- The Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (or ‘GDPR’)
- Directive 2002/58/EC
- The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
- The Data Protection Act 1998
- The Data Protection Act 2018
1. Types of Personal Data We Collect
- Non-personal information – we collect it through your use of The Site, which we use for statistical purposes and for improving our services.
- Personal information – this type of information is considered personal or that identifies a person.
- Combined information – we can also collect personal and non-personal data at once, and in this case, it will be processed as personal information.
2. The Ways We Collect Your Personal Data
There are two main ways in which The Site collects personal data:
2.1 Automatically from Your Device
The primary source of this personal data are cookies and/or other similar tools, which we collect at the moment when you access The Site. It can be collected from any device (computers, mobile phones, tablets) via your web browser, which sends information to our server in the form of log files. You don’t need to do any further actions, because this type of information is stored automatically and it is deleted automatically as well. It includes information about:
- Your IP address
- Time/date of accessing The Site
- The referring URL address
- Your IP address
- Type/version of your browser
2.2 Voluntarily Provided by You
This type of personal data can be collected when you contact us via email or another contact form. In this case, we provide you with the option not to provide such information, as required under the data protection legislation. We can collect this type of data via newsletters and through our contact form:
We give you the option to subscribe voluntarily to our newsletter. If you do so, you will have to enter your email address during the registration process and we will send you an activation link. Once you activate the service, only then we will use your email as personal information and only then we will add it to our mailing list.
The way we collect your personal data from our contact form is very similar to the email subscription. You can reach us at email@example.com any time to send your questions and recommendations or just to talk to an expert. In this case, we can collect the data you provided to us voluntarily, i.e.: email address, your name and surname, IP address and date and time of the enquiry.
2.1 Cookies Policy
3. Reasons to Collect Your Personal Data
The Site collects personal data for a couple of important reasons, mainly to optimize the provided services and to improve the user experience. These reasons include:
- To provide you with effortless and smooth connection with The Site
- To display specific advertisement based on your interests
- To ensure that The Site and our services work properly
- For evaluation of the security and stability of The Site
- For administrative purposes and databases
You can always opt-out from the way we use your personal data. If you don’t do so, your personal data is stored only during the moment when you visit The Site and, after that, it is deleted. We also use your personal data to enhance our support services and to be able to provide you with a quick and effective response to your questions.
We will not transfer your personal data to third parties, except the cases described by the applicable legislation. If you want a copy of these documents, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Customer Protection and Your Rights
The visitors of The Site have the following rights:
- To request a copy of your personal data stored on our servers
- To obtain information about how and what personal data we store about you
- To restore and/or correct any of your personal information
- To restrict further collection and processing of your personal data
- To delete your personal information in the case when it is no longer needed
- To raise an objection against the ways your personal data is automatically collected
- To object to the use of your data
4.1 Security of Your Personal Data
The Site uses a standard SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption, which is a technology that encrypts your personal and other information exchanged between your web browser and our server. You can verify this by checking out the beginning of the URL of The Site which should begin with ‘HTTPS’, or by the ‘lock’ icon that should appear on different places near the URL depending on the type of the web browser you use.
According to the applicable legislations, your IP address is considered personally identifiable information and we will do our best to protect it and to prevent it from any fraudulent activities. The Site also uses other industry-standard security measures to protect your personal data against unauthorised access, partial or complete loss, manipulation, and other deliberate actions