Updated: October 27, 2020
THE DATA WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
We collect the personal information you voluntarily provide to us, which includes your name, e-mail address and any other data you willingly and voluntarily provide on this website. This information may be collected by us when you subscribe to our newsletter, receive our content, comment on our blog, and/or purchase services or online products. There are also other personal data we may collect set out below.
We collect data from you directly when you fill out a form, purchase a product, or communicate with us via email or social media. We also collect data from you when you use the Sites. We may collect personal data from third parties such as our payment processors, advertising networks, and/or analytics providers. We process and make use of your data as outlined below, or through a process reasonably analogous to the process set out below.
We may process data about your use of our Sites and services offered on our Sites. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, geographical location, page views, website navigation paths, employer and frequency and/or pattern of your use of our website. This data is collected through our analytics tracking systems, including Google Analytics. This data is used to analyze the use of our Sites, to deliver relevant content and advertising, and understand our users. The legal basis for processing is our legitimate interest, namely monitoring and improving our website, marketing, and services.
We may process your data that you voluntarily provide on our Sites, such as names, email addresses, physical addresses, telephone numbers, credit-card numbers, and other relevant data as related to purchases of our products and/or services or subscription to services or registration in order to receive free content and similar services or products. We process this data to supply products and/or services to you, as well as to market other relevant goods and services to you and the market in general.
We may process personal information or data you provide us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications, free content, and/or newsletters, as well as communication data that you send to us either through email, social media, or other posting and/or communication methods. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, to deliver relevant website content, and for the purposes of sending you marketing, content and/or emails and newsletters. The legal basis for this process is consent to our legitimate interests, which is to grow our business and keep records which may be needed to pursue or defend a legal action.
MARKETING AND ADVERTISING
The above Data – particularly your name, surname and email address may be used to send you or the market in general marketing communications about our business or products. The legal basis for this type of processing is either consent or our legitimate interests in growing our business. We may send you such communications if you requested it and/or if you agreed to receive such communications. You may opt-out of such communications at any time through the ‘unsubscribe’ button in each email or by contacting us at [email protected].
Any of the above data may be used to deliver advertisements to you, including Facebook Ads, Instagram, and/or other similar advertisements or promotions. We may also use such data to understand the effectiveness of our advertising. The legal basis for this type of processing is our legitimate interest to grow our business through marketing and advertising.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We may share your information with our trusted third parties who provide support in running the Sites including any blog or newsletter, as well as those parties and services that help administer our business. We will take reasonable care to ensure that your data does not get shared with unknown or unrelated third parties. We may disclose your information to payment service providers, administrative and marketing providers, business advisors, or third parties if we sell or transfer parts of our Company. We will ensure that we take reasonable care to contract with third parties to keep your data secure and to respect your privacy under the law.
The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the Site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies and tracking signals using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Website may not work properly or at all. Our Site may not respond to Do Not Track signals sent by your browser.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
DATA SECURITY AND BREACH RESPONSE
We do our best to protect your information from any unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. We may allow our employees, contractors, and service providers access to your personal data, where such persons or entities need to know such data to perform business services.
Should there be a potential breach of personal data, the breach will be identified, the scope will be determined, and we will complete a report and/or notify users if we are legally required to do so.
You acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner. You agree to notify us of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your information.
DATA RETENTION AND DESTRUCTION
Personal data that we process for any purpose shall not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfill its collection purpose or to satisfy a legal, business or accounting purpose. In some cases, your data may be anonymized for research purposes and used indefinitely. If your data no longer meets any of the above criteria, personal data will be deleted or otherwise disposed of in a safe and secure manner.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF DATA
Your data may be transferred to other countries and by using the Sites, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside your country of residence. If you are located in the European Union, we may store and share your personal data with companies located outside of the European Economic Area. Your data’s security is a high priority and we will always use reasonable efforts to ensure security of your data. You may always request information on how and/or where your data is processed and stored.
CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE
We do not knowingly collect or solicit data online from or market online to children under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Your rights under data protection laws include the right to access, erase, correct, restrict, and/or object to our use and processing of your personal data, as well as the right to portability of the data. You have the right of confirmation as to how and where we process your data. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by means of unsubscribing from our mailing content or to let us know what elements of your consent you would like to withdraw at [email protected] If you consider our processing to infringe data protection laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority.
VISITORS’ GDPR RIGHTS
If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include:
We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Company decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.
You have the right to request access to your data that the Company stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.
You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
To the extent that you provided consent to the Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.
We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.