Last Revision: April 29, 2019
Support Hero commits to strong, secure and transparent privacy practices, because your privacy is important to us.
We are doing our very best to protect your privacy and avoid any misuse or abuse of your personal data. And because we value your privacy and strives for our services to be safe and enjoyable for everyone:
Support Hero LLC is an American company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America. It was founded in February of 2016. Support Hero provides a software solution to businesses and agencies all over the world that need to manage their (or their clients’) support resources.
We collect and/or process different types of information including but not limited to Personal data (“Customer Data”):
We never collect/process sensitive data as this is not technically allowed through the use of the Service
Type of Data concerned:
When you first register for an Support Hero Account, and when you use the Service, we collect some data about you as a Customer / Customer User such as:
Support Hero also automatically collects and receives certain data from your computer or mobile device, including the activities you perform on the Site, the Service, the Supported Platforms, the type of hardware and software you are using (for example, your operating system or browser), and information obtained from cookies (see “Cookies and Related Technologies” below).
For example, each time you visit the Site or otherwise use the Service, we automatically collect your IP address, browser and device type, access times, the web page from which you came, the regions from which you navigate the web page, and the web page(s) you access (as applicable).
How we use it:
Support Hero uses Customer Personal Data for the following general purposes:
When our Customers connect a Supported Platform to the Service they can choose to instantly import, process and access such Supported Platform via the Service (subject to the terms of service and privacy policies with the Supported Platforms). In this way, our Customers Users can obtain, use and analyze data from Supported Platforms of their choosing, and also create, post, transmit, view, display or share data or information through the Service.
Type of Data concerned:
How we use it:
Support Hero uses Customer Content for the following purposes:
The Service use “session cookies”, which improve your user experience by storing certain information from your current visit on your device, such as login information. These enable us to remember your login session so you can move easily within the Site or the Service. Without these session cookies, we wouldn’t be able to provide the Service to you.
These session cookies have limited functionalities and expirations, and you will be required to re-enter your Support Hero login information after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account contents and related personal information. Other examples of our use of session cookies include to track the number of visits by a particular visitor to a page or a feature of the Service.
Partners who help us serve advertising on and off the Site and analytics companies may also put cookies on your device. We use several third-party vendors to help deliver ads for relevant Support Hero products and services to you when you visit certain pages on our Site. We may share with third-party ad partners a cryptographic hash of a common account identifier (such as an email address), to help us measure and tailor ads and services provided to you.
Most browsers allow you to choose whether to accept cookies or not. If you do not wish to have cookies placed on your computer, please set your browser preferences to reject all cookies, before accessing the Site. Please note that by doing so, some features of the Site and the Service may become unavailable.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
The Network Advertising Initiative has also developed a tool that may help you understand which third parties have currently enabled cookies for your browser and opt-out of those cookies. Further information can be found at http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp
Support Hero may also use related technologies including web beacons, pixels, and software tokens in order to facilitate your use of the Service. Most notably, the Service use software tokens (stored securely on Support Hero-controlled servers) in order to facilitate the logging in to and the functioning of both the Supported Platforms.
The security of your personal information is important to us.
Support Hero has implemented various measures to ensure that the information is adequately protected against unauthorised access, use, disclosure and destruction. Please keep in mind that risk can never be eliminated but can be significantly mitigated and reduced. You should bear in mind that submission of information over the internet is never entirely secure.
All measures which Support Hero has taken significantly reduce the risk. Support Hero shall not be held liable by any third party, including you, in any event of unauthorized access, use and/or disclosure of information provided that such is not due to Gross Negligence, willful misconduct, fraud or bad faith by Support Hero.
Security measures adopted by Support Hero include:
Support Hero takes reasonable security measures to protect your personal information to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are 100% bulletproof.
You have the right to object to the processing and collection of your personal data, and to withdraw your consent at any time, except where otherwise determined by applicable law.
Whenever you withdraw consent, you acknowledge and accept that this will immediately terminate your use of the Service.
Accordingly, you can request modification or deletion of your information at any time by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with your first and last name and the name of the domain you’ve created when registering to the Service. Such a request will have to be sent from the email address used to create your account on the Service.
Please note that certain personal information may need to be retained by Support Hero for a period of time following cancellation of your account where this is necessary for our legitimate business purposes or required or authorized by applicable law.
You should be aware that Support Hero acts as a conduit between our Customers and the various Supported Platforms we support. In several instances, the content published via Support Hero will not be in Support Hero’s custody or control, and any content that has been shared by you through any Supported Platform via the Services may continue to be available to third parties and the public at large, as this content is now under the control of the operators of the Supported Platforms.
Support Hero does not rent or sell your Customer Personal Data or Customer Content, but we may disclose such data to a limited set of trusted third parties in the situations explained below, for which you, by using our Service, hereby explicitly consent. We will disclose your personal information where we are bound to do so, at law or via a court order as well as to meet any legal or regulatory requirement or obligations. We will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that those requirements or obligations are in accordance with applicable law;
We reserve the right to disclose your information to any third party if we have reasonable information to believe that the disclosure is necessary for the purpose of an investigation and/or for the enforcement of any breaches of the Terms of Service (if applicable), to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, technical issues or other irregularities or illegalities, protect the rights and interests as well as the property of Support Hero;
We reserve the right to disclose your information to parent companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with Support Hero;
If You have any concern about your privacy, you are kindly requested to forward an email to Support Hero at email@example.com containing a detailed description of your concerns. Support Hero will do its best to resolve such issues within a reasonable time.
The most current version of the policy, found at http://supporthero.io/privacy-policy will govern our use of your information collected and processed from the Service.
“EU Data Protection Law” means (i) prior to 25th May 2018, European Union Directive 95/46/EC; and (ii) on and after 25th May 2018, European Union Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR“”).
“End-User(s)” means a user who interacts with a Customer through Support Hero
“End-User(s) Message” means a private message sent by an End User to any of our Customers via the contact form provided by the Service. It also means any publicly available content posted by an End User on a Supported Platform that can be searched and retrieved by a Customer via a search on the concerned Supported Platform or using the Service through available Supported Platforms’ APIs (mostly applicable for “Chat” services).
“Personal Data” has the meaning given to them in the GPRD
“Service” means services provided to you by Support Hero based on the plan you have purchased.
“Site” shall mean the website supporthero.io, in addition to any sub-pages that are integrated within this website;
“Supported Platform(s)” means the support related (knowledge base, ticketing, chat…) site(s) currently supported by the Service, including Zendesk, Freshdesk, Uservoice, Desk, Intercom, Drift, Zopim, Salesforce and other support / CRM platforms as described on the Site.
All capitalized terms that are not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning given to them in our Terms of Service which can be found at http://supporthero.io/terms-of-service.