The anonymized data which we collect via our Website, or through any third parties that are acting on our behalf, may be used for the following reasons:
The anonymized data that we collect helps us understand the needs of our users better, which in turn allows us to redesign and update the Website in such ways so as to fulfil those needs better. This means that we may compile non-personal data into data traffic statistics, which will provide us with a better comprehension of our users' needs.
If we become involved in a major corporate takeover or similar transaction, we may be obliged to share such data with all potential parties. For instance, if we buy an asset or a business, sell a major share of our business, or become involved in a merger with another company, all potential buyers, sellers and merging partners may be allowed access to our data.
If a court order is addressed to us requesting information which may be reasonably helpful to a case or may help to uphold a relevant law, we may also share such data. We may do so if the shared data will help to enforce our internal policies and any rules and regulations that concern us, to defend us and other parties against illegal actions, and to protect the rights of us, our business affiliates and our users.
Anonymous technical data that we use to differentiate our users from each other may be provided to us directly by your internet-enabled device. Such information usually consists of the type of device and browser you use to access our Website, the language in which you view our Website, your IP address and possibly the location of your internet provider. We may also collect data on the links you click on within our Website, the pages you visit on our Website, and the length of time you spend looking at items. All this information is fully anonymized and collected solely in order to understand the general needs of our users so as to be able to provide you with a better, richer and smoother experience on our Website.
Cookies are tiny packages of data created by websites when you access them and are stored on your device in order to keep track of your website selections and function choices. Their purpose is to ensure that your preferences are saved, making your experience smoother and more satisfying. Cookies are usually temporary and can be cleared by accessing the settings of the browser you are using.
All cookies can be disabled via the settings of the user's browser of choice. However, disabling cookies may lead to slower-moving websites, missing features, and various problems accessing websites.
Anonymized information may be collected by the Website from our users for the reasons below:
According to international and local laws and government regulations regarding user data, the anonymized information we collect from our users has to be stored for a certain amount of time after users have stopped interacting with the Website. The Website does not retain user data beyond that compulsory time period. During the time user data is in our possession, we do our utmost to secure it via the most modern and strongest available internet protocols and the established regulations within our industry.
Since our Website is part of a global company which has branches in many countries, we may occasionally need to transfer user data from one country to another. This means that user data may be transferred into or out of the European Union (the "EU"). Whenever such transactions are carried out, we will endeavour to provide the data in our possession with the same or an equivalent level of care as that within the strictest jurisdictions we operate in.
Security is a vital component of all businesses, but especially of those that are internet-based. We do all that is within our power to protect all the anonymized data in our possession by applying the most advanced security measures to it. However, the internet is a complex entity which is never fully secure despite anyone's best efforts. Thus, all responsibility for transferring data over the internet remains that of the user.
It is essential to understand that our Website has been built with an audience over the age of 18 in mind. It is strictly forbidden by law for individuals under the age of 18 to access our Website or to submit any data to it.
Please contact us via email on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries regarding the ways in which we collect, process and store data, or regarding your rights concerning the data we collect.