Intro

By accessing and using the Compensation Tool, you agree to this Privacy Policy and consent to the practices set forth in this agreement.

Summary

This summary provides an overview of Compensation Tool’s privacy policy and data collection practices for Customers and Visitors. The type of data Compensation Tool collects, stores and/or processes falls into two broad categories: information provided by Visitors (Visitor data) to access and use freely available services provided by the Compensation Tool, and information Compensation Tool’s Customers have provided (Customer Data) in connection with subscription-based services provided by the Compensation Tool. All Customers certify that they have the legal rights and authority to load Customer data into the Compensation Tool.

Changes to Privacy Policy

Compensation Tool reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes to the privacy policy will be communicated to Compensation Tool employees and contractors through email or other means and will be posted on compensationtool.com/privacy. Use of the Compensation Tool and Service(s) constitutes your agreement to the Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

Please contact Compensation Tool at info@compensationtool.com with any privacy questions or comments you may have or to request or exercise any rights you have under applicable law regarding Personal data.

Information Collected

The type of data Compensation Tool collects, stores and/or processes falls into two broad categories: information provided by Visitors (Visitor data) to access and use freely available services provided by the Compensation Tool, and information Compensation Tool’s Customers have provided (Customer Data) in connection with subscription-based services provided by the Compensation Tool.

Visiting and Using the Compensation Tool

Compensation Tool is a business to business service provider and the Services provided may require the Compensation Tool to receive, store and/or process Personal data.


Compensation Tool uses Customer Data to provide the Service(s) to the Customer as governed by a separate agreement between the Customer and Compensation Tool. Personal data that may have been shared with the Compensation Tool includes name, job title, salary and other information, depending on the Services provided. If your employer is a Customer of the Compensation Tool, please contact your employer to learn about the information that may have been shared.


In addition to Customer Data, the Compensation Tool may collect Visitor data may consist of Personal data such as name, contact information, and other information the Compensation Tool collects through the use of cookies and similar technologies. This information is used by the Compensation Tool to provide services, analyze traffic and usage, support, and marketing emails or other communications.

Cookies

Compensation Tool and its partners may use tracking technologies such as cookies or other similar technologies in connection with the Website or Services. Compensation Tool may also use third party service providers (who may also use cookies or other tracking technologies) to allow Compensation Tool to analyze visitor behavior on the Websites and in the Service. Compensation Tool may use both per-session and persistent cookies in conjunction with the Websites and the Service.

Log Files

Compensation Tool gathers certain information about a visitor's visit, access, and use of the Websites and/or Service and stores such information in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click stream data. Compensation Tol may use this information which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the Websites and the Service, to track visitors' movements around the Websites and the Service and to gather demographic information about our visitor base as a whole.

Children

The Compensation Tool is intended for us by adults and are not intended for or targeted at children under 13 years of age. Compensation Tool does not knowingly or intentionally collect information or data on children under 13 years of age. Please contact Salary at info@compensationtool.com if you believe that Compensation Tool has information about a child under 13 years of age.

Use of Personal data

Exclusive Use and No Resale

Compensation Tool will not disclose or otherwise provide Personal data to third parties unless required by law or to protect Compensation Tool, investigate fraud, court order, or other legal process.

Use of Collected Information

Compensation Tool may use the Collected Information for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, providing services and support to Visitors and Customers, improving Customer and Visitor the experience, and sending sales, services, support, marketing, or other emails. Compensation Tool may also use the Collected Information in an aggregated and anonymous manner to the help improve the services provided by the Compensation Tool.

International Information

Any information provided to Compensation Tool, including personal data, will processed within the United States.

General

Service Providers

All information in the Compensation Tool remains protected via access controls to ensure that it is not improperly disclosed, modified, deleted, or rendered unavailable. Access control procedures ensure access to information is based on the need to know.


All prospective third-party agents will be provided with a copy of Compensation Tool’s Information Security Policies, and must verify in writing acceptance of said polices, and will be required to comply with policies.


When third-party agents have access to Compensation Tool owned technology resources, they must agree to observe the same standards as Compensation Tool employees.


Compensation Tool will review all third-party agreements and audit external systems as needed, but annually at minimum.

Security

Compensation Tool uses reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help protect the Information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. Compensation Tool also requires that its suppliers protect such information from unauthorized access, use, and disclosure.


All information in the Compensation Tool remains protected via access controls to ensure that it is not improperly disclosed, modified, deleted, or rendered unavailable. Access control procedures ensure access to information is based on the need to know.


All personal data is treated as confidential and is not made available except to members of the Compensation Tool or contractors and vendors where necessary for the provision of Services provided by the Compensation Tool. Access to this information is based on the need to know. The Compensation Tool may conduct periodic audits of the Personal data stored the software and reserves the right to remove any information not necessary for the Compensation Tool services.


The Compensation Tool may conduct periodic Company Information and reserves the right to remove any Company Information not necessary for the Compensation Tool services.


Compensation Tool utilizes an Extended Validation Secure Socket Layer (EV-SSL) which offer the highest degree of authentication and SSL protection. The EV-SSL protocols secure network traffic from eavesdropping, active tampering, or forgery of messages.

Access Rights and Unsubscribing

Access Rights

Unless providing reasonable access to Personal data creates an unreasonable conflict with the Compensation Tool’s Security Policy, Compensation Tool will provide visitors with reasonable access to Personal data, including in some cases employee information, as well as the ability to review and correct such information.

Visitors wishing to access, amend, correct, remove, or limit use of your information, contact us at info@compensationtool.com.


Compensation Tool will take reasonable steps to verify the requestor’s identity before granting access to any Personal data and may limit or deny access to any information where providing such access would be unreasonable, burdensome, or expensive in the circumstances, as determined by Compensation Tool.

Access to Customer data, which is different than Visitor data, is outlined in the separate Customer Agreement and is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

Retention

Compensation Tool shall own and retain all right, title and interest in and to (a) all Resultant Data, (b) the Services and Software, all improvements, enhancements or modifications thereto, (c) any software, applications, inventions or other technology developed in connection with the Services or support, and (d) all intellectual property rights related to any of the foregoing.


Visitor data may be retained indefinitely unless otherwise requested by the Visitor, and is then removed as soon as reasonably possible. Customer data is removed as prescribed in the Service Agreement, agreed upon by the Customer and Compensation Tool.

Unsubscribing

Visitors can unsubscribe from or opt out of communications from Compensation Tool by contacting Compensation Tool at info@compensationtool.com.

Compelled Disclosure

Compensation Tool may disclose Information if and when required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary in order to conform to the edicts of the law, comply with legal mandates, enforce its rights, enforce any agreement between Compensation Tool and its customers or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Compensation Tool, its employees and agents, its users, and the public.

TERMS

Capitalized terms in this Privacy Policy have the following meanings:


Customer” means a Customer or Client of Compensation Tool.

Visitor” is an individual who goes to Compensation Tool website and uses any of the freely available services or requests a demonstration.

Visitor data” is information provided to the Compensation Tool by a Visitor of the Compensation Tool.

Personal data” refers to data that may be used to personally identify a person, including a name and surname; home address; some email address; an identification number; an Internet Protocol (IP) address; a cookie ID; etc.

Third Party” means any individual or entity that is neither Compensation Tool nor a Compensation Tool employee, agent, contractor, or representative.

Resultant Data” means information, data, and other content that (i) is derived by or through the Services from processing the Customer Data and (ii) is sufficiently anonymized so that does not personally identify or disclose Personal data of the Customer or the source of the underlying Customer Data.

Customer Data” means, other than Resultant Data, information, data and other content, in any form or medium, which is collected, downloaded or otherwise received, directly or indirectly from Customer or its affiliate by or through the Services (or from a third party based on Customer’s acts). Customer U includes, without limitation, information regarding employees, salaries, third party salary surveys, and other employment information provided by Customer.