Depending on your interaction with us, we may collect two types of data:
a. Non-identifiable information that may be made available or collected through your use of the Services. To clarify, we are not aware of your identity due to such information (“Non-Personal Data”).
b. Individually identifiable information, i.e. information that identifies an individual or that could, 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:
In some cases, we may collect technical and aggregate data about you, which may be made available or collected through users’ use of the site, including: type of browsers; operating system; type of device; time and date of access to the site and use of the Services; users’ navigation and actions on the site; language preference; location at country level. We use this data exclusively to provide and improve our Services and to enable the operation of the website.
We use this data exclusively to provide and improve our Services and to enable the operation of the website.
If you voluntarily subscribe to our newsletter, you will be asked to provide your name and email address. You can unsubscribe at any time via the “unsubscribe” link in the email or by contacting us directly.
We will collect your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses. Note: Although IP addresses are considered personally identifiable information in many jurisdictions (such as the EEA), there are some jurisdictions in which these data sets are not considered Personal Data. Therefore, we treat this information as Personal Data in accordance with applicable laws.
We use IP to serve our legitimate interests of: maintaining, protecting and managing the website and the Services; personalizing and improving our Service, as well as enhancing your experience when using our Services; conducting research, analysis and statistics on traffic flow and users’ interaction with our Services; auditing our affiliates, calculating payments and detecting fraud, as well as detecting and resolving security or technical issues in connection with the Services; We may also use IPs for remarketing purposes, as detailed in the “Cookies” section below.
We may collect the data detailed above from you in the following ways:
b. When you voluntarily choose to provide us with information, i.e. when you contact us, submit a User Review, register for our Newsletter, etc. Whenever technologically possible and required by applicable law, we will ask for your consent to collect your Personal Data and offer you the option to opt out
There are several types of cookies, including, but not limited to:
a. Essential, Functionality, Operation and Security Cookies. These cookies are essential to enable the user to move 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 cannot be disabled, or if disabled, certain features of the Services may not work.
b. Analytical, Measurement and 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 as to evaluate the performance of Content and campaigns. These cookies allow us, for example, to evaluate the number of users who have viewed a particular article, as well as its origin. They allow our websites to remember information that changes the way they behave or look, such as your preferred language. In addition, they allow us to know if such content is popular and to provide content of similar topics to our user. We use this information to compile reports.
c. Preference, Targeting and Advertising Cookies. These cookies are used to advertise on the internet and display relevant personalized advertisements to users based on the parts of the website they have visited (for example, the cookie will indicate that you have visited a certain web page and show advertisements related to that page).
We may rectify, complete or remove incomplete or inaccurate information at any time and at our at any time and at our own discretion. We retain the data we collect for as long as necessary to provide the Service, carry out our business purposes and comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements, in accordance with and in compliance with applicable laws, or until an individual requests us to delete their Personal Data, as detailed below.
Individuals 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 request confirmation from us as to whether or not we process their Personal Data. Subject to the limitations of applicable law, individuals may also have the right 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 main rights under applicable data protection law in relation to Personal Data are as follows (depending on your jurisdiction): the right to access any information 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 case you are an 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 relation to our processing 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 and submit it to our Data Protection Officer at: [contact email]
If we are unable to provide the information you have requested, we will endeavor to explain why and inform you of your rights, including the right to complain to the supervisory authority (if you are resident in the EEA). We reserve the right to request reasonable evidence to verify your identity before providing such information, in accordance with applicable law. In addition, the process of locating and deleting the data may take up to one (1) month (after receipt of the proof of validation we require), in accordance with applicable law. Your jurisdiction’s privacy and related laws may provide different or additional rights related to the data we collect from you, which may also apply.
You may opt out of the data collection, sharing process and advertising services related to our website as follows:
a. You can set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our Services, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by adjusting your browser’s privacy and security settings. Please refer to the support page of the browser you are using.
b. You may opt-out directly of third-party retargeting cookies or other advertising technology trackers through self-regulatory services such as the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) website - NAI consumer opt-out page or the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) opt-out page.
c. You can contact us (as detailed below), and we will do our best to help you.
Please note that once you opt-out, parts of the Services provided by us may no longer be available and some functionalities may not work if you revoke the data transfer.
We take great care in implementing and maintaining the security of the website or Service and your Personal Data. We employ industry-standard procedures and policies and technical and administrative security measures to ensure the security of our users’ Personal Data and prevent unauthorized access to or use of such information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and we cannot be responsible for the acts of anyone who gains unauthorized access to or abuses our site or Service.
The Services are not intended for individuals under the age of eighteen (18). Accordingly, we do not use the site to solicit data from or market to children as defined by applicable law. We ask that such individuals do not provide Personal Data through our Services. We reserve the right to request proof of age at any stage to verify that children under the age of eighteen (18) are not using the Website. If you become aware or have reason to believe that a child has shared information with us, please contact us and we will take reasonable steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our files.
We may store or process your Personal Data in the EEA or in other countries. If you visit our website or use our Services from locations outside the EEA, please note that information you provide to us through your use of our website or Service may be transferred to, and processed in, countries other than the country from which you accessed our website. If you are an EEA resident, we will take appropriate steps to ensure that your Personal Data receives an adequate level of data protection upon transfer outside the EEA.
The Website or our Services do not respond to Do Not Track signals. For more information on Do Not Track signals, please see: http://www.allaboutdnt.com/.
Note to California Residents: Notwithstanding the foregoing, this Policy will be reviewed and updated every 12 months as required by the CCPA.