Privacy Policy

Last updated April 8, 2022

This Privacy Policy applies to all personal identifiable information (“Personal Data”) we collect and process.  It covers what we collect and how we use, disclose, transfer and store Personal Data as well as your rights to this information.  We value your privacy and observe due care in processing and protecting Personal Data.  We recommend you read this notice carefully.

We process Personal Data through the Chorus Platform and websites (“Chorus Sites”) as well as through the services that Chorus provides to its customers pursuant to an agreement with such customers (“Chorus Services”).  By voluntarily using the Chorus Sites and/or Chorus Services, and/or providing data or other information via the Chorus Sites and/or Chorus Services, you are indicating your consent to this Privacy Policy and agreement to be bound by its terms.

Who we are
The Chorus Sites and Chorus Services are provided by Chorus Innovations, Inc., an entity established under the laws of the State of Delaware, USA.

You may submit inquiries regarding personal data protection, privacy and security matters or contact us for any other reason at [email protected].

Scope
The scope of this Privacy Policy includes the collection of Personal Data through:

and applies to all visitors/users of the Chorus Sites and Chorus Services, and our Social Media Pages.

Personal data
You may visit the Chorus Sites anonymously, without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself.  There are times, however, when we may need certain Personal Data from you.

You may choose to provide us with Personal Data (such as your name, email address and company name) through the Chorus Sites when you elect to register with Chorus in order to make use of the Chorus Sites as a community member or application developer.  When you provide Personal Data in order to register with Chorus, such Personal Data will be used in order to provide you with access to the requested products, services, content and/or information.  We may also use Personal Data to help us understand who is using our products and services, to support you in the development as community member or developer and optimizing the use of the Chorus Sites, and to help us manage business development activities.

How we collect Personal Data
We may collect your Personal Data:

If you submit any Personal Data relating to other people to us in connection with our services or talent acquisition, you represent you have the authority to do so and permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Newsletters & Updates
If you subscribe to our newsletter and/or updates, we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter and/or updates to you.  You may unsubscribe at any time by using the link in each newsletter or to unsubscribe or update communication please contact us via [email protected].

Invitations to Chorus Sites
If you choose to invite another person to the Chorus Sites account or project, we will ask you for the name and email address of that person.  We will automatically send that person an invitation email to visit the Chorus Sites, to create an account or join your project.  Chorus stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.

Blog/Forum
If you use our blog, forum or app store (as applicable) on the Chorus Sites (e.g., a developer portal or community pages), you should be aware that any Personal Data you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these blogs and forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the Personal Data you choose to submit in these blogs and forums.

Statistical InformationWe collect information from visits to the Chorus Sites to help us provide a better experience, service and to make the Chorus Sites as user friendly and purposeful as possible.  For example, we keep track of the domains from which people visit and we also measure visitor activity on the Chorus Sites.  However, when we do so, we do so in ways that keep the information anonymous.  Chorus may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better user experience and service.  None of the information described in this paragraph is reviewed at an individual level.

Links to Other Web Sites
The Chorus Sites may contain links to other web sites.  Chorus is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.  The links from the Chorus Sites to other web sites do not imply that Chorus endorses or has reviewed the third-party web sites.  We suggest contacting the operators of those websites directly for information on their privacy policies.

Platform Usage Analytics
We collect information from visits to the Chorus Sites to help us and our community members, developers and customers provide a better experience and service and to give insight into developments.  This analysis, statistics and other data generated by your use of the Chorus Sites may be disclosed with your team members.

Use of Personal Data
We use Personal Data only when we’re allowed to by law and only for the reasons that we’ve collected it.  Most commonly, the reasons are the performance of a contract with you or your employer, you have consented to such use, when it is necessary for our legitimate interests (and your interests and rights don’t override ours), and when we need to comply with legal or regulatory obligations.

We may use Personal Data:

We may use Personal Data for compatible purposes if we think we need to do so.

Legitimate interest
For any uses on the basis of legitimate interest, we may conduct a legitimate interest assessment to ensure that such processing isn’t overridden by your rights or interests.

Developing the Chorus Sites: We use aggregated and personal data about your use of the Chorus Sites and Chorus Services to further develop the Chorus Platform.  These activities are necessary to fulfill our interest in creating a better platform and helping us create better technology and better communications.

Sending Direct Marketing Communications:  We use your data to send marketing communications about our products and services and offerings from our affiliates.  We may send these communications via email, post or call.  As for most companies, our ability to market our products and services is necessary for our commercial interests and may allow us to expand our customer base.

Share Personal Data
Chorus is not in the business of selling Personal Data.  We consider this information to be a vital part of our relationship with you.  There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:

Security
Personal Data related to you is treated as strictly confidential and we have taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures against loss and unlawful processing of such information.  Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.  If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please notify us immediately about the problem by contacting us.

Cookies
Cookies are small snippets of text saved on your computer or mobile device that distinguish you from other users.  Like most websites and platforms, the Chorus Sites use cookies.  By visiting Chorus Sites for the first time you consent to our use of cookies.  The Cookies we use will be stored on your device.  You can reject or disable our use of cookies through your browser settings, but please know that if you disable our use of cookies, we can’t guarantee that you will experience the full functionality of the Chorus Sites.

Your Rights
If you tell us that you do not want us to use Personal Data as a basis for further contact, we will respect your wishes.  Regarding our use of the Personal Data about you, you can exercise a variety of the rights, such as:

Please note that your right to request the erasure or deletion of your Personal Data is not unlimited.  If you request us to erase or delete the Personal Data we have about you, we may refuse your request when that Personal Data is:

As noted above, you can log into your profile setting on the Chorus Sites and view, change or replace your own profile data.  If you would like to exercise any of the foregoing rights or have any other questions regarding the Personal Data related to you, please contact us at: [email protected]

In your request, please let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of Personal Data related to you.  For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Data associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request.  We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.

In addition, please also note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes.  There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed.

California Notices
If you reside in California and have provided Personal Data to Chorus you have the right to receive: (a) information identifying any third party to whom Chorus may have disclosed, within the past year, Personal Data pertaining to you and your family for that party’s direct marketing purposes; and (b) a description of the categories of Personal Data disclosed.  To obtain such information, please email your request to [email protected].  This request may be made no more than once per calendar year.

Retention
We will retain Personal Data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Transfer of Personal Data
Personal Data may be stored on servers located within the United States, but it may also be processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers (if and as applicable).  If we transfer Personal Data within the company or to business partners located in a country with no sufficient level of data protection, we will ensure that adequate safeguards are in place.

Changes to Our Policy
We may change our business and the Chorus Sites from time to time.  As a result, at times it may be necessary for us to make changes to this Privacy Policy.  We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice.  We recommend that you review this Privacy Policy regularly, so that you remain informed of any changes.  Your continued use of the Chorus Sites after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised policy.

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