GDPR & Privacy Policy

Updated 26 March, 2020

This document sets out your rights and responsibilities for accessing or using the Pipeline Academy, Winning-pitch and the Pipeline Accelerator websites at www.thepipelineaccelerator.comwww.thepipelineaccelerator.com/academy, the winning-pitch website at www.winning-pitch.com, and other associated sites linked hereto and operated or controlled by Rinat Keinan.

1. Background

 

We've committed not only to provide tools to facilitate your compliance with the GDPR, but to educate you on your responsibilities as a business owner. As the GDPR's scope is broad, and the potential penalties for noncompliance are large, we've ensured that our tools are available to all of our customers, at no additional cost.

 

This page will outline some of the key GDPR principles and terms and present how they apply to your use of Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites . Please review this carefully and share it with your privacy team with the legal documents listed below.

 

Disclaimer: This guide is not and should not be considered legal advice. Please consult a legal professional for details on how the GDPR may impact your business, and what you need for compliance.

2. General Data Protection Regulation

 

The GDPR is a unified regulation that supersedes and universalizes previous privacy laws in Europe, offering citizens and residents of the European Union (EU) greater transparency and controls over how their personal data is used by others. The GDPR requires the compliance of businesses which transact in Europe, or which facilitate transaction in Europe.

 

3. Our Collection and Use of Information:

 

Personal information (or “Personally Identifiable Information” or “PII”) is information and data that can be used to specifically identify or contact a single person.You may be asked to provide your personal information when you contact Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites for any reason. These sites may share your personal information internally. If we do, we will use it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We may also combine personal information with other information to help us to develop or improve our products, services, content, communications, and/or advertising, or to provide improved user experiences for you.

Personal information we collect

Examples of some types of personal information Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites may collect and how we may use it include the following: 

  • When you purchase, register, or login to use software, products, or services, request support, register for a webinar, live workshop, or training, provide feedback on a product, or participate in a promotion, contest or online survey, or respond to an advertisement, we may collect a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences, and/or social media credentials. Rinat Keinan does not directly collect credit card numbers in connection with the Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites. Payments for those products/services are made through other means or sites and thus we do not collect or store credit card numbers in connection with any of those products/services that this Policy applies to. 
  • If you use Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites services, or the KARTRA shopping cart, we may collect information required to provide the services in connection with such service including PII such as your name, email address, IP address and current location. 

How we use your personal information

  • Optional Communications: The personal information we collect allows us to provide you with Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites Digital’s latest product announcements, helpful tips and information, special offers, and upcoming events. If you don’t want to receive these communications, or do not wish to be on our mailing list, you can opt out of receiving them. Each communication will provide opt-out directions, and you can also generally opt-out via your account dashboard if you are a registered user, client, or customer. The information in connection with these optional communications and your responses help us to improve our products, services, content, and advertising.
  • Important Communications: We may use your personal information to send important communications, e.g., about your purchases of or access to software, products, or services, material changes to our EULA, terms, conditions, and policies (including this Privacy Policy), critical updates to software products, or services, or changes (including regulatory changes) that impact your use of Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites products, or services. Because this information is vital to your interaction with Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites, you may NOT opt out of receiving these communications if you wish to continue to use the Sites, or any software, products, or services offered in connection with the Sites.
  • We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites’s products, services, communications, support and/or help functions, and user interfaces.
  • If you enter into a promotion such as a contest, a giveaway, a one-time or special offer, or similar promotion, we may use the information you provide to administer those programs.
  • If we become involved in a legal process as a result of your actions on the Sites, or in connection with any software, products, or services offered via the Sites, we may be required to disclose your PII or PIFI to a government authority, or a third party who e.g., issues a subpoena that require us to provide it. Our response(s) to any such legal process will be handled on a case-by-case basis following the advice of our attorneys.

4. Cookies and Other Technologies

 

To help Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites serve you better, we use technological means to better understand and adapt to user behavior. To accomplish this, the Sites, as well as our online software and services, email messages, and advertisements may use cookies or related technology such as pixel tags, clear gifs, and web beacons. These technologies help us to know which parts of the Sites people have visited, and provide data to aid us in understanding the effectiveness of the software services, our advertisements, and web searches. These data are used to improve our software, products, services, communications, and advertisements. We generally consider such information collected through the use of cookies and other technologies as non-personal information, and treat it accordingly.

 

We also use cookies and other technologies to remember personal information when you use the Sites, software, products, or services. These uses are intended to improve your personal experience. For example, we can provide better and more personal results if we ‘remember’ your preferred settings, your name, and such.

 

Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites may use cookies or other technologies in connection with certain advertising services to determine your experience with our content including whether an ad is likely to be of interest to you, whether or not you are served a particular ad, and the number of times you are served a particular ad. These technologies allow us to measure the effectiveness of our ad campaigns. You may have options for opting out of such targeted ads. You should contact your service provider or your mobile provider to inquire about how to do so.

 

Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites also uses specific technologies in connection with certain communications such as emails that may be used to track actions by recipients. For example, these communications may include one or more clickable text or graphics that include URLs that link to content on the Sites. However, these URLs, may pass through a web server that tracks the click before arriving at the linked content on the Sites. The tracked data can help Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites determine the effectiveness of our communications to users and customers, or to gage interest in specific topics. If you prefer not to have your responses to such communications tracked in this manner, do not click links in the email messages. Such communications may also include pixel tags that can tell us whether e.g. an email has been opened. We may use this information to throttle the number of messages sent to users or customers, or to remove people who do not read or interact with our communications from one or more lists.

 

We also use cookies to track certain behaviors of unknown visitors on our site. E.g. if you visit our site by following a link in an email from a third party or in an advertisement from such a party, we may track that behavior. In such cases, we may not have any personally identifying information about you at that time; however, if you later sign up for a product or service, or make a purchase, we may be able to associate your past behaviors on our sites with you thereafter.

 

Cookies and other technologies can generally be controlled on your devices. If you want to disable cookies and you should review your privacy or security settings. Please note that certain features of the Sites or related software, products, or services may not be available if you have cookies disabled on your device. We will typically try to warn you that a page or feature you are trying to reach will not function without cookies enabled. If you have your cookies on your device or browser disabled and are having difficulties you may wish to enable them to see if the problem is resolved.

5. Links to Third-Party Sites

 

The Sites, software, products, services, and communications may contain links to third-party websites, products, or services. Information collected by third parties is governed by their privacy practices, not this Privacy Policy. Please be aware when you leave the Sites and understand that you are subject to a third party’s privacy policy except when you are on the Sites, or using Pipeline Accelerator, Pipeline Academy, and Winning-pitch Sites related software, products, or services.