We are committed to respecting your privacy. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. That's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. Please read on for more details about our privacy practices.
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Unless specified in this document, we may never share your information with others for any purposes, except when required by law. By providing us with your fax number, telephone numbers or email address you consent to being contacted by us with information related to the specific task associated with actions you make in the website, like answering questions sent via the contact form, for example.
We define user content as data, text, audio, video, or images that a user transfers to us for processing, storage or hosting by our services and any computational results that a user derives from the foregoing through their use of our services. For example, user content includes images that a user uploaded to our services. The terms of any agreement with us governing the use of our services apply to your user content.
Users maintain ownership of their user content. We do not access or use user content for any purpose other than as legally required and for maintaining our services and providing them to our users. We never use user content or derive information from it for marketing or advertising.
Our services are structured on top of the secure and well-established Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud solutions. We do not run a custom data center, avoiding hundreds of performance, availability and security threads which have been settled down by AWS with their years of presence in the market.
We base our services on AWS solutions, which has already obtained approval from EU data protection authorities, known as the Article 29 Working Party, of the AWS Data Processing Addendum and Model Clauses to enable transfer of data outside Europe, including to the U.S. With their EU-approved Data Processing Addendum and Model Clauses, CKSource customers can run their global operations using CKSource services in full compliance with EU law. The AWS Data Processing Addendum is available to all CKSource customers that are processing personal data whether they are established in Europe or a global company operating in the European Economic Area. For additional information, please visit the AWS EU Data Protection FAQ.
Recently, the European Commission and the US Government agreed on a new framework called the EU-US Privacy Shield, and on July 12, 2016, the European Commission formally adopted it. The EU-US Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbor. AWS as well welcomes this new framework for transatlantic data flow.
To learn more about this topic in the context of our services, visit the AWS EU-US Privacy Shield page.