Welcome to Fieldguide, Inc.
Fieldguide, Inc. (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://www.fieldguide.io (hereinafter referred to as “Service”).
We use your data to provide and improve Service. By using Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
SERVICE means the https://www.fieldguide.io website operated by Fieldguide, Inc.
PERSONAL DATA means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
USAGE DATA is data collected automatically either generated by the use of Service or from Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
COOKIES are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
DATA PROCESSORS (OR SERVICE PROVIDERS) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service Providers in order to process your data more effectively.
DATA SUBJECT is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
THE USER is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.
3. Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
4. Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
(a) Email address
(b) First name and last name
(c) Phone number
(d) Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
(e) Cookies and Usage Data
We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or when you access Service by or through a mobile device (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access Service with a mobile device, this Usage Data may include information such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking Cookies Data
Examples of Cookies we use:
(a) Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
(b) Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
(c) Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
(d) Advertising Cookies: Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.
5. Use of Data
Fieldguide, Inc. uses the collected data for various purposes:
(a) to provide and maintain our Service;
(b) to notify you about changes to our Service;
(c) to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so;
(d) to provide customer support;
(e) to gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service;
(f) to monitor the usage of our Service;
(g) to detect, prevent and address technical issues;
(h) to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;
(i) to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection;
(j) to provide you with notices about your account and/or subscription, including expiration and renewal notices, email-instructions, etc.;
(k) to provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information;
(l) in any other way we may describe when you provide the information;
(m) for any other purpose with your consent.
6. Retention of Data
7. Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on – computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction. If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.
8. Disclosure of Data
We may disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide:
(a) Disclosure for Law Enforcement.Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities.
(b) Business Transaction.If we or our subsidiaries are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred.
(c) Other cases.
We may disclose your information also:
(i) to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business;
(ii) to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;
(iii) for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;
(iv) with your consent in any other cases;
(v) if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or others.
9. Security of Data
The security of your data 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 Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
10. EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (EU-U.S. DPF)
Fieldguide, Inc. complies with the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (EU-U.S. DPF) and the Swiss-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (Swiss-U.S. DPF) as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
In compliance with regulatory standards, Fieldguide, Inc. operates under the oversight of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) concerning investigatory and enforcement measures.
As required under the principles, if Fieldguide, Inc. obtains data under the Data Privacy Framework and subsequently transfers it to a third-party provider whose actions deviate from the Framework's standards, and Fieldguide, Inc. is identified as the primary contributor to that discrepancy, Fieldguide, Inc. has certain liability.
Under certain conditions when other dispute resolution processes have been exhausted, as described on the Data Privacy Framework website, you may invoke binding arbitration. In the event that an individual initiates this binding arbitration by providing Fieldguide, Inc. with a formal notice, we are committed to the process and will follow the guidelines set out in Annex I of the DPF Principles.
11. Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights, covered by GDPR. – See more at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/reg/2016/679/oj
We aim to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
(a) the right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you;
(b) the right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete;
(c) the right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data;
(d) the right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information;
(e) the right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your Personal Data in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format;
(f) the right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we rely on your consent to process your personal information;
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. Please note, we may not able to provide Service without some necessary data.
We provide a standard Data Processing Addendum (DPA) to extend GDPR privacy principles where personal data is processed. If you use our products to process EU personal data, you may contact us at email@example.com to sign our DPA.
Fieldguide uses third party subprocessors to provide our services. A list of our subprocessors can be found on our Data Subprocessors page.
Representation for data subjects in the EU
We value your privacy and your rights as a data subject and have therefore appointed Maetzler Rechtsanwalts GmbH & Co KG (Prighter) as our privacy representative and your point of contact. If you want to contact us via our representative, or make use of your data subject rights, please visit: https://prighter.com/q/17313655614
12. Your Data Protection Rights under the California Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
See more at: https://consumercal.org/about-cfc/cfc-education-foundation/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa-3/
According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:
(a) users can visit our site anonymously;
(d) users are able to change their personal information by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals: We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track browser mechanism is in place.
Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
13. California Privacy Rights under the CCPA
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) takes effect January 1, 2020 and provides California consumers with certain rights regarding their personal information.
The section "Types of Data Collected" explains the specific details of personal information Fieldguide collects.
We collect the following categories of personal information:
(a) Identifiers: Name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol (IP) address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers
(b) Customer records information: Name, signature, address, telephone number
(c) Internet or other electronic network activity information: Information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet website, application, or advertisement
(d) Professional or employment-related information: Job title
We do not collect the following categories of personal information:
(a) Geolocation data
(b) Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information
(c) Education information
Fieldguide does not sell personal information.
We use and disclose the categories of personal information we collect from and about you consistent with the business purposes discussed in the section “Use of Data”.
If you are a California resident, you may have the following consumer rights under the CCPA:
(b) Right to request deletion of personal information. You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information we have collected from you, subject to certain conditions and limitations under the law.
(c) Right to Opt-Out of the sale of personal information. The CCPA provides consumers with the right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information. We do not share, sell, rent, or trade User Personal Information with third parties for their commercial purposes as defined under the CCPA.
(d) Right to non-discrimination for exercising a consumer privacy right. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights under the CCPA.
To exercise any of your rights please contact us at email@example.com.
14. Quebec Law 25 Compliance
Quebec Law 25 is a piece of privacy legislation enacted in Quebec, Canada, aiming to enhance the protection of personal information.
The law mandates organizations to report privacy incidents or breaches to the Commission d’accès à l’information (CAI) du Québec and the individuals affected.
Fieldguide understands the trust customers place in its product and services. The security and confidentiality of customer information is considered to be one of the organization’s core objectives.
Fieldguide has taken all necessary steps to comply with the regulations in Law 25. Fieldguide has designated a Privacy Officer, Chris Szymansky, who is also Fieldguide's Chief Technology Officer, to manage personal information and ensure transparency, protection, and proper consent mechanisms are in place.
Moreover, Fieldguide has established protocols for reporting privacy incidents to the CAI and the individuals affected, as well as for conducting Privacy Impact Assessments for relevant data transfers outside of Quebec. Through these measures, Fieldguide aims to uphold the highest standards of data privacy and provide a secure and trustworthy environment for our customers in Quebec and beyond.
If you have any questions about Law 25 or would like to exercise any of your rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
15. Service Providers
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), provide Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service. The following service providers are in use or planned for use:
(a) Google Analytics: Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service.
(b) Amplitude: Amplitude helps understand user behavior and build great experiences
(c) FullStory: FullStory is a digital experience analytics platform for on-the-fly funnels, pixel-perfect replay, custom events, heat maps
17. Behavioral Remarketing
Google Ads (AdWords): Google Ads (AdWords) remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads
18. Links to Other Sites
19. Children's Privacy
Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 13 (“Children”). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Children under 13. If you become aware that a Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
21. Contact Us
By email: email@example.com.