Our Legal Basis for Collecting and Processing PD
Our legal basis for collecting and processing your PD is for the purposes of legitimate
interests pursued by the controller or a third party, except where such interests are
overridden by the interests, rights, or freedoms of the data subject.
Our Legal Basis for Collecting and Processing PD
Our legal basis for collecting and processing your PD is necessary to protect the vital
interests of a data subject or another person.
Our Legal Basis for Collecting and Processing PD
Our legal basis for collecting and processing your PD is for the performance of a task
carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the
Our Legal Basis for Collecting and Processing PD
Our legal basis for collecting and processing your PD is necessary for compliance with
a legal requirement.
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This
information may include the name of the website from which you entered our website, if
any, as well as the name of the website you’ll visit when you leave our website. This
information may also include the IP address of your computer/the proxy server you use
to access the Internet, your Internet service provider’s name, your web browser type,
the type of mobile device, your computer operating system, and data about your
browsing activity when using our website. We use all this information to analyze trends
among our users to help improve our website.
When Entering and Using Our Website
When you enter and use our website and agree to accept cookies, some of these
cookies may contain your PD.
downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you access certain websites.
Cookies may contain text that can be read by the web server that delivered the cookie
to you. The text contained in the cookie generally consists of a sequence of letters and
numbers that uniquely identifies your computer or mobile device; it may contain other
information as well.
which we partner permission to place, store, and access some or all the cookies
described below on your computer.
- Strictly Necessary Cookies – These cookies are necessary for proper functioning
of the website, such as displaying content, logging in, validating your session,
responding to your request for services, and other functions. Most web browsers
not be able to access features on our website correctly or at all.
- Performance Cookies – These cookies collect information about the use of the
website, such as pages visited, traffic sources, users’ interests, content
management, and other website measurements.
- Functional Cookies – These cookies enable the website to remember users’
choices, such as their language, usernames, and other choices while using the
website. They can also be used to deliver services, such as letting a user create
a blog post, listen to audios, or watch videos on the website.
- Media Cookies – These cookies can be used to improve a website’s performance
and provide special features and content. They can be placed by us or third
parties who provide services to us.
- Advertising or Targeting Cookies – These cookies are usually placed and used by
advertising companies to develop a profile of your browsing interests and serve
advertisements on other websites that are related to your interests. You will see
less advertising if you disable these cookies.
- Session Cookies – These cookies allow websites to link the actions of a user
during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes, such as
remembering what a user has put in their shopping cart as they browse a
website. Session cookies also permit users to be recognized as they navigate a
website so that any item or page changes they make are remembered from page
to page. Session cookies expire after a browser session; they are not stored long
- Persistent Cookies – These cookies are stored on a user’s device between
browser sessions, which allows the user’s preferences or actions across a
website or across different websites to be remembered. Persistent cookies may
be used for several purposes, including remembering users’ choices and
preferences when using a website or to target advertising to them.
o identifying the areas of our website that you have visited
o personalizing content that you see on our website
o our website analytics
o remarketing our products or services to you
o remembering your preferences, settings, and login details
o targeted advertising and serving ads relevant to your interests
o affiliate marketing
o allowing you to post comments
o allowing you to share content with social networks.
cookies, you may not be able to access features on our website correctly or at all.
We may also use a technology called web beacons to collect general information about
your use of our website and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The
information we collect by web beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of
people who open our emails. Web beacons also help us to understand the behavior of
our customers and users.
At User Registration
When you register as a user, we collect your name and email address.
When Buying Products or Services
If you buy products or services from us, we collect your first and last name, email
address, physical address, credit card or other payment information, phone number,
and other information listed.
Collecting Information About Your Physical Location When you use our services,
we may collect and process information about your actual physical location. We use
several technologies such as GPS and IP tracking to determine your location. These
technologies may also give us information about nearby cell towers, Wi–Fi access
points, and other devices.
Google Ad and Content Network
our users based on their visits to our site and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may
opt out of the use of Google’s cookies for interest–based advertising by visiting
http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ For European users visit
Our website uses Google Analytics to collect information about the use of our website.
Google Analytics collects information from users such as age, gender, interests,
demographics, how often they visit our website, what pages they visit, and what other
websites they have used before coming to our website. We use the information we get
from Google Analytics to analyze traffic, improve our marketing, advertising, and
website. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you
visit our website, not your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the
information collected using Google Analytics with PD. Although Google Analytics plants
a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time
you visit our website, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google also
uses specific identifiers to help collect information about the use of our website.
Our website uses analytics and crash reporting services from several companies to
collect information about the use of our website. Analytics collects information such as
how often users visit our website, what pages they visit, when they do so, what other
websites they used before coming to our website, and their IP addresses. We use the
information we get from analytics to improve our services.
Our website uses a remarketing advertising service. Our remarketing service is
provided by Google and other companies that show our ads on websites across the
Internet. With remarketing you may see ads for our products you have previously looked
at. As an example, suppose you visit a website that sells computers, but you do not buy
a computer on your first visit. The website’s owner might like to encourage you to revisit
his/her website and buy a computer by showing you his/her ads again on other websites
that you visit. We use remarketing for similar purposes. For this to happen Google will
read a cookie that is already in your browser or place a cookie in your browser when
you visit our website or other websites using remarketing. You can opt out of Google’s
https://support.google.com/ads/answer/2662922?hl=en or you can opt out using the
Network Advertising Initiative opt out page at http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#!/
Facebook Remarketing Third parties, including Facebook, may use first–party cookies,
third–party cookies, web beacons, and other storage technologies to collect or receive
information from our services and elsewhere on the Internet, and use that information to
provide measurement services and target ads. With Facebook remarketing you may
see our ads on Facebook after you have used our services. For this to happen
Facebook uses unique cookies that are activated and placed in a visitor’s browser when
they land on a webpage. Facebook lookalike audience targeting allows us to show ads
on Facebook to people who are similar to those who have already visited or made a
purchase from our services. To opt out of Facebook’s collection and use of information
for ad targeting visit: https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217
An AdRoll pixel has been installed on our website. This, along with AdRoll’s third–party
cookies, allows AdRoll to collect data and provide targeted advertising, specifically
retargeting advertising on other websites or devices, depending on your online activity.
Our website and applications use Amazon’s remarketing service and conversion pixels
to show interest–based ads on websites and devices across the Internet. To opt out of
or change your preferences for this type of advertising visit:
Our website and applications use remarketing advertising services other social media
marketing services. These remarketing services are provided by companies that show
our ads on websites and devices across the Internet. With remarketing you may see
ads for our products you have previously looked at. As an example, suppose you visit a
website that sells computers, but you do not buy a computer on your first visit to that
website. The website’s owner might like to encourage you to revisit their site and buy a
computer by showing you their ads on other websites that you visit. We use remarketing
for similar purposes. For this to happen remarketing companies will read a cookie in
your browser. This can only happen if your browser is set to let it happen. You can opt
out of these types of advertising cookies by visiting
What Happens If You Don’t Give Us Your PD
If you do not provide us with enough PD, we may not be able to provide you all our
products and services. However, you can access and use some parts of our website
without giving us your PD.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED AND SHARED
We use the information we receive from you to:
• provide our products and services you have requested or purchased from us
• personalize and customize our content
• make improvements to our website
• contact you with updates to our website, products, and services
• resolve problems and disputes
• contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe may be of interest to
Communications and Emails
When we communicate with you about our website, we will use the email address you
provided when you registered as a user or customer. We may also send you emails with promotional information about our website or offers from us or our affiliates unless you
have opted out of receiving such information. You can change your contact preferences
at any time through your account or by contacting us using the contact information at
the top of this privacy notice.
Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
We do not sell or rent your PD to third parties for marketing purposes. However, for data
aggregation purposes we may use your NPD, which might be sold to other parties at
our discretion. Any such data aggregation would not contain any of your PD. We may
give your PD to third-party service providers whom we hire to provide services to us.
These third-party service providers may include but are not limited to payment
processors, web analytics companies, advertising networks, call centers, data
management services, help desk providers, accountants, law firms, auditors, shopping
cart and email service providers, and shipping companies.
Sharing Your PD With Other Users
Some of your PD, including your location, first and last name, business type, LinkedIn
and Facebook profiles, current place of work, job position, business name, business
address, profile picture, email address, friend connections, spoken languages, business
phone number, mobile number, business URL, username, and any image or video
content thatyou have uploaded to our website or mobile app may be displayed to other
users to help user interaction within our services or address your request for our
Your privacy settings in your account may let you limit which users can see your PD in
your user profile and what information in your profile is visible to others. You understand
that any content you upload to your public user profile, including PD, or content that you
disclose online in a way that other users can see, including discussion boards,
messaging, or other communication mechanisms becomes publicly accessible and can
be used by anyone.
We do not filter or monitor what is posted on discussion boards. If you post on these
discussion boards or other communication devices, you should usecare when exposing
any PD, as such information is not protected by our privacy notice nor are we liable if
you disclose your PD through such postings.
If you sign into our services through a third-party social networking service or website,
your “friends”list from that service or website might be automatically imported to our
services. We do not have any control over the privacy notices and business practices of
other third-party services or websites.
Sharing Your PD for Lookalike or Similar Audience Marketing
We may share your PD with third parties for similar audience marketing purposes.
Similar audience marketing is also called lookalike audience marketing. The third
parties we share your PD with for this type of marketing include Facebook and/or
Google. Using your PD for similar audience marketing or lookalike audience marketing
helps us find new audiences (users and customers) based on similar interests to yours.
This helps us improve our marketing services. Your PD is only shared with Facebook
and Google for this type of marketing. By using our website and agreeing to our privacy
notice you are giving consent for your PD to be used for the marketing purposes
described within this section.
Sharing Your Information When You Login Using Social Media Websites
We may share your PD with third parties such as Facebook.com, Twitter.com,
YouTube.com, Instagram.com, and Google.com. If you decide to login to our website
using these third parties or other social media websites, you are agreeing to let us use
and store your profile information from those websites to make better use of any social
media features on our website. This sharing of information helps us provide you a better
experience when using our website and services. It also provides us with useful
information such as visitor traffic. If you use any of the social sharing icons on our
website to share our information, you may also be sharing your personal information
through social media websites.
Sharing Information With Business Partners
We may share your PD with our business partners. The business partners include
general business partners, affiliates, and joint venture partners. We share this
information with them so that they can send you information about our products and
services as well as their products and services. When you choose to take part in our
services and/or offerings, you are authorizing us to provide your email address and
other PD to our business partners. Please understand that when we share your PD with
our business partners, your PD becomes subject to our business partners’ as well as
our privacy notice.
Text Messaging and Push Notifications
If you provide a mobile telephone number to us, you are giving your consent and
authorize us or a third party to send you text messages and push notifications. You are
not required to give us your consent for these text messages and push notifications.
However, withholding your consent may interfere or prevent us from providing some or
all of our services to you. You can stop receiving text messages and push notifications
at any time by contacting us.
Legally Required Releases of Information
We may be legally required to disclose your PD if such disclosure is (a) required by
subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials
or governmental enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or
otherwise enforce our terms and conditions; (d) necessary to protect us from legal
action or claims from third parties, including you and/or other users; or (e) necessary to
protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company,
users, employees, and affiliates.
Disclosures to Successors
If our business is sold or merges in whole or in part with another business that would
become responsible for providing the website to you, we retain the right to transfer your PD to the new business. The new business would retain the right to use your PD
according to the terms of this privacy notice as well as to any changes to this privacy
notice as instituted by the new business. We also retain the right to transfer your PD if
our company files for bankruptcy and some or all of our assets are sold to another
individual or business.
Community Discussion Boards, Blogs, or Other Mechanisms
Our website may offer the ability for users to communicate through online community
discussion boards, blogs, or other mechanisms. We do not filter or monitor what is
posted on such discussion mechanisms. If you choose to post on these discussion
mechanisms, you should use care when exposing any PD, as such information is not
protected by our privacy notice nor are we liable if you disclose your PD through such
postings. Also, PD which you post on our website for publication may be available
worldwide by means of the Internet. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such
information by others.
RETAINING AND DESTROYING YOUR PD
We retain information that we collect from you (including your PD) only for as long as
we need it for legal, business, or tax purposes.Your information may be retained in
electronic, paper, or a combination of both forms. When your information is no longer
needed, we will destroy, delete, or erase it.
UPDATING YOUR PD
You can update your PD using services found on our website. If no suchservices exist,
you can contact us using the contact information found at the top of this privacy notice
and we will help you. However, we may keep your PD as needed to enforce our
agreements and to comply with any legal obligations.
REVOKING YOURCONSENT FOR USING YOUR PD
You have the right to revoke your consent for us to use your PD at any time. Such
optout will not affect disclosures otherwise permitted by law including but not limited to:
(i) disclosures to affiliates and business partners, (ii) disclosures to third-party service
providers that provide certain services for our business, such as payment processors,
web analytics companies, advertising networks, call centers, data management
services, help desk providers, accountants, law firms, auditors, shopping cart and email
service providers, and shipping companies, (iii) disclosures to third parties as necessary
to fulfill your requests, (iv) disclosures to governmental agencies or law enforcement
departments, or as otherwise required to be made under applicable law, (v) previously
completed disclosures to third parties, or (vi) disclosures to third parties in connection
with subsequent contests or promotions you may choose to enter, or third-party offers
you may choose to accept.