Updated on: 19th March 2015 30th September 2016.
If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback-form.truste.com/watchdog/request.
Zoho Corporation complies with the U.S. - E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S. - Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries andSwitzerland. Zoho Corporation has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Zoho Corporation‘s certification, please visit http://export.gov/safeharbor/.
E.U. – U.S. Privacy Shield
Zoho Corporation participates in and has certified its compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. Zoho Corporation is committed to subjecting all personal data received from European Union (EU) member countries, in reliance on the Privacy Shield Framework, to the Framework’s applicable Principles. To learn more about the Privacy Shield Framework, visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield List.
Zoho Corporation is responsible for the processing of personal data it receives, under the Privacy Shield Framework, and may subsequently transfer to a third party acting as an agent on its behalf. Zoho Corporation complies with the Privacy Shield Principles for all onward transfers of personal data from the EU, including the onward transfer liability provisions.
With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, Zoho Corporation is subject to the regulatory enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, Zoho Corporation may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Under certain conditions, more fully described on the Privacy Shield website [https://www.privacyshield.gov], you may invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.
Children's Online Privacy Protection
Zoho does not knowingly collect Personal Information from users who are under 13 years of age.
Information Recorded and Use:
- Personal Information
Zoho will have access to third party personal information provided by you as part of using Zoho Services such as contacts in your Zoho Mail account. This information may include third party names, email addresses, phone numbers and physical addresses and will be used for servicing your requirements as expressed by you to Zoho and solely as part and parcel of your use of Zoho Services. We do not share this third party personal information with anyone for promotional purposes, nor do we utilize it for any purposes not expressly consented to by you. When you elect to refer friends to the website, we request their email address and name to facilitate the request and deliver a one time email. Your friend may contact us at [email protected] to request that we remove this information from our database.
We post user testimonials on our website. These testimonials may include names and other Personal Information and we acquire permission from our users prior to posting these on our website. Zoho is not responsible for the Personal Information users elect to post within their testimonials.
- Usage Details
Your usage details such as time, frequency, duration and pattern of use, features used and the amount of storage used will be recorded by us in order to enhance your experience of the Zoho Services and to help us provide you the best possible service.
- Contents of your User Account
- Payment Information
- Visitor Details
We use the Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, referring URL, files accessed, errors generated, time zone, operating system and other visitor details collected in our log files to analyze the trends, administer the website, track visitor's movements and to improve our website. We link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
We use temporary and permanent cookies to enhance your experience of our Zoho Services. Temporary cookies will be removed from your computer each time you close your browser. By selecting ‘keep me signed-in’ option in Zoho Services, a permanent cookie will be stored in your computer and you will not be required to sign-in by providing complete login information each time you return to our website. If you have turned cookies off, you may not be able to use registered areas of the website. We tie cookie information to your email address when you elect to remain logged in so as to maintain and recall your preferences within the website.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Zoho Corporation and our partners [such as reseller partners], affiliates, or service providers [such as analytics service providers]. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
We use Local Storage Objects (LSOs) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.
Behavioral Targeting/ Re-Targeting
We partner with third parties to manage our advertisements on other sites. Our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based advertisements, you may opt-out by clicking here (or if located in the European Union click here). However, you will continue to receive generic advertisements on other websites that display advertisements.
Links from our website
You can log in to our site using federated authentication providers such as Facebook Connect. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain Personal Information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form.
With whom we share Information
How secure is your Information
We adopt industry appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your Personal Information, username, password, transaction information and data stored in your user account. Access to your name and email address is restricted to our employees who need to know such information in connection with providing Zoho Services to you and are bound by confidentiality obligations.
Your Choice in Information Use
Accessing, Updating and Removing Personal Information
Upon request, we will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your Personal Information. Users who wish to correct, update or remove any Personal Information including those from a public forum, directory or testimonial on our site may do so either by accessing their user account or by contacting Zoho Customer Support Services at [email protected]. Such changes may take up to 48 hours to take effect. We respond to all enquiries within 30 days.
Investigation of Illegal Activity
Notification of Changes
Blogs and Forums
We provide the capacity for users to post information in blogs and forums for sharing information in a public space on the website. This information is publicly available to all users of these forums and visitors to our website. We require registration to publish information, but given the public nature of both platforms, any Personal Information disclosed within these forums may be used to contact users with unsolicited messages. We encourage users to be cautious in disclosure of Personal Information in public forums as Zoho is not responsible for the Personal Information users elect to disclose.
This certification covers our collection, use and disclosure of information we collect through our website www.zoho.com and through Zoho Services. The use of information collected through Zoho Services shall be limited to the purpose of providing the Zoho Services to you.
Zoho acknowledges that you have the right to access your Personal Information. Zoho has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. If you are an individual user of Zoho Services, you can directly contact Zoho to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data. In other cases, an individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct such query to his data controller who may be a customer of Zoho Services. If requested to remove data we will respond within a reasonable timeframe. We will retain Personal Information we process on behalf of our customers for as long as needed to provide Zoho Services to our customers. Zoho will retain Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.