02th May 2016, Our Commitment to Privacy
Crowdville would like to inform you that it intends to take care of the protection of physical persons with reference to the treatment of personal data in accordance to the data protection act 1998. Such treatment will be based on correctness, permissible and transparency principles, with protection of your privacy and your rights.
Crowdville will then provide you the information on your personal data treatment, with reference to your profile compilation on the web site www.crowdville.net and on your eventual participation to the initiatives that might be proposed by Crowdville following specific announcements or invitations.
What Information Do We Collect?
Your personal data (personal data is defined as “any information concerning a natural person, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number “, i.e., data that uniquely identifies an individual and can be used to contact them), voluntarily provided by you and/or acquired through the installation of an Agent on your smartphone and/or your Personal Computer, including any location data will be treated by Crowdville for the following purposes:
In addition to the above mentioned purposes, your data may also be processed to fulfil the obligations required by laws, regulations or laws, as well as provisions of the supervisory authorities in the field.
Passive Information Collected
What is a Cookie?
Cookies are a feature of web browser (Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, etc.) software that allows web servers to recognize the computer used to access a site. They are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s web browser on one site to simplify subsequent interactions with that site by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transaction on related web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from site to site and to complete transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your online experience easier and more personalized.
Our site utilizes cookies to collect information about how our site is used. Passive Information gathered may include the date and time of visits, the site pages viewed, time spent at our site, the sites visited just before and just after our site. If you do not wish to transmit “cookie” information about yourself, you may turn off the cookie function in your web browser; please consult the “Help” section of your browser to correctly do so.
Our site’s servers also automatically identify your computer by its Internet Protocol address which is a unique string of numbers that is assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. Your IP address may be used to address problems with our server or administer our site or to gather broad demographic information about our users. We passively collect your IP Address.
When you visit our site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you actively choose to disclose (“Active Information”) and use information collected, in a way not visible to you, on an aggregate anonymous basis as you and others browse our site (“Passive Information”).
Active Information You Choose to Provide
In order to gain use of the site (become a “user”), we require you to disclose the following information: Name, Address, Phone Number, etc. …
We do not use secure socket layer (SSL) encryption to protect the transmission of the information you submit to us when you use our online forms. The information you provide to us are instead stored securely.
If you choose to post information on our site or maintain email, or telephone contact with us, we may retain such information also and its transmission via email is not secured.
Processing of data relating to geo-location
Crowdville can treat the location data which are the parameters for the operation of the mobile network (Cell ID and LAC) and technical parameters acquired only when activated voluntarily by the user, the functionality of geo-tagging with GPS on your smartphone.
You have the right to request, free of charge, the temporary interruption of the processing of such data by giving prior notice through the media platform dedicated to the community.
You can also turn off, independently, with GPS geo-tagging functionality by acting directly on the smartphone.
How Do We Use the Information Collected?
Specifically speaking, because this is the core business offering of Crowdville, we use the collected information for business activities, providing to our Customers anonymous information using any breakdown we can get with all the Collected Information you have voluntarily provided to us and/or acquired through the installation of an Agent on your smartphone and/or your Personal Computer.
Broadly speaking, persons we employ directly, or as contractors or agents at our direction, use Active Information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer services such as support, and making available other products or services we think may be of interest to our users. We may use the Active Information or Passive Information you provide to us to contact you about changes to our site, new services, features or products we offer, or other information we think you shall find valuable. If at any time you do not wish to receive such information, you may “opt-out” of doing so by sending an email to us at email@example.com
We use Passive Information to gather information about our users and to enhance and design our site to make it easier, faster and friendlier to use. Additionally, cookies help us know information about how many people visit our site, when they visit and how they use our service. Passive Information may result in your viewing of particular advertising based on your user habits for your viewing on our site and a shopping experience customized to you in content, services and goods.
Sharing Information with Advertisers or Other Third Parties
We may disclose anonymous information about user habits, characteristics and user patterns, based on aggregate user statistics to advertisers on our site. The parties who perform services for us (credit card processors, merchant banks, our Internet Service Provider) may also have access to your information in performing such services. Should we buy or sell assets of our company, another company may need to review our company’s assets, including your information, to make business decisions as to whether to acquire such assets.
Your Information In Relation to Others We Link To
You may be able to access other websites through our site. When you do so you are doing so subject to their policies regarding privacy and data collection and you should read those sites’ privacy policies to make sure you agree to them before using such sites. When you choose to shop at such sites, you should read their privacy policies to make sure you agree to them before making any activity.
Sharing Information with the Government or As Otherwise Required by Law
We may be required by law or government agency to disclose both Active and Passive Information you have provided to us.
How Do We Secure Active Information and Passive Information?
We secure your personal information submitted by you by using reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, or accidental loss or destruction of Active Information and Passive Information. Your postings on this site and other communications you may have with us via email may not be secure unless we advise you that security measures are in place prior to your sending information. Therefore, if you choose to communicate with us through these means, you are assuming the risk of doing so and we request that you do not send or post sensitive information through these means.
How Can You Choose Not to Receive Information About Products or Services By Us or to Correct, Delete or Access Your Information
If you desire not to receive information about products or services we think may be of interest to you or if you wish to access, delete or correct your information, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUR USE OF OUR SITE MEANS THAT YOU ACCEPT THE PRACTICES SET FORTH IN THIS POLICY. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE POLICY BY POSTING THE NEW VERSION OF THE POLICY (AVAILABLE AT www.crowdville.net) WITH A NEW EFFECTIVE DATE. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR CONTINUED USE AFTER THE DATE ON WHICH THE POLICY HAS CHANGED, CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE UPDATED POLICY.