In this privacy & cookies policy (“Policy”), we describe the information that we collect about you, that you provide to us, and that will be processed by us, as you use this website (our “Website”) and the services available through this Website, our mobile website (collectively, our “Services”).
HOW, WHEN AND WHAT WE COLLECT?
What information do we collect?
At various times, you could be asked to provide information such as your name, email address, contact phone number or other information. Information collected is often defined as being either anonymous or personally identifiable:
Personally Identifiable Information refers to information that tells us specifically who you are, such as your name, email address, or phone number. Downloading information or logging in may allow the Company to “recognize” you to allow us to personalize our service for you.
How do we use your personal information?
To validate your identity.
To provide our Services to you, to communicate with you about your use of our Services or any changes in our Terms and Conditions that apply to you. For the purpose for which you specifically provide the information to us, including, to respond to your inquiries, to provide any information that you request, and to provide customer support.
For marketing and promotional purposes, for example, where permitted by law, we may use your information, such as your email address to send you newsletters, special offers and promotions, or to otherwise contact you about services or information we think may interest you.
To better understand how users access and use our Website and our Services, both on an aggregated and individualized basis, to administer, monitor, and improve our Website and Services, for our internal purposes, and for other research and analytical purposes.
To protect us, our customers, employees or property — for instance, to investigate fraud and prevent fraudulent activity, harassment or other types of unlawful activities involving us or other companies that we do business with, to enforce this Policy, as well as our Terms and Conditions.
Where we store your data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Do we share personal information?
We do not sell or rent any personal information to others. We may, however, disclose personal information if we believe we are required to do so by law or have a good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of site, its users and the public. Personal information collected by the Website may be stored and processed in the USA or any other country in which we or our agents maintain facilities. By using the Website, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
What about cookies?
What is a cookie and similar technologies?
Cookies are small information units which the Website places on your computer’s hard disk, on your tablet or on your smartphone. Cookies contain information that the Website uses to make the communication between you and your web browser more efficient. The cookie does not identify you as an individual user but identifies your computer. There are two types of cookies – session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are temporary bits of information which are deleted when you exit your web browser. Persistent cookies are more permanent bits of information that are stored and remain on your computer until they are deleted. Persistent cookies delete themselves after a certain period of time but are renewed each time you visit the website.
The Website uses session cookies and persistent cookies.
We use similar technologies for storing and accessing information in the browser or device which utilizes local units and local storage, such as HTML5 cookies, Flash and other methods. These technologies can operate across all your browsers. In some cases, the use of these technologies cannot be controlled by the browser, but requires special tools. We use these technologies to store information, to ensure the quality of reviews and to spot irregularities in the use of the Website.
What type of cookies do we use and for what purposes?
Measuring the Website traffic i.e. number of visits on the Website, which domains the visitors come from, which pages the visitors visit on the Website and in which overall geographical area the visitors are located.
Improvement of the functionalities of the Website:
Optimizing your experience with the Website, which includes remembering your user ID and password when you return to the Website so you do not have to log in again.
Connect with Social Media:
We give you the possibility of connecting with Social Media, such as Facebook.
Ensuring the quality of reviews and to prevent misuse or irregularities in connection with writing reviews and using the Website.
Displaying specific advertisements on the Website which we believe you will find interesting.
Third party cookies
Google Analytics: for statistical purposes. You can decline cookies from Google Analytics by clicking on this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Facebook: Set by Facebook only if you interact with the Facebook plugin or is already logged into Facebook from other source for the purpose of connecting and integrating with them.
Twitter: Set by Twitter only if you interact with the Twitter plugin or is already logged into Twitter from other source for the purpose of connecting and integrating with them.
Google+: Set by Google only if you interact with the Google+ plugin or is already logged into Google from other source for the purpose of connecting with them.
Deletion of cookies
If you want to delete the cookies already on your equipment, you can do the following. If you use a PC or a more recent browser, press CTRL + SHIFT + DELETE simultaneously. If the shortcuts do not work on your browser, please visit the support page for the browser to ask your question. Please note that our Website will not work to its full extent if you delete the cookies.
APPENDIX 1: ADDITIONAL TERMS FOR EEA CUSTOMERS
The information below is required pursuant to the EEA law regarding privacy and data protection. The terms below apply to EEA customers in addition to the terms in the rest of the Policy.
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the data controller is ADDRESS, a company established in COUNTRY and regulated for data protection purposes by the REGULATORY AUTHORITY. If you are unhappy about how we are processing your data or how we have responded to a request or complaint, you have the right to make a complaint to the REGULATORY AUTHORITY or your local supervisory authority. You can find more details about how to contact the REGULATORY AUTHORITY on their website LINK.