Legal Basis for Processing Your Information

Our business, systems and Site are designed to comply with all relevant and appropriate national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy, including (without limitation) the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

If you are in the European Union, the processing of your personal data is lawful only if it is permitted under the applicable data protection laws. We have one or more of the following lawful bases for each of our processing activities:

  1. Consent. By using our Sites or Services, you consent to our collection, use, and sharing of your personal data as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not consent to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Sites or Services;
  2. Legitimate Interests. We will process your personal data as necessary for our legitimate interests. Our legitimate interests are balanced against your interests and rights and freedoms and we do not process your personal data if your interests or rights and freedoms outweigh our legitimate interests. Our legitimate interests are to: facilitate communication between PKWARE and you; detect and correct bugs and to improve our Sites and Services; safeguard our IT infrastructure and intellectual property; detect and prevent fraud and other crime; promote and market our business; check your credit and perform risk assessments; develop our products and services;
  3. To Fulfill Our Obligations to You under our Contract. We process your personal data in order to fulfill our obligations to you pursuant to our contract with you to deliver our goods and services to you; and
  4. As Required by Law. We may also process your personal data when we are required or permitted to by law; to comply with government inspections, audits, and other valid requests from government or other public authorities; to respond to legal process such as subpoenas; or as necessary for us to protect our interests or otherwise pursue our legal rights and remedies (for instance, when necessary to prevent or detect fraud, attacks against our network, or other criminal and tortious activities), defend litigation, and manage complaints or claims.