Last Updated on 03/12/2018
Please Note: Even though we do our best to ensure the safety of your personal information, by using safety guards such as HTTPS, password protection and etc. We cannot guarantee its security. In the event of a data breach, we will inform you that your personal data has been threatened. We will do everything we reasonably can to prevent security breaches and to assist security authorities should any breaches occur.
Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us.
1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our; reader, website visitors and service users.
1.2 This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our readers, website visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com/free-legal-documents/privacy-policy).
3.What is personal data and how we use it
3.1 Personal data is any information that can be used to identify a person. This includes but not limited to: names, email addresses, IP addresses, cookie information and so on..
Data can be collected, both direct and indirect.
(a) Direct data, is information provided from you/readers/visitors that given consent when but not limited to: leaving comments on the site, subscribing (i.e newsletters, update, promotions and etc), emails, feedbacks and so on..
3.2 In this Section 3 we further outlines:
(a) the general categories of personal data that we may process;
(b) the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;
(c) the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
(d) the legal bases of the processing.
3.3 We may process data about your use of our website and services (“usage data“). The usage data may include but not limited to your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data will be from a number of our analytics tracking systems (e.g. Google Analytics and etc). This usage data may be processed to provide improvements for our website, services and readers’ experiences. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.
3.4 We may process any information that you may have posted for publication on our website or through our services, this can include but not limited to when you post a comment on our blog posts. (“publication data“). The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests to improve our website, services and readers’ experiences.
Please Note: When readers/visitors leave comments on the website, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
3.5 We may process information containing any enquiries that you have submit to us through a various number of contact channels including but not limited to emails, comments, and so on…regarding to but not limited to; goods, services or general information that the website contains or provides. (“enquiry data“). The enquiry data may be processed in purposes of.. but not limited to offers, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests to improve our website, services and readers’ experiences.
3.6 We may process any information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing. By you subscribing to our, but not limited to emailing list, through physically opt-in on our website. (“notification data“). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant information that you may have requested. This includes but not limited to; email notifications, newsletters, marketing promotions, produces, services and etc. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests to provide our readers, visitors and etc all the information requested to better improve our websites’ service experiences.
3.7 Misc Note: Please do not upload any images. However, if you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
3.8 In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 3, we may also process any of your personal data identified in this policy where such processing is necessary for, but not limited to; compliance with legal obligation, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice and etc. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests is; protection of our website/business against risks, to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. The protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us.
4.Providing your personal data to others
We at DiscoverSnapGo.com will never sell or share your personal data with anyone other than our trusted partners. This is only done to improve our website, services and readers’ experience.
4.1 We may disclose your personal details (i.e. name, email address and etc) to our selected third party suppliers to but not limited to; maintain, to improve on our websites’ services, for the purpose of keep your data safe and etc.
Currently DiscoverSnapGo.com uses the following third party:
- Siteground – Is currently our hosting provider which maintain our website within the internet. Siteground also ensure the website has correct security and data is stored/backed-up.
4.2 In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject to, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for but not limited to; professional advisers, taxes, establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
5.International transfers of your personal data
5.1 In this Section 5, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
5.2 We at DiscoverSnapGo.com may have partners, services providers, third parties and etc who are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Therefore we may transfer some personal data to other countries other than the country in which the data was originally collected.
We at DiscoverSnapGo.com aim to keep all the personal data collected in compliance to the GDPR in the following:
- Data stored in the EU. We aim where possible to have partners, services providers, third parties and etc to be based in the EU countries.
- Transfer data outside the EU. We will only consider partners, services providers, third parties and etc who; stores data or is based outside the EU. If they have processes in place that compliance with the European Economic Area (EEA) and GDPR. For example in the US. Companies with Privacy Shield Certification will only be considered.
5.3 You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through our website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such personal data by others.
6.Retaining and deleting personal data
6.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
6.2 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 We will retain your personal data as follows:
(a) Personal details (e.g names, email address and etc) will be retained for a maximum period of 2 years if remain inactive. However, we maybe ask you re-opt-in if you are inactive user after 1 year.
6.4 In some cases it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your personal data will be retained. In such cases, we will determine the period of retention based on the following criteria:
(a) Comments on blog posts will remain indefinitely, unless, we the website owner no longer requires the information or the you the reader ask for it to be removed.
(b) Information provided to us (email messages and etc) will remain indefinitely, unless, we the website owner no longer requires the information or the you the reader ask for it to be removed.
6.5 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
7.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
7.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
7.3 We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email.
8.1 In this Section 8, we have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.
8.2 Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a) the right to access;
(b) the right to rectification;
(c) the right to erasure;
(d) the right to restrict processing;
(e) the right to object to processing;
(f) the right to data portability;
(g) the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
(h) the right to withdraw consent.
8.3 You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. You can access any of your personal data by emailing email@example.com and we will provide you the information, requested.
8.4 You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.
8.5 In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include:
- personal data that are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
- you withdraw consent to consent-based processing.
- you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law
- the processing is for direct marketing purposes.
- personal data have been unlawfully processed.
However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary:
- for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information.
- for compliance with a legal obligation.
- for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
8.6 In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are:
- you contest the accuracy of the personal data
- processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure
- we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims
- you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data.
However, we will only otherwise process it:
- with your consent.
- for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
- for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person.
- for reasons of important public interest.
8.7 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for:
- the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us.
- the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
8.8 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.
8.9 You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest.
8.10 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
(a) consent; or
(b) that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract,
and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.
8.11 If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, or the place of the alleged infringement.
8.12 To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.
8.13 You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
9.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
9.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
9.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
10.Cookies that we use
10.1 Cookies stores data when you visit a website and the information is then used to enhance the reader’s browser experiences.
All the products and services, we use or provide, may contain cookies, used for but not limited to the list of purposes below:
11.Cookies used by our service providers
11.3 We use Google AdSense interest-based advertisements to advertise on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com.
11.4 We use WordPress, where if you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
12.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
(a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647 (Chrome);
(d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);
(e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
12.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
12.3 If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.
13.Embedded content from other websites
13.1 Articles, blog posts, web pages and etc on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
14.1 Articles, blog posts, web pages and etc on this website may include the following external clickable links:
- Affiliate links – a specific URL that contains the affiliate’s ID/username. In affiliate programs, advertisers use affiliate links to record the traffic that is sent to the advertiser’s website. This is for promoting products and services, if the readers click on the link to purchase any of the products or services, the affiliates will receive a small commission. Of course there is no extra costs to the purchaser. The most known affiliate program is Amazon.
- Links to other websites – sometime we have links to other websites (usually we will have no connections to these websites, unless stated otherwise) that are used has resources for research and referencing. Which will then be place on articles, blog posts, web pages and etc. This is for readers/visitor/site user to have additional information on that particular subject.
15.1 You can contact us by the following email; email@example.com.
Please do not supply any other person’s personal data to us.