Effective on October 1, 2020

This Privacy Policy informs you about the type of personal data that is collected and received through our website https://kafkaide.com (“website”) and the Desktop Application Kafka IDE (“Kafka IDE”), and about how we use, share, retain and protect such personal data.

The types of personal data we may obtain

We may collect and receive the following personal data from you:

  1. Name and contact details (such as name, address, email, username, fax and phone numbers);
  2. Account details (such as username, password license key and whether/how often you have registered to KafkaIDE Platform);
  3. Payment information (such as bank account information);
  4. Information on your use of the website and KafkaIDE Platform;
  5. Personal data included in content uploaded by you to KafkaIDE Platform;
  6. Personal data included in comments posted by you on the website or in KafkaIDE Platform;
  7. Personal data of individuals you wish to share your uploaded content with (such as name and email address);
  8. Traffic data (such as your Internet usage).
  9. Any other information that you have provided us (such as your profile picture, the comments you leave and whether you would like to receive our newsletter).

We may collect other types of personal data if required under applicable law or if necessary for the purposes listed below.

How we may use personal data

We may use the personal data we collect and receive for the following purposes:

  1. To create an account for your use of the website and KafkaIDE Platform;
  2. To provide KafkaIDE Platform, including support;
  3. To analyze how the website is used, such as which pages are visited, how long pages were visited and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page;
  4. To verify compliance with applicable legal requirements and our policies.
  5. To contact you, such as by sending personalized emails, about our products and services, including about KafkaIDE Platform or to send you our newsletter.

We process personal data because this is necessary for the performance of the contract between you and us, for our compliance with our legal obligations and for the purpose of our legitimate interests. In particular, our legitimate interests are our commercial company interest (e.g. to improve our products and services), our interest to make use of direct marketing, our interest to prevent fraud and our interest to report possible criminal acts or threats to competent authorities. Some of the personal data that we process is required for us to meet our legal obligations, for example we cannot create an account for you if you choose not to share your personal data with us.

How Long We Retain Personal Data

We retain personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collect or receive the personal data, except if required otherwise by applicable law. Typically, we will retain most of the personal data for the duration of your use of the website and KafkaIDE Platform, until you have removed your account, unless a longer applicable statutory retention period applies. Note that after the deletion of your account your comments may be left on KafkaIDE Platform. If you would like to us remove your comments, please contact us as described below.

How to Contact Us

If you have any comments or inquiries about the information in this Privacy Policy, if you would like us to update your personal data, or to exercise your rights, please contact us by email at team@kafkaide.com