Botany Privacy Policy

Last updated January 21, 2021

Asynchronous Inc. (“Botany”, "Botany.io", or “us”, “our”, “we”) respects your right to privacy. Your ability to make informed choices about the uses of your information is important to us. This privacy policy details how we collect, use and store information and data that we receive. If you have any comments or questions about our privacy policies, please contact us at info@botany.io.

Please also review the Terms of Service of the Solution (the “Terms”). Terms capitalized but not defined herein have the meaning given to them in the Terms. As used in this privacy policy, “Personal Data” means information that can be directly associated with a specific person or entity such as a name, address, date of birth, or e-mail address.

Information We Collect

Botany collects two types of personal data: data from persons who visit the Site and voluntarily submit information (“Site Data”) and data concerning individuals, including Customer’s personnel and service providers collected when Customers and/or their personnel and/or service providers use the Botany software development productivity workflow and analytics solution (“Customer Data”). Site Data can include your name, email,  address, and other contact information. Customer Data includes data regarding how the Controller’s systems and code are used, accessed, developed, tested and deployed by employees and service providers of Customer. For the avoidance of doubt, Botany does not process the Customer's code. Our processing of Customer Data on behalf of Customers who are located in the EU is subject to the provisions of our Data Processing Agreement https://botany.io/data-processing-agreement

The Site will also record certain information automatically, such as your IP address, mobile device or computer, operating system and browser, and geo-location. In addition, we collect any information you provide when you contact us for any reason. You are not required by law to provide us with any of the information described herein, but by using Solution you agree to provide us with such information.

How We Use Information

We will not share your Personal Data with third parties without your explicit permission, except when required by law, regulation, subpoena or court order or as otherwise expressly set forth herein. We may use Personal Data and other information internally – for example, to provide you with goods and services, to help diagnose problems with our servers, and to make our Products more useful for you and for our other customers.

We may use Personal Data to provide you with the Solution and related services. Customer Data will be shared only with the applicable Customer.

In addition, by analyzing all information we receive, we may compile statistical information across a variety of users (“Statistical Information”). Statistical Information helps understand trends and customer needs so that new products and services can be considered and so existing products and services can be tailored to customer desires. Statistical Information does not indicate individuals’ identities nor Customers’ identities, and we will not link Statistical Information to any Personal Data. We may share Statistical Information with our partners, pursuant to commercial terms that we determine in our sole discretion. In addition, we may provide any information to third parties, so long as we have removed any information that identifies any particular individual or user, such as a name, address or contact information. We may use third party providers to collect information about the use of the Solution, such as how often users visit the Solution, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to the Solution.

How we Protect Information

We take great care in implementing and maintaining the security and follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the Personal Data submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

We will delete any information provided to us by a user upon the receipt of a written request by such user. We cannot restore information once it has been deleted.

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of text that is sent to a visitor’s browser. The browser provides this piece of text to the device of the originating visitor when this visitor returns. We use “persistent” cookies which may be used to help save your settings and customizations across visits and which are saved on your device for a fixed period of time and are not deleted when the browser is closed. In addition, we use session cookies which are stored only temporarily during a browsing session in order to allow normal use of the Solution and are revoked after one month. Most Web browsers are initially configured to accept cookies, but you can change this setting so your browser either refuses all cookies or informs you when a cookie is being sent. Also, you are free to delete any existing cookies at any time. Please note that some features of the Solution may not function properly when cookies are disabled or removed.

Third Party Sites and Services

This Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose any information, including Personal Data, to other parties through the Services, for example by way of clicking on a link to any other website or location or via other sites throughout the Internet, different terms may apply to the use or disclosure of the information you disclose to such third parties. You acknowledge that Botany is not responsible for privacy practices such third parties, and that this Privacy Policy does not apply to such third parties. You are knowingly and voluntarily assuming all risks of using third-party sites to purchase products and services. You agree that Botany shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to such third-party sites and your usage of them.

We use third party providers to provide services on the Solution, however we do not transfer any parties any Personal Data. We are not affiliated with, and do not have any responsibility for the privacy practices of such third party payment services. Please review independently the privacy policies of such third party payment providers.

Children

We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. In the event you become aware that an individual under the age of 13 has enrolled without parental permission, please advise us immediately.

Correcting or Updating your Information.  

Botany allows you to view the Site Data you provided voluntarily once you contacted us and to alter any data, inaccuracies or errors.  To request such access, or correct, update, or amend your Personal Data please contact us at the following e-mail address.

E-mail address: info@botany.io

We will retain your information as needed to provide you services.  If you wish to request that we no longer use or keep your information, please contact us at the e-mail address or postal address. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Communications

We may send you email or other messages about us or our products and services as well as messages about products and services of selected third parties. By accepting the Terms for the Solution (including the terms of this Privacy Policy which are incorporated therein) or using the Solution, you affirmatively consent to receive such commercial messages.  As a registered member, you can remove your Personal Data from our mailing list and to stop receiving future communication from us by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each communication or by emailing us at info@botany.io. You will also be given the opportunity to unsubscribe from commercial messages in any such email we send.  Please note that we reserve the right to send you service related communications, including service announcements and administrative messages, relating either to your account or to your transactions on the Solution, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them unless you cancel your account.

Other Uses or Transfer of Your Information

We will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or behavior of any user suspected to have engaged in illegal behavior.

We may use subcontractors that are located in countries other than your own, and send them information we receive. For example, we may send your information to any countries outside your jurisdiction and/or outside the United States or the European Union. All our subcontractors will be subject to non-disclosure and non-use obligations. Nevertheless, some countries may have levels of protection of personal and other information which are not as high as in your country of residence or business.

We may transfer our databases containing your Personal Data if we sell our business or part of it, including in cases of liquidation, and the terms of this Privacy Policy will continue to apply to the databases. Information about our users, including Personal Data, may be disclosed as part of, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets or acquisition and shall continue being subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy. By providing such information, you expressly consent to such transfer and use, including transfers outside of the country of your residence.

Changes

We may update this privacy policy from time to time, and we encourage you to review it periodically.

Comments and Questions

If you have any comments or questions about our privacy policy, please contact us at info@botany.io