Peruse is an Illinois limited liability company with the following contact information:
Peruse Technology LLC
823 Milton Rd, Inverness IL
Although Peruse is not subject to the EU’s or the UK’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), we use the terms ‘controller’ and ‘processor’ or ‘service provider’ as they are commonly understood under applicable privacy laws. With respect to its collection and processing of personal information, Peruse generally acts as a ‘Data processor’ and ‘service provider’ when it collect sand processes personal information on behalf of its Customers in order to provide the Services. We also act as a ‘Data controller’ when we collect personal information on our own behalf and for our own commercial and business purposes, such as from Site visitors or to register Customers, to improve our machine-learning and artificial-intelligence technologies or send marketing.
We are located in the United States. The personal information that we collect is stored on servers hosted by us or our authorized third-party service providers located in the United States. This means that your personal information will be collected, processed, and stored in the United States, which may have data protection laws that are different from (and sometimes less protective than) the laws of your country or region, such as the GDPR. However, we are not subject to the GDPR at this time as a controller, our Customers are located in the United States and are asked to only permit end users in the United States with access to the Services.
By sending us personal information, you agree and consent to the processing of your personal information on servers located in the United States, which may not offer an equivalent level of protection to that required in other regions (particularly the European Union or the U.K.).
When you visit the Site, you may choose to fill out a web form, such as on our “Contact Us” page. In this case, you are sharing your personal information with us directly. Information that we collect from you consists of:
In addition, if you send us an email or otherwise contact us, we will collect the personal information that you provide to us at that time.
Creating an Account
When you become a Customer or signup to try the Services on a trial or evaluation basis, we will also collect personal information from you as applicable (Contact Information):
When you visit the Site, we, or authorized third parties, collect some information, including Device and Usage Information described below, using automated means such as cookies, web beacons, SDKs and server logs. For more information on our use of these technologies and the data that they collect, please see our Cookie Statement below.
When you visit, use or interact with the Site and/or Services, even if you do not have an account, we, or authorized third parties (such as service providers or, as explained below, External Ad Partners), may collect information about your use of the Site and/or Services via your device. Device and Usage Information that we, or these authorized third parties, collect consists of:
We process and store certain personal information on behalf of our Customers. In those instances, we are a data processor (or service provider) and the Customer is the data controller. When a Customer and/or its end users upload documents –which may contain personal information – in connection with its use of our Services (“Services Data”), we process and store such Services Data on the Customer’s behalf, and only in accordance with the Customer’s instructions to provide them with the Services and to improve our machine learning algorithms and also use such Services Data on an aggregated basis, as explained below.
The type of Services Data that we process will depend on the documents that Customers and their users upload into the Services. Such Services Data may include, without limitation, driver license numbers, name, medical cards, driving records, motor vehicle records, tax forms, pre-employment and during employment screening forms, employment verification forms, disciplinary records and training records.
If your information is processed by Peruse on behalf of a Customer (including as a Customer employee) in connection with the Services, please direct any questions about the processing of your personal information to the Customer. If you wish to exercise any individual rights under applicable privacy laws, please direct such requests to the Customer and the Customer will then coordinate with us. To the extent that we receive any such requests or other queries when we act as a data processor, we will pass your request or query on to the relevant Customer.
We, or our authorized partners, collect and process personal information in order to:
In some cases, we combine or aggregate the information for the purposes stated above
Note that Services Data is processed by Peruse solely to provide the Services and to improve our machine-learning and artificial-intelligence technologies. We also may extract Services Data and aggregate such data so it is not tied to, or associated with, an individual or business and analyze, use and distribute such aggregated data. As noted in the Aggregated or Anonymous Information section below, we do not share personal information about you in this case and this data that is shared is not tied to an individual or business, without your consent.
We disclose your personal information under certain circumstances as further described below.
Peruse shares personal information, including End User Information, with our third party agents, contractors, or service providers who are hired to perform services on our behalf or in order to assist with certain business purposes. These providers may operate or support certain functions of the Site and/or Services. Below is a list of categories of service providers that we may use to perform these functions (which are subject to change):
As explained, we also disclose personal information regarding Site visitors as well as our Customers (excluding Services Data) to External Ad Partners who assist us with advertising and marketing our Services. You may opt-in or opt-out depending on where you are located. In most cases, External Ad Partners collect your personal information directly from you, such as via cookies.
When Customer end users upload or submit documents into the Services, other authorized Customer users may view your documents that include your personal information, based on the administrative parameters of the applicable Customer account. For example, if you are a driver and submit your driver’s license, motor vehicle record or other documents that Customer’s human resource or other operational department requested, Customer’s human resources, or other operational department will be able to access and view these documents and the personal information included in these documents.
As we continue to grow, we may purchase websites, applications, subsidiaries, or other businesses or business units. Alternatively, we may sell businesses or business units, merge with other entities, obtain financing, and/or sell as sets or stock, in some cases, as part of a reorganization or liquidation in bankruptcy. In order to evaluate and/or as part of these transactions, we may transfer your personal information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation, or other corporate reorganization in which Peruse participates, to investors and/or to a purchaser or acquirer of all or a portion of Peruse’s assets, including bankruptcy.
We share anonymized, aggregated, automatically-collected, or otherwise non-personal information with third parties for various purposes, including (i) compliance with reporting obligations; (ii) business or marketing purposes; (iii) assistance for us and other parties in understanding our users’ interests, habits, and usage patterns for certain programs, content, services, advertisements, and/or functionality available through the Services, and (iv) to assist third parties in understanding industry and other business metrics and trends. We do not share personal information about you in this case and this data that is shared is not tied to an individual or business, without your consent.
If we are required to disclose personal information by law, such as pursuant to a subpoena, warrant, or other judicial or administrative order, we will use reasonable efforts to provide you with notice of this disclosure requirement, unless we are prohibited from doing so by statute, subpoena or court or administrative order. Our policy is to respond to requests that are properly issued by law enforcement within the United States or via mutual legal assistance mechanism (such as a treaty), and to object to requests that we do not believe were issued properly. However, if we receive information that provides us with a good faith belief that there is an exigent emergency involving the danger of death or serious physical injury to a person, we may provide information to law enforcement trying to prevent or mitigate the danger (if we have it), which will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
With respect to Services Data, Customers must review our Terms of Service, which address our retention and disclosure of information if required by law.
We do not knowingly collect any personal information directly from children under the age of 16. If we discover we have received any personal information from a child under the age of 16 in violation of this Policy, we will take reasonable steps to delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we have any personal information from or about anyone under the age of 16, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Site uses third-party analytics tools that drop cookies and/or similar technologies to collect and store information about your device and use of the Site. We use analytics tools to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for analytics reports. The tools we currently use are listed below and we may change these tools at any time.
For further details, please click here. You may also opt-out by clicking here.
We market and advertise our company and Services in a variety of ways. We may gather information from or about you in the following different roles:
Our communications to you for marketing purposes will contain instructions on how you can opt-out from receiving future communications, and if you consent to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, you may always withdraw your consent. You may also directly contact Peruse about its marketing activities at email@example.com.
Please note that with respect to advertising, our External Ad Partners share the information that they collect on our Site with many other companies within the advertising supply chain. Peruse does not have a direct relationship with these other companies.
To learn more about advertising cookies are, how they are used, and how to opt-out, please review our Cookie Statement below.
We use reasonably appropriate security measures designed to protect the security of personal information both online and offline. These measures vary based on the sensitivity of the information that we collect, process and store and the current state of technology. Please note, though, that no website or internet transmission is completely secure, so while we strive to protect your data, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss or a data breach will never occur.
Certain internet web browsers allow a “do not track” (DNT) setting that relies on a technology known as a DNT header, which sends a signal to websites visited by the individual about the individual’s browser DNT setting. At this time, we do not currently respond to DNT signals, whether that signal is received on a computer or on a mobile device.
How you make choices about cookies and other tracking technologies depends on the typeof cookie or tracking technology being used. For details on how to manage your preferences for cookies and tracking technologies within your web browser, please see our Cookie Statement below.
Some visitors in some locations may be required opt-in to non-essential cookies, as explained in the Cookie Statement below.
If you are receiving promotional emails from us, you can choose to stop receiving those by following the unsubscribe/opt-out instructions in those emails.
To request access to, or to make changes to, data that we have collected from you via the Site or Services, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not sell your personal information within the scope of, and according to the defined meaning of a “sale” under, NRS 603A.
We use the following types of cookies on our Site and in our Services.
These cookies are necessary – or “essential” – for the Site to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are mostly only set in response to actions made by you, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling informs. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but if you do block them, some portions of the Site will not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.
These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. For instance, Google Analytics and Hotjar cookies are performance cookies. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising and marketing partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites (e.g., retargeting), including social media platforms. Note that when targeting cookies are dropped, your personal information (such as Device Information) will be shared with multiple other parties with whom Peruse does not have a relationship.
You can disable and/or delete cookies from your computer, tablet or mobile phone by managing your browser settings. How to manage and disable cookies depends on your browser, so you should visit your browser settings for more information.
To learn more about how to opt-out tracking by Google Analytics, click here.
For further details and information on blocking Hotjar, please click here.
Our advertising partners adhere to certain advertising principles. You may visit www.aboutads.info to receive more information about the collection and use of information about your online activities for interest-based advertising, or to learn how to opt-out of having your data used for interest based advertising by Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) participating companies.