Last updated: 1st April, 2021
At the outset, we would like to explain the lawful basis on which we process our websites user’s data, as required under the GDPR:
If you sign up for any of our Services, we process your personal data in order to perform our contract with you;
If we have a legitimate interest in processing data, such as for direct marketing or online identifiers when you access our website or Services.
We will also process your personal data where you have provided us with consent to do so.
Data Collected and Purpose of Use
Depending on your interaction with, we may collect two types of data you, as follows:
Non-identifiable information which may be made available or gathered through your use of the Services. To clarify, we are not aware of your identity due to such information (“Non-Personal Data”).
Individually identifiable information, namely information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable effort identify an individual (“Personal Data”).
In addition, if we combine Personal Data with Non-Personal Data, the combined data will be treated as Personal Data for as long as it remains combined.The table below describes the types of data we collect and how we use it.
What type of data we collect?
In some cases, we may collect technical and aggregated data about you, and may be made available or gathered via the users’ use of the website and it is transmitted from the user’s, including: type of browsers; type of operation system; type of device; time and date you access the website and use the Services; users’ navigation and actions in the website; language preference; country level location. We use this data solely to provide and enhance our Services and to enable operation of the website.
How do we use it?
We use this data solely to provide and enhance our Services and to enable operation of the website.
What type of data we collect?
We will collect your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses. Note that, while IP address is considered personally identifiable information in many jurisdictions (such as the EEA), there are some jurisdictions in which such data sets are not considered as Personal Data. Therefore, we treat such information as Personal Data, in accordance with applicable laws.
How do we use it?
We use the IP in order to fulfill our legitimate interests to: maintain, protect and manage the website and Services; customize and improve our Service, as well as enhance your experience while you use our Services; in order to perform research, analytic and statistic regarding traffic flow and users’ interaction with our Services; in order to audit our affiliates, calculate payments and detect fraud, as well as detect and resolve security or technical issues in connection with the Services; We also may use IPs for remarketing purposes, as detailed in the “Cookies” section below.
Cookies, APIs & Similar Tracking Technologies
There are several types of cookies, and among others:
Essential, Functionality, Operation & Security Cookies.These cookies are essential for enabling user movement around the website, for the website to function properly, and for security purposes (i.e., used to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use, and protect user data from unauthorized parties). This category of cookies either cannot be disabled, or if disabled, certain features of the Services may not work.
Analytic, Measurement & Performance Cookies. These cookies are used to collect information about how users use our website, in order to improve our Services and the way we offer them, as well assess performance of the Content and campaigns. These cookies enable us, for example, to assess the number of users who have viewed a certain article as well as their country of origin. It enables our websites to remember information that changes the way it behaves or looks, such as your preferred language. Further, it enables us to know if such content is popular and to provide content of similar topics for our user. We further use this information to compile reports.
Preference, Targeting & Advertising Cookies.These cookies are used to advertise across the internet and to display relevant ads tailored to users based on the parts of the website they have (e.g., the cookie will indicate you have visited a certain webpage and will show you ads relating to that webpage)
Third Party Content
Sharing Data with Third Parties
For How Long We Retain the Data We Collect
We may rectify, replenish or remove incomplete or inaccurate information, at any time and at our own discretion. We retain the data we have collected for as long as needed to provide the Service, carry out our business purpose and to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements, in accordance and compliance with applicable laws, or until an individual requests us to delete its Personal Data, as detailed below.
Users’ Rights & ControlsI
ndividuals have the right to know what information we hold about them and, in some cases, to have such information communicated to them. Individuals may also ask for our confirmation as to whether or not we process their Personal Data. Subject to the limitations in applicable law, individuals may also be entitled to obtain from us the Personal Data they have provided to us in a structured, commonly-used, and machine-readable format, and may have the right to transmit such Personal Data to another party.
The principal rights under applicable data protection law in relation to Personal Data are as follows (depending on your jurisdiction): the right to access any information which is provided to us; the right to rectification; the right to erasure; the right to restrict processing; the right to object to processing; the right to data portability; the right to complain to a supervisory authority (in the event you are EEA resident); and the right to withdraw consent (to the extent applicable). For more information, please review our Privacy Rights Policy available at: Privacy Rights Policy
We provide you with the ability to exercise certain choices and controls in connection with our treatment of your Personal Data, depending on your relationship with us. If you wish to exercise any or all of the above rights, please download our applicable form available and send it to our Data Protection officer at: [email protected]
Where we are not able to provide you with the information for which you have asked, we will endeavor to explain the reasoning for this and inform you of your rights, including the right to complain to the supervisor authority (in the event you are EEA resident). We reserve the right to ask for reasonable evidence to verify your identity before we provide you with any such information in accordance with applicable law. In addition, the process of locating and deleting the data may take up to one (1) month (following the receipt of the validation proof we require) in accordance with applicable law. Data privacy and related laws in your jurisdiction may provide you with different or additional rights related to the data we collect from you, which may also apply.
Security of the Data
Children Privacy and Data
The Services are not intended for individuals under the age of eighteen (18), Accordingly, we do not use the website to knowingly solicit data from or market to children as defined under applicable law (e.g. thirteen (13) regarding US individuals and sixteen (16) regarding European Economic Area (“EEA”) individuals). We request that such individuals not provide Personal Data through our Services. We reserve the right to request proof of age at any stage so that we can verify that children under the age of eighteen (18) are not using the website. If you become aware or have any reason to believe that a child has shared any information with us, please contact us at [email protected] and we take reasonable steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our files.
Transfer of Data
Do Not Track Disclosure
The website or our Services does not respond to Do Not Track signals. For more information about Do Not Track signals, please see: http://www.allaboutdnt.com/.
Company’s Data Protection Officer