ApproveMe LLC. (“ApproveMe”) operates several websites including approveme.com. We’re committed to keeping your data secure, your private information private, and being transparent about our practices as a business.
Our website and blog: approveme.com
Our online demo: secure.approveme.com/demo
Our user voice forum: approveme.uservoice.com
Throughout this document, we may use certain words or phrases, and it is important that you understand the meaning of them. The following is a non-exhaustive list of definitions of words and phrases found in this document:
“ApproveMe” refers to our company, known as “RockStar(idea)”; our Site; our Plugin; our Service; or a combination of all or some of the preceding definitions, depending on the context in which the word is used;
“Plugin” refers to the plugin that we provide for WordPress sites, known as “ApproveMe”;
“Service” refers to the services that we provide online, including our Plugin and our Site;
“Site” refers to our website, https://www.approveme.com;
“User” refers to anyone who uses our Service, including users of our Plugin and general visitors to our Site;
3. Individual Rights
It is our belief the individual has the ownership and rights to the data collected about themselves. You have the right to know what we are doing with your data, whom it is shared with, control over accuracy, removal or limit/restricting our usage of your data upon request.
If an individual wishes to the exercise the right to control their personal data collected by ApproveMe sites or services, they may do so by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or by visiting: https://www.approveme.com/legal/gdpr-request-personal-data/. We will be glad to assist individuals with the management, removal, limitation, validation, or other aspects of control over any data collected on said individual.
If you prefer notification in writing, please include a detailed request (with a copy of a government issued photo ID) and your contact information sent to the following address:
C/O Privacy Department
2443 Fillmore St #380-7600
San Francisco, CA 94115
If we fail to address your data privacy concerns via the contact information above. We have contracted JAMS [https://www.jamsadr.com/eu-us-privacy-shield] (a dispute resolution provider based in the US) as our independent dispute recourse provider. This recourse provider is available to address privacy complaints and provide appropriate recourse free of charge to the individual filing a privacy related complaint against ApproveMe.
Under certain conditions described under the EU-US Privacy Shield you have the right to invoke binding arbitration to address ApproveMe’s handling of your personal data. ApproveMe is subject to the investigative and enforcement powers of the FTC (Federal Trade Commision) within the United States. ApproveMe may disclose personal data in response to lawful requests from law enforcement, to comply with court orders and warrants, or for national security purposes.
4. Information Collected
5. Use of Your Information
We may use your information to:
- Enhance or improve User experience, our Plugin, our Site, or our Service.
- Process transactions.
- Send e-mails about our Site or respond to inquiries.
- Send e-mails and updates about ApproveMe, including our e-mail newsletter.
- Perform any other function that we believe in good faith is necessary to protect the security or proper functioning of our Plugin, Site, or Service.
6. Accessing, Editing, and Removing Your Information
Users may in some cases be able to review and edit the personal information they have provided to us by logging into your account on the Site and editing their account. Although most changes may occur immediately, information may still be stored in a web browser’s cache. We take no responsibility for stored information in your cache, or in other devices that may store information, and disclaim all liability of such. If you wish to review or remove any personally identifiable information collected by us, please contact us at email@example.com or visit: https://www.approveme.com/legal/gdpr-request-personal-data/. In addition, we may, from time to time, retain residual information about you in our backup and/or database for a commercially reasonable period of time.
7. Tracking (when using the WP E-Signature software)
Please note that each document signatory is given a unique signer ID which becomes a part of the URL they are using to sign a document. This is sent to the e-mail address that the administrator specifies when creating the document to be signed and acts as a password without forcing the signer to enter one. We currently do not participate in any do-not-track programs, for this reason by using our Service you agree that we may identify you as a unique user.
8. Third Party Websites
ApproveMe may post links to third party websites on its Site. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by ApproveMe, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.
9. Third Party Access to Your Information
Although you are entering into an Agreement with ApproveMe to disclose your information to us, we do use third party individuals and organizations to assist us, including contractors, web hosts, and others as stated in our Privacy Transparency Report.
Throughout the course of our provision of our Service to you, we may delegate our authority to collect, access, use, and disseminate your information. For example, our web host stores the information that you provide us, and we may hire outside contractors to perform maintenance or assist us in securing our website.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you authorize us to collect, store, share, and otherwise use your information in conjunction with Active Campaign.
10. Release of Your Information for Legal Purposes
At times it may become necessary or desirable to ApproveMe, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you, and release your information to, third parties where we believe that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as our belief that you have engaged in fraudulent activities. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.
11. Commercial and Non-Commercial Communications
12. Security Measures
We take certain measures to enhance the security of our Site and Service, including using SSL certificates. However, we make no representations as to the security or privacy of your information. It is in our interest to keep our website secure, but we recommend that you use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats. Though security is our top priority we cannot control the security of your server environment when using our Plugin, we highly recommend you do everything you can to secure your server including but not limited to installing and forcing SSL certificate verification.
13. Your California Privacy Rights
14. International Transfer
Last Modified: May 24, 2018