We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data.</p>
<li>on this Website and your email communications with this Website,</li>
<li>through our mobile applications that provide dedicated non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website, or</li>
<p>It does not apply to information collected by pay or premium websites operated by us or our affiliates, or mobile applications obtained from such websites, which have their own privacy policies.</p> The Data We Collect About You <p>We may collect different kinds of personal data about you:</p>
<b>Website activity data</b>: We collect information about how you use our Website, products and services and interact with our content and advertisements, including the pages you visit in our Website, search history, and the referring web page from which you arrived at our Website.
We collect browser and operating system information, devices you use to access the Website and your time zone setting.
We also collect online identifiers.
Specifically, we collect internet protocol (IP) address information and we set cookies as explained below in the section on Cookies and Automatic Data Collection Technologies </li>
<p>We may use your data to produce and share aggregated insights that do not directly or indirectly identify you and are not associated with you.
Such aggregate information is not personal information.</p>
<p>Our Website is not directed to persons under the age of 18 or the applicable age of majority in the jurisdiction from which the Website is accessed (“<b>minors</b>”), and we prohibit minors from using this Website.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from minors.
If you are the parent or legal guardian of a minor who has provided us with personal information, then please contact us at email@example.com to have that minor’s personal information deleted.</p> The Sources from Which We Collect Personal Information <p>We collect Personal Information in the following ways:</p>
<b>Directly from you</b>: We collect the categories of information listed above directly from you.</li>
<b>Automated technologies or interactions.</b> As explained in the section below on <i>Cookies and Automatic Data Collection Technologies</i>, we set cookies and other automatic techniques to collect website activity data when you visit the Website or other websites owned by our corporate group.</li>
</ul> Purposes for Which We Use Your Personal Information <p>We use personal information for the purposes described below.</p>
<b>Provision of services</b>: We use identifiers, website activity data to present our Website and its contents to you, including any interactive features on our Website, to provide you with information and products or services that you request from us.</li>
<b>Customization of content and marketing</b>: We use identifiers, website activity data to analyze your use of, or interest in, our Website content, products, or services, in order to develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our Website.</li>
<b>Analytics</b>: We use identifiers and website activity data to determine whether users of the Website are unique, or whether the same user is using the Website on multiple occasions, and to monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, demographic patterns.</li>
<b>Functionality and security</b>: We may use any of the categories of data we collect to diagnose or fix technology problems, and to detect, prevent, and respond to actual or potential fraud, illegal activities, or intellectual property infringement.</li>
<b>Compliance</b>: We may use any of the categories of data we collect to enforce our terms and conditions and to comply with our legal obligations.</li>
<li>We will use contact information and user submitted personal information in any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
</ul> Our Legal Bases Under EU Law <p>We have the following legal bases under EU law for processing your personal data for the purposes described under Section <i>Purposes for Which We Use Your Personal Information:</i>
<li>We process personal data for the purposes of providing the services, customer management, certain customization of content (e.g., based on your selected preferences, favorites and ratings), and functionality and security because the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract, specifically it is necessary to provide the services or products you have requested, or to provide our Website and services in a manner consistent with our terms and conditions and any other contract that you have with us.</li>
<li>We process personal data for the purposes of customization of advertising, marketing and analytics for our legitimate interests.</li>
<li>We process personal data for functionality and security because it is necessary for our legitimate interests, and in certain cases because the processing is necessary for us to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.</li>
<li>We process personal information in specific circumstances where you have provided your consent to such processing.</li>
</ul> Disclosure of Your Personal Information <p>We disclose personal information:</p>
<b>Within our corporate group</b>: We may disclose any of the categories of personal information to members of our corporate group (including affiliates and related entities) to the extent this is necessary for our purposes listed in the sections above.</li>
<b>Service providers</b>: We disclose the categories of personal information we collect to our authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf.
These services may include risk and fraud detection and mitigation, marketing and advertising, customization of content, analytics, security, or hosting our Website or supporting our Website functionality.
These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.</li>
<b>Legal successors</b>: We may disclose all of the categories of personal information we collect to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, acquisition or sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding.</li>
or (e) to maintain and protect the security and integrity of our Website or infrastructure.
In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us, in our sole discretion.</li>
</ul> Cookies and Automatic Data Collection Technologies <p>As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we use automatic data collection technologies to collect website activity data.</p>
<p>We use <b>cookies</b>, which are small text files that are stored in your web browser or downloaded to your device when you visit a website.</p>
<p>We currently use the following types of cookies, which are set by this Website’s domain, or by other domains we own or control:</p>
<i>Strictly necessary cookies</i>: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website.
These include, for example, cookies that enable a user to log in to our Website and to check if a user is allowed access to a particular service or content.</li>
<i>Functionality cookies</i>: These cookies help us to personalize and enhance your online experience on our Website.
This type of cookies allows us to recognize you when you return to our Website and to remember, for example, your choice of language.</li>
<i>Analytics cookies</i>: These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of users and to see how users use and explore our Website.
These cookies help us to improve our Website, for example by ensuring that all users are able to find what they are looking for easily.</li>
<i>Targeting and Advertising cookies</i>: These cookies record visits of a user on our Website, the pages a user visits and the links a user follows in order to enable us to make our Website more relevant to the user’s interests and to help us serve ads that might be of interest to the user.</li>
<li>Cookies can be either session cookies or persistent cookies.
A session cookie expires automatically when you close your browser.
A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or you delete your cookies.</li>
<p>You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.
<b>Do Not Track</b>: Our systems do not recognize browser “Do Not Track” signals.</p>
<b>Use of Google Analytics</b>.
We use Google as a service provider to collect and analyze information about how users use this Website, including by collecting website activity data through first-party cookies set by our domains, and third-party cookies set by Google.
Because we activated IP anonymization for Google Analytics, Google will anonymize the last octet of a particular IP address and will not store your full IP address.
Google will use the information only for the purpose of providing Google Analytics services to us, and will not use this information for other purposes.
The information collected by Google Analytics may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States pursuant to standard contractual clauses approved by the EU.
Unless expressly stated otherwise, our Website does not provide any personal information to these third parties, however they may collect information, including your IP address, advertisements you click, time zone setting and location, and information about your browser, operating system and devices you use to access this Website.
They may use this information to provide you with interest-based advertising or other targeted content.
They may track users across different websites and over time.</p>
<p>You can set your browser to refuse all third-party cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.</p> Your Choices About How We Collect, Use and Disclose Your Personal Information <p>We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us.</p>
<li>As explained in the section <i>Cookies and Automatic Data Collection Technologies</i>, you may set your browser to refuse some or all cookies.
In addition, you may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting the Google Analytics opt-out page.</li>
</ul> Your Rights Related to Your Personal Information <p>You have certain rights regarding the personal information we collect, use or disclose and that is related to you, including the right:</p>
<li>to receive information on the personal information we hold about you and how such personal information is used (right to access);</li>
<li>to correct inaccurate personal information concerning you (right to data rectification);</li>
<li>to delete/erase your personal information, where such information is available (right to deletion, “right to be forgotten”);</li>
<li>to receive the personal information provided by you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transmit the personal information to another data controller (right to data portability)</li>
<li>to object to the use of your personal information where such use is based on our legitimate interests or on public interests (right to object);</li>
<li>in some cases, to restrict our use of your personal information (right to restriction of processing).
<li>to withdraw your consent at any time where our processing is based on consent.</li>
<p>You may exercise your right to access and deletion using the buttons at the bottom of this page.
Additionally, you may, at any time, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to exercise your above rights in accordance with the applicable legal requirements and limitations.
If you are located in the European Economic Area or the UK, you have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.</p>
<p>Please note that we may not have sufficient information to identify you and therefore may not be in a position to respond to your request.
Additionally, in some cases in order to adequately verify your identity or your authorization to make the request, we may require you to provide additional information.</p> California Rights and Choices <p>The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides you certain rights in relation to your personal information:</p>
<i>Right to Know</i>: You have the right to request that we disclose certain information about our collection of your personal information over the past 12 months, including the specific pieces of information we collected.</li>
<i>Right to Request Deletion</i>: You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions set forth in the CCPA.</li>
<i>Right to Non-Discrimination for the Exercise of Your Rights</i>: We will not discriminate against you because you have exercised any of your rights under the CCPA.</li>
<p>To exercise the rights described above, please use the buttons at the bottom of this page or email us at email@example.com with the email subject line “CCPA Request.” In either case you will need to provide the following information to verify your identity and enable us to locate your information in our systems: any information which we may reasonably request in order for us to verify your identity.</p>
<p>You can designate an agent to make a request by executing a notarized power of attorney to have that person act on your behalf and providing that person with the information listed above that allows us to verify your identity and locate your information.
Alternatively, you will need to directly confirm your identity with us using the methods described above, sign an authorization for the agent to act on your behalf and provide us with confirmation that you have done so.</p>
<p>We disclose certain categories of California residents’ personal information for our business purposes, as described in the section above titled Disclosure of Your Personal Information.</p>
<p>We do not sell California residents’ personal information.</p> Notice to Nevada Residents/Your Nevada Privacy Rights <p>We do not exchange Nevada residents’ personal information for money with anyone so they may license or sell the personal information to additional parties.</p> Transfers of Your Personal Information to Other Countries <p>Where the laws of your country allow you to do so, by using the Website you consent to the transfer of information that we collect about you, including personal information, to other countries in which we, members of our corporate group (including affiliates and related entities) or our service providers are located.
When we transfer personal information to countries outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or other regions with comprehensive data protection laws, we will ensure that the information is transferred in accordance with the applicable laws.
Where relevant, our transfers outside the EEA are made pursuant to standard contractual clauses approved for use by the European Union.</p> Retention of Personal Information <p>We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.</p>
<p>To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider a number of factors, including what personal data we are processing, the risk of harm from any unauthorised disclosure, why we are processing your personal data and whether we can achieve this outcome by another means without having to process it.</p>
<p>Where permissible, we will also delete your personal information upon your request as explained above in the section “<i>Your Rights Related to Your Personal Information</i>”.</p> Third-Party Links and Sites <p>If you click on a link to a third party site, you will be taken to websites we do not control.
This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of these websites.
We may attempt to notify you of any material changes as required by law.
<p>You may also contact us at 195-197 Old Nicosia-Limassol Road, Block 1 Dali Industrial Zone, Cyprus 2540, Phone: +357 22662 320, Fax: +357 22343 282.</p>
<p>Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.</p> GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) <p> In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation law in the European Union effective May 25, 2018, Thumbzilla users can request a copy of their personal data as well as get Thumbzilla to delete their personal data.
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