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SharePains Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 11 November 2019

Protecting your private information is our priority at Microsoft SharePains. This Privacy Policy informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data of Users of the Website. SharePains attaches great importance to ensuring that your personal data and crawled data are collected, used, processed and erased in accordance with the current applicable regulations as stipulated by local, state, national, federal, and other data protection legislation. If you have any concerns related to your personal information or any questions, please contact me at contact@veenstra.me.uk.

If you have objections to the Privacy Policy, you should immediately discontinue use of the Website and our Services.

DEFINITIONS

For purposes of this Privacy Policy references to “Visitor” we mean a person visiting the site.

For purposes of this Privacy Policy references to “us,” “we,” “our,” and/or “SharePains” mean the SharePains authors only.

References to the “Website” mean the Website bearing the URL veenstra.me.uk.

References to “you,” and/or “User,” mean the User of the Website.

AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND

The following Data Protection and Privacy Policy Statement governs the collection and use of private information via the Website and the Services. By accessing the Website and/or registering for the use of our Services you represent that you have read and understood the Privacy Policy and that you agree to be bound by thereby.

MODIFICATIONS AND CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

We may modify, add to, suspend, or delete the Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, at our sole discretion at any time, with such modifications, additions or deletions being effective thirty (30) calendar days following their posting to the Web and emailing a notice to registered Users. Your access of the Website after modification, addition or deletion of the Privacy Policy shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of the modification, addition or deletion.

COLLECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We collect both personally-identifiable information or personal data and non-personally-identifiable information from you. Often, you choose what information to provide to us, but, sometimes, we may require certain information for you to leave comment on the website. Specifically, we collect the following:

Registration & Account Set UpIn order to register you as a Customer, provide you with support, and process your transactions, we will collect personal data, which may include your full name; telephone number; email address; and corporate contact information.

Cookies

Automated Information: SharePains automatically receives and records information from each User’s browser or your mobile device when you visit the Website, such as your IP address in an anonymized fashion or unique device identifier, cookies and data about which pages you visit in order to allow us to operate and provide the Website, and data about the type of device you use to connect to our Website. This information is stored in log files and is collected automatically. We may combine this information from your browser or your mobile device with other information that we or our partners collect about you, including across devices. This information is used to prevent fraud and to keep the Website secure, to analyze and understand how the Services work for our Users, and to provide advertising, including across your devices, and a more customized Website experience for members and visitors.

We may also automatically collect device-specific information when you access or use our Website. This information may include information such as the hardware model, operating system information, browser information, IP address, and device identifiers.

Location Information: We may collect information about your use of the Website for advertising, analytics, to serve content and to protect the Website, including your IP address, browser information (including referrers), device information (such as iOS IDFA, IDFV for limited non-advertising purposes, Android AAID, and, when enabled by you, location information provided by your device). We may obtain location information you provide in your profile or your IP address. With your consent, we may also determine location by using other information from your devices, such as general location information from GPS or information about wireless networks or cell towers near your mobile device. We may use and store information about your location to provide features and to improve and customize the Website, for example, for our internal analytics and performance monitoring; localization, regional requirements, and policies for the Website; for local content, search results, and recommendations; for mapping the Website; and (using non-precise location information) marketing. If you have consented to share your precise device location details but would no longer like to continue sharing that information with us, you may revoke your consent to the sharing of that information through the settings on your mobile device. Certain non-precise location services, such as for security and localized policies based on your IP address or submitted address, are critical for the site to function. We will only share your geo-location details with third parties (like our mapping, payments, or, to the extent applicable, advertising providers) in order to provide you with the Website and the Services that you have purchased.

Analytics Information: We use data analytics to ensure site functionality and improve the Services and our Website. We do not link the information we store within the analytics software to any personally identifiable information that you submit.

USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use your personally identifiable information to provide and improve customer service administration; to personalize your User experience; to contact Users via e-mail or telephone; to respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

We may use your non-personally identifiable information to create traffic statistics for our Website; to create User statistics for our Services; to improve customer service, and to personalize your User experience.

Depending on your location, you may also have certain additional rights with respect to your information, such as: (i) data access and portability (including the right to obtain a copy of your personal data you provided to SharePains, via your settings); (ii) data correction (including the ability to update your personal data, in many cases via settings); (iii) data deletion (including the right to have SharePains delete your personal information, except information we are required to retain, by contacting us); and (iv) withdrawal of consent or objection to processing (including, in limited circumstances, the right to ask SharePains to stop processing your personal data, with some exceptions, by contacting us).

SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

SharePains does not sell, rent or lease its users lists to third parties.

SharePains may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or provided marketing services. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide services to SharePains, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

SharePains may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SharePains or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SharePains; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SharePains, or the public.

AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by SharePains. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the Website, to maintain the quality of the Website, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the SharePains Website.

USE OF COOKIES

The SharePains Website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize SharePains pages, or register with SharePains site, a cookie helps SharePains to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same SharePains website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the SharePains features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the SharePains website you visit.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

SharePains secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

In addition, access to your data is restricted to need-to-access individuals.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed. Please note that non-encrypted communication using email is not secure. Thus, we cannot guarantee data security in email communication and, therefore, recommend using physical mail for confidential information.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER

We operate globally so it is necessary to transfer your information internationally. In particular, your information will likely be transferred to and processed via servers located in the United States. The Canada, the United States, European Economic Area (“EEA”) Member States, and other countries all have different laws. When your information is moved from your home country to another country, the laws and rules that protect your personal information in the country to which your information is transferred may be different from those in the country in which you live. For example, the circumstances in which law enforcement can access personal information may vary from country to country. In particular, if your information is in the United States, it may be accessed by government authorities in accordance with U.S. law.

CHILDREN UNDER THIRTEEN; NOTICE TO MINORS

SharePains does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use the Website. We request that all users of the Website who are under the age of thirteen not disclose or provide any personally identifiable information. If we discover that a child under thirteen has provided us with personally-identifiable information, we will delete that child’s personally identifiable information from our records. You are responsible for any and all account activity conducted by a minor under your account.

In addition to protecting the privacy of children under age thirteen, we are committed to protect the privacy of minors. Though neither our Website nor our Services are not targeted to minors nor is it intended to be used by minors, if, for any reason, a minor has shared information via our Website and/or Services said minor may request and obtain removal of such information by contacting us at contact@veenstra.me.uk. Although we offer deletion capability, you should be aware that the removal of content may not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of that content or information provided.

DO NOT TRACK DISCLOSURE

Please note that while you may have the opportunity to opt-out of targeted advertising as discussed in the “How to Opt-Out” section above, and you may be able to control the use of cookies through your Web browser as described in the “Use of Cookies” section below, some Web browsers may also give you the ability to enable a “do not track” setting. This setting sends a special signal to the Websites you encounter while Web browsing. This “do not track” signal is different from disabling certain forms of tracking by declining cookies in your browser settings, as browsers with the “do not track” setting enabled still have the ability to accept cookies. We do not respond to Web browser “do not track” signals at this time. If we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Privacy Policy. For more information about “do not track,” visit allaboutdnt.com.

RETENTION

SharePains will retain your information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, for as long as your account is active, as described in this policy. If you no longer want SharePains to use your information, you may close your account. SharePains will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your information to comply with applicable tax/revenue laws), resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, and as otherwise described in this policy. We also retain log files for internal analysis purposes. These log files are generally retained for a brief period of time, except in cases where they are used for site safety and security, to improve site functionality, or we are legally obligated to retain them for longer time periods.

YOUR RIGHTS

You may benefit from a number of rights in relation to your information that we process. Some rights apply only in certain limited cases, depending on your location. If you would like to manage, change, limit, or delete your personal information, you can do so by contacting us. Upon request, SharePains will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. In certain cases where we process your information, you may also have a right to restrict or limit the ways in which we use your personal information. In certain circumstances, you also have the right to request the deletion of your personal information, and to obtain a copy of your personal information in an easily accessible format. If you need further assistance, you can contact SharePains through one of the channels listed below under “Contact Information.” We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

If we process your information based on our legitimate interests as explained above, or in the public interest, you can object to this processing in certain circumstances. In such cases, we will cease processing your information unless we have compelling legitimate grounds to continue processing or where it is needed for legal reasons. Where we use your data for direct marketing purposes, you can always object using the unsubscribe link in such communications.

WITHDRAWING CONSENT

Where you have provided your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent to our processing of your information. For example, you can withdraw your consent to email marketing by using the unsubscribe link in such communications. You can choose to withdraw your consent to our processing of your information at any time by emailing contact@veenstra.me.uk to request that your personal information be deleted, except for information that we are required to retain. This deletion is permanent, and your account cannot be reinstated.

CONTACT INFORMATION

SharePains welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that SharePains has not adhered to this Statement, please contact SharePains at:

Email Address:  contact@veenstra.me.uk

If you live in the EEA, you may also file a complaint with your local data protection regulator.

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