Privacy Policy

Last updated August 15th, 2021.

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at Matik, Inc (“Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are committed to protecting your Data and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your Data, please contact us at contact@matik.io.When you visit our website

When you visit our website https://matik.io, and use our services, you trust us with your Data. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice (“Privacy Policy”), we describe our policy related to privacy of your Data. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this Privacy Policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Sites and our services.

In this Privacy Policy, we use the word “Data” to describe all the information we collect that relates to you and your use of our services and Sites. “Data” may be broken into different categories, which we may refer to separately, but when we use the word “Data,” we mean all the different categories described in this Privacy Policy. The term “Data” does not apply to de-identified, anonymized, and aggregated data that may be derived from Data, such as traffic patterns, search activity, and other information that cannot be reasonably connected with any individual (“De-identified Data”). We may use De-identified Data for our own purposes in any manner and without attribution or compensation to any person.

This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected through our website (such as https://matik.io), and/or any related services, sales, marketing or events (we refer to them collectively in this Privacy Policy as the “Sites”).

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your Data with us.

1. What information do we collect?

Data you disclose to us

In Short: We collect Data that you provide to us such as name, address, contact information, and passwords and security data.

We collect Data that you voluntarily provide to us when registering at the Sites expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participating in activities on the Sites (such as posting messages in our online forums or entering competitions, contests or giveaways) or otherwise contacting us.The Data that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The Data we collect can include the following:

Name and Contact Data
We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.

Credential Data
We collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.All Data that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such Data.

Data automatically collected

In Short: Some Data – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected automatically when you visit our Sites.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Sites and other technical information. This Data is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Sites, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes. Additionally, some of the information collected may constitute De-Identified Data

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.

Data automatically collected

In Short: We may collect limited Data from public databases, marketing partners, and other outside sources.

We may obtain Data about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, as well as from other third parties. Examples of the Data we receive from other sources include: social media profile information; marketing leads and search results and links, including paid listings (such as sponsored links).

2. How do we use your data?

In Short: We process your Data for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.

We use Data collected via our Sites for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your Data for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations. We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.We use the information we collect or receive:

To facilitate account creation and logon process.
If you choose to link your account with us to a third party account *(such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the Data you allowed us to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process.

To send administrative information to you.
We may use your Data to send you product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.

For other Business Purposes.
We may use your Data for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Sites, products, services, marketing and your experience, including transitioning Data into De-Identified Data.

3. Will your data be shared with anyone?

In Short: We only share Data with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.

We may process or share Data based on the following legal basis:

Consent: We may process your Data if you have given us specific consent to use your Data for a specific purpose.

Legitimate Interests: We may process your Data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests.

Performance of a Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your Data to fulfill the terms of our contract.

Legal Obligations: We may disclose your Data where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).

Vital Interests: We may disclose your Data where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved. More specifically, we may need to process your Data or share your Data in the following situations:

Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers.
We may share your Data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Sites, which will enable them to collect Data about how you interact with the Sites over time. This information may constitute De-Identified Data and may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes. Nevertheless, these third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information and are prohibited from retaining, sharing, storing, or using this information for any other purposes.

Business Transfers.
We may share or transfer your Data in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

4. Who will your data be shared with?

In Short: We only share Data with the following third parties.

We only share and disclose your Data with the following third parties. We have categorized each party so that you may be easily understand the purpose of our data collection and processing practices. If we have processed your Data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact us at zak@matik.io.

5. Do we use cookies and other tracking technologies?

In Short: We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Policy.

6. How long do we keep your data?

In Short: We keep your Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy unless otherwise required by law.

We will only keep your Data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this Policy will require us keeping your Data for longer than 6 months past the termination of the user’s account.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your Data, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your Data has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your Data and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

7. How do we keep your data safe?

In Short: We aim to protect your Data through a system of organizational and technical security measures.

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any Data we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Data, transmission of Data to and from our Sites is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.

8. Do we collect data from minors?

In Short: We do not knowingly collect Data from or market to children under 18 years of age.

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Sites, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Sites. If we learn that Data from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such Data from our records. If you become aware of any Data we have collected from children under age 18, please contact us at zak@matik.io.

9. What are your privacy rights?

In Short: In some regions, such as California and the European Economic Area, you have rights that allow you greater access to and control over your Data. You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

Under applicable data privacy, protection and other laws, you have certain rights related to your access and control of your Data. Such rights may include the following:

  1. The right to access, correct, update, or request deletion of your Data.
  2. The right to object to processing or restrict the processing of your Data. Please note that if you exercise this right, it may limit or eliminate our ability to provide you the Services.
  3. The right to request portability of your Data.
  4. The right to opt-out of marketing communications we send you. You can exercise this right by clicking the “Unsubscribe” or “Opt-Out” link found in these communications.
  5. The right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, known as Automatic Decision Making. Please note that we currently do not employ any Automatic Decision-Making processes in providing the Services.
  6. The right to submit a complaint to any applicable regulatory authority about our processing activities.
  7. The right to opt-out of us sharing (as defined in the California Privacy Rights Act) your Data, including for direct marketing purposes, subject to certain legal exceptions.

We may use additional processes to verify your identity before we reveal or delete any of your Data, including two-factor or two-step authentication measures to ensure we can identify you.

This list may not include all of your rights under applicable laws. If you believe you have additional rights, please contact us using the methods in this Privacy Policy.

Further, although we currently do not process Data without consent, if we at any time in the future process Data without your express consent, you may opt-out or withdraw consent at any time.

Please note that exercising any of the above rights may limit or eliminate our ability to provide you our services. If so, we may terminate our services due to such requests.

We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Upon receipt of your written request, we will provide you with a copy of your information, although in certain limited circumstances we may not be able to make all relevant information available to you, such as where that information also pertains to another user. In such circumstances we will provide reasons for the denial to you upon request.

Please also note that if you do opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you messages for administrative or other purposes directly relating to your use of our services, and you cannot opt-out from receiving those messages while continuing to use our services.

To exercise any of these rights, or if you have any questions about our processing of your Data, please contact us at zak@matik.io or at (844) 697-5427.

A. Privacy for EU/UK Residents
The Regulation (EU) 2016⁄679 (General Data Protection Regulation) made effective in Europe on May 25, 2018 (“GDPR”) requires that we clearly describe to data subjects the data we collect and how we use that data. This Privacy Policy does that and if you have any questions for us regarding our data collection, please contact us at zak@matik.io.

Pursuant to the GDPR, residents of Europe have the right to obtain our confirmation of whether we maintain personal information relating to them in the United States. If you are a resident of Europe, upon request from you, we will provide you with access to the Data that we hold about you. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Further, if you are a resident of the United Kingdom (“UK”), to the extent the GDPR as incorporated into UK law pursuant to s.3 of the European Union (Withdrawal Act) 2018 (as amended, the “UK GDPR”) is different than the GDPR, we will follow all supplemental requirements under the UK GDPR and you have all rights as a UK citizen under the UK GDPR.

B. Privacy for California Residents
California adopted the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), which took effect at the beginning of 2020 and has now adopted the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), portions of which take effect January 1, 2022. We comply with the requirements of the CCPA and CPRA and all other applicable data privacy laws to the extent they apply to us.

If you are a California resident, you may request to exercise your rights for any Data we have processed in the 12 months prior to your request. Such request covers any categories, sources, purposes, and, if applicable, third parties to whom we share the Data. Further, you can exercise any of your rights free of discrimination, for example, we cannot increase the price of the Services or decrease the quality of the Services because you exercise your rights.

For more information, please direct your questions to us at contact@matik.io or you can call our toll-free number at (844) 697-5427.C. Your Choices About Specific Information

Account Information
If you would at any time like to review or change the Data in your account or terminate your account, you can contact us using the contact information provided.Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and Data from our active databases. However, some Data may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.

Cookies and similar technologies:
Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Sites. To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Sites visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.

10. Controls for do-not-track features

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy.

11. Do we make updates to this policy?

In Short: Yes, we will update this Policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

11. Do we make updates to this policy?

If you have questions or comments about this Policy, you may contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO), Zachary Stein, by email at zak@matik.io, or by post to:

Matik, Inc
Zachary Stein
1390 Market Street, Suite 200 San Francisco, CA 94102
United States