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PRIVACY POLICY

Effective as of: June 21, 2017

We are Technology Improves the World s.r.o., a Czech company having registered office at Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a, Prague-5, 158 00 Czech Republic, (hereafter referred to as "TIW" or "we" or “us”), collect, store, and use your personal information as a data controller in connection with and in order to provide and develop TIW’s online products, including but not limited to software AUSWEIS, websites and other products, services, programs and tools developed by TIW that are offered or may be offered in the future under the name AUSWEIS (hereafter collectively referred to as the “Services”) according to this TIW’s Privacy Policy (hereafter referred to as the “Privacy Policy”).

We (and some of our business and advertising partners) may ask for information about you and also create data about your use of our Services. This Privacy Policy tells you what information we collect, what we do with it, and the options you have regarding the information you and/or we share and why.

By visiting and using or installing our Services, you are consenting to the collection, use, sharing, transfer or other processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy, as well as with terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to such processing or do not agree with this Privacy Policy, then please do not further access or use our Services.

TIW reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of Services will signify your acceptance of the changes to this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or issues regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at info@tiwinnovations.com or via postal mail to: Technology Improves the World s.r.o., Legal Team, Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a, Prague-5, 158 00 Czech Republic.

1. ABOUT OUR SERVICES

1.1 Our Services offer a diverse online services and products, including but not limited to online services, products and games created by TIW and TIW’s independent partners. You can access to the Services, use or buy products or services or play games with or without registering; also, some of our Services may propose to register to create a public or semi-public profile and to save certain data on this profile.

2. WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

TIW collects information about you when you interact with our Services. The information that we collect includes (among others) the following:

(A) PERSONAL DATA THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US

2.1 The personal data that you may provide to us may include, but is not limited to: full name, email address, postal address, phone number and other similar information, which is the type of information that specifically identifies you personally and/or can be used alone to contact you online or offline.

Some of our Services may ask to access to your mobile phone (including but not limited to mobile phone memory, microphone functions) while using our Services, as well as to your location with the aim to provide additional features and functionality. Your device’s settings may provide you with such permissions settings. The default settings may vary from device to device and are subject to your specific device’s functionality.

(B) INFORMATION THAT MAY BE COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY

2.2 When you visit or use our Services, we may also automatically receive and track certain data about your computer or mobile device when you visit our sites or apps, including, but not limited to, your device type, IP address, software and language preference, browser, type of operating system, date and time of viewing, use of our features and purchasing history or preferences, and your taps and interests. IP addresses may be collected, along with information about the actual web pages that you visit on our websites or at any services. If you arrive at the websites via a link from another website, the URL of the linking website and the URL of any website that you link to next will also be collected.

2.3 In addition, we may store certain information from your browser, using "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer and is tied to information about you. We may use cookies, web beacons (web bugs), or similar technologies to enhance and personalize your experience on our Websites, including the following:

  1. to operate and improve offerings on the Websites;

  2. to help authenticate you when you are on the Websites;

  3. to remember your preferences and registration information, as applicable;

  4. to present and help measure and research the effectiveness of TIW's offerings, advertisements, and email communications; and

  5. to customize the content and advertisements provided to you through the Websites.

2.4 TIW may use ad network providers to help present advertisements on the Websites. These ad network providers use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to help the presenting, better targeting, and measuring of the effectiveness of their advertisements, using data gathered over time and across their networks of web pages to determine or predict the characteristics and preferences of their audiences. TIW offers some services in connection with other websites. Personal information that you provide to those websites may be sent to TIW in order to deliver these services. TIW processes such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

2.5 TIW may use third-party payment service providers ("PSP"), offering payment transaction services to TIW in order to sell a product or service through the Websites or Services. Whenever you buy something from the Websites or Services, the information that you provide to the PSP is subject to their privacy policies, not ours. You explicitly consent that TIW may provide personal information collected from you to a PSP for the purpose of the offering of the payment-transaction service whenever you buy something from the Website(s) or Services and that such PSP may use such data for (statistical) analysis of payment transactions. TIW shall be allowed to notify a PSP regarding a user that engages in (or who a party believes has engaged in) any activity that is illegal, that violates any person's rights, or that led to such user's suspension or termination of use of the Websites.

2.6 TIW may share demographic information (certain anonymous information about you as a user, such as age and country) with certain ad network providers to help them deliver more relevant advertisements through their ad networks. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by such third parties as ad network providers is subject to their own privacy policies, not this Privacy Policy.

2.7 Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can (re)set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can opt out of receiving cookies from certain third-party advertising networks by resetting your browser. However, some features and services may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

 

3. WHY DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION

3.1 We use personal details and other information to maintain the general and personified content and functionality of our Services. In addition, we use personal details to make it possible to accommodate your requests, and so that we are able to provide you with service when using (one of) our Services and for the purposes set out elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.

 

4. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION

4.1 Likely situations when you make your information including personal data available to TIW include, but are not limited to:

  1. by using TIW’s mobile apps or visiting our websites;

  2. registration for Services, contests and special events;

  3. accessing Services using a third party ID, such as social networking sites or gaming services;

  4. subscribing to newsletters;

  5. purchasing a product or services through TIW’s online Services (or "in-app purchase");

  6. using "email this page," or other similar features;

  7. requesting technical support; and

  8. otherwise through use of TIW Services where personal data is required for use and/or participation.

We may also obtain information about you from public records, publicly available databases, and third-party providers.

4.2 In some instances for optimizing our Services we are entitled to combine non-personally identifiable information with personally identifiable information (for example, we may combine your name with your geographical location or combine your name with information about your activities on or in our Services). We are also entitled to combine the information you submit to us with information about you from public records, publicly available databases, and third-party providers. In such case the combined information will be treated by us as personally identifying information and protected accordingly.

 

5. HOW WE MAY USE YOUR INFORMATION

5.1 The information including personal data we process on you might be used for the following purposes:

  1. administrative purposes, such as notifications on our (new) Services, updates, new features etc. and changes to our Terms of Use, conditions, and policies;

  2. to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests;

  3. to protect TIW’s intellectual property, including its copyrights;

  4. to enforce our Terms and Conditions and prevent fraud;

  5. to comply with laws, requests from government bodies or courts, or to respond to litigation;

  6. delivering messages you have allowed us to pass on (e.g., from other people in your social network);

  7. general business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, developing new services, enhancing, improving, or modifying our services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of campaigns, and operating and expanding our business activities;

  8. to allow you to participate in events and similar promotions and to administer these activities. Some of these activities may have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use and disclose information about you, so we suggest that you read these rules carefully;

  9. if you are using one of our mobile applications, we use your device ID to recognize you when you use the application and to store your preferences and settings;

  10. we may use cookies, pixel tags and other tracking technologies to measure and improve our Services and develop features and functionalities on our websites and apps;

  11. we may use cookies, pixel tags and other tracking technologies to improve the relevance of our marketing campaigns and those of our advertisers;

  12. in any other way we may describe when you provide the information or in any way that you explicitly consent to.

5.2 We may also encrypt and/or aggregate your data with other users' data in order to create statistics about the general use of the Services, which helps us to develop new products and services. We may also share this aggregated data with our business partners and third-party advertisers.

5.3 Without your approval, we will not transfer your data or other personal information to third parties, except in those limited cases as described in this Privacy Policy.

 

6. WHO MAY RECEIVE YOUR INFORMATION

6.1 We may share your information including personal data with any party whose services it engages for the purposes of TIW’s normal operations (for example, those partners who assist us by providing technical or operational facilities for our Services), as well as with our affiliates, which are entities under common ownership or control of TIW to provide our Services in different countries.

6.2 Fraud prevention: We may disclose the personal information including personal data we collect about our users when we believe disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent, or respond to suspected illegal or fraudulent activity or to protect the safety, rights, or property of us, our users, or others.

6.3 Law enforcement purposes: If requested or required by government authorities, such as law enforcement authorities, courts, or regulators, or otherwise to comply with the law, we may have to disclose any information we have about our users. We also may disclose information collected about you in order to exercise or protect legal rights or defend against legal claims.

6.4 Sale of our business or merger of our Company: we have no plans to sell our business. In this unlikely event, we may transfer your personal information to a third party if our business is to going be sold or if we or any of our company affiliates are involved in a corporate restructuring (e.g., a sale, merger, or other transfer of assets).

6.5 TIW does not provide personal details to other parties for commercial, advertising, or marketing purposes, except if you explicitly give us permission to do so, or if doing so is part of a specific program or operation for which you have registered. In such case, you may withdraw your permission at any time.

 

7. SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

7.1 TIW does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18 years of age (or such other minimum required age in child’s country for children to be authorized to use our Services without parental approval) (the “minimum required age”). If TIW learns that TIW has inadvertently gathered personal data from children under minimum required age, TIW will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such personal data from TIW’s records or will ask such children to provide consent from a parent or guardian before they can use Services. Once parental consent is granted, the child's information including personal data is treated much like information of any other user; the child may have access to TIW’s Services.

7.2 Parents can change or revoke the consent choices previously made, and review, edit or request the deletion of their children's personal data. If parents wish to have access to their child's personal data to view, correct, or delete the information that we have collected about your child, please send a written request to Technology Improves the World s.r.o., Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a, Prague-5, 158 00 Czech Republic, detailing your request along with a copy of your passport (to prevent misuse of requests for information), or send an email with all such information to info@tiwinnovations.com.

 

8. ACCESSING OR DELETING YOUR INFORMATION

8.1 Your personal data will be stored by TIW.

8.2 If you wish to have access to your personal data to correct or delete the information that we have collected about you, please send a written request to Technology Improves the World s.r.o., Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a, Prague-5, 158 00 Czech Republic, detailing your request along with a copy of your passport (to prevent misuse of requests for information), or send an email with all such information to info@tiwinnovations.com.

8.3 Please note that we may need to retain certain information for mandatory record keeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to your request. There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, but such residual information will no longer be tied to your identity.

 

9. SECURITY

9.1 The security, integrity and confidentiality of your information are important to us. We have implemented technical, organizational and physical security measures that are designed to protect your information from unauthorized accidental or unlawful access, disclosure, use and modification. However, you make your information including personal data and any other content available to TIW at your own risk.

9.2 Please be aware, however, that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you choose to share your information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that any content you provide throughout our Services will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on or in our Services. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of personal data or content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or stored your personal data or content.

9.3 TIW follows generally accepted industry standards and maintains reasonable safeguards to attempt to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information in TIW’s possession. However we do not guaranty that such measures are perfect or impenetrable.

9.4 Your personal data will only be stored for a period necessary for your uses of our Services for the purposes as described in this Privacy Policy.

10. OVERSEAS DATA TRANSFER

Your personal data may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who works for us or for one of our suppliers or partners. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

11. FURTHER INFORMATION

11.1 We reserve the right to amend our Privacy Policy. Amendments will be effective as of the moment of publication on the Websites. You should check the Websites regularly for amendments.

11.2 The Internet is a global environment, and using the Internet necessarily involves the collection and processing of personal data on an international basis. Therefore, by using (one or more of) our Services, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

11.3 Our Services may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us.

11.4. We also have Terms of Use that are applicable to your use of the corresponding Service. In the case of a contradiction between the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, this Privacy Policy prevails.

11.5 This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of Czech Republic excluding its choice of law provisions and submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the Czech Republic.

11.6 If you have any questions, please email to: info@tiwinnovations.com or contact us at:

Legal Department

Technology Improves the World s.r.o.

Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a,

Prague-5, 158 00

Czech Republic

Tel.: +41 788 375 141

E-mail: info@tiwinnovations.com

COOKIE FILES

 

Effective as of October 17, 2017

 

On our Website (https://www.ausweis.io) or in the Ausweis Service (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Service") we use cookie files, which are small text files that contain information about your navigation on the Website/in the Service. The main purpose of cookie files is to ensure the easy navigation in the Service.

 

1. What is a cookie file?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer that allow websites to “recognize” you and remember your preferences.

When you visit the website for the first time, you usually provide certain information, such as your name and your preferred language. This information is entered into the cookie file and sent to your web browser. The next time you visit the same website, your browser uses this information in order to customize the website to fit your individual preferences.

 

2. What are the cookie files used for?

In our Service, we use cookie files for a variety of purposes in order to:

  1. remember the language you speak and the country you reside in;

  2. help you log in again when you visit the Service again;

  3. help our engineers improve the Service based on an understanding of how people find us, and what devices they use;

  4. evaluate the effectiveness of Service, based on understanding of whether you continued to use the Service after placing an order.

3. What cookie files can be used and what are they used for?

We can use the following cookie files:

Technical cookies: cookie files that allow you to use our Service and its functions. Without these files, our website and Service will not be able to operate as efficiently as you would like, and we may not be able to provide certain basic functions and capabilities of our Website. They also allow us to distribute the load to servers, collect information about user preferences regarding the use of cookie files, etc.

Preference cookies: Preference cookie files collect information about your preferences and allow us to remember the language and other local settings, as well as customize your use of the Website and your likes according to your individual features.

Third-party cookies: These cookie files are used to collect information about how you use our websites, what keywords or web pages have navigated you to visit them and what sites you visit. We use this information to generate reports, improve our websites and optimize product and service offerings. These cookie files can be set by both our websites and third-party domains.

Third-party integration cookies: These cookie files are used to embed third-party elements into our Website, such as a video from the YouTube™ resource, feedback forms or social network buttons that allow sharing website contents. This category of cookies may be transmitted by third parties and includes, without limitation, cookies sent by domains, including but not limited to: YouTube.com, Facebook.com.

 

4. How to manage cookies?

​You can disable cookie files - essential, preference files and social media files - through the settings in your browser. In order to delete cookies set by our and other sites, you can follow the instructions on the help page of your browser or website. You can also block the installation of cookies in the future by our and other websites. Information on the most frequently used browsers can be found here: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/browsers/index.html. As mentioned above, if you decide to disable cookies, you should know that this may result in the whole sections of our Website not able to function.

5. Policy updates and our contact details

​This is a brief description of how we are currently using cookies. When we change our cookies, we can also change this Policy as regards cookie files. We look forward to receive any of your questions, issues and feedback on this Policy. If you have any suggestions for us, please report them by contacting the Customer Service or write to us at the following address:

​Technology Improves the World s.r.o.

Address: Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787/7a, Prague-5, PSČ 158 00, Czech Republic

Tel.: +41 788 375 141

E-mail: info@tiwinnovations.com

PRIVACY POLICY

Effective as of: June 21, 2017

We are Technology Improves the World s.r.o., a Czech company having registered office at Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a, Prague-5, 158 00 Czech Republic, (hereafter referred to as "TIW" or "we" or “us”), collect, store, and use your personal information as a data controller in connection with and in order to provide and develop TIW’s online products, including but not limited to software AUSWEIS, websites and other products, services, programs and tools developed by TIW that are offered or may be offered in the future under the name AUSWEIS (hereafter collectively referred to as the “Services”) according to this TIW’s Privacy Policy (hereafter referred to as the “Privacy Policy”).

We (and some of our business and advertising partners) may ask for information about you and also create data about your use of our Services. This Privacy Policy tells you what information we collect, what we do with it, and the options you have regarding the information you and/or we share and why.

By visiting and using or installing our Services, you are consenting to the collection, use, sharing, transfer or other processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy, as well as with terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to such processing or do not agree with this Privacy Policy, then please do not further access or use our Services.

TIW reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of Services will signify your acceptance of the changes to this Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions or issues regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at info@tiwinnovations.com or via postal mail to: Technology Improves the World s.r.o., Legal Team, Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a, Prague-5, 158 00 Czech Republic.

1. ABOUT OUR SERVICES

1.1 Our Services offer a diverse online services and products, including but not limited to online services, products and games created by TIW and TIW’s independent partners. You can access to the Services, use or buy products or services or play games with or without registering; also, some of our Services may propose to register to create a public or semi-public profile and to save certain data on this profile.

2. WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

TIW collects information about you when you interact with our Services. The information that we collect includes (among others) the following:

(A) PERSONAL DATA THAT YOU PROVIDE TO US

2.1 The personal data that you may provide to us may include, but is not limited to: full name, email address, postal address, phone number and other similar information, which is the type of information that specifically identifies you personally and/or can be used alone to contact you online or offline.

Some of our Services may ask to access to your mobile phone (including but not limited to mobile phone memory, microphone functions) while using our Services, as well as to your location with the aim to provide additional features and functionality. Your device’s settings may provide you with such permissions settings. The default settings may vary from device to device and are subject to your specific device’s functionality.

(B) INFORMATION THAT MAY BE COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY

2.2 When you visit or use our Services, we may also automatically receive and track certain data about your computer or mobile device when you visit our sites or apps, including, but not limited to, your device type, IP address, software and language preference, browser, type of operating system, date and time of viewing, use of our features and purchasing history or preferences, and your taps and interests. IP addresses may be collected, along with information about the actual web pages that you visit on our websites or at any services. If you arrive at the websites via a link from another website, the URL of the linking website and the URL of any website that you link to next will also be collected.

2.3 In addition, we may store certain information from your browser, using "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer and is tied to information about you. We may use cookies, web beacons (web bugs), or similar technologies to enhance and personalize your experience on our Websites, including the following:

  1. to operate and improve offerings on the Websites;

  2. to help authenticate you when you are on the Websites;

  3. to remember your preferences and registration information, as applicable;

  4. to present and help measure and research the effectiveness of TIW's offerings, advertisements, and email communications; and

  5. to customize the content and advertisements provided to you through the Websites.

2.4 TIW may use ad network providers to help present advertisements on the Websites. These ad network providers use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to help the presenting, better targeting, and measuring of the effectiveness of their advertisements, using data gathered over time and across their networks of web pages to determine or predict the characteristics and preferences of their audiences. TIW offers some services in connection with other websites. Personal information that you provide to those websites may be sent to TIW in order to deliver these services. TIW processes such information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

2.5 TIW may use third-party payment service providers ("PSP"), offering payment transaction services to TIW in order to sell a product or service through the Websites or Services. Whenever you buy something from the Websites or Services, the information that you provide to the PSP is subject to their privacy policies, not ours. You explicitly consent that TIW may provide personal information collected from you to a PSP for the purpose of the offering of the payment-transaction service whenever you buy something from the Website(s) or Services and that such PSP may use such data for (statistical) analysis of payment transactions. TIW shall be allowed to notify a PSP regarding a user that engages in (or who a party believes has engaged in) any activity that is illegal, that violates any person's rights, or that led to such user's suspension or termination of use of the Websites.

2.6 TIW may share demographic information (certain anonymous information about you as a user, such as age and country) with certain ad network providers to help them deliver more relevant advertisements through their ad networks. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by such third parties as ad network providers is subject to their own privacy policies, not this Privacy Policy.

2.7 Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can (re)set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can opt out of receiving cookies from certain third-party advertising networks by resetting your browser. However, some features and services may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

 

3. WHY DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION

3.1 We use personal details and other information to maintain the general and personified content and functionality of our Services. In addition, we use personal details to make it possible to accommodate your requests, and so that we are able to provide you with service when using (one of) our Services and for the purposes set out elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.

 

4. HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION

4.1 Likely situations when you make your information including personal data available to TIW include, but are not limited to:

  1. by using TIW’s mobile apps or visiting our websites;

  2. registration for Services, contests and special events;

  3. accessing Services using a third party ID, such as social networking sites or gaming services;

  4. subscribing to newsletters;

  5. purchasing a product or services through TIW’s online Services (or "in-app purchase");

  6. using "email this page," or other similar features;

  7. requesting technical support; and

  8. otherwise through use of TIW Services where personal data is required for use and/or participation.

We may also obtain information about you from public records, publicly available databases, and third-party providers.

4.2 In some instances for optimizing our Services we are entitled to combine non-personally identifiable information with personally identifiable information (for example, we may combine your name with your geographical location or combine your name with information about your activities on or in our Services). We are also entitled to combine the information you submit to us with information about you from public records, publicly available databases, and third-party providers. In such case the combined information will be treated by us as personally identifying information and protected accordingly.

 

5. HOW WE MAY USE YOUR INFORMATION

5.1 The information including personal data we process on you might be used for the following purposes:

  1. administrative purposes, such as notifications on our (new) Services, updates, new features etc. and changes to our Terms of Use, conditions, and policies;

  2. to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests;

  3. to protect TIW’s intellectual property, including its copyrights;

  4. to enforce our Terms and Conditions and prevent fraud;

  5. to comply with laws, requests from government bodies or courts, or to respond to litigation;

  6. delivering messages you have allowed us to pass on (e.g., from other people in your social network);

  7. general business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, developing new services, enhancing, improving, or modifying our services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of campaigns, and operating and expanding our business activities;

  8. to allow you to participate in events and similar promotions and to administer these activities. Some of these activities may have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use and disclose information about you, so we suggest that you read these rules carefully;

  9. if you are using one of our mobile applications, we use your device ID to recognize you when you use the application and to store your preferences and settings;

  10. we may use cookies, pixel tags and other tracking technologies to measure and improve our Services and develop features and functionalities on our websites and apps;

  11. we may use cookies, pixel tags and other tracking technologies to improve the relevance of our marketing campaigns and those of our advertisers;

  12. in any other way we may describe when you provide the information or in any way that you explicitly consent to.

5.2 We may also encrypt and/or aggregate your data with other users' data in order to create statistics about the general use of the Services, which helps us to develop new products and services. We may also share this aggregated data with our business partners and third-party advertisers.

5.3 Without your approval, we will not transfer your data or other personal information to third parties, except in those limited cases as described in this Privacy Policy.

 

6. WHO MAY RECEIVE YOUR INFORMATION

6.1 We may share your information including personal data with any party whose services it engages for the purposes of TIW’s normal operations (for example, those partners who assist us by providing technical or operational facilities for our Services), as well as with our affiliates, which are entities under common ownership or control of TIW to provide our Services in different countries.

6.2 Fraud prevention: We may disclose the personal information including personal data we collect about our users when we believe disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent, or respond to suspected illegal or fraudulent activity or to protect the safety, rights, or property of us, our users, or others.

6.3 Law enforcement purposes: If requested or required by government authorities, such as law enforcement authorities, courts, or regulators, or otherwise to comply with the law, we may have to disclose any information we have about our users. We also may disclose information collected about you in order to exercise or protect legal rights or defend against legal claims.

6.4 Sale of our business or merger of our Company: we have no plans to sell our business. In this unlikely event, we may transfer your personal information to a third party if our business is to going be sold or if we or any of our company affiliates are involved in a corporate restructuring (e.g., a sale, merger, or other transfer of assets).

6.5 TIW does not provide personal details to other parties for commercial, advertising, or marketing purposes, except if you explicitly give us permission to do so, or if doing so is part of a specific program or operation for which you have registered. In such case, you may withdraw your permission at any time.

 

7. SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

7.1 TIW does not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18 years of age (or such other minimum required age in child’s country for children to be authorized to use our Services without parental approval) (the “minimum required age”). If TIW learns that TIW has inadvertently gathered personal data from children under minimum required age, TIW will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such personal data from TIW’s records or will ask such children to provide consent from a parent or guardian before they can use Services. Once parental consent is granted, the child's information including personal data is treated much like information of any other user; the child may have access to TIW’s Services.

7.2 Parents can change or revoke the consent choices previously made, and review, edit or request the deletion of their children's personal data. If parents wish to have access to their child's personal data to view, correct, or delete the information that we have collected about your child, please send a written request to Technology Improves the World s.r.o., Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a, Prague-5, 158 00 Czech Republic, detailing your request along with a copy of your passport (to prevent misuse of requests for information), or send an email with all such information to info@tiwinnovations.com.

 

8. ACCESSING OR DELETING YOUR INFORMATION

8.1 Your personal data will be stored by TIW.

8.2 If you wish to have access to your personal data to correct or delete the information that we have collected about you, please send a written request to Technology Improves the World s.r.o., Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a, Prague-5, 158 00 Czech Republic, detailing your request along with a copy of your passport (to prevent misuse of requests for information), or send an email with all such information to info@tiwinnovations.com.

8.3 Please note that we may need to retain certain information for mandatory record keeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to your request. There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, but such residual information will no longer be tied to your identity.

 

9. SECURITY

9.1 The security, integrity and confidentiality of your information are important to us. We have implemented technical, organizational and physical security measures that are designed to protect your information from unauthorized accidental or unlawful access, disclosure, use and modification. However, you make your information including personal data and any other content available to TIW at your own risk.

9.2 Please be aware, however, that, despite our best efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you choose to share your information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that any content you provide throughout our Services will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on or in our Services. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of personal data or content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or if other users have copied or stored your personal data or content.

9.3 TIW follows generally accepted industry standards and maintains reasonable safeguards to attempt to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information in TIW’s possession. However we do not guaranty that such measures are perfect or impenetrable.

9.4 Your personal data will only be stored for a period necessary for your uses of our Services for the purposes as described in this Privacy Policy.

10. OVERSEAS DATA TRANSFER

Your personal data may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who works for us or for one of our suppliers or partners. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

11. FURTHER INFORMATION

11.1 We reserve the right to amend our Privacy Policy. Amendments will be effective as of the moment of publication on the Websites. You should check the Websites regularly for amendments.

11.2 The Internet is a global environment, and using the Internet necessarily involves the collection and processing of personal data on an international basis. Therefore, by using (one or more of) our Services, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

11.3 Our Services may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us.

11.4. We also have Terms of Use that are applicable to your use of the corresponding Service. In the case of a contradiction between the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, this Privacy Policy prevails.

11.5 This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of Czech Republic excluding its choice of law provisions and submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the Czech Republic.

11.6 If you have any questions, please email to: info@tiwinnovations.com or contact us at:

Legal Department

Technology Improves the World s.r.o.

Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787 / 7a,

Prague-5, 158 00

Czech Republic

Tel.: +41 788 375 141

E-mail: info@tiwinnovations.com

COOKIE FILES

 

Effective as of October 17, 2017

 

On our Website (https://www.ausweis.io) or in the Ausweis Service (hereinafter collectively referred to as "Service") we use cookie files, which are small text files that contain information about your navigation on the Website/in the Service. The main purpose of cookie files is to ensure the easy navigation in the Service.

 

1. What is a cookie file?

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer that allow websites to “recognize” you and remember your preferences.

When you visit the website for the first time, you usually provide certain information, such as your name and your preferred language. This information is entered into the cookie file and sent to your web browser. The next time you visit the same website, your browser uses this information in order to customize the website to fit your individual preferences.

 

2. What are the cookie files used for?

In our Service, we use cookie files for a variety of purposes in order to:

  1. remember the language you speak and the country you reside in;

  2. help you log in again when you visit the Service again;

  3. help our engineers improve the Service based on an understanding of how people find us, and what devices they use;

  4. evaluate the effectiveness of Service, based on understanding of whether you continued to use the Service after placing an order.

3. What cookie files can be used and what are they used for?

We can use the following cookie files:

Technical cookies: cookie files that allow you to use our Service and its functions. Without these files, our website and Service will not be able to operate as efficiently as you would like, and we may not be able to provide certain basic functions and capabilities of our Website. They also allow us to distribute the load to servers, collect information about user preferences regarding the use of cookie files, etc.

Preference cookies: Preference cookie files collect information about your preferences and allow us to remember the language and other local settings, as well as customize your use of the Website and your likes according to your individual features.

Third-party cookies: These cookie files are used to collect information about how you use our websites, what keywords or web pages have navigated you to visit them and what sites you visit. We use this information to generate reports, improve our websites and optimize product and service offerings. These cookie files can be set by both our websites and third-party domains.

Third-party integration cookies: These cookie files are used to embed third-party elements into our Website, such as a video from the YouTube™ resource, feedback forms or social network buttons that allow sharing website contents. This category of cookies may be transmitted by third parties and includes, without limitation, cookies sent by domains, including but not limited to: YouTube.com, Facebook.com.

 

4. How to manage cookies?

​You can disable cookie files - essential, preference files and social media files - through the settings in your browser. In order to delete cookies set by our and other sites, you can follow the instructions on the help page of your browser or website. You can also block the installation of cookies in the future by our and other websites. Information on the most frequently used browsers can be found here: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/browsers/index.html. As mentioned above, if you decide to disable cookies, you should know that this may result in the whole sections of our Website not able to function.

5. Policy updates and our contact details

​This is a brief description of how we are currently using cookies. When we change our cookies, we can also change this Policy as regards cookie files. We look forward to receive any of your questions, issues and feedback on this Policy. If you have any suggestions for us, please report them by contacting the Customer Service or write to us at the following address:

​Technology Improves the World s.r.o.

Address: Stodůlky, Nárožní 2787/7a, Prague-5, PSČ 158 00, Czech Republic

Tel.: +41 788 375 141

E-mail: info@tiwinnovations.com