The privacy of users of our website is very important to us and we are committed to maintaining it. This policy explains what we will do with your personal information.
B. Personal data collection
The following types of personal data may be collected, stored and used:
information about your computer, including your IP address, geographic location, browser type and version, and operating system
information about your visits and use of this website, including the source of the referral, the duration of the visit, the page views and the navigation paths to the website
information such as your email address that you enter when registering on our website
information you enter when creating a profile on our website – such as your name, profile photo, sex, birthday, relationship status, interests and hobbies, education data and employment details
information, such as your name and email address, that you enter to set up subscriptions to our emails and/or newsletters
information you enter while using the services on our website
information generated when using our website, including when, how often and under what circumstances you use it
information related to everything you buy, services you use, or transactions you make through our website, which includes your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information
information that you publish on our website with the intention of publishing it on the Internet, which includes your username, profile photos and the content of your publications
information contained in any communication you send us by email or through our website, including its communication content and metadata
any other personal information you send us.
Before disclosing personal information to another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
C. Use of your personal data/information
The personal information provided to us through our website will be used for the purposes set out in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information for the following:
administer our website and business
customize our website for you
enabling the use of the services available on our website
sending goods purchased through our website
providing services purchased through our website
sending statements, invoices and reminders for payment and collecting payments from you
sending non-commercial/commercial communications
sending email notifications that you specifically requested
we will send you our email newsletter if you requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer need the newsletter)
we will send you marketing communications related to our business or the business of carefully selected third parties that we believe may be of interest to you, by postal services or, where you have specifically agreed, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer need marketing communications)
providing third party statistical information about our users (but these third parties will not be able to identify any individual user of this information)
address inquiries and complaints made by or about you related to our website
keep our website safe and prevent fraud
compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring of personal messages sent through our website, private messaging service)
If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use this information in accordance with the license you provide to us.
Your privacy settings may be used to restrict the publication of your information on our website and may be adjusted using the privacy controls on the website.
Without your express consent, we will not provide your personal information to any third party for their direct marketing.
D. Disclosure of personal information
We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, insurers, professional advisors, agents, suppliers or subcontractors as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) as is reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your personal information:
to the extent required by law
in connection with current or future litigation
in order to establish, exercise or protect our legal rights (including providing information to others to prevent fraud and reduce credit risk)
to the buyer (or prospective buyer) of any business or asset we sell (or consider to sell); and to any person whom we reasonably believe may request a court or other competent authority to disclose such personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority is reasonable to order the disclosure of such personal information.
Except as provided in this policy, we will not share your personal information with third parties.
E. International data transfers
The information we collect may be stored, processed and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate to allow us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
The information we collect can be transferred to the following countries that do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States, Russia, Japan, China and India.
F. Storing of personal information
This section sets out our data storing policies and procedures, which are designed to ensure that we comply with our legal obligations regarding the storage and deletion of personal information.
The personal information that we process for any purpose will not be stored longer than is necessary for that purpose or purposes.
Notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, we will store documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
to the extent required by law
if we believe that the documents may be relevant to all current or future litigation
in order to establish, exercise or protect our legal rights (including providing information to others to prevent fraud and reduce credit risk).
G. Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all personal information you provide on our secure (protected with password and firewall) servers.
All electronic financial transactions entered through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the Internet is inherently insecure and we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted over the Internet.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidential password you use to access our website; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website).
We may update this policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page from time to time to make sure you understand any changes to this policy. We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the personal messaging system of our website.
I. Your rights
You can instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; the provision of such information will be subject to the following:
paying a fee and providing appropriate proof of your identity.
We may refuse the personal information you request to the extent permitted by law.
You can instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
Practically, you usually or explicitly agree in advance to the use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will give you the opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
The names of the cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which they are used are listed below:
we use Google Analytics and Adwords on our website to recognize a computer when users visit the website
In Internet Explorer, you can block cookies by using the cookie-canceling settings that are available by clicking “Tools,” “Internet Options,” “Privacy,” and then “Advanced.”
Iin Firefox, you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom history settings” from the drop-down menu, and unchecking “Accept cookies from web sites”
In Chrome, you can block all cookies by going to the Customize and Control menu and clicking „Settings“, „Show Advanced Settings“, and „Content Settings“, then selecting “Block any data setup sites” in the title Cookies.
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features of our website.
You can delete cookies that are already stored on your computer – for example:
in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for this at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
in Firefox, you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools,” “Options,” and “Privacy,” then select “Use custom history settings,” click “Show cookies,” and then click “Remove all cookies“.
in Chrome, you can delete all cookies by going to the Customize and Control menu and clicking on “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, then select “Delete cookies and another web site and data plugin”, before clicking the „Clear browsing data” button.
Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.