When you visit the Website, information that your browser sends will be automatically recorded. This data may include information such as your device's IP address, browser and operating system type and version, or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Website, pages of our Website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, access times and dates, and other statistics.
Upon signing up to the Service, you will be asked to provide certain Personal Information (your name and email address). In case you choose to submit a “Profile” or a “Project”, you may be asked to provide further information. We confidently receive and store any information you knowingly provide to us when you sign up, submit content, or fill any online forms on the Website.
You are able to access, update and delete Personal Information about you. The Personal information you submit upon signing up (your name and email address) can be accessed, updated and deleted directly in the Service. Other Personal information you choose to submit with a “Profile” or a “Project” can be accessed, updated and deleted by sending an email to email@example.com or directly to any Kiuas representatives.
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.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used to personalize your experience; improve customer service and respond to queries and emails of our customers; send notification emails such as newsletters, etc; run and operate our Website and Services.
We may process Personal Information related to you if one of the following applies:
(i) You have given your consent for one or more specific purposes. Note that under some legislations we may be allowed to process information until you object to such processing (by opting out), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases below. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Information is subject to European data protection law;
(ii) Provision of information is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
(iii) Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which you are subject;
(iv) Processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in us;
(v) Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party.
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 document or inquire with us using the information provided in the contact section.
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 thereof.
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.
Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible.
We offer electronic newsletters to which you automatically subscribe upon signing up to the Service. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or by contacting us. However, you will continue to receive essential transactional emails.
The Website uses "cookies" to help personalize your online experience. Cookies may be used to collect, store, and track information for statistical purposes to operate our Website and Services. We also may permit certain third-party companies to help us tailor advertising that we think may be of interest to users and to collect and use other data about user activities on the Website. These companies may deliver ads that might also place cookies and otherwise track user behavior.
Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our Website and using its features. For example, these cookies let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access the content.
These cookies enable us and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the Website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses.
Social media cookies
Third-party cookies from social media sites (such as Facebook, Twitter, etc) let us track social network users when they visit our Website, use our Services or share content, by using a tagging mechanism provided by those social networks.
These cookies are also used for event tracking and remarketing purposes. Any data collected with these tags will be used in accordance with our and social networks’ privacy policies.
Do we use web beacons or tracking pixels?
Our emails may contain a "web beacon" (or "tracking pixel") to tell us whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links or advertisements within the email.
What are your cookie options?
If you don't like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser's settings to delete cookies that have already been set and to not accept new cookies. Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features our Website and Services offer.
Our Website contains links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites or third-parties.
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 our Website 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.
You acknowledge that you have read this Policy and agree to all of its terms and conditions. By using the Website or its 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 use or access the Website and its 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
This document was last updated on October 17, 2019