/or protect our legitimate interests.

 

8.0 SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We have implemented commercially reasonable precautions to protect the information we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware that despite our efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security.

You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.

 

9.0 CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

This Policy is current as of the Effective Date set forth above. We may change this Policy from time to time, so please be sure to check back periodically. We will post any changes to this Policy on the Site. If we make any changes to this Policy that materially affect our practices with regard to the Personal Information we have previously collected from you, we will endeavor to provide you with notice in advance of such change by highlighting the change on our Site or if you have an account with us, providing notice to the email address in your account (for this reason you should make sure to update your account information promptly if it changes).

 

10.0 CONTACT US 

If you have questions or complaints about this Privacy Policy or our information practices, please contact us at attn@vian.ai. If you are a resident of the European Union and believe our processing of your Personal Information violates data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work, or the place of the alleged violation.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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