Privacy and Cookie Policy

1. Introduction

1.1 TechNadu collects from the individual user (hereinafter, referred to as “you” or “your”) certain personal data through the website https://www.technadu.com (hereinafter, referred to as “the Website”).

1.2 This Privacy Policy contains Company’s policies and procedures governing the processing of personal data through the Website.

2. Personal data collected by the Company

2.1 The Website allows you to submit comments under the blog posts, articles, news, and instructions featured on the Website. When you submit a comment, the Company collects the following personal data from you: (1) name or nickname; (2) email address; (3) website address; and (4) any other information that you may decide to provide us.

2.2 If you sign up for our newsletter by using the “Sign up for newsletter” functionality available on the Website, the Company will collect your name and email address.

2.3 When you visit the Website, the Company collects your IP address.

3. The purpose of collection of personal data

3.1 The personal data collected through the Website is used only for:

  • providing you with the services requested by you;
  • verifying your contact details;
  • customizing Website’s content based on your location;
  • providing you with advertisements of products and services which may be of interest to you;
  • delivering our newsletter;
  • sending you notifications about updates of the Website;
  • sending you information about promotions and/or events that may be of interest to you; and
  • audit and security purposes.

3.2 We will use your personal data for purposes that are different than the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy only if we obtain your prior express consent.

3.3 In case the Company is being sold partly or fully, the Company may also provide your personal data to a purchaser or successor entity.

4. Non-personal data collected by us

4.1 The Company may collect non-personal data, such as browser types, operating systems, and URL addresses of websites clicked to and from the Website.

4.2 The Company collects the non-personal data mentioned in this Section 4.1 in order to analyze what kind of users visit the Website, how they find it, how long they stay, from which other websites they come to the Website, what pages they look at, and to which other websites they go from the Website.

4.3 The Website uses the Google Maps API(s). By using the Website, you agree that Google Privacy Policy available on http://www.google.com/policies/privacy will apply to your use of the Google Maps API(s).

5. Protection of personal data

5.1 The Company ensures as far as possible that your personal data is used only for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

5.2 The Company employs information security tools to protect personal data collected and processed through the Website. Such information security tools include, but are not limited to, secured networks, pseudonymization, and encryption.

5.3 However, please note that, due to the inherent risks of using the Internet, we cannot be liable for any destruction, loss, leakage, and falsification of personal data caused by circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

5.4 We will put reasonable efforts to maintain the security of and to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, and modification of your personal data.

6. Third party access to personal data

6.1 The personal data provided by you for signing up for our newsletter will be used by MailChimp, which is a trading name of Rocket Science Group LLC, to provide you with the requested newsletter. MailChimp is based in the U.S. If you would like to read MailChimp’s privacy policy, please visit http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy.

6.2 In case third parties perform services on behalf of the Company, the Company will assure that such third parties provide an adequate level of protection of personal data that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

6.3 With the exceptions of the cases in Sections 6.1 and 6.2, the Company does not give your personal data to third parties, unless the Company is legally bound to do so.

6.4 The Company does not sell your personal information to third parties and does not intend to so in the future.

6.5 Please note that the comments submitted by you under the blog posts, articles, news, and instructions featured on the Website may be visible and accessible to other users of the Website. Please be sensible in disclosing any personal information about you or any third parties through the comments.

7. Accessing, correcting, and deleting your personal data

7.1 The Company takes reasonable steps to ensure that the personal data collected and processed by the Company is accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

7.2 If you would like to access, modify, or delete your personal data that is processed through the Website, please send an email to the following email address: [email protected]. The Company will answer your request as soon as possible but no later than two weeks.

8. Retention Period

8.1 Your personal data will be kept for as long as it is necessary to provide you with the requested service. For instance, if your personal data is collected to deliver the newsletter, your personal data will be kept until you unsubscribe from the newsletter service.

8.2 When your personal data is no longer necessary to deliver the requested service, the Company will delete your personal data as soon as possible.

9. Your Consent

9.1 By using the Website, you are consenting to our processing of your personal data as set forth in this Privacy Policy. The term “processing” includes collecting, storing, deleting, using, and disclosing personal data.

9.2 According to the Terms and Conditions of the Website available at https://www.technadu.com/terms-and-conditions, the Website cannot be accessed and used by persons under the age of 13. However, we cannot distinguish the age of people accessing the Website. If a person under 13 has provided us with personal data without obtaining parental or guardian consent in advance, the parent or guardian may contact the Company requesting us to destroy or de-identify the personal data. The contact details of the Company are specified in Section 13 of this Privacy Policy.

10. Links

10.1 The Website may contain links to other websites. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Please read carefully the privacy policies of the linked websites before submitting any personal data through them.

11. Cookies

11.1 The Website uses cookies. A cookie is a small computer file. It typically consists of letters and numbers. When you visit a website, the website may send a cookie to your browser. Subsequently, the browser may store the cookie on your computer system. The main purpose of cookies is to allow a website to recognize user’s device.

11.2 There are two types of cookies, namely, persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies remain valid until their expiration date, unless deleted by the user before that date. Session cookies will be stored on a web browser and will remain valid until the moment when the browser is closed.

11.3 Cookies do not typically contain personal data. However, personal data stored by us may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Web servers can use cookies to: (1) identify and track users while they navigate through different pages on a website; and (2) identify users returning to a website.

11.4 The Company uses both session and persistent cookies. The Company uses session cookies in order to verify your details until you are navigating from page to page on the Website. The session cookies enable you to avoid re-entering your details each time you enter a new page on the Website. The Company uses persistent cookies in order to recognize you as a unique user when you return to the Website. The company will not use cookies for purposes which are not mentioned in this Privacy Policy.

11.5 The company uses Google Analytics to analyze your use of the Website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about the Website by means of cookies. The information generated by Google Analytics in relation to the Website is used to create reports about the use of the Website. We use the following Google Analytics advertising features: (1) Remarketing with Google Analytics; (2) Google Display Network Impression Reporting; (3) Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting; and (4) Integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data via advertising cookies and identifiers.

11.6 If you would like to opt out from Google Analytics advertising features, you can do so through Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means (for example, the NAI’s consumer opt-out). You can also install a Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en .

11.7 Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on users’ prior visits to the Website. Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve you ads based on your visits to the Website and/or other websites on the Internet. You may opt out of the use of personalized advertising by visiting https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/authenticated . Alternatively, you may look for more information on how to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting http://www.aboutads.info/consumers .

11.8 Third-party vendors that are certified by Google for third-party ads may serve ads on the Website. The names of such third party-vendors and links to their websites can be found at https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/94149?hl=en . You may visit those websites to opt out of the use of cookies for personalized advertising (if the vendor or ad network offers this capability).

11.9 By using the Website, you agree to our use of cookies as described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to our use of cookies, you need to either (1) discontinue your use of the Website or (2) set your browser to refuse cookies. Please be aware that some parts of the Website may not function properly without cookies. If you would like to set your browser to refuse cookies, please check your browser’s help information.

12. Amendment of this Privacy Policy

12.1 We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting an amended version on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after posting such an amended version will constitute your acknowledgment of the amendments and your consent to abide and be bound by the amended Privacy Policy. Please regularly review this Privacy Policy in order to be aware of new amendments.

13. Contact details & Complaints

13.1 If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please contact the Company by email at [email protected]

13.2 You can submit a complaint about the way in which your privacy has been handled by using the contact details indicated in Section 13.1 of this Privacy Policy. After you submit such a complaint, we will send you an email within 5 business days confirming that we have received your complaint. Afterwards, we will investigate your complaint and provide you with our response within a reasonable timeframe but no later than 2 weeks. If you are not satisfied with the outcome, you can launch a complaint procedure with your local data protection authority.

14. Last amendment

14.1 This Privacy Policy has been last amended on 7th of September 2017.