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CCPA PRIVACY NOTICE

Last modified: December 18, 2023

APPLICABILITY: This CCPA Notice (“Notice”) applies pursuant with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 as amended and revised by the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 effective January 1, 2023 (collectively “CCPA”), to ScyllaDB Ltd.’s and its affiliates’ ( “Company”, “we” or “us”) website visitors, customers, employees, and candidates, and independent contractors, who are California residents (“consumers”, “you” or “your“).

This Notice, together with the Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy“), describes which Personal Information is collected, how we collect it, with whom do we share it, what are your rights regarding our processing practices, and how you can exercise them. As this Notice forms an integral part of our Privacy Policy, definitions used herein shall have the same meaning as defined in the Privacy Policy.

PART I: A COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF THE INFORMATION PRACTICES:

(A) CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect Personal Information which is defined under the CCPA as any information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer, household or device, all as detailed in the table below.

Personal Information further includes Sensitive Personal Information (“SPI”) as detailed in the table below.

However, Personal Information does not include: Publicly available information that is lawfully made available from government records, that a consumer has otherwise made available to the public; de-identified or aggregated consumer information; information excluded from the CCPA’s scope, such as: Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data; Personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA) and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.

The Company has collected the following categories of personal information within the last twelve (12) months:

CategoryExampleCollected
A. IdentifiersA real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.

Yes: Online identifiers, Internet protocol address, unique identifiers, real name, email address. 

B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e))

A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.

Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.

Yes:

HR management: SSN, telephone number, driver’s license, email address, salary expectation, job title, and other Personal Information as might be provided through the CV submitted such as education, employment history, physical characteristics and address.

B2B:  will include also bank account and other payment information.

C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal lawAge (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).No
D. Commercial informationRecords of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.No
E. Biometric informationGenetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise data.No
F. Internet or other similar network activityBrowsing history, search history, information on a consumer’s interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.Yes: Personal Information regarding the consumer’s interaction with our website and Services.
G. Geolocation dataPhysical location, approximate location derived from IP address or movements.Yes: approximate location derived from IP address.
H. Sensory dataAudio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.No
I. Professional or employment-related informationCurrent or past job history or performance evaluations.Yes: for candidates submitting an application for an open position we publish and for employees.
J. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99))Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.No
K. Inferences drawn from other personal informationProfile reflecting a person’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.No
L. Sensitive personal informationGovernment-issued identifying numbers, financial account details, genetic data, precise geolocation, race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, union membership, mail, email, text messages, biometric data, health data, and sexual orientation or sex life.No
(B) CATEGORIES OF SOURCES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Directly and indirectly from activity on our website and Platform: For example, directly from you when you inquire about our Services via our website, or indirectly, when we collect your usage data or browsing data automatically from measurement tools.
  • Directly from you: For example, from forms you complete (such as the Data Subject Request), contact us.
  • From third-parties: For example, data brokers, enrichment providers, etc.
(C) USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION We may use the Personal Information collected as identified above, for the following purposes:
  • To fulfill or meet the reason you provided the Personal Information (use the free trial services, support, respond to a query, etc.);
  • Monitor and improve our Services;
  • Provide the Services;
  • Analyzing our Services and your use of the Services and website;
  • Respond to law enforcement; or otherwise as detailed in our Privacy Policy.
We will not collect additional categories of personal information or use the Personal Information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.  

(D) DISCLOSURES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR A BUSINESS PURPOSE

We may disclose your Personal Information to a Contractor or Service Provider for a Business Purpose (as all such terms are defined under the CCPA). When we disclose Personal Information for a Business Purpose, we enter into a contract that describes the purpose and requires the recipient to both keep that Personal Information confidential and not use it for any purpose except performing the contract. We further restrict the contractor and service provider from Selling or Sharing your Personal Information.

In the preceding twelve (12) months, we disclosed the following categories of Personal Information for a Business Purpose:

Business Purpose (as defined under CCPA)Category (corresponding with the table above)Category of Recipient
Auditing related to counting ad impressions to unique visitors, verifying positioning and quality of ad impressions, and auditing compliance with this specification and other standards.

Category A

Category F

Category G

Advertising networks; data analytics providers; social media networks.
Helping to ensure security and integrity to the extent the use of your Personal Information is reasonably necessary and proportionate for these purposes.

Category A

Category F

Category G

Subsidiaries, operational partner, security and fraud prevention providers, operating systems.
Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.

Category A

Category F

Category G

Analytic providers, operational partner, security and fraud prevention providers, operating systems.
Short-term, transient use, provided the personal information that is not disclosed to another third party and is not used to build a profile about a consumer or otherwise alter an individual consumer’s experience outside the current interaction, including, but not limited to, the contextual customization of ads shown as part of the same interaction.

Category A

Category F

Category G

Advertising networks; data analytics providers; social media networks.
Performing services on behalf of the business or service provider, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, processing or fulfilling orders and transactions, verifying customer information, processing payments, providing financing, providing advertising or marketing services, providing analytic services, or providing similar services on behalf of the business or service provider.

Category A

Category B

Category F

Category G

Category I

Payment processors, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, operating systems, CRM, ERP, survey providers, customer support, cloud computing and storage vendors, recruitment vendors, etc.
Undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration.

Category A

Category F

Category G

Developers, operating systems, cloud and hosting providers, SaaS platforms for task management and development, customer support and optimization tools.
Undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of a service or device that is owned, or controlled by the business, and to improve, upgrade, or enhance the service or device that is owned or controlled by the business.

Category A

Category F

Category G

Developers, operating systems, cloud and hosting providers, SaaS platforms for task management and development, customer support and optimization tools.
Providing advertising and marketing services, except for cross-context behavioral advertising, to the consumer provided that, for the purpose of advertising and marketing, a service provider or contractor shall not combine the personal information of opted-out consumers that the service provider or contractor receives from, or on behalf of, the business with personal information that the service provider or contractor receives from, or on behalf of, another person or persons or collects from its own interaction with consumers.

Category A

Category F

Category G

Advertising networks, data analytics providers, social media networks, Marketing service providers and technical platforms such as CRM and tracking tools.
Advancing business’ commercial or economic interests, such as by inducing another person to buy, rent, lease, join, subscribe to, provide, or exchange products, goods, property, information, or services, or enabling or effecting, directly or indirectly, a commercial transaction.

Category A

Category F

Category G

Subsidiaries and affiliates; operating systems and platforms, Advertising networks; data analytics providers; social media networks.

(E)  SALE OR SHARE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In the preceding twelve (12) months, we do not “Sell” Personal Information as most people would commonly understand that term, and we do not, and will not, disclose your Personal Information in direct exchange for money or some other form of payment.

For retargeting and analytic purposes, when we promote our Services, we use third-party tools that are able to market our Services online, measure these marketing efforts, identify individuals that are interested in our Services, etc. this is done by placing cookies, pixel or other tracking technology on our website and sharing with these vendors the online identifiers and online behavior information. The CCPA defines “sharing” as “communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a consumer’s personal information” to “a third party for cross-context behavioral advertising, whether or not for money or other valuable consideration.” In other words, we may share your Personal Information with a third party to help promote our Services and understand your use it.

In the preceding twelve (12) months, we “Sell” or “Share” the following categories of Personal Information for a Business Purpose:

Category (corresponding with the table above) Category RecipientPurpose of Sale or Share
Category A
Category G
Category F
Marketing tools and vendors.Share for targeted advertising, promoting the Services.

(F) CHILDREN

Our Services are not intended for use by children and we do not knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone who is considered to be a child. please contact us at: [email protected] if you have reason to believe that a child has shared any information with us.

(G) 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 express your preference to opt out, where applicable.

The retention periods are determined according to the following criteria:

  1. For as long as it remains necessary in order to achieve the purpose for which the Personal Data was initially processed. For example: if you contacted us, we will retain your contact information at least until we will address your inquiry.
  2. To comply with our regulatory obligations. For example: transactional data will be retained for up to seven years (or even more under certain circumstances) for compliance with our bookkeeping obligations purposes.
  3. To resolve a claim, we might have or a dispute with you, including any legal proceeding between us, until such dispute will be resolved, and following, if we find it necessary, in accordance with applicable statutory limitation periods.

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.

PART II: EXPLANATION OF YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE CCPA AND HOW TO EXERCISE THEM

(H) YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE CCPA

If you are a California resident, you may exercise certain privacy rights related to your Personal Information. You may exercise these rights free of charge except as otherwise permitted under applicable law. We may limit our response to your exercise of these privacy rights as permitted under applicable law, all as detailed herein and the Data Subject Request Form available here.

California Privacy Right Details
The right to know what Personal Information the business has collected The right to know what Personal Information the business has collected about the consumer, including the categories of personal information, the categories of sources from which the Personal Information is collected, the business or commercial purpose for collecting, selling, or sharing Personal Information, the categories of third parties to whom the business discloses Personal Information, and the specific pieces of Personal Information the business has collected about the consumer.
Deletion Rights The right to delete Personal Information that the business has collected from the consumer, subject to certain exceptions.
Correct Inaccurate Information The right to correct inaccurate Personal Information that a business maintains about a consumer
Opt-Out of Sharing for Cross-Contextual Behavioral Advertising You have the right to opt-out of the “sharing” of your personal information for “cross-contextual behavioral advertising,” often referred to as “interest-based advertising” or “targeted advertising”.
Opt-out from selling the right to opt-out of the sale or sharing of Personal Information by the business
Limit the Use or Disclosure of SPI Under certain circumstances, If the business uses or discloses SPI, the right to limit the use or disclosure of SPI by the business.
Opt-Out of the Use of Automated Decision Making In certain circumstances, you have the right to opt-out of the use of automated decision making in relation to your Personal Information.
Non-Discrimination The right not to receive discriminatory treatment by the business for the exercise of privacy rights conferred by the CCPA, including an employee’s, applicants, or independent contractor’s right not to be retaliated against for the exercise of their CCPA rights, denying a consumer goods or services, charging different prices or rates for goods or services, providing you a different level or quality of goods or services, etc. We may, however, charge different prices or rates, or provide a different level or quality of goods or services, if that difference is reasonably related to the value provided to us by your Personal Information.
Data Portability You may request to receive a copy of your Personal Information, including specific pieces of Personal Information, including, where applicable, to obtain a copy of the Personal Information you provided to us in a portable format.

To learn more about your California privacy rights, please visit https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/privacy-laws.

(I) HOW CAN YOU EXERCISE THE RIGHTS?

You may exercise your rights using the DSR available here. The instructions for submitting, the general description of the process, verification requirements, when applicable, including any information the consumer must provide are all detailed in the DSR.

Note, certain rights can be done by you independently without using the DSR. For example, depending on your interaction with us:

  • you can opt-out from receiving emails from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link within the email; and
  • you can delete and correct any information available in your account, through your account settings.

Further, opt-out rights can be executed without filling the form:

  • Through our website footer: You can opt-out from processing of online identifiers or other marketing data, for analytics or marketing purposes, at any time, by using the cookie settings banner or the “Do Not Sell or Share my Personal Information” button all available through our website footer or setting.
  • Through Device-Level Choices: If you do not want to receive interest-based advertisements, you can limit the collection of certain information through your device settings.
  • Use the Global Privacy Control (“GPC”) signals.

Data Subject Request Form.

(J) AUTHORIZED AGENTS

“Authorized agents” may submit opt out requests on a Consumer’s behalf. If you have elected to use an authorized agent, or if you are an authorized agent who would like to submit requests on behalf of a Consumer, the following procedures will be required prior to acceptance of any requests by an authorized agent on behalf of a California Consumer. Usually, we will accept requests from qualified third parties on behalf of other Consumers, regardless of either the Consumer or the authorized agent’s state of residence, provided that the third party successfully completes the following qualification procedures:

  1. When a Consumer uses an authorized agent to submit a request to know or a request to delete, a business may require that the Consumer do the following:
    1. Provide the authorized agent signed permission to do so or power of attorney.
    2. Verify their identity directly with the business.
    3. Directly confirm with the business that they provided the authorized agent permission to submit the request.
  2. A business may deny a request from an authorized agent that does not submit proof that they have been authorized by the Consumer to act on their behalf.

(K) NOTICE OF FINANCIAL INCENTIVE

We do not offer financial incentives to Consumers for providing Personal Information.

CONTACT US:

By email: [email protected]

By mail:

ScyllaDB Ltd.  To: Maskit 4, Building C, Herzliya 4673304, Israel

ScyllaDB Inc. To: 1309 S Mary Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94087

UPDATES:

This notice was last updated on November 29, 2023, as required under the CCPA, we will update the CCPA Notice every 12 months. The last revision date will be reflected in the “Last Modified” heading at the top of this CCPA Notice.

PART III: OTHER CALIFORNIA OBLIGATIONS

Do Not Track Settings: Cal. Bus. And Prof. Code Section 22575 also requires us to notify you how we deal with the “Do Not Track” settings in your browser. As of the effective date listed above, there is no commonly accepted response for Do Not Track signals initiated by browsers. Therefore, we so not respond to the Do Not Track settings. Do Not Track is a privacy preference you can set in your web browser to indicate that you do not want certain information about your web page visits tracked and collected across websites. For more details, including how to turn on Do Not Track, visit: www.donottrack.us.

California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83): permits employees that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send us the DSR Form.