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Through this privacy statement, VertiGIS North America Ltd. (hereinafter: “VertiGIS NA” or “we/our“) wishes to inform the person of whom it collects, uses and stores (in other words: processes) personal data through its website www.geocortex.com (the “Website“). These persons may include business contacts, vendors, directors, agents, prospects/customers and their representatives, employees and/or shareholders, as applicable. VertiGIS NA shall qualify as a data controller for such processing activities. In this statement, we use the word “you” to refer to anyone within the scope of this statement.
Currently, the Website’s personal data processing functionality is limited. This privacy statement only applies to the extent that personal data is actually processed via the Website.
Other websites, products and services offered by VertiGIS NA or its partners are subject to a separate privacy statement. This statement does not apply to such websites/products/services.
The personal data we collect
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as you. In relation to the Website, personal data is only collected when you provide it to us, or when we collect it from you in the course of your dealings with us, or in the course of your use of the Website. Such information may be collected through cookies placed on your device. To the extent that your prior consent is required to place cookies, you will be given the opportunity to consent before cookies are placed.
Depending on the processing activity, the information we process in relation to you may consist of:
- First and last name and/or any other information regarding your contact with us through our Website;
- Data regarding your equipment, such as an IP address;
- Data regarding your use of the Website.
In the future, it may be mandatory for users to provide certain personal data in order for us to be able to provide services through the Website, as applicable. In such event, if you do not provide the personal data which is marked as mandatory (where relevant), we may not be able to provide you with the relevant services.
How personal data may be accessed
Should personal data be processed, access to personal data relating to you is limited. It is VertiGIS NA’s policy that persons within the organization should only have access to personal data on a need-to-know basis.
In some cases we share your personal data with third parties. VertiGIS NA may share your personal data with:
- Internal departments that are involved in handling a matter to which you are – directly or indirectly – a party, such as Finance, Sales, Marketing, Operations;
- Customers, partners, suppliers or service providers of VertiGIS NA, acting as data processor or data controller, such as hosting providers, IT service providers, resellers, and external advisors, accountants and lawyers;
- Supervisory authorities and other governmental bodies, to comply with legal obligations;
- Third parties involved in a transaction (such as a mergers or acquisitions) pursuant to which (a part of) our business is sold or transferred.
We will only transfer your personal data to the abovementioned third parties for the purposes explained in this privacy statement, and only to the extent permitted under applicable data protection laws.
Third parties to whom we transfer your personal data are themselves responsible for compliance with data protection law, unless they act as our data processor. We are neither responsible nor liable for the processing of your personal data by third parties if they act as an independent data controller.
International transfers of personal data
In connection with our business and for administrative, management and legal purposes we may transfer your personal data to a recipient who is located in a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). Should we transfer personal information to a recipient that is located in a country outside of the EEA that does not offer an adequate level of data protection, we will put in place appropriate safeguards – as required – in accordance with our legal obligations to ensure that personal data is adequately protected, irrespective of the country to which it is transferred. These safeguards may include the execution of additional contracts based on EU model clauses to ensure that your personal data will be protected by standards which are equivalent to those that protect your personal data when it is in the EEA.
If you would like to obtain a copy of the safeguards implemented to protect your personal information when – as applicable – it is transferred to a recipient in a country outside the EEA that does not offer an adequate level of data protection, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our legal bases for processing
Under data protection laws, we are allowed to process personal data only if we can rely on one or more of the legal grounds for processing. These are:
- Consent – Your consent, where legally required.
- Contract – The processing is necessary for performance of a contract with you/your company or to take steps at your request prior to entering a contract.
- Legal obligation – The processing is necessary to comply with our legal obligations.
- Public interest – The processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.
- Legitimate interests – The processing is necessary for our or a third party’s legitimate interests. We, or a third party, have legitimate interests in carrying on, managing and administering our respective businesses effectively and properly and in connection with those interests processing your data. These interests also include inter alia IT security, the monitoring of transactions and marketing. Your data will not be processed on this basis if our or a third party’s interests are overridden by your own interests, rights and freedoms.
- Vital interests – Where processing is needed to protect your vital interests (or someone else’s interests) and you are not capable of giving your consent. This is only likely to apply in very exceptional circumstances such as in a medical emergency.
Purposes and legal ground for the processing of personal data
VertiGIS NA processes personal data for the purposes described below. As explained above, processing in this context might include transfers to third parties and/or outside of the EEA. From time to time, we may publish specific notices setting out (additional) details regarding particular processes or programs being adopted by us.
|Contact with you, through our webform(s) or contact page(s)||Contract /
|Direct marketing through email or phone||Consent (where required) /
|Responding to your request for information or enquiry. Depending on your question, request or enquiry, we may have to share your communication with the relevant reseller in your territory or another third party as applicable.||Contract /
|Administration and record keeping||Legal obligation|
|Ensuring physical-, system- and IT security, including the security of our Website.||Legitimate interests|
|Analysing the use of our Website, including clicks and other data related to one’s use of the Website, through cookies and similar techniques as applicable.||Legitimate interests|
|Corporate transactions/due diligence. In the course of a potential merger or takeover, your personal data (if processed) may be provided to a potential buyer or investor.||Legitimate interests|
We are not engaged in any automated decision making without human intervention, which affects data subjects.
Cookies and similar technologies (e.g. pixels)
We are obliged to inform you of your rights:
- Right of access, this means you can make a request to obtain information regarding the personal data we process about you;
- The right to rectification or correction of your personal data;
- The right to erasure of the personal data concerning you;
- The right to restriction of the processing;
- The right to data portability, this means that you have the right to receive your personal data (if processed by us) in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and that you have the right to transmit those data to another controller;
- The right to object to certain types of processing;
- The right to lodge a complaint about our processing of personal data with the competent supervisory authority – should you not be satisfied with our handling of your request or complaint;
- The right to withdraw your consent, to the extent that it was given.
Your rights, with the exception of (vii), can be exercised by submitting a request to us via the contact details included in this privacy statement, and only to the extent that you enjoy such rights under applicable law.
We will not store your personal data longer than necessary in light of the purposes stated in this privacy statement, unless we are required by applicable law or regulations to do so. As regards the lifespan of cookies, please consult the Cookie Statement. Please note that we may be legally required to keep personal data we hold about you (whether directly or indirectly) for a fixed period after the information has lost its relevance, for tax and corporate law purposes.
Changes to this privacy statement
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If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement and/or the processing of your personal data, please contact email@example.com.
VertiGIS North America Ltd.
300 – 1117 Wharf Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8W 1T7, Canada
All contents of this website are copyright reserved. Please refer to our Copyright and Trademarks – Property Rights Acknowledgement in our Privacy Centre.
While browsing the Geocortex website, you may be able to access the websites of our affiliates and third parties through a hyperlink. VertiGIS NA assumes no responsibility for the privacy practices of third parties’ websites and suggests you review the privacy statements/policies on such websites.
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THE INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIALS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
VertiGIS Ltd. shall not be liable in any manner for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages, howsoever caused, arising out of use of its website, or the reliance on the information it contains even if VertiGIS is advised of the possibility of such damage.
The information contained on this website is subject to change without notice.
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Unless superseded by a modified signed training agreement between the parties, this Training Agreement (“Agreement”) is between you (hereinafter “Client”) and VertiGIS North America Ltd. (“VERTIGIS NA”). Client acknowledges that Client has read and understood this Agreement and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions hereof.
Client wishes to arrange for certain training in the use of GIS software. VERTIGIS NA is willing to conduct training courses regarding the use of GIS software pursuant to the terms and conditions contained herein. The parties therefore agree as follows:
ARTICLE 1 TRAINING DESCRIPTION
VERTIGIS NA offers a set of instructor-led training, self-directed training and related to the use of its Geocortex software.
Instructor-led private training events occur at a client’s site or via the web in a virtual classroom environment. The VERTIGIS NA public software training courses offered and all relevant details are located on VERTIGIS NA’s training website. VERTIGIS NA reserves the right to modify course content when necessary due to software technical capabilities or limitations.
ARTICLE 2 VERTIGIS NA’S RESPONSIBILITIES
•For instructor-led training, VERTIGIS NA will provide an instructor qualified to conduct the course(s) as well as all necessary training materials sufficient for the number of registered participants (hereinafter “Student(s)”) on the scheduled dates. VERTIGIS NA will provide each Student with all required course material, a virtual classroom environment and cloud based Geocortex software, where applicable.
•For self-directed training, VERTIGIS NA will provide access during office hours, in the Pacific time zone as well as all necessary training materials sufficient for the number of Students. VERTIGIS NA will provide each Student with all required course material, and cloud based Geocortex software, where applicable.
•VERTIGIS NA will confirm scheduled virtual classroom training dates approximately three (3) business days prior to the training event start date.
•VERTIGIS NA will confirm scheduled private training dates approximately 13-15 business days prior to the event date.
ARTICLE 3 CLIENT’S RESPONSIBILITIES
•Client must ensure the protection of VERTIGIS NA’s copyrights. CLIENT SHALL NOT RECORD, COPY OR DISTRIBUTE NOR PERMIT A THIRD PARTY TO RECORD, COPY OR DISTRIBUTE ANY OF VERTIGIS NA’S TRAINING MATERIAL(S).
•Client is not authorized to resell seat(s) to a VERTIGIS NA training event, unless explicitly authorized in writing by VERTIGIS NA.
•Client must ensure that all Students have received confirmation from VERTIGIS NA to participate in a VERTIGIS NA training event. Unregistered Students are not permitted to view or participate in an Online Classroom training event. VERTIGIS NA reserves the right to disconnect any Students who permit access to unregistered Students.
•Client must confirm that all registered Students meet the minimum prerequisites for the applicable training event set forth on VERTIGIS NA’s Training website.
•Client must provide written notice to VERTIGIS NA’s Customer Service department at firstname.lastname@example.org of any cancellation, rescheduling, or Student substitution requirements and receive confirmation of these change(s) prior to the training event start date.
•VERTIGIS NA reserves the right to record a classroom training event for future rebroadcast.
ARTICLE 4 SOFTWARE LICENSES
For private instructor-led training, the terms of the VERTIGIS NA license agreement are applicable to all Students and cover all of VERTIGIS NA’s software, data, and documentation licensed for use in any training course to be conducted. VERTIGIS NA may issue temporary software licenses for Client Site Training where there are an insufficient number of software licenses available at the Client’s training facility. Upon conclusion of the training course or event, the Client must uninstall the temporary software licenses and return to VERTIGIS NA any media provided.
ARTICLE 5 CANCELLATION AND RESCHEDULING POLICY
5.1 Virtual Classroom – Individual Student Seats
•When a Student’s place in a training event is filled by another person from the same organization, a Student substitution is allowed at no cost provided VERTIGIS NA’s Training department is notified in advance of the training event start date.
•Students may cancel their enrollment in a training event provided VERTIGIS NA’s Customer Service department is notified.
5.2 Client Site/Private Class (Training Event)
•When a Student’s place in a training event is filled by another person from the same organization, a Student substitution is allowed. A notification is required for Student substitution as soon as possible.
•A training event may be rescheduled by the Client, provided VERTIGIS NA’s Training department is notified seven (7) business days in advance of the training event start date. If appropriate notice of reschedule is provided, Client is responsible for VERTIGIS NA’s reasonable travel expenses and shipping costs incurred.
•A training event may be canceled by the client provided VERTIGIS NA’s Training department is notified seven (7) business days in advance of the training event start date. If appropriate notice of cancellation is provided, Client is responsible for any reasonable travel expenses and shipping costs. If a training event is canceled without appropriate notice, client is responsible for the full training event fee.
5.3 If cancellation of a training event is necessary due to Force Majeure as described in Article 8 below, the affected party is released in full with seven (7) business days notification. The affected party will either reschedule the training or cancel the order without that affected party incurring any liability.
5.4 If VERTIGIS NA is unable to conduct the training on the scheduled date, VERTIGIS NA will notify Client at least seven (7) business days before the scheduled date.
5.5. Client has one (1) year from the date of invoice to undergo training. Any unused training after that one (1) year period shall expire and be forfeited.
ARTICLE 6 CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
VERTIGIS NA or Client may disclose to the other party certain confidential information under this Agreement. The disclosing party shall identify the information as confidential information at the time of disclosure. Each party shall use the confidential information described above only for exchanging information needed to provide the training contemplated by this Agreement.
ARTICLE 7 RESERVATION OF OWNERSHIP AND GRANT OF LICENSE
Except as specifically granted in this Agreement, VERTIGIS NA and/or its licensors own and retain all right, title, and interest in software, data, documentation, and training materials.
ARTICLE 8 FORCE MAJEURE
Except with respect to payment obligations under this Agreement, neither party shall be held liable or responsible to the other party nor be deemed to have defaulted under or breached this Agreement for failure or delay in fulfilling or performing any obligation under this Agreement when such failure or delay is caused by or results from, directly or indirectly, causes beyond the reasonable control of the affected party, including but not limited to fire, floods, earthquakes, epidemic, embargoes, war, acts of war (whether war is declared or not), insurrections, riots, civil commotions, strikes, lockouts or other labor disturbances, cyberattacks, disruptions or outages of third party services, acts of God or acts, omissions or delays in acting by any governmental authority; provided, however, that the affected party shall use reasonable commercial efforts to avoid or remove such causes of nonperformance, and shall resume performance hereunder as commercially reasonable whenever such causes are removed. The affected party shall provide the other party with prompt written notice of any delay or failure to perform that occurs by reason of Force Majeure.
ARTICLE 9 WARRANTY
VERTIGIS NA will provide training in a manner consistent with the technical and professional standards of the industry.
9.1 Disclaimer of Warranties. WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH IN THIS
ARTICLE, VERTIGIS NA DISCLAIMS, AND THIS AGREEMENT EXPRESSLY EXCLUDES, ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ORAL OR WRITTEN, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NONINTERFERENCE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT, AS WELL AS ANY WARRANTIES THAT THE DELIVERABLES ARE ERROR FREE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY
IN NO EVENT SHALL VERTIGIS NA BE LIABLE TO CLIENT FOR COSTS OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR TRAINING; LOST PROFITS; LOST SALES; BUSINESS EXPENDITURES; INVESTMENTS; BUSINESS COMMITMENTS; LOSS OF ANY GOODWILL; OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF, OR RELATED TO, THIS AGREEMENT, HOWEVER CAUSED OR UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, EVEN IF VERTIGIS NA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. VERTIGIS NA’S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY HEREUNDER, FROM ALL CAUSES OF ACTION OF ANY KIND, SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE AMOUNT ACTUALLY PAID BY THE CLIENT FOR THE PORTION OF THE TRAINING UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
ARTICLE 11 GOVERNING LAW
This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada without reference to its conflict of laws principles.
ARTICLE 12 SEVERABILITY
The parties agree that if any provision of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make the intent of the language enforceable
ARTICLE 13 ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement constitutes the sole and entire agreement between the parties as to the subject matter set forth herein and supersedes any previous agreements, understandings, and arrangements (including any attached purchase order terms and conditions) between the parties relating to such subject matter.