Last updated December 18th, 2017
Information We Collect From You
In order to operate the FreeAgent Services and to provide you with information about products or services that may be of interest, we collect information about you. This includes but is not limited to your name and contact information such as phone numbers, email and mailing addresses, birthdate, gender as well as a profile picture. In addition, this includes all electronic data and information submitted by You or the End Users through use of the FreeAgent Platform, and information and data derived therefrom (“Your Data”).You may also provide payment information either through transmission through a FreeAgent Service or otherwise, which could include bank account, or credit or debit card numbers or other information.
We collect details related to your use of a FreeAgent Service, and how you interact with such FreeAgent Service.
We may also collect information about the device or computer used in connection with a FreeAgent Service, such as the type of device, the model, the operating system and software, browser, information, unique device identifiers, and internet provider. We also may collect information regarding the access of the Website, such as the dates and times of access, device IP addresses, and other sites that you have visited prior to the use of the Website.
Use of Information
We may use the information we collect about you to facilitate the operation of a FreeAgent Service, and to help us operate, maintain and improve the Service.
We may communicate with you regarding a FreeAgent Service and other products and services provided by FreeAgent and third party providers; news relevant to FreeAgent and its industry; all in accordance with applicable law. We may use the information we collect about you for purposes of such communications.
Sharing of Information
We may share your personal information with agents, representatives, contractors, vendors, consultants, marketing partners, and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf, related to a FreeAgent Service. This may include third parties with other apps or websites that integrate with our API or a FreeAgent Service, or those with an API or other service with which we integrate.
We may share your personal information with third parties to provide you a service you requested through a partnership or promotional offerings.
We may share your personal information with third parties to provide you a service you requested through a partnership or promotional offerings, and/or for purposes of the communications referenced above under “Use of Information.”
Content that you submit in a public forum will be made generally available.
We may release your personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with applicable law or governmental regulations, including laws outside your country of residence; enforce or apply any agreement you have with FreeAgent, including a subscription agreement, or protect the rights, property, or safety of others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations (including those outside of your country of residence), private or governmental.
We may share your personal information in an aggregated and/or anonymized form which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.
We may share your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, consolidation or restructuring, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by or into another company. In addition, if FreeAgent, or substantially all of its assets are acquired, whether through a merger, consolidation, stock purchase or otherwise, or in the event that FreeAgent goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information (including personal information) might be one of the assets that may be transferred or acquired by a third party.
California Privacy Rights
California law permits residents of California to request certain details about how their information is shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes. FreeAgent does not share your personally identifiable information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes unless you provide us with consent to do so.
We try to safeguard user account information, including personal information. However, no one can guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.
Your account information (including personal information) is protected by a password set by you for your privacy and security. You are responsible for preventing unauthorized access to your account and personal information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and restricting access to your device and computer.
Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computer networks which may be located outside of the state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction in which you reside, and the country or jurisdiction in which these computer networks are located may not have privacy laws as protective as the laws in your country or jurisdiction.Your access to and use of a FreeAgent Service or your submission of any personal information to us will constitute your consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of your home country or jurisdiction.
Even after you remove information from your account or profile, copies of that information may remain viewable elsewhere, to the extent it has been shared with others, or it was copied or stored by other users. Removed and deleted information may remain on backup media for a period of time prior to being deleted from our servers.