You own your data. We do not own your data, your data belongs to you. Data here refers to everything you place on the Avidnote platform including papers, notes, and references. The act of creating, editing or sharing notes to Avidnote does not change that content’s ownership nor does it change its copyright status. If the data belonged to you to begin with, it remains as yours after you put it in Avidnote.
Your data is private. All of the data that you put into Avidnote is private by default. Furthermore, everything you write on Avidnote is stored in state-of-the-art encrypted data centers with off-site backups. Because your data is private, we do not try to make money from your content. We do not sell your content to any third party for advertising purposes. There are no ads on the Avidnote platform.
Your data can be retrieved. There is no data lock-in with Avidnote which means that you can, at any time, choose to retrieve and download the data that you have stored to your own devices.
PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.” We collect Device Information using the following technologies: – “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org. – “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. – “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site. We may receive information about you from:
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use analytics tools, Google Analytics, Clicky Web Analytics, and Mixpanel to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. The data on Google Analytics is completely anonymized and provides info on e.g. how long users stay on the site and what type of device they use, the collected data is never tied to a specific person or name. Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena by a court, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
GDPR & YOUR RIGHTS
Avidnote is committed to complying to GDPR regulation regarding data privacy. You can read more about GDPR by visiting this page. If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
The notes and research data that you upload to Avidnote is stored on our EU servers located in Germany. Our hosting provider is Contabo.
When you create a subscription through the Site, we will maintain your Subscription Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
Avidnote is developed by Avidemic AB, a corporation based in Sweden.