Privacy policy

1. Introductory Provision

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy“) explains how we handle and treat your personal data when you (i) register or visit our site, www.ideastatica.com (the “Site“) or (ii) use our products or services (the “Products“). It also includes information about individuals who apply to work at IDEA StatiCa.
This Privacy Policy will inform you of the nature of your personal data that is processed by us and how you can request that we delete, update, transfer and/or provide you with access to it.
This Privacy Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using the Site and our Products and/or to understand how your personal data may be processed by us when you apply to work at IDEA StatiCa.
Please also note that this Privacy Policy only applies to the use of your personal data obtained by us.

2. IDEA StatiCa

IDEA StatiCa is limited liability company based in the Czech Republic which develops software for structural engineers, fabricators, consultants and all others who perform or use structural analysis. Our software and related services are distributed worldwide through the network of our resellers (the “Resellers“). Details of Resellers can be found here.
IDEA StatiCa acts as data controller with respect to you.
Our identification and contact detail are as follows:
IDEA StatiCa s.r.o.
company id. no. 283 56 586, registered address at U vodárny 3032/2a, Brno, 616 00 Czech Republic, tel. +420 511 205 263, e-mail moc.a1529287872citat1529287872saedi1529287872@ofni1529287872

3. What personal data do we collect

We may collect personal data from you in the course of our business, including through your use of our Site, when you contact or request information from us, and when you use our Products.
We may process the following personal data:

  • If you are a visitor to the Site or if you subscribe for our marketing communication:
    • name and job title,
    • contact information including the company you work for, email address and country you are located in, your preferences and interests with respect to our Products.
  • If you are customer who purchased the Products directly from us:
    • name and job title,
    • contact information including the company you work for, address and email address,
    • payment and invoicing information,
    • information that you provide to us as part of us providing the Products to you,
    • various data resulting from using of our Products by you which are necessary for our anti-piracy programme,
    • information you provide to us during our surveys and information you provide to us for the purposes of attending events.
  • If you are customer who purchased the Products from our Reseller we process the same data as in case of direct sales with exception of payment and invoicing information.
  • Our Products are purchased mostly by corporate entities which are not personal data subjects. However, as part of this personal data may be provided to us (e.g. personal data relating to any of the respective corporate entities’ officers or personnel). This may include name and contact information.
  • If you are a potential recruit to join IDEA StatiCa:
    • name and job title,
    • contact information including email address,
    • curriculum vitae, including your age and/or gender if you provide it to us, your education, employment history and similar matters and similar information that you may provide to us,
    • other information relevant to potential recruitment to IDEA StatiCa.

4. What are the purposes of processing of the personal data and the legal basis for the processing

We may use your personal data for the following purposes and on the following legal basis:

  • Sales of Products

We collect and maintain personal data which you voluntarily submit to enable us or our Reseller to effect the sale of the Products to you and which are necessary to fulfil legal obligations relating to the conclusion of the contract and sale of Product.

Legal basis for this is that the processing is necessary for compliance with legal obligations.

  • Provision of services and performance of contractual obligations

We collect and maintain personal data which you voluntarily submit to enable us or our Reseller to provide our services to you and/or to fulfill contractual obligations we may have with you.

Legal basis for this is that processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party.

  • Marketing communications

We use personal data that we receive from you or observe about you from your interactions with us to send you marketing communications.

We will only send you marketing communications where you have consented to receive such marketing communications, or where we have a lawful right to do so.

If you are our customer legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest. If you are not our customer the legal basis is your consent.

  • Customer insight

We analyse personal data which we obtain from you during our customer and other surveys in order to improve our Products and relating services.

Legal basis for this processing is your consent.

  • Anti-piracy

We collect and analyse personal data which we obtain in connection with our anti-piracy program and relevant technical measures.

Legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest.

  • Recruitment

We use your personal information to assess your suitability for any position for which you may apply.

Legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest.

5. Who do we share your personal data with

We may share personal information with a variety of the following categories of third parties as necessary:

  • our professional advisers such as lawyers and accountants,
  • government or regulatory authorities,
  • third parties to whom we outsource certain services.

6. Third party contractors

As mentioned above, we may cooperate with sub-contractors, who will process personal data on our behalf and at our direction. We conduct an appropriate level of due diligence and put in place contractual documentation in relation to any sub-contractor to ensure that they process personal data appropriately and according to our legal and regulatory obligations.

7. How long do we keep your personal data for

Personal data collected based on your consent will be retained by us until the consent is revoked. As for provision of Products and relating services, we will retain relevant personal data for at least five years from the termination of the respective contract, date of last release of the respective Product’s update or upgrade, or date of our last interaction with you.

If personal data is only useful for a short period we will delete it.

8. Confidentiality and the security of your personal information

We are committed to keeping the personal data provided to us secure and we have implemented appropriate information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

All of our partners, employees, consultants, workers and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of such personal data.

9. What are your rights

You have the following rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you:

  • Right of access

If you ask us, we’ll confirm whether we’re processing your personal data and, if necessary, provide you with a copy of that personal data (along with certain other details). If you require additional copies, we may need to charge a reasonable fee.

  • Right to rectification

If the personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to request to have it rectified. If you are entitled to rectification and if we’ve shared your personal data with others, we’ll let them know about the rectification where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

• Right to erasure

You can ask us to delete or remove your personal data in some circumstances such as where we no longer need it or if you withdraw your consent (where applicable). If you are entitled to erasure and if we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the erasure where possible. If you ask us, where it is possible and lawful for us to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

  • Right to restrict processing

You can ask us to ‘block’ or suppress the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as where you contest the accuracy of that personal data or you object to us. If you are entitled to restriction and if we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the restriction where it is possible for us to do so. If you ask us, where it is possible and lawful for us to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.

  • Right to data portability

You have the right, in certain circumstances, to obtain personal information you’ve provided us with (in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format) and to reuse it elsewhere or to ask us to transfer this to a third party of your choice.

  • Right to object

You can ask us to stop processing your personal information, and we will do so, if we are:

  • relying on our own or someone else’s legitimate interests to process your personal information, except if we can demonstrate compelling legal grounds for the processing; or
  • processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.

• Right to withdraw consent

If we rely on your consent (or explicit consent) as our legal basis for processing your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.

  • Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority

If you have a concern about any aspect of our privacy practices, including the way we’ve handled your personal information, you can report it to the relevant Supervisory Authority.

Please note that some of these rights may be limited in particular where we have an overriding interest or legal obligation to continue to process the data.

10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. To ensure that you are always aware of how we use your personal data we will update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect any changes to our use of your personal data. We may also make changes as required to comply with changes in applicable law or regulatory requirements. Where it is practicable, we will notify you by email of any significant changes. However, we encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically to be informed of how we use your personal data.