Last Updated: May 2018

General Information

The privacy of your personal data is a top priority for this website and this document is intended to inform you about the processing of your personal data in the context of the use of this site.

According to GDPR, the site has the obligation to manage, for the purposes and for the purposes specified, the personal data you provide to us about you. The purpose of data collection is mentioned below.

You are not required to provide the data, but by your refusal you will not be able to use the site.

Categories of processed personal data

If you are a visitor of the site, the website will process your personal data that you provided directly during your usage of the site, such as the data that you provided in the contact forms, registration forms and purchase forms.

 The purposes and bases of the processing

If you are a visitor of the site, it processes your personal data as follows:

For the purpose of conducting various analysis, reports on how the Site works, mainly in order to improve the experience offered on the Site.

Processing your data for this purpose is based on the legitimate interest to permanently improve customer experience on the Site. Providing your data for this purpose is voluntary. Refusing to provide data for this purpose will not have negative consequences for you.

To resolve complaints, complaints and to monitor traffic and improve your website experience.

 Processing your data for this purpose is based on the legitimate interest in ensuring the correct functioning of the Site, as well as to permanently improve the visitor experience of the Site, including by resolving various comments, questions or complaints.

Providing your data for this purpose is voluntary. Refusing to provide data may result in limited experience in using the site.

Newsletter

Our site processes personal information provided by you in the newsletter subscription to keep you up-to-date with new articles published on the site. Personal data will not be used otherwise. If you do not want to, you can unsubscribe.

According to the law, you have the right to access, to rectify the data, the right not to be subject to an individual decision. You may oppose the processing of your personal data and ask you to delete the data. To exercise these rights, please click here. You are also granted the right to appeal to the courts.

Your data will not be transferred to third parties (individuals, companies).

Traffic analysis and statistics

The site can automatically collect your data, such as visit duration and time, visited pages, operating system and IP address only for traffic and statistics – through apps like Google Analytics, the responsibility for collecting data from these applications.

We use Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc. which generates detailed statistics about traffic on a website and traffic sources and which measures conversions and sales. Google Analytics uses “cookies” stored on your computer to help analyse how users use the site.

Google will use the information generated by cookies to evaluate the use of the site, compiling reports on activity on the site and providing these reports for analytical purposes.

Google may transfer this information to third parties in the case of a statutory obligation or if that third party processes data on Google’s behalf.

You can prevent or stop installing and storing cookies through browser settings by downloading and installing the Opt-out Browser Add-on available at  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en free of charge  . In this case, you will not be able to use all of the site’s features.

By using this site you agree to process any personal data collected by Google about you and for the purposes described above.

Comments in the articles published on the site

Comments can be added to posts. In this case, the name, email address and website are required. Any data provided via this form (real, pseudonym or false) is stored in the site’s database and is not used unless the user has requested that the platform be automatically notified if new articles / comments are posted . The agreement is recorded by the platform when the appropriate boxes next to the comment field are ticked. Unsubscribe from these notifications or newsletters can be done by using the links at the end of the incoming mail or by requesting unsubscribe to articles by email by writing “Unsubscribe” in the subject field, from that address receiving the email notifications.

The length of time we’re processing your data

As a matter of principle, the site owner will process your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the above mentioned processing goals.

If you withdraw your consent to data processing for marketing purposes, the website owner will cease processing your personal data for that purpose without, however, affecting the processing of the website owner on the basis of your consent before withdrawing it.

Disclosure of personal data

For the purposes of processing, the site owner may disclose your data to partners, third parties or entities that support the Site Holder in doing business through the Site (eg courier companies, IT service providers), or to the central / local public authorities in the following exemplary listed cases:

  • for the administration of the Site;
  • to maintain, personalise and improve the Site and its services;
  • for performing data analysis, testing and research, monitoring usage and activity trends, development of security features and user authentication;
  • for the transmission of marketing communications, under the conditions and limits stipulated by the law;
  • when the disclosure of personal data is provided by law, etc.

Transferring personal data

Personal data provided to the webiste owner can be transferred outside of Romania, but only to countries in the European Union.

The rights you benefit from

Under the conditions set out in the legislation on the processing of personal data, you are entitled to the following rights:

  • the right to information, that is, the right to receive details of the processing activities performed by the website owner as described in this document;
  • the right of access to data, ie the right to obtain confirmation regarding the processing of personal data, as well as details of processing activities such as the way in which the data are processed, the purpose of the processing, the recipients or categories of data recipients , etc .;
  • the right to rectification, i.e. the right to obtain inaccurate or unjustified personal data without undue delay by the site owner, as well as the completion of incomplete data; The rectification / completion shall be communicated to each recipient to whom the data were transmitted, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate efforts.
  • the right to delete the data without undue delay (‘the right to be forgotten’) if one of the following reasons applies:
    • they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed;
    • if consent is withdrawn and there is no other legal basis for processing;
    • if the data subject opposes processing and there are no legitimate reasons to prevail;
    • where personal data has been processed unlawfully;
    • if personal data has to be deleted for compliance with a legal obligation;
    • personal data has been collected in connection with the provision of information society services in accordance with Union or national law under which the operator is located.

It is possible that the owner of the website may anonymise this data (thus depriving it of its personal character) as a result of the data deletion request and continue processing for statistical purposes under these conditions;

  • the right to restrict the processing to the extent that:
    • the person disputes the accuracy of the data for a period that allows us to verify the correctness of the data;
    • processing is illegal and the data subject opposes the deletion of personal data, but instead calls for restrictions on their use;
    • the operator no longer requires personal data for processing, but the data subject requests them to find, exercise or defend a right in court; or
    • the data subject opposed to processing (other than direct marketing) for the time period during which it is verified that the legitimate rights of the operator prevail over the data subject’s.
  • the right to data portability, respectively (i) the right to receive personal data in a structured way, commonly used in an easy-to-read format, and (ii) the right to have such data transmitted by the owner of the website to another data operator, provided that the conditions provided by law are met;
  • the right to object – in respect of processing activities may be exercised by submitting a request as indicated below;
    • at any time, for reasons related to the particular situation of the data subject, that the data that is intended to be processed under the legitimate interest of the website owner or the public interest, except where the website owner can demonstrate that he has reasons legitimate and compelling reasons justifying the processing and prevailing over the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subjects or that the purpose is to establish, exercise or defend a right in court;
    • at any time, free of charge and without any justification, that data intended to be processed for direct marketing purposes.
  • the right not to be subject to an automatic individual decision, that is to say, the right not to be the subject of a decision taken solely on the basis of automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning the data subject or affects it similarly a significant measure;
  • the right to address you to the National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing or to the competent courts, to the extent that you consider it necessary.

For any additional questions about how personal data is processed and exercising the above mentioned rights, please contact us.

The collected data is used for the purposes mentioned only by the owner of the website and is not alienated to third parties except under the conditions mentioned above.