Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how we collect and use your personal information in relation to the Microvist website, applications and services that reference this Privacy Policy (together, "The Microvist Project").

Personal Information We Collect

We collect your personal information in the course of providing The Microvist Project to you.

Here are the types of information we gather:

  • Information You Give Us: We collect any information you provide in relation to The Microvist Project. Click here to see examples of information you give us.
  • Automatic Information: We automatically collect certain types of information when you interact with The Microvist Project. Click here to see examples of information we collect automatically.
  • Information from Other Sources: We might collect information about you from other sources, including service providers, partners, and publicly available sources. Click here to see examples of information we collect from other sources.

How We Use Personal Information

We use your personal information to operate, provide, and improve The Microvist Project. Our purposes for using personal information include:

  • Measure, Support, and Improve The Microvist Project: We use your personal information to measure use of, analyse performance of, fix errors in, provide support for, improve, and develop The Microvist Project.
  • Personalisation: We use your personal information to identify your preferences, and personalize your experience with The Microvist Project.
  • Communicate with You: We use your personal information to communicate with you in relation to The Microvist project via different channels (e.g., by phone, email, chat) and to respond to your requests.
  • Fraud and Abuse Prevention: We use your personal information to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in order to protect the security of our users and The Microvist Project itself.
  • Purposes for Which We Seek Your Consent: We may also ask for your consent to use your personal information for a specific purpose that we communicate to you.

To enable our systems to recognise your browser or device and to provide The Microvist Project to you, we use cookies. For more information about cookies and how we use them, please read our Cookie Policy.

How We Share Personal Information

Handling our users information in a trustworthy fasion is part of our ethic and we are not in the business of selling our users personal information to others.

We share personal information only as described below and with other Microvist products or services that adhere to this Privacy Policy.

  • Third-Party Service Providers: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include: user interactions for analytical purposes. These third party service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. Further, they must process that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as permitted by applicable data protection law.
  • Protection of Us and Others: We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce or apply our terms and other agreements, or protect the rights, property, or security of The Microvist Project, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud prevention and detection.
  • At Your Option: Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when personal information about you might be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.

Location of Personal Information

The Microvist Project is hosted on Amazon Web Services in Ireland. Depending on the scope of your interactions with The Microvist Project, your personal information is always stored Ireland but may be accessed f rom multiple countries. Whenever we transfer personal information to other jurisdictions, we will ensure that the information is transferred in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as permitted by applicable data protection laws.

How We Secure Information

At The Microvist Project, we take security very seriously. We design our systems with your security and privacy in mind.

  • We protect the security of your information during transmission to or from the Microvist website, applications and services by using encryption protocols and software.
  • We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage, and disclosure of personal information. Our security procedures mean that we may request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

Internet Advertising and Third Parties

The Microvist Project may include third-party advertising and links to other websites and applications. Third party advertising partners may collect information about you when you interact with their content, advertising, or services.

Access and Choice

You can view, update, and delete certain information about your account and your interactions with The Microvist Project. Click here for a list of examples of information that you can access. If you cannot access or update your information yourself, you can always contact us for assistance.

You have choices about the collection and use of your personal information. The Microvist Project include settings that provide you with options as to how your information is being used. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of certain features.

  • Account Information: If you want to add, update, or delete information related to your account, please go to your profile or account settings. When you update or delete any information, we usually keep a copy of the prior version for our records.
  • Browser and Devices: The Help feature on most browsers and devices will tell you how to prevent your browser or device from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

Retention of Personal Information

We keep your personal information to enable your continued use of The Microvist Project, for as long as it is required in order to fulfill the relevant purposes described in this Privacy Policy, as may be required by law, or as otherwise communicated to you. How long we retain specific personal information varies depending on the purpose for its use, and we will delete your personal information in accordance with applicable law.

Contacts, Notices, and Revisions

If you have any concern about privacy at The Microvist Project, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it.

If you interact with The Microvist Project on behalf of or through your organisation, then your personal information may also be subject to your organisation’s privacy practices, and you should direct privacy inquiries to your organisation.

Our website, applications and services change to improve constantly, and our Privacy Policy may also change. You should check our website frequently to see recent changes. You can see the date on which the latest version of this Privacy Policy was posted. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all personal information we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of personal information collected in the past without informing affected users and giving them a choice.

Examples of Information Collected

Information You Give Us

You provide information to us when you:

  • complete a challenge
  • create a user account
  • change your account settings
  • communicate with us by phone, email, or otherwise
  • complete a questionnaire, a support ticket, or other information request forms

Depending on your use of The Microvist Project, you might supply us with such information as:

  • your name, email address, phone number, and other similar contact information
  • usernames, aliases, and other authentication and security credential information
  • content of feedback, testimonials, inquiries, support tickets, and any phone conversations, chat sessions and emails with or to us

Automatic Information

We collect information automatically when you:

  • visit, interact with, or use The Microvist Project
  • download content from us
  • open emails or click on links in emails from us
  • interact or communicate with us

Examples of the information we automatically collect include:

  • network and connection information, such as the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or other device to the Internet and information about your Internet service provider
  • computer and device information, such as device, application, or browser type and version, browser plug-in type and version, operating system, or time zone setting
  • the location of your device or computer
  • authentication and security credential information
  • The Microvist Project metrics, such as usage, occurrences of technical errors, diagnostic reports, your settings preferences, backup information, API calls, and other logs
  • the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through, and from our website (including date and time)
  • The Microvist project, content you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, and page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs)
  • email addresses and phone numbers used to contact us
  • identifiers and information contained in cookies (see our Cookie Policy)

Information From Other Sources

Examples of information we receive from other sources include:

  • search results and links, including paid listings (such as Sponsored Links)

Information You Can Access

Examples of information you can access through The Microvist Project include:

  • your name, email address, phone number, and other similar contact information
  • usernames, aliases, and other authentication and security credential information
  • email communication and notification settings