Effective date: 4th July 2020 (version 1.0)
We are Harmonise Technology Ltd. We own and operate FORTYEIGHT.
Harmonise Technology Ltd is a company registered in England (company number 12169607) with VAT number GB-333011853. Our registered office address is 35 Ballards Lane, London N3 1XW.
When we use the words and phrases that are highlighted in bold below, they have specific meanings, as explained below.
|identity||means an identifier that is linked to you. This includes information like email address, IP address, advertising IDs, device ID, mobile and landline phone number, government issued documents and biometrics including visually identifiable features.|
|identity portfolio||means the portfolio of identities associated with you, that you can manage using FORTYEIGHT.|
|intellectual property rights||means rights such as copyright, trade marks, domain names, design rights, database rights, patents and all other intellectual property rights of any kind whether or not they are registered or unregistered (anywhere in the world).|
|observation||means an observation made about an individual. An observation could be a factual observation, such as an observation about a person’s age or nationality based on information that a person has submitted directly to an organisation. Alternatively, an observation could be based on assumptions, such as an observation about a person’s interests based on pages that they have viewed when visiting a website.|
|organisation||means a third-party organisation that makes observations about individuals.|
|we or us||means Harmonise Technology Ltd.|
|you||means an individual user of FORTYEIGHT.|
FORTYEIGHT helps inform you when organisations make observations about you, so that you have a better understanding of when observations are being made and the impact they have on you. You can also use FORTYEIGHT to validate whether certain observations about you are accurate and, if you choose to do so, you can use FORTYEIGHT to authorise sharing of observations, or part of observations, with third parties when they request it.
Using FORTYEIGHT you can:
FORTYEIGHT, as described above, is provided to you free of charge. As we develop the product further, there may be new features that you have to pay for if you wish to use them.
You need to create an account to access the full range of our services. When you register, you must give us true, accurate and up to date information about yourself. You are only permitted to create an account for yourself and you must only input information about your own identities.
We recommend that you check your account regularly and let us know if any of your information changes. This will ensure that you get the best possible use of our services. You can update your information, including information about your identities, at any time using the identities section of the FORTYEIGHT digital application.
To enable better transparency about observations being made about you, we have relationships with organisations who tell us when they make observations. They tell us what the observation is and also provide details of the “identifier” that they use to link the observation to an individual. This could be an email address, mobile phone number, IP Address, advertising ID, device ID or similar.
Details about the observations are held securely by us on behalf of the organisation in a database that we call an “escrow account”. The organisation specifies for how long they would like the observation to stay in the escrow account. Observations held in the escrow account are deleted automatically at the end of the retention period specified by the organisation.
When we receive observations in the escrow account, we check whether any of the observations relate to our users. If you are a user of FORTYEIGHT, we will inform you about the observation, using your preferred channel, so that you have better visibility and understanding when organisations make observations about you. Details of observations will remain visible to you in your Fortyeight account even when the observation has been deleted from the escrow account.
Sometimes an organisation may make an observation about you that you do not think is accurate or correct. FORTYEIGHT is not responsible for the content of observations; we simply tell you about observations that organisations have made about you. This means that if you do not agree with an observation, you will need to contact the organisation that made the observation, to ask them to rectify the inaccurate or incorrect information.
You can flag that you dispute an observation within FORTYEIGHT. If you use this flag, we may notify the relevant organisation that you dispute the observation, but the observation will remain in your account with the disputed flag.
Sometimes it will be possible for you to validate whether an observation is correct using FORTYEIGHT. This will not be the case for all observations and will depend on whether the organisation that submits the observation to us wishes to enable validation services.
By using FORTYEIGHT, you confirm that:
You must not:
If you carry out any of these acts, you may commit a criminal offence. We will report any criminal acts to the relevant law enforcement authorities, and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. If you carry out any of these acts, your right to use FORTYEIGHT ceases immediately from the time of the relevant act.
You acknowledge and agree that we, or our licensors, own all intellectual property rights and other proprietary rights in and to FORTYEIGHT and all content that you may access when you use FORTYEIGHT.
The word “FORTYEIGHT” is our trademark. Other trade marks and trade names may also be used on FORTYEIGHT.
You agree to:
You are responsible for:
While we try to make sure that FORTYEIGHT is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, we cannot promise that it will be. Nor can we promise that FORTYEIGHT will be fit or suitable for any purpose. Any reliance that you may place on the information that you access using FORTYEIGHT is at your own risk.
We may suspend or terminate operation of FORTYEIGHT at any time as we see fit without notice. We may also temporarily or permanently suspend your access to some or all of FORTYEIGHT without notice.
We may update FORTYEIGHT at any time in our sole discretion.
While we try to make sure that FORTYEIGHT is available for your use, we do not promise that FORTYEIGHT will be available at all times, nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of FORTYEIGHT.
While we try to make sure that FORTYEIGHT is available for your use, we do not promise that FORTYEIGHT will be available at all times, nor do we promise the uninterrupted use by you of FORTYEIGHT.We do not accept any responsibility for any losses, damages or costs that arise from FORTYEIGHT being unavailable at any time or for any period.
FORTYEIGHT may contain hyperlinks or references to third party websites or services. Any such hyperlinks or references are provided for your convenience only. We have no control over third party websites and accept no legal responsibility for any content, material or information contained in them. The display of any hyperlinks and references to a third party site do not mean that we endorse that third party’s website, products or services. Your use of a third party site may be governed by the terms and conditions of that third party site.
You may link to FORTYEIGHT only with our express prior written consent. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this with us.
Except for any legal responsibility that we cannot exclude in law (such as for death or personal injury), we are not legally responsible for any:
As your access to FORTYEIGHT is free, our total aggregate liability for any losses and/or damage suffered by you that arise from or relate to your use of FORTYEIGHT, (whether in tort, contract or otherwise) is limited to one hundred pounds Sterling (£100) unless otherwise agreed in writing by us.
If we believe that:
we may suspend or terminate your access to FORTYEIGHT without notice.
If we suspend or terminate your account for any of these reasons, we may also take steps to block you from opening another Fortyeight account in the future.
At any time, we may terminate your agreement with us and your ability to use FORTYEIGHT immediately by giving you written notice (including by email or SMS) to any of the contact addresses or numbers which you have provided to us.
You can stop using FORTYEIGHT at any time by closing your account. If you close your account, we cannot give you access to that account again, but you will be able to sign up for a new account in the future.
We will try to resolve any disputes with you quickly and efficiently. If you are unhappy with us, please contact us as soon as possible.
If you have any feedback for us, we would love to hear from you. Please let us know what we are doing right, how we can improve our services and if you have any questions. You can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.