Picus Security Privacy Statement & Cookie Policy

Picus Security is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement & Cookie Policy sets out the data processing practices carried out through the use of the Internet and any other electronic communications networks by Picus Security. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices, please contact us at info@picussecurity.com. Please note that all data thus captured will be used and held in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).

Personal data is described as any information that directly or indirectly identifies a natural person. Such information may notably include a name, email address, the IP address of your computer, an identification number.

Collection of your Personal Information

We will ask your consent when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested such as receiving information about Picus Security products and services, ordering email newsletters, joining a limited-access site or service, or when purchasing, downloading and/or registering Picus Security products. The personal information we collect may include your first name, last name, email address, business/personal mobile, company name, CV.

We may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the site; the pages that you access while at the website and the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our website. This information is used to help improve the website, analyze trends and administer the website.

We process such personal data pursuant to Article 6(b) of the GDPR, as these data are necessary to answer your inquiry.

For more details about the automatically collected information about your visit to our website, please see our "Use of Cookies" section.

Control of your Personal Information

Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the website will not be shared outside of Picus Security and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.

We process personal data collected via this website for the purposes of:

  • Providing information about our products and services,
  • Providing and personalizing our services,
  • Dealing with your inquiries and requests,
  • Data Capture Information.

We will send you information according to the preferences you submitted via our online forms, and in accordance with the consent you will have actively given us, where applicable. You may change these preferences and/or withdraw your consent at any time. Based on your consent, Picus Security may send out periodic emails informing you of issues related to a product or service you requested, or confirming you requested a product or service such as invoices and confirmations.

Unsubscribe Information

Instructions to remove an email address are located on the bottom of every promotional email.

Use of Cookies

Our website may place and access certain cookies on your web browser. We use cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of our site and to provide and improve our products and services. We have carefully chosen these cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.

(1) About cookies
Cookies are files, often including unique identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browsers, and which may then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website.

(2) Cookies on this website
We will send to you cookies related to the following web analytics services that we have on our website:
(1) Google Analytics
(2) Hotjar
(3) LinkedIn Insights Tag
These cookies are not integral to the functioning of our site and your use and experience of our site will not be impaired by blocking or deleting them. However, certain features of our site may not function fully or as intended.

(3) How we use cookies
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
(1) to recognize your computer when you visit our website;
(2) to improve the website’s usability;
(3) to analyze the use of our website;
(4) in the administration of this website;
(5) third party cookies.
When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies.
Our service providers may send you cookies. They may use the information they obtain from your use of their cookies:
(1) to track your browser across multiple websites;
(2) to build a profile of your web surfing;
(3) to target advertisements which may be of particular interest to you.

(4) Blocking cookies
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:
(1) in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
(2) in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.

(5) Deleting cookies
You can also delete cookies already stored on your web browser:
(1) in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files;
(2) in Firefox, you can delete cookies by, first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org, or www.aboutcookies.org.

Your Rights

Regarding our collection and processing of your personal data, you may contact us at any time in order to:

  • Know whether we process your personal data,
  • Access your personal data and any other information listed in Article 15.1 of the GDPR
  • Rectify your personal data that is inaccurate or incomplete pursuant to Article 16 of the GDPR,
  • Erase your personal data pursuant to Article 17 of the GDPR,
  • Restrict your personal data pursuant to Article 18 of the GDPR,
  • Request data portability pursuant to Article 20 of the GDPR,
  • Reject the processing of your personal data pursuant to Article 21 of the GDPR.

If you have questions or concerns about this or any other policy, you can contact us at:
Email contact: info@picussecurity.com
Phone contact: +1 (415) 8905105

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the Picus Security online privacy policy or its implementation you may contact us using the contact form located here. You may also send an email or letter to info@picussecurity.com requesting access to or correction of your personally identifiable information. For verification purposes please include your first name, last name, email address and the password you use for said Picus Security service.

If you have questions or concerns about this or any other policy, you can contact us at:

Effective date: May 25, 2018