Privacy Policy

We recently revised this policy. Please review the summary of changes and updated policy below. You can find the earlier policy in our archive.

Updated: 14 Feb 2018
Effective: 14 Feb 2018, unless you agree to this policy sooner, like when you place an order, create a Sekurus account or pair your device. Then this policy is effective as of the date of your agreement.

PRIVACY POLICY

The website Sekurus.com, the Sekurus GPS-tracker hardware, together with the accompanying mobile/web App and Sekurus cellular data connectivity services, are made available to you by SEKURUS INTERNATIONAL – (hereinafter referred to as “we” or “us”).

This Privacy Policy outlines our guidelines for the information we collect when you use our Sekurus services, products and our website Sekurus.com. When using our services, products and website we may ask you to supply us with personal information so that we can provide, enhance and personalize our services and marketing efforts. We want you to be clear on how we manage, protect and retain this information. So please do take the time to read this Privacy Policy and get to know our practices. If you do not understand any aspects of our Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact us as described at the end of this Policy.

Our Privacy Policy explains:

  • How We Use and Share Your Information
  • Access to Your Information and Choices
  • Security of Your Information
  • Consent to Processing of Personal Data
  • Changes to Our Privacy Policy
  • Questions and How Contact Us
Third Party Sites. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect at and through the website Sekurus.com and through the Sekurus services. Our website may also contains links to third party sites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal information.

PERSONAL DATA

Personal data is all kinds of information that, directly or indirectly, may be referable to an individual person. Such personal information, provided by you, may besides the location of your Sekurus GPS-tracker, include personal details such as name, mobile phone number, address, email address, company address, company phone number, company VAT number, IP address, payment method, if you are a pet owner and/or if you have any children and other information about you regarding the use of our services.

This kind of information is within the EU protected by legislation enacting General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which aims to strengthen the security and protection of personal data in the EU and harmonize the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” data protection law. We will, of course, always handle personal data about you in accordance with the relevant legislation.

DATA CONTROLLERS AND DATA PROCESSORS. ACCESS, RECTIFICATION AND DELETION

We (SEKURUS INTERNATIONAL – ) are the Data Controller of personal data relating to the Sekurus products, services and the website and you can contact us regarding privacy matters at .

You are entitled to contact Data Controller for questions related to your rights of access, rectification and deletion according to GDPR and national personal data legislation.

SEKURUS INTERNATIONAL Data Processors pursuant to data processing agreements between these entities and SEKURUS – INTERNATIONAL.

All your data and personal information collected from you is subject to be processed and stored hosted in the United State, Canada, Ireland and Germany on our behalf and we sometimes handle transfers from your home country to these services in the United State, Canada Ireland and Germany.

INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT

Information you provide to us. We collect information you provide to us, for example when you create or modify your account, register to use our website or services, purchase products or services from us, request information from us, contact customer support, or otherwise communicate with us. This information may include:

Name
Home address
Work address
Billing address
Shipping address
Email address
Telephone number
Credit / debit card number (solely for payment purposes)
Bank or financial account number
User generated content (blog posts, feedback, comments, photos, videos, messages, social media).

Information we collect through your use of our services. We may, when we provide our services to you, or in relation to our provision of services to you, collect from you and from your devices the following types of information: service usage information, access information, cookie, IP address, mobile device identification number (device ID or IMEI), unauthorised or inappropriate access information, location information stored on your device or your location information.

Other detailed information on data we collect:

  • Installation information of the Sekurus App: type of device, device token, installation ID.
  • User information of the Sekurus App: username, email and password, name, surname, devices managed by the user, installation information.
  • Sekurus GPS-tracker device information: IMEI, IMSI of the SIM card built in the device, F/W version, locations (coordination and timestamp of device location), device settings.
  • In addition, we may process personal data if applicable by law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, obliges us to do so, or if GDPR art 6(1)(f) is applicable, namely in cases where we have legitimate interests that are not overridden by data protection interests.

Information we collect based on actions on your side or if you have consented. We may also collect following personal information in case that you use additional services or personalized services, or if you participate in various events we host.

  • In case you win an event we will process information required to provide a gift and mailing address.
  • In case you use fee-based services we will process payment information.

We do not use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, unless a freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous consent has been obtained from you.

GOOGLE MAPS

As Sekurus provides access to Google Maps, information regarding users of Google Maps, including (but not limited to) identifiable information such as user name, the location of your Sekurus GPS-tracker and your location may be gathered, used and retained by us.

Our website uses Google Maps (AP’I) of Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Maps is a web service for displaying interactive (country) maps in order to display geographical information visually.

Personal information about you may also be gathered, used and processed by Google in accordance with Google’s privacy policy. Google saves your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation takes place according to GDPR art 6 (1)(f) on the basis of the legitimate interests of Google in the insertion of personalized advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles. If you want to do so, you must contact Google to exercise this right.

Google LLC, based in the United States, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

The Google terms of use can be found at: https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=en.
The additional terms of use can be found at: https://www.google.com/intl/en-US_US/help/terms_maps.html.

You can find detailed information on data protection in connection with the use of Google Maps on Google’s website (“Google Privacy Policy”) at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

OTHER INFORMATION

We will also collect anonymous data during usage. This information does not contain any unique identification and is only used to improve the accuracy of the services, the maps and for creating related new services.

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We take information security very seriously and inform all our employees of our privacy practices. We use industry standard physical, technical and administrative security measures and safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot guarantee, ensure, or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal data and other kinds of information is collected and used for the purpose of providing our services to you as well as developing our services. The information may also be used to send electronic communication to you, including (but not limited to) emails, push notifications, SMS (short message service), MMS (multimedia messaging service) from us or our service providers.

We will only use your information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy, unless you have specifically consented to another type of use, either at the time such information is collected or through some other form of consent from you or notification to you. Personal information and location-based information is treated as sensitive information and are subject to a heightened standard for sharing, as opposed to non-personal or de-identified information which may be shared with any number of parties.

We may use your information to:

  • provide products and access to services that you purchase using our website or access using our services;
  • respond to your inquiries or requests;
  • register your user account;
  • contact you about your orders;
  • process credit card and debit card transactions;
  • ship products to you;
  • send you information about our services or our products (such as maintenance or security information, promotional materials, surveys, or other advertisements about our services or our products);
  • comply with applicable law or legal process;
  • investigate suspected fraud, harassment, danger to persons or property or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, or the terms or policies for our services or our business partners; share with law enforcement and other parties trying to locate a lost child;
  • develop and enhance our own data, such as through tracking the location of your device, provided that any disclosures of such data does not specifically identify you, your device or your specific location;
  • share non-personal or de-identified information with any number of parties, including analytics companies, technology providers and other business partners;
  • or combine it with data from other sources outside of your use of our services, such as data obtained from radio frequency technologies within range of your device.

DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

We use other companies to perform services on our behalf who in the course of providing these services may have access to your personal information. These companies are not permitted to use your personal information except for the purpose of providing the services we request of them.

We will also disclose personal information if it is required to meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.

For the avoidance of doubt, we will not share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes unless you give us your consent through an opt-in.

However, we may disclose or use your personal information without your consent if there are any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request that obliges us to do so. We may also transfer personal data to third parties if GDPR art 6(1)(f) is applicable, namely in cases where we have legitimate interests that are not overridden by data protection interests. We may therefore pass information about the location of your device to emergency services.

Furthermore, we may provide location information or any other usage data in a non- personal, aggregate format for statistical and research purposes to third parties. Such data is not considered as personal data.

COOKIES AND OTHER SUCH TECHNOLOGIES

We use cookies and other such technologies, to improve the quality of our services, including for storing user preferences, tracking user trends and providing relevant advertising to you.

Cookies are small pieces of data that are sent to your browser and stored on your hard drive for record keeping purposes. This helps us adjust the website for your individual needs and preferences. It also helps us develop our services in order to make them more useful.

You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some of our features or services may not function properly without cookies. Please read our Cookie Policy for further details.

RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We retain personal data about you as long as legitimate interests and/or applicable legislation justify the storage.

Data regarding the location of your Sekurus GPS-tracker will be retained in our databases for sixty (60) days from when the relevant data was gathered. This time limit does not apply to Google’s use of personal information and does not necessarily correspond with Google’s privacy policy, which may differ in this matter. For more information, see Google’s Privacy Policy.

ACCESSING AND UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU

You can help us ensure that the personal data and other personal information about you is correct by keeping your store account and your app account updated.

You can access and update certain information we have relating to you by

  • Signing into your Sekurus account and going to the Account Management website section here.
  • Signing into your Sekurus App account and going to “My account” section in the Menu.
  • You can also ask us to change, update, and remove information about you by contacting us at .

You can also require to know all data that has been collected about you by contacting us at . You can opt-out of receiving marketing and promotional emails by using the opt-out or unsubscribe feature contained in the emails.

CHANGES

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your consent in accordance with applicable law. We will post any privacy policy changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes). We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

WEB ANALYSIS SERVICES - GOOGLE ANALYTICS

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, which are text files stored on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including the shortened IP address) is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

This website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”, which ensures an anonymization of the IP address by shortening it and excludes a direct personal relationship. As a result of the extension, your IP address will previously be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, processing is carried out in accordance with GDPR art 6(1)(f) on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.

On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we should point out that in that case you might not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You may permanently refuse Google to collect data generated by cookies regarding the use of the website (including your IP address) and to process them. You can download and install the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

ONLINE MARKETING - GOOGLE ADWORDS CONVERSION TRACKING

We use the online advertising program “Google AdWords” and the conversion tracking within the framework of Google AdWords, Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). We use the program of Google Adwords to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising materials (so-called Google Adwords) on external websites. We can determine, in relation to the advertising campaigns data, how successful the individual advertising measures is. We are interested in showing you advertisements that are of interest to you. We want to make our website more interesting for you and to achieve a fair calculation of advertising costs.

The conversion tracking cookie is set on a user’s browser, if he clicks on an AdWords ad delivered by Google. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer system. These cookies usually lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits a certain page of this website and if the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we will be able to recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was forwarded to this page. Each Google AdWords customer gets a different cookie. Thus, cookies cannot be traced via the website of AdWords customers. The information collected by the conversion cookies is used to provide aggregate conversion statistics to AdWords customers who have opted-in for conversion tracking. Customers are informed about the total number of users who clicked on the ad and were forwarded to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not get any information enabling them to identify users personally. If you do not want to participate in the tracking program, you can refuse the use of this program by deactivating the Google Conversion Tracking cookie via your Internet browser through the user settings. In this case, you will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics. We use Google Adwords on the basis of our legitimate interest in targeted advertising in accordance with GDPR art 6 (1)(f).

Google LLC, based in the United States, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. For more information about Google’s privacy policy, please visit: https://privacy.google.com/intl/en-GB/take-control.html?categories_activeEl=sign-in.

You can permanently deactivate cookies for advertising preferences by blocking them via a respective setting of your browser software or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in, available under the following link: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996. Please note that certain functions of this website may not be used or only to a limited extent, if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

RETARGETING / REMARKETING / REFERRAL ADVERTISING
Facebook Custom Audience via the Pixel Process

We use the “Facebook Pixel” run by social network Facebook of Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, or if you are a resident in the European Union, Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”). These allow the behavior of site visitors to be tracked after they seen or click on a Facebook ad. This process is designed to evaluate the impact of Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes and may help to optimize future advertising efforts. Data collected shall remain anonymous and cannot be used to draw any conclusion about the identity of the user. However, those data are stored and processed by Facebook to enable a connection to the respective user profile and to allow Facebook to use those data for its own advertising purposes in accordance with the Facebook Privacy Policy (https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/). You may allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and outside of Facebook. A cookie may also be stored on your computer for these purposes. These processing operations only take place if express consent is given in accordance with GDPR art 6 (1)(f).

Consent to the use of the Facebook pixel may only be given by users who are older than 13 years of age. If you are younger, please ask your legal guardian for permission.

Facebook Inc., based in the United States, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. If you want to disable the use of cookies on your computer, you can set your Internet browser so that cookies can no longer be stored on your computer in the future and/or cookies that have already been stored will be deleted. However, when disabling all cookies, some functions of our internet pages may no longer be able to be executed.

You can also disable the use of cookies by third parties such as Facebook on the following Digital Advertising Alliance website: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.

Google AdWords Remarketing

Our website uses the functions of Google AdWords Remarketing, which enable us to advertise our website in Google search results, as well as on third-party websites. Provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). To this end, Google places a cookie in the browser of your terminal device, which automatically uses a pseudonymous cookie ID on the basis of pages you visited to allow interest-based advertising. Processing is based on our legitimate interest in the optimal marketing of our website in accordance with GDPR art 6 (1)(f).

Any additional processing will only take place if you have agreed with Google that your Google Internet and app browsing history will be linked to your Google Account and information from your Google Account will be used for personalized ads you view on the web. If you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data in connection with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing. To this end, Google temporarily links your personal data with Google Analytics data to create target groups. You can permanently disable the setting of cookies for advertising preferences. You may download and install the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/. Alternatively, you can contact the Digital Advertising Alliance at www.aboutads.info to find out how to set cookies and to make the relevant settings. Finally, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be limited.

Google LLC, based in the United States, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. Further information and the data protection regulations regarding advertising and Google can be viewed at: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.

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39252 Winchester RD Suite 107# 227
Murrieta, CA 92563,
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