Libring Privacy Policy

Effective: May 25, 2018

This Privacy Policy describes how Libring collects, uses and discloses information, and what choices you have with respect to the information.

Updates in this version of the Privacy Policy reflect changes in data protection law. In addition, we have worked to make the Privacy Policy clearer and more understandable by:

  • organizing it into the sections listed in the Table of Contents below,
  • providing a series of examples that help illustrate how the policies may be implemented by Libring and
  • defining and capitalizing a few terms that are used more than once for simplicity and brevity.

When we refer to “Libring”, we mean the Libring Technology, Inc. entity that acts as the controller or processor of your information, as explained in more detail in the “Identifying the Data Controller and Processor” section below.

Table of Contents:

  • Applicability of this Privacy Policy
  • Information We Collect and Receive
  • How We Use Information
  • Data Retention
  • How We Share and Disclose Information
  • Security
  • Age Limitations
  • Changes to this Privacy Policy
  • International Data Transfers: Privacy Shield and Contractual Terms
  • Data Protection Officer
  • Identifying the Data Controller and Processor
  • Your Rights
  • Data Protection Authority
  • Contacting Libring

Applicability Of This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to Libring’s online productivity tools and platform (collectively, the “Services”), libring.com and other Libring websites (collectively, the “Websites”) and other interactions (e.g., customer service inquiries, user conferences, etc.) you may have with Libring. If you do not agree with the terms, do not access or use the Services, Websites or any other aspect of Libring’s business.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to any third party applications or software that integrate with the Services through the Libring platform (“Third Party Services”), or any other third party products, services or businesses. In addition, a separate agreement governs delivery, access and use of the Services (the “Customer Agreement”), including the processing of any messages, files or other content submitted through Services accounts (collectively, “Customer Data”). The organization (e.g., your employer or another entity or person) that entered into the Customer Agreement (“Customer”) controls their instance of the Services (their “Account”) and any associated Customer Data.

Information We Collect And Receive

Libring may collect and receive Customer Data and other information and data (“Other Information”) in a variety of ways:

  • Customer Data. Customers or individuals granted access to a Account by a Customer (“Authorized Users”) routinely submit Customer Data to Libring when using the Services.
  • Other Information. Libring also collects, generates and/or receives Other Information:
    1. Account Information. To create or update a Libring account, you or someone who represents the Customer (e.g., your employer) supply Libring with an email address, phone number, password, domain and/or similar account details. In addition, Customers that purchase a paid version of the Services provide Libring (or its payment processors) with billing details such as credit card information, banking information and/or a billing address.
    2. Usage Information.
      • Services Metadata. When an Authorized User interacts with the Services, metadata is generated that provides additional context about the way Authorized Users work. For example, Libring logs account activity, file uploads, and API requests.
      • Log data. As with most websites and technology services delivered over the Internet, our servers automatically collect information when you access or use our Websites or Services and record it in log files. This log data may include the Internet Protocol (IP) address, the address of the web page visited before using the Website or Services, browser type and settings, the date and time the Services were used, information about browser configuration and plugins, language preferences and cookie data.
      • Device information. Libring collects information about devices accessing the Services, including type of device, what operating system is used, device settings, application IDs, unique device identifiers and crash data. Whether we collect some or all of this Other Information often depends on the type of device used and its settings.
      • Location information. We receive information from you, your Customer and other third-parties that helps us approximate your location. We may, for example, use a business address submitted by your employer, or an IP address received from your browser or device to determine approximate location. Libring may also collect location information from devices in accordance with the consent process provided by your device.
    3. Cookie Information. Libring uses cookies and similar technologies in our Websites and Services that help us collect Other Information. The Websites and Services may also include cookies and similar tracking technologies of third parties, which may collect Other Information about you via the Websites and Services and across other websites and online services. For more details about how we use these technologies, please see our Cookie Policy.
    4. Third Party Services. Customer can choose to permit or restrict Third Party Services for their Account. Typically, Third Party Services are software that integrate with our Services, and Customer can permit its Authorized Users to enable and disable these integrations for their Account. Once enabled, the provider of a Third Party Service may share certain information with Libring. For example, if a cloud storage application is enabled to permit files to be imported to a Account, we may receive user name and email address of Authorized Users, along with additional information that the application has elected to make available to Libring to facilitate the integration. Authorized Users should check the privacy settings and notices in these Third Party Services to understand what data may be disclosed to Libring. When a Third Party Service is enabled, Libring is authorized to connect and access Other Information made available to Libring in accordance with our agreement with the Third Party Provider.
    5. Third Party Data. Libring may receive data about organizations, industries, visitors, marketing campaigns and other matters related to our business from parent corporation(s), affiliates and subsidiaries, our partners or others that we use to make our own information better or more useful. This data may be combined with Other Information we collect and might include aggregate level data. Or it might be more specific: for example, how well an online marketing campaign performed.
    6. Additional Information Provided to Libring. We receive Other Information when submitted to our Websites or if you participate in a focus group, contest, activity or event, apply for a job, request support, interact with our social media accounts or otherwise communicate with Libring.

Generally, no one is under a statutory or contractual obligation to provide any Customer Data or Other Information (collectively, “Information”). However, certain Information is collected automatically and, if some Information, such as Libring setup details, is not provided, we may be unable to provide the Services.

How We Use Information

Customer Data will be used by Libring in accordance with Customer’s instructions, including any applicable terms in the Customer Agreement and Customer’s use of Services functionality, and as required by applicable law. Libring is a processor of Customer Data and Customer is the controller. Customer may, for example, use the Services to grant and remove access to an Account, assign roles and configure settings, access, modify, export, share and remove Customer Data and otherwise apply its policies to the Services.

Libring uses Other Information in furtherance of our legitimate interests in operating our Services, Websites and business. More specifically, Libring uses Other Information:

  • To provide, update, maintain and protect our Services, Websites and business. This includes use of Other Information to support delivery of the Services under a Customer Agreement, prevent or address service errors, security or technical issues, analyze and monitor usage, trends and other activities or at an Authorized User’s request.
  • As required by applicable law, legal process or regulation.
  • To communicate with you by responding to your requests, comments and questions. If you contact us, we may use your Other Information to respond.
  • To develop and provide new productivity tools and additional features. Libring tries to make the Services as useful as possible for specific Accounts and Authorized Users. For example, we may improve Libring Services by analyzing user behavior to help determine when a feature may be confusing or difficult to use, make Services suggestions based on historical use and predictive models, identify organizational trends and insights, to customize a Services experience or create new productivity features and products.
  • To send emails and other communications. We may send you service, technical and other administrative emails, messages and other types of communications. We may also contact you to inform you about changes in our Services, our Services offerings, and important Services-related notices, such as security and fraud notices. These communications are considered part of the Services and you may not opt out of them. In addition, we sometimes send emails about new product features, promotional communications or other news about Libring. These are marketing messages so you can control whether you receive them.
  • For billing, account management and other administrative matters. Libring may need to contact you for invoicing, account management and similar reasons and we use account data to administer accounts and keep track of billing and payments.
  • To investigate and help prevent security issues and abuse.

If Information is aggregated or de-identified so it is no longer reasonably associated with an identified or identifiable natural person, Libring may use it for any business purpose. To the extent Information is associated with an identified or identifiable natural person and is protected as personal data under applicable data protection law, it is referred to in this Privacy Policy as “Personal Data.”

Data Retention

Libring will retain Customer Data in accordance with a Customer’s instructions, including any applicable terms in the Customer Agreement and Customer’s use of Services functionality, and as required by applicable law. Depending on the Services plan, Customer may be able to customize its retention settings and apply those customized settings at the Account level. Libring may retain Other Information pertaining to you for as long as necessary for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. This may include keeping your Other Information after you have deactivated your account for the period of time needed for Libring to comply with (and demonstrate compliance with) legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

How We Share And Disclose Information

This section describes how Libring may share and disclose Information. Customers determine their own policies and practices for the sharing and disclosure of Information, and Libring does not control how they or any other third parties choose to share or disclose Information.

  • Customer’s Instructions. Libring will solely share and disclose Customer Data in accordance with a Customer’s instructions, including any applicable terms in the Customer Agreement and Customer’s use of Services functionality, and in compliance with applicable law and legal process.
  • Displaying the Services. When an Authorized User submits Other Information, it may be displayed to other Authorized Users in the same or connected Account. For example, an Authorized User’s email address may be displayed with their Account profile.
  • Collaborating with Others. The Services provide different ways for Authorized Users within an Account to collaborate, such as shared reports. Other Information, such as an Authorized User’s profile Information, may be shared, subject to the policies and practices of the Account.
  • Customer Access. Owners, administrators, Authorized Users and other Customer representatives and personnel may be able to access, modify or restrict access to Other Information. This may include, for example, your employer using Service features to export reports of Account activity, or accessing or modifying your profile details including access to the Account.
  • Third Party Service Providers and Partners. We may engage third party companies or individuals as service providers or business partners to process Other Information and support our business. These third parties may, for example, provide virtual computing and storage services, accounting system, payment processing, website analytics, communication and support, etc. Additional information about the subprocessors please contact Libring’ Data Protection Officer at dpo@libring.com.
  • Third Party Services. Customer may enable or permit Authorized Users to enable Third Party Services. When enabled, Libring may share Other Information with Third Party Services. Third Party Services are not owned or controlled by Libring and third parties that have been granted access to Other Information may have their own policies and practices for its collection and use. Please check the privacy settings and notices in these Third Party Services or contact the provider for any questions.
  • Corporate Affiliates. Libring may share Other Information with its corporate affiliates, parents and/or subsidiaries.
  • During a Change to Libring’s Business. If Libring engages in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, sale of some or all of Libring’s assets or stock, financing, public offering of securities, acquisition of all or a portion of our business, a similar transaction or proceeding, or steps in contemplation of such activities (e.g. due diligence), some or all Other Information may be shared or transferred, subject to standard confidentiality arrangements..
  • To Comply with Laws. If we receive a request for information, we may disclose Other Information if we reasonably believe disclosure is in accordance with or required by any applicable law, regulation or legal process.
  • To enforce our rights, prevent fraud, and for safety. To protect and defend the rights, property or safety of Libring or third parties, including enforcing contracts or policies, or in connection with investigating and preventing fraud or security issues.
  • With Consent. Libring may share Other Information with third parties when we have consent to do so.

Security

Libring takes security of data very seriously. Libring works hard to protect Other Information you provide from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access or disclosure. These steps take into account the sensitivity of the Other Information we collect, process and store, and the current state of technology. Given the nature of communications and information processing technology, Libring cannot guarantee that Information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our systems or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others.

Age Limitations

To the extent prohibited by applicable law, Libring does not allow use of our Services and Websites by anyone younger than 16 years old. If you learn that anyone younger than 16 has unlawfully provided us with personal data, please contact us and we will takes steps to delete such information.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

Libring may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Laws, regulations and industry standards evolve, which may make those changes necessary, or we may make changes to our business. We will post the changes to this page and encourage you to review our Privacy Policy to stay informed. If we make changes that materially alter your privacy rights, Libring will provide additional notice, such as via email or through the Services. If you disagree with the changes to this Privacy Policy, you should deactivate your Services account. Contact the Customer if you wish to request the removal of Personal Data under their control.

International Data Transfers

Libring may transfer your Personal Data to countries other than the one in which you live. Additional information about Data Transfers please contact Libring’ Data Protection Officer at dpo@libring.com.

Data Protection Officer

To communicate with our Data Protection Officer, please email dpo@libring.com.

Identifying The Data Controller And Processor

Data protection law in certain jurisdictions differentiates between the “controller” and “processor” of information. In general, Customer is the controller of Customer Data. In general, Libring is the processor of Customer Data and the controller of Other Information. Different Libring entities provide the Services in different parts of the world. Libring Technologies, Inc., a US company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts is the controller of Other Information and a processor of Customer Data relating to Authorized Users who have Accounts for Libring Services.

Your Rights

Individuals located in certain countries, including the European Economic Area, have certain statutory rights in relation to their personal data. Subject to any exemptions provided by law, you may have the right to request access to Information, as well as to seek to update, delete or correct this Information. You can usually do this using the settings and tools provided in your Services account. If you cannot use the settings and tools, contact Customer Service for additional access and assistance.

To the extent that Libring’s processing of your Personal Data is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation, Libring relies on its legitimate interests, described above, to process your data. Libring may also process Other Information that constitutes your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes and you have a right to object to Libring’s use of your Personal Data for this purpose at any time.

Data Protection Authority

Subject to applicable law, you also have the right to (i) restrict Libring’s use of Other Information that constitutes your Personal Data and (ii) lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area and believe we maintain your Personal Data within the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you may direct questions or complaints to your local data protection authority.

Contacting Libring

Please also feel free to contact Libring if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or Libring’s practices, or if you are seeking to exercise any of your statutory rights. You may contact us at legal@libring.com or at our mailing address below:

Libring Technologies, Inc.
210 Broadway Suite 201
02139 Cambridge, MA – USA
Att: Legal Dpt.