1. General Provisions
The Site (hereinafter referred to as the "Company" or "We", "Website") respects the confidentiality of all users of the Website, as well as individuals who use the Website services. Therefore, we strive to protect the confidentiality of personal data (information or a combination of information about an individual through which the user is identified or can be specifically identified) by creating and ensuring the most comfortable conditions for the use of the Website services for each user.
To implement the above, the Company operates within the framework of this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy (hereinafter referred to as the "Policy"), the text of which is provided below. The collection and processing of personal data on the Website are carried out in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter referred to as the "Regulation").
The Policy establishes the procedure for the processing of personal data by the Company, the types of personal data that are collected, and the purposes of their use, the interaction of the Company with third parties, the security measures applied to protect personal data, the conditions for accessing personal data, as well as contact information for users to gain access, make changes, block or delete their personal data, and address any questions that may arise regarding the practice of personal data protection.
2. Principles of Personal Data Processing
When processing personal data of users, the Company adheres to the following principles:
Personal data is processed only for lawful and specific purposes as defined by this Policy, and further processing is carried out in a manner that is incompatible with the stated purposes (principle of purpose limitation).
Personal data is processed accurately, fairly, and lawfully in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws (principle of lawfulness, fairness, and transparency).
The Company processes personal data in a manner that ensures the data is accurate and updated when necessary (principle of data accuracy).
The Company processes personal data only to the extent necessary to achieve the purposes of processing (principle of data minimization).
Personal data is stored in a form that allows the identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data was collected and processed (principle of storage limitation).
When processing personal data, the Company utilizes appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the proper security of data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing, as well as accidental loss, destruction, or damage (principle of integrity and confidentiality).
3. Types of Processed Personal Data
When a user utilizes the services of the Website, the Company processes the following user data:
- Data provided by the user when filling out registration forms and using the services (such as login, password, email address, country, city).
- Cookie files.
- User IP addresses.
- Parameters and settings of internet browsers (User-agent).
In particular, the Company collects only those personal data that are knowingly and voluntarily provided by the user as the data subject for the purpose of using the Website services (e.g., login and access password, email address, country, city, etc.), which, in accordance with legal requirements, constitutes the user's consent to the processing of their personal data as described in this Policy.
The Company collects data on Website visit statistics (e.g., connection, traffic, user's browser, as well as the date, time, duration of internet activity, and presence on the Website).
Additionally, when visiting the Website, the Company records all user logins to the system. Other information about the user's online behavior is not processed or stored by the Company.
Please note that the Company collects the minimum amount of information necessary solely to fulfill the user's request.
The Company does not collect information that is subject to specific requirements by legislation, such as information on racial or ethnic origin, political, religious, or philosophical beliefs, membership in political parties and trade unions, or data concerning criminal convictions, as well as data relating to health, sex life, biometric, or genetic data.
4. Processing of Personal Data
The processing and storage of the personal data provided by the user are carried out in data centers where the equipment ensuring the functioning of the Website services is located. The provided personal data is processed and may be stored in the Personal Data Repository or in a separate table of the Website's database.
5. Purposes and Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data
Before processing personal data, the Company identifies the purpose and legal basis for their processing. Personal data is used for the following purposes:
To fulfill contractual obligations.
To fulfill functions established by the Regulation and other legal acts.
To pursue the legitimate interests of the Company for proper management and administration of the website, monitoring its traffic, ensuring its security, and improving its performance.
For direct marketing based on the user's consent to provide information about services that we can offer.
The processing of users' personal data is based on the following legal grounds:
Based on the user's consent as the data subject.
When necessary for the performance of a contract between the user as the data subject and the Company, or in connection with its conclusion.
To comply with legal obligations imposed on the Company.
When there is
a legitimate interest of the company.
6. Storage Period for Personal Data
Personal data is stored for a period no longer than necessary for the purposes of processing.
Once a data subject ceases to be a user of the Website by deleting their account on the Website, their personal data is automatically deleted.
Cookies are text files or files containing a small amount of information that are sent to the web browser and stored on the user's device (e.g., computer, mobile phone, or other device used to access the website).
Cookies can be either persistent (stored on the computer until deleted by the user) or temporary/session cookies (stored only until the browser is closed). Cookies can also be categorized as first-party (set directly by the visited website) or third-party (set by other websites).
Please note the following:
Cookie data is updated when the user revisits the website.
In most cases, web browsers allow cookies to be automatically saved on the user's device.
Disabling cookies may restrict access to published content and/or affect the proper functioning of website services.
The Company cares about its users and aims to make the website usage as comfortable as possible. To achieve this, the Company needs to analyze user behavior, preferences, and interests using cookies. Cookie analysis helps the Company improve the user experience, determine user-friendly interfaces and website navigation.
In accordance with the classification of the International Chamber of Commerce, the Company uses the following cookie categories:
Necessary cookies: These cookies are required for users to navigate the web pages and use specific services (e.g., accessing secure pages, registration and authentication, site search). These cookies remember the user's previous actions when navigating to a page within the same session.
Operational cookies: These cookies collect information about how the website is used (e.g., time spent on the site, most visited pages, understanding which sections and services of the site were most interesting to the user, the effectiveness of advertising and marketing campaigns, etc.). This data is stored on the user's device between browser sessions. The information collected through operational cookies is solely for statistical and analytical purposes. Some cookie data may be provided to third parties with permission from the website for the aforementioned purposes.
Functional cookies: These cookies are used to store settings or configurations that are stored on the user's device between browser sessions (e.g., username, profile photo, information about comments made, website language, location, information about previous information provided or selected preferences, and other site settings). These cookies also enable users to view videos, participate in interactive activities (surveys, voting), and interact with social media. Some cookie data may be provided to third parties with permission from the website.
Targeting cookies: These cookies are used to deliver content that may be of interest to the user. This data is stored on the user's device between browser sessions (e.g., tracking recommended text, graphics, audio, and video materials to avoid repetition, managing targeted advertising, assessing the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, information about user visits to other resources during transitions, and other site settings).
The website may share this information with other parties, including media clients, advertisers, agencies, and related business partners, to provide quality targeted advertising.
The Company uses third-party service and analytics cookies:
Please note that the website cannot control the operation of cookies used by these services. All necessary information about their use can be found by visiting the respective resource.
Please be aware that the website's full functionality is only available when cookies are used. Disabling cookies may restrict access to content and affect the proper functioning of website services.
8. Interaction of the Website with Other Resources
When users use the services on the website's pages, there may be codes from other Internet resources and third parties, as a result of which these Internet resources and third parties may receive your data. Therefore, these Internet resources may receive and process information about your visits to these pages, as well as other information transmitted by the user's browser.
The use of other services by the Company is necessary for timely analysis of website visits, internal and external evaluation of website traffic, page views, and user activity. The data obtained from such services is not stored or processed by the Company.
If, for any reason, a user does not want these services to have access to their personal data, the user can voluntarily log out of their account or profile and clear cookies through their browser.
9. Changes to the Policy
This Policy may be amended or supplemented periodically and without prior notice to the user, including in the event of changes in legislative requirements. We recommend periodically reviewing the Policy to stay informed about any changes or additions.