Privacy Policy

We are excited that you have chosen to work with us. These are our Terms and Conditions of Use. They will assist you in understanding our product, our obligations to you, and your obligations as the customer. Please make sure you understand them so our lawyers will breathe a little easier. Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at Opentech Consulting SRL, doing business as OpenTech (“OpenTech”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of www.opentech.dev users. Therefore, we ensure a responsible handling and protection of your Personal Data.
We have created this policy to provide you with clear and understandable information regarding our privacy practices when you are accessing or using our website www.opentech.dev so that you can make informed choices about the use of your Personal Data by Opentech Consulting SRL. When accessing other services or applications through our website, please read the specific privacy conditions which may apply to them. We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of www.opentech.dev services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website. Opentech Consulting SRL reserves the right to update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version. When this policy refers to Opentech Consulting SRL, it means OpenTech as the controller of your data, has the right to decide which of your data is collected and how it is used.

Definitions

  • “Agreement” means these Terms and Conditions of Use.
  • “Add–Ons Fee” means the monthly fee (excluding all taxes and duties) payable by You for add-ons (such as additional users) as set out per the fee schedule on our Website (which Opentech may change from time to time on notice to You).
  • “Account Subscription Fee” means the monthly fee (excluding any taxes and duties) payable by You in accordance with the fee schedule set out on the Website (which Opentech may change from time to time on notice to You).
  • “Confidential Information” includes all information exchanged between the parties to this Agreement, whether in writing, electronically or orally, including the Service but does not include information which is, or becomes, publicly available other than through unauthorised disclosure by the other party.
  • “Data” means any data You input into the Website.
  • “Intellectual Property Right” means any patent, trade mark, service mark, copyright, moral right, right in a design, know-how and any other intellectual or industrial property rights, anywhere in the world whether or not registered.
  • “Service” means the online project management, time sheet, invoicing and accounting management services, and any other services made available via the Website or related Opentech sites.
  • “VAT” means value added tax pursuant to the Value Added Tax Act 1996 or any similar or substituted turnover tax, in the Isle of Man or elsewhere.

Personal Data you provide

Opentech Consulting SRL collects Personal Data that you provide to us directly when you request information about our services, subscribe to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters, make an enquiry through our enquiry forms or carry out a transaction or place an order through our website. This may include:

  • Identification and contact data such as name, surname, company, phone number, email, address and country;
  • Any information that you voluntarily share with us such as feedback, opinions or information provided via any of our enquiry forms.

Opentech Consulting SRL also collects Personal Data automatically when you visit our website. This may include:

  • Device information such as IP address, referring website, Opentech Consulting SRL pages your device visited and the time that your device visited our website;
  • Internet log information and details, collected through our third parties such as Google Analytics, that does not specifically identify you;
  • Information collected by cookies (for further information please see the Cookie Policy).

Lawful Basis

We collect and process Personal Data only if we have a lawful reason to do so. Opentech Consulting SRL collects and processes Personal Data only to the extent that either:

  • a valid and informed consent was given; or
  • if it is required by Opentech Consulting SRL legitimate business interests, such as entering into or performing contracts, processing and receiving payments, carrying out contractual obligations and complying with statutory or regulatory commitments.

Use of Personal Data

Opentech Consulting SRL will use your Personal Data for the following different purposes:

  • To improve our website with the objective of ensuring that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device.
  • To send email and communicate with you via email regarding our services and events which may be of interest to you if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences.
  • To analyze your use of our website for trend monitoring and promotional purposes.
  • To respond to enquiries and comments and provide you with support via communication channels, such as customer or contact center support.
  • To keep our website safe and secure and comply with our legal requirements and obligations.
  • To set up and manage your user account.
  • For any other new purpose for which we notify you before collecting any Personal Data.

Share and Transfer of Personal Data

Opentech Consulting SRL shares and transfers your Personal Data as described here and only in accordance with all privacy practices and local privacy requirements. We may occasionally share non-personal, anonymized and statistical data with third parties for our own business purposes.

The following are the parties with whom we may share personal information and why:

  • To OpenTech’s partners when it is necessary to meet the purpose for which you have submitted your Personal Data and in particular if necessary for the provision of services, account administration, sales, marketing and support.
  • Occasionally, to third-party contractors and providers which perform certain functions on behalf of Opentech Consulting SRL, such as account creation, quality assurance testing, technical support, email delivery and database management services, analyzing data, direct marketing services and cloud hosting services. These parties only have access to such information as necessary to perform their functions and may not use it for any purpose other than to provide services to us.
  • Occasionally, to professional advisors, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers, where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.

International Transfer of Personal Data

When Personal Data is transferred, we ensure that we have taken steps to protect your Personal Data before Opentech Consulting SRL transfers Personal Data across national boundaries only when:

  • this is justified for business purposes; and
  • safeguards exist to ensure that Personal Data will continue to be protected at a minimum with the same level of protection required in the jurisdiction of origin.

Retention of your Personal Data

We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. Please keep in mind that in certain cases a longer retention period may be required or permitted by law or to allow Opentech Consulting SRL to pursue its business interests, conduct audits, comply with our legal obligations, enforce our agreements or resolve any dispute.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal information, the purposes for which we process your personal information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

In some circumstances, we may anonymize your personal information (so that it can no longer be associated with you) in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

Organisational & Technical Safeguards

Opentech Consulting SRL follows strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you have given us in order to prevent unauthorized access, loss or destruction of your Personal Data. These may include:

  • Physical safeguards, with locked doors, alarms, security lighting or CCTV, controlled access to our facilities and secure destruction of media containing your Personal Data;
  • Technology safeguards, like the use of anti-virus and endpoint protection software, and monitoring of our systems and data centers to ensure that they comply with our security policies;
  • Organizational safeguards, such as implementing risk assessment procedures, policy training and awareness programs on security and privacy, to make sure employees understand the importance and means by which they must protect your Personal Data.

Special Categories of Personal Data

Opentech Consulting SRL does not seek to collect sensitive Personal Data. If we do so we will always collect the data in accordance with local data privacy requirements. If you choose to provide us with unsolicited sensitive Personal Data, you will be asked to consent to our processing of such data on a case-by-case basis by using a specific express consent form.

Children’s Privacy

Opentech Consulting SRL does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Data from anyone under the age of 16. If you are aged under 16, please speak to your parent/guardian to get their permission before you provide any personal information to Opentech Consulting SRL because without this consent, you are not allowed to provide us with your Personal Data. If we learn that we have collected data from a person aged under 16, we reserve the right to delete such data with no prior notification or consent.

Access and Control of Personal Data

We are committed to ensure that you can exercise your right to access and you can control your data.

Opentech Consulting SRL recognizes your right to:

  • Request access to the Personal Data collected on you by Opentech Consulting SRL and the reason for OpenTech having such data;
  • Obtain a copy of the Personal Data held on you;
  • Request the rectification, restriction or erasure of inaccurate or incomplete Personal Data;
  • Withdraw consent given to Opentech Consulting SRL for the collection of your Personal Data at any time, including the right to unsubscribe or to opt out of marketing communications and commercial publications of Opentech Consulting SRL
  • Object to Opentech Consulting SRL legitimate interests as the basis of our processing of your personal information that impacts your rights.

All requests shall be addressed via out contact [email protected] or by contacting us in writing as described in the section “contact us”.

We may request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. Applicable law may require or permit us to decline your request. If we decline your request, we will tell you why subject to legal restrictions. If you would like to submit a complaint about our use of your personal information or response to your requests regarding your personal information, you may contact us by [email protected] or as described in the section “contact us” or submit a complaint to the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction.

Data Protection Impact Assessment

Opentech Consulting SRL conducts Personal Data Impact Assessments to identify risks that the processing of your Personal Data Opentech Consulting SRL may cause to your privacy rights in order to eliminate or reduce such risks. Such prior Personal Data Impact Assessments will be part of any development of new services or business opportunities and acquisitions by Opentech Consulting SRL.

Privacy Breach

Opentech Consulting SRL will inform you promptly of any privacy breach that has compromised your Personal Data and will report such incident to the relevant authorities as required by applicable laws.

Contact

If you have questions or concerns about your privacy, please write to us:

Or contact directly The Moldova Data Protection Agency (AGEPI).