Konduit.me is an advertising technology company that provides optimization services to make digital video more valuable to all partners and consumers in the video advertising ecosystem. When its technology is used by publishers platforms, or advertisers, it benefits all users by reducing latency, decreasing errors, and increasing fill rate. Konduit.me understands the importance of privacy and thus, designs and operates its services with privacy in mind. To keep up to date on industry privacy standards, Konduit.me is also a member of the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) and Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).
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Konduit.me provides its Services only to other commercial businesses, and while its technology benefits consumers, it does not directly serve any individuals. As necessary to provide our Service to our clients, Konduit.me may process and collect information, including personal data that may relate to an identifiable individual. Specifically, the information we process and collect may include information like your IP address, device type, domain, referring website address, browser type and language and other technical information. We refer to all of this information as “Digital Identifiers”. In some countries, including countries in the European Union (“EU”), this information may be considered personal data under applicable data protection laws.
What do we collect?
We process and collect the following information, which relates to an identifiable individual:
How do we collect?
Konduit.me is an advertising technology company that works with other commercial businesses to optimize and accelerate the delivery of digital video ads. As such, Konduit.me receives information through the various publishers, platforms, advertisers, and other third-party service providers that are involved in the ad serving process through both cookie and non-cookie technology.
Konduit.me only collects relevant and necessary information to perform its Services and where Konduit.me has a lawful basis to do so. Konduit.me can receive your information from any part of the ad serving process, from when an ad call is initiated to when the call is sent out to other platforms or third-party service providers. The information sent to us is outlined above in the section, “What do we collect?”.
Since Konduit.me is rarely the primary collection point for data, we rely on the various publishers, platforms, advertisers, and third-party service providers that collect the information to pass on privacy information and opt-out flags. Those utilizing our technology may use their own tags, pixels, cookies, and other similar technology within their advertisements. We are not responsible for their use of such tracking technologies or for their privacy practices.
Konduit.me follows the following process to identify when to collect and when to not collect your data:
Konduit.me utilizes the data collected for the following functions:
In the process of providing our Services, we may transfer information across borders from your country or jurisdiction. With the exception of data transfers from the EU and Switzerland, by providing Konduit.me with you information, you hereby consent to the transfer of information.
This information will be provided to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Konduit.me under confidentiality agreements using HTTPS protocols. These companies may use your information to help Konduit.me fulfill a transaction you requested. Konduit.me will only share information with affiliated or unaffiliated companies when the sharing of information is necessary to perform our Services, when we have your consent, or under the following legal and ethical circumstances:
Due to the fact that the information we collect and monitor with our Services is associated with randomly generated Unique IDs that are associated with your device, we are not able to personally identify your name, address, or email for purposes of providing you access to information about you, rectification and suppression of information, and erasure of such information, unless you provide us additional information. We will not request or seek to process any such information about you.
Because of this, it is generally not feasible for us to provide individual with information that is tied to their identities. If you believe Konduit.me holds information that would allow us to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate information about you or that has been wrongly processed, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will seek to provide access to that data, but will not be able to do so when the burden or expense would be disproporation to the risks of the individual’s privacy in the case in question, or where the rights of other persons would be violated. We reserve the right to charge a small fee for access and disclosure of your personal data where permitted under applicable law, which will be communicated to you.
You may remove Konduit.me’s ability to connect information it has collected to you and your device by opting out of Konduit.me’s Services. To exercise this right email email@example.com or click here.
We provide you with the ability to opt-out of our use of data we receive. By implementing Konduit.me’s opt-out cookie on your device (by clicking the link below), you remove Konduit.me’s ability to connect information it has collected to you and your device (i.e., Konduit.me’s Unique ID – the KME cookie – is deleted from your browser).
You can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal data conducted in reliance on lawful processing basis other than consent. To exercise this right email firstname.lastname@example.org or click here.
If you are a resident of the EU/ EEA, …
Konduit.me is headquartered in the United States. With operations, entities, and service providers in the United States and throughout the world, we and our service providers may transfer your information to, or access it in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction. We will take measures to ensure that your information receives an appropriate level of protection in the jurisdictions in which we process it. If you are located in the EU/EEA, we provide adequate protection for the transfer of personal data to countries outside of the EU/ EEA through a series of intercompany agreements based on the Standard Contractual Clauses authorized under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.
Our Services are not developed or intended for individuals that are deemed to be children under applicable data protection or privacy laws. Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), there is a mandatory opt-in before the sale of information from children under the age of 16. However, in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA), we do not knowingly collect information from such individuals under the age of 13 as a standard, and we request that such individuals do not provide information to us through any of the Sites’ voluntary channels such as contact forms.
Lawful Bases for Processing Your Information
For all users, we will only collect and process personal data about you where we have a lawful basis to do so. Lawful bases include consent (where you have given consent to such processing), processing is necessary for the performance of a contract, processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation and processing based on “legitimate interests”.
We may process your personal data for the purposes of our legitimate interests, provided that such processing shall not override your rights and freedoms. For example, we may process your personal data to:
GDPR is a new set of rules in the European Union designed to give residents of the EU more control over their Personal Data. It’s goal is to ensure that citizens and businesses in the European Union can fully benefit from the modern digital economy. According to the text, the “Regulation protects fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons and in particular their right to the protection of personal data.” Generally, it applies to the Personal Data of EU residents and the companies that handle it. Refer to articles 1-3 of the GDPR to determine whether it applies to you.
If GDPR applies to you, you can find the complete list of data subject rights in Chapter 3 of the GDPR, or click below for a summary:
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 is a bill passed by the state of California to amend Part 4 of Division 3 of The Civil Code of the State of California. Generally, it grants the residents of California with more rights and protections for their personal data. Some of these core rights include:
If Konduit.me has legally transmitted your Personal Data to a third party, Konduit.me shall not be liable for any unlawful processing or unlawful use by that third party.
Under no circumstances does Konduit.me accept responsibility for any direct or indirect damage resulting from faulty or unlawful use of the Personal Data by a third party. Konduit.me is in any case only liable for the damage caused by Processing of Personal Data if it did not comply with its specific legal obligations. Konduit.me shall in no event be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential losses or damages.
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Baltimore, MD 21224