Effective Date: May 25, 2018

This privacy policy (the Privacy policy) describes the processing of your personal data by Vectary, Inc. with its registered seat at Greentree Drive 160, Dover 199 04, United States of America (the Company, we or us) for the purpose of providing you with our services located at www.vectary.com (the Site) where you can create and share digital designs that can be customized, downloaded and/or printed on 3D printers to create physical objects (collectively, with all other services accessible through the Site the Services).

 

1. INTERPRETATION

  • 1.1 All the capitalized terms used in this Privacy Policy shall have the meaning assigned to them in our Terms of Use.

2. WHAT KIND OF INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

2.1 We collect the following information (the Data) about you, depending on your use of our Site and/or Services:

  • (a) Information necessary for the use of our Site and Services. This information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between you and us and to allow us to comply with our legal obligations. The legal basis for processing this information is Article 6(1)(b) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 
  • (i) Registration: Information that you provide to us when registering with our Site (including your name, email address and password). 
  • (ii) Profile: Information that you provide when completing your profile on our Site (including your name, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, interests and hobbies, educational details and employment details, description, tags)]
  • (iii) Purchase: Information relating to any purchases you make in respect of the Services and information you provide to the online payment service provider (including your name, email address and payment status).
  • (iv) Communication: Information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our Site (including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication).
  • (b) Information we process automatically. We shall further also collect and process the following information for the purpose of providing you with the best possible Services on our Site. This information we process on the basis of your express consent pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR:
  • (i) Use of Site and/or Services: Potentially personally identifiable information about your computer and about your visits to and use of our Site and/or Services (including your IP address and geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths or any similar information that may be obtained by the Company directly or indirectly from third party providers.). Information that you provide to us when using our Site and/or the Services, or that is generated in the course of the use of those Services (including the timing, frequency and pattern of Service use).
  • (c) Information you choose to give us. We shall further also collect and process additional personal information in order to obtain a better user experience when using our Site and/or Services. This additional information will be processed based on your consent pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) GDPR:
  • (i) Notifications: Information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including your name and email address). 
  • (iii) Posting: Information that you post to our Site for publication on the internet (including your name and photo).
  • (iv) Other: Any other personal information that you choose to send to us.

3. WHAT DO WE USE YOUR DATA FOR?

  • 3.1 We use your Data for the purpose of registration and/or creating an Account as well as purpose of proper exercise of your rights and obligations under the Terms of Use and in relation to your use of our Site and/or Services. We also use the Data you submit to operate, maintain, and provide the features and functionality of the Site and to respond to questions or requests you have submitted to us.
  • 3.2 Any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Site, its related forums, message boards, your Public Projects, or similar publicly accessible areas or content become available to the public. We are not responsible for personally identifiable information and Data contributions that you choose to disclose publicly in these areas. If you remove information that you posted, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or saved that information. 
  • 3.3 When processing your Data you provided us in order to exercise your rights and obligations under the Terms of Use and in relation to our Site and/or Services, we may use automated evaluation of certain personal features or characteristics.
  • 3.4 By providing us your email address, you consent to us using the email address to send you service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail. [Subject to giving us express consent, we may also use your email address to send you other messages, such as newsletters, changes to Services, or special offers.] If you decide not to receive such messages anymore, you may unsubscribe by following the link provided in the email communication. Unsubscribing may prevent you from receiving messages regarding updates, improvements, or offers. You may not unsubscribe from service-related emails. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages and our responses. 
  • 3.5 We may use certain information about you and/or certain of your Data without identifying you as an individual to third parties. We do this for purposes such as analyzing how the Site is used, diagnosing service or technical problems, maintaining security, and personalizing content. We may work with analytics companies such as Localytics and Google Analytics to help us understand how the Site is being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage, how users found our Site, and other non-personally identifiable information so we can deliver a better experience and improve the Site. 
  • 3.6 We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor the information you post on the Site and related forums. If applicable, we reserve the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party. We also reserve the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

4. ON WHAT BASIS DO WE PROCESS YOUR DATA?

  • 4.1 In addition to legal basis mentioned above, we may process any Data to comply with our statutory obligations pursuant to Article 6(1)(c) GDPR or to protect our legitimate interests pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, for example in cases of fraud prevention, network and information security, direct marketing purposes and transmission of Data between us and our subsidiary vectary s.r.o., with its registered office at Oskorušová 11, 841 02 Bratislava, ID No. 47 946 962, registered with the Commercial Register of District Court Bratislava I, Section Sro, Insert No. 123058/B and (v) where there is a legal obligation for us to do so. 
  • 4.2 We shall process your Data in accordance with applicable law and protect your Data against misuse and/or any unlawful disclosure.

5. HOW WE SHARE YOU DATA?

  • 5.1 In relation to your use of our Site and/or Services (and, if circumstances so require), we may disclose your Data (and you agree with such disclosure) in accordance with the minimization principle to a limited number of persons such as our employees, contractors, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors, member of our group of companies insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.
  • 5.2 We may disclose your Data to any of our employees, contractors, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors, member of our group of companies insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.
  • 5.3 We may disclose your personal information:
    • (a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
    • (b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; or
    • (c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
  • 5.4 Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for certain services.
  • 5.5 Personally Identifiable Information: We may share your personally identifiable information with third parties solely for the purpose of providing services to you, including for the processing of financial transactions as set forth in Section 9 below. We may store personal information in locations outside our direct control (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).
  • 5.6 We do not share your personally identifiable information or personally-identifiable location information with third-party companies for their direct marketing use. 

6. DO WE TRANSFER YOUR DATA TO THIRD COUNTRIES?

  • 6.1 The Data that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to achieve the purpose of the processing and/or collecting provided for in this Privacy Policy. For the same purpose, your Data may be transferred across the European Union and/or European Economic Area and countries that according to the European Commision ensure an adequate level of protection: [(i) United States of America, (ii) Canada, (iii) New Zeland …].

7. FOR HOW LONG SHALL WE BE PROCESSING YOUR DATA?

  • 6.1 Except as provided otherwise by law, we will process your Data in a form which permits your identification for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed (that may include the time when you continue to use our Site and/or Services and/ or the whole time during which the purpose of processing your Data continues).
  • 6.2 We shall be also authorised to process your Data after you stop using our Site and/or Services, if it is necessary to
    • (a) meet our legal obligations; or
    • (b) establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

8. HOW CAN I WITHDRAW MY CONSENT?

9. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS?

  • 9.1 You are entitled to: 
    • (a) Access to your Data: In particular to:
    • (i) request information about the purpose of their processing,
    • (ii) categories of processed Data,
    • (iii) identifying the recipient to whom the Data are to be provided, and
    • (iv) duration of processing and collecting your Data.
    • (b) Correction of your Data: In case you acknowledge that we are processing Data about you, which are not correct, please inform us about this matter and we shall correct such incorrect data without undue delay.
    • (c) Erasure of your Data (Right to be forgotten): We shall erase your Data if: 
    • (i) the Data are no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which they were collected, 
    • (ii) you withdraw your consent to processing your Data according to this Privacy Policy,
    • (iii) you object to the processing of your Data, 
    • (iv) in case your Data have been obtained by us unlawfully,
    • (v) we have a legal obligation to do so and
    • (vi) the Data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services.
    • (d) Restriction of Data processing: You have the right to restriction of your Data processing if: (i) the accuracy of your Data is contested by you for a period which shall enable us to verify the accuracy of your Data, (ii) the processing of your Data is unlawful and you request restriction of such Data use instead of erasure, (iii) we no longer need your Data for the purpose of processing, but are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, and (iv) you have objected to the processing of your Data pending the verification whether our legitimate grounds override yours.
    • (e) Data portability: You are entitled to receive your Data processed by us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format for the purpose of transmitting such Data to another data controller.
    • (f) Object Data processing: You have the right to object the processing of your Data based on the grounds of legitimate interest, marketing purposes, profiling related to direct marketing.
    • (g) Lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority: If you consider that your rights relating to the processing of your Data have been infringed you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

10. DO WE USE AUTOMATED INDIVIDUAL DECISION-MAKING? AND HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • 10.1 Your personal data are not a subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you, or similarly significantly affects you.

11. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

  • 11.1 Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, we do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of [16]. If you are under [16], please do not send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age [16] is allowed to provide any personal information to or on the Site. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age [16] without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under [16], please contact us at support@vectary.com.

12. PROCESSING FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS

  • 12.1 All the financial transactions process at our Site and/or in respect of the Services are handled through our payment services provider Paddle. You can review the provider's privacy policy at https://paddle.com/privacy. We will share information with our payment services provider only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our Site, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.

13. HOW DO WE COOPERATE WITH THIRD PARTY WEBSITES?

  • 13.1 Our Site includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
  • 13.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

14. HOW DO WE COOPERATE WITH THIRD PARTY WEBSITES?

  • 14.1 Should you require any clarifications or additional information regarding Data processing or protection, including the case if you wish to exercise any of the rights set out in this Privacy Policy, please contact us via e-mail at support@vectary.com.

15. HOW DO WE UPDATE OUR PRIVACY POLICY?

  • 15.1 We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on the Site to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. It is important that you review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes.

16. WHAT KIND OF COOKIES DO WE USE?

  • 16.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser on your mobile device or computer to identify you (usually based on an anonymous identifier). The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server in order to identify your visit to a particular page, the list of ads you have responded to, the type of browser you are using, and also to remember information you have filled int on our website. 
  • 16.2 We use cookies to personalize content and ads to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about use of our Site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. 
  • 16.3 The purpose of using Cookies is to be able to adapt to your needs, to distinguish you from other users, to prevent the display of irrelevant ads in your web browser and to prevent the need for your repeated login to our Interface. 
  • 16.4 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies or third-party cookies:
    • (a) A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date;
    • (b) a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed;
    • (c) third-party cookies are cookies that are set by a website other than our Site. For example, a website might have a social media like button on their site. That like button will set a cookie that can be read by social media provider. The aim of third-party cookies is often to collect certain information to carry out various research data like behavior, demographics and for targeted marketing of their service.  
  • 16.5 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. 
  • 16.6 We use session, persistent and third-party cookies on our Site and/or with respect of our Services. According to different purpose, there are other subcategories we may use. In the list below, you can find all cookies we use on Our Interface:
  • Processes

    These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

    You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not work in such case. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

    Name

    Provider

    Purpose

    Validity

    Type

    connect.sid

    Vectary

    The main Vectary cookie. It keeps all information about users session

    30 days

    HTTP

    paddlejs_campaign_referre

    paddlejs_checkout

    paddlejs_checkout_variant

    Paddle

    These cookies enable communication between the company and our payment provider (Paddle). These cookies enable Paddle to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting.

    1 to 6 months

    HTTP

    mmf_token

    Myminifactory

    This cookie keeps the information about the successful login on Myminifactory.

    1hour / - 1wee

    HTTP

     

    Security

    We use security cookies to verify your identity when logging in, to prevent fraudulent use of your login information and to prevent your user data from unauthorized access.

    Name

    Provider

    Purpose

    Validity

    Type

    1P_JAR

    APISID

    HSID

    NID

    NID

    SAPISID

    SID

    SIDCC

    SSID

    Google

    These cookies hold the login information when a user is logged in via Google.

    3months - 2 years

    HTTP

    c_user

    xs

    sb

    pl

    fr

    datr

    Facebook

    These cookies hold the login information when a user is logged in via Facebook.

    3 months - 2 years

    HTTP

    16.7 Please acknowledge that blocking and/or deleting cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of the Site and/or our Services.