ATS ("us", "we", or "our") operates http://www.ATSGeoSuite.net/ (the "Site"), http://www.atsps.net/ (the "Server") and the ATS GeoSuite Application (the "Application"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site and Application.
Information Collection and Use
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site, Server or Application ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. We use this information to provide, monitor, and improve our services.
Any app error and usage tracking data logged by the app will only be uploaded to the ATS server or sent to the ATS technical staff if the user explicitly provides the app with the permission to do so. These permissions are directly accessible to the user using the app permissions settings functions. These permissions can be changed within the app at any time by the user. Any and all Personal Information regarding the user who collected the data, which will remain subject to the privacy terms of this agreement at all times.
ATS records information on how you arrived at our Site, if you linked to it from an external source, such as an email or website. We use this information to provide, monitor, and improve our marketing.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer's hard drive.
Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
Data Collection by User
When you or your respondents upload data to the ATS website or servers, you give ATS and the companies we work with, a worldwide license to host, store, and process your data. All geographical, geophysical, personal and time of collection data that you collect using the Application, Server or Websites “Paid for” Services is wholly owned by you the client. All data that you process using the “paid for” ATS services is processed and transmitted back to the user device securely by ATS on our servers and will not be used, modified, stored or sold to third parties. ATS will not, under any circumstance, use or store any of the data, you the user have “paid for” to process, using the Application or Server, for our own purposes. All personal information collected using the Application is stored on servers located in South Africa.
If and when the User makes use of any of the “free”, that is “not paid for” or specifically the “Processing server access level 1” or the “5 millisecond processing server” data processing Services provided on our Application or Server, to process data collected at any given location at any given time, ATS reserves the right to use, copy, sell and distribute the geographical location of the collected data, all geophysical data collected and time of collection data, collected by the user at the given location, at our discretion. This term explicitly excludes any Personal Information regarding the user who collected the data, which will remain subject to the privacy terms of this agreement at all times. This term is only subject to the use of our free “not paid for” services, provided by the Application or Server, and does not apply to any data collected and processed when the user has “paid for” the collection and processing of the data.
Effectively this means that any user data processed by the user for free “not paid for” using our services belongs to ATS and the client jointly.
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The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but the user accepts that no method of data transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic data storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable and approved means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. You may open an ATS account in order to use the Application and Server, however, it is the users responsibility to keep the password to this account confidential and not to use it on third party accounts.
ATS makes use of secure SSL TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 encryption certificates using 128 bit keys and TLS1.2, provided by GeoTrust Inc. to encrypt all communication between the Application and Server. Our website also uses secure connections, where available, when the user interacts with the website.
The user personal data is also stored on the user personal mobile phone device within encrypted files. It is the responsibility of the user to ensure and maintain the security of the personal information and data stored on the user mobile device on which our Application is installed or operated.
In no event will ATS, nor its employees, agents, affiliates, directors, investors, suppliers, contractors, licensors, distributors or other ATS clients be liable to you for any lost profits, lost savings, lost revenue, lost data, any other financial losses or incidental, indirect, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages, arising from loss of personal information due to security breaches, on or relating to, the user mobile device on which our Application is installed or operated, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
Links To Other Sites
ATS has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Compliance with Laws
ATS uses a third party newsletter mail service, mailchimp.com, to store and manage our mailing lists. By subscribing to our newsletter, via our website or app, you are explisitly giving ATS permission to store your personal contact information on the mailchimp.com servers. This personal information will be used to provide you with information regarding the ATSGeoSuite app and services, via email. Your personal information provided by subscribing to our newsletter will only used for the purpose of delivering the news letter to your email address. At any time, you may unsubscribe from our newsletter by using the unsubscribe option provided within the newsletter. ATS is not permitted, by mailchimp.com, to unsubscribe your subscription. on your behalf.
In accordance with GDPR compliance, we will clarify that we are asking for your consent when obtaining personal information, we commit to a notification of a data breach event within 72 hours, and we will provide you with the "right to be forgotten" by Aquatronic Solutions.
To completely clarify the exact personal information that is held on our servers, ATS provides the following list of Personal information and user processed data sets we store on our servers:
- The users email address
- The users account password
- The latitude and longitude coordinate of any user survey point data, processed through our servers.
- If the user account is a free account, we store the Electro-Seismic data for any survey point collected by the user that is processed though our servers.
- If the user account is a free account, we store the Electro-Telluric data for any survey point collected by the user that is processed though our servers.
- If the user account is a free account, we store the Magneto-Telluric data for any survey point collected by the user that is processed though our servers.
- If the user account is a free account, we store the Resistivity data for any survey point collected by the user that is processed though our servers.
- If the user account is a free account, we store the Magnetic data for any survey point collected by the user that is processed though our servers.
- We store the Date and time of processing for any survey point processed though our servers.
- We store ATSGeoSuite usage tracking and Error Logging data on our servers if the user has given ATS permission to do so.
- We store financial transaction data on our servers if the user has purchased services or products from us.
This information is stored in order to provide the user with the ability to track the users own use of the app server processing facilities on their account and to evaluate and improve our services.
The users personal email or user account password will never be shared with any third party vendor, under any circumstances. If the the user account is a paid account, then the users survey point coordinates, Time of processing, Electro-Seismic, Electro-Telluric, Magneto-Telluric, Magnetic and resistivity data will never be provided to any third party vendor under any circumstance. If the user account is a free account then the users email address, password will never be provided to any third party vendor, however, as per the terms of this agreement, ATS reserves the right to use and distribute the users survey point coordinates, Time of processing, Electro-Seismic, Electro-Telluric, Magneto-Telluric, Magnetic and resistivity data to any entity of our choosing.
Should the user, on a paid account, want to completely delete their account, and all the information relating to that account. We will do so if instructed by the user in writing on a signed document addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The user may also directly delete their account and account information through the "Account Management" features provided on the ATS GeoSuite App. Should the user, on a free account, want to delete their account, we will delete all the users information relating to the users account including the users email and password. We will do so if instructed by the user in writing on a signed document addressed to email@example.com. The user may also directly delete their account and account information through the "Account Management" features provided on the ATS GeoSuite App. However, if the user processed data through our servers using a free account, as per the terms of this agreement, Aquatronic Solutions ('ATS') reserves the right to use and distribute the users survey point coordinates, Time of processing, Electro-Seismic, Electro-Telluric, Magneto-Telluric, Magnetic and resistivity data to any entity of our choosing. All user personal information connected to these data sets will be removed from our data base. There will be no personal information connecting the user to the stored geophysical data once an account is deleted on a free account.
If you are operating the ATSGeoSuite app within a country that does not permit the transfer of data outside of that country or if said country does not allow for data to be stored on servers outside of said country, you are not permitted to use the ATSGeoSuite app within that country. By contravening this term of use, you agree in full, to bear full responsibility both legally and financially for any legal action against you as a result of the contravention of this term of use, by any party. In no event will ATS, nor its employees, agents, affiliates, directors, investors, suppliers, contractors, licensors, distributors or other ATS clients be liable to you for any lost profits, lost savings, lost revenue, lost data, any other financial losses or incidental, indirect, special, consequential, exemplary, or punitive damages, relating to, your illegal use of our software or services.