Updated: May 2018
We make it even easier to understand the data we have about you, how you can correct it and how you can ask us to stop using it.
Your privacy comes first. We now meet the high standard for data privacy introduced by the new European data protection law known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which goes into effect on the 25th of May 2018.
As part of the normal
operation of our services we collect and, in some cases, may disclose
about you and what may happen to that information. By accepting this Privacy
Policy and our Terms and Conditions, you expressly consent to our use and
disclosure of your personal information in the manner prescribed in this
terms of the Terms and Conditions.
1. Information We May Collect
Our primary goal in
collecting personal information is to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and
customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that
most likely meet your needs and to customize our service to make your experience
easier. You agree that in order to assist our visitors with newsletters that we
send out from time to time to our users.
Please note that your personally identifiable information will be stored and processed on our computers in the Netherlands. We will hold and transmit your information in a safe, confidential and secure environment.
We may automatically track certain information based upon your behavior on our Websites using cookies and other devices. We use this information for internal research on our members' demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand and serve you and the use of our website. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not). Which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address.
We may use data collection devices such as "cookies" on certain pages of our Websites. "Cookies" are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing customized services. We also can offer certain features that are only available through the use of a "cookie". Cookies can also help us provide information which is targeted to your interests. Most cookies are "session cookies", meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits.
We may use a third party for different purposes. The third party may also collect anonymous information about your visits to our Web site. This is primarily accomplished through the use of a technology device, commonly referred to as a Web beacon or an action tag, which we place on various Web pages within our Web site or in an html e-mail that allows the third party to collect anonymous information. The third party may use information about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide ads about goods and services of interest to you.
2. Our Use of Your Information
We use information in
the files we maintain about you, and the other information we obtain from your
current and past activities on the Websites to resolve disputes, troubleshoot
problems and enforce our Terms and Conditions.
You agree that we may use personally identifiable information about you to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze site usage, improve our content and product offerings, and customize our Site's content, layout, and services. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs.
3. Our Disclosure of Your Information
Due to the existing
regulatory environment, we cannot ensure that all of your private
communications and other personally identifiable information will never be
example (without limiting and foregoing), we may be forced to disclose
information to the government, law enforcement agencies or third parties. Under
certain circumstances, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access
transmissions or private communications, or members may abuse or misuse your
information that they collect from our Websites. Therefore, although we use
industry standard practices to protect your privacy, we do not promise, and you
should not expect, that your personally identifiable information or private
communications will always remain private.
As a matter of policy, we do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party. However, the following describes some of the ways that your personally identifiable information may be disclosed.
Under some circumstances we may require some additional information, such as, but not limited to credit card details. We use this financial information, including your name, address, and other information, as well as to bill you for use of our services. We use your financial information to check your qualifications, to bill you for services and/or products, to enable you to participate in discount, rebate and similar programs in which you may elect to participate. By making a purchase, or engaging in any other kind of activity or transaction that uses financial information on the Websites, you consent to our providing of your financial information to our service providers and to such third parties as we determine are necessary to support and process your activities and transactions, as well as to your credit card issuer for their purposes. These third parties may include the credit card companies and banking institutions used to process and support the transaction or activity. By purchasing, or registering or making reservations for products or services of third parties offered on the Websites, or by participating in programs offered on the Websites that are administered by third parties and that require you to submit financial information in order to use them, you also consent to our providing your financial information to those third parties. Any of these various third parties may be authorized to use your financial information in accordance with our contractual arrangements with such third parties and in accordance with their own Privacy Policies, over which we have no control, and you agree that we are not responsible or liable for any of their actions or omissions. Additionally, you agree that we may use and disclose all such information so submitted to such third parties in the same manner in which we are entitled to use and disclose any other information that you submit to us.
We aggregate (gather up data across all our members' accounts) personally identifiable information and disclose such information in a non-personally identifiable manner to advertisers and other third parties for other marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to identify you personally. Certain information, such as your name, email address, password, credit card number and bank account number, are never disclosed to marketing advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous.
External Service Providers.
There may be a number of services offered by external service providers that help you use our Websites. If you choose to use these optional services, and in the course of doing so, disclose information to the external service providers, and/or grant them permission to collect information about you, then their use of your information is governed by their Private Policy.
Other Corporate Entities.
We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud and other rights. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement and other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or you to legal liability.
4. Reviewing, Changing and Deleting Your Personal Info
Following your sharing of your personal information through forms or any other registration on our website. You can also ask us to review, change or delete your personal identifiable information such as: name, address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number and any other information we may collect. Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon your written
request, we will suspend your membership, contact information, and financial
information from our active databases. Such information will be suspended as
soon as reasonably possible in accordance with our suspension policy and
applicable law. To remove your profile so that others cannot view it send us an
email to email@example.com.
We will retain in our files information you have requested to remove for certain circumstances, such as to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our terms and conditions. Further, such prior information is never completely removed from our databases due to technical and legal constraints, including stored 'back up' systems. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests.
5. Control of Your Password
6. Other Information Collectors
Basesoft Solutions BV uses industry standard practices to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information, including "firewalls" and Secure Socket Layers. Basesoft Solutions BV treats data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ many different security techniques to protect such data from unauthorized access by visitors and users inside and outside the company. However, "perfect security" does not exist on the Internet.
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