Retention of information
We will retain and use your Personal Information for the period necessary to comply
with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements unless a
longer retention period is required or permitted by law. We may use any aggregated
data derived from or incorporating your Personal Information after you update or
delete it, but not in a manner that would identify you personally. Once the retention
period expires, Personal Information shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access,
the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be
enforced after the expiration of the retention period.
Transfer of information
Depending on your location, data transfers may involve transferring and storing your
information in a country other than your own. You are entitled to learn about the legal
basis of information transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any
international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or
more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by us to
safeguard your information. If any such transfer takes place, you can find out more
by checking the relevant sections of this Policy or inquire with us using the
information provided in the contact section.
The rights of users
You may exercise certain rights regarding your information processed by us. In
particular, you have the right to do the following: (i) you have the right to withdraw
consent where you have previously given your consent to the processing of your
information; (ii) you have the right to object to the processing of your information if
the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent; (iii) you have the
right to learn if information is being processed by us, obtain disclosure regarding
certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the information undergoing
processing; (iv) you have the right to verify the accuracy of your information and ask
for it to be updated or corrected; (v) you have the right, under certain circumstances,
to restrict the processing of your information, in which case, we will not process your
information for any purpose other than storing it; (vi) you have the right, under certain
circumstances, to obtain the erasure of your Personal Information from us; (vii) you
have the right to receive your information in a structured, commonly used and
machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another
controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that your
information is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on
your consent, on a contract which you are part of or on pre-contractual obligations
The right to object to processing
Where Personal Information is processed for the public interest, in the exercise of an
official authority vested in us or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued
by us, you may object to such processing by providing a ground related to your
particular situation to justify the objection.
Data protection rights under GDPR
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data
protection rights and the Operator aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to
correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information. If you wish to
be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be
removed from our systems, please contact us. In certain circumstances, you have
the following data protection rights:
• You have the right to request access to your Personal Information that we
store and have the ability to access your Personal Information.
• You have the right to request that we correct any Personal Information you
believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request us to complete the
Personal Information you believe is incomplete.
• You have the right to request the erase your Personal Information under
certain conditions of this Policy.
• You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Information.
• You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your Personal
Information. When you restrict the processing of your Personal Information,
we may store it but will not process it further.
• You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on
you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
• You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where the
Operator relied on your consent to process your Personal Information.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection
and use of your Personal Information. For more information, please contact your
local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
How to exercise these rights
Any requests to exercise your rights can be directed to the Operator through the
contact details provided in this document. Please note that we may ask you to verify
your identity before responding to such requests. Your request must provide
sufficient information that allows us to verify that you are the person you are claiming
to be or that you are the authorized representative of such person. You must include
sufficient details to allow us to properly understand the request and respond to it. We
cannot respond to your request or provide you with Personal Information unless we
first verify your identity or authority to make such a request and confirm that the
Personal Information relates to you.
Privacy of children
We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of
- If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any Personal Information
through the Website and Services. We encourage parents and legal guardians to
monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce this Policy by instructing
their children never to provide Personal Information through the Website and
Services without their permission. If you have reason to believe that a child under the
age of 18 has provided Personal Information to us through the Website and
Services, please contact us. You must also be at least 16 years of age to consent to
the processing of your Personal Information in your country (in some countries we
may allow your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf).
The Website and Services use “cookies” to help personalize your online experience.
A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies
cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are
uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that
issued the cookie to you.
operate the Website and Services. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your
browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. You may learn more about cookies
and how they work here.
Do Not Track signals
Some browsers incorporate a Do Not Track feature that signals to websites you visit
that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Tracking is not the same as
using or collecting information in connection with a website. For these purposes,
tracking refers to collecting personally identifiable information from consumers who
use or visit a website or online service as they move across different websites over
time. How browsers communicate the Do Not Track signal is not yet uniform. As a
result, the Website and Services are not yet set up to interpret or respond to Do Not
Track signals communicated by your browser. Even so, as described in more detail
throughout this Policy, we limit our use and collection of your personal information.
We offer electronic newsletters to which you may voluntarily subscribe at any time.
We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential and will not disclose
your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the information use and
processing section. We will maintain the information sent via e-mail in accordance
with applicable laws and regulations.
In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all e-mails sent from us will clearly state who
the e-mail is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. You
may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the
unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by contacting us.
Links to other resources
The Website and Services contain links to other resources that are not owned or
controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy
practices of such other resources or third parties. We encourage you to be aware
when you leave the Website and Services and to read the privacy statements of
each and every resource that may collect Personal Information.
We secure information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure
environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We maintain
reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards in an effort to protect
against unauthorized access, use, modification, and disclosure of Personal
Information in its control and custody. However, no data transmission over the
Internet or wireless network can be guaranteed. Therefore, while we strive to protect
your Personal Information, you acknowledge that (i) there are security and privacy
limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (ii) the security, integrity, and
privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and the Website
and Services cannot be guaranteed; and (iii) any such information and data may be
viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party, despite best efforts.
In the event we become aware that the security of the Website and Services has
been compromised or users Personal Information has been disclosed to unrelated
third parties as a result of external activity, including, but not limited to, security
attacks or fraud, we reserve the right to take reasonably appropriate measures,
including, but not limited to, investigation and reporting, as well as notification to and
cooperation with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, we will
make reasonable efforts to notify affected individuals if we believe that there is a
reasonable risk of harm to the user as a result of the breach or if notice is otherwise
required by law. When we do, we will post a notice on the Website, send you an
Changes and amendments
We reserve the right to modify this Policy or its terms relating to the Website and
Services from time to time in our discretion and will notify you of any material
changes to the way in which we treat Personal Information. When we do, we will
revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We may also provide notice to
you in other ways in our discretion, such as through contact information you have
provided. Any updated version of this Policy will be effective immediately upon the
posting of the revised Policy unless otherwise specified. Your continued use of the
Website and Services after the effective date of the revised Policy (or such other act
specified at that time) will constitute your consent to those changes. However, we
will not, without your consent, use your Personal Information in a manner materially
different than what was stated at the time your Personal Information was collected.
Acceptance of this policy
You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all its terms and
conditions. By accessing and using the Website and Services you agree to be bound
by this Policy. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Policy, you are not
authorized to access or use the Website and Services.
If you would like to contact us to understand more about this Policy or wish to
contact us concerning any matter relating to individual rights and your Personal
Information, you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.