Updated May 23, 2018 to reflect GDPR compliance standards
- Data we use
When you register to use or use our services we collect and store or process the following information for the purposes described as shown in the following table:
Type of Data
Purpose of processing
Identification of you as a human being and customer; valid for registered users and comments only.
Administration of users, valid for registered users only.
Evaluation of which countries our service is used from and fraud protection. Used to identify you as a person.
Only stored when using this site on a mobile device: this helps us to know you are viewing from a mobile device and adapting technical parameters such as screen size accordingly.
Used to determine from which country you are viewing to determine language and ad settings as well as for fraud protection.
Cookies are used to identify you as a person and thereby ensuring that only relevant ads are shown to you.
- Your rights
In accordance with GDPR, Section III, articles 12 to 21, you have the following rights, of which we hereby inform you as follows:
- You have the right to be informed on how we use your data:
This information is provided in section 2 of this Privacy Statement. Should you have any further questions, please, do not hesitate to get in contact with us (cf. below, section VI, for contact details).
You have the right to know who your counterpart is:
Worify Media Ltd, Kemp House, 160 City Road London, EC1V 2NX
- You have the right to know for how long we store your data:
Your data will be stored as long as you don’t close account or for as long as you continue to use this site as an unregistered user. If you stop using this site, your data will be deleted 3 years after your last use.
If no legal proceedings are pending at the time of account closure, your data will be deleted 3 years after account closure or after last use. In case of pending legal proceedings your data will be deleted once these legal proceedings are completed.
- You have the right to complain to a data protection authority:
If you are an EU citizen or EU resident, please complain to the EU data protection authority of your home country. Before complaining, please, get in contact with us at [email protected] , we shall try to settle all disputes amicably first.
If you are not a resident or EU citizen, please note that none of the rights above apply to you including your right of complaint.
- You have the right to ask us about what data we store:
In order to make use of this right, please get in contact with us as stated in point VI.
- You have the right of correction:
If you feel or know that the data we store about is incorrect, let us know. We will correct any errors as soon as possible.
- You have the right of deletion:
You have the right that we delete all your data if you close your account or if you withdraw your consent.
- You have the right of restriction of processing:
If you want to make use of this right, get in contact with us.
- You have the right of data transferability:
You have the right to receive your basic data in an electronic format for transfer to another provider. Data will be provided in XML-format.
- You have the right to withdraw consent:
You can withdraw your consent anytime, but this will result in your being shown less relevant advertising. If you want to withdraw consent, please get in contact with us via email. By withdrawing your consent, Processing of your personal data will stop immediately after we processed your request.
- Point of contact
Your point of contact for all questions, requests, or concerns is:[email protected]. For making use of your right to information about data stored you need to send us or any form of ID that includes your name, your date of birth, and a photo.
when visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
This policy is valid from May 23rd, 2018.
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