Privacy statement

Introduction

Softeq Development Corporation together with its subsidiaries (hereinafter referred to as “Softeq”), is a full-stack service provider, specializing in custom hardware and software development, is a controller of the personal data submitted and collected through this website. Data required to ensure stable connection and optimize website usability; obtained via personal contacts with Softeq representatives or from publicly available sources.

This Policy provides an overview of how Softeq collects, uses, shares, stores and protects your personal data.

This Privacy Policy does not govern the practices of entities that Softeq does not own or control, or entities that do not own or control our company or people that we do not employ or manage.

How to Contact Us

If you have comments or questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact our Data Protection Officer at privacy@softeq.com, or

Softeq Privacy Mailbox

1155 Dairy Ashford, Suite 125

Houston, Texas 77079

Our Commitment To Privacy

Softeq is committed to respecting your privacy. We treat any personal data provided by you as confidential and only process it only as permitted by applicable legislation.

Our Commitment to Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online and offline.

Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we don’t knowingly collect or maintain information from those under 13 years old, and no part of our website is designed to attract anyone under 13.

Data We Collect and Process. Legal Grounds for Processing Personal Data

Personal data we collect and process via Softeq website or obtain directly from our customers, third parties or from public sources will be used for the following purposes based on the following legal grounds:

Data required to ensure stable connection and optimize website usability; based on our legitimate interests (art. 6 para. 1(f) GDPR).

Connection data such as: name of the website or file accessed, access date and time, volume of data transferred, access status (‘file transferred’, ‘file not found’), browser type and version, device type (mobile, tablet, desktop), operating system, referrer URL (the website visited previously), IP address.

How We Collect It

As soon as you visit the website, this technical information is sent to our web servers, and is recorded in the server log files.

Purpose

Collecting this type of data is technically required to: establish and execute a connection between the user’s end device and our servers, optimize the website usability and tweak the technologies it is based on. This data is collected automatically.

After the connection has ended, these data are erased or made anonymous, and will not be used to generate user profiles.

Сommunications; on the basis of contract, Softeq legitimate interests, or your consent (art. 6 para. 1(a), (b) or (f) GDPR).

Type of Data

Personal data necessary for business communication: full name, email, company name, location, phone number.

How We Collect It

When contacting Softeq via our website contact forms, live chat, chatbot or otherwise, you will be requested to affirmatively choose to submit your personal details.

This info is collected when you: submit a request/inquiry about Softeq products or services, communicate with Softeq representatives, access (view/download) specific (gated) content, subscribe to Softeq newsletter.

Purpose

We collect this information in order to: answer business-related queries, provide quotes for customer’s project, organize the meeting, call, zoom or other communication (please note, that this communication may be recorded and stored by Softeq representative in our corporate system, if you have given your consent),enable our customers/partners/employees to publish materials, interviews, opinions, comments, blogs, podcasts, photos and videos, as well as organize their participation in interactive features of Softeq service when you choose to do so.

Recruitment, internship, referral, relocation;based either on Softeq legitimate interest or contract, or steps necessary to enter into a contract (art. 6 para. 1(b) or (f) GDPR).

Type of Data

Data for recruitment, internship, referral, relocation, such as: full name, contact details, CV and specializations, social media profiles, date of birth, education history, references, employment history, notice period at current employer, degrees, professional skills, personal/professional interests, language skills, salary expectations, relocation interests, family status, citizenship, certifications, testing results.

How We Collect It

If you are a potential employee or intern, we request to share these personal data with us, or our HR team can collect this info from publicly available sources (social networks, business networks).

Purpose

These data are collected and processed in order to: process your application for job positions we offer, assist you with ongoing or future employment or internship in Softeq.

Additionally, we may collect business contact details when exchanging business cards at trade shows, exhibitions, meetups and other events. Also, the website visitors may be asked to provide their contacts in order to sign up for events organized by Softeq.

We use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to complete that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that order.

Other than as required by law, Softeq website does not collect any special categories of personal data about your ethnicity, race, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, health information and genetic and biometric data. Softeq also does not collect information about criminal convictions and offences.

Softeq does not sell, rent or lease your personal data to others.

If you have any questions please contact hr@softeq.com.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are used to offer you a better browsing experience, for analytics purposes, to personalize content, and serve targeted advertisements. Softeq uses the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies

These are the cookies that are required for the operation of Softeq website. The type of cookies includes, for example, cookies that enable you to log into the secure areas of our website, submit a contact form, etc.

Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your language choice).

Analytics/performance cookies

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around and interact with our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way Softeq website works.

Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.