Effective Date January 1, 2023
Effective Date January 1, 2023
Clearbit is committed to protecting and processing your personal information responsibly. We value the data you share with us and treat it with respect.
API Hub, Inc. dba Clearbit is a Delaware corporation, with its registered office at 548 Market St. #95879, San Francisco, CA 94104. To contact us, see below.
Clearbit is a B2B marketing intelligence platform that helps businesses create, capture, and convert demand from more of their ideal customers.
Our Services are designed to help our customers and partners in a wide variety of ways, including by helping them determine which companies might make the best customers, identify the contacts within those organizations by department, role, or seniority to improve or expedite their interactions with those companies, and enabling them to personalize their interactions with those companies.
Our products and services are broadly classified into three categories:
(i) Free Tools: We offer a variety of free tools such as our TAM Calculator, Weekly Visitor Report, Clearbit Connect browser extension and our self-serve plans which allow you to explore the benefits of the Clearbit services on a limited usage model.
(ii) Clearbit APIs: We offer a number of APIs, some are free and some are available on our paid plans. These APIs offer different functionalities and generally ingest limited data from you or your companies. For example, our Enrichment API will provide you with data attributes based on business email addresses of your prospective customers that are shared by you to us, and our Reveal APIs reveals domains based on IP addresses of your website visitors.
(iii) Clearbit Platform: The Clearbit platform provides a number of features to help you optmize your GTM operations, and usually requires you to create an account to access our platform and integrate your CRM with our platform. Some of the features include Clearbit Capture, Data Sync, Alerts, Form Shortening and also the ability to create advertising audiences for Facebook and Google based on contacts in your CRM, website visitors or net new audiences from Clearbit’s database,
We collect information in the following ways: (1) information you provide directly to us, (2) information collected passively through the use of technologies such as “cookies”, and (3) information we collect from third parties, including through the Clearbit Indexers.
When you browse or visit our Site, contact us, install our browser extension or set up a user account with us, we might collect information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as through a web form, in an email or other message (including in the “envelope” of the message, such as the From: or Subject: lines), or during the account creation process . The information we or our vendors collect directly from you may include:
Like many other commercial websites, we may also gather information in connection with your use of the Site or Services through the use of “cookies” and other similar technologies such as web server logs, pixels, and end-user website activity (collectively, “Tracking Technologies”), including the Clearbit tag. Information gathered through Tracking Technologies may include internet or other electronic network activity information, such as IP addresses, hashed identifiers derived from email addresses for the purposes of cross-device tracking for targeted advertising, the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, links to/from any page, and time spent at a site.
We or our service providers may collect publicly-available information about businesses and the personnel who work or were previously employed with them.
Our proprietary indexing systems ("Clearbit Indexers") collect information from a variety of sources in order to compile "Attribute Data" about corporations, non-profits, and similar entities ("Companies") and the professionals that work for them ("Professionals"). A complete list of Attribute Data we make available to users of the Site and Services (defined below) can be found at www.clearbit.com/attributes.
Our Clearbit Indexers collect a variety of information and data for purposes of creating our database of Attribute Data and for providing the Services. We collect Personal Information as Attribute Data, and to help us compile, organize, and verify Attribute Data, in the following ways:
(1) from publicly accessible sources, both online and offline, algorithmically through the Clearbit Indexers or provided by third parties;
(2) through licensing agreements directly with data brokers or other Companies; and
(3) directly contributed by individuals about both Professionals and Companies, except where such information is provided pursuant to an agreement in which Clearbit acts as a data processor.
We use Attribute Data to provide the Services, for internal research and development purposes, and to maintain and improve the quality of our Services. We may also use Attribute Data to collect metadata, such as activity signals or IP registration information. We use this metadata to improve the quality of the Clearbit Indexers, and to verify the accuracy, integrity, and completeness of our Attribute Data.
Our Services are designed to help our customers and partners in a wide variety of ways, including by helping them determine which Companies might make the best customers, identify the contacts within those organizations by department, role or seniority that might improve or expedite their interactions with those Companies, and enabling them to personalize their interactions with those Companies.
Clearbit Browser Extension:
We may use the information we collect in the following ways:
We may disclose information in the following situations.
We disclose information, such as Attribute Data, to our customers who may use this data for their internal sales and marketing operations, or in certain cases and with our permission, use it as part of their in-product offering .
We also disclose information with service providers and third parties for our operational purposes and other business purposes. Among other things, our service providers may provide web hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure (such as cloud computing), customer service, email delivery, security and other auditing, and similar services.
We may disclose information about you to law enforcement, government officials, or other third parties if we believe in our sole discretion that it is absolutely necessary or appropriate in order to (i) respond to a subpoena, court order, or other binding legal process; (ii) comply with laws, statutes, rules, or regulations, including without limitation those designed to protect your privacy rights; (iii) prevent physical or other harm, financial loss, or infringement of your rights, Clearbit’s rights, or the rights of anyone else; or (iv) report suspected illegal activity or investigate and pursue violations of our binding contractual agreements.
In addition, we may disclose Personal Information as necessary in the event of a contemplated or actual merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or similar event for purposes consistent with that transaction. Note that, in such an event, information in our possession may be transferred to our successor or assign.
We give you a variety of options with respect to the Personal Information we collect.
Update or Edit. You may claim your Clearbit Professional Profile by clicking this link, whereby you may update or edit Attribute Data about you.
Opt-Out of Marketing Communications. If you wish to opt out of our use of your contact information for our email marketing purposes, you can click the “Unsubscribe” button located within the most recent marketing email you received from us or submit your request at https://preferences.clearbit.com/privacy.
Additional Rights. Depending on where you are located, you may have additional rights. If you have any questions about whether these additional apply to you, please view the section titled “Additional Notices for Certain Jurisdictions”, below. When exercising such rights, we may ask you to provide us with information necessary to reasonably verify your identity before responding to your request. We will consider all requests and provide our response within the time period required by applicable law. Please note, however, that certain information may be exempt from such requests. If we deny your request in whole or in part, you may have the right to appeal the decision. In such circumstances, we will provide you with information regarding the appeals process.
Clearbit is based in the United States. Your Personal Information may be collected, transferred to, stored and otherwise processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Site and/or Services you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country and where data may be accessible to law enforcement and national security authorities under certain circumstances.
You may be entitled to additional privacy notices depending on where you are located. Please see the appropriate subsection below that may apply to you.
Clearbit has prepared additional disclosures and notices for California consumers. Those additional disclosures can be found here.
If you would like to request that we refrain from selling your Covered Information (as defined under Nevada law), please submit your request at https://preferences.clearbit.com/privacy.
If you are a Virginia consumer (as that term is defined under the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), you may have certain rights. Virginia law may permit you to request that we:
Certain information may be exempt from such requests under applicable law. We need certain types of information so that we can provide our Services. If you ask us to delete it, you may no longer be able to access or use the Services.
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please submit a request at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://preferences.clearbit.com/privacy. You will be required to verify your identity before we fulfill your request. To do so, you will need to provide the information identified in the webform or as otherwise directed by us.
Clearbit may use your personal information to send you targeted advertising. (as that term is defined in the VCDPA). To opt out of targeted advertising, please visit this link: Do Not Sell Or Share My Personal Information.
If we deny your request to exercise any of the rights above, you may appeal that denial by contacting us in the manner described below.
Lawful Basis for Processing.
Data protection laws in Europe require a "lawful basis" for processing personal data. Our lawful bases include where: (a) you have given consent to the processing; (b) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with you; (c) processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation; or (d) processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, and your interests and fundamental rights and freedoms do not override those interests. Where applicable, we will transfer your personal data to third countries subject to appropriate safeguards, such as standard contractual clauses.
Your Data Subject Rights.
You have the right to access, rectify, or erase any personal data we have collected about you. You also have the right to data portability and the right to restrict or object to our processing of personal data we have collected about you. In addition, you have the right to ask us not to process your personal data (or provide it to third parties to process) for marketing purposes or purposes materially different than for which it was originally collected or subsequently authorized by you. You may withdraw your consent at any time for any data processing we do based on consent you have provided to us.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us as set out in the "Contact Us" section above and specify which right you are seeking to exercise. We will respond to your request within 30 days. Please note, however, that certain information may be exempt from such requests in some circumstances, which may include needing to continue processing your information for our legitimate interests or to comply with a legal obligation. We may require specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and process your request. If personal data about you has been processed by us as a processor on behalf of a business customer and you wish to exercise any rights you have with such personal data, please inquire with our business customer directly.
If you have any issues with our compliance, you may contact us at email@example.com. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection regulator in your jurisdiction. However, we encourage you to contact us first, and we will do our very best to resolve your concern.
Clearbit considers the security of all the information and data within our control to be a top priority, and consistent with this we implement technical and organizational safeguards to protect from accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, such information or data. However, no security system is impenetrable, and unanticipated system failures or the efforts of malicious actors are an unfortunate reality on the internet. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that the information and data within our control, including Personal Information, is absolutely secure.
Your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a Do Not Track signal to websites and other online services you visit. We do not currently recognize or respond to browser-initiated Do Not Track signals. To find out more about Do Not Track, please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com. Please note that Do Not Track is a different privacy mechanism than the Global Privacy Control browser choice referenced below.
Clearbit provides business services, and as such we do not direct our services towards individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from individuals under the age of 18, we take steps to delete that information in accordance with applicable law. If you become aware that Clearbit has improperly collected information from individuals under the age of 18, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.