March 13, 2021 (Privacy policy)

Privacy Policy of WNewsNetwork

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Updated On: March 13, 2021

1.0: Data Controller and Owner

W-World Media Inc.- Vancouver, Canada,

privacy@wnewsnetwork.com

For European Union Users:

Att. Privacy Officer

W-World Media Inc.

3020 Cambridge Street

Port Coquitlam, BC Canada

email: eu@w-worldmedia.com

1.1: Key Changes & Addictions

  • updated Section 2.3: Analytics included new Analytics Hotjar
  • updated section 2.8: Displaying content from external platforms, removed vine and added TikTok

1.2: Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: first name, last name, email address, Cookies, Usage data, username, date of birth, address, country, state, province, gender, phone number, password, city, picture, company name, ZIP/Postal code, various types of Data, User ID, marital status, website, prefix , language, profile picture, Twitter handle, geographic position, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example), Contacts permission, Camera permission, Approximate location permission (continuous), Approximate location permission (non-continuous), Microphone permission and Social media accounts permission.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.

The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Application.

All Data requested by this Application is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. In cases where this Application specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without any consequences on the availability or the functioning of the service.

Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third-party services used by this Application serves the purpose of providing the service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

1.3: Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

1.3.1: Place

The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

1.3.2 Retention time

The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

Data regarding users including email addresses, names, password, payment information, date of birth, logs information, location information is kept for an indefinite period after the user account creation till 90 days after account removal. The user can request that the information be removed unless the following happens, the user has a story on the site, a court order requires the data controllers to release the information or that the user signs up for the service again.

If a user has published a story or media post publicly on the service; the name, story title and subtitle, Date of content publishing, the content of the story or media, URL of content and social media link shall be retentive indefinitely till the user removal of the post or request that the data controller removal of the data within three (3) days from the request.
Information regarding retention time regarding users Data from the third parties data controller(s) can be found within their policies on their application or services. Any users requesting that their data be removed from third party controller can contact that data controller for the removal of data.

1.4: The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Access to third party services’ accounts, Content commenting, Contacting the User, Analytics, Registration and authentication, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Location-based interactions, Hosting and backend infrastructure, Displaying content from external platforms, Content performance and features testing (A/B testing), Advertising, Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting, Handling payments, Traffic optimization and distribution, Managing contacts and sending messages, Handling activity data and SPAM protection.

The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.

1.5: Facebook permissions asked by this Application

This Application may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User’s Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it.

For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.

The permissions asked are the following:

1.5.1: Basic information

By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their locale.. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

App Notifications

Send notifications

Birthday

Provides access to the birthday.

Contact email

Access the user’s contact email address.

Current City

Provides access to the User’s current location.

 

User’s Friends

To find other users using App

User’s Gender

To provide personalized experience

Post Likes to my Wall

Publish stories about things the user Likes to the Wall.

Share

Share items on the user’s behalf.

Messenger

Send messages to the User’s Messenger App

1.6: Device permissions for Personal Data access

Depending on the User’s specific device, this Application may request certain permissions that allow it to access the User’s device Data as described below.

By default, these permissions must be granted by the User before the respective information can be accessed. Once the permission has been given, it can be revoked by the User at any time. In order to revoke these permissions, Users may refer to the device settings or contact the Owner for support at the contact details provided in the present document.

The exact procedure for controlling app permissions may be dependent on the User’s device and software.

Please note that the revoking of such permissions might impact the proper functioning of this Application.

If User grants any of the permissions listed below, the respective Personal Data may be processed (i.e accessed to, modified or removed) by this Application.

Approximate location permission (continuous)

Used for accessing the User’s approximate device location. This Application may collect, use, and share User location Data in order to provide location-based services which includes WWeatherNetwork, location for media content when uploading to our services, local stories around you and other features.

Approximate location permission (non-continuous)

Used for accessing the User’s approximate device location. This Application may collect, use, and share User location Data in order to provide location-based services.

The geographic location of the User is determined in a manner that isn’t continuous. This means that it is impossible for this Application to derive the approximate position of the User on a continuous basis.

Camera permission

Used for accessing the camera or capturing images and video from the device. This is for our User Generation Service

Contacts permission

Used for accessing contacts and profiles on the User’s device for finding other users that may be friends on our services.

Microphone permission

Used for accessing and recording microphone audio from the User’s device for video recordings.

Social media accounts permission

Used for accessing the User’s social media account profiles, such as Facebook and Twitter for login and sharing features.

1.7 Users Request Of Personal Information

General European Privacy Act

As required by the New General European Privacy Act or GDPA which come into force on May 25, 2018 with New requirements for editing of personal information and removal of content. User can request on information from the data controller on what information has about the user by sending a email to removal@wnewsnetwork.com or request through the form at WNewsNetwork.com/datarequest.

The user can request that their information be removed from the company which includes any information that could ID the user. Users can edit their data in their profile sittings on WNewsNetwork which effects all of their My W-World Account across W-World Media Services.

For information stored on another controllers, please refer to their services and policies for data removal.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

As requested by California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) which came into force on January 1st, 2020, California residents can ask for information that is stored about them by the data holder. The data controller is required to remove any data upon request from California Residents. For information stored on another controller, please refer to their services and policies for data removal.

Please email removal@wnewsnetwork.com for the request of data and removal requests.

Notice: Please note that requests of data or removal services are not provided to residents outside of the State of California or EU unless required by local or federal laws.

1.8 Policy on Data leaks and breaches

If a data breach happens within our services, we will disclose the information regarding the breach within three (3) days of the incident happening which includes reporting the data breach to Government officials, the local police department for investigation and a third-party service for a full investigation of our services.

Depending on the type of data accessed, we may require our users to change our password or report information to their local banking services. The passwords is protected and hashed for your protection.

2.0 Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

2.1: Access to third party services’ accounts

This type of services allows this Application to access Data from your account on a third party service and perform actions with it.

These services are not activated automatically, but require explicit authorization by the User.

Access to the Facebook account (This Application)

This service allows this Application to connect with the User’s account on the

Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.

Permissions asked: App Notifications, Birthday, Contact email, Current City, Post Likes to my Wall, Share, User’s friends and Messaging.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Access to the Twitter account (Twitter, Inc.)

This service allows this Application to connect with the User’s account on the

Twitter social network, provided by Twitter, Inc. Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy


2.2: Advertising

This type of services allows User Data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners and other advertisements on this Application, possibly based on User interests.

This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below.

Some of the services listed below may use Cookies to identify Users or they may use the behavioral retargeting technique, i.e. displaying ads tailored to the User’s interests and behavior, including those detected outside this Application.

For more information, please check the privacy policies of the relevant services.

Google AdSense (Google Inc.)

Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks use of this Application and User behavior concerning ads, products and services offered. Users may decide to disable all the Doubleclick Cookies by clicking on: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

Apple iAd (Apple Inc.)

Apple iAd is an advertising service provided by Apple Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt out

AdMob (AdMob Google Inc.)

AdMob is an advertising service provided by AdMob Google Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Facebook Audience Network (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Audience Network is an advertising service provided by Facebook, Inc. In order to understand Facebook’s use of Data, consult Facebook’s data policy.

This Application may use identifiers for mobile devices (including Android Advertising ID or Advertising Identifier for iOS, respectively) and technologies similar to cookies to run the Facebook Audience Network service. One of the ways Audience Network shows ads is by using the User’s ad preferences. The User can control this in the Facebook ad settings.

Users may opt-out of certain Audience Network targeting through applicable device settings, such as the device advertising settings for mobile phones or by following the instructions in other Audience Network related sections of this privacy policy, if available.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, unique device identifiers for advertising (Google Advertiser ID or IDFA, for example) and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

2.3: Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”).

Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of it’s own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

Facebook Analytics for Apps (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Analytics for Apps is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc.

Personal Data collected: Usage data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook advertising network with actions performed on this Application.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

WordPress Stats (Automattic Inc.)

WordPress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Analytics collected directly (This Application)

This Application uses an internal analytics system that does not involve third-parties.

Personal Data collected: IP Accesses, location information, Cookies and Usage data.

Google Tag Manager (Google Inc.)

Google Tag Manager is an analytics service provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users’ IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

 

HotJar (Hotjar Ltd)

If you have given your consent to cookies, we use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize our service and users’ experience. This is provided by Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julians Business Center, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta, Europe.

Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users’ experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service by means of user feedback.

Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices (in particular the IP address of the device (captured and stored only in anonymized form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user.

Personal Data Collected: usage data, Device name, IP address, device type, browser data, cookie, screen recording, email address (if provided in survey)

Place of Processing: Malta, Europe – Privacy PolicyOpt- Out

 

2.4: Contacting the User

Contact form (This Application)

By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

Personal Data collected: address, country, date of birth, email address, first name, last name, province and state.

Phone contact (This Application)

Users that provided their phone number might be contacted for commercial or promotional purposes related to this Application, as well as for fulfilling support requests.

Personal Data collected: phone number.

Mailing List or Newsletter (This Application)

By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Application. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Application or after making a purchase.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, country, email address, first name, last name and Usage data.

2.5: Content commenting

Content commenting services allow Users to make and publish their comments on the contents of this Application.

Depending on the settings chosen by the Owner, Users may also leave  anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments.

If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when Users do not use the content commenting service.

Comment system managed directly (This Application)
This Application has its own internal content comment system.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, email address, first name, last name, Usage data and username.

Facebook Comments (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Comments is a content commenting service provided by Facebook, Inc. enabling the User to leave comments and share them on the Facebook platform.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Disqus (Disqus)

Disqus is a content commenting service provided by Big Heads Labs Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, Usage data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy – Opt out

2.5: Content performance and features testing (A/B testing)

The services contained in this section allow the Owner to track and analyze the User response concerning web traffic or behavior regarding changes to the structure, text or any other component of this Application.

Google Website Optimizer (Google Inc.)

Google Website Optimizer is an A/B testing service provided by Google Inc.

Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Visual Website Optimizer (Wingify)

Visual Website Optimizer is an A/B testing service provided by Wingify Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

2.6: Infrastructure monitoring

This type of service allows this Application to monitor the use and behavior of its components so its performance, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting can be improved.

Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and mode of implementation of these services, whose function is to filter the activities of this Application.

Web Performance (Web Performance, Inc.)

Web Performance is a monitoring service provided by Web Performance, Inc. Web Performance is a monitoring service provided by Web Performance, Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Pingdom (Pingdom AB)Pingdom is a monitoring service provided by Pingdom AB.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: Sweden – Privacy Policy

2.7: Device permissions for Personal Data access

This Application for use on Mobile Devices requests certain permissions from Users that allow it to access the User’s device Data as described below.

Device permissions for Personal Data access (This Application)

This Application requests certain permissions from Users that allow it to access the User’s device Data as summarized here and described within this document.

Personal Data collected: Approximate location permission (continuous), Approximate location permission (non-continuous), Camera permission, Contacts permission, Microphone permission and Social media accounts permission.

2.8: Displaying content from external platforms

This type of services allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Application and interact with them. This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Google Maps widget (Google)

Google Maps is a maps visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

SoundCloud widget (SoundCloud Limited)

Soundcloud is an audio content delivery service provided by SoundCloud

Limited that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Usage data.

Place of processing: Germany – Privacy Policy

 

Spotify widget (Spotify AB)

Spotify is an audio content delivery service provided by Spotify AB that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: Sweden – Privacy Policy

 

YouTube video widget without cookies (Google Inc.)

YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

This widget is set up in a way that ensures that YouTube won’t store information and cookies about Users on this Application unless they play the video.

Personal Data collected: Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Storify widget (Storify, Inc. )

Storify is a content visualization service provided by Storify, Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content from external platforms on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Typekit (Adobe Systems Incorporated)

Typekit is a typeface visualization service provided by Adobe Systems

Incorporated that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Usage data and various types of Data as specified in

the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

YouTube video widget (Google Inc.)

YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Vimeo video (Vimeo, LLC)

Vimeo is a video content visualization service provided by Vimeo, LLC that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Instagram widget (Instagram, Inc.)

Instagram is an image visualization service provided by Instagram, Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Tiktok widget ( ByteDance Inc.)

Tiktok is a video/social networking content visualization service provided by ByteDance. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: China – Privacy Policy

 

Google Fonts (Google Inc.)

Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Usage data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Issuu widget (Issuu, Inc)

Issuu is a digital content visualization service provided by Issuu, Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Gravatar (Automattic Inc.)

Gravatar is an image visualization service provided by Automattic Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Please note that if Gravatar images are used for comment forms, the commenter’s email address or parts of it may be sent to Gravatar – even if the commenter has not signed up for that service.

Personal Data collected: email address and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

2.9: Handling activity data

This type of services allows the Owner to use the activity data collected by your device in order for this Application to operate or to provide specific features.

This may include movements, heartbeat, change in altitude or data about the surroundings.

Depending on what is described below, third parties may be involved in the activity tracking.

Most devices allow for the User to control which Data is accessed or stored.

Activity data tracked by your device (This Application)

This Application uses some activity data tracked by your device to operate or to provide specific features.

Personal Data collected: date of birth, location and gender.

2.10: Handling payments

Payment processing services enable this Application to process payments by credit card, bank transfer or other means. To ensure greater security, this Application shares only the information necessary to execute the transaction with the financial intermediaries handling the transaction.

Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails containing invoices or notifications concerning the payment.

Apple Pay (Apple Inc.)

Apple Pay is a payment service provided by Apple Inc., which allows Users to make payments using their mobile phones.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Google Wallet (Google Inc.)

Google Wallet is a payment service provided by Google Inc., which allows users to make online payments using their Google credentials.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

 

 PayPal (PayPal Inc.)

PayPal is a payment service provided by PayPal Inc., which allows Users to make online payments using their PayPal credentials.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Privacy Policy

 

Android Pay (Google Inc.)

Android Pay is a payment service provided by Google Inc., which allows users to make payments using their Google credentials and mobile devices running the Android Platform.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

2.11: Hosting and backend infrastructure

This type of services has the purpose of hosting data and files that enable this Application to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of this Application. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

Liquid Clouds (LiquidWeb)

Liquid Clouds is a hosting service provided by LiquidWeb. Our data is stored within this service company which includes the database and web servers.

Data collected: IP Addresses, server logs, login information, username, email address, first names, last names, country, state & provinces, city, password (encrypted).

Place of processing: USA

 

.Google Cloud Services (Google Inc.)

Google Cloud Services is a hosting service provided by Google Inc. WNewsNetwork and W-World Media is hosting and serving Media Content like Images, videos and audio for better performance and serving our users around the world. This service provides CDN over many servers around the world.

Personal Data Collected: various types of data as specified in the Privacy Policy of the service.

Place of processing: US

 

Amazon Web Services (Amazon)

Amazon Web Services is a hosting service provided by Amazon.com Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Privacy Policy

Google App Engine (Google Inc.)

Google App Engine is a hosting service provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

2.12: Interaction with external social networks and platforms

This type of services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.

The interaction and information obtained through this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.

This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc. Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter)

The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter Inc. Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets (Pinterest)

The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Reddit button and widgets (reddit inc.)

The reddit button and widgets are services allowing interaction with the reddit platform provided by reddit inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Google+ +1 button and social widgets (Google Inc.)

The Google+ +1 button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Google+ social network provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Tiktok button and social widgets ( ByteDance Inc.)

Tiktok is a video/social networking content visualization service provided by ByteDance. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: China – Privacy Policy

Tumblr sharing button and social widgets (Tumblr Inc.)

The Tumblr sharing button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Tumblr social network provided by Tumblr Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

LinkedIn button and social widgets (LinkedIn Corporation)

The LinkedIn button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the LinkedIn social network provided by LinkedIn Corporation.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

YouTube button and social widgets (Google Inc.)

The YouTube button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the YouTube social network provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

VK Like button and social widgets (VKontakte Ltd)

The VK Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the VK social network provided by VKontakte Ltd.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: Russia – Privacy Policy

 

Myspace button and social widgets (Myspace LLC)

The Myspace button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Myspace social network provided by Myspace LLC.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

 

2.13: Location-based interactions

Geolocation (This Application)

This Application may collect, use, and share User location Data in order to provide location-based services. Most browsers and devices provide tools to opt out from this feature by default.

If explicit authorization has been provided, the User’s location data may be tracked by this Application.

Personal Data collected: geographic position.

2.14: Managing contacts and sending messages

This type of services makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User.

These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it,

such as by clicking on links included in the message.

MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC.)

MailChimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC.

Personal Data collected: email address.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

2.15: Location-based interactions

Geolocation (This Application)

This Application may collect, use, and share User location Data in order to provide location-based services.

Most browsers and devices provide tools to opt out from this feature by default. If explicit authorization has been provided, the User’s location data may be tracked by this Application.

Personal Data collected: geographic position.

Non-continuous geolocation (This Application)

This Application may collect, use, and share User location Data in order to provide location-based services.

Most browsers and devices provide tools to opt out from this feature by default. If explicit authorization has been provided, the User’s location data may be tracked by this Application.

The geographic location of the User is determined in a manner that isn’t continuous, either at the specific request of the User or when the User doesn’t point out its current location in the appropriate field and allows the application to detect the position automatically.

Personal Data collected: geographic position.

2.16: Registration and authentication

By registering or authenticating, Users allow this Application to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.

Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, this Application will be able to access some Data, stored by these third party services, for registration or identification purposes.

Direct registration (This Application)

The User registers by filling out the registration form and providing the Personal Data directly to this Application.

Personal Data collected: address, city, company name, country, date of birth,

email address, first name, gender, language, last name, marital status, password, phone number, picture, prefix , profile picture, province, state, Twitter handle, User ID, username, various types of Data, website and ZIP/Postal code.

Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Google OAuth (Google Inc.)

Google OAuth is a registration and authentication service provided by Google Inc. and is connected to the Google network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Pinterest OAuth (Pinterest)

Pinterest OAuth is a registration and authentication service provided by Pinterest, Inc. and is connected to the Pinterest social network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Instagram Authentication (Instagram, Inc.)

Instagram Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Instagram, Inc. and is connected to the Instagram social network. Personal

Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

Twitter OAuth (Twitter, Inc.)

Twitter Oauth is a registration and authentication service provided by Twitter, Inc. and is connected to the Twitter social network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

Linkedin OAuth (LinkedIn Corporation)

Linkedin Oauth is a registration and authentication service provided by Linkedin Corporation and is connected to the Linkedin social network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

YouTube OAuth (Google Inc.)

YouTube OAuth is a registration and authentication service provided by Google Inc. and is connected to the YouTube network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

 

2.17: Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting

This type of services allows this Application and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of this Application by the User.

This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.

Facebook Custom Audience (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Custom Audience is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of this Application with the Facebook advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

Twitter Tailored Audiences (Twitter, Inc.)

Twitter Tailored Audiences is a Remarketing and Behavioral Targeting service provided by Twitter, Inc. that connects the activity of this Application with the Twitter advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

2.18: Social features

Public profile (This Application)

Users may have public profiles that other Users can display. In addition to the Personal Data provided, this profile may contain Users’ interactions with this Application.

Personal Data collected: city, company name, country, date of birth, email address, first name, gender, last name, picture, province, state and username.

Inviting and suggesting friends (This Application)

This Application may use the Personal Data provided to allow Users to invite their friends – for example through the address book, if access has been provided – and to suggest friends or connections inside it.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data.

2.19: SPAM protection

This type of services analyzes the traffic of this Application, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.

Akismet (Automattic Inc.)

Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

2.20: Traffic optimization and distribution

This type of services allows this Application to distribute their content using servers located across different countries and to optimize their performance.

Which Personal Data are processed depends on the characteristics and the way these services are implemented. Their function is to filter communications between this Application and the User’s browser. Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations to which the contents that may contain Personal Information User are transferred.

CloudFlare (Cloudflare)

CloudFlare is a traffic optimization and distribution service provided by CloudFlare Inc.

The way CloudFlare is integrated means that it filters all the traffic through this Application, i.e., communication between this Application and the User’s browser, while also allowing analytical data from this Application to be collected.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: US – Privacy Policy

3.0: Further information about Personal Data

Access the address book
This Application may request access to your address book.

Push notifications
This Application may send push notifications to the User.

Unique device identification
This Application may track Users by storing a unique identifier of their device, for analytics purposes or for storing Users’ preferences.

The Service is not directed to children under the age of 13
Users declare themselves to be adult according to their applicable legislation. Minors may use this Application only with the assistance of a parent or guardian. Under no circumstance persons under the age of 13 may use this Application.

4User identification via a universally unique identifier (UUID)
This Application may track Users by storing a so-called universally unique identifier (or short UUID) for analytics purposes or for storing Users’ preferences. This identifier is generated upon installation of this Application, it persists between Application launches and updates, but it is lost when the User deletes the Application. A reinstall generates a new UUID. may use this Application.

Selling goods and services online

The Personal Data collected are used to provide the User with services or to sell goods, including payment and possible delivery.

The Personal Data collected to complete the payment may include the credit card, the bank account used for the transfer, or any other means of payment envisaged. The kind of Data collected by this Application depends on the payment system used.

 

4.0: Cookie Policy

This Application uses Cookies. To learn more and for a detailed cookie notice, you may consult the Cookie Policy.

5.0: Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.

The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment

User

The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.

This Application

The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

Cookies

Small piece of data stored in the User’s device.

Legal information

Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.

This privacy policy relates solely to this Application.

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