Privacy policy

As a Swiss company acting as a survey and form provider ("Services") hosted in the Netherlands (Europe) Data Illusion Zumbrunn ("DIZ") is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors of the DIZ website(s), individuals who register to use the products and services ("Customers"), individuals who register to attend the Company’s corporate or other events, and business partners.

The following privacy notices explain our privacy practices related to these activities and how DIZ may collect, use, and/or share personal information. This Cookie Policy addresses how we use cookies when you visit DIZ Sites. We want to be clear about how we collect and use data related to you via cookies. Our Commitment to GDPR On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect. GDPR regulates the governance of personal data for EU citizens with an emphasis on data security and privacy. The GDPR does not only apply to companies that operate in the EU. This regulation will also impact companies operating outside of the EU if they have any EU customers or personal data of anyone in the EU. DIZ has made information security and data privacy foundational principles of everything we do, and we recognize the importance of passing regulations to advance information security and data privacy for citizens of the EU. We are firmly committed to GDPR readiness. This privacy notice describes how DIZ collect, use, disclose and otherwise process personal data collected related to our ngSurvey Cloud services ("Services") and otherwise in the course of our business activities, including the information practices of the websites that link to this Privacy Notice (“Sites”). The ("Site") may contain links to other websites; and information practices and/or the content of such other websites shall be governed by the privacy statements of such other websites.

Customer Data

As a provider of Services, we may receive, process or store certain information, including personal information, on behalf of our Customers. All such information (“Customer Data”) is owned and controlled by our Customers, who are the data controllers for such information with respect to EU data protection law. Customer Data may include information from the end points and other systems, tools or devices that Customers manage or monitor using our Services, and end user data related to individuals activities on Customer’s network and systems. It may also include event logs, end user information (such as IP address, email address and computer name), and other data where relevant to a support or service request. DIZ is a data processor for Customer Data.

Survey Data
All data collected through surveys or forms created using our Services are owned by you. DIZ acts only as a data processor and Customers are responsible for handling any respondent requests under EU privacy regulation. We dont use any of the collected data through surveys or forms for any other purpose that serving the Services to Customers. Data Relating to Our Customers and Users of Our Sites. DIZ collects information as part of its normal business operations and in the administration of its relationship with Customers, which may include personal information.

Business Contact and Customer Relationship
We collect and maintain information about our Customers, which may include company name, business contact name and title, phone number, email and other contact details. We may also collect billing address, financial account, credit card information, order details, subscription and license information, and usage details. In addition, we collect user credential and profile data (name, contact, authorized users) of Customer’s authorized users and account administrators. Data Submitted on Sites. In order to access or use certain portions of the Sites, to enjoy the full functionality of the Sites, or to conduct or seek to conduct business with us, you may be prompted to provide certain personal data to us, including in the following ways:by filling in forms (for example, a ‘Contact’ form) on our Sites or at a trade show or anywhere else we conduct businessby downloading or accessing the DIZ Servicesby downloading documentation from our Sitesby subscribing to newsletters or other communicationsby corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise using our contact detailsTypically, the personal data you give us may include name, business affiliation, business address, telephone number, and email address, and any personal details required to resolve any enquiries or complaints.

Third Parties
We may also obtain personal data about Customers from third parties, such as Google and other publicly accessible sources.

Customer Support and Service
When Customers contact us for support or other customer service requests, we maintain support tickets and other records related to the requests, including any information provided by Customers related to such support or service requests. We may also collect call recordings related to support and customer service-related calls.Usage Details
We collect information about Customers’ usage of our Services, including IP address, Customer ID, email address, and other usage statistics. We do not collect usage details about Customer end users, except as necessary for support or to provide the Services requested by Customers (in which case we are a data processor of such data).When you visit our Sites, our server automatically collects certain browser or device generated information, which may in some cases constitute personal data, including but not limited to your : domain browser type information about your computer or device; or date, time and duration of your visit; Internet traffic IP address operating system page visits information from third partiesDe-identified Data
We may de-identify and aggregate certain data we collect such that the data no longer identifies or can be linked to a particular customer or an individual data subject (“De-identified Data”), subject to the terms of any applicable customer agreements. We may use this data to improve our Services, analyze trends, publish market research, and for other marketing, research or statistical purposes, and may disclose such data to third parties for these specific purposes. Other Data. DIZ collects, uses and maintains certain data related to its business and the Services it provides to Customers, which is not personal data; this privacy notice does not restrict our use and processing of such data.

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Use of Personal Data
The following is an overview of our purposes for using personal data that we process as a data controller. Additional details on how we process your personal data may be provided to you in a separate notice or contract. For individuals in the European Union, our processing (i.e. use) of your personal data is justified on the following legal bases:the processing is necessary for us to comply with a relevant legal obligationthe processing is in our legitimate interests, subject to your interests and fundamental rights, and notably our legitimate interest in using applicable data to conduct and develop our business activitiesyou have consented to the processing.the processing is necessary to perform a contract with you or take steps to enter into a contract at your requestWe use the personal data we collect to:conduct and develop our business with you and with othersprocess, evaluate and complete certain transactions involving the Sites, and more generally transactions involving DIZ’ Servicesoperate, evaluate, maintain, improve and develop the Sites (including by monitoring and analyzing trends, access to, and use of the Sites for advertising and marketing)evaluate, improve and develop our Services generallycustomize our Sites to users’ needsengage you about events, promotions, the Sites and DIZ’ Services; • provide you with documentation or communications which you have requestedcorrespond with users to resolve their queries or complaints; • provide you with any Services you requestsend you marketing communications, where it is lawful for us to do soprotect and ensure safety of the Sites, DIZ confidential and proprietary information, and DIZ employeesmanage, protect against and investigate fraud, risk exposure, claims and other liabilities, including but not limited to violation of our contract terms or laws or regulationsOther Disclosures Law Enforcement or National Security. In accordance with our legal obligations, we may also transfer Customer Data, subject to a lawful request, to public authorities for law enforcement or national security purposes. Additional Disclosures. We may also disclose Customer Data (including any personal data), where otherwise required by law. Business Transfers. We may share personal data with third parties in connection with potential or actual sale of our company or any of our assets, or those of any affiliated company, in which case personal data held by us about our users may be one of the transferred assets. Just-in-Time Disclosures. Additional disclosures or information about processing of personal information related to specific websites, mobile applications, products, services, or programs may be provided to you. These may supplement and/or clarify DIZ privacy practices in specific circumstances and provide you with additional choices as to how DIZ may process your personal information.Children
The Sites, Services and Portal are not for use by children under the age of 16 years and DIZ does not knowingly collect, store, share or use the personal data of children under 16 years. If you are under the age of 16 years, please do not provide any personal data, even if prompted by the Sites to do so. If you are under the age of 16 years and you have provided personal data, please ask your parent(s) or guardian(s) to notify DIZ and DIZ will delete all such personal data.Marketing
Where lawful to do so, and subject to your consent where required, we may communicate with Customers (and related business contacts) about our Services. If you wish to unsubscribe from receiving marketing communications, please visit the Email Preference Center on our Site to request that we will stop sending you communications.Security
DIZ aims to safeguard and protect your personal data from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, and DIZ utilizes and maintains certain reasonable processes, systems, and technologies to do so. However, you acknowledge that no environment is completely secure or error-free, and that these processes, systems, and technologies utilized and maintained by DIZ are subject to compromise. Accordingly, we cannot be held responsible for unauthorized or unintended access that is beyond our control.Retention of Your Personal Data
We apply a general rule of keeping personal data only for as long as required to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected. However, in some circumstances, we may retain personal data for other periods of time, for instance where we are required to do so in accordance with legal, tax and accounting requirements, or if required to do so by a legal process, legal authority, or other governmental entity having authority to make the request, for so long as required. In specific circumstances, we may also retain your personal data for longer periods of time corresponding to a statute of limitation, so that we have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenges.External Links The Sites may contain links to third party sites. Since DIZ does not control nor is responsible for the privacy practices of those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third party sites. This Policy applies solely to personal data collected by our Sites or in the course of our business activities.

Your Rights

Subject to applicable law, you may have rights available to you in respect of your personal data, including: to obtain a copy of your personal data together with information about how and on what basis that personal data is processed to port your data in machine-readable format to a third party (or to you) when we justify our processing on the basis of your consent or the performance of a contract with you to withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data (where that processing is based on your consent)to rectify inaccurate personal data (including the right to have incomplete personal data completed)to erase your personal data (in limited circumstances, such as where it is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed)to restrict processing of your personal data under certain circumstances to obtain, or see a copy of the appropriate safeguards under which your personal data is transferred to a third country or international organization In addition to the above rights, you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to any processing of your personal data for which we have justified on the basis of a legitimate interest, including profiling (as opposed to your consent) or to perform a contract with you. You also have the right to object at any time to any processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, including profiling for marketing purposes. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority for data protection. In relation to all of these rights, please contact us at privacy[a] Please note that we may request proof of identity, and we reserve the right to charge a fee where permitted by law, especially if your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. We will endeavor to respond to your request within all applicable timeframes. If you contact us regarding Customer Data for which we are a data processor, we will attempt to refer your request to the relevant Customer, and data controller for your personal data.

Privacy Shield Dispute Resolution
We encourage EU and Swiss individuals who have questions or complaints about how we process their personal data under Privacy Shield to contact us at privacy[a] We will work to resolve your issue as quickly as possible, but in any event, within 45 days of receipt.

Last updated: October 10, 2023