When you visit the website, you are not required to actively provide any information, but the analytics software we use may collect some Personal Data and Navigation Information. When you create an account and profile on the Valuer platform, we collect your name, contact information, and other information you provide. Your name, photo, and any other information that you choose to add to your public-facing profile will be available for viewing to users of the Valuer platform.
This information helps us personalize and continually improve the delivery of business information. We use the information to handle orders; deliver products and services; process payments, communicate with you about orders, products, services and promotional offers; as well as update our records and generally maintain your account with us. We also use this information to improve our website, prevent or detect fraud or abuses of our website and enable third parties to carry out technical, logistical or other functions on our behalf.
When you communicate with us (via email, phone, through the Valuer platform/website or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication.
We may collect Personal Data and Navigation Information from users of our product to help us provide, administer, and improve our website and platform. In order to request access to and use the Product, you will need to provide your full name and email address to us. To make changes to the permission you give us, please visit your Valuer user profile.
COLLECTED PERSONAL DATA AND NAVIGATION INFORMATION
“Personal Data” refers to any information that can be used to identify you personally. For our purposes, this includes your (first and last) name, company name, phone number, company size, the industry you are in and your interests for startups, data you enter into the open write-in box of our contact form.
“Navigation Information” refers to information about your computer, device, visits to the website, and use of the products. We collect browsing information – such as IP address and location, date and time stamp, user agent, Valuer cookie ID (if applicable), URL, unique advertising or content identifiers (if applicable), and time zone, and other information about user activities on the Valuer website and platform.
In cases where the information can be used to identify you personally, Navigation Information would also be considered Personal Data.
AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ACTIVITY
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. You can select not to provide certain information on our website. However, doing so may restrict the features that we are able to provide you. We use the provided information for such purposes as responding to your requests, communicating with you, customising future shopping for you, and improving our products.
We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Although we will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience at Valuer if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these tools exist.
PURPOSES AND LEGAL BASES FOR OUR USING OF YOUR INFORMATION
We do not sell your personal data – such as your name and contact information – to third parties to use for their own marketing purposes. Generally, we may use your Personal Data and Navigation Information for the following purposes:
Provide our Services
To provide you the services we offer on the Valuer website and platform, communicate with you about your use of the Valuer website and platform, respond to your inquiries, provide troubleshooting, and for other customer service purposes.
To tailor the content and information that we may send or display to you in the Valuer website and platform, to suggest followers and content, to offer location customization and personalized help and instructions, and to otherwise personalize your experiences while using the Valuer website and platform.
Marketing and Promotions
For marketing and promotional purposes, such as to send you news and newsletters, special offers, and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about products or information we think may interest you, including information about third party products and services.
To gather metrics to better understand how users access and use the Valuer website and platform; to evaluate and improve the Valuer website and platform, including the Ad Services and personalization, and to develop new products and services.
Comply with Law
To comply with legal obligations, as part of our general business operations, and for other business administration purposes.The website and products integrate some services provided by third parties. We may share some of your information with these service providers so they can provide their services, including payment processing, removing repetitive information from prospect lists, analyzing data, marketing support, customer and/or user profiling, business development, and customer service.
To ensure that your Personal Data is processed, used, stored, and transferred securely and in accordance with European Union law, Valuer uses service providers that provide sufficient guarantees to implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your information. For service providers that may transfer Personal Data outside the European Economic Area, Valuer confirms that it implements appropriate safeguards for such transfers (e.g. Privacy Shield certification, EU Standard Contractual Clauses, binding corporate rules).
The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored outside the European Union (“EU”) and the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EU/EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers, in which case the other country's data protection laws will have been approved as adequate by the European Commission or other applicable safeguards are in place.
Some of our third-party service providers explicitly state that they transfer personal data outside of the EU/EEA. Examples of these service providers and with their legal basis for each transfer are listed below:
- Google Analytics – (EU-US Privacy Shield)
- Amazon Web Services, Inc.– (EU-US Privacy Shield)
SOCIAL MEDIA BUTTONS
On our website we use the social media plug-ins from platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Vimeo, YouTube and G-mail. Plug-ins can be recognized by the social media buttons marked with the logos of these companies. Plug-ins are also used for the embedded video players which can be found on our website. When you surf our website, no information about you will initially be collected by the providers of these social media plug-ins. Only if you click on one of the plug-ins or one of the videos will your information be transmitted: by activating the plug-in, data is automatically transmitted to the respective plug-in provider and stored by them. We do not have an influence on the collected data and data processing operations conducted by these social media providers and are not aware of the full extent of data collection, the purposes or the retention periods.
Information on the purpose and scope of data collection and its processing by social media platforms can be found in the respective data protection policies of these providers, where you will also find further information on your rights and options for privacy protection. Please refer to the websites of these social media platforms for their data protection policies.