Privacy policy

Last updated: 25. 5. 2018

1.Information about website

1.1 These rules govern the privacy policy of all users of websitele-citazioni.it. The website is operated by Martin Svoboda with address Stavební 13, Jablonec nad Nisou, post code 46606, The Czech Republic.

1.2 When you use the website, by browsing the website, registering to have an account, signing in, commenting and otherwise interact with the website you do so under the policies we outline on this page. The website acts as an data controller for your the personal data.

1.3 For any information related to this privacy policy, you can contact us at any time by sending an email to martin.svoboda@gmail.com.

2What information do we collect?

2.1 User-provided data. The website process the personal information you provide to us when you create an account. These include:

  • Email address is used for autentication and sending notifications.
  • User name is used for identification of added quotes, comments and other yours actions. User name do not need to be real name.
  • Profile photo is used as avatar supplementary to user name. Profile photo do not need to be real photo of you.

2.2 Facebook data. If you use social network Facebook to sign in, you will also allow the website to access your public profile and email address. Part of your public profile on Facebook is your name, surname, username, profile picture, and other public information according to your settings.

2.3 Network data. Such as IP, helps us diagnose problems with our servers, administer our sites and also helps us to make sure our comment section is hate free.

2.4 Data obtained through cookies. To better target advertisement, measure audience and improve our product and service offerings.

3How the information is used?

3.1 When the purpose is to deliver the service.

  • Use email address to verify your identity during registration and authentication.
  • Create public profile of registrated users. Public profile contains your user name, profile photo and your activity on the website (favourite and added quotes, comments, etc.).
  • Contact you and maintain records in order to provide customer service and support.
  • Ensure there is no fraud with voting, polls and competitions we host, when we strive to detect and defend against fraudulent, abusive and unlawful activity on the site.

3.2 When the purpose is to measure and analyze traffic.

  • Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., to collect information about how you use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. You can read more about these cookies and how Google safeguard them here.
  • Hotjar, is an analytics & feedback service used for measurement of engagement, get your feedback and record your behaviour. You can log out from Hotjar measurement.

3.3 Additionally, we ask your consent to process the data we need when the purpose is better advertising experience. We would like the ads on our sites to be relevant and tailored to your interests. You can control ads preferences here. By default, we use these methods:

  • Cookies and similar technologies help us know what interests you might have.
  • Location services help to only show you relevant ads, matching your location or language.
  • Our partners and certified ads providers may use the data they have about you, collected according to their own policies to show you what they believe would be relevant.

4How the information may be shared?

4.1 We strive to ensure, using technological and contractual mechanisms, that your data is protected and only used according to this policy. We need to share certain data with our trusted partners (so called data processors):

  • Google LLC - Web analytics and advertising tools (USA)
  • Vultr Holdings Corporation - Hosting provider (USA)
  • Hotjar Limited - Web Application Analysis Tools (Malta)
  • Facebook, Inc. - Online marketing tools (USA)

5.How we protect privacy of children?

5.1 Our services are aimed at a general audience. We do not knowingly target, collect, use or share information that could reasonably be used to identify children under the age of 16 without prior parental consent or consistent with applicable law. By using our service you confirm that you either are of legal age or have an applicable consent.

6.How can you exercise your rights under GDPR?

6.1. If you are an individual browsing from the EU/EEA, where the General Data Protection Regulations apply, you can exercise rights related to your data by contacting us via contact details at the bottom of the page:

  • You can request access to a free copy of your data.
  • You can ask us to delete your personal data, and we will do so where we legally can.
  • You have a right to rectify your data.
  • If you wish to object to us processing your data according to Legitimate interest.
  • You also are free to revoke your consent by updating your settings.
  • You have a right to complain about us with our supervisory authority here.

7.How long do we keep the data?

7.1 We store your data for no longer than necessary in relation to the purpose under which such data was collected. This is determined on a case by case basis and depends on things such as the nature of the data provided, why it was collected, the legal basis we rely upon to process the data, and our relevant legal or operation retention requirements. For example, if you request to delete your account we still have to retain some data for fraud prevention purposes and financial auditing.

8.Using of cookies

8.1. When you use our websites and apps we may collect information using cookies or similar technologies. Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website every time you visit the site again, so it can recognise you. This allows websites to tailor what you see on the screen. The cookies we use are for:

  • Services to make sure the site functions as expected, they are essential to you being able to enjoy the experience.
  • Preferences to remember your consent status and other personal preferences.
  • Analytics allow us to understand how all users combined use our site, make business decisions based on it and do what we need to do on our side to make the site viable.
  • Marketing and advertising cookies help us provide you the best possible experience with ads. We use a Google tool called Google Adsense to make this all happen.

8.2. Cookie setting options for analytics, marketing and advertising:

NameDescription
Google AnalyticsAnalytical cookies used to ensure the functionality of the web analytics tool.Log out
Google OptimizeAnalytical cookies used for A/B testing the website and improving it based on the results obtained with Google Optimize.Log out
HotjarAnalytical cookies help us improve our products and services.Log out
FacebookFacebook use cookies to provide core service and improve ad targeting.Log out
Google AdsenseCookies used to improve ad targeting and serving personalized ads.Log out
Certified ads providersUsed cookies to improve targeting and serving personalized ads.Log out

8.3. You can manage your cookie settings globally by following methods. Please contact us if you need assistance with anything. We want you to be aware that by changing certain preferences you might cause the page to not work correctly.

  • Changing settings on your mobile device.
  • Changing your browser settings

8.4. If you use an Ad-blocker on our site, we cannot fully execute our services and therefore ensure your rights under this policy.

9.Future changes

9.1 We may amend or update this Privacy Policy from time to time, so you should check it periodically. Where changes are made, we will post the revised Policy here with an updated effective date.