This Privacy Notice sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us or is collected when using this website. Data privacy is important to us and we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected, we are transparent with our users about data privacy. Should we ask you to provide information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Notice, we will never sell it to third parties and we will always make sure it’s secure. We may need to change this policy from time to time by updating this page, but we will always let you know.
The prime purpose of collecting your data is to enable us to deliver appropriate, quality services to you. This Privacy Notice explains what personal information we collect from you and how we will use it. Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you or that we can link to you.
What data do we collect?
We only collect information you voluntarily provide to us when you want to enquire about our services, you become a customer of the services we provide, or you contact our support department (DevOps) for assistance.
We may collect the following information:
- Your name, job title and company name
- Contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses
- Preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What are the legitimate grounds for us to process your personal data?
We need your information to provide our services to you. The legal basis we rely on is:
- To fulfil our legal and contractual obligations to manage the products and services you hold with us and to provide you with information about the changes and updates to our products and services, governance framework, and to keep a record of the communication we have with you.
- To manage activities including enquiries, providing information about our products and services, administration/management for the products and services you have expressed interest in with your consent, or explicit consent for direct marketing purposes.
What is the source of your personal information?
- For Enquiries: We collect personal information from you directly including the products/services you may be interested in. This information is only processed in relation to the services you are enquiring about or have subscribed to receive information about.
- For Customers: We collect personal information from you directly to maintain communication with you about the services we provide and facilitate service delivery. This may include providing access to our software delivery tooling services, account management or commercial activities.
Controlling your personal information
We want you to be in control of how your personal information is used by us. You can control this in the following ways:
- You can withdraw your consent where we are relying upon it to process personal data for direct marketing purposes, to send you information about our services and products.
- You can inform us if you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete and we will promptly correct any found to be incorrect.
- You can ask us for a copy of the personal information we hold about you
- In certain situations, you can ask us to erase, block or restrict the personal information we hold about you, or object to ways in which we are using your personal information.
- In certain situations, you may have rights to data portability and you can ask us to transfer your data to a third party.
- You can ask us what data is processed, how the data is processed, request the restriction of your in data for processing or object to the processing of your data.
You can make a request in relation to your data by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can write to us at:
If we are not able to restrict, delete or cease to process your data due to our legal or contractual obligations, we will let you know.
How do we use the information we gather?
cloudThing uses the data we collect to provide you with the products and services we offer, and for the following reasons:
- To respond to enquiries: we may need to communicate with you regarding enquiries about our services.
- To provide our services: we may need to communicate with you about the services we deliver to you including facilitating support requests.
- To improve our products and services: feedback may be used to develop and improve the services we offer.
- To tell you about products and services: if you have given permission, we may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting, you may rescind permission at any time.
- Research: if you have given permission, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. You may rescind permission at any time.
- For compliance: we may need to keep records and report in order to fulfil compliance obligations in line with relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
What do we do with your personal information?
- We will retain your personal data in-line with our Data Retention and Disposal Policy (which is available upon request).
- We will not sell or lease your personal information to third parties.
- We do not use automated decision or profiling for marketing purposes.
- We do not transfer personal data outside the EU. However, if you are an existing customer and there is a requirement to transfer personal data to our subsidiary in India, we will only proceed if we have an agreement in place with you to do so.
- If in the future we intend to process your personal data for a purpose other than that which it was collected, we will provide you with information on that purpose and any other relevant information including your rights and choices.
Contacting cloudThing’s Data Protection and Privacy Officer
Our Chief Data Privacy and Protection Offer is Gareth Porter. You can contact him by emailing email@example.com or via snail mail at our address listed above.
If you have a request or question about privacy and we are unable to resolve your issue, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or
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