Last updated: 25th August 2023
Yield Solutions offers services through its products viz. Smart floor, HVR, Space, Header bidding which aim to optimise publisher revenue. We help publisher to flourish their business and reap incremental advertising revenue.
Please read this Privacy Notice carefully. By visiting our website or using any of our services, you indicate your acceptance of our use of your personal data as set out in this Privacy Notice.
Yield Solutions engages with third-party publishers to serve ads on their digital properties on behalf of its demand-side advertising partners. Yield Solution products help Publishers to generate more revenue by combining AI powered technology & best ad operations experts.
It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while using our services and websites, collectively called the Services.
Domains and Websites covered under this Policy
For the purposes of this Policy, the term, “Websites”, shall refer collectively to www.yieldsolutions.com as well as the other websites that the Affinity Group operates and that link to this Policy.
Information We Collect
Information collected automatically: In certain cases, we automatically collect personal data when you use our website/services. This data is recorded in log files or other such files. Examples of such data include IP addresses.
Website Visitor’s Data When you view an advertisement distributed through Yield Solutions on any digital media, we may collect information on your device and your interaction with the advertisement. This information enables us to serve advertisements to you, improve our Services including to recognize your device when you use other sites and applications that have partnered with us.
Log Data Our servers automatically collect information when you access or use our applications and services. This data is recorded in log files. Examples of such data include IP Address
Information provided by you: We collect personal data when you use our website/services or provide the personal data directly to us. For creation of user accounts, you provide your name, email address, password, telephone number and correspondence address. You also provide billing details for invoicing purposes.
Contact Us Data When you enquire about our products and services, we collect and store this data to communicate with you and respond to your enquiry.
Other Data Publishers and Advertisers provide data that is necessary to create user accounts. For creation of user accounts, you provide your name, email address, password, telephone number and correspondence address. You also provide billing details for invoicing purposes.
The categories of cookies used are:
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How We Use Your Data
How we use your personal data will depend on which Services you use and how you use those Services.
We use the ‘Website user’s Data’ that we collect about your device to:
Lawful basis for processing
We process your personal data only when we have a lawful basis. We process your personal data only when we have a lawful basis.
Presently, we use the following:
Where you have consented to a particular processing, you have a right to withdraw the consent at any time.
Users under 16 years of age
The Sites and Services do not knowingly collect personal information from users under the age of 16
If you are under the age of 16, you are not permitted to use the Sites and Services or to disclose Personal Information. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 16, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us.
Data Retention Policy
We will retain information collected in the context of our Marketing Platform for a period of up to 3 years, unless otherwise required by law or applicable contract.
We may retain the information it obtains about you as per the instructions of its customers or partners who provide such information or as required to fulfil our contractual obligations.
After the applicable retention period, we may only retain and use your data:
Please note that the use cases stated in this provision will apply as an exception to your data subject or consumer rights related requests.
Data Subjects have certain rights in respect of their personal data. The rights given with respect to your personal data include:
Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with easy means to access, modify, delete, object to or restrict the use of your personal information.
We strive to give you ways to access, update/modify your data quickly, or delete it unless we have to keep that information for legal purposes. These rights can be exercised by contacting us using the details set out in the "Contact Information" section below.
Website user’s rights We provide same rights to the users of our services. We receive requests related to Website user’s rights from our publishers and advertisers.
Account Closure We keep some personal data even after account closure. Once you choose to close your account, we generally delete your personal information within 3 years of closure of your account. Some information that is necessary for statutory obligations such as records of payment processing, invoicing data will be retained as necessary.
Your information shared with others
Recipients of your data Yield Solutions may share the Website user’s data we collect or receive about you as described in this Policy as follows:
Cross-Border Data Transfers Your data will be stored and processed in multiple countries including outside of the European Union (EU) Region
Since we are an international company, your data will be processed outside of the EU region. Your data will be processed within Third Party Data Centres in Europe and India as well as Affinity data centre in USA. Some countries where we process data may not have as protective laws as your own country and there are risks associated with such transfer.
Yield Solutions offers European Union Model Clauses, also known as Standard Contractual Clauses, to meet the adequacy and security requirements for our publishers and advertisers that operate in the European Union, and other international transfers of data. These clauses are contractual commitments between parties transferring personal data (for example, between Yield Solutions and its Clients, suppliers or data processors outside the EU), binding them to protect the privacy and security of the data.
Security Measures to Protect your Data
Security Measures We implement security controls to prevent breaches and unauthorised access to your data.
We maintain reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect Website user’s data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Examples of security measures include physical access controls, restricted access to data, monitoring for threats and vulnerabilities etc.
Protection of personal information Our Sites and Services uses commercial efforts to maintain safeguards for protection of your Personal Information
Yield Solutions takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If you have questions or complaints regarding this Policy, you may contact us through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may contact us at our mailing address below.
20 N. Wacker Drive, 12th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area and we maintain your Personal Data within the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have additional rights. If you are not satisfied with the resolution, you can also lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority in the country of your residence.
It is important that you read this notice, together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing Personal Data about you so that you are aware of how and why we are using such information.
CPRA Categories of Personal Data
|Categories of Personal data||Personal data collected|
Name, postal address, phone number, email address etc. for individual who are signing up as our partners and customers.
Device identifiers such as iOS devices’ Identifier for Advertising (IDFA) and iOS Identifier for vendors, Google Advertising ID (GAID), or Android ID for Android devices
Unique hash value if Device Id is not shared
|Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).||Name, signature, tax identification number (i.e. National Insurance Number), Government ID number etc. for individual who are signing up as our partners and customers.|
|Financial Information||Bank details, payment information of our partners.|
|Protected Classification characteristics under California or federal law.||N/A - We do not collect information such as Gender, Age, national origin, marital status etc.|
|Biometric information||N/A - We do not collect Biometric information|
|Internet or other similar network activity.||Log data, session information, Cookie Id.|
Such as your location information generated based on your IP address etc.
|Sensory data.||For direct & programmatic campaigns, users choose to give consent and engage with the respective ad creatives.|
|Professional or employment-related information.||Employment status, previous employment details, salary details etc only for job applicants.|
|Inferences drawn from other personal information.||N/A|
|Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).||From job applicants only such as educational details, history, degree etc.|
No Sale of Personal Data: Yield Solutions has not sold Personal Data in the preceding twelve (12) months.
Right To Opt-Out Of The Sale Of Personal Data: Yield Solutions does not sell your personal data.
If in case, Yield Solutions ever changes its policy and choose to sell Personal Data, you would have the right to opt-out of the sale of your Personal Data by clicking on the link.
Sensitive data: We do not generally seek to collect sensitive data through this site or otherwise. In the limited cases where we do seek to collect such data, we will do this in accordance with California Privacy Rights Act("CPRA") requirements. If in case, Yield Solutions ever chooses to use Sensitive Personal Data, you would have the right to limit the use of your sensitive personal Data.
The term "sensitive data" refers to the various categories of personal data identified by CPRA as requiring special treatment, including in some circumstances the need to obtain explicit consent from you. These categories include racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical, or other similar beliefs, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health, biometric or genetic data, sexual life or orientation, or criminal convictions and offences (including information about suspected criminal activities).
Disclosures of Personal Data for a Business Purpose: In the preceding twelve (12) months, Yield Solutions has not disclosed Personal Data for business purposes.
Your Rights The CPRA provides consumers (California residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CPRA rights and explains how to exercise those rights.
Access to Specific Information You have the right to request that Affinity disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will disclose to you:
Deletion Request Rights You have the right to request Affinity delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.
We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service provider(s) to:
Right to Correct Inaccurate Personal Information You have a right to request for correction of Inaccurate personal information. We shall use commercially reasonable efforts to correct the inaccurate personal information as directed by the consumer.
Right to Know What Personal Information is Sold or Shared and to Whom You have a right to request us information about what personal information is sold or shared by us and with whom. Once request received, we shall disclose the following:
Right to Opt Out of Sale or Sharing of Personal Information You have a right to opt out of sale or sharing of personal information if we sell or share such personal information. We shall prohibit from selling or sharing the consumer’s personal information after its receipt of the consumer’s direction, unless the consumer subsequently provides consent, for the sale or sharing of the consumer’s personal information.
Right to Limit Use and Disclosure of Sensitive Personal Information You have a right to request us to limit Use and Disclosure of Sensitive Personal Information. Upon such request we shall prohibit, from using or disclosing the consumer’s sensitive personal information for any other purpose after its receipt of the consumer’s direction unless the consumer subsequently provides consent for the use or disclosure of the consumer’s sensitive personal information for additional purposes.
Right of No Retaliation Following Opt Out or Exercise of Other Rights – Non-Discrimination We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CPRA rights. Unless permitted by the CPRA, we will not:
Only you, or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child.
You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must:
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you.
Response Timing and Format We endeavour to respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing.
Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable consumer request's receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if applicable. For data portability requests, we will select a format to provide your personal information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
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