1. What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We automatically gather referring URLs, cookies, IP addresses, language settings,device type and model, device settings, operating system, time zones, Facebook ID, Internet service provider, mobile carrier, hardware ID, and other unique identifiers from your device (such as IDFA and AAID), when you use our website. All these informations are required in order to provide our services, analyze how our visitors use the website, and measure advertisements.
We utilize third-party technology to improve the website and provide adverts. As a result, we may process data using Wasabi Technology, OneSignal, Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Firebase. As a result, some of the data is stored and processed on such third-party servers. This allows us to
1. assess different interactions (such as which articles/videos our visitors viewed);
1. serve and track adverts (and appear only to a specific group of users, for instance, only to those, who clicked on precise type of advertisement).
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
1.4. Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
- With third parties who assist us in running, providing, integrating, customizing, supporting, and marketing our Service, we share information. We might specifically share various sets of personal data for certain purposes. Particularly, the following categories of third parties with whom we exchange information.
2. With whom we share you data
2.1. Law enforcement agencies and other public authorities
We may use and disclose personal data, in order to uphold our Terms and Conditions of Use, to safeguard our rights, privacy, safety, or property, or that of our affiliates, you, or others, as well as to comply with legal processes from courts, law enforcement, Regulatory compliance, and other governmental bodies, as well as in other circumstances allowed by law to use and disclose personal data.
2.2. Service providers
In accordance with our guidelines, we provide personal information to outside parties that we employ to carry out business operations or provide services on our behalf. Your private details might be disclosed to the following categories of service providers:
- data analytics providers (Facebook, Google)
- cloud storage providers (Cloudflare and Wasabi)
- communication service providers
- marketing partners (in particular, social media networks, marketing agencies, email delivery services; Facebook, Google)
2.3. Third parties as part of a merger or acquisition Read more
We might buy or sell assets or company offerings as we grow our enterprise. In these kinds of deals, customer information is typically one of the transferred business assets. In the uncommon event of bankruptcy, we may also transmit such information during a corporate transaction such as the sale of our firm, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or we may share it with any related entity (such as a parent company or subsidiary).
3. How we use the information we collect General
We may use information that we collect about you to;
- Enhance your user experience on our Service.
- Manage your account and provide you with customer support.
- Perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, service or content offered by others.
- Communicate with you by email, postal mail, push notification, and/or through other digital methods about
products or services that may be of interest to you either from us or other third parties; develop and display.
- Content and advertising tailored to your interests on our Service and other websites and online services.
detect and resolve any fraud or other illegal or undesirable user behavior.
- Perform background checks on users and take other legally-required actions.
- Manage our business; provide our advertisements to you when you visit other websites and online services.
- Perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
4.WHAT LEGAL BASES DO WE USE TO PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
In this section, we explain the legal basis we utilize for each specific processing purpose.
We process your personal data primarily on the following legal grounds:
4.1. To adhere to legal obligations.
4.2. your permission;
Under this legal system, we use:
⦁ Cookies and other tracking technologies are used to store or access information on your devices.
⦁ Send you marketing materials. You may withdraw your consent at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of our emails. If you agree, we will also send you push notifications. You may disable notifications in your device’s settings at any time.
4.3. For the purpose of serving our (or others’) legitimate interests, unless your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms justify the safeguarding of personal data;
We rely on legal considerations:
⦁ To protect against and combat fraud, uphold our Terms and Conditions of Use.
Enforcement of our legal rights, preventing and resolving fraud and unauthorized use of the Service, and addressing non-compliance with our Terms and Conditions of Use are among our legitimate interests for this purpose.
⦁ To ad personalization.
Our interest in enhancing our Service for this reason stems from our desire to better understand user interests and give you a better encounter (for example, to make the use of the Website uncomplicated and more delightful, or to introduce and test new features).
Our desire to market our Service in a way that is adequately targeted is the legitimate interest we rely on for this processing.
4.4. To carry out our arrangement with you;
Under this legal system, we:
⦁ Give you customer service.
⦁ Offer our Services (inagreement. with our Terms and Conditions of Use).
⦁ Discuss with you about how you’re using our service.
⦁ Make your experience unique.
4.5. How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
4.6. What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, to [email protected] including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we should erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
5.HOW TO EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO PRIVACY.
You have the following rights regarding your personal data:
Removing your personal information. As permitted by law, you have the right to ask that your personal data be deleted.
We shall make a reasonable effort to abide by your request to have your personal data deleted. In some circumstances, we might be obligated by law to keep part of the data for a specific period of time; in such a case, we will honor your request once we have obeyed our obligations.
Gaining access to, evaluating, editing, and rectifying your personal data. Your previously submitted personal information on the website can be reviewed, edited, or changed.
Restricting or objecting to the use of your personal information. You have the right to request that we stop using all of your personal information or just a part of it.
Additional details for users based in the EEA:
In addition to the rights listed above, if you are based in the EEA, you also have the following rights:
The freedom to data portability. You can send the appropriate request to us if you’d like to receive your personal data in a machine-readable manner.
The right to complain to the appropriate authority. Please get in touch with us directly so that we can address your problems. However, you have the right to file a complaint with a qualified data protection supervisory body, particularly in the EU Member State where you live, work, or where the alleged violation occurred.
6. LIMITATION OF AGE
We don’t knowingly handle the personal information of anyone under the age of 16. Please get in touch with us if you learn that anyone under the age of 16 has given us their personal information.
7 TRANSFERS OF DATA INTERNATIONALLY
In specific, we use one of the following legal bases when transferring personal data coming from the EEA to nations with insufficient levels of data protection:
⦁ The European Commission adequacy decisions about specific countries (details).
⦁ Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission (details)
9. MANAGEMENT OF “DO NOT TRACK” REQUESTS
Across our Services and other online properties, our third-party services may compile data about you and your online activity. These third parties are not required by us to honour DNT settings, and they are not required to alter their tracking practices in response to DNT settings in your web browser. Please review the privacy policies of the third-party services it utilizes to find out if any of them honor “Do Not Track” requests.
A DNT option is available in a number of browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari. This option uses a DNT header to inform websites visited by the browser user about the user’s DNT desire. Typically, your browser’s options are where you can find the DNT option.
Because there is no DNT standard in place, we are unable to support “Do Not Track” requests at this time.