C. Collection of personal information The following types of personal information may be collected, stored, and used: Information related to your computer, including your IP address, your geographic location, the type and version of your browser, and your operating system. Information about your visits to and use of the website, including the external source, the duration of the visit, page views, and the navigation path on the website. Information such as your email address, which you enter during registration on the website. Information that you enter when creating your profile on our website—for example, your name, profile photos, gender, date of birth, your personal status, your interests and hobbies, information about your education, and information about your employment. Information, such as your name and email, that you enter when setting up your subscriptions and for sending emails and/or newsletters. Information that you enter when using services on our website. Information that arises during the use of the website, such as when, how often, and under what conditions you use it. Information related to your purchases, the services you use, and the transactions you make on the website, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information. Information that you share on the website with the intention of publishing it on the internet, which includes your username, your profile information, and the content of your posts. Information contained in any communication you have with us via email or through the website, including the content of the communication and metadata. Any other personal information that you send to us. Before disclosing any personal information of a third party, you must have the consent of that person regarding the disclosure and processing of their personal information, in accordance with this policy.
D. Use of your personal information The personal information you submit to us is used for the purposes defined by this policy on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information for the following purposes: management of our website and business personalized configuration of the website for you enabling the use of the available services on our website sending the goods purchased through our website providing services purchased through our website sending statements, invoices, and payment reminders to you, as well as collecting payments from you sending non-marketing communications sending email notifications about your requests sending our newsletter via email if requested (you can inform us at any time if you no longer want the newsletter) sending marketing communications, related to your business or the businesses of specific third parties that we believe may interest you, via notifications or, if you have agreed to this, via email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer want marketing communications) providing our user’s statistical data to third parties (which will not be able to identify any user from this information) managing requests and complaints submitted by you or related to your website maintaining the security of the website and preventing fraud verifying compliance with the terms and conditions of our website (including monitoring personal messages sent through our private online messaging service) and other uses. If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish or use this information in accordance with your authorization. Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website and can be configured using the privacy control on the website. We will not disclose your personal information without your consent to any third party or any third-party commercial department.
E. Disclosure of personal information We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors as required for the purposes set forth in this policy. We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our holding company and its subsidiaries) as required for the purposes set forth in this policy. We may disclose our personal information: to the extent required by law in connection with any current or future legal proceedings with the aim of establishing, exercising or defending our legal rights (including providing information to third parties for the purpose of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk) to the buyer (or potential buyer) of any business asset we are selling (or considering selling) and to anyone we reasonably believe may belong to the judicial or any other competent authority regarding the disclosure of information in case we consider that the corresponding authority will require the disclosure of such personal information. As stated in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
F. International Data Transfers
The information we collect may be stored, processed, and transferred between any countries in which we operate in order to use it in accordance with this policy. The information we collect may be transferred to the following countries that do not have equivalent data protection laws as those in the European Economic Area: the USA, Russia, Japan, China, and India.
Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available on the internet worldwide. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by third parties.
You expressly agree to the transfer of personal data described in section F.
G. Retention of Personal Data
Section G defines the process and policy for retaining personal data, which is designed to ensure compliance with our legal obligations regarding the retention and deletion of personal data.
Personal data that we process for any purpose shall not be retained for longer than is necessary for that purpose.
Without prejudice to Article G-2, we usually delete personal data falling into the categories below and the corresponding date/time: personal data type will be deleted at the end of each month 23:59, either one (1) month after your consent.
Notwithstanding the other provisions of Section G, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
to the extent required by law,
if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing legal proceedings, and
for the purpose of establishing, exercising, or defending our legal rights (including providing information to third parties for the purpose of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
H. Security of your personal data We will take the necessary precautions at a technical and organizational level to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal data. We will store all personal data you provide on secure (password-protected and firewall-protected) servers. All electronic financial transactions made on our website are protected by our 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 keeping the password you use confidential; we will not ask for your password (except when you log in to our website).
I. Modifications We may update our policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website. You should occasionally check the page to ensure you understand any changes to our policy. We may inform you about changes to our policy via email or through a private messaging system on our website.
J. Your rights You can ask us to provide you with any information we hold about you; the provision of such information is subject to the following: the payment of a fee and the provision of adequate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we usually accept a notarized photocopy of your passport and a photocopy of a utility bill showing your current address). We may withhold the personal information you request to the extent permitted by law. You can ask us at any time not to process your personal information for advertising purposes. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to the use of your personal information for advertising purposes, or we will provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of the use of your information for advertising purposes.
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