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Smartscrapers - GDPR Compliance

At Smartscrapers, we understand the importance of data privacy and security. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union legislation designed to protect the rights of individuals concerning their personal data. We take GDPR compliance seriously and are committed to ensuring that our services are fully aligned with its requirements.

Our Commitment

As a web scraping company, we collect, process, and store data from various sources on behalf of our clients. We understand the responsibility that comes with handling personal data and are fully committed to GDPR compliance.

Here's how we ensure compliance at every level of our operations:

1. We only collect the data that is required for the intended purpose. We ensure that we have a lawful basis for processing it.

2. We are transparent about how we collect, process, and store data, both in our interactions with clients and through our privacy policy.

3. We employ robust security measures to protect data from breaches, unauthorized access, and loss. Our systems are regularly audited for vulnerabilities.

4. We respect the rights of data subjects, including the right to access, rectify, and erase their personal data.

5. We obtain clear and informed consent when necessary and make it easy for data subjects to withdraw their consent.

6. We maintain detailed records of all data processing activities, ensuring accountability and transparency.

How Our Services Ensure GDPR Compliance

At Smartscrapers, we understand the importance of data protection and privacy compliance, especially in the context of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our web scraping services have been carefully designed with GDPR in mind, placing your data security and privacy at the forefront of our operations.

1. Clients can specify the data they want to collect, allowing them to determine the types of personal data to be processed.

2. Clients can set data retention periods, ensuring data is not kept longer than necessary.

3. We employ encryption to secure data in transit and at rest, reducing the risk of data breaches.

4. We offer API integration, allowing clients to extract data from websites in compliance with GDPR easily.

5. Access to our services is protected through user authentication, ensuring that only authorized users can access and manage data.

Collection Of Data

Ensuring the privacy and security of your data is a top priority for us at Smartscrapers. Here is how we handle various types of data collected through our website and services. Your trust is essential to us, and we want to be transparent about our practices. Please take a moment to review the following information regarding data collection and usage.

1. Our website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymized data to help us understand how the site is being utilized. Please refer to Google's Privacy Compliance Policy for more information.

2. Videos available on our website are hosted on YouTube. Please consult Google's Privacy Policy for YouTube for details.

3. When you download or purchase a dataset, we store your HTTP referrer for internal data analysis purposes only. This information is stored in our database hosted on aws and is not shared with other services.

4. We utilize the email delivery service provided by aws ses, to send transactional emails to registered users of Smartscrapers. Please review aws ses Privacy Policy for more information.

5. As it is customary for any business, we share transactional data with our accountants and relevant tax authorities when paying VAT and filing our annual tax returns.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about GDPR compliance at our web scraping company, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are committed to protecting your data privacy and ensuring that our services align with the highest standards of compliance.

We continuously monitor GDPR developments and adjust our practices accordingly to maintain the highest level of data protection. Your trust is important to us, and we work diligently to uphold it.