Vespa.ai AS (hereinafter “Vespa.ai AS”, “we” or “us”) is developing Vespa.ai and running the Vespa Cloud, helping our users to implement online big data serving.
Vespa.ai AS acts as the data controller for any processing of personal data in connection with providing you with information and offering you services on our websites vespa.ai, search.vespa.ai, blog.vespa.ai and console.vespa-cloud.com (hereinafter the “Services”). Further, Vespa.ai AS as the data controller for processing of personal data in connection with an existing or potential contract with you.
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This can e.g. be name, location, phone number, e-mail address, IP-address, or a combination of these that make it possible to identify the person to whom the personal data belongs.
In general, we collect and process your personal data to be able to provide you with relevant information related to our Services or to fulfil or be able to enter into a contract with you, including as required by legal obligations. When you use our webpages, subscribe to our newsletter, or fill out voluntary forms issued by us we process the following personal data:
We collect and process this personal data to be able to fulfil contractual obligations with you (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter b), on the basis of your explicit consent (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter a ,), to uphold our legitimate interest in fulfilling our contractual obligations with the company you act on behalf of, to uphold our legitimate interest in providing you with the best experience possible in relation to our webpages information and provided Services, and to uphold our legitimate interest in processing any legal claims (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter f), as well as for compliance with our legal obligations (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter c).
We do in general not process any special categories of personal data about you, such as sexual orientation or health data. Further, we do only process your personal data to the extent that it is necessary for the performance of our Services or any other contractual obligations, including as required by legal obligations, for pursuing our legitimate interests, or to the extent you have consented to any processing.
Below we have listed all the specific ways to collect personal data from you and what categories of personal data we typically process, as well as the legal bases for such processing.
We collect certain information from your computer or internet connection when you visit our website and use our digital services, such as your IP-address, date and time of your visit, duration of your visit, content of your request (such as the specific site/page you visit), the website you were referred from, which pages you visit on our website, your internet service provider, your browser type and version, as well as your operating system.
We collect this information to uphold our legitimate interests in being able to display our website to you, measuring and improving the performance of our digital channels, as well as marketing our products and services (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter f).
When you create an account in our system we will collect personal data about you . Such personal data includes your name, address, phone number, e-mail or workplace, your position/title/role, name of the company, payment information, purchase history, communication with us, as well as any other personal information you choose to provide us with.
We process this personal data to be able to provide you with the contractual service (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter b), and to uphold our legitimate interest in providing you with the best experience possible in relation to our Services, for statistical reasons (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter f). In some cases, we are also compelled to process your personal data for compliance with a legal obligation, such as compliance with the Norwegian Bookkeeping Act (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter c), or to uphold our legitimate interest in processing any legal claim (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter f).
You may wish to contact us with questions or requests. When you contact us, either by filling out our contact form or by other means, you may provide us with information about yourself or your company. Upon doing so, we collect the information provided by you, such as: name, e-mail, phone number, company information, your location, as well as any other information that you enter into the form.
We collect this information to be able to carry out our contract with you or the company you act on behalf of (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter b or f) or to uphold the legitimate interest we have in replying to your requests or questions (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter f).
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we collect your name and e-mail address.
The legal basis for sending such e-mails to our customers is to uphold our legitimate interest in following up our customers by providing relevant news and relevant information about our services (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter f, see also the Norwegian Marketing Act art. 15(3)). If you are not an existing customer or user, the legal basis for sending such e-mails would be your explicit consent (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter a).
Anyone receiving the information items above can easily opt out using the link included in our e-mails.
You are welcome to apply for a position with us. If you decide to do so, we will ask you to provide certain categories of personal data:
You provide us with such personal information, as well as any other information that you might choose to share with us in this respect, on a voluntary basis. We will collect and process this information in order to respond to your application and to consider whether to enter into an employment contract with you (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter b). We will delete the information related to your application as soon as it is no longer relevant for this purpose.
We will not share your personal data with others unless you either give us your consent to do so (ref. GDRP art. 6(1) letter a), or if we have legal basis to share your data, e.g. if it is necessary to provide you with a contractual service (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter b), if we are required by law to disclose your personal data (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter c), or it can be justified on the basis of our legitimate interest in doing so (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter f).
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we share the required information with our provider Intuit Mailchimp.
When we use third party sub-contractors or service providers in order to provide our services, we will take appropriate legal precautions and corresponding technical and organisational measures in order to ensure that your personal data is protected in accordance with applicable data protection law. Our service providers may be based in locations all over the world. This means that your personal data may be transferred outside of the EU/EEA. If that is the case, we will implement appropriate security measures in accordance with chapter five of the GDPR, in order to sufficiently protect your personal data, such as agreements including EU standard contractual clauses (SCC).
In this link you will find an up-to-date list of Vespa.ai AS’s existing sub-contractors or service providers processing personal data on our behalf.
Both our data processors and we have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a sufficient level of security when processing your personal data and to prevent loss or unlawful processing (ref. GDPR art. 32). Such measures are, for example, internal routines, data processing agreements and IT-security procedures to verify access rights. We will also carry out data protection impact assessments when it is likely that processing your data may result in a high risk with respect to your rights and freedoms in relation to your personal data.
We also use website analytics (hereinafter the “Statistical Platforms”) for statistical purposes. This platform may set cookies to evaluate your use of the website, and create reports on website activity for us.
This information can be provided to third parties when the Statistical Platforms are legally required to do so, or to the extent that third parties process data. We do not have influence over this, nor do we allow the statistical platforms to use this data for other services provided.
The information collected by the Statistical Platforms is anonymized before being sent for processing – the last identifier of your IP-address is randomized, and transferred through a secure connection before being stored by the Statistical Platform on servers across the globe. See our list of service providers for the Statistical Platforms in use, and link to their privacy documentation.
We use necessary cookies in order to uphold our legitimate interest in providing you with a functional webpage (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter f). For all other cookies we ask for your explicit consent (ref. GDPR art. 6(1) letter a).
The information we collect is used primarily to sell and operate Vespa Cloud.
Vespa.ai AS also uses your data for research and analysis to better our services and our website (including marketing), on the basis of GDPR art. 6(1) letter f).
Personal information is collected by our service and shared with our subcontractors and accountant, who also act in accordance with privacy rules and regulations.
You have several rights under the applicable data protection regulations. We have provided a list of the rights you can exercise in your relationship with us as a data controller below. If you wish to exercise your rights, please contact us and we will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible, but no later than a month after the receipt of your enquiry.
Please contact us if you have any questions or comments or if you wish to exercise your rights. Our contact details are:
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