Wiretap Software Incorporated (“Wiretap”) takes privacy and data security seriously. We are committed to transparency in the collection and use of your personal information. The Privacy Notice below describes how we use personal information, and the circumstances under which we may share this information. This Privacy Notice applies to the privacy practices of Wiretap on its website located at https://www.wiretap.co
and to the Wiretap extension
for web browsers (the “Extension”).
Collection and Use of Personal Information
To use the Extension, you may sign in from your Facebook account. If you sign in from your Facebook account, you authorize us to collect certain information from that social media account (e.g., name, username, email address, profile picture, gender, friend or contact list, or other information you make public on your social media profile). You may be able to control what information you provide us with in the preferences or settings of your social media account. We use this information to personalize your experience on our website and the Extension.
Adding a Comment
When using the Extension, you may add a comment as you stream media. When you add a comment, we collect information including your name, the time and content of your comment, and other information including browser characteristics. Your name, as well as the time and content of your comment can be viewed by anyone using the Extension. When you upvote a comment, we share your name with the person who posted that comment. We use this information to enable and improve the functionality of the Extension.
The Invite Friend feature on the Extension lets you to send a Facebook message to other individuals that might be interested in the Extension. This feature requires you to submit the name and Facebook account information of the recipient. We do not use the Facebook account information submitted in these circumstances for any other purpose without the consent of you or the recipient to do so. Please ensure that you only submit the Facebook account information of individuals with whom you have a personal relationship and who would want to receive the message.
When you are signed into the Extension, we collect information about your media streaming preferences including the kinds of media that you stream, the times at which you stream, any rating you provide, and other media streaming habits to provide you with recommended media and to improve the Extension.
Adding a Friend
When you add a friend on the Extension, we use your media streaming preferences to provide your friends with recommended media.
We may offer you the opportunity to engage with Wiretap or its content on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications. When you engage with us on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications, you may allow us to have access to certain information associated with your social media account (e.g., name, username, email address, profile picture) to deliver content or as part of the operation of the website, plug-in or application.
If you make a purchase on our website, we collect your payment-card details (including payment card number, security code, expiration date, cardholder name and billing address) for the purposes of processing your payment.
Marketing Communications/Beta Signup
You may select if you wish to receive email marketing communications with updates and other information regarding Wiretap, including access to our private beta, by providing us with your name and email.
You can opt out of receiving marketing or beta access emails from us using the opt-out or “unsubscribe” instructions provided in the communication. Alternatively, you may contact our Privacy Officer at email@example.com
When you contact us with a comment or question, we collect the information you provide such as your name and email address, along with additional information that we may need to help us promptly respond to your inquiry. We retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service and service offerings. We also use personal information to establish and manage our relationship with you and provide quality service.
Information We Collect Automatically
We and our third party service providers, including Google Analytics, collect, process, store and analyze information obtained from your browser when you visit our website, including IP address, device identifiers, browser characteristics, operating system details, language preferences, referring URLs, length of visits, and pages viewed. We also use “cookies” or other tools that track, measure and analyze the behaviors and usage patterns of visitors to the Wiretap website. We use this information to help us understand how visitors engage with the Wiretap website and to improve our visitors’ experience.
You can obtain additional information on Google Analytics’ collection and processing of data
and data privacy and security
, including how to learn more about opting out
of Google Analytics’ data collection.
Your web browser may have settings that allow you to transmit a “Do Not Track” signal when you visit various websites or use online services. Like many websites, this website is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers. You can learn more about “Do Not Track” signals here
Sharing of Personal Information
Except as set forth in this Privacy Notice and as required or permitted by law, we do not sell or share your personal information with third parties without your consent.
Your personal information may be transferred (or otherwise made available) to our affiliates and other third parties who provide services on our behalf. We use third parties to host and manage our website, email marketing services, and to handle payment processing. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and are not authorized to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes.
Your personal information may be maintained and processed by us, our affiliates and other third party service providers in the US or other jurisdictions. In the event that personal information is transferred to the US or other foreign jurisdiction, it will be subject to the laws of that jurisdiction and may be disclosed to or accessed by the courts, law enforcement and governmental authorities in accordance with those laws.
Legal and Compliance
We and our service providers may provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to another organization for the purposes of investigating a breach of an agreement or contravention of law or detecting, suppressing or preventing fraud, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable Canadian, US or other law or legal process. Your personal information may also be disclosed where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and to investigate or prevent actual or suspect loss or harm to persons or property.
Sale of Business
Personal information may be provided to third parties in connection with a merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceedings) involving all or part of Wiretap or as part of a corporate reorganization or stock sale or other change in corporate control, including for the purpose of determining whether to proceed or continue with such transaction or business relationship.
Safeguarding and Retention of Personal Information
We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical measures in an effort to safeguard the personal information in our custody and control against theft, loss and unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure. We restrict access to your personal information on a need-to-know basis to employees and authorized service providers who require access to fulfill their job requirements.
We have personal information retention processes designed to retain personal information for no longer than necessary for the purposes stated above or to otherwise meet legal requirements.
Access to Personal Information
You have the right to access, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal information in our custody and control, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. You may request access, updating and corrections of inaccuracies in other personal information we have in our custody or control by emailing or writing to us at the contact information set out below. We may request certain personal information for the purposes of verifying the identity of the individual seeking access to their personal information records.
Third Party Websites
The site may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. We have no control over, do not review and are not responsible for the privacy policies of or content displayed on such other websites. When you click on such a link, you will leave our service and go to another site. During this process, another entity may collect personal information from you.
Updates to the Privacy Notice
We may update this Privacy Notice to reflect changes to our privacy practices. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
Wiretap welcomes your comments and questions regarding this Privacy Notice and the use of your personal information. If you have questions or concerns please contact our Privacy Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org