SENSITIVE DATA ACQUISITION AND USE
Supplementary Services Providers
Data That Can Reveal Your Identity And Other Sensitive Data
Our Websites are open for everyone to explore, yet using some advanced options on the site may require disclosing some of your personal info. The advanced options may be ads placement, visiting Platinum Services Section, purchasing additional services, joining forums, discussion boards, chatrooms and surveys, entering contests, promotion events and subscribing for news delivery via email. If you need or want to access some of the mentioned option it will be necessary to disclose some information that may partially compromise your anonymity, including name, postal address, current email and other data. To check the validity of the profile you created we shall send you a test email letter welcoming you in premium segment of the site. This email address will be used exclusively for communicating you messages regarding purchase and use of software product and supporting services, answering your enquiries and generally helping you to manage your personal page on our Website. Should you find it impossible to disclose such kind of information or to have it stored on our Website you will most probably be denied the right to enter some sections of the Website or to use some advanced options.
We employ all appropriate measures to keep you private information like email or name protected and inaccessible to others. We will apply for your clear consent prior to disclosure of your private information if the need arises. If according to the prompt of the security system you create a personal password to protect the data you supply please keep watch over your privacy as you type the password so that no third party learned about it. If you need to manage your account on our site in public places or need to share your computer with other users please log out and close the window of a browser you use after your session is finished. It is your exclusive obligation to ensure the secrecy and safe storage of your password.
Sometimes third party web sources may provide us with emails to use for commercial ads placement. If you are opposing the idea of receiving the messages of mentioned nature please opt out of this offer by ticking a box, hitting the dedicated button on the site or following the interactive link available in every email. It is your right to reach us anytime in a way mentioned below the text of the Policy and ask us to delete your email from the mailing list.
The Array Of Data Retrieved Automatically
Our Website automatically collects and employs specific information necessary for improving your user's experience as you explore and use our Website. In particular, our site utilizes the 'cookie' feature to optimize your navigation through our site and to display you options you might like. 'Cookies' are tiny light-weighing files that are being rooted onto your hard drive by your browser as you search our site. They help keep record of your searches, navigation, settings you select and topics you look for on the site and generally help to define frequency of visits and time average spent on the site. So once you have fine-tuned your account and your preferences in the password-protected sections of the Website there will be no more need to re-renter them during your following visits. We also need to employ so called pixel tags (image files containing a single pixel and invisible to users, typically named web beacons, clear GIFs or transparent GIFs) that allow retrieval of earlier placed 'cookies'. These tags also allow counting both visitors on the site and those who opened HTML-adapted emails we sent. All information retrieved through 'cookies' and tags does not belong to personally identifiable data and can only be employed for creating a generalized image of interests of our users and for improving ads and services served to them. Other kind of information that shall be retrieved from you is data stored in 'log files' that record Internet activities particular for your computer including its IP-address (the permanent number attached to your computer on the Web), time spent on browsing, and pages visited. This information is not a means of revealing your identity and can serve only for analyzing users' browsing preferences, collecting some broad demographics about our users, and managing the site better to match the navigation of users. IP address can be used for personal identification only within the security framework of the site if we need to deliver premium services you have ordered. All in all, this data are presented in impersonal aggregate mode and used to evaluate the traffic on our sites and optimize your experience as our customer.
Additionally, owners of third party sites who advertise on the Web and deliver supporting services can also collect cookies, logs or clear GIFs for the similar purpose of measuring traffic and enhancing the efficiency of their advertizing through targeted demonstration of ads as well as for other purposes. Please remember that we have no power to influence the privacy regulations of these third party web sources. We strongly advice to read these Policies of third party sites prior to conducting any searching or purchasing activities on these sites even if you opened this third party page through the link placed on our official site. These third party resources are free to collect the mentioned aggregate browsing data and this collection will be regulated by their own rules. We provide these third party links as it is commonly done by most sites to facilitate acquiring of our services and to make your navigation convenient, hence we are free from any liability regarding business practices of these sites, their information collection rules etc.
Other Potentially Identifiable Information
We take the issue of your personal information protection and discreetness of your activities on our web resource very seriously. We will never disclose any of it except the cases described below. We will have to access or reveal the information stored in your account, your personal info, information retrieved and saved during your use of our software/services or your messages to us if: 1) it is prescribed by law or it is necessary to settle the law suit filed against us because of your activity; 2) it will help to reveal potential breach of the EULA and conditions of services delivery committed with purpose of breaking the law whether directly or by facilitating a crime; 3) it is necessary to prevent and investigate fraud; 4) if we have to protect safety, property, rights and other material and immaterial possessions of our company, its employees, clients and the public. You give your agreement to accessing and sharing your data in cases described above.
We hereby notify you that log records of your activities in your Phonty account are stored for three months and then erased automatically for security's sake. You can download them and store for use in future, if you deem necessary.
HOW CAN I REQUEST A CHANGE/REMOVAL OF MY PERSONAL DATA?
If you want to be removed from our mailing list, just click on the dedicated link available in every email or send your request via contacts provided below. It may take the staff up to 30 (thirty) days to accomplish the requested operation.
If you need to make certain amendments to personal data kept in our databases or want to have it deleted send your request via contacts provided below this text.
ONLINE PRIVACY MATTERS RELATED TO MINORS
We explicitly claim that our website(s) and services are not geared to be used by children or adolescents who are under 18. Our company does not have an intention to retrieve the personal data of young children and teens who are underage. We strongly advise parents and official guardians to keep control over children's activity on the Web and to promote online security by explaining children that they should not share their personal data or the data about parents/guardians via our sites prior to obtaining the parents/guardians permission.
OUR DATA PROTECTION EFFORTS AND OBLIGATIONS
HOW TO REACH US
When it is necessary to place requests or enquiries regarding the described privacy guidelines or you need to delete your data from our storages please inform us via following channels:
Effective version of the Policy: June 15, 2014