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1. Cookies and tracking technologies
Considering the time frame, cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored by the browser and remain valid until its expiration date, unless deleted by the user before the expiration date. A session cookie will expire at the end of the user’s session, when the browser is closed.
2. Information that we collect
This refers to any information that does not specifically identifies you but uses your information in an aggregated manner.
We and our third party providers may collect personal information in different ways, including but not limited to the following:
2.1. Information that you provide to us. By using our services, you may choose to disclose personal information including comments sections, contact forms or social media pages. Note that all such information that you share in public areas becomes public information.
2.2. Information that we collect via your use of the services on this site. For e.g. your name, e-mail address when you sign up to receive e-mails, when you browse our site or other types of communication.
2.3. Information we collect from public sources or third parties. We may receive information about you from third parties, i.e. a social media site if you choose to connect through that site, Google Analytics to measure site metrics etc.
2.4. Additionally, we may store your personal information in our standard site back-ups.
3. Other information that we may collect
Device information — such as your hardware model, IP address, operating system version, browser type and settings, language and font settings and other unique device identifiers.
Usage information — such as information about the services you use, time and duration of your use of services, your interaction with content offered through the site, information stored using cookies, mobile ad identifiers and similar technologies that we have set on your device.
Location information — such as your computer’s IP address and other information that has been aggregated in such a manner that does not reveal your specific identity.
4. How we may use your personal information
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To protect rights or to manage our business needs such as site administration, analytics, fraud prevention and any other contractual agreement related to our site or to comply with the law.
5. How we share the information
Service providers – we may share information with third parties that provide services to us, such as e-mail marketing, hosting providers, list managers. These companies may need such information in order to complete their functions.
Other parties when required by law or needed to protect our users and services – we may share your personal information if we believe is necessary or appropriate to protect, enforce, or defend the legal rights, privacy, safety, or property of the site, or to comply with applicable law, including responding to requests from public and government authorities or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation.
If we need any additional information, we will get your explicit written approval before collecting and using it.
6. Links to Third-Party Sites
Our site may link to third-party websites and services, including social media platforms. We are not responsible for the security or privacy of any information collected by other websites or other services. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to the respective website’s own Terms and Policies. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policies and Terms and Conditions of any third party site you may visit.
7. How we protect your information
We shall never sell, share or give access to third parties to our users non-public data without your express written consent.
However, no security system is impenetrable and thus we cannot guarantee the security of any exchange of information while being sent over the Internet. We will make all reasonable efforts in keeping your information safe.
If you consider at anytime that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please write to us immediately by using the Contact Form on this site.
8. Your rights and options regarding your personal information
At anytime, you can opt out from receiving further communication from us by doing the following:
- Use the unsubscribe function in the email you receive from us;
- Use the browser settings to control cookies;
- Your mobile device lets you choose how/if your location and other data is shared with us;
- Contact us using the “Contact Form” displayed on this site.
10. How you can contact us
Last update: February 5th 2019