Privacy Notice For AKASA Marketing Web Site
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for AKASA and our public marketing website; https://akasa.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website, except where stated otherwise. This policy includes notification of the following:
- What information we collect;
- With whom it is shared;
- How it can be corrected;
- How it is secured;
- How policy changes will be communicated; and
- How to address concerns over misuse of personal data.
Information Collection, Use And Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g., to ship physical items.
Your Access to and Control Over Information
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you.
- Express any concern you have about our use of your data
There is no need to register to engage with AKASA’s public, marketing web site. If you opt to contact us via web based forms or tools (contact us form or onsite chat bot) we will use the information provided to answer your inquiry or respond to your request. This may include name, email and company name or other optional information fields We do not collect demographic information, such as gender or age. We do not share your information with 3rd parties. When accessing an AKASA Customer or Partner portal website, a user must first complete a registration process. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name, organization and email address). This information is used to ensure you are accessing and receiving content specific to you, your organization and your AKASA products/services.
We request information from you on our “Get a Demo” request form and via Drift chat. To demo our product(s), you must provide contact information (such as first name and last name) and company information (such as job title and business email). This information is used to set up an appointment to demo our product(s) and we’ll use this information to contact you regarding the demo.
We do not share or sell your information with any third parties.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
However we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser, or looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (e.g. contact you for a requested demo or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers on which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.
We use “cookies” on the AKASA marketing web site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site.
We automatically collect certain information when you access, use or interact with our public facing marketing website. We use browser cookies and other tracking technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) to collect and store certain information when you use, access or interact with our site including:
- Browser and device data: We collect your device type, operating system and version, IP address, general geographic location as indicated by your IP address, browser type, screen resolution, device manufacturer and model, language, plug-ins, add-ons and the language version of the Site you are visiting.
- Usage data: We collect information about the time you spend on the Sites, the content you view and features you access, the pages that led or referred you to our Sites, language preferences, how you interact with available content, and entered search terms, as well as personal information that you make available to us via a social media platform, such as by clicking on a social media icon linked from our Sites.
When you visit our site we collect information about your online activities over time and across different sites to provide you with advertising about products and services tailored to your individual interests (called “interest-based advertising”). Where required by applicable laws, we will rely on your consent prior to processing personal data from your device or computer for the purpose of interest-based advertising.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to disable or reject cookies. If you delete your cookies or if you set your browser to decline cookies, some features of the Services may not be available, work, or work as designed. You may also be able to opt out of or block tracking by interacting directly with the other companies who conduct tracking through our Services. You can learn more about ad serving companies and the options available to limit their collection and use of your information by visiting the websites for the Network Advertising Initiative, the Digital Advertising Alliance, and the European Interactive Digital Advertising Initiative.
This web site contains links to other sites, such as 3rd party publications and 3rd party podcasts. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of 3rd party sites.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site may requests information via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and business email or physical address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection (COPPA)
AKASA does not sell its services to children. As such, our site is designed for adult user interaction. We do not intentionally collect personally identifiable information for children under the age of 13.
Notification of Changes
AKASA reserves the right to make changes to this policy without notification. The most current and effective version of this policy is the version posted on our website, www.akasa.com.
Other Provisions as Required by Law
Numerous other provisions and/or practices may be required as a result of laws, international treaties, or industry practices. It is up to you to determine what additional practices must be followed and/or what additional disclosures are required. Please take special notice of the California Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which is frequently amended and now includes a disclosure requirement for “Do Not Track” signals.