Privacy Policy

OPEXEngine LLC knows that your privacy is important to you and takes user privacy very seriously. We are committed to protecting your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy

Last updated on 30 September 2021

This Privacy Policy applies to the website www.opexengine.com (the “Site”) provided by OPEXEngine LLC., a company headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA,  (“OPEXEngine”, “we”, “us”) who act as data controllers[1] with respect to the personal data you share with OPEXEngine under this Policy.

OPEXEngine knows that your privacy is important to you and takes user privacy very seriously. We are committed to protecting your personal data[2] (i.e. any information you provide to us from which you can be identified) in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

OPEXEngine reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to alter and update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We, therefore, invite you to review the current version of the Privacy Policy each time you return to our Site.

Some terms are defined throughout this Policy. Please refer to the definitions at the bottom of this Policy.

Information we collect and how we use it

OPEXEngine might collect personal data from you such as your name, contact details, occupation, company or university affiliation, industry, region/country, relationship to OPEXEngine, the reason for contacting OPEXEngine, topics you are interested in, and any other information you choose to share. By browsing our Site or sending us information, you explicitly consent to OPEXEngine processing your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

OPEXEngine might use your personal data to fulfill your request, send you marketing communications, process your job application or manage your subscription to OPEXEngine products and services.

OPEXEngine collects personal data from you when you request information from OPEXEngine and/or supply, information through the Site, such as when you register for an event, download a document, fill out a subscription form or, opt-in to receive emails from OPEXEngine, agree to participate in surveys, or apply for a role at OPEXEngine.

Personal data we collect might include your name, e-mail address, title, occupation, company or university affiliation, industry, region/country, the reason for contacting OPEXEngine, topics you are interested in, any other background information provided with an application, and any other information contained in messages you send us.

We might also collect information about how you use our Site in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

By browsing our Site and submitting this information to us, you explicitly agree to OPEXEngine using your personal data for the purposes and in the manner described in this Privacy Policy. Please do not send us any information you do not wish OPEXEngine to use.

OPEXEngine will use your personal data to fulfill your request, provide you with the information you requested, and/or send you marketing communications. If you have applied for a job at OPEXEngine, your data will be processed for the purposes of evaluating and processing your application and candidacy for the position to which you have applied. We may also use your information to analyze and improve our recruiting and onboarding processes.

OPEXEngine may collect personal data and may disclose such information to third-party service providers in aggregate for marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you.

You do not have to provide us with any personal data. However, if you do not, we may be unable to handle your request or to provide you with the services you are requesting.

OPEXEngine will keep your personal data for as long as needed to handle your request or for as long as we have a relationship with you. If you have applied for a role with OPEXEngine, OPEXEngine may keep your personal data associated with your application for a period of up to five years.

Please note that OPEXEngine is not responsible for any information you may disclose publicly in any chat rooms, message boards, or similar web pages, including those hosted on or linked to our Site. You should keep in mind that, whenever you publicly disclose information about yourself online (for example, via message boards or chat rooms), such information could be collected and used by people whom you do not know. In addition, certain message boards and similar user forums may display IP addresses along with the message poster’s name and message. OPEXEngine bears no responsibility for any action or policies of any third parties who collect any information users may disclose on the message boards, chat areas, or other user forums, if any, on the Site.

Use of cookies on the Sites

We may use cookies or other technology (“cookies”) to obtain certain types of information when you browse our Sites. You can find information about what data is collected and how it is used in our Cookies Policy below.

Who we share your personal data with

We may share your personal data with our affiliates as well as with other third parties that might be located in a different country than your country of residence. OPEXEngine will not share or sell your data to any third party for its own use.

We may share your personal data with others, such as:

  • Carefully selected third-party service providers, such as marketing service providers (if you have subscribed to our marketing communications), IT systems providers, recruitment service providers, background check providers, data cleansing providers, or event organizers, so they can provide services to OPEXEngine;
  • Our advisors;
  • Law enforcement authorities or other government bodies when we are required to do so.

 

Third parties, other than law enforcement authorities or government bodies, will only handle your personal data on behalf of OPEXEngine for the purposes described in this Policy. OPEXEngine will not sell or otherwise share your personal data with such third parties for their own use.

Our affiliates and other third parties we share your information with may be located in other countries, including countries that do not offer the same protection to your personal data as the country in which you reside. Where that is the case, OPEXEngine ensures that your personal data is protected by using appropriate legal mechanisms. If you reside in the European Union, such mechanisms include using contracts or wording approved by the European Commission (called “Standard Contractual Clauses”)[3].

Links to other websites

Our Site may contain links to third-party websites that are governed by their own terms and privacy policies. OPEXEngine does not bear any liability and responsibility for the content or your use of these websites.

The Site may contain links to third-party websites, including social network sites. Such websites are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies, which you should review before browsing or submitting information to them. OPEXEngine is not responsible for the privacy practices of such websites. In addition, a link to a third-party website does not mean that OPEXEngine endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such a website. OPEXEngine shall not bear any liability and responsibility for such content or for your use of these websites.

Security of your personal data

OPEXEngine has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction.

OPEXEngine has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Such measures include anonymizing [4] or pseudonymizing[5] data where possible. Authorized OPEXEngine personnel and third parties mentioned above will only have access to your personal data to the extent they need it to do their job or provide their services. Despite these precautions, however, OPEXEngine cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your information.

Your Rights

Depending on where you reside you might have the right to request access to, rectification, or erasure of your personal data and to object to or ask for the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You might also have the right to withdraw your consent and request that we stop processing or delete your personal data.

To exercise your rights, please submit your request to dataprivacy@opexengine.com. Please include your full name, contact details, and the nature of your request.

Depending on where you reside, you may be entitled to certain rights regarding the personal data OPEXEngine holds about you. For instance, you may have the right to request access to your information, obtain a copy of it as well as information about how we use it. You have the right to request that we correct incorrect, inaccurate, or out-of-date information about you. You may also have the right to request that we stop processing your information and/or withdraw your consent to such processing and to ask us to delete your information.

In the event that OPEXEngine holds personal data about you and you no longer wish for this data to be processed as described in this Policy, or if you wish to access, rectify, cancel or oppose such processing, please submit an email to dataprivacy@opexengine.com and please include your full name, contact details, and the nature of your request.

If you receive marketing communications from OPEXEngine, you can opt-out of receiving future emails or unsubscribe from participating in our programs through the “unsubscribe” link, which is accessible in every marketing email you receive from OPEXEngine.

If you think we are handling your information unlawfully, we encourage you to get in touch with us by emailing dataprivacy@opexengine.com. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint with your national supervisory authority. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint with your national supervisory authority.

Please note that we will take reasonable steps to check your identity before handling your request.

Job Applicants

If you apply for a job at OPEXEngine, you will be asked to submit information to OPEXEngine such as your name, contact details, information about your education and work history, and any other background information that might be relevant for your application or that you choose to share with OPEXEngine. If you do not provide this information to us, we might not be able to process your application.

OPEXEngine will use this information to assess your application and candidacy for the position to which you have applied. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, this may include: (i) evaluating your skills and experience in relation to the qualification required for the job to which you have applied; and (ii) tracking feedback and interactions we have with you throughout the recruiting process.

We may also use your information when analyzing our internal recruiting processes to determine (i) which recruit sources to focus on; (ii) how to improve integration and training programs for new hires with different educational backgrounds and work experience; and (iii) how to enhance our interview model to improve hiring quality.

We might share your personal data with our affiliates as well as with third parties such as recruitment service providers, background check providers, and IT system providers. Our affiliates and third parties might be located in a different country than your country of residence.

We will keep your application data for up to five years. If you no longer wish for OPEXEngine to process your data or if you wish to exercise your rights, please email dataprivacy@opexengine.com.

Children

Our Site is not directed at children 16 years of age or younger.

Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or how OPEXEngine handles your personal data, please email dataprivacy@opexengine.com or by US Mail to Data Protection, OPEXEngine LLC, 738 Main Street, #207 Waltham, MA 02451

Definitions

  1. The data controller is the person or company that, together or jointly with others, determines the purposes (why) and means (how) of the processing of personal data.
  2. Personal data is any information that relates to an individual who is identified or identifiable, for instance by reference to a name, an identification number, or an online identifier.
  3. Standard Contractual Clauses are an agreement that can be entered into by companies for transfers of personal data outside of the European Union. They are a mechanism approved by the European Commission to ensure adequate safeguards to personal data when it is transferred outside of the European Union.
  4. Anonymizing means transforming data in such a way that it is no longer identifiable, i.e. the data can no longer be linked to an individual, even if combined with other information. Anonymous data is not considered “personal data”.
  5. Pseudonymizing means transforming data in such a way that it is no longer identifiable without the use of additional information. Pseudonymous data is still considered “personal data”.

Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

OPEXEngine uses cookies to improve your experience throughout our website. More information about how and why we use cookies and how you can manage them can be found in this policy.

Last updated on September 30, 2021 

This Cookie Policy applies to the website www.opexengine.com including access to BenchmarkEngine and EdgarEngine (the “Site”) provided by OPEXEngine LLC (“OPEXEngine”, “we”, “us”). 

This Cookie Policy explains how and why cookies, web beacons, pixels, and other similar technologies (collectively “Cookies”) may be stored on and accessed from your device when you use or visit our Site. This Cookie Policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.

OPEXEngine reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to alter and update this Cookie Policy from time to time. We, therefore, invite you to review the current version of the Cookie Policy each time you return to our Site.

What are Cookies?

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored by your browser on your computer’s or other device’s hard drive. Cookies can be placed on your device directly by our Site (first-party Cookies) or by a third party through our Site (third party Cookies).

Cookies can be further categorized into two types:

  • Session Cookies are only stored on your device during your browser session. They are deleted when you close your browser.
  • Persistent Cookies remain on your device for a set period of time even after your browser session has ended.

Most internet browsers accept cookies by default, but you can modify your browser preferences to block or restrict cookies if you do not want your web browsing activity tracked. There are a variety of tools publicly available to manage cookies and similar technologies that collect information related to your use of websites. Learn more from (i) the FTC or (ii) the Digital Advertising Alliance opt-out page, which allows users to opt-out from receiving interest-based advertising.

 

What do we use Cookies for?

Our Site uses different categories of Cookies for the purposes described below.

Strictly necessary Cookies

These Cookies are required for the operation of our Site and the use of its features. They include, for example, Cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Site.

Our Site cannot function without such Cookies and they are therefore automatically set when you visit them.  You can set your browser to block or alert you about these Cookies, but some parts of our Site will not work (please see Managing Cookies below for more information).

Analytical or Performance Cookies

Our Site may use analytical or performance Cookies such as Google Analytics to carry out some analytics on and enhance our Site. These Cookies allow us to collect information about how you use our Site, which pages are the most visited, or where people visiting our Site are located. This enables us to determine what content is of most interest to our users and to ensure that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

Functionality Cookies

These Cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Site and to personalize our content. For instance, this enables us to remember some of your preferences or choices, the last pages you visited, or searches you carried out, or to keep you logged in. This helps us to speed up navigation, provide you with a better experience of our Site and improve them. 

If you are an account holder on our Site, we may use Cookies to collect information about your activity on our Site, such as which pages you viewed or which videos you watched. This helps us to understand what content is of interest to you.

Targeting Cookies

These Cookies record your visit to our Site, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We may use this information to make our Site more relevant to your interests.

We may also use Cookies to enable you to share content on networking or social media sites or for marketing and promotional purposes where you have subscribed to marketing communications from OPEXEngine.

Managing Cookies

Strictly necessary Cookies are automatically set on your browser when you visit our Site. These Cookies are required for our Site to work properly and cannot be disabled using our cookie banner. 

However, on the www.opexengine.com website, you have the choice to accept or refuse other Cookies by clicking on “Accept all cookies” or “Use only strictly necessary cookies” on our cookie banner respectively.  Please note that certain functionalities of our Site might not work if you choose to disable other Cookies.

You can also use the settings of your Internet browser to prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies), get notified when new Cookies are dropped on your browser, and disable or delete Cookies altogether (including strictly necessary Cookies).  Please note that deleting existing Cookies will not prevent Cookies from being set during your next visit to our Sites.

You can find more information about how to manage Cookies in the “help” section of your browser.

Contact

If you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact dataprivacy@opexengine.com.  

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