Automatic collection of information
When you open the Website or use the Mobile Application, our servers automatically record information that your browser or device sends. This data may include information such as your device's IP address and location, browser and device name and version, operating system type and version, language preferences, the webpage you were visiting before you came to the Services, pages of the Services that you visit, the time spent on those pages, the information you search for on the Services, access times and dates, and other statistics.
Information collected automatically is used only to identify potential cases of abuse and establish statistical information regarding the Services' usage and traffic. This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way that it would identify any particular user of the system.
Collection of personal information
You can access and use the Services without telling us whom you are or revealing any information by which someone could identify you as a specific, identifiable individual. If, however, you wish to use some of the Services' features, you may be asked to provide certain Personal Information (for example, your name and e-mail address). We receive and store any information you knowingly provide to us when you create an account, publish content, or fill any online forms on the Services. When required, this information may include the following:
Some of the information we collect is directly from you via the Services. However, we may also collect Personal Information about you from other sources such as public databases and our joint marketing partners. You can choose not to provide us with your Personal Information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of some of the Services' features. Users who are uncertain about what information is mandatory are welcome to contact us.mUse and processing of collected information. To make the Services available to you or to meet a legal obligation, we need to collect and use certain Personal Information. If you do not provide the information that we request, we may not provide you with the requested products or services. We may use any of the information we collect from you for the following purposes:
Processing your Personal Information depends on how you interact with the Services, where you are located in the world, and if one of the following applies:
Note that we may be allowed to process information under some legislations until you object to such processing (by opting out) without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases below. In any case, we will be happy to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing. Whether the provision of Personal Information is a statutory or contractual requirement or a requirement necessary to enter a contract.
You can delete certain Personal Information we have about you. The Personal Information you can delete may change as the Services change. When you delete Personal Information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised Personal Information in our records for the duration necessary to comply with our obligations to our affiliates and partners and for the purposes described below. If you would like to delete your Personal Information or permanently delete your account, you can do so on your account's settings page on the Services.
Disclosure of information
Depending on the requested Services or as necessary to complete any transaction or provide any service you have requested, we may share your information with your consent with our trusted third parties that work with us, any other affiliates and subsidiaries we rely upon to assist in the operation of the Services available to you. We do not share Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties. These service providers are not authorized to use or disclose your information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements. We may share your Personal Information for these purposes only with third parties whose privacy policies are consistent with ours or agree to abide by our policies concerning Personal Information. These third parties are given Personal Information they need only to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose Personal Information for their own marketing or other purposes.
We will disclose any Personal Information we collect, use or receive if required or permitted by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process, and when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
Retention of information
We will retain and use your Personal Information for the period necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. We may use any aggregated data derived from or incorporating your Personal Information after you update or delete it, but not in a manner that would identify you personally. Once the retention period expires, we shall delete Personal Information. Therefore, we cannot enforce the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification, and the right to data portability after the retention period's expiration.
Transfer of information
Depending on your location, data transfers may involve transferring and storing your information in a country other than your own. You are entitled to learn about the legal basis of information transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by us to safeguard your information. If any such transfer occurs, you can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this Policy or inquiring with us using the information provided in the contact section.
The rights of users
You may exercise certain rights regarding your information processed by us. In particular, you have the right to do the following:
The right to object to processing
Where Personal Information is processed for the public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in us or for the legitimate interests pursued by us, you may object to such processing by providing a ground related to your particular situation to justify the objection.
Data protection rights under GDPR
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights, and the Operator aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us. In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
How to exercise these rights
Any requests to exercise your rights can be directed to the Operator through this document's contact details. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. Your request must provide sufficient information that allows us to verify that you are the person you are claiming to be or that you are the authorized representative of such person. You must include sufficient details to allow us to understand the request and respond to it properly. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with Personal Information unless we first verify your identity or authority to make such a request and confirm that the Personal Information relates to you.
Privacy of children
We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please do not submit any Personal Information through the Services. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and enforce this Policy by instructing their children never to provide Personal Information through the Services without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 18 has provided Personal Information to us through the Services, please contact us. You must also be at least 16 years of age to consent to your Personal Information processing in your country (in some countries, we may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf).
Do Not Track signals
Some browsers incorporate a Do Not Track feature that signals to websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Tracking is not the same as using or collecting information in connection with a website. For these purposes, tracking refers to collecting personally identifiable information from consumers who use or visit a website or online service as they move across different websites over time. The Services do not track their visitors over time and across third-party websites. However, some third-party sites may keep track of your browsing activities when they serve your content, enabling them to tailor what they present to you.
Links to other resources
The Services contain links to other resources that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for such other resources or third parties' privacy practices. We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Services and to read the privacy statements of every resource that may collect Personal Information.
We secure information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure of Personal Information in its control and custody. However, no data transmission over the Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed. Therefore, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge that
In the event we become aware that the security of the Services has been compromised or users Personal Information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, including, but not limited to, security attacks or fraud, we reserve the right to take reasonably appropriate measures, including, but not limited to, investigation and reporting, as well as notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, we will make reasonable efforts to notify affected individuals if we believe that there is a reasonable risk of harm to the user due to the breach or if notice is otherwise required by law. When we do, we will send you an e-mail.
Changes and amendments
We reserve the right to modify this Policy or its terms relating to the Services from time to time at our discretion and will notify you of any material changes to how we treat Personal Information. When we do, we will post a notification within the Services. We may also provide notice to you in other ways at our discretion, such as through the contact information you have provided. Any updated version of this Policy will be effective immediately upon posting the revised policy unless otherwise specified. Your continued use of the Services after the effective date of the revised Policy (or such other act specified at that time) will constitute your consent to those changes. However, we will not, without your consent, use your Personal Information in a manner materially different than what was stated at the time we collected your Personal Information.
Acceptance of this policy
You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and conditions. By accessing and using the Services, you agree to be bound by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by this Policy's terms, you are not authorized to access or use the Services.
If you would like to contact us to understand more about this Policy or wish to contact us concerning any matter relating to individual rights and your Personal Information, you may send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.