What Information We Collect
Visits to Our Website. As used in this Policy, “Personally Identifiable Information” (also commonly referred to as personal data) is understood as all data that can be used to identify you. The following types of data about you may be collected on your visits to our Website:
your IP address;
your operating system and browser software used to access our Website;
other information, as will be explained under Section 4 (With Whom We Share Information We Collect, Google Analytics) below;
in the event you contact us by email, we may keep a record of that correspondence; such record may include, apart from your email address, the Personally Identifiable Information that you will include in the communication.
Such data are collected by Our Partners (as such term is explained in Section 4). Subscription-Based Services/Registration. If you wish to register on our Website in order to receive our subscriptionbased services, we will ask you to provide the following data:
In addition, when subscribing for any of the services offered on our Website you will be requested to identify your display name and choose your profile image which may be an avatar or a photo. The display name is what will be displayed next to your comments on our Website. We strongly encourage you not to use your real-life name and/or surname as your display name. We never share with third parties any of the data supplied by you as part of subscription-based services/registration.
How Information Collected Is Used
Use of Personal Data by Us. We collect and use your Personally Identifiable Information for the following legitimate business purposes:
to carry out general data analysis and to administer our Website and affiliated sites;
to generate statistics and measure web traffic and popularity of specific areas of our Website;
to identify usage trends and expand our business activities;
to build higher quality and develop more useful services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of our users;
to improve or modify our Website, develop new services and functionality;
to comply with applicable legal requirements, legal process and relevant industry standards, and satisfy requests by governmental and supervisory authorities;
to identify and prevent fraud.
In addition, if you wish to register on our Website in order to receive our subscription-based services, your Personally Identifiable Information will be used to communicate with you. If, at any time, you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
What You Agree to by Using Our Website
How Secure Is Your Information
We use commercially reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your Personally Identifiable Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction in accordance with requirements of applicable laws.
Use of ‘Cookies’
Use of Information for Personal Advertising
The information collected by Our Partners is used to analyze trends, understand user activities and gather demographic information to enable, manage and develop their personalized ads and related services. Our Partners may share such information with their affiliates. To do this, Our Partners use technologies such as cookies and web beacons to collect information about your interaction with our Website and third-party websites. This type of information does not identify you personally and, typically, is aggregated with other data to create segments – groups of users and general interest categories that are inferred based on a range of factors .
Our Website may display links to websites of third party content providers, other than Our Partners. We do not disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties, other than Our Partners, without obtaining your consent specifically permitting such disclosure. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the privacy practices and content of such third parties. We encourage you to review their privacy policies to understand how they collect and process your Personally Identifiable Information.