At Kuorum.org we take our users' privacy very seriously. One of the foundations of our activity is collecting and protecting your personal information. We want our registered users, and any other interested person, to know exactly how we collect and use your personal data.
The mission of Kuorum.org is to improve communication between elected public officials and their constituents via technology. In order to accomplish this, our Users share details of their identity, their relationship with their followers, exchange opinions, and participate in democratic and private voting. It is crucial for Kuorum.org to maintain our User's confidence by using their personal data in a responsible manner.
This means Kuorum.org adheres to the following principles in order to protect your privacy:
We protect your personal information and only provide it to third parties:
(1) with your consent;
(2) where it is necessary to carry out your transactions;
(3) as reasonably necessary in order to provide our features and functionality to you;
(4) when we reasonably believe it is required by law, subpoena or other legal processes; or
(5) as necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of Kuorum.org, our Users, and the public.
We have implemented appropriate security safeguards designed to protect your information in accordance with industry standards.
Information we collect
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
B. Profile Information
Once you create your account, you may later add information to your Kuorum.org profile. If you provide additional information, you will be taking greater advantage of Kuorum.org as these sections help further identify you and will allow you to discover others users with similar interests or other information that may be of interest to you.
C. Kuorum.org's contacts and other services synced with their tools
Kuorum.org collects information about the contacts you have in other social networking sites or in your e-mail address book and uses it to help expand your network on Kuorum.org. We will not give access to your e-mail address to any other parties at any moment.
D. Information Service
E. Use of Kuorum.org and its applications
We collect information when you use the Kuorum.org website, its applications, and the platform technology of Kuorom.org. For example, we collect information when you participate in voting or promote other user's proposals.
F. Advertising Technologies and Web Beacons
Kuorum.org does not offer third-party services to its users.
On its website, council members and members of parliament can open their projects up to debate with their constituents. Citizens and organizations can vote on these projects as well as provide suggestions for improvement. Ultimately, elected officials can sponsor the best proposals. Our revenue model is based on the paid accounts of elected officials, which allows us to maintain economic sustainability without advertisement.
Kuorum.org does not share under any concept the identity or the e-mail of our users to third-parties for lucrative purposes. We will not share identifying data with advertisers although your profile can be seen by other Kuorum.org Users or internet users on public searches.
H. Log Files, IP Addresses, and information About your Computer and Mobile Device
When you visit Kuorum.org we receive the IP Address of your computer or the server proxy that you use to access the web, your computer's operation system, your browsing system, your mobile device (inluding the mobile device identifier provided by the mobile device's operating system), your mobile uperating system (if you access Kuorum.org from your mobile device) as well as your Internet service provider or your mobie carrier. This information is used to optimize the way our site is displayed on your mobile device.
I. Other Information
Kuorum.org is a dynamic and innovative environment which means we are always looking for new ways to improve the services we offer. We often incorporate new functions, some of which may involve the collection of new information.
How we use your personal information
We use your information to provide you with a personalized service.
A. Consent to Information Processing from Kuorum.org
B. Kuorum.org Communications
We communicate with you via e-mail, notifications published on the Kuorum.org website, and other available means through Services. Here are some examples of these messages:
(1) Welcoming and participation messages: when you register on Kuorum.org, we may send you a series of e-mails to inform you of how best to use Kuorum.org as well as any new functions.
(2) Service messages: these include service availability, security, and other issues of the website's functionality.
(3) Promotional messages: include e-mail messages and may contain promotional information.
(4) Notifications: These inform you punctually of registered activity on our platform based on your selected interests
These messages will be sent out to you in accordance with your message and notifications settings. You may change your settings via e-mail or by contacting us at any time. You may also stop receiving promotional messages by contacting Kuorum.org directly. Note that you cannot stop receiving Service messages from Kuorum.org.
In numerous communications that you initiate via Kuorum.org (for example, when you decide to follow another User) your name will appear in the message header. The messages you initiate may also provide the receiver with information about your network (for example, how many followers you have).
D. Personalized Content
We use the information you provide us with to personalize your experience as well as others' on Kuorum.org. For example, when you begin a session on your account, we can show you the names of new Users that have recently followed you or recent updates from your contacts.
E. Sharing Information with Third-parties
Your public profile on Kuorum.org will be indexed and displayed on public search engines when someone searches for your name. You can change your profile information or delete your account. However, third-party search engines may not automatically update their caché memory which may contain outdated information from your public profile.
(1) Comply with a legal procedure, including: civil or criminal trial, court orders, or other mandatory revelations;
(3) Respond to Third-party rights violations;
(4) Respond to User questions; or
(5) Protect the rights, property or security of Kuorum.org, of our Users, or the general public.
The content distributed via the sharing functions of Kuorum.org and third-party integrations can lead to some of your personal information being shown outside of Kuorum.org. If you have associated your Kuorum.org account with your Google+ or Facebook accounts then you may easily share content from Kuorum.org to these social networks.
F. Developers that use platform services of Kuorum.org
G. Organization and Elected Official Accounts
Kuorum.org allows organizations and elected officials to create accounts. These accounts are public and the entity that created them may access any communications and published information through these accounts.
H. Fulfillment of a Court Order and other revelations
We may release your personal information, profile information, or information about your activities as a Kuorum.org user when required by law, a citation, or any other order dictated by a court or if Kuorom.org, believes in good faith that the release is reasonable to:
(1) Investigate, prevent, or act upon suspected or actual illegal activities or to aid government enforcement agencies;
(2) Enforce the User agreement, investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims, or to protect the security or integrity of our Services;
(3) To enforce or protect the rights, the property, or the security of Kuorum.org, our Users, employees or others.
I. Disclosures to Third-parties as a result of a change in control of or sale of KUORUM SOCIAL S.L.
Your Choices and Obligations
A. Rights to access, correction or deleting your information, and closing your account
You have a right to:
(1) Access, modify, correct, or delete your information controlled by Kuorum.org as related to your profile,
(2) Change or delete your content, and
(3) Delete your account.
You may also contact us about any information that is not on your profile or that you may not easily access. If you close your account, your information will be generally deleted from the Service within 24 hours. Normally, we remove the information of closed accounts and delete any record or other secured information in a period of 30 days after the closing of the account, except in the following cases:
Keep in mind that the information you have shared with other people (for example, via comments on public Assemblies or content exchange) or that other people may have copied will continue to be seen even after you have deleted your account or removed it from your profile. You may not be able to access, edit, or delete your information that other Users have copied or exported from Kuorum.org because it may no longer be under our control. Your public profile may continue to come up on search engines until they update their cache.
Voting in political projects is completely anonymous which is why it will be impossible for us to trace, identify, and delete your vote.
B. Data Retention
C. Your obligations
As a User, you have certain obligations with respect to other Users. Some of these obligations are imposed by law and applicable norms and others have become common practice in communities of Users similar to Kuorum.org:
Not complying with these norms or any other detailed ones throughout the website may result in the restriction, suspension, or termination of your account in sole discretion of Kuorum.org