We’re a mission-led company building an AI-powered employee voice platform that helps people communicate and share important insights, insights that are heard by the right people at the right time. We're working to achieve this through a people-first, real-time approach.
To make work better by improving bottom-up communication
At GetHerd, we're purpose driven to help people share their ideas and feedback, whenever and wherever they are. Every day, millions of people around the world see ways to make things better. They have valuable feedback that would make a difference if the right people heard it. Many observe things that are just not right but can't speak up.
Our communication platform supports people to share insights in the moment, when it matters the most. Picking up peoples insights earlier has the power to predict and prevent red flags becoming big problems and big opportunities becoming lost.
Our platform pushes forward what's possible
Using a variety of approaches, we want to break new ground by leveraging insight data - using advanced machine learning models and sentiment analytics - to begin to predict and prevent future problems and see potential opportunities.
We’re creating a new category at an intersection of communication, surveying, and productivity. We're driven by the desire to surface unreachable insights and unheard voices. Decisions driven by broader, more inclusive and diverse groups have a higher likelihood of resulting in better outcomes.
Our principles guide who we are and what we build
At GetHerd, we believe in the collective power of the HERD, the insights of many always outperform the opinions of a few. Getting things done in a way that is Honest, building products that are Ethical and connect people. Providing a place where great work can happen with Recognition and better decisions are made because of Diversity.
James Simpson founded GetHerd in 2020 with the goal of helping people communicate bottom-up more effectively by focusing on providing an accessible, mobile-first safe space, away from busy communication channels or social media portals. By addressing the biases in these forms of communication, as well as seeing the many areas where no pathways to being heard exist beyond a tucked away paper box or hotline, it became clear: the potential for GetHerd to help in enterprise and the community could power better economic and societal outcomes. Over the next 10 years, we want to grow the capability of an AI-powered employee voice platform to predict and prevent some of the key challenges in the workplace and society.
People spend a lot of time and energy at work. It can be a source of fun, inspiration and learning but it can also be a source of anxiety and frustration. It’s important for people to know that their voice is heard and matters. We believe that giving people a platform to share what matters to them is one of the highest leverage things we can do to improve the experience of work and life.
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ABOUT Get Herd Limited
For the purposes of applicable legislation, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation, as amended or supplemented (the “Data Protection Laws”), GetHerd is the “controller” of personal information. If you have any questions about the use of your personal information please contact us via our “Contact Us” page on our Site.
How we collect and process your personal information
When you or your employer provide us with your personal information
We may collect information directly from you, or it may be provided to us by your employer. The information we collect may include your:
(b) contact details, including a postal address, email address and/or telephone number;
(c) date of birth;
(d) employment information, including your employer and job title;
(e)payment information, including bank account and/or credit card details;
(f) next of kin emergency contact details; and/or
We will use the information that we collect about you to:
(h) provide access to and facilitates at our co-working spaces;
(i) perform accounting and administrative tasks and to carry out internal reviews and audits;
(j) enforce our rights or the rights of other members;
(k) ensure the security of our spaces, including by maintaining CCTV footage and other physical access controls and maintaining emergency response procedures;
(l) monitor and maintain the stability and performance of our networks;
(m) send occasional updates in relation to events or services that we offer;
(n) comply with applicable laws and regulations; and
(o) research and conduct analyses, including analysis of the way that our co-working spaces are used.
When you contact us
If you contact us using the “Contact Us” page on our Site, or by phone or post, we will collect your name, email address and any information about you that you choose to give us.
We will use this information to review, investigate and respond to any comment or question that you may raise.
Information we collect automatically from you
Our legal basis for using your personal information
Our legal basis for processing your personal information, including where you contact us, is that it is necessary for our legitimate interests in conducting our business and meeting the requirements of our current and prospective customers.
How we may share your personal information
We may share your personal information we hold about you to:
service providers such as IT maintenance companies and customer relationship management system providers;
subcontractors, such as security companies;
third parties in the event that we sell or busy any business or assets;
professional advisors, independent consultants and/or agents appointed in connection with our use of your information (as set out above);
regulatory authorities, including tax authorities; and/or
law enforcement bodies, courts and tribunals where we are under a legal obligation to disclose your information or we do so to protect or defend our rights.
We may disclose your personal information to:
if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect our rights, property, or safety, or those of our customers or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
International transfers of personal information
Your personal information will be transferred to recipients located outside the European Economic Area. We will ensure that all such transfers take place in accordance with the applicable data protection laws, including by entering into data transfer agreements with recipients. If you would like more information about how your personal information may be transferred, please contact us through our Site.
Retention of personal information
The period for which we will retain personal information will vary depending on the purposes that it was collected for, as well as the requirements of any applicable law or regulation. For example, if you have entered into an agreement with us for the provision of co-working space, we will retain your personal information for the length of that agreement, and for as long either of us could bring legal proceedings in relation to that agreement.
You may have certain rights in relation to the personal information we collect about you. These may include the right to request access to your personal information, to request that it is erased, that its processing is restricted, or that any inaccurate personal information is rectified. You may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information, or in some circumstances to obtain a copy of the personal information in machine readable format. Any such request should be submitted by written notice. You also have the right to complain about the use your personal information to local supervisory authority, which in the UK is the Information Commissioner’s Office (www.ico.org.uk).