Privacy policy

Last updated: January 2021

This Privacy Policy describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use and disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the law protects You.

By using the Service, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Interpretation and Definitions  


The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.


For the purposes of this Privacy Policy:

• Account means a unique account created for You to access our Website or parts of our

• Business , for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act),
  refers to the Company as the legal entity that collects Consumers'
  personal information and determines the purposes and means of the
  processing of Consumers' personal information, or on behalf of which such
  information is collected and that alone, or jointly with others,
  determines the purposes and means of the processing of consumers' personal
  information, that does business in the State of California.

• Company (referred to as either "the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this
  Agreement) refers to Mach49 LLC, 900 Veteran's Blvd, Redwood City CA

  For the purpose of the GDPR, the Company is the Data Controller.

• Consumer , for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act),
  means a natural person who is a California resident. A resident, as
  defined in the law, includes (1) every individual who is in the USA for
  other than a temporary or transitory purpose, and (2) every individual who
  is domiciled in the USA who is outside the USA for a temporary or
  transitory purpose.

• Cookies are small files that are placed on Your computer, mobile device or
  any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing
  history on that website among its many uses.

• Country refers to: California, United States

• Data Controller , for the purposes of the GDPR (General Data Protection
  Regulation), refers to the Company as the legal person which alone or
  jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of
  Personal Data.

• Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a
  cellphone or a digital tablet.

• Do Not Track (DNT) is a concept that has been promoted by US regulatory
  authorities, in particular the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for
  the Internet industry to develop and implement a mechanism for allowing
  internet users to control the tracking of their online activities across

• Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or
  identifiable individual.

  For the purposes for GDPR, Personal Data means any information relating to
  You such as a name, an identification number, location data, online
  identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical,
  physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

  For the purposes of the CCPA, Personal Data means any information that
  identifies, relates to, describes or is capable of being associated with,
  or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with You.

• Sale , for the purpose of the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act),
  means selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making
  available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or
  by electronic or other means, a Consumer's Personal information to another
  business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration.

• Service refers to the use of our Website or when You otherwise interact with us in the context of us carrying out our business.

• Service Provider means any natural or legal person who processes the data
  on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or
  individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide
  the Service on behalf of the Company, to perform services related to the
  Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the Service is used. For
  the purpose of the GDPR, Service Providers are considered Data Processors.

• Third-party Social Media Service refers to any website or any social
  network website through which a User can log in or create an account to
  use the Service.

• Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the
  use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example,
  the duration of a page visit).

• Website refers to Mach49, accessible from <>

• You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company,
  or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or
  using the Service, as applicable.

  Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), You can be referred to as
  the Data Subject or as the User as you are the individual using the

Collecting and Using Your Personal Data  

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data  

While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally
identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You.
Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

• Email address

• First name and last name

• Phone number

• Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City

• Usage Data

Usage Data  

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Website.

Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol
address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our
Website that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on
those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When You access the Website by or through a mobile device, We may collect
certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of
mobile device You use, Your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of Your
mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet
browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our
Website or when You access the Website by or through a mobile device.

Information from Third-Party Social Media Services  

The Company allows You to create an account and log in to use the Website
through the following Third-party Social Media Services:

• Google
• Facebook
• Twitter

If You decide to register through or otherwise grant us access to a Third-
Party Social Media Service, We may collect Personal data that is already
associated with Your Third-Party Social Media Service's account, such as Your
name, Your email address, Your activities or Your contact list associated with
that account.

You may also have the option of sharing additional information with the
Company through Your Third-Party Social Media Service's account. If You choose
to provide such information and Personal Data, during registration or
otherwise, You are giving the Company permission to use, share, and store it
in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies  

We use Cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on Our
Website and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons,
tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze
Our Website.

You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a
Cookie is being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be
able to use some parts of our Website.

Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on
your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session
Cookies are deleted as soon as You close your web browser. Learn more about
cookies: [All About Cookies](

We use both session and persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:

• Necessary / Essential Cookies

  Type: Session Cookies

  Administered by: Us

  Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services
  available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its
  features. They help to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of
  user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have asked for
  cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with
  those services.

• Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies

  Type: Persistent Cookies

  Administered by: Us

  Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of cookies
  on the Website.

• Functionality Cookies

  Type: Persistent Cookies

  Administered by: Us

  Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when You use
  the Website, such as remembering your login details or language
  preference. The purpose of these Cookies is to provide You with a more
  personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your preferences
  every time You use the Website.

• Tracking and Performance Cookies

  Type: Persistent Cookies

  Administered by: Third-Parties

  Purpose: These Cookies are used to track information about traffic to the
  Website and how users use the Website. The information gathered via these
  Cookies may directly or indirectly identify you as an individual visitor.
  This is because the information collected is typically linked to a
  pseudonymous identifier associated with the device you use to access the
  Website. We may also use these Cookies to test new advertisements, pages,
  features or new functionality of the Website to see how our users react to

For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding
cookies, please visit our Cookies Policy or the Cookies section of our Privacy

Use of Your Personal Data  

The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:

• To provide and maintain our Website , including to monitor the usage of
  our Service.
• To manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the
 Website. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different
  functionalities of the Website that are available to You as a registered
• For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and
  undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services
  You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Website.
• To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other
  equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile
  application's push notifications regarding updates or informative
  communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted
  services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for
  their implementation.
• To provide You with news, special offers and general information about
  other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those
  that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted
  not to receive such information.
• To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.

  • In the course of providing services to our clients, for example where running a focus group or series of interviews.

We may share your personal information in the following situations:

• With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with
  Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to
  contact You.

  • With clients: we may share Your personal information with our clients as necessary for the provision of our services, usually, under the basis of legitimate interest, although we may also use consent where relevant.
    • For Business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information
      in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company
      assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to
      another company.
    • With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in
      which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.
      Affiliates include Our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint
      venture partners or other companies that We control or that are under
      common control with Us.
    • With Business partners: We may share Your information with Our business
      partners to offer You certain products, services or promotions.
    • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise
      interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be
      viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You
      interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media
      Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see
      Your name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity. Similarly,
      other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity,
      communicate with You and view Your profile.

Retention of Your Personal Data  

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary
for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your
Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations
(for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable
laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage
Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data
is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our
Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time

Transfer of Your Personal Data  

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company's
operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the
processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to —
and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country
or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ
than those from Your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such
information represents Your agreement to that transfer.

The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data
is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer
of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless
there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and
other personal information.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data  

Business Transactions  

If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your
Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal
Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law enforcement

Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your
Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by
public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements  

The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such
action is necessary to:

• Comply with a legal obligation
• Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
• Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
• Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
• Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data  

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no
method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is
100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect
Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Detailed Information on the Processing of Your Personal Data  

Service Providers have access to Your Personal Data only to perform their
tasks on Our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other


We may use third-party Service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our

• Google Analytics

  Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks
  and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and
  monitor the use of our Website. This data is shared with other Google
  services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and
  personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

  You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to
  Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-
  on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js,
  analytics.js and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics
  about visits activity.

  For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the
  Google Privacy & Terms web page: <>

Email Marketing  

We may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing or
promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to You.
You may opt-out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from Us by
following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email We send
or by contacting Us.

We may use Email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to You.

• Mailchimp

  Mailchimp is an email marketing sending service provided by The Rocket
  Science Group LLC.

  For more information on the privacy practices of Mailchimp, please visit
  their Privacy policy: <>

GDPR Privacy  

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under GDPR

We may process Personal Data under the following conditions:

• Consent: You have given Your consent for processing Personal Data for one
  or more specific purposes.
• Performance of a contract: Provision of Personal Data is necessary for the
  performance of an agreement with You and/or for any pre-contractual
  obligations thereof.
• Legal obligations: Processing Personal Data is necessary for compliance
  with a legal obligation to which the Company is subject.
• Vital interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary in order to protect
  Your vital interests or of another natural person.
• Public interests: Processing Personal Data is related to a task that is
  carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official
  authority vested in the Company.
• Legitimate interests: Processing Personal Data is necessary for the
  purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Company.

In any case, the Company will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis
that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of
Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement
necessary to enter into a contract.

Your Rights under the GDPR  

The Company undertakes to respect the confidentiality of Your Personal Data
and to guarantee You can exercise Your rights.

You have the right under this Privacy Policy, and by law if You are within the
EU, to:

• Request access to Your Personal Data. The right to access, update or
  delete the information We have on You. Whenever made possible, you can
  access, update or request deletion of Your Personal Data directly within
  Your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions
  yourself, please contact Us to assist You. This also enables You to
  receive a copy of the Personal Data We hold about You.
• Request correction of the Personal Data that We hold about You. You have
  the right to to have any incomplete or inaccurate information We hold
  about You corrected.
• Object to processing of Your Personal Data. This right exists where We are
  relying on a legitimate interest as the legal basis for Our processing and
  there is something about Your particular situation, which makes You want
  to object to our processing of Your Personal Data on this ground. You also
  have the right to object where We are processing Your Personal Data for
  direct marketing purposes.
• Request erasure of Your Personal Data. You have the right to ask Us to
  delete or remove Personal Data when there is no good reason for Us to
  continue processing it.
• Request the transfer of Your Personal Data. We will provide to You, or to
  a third-party You have chosen, Your Personal Data in a structured,
  commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only
  applies to automated information which You initially provided consent for
  Us to use or where We used the information to perform a contract with You.
• Withdraw Your consent. You have the right to withdraw Your consent on
  using your Personal Data. If You withdraw Your consent, We may not be able
  to provide You with access to certain specific functionalities of the

Exercising of Your GDPR Data Protection Rights  

You may exercise Your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and
opposition by contacting Us. Please note that we may ask You to verify Your
identity before responding to such requests. If You make a request, We will
try our best to respond to You as soon as possible.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about Our
collection and use of Your Personal Data. For more information, if You are in
the European Economic Area (EEA), please contact Your local data protection
authority in the EEA.

CCPA Privacy

Your Rights under the CCPA

Under this Privacy Policy, and by law if You are a resident of California, You
have the following rights:

• The right to notice. You must be properly notified which categories of
  Personal Data are being collected and the purposes for which the Personal
  Data is being used.
• The right to access / the right to request. The CCPA permits You to
  request and obtain from the Company information regarding the disclosure
  of Your Personal Data that has been collected in the past 12 months by the
  Company or its subsidiaries to a third-party for the third party's direct
  marketing purposes.
• The right to say no to the sale of Personal Data. You also have the right
  to ask the Company not to sell Your Personal Data to third parties. You
  can submit such a request by visiting our "Do Not Sell My Personal
  Information" section or web page.
• The right to know about Your Personal Data. You have the right to request
  and obtain from the Company information regarding the disclosure of the
  • The categories of Personal Data collected
  • The sources from which the Personal Data was collected
  • The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling the
    Personal Data
  • Categories of third parties with whom We share Personal Data
  • The specific pieces of Personal Data we collected about You
• The right to delete Personal Data. You also have the right to request the
  deletion of Your Personal Data that have been collected in the past 12
• The right not to be discriminated against. You have the right not to be
  discriminated against for exercising any of Your Consumer's rights,
  including by:
  • Denying goods or services to You
  • Charging different prices or rates for goods or services, including the
    use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties
  • Providing a different level or quality of goods or services to You
  • Suggesting that You will receive a different price or rate for goods or
    services or a different level or quality of goods or services.

Exercising Your CCPA Data Protection Rights  

In order to exercise any of Your rights under the CCPA, and if you are a
California resident, You can email or call us or visit our "Do Not Sell My
Personal Information" section or web page.

The Company will disclose and deliver the required information free of charge
within 45 days of receiving Your verifiable request. The time period to
provide the required information may be extended once by an additional 45 days
when reasonable necessary and with prior notice.

Do Not Sell My Personal Information  

We do not sell personal information. However, the Service Providers we partner
with (for example, our advertising partners) may use technology on the Service
that "sells" personal information as defined by the CCPA law.

If you wish to opt out of the use of your personal information for interest-
based advertising purposes and these potential sales as defined under CCPA
law, you may do so by following the instructions below.

Please note that any opt out is specific to the browser You use. You may need
to opt out on every browser that you use.


You can opt out of receiving ads that are personalized as served by our
Service Providers by following our instructions presented on the Service:

• From Our "Cookie Consent" notice banner
• Or from Our "CCPA Opt-out" notice banner
• Or from Our "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" notice banner
• Or from Our "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" link

The opt out will place a cookie on Your computer that is unique to the browser
You use to opt out. If you change browsers or delete the cookies saved by your
browser, you will need to opt out again.

Mobile Devices  

Your mobile device may give you the ability to opt out of the use of
information about the apps you use in order to serve you ads that are targeted
to your interests:

• "Opt out of Interest-Based Ads" or "Opt out of Ads Personalization" on
  Android devices
• "Limit Ad Tracking" on iOS devices

You can also stop the collection of location information from Your mobile
device by changing the preferences on your mobile device.

"Do Not Track" Policy as Required by California Online Privacy Protection Act

Our Service does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

However, some third party websites do keep track of Your browsing activities.
If You are visiting such websites, You can set Your preferences in Your web
browser to inform websites that You do not want to be tracked. You can enable
or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of Your web

Your California Privacy Rights (California's Shine the Light law)  

Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California's Shine the Light law),
California residents with an established business relationship with us can
request information once a year about sharing their Personal Data with third
parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes.

If you'd like to request more information under the California Shine the Light
law, and if you are a California resident, You can contact Us using the
contact information provided below.

California Privacy Rights for Minor Users (California Business and Professions
Code Section 22581)  

California Business and Professions Code section 22581 allow California
residents under the age of 18 who are registered users of online sites,
services or applications to request and obtain removal of content or
information they have publicly posted.

To request removal of such data, and if you are a California resident, You can
contact Us using the contact information provided below, and include the email
address associated with Your account.

Be aware that Your request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive
removal of content or information posted online and that the law may not
permit or require removal in certain circumstances.

Links to Other Websites  

Our Website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us.
If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's
site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy
policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy  

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify You of any
changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Website, prior
to the change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top
of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.
Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this

Contact Us  

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, You can contact us:

• By email:

• By visiting this page on our website:

• By phone number: 650-549-4903

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