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Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy was last updated and posted on May 24, 2018 to reflect Knifeprint’s commitments and obligations under the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It governs the privacy terms of our Website, located at http://www.knifeprint.com, sub-domains, and any associated web-based and mobile applications (collectively, "Website"), as owned and operated by Knifeprint P.C.. Any capitalized terms not defined in our Privacy Policy, have the meaning as specified in our Terms of Service.

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the website. By using the website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible at http://knifeprint.com. The following outlines our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

Your Privacy
Knifeprint P.C. follows all legal requirements to protect your privacy. Our Privacy Policy is a legal statement that explains how we may collect information from you, how we may share your information, and how you can limit our sharing of your information. We utilize the Personal Data you offer in a way that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. If you provide Personal Data for a particular reason, we could make use of the Personal Data in connection with the reason for which it was provided. For example, registration info sent when developing your account, might be used to suggest products to you based on past acquisitions. We might use your Personal Data to offer access to services on the Website and monitor your use of such services. Knifeprint P.C. may also utilize your Personal Data and various other personally non-identifiable info gathered through the Website to assist us with improving the material and functionality of the Website, to much better comprehend our users, and to improve our services. You will see terms in our Privacy Policy that are capitalized. These terms have meanings as described in the Definitions section below.

Definitions
"Non Personal Information" is information that is not personally identifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you access our Website with a web browser. It may also include publicly available information that is shared between you and others.

"Personally Identifiable Information" is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provide you within our Website. Personally Identifiable Information may include information such as your name, email address, and other related information that you provide to us or that we obtain about you.

Information We Collect
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our Website.

As a Visitor, you can browse our website to find out more about our Website. You are not required to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information as a Visitor. To use our services you are required to create a personal account.

Account Information
You can sign up to use our services with an existing Facebook or Google account, or with a unique email and password combination.

When you sign up with a Facebook or Google account, these services may provide us with your first and last name as well as an avatar. If you create an account using an email adress, you can still update your avatar, first name and last name. In this case we will store this information in our servers.

In your profile we also store your last used IP Address in order to protect against fraud and DDOS attacks.

User Created Content
The content you create using our services (e.g. knife designs) is stored on our servers and associated with your account. We store the necessary information to properly save your content.
Your content may be accessed by other users as is the case with public projects.

You maintain ownership of and responsibility for the projects you create using our Service (hereby referred to as User Content). By creating, submitting or transmitting to, posting or otherwise making your User Content available to our Website, you acknowledge and agree that you have sole responsibility for the accuracy, quality, integrity, legality, reliability, and appropriateness of your User Content, you will evaluate and bear all risks associated with your User Content, and under no circumstances will Knifeprint and/or its affiliates, agents and licensors and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees be liable in any way for your User Content as you transmit or otherwise use it, including but not limited to any errors or omissions.

The Website allows users to publish their projects as Public projects. If you publish your project as Public, then it can be viewed, copied, saved and modified by other users. The project will be deemed to have a worldwide, royalty- free and non-exclusive license to use the intellectual property contained in it without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Public project, and to permit persons to whom the Public project is made available to do the same.

User Activity
We automatically collect data about the activity of each user in our website. This provides us with information regarding your usage of and activity in our Website. This may include the links you click, the Editor tools you use, the projects you view and load and other aspects of our services. This information helps us understand our users’ activity and interaction with our services so that we may continuously improve them.

Computer Information Collected
When you use our Website, we automatically collect certain computer information by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our Website. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. We also collect the following:

  • Cookies
    Knifeprint and our third-party advertising and analytics partners use cookies and similar technologies for tracking across different devices, websites and online services. This information is used for secure user authentication and the maintenance of your active sessions and various settings. Our third-party partners use cookies for the purposes of marketing, ad targeting and performance analytics.

  • Automatic Information
    We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our Website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you're headed when you leave our website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet Website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our Website.

User Data Rights
This is a list of your rights regarding your data in our Website and how to access them.

  • Right to be Forgotten
    You have the right to be forgotten, meaning that you can request at any time that we delete any data records that include your Personal Information. Any records that we may maintain for analytic purposes will be anonymized to ensure any link to your person has been nullified. You can exercise this right by deleting your account from the members page.

  • Data Portability
    You have the right to download all the data related to you that is in our Website. This information will be provided in a machine-readable format (json). You can exercise this right from the Retrieve User Data page.

  • Request to Stop Using Your Information
    At any time after consenting to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, you have the right to request that we stop using your information. However, some of the information we use is crucial to the operation of our Website and thus, if you disagree with the terms of this Privacy Policy or our Terms of Service, you should stop using our Website and delete your account from the members page.

  • Access and Ability to Update Personal Information (Right to Rectification)
    You have the right to access and edit your personal information. You can do this from the members page. If you need any help editing your information, feel free to contact our support team.

  • Opt Out from Promotional Communications
    You have the right to unsubscribe from any promotional communications. You can do this by using the link at the bottom of the message, or from the members page.
    Be aware that even if your unsubscribe, you will still receive other messages from our Website regarding transactions and other essential services.

  • Access to Individuals Younger Than 16 Years Old
    For individuals under 16 years of age to access our site, the consent of the holder of parental responsibility over the child is required. Our services are not directed at children and we do not knowingly collect personal information of individuals younger than 16 years old. If you become aware that a child is using our service and provided personal data, please contact our support team.

How We Use Your Information
We use the information we receive from you as follows:

  • Customizing Our Website
    We may use the Personally Identifiable information you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to customize our Website.

  • Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
    We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for marketing purposes. We may provide your Personally Identifiable Information to affiliates that provide services to us with regards to our Website (i.e. payment processors, Website hosting companies, etc.); such affiliates will only receive information necessary to provide the respective services and will be bound by confidentiality agreements limiting the use of such information.

  • Data Aggregation
    We retain the right to collect and use any Non Personal Information collected from your use of our Website and aggregate such data for internal analytics that improve our Website and Service as well as for use or resale to others. At no time is your Personally Identifiable Information included in such data aggregations.

  • Legally Required Releases of Information
    We may be legally required to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of Knifeprint P.C., our Users, employees, and affiliates.

Security
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We utilize practical protection measures to safeguard against the loss, abuse, and modification of the individual Data under our control. Personal Data is kept in a secured and encrypted database and always sent out by means of an encrypted SSL method when supported by your web browser. No Web or email transmission is ever totally protected or mistake cost-free. For example, email sent out to or from the Website may not be protected. You must take unique care in deciding what info you send to us by means of email.

Privacy Policy Updates
We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. You should review this Privacy Policy frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we may notify you on our Website, by a blog post, by email, or by any method we determine. The method we chose is at our sole discretion. We will also change the "Last Updated" date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy are effective as of this Last Updated date and replace any prior Privacy Policies.

Questions About Our Privacy Practices or This Privacy Policy
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. If you have any questions about our Privacy Practices or this Policy, please contact us.

Third-party Data Processors

Name Usage/Purpose Location Website
Facebook, Inc. Online Advertising, Analytics, Authentication Provider USA https://www.facebook.com/
Google, Inc. Analytics, Online Advertising, Cloud Drive Integration, Authentication Provider USA https://www.google.com/
Hotjar Ltd. Analytics Malta https://www.hotjar.com
Paypal, Inc. Payment Processor USA https://www.paypal.com
Userlike UG Customer Support Germany https://www.userlike.com/

You can contact us at info@knifeprint.com and support@knifeprint.com