Previous Privacy Policy (valid until May 22, 2018)

Last update February 29, 2016

This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices of Kinzica Ventures, LLC (“Kinzica”,”ZERYNTH”, “we,” “our” or “us”), which owns and operates various sites on the World Wide Web, including without limitation www.zerynth.com, (collectively, the “Kinzica Websites”). Your access to and use of the Kinzica Websites and all the Services provided via the Kinzica Websites (collectively, the “Kinzica Services”) are subject to Kinzica’s Terms of Use and all applicable laws. This privacy policy describes how Kinzica collects, uses, and shares information about you that it obtains in connection with providing Kinzica Services to you.

1: DEFINITIONS

1.1. “Kinzica” means the entity Kinzica Ventures, LLC.

1.2 “Services” means the any and all services and hosted software applications provided by Kinzica, including but not limited to, ZERYNTH STUDIO, the ZERYNTH APP, the ZERYNTH templates, the ZERYNTH Lybrary, the ZERYNTH modules, the ZERYNTH drivers, the ZERYNTH API, the ZERYNTH Cloud, ZERYNTH Project management system, the ZERYNTH website and any other software services offered by Kinzica.

1.3 “You” means yourself and any entities you represent. If you are entering into this agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity, its affiliates and all users who access our services through your account to these terms and conditions, in which case the terms “you” or “your” shall refer to such entity, its affiliates and users associated with it. if you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must not accept this agreement and may not use the services.

1.4 “Products” means the physical products produced and sold by Kinzica including, for example shields, sensors, accessories and any kits.

1.5 “Third Party Products” – includes but is not limited to applications, websites, APIs, software, or hardware, produced by anyone other than Kinzica, that interact with, use or connect to any Kinzica Products or Services.

1.6 “Website(s)” means any web domains owned, operated, branded or co-branded by Kinzica Ventures, LLC.

1.7 Specific terms may reference “ZERYNTH Project management system” which means website(s) and services owned by Kinzica Ventures, LLC. that allows users to share information and details of their own projects and/or products. Information may include code, design specifications, photographs, and/or personal details. The ZERYNTH Project management system is also included as part of “Services”.

1.8 “APIs” means any API (Application Programming Interface) owned and operated by Kinzica.

 

2: HOW KINZICA COLLECTS DATA

2.1.1 In order to enhance your user experience and improve the Kinzica Services, Kinzica collects information about you from two sources: (i) information you affirmatively give to us; and (ii) information automatically collected when you visit any of the Kinzica Websites or use any Kinzica Services. Third parties may also collect your information in connection with your use of Kinzica Services.

2.1.2 Kinzica, through its websites, like many other websites, will store session information (often called “Cookies”) in your browser that will help Kinzica to identify information such as browsing activity, IP addresses and page view order. You do have the option to not use these Cookies; the majority of browsers will have a “help” tool that will help you to prevent Cookies if you want to, but Kinzica recommends you keep Cookies active as it will provide a better user experience on Kinzica’s Websites. For more detailed information see the Cookies section.

2.1.3 When You visit Kinzica Websites and/or uses and Kinzica Services, Kinzica web servers automatically log typical website analytic data from visitors to our site. For example, Kinzica may log information from your computer and browser, such as your IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, browser type, software and hardware attributes, pages you request, site visit length and referral URL, and cookie information. By using the Kinzica Services, you are giving Kinzica permission to use and store such information consistent with this privacy policy. Information are used for systems administration, detecting use patterns and generally improving customer experience.

2.1.4 Kinzica sees and logs non-personally identifiable data when You use ZERYNTH Services. Kinzica logs this data in our system and stores it on Third-Party servers. The only identifiable information this data is connected to will be the account details You supplied when creating Your account.

2.2 Information You provide Us

2.2.1 When You create an account with Kinzica Services, You provide us with data that includes an email address and password. Kinzica may also give you the option to voluntarily share other data with us that is connected to your account. You can view all of the information collected during the registration process by visiting the registration page. You may modify, correct or delete any of your personal information at any time by logging into your account and accessing features that will allow you to edit your profile and account Information.

2.2.2 After you provide such information and set up your account, we may ask you to provide additional information about yourself on an optional basis. We may ask you for certain financial information, including credit card account data or other payment method data, to process payments for some of our services. Kinzica may collect any communication it has with you via any means, including e-mail, telephone, and letters.

By choosing to provide any information to us, you are giving Kinzica permission to use and store such information consistent with this privacy policy.

2.2.3 If you are using ZERYNTH or other Kinzica Services to connect a Product to the cloud, You will be required to identify a network and corresponding network password. This information exists only locally, and Kinzica does not have access to it. When You connect a Product, a specific Product ID will be sent to ZERYNTH STUDIO backend, after which ZERYNTH will be able to match a specific Core ID to Your account details.

2.2.4 You may choose to contribute and interact on Kinzica’s Websites including the ZERYNTH Project management system and forum Website. You will have the opportunity to choose what information (other than Your user name which is not optional) you would like to make public. You may choose whether to display or give out your contact details and other personally identifiable information on the Websites.

2.2.5 When You actively provide information on Kinzica’s Websites, for example when You post, message or interact on the ZERYNTH Project management system, Kinzica may retain that data for You for later use. This data is stored on secure third party servers.

2.2.6 You may actively provide payment details when purchasing Products from Kinzica. Kinzica uses a third-party secure e-commerce site with a Level 1 PCI compliant payment system, for direct online sales. No employees of Kinzica have access to the credit card details associated with these purchases.

2.3 Information provided by third parties

2.3.1 At times Kinzica may collect information from Third-Parties that use our Services or Products. They may provide us with Personal or Anonymous Data that we will use to continue to improve our Services and Products.

 

3: HOW IS DATA USED BY KINZICA?

3.1 Information collected by Kinzica

3.1.1 The data referenced in this Privacy Policy is primarily used by Kinzica to improve, troubleshoot and enhance Products, Websites and Services.

3.1.2 Email addresses and any other information supplied by You may also be used by Kinzica to respond to emails, phone calls and requests. In addition Kinzica may use the data that identifies the Product IDs associated with Your account to provide information and technical assistance to You. For example, Your email address and device details may be used to respond to a technical support question that You send to Kinzica.

3.1.3 Kinzica may collect and create anonymous data by excluding personally identifiable information. Kinzica reserves the right to use Anonymous Data for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Data to third parties at its sole discretion.

3.2 Information collected by third parties

3.2.1 Kinzica may use services that collect data remotely by using “pixel tags,” “web beacons,” “clear GIFs,” or similar technologies. Such technologies can recognize certain types of information on your web browser, check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email message, and determine, among other things, the time and date on which you viewed them and the IP address of the computer from which you viewed them.

3.2.2 Kinzica Services may be linked to or provided through third party websites. Kinzica is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on such third party websites. When linking or accessing such websites, you should carefully review the privacy policy of such third party to determine how it handles information it separately collects from you.

3.3 How information is used

3.3.1 Kinzica uses the information it collects from you to deliver Kinzica Services to you and continuously enhance your user experience. Generally speaking, we use the collected information to communicate with you, fulfill your requests, customize the content, improve our products and services, protect our and your rights, and comply with laws and regulations.

3.3.2 Kinzica may use your personal information to send you promotional information and updates regarding ZERYNTH, Kinzica and its products and services. You may choose not to receive such information and opt-out of such future communications through your user profile management page. All such communications sent to you will also contain instructions for opting-out.

3.3.3 The information that we collect from you may be used in aggregate form in various ways to optimize and improve Kinzica Services. While such information may be based on information about you, it will not identify you personally. We may use such information for the following purposes: website management, administration and security, product improvement, promotional activities, and research and analysis.

 

4: HOW IS DATA KEPT SECURE?

4.1 Your ZERYNTH accounts may be secured by member-created passwords, in which case reasonable precautions are taken to ensure that your account information is kept private. You are responsible for keeping your passwords confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. Kinzica uses reasonable measures to protect your information, and we restrict access to such information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff.

4.2 Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Despite these efforts, please note that we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of your information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of your information at any time.

4.3 Kinzica uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption on the APIs (Application Programming Interface) and Websites operated by Kinzica.

4.4 Kinzica uses RSA and AES encryption to communicate with Products.

4.5 Data collected by Kinzica via its Websites and Services is stored on secure third-party servers.

 

5: WHEN IS DATA SHARED?

5.1 Kinzica may at some point have a third-party process or analyze some of the data we have collected.

5.2 When appropriate, Kinzica may share data with entities and persons who are actively doing business with Kinzica and have entered into a contract with Kinzica Ventures, LLC. (such as companies that have created “Powered by ZERYNTH” products). A company of this sort will have access to the data generated by individuals who are users of the product created and sold by said company.

5.3 Kinzica may share aggregated or anonymous data publicly or as described above in section 3.3

5.4 Also, in order to provide goods or services that you have requested or to complete a transaction at your request, Kinzica may share your personal information with its third party service providers, including companies that assist with payment processing, business analytics, data processing, account management, and other services. We require these companies to agree that they will only use personal information about you that they have obtained from us to provide us with specific services that we have requested and not for any other purpose.

5.5 If we have your express consent, Kinzica may share your personal information that it collects with business partners, and other third parties that are not affiliated with Kinzica. Note that if you sign up for service from one of our affiliates, we may ask for your consent to share with such third party partner certain of your personal information. While Kinzica is not responsible for the acts of such partners, we encourage all of our partners to adopt privacy policies that protect against the disclosure of personal information to third persons.

5.6 Kinzica will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Kinzica if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:

5.6.1 Meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.

5.6.2 Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.

5.6.3 Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.

5.6.4 Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Kinzica, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

5.6.5 In practice, Kinzica may disclose your personal information without asking for your consent in order to protect the legal rights of Kinzica or its affiliates, and each of their respective investors, directors, officers, employees, agents, and suppliers; to protect the safety and security of users of the Kinzica Services or to enforce our Terms of Use; to protect against fraud or for risk management purposes; or to comply with or respond to the law or legal process or a request for cooperation by a government entity, whether or not legally required. If you notify us that you believe your legal rights have been violated by Kinzica or another user of the Kinzica Services, we may provide the information that you provide to us to others to the extent that we believe it is necessary to evaluate and respond to your complaint. For instance, if you submit a notice of copyright infringement to us, we may send a copy to the person or entity who uploaded, stored, or transmitted the material addressed by the communication.

5.6.6 If Kinzica sells all or part of its business, or makes a sale or transfer of assets, or is otherwise involved in a merger or business transfer, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy, Kinzica may transfer your personal information and non-personal information to one or more third parties as part of such transaction. In this event Kinzica will give You prior notification via email or by putting a prominent notice on our site before Your personal data is transferred.

 

6: OTHER INFORMATION

6.1 Non-Personal Information and Aggregate Data

6.1.1 Kinzica may share with third parties your personal information and related aggregated data. For example, Kinzica may share IP addresses of its users to provide anonymous aggregated data to business partners about the volume of use on the Kinzica Services and the specific Kinzica Services in which users are most interested. Because this form of data does not identify particular users, these third parties will not be able to contact you based solely on this data.

6.2 Public Information

6.2.1 Kinzica may share as it sees fit information that you voluntarily make public, including information that you post on any blogs, message boards, chat rooms or other similar forums, whether or not such forums are owned by Kinzica. Since such public information can be accessed by the public and used by any member of the public, such use by third parties is beyond the control of Kinzica.

6.3 Additional information

6.3.1 You have the choice about whether to disclose your personal information or other information about yourself to Kinzica. Regardless of your choices with respect to promotional communications and updates regarding content, Kinzica may send you administrative messages, service announcements, terms and conditions of your account, or other similar communications, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.

6.3.2 Third-Parties may on occasion offer products or services that interact with Kinzica. Kinzica will encourage these Third-Parties to follow a similar privacy policy as this one, but you acknowledge and agree that Kinzica is not responsible for the privacy policies of others.

6.3.3 Kinzica will not intentionally gather information from children under the age of 13.

6.3.4 Kinzica reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any point without prior notification and approval. Continued use of the Websites and Services once these changes are announced will confirm Your approval of and agreement to any and all changes.

6.3.5 The section headers in this agreement are for structure only.

6.3.6 If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy you may contact Kinzica at info@zerynth.com

7: CHANGE AND CANCELLATION.

7.1 You can change your privacy settings at any time through your user profile management page.

7.2 You may delete your Kinzica account, in accordance with our Terms of Use, by clicking here.

 

8: USERS FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

8.1 Kinzica and its Kinzica Services are based in the U.S., and our offices are headquartered in the U.S.. Please be aware that information you provide to us or we obtain as a result of your use of the Kinzica Services may be processed and transferred to the U.S. and be subject to U.S. law. This information may also be processed by staff working for us or for one of our suppliers in the U.S. The privacy and data protection laws in the U.S. may not be equivalent to such laws in your country of residence. By using our website, participating in any of the Kinzica Services, or by providing us with your information, you consent to this collection, transfer, storage, and processing of information to and in the U.S. Kinzica will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that you data is treated securely in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

9: CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

From time to time, we may make changes to this privacy policy. In order to ensure that you are familiar with our most updated policies and practices, you should check the effective date indicated above of this privacy policy each time you use the Kinzica Services. If we make any changes, we will notify you of such changes by posting the updated privacy policy on the Kinzica Websites. We may also send you an email alerting you of such changes. You will be bound by any such changes to the policy when you use the Kinzica Services after those changes have been posted. If we make material revisions concern practices where we have represented that we will obtain your consent to use or disclose your personal information, we will obtain your consent before taking any action inconsistent with those representations.

The section headers in this agreement are for structure only.