Updated: 24 July 2014
We respect information privacy. We do not collect sensitive information such as racial or ethnicity information, political opinions or health information.
Information we collect and how we use it
Visitors to the XLABS Websites
Information we collect automatically
When you use our Websites, XLABS may collect non personal information provided by your browser or mobile device, such as your computer’s operating system, browser information, Internet Protocol (IP) address, mobile device information, access times, browser type and language, time of last visit, previous site visited. We may also collect information about your usage and activity on our Websites via measurement and tracking technologies such as Google Analytics. If you do not register as a user on our website, no Personally Identifiable Information will be collected.
Information you provide to us
When you register to use our product via the XLABS websites (including for the purposes of registering as a user or developer of the XLABS software, or to post to our forum), we will collect various types of information about you. This information you provide may include Personally Identifiable Information that you explicitly and voluntarily give us including for example, your name, company name, email address, phone number, website URL, address. (“XLABS User Information”).
How we collect your personal information on our website
XLABS may collect personal information about you in a variety of ways from our website including, but not limited to:
- When you register to download our software products, as an end user, as governed by our EULA
- Subscribing to receive our newsletter, or choosing to participate in surveys, promotions or competitions
- Contacting us via online forms for various reasons including feedback, technical support, and employment opportunities or seeking more information
- Joining and posting onto our forum or commenting on our blog
We use XLABS User Information, including any Personally Identifiable Information you provide, to register your account, fulfill your requests, provide and deliver our products and services that you use such as the XLABS Client Software, understand how you are engaging with XLABS, communicate with you, and to provide you access to the forum.
Use of XLABS Client Software
XLABS Client Software, which runs on your personal computer, includes a range of features that can be operated and controlled by you. Registration and agreement to the End User License Agreement is required in order to download and use XLABS Client Software.
Activation of the XLABS Client Software is only possible when initiated or accepted by you, the user, via our interface. Each time the XLABS Client Software is activated, the associated email address used during the XLABS Client Software registration, and the IP address of the user’s computer running the XLABS Client Software, and time of use, are transmitted and recorded by XLABS (“Usage Message”).
All video and image processing occurs within the XLABS Client Software running on your computer. No camera images or video are EVER transmitted by the XLABS Client Software to any other computer. Futhermore, the XLABS Client Software blocks any request to stream video or images to other computers.
Use of XLABS Client Software during web browsing, when activated by the user
When activated by the user, XLABS does not collect any information about use of the XLABS Client software except the Usage Message outlined in the General Use section above.
Activation of XLABS Client Software by third party websites
The XLABS Client Software can only be activated by third party websites with consent from the user. When a website requests activation of the Client Software, the user is shown a dialog asking them to consent. If the user does not consent, the website is unable to activate any features of the Client Software and cannot access any user data.
When the user accepts a request from a website to enable the XLABS Client Software, a message is transmitted to XLABS containing the URL of the website being visited, and the time. The IP address of the user’s computer that sends this message is not collected by XLABS.
Data made available to third party websites, with consent
If the user consents, data collected by the XLABS Client Software is made available to third party websites. XLABS cannot and does not control the use of that data by third parties. This data includes:
- The username used to operate the XLABS Client Software
- A stream of data representing the head and eye pose of the user
- A stream of data representing the gaze coordinates of the user
- The configuration of the XLABS Client Software
XLABS may use first party cookies (small text files that the XLABS website stores locally on your computer) on our websites, for one or more of the following purposes: to help identify unique and returning visitors and/or devices; conduct A/B testing; and diagnose problems with our servers. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains. XLABS does not use methods such as browser cache, Flash cookies, or eTags, for acquiring or storing information about end users’ web browsing activity.
You can set your browser preferences to refuse all cookies should you wish to prevent cookies from being used.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as follows.
Information, including XLABS User Information, and any Personally Identifiable Information contained therein, may be shared with certain third-party companies and individuals that help facilitate technical and administrative aspects of the XLABS Service (e.g. email communications), or perform functions related to the administration of XLABS (e.g. hosting services). These third parties perform tasks on our behalf and are contractually obligated not to disclose or use XLABS User Information for any other purpose, and to employ adequate security measures to prevent unauthorized access to such data. However, XLABS is not responsible in the event that Personally Identifiable Information is disclosed at a result of a breach or security lapse by any such third party.
Law Enforcement and Legal Process
If XLABS, or substantially all of its assets, is acquired by another company or successor entity, XLABS Client Information will be one of the assets transferred or acquired by the purchaser or successor. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any purchaser of or successor to XLABS or its assets may continue to collect, use and disclose your information acquired prior to such transfer or acquisition as set forth in this policy.
Security of your Personal Information
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. Examples of these include limited and password-protected access, high security public/private keys and SSL encryption to protect transmission. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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