THE Assessment

Privacy Policy

 

This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) sets out the privacy policies and practices for KRISS MICUS GmbH on the website www.productivitybusiness.com and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “Company”) regarding how Company collects your personal information. It also describes how Company maintains, uses, and discloses personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to information collected from you by the Company via the sites and other places where we may collect personal information, like industry or networking events. 

This Privacy Policy is part of our Terms & Conditions, which addresses your access, exchange of information, and use of our Services. By using our website and services, you hereby agree to all of the terms set forth in our site Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with our site Terms & Conditions or Privacy Policy, then please discontinue use of our site and services.

This Privacy Policy applies to your personal information that is collected by us on our website when you elect to use our services. For more information about how we collect and use your information, refer to Sections 8 and 9 below.

Please note that the sites may contain links to other third-party websites that are not controlled or operated by Company. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such third-party websites, and Company is not responsible for the content or behavior of such third-party websites or the privacy practices of such third parties. Company encourages you to request and review the privacy policies of any third parties upon disclosing your personal information to such parties or when visiting such third-party websites.

This Privacy Policy does not cover the collection and/or use of your personal information by third-party programs or websites, such as search engines (i.e. Google), commerce platforms and plugins (i.e., ThriveCart, Stripe, and PayPal), website hosts (i.e GoDaddy, Google, Kajabi), e-mail marketing programs, tools (dropbox, notion, airtable, jotform, zapier etc.), video or messenger applications (i.e. ActiveCampaign, Zoom, Slack), teaching or webinar platforms (i.e. Kajabi), or social media platforms. (Instagram, YouTube, Meta, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Blog Posts, or Podcast). The collection and use of data and information by third-party platforms and programs, such as those described above, are governed by each third-party’s respective privacy policy. However, you should not assume that third-parties have a privacy policy that is equivalent or similar to ours. As such, we are not liable or responsible under any circumstances for the collection and use of your personal information by third-parties or the third-parties’ compliance with their respective privacy policies.

By accepting our Privacy Policy, you hereby acknowledge that you are above the age of consent and majority in your jurisdiction. Minors (eighteen years or younger) should not use this platform and, as such, we do not knowingly or intentionally collect, share, or use personal information from minors. 

 

INFORMATION COLLECTED

We understand how important your privacy is. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about the type of personal information we may collect from you, what we intend to do with that information, and to inform you of the steps we take to keep your personal information confidential. The “Personal Information” that we may collect from your use of our site includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Information in exchange for products or services – From time to time, we ask for personal information, such as names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, account information and/or billing addresses in an exchange for our product, content, gifting or services. 

Analytics – This website collects data, such as visitor location and times, in order to help us analyze user data and better serve our users. From time to time, our website may collect data such as cookies, pixel tags, clickstreams, and other modern technology to collect information such as browser type, web pages viewed, links clicked, and other actions you may take either on our website or via social media accounts and e-mails associated with us. This information may be used from time to time to help us personalize your experience or for security purposes. Cookies are pieces of data from a web server to your web browser and saved on your hard drive. Cookies do not contain personally identifiable information, such as your name or contact information. You may adjust your browser settings with regard to the collection of internet cookies – for example, you may delete, block and/or refuse cookies, or you may elect to be notified before cookies are placed.

Log Files – Modern websites often collect user data in the form of log files. This is a modern way to log when and from where a user enters our website. This data may include information such as internet protocol (IP) addresses, browsers, date and time stamps, referral links through which you entered our website, demographic information, and the number of clicks a user makes on our site. This information is separate from Personal Information described above, and does not include information that is personal to you on an individual level. This information is used to track general traffic flow and usage of our website, in addition to other trends and statistics such as the number of visitors to a certain page on our website.

Transaction Information – When you download or purchase a product from our website, certain information may be collected, such as the date of the purchase and product details. This information is collected and used for internal purposes only, in order to enhance the general user experience. If you purchase one of our products, certain data is required to fulfill your request, such as credit card numbers/expirations/security codes, billing information and addresses, zip/postal codes, and names, which will be processed through a third-party payment program. This information will not be shared intentionally with any party other than the third-party programs responsible for processing your payment and procuring payment to us. 

Third-Party Information – From time to time, we may receive information from third-party programs or plugins, such as but not limited to PayPal, Stripe, Thrive Cart,  Kajabi, Google or through social media platforms. 

 

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

Information may be collected in one or more of the following ways:

Provided by you, the user – Our website may ask you to input Personal Information from time to time. For instance, we request your e-mail address and name to send you a protected piece of content or may ask for your e-mail address when you have a question relating to customer service or consultations. 

Collected from internet browsers or devices – From time to time, data is collected and sent to us automatically by your web browser or device. Information collected in this category tends to include your IP address, links clicked, pages visited, and time stamps of visits. This information tends not to be personally identifiable.

Cookies, pixels, web beacons, widgets, and other modern technologies – This site uses cookies to collect information to monitor and aggregate web traffic to our site. This site may also use web beacons, pixels, and social media widgets to help us understand browsing activity and traffic patterns. This information helps us improve our website, services, and the user’s online experience. For example, social media widgets may be placed on our website by third-party social media platforms to allow you to interact with our social media accounts. These modern technologies may also collect browsing data, although the collection and use of data amongst these third-parties is subject to their control and respective privacy policies. Please see subsection C below for information as to how you can opt out or limit how we use cookies. 

 

CONSENT TO COLLECT INFORMATION By submitting personal information to Company or any of its service providers, you agree and consent to the collection of your personal information and consent to the use, disclosure, and transfer of your personal information in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy. You may always refuse or withdraw your consent by contacting the Company at [email protected] You understand that if you withdraw your consent, Company may not be able to continue to offer its services and provide its information to you.  

INFORMATION USED By using our website, you hereby agree that any and all information collected in Section 8 hereto may be used for the following purposes:

  • To provide content, products, and other services to you;
  • To process and fulfill any purchases or orders, which may include sending e-mails to you;
  • To communicate with you, such as via e-mail, including promotional e-mails, newsletters, and product attachments;
  • To provide customer service and manage individual accounts;
  • To provide you with a personalized online experience;
  • To grant you access to certain content and services online;
  • To educate us on our user’s tendencies and preferences;
  • To fulfill a contract, we have with you;
  • To optimize our website and our users’ experience;
  • To prevent, mitigate, and investigate security breaches;
  • To verify or authenticate information;
  • To respond to lawful requests from government authorities, if applicable;
  • To resolve disputes with users;
  • To prevent fraud or security issues;
  • To fulfill or enforce our agreements with third-parties;
  • To enforce our Terms of Use. 
  • To protect our legitimate business interests, which include but are not limited to: i) providing or administering services to you and our users; ii) maintaining records; iii) analyzing data for business purposes and quality assurance; iv) communicating with you regarding the administration of Services and our obligations associated therewith; v) legal purposes, such as in dispute resolution, litigation, investigations, or regulatory purposes.  

 

INFORMATION SHARED The Personal Information collected and used may be shared with certain third-parties. Personal Information may be shared in the following ways:

  • Service providers – personal information may be shared with third-party programs, platforms, and providers in exchange for data, analytics, reports, or confidentiality agreements. Third-party providers include, but are not limited to, the following: website hosts, e-commerce platforms, payment providers and payment processors, website plugins, e-mail servicing programs, marketing consultants, and brand advisors. These third-party providers shall only collect, use, maintain and share your information to the extent that doing so furthers the services they provide to us. Any use beyond that scope shall be deemed an unauthorized use, of which you hereby agree to indemnify us. See Section 6F below for more details.
  • Social sharing – personal information may be shared by you if you elect to post content on our website, social media pages, or accounts. Your personal information may also be disclosed when you elect to connect your social media accounts to your accounts on our website or e-commerce page, which is then subject to the privacy policy of the respective social media platform. 
  • Asset Sale or Transfer – personal information may also be shared in the event of a merger, acquisition, asset sale, or other transfer of our business and assets. 
  • Legal and/or Regulatory Disclosures – personal information may also be shared if necessary to further a legal, regulatory, audit, or professional investigation. 

The personal information that is collected will be stored in a commercially reasonable manner for as long as is necessary to protect our legitimate business interests, and to comply with applicable law. We reserve the right to collect and store your personal information to the extent that it is not prohibited by law.

We do not sell or license your personal information to third-parties for their own marketing or commercial purposes without your consent.

 

THIRD-PARTY SITES + STORAGE OF INFORMATION Company’s web server may store your personal information when you interact on the site. Company will be happy to delete any of your information it holds upon request made by you. Your personal information will be safely disposed of by the Company by deleting it from its possession.

However, data such as personal information collected may not actually be stored on the site. Any information captured will be processed through third-party websites that Company may work with, in order to provide you with the best services on the site. These organizations may collect personal information from you in order to provide you with these services, including your name and contact information. 

DO NOT TRACK SIGNALS

The company currently does not recognize or respond to browser-initiated Do Not Track (DNT) signals, as the internet industry is currently still working on Do Not Track standards and there is no accepted standard on how to respond to such signals.

CHOICE & OPT-OUT

  • Cookies & Behavioral Based Advertising – We may work with third-parties, such as Google and Facebook, for marketing, advertising and other legitimate business purposes. For information as to how you can opt-out of some of these advertising services, be sure to change your internet browser’s settings to block cookies or ask permission before collecting cookies. 
  • E-mail Marketing –  We may, from time to time, require your e-mail address and other personal information to use our services. If you do not want us to contact you via e-mail for promotional purposes, account management, updates, or product information, then you can elect not to share your e-mail address with us (although it may nevertheless be necessary to utilize a certain service). At any time, you may manage your e-mail subscription preferences by contacting us at [email protected] at the link on the bottom of each e-mail sent by us. 
  • Google Analytics – In order to opt out of Google Analytics, you may visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. 

SECURITY & INDEMNIFICATION

In order to maintain the security of your personal information, we have taken reasonable methods to prevent unauthorized access and maintain accuracy of all personal information collected by our website. Physical and technical methods of protection include limited numbers of internal personnel accessing your personal information, and password protecting documents or logs that contain personal information. 

Transmission of information over the internet is not fully secure. As such, we cannot guarantee that any information you submit to us will be accessible to only us as the intended recipients. Any transmission is at your own risk. However, we do our best to protect your data and any information you provide. Nevertheless, if there is a security breach on behalf of an unauthorized party, you agree to indemnify us and hold us harmless for any and all claims against the unauthorized party.

We strive to prevent the introduction of malware, malicious code, and viruses to our website and our users (collectively referred to as “viruses”). However, due to the inherent nature of the internet, we are unable to guarantee or warrant that our websites, products, content or other services are completely free from viruses. As such, we will not be liable for any damages or harm that is attributable to viruses that may arise after use of our website or services. It is your responsibility to take reasonable measures to prevent the intrusion of viruses onto your hardware and software, and taking appropriate steps to ensure your computer and web browser are not exposed to the risk of interference or damage from viruses. 

Your use of our website, products and services is completely voluntary. As such, you shall indemnify us and hold us and our agents and affiliates harmless for any damages or injury that may arise from your use of our website, products and services, which include, but are not limited to, issues regarding the confidentiality and security of your personal information.