Checksum AI, Inc. ("Checksum", ""Checksum AI", "we”, or "us”) is a software company that sells tools for companies and individuals to understand, implement, and manage their machine learning projects.
2. What Information We Collect
We collect personal information (or personal data) and non-personal information from you when you use our Services. As further described in this section, we may receive personal information about you that you submit through the Services or that is provided to us by a third party; we also may receive personal information about you automatically as you use the Services.
Information you Provide Us: We receive personal information about you that you choose to provide to us, including when you create an account; search for or purchase our offerings; configure settings; communicate with us; or otherwise use our Services.
Information from our Customers: Our customers ("Customers”) may share information with us so that we can provide them with services. Each Customer chooses what information it shares, which may, for example, include personal information ("Customer Data”).
Usage and Log Data: When you interact with our Services, we may collect information from your device or web browser when you interact with the Services. For example, when you interact with the Services, we may log and store your IP address and technical information about your usage like your device ID, browser type, how you progressed through the Services, where you abandoned it, etc. We can use your IP address to determine your general location.
App Data: If you use a Checksum AI application, on mobile or other platforms, we may collect analytic information about your device, such as IP address, device ID, OS version, and clickstream.
Information from Public Sources or Third Parties: We may receive additional information about you from public or third-party sources. For example, we may receive marketing, sales generation, and recruitment information from service providers or partners.
3. How We Use Your Personal Information
4. When We May Share Your Personal Information
We will only share your personal information with third parties under the following circumstances:
- With your consent or if you choose to share.
- With affiliated businesses, agents, or vendors that are contractually engaged to provide us with services, such as email management. These companies are obligated by contract to safeguard any personal information they receive from us.
- With respect to Customer Data, in accordance with our contracts with our Customers.
- If we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation, valid legal process (e.g., subpoenas or warrants served on us), or governmental or regulatory request to protect the security or integrity of the Services; and/or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Checksum AI, its employees, customers, users, or others. If we are going to release your data, we will do our best to provide you with notice in advance by email, unless we are prohibited by law from doing so.
5. When We Use and Share Non-Personal Information
We use and share your non-personal, de-identified or aggregated data in a variety of ways, including to improve the Services.
6. Cookies and Tokens
We use tracking technologies, such as cookies, local storage, and pixel tags as described further below.
Cookies and Local Storage
Cookies and local storage may be set and accessed on your computer. Upon your first visit to the Services, a cookie or local storage will be sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. "Cookies" and local storage are small files containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer's browser and stored on your device when you visit a website. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent; however, if you reject cookies, you may not be able to sign in to the Services or take full advantage of our Services. Additionally, if you clear all cookies on your browser at any point after setting your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent, you will have to again reset your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being sent.
Our Services use the following types of cookies for the purposes set out below:
Type of Cookie
Analytics and Performance Cookies
These cookies are used to collect information about traffic to our Services and how users use our Services. The information gathered does not identify any individual visitor. The information is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It includes the number of visitors to our Services, the websites that referred them to our Services, the pages that they visited on our Services, what time of day they visited our Services, whether they have visited our Services before, and other similar information. We use this information to help operate our Services more efficiently, to gather broad demographic information and to monitor the level of activity on our Services. We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics uses its own cookies. It is only used to improve how our Services works. You can find out more information about Google Analytics cookies here. You can find out more about how Google protects your data here. You can prevent the use of Google Analytics relating to your use of our Services by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via this link.
These cookies are essential to provide you with services available through our Services and to enable you to use its features. For example, they allow you to log in to secure areas of our Services and help the content of the pages you request load quickly. Without these cookies, the services that you have asked for cannot be provided, and we only use these cookies to provide you with those services.
These cookies allow our Services to remember choices you make when you use our Services, such as remembering your language preferences, remembering your login details, remembering which polls you have voted in and in some cases, to show you poll results, and remembering the changes you make to other parts of our Services which you can customize. These cookies also enable us to identify you across various screens and devices as you login and use our Services, as well as enable us to work with partners to resolve your digital identities and personalize your experiences across our Services, our partners and customers, and across channels. The purpose of these cookies is to provide you with a more personal experience and to avoid you having to re-enter your preferences every time you visit our Services.
Advertisement CookiesChecksum runs contextual ads on various third-party platforms such as Google, Reddit, and LinkedIn. Users who click on one of our ads will be sent to the Basecamp marketing site. Where permissible under law, we may load an ad-company script on their browsers that sets a third-party cookie and sends information to the ad network to enable evaluation of the effectiveness of our ads, e.g., which ad they clicked and which keyword triggered the ad, and whether they performed certain actions such as clicking a button or submitting a form.
We also use persistent first-party cookies and some third-party cookies to store certain preferences, make it easier for you to use our applications, and perform A/B testing as well as support some analytics.
A cookie is a piece of text stored by your browser. It may help remember login information and site preferences. It might also collect information such as your browser type, operating system, web pages visited, duration of visit, content viewed, and other click-stream data. You can adjust cookie retention settings and accept or block individual cookies in your browser settings, although our apps won’t work and other aspects of our service may not function properly if you turn cookies off.
You can also find more information about cookies and how they work, what cookies have been set on your computer or mobile device and how to manage and delete them at http://www.allaboutcookies.org and http://www.youronlinechoices.com
To be clear, Checksum AI does not, and cannot, track your activity when you are not using the Services and does not collect activity about your online activity after you leave the Services.
7. How to Opt-Out of Email Communications
To stop receiving notifications or promotions, please click the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of each email. For users in the European Economic Area ("EEA”): We only send marketing communications to users located in the EEA with your prior consent. Please see the section "GDPR: Information for EEA Users” below.
8. Storage, Security and How to Remove Your Information
We use industry standard technical, administrative, and physical controls to protect your data. While we take reasonable precautions against possible security breaches, no website or internet transmission is completely secure and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breach will never occur. We will process and store your personal information only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of the storage, or as permitted by law. The criteria used to determine the period of storage of information is the respective statutory retention period. After expiration of that period, the corresponding information is routinely deleted, as long as it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of a contract or the initiation of a contract.
9. De-Activating Your Account
You can choose to deactivate your account so that you are no longer viewable on the Services. You can request deactivation through the Services or by sending a message to email@example.com.
10. Third-Party Links
The Services may contain links to and from third-party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies, which may differ substantially from ours, and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their activities or the content of their privacy policies.
11. California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information. We do not transfer your personal information to third parties in exchange for money but may share it with certain third parties for activities like targeted advertising, marketing, and analytics, and these may be deemed a "sale" under CCPA. You may opt-out of sale Here
Personal Information We Collect and Disclose for a Business Purpose.
Without limiting the description of the information we collect, we collect the categories of personal information about California consumers identified in the chart below.
Categories of Personal Information Collected in Prior 12 Months
A. Personal and online identifiers = Collected in Prior 12 Months
A 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.
B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)) = Collected in Prior 12 Months
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.
C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law = Collected in Prior 12 Months
Age (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).
D. Commercial or transactions information = = Collected in Prior 12 Months
Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
E. Biometric information = Collected in Prior 12 Months
Genetic, 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.
F. Internet or other similar network activity = Collected in Prior 12 Months
Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer's interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.
G. Geolocation data = Collected in Prior 12 Months Physical location or movements.
H. Sensory data = Not Collected in Prior 12 Months
Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
I. Professional or employment-related information = Collected in Prior 12 Months
Current or past job history.
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)). = Not Collected in Prior 12 Months
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.
K. Inferences drawn from other personal information = Collected in Prior 12 Months
Profile reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.
Categories of Sources
We collect the personal information identified as collected in the chart above from the following categories of sources:
Consumers.Customers.Collected by our Services.
Inferred by our Services; and
Why We Collect, Use, and Share California Information
These commercial v limitation:Our commercial purposes, which include:
To provide the Services.
To personalize the Services.
To receive and process job applications for jobs with us.
To process data with machine learning algorithms, which helps us build, personalize, and improve the Services.
With respect to Customer Data, in accordance with our contracts with our Customers.
For internal business purposes, such as to improve our Services.
To detect, investigate and prevent harmful, fraudulent, and illegal activity and security issues and protect the rights and property of Checksum AI and others.
To enable communications through the Services.
To contact you about additional Checksum AI services you might be interested in, unless you opt-out (see "How to Opt-Out of Email Communications”).
Our business purposes as identified in the CCPA, which include:
**Auditing related to our interactions with you. Legal compliance.
Detecting and protecting against security incidents, fraud, and illegal activity.
Performing services (for us or our service providers) such as account servicing, processing orders, and payments, and analytics.
Internal research for technological improvement.
Activities to maintain and improve our services.
Other one-time uses.
**Recipients of California Personal Information
**We disclose, and have disclosed in the last 12 months, all of the categories of personal information identified as collected in the chart above to the categories of third parties listed below for business purposes:
Internet service providers.
Data analytics providers.
Operating systems and platforms.
Your Rights Regarding Personal Information
California residents have certain rights with respect to the personal information collected by businesses. If you are a California resident, you may exercise the following rights regarding your personal information, subject to certain exceptions and limitations:
For certain categories of personal information, the right to request a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties.
The right to know the categories and specific pieces of personal information we collect, use, disclose, and sell about you, the categories of sources from which we collected your personal information, our purposes for collecting or selling your personal information, the categories of your personal information that we have either sold or disclosed for a business purpose, and the categories of third parties with which we have shared personal information;
The right to request that we delete the personal information we have collected from you or maintain about you.
The right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of the privacy rights conferred by the CCPA.
To exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the following information and submit the required verifying information, as further described below:
Manage your privacy preferences Here
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
By mail at Checksum AI, Inc., 23 Geary St, STE 600, San Francisco, CA 94108.
Verification Process and Required Information
We may need to request additional information from you to verify your identity or understand the scope of your request, although you will not be required to create an account with us to submit a request or have it fulfilled. For example, we may require you to provide, at a minimum, at least two data points that we determine to be reliable for the purpose of verifying your identity. We will then typically attempt to match the identifying information provided by you to the personal information already maintained by us to verify the request. If you have a password protected account on the Services, we may verify your identity through the existing authentication practices for your account, in which case we will require you to re-authenticate yourself before we disclose or delete your personal information.
You may designate an authorized agent to make a CCPA request on your behalf by verifying your identity, as described above, and providing written permission for the authorized agent to act on your behalf.
Checksum AI will not discriminate against a user because the user exercised any of the user’s rights described above or afforded to it under applicable data privacy law.
12. Nevada Privacy Rights
Under Nevada law, Nevada residents may submit a request directing us not to make certain disclosures of personal information we maintain about them.
To exercise this right, please contact us:By email at email@example.com.
13. International Data Transfers for EU and Swiss Individuals
Personal data collected through our Services will be transferred to and stored by us in the United States; therefore, your personal data will be processed outside your jurisdiction in a country that is not currently subject to an adequacy decision by the European Commission, and that may not provide the same level of data protection as your jurisdiction, such as the EEA. We ensure that the recipient of your personal data offers an adequate level of protection and security, for instance by entering into the appropriate back-to-back agreements and, if required, standard contractual clauses or alternative mechanism for the transfer of data as approved by the European Commission (Art. 46 GDPR) or other applicable regulator.
14. GDPR: Information for EEA Users
This section only applies to our European Economic Area ("EEA”) users. Individuals located in the EEA have certain rights in respect of your personal data, including:
The right of access to your personal data.
The right to correct or rectify any inaccurate personal data.
The right to restrict the processing of personal data
The right to object to processing of personal data;
The right to erase your personal data; and
The right to personal data portability.
As a Checksum AI user:
We rely on your consent as a lawful basis for processing personal data to provide you with marketing or promotional communications.
**We process personal data in order to provide you with services as requested by you or to perform our contract with you as described in this document, including:
**To enable the Services to function as expected; and
To communicate with you in response to customer service inquiries and to deliver non-promotional, service-related emails.
**Additionally, we process personal data based on our "legitimate interests” in providing you the Services including:
**To protect against fraud.
Network and information security; and
To offer the Services.
In some cases, Checksum AI may process personal data pursuant to a legal obligation or to protect your vital interests or those of another person.
Checksum AI will offer EEA and Swiss individuals whose personal data has been transferred to us the opportunity to choose whether the personal data we have received may be used or disclosed for a purpose other than the purpose for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by the individual. An individual may opt-out of such uses or disclosures of their personal data by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
15. Exercising Rights, Contacting Us and Accessing Your Information
Checksum AI users may exercise their rights regarding their personal information as follows:
By email at email@example.com
You may withdraw your consent to receive marketing or promotional communications at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe” link found within Checksum AI email updates and changing your contact preferences. Please note, you will continue to receive essential account-related information, even if you unsubscribe from promotional emails.
If you have any questions about our privacy practices, or if you wish to make a request, please contact us at either:
Checksum AI, Inc., 23 Geary St, STE 600, San Francisco, CA 94108
16. Children's Privacy
We do not knowingly collect personal data about children. Our websites and systems are not designed for use by individuals under the age of 16, and in particular are not designed for children under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or obtained personal data of someone under 13, we will delete that information from our database. If you believe that this has occurred, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.