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Terms of Service

INTRODUCTION.

GSpeech Inc. (“us“, "our", “we” or “Company“) is the owner and developer of proprietary technology and integration intended to convert articles and similar content to audio ("Technology"). The technology is implemented by us, enabling our Digital Assets’ end user (“Users”) to listen to the web content. We also provide different ways to render the audio via our players.

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) governs our privacy and data collection practices with respect to the data we collect from individuals who access and use our website available at: gspeech.io("Visitors"), our Business Partners who use and register for our Services and their Users interacting with the Technology. Each of the Business Partners, Users, and Visitors shall also be referred to herein as “you”.

This Privacy Policy will explain what information we may collect from our Visitors, Business Partners and their Users, how such informationmay be used or shared with others, how we safeguard it and how each of the aforementioned individuals may exercise their rights related to their Personal Data (as such term is defined below) in accordance with applicable data protection laws including, but not limited to, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). We highly encourage you to read the Privacy Policy carefully and use it to make informed decisions before you access our Website or use any of our Services. If you are a California resident, the CCPA may apply to you as well.

This Privacy Policy will include, but is not limited to, the following information:

  • Our lawful basis for processing your Personal Data.
  • What type of data we collect and how we use such data.
  • Cookies and how we collect your data.
  • With whom we share your data and for what purpose.
  • Your privacy rights.
  • Our data retention practices.
  • Our direct marketing practices.
  • How we protect your data.
  • International transfer of your data.
  • Children.
  • How to contact us.

LAWFUL BASIS.

Subject to applicable law (and specifically the GDPR), our lawful basis for processing Personal Data is as follows:

  • We process certain Online Identifiers (as described below) during a Visitor’s use of our website and for functionality and operational purposes, which we have a legitimate interest in processing.
  • We process a Business Partner’s Personal Data when they use our Services in order to perform our contract with them.
  • We (or the Advertisers) may use cookies for advertising purposes, which, subject to applicable law requirements, your consent will be requested by the Business Partners in order for us to do so.
  • In the event you contact us, we will process your contact details and other information you choose to provide us with in order to perform our contract with you.

WHAT TYPE OF DATA DO WE COLLECT?

If you are a Visitor, User or Business Partner, we may collect one or both of the following types of data from you when you use or access our website, the Services or when you interact with the Technology, as applicable.

The first type of data is aggregated, non-personal, non-identifiable information pertaining to your use of the website or interaction with the Technology (“Non-personal Data “). We are not aware of the identity of the individual from which the Non-personal Data is collected. Non-Personal Data may include your aggregated usage information and technical information transmitted by your device, including certain software and hardware information about your device (e.g., the device you use, the type of browser and operating system your device uses, language preferences, access times and the website’s domain name from which you accessed the Services, etc.), in order to enhance the functionality of the Services and for security and functionality purposes. We may also collect information about your activity on the Services (e.g., clicks, ads shown, etc.).

The second type of information is individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable effort identify anindividual (“Personal Data“). For the avoidance of doubt, if we combine Personal Data with Non-personal Data, the combined data will be treated as Personal Data as long as the data types remain combined. We act as a Processor of a User's Personal Data that we process on behalf of our Business Partners. We are considered to be the Controller of the Personal Data we collect from our Business Partners and Visitors.

The types of data that we collect as well as our reasons for processing such data are specified in the tables below.

Data We Collect from Business Partners and Visitors.

Type of Data.
Data Provided Voluntarily. If you voluntarily contact us in any manner, whether via our contact form on our website, request a demo, via email, etc., you may be asked to provide us with your contact information such as your full name and email address as well as your Company name and job title.

How Do We Use It?
We will use this data solely for the purpose of responding to your inquiries and to provide you with the support or information you requested. We will retain our correspondence with you for as long as we find necessary, subject to applicable law.

Business Partner’s Registration.
If you wish to partner with us and integrate the Technology within your Digital Assets you will be request to register and create an account. During the registration you will be requested to provide your contact details such as your name, email address, phone number and company name. You may also provide us with your email address through registration or other means of communications if you choose to download our Technology through third-parties' plugin or app marketplace.

We will use this data to provide the Services and designate your account. Your contact details will be used in order to send you needed information related to our Services and our business engagement (e.g., send you a welcome message, notify you regarding any updates to our Services, send inquiries regarding your use of our Technology and Services, etc.) and additional occasional communications and updates related to the Services, as well as provide you with tips related to our Services, and promotional and marketing emails. We may also use the information in order to verify your identity, including by send you a textmassage for password verification purposes. We use third-party payment processor to process the payments in consideration for our Services. We will not obtain your payment details other than as needed for validation purposes (e.g., 4 digits, BIN, expiry date). The processing of your payment details will be subject to the applicable third-party processor's policies.

Newsletter & Marketing List Subscription.
If you voluntarily subscribe to our newsletter through our website, or otherwise agree to receive our updates and content, you may be requested to provide us with your contact information such as your name, email address and company name. You can unsubscribe at any time using the unsubscribe option within the body of the applicable email correspondence or by contacting us directly. We use this data solely in order to provide you with the content that you requested to receive.

IP and Technical Data.

When you access our website or interact with our Services, we may collect certain online identifiers (e.g. your IP address) as well as technical Non-Personal Data (e.g. the type of operating system, type of browser, device type, access time and date, directing URL and your approximate geographical location). We use this data for our legitimate interests of: (i) operating, providing, maintaining, protecting, managing, customizing and improving our website and the way in which we offer it; (ii) enhancing your experience; (iii) auditing and tracking usage statistics and traffic flow; and (iv) protecting the security of our website. We will obtain your consent, if we are required to do so in accordance with applicable law when we use third party cookies on ourwebsite.

Data We Collect from Users.

Online Identifiers & Technical Usage Personal Data.
The Company may collect information regarding a User's interaction with the Services. Such information may include Online Identifiers such as the User's IP address, Advertising ID and IDFA. We may also assign a unique ID to your browser. The Company may also collect technical Data, such as, the type of operating system used, the type of browser, device type, access time and date, certain browsing data (e.g. directing URL) and the User's approximate geographical location.

Purpose of Processing.
We use this data for (i) operating, providing, maintaining, protecting, managing, customizing and improving our Services and the way in which we offer them as well as. In some cases, to provide Users with personalized Ads; (ii) enhancing your experience; and (iii) auditing and tracking usage statistics and traffic flow as well as calculating payments related to the Services, we provide to Business Partners.

HOW WE COLLECT DATA.

Depending on the nature of your interaction with the website or the Services, the abovementioned data may be collected as follows:

  • Voluntarily - In the event you choose to provide us with information, e.g., when you contact us or if you are a Business Partner and you choose to share other information with use via your use of the Services.
  • Automatically – Your data may be collected automatically including via cookies (as explained below) and other similar tracking technologies. We will ask for your consent to collect Personal Data and offer you the choice to opt-out of such collection if weare required to do so in accordance with applicable law.

COOKIES.

We or our third-party affiliates (including Advertisers) may use cookies and other similar tracking technologies or methods of web and mobile analysis to gather, store, and track certain information related to your access of, activity and interaction with the Technology and website, as applicable. A “cookie” is a small piece of information that a website assigns to your device while you access such website. Cookies are very helpful and may be used for a variety of different purposes. These purposes include, among other things, allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently, enabling automatic activation of certain features, remembering your preferences and making the interaction between you and the Services quicker, easier and smoother.

Cookies are also used to help customize your experience and for advertising purposes (including personalized advertising). You can find out more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

In general, there are several types of cookies that may be used on our website or in our website and Services including the following:

  • Essential, Functionality, Operation & Security Cookies. These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around the website, for the website and Technology, as applicable, to function properly, and for security purposes (i.e., used to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use, and protect user data from unauthorized parties). This category of cookies either cannot be disabled, or if disabled, certain features of the website or Services may not work.
  • Analytical, Measurement & Performance Cookies. These cookies are used to collect information about how our website and Services are being used, in order to improve our Services and the way we offer them, as well assess performance of the content and the way it is displayed on our website. These cookies enable us, for example, to assess the number of users who have viewed a certain page as well as their country of origin.
  • Targeting & Advertising Cookies. These cookies are set by our third-party service providers, business partners, or Advertisers, as applicable. They may be to build a profile of your interests and show you personalized content and advertisements. They work by uniquely identifying your browser and device.

You may also opt out of certain Advertisers’ cookies and browser-enabled, interest-based advertising at the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) website-NAI consumer opt-out andthe Digital Advertising Alliance’s (“DAA”) website-DAA opt-out page. Or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (“EDAA”) website Your Online Choices page. Our Business Partners may also provide ways for you to opt out from or limit their collection of information from and about you. Please refer to the Business Partner’s privacy policies.

WHO DO WE SHARE DATA WITH AND WHY?

We do not share your Personal Data with third parties except as specifically mentioned herein:

  • Third Party service providers – we may disclose your Personal Data to third parties that perform services on our behalf (e.g. tracking, servers, service functionality and support, marketing, etc.). These entities may be located in a different jurisdiction than you and are prohibited from using your Personal Data for any purposes other than providing us with the requested services.
  • Third Party Rights – we may share your Personal Data, solely to the extent needed to prevent harm to the rights (including intellectual property rights and other legal rights), property or safety of us, our Visitors, Business Partners and their Users, yourself or any other third party.
  • Policy Enforcement – we may share your Personal Data, solely to the extent neededin order to enforce our policies including investigations of potential violations thereof, to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims or to detect, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities or other wrongdoing, suspected fraud or security issues.
  • Legal Requirement – we may disclose or share your Personal Data, solely to theextent needed to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request (i.e., to comply with a court injunction, etc.) or for the purpose of collaborating with law enforcement agencies.
  • Affiliated Companies and Corporate Transaction – we may share your Personal Datawith a parent company, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with the Company ("Affiliated Companies") solely if and when applicable or necessary. In addition, we may share information, in the event of a corporate transaction (e.g. sale, merger, consolidation, etc.), provided however, that our Affiliated Companies or acquiring company will be subject to the obligations detailed herein withrespect to your Personal Data.
  • Online Identifiers - we may share Online Identifiers with our Business Partners andadvertising partners for the purpose of the Services, as well as to detect fraud and calculate payments.

THIRD-PARTY COLLECTION OF DATA.

Our Privacy Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of Personal Data that we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your Personal Data to other parties via the Services (e.g., by clicking on a link to any other website or location) or via other websites throughout the internet, different rules may apply to their use or disclosure of the Personal Data you disclose to them and your Personal Data will be subject to that third-party's privacy policy. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for third party’s privacy practice related to or integrated with our Technology, including Business Partner and Advertisers, and that this Privacy Policy does not apply to any such third-parties’ privacy practices. We strongly advise you to learn about the privacy practices of each website that you may visitbefore providing any Personal Data to such website.

YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS.

Data protection and privacy laws may provide you with some of the following rights (depending on your jurisdiction) with respect to your Personal Data, which you may be able to exercise:

  • The right to access your Personal Data.
  • The right to ensure your Personal Data is accurate, complete and up to date.
  • The right to have your Personal Data amended (by correcting, deleting or addinginformation).
  • The right to object to the processing of your Personal Data.
  • The right to send or “port” your Personal Data.
  • Theright to file a complaint with a supervisory authority in your jurisdictio.
  • The right to withdraw consent, subject to legal or contractual restrictions andreasonable notice.

In the event that you contact us and request to exercise any of the rights included above, we may request that you provide us with certain information in order to verify your identity and locate your data. This may take some time, subject to applicable privacy laws. Please note that, you may have different rights than those which we listed above depending on the applicable privacy protection laws in your jurisdiction.

DATA RETENTION.

We retain the information we collect for as long as needed to provide the Services and to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements (unless you instruct us otherwise). We may rectify, replenish or remove incomplete orinaccurate information, at any time and at our own discretion.

DIRECT MARKETING.

We may send our newsletter to our Business Partners who have registered to receive it. You can remove your Personal Data from our mailing list and stop receiving promotional communications from us by following the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each communication or by emailing us at: info@gspeech.io. Please note that we will still reserve the right to send you service-related communications, including service announcements and administrative messages that relate either to your account or to your transactions with the Services, even after you have chosen to unsubscribe from receiving our newsletter. You will only be able to opt out of receiving such messages by terminating and deleting your account with us. If you wish to delete your account, please contact us at the email address listed above. It is important that you are also aware, that we will still need to retain some of your Personal Data as required under applicable law or for the legitimate purposeof our business, even after you have chosen to delete your account.

HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR DATA?

We take great care in implementing and maintaining the security of the Services and your data. We employ physical, technical and administrative security measures that we believe comply with applicable laws and are in line with industry standards. We have instituted a variety of procedures and policies to ensure the safety of your data, and prevent unauthorized use of any such data. Although we take reasonable steps to safeguard information, we cannot be responsible for the acts of those who gain unauthorized access or abuse the Services, and we make no warranty, express, implied or otherwise, that we will prevent such access. Additionally, we willmake a reasonable effort to notify you and the appropriate authorities (if required by applicable law) in the event that we discover a security incident related to your Personal Data.

DATA STORAGE.

The Company currently uses Google Cloud Platform Services and BlueHost services.
Google Cloud Platform's terms of service are available here - https://cloud.google.com/terms, and for Bluehost - https://www.bluehost.com/terms/user-agreement

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER.

The Company provides Services worldwide and therefore, it may be necessary for us to transfer data, including Personal Data, to countries outside of your jurisdiction, including outside European Economic Area ("EEA"), where applicable. In these instances, we will take steps to ensure that a similar level of protection is given to your Personal Data, including through adequate contractual measures, as shall be required under applicable laws.

CHILDREN.

The website and Services are not directed or meant to be used by children (the phrase "child" shall mean as such term is defined under applicable law or an individual that is less than 16 years old). If you are under 16 years old, you should not access the website, use the Services, or provide any Personal Data to us. We will immediately discard any Personal Data that we discover has been shared with us by a child.

CONTACT US.

Use the contact form here - https://gspeech.io/contact-us, or send email to info@gspeech.io.