ABOUT COLLECTIVES™ ON STACK OVERFLOW
Stack Overflow has partnered with technology organizations (Companies) to enable them to participate in Collectives. We have used the terms technology organizations and Customers interchangeably throughout this notice.
ABOUT THE COLLECTIVES™ PRIVACY NOTICE
This Privacy Notice is applicable to you when you interact with us through our product Collectives™ on Stack Overflow ("Collectives").
Here you will find details about the personal information we collect about you when you interact with us on Collectives, how and why we collect it, how we use it, and how we keep it secure. This Privacy Notice also tells you about your rights, how you can exercise those rights, and how the law protects you.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or the way we use your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHO IS THE CONTROLLER?
Stack Exchange, Inc. is the controller responsible for your personal data when you use and access Collectives. Technology organizations (Stack’s Customer) may also act as controller in certain circumstances, such as where it uses any personal data it has collected for its own purposes. Our technology organizations are able to perform certain activities on the same data set (assigning badges, etc.) for its own purposes. When they do this, data protection laws deem that they are joint controllers in respect of the personal information.
We have entered into contracts with our Customers, as well as our vendors/subprocessors, to ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance with applicable laws. In addition to this privacy notice, you should review privacy notices of the participating organizations with Collectives pages on Stack Overflow. We and the organization with a Collective may be joint controllers in relation to some activities.
HOW WE AND OUR CUSTOMERS COLLECT INFORMATION FROM YOU
You must be signed into your Stack Overflow account to join or participate in Collectives.
We will collect your personal data as described in our General Privacy Notice.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
We will collect your username as well as other personal information as described in our General Privacy Notice.
WHAT WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR (PURPOSES)
We will use your personal data as described in our General Privacy Notice.
In addition, we will use it for the following additional purposes in connection with the Collectives product.
We will use it to manage the Collectives product, and to provide you with any products and services you requested.
Our Customer will use your personal data (e.g., your username) to assign badges/roles for their own purposes on the basis of their legitimate interests.
Our Customer will use your personal information to assign you badges, tags and to nominate users.
WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH?
We will share your personal data as described in our General Privacy Notice.
In addition, we will share it with our partner technology organizations as described in our Collectives Joint Controller Agreement for the purposes of the Collectives product.
HOW LONG WILL WE RETAIN YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR?
We will retain your personal data as described in our General Privacy Notice.
YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
Stack Overflow will be responsible for responding to any requests to exercise your rights, including in connection with our partner organizations. Please email us at email@example.com.
Your rights include:
|Access||The right to be provided with a copy of your personal data also known as a "data subject access request"|
|Rectification||The right to require us to correct any mistakes in your personal data|
|Erasure||The right to require us to delete your personal data—in certain situations|
|Restriction of processing||The right to require us to restrict processing of your personal data in certain circumstances (e.g., if you contest the accuracy of the data)|
|Data portability||The right to receive the personal data you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or transmit that data to a third party—in certain situations|
The right to object:
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity before we can deal with your request. We will respond to your request within one month. If your request is complicated, it may take us longer. We will let you know if we need longer than one month to respond.
You also have the right to take your concerns at any time to the UK or EU Supervisory Authority, depending on your location.
WHERE WE PROCESS YOUR INFORMATION (LOCATIONS)
We will process your personal data as described in our General Privacy Notice.
INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS
We will handle international data transfers as described in our General Privacy Notice.
OUR ONGOING COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY
Our commitment to data security is described in our General Privacy Notice.
We will be responsible for responding to any data protection complaints in connection with Collectives. Please email us at email@example.com.
HOW WE MAY CONTACT YOU
We may contact you as described in our General Privacy Notice.