Privacy Statement

Alert Logic, Inc. respects the privacy of its customers, employees and website visitors.

We will always seek to comply with all applicable data protections laws, wherever we operate, including under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and domestic legislation in the US and elsewhere, inclusive of the California Consumer Privacy Act (‘CCPA’).

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (‘CCPA’), California residents have certain rights regarding the personal information that businesses have about them. This includes the rights (if you are a California resident) to request access or deletion of your personal information, as well as the right to direct a business to stop selling your personal information.

This Privacy Statement describes how Alert Logic collects, processes and uses the personal information / personal data provided by users of the Alert Logic Website, products and services as well as users applying for employment at Alert Logic. It also describes the choices available to you regarding Alert Logic’s use of your personal information / personal data and the steps you can take to access this information and to request that we correct or delete it.

Information We Collect

You may give Alert Logic personal information / personal data about yourself by filling in forms on the site, by registering or attending marketing related events or by corresponding with Alert Logic by phone, e-mail, web chat or otherwise such as:

  • Your first and last name, telephone numbers, physical addresses, and e-mail addresses, employment and education details.

For users of Alert Logic products and services, we collect:

  • Contact details such as such as your first and last name, telephone numbers, physical addresses, and e-mail addresses for correspondence purposes.
  • Log-in credentials to ensure the end user is entitled to access Alert Logic products and services.

Alert Logic may also receive information such as:

  • Name, job title, company email address from trusted third-party sources to help us identify new customers and create more tailored interaction of our products and services that may be of interest to potential customers.

Alert Logic does not market to or knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age via any site, product, or service.

Use of Personal Information and Personal Data

We collect and store personal information / personal data that you provide to Alert Logic.

Alert Logic may gather information about you through your use of our website and products and services in several ways. The below table outlines Alert Logic’s Purpose and Lawful Basis for processing your personal information and personal data.

 

Purpose

Lawful Basis

To carry out obligations arising from any contracts entered into with you and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request.

 

  1. Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party.

 

  1. Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party.

To provide you with information about Alert Logic products and services that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about and to tell you about special offers

  1. The data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes.

 

  1. Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party.

To provide you with reminders and updates relating to Alert Logic products and services that you use;

  1. Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party.

To deliver relevant information and advertising to you.

  1. The data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes.
  2. Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party.

To process applications for employment via the Careers section of the Alert Logic website

  1. Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party.

 

  1. Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party.

 

In all jurisdictions in which we operate within the European Economic Area, Alert Logic businesses will comply, in full, with EU general data protection legislations. Where applicable, a local website may be maintained by the local business. Should this be the case, that business will be the controller for the processing of any personal data, which shall not include special categories of data as set out in the GDPR.

We will only process personal data where it is necessary to do so in accordance with our obligations and this privacy notice, In particular, we will only process personal data if we have your consent to do so, or where it is necessary when considering entering into a contract or otherwise contracting with you or where it is necessary in our legitimate business interest.

Where your consent is required, this will be made explicitly clear and you will have the freedom to choose whether to consent or not and to withdraw any consent given at any time.

Cookies

We may collect and store information about your visits and interactions with our site in collective or aggregated data that does not identify you specifically but is automatically received and recorded by us through the use of “cookies.” A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is used by our web site to communicate state information to and from your browser and the website. The state information can be used for session identification, user preferences, or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data associated with providing our services. Cookies cannot be programmed, cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on your computer.

We use cookies to understand your likely interests, so we can provide you more relevant content on our website.

While Alert Logic does not intend to collect personal information beyond the most basic user identification data elements mentioned previously, the data being collected by our products and services could contain personally identifiable information that is more sensitive in nature. Please be aware that this Privacy Statement and the choices you make on this web site will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to us in the context of other, separately operated, Alert Logic products or services. The security of that data is warranted by Alert Logic as described in your contract and service terms and is verified annually through both internal and external audit activities. We use your site-related information to help maintain accurate accounts, to provide and to change services, to provide accurate billing and shipping, to answer your product and service inquiries, to market services and products, and to ensure that our web site is useful to you.

How to Refuse the Use of Cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser.

Most browsers will allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them from particular or all websites. Be aware that any preference you have set will be lost if you delete all cookies, including some useful functionality such as personalization and “keep me signed in” and “remember me” features. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see http://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/.

Web Beacons and Embedded Scripts

Web beacons and embedded scripts are technologies used by Alert Logic on our website and in some of our emails and advertisements.

Web beacons are programming code included in web pages, emails, and ads that notify us when web pages, emails, or advertisements have been viewed or clicked on.

Embedded scripts are programming code included within some of our web pages that measure how you use those web pages, for example, which links you click. We use this information to improve our website and marketing to your likely interests.

Google Analytics

Alert Logic uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of our web sites and compiles reports for us on activity on our web sites.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the Alert Logic website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Managing Analytics cookies

You can opt-out of having your anonymized browsing activity within websites recorded by analytics cookies. We use external service providers including those listed below. You can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their cookies by clicking on following links:

Adobe: http://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html

Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Good Practice

Alert will subscribe to the fundamental principles of good data protection practice including:

  • Processing data lawfully and fairly;
  • Collecting information for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes;
  • Ensuring that the data we collect is adequate, relevant and accurate;
  • Retaining data for no longer than is necessary; and
  • Applying appropriate security measures to protect data.

Sharing Information

Alert Logic Inc. is part of a group of associated companies in other jurisdictions. We may share the information that we obtain about you with group companies but will only do so having taken appropriate steps to ensure that your data is secure and processed in accordance with your legal rights. This includes ensuring that any recipient of data about you is obliged to meet applicable data protection standards.

The Alert Logic Inc. website is hosted in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, including in the European Union, you acknowledge that personal data may be processed or transferred to the US, where there may not be equivalent levels of data protection to the laws in your home country. This data may also be sent from the US back to a group company in another country. We have procedures in place to ensure that your information is managed in a safe and secure manner when it is transferred.

The information that we obtain from you is necessary for us to provide you our services. As a general rule, Alert Logic will not sell, trade, or disclose to third parties’ personal information gathered online about you without your consent. The only exceptions to this rule are: (i) when we work with affiliated businesses, partners, or agents to develop a relationship with you or to perform services for you on our behalf or (ii) as may be required by subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process or in the case of imminent physical harm to you or others. In the case of (i) above, we require the relevant businesses, partners, or agents to adhere to our policies regarding the use and protection of your personal information.

To update any of your personal information or to change any of your marketing preferences, you may contact us at privacy@alertlogic.com.

E-mail Communication

We and our affiliated businesses, partners, and agents may use e-mail to communicate to our customers, respond to visitor e-mails, or to inform you about events or new products. We will not send commercial solicitation via e-mail to you if you request that it not be sent.

You can manage your email subscription preferences at https://go.alertlogic.com/Subscription-Management-Center.html.

Your Privacy Rights

GDPR:

If you would like to access, review, update, rectify, and delete any Personal Data we hold about you, or exercise any other data subject right available to you under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR),  you can either click the “Exercise your Rights” link available at the bottom of our website homepage, or fill out this Web Form. Our privacy team will examine your request and respond to you in a timely manner.

CCPA, for California residents:

California residents have specific rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (‘CCPA’).

The Right to Opt-out of Sale

While Alert Logic does not sell personal information in exchange for any monetary consideration, we do share personal information for other benefits that could be deemed a “sale,” as defined by the CCPA (Cal. Civ. Code 1798.140(t)(1)). We support the CCPA and wish to provide you with control over how your personal information is collected and shared.

Please use this link, and complete our “do not sell my personal information” Web Form, or click the “do not sell my personal information” available at the bottom of our website homepage, Our privacy team will examine your request and respond to you in a timely manner.

Right to Request Disclosure

Furthermore, you have the right to request disclosure about what categories of personal information Alert Logic has sold or disclosed for a business purpose about you and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed. Additionally, you have the right to request disclosure of specific pieces of information. Below is a full list of the information that you can include in your request.

  • The categories of personal information that Alert Logic has collected about you
  • The categories of sources from which Alert Logic collected the personal information
  • The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling the personal information
  • The categories of third parties with whom Alert Logic shares personal information
  • The specific pieces of personal information Alert Logic has collected about you
  • The categories of personal information that Alert Logic disclosed about you for a business purpose
  • The categories of personal information that Alert Logic has sold about you, as well as the categories of third parties to whom Alert Logic sold the information

If you would like to exercise your right to request disclosure, please fill out this request form. Our privacy team will examine your request and respond to you as quickly as possible.

Right to Request Deletion

You have the right to request that Alert Logic delete any personal information about you that Alert Logic has collected from you. Please note that there are exceptions where Alert Logic does not have to fulfill a request to delete information, such as when the deletion of information would create problems with the completion of a transaction or compliance with a legal obligation.

If you would like to exercise your right to delete, please fill out request form. Our privacy team will examine your request and respond to you as quickly as possible.

The Right to Non-Discrimination

Alert Logic will not discriminate against you (e.g., through denying goods or services, or providing a different level or quality of goods or services) for exercising any of the rights afforded to you.

Retention

We will retain your personal information as needed to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected. We will retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our business requirements, legal obligations, resolve disputes, protect our assets, and enforce our agreements.

Transferring Information Overseas

Alert Logic has offices in the UK, USA and Colombia. It is possible therefore that your details or information collected may be available to these offices.  However, we have taken all steps necessary to ensure that your information is adequately protected where it is transferred to another jurisdiction.

Alert Logic complies with the EU–U.S. Privacy Shield Framework set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union to the United States, respectively.  You can view a description of how we comply with the Privacy Shield Principles in our Privacy Shield Policy.

Security

Alert Logic utilizes generally accepted industry practices and standards in order to protect the personal information provided to or collected by us. In the case of clause (i) under “Sharing Information” above, we require that the relevant businesses, partners, or agents adhere to our policies regarding the use and protection of your personal information.  

Links to Other Web Sites

This Privacy Statement applies to Alert Logic services only. Our Site includes links to other websites. If you submit personally identifying information to any of those sites, your information is subject to their privacy statements. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy statement of any website you visit.

Changes to this privacy policy

Alert Logic reserves the right to modify this Privacy Statement from time to time (typically at least once a year) without notice and at Alert Logic’s sole discretion. We will post the details of such modifications and changes in the below section titled ‘previous changes to this privacy policy’.

Policy last updated in March 2020

Previous changes to this privacy policy

  1. Editorial changes
  2. Inclusion of consumer rights under the CCPA.

Contacting the Companies Data Protection Officer (DPO)

If you have any inquiries, concerns, questions, or comments regarding this Privacy Statement or Alert Logic’s compliance with this Privacy Statement , please contact Alert Logic’s DPO via email at privacy@alertlogic.com or via mail at:

Alert Logic UK Ltd, Hatfield House, 52&54, Stamford St, South Bank, London SE1 9LX Attn: Privacy Team.