Hayti Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: [January 16, 2024]

This Privacy Policy outlines the collection, use, disclosure, and protection of information gathered through Hayti’s network of Websites, Apps, and other products or services owned or operated by Hayti (collectively referred to as 'Services').

Hayti is committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of the information it collects through its Services. By using the Services, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy and Hayti’s Terms of Use https://www.hayti.com/terms-of-service. Our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use do not extend to any third-party websites, services, or applications, even if they can be accessed through our Services.

Personal Informationis any data that can be used to identify an individual, such as name, contact details, financial information, IP address, and subscription account details. This data can be gathered from forms, cookies, IP addresses, and other interactions with an individual.

Collection of Information
We collect device, location, usage, sign-in, one-time request, business partner, and content provider info, such as IP address, device ID, cookies, user settings and preferences, operating system, app and file names and types, app version, location data, content viewed, activities duration, ad interactions, account name, email, password, birth year, gender, business name, legal name, occupation, publication description, profile picture, coverage area, blog website, social media links.

Use of Information
We collect and process info to provide, improve, administer, market, and enable navigation of our Services; also to prevent fraud, secure networks/info, research (including marketing), and direct market where we have a legitimate interest, and with user consent.

We will utilize your data in one or multiple of the following ways:

1. To carry out services for you, such as:

  •   Ensuring that the Web sites or Apps operate properly;
  •   Enhancing user experience;
  •   Conducting statistical, demographic, and marketing analysis of App users;
  •   Answering your questions, claims, or technical support;
  •   Notifying you of changes to our policies and sending you info about features and enhancements of our Sites and Apps.

2. Advertising Customization and Measurement; Marketing:

  •   Customizing content and experiences on our Services (including providing you reports, recommendations, ads, and feedback) based on your preferences and measuring and analyzing that advertising;
  •   Marketing your products and services that may be of interest to you.

3. Internal Research and Development; Quality Control:

  •   Assessing and modifying existing Services and developing additional services;
  •   Optimizing or improving our products, services, and operations;
  •   Monitoring quality control and making sure we comply with legal obligations, codes, ordinances, policies, and procedures.

4. Security Detection, Protection, and Enforcement; Functionality Debugging, Error Repair:

  •   Detecting and preventing activities that breach our policies or are illegal

Our Cookie Policy
Once you agree to allow our App, we use cookies and similar technology, you also agree to allow Hayti to use the data it collects regarding your online behavior (analyze web traffic, web pages you spend the most time on, and Apps you visit).

The personal information we collect by using cookies and similar technology is used to customize our App to your needs. After we use the data for statistical analysis, the personal information is completely removed from our systems.

Please note that cookies and similar technology don't allow us to gain control of your computer in any way. They are strictly used to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not so that we can provide a better experience for you.

Your control over information
You have the right to opt out of certain uses of your information. You may opt out of receiving email communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the email you receive. Additionally, you may be able to manage push notifications, location information, and in-app purchases through your device's built-in settings and controls.

We do not maintain or control the opt-out mechanisms and settings and are not responsible for their operation. We collect and process identifiers, commercial information, internet or other network or device activity, geolocation information, employment, education, and professional-related information, sensitive personal information (collected only about employees or vendors), inferences we make about you or your interests, and other information that identifies or can be reasonably associated with you.

We use this information for performing services, advertising customization and measurement, marketing, research, and development, improving our services, detecting, protecting against, and prosecuting violations of our terms and policies, security incidents, and fraudulent or illegal activity, managing and overseeing our staffing needs (current, former and applicants) and our vendors, and other uses about which we notify you.

For sensitive personal information, we process this information for the purposes disclosed above or at the time we collect this information and do not process or disclose it.

Processing Precise Geolocation. When you consent, we process this information to provide relevant content and advertisement based on your location. You can always withdraw your consent.

In the past 12 months, we have collected various types of personal information from those who interact with us, including identifiers like legal name or online aliases, encrypted passwords, contact information, communications, commercial information such as transactions, billing, and product info, electronic network activity such as IP addresses, and inferences made about interests based on analysis. We may also collect additional info from employees, vendors, and contractors, such as business contact info and titles, address, phone number, email, and postal addresses. Not all of this information is collected from everyone who interacts with us.

If you have registered with Hayti but desire to delete any of the registration information you provided to us from our systems, please contact us at:support@hayti.comUpon your request, we will delete your registration information from our active databases.

Storage and processing of information
All information collected through the App will be stored and processed on servers located within the United States. By registering for and using the App, you consent to the transfer of information to the United States or to any other country in which we maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy.

We use commercially reasonable safeguards to help keep the information collected through the App secure and take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. To help us keep your information safe, we expect you to maintain the secrecy of your unique password and account information.

Data retention
We shall retain personal data collected for a reasonable time frame, which will vary depending on the nature of the data and whether the data may be needed for future legitimate use.

Following the termination or deactivation of your App account, we may retain information (including your profile information) for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, and/or audit purposes.

Sharing of Information and Consent
We may share your information with our agents, employees, or contractors to help provide, understand, and improve the App.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We can only use or share your information for purposes other than those described in this Privacy Policy with yourexpress consent.

GDPR Compliance for EU Members
As part of our commitment to your privacy and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this section outlines your rights and our practices regarding the collection, processing, and storage of your personal data..

Data Controller: Hayti acts as the data controller for the personal information we collect.Lawful Basis for Processing: We only process your personal data when we have a lawful basis, such as your consent, the necessity for the performance of a contract, legal obligations, or our legitimate interests.

Lawful Basis for Processing: We only process your personal data when we have a lawful basis, such as your consent, the necessity for the performance of a contract, legal obligations, or our legitimate interests.

Data Collection: We collect the minimum necessary personal data to provide our services effectively. This may include [list specific types of data collected].

Purpose of Processing: Your data is processed for the purpose for which it was collected. This could include account creation, newsletter subscription and comments.

Data Security: We implement industry-standard security measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Data Sharing: Your personal information may be shared with third-party service providers for specific purposes such as operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We ensure that these third parties adhere to GDPR standards.

Data Retention: We retain your personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this policy or as required by law.Your Rights: You have the right to access, correct, or delete your personal data. You can also object to or restrict processing and request data portability. To exercise these rights, please contact us at:support@hayti.com. Upon your request, we will delete your registration information from our active databases.Withdrawal of Consent: If we rely on your consent for processing, you have the right to withdraw it at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.Complaints: If you believe that we have not complied with your data protection rights, you have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority.By using our services, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy.

Software Development Kits
We may use our technology partner’s software development kits (“SDKs”). Our technology partners can access some of your information through the SDKs we use in our mobile app at their facilities which are subject to obligations consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Security of Your Information
We strive to protect your information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, it is important to be aware that no method of transmitting information over the Internet or storing information is completely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of any information.

Links to Other Sites
We may include links to websites and services that are owned or operated by third parties (each, a “Third-party Service”) in our Services. Any information that you provide to or collect from a Third-party Service will be given directly to the owner or operator of the Third-party Service and will be subject to their privacy policy. We are not responsible for the content, privacy, or security practices and policies of any Third-party Service. We recommend that you carefully review the privacy policies of all Third-party Services that you access in order to protect your information.

Legal Obligations
We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with applicable laws and regulations.

Our Policy toward People under 13.
Our Services are not directed to people under 13 and we do not knowingly collect information from individuals under the age of 13. If you are between 13 and 18, you must have permission from your legal guardian before you are permitted to use the Services. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us atsupport@hayti.com. You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this Privacy Policy.

We will use commercially reasonable efforts to generally notify all users of any material changes to this Privacy Policy, however, you should look at this Privacy Policy regularly to check for changes. We will also update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy, which reflects the effective date. Your continued access to or use of the Services after the date of the updated Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the updated Privacy Policy, you must stop accessing or using the Services.

For any more information or clarification, please contact us through the following:support@hayti.com, or 811 9th Street, Suite 120-117, Durham, NC 27705.