PRIVACY POLICY (Last Updated 29, November 2019)

This Privacy Policy describes the data privacy practices of Collective Intel, Inc. (including current and future affiliates and subsidiaries, “CI”, “we”, “our”, or "us") with respect to users of the BitStream online website and platform, website and platform, and any associated accounts (collectively, the “Site”). CI is committed to protecting the privacy of those who entrust us with their personal information. Our users trust and expect that we will protect their personal information in accordance with the promises we make. “Personal information” means any information pertaining to an identified or identifiable individual and may include, for example, email addresses and contact details and any similar information provided to us in the course of our business operations. Personal information that is de-identified or anonymized is not considered personal information. This Privacy Policy details our commitment to your privacy.

By using our Site or otherwise interacting with us, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you review this Privacy Policy periodically, as it may be updated from time-to-time..

1. What information does CI collect, and how is it used and shared?

For the 12-month period prior to the data of this Privacy Policy, we explain here what categories of personal information we have collected, where we got it from, and with whom we have shared it:

Category of Personal Information Collected Source Purpose for Collection Categories of Recipients
Contact information: such as name, email address, address, phone number, and govern From you when you register and set-up your account to work on the Site To communicate with and respond to you about opportunities and the work you do on the Site, including evaluate your eligibility to work on the Site; validation of identity or to meet legal obligations; and to deliver incentives to you where applicable We may share this information with select service providers and partners who help deliver and maintain the Site
User Metrics: such as information about your coding skill, including the history and performance evaluations of your work on the Site From you and from our evaluators To evaluate and certify your ability to decode and extract data from third-party videos We may share this information with select service providers and partners who help deliver and maintain the Site
Browsing information: such as your IP address, MAC address or other device identifier, the kind of browser or computer you use, pages and content that you visit on the Site, what you click on, the state and country from which you access the Site, date and time of your visit, and web pages you linked to our Site from. Your interactions with the Site, including through the use of cookies and other tracking technologies explained further below To evaluate usage of the Site and improve performance and Client Services and to protect the security and integrity of the Site and our business, such as preventing fraud, hacking, and other criminal activity or to meet legal obligations Our service providers who help us with fraud protection and website analytic
Suspected crime information: details of your identity, image, name and address, suspected or alleged thefts, fraud, assault or other criminal behavior From crime and fraud prevention agencies, from you, witnesses, and from the police To protect users, employees or customers, the public and our business against risks and crime Law enforcement and other governmental authorities in accordance with applicable law, and our professional advisors


In Connection with Business Transfers: In the event that a division, a product or all of CI is bought, sold or otherwise transferred, or is in the process of a potential transaction, personal information will likely be shared for evaluation purposes and included among the transferred business assets, subject to client contractual requirements and applicable law.
To Comply with Laws: CI may also disclose specific personal information when such disclosure appears necessary to comply with applicable law, a subpoena in the course of managing a dispute, governmental inquiry or other litigation process. We may also disclose information to our accountants, auditors, agents, lawyers and other advisors in connection with the enforcement or protection of our legal rights or to protect the interests or safety of our users, employees and our customers or others, in accordance with or as authorized by law.

2. What are cookies and how do we use them and other technologies?

A cookie is a small piece of information that a website, online application, or email may save to your browser or your computer’s hard drive for use in subsequent visits to the website or online application. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive new cookies or how to disable cookies altogether. If you reject cookies, you may not be able to participate in certain activities or receive a promotion tailored to you. CI does not control and does not guarantee the effectiveness of browser-based tools for managing cookies.
CI may use Google Analytics to evaluate use of the Site for our internal purposes such as evaluating usages of the Site. To learn how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit: “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps” located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.
Any and all personal information collected on the Site will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, reused, rented, disclosed, or loaned to third parties, except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.
Do Not Track (DNT): This is a privacy preference that users can set in some web browsers, allowing users to opt out of tracking by websites and online services. At the present time, the World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C, has not yet established universal standards for recognizable DNT signals, and therefore CI and the Site do not recognize DNT.

3. How does CI protect personal information?

Where applicable, CI uses industry-standard technology in connection with our Site to help protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

4. How long does CI retain my personal information?

Personal information that we collect, access or process will be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes for which it was collected, unless otherwise provided for under services contracts with clients or as required or authorized by law. Personal information that is no longer required to fulfill the identified purposes will be destroyed, erased or identified.

5. What are my choices concerning my personal information?

We do not sell, rent, or share the personal information of our users with third parties for their own marketing purposes.
CI may, subject to applicable laws, use personal information from our users to contact them about our Site and their work on behalf of CI, including to provide them with information on additional opportunities from CI that may be of interest to them. Users may exercise choices regarding these communications as follows:
Mail marketing, Telephone marketing, Surveys and Quality control communications. You may decide that you prefer CI not to use your personal information to promote new and/or additional opportunities and/or services which may be of interest to you and refuse that we contact you by mail or telephone for marketing purposes or by email or telephone for quality control purposes. If this is the case, you may contact us using the information detailed in the Contacting us section below. Emails/Commercial Electronic Communications. You can always limit the communications that CI sends to you. To opt-out of commercial emails, simply click the link labeled “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” at the bottom of any commercial electronic communication we send you. Please note that even if you opt-out of promotional communications, we may still need to contact you with important information about your account.

6. What is CI’s policy on kids’ privacy?

CI and our Site are not directed toward children and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information online from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If CI learns that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personal information online without parental consent, we will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law). If you become aware of any personal information we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the information detailed in the Contacting Us section below.

7. Access, Objection, Correction and Deletion

In certain jurisdictions such as the European Union, residents may have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether your personal information is being processed, information about the purposes of that processing, and information about the recipients to whom your personal data have been or will be disclosed. You may also have the right to receive a copy of the personal data you have provided and/or request its deletion. If you have questions about your rights, please feel free to contact using the contact information detailed in the Contacting Us section below.

8. Your California Privacy Rights

If you are a California resident, the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) provides consumers with certain rights with respect to their personal information. However, the Site is currently only for applicants and users who are working on behalf of CI, and for this and other reasons, the CCPA does not apply to the information we collect from you on the Site. For the 12-month period prior to the date of this Privacy Policy, CI has not sold any personal information about its users; nor does it have any plans to do so in the future.

9. Cross-border transfer of personal information

Information that you provide to us in connection with the Site may be transferred to the United States or other countries that may not have data privacy laws that provide the same protection as the countries where you reside. You understand that your personal information may therefore be transferred, processed and stored outside of your country of residence, and therefore may be available to government authorities under lawful orders and laws applicable in such foreign jurisdictions.

10. Right to Lodge Complaints

We are transparent about the ways in which we collect and use personal information, and welcome your questions and concerns. If you have any concern or complaint about the way we handle your personal information, please contact us as described below. To the extent you believe we have not addressed your concerns or otherwise choose to do so, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in the country where you reside and/or in the United States.

11. Changes to our Privacy Policy

CI will review and update its Privacy Policy as required to keep current with rules and regulations, new technologies and security standards. We will post those changes on the Site and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. In certain cases and if the changes are material, we will provide written notice to users directly by email or otherwise.

12. Contacting us

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or to request a copy of this Privacy Policy in another format you may contact us at: support@BitStreamServices.com.