Privacy policy

Privacy policy

 

1. Introduction

The privacy of the users of our website is of great importance to us, and we make every effort to ensure its protection. These rules explain how we use your personal information.

By agreeing to the use of cookies on your first visit to our website, in accordance with the provisions of these Rules, you grant us permission to use cookies on each of your subsequent visits.

2. Collection of personal data

The following types of personal data are subject to collection, storage and use:

  • Information about your computer, including your IP address, geographic location, browser type and version, and operating system;
  • Information about your visits and use of this website, including referral sources, length of visits, pages viewed and ways to navigate the site;
  • Information about your e-mail address that you used to register on our website;
  • Information you enter when creating a profile on our website – for example, your name, profile picture, gender, date of birth, marital status, hobbies and interests, education and place of work;
  • Information, such as your name and email address, that you provided when subscribing to our emails and / or mailings;
  • Information you have entered while using the services of our website;
  • Information generated by the use of our website, including information about the time, frequency and conditions of its use;
  • Information about any of your purchases, used services or transactions that you have made through our website, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card information;
  • Information you post on our site for publication on the Internet, including your username, profile picture, and the content of your publication;
  • Information contained in any messages you send us by e-mail or through our website, including the content of the message and the metadata;
  • Any other personal information you send us.

Before disclosing a third party’s personal information to us, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and processing of that information in accordance with these policies.

3. Use of your personal information

The personal information you provide to us through our website will be used for the purposes set out in these policies or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • administration of our website and business;
  • personalization of our website for you;
  • providing you with the opportunity to use the services available on our website;
  • sending you goods purchased through our website;
  • providing you with services purchased through our website;
  • sending you messages, invoices and payment reminders, and receiving payments from you;
  • sending you non-marketing commercial messages;
  • send you e-mails that you have specifically requested;
  • sending you an e-mail if you ordered it (you can notify us at any time that you no longer wish to receive e-mails from us);
  • send you marketing communications about our business or the business of carefully selected third-party companies that we believe may be of interest to you, through publications or, if you have specifically agreed to do so, by sending e-mail or using similar technologies (you you can notify us at any time that you no longer wish to receive marketing communications);
  • providing third-party companies with statistical information about our users (however, these third-party companies will not be able to identify any individual user from this data);
  • processing inquiries and complaints made by you or against you relating to our website;
  • in order to ensure the security of our site and prevent fraud;
  • in order to verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of our website (including monitoring of private messages sent through the private messaging service of our website); and
    for other purposes.

If you provide personal information for publication on our website, we will publish it. Otherwise, we will use this information in accordance with the license you have given us.

Your privacy settings may be used to restrict the publication of your personal information on our website, and may be controlled by the privacy management tools on the website.

Without your express consent, we will not pass on your personal information to any third party company for direct marketing use by this or any other third party company.

4. Disclosure of personal information

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to any of our employees, managers, policyholders, professional advisors, agents, suppliers or subcontractors, to the extent and for the purposes set out in these policies.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this includes our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) to the extent and for the purposes set out in these rules.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information:

  • in cases where the law requires us to do so;
  • in connection with any current or future litigation;
  • in order to establish, exercise or protect our legal rights (including providing information to other parties to prevent fraud or reduce credit risks);
  • to the buyer (or potential buyer) of any business or asset that we sell (or intend to sell); and
  • any person who we reasonably believe may request a court or other authorized body to disclose such personal data and, in our reasonable opinion, that court or authorized body will issue an order to disclose this personal data.

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties, except as provided in these policies.

5. International transfers of personal information

The information we collect may be stored, processed and transmitted between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use that information in accordance with these rules.
The information we collect may be transferred to the following countries, where there are no data protection laws similar to those in force in the European Economic Area: the United States, Russia, Japan, China and India.
The personal information you publish on our website, via the Internet, may be available worldwide. We cannot prevent its use, or misuse for criminal purposes, by third parties.
By agreeing to these rules, you consent to the transfer of your personal information listed in Section 5.

6. Preservation of personal information

Section 6 sets out the company’s rules and procedures for storing personal information. These policies and procedures are designed to ensure that we comply with our legal obligations to retain and remove personal information.
Personal information that we process for a specific purpose or for a specific purpose should not be stored longer than necessary to achieve that purpose or purposes.
Without limiting the provisions of paragraphs 6-2, we will normally delete personal information that falls into the following categories on the days and times defined below:

  • personal information will be deleted in 365 days; and
  • December 31 each year.

Notwithstanding the other provisions of Section 6, we will store documents (including electronic documents) that contain personal information:

  • in cases where the law requires us to do so;
  • if we believe that these documents may be relevant to any current or future litigation; and
  • in order to establish, exercise or protect our legal rights (including providing information to other parties to prevent fraud or reduce credit risks).

7. Protection of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organizational measures to prevent the loss, misuse or falsification of your personal information.

  • We will store all personal information you provide on our secure (both password and firewall) servers.
  • All electronic financial transactions made through our site will be protected by data encryption technology.

You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the Internet is essentially insecure, and we cannot guarantee the protection of data transmitted over the World Wide Web.
You are solely responsible for keeping your password for access to our website confidential. We will never ask for your password (unless you are trying to log in to your account on our site).

8. Changes and amendments

We reserve the right to periodically make changes and amendments to these rules, and publish their new version on our website. You should periodically review this webpage to make sure you understand the content of the changes to these policies. We may also notify you of changes to these policies by sending an email or through our site’s private messaging system.

9. Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information about you that we hold; the provision of such information will be carried out in the following cases:

  • pay fees and provide appropriate proof of your identity.

We reserve the right to refuse to provide information upon your request, within the scope of applicable law.

You have the right to instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.

In practice, you usually either agree in advance that you will use your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will give you the opportunity to opt out of the use of your information for marketing purposes.

10. Third-party websites

Our website contains hyperlinks to, and details about third party websites and individuals. We do not have management tools, and we are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of third parties and companies in this area.

11. Updating information

Please let us know in a timely manner if your personal information held by us needs to be updated or corrected.

12. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a file that contains an identifier (a ribbon consisting of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. Subsequently, the ID is sent back to the server each time the browser requests a web page from the server. Cookies can be either "permanent" or "session": persistent will be stored by the browser and will be valid until the expiration date, unless they are deleted by the user in advance; "Session" on the contrary – will be deleted after the session with the site or after closing the browser. Cookies usually do not contain any information that identifies the user. However, the personal information we hold about you may be related to information stored and received from cookies. We only use session cookies on our website.

The names of the cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which they are used are listed below:
On our website, we use Google Analytics and Adwords to recognize the computer when a user visits the website / tracking user navigation on the website / allows the user to use the shopping cart on the site / improving the usability of the site / website usage analysis / site administration / fraud prevention and site security improvement / site personalization for each user / targeted advertising that may be of interest to individual users / specify goal (s)};
Most browsers allow you to opt out of the use of cookies, for example:
in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block using the cookie management settings available in the menu "Tools" – "Internet Options" – "Privacy" – "Advanced" ("Tools," "Internet Options," "Privacy," “Advanced”);
in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools" – "Options" – "Privacy": in the drop-down menu, select "Use custom log settings" and uncheck "Accept cookies from sites" »; and finally
in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by going to the "Settings and Management" menu, selecting "Settings" – "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then choosing "Prohibit sites from sending any data" "Under the heading" Cookies ".
Blocking all cookies will have a negative effect on the ease of use of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use many features of our website.

You can delete cookies that are already stored on your computer, for example:
in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must delete cookies manually (instructions on how to do this can be found at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835);
in Firefox (version 24), cookies can be deleted by going to "Tools" – "Options" – "Privacy": in the drop-down menu, select "Use custom log settings", click "Show Cookies", and then – "Delete all Cookies ”;
in Chrome (version 29) you can delete all cookies by going to the "Settings and Management" menu, and selecting "Settings" – "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", before selecting "Delete cookies" and other data and site plug-ins. "
Deleting cookies will have a negative effect on the ease of use of many websites.