Privacy Policy

Latest update: 16th February 2016.

1. Introduction

Welcome to use Microblink, a set of technologies and SDKs that recognizes texts and symbols by using the camera of your mobile device in real time. Microblink is provided by Microblink Ltd. and our affiliates (“Microblink”, “we,” “us”, “our”). We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy (together with our Terms of Use, available at www.microblink.com/privacypolicy and any other documents referred to in it) applies to the Microblink SDK’s, Microblink mobile application (the “Application”) and the related website located at www.microblink.com and its subdomains (the “Site”) (the Application, the SDK and the Site collectively the “Service”) and sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be handled by us.

In this Privacy Policy, the term “personal data” means information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person. We know that you are concerned about how we use and disclose personal data, and we are committed to complying with data protection and privacy laws that apply to us. This Privacy Policy tells you about the ways in which we protect your privacy and the personal data we process about you.

We wish to remind you that this Privacy Policy applies to personal data that we process when you use the Service. It does not apply to any to third parties’ websites and/or services, such as third-party applications, that you may encounter when you use the Service. We encourage you to carefully familiarize yourself with privacy policies applicable to any websites and/or services operated by third parties. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties.

By using the Service, you accept the privacy practices described in this Privacy Policy.

2. Information We May Collect From You

When you use the Service, we may collect the following types of personal data from you:

(i) Data You Provide to Us Directly

We collect information you provide directly to us. In particular, we may collect the following information from our users that may, in certain circumstances, constitute personal data:

If you contact us, a record of this correspondence may be kept.

(ii) Data Collected Automatically

The Service may automatically collect the following information from you that in certain circumstances may constitute personal data:

3. The Purposes for Which We Use The Data

a) We use the personal data you provide to us directly for the following purposes:

In particular, please note that we use the images and feedback you send by using the Service to improve the Service, and to improve our other products and services, such as machine vision technologies from Microblink affiliates.

b) We use the data collected automatically for the following purposes:

4. How We Disclose Data

We do not sell, lease, rent or otherwise disclose the personal data relating to our users to third parties unless otherwise stated below.

The personal data collected in the Service may be disclosed in the following manner:

a) Personal data you provide directly:

b) Data collected automatically:

Moreover, we may disclose information to third parties in an aggregate format that does not constitute personal data and does not allow the identification of individual users.

5. Your Rights

You have the following rights with respect to the personal data we hold about you:

6. Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect personal data about you from unauthorized access or against loss, misuse or alteration by third parties. Despite these efforts to store personal data collected in and through the Service in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee the security of personal data during its transmission or its storage on our systems. Further, while we attempt to ensure the integrity and security of personal data, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-parties such as so-called hackers from illegally obtaining access to personal data. We do not warrant or represent that personal data about you will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.

7. International Transfers of Personal Data

Some elements of the Service may be hosted on servers located in countries outside your own country. The laws applicable to the protection of personal data in such countries may be different from those applicable in your home country. In particular, if you are located within the European Union, please note that personal data collected by us is transferred outside the European Union / European Economic Area. You consent to personal data about you being transferred outside your own country and, where applicable, outside the European Union / European Economic Area.

8. Children's Privacy

The Service is not directed to children under 13. We do not intend to collect personal data from children under 13. If you are under 13, please do not use the Service and do not send any information about yourself to us.

9. Changes to the Privacy Policy

From time to time we may change this Privacy Policy. You can tell when changes have been made to the Privacy Policy by referring to the “Last Updated” legend on top of this page. If we materially change the ways in which we use and disclose personal data, we will post a notice in the Service. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access the Service to stay informed about our privacy practices. Your continued use of the Service following any changes to this Privacy Policy constitutes your acceptance of any such changes made.

10. Questions or Concerns?

Should you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, your privacy as it relates to the use of the Service, or the protection of the personal data we hold about you, please contact us via e-mail at privacy@microblink.com

We seek to promptly resolve any concerns you may have.