Privacy Policy

 

PRIVACY POLICY

[Last Update: March 29, 2023]

 

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy” or “Policy”) describes how Perion Network Ltd. (collectively with its affiliates and subsidiaries shall be referred to as “Perion”, “we”, “us”,
or “our”), collects, uses and discloses certain information, including Personal Data (as defined hereunder) of its website visitors, available at: https://www.perion.com/ (“website” and “user“, ” you” or “your“, respectively), all as detailed hereunder.

 

This Privacy Policy constitutes an integral part of our website’s Terms of Use (collectively the “Terms”), and provides you with information regarding what Personal Data do we collect and for what purposes, our data processing operations, the lawful basis pursuant to which we process your Personal Data, third parties to whom Personal Data will be transferred, data retention periods, etc. This Privacy Policy also describes how you may exercise your rights, where and to the extent applicable under relevant privacy legislation, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) (together “ Privacy Legislation”).

 

In the event you are a California resident and the CCPA applies to you – please review our CCPA Privacy Notice.

 

Definitions used herein but not defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Terms or the relevant Privacy Legislation.

 

You are not required by law to provide us with any Personal Data. Sharing your Personal Data with us is entirely voluntary. However, without your data, we would not always be able to provide you with all or some of our services.

 

Further, please note that this Privacy Policy governs the use of our promotional website and landing pages. It does not cover the use of any of our products’ web interfaces or any other customer area.

 

POLICY AMENDMENTS

We reserve the right to amend this Policy from time to time, at our sole discretion. The most recent version of the Policy will always be posted on the website. The updated date of the Policy will be reflected in the “Last Modified” heading. We will provide notice if these changes are material and, where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent. Any amendments to the Policy will become effective within 30-days upon the display of the modified Policy. We recommend you to review this Policy periodically to ensure that you understand our most updated privacy practices.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION AND DATA CONTROLLER INFORMATION

Perion Network Ltd. incorporated under the laws of the Israel, is the Data Controller (as such term is defined under the GDPR or equivalent Privacy Legislation) of your Personal Data collected through this website.


You may contact us and our privacy team as follows:

For any question, inquiry or concern related to this Privacy Policy or the processing of your Personal Data, you may contact our privacy team as follows:

             Perion Network Ltd.

            26 HaRokmim Street, Azrieli Center, Building A, 4th Floor

           Holon 5885849, Israel

 

  • Data Protection Representative for Data Subjects in the EU and UK:

We value your privacy and your rights as a data subject and have therefore appointed Prighter Group with its local partners as our privacy representative and your point of contact.

Prighter gives you an easy way to exercise your privacy-related rights (e.g. requests to access or erase personal data). If you want to contact us via our representative, Prighter or make  use of your data subject rights, please visit the following website. https://prighter.com/q/11106546394.

Attn: Andreas Mätzler

Email: rep_perion@prighter.co


THE TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT, PURPOSE OF USE AND LAWFUL BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA

You can find here information regarding the data sets we collect, the purposes for which we process your data as well as our lawful basis for processing, and how the data is technically processed. In general we may collect two types of information from you, depending on your interaction with us:

 

“Non-Personal Data”

 

During your interaction with our website, we may collect aggregated, non-personal non-identifiable information which may be made available or gathered via your access to and use of our website (“ Non- Personal Data”). We are not aware of the identity of the user from which the Non-Personal Data is collected. The Non-Personal Data which is being collected may include your aggregated usage information and technical information transmitted by your device such as: type of browser, internet service provider (ISP), operating system type and version, mobile network information, device settings (e.g. default language), etc.

 

“Personal Data”

 

We may also collect from you, during your access or interaction with our website, individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable effort be used to identify an individual (“Personal Data” or “ Personal Information”).

 

For avoidance of doubt, any Non-Personal Data connected or linked to any Personal Data shall be deemed as Personal Data as long as such connection or linkage exists.

 

We do not knowingly collect or process any Personal Data constituting or revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning a person’s health or data concerning a person’s sex life or sexual orientation (“ Special Categories of Personal Data”).

 

The table below details the processing of Personal Data, the purpose, lawful basis and processing operations:

 

DATA SET PURPOSE AND OPERATIONS LAWFUL BASIS UNDER THE GDPR
Online Identifiers

When you access our website, we may collect certain online identifiers such as IP address, etc.

We process such data for operational and technical purposes, such as to enable the website to be uploaded, as well as fraud prevention and data security. We process such data based on our legitimate interest.
Contact Information

If you voluntarily contact us with any inquiries, you may be requested to provide us with certain information such as your full name, email address, phone number and the name of the organization on behalf of which you are contacting us.

If you are contacting us on behalf of another person, we
value your assistance and care for others, please note that it is your responsibility to make sure that any person
who’s Personal Data you provide is aware of the principles of this statement and agrees that you will provide Personal Data to us on this basis.

We process such data to be able to address your inquiry, contact you and provide you with the requested information.We may further retain our contact history and correspondence, in the event we find it applicable (e.g., in the event of a future claim, or to improve our services).We may also share such information with our affiliates or subsidiaries (including Perion’s business units), in the event we find that you inquiry is applicable to those affiliates or subsidiaries. We process such data based on our legitimate interest. After addressing your inquiry, we may retain your data in our systems as part of our business records keeping under our legitimate interest.

Newsletter, Mailing List & White Paper
In the event you sign up to receive our newsletter or other marketing or informational materials, you will be requested to provide your contact details, such as your name and email address.
We process such data in order to provide you with the content that you have requested to receive. We process such data based on your consent. You may
withdraw consent at any time through the “ unsubscribe” link within the email or by
contacting us directly.We maintain the Personal Data as part of our opt-out list
(solely the necessary Personal Data for such purpose) under
our legitimate interest and to ensure we comply with such
preference and choice.
Recruitment Information

In the event you apply for a job, we will collect your CVs
as uploaded by you, including your name, email address, phone number, information regarding your education and skills, employment history, and your photo (to the extent
provided by you).

Also, where allowed or required by law, we may process diversity and inclusion data regarding your candidacy, such as ethnicity, gender, or any disability. In addition, we
may collect further information from public and online sources, referees, and former employers and combine such data with your other data.

We will collect such data in order to process your job application, for our internal recruitment management purposes, for further recruitment steps (e.g., interview), and to enable us to comply with corporate governance and legal and regulatory requirements.Following the completion of the recruitment process, we may further retain and store the data (including other interactions with us under such process) as part of our internal record keeping, including for legal defense from any future claim, as well as, where we find applicable and
subject to applicable law requirements, to contact you in the future for other job position we believe will suit your qualifications.If you are hired by us, your data may be used in connection with your employment and our corporate management.We may use third parties’ services and platforms to manage the recruitment process and to receive CV’s, such as
GreenHouse recruitment services, which will process your data on our behalf.
We process such data (including use, store and retain it)
for the described purposes, based on our legitimate
interest.In some cases, for example, where we will ask you to
provide health related data or diversity and inclusion
data, we will process your data based upon your consent.
You may always withdraw consent at any time by contacting
us.

 

 

Please note that, the actual processing operation per each purpose of use and lawful basis detailed in the table above, may differ. Such processing operation usually includes set of operations, made by automated means, such as collection, storage, use, disclosure by transmission, erasure or destruction. Transfer of Personal Data to third party countries as further detailed in the International Data Transfer section is based on the same lawful basis as stipulated in the table above.

In addition, we may use certain Personal Data to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, fraud, misappropriation, infringements, identity thefts and any other misuse of the website and to enforce our policies and agreements, as well as to protect the security or integrity of our databases and the website, and to take precautions against legal liability. Such processing is based on our legitimate interests.

 

HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION:

Depending on the nature of your interaction with us, we may collect information either automatically or voluntarily provided by you.

Automatic collection of information is usually made through the use of cookies (as detailed below) and similar tracking technologies, such as web beacons, tracking pixels,

unified ID etc. These tracking technologies are used to gather the information described above about your interaction with us.

 

COOKIES AND SIMILAR TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES:

We or our third party service providers may collect, gather or store, through blocks of code called “cookies”, “pixels” or “web beacons”, certain information about your usage and interaction with us and send it to our servers (either directly or indirectly). We may package all or part of this information into small text files called cookies and send the cookie to your computer (i.e., locally stored).

Cookies are very helpful and can be used for various different purposes such as allowing you to navigate between pages efficiently and making the interaction between you and our website quicker and easier, as well as allow us to customize the website (including personalized advertising) as well as enhance your experience. The use of cookies is a standard
industry-wide practice.

You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Most browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block acceptance of cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. You may set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our website, or to indicate when a cookie is being used by us, by adjusting the privacy and security settings of your web browser. Please refer to the support page of your browser to learn more about how you can adjust your privacy and security settings.

Please note that the data collected by the use of cookies may be linked to and combined with any other data, including Personal Data.

In addition, cookie’s data is usually collected through the use of third-party services, like Google, Facebook, etc. In those cases, your Personal Data might be transferred to those third parties, which might link it and use it together with other information they have on you from other sources. Such data is “owned” and processed separately by those third-parties under their terms and conditions and the direct accounts or subscriptions you have with those third parties. For example, if you have a Facebook account, the Personal Data collected through Facebook’s Cookies on the Company Website might be linked to other data that Facebook collects from you as a Facebook user, and might be used by Facebook per the independent agreements between you and Facebook.

 

DATA SHARING – CATEGORIES OF RECIPIENTS WE SHARE PERSONAL DATA WITH:

We may share your Personal Data with third parties, including between our partners and with trusted partners or service providers. You can find here information about the categories of such third-party recipients.

 

Category of Recipient Types of Data That
Will
Be Shared
Purpose of Sharing
Within The Perion Companies’ Group All types of data We may share Personal Data with other Perion’s business units (operated by our subsidiaries) of Perion, where applicable and where we believe, for example, your inquiry is applicable to such business unit or where required to meet our legal and regulatory obligations.
Trusted Agents and Service Providers All types of data We may disclose Personal Data to our trusted agents and service providers, constructors and business partners, (including, but not limited to, our Cloud service provider, our CRM provider, etc.) so that they can perform requested services on our behalf. Thus, we share your data with such
third-party entities, for the purpose of storing such information on our behalf, or for other processing needs. These entities are prohibited from using your Personal Data for any purposes other than providing us with requested services.
Enforcement of Our Rights and Security Detections. All types of Personal Data We may disclose Personal Data to enforce our policies and agreements, as well as defend our rights, including the investigation of potential violations thereof, alleged illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us,
you, or other users to legal liability, and solely to the extent required. In addition, we may disclose Personal Data to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues, solely to the extent required.
Any Acquirer of Our Business All types of data We may share Personal Data, in the event of a corporate transaction (e.g., sale of a substantial part of our business, merger, consolidation or asset sale). In the event of the above, our affiliated companies or acquiring
company will assume the rights and obligations as described in this Policy.
Compelled Disclosure Subject to your request We may share Personal Data, in the event your request us to do so. In such event, the provisions of your Personal Data will be subject to such third parties’ policies and practices only.
Legal and Law Enforcement Subject to law enforcement authority request. We may disclose certain data to law enforcement, governmental agencies, or authorized third parties, in response to a verified request relating to terror acts, criminal investigations or alleged illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other user to legal liability, and solely to the extent necessary to comply with such purpose.

 

Where we share information with services providers, agents and partners, we ensure they only have access to such information that is strictly necessary in order to enable us to operate and provide the website. These parties are required to secure the data they receive and to use the data for pre-agreed purposes only, while ensuring compliance with all applicable data protection regulations (such service providers may use other Non-Personal Data for their own benefit)

 

USER RIGHTS:

We acknowledge that different people have different privacy concerns and preferences. Our goal is to be clear about what information we collect, so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used. We provide you with the ability to exercise certain choices, rights and controls in connection with your Personal Data. Depending on your relationship with us, data protection and privacy laws provide you with some of the following principal rights regarding your Personal Data, including (and depending on your jurisdiction): the right to access your Personal Data that we process; the right to ensure your Personal Data is accurate, complete and up to date; the right to have your Personal Data amended (by correcting, deleting or adding information); the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data, to the extent applicable; the right to withdraw consent, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice; the right to non-discrimination and the right to cease sharing or selling your Personal Information as such term is defined under the CCPA (if applicable, and as further detailed in our CCPA Privacy Notice.).

You may exercise any or all of your above rights in relation to your Personal Data by filling out the Data Subject Request (“ DSR”) form available HERE, and send it to privacy@perion.com.

 

DATA RETENTION:

In general, we retain the Personal Data we collect for as long as it remains necessary for the purposes set forth above, all under the applicable regulation, or until you will express your preference to opt-out, where applicable.

Other circumstances in which we will retain your Personal Data for longer periods of time include: (i) where we are required to do so in accordance with legal, regulatory, tax or accounting requirements, or (ii) for us to have an accurate record of your dealings with us in the event of any complaints or challenges, or (iii) if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation relating to your Personal Data. Please note that except as required by applicable law, we will not be obligated to retain your data for any particular period, and we may delete it for any reason and at any time, without providing you with prior notice if our intention to do so.

 

SECURITY MEASURES:

We work hard to protect Personal Data we process from unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction. We have implemented physical, technical and administrative security measures for the website that comply with applicable laws and industry such as: encryption using SSL, we minimize amount of data that we store on our servers, restrict access to Personal Data to Perion employees, contractors and agents, etc. Note that, we cannot be held responsible for unauthorized or unintended access that is beyond our control, and we make no warranty, express, implied or otherwise, that we will always be able to prevent such access.

Please contact us at: privacy@perion.com if you feel that your privacy was not dealt with properly, in a way that was in breach of our Privacy Policy or if you become aware of a third party’s attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of your Personal Data. We will make a reasonable effort to notify you and the appropriate authorities (if required by applicable law) in the event that we discover a security incident related to your Personal Data.

 

INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFER :

Our data servers in which we host and store the information are located in the US. Perion’s HQ are based in Israel in which we may access the information stored on such servers or other systems such as Perion’s ERP, CRM and other systems. In the event that we need to transfer your Personal Data out of your jurisdiction, we will take appropriate measures to ensure that your Personal Data receives an adequate level of protection as required under applicable law. Furthermore, when Personal Data that is collected within the European Economic Area (“EEA“) is transferred outside of the EEA to a country that has not received an adequacy decision from the European Commission, we will take necessary steps in order to ensure that sufficient safeguards are provided during the transferring of such Personal Data, in accordance with the provision of the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Union. Thus, we will obtain contractual commitments and or assurances from the data importer to protect your Personal Data, using contractual protections that EEA and UK regulators have pre-approved to ensure your data is protected (known as standard contract clauses), or rely on adequacy decisions issued by the European Commission. Some of these assurances are well recognized certification schemes.

 

ELIGIBILITY AND CHILDREN PRIVACY:

This website is not intended for use by children (the phrase “child” shall mean an individual that is under the age defined by applicable law which with respect to the EEA is under the age of 16 and with respect to the US, under the age of 13) and we do not knowingly process children’s information. We will discard any information that we receive from a user that is considered a “child” immediately upon our discovery that such a user shared information with us. Please contact us at: privacy@perion.com if you have reason to believe that a child has shared any information with us.

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