LinkShadow (hereinafter “LinkShadow” or “We” or “Us”) respect your privacy and are committed to best practices and the use of appropriate measures to protect any personal data.
Please note that LinkShadow collects, uses and keeps information in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (“GDPR”), the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), the UK Data Protection Act 2018, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, and all relevant data protection regulations.
What do we mean by User Information
Any information that may be used to identify an individual, including but not limited to:
How usually user information is collected
LinkShadow may collect information about you or information that you provide to us (“User Information”) through the following:
How we may use user information & lawful basis of usage
Collected User Information held about you may be used by LinkShadow in the following circumstances:
Generally, most of the time we will get your consent before sending direct marketing communications to you via email or text message. You have the right to unsubscribe or withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
If you are an existing customer, LinkShadow will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those that were the subject of a previous sale to you.
You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you OR by contacting us via email at any time. Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase.
We will not sell or rent your data to third parties or share your data with third parties for marketing purposes. We may use third party software to send you information for marketing purposes, but such third parties will not have access to or be able to read your personal information.
If you receive an email which claims to come from us but does not use our domain, or if you are suspicious that an email may not be approved by us, then please send a copy of the email to [email protected] so we can investigate.
Storing user information
Your personal data is securely stored by LinkShadow on the LinkShadow servers. LinkShadow has set up systems and processes to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of User Information.
Transfer of user information
As a global company, we have international sites and users all over the world. When you give us personal data, that data may be used, processed or stored anywhere in the world, including countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA, who work for us or for one of our suppliers. LinkShadow places substantial importance on protecting the confidentiality of personal information and seeks the cooperation of all its suppliers in furthering this goal. LinkShadow will only transfer personal information to a supplier where the supplier has provided assurances that they will provide at least the same level of privacy protection as is required by this Policy. Where LinkShadow has knowledge that a supplier is using or sharing personal information in a way that is contrary to this policy, LinkShadow will take reasonable steps to prevent or stop such processing.
Keeping personal data secured
LinkShadow endeavours to hold all personal data securely in accordance with our internal security procedures and applicable laws and regulations. We update and test our security on an ongoing basis. LinkShadow will do its best to protect User Information, but LinkShadow cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site through the internet, or collected during the use of our products and services, any such transmission is at your own risk. Once LinkShadow have received your information, LinkShadow will maintain reasonable administrative, physical, technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data accessed or processed by LinkShadow against unauthorized or unlawful processing or accidental loss, destruction, damage or disclosure.
Disclosure of your personal data
We will not disclose your information to third parties, except in the conditions or with the parties set out below:
Retaining your personal data
We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or other requirements.
Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data can be requested via our Data Privacy Officer at the contact details provided below.
Know your legal rights
GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the GDPR.
You have the right to request by contacting [email protected]
You can also:
As part of Our commitment, none of the collected User Information is subject to be sold, and you have the following rights as per GDPR:
You can communicate with our Data Protection Officer with regards to any of the above mentioned rights by emailing [email protected]
Changes to our Privacy & Data Protection Policy
LinkShadow reserves the right to amend this Privacy and Data Protection Policy at any time, for any reason, without notice to you, other than the posting of the amended Privacy and Data Protection Policy at this Site. You should check our Site to see the current Privacy and Data Protection Policy that is in effect and any changes that may have been made to it.