Hitsteps Visitor Manager
Hitsteps is committed to ensuring that your and your visitors privacy is protected.
Hitsteps may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 30 September 2015, Last updated on 4 May 2018.
What we collect
Hitsteps account ID and password
Why do we collect this information?
We collect this information during our users signup from our own users, as part of registration process to be able create an account for website owners so that they can login to our system and use our system.
How long we keep this information?
We keep this information as long as customer account is activated and is being used. we will suspend and delete an account after an inactivity of 720 days.
Your registration information that you give us during signup (such as name, email, phone number) can be accessed by us to be able help you and contact you if you have a customer support enquiry.
We also collect following information from you or your visitors, and display it only in authenticated accounts belong to each website's account.
We don't allow cross-site or cross-account tracking. Each profile is only accessible only after authentication from site owner:
List of visited pages, clicked buttons and links.
Device technology used to access website.
Low accuracy estimated geographic information.
No personal data such as IP, Username, Email or phone number is being collected unless consent is given by visitor.
Why we collect this information
Our analytics service provide information for website owners to understand how their visitors use their website. We don't provide information on who use the website.
Our service consists of analytics, and CRM. by collecting this informations we can have a strong CRM based on analytics data, which you can access when you visit your dashboard, here is detail of uses:
Internal record keeping for when you want to contact or follow up with a visitor of yours
Internal record keeping for when you open a ticket with us
Security of collected data
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. Our database is seperated into layers, where only authorized staff have access to all the data and developers work in a simulated area which is using a dummy database.
Furthermore, our servers are protected behind CloudFlare's firewall and softwares are secured via latest security updates and patches and latest security tweaks.
All passwords are salted and hashed to ensure no cleartext password is transmitted and our service redirect you to HTTPS by default which will encrypt all input and output data, unless you manually type URL and remove HTTPS part of URL.
How long we keep this anonymous data?
We keep data from 30 days to 360 days based on our customers purchased plan. Automatic data retention of maximum 360 days has been enforced on all accounts. We will delete visitor data after this period however aggregated data (compiled number of pageviews, visitors, ...) will be kept as long as our customer have an active plan with us.
A cookie will hold information about a user. so when you login to your dashboard, we use cookie to store a unique ID in your computer, so when you switch to next page, our server identify you are authorized user and enable access to content for you.
Additionally, our server process your and your visitors analytics data (geographic, pageviews, ...) and store them into cookie to avoid further processing for each pageview, therefor increase performance of the service.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites without our consent. Links are automatically gathered by our analytics engine and displayed to you based on your visitors activity. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
We hate spam, we will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting, you can unsubscribe from promotional emails at any time.
Hitsteps asks for users consent before sending any PII (username, email, phone) to our servers and provide options for webmasters to anonymize or restrict data we collect from their website.
We do not store cookies if visitor don't give consent for it
IP anonymization is activated for all customers and all collected data will get deleted 360 days after collections.
DPA form can be sent upon request for signature.
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