Access Watch Technologies GmbH (“Access Watch”) operates services and websites including access.watch and api.access.watch
Collection of Data
Access Watch, like most websites, collects information when users visit its website. For example, Access Watch collects information when users sign up, complete forms, make payments or communicate with us directly or via social channels. Collected data can include name, contact information, address and company. When utilizing Access Watch services and technology, additional data may be collected for the purposes of operating our products and features. This includes log file data such as: browser type, access times, pages viewed, origin and IP address. Access Watch also records information regarding users’ behavior and interaction with our services.
Usage of Data
The information collected by Access Watch is used primarily to support and improve our analytical services. Additional uses included notifications, alerts, service updates and promotions. Access Watch treats all data as sensitive and is prudent in the manner and means of sharing information. Information may be shared with 3rd parties or vendors in their capacity to carry out work on our behalf as well as to protect the property and rights of Access Watch. Distribution of data may also take place if required by any applicable law, statutes or legal processes.
Data Transfer & Storage
Data used by Access Watch is secured using the HTTPS protocol and 256-bit SSL (Secure Socket Layers) encryption. Collected data is stored on servers within the Federal Republic of Germany. All data storage and transfer is in accordance with German Data Privacy Regulations.
User passwords are stored in our database. These are encrypted using salts and the bcrypt library in order to minimize the risk that passwords will be cracked.
Should a substantial change of Access Watch ownership or ongoing business operations user information may be treated as an assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. Users acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Access Watch may continue to use your information as set forth in this policy.
The current version is 1.0.0, published on February 1st 2017.