Wokwi - Privacy Policy

Welcome to Wokwi, a web simulator for embedded & IoT Systems that assists in learning and planning embedded device interactions and programming (the “Service”).

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains how information about you is collected and used by the Service developed and operated by CodeMagic Ltd. (“CodeMagic” or “we”, “us”, “our”).

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.

PERSONAL DATA PROCESSED

We collect and process information you provide to us when you register directly to our Service or through a Third Party Provider account. Read more

We collect and process your full name and email address when you register directly to our Service or through third party providers, such as Google or GitHub (“Third Party Providers”). If you registered or logged in to our Service through a Third Party Provider account, we will process your account profile photo user identifier. We refer to this as “Registration Information”.

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We collect and process information you provide to us when you sign up to our Newsletter. Read more

If you wish to sign up to receive our newsletter with information about our business and offers, we will ask you to provide your email address.

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We collect and process your Payment Information when you submit a payment for our Service. Read more

When you wish to submit a payment for our Service, for example, to join Wokwi's Club or to purchase VotePowers, we collect your full name and billing address.

We refer to this as “Payment Information”.

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We collect, process and share with other users the content you share on the Service, such as Arduino libraries and projects. Read more

We collect, process and share with other users the content you share on the Service, such as Arduino libraries and projects.

We refer to this as “Your Content”.

Please use discretion when creating content that includes the personal information of you or others. YOU ARE SOLELY LIABLE FOR PROTECTING THIRD PARTIES’ AND YOUR OWN PRIVACY, AND FOR OBTAINING THE PRIOR CONSENT OF INDIVIDUALS’ WHOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION IS INCLUDED IN YOUR CONTENT. WE WILL NOT BEAR LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT MIGHT INCUR TO YOU OR TO THIRD PARTIES AS A RESULT OF THE PUBLICATION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.

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We will process user inquiries you choose to send us. Read more

You can submit an inquiry by emailing or writing to us. We will collect the information you provide in the inquiry, which typically includes your name, email address, other contact information and the text of your message.

We refer to this as “Inquiry Information”.

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We will process user feedback and reviews you provide. Read more

You can provide us feedback or troubleshooting on social media channels, by posting on any of our online public forums or communities such as Discord, GitHub and Facebook, by sending an e-mail to any of our designated addresses, or any other form of communication. We will process the data you choose to provide, which may include your name, email address and the feedback or review.

We refer to this as “Feedback Information”.

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You do not have a legal obligation to let us process any of the above information. However, you will not be able to use the Service unless we process this information, because we require it to provide you the Service.

We collect and process measurements regarding your use of the Service. Read more

We collect meta-data such as project page views, network requests to our build server, as well as all the data that goes through our public IoT Gateway (including source IP addresses), through Google Analytics and as well as our own internal event tracking system.

We refer to this entire data as “Analytics Information”.

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HOW YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS USED

We will not share your information with third parties, except in the events listed below or when you provide us your explicit and informed consent.

We will process your information to provide you the functionality of the Service. Read more

We store and use your Registration Information, Your Content, and Analytics Information in order to provide you the functionality of the Service.

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We will process your Payment Information to process your payment to our Service. Read more

We process your Payment Information when you submit a payment for our Service, for example, to join Wokwi's Club or to purchase VotePowers.

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We will process your information to provide you our marketing newsletter. Read more

If you signed up to receive our newsletter, we will process your email address to send you our periodic marketing newsletter.

If we obtain your contact information in the course of an order you place, we will give you a simple opportunity to refuse or opt out of our marketing newsletter relating to products relating to those you ordered. So long as you have not opted-out, we will send you these promotional communications.

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We will use the Inquiry Information to handle and respond to your inquiry for quality assurance and for development and enhancement of the Service, to prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and related purposes. Read more

We will use your Inquiry Information to contact you about your inquiry and handle and respond to your inquiry. If your inquiry is regarding any other information we have about you, we will process that other information to respond to your inquiry.

We also use the content of your inquiry to maintain and improve the Service, for quality assurance and for development and enhancement of the Service, to prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations and enforce our terms of use for the Service.

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We use the Analytics Information and your Feedback Information for our business needs of developing and enhancing the Service, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, and troubleshoot problems and related purposes Read more

We process the Analytics Information and Feedback Information to assess the Service performance, drive product decisions, for example by looking at how popular certain simulated boards are, maintain and improve the Service, for quality assurance and for development and enhancement of the Service.

We will also use the Analytics Information and Feedback Information to prevent fraud and abuse, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, and enforce our terms of use for the Service.

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We will use your email address to contact you with administrative messages relating to the Service, this privacy policy, and our terms of use. Read more

We will use your email address to contact you regarding administrative issues related to the Services or support and maintenance.

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We will share information with competent authorities if you violate any applicable law. Read more

If you violated any applicable law, we may share information we have about you with competent authorities and with third parties (such as legal counsels and advisors), for the purpose of handling the violation.

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WHOM WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH

We will not share your information with third parties, except in the events listed below or when you provide us your explicit and informed consent. These are also the categories of third parties with whom CodeMagic has disclosed personal information in the preceding 12 months.

We will process information with our service providers helping us to operate our business. Read more

We will process personal information with the assistance of our Service providers who assist us with the internal operations of the Service such as Google BigQuery and FireBase, FaunaDB, Supabase, Cloudflare and Paddle. These companies are authorized to use your personal information in this context only as necessary to provide these Services to us and not for their own promotional purposes, subject to the following additional Policies:

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We will share information with competent authorities, if you abuse your right to use the Platform, or violate any applicable law. Read more

If you abused your rights to use the Service, or if you violated any applicable law, we will share information with competent authorities and with third parties (such as legal counsels and advisors), for the purpose of handling the violation or breach.

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We will share your information if we are legally required to do so. Read more

We will share information if we are required to do so by a judicial, governmental or regulatory authority.

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We will share your Information with third parties in any event of change in our structure. Read more

If the operation of our Service is organized within a different framework, or through another legal structure or entity (such as due to a merger or acquisition), we will share information only as required to enable the structural change in the operation of the business.

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We do not sell your information. Read more

We do not sell your information, nor have we done so in the past 12 months.

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COOKIES

What are cookies? Read more

Cookies are text files, comprised of small amount of data, that are saved on your computer or other device (e.g. smartphone, tablet, etc.) when you use the internet and visit various website.

The information that the cookies maintain is read by the Website you visit, during the session of your visit to the Website (these are called ‘session’ cookies), and when you return to visit it again (these are called ‘persistent’ cookies).

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We use cookies necessary to operate the Service, for statistics, and to remember your preferences. Read more

We use cookies for a number of purposes, as briefly explained below.

Necessary. Cookies that are strictly necessary for the functioning of the Website. The Service cannot operate properly without these cookies. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the Service may not function properly.

Preferences. Cookies that remember your choices when you use the Service and allow the Service to react by reflecting your preferences.

Statistics. Cookies that help us understand how you and other users interact with our Service by collecting data that does not directly identify you.

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You can always delete or disable cookies. Read more

You can always delete the cookies saved on your device through the settings of your computer browser or device. You can also disable cookies for future use through the settings of your computer browser or device.

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SECURITY AND DATA RETENTION

We will retain your Information for as long as we need it for business purposes, and thereafter as needed for record-keeping matters. Read more

We will retain your Information for the duration needed to support our ordinary business activities operating the Service. Thereafter, we will still retain it as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, establish and defend legal claims and enforce our agreements. If you wish to unsubscribe from our promotional emails such as updates and reminders, we will delete your email address from our subscribers list.

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We implement measures to secure your information. Read more

We implement some measures to reduce the risks of damage, loss of information and unauthorized access or use of information. In any event, these measures do not provide absolute information security. Therefore, although efforts are made to secure personal information, it is not guaranteed, and you cannot expect that the Service will be immune from information security risks.

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INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFERS

We will internationally transfer information in accordance with applicable data protection laws. Read more

If we transfer your personal data for processing at locations outside your jurisdiction, we will abide by data transfer rules applicable to these situations.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS IN THE UK OR THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

CodeMagic is the data controller of the personal information collected via our Service. Read more

The following is the data controller for the purposes of the personal data we collect via the Service:

CodeMagic Ltd.

8 Dr. Cohen st., Ramat Gan, Israel

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Cross-border transfers. Read more

Information we collect from you will generally be processed within the United States and the European Union. In doing so, we will use adequate safeguards determined by the EU Commission.

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Legal basis under EU or UK law for processing your personal data. Read more

The legal basis for processing your Analytics Information and Inquiry Information, is our legitimate interest in providing, maintaining, developing, and enhancing the Service.

The legal basis for collecting and processing your email address to send you our newsletter is your explicit consent.

The legal basis for collecting and processing your Registration Information, Payment Information, Your Content, and Feedback Information, is our legitimate interests in providing you with the Service and tailoring the Service to your preferences.

The legal basis for processing your data for the purpose of handling instances of abusive use of the Service is our legitimate interests in defending and enforcing against violations and breaches that are harmful to our business.

The legal basis under EU law for processing your data where we are legally required to share it, is our legitimate interests in complying with mandatory legal requirements imposed on us.

The legal basis for us processing your data in the event of a change in our corporate structure is our legitimate interests in our business continuity.

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You have certain rights to access, update or delete your information, obtain a copy of your information, and object or restrict certain data processing activities. Read more

If you are in the EU or the UK, you have the following rights under the GDPR:

Right to Access your personal data that we process and receive a copy of it.

Right to Rectify inaccurate personal data we have concerning you and to have incomplete personal data completed.

Right to Data Portability, that is, to receive the personal data that you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. You have the right to transmit this data to another service provider. Where technically feasible, you have the right that your personal data be transmitted directly from us to the service provider you designate.

Right to Object, based on your particular situation, to using your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interest. However, we may override the objection if we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds, or for the establishment, exercise of defense of legal claims.

Right to Restrict the processing your personal data (except for storing it) if you contest the accuracy of your personal data, for a period enabling us to verify its accuracy; if you believe that the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request instead to restrict its use; if we no longer need the personal data for the purposes outlined in this Policy, but you require them to establish, exercise or defense relating to legal claims, or if you object to processing, pending the verification whether our legitimate grounds for processing override yours.

Right to be Forgotten. Under certain circumstances, such as when you object to us processing your data and we have no compelling legitimate grounds to override your objection, you have the right to ask us to erase your personal data. However, we may still process your personal data if it is necessary to comply with a legal obligation that we are subject to under laws in EU Member States or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, contact us at [email protected]

We reserve the right to ask for reasonable evidence to verify your identity before we provide you with information. Where we are not able to provide you with information that you have asked for, we will explain the reason for this.

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You have a right to submit a complaint to the relevant supervisory data protection authority. Read more

Subject to applicable law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority. If you are in the EU, then according to Article 77 of the GDPR, you can lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement of the GDPR. For a list of supervisory authorities in the EU, click here.

If you are in the UK, you can lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) pursuant to the instructions provided here.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR INDIVIDUALS IN CALIFORNIA

Below is a detailed description of the information we collect from visitors to our Website and the business or commercial purposes for which we use each category of personal information. This is also the information we have collected in the past 12 months.

Categories of personal information and source from which the information is collected Specific Types of Personal Information Collected Business or commercial purposes pursuant to the CCPA Specific purposes

Identifiers such as a full name, online identifier, internet protocol address, email address and account name – collected directly from you.

As described above in the “Personal Data Processed” section.

Undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality of the Service and to improve, upgrade or enhance the Service.

Undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration.

Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity.

Debugging to identify and repair errors.

As specified above in the “How Your Personal Data is Processed” section.
Audio information

Internet or other electronic network activity information – collected through the device you use to access the Service.

Commercial information, including records of services purchased
Customer records information, including personal billing address

We do not sell your personal information and have not done so in the past 12 months.

Your rights under the CCPA:

Disclosure of personal information we collect about you. Read more

You have the right to know:

  • The categories of personal information we have collected about you;
  • The categories of sources from which the personal information is collected;
  • Our business or commercial purpose for collecting personal information;
  • The categories of third parties with whom we share personal information, if any; and
  • The specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.

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Right to deletion. Read more

Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

  • Delete your personal information from our records; and
  • Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.

Please note that we may not delete your personal information if it is necessary to:

  • Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract between you and us;
  • Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
  • Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
  • Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
  • Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
  • Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
  • Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on your relationship with us;
  • Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
  • Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

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Protection against discrimination. Read more

You have the right to not be discriminated against by us because you exercised any of your rights under the CCPA. This means we cannot, among other things:

  • Deny goods or services to you;
  • Charge different prices or rates for goods or services, including through the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties;
  • Provide a different level or quality of goods or services to you; or
  • Suggest that you will receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.

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Exercising your CCPA rights Read more

If you would like to exercise any of your CCPA rights as described in this Privacy Policy, please email us at: [email protected] We may ask you for additional information to confirm your identity and for security purposes, before disclosing the personal data requested to you, by using a two or three points of data verification process, depending on the type of information you require.

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MINORS

The Service is not directed to users under 13. Read more

The Service is not directed to users under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information or data from children under the age of 13 or knowingly allow children under the age of 13 to use the Website. Additional age restrictions may apply in your country.

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CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

If we change this Privacy Policy, we will make efforts to proactively notify you of such changes. Read more

From time to time, we may change this Privacy Policy. If we do so, we will make efforts to proactively notify you of such changes. In any event, the latest version of the Privacy Policy will always be accessible at https://wokwi.com/legal/privacy.

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Last Update: July 8, 2022