Evergent Privacy Policy

Evergent Technologies, Inc. (“Evergent” or “We”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Evergent website (the “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On the Website.
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and the Website.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Evergent or any third party; or
  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU AND HOW WE COLLECT IT

We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • Identifiers (e.g., a real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers)
  • Information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual, including, but not limited to, his or her name, signature, address, telephone number, education, employment, and employment history.
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information (e.g., browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with the Website, or advertisement)
  • Employment candidacy information, including contact, resume, and salary information.

This personal information is required to provide products and services to you. If you do not provide the personal information we ask for, it may delay or prevent us from providing our products and services to you.

HOW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS COLLECTED?

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies.

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This may include information provided at the time of registering to use our Website or information we request from you from time to time.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT THROUGH AUTOMATIC DATA COLLECTION TECHNOLOGIES

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better service.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser Cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

HOW AND WHY EVERGENT USES YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We only use your personal information if we have a specific and proper reason for doing so. For example, we might use your personal information in order to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, to provide products and services to you, to comply with your requests related to our products and services, where you have given your consent, or for our legitimate interest or those of a third party (e.g., a business or commercial reason to use your information that is not overridden by your own rights and interests).

The table below provides examples of how we use (process) your personal information and our reasons for doing so:

How We May Use Your Personal Information Our Reasons
To provide products and services to you For the performance of our agreement with you or to respond to your request for products and services
To prevent and detect fraud against you or Evergent For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to minimise fraud that could be damaging for us and for you
Processing necessary to comply with professional, legal, and regulatory obligations that apply to our business To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations
Ensuring business policies are adhered to, e.g. policies covering security and internet use For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to make sure we are following our own internal procedures so we can deliver the best service to you
Operational reasons, such as improving efficiency, training, and quality control For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to be as efficient as we can so we can deliver the best service for you at the best price
Ensuring the confidentiality of commercially sensitive information For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to protect trade secrets and other commercially valuable information, and to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations
Statistical analysis to help us manage our business, e.g. in relation to our financial performance, customer base, product range, or other efficiency measures For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to be as efficient as we can so we can deliver the best service for you at the best price
Updating and enhancing customer records To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations; and for our legitimate interests or those of a third party, e.g. making sure that we can keep in touch with our customers about existing orders and new products
Marketing our services and those of selected third parties to:
  • existing and former customers;
  •  third parties who have previously expressed an interest in our services;
  • third parties with whom we have had no previous dealings.
For our legitimate interests or those of a third party, i.e. to promote our business to existing and former customers

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We will not sell any of your personal data to any outside organization. We only disclose your personal data to third parties as reasonably necessary to carry out the permitted uses described in this policy. For example, we may share personal data with:

  • Our payment processors, technical and customer support contractors, and other service providers who are required to keep the personal data confidential and are prohibited from using it other than to carry out their services on our behalf;
  • Our successors in the event of a sale, merger, acquisition, or similar transaction affecting the relevant portion of our business; and
  • Legal and governmental authorities or other third parties, to the extent required to comply with a legal order or applicable law.

In the preceding 12 months, we have disclosed for a business purpose to one or more third parties the following categories of personal information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a consumer or household:

  • Identifiers (e.g., a real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers)
  • Information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual, including, but not limited to, his or her name, signature, address, telephone number, education, employment, and employment history.
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information (e.g., browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with the Website, or advertisement)
  • Employment candidacy information, including contact, resume, and salary information.

WHERE IS MY PERSONAL INFORMATION HELD?

Evergent is based in the United States, and personal data collected by Evergent worldwide (including within the European Economic Area) may be transferred to the United States for processing and storage. For example, we may import your personal data into the United States to fulfill our contractual obligations to you. By using the Website, or submitting personal data to Evergent, you consent to the transmission of your information outside your own country to be stored in the United States. We take steps to ensure that any such transfer complies with data protection law and that all personal information is secure, including, where appropriate, putting in place standard contractual clauses or implementing other lawful tools and processes for transferring personal information.

SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use commercially reasonable technical measures to protect personal data in our possession, and our website uses secure socket layer (SSL) encryption technology to help protect the privacy of credit card information, name, address, email, and other sensitive information you provide to us.

EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA (EEA) RESIDENTS

If you reside in the European Economic Area (EEA) you may have the following additional rights under the GDPR:

  • The right to access (i.e., the right to be provided with a copy of your personal information);
  • The right to rectification (i.e., the right to require us to correct any mistakes in your personal information);
  • The right to be forgotten (i.e., the right to require us to delete your personal information – in certain situations);
  • The right to restriction of processing (i.e., the right to require us to restrict processing of your personal information – in certain circumstances, e.g., if you contest the accuracy of the data);
  • The right to data portability (i.e., the right to receive the personal information you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and/or transmit that data to a third party – in certain situations);
  • The right to object (e.g., the right to object to your personal information being used for direct marketing, and in certain other situations, to object to our continued processing of your personal information, e.g., the processing carried out for the purpose of our legitimate interests);
  • The right to withdraw consent (i.e., where processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent – without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal);
  • The right to information regarding consent (i.e., to obtain information about the possibility of providing or denying your consent and the consequences of such consent or denial of the consent); and
  • The right not to be subject to automated individual decision-making (i.e., the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you).

We will not discriminate against you if you choose to exercise any of these rights. You can exercise your rights under the GDPR by contacting us as follows:

Email: marketing@evergent.com (please use “GDPR” in the subject line)

Mail:
Evergent Technologies, Inc.
1250 Borregas Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

The GDPR also gives individuals in the EEA the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live, or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

California consumers have the right to request any of the following information from us regarding personal information collected about you during the preceding 12 months:

  • The categories of personal information collected about you.
  • The categories of sources from which personal information is collected.
  • The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
  • The categories of third parties with whom we share personal information if any.
  • The specific personal information collected about you.
  • For personal information sold or disclosed to a third party for a business purpose, you have a right to know the categories of personal information about you that we sold and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold; and the categories of personal information that we disclosed about you for a business purpose.

We will provide this information free of charge up to two (2) times in any twelve (12) month period within 45 days of receiving your verifiable request (including verification of your identity and your California residency), subject to delays and exclusions permitted by law. Specific personal information about you or your account that is categorized as sensitive or confidential may be redacted.

As a California resident, you have the right to request that we delete any personal information that we have collected about you. We will honor this request subject to the range of exclusions permitted by law. For example, we are not required to delete personal information if it is necessary to complete a transaction or reasonably used for an ongoing business relationship or if it is used internally in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which the consumer provided the information.

As a California resident, you also have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information to third parties. We do not sell your personal information. However, we are permitted to share your personal information with a service provider.

We will not discriminate against you if you choose to exercise any of these rights. California residents may exercise the rights described above by contacting us as follows:

Email: marketing@evergent.com (please use “California Privacy” in the subject line)

Mail:
Evergent Technologies, Inc.
1250 Borregas Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

We may require verification of your identity before further processing your request. In certain instances, we may be permitted by law to decline some or all of such requests.

TREATMENT OF MINORS’ INFORMATION

Our Website and services are not intended for children and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personal data from children. If we are notified or discover that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personal data to us, we will take reasonable steps to delete the information.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

We may update this policy from time to time. We will always post the then-current version of this policy on our Website and will indicate at the top of the policy the date on which the latest version took effect. Please review this policy from time to time to stay updated on our privacy practices.

CONTACT INFORMATION

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

Evergent Technologies, Inc.
1250 Borregas Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
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Last updated: 07/19/2021