Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes our, CloudShare, current practices for the gathering and use of information from visitors to our own web site/service and from people who register for our services. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time.

Your Acceptance

By using our site/service you signify your agreement to the privacy policies described herein. If you do not agree with our privacy policies, please do not use our site/service.

Information Collected and Stored by CloudShare

CloudShare will collect and store certain information that is automatically collected by CloudShare or provided by its users, such as User ID, registration date, last authentication date, last change of details date, basic profile version, last known User IP address from which registrant connected to an CloudShare site/service, password and private email address. Such information will be kept private by CloudShare and is not for public distribution.

Furthermore, by using certain services on our site in consideration for a fee (as detailed in our Terms if Use) (the “Paid Services”), and in the event that you are paying on such Paid Services by Credit Card, you will be subject to Plimus Inc.’s (“Plimus”) payment services and their privacy policy (published on BlueSnap Inc.’s website at Plimus will receive directly from you financial information such as Credit Card information. To the extent permitted by law, such information resulting from a transaction by you, with the exception of confidential payment data, may be shared by Plimus with us.

CloudShare will also store bugs hunting information provided regarding the CloudShare site/service. This information is for CloudShare internal use only and will not be distributed under any circumstances.

The information you provide to CloudShare

You may visit portions of this Site without providing any information about yourself and without registering on our Site. If you wish to submit a request for additional information about our company, we will collect information from you (“Personally Identifying Information”). You will be asked to provide, for instance, your first and last name, business affiliation, email address and telephone number. We may also ask you to provide other optional information, such as how you heard about us or areas of particular interest. Your Personally Identifying Information is stored on our servers or other databases which are password protected or accessible to a limited number of authorized staff. If you send us an email, we will retain your email address after we send our response.

We may use your Personally Identifying Information to respond to your inquiries, to process transactions requested by you, to contact you in connection with products or services which may be of interest to you, to send you newsletters or additional offers, to allow you to access your information or for other purposes.

Personal information may be shared and/or used in several ways:

  • To enable us to respond to you or to process, validate, and verify service requests and to perform the requested services;
  • To allow us to charge and invoice you and to contact you regarding changes to the subscribed services;
  • To give our own web site/service designers information useful for developing new features and services that meet our registrants’ needs;
  • We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our services or any portion thereof, to provide the services or any portion thereof on its behalf, to perform tasks (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the services) or to assist us in analyzing how the services are used.

No Sharing of Information

No sharing of information except as may be stated expressly in this Privacy Policy, CloudShare will not share personal information that you give us with any third parties.

Disclosures Required By Law

There are a limited number of situations requiring us to disclose your personal information to others without first receiving your consent: (1) when ordered to do so by a subpoena or court order; (2) if you violate or breach an agreement with us; (3) if we believe conduct by you will harm the property or rights of CloudShare or those of CloudShare customers; (4) under exigent circumstances to protect the physical safety of CloudShare, its employees, users, or the general public; (5) to validate credit card numbers.

User Information

CloudShare may share certain identifying and statistical information regarding your use of the CloudShare service with the third party vendors whose software product you have evaluated. Such information may include your name, email address, professional organization, product and product features evaluated, initial registration date, last login, and usage duration. Such third party vendors shall be obligated to hold any such information in confidence. CloudShare may also share aggregate statistical information gathered from the registration process and from the use of the CloudShare service, with third party software vendors, business partners, sponsors or other third parties, for example that X number of registrants used the CloudShare site to evaluate their software during a certain period, that the most widely tried features were features A, B, and C, etc.

Your Rights and Choices

We offer you certain choices about how we communicate with you and what information we obtain from you. You may choose not to receive marketing emails from us by contacting us as specified in the “How to Contact Us” section below and we will honor your request. As required by applicable law, you may withdraw consent you previously provided to us or object at any time on legitimate grounds and free of charge to the processing of your personal information, and we will apply your preferences going forward. If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you may direct us not to share your personal information with third parties, except (i) with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf, (ii) in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution or liquidation), (iii) if disclosure is required by law or legal process, (iv) with law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (v) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraud or other illegal activity. If you are located in the EEA, we use your personal information only for the purposes indicated in this Privacy Policy unless we have a legal basis, such as consent, to use it for other purposes. Where required by law, CloudShare obtains your prior opt-in consent at the time of collection for the processing of (i) personal information for marketing purposes and (ii) personal information deemed sensitive pursuant to applicable law.

Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request access to and receive information about the personal information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal data, and have the information blocked or deleted, as appropriate. The right to access personal information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. You may contact us as described in the “How to Contact Us” section below to update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists or submit other requests.

Data Transfer

We may transfer the personal information we collect about you to recipients in countries other than the country in which the information originally was collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. When we transfer your information to recipients in other countries (such as the U.S.) we will protect that information as described in this Privacy Policy.

If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we will comply with applicable legal requirements providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal information to recipients in countries outside of the EEA. With respect to transfers of personal information to the U.S., CloudShare is certified under the EU- U.S. Privacy Shield framework developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission regarding the transfer of personal information from the EEA to the U.S. Click here to view our EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Privacy Policy.

Security Information

Our site/service has physical, electronic, and managerial security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. We take many measures to protect this information while it is stored.

If you have subscribed for some of our services or are a customer seeking access to your account information, you will need to provide passwords. We recommend you do not divulge your password to anyone. CloudShare will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited telephone call or e-mail. You are responsible for the secrecy of your passwords.

No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Governing Terms

If you choose to visit CloudShare, your visit and any dispute over privacy are subject to this Privacy Policy, our EU-US Privacy Shield – Consumer Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, including as regards limitations of liability and dispute resolution.

Cookie Policy

As you browse CloudShare, advertising cookies will be placed on your computer so that we can understand what you are interested in. Our display advertising partners, Google and Linkedin, then enable us to present you with retargeting advertising on other sites based on your previous interaction with CloudShare. The techniques our partners employ do not collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address, or telephone number.

How to Contact Us

If you have any question or concern about the privacy of your personal information as used and collected within our site/service or any other questions about this Privacy Policy, please send us a thorough description by clicking on the Contact Us link on our site or sending an email to: