Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines the types of data collected by this Website, the methods and purposes of data processing, and the rights and options available to Users. Your use of this Website signifies your understanding and agreement with this Privacy Policy.

Types of Data Collected

This Website may collect various types of Personal Data, either directly or through third parties. These types of data include:

  • Cookies: These are pieces of data stored in your browser to enhance your browsing experience.
  • Usage Data: Information regarding your interaction with the Website.
  • Email Address: Your email address may be collected when provided by you.
  • Various Types of Data: This may include information necessary for the Service.
  • First Name and Last Name: Names provided by Users.

For complete details on each type of Personal Data collected, please refer to the specific sections in this Privacy Policy or the explanatory texts provided before data collection.

Personal Data may be provided voluntarily by Users, or, in the case of Usage Data, collected automatically during Website use. Unless stated otherwise, all data requested by this Website is mandatory. Failure to provide mandatory data may affect the availability or functionality of the Service. If you are unsure about which data is mandatory, please feel free to contact the Owner.

Cookies and Tracking Tools

Cookies or other tracking tools may be used by this Website or third-party service providers. The purpose of these tools is to provide the Service as required by the User, in addition to other purposes detailed in this Privacy Policy and the Cookie Policy if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published, or shared through this Website, confirming they have the third party’s consent to provide their data to the Owner.

Mode and Place of Data Processing

The Owner implements suitable security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of Data. Data processing is conducted using computers and IT tools, following organizational procedures closely tied to the indicated purposes. In addition to the Owner, Data may be accessible to specific personnel involved in Website operations or external parties, appointed as Data Processors, including third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, and communication agencies. The updated list of these parties can be requested from the Owner at any time.

Legal Basis of Processing

The Owner may process Personal Data if one of the following conditions is met:

  • Users have given their consent for specific purposes.
  • Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract or pre-contractual obligations.
  • Processing is required to comply with a legal obligation.
  • Processing is related to a task carried out in the public interest or exercise of official authority.
  • Processing is necessary for legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or a third party.

The Owner is available to clarify the specific legal basis for processing Personal Data, indicating whether it is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place of Processing

Data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and other locations of parties involved in processing. Data transfers may involve sending User Data to a country other than their own. To learn more about the place of processing and security measures for transferred Data, Users can review the section with details on Personal Data processing or contact the Owner.

Retention Time

Personal Data is processed and stored for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. This may vary based on the type of data and purpose.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data is deleted, and access, erasure, rectification, and data portability rights cannot be enforced.

Purposes of Processing

Data collected is used to allow the Owner to provide its Services, along with specific purposes such as content commenting, displaying content from external platforms, analytics, managing contacts, sending messages, hosting and backend infrastructure, and interaction with data collection platforms and other third parties. More detailed information about the purposes of processing and specific data used for each purpose can be found in relevant sections of this document.

Content Commenting

Users can make and publish comments on the Website’s content. Anonymous comments may be allowed based on Owner settings. If an email address is provided, it may be used for comment notifications. Users are responsible for the content of their comments. If third-party content commenting services are used, web traffic data may still be collected even when Users do not use the commenting service.

Rights of Users

Users have rights regarding their processed Data, including the right to:

  • Withdraw consent.
  • Object to processing of Data.
  • Access their Data.
  • Verify and seek rectification.
  • Restrict Data processing.
  • Have their Data deleted.
  • Receive Data and transfer it to another controller.
  • Lodge a complaint with the data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing are available in the dedicated section below.

Exercising Rights

To exercise any of these rights, Users can contact the Owner through the provided contact details. Requests are free of charge and will be addressed as soon as possible, within one month.

Cookie Policy

This Website uses Cookies, which are code portions in your browser used to enhance the Service. Some purposes of Cookie installation may require User consent, which can be withdrawn at any time following instructions in this document.

Additional Information

Legal Action: Personal Data may be used for legal purposes, particularly in court or preceding possible legal actions due to improper use of the Website or its Services.

Additional Information: This Website may provide Users with additional context and information regarding specific Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance: For maintenance and operational purposes, System logs may be collected, including other Personal Data (like IP Addresses).

Do Not Track: This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. For third-party services, please refer to their privacy policies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy: The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. Users will be notified through this page and within the Website. It is recommended to check this page frequently for updates.