Basic information on Data Protection
This document details how ENGORMIX collects, uses and discloses information about you.
We will obtain information about you when you…
access an account;
use our Platform;
browse our website;
In addition, we store information such as usage statistics through cookies, server logs, and other similar technologies.
If you choose to use certain features, we also collect information through other sources, such as social networking services, invitations, and imported contacts.
We collect information that you provide to us directly when you create an account, fill out a form or contact an ENGORMIX representative. The information we may collect includes identifiers, such as your name, your username, your password, your email address, your postal address and your telephone number; We also collect demographic data and any other personal data you choose to provide, such as photos, interest choices, professional or work-related information such as your position, company, and years of experience. There is certain information about you that you may optionally provide.
Posting personal or sensitive information about others without their permission violates our Community Guidelines.
When you use our Platform, we automatically store information about your activity on the internet and other electronic networks and other types of information, such as:
Log Information: about your use of the Platform, including the type of browser you use; the time, duration and frequency of your access; the Platform pages viewed; your IP address; and the page you visited before visiting the Platform.
Device information: about the computer or mobile device you use to access our Platform, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information.
Geolocation Information: We may collect information about the location of your device each time you use the Platform based on your consent for us to collect this information, for example, when you enable location services. We may also collect information such as your IP address, which can sometimes be used to indicate an approximate location based on your device settings.
Data Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We and our service providers store data through various technologies, such as cookies and/or pixel tags (also called clear GIFs, web beacons, or pixels).
Cookies are data files that are stored in the memory of your hard drive or device that allow us to improve the Platform and the experience we offer you, as well as to control and monitor the use of our Platform.
Pixel tags are electronic images that track use of the Platform and give us information about the effectiveness of communications.
Other Information: With your permission we may collect other information from your device, such as gallery photos or calendar information that you wish to manage through the Platform.
We may store information about you from other sources from some features of our Platform.
We rely on those third-party services to have your consent or warrant that they are legally permitted or legally required to send us your information. Some examples are, among others:
Social networking services. When you sign up or log in to your account from a third-party social media service, we will access information from your third-party account from that service, including identifiers (your name, profile picture and email address), and use them for purposes such as improve ENGORMIX recommendations. We may also access your external account information if you use the “share a link” feature of our Platform.
Member content. We may also receive information from you when you or another member upload photos or post other content on the Platform.
We will use the information we have obtained about you for the following purposes:
Protect, improve, promote and operate, ENGORMIX and our Platform;
Contact us with you; and
Make the content of our Platform more personalized.
The data we obtain about you will also be related to the use and operation of the platform to:
Improve, maintain, advertise, promote, develop, link, prioritize the Platform, as well as in the development of products and services that are created (by incorporating them in tests or pilots of new or revised Platform functions, such as messaging functionality or search, or using information about your use of the Platform to develop new or revised messaging or search functionality), and managing the performance of the Platform;
Post information about you such as your list of interests, which will be visible on your profile;
Personalize the content of the Platform, and to this end suggest content that we think may be useful or of interest to you;
For a third-party social media service, if you connect your account through that service (which you can turn off at any time), and provide you with better recommendations;
Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Platform;
In order to detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent actions, abuse and other illegal activities; protect your rights, property or safety of ENGORMIX; as well as ensuring faithful compliance with our policies; and comply with applicable legal and administrative regulations.
We may use information we have about you to link to us in order to:
Respond to questions and requests, and provide better customer service;
Contact us to inform you about our products, services and events, send you news and other information that may be of interest to you, send you online surveys, and contact you to invite you to events offered on our Platform.
Link you with other users, based on the communication preferences you indicate in your account; and
Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and help, as well as administrative messages.
We may use information about you for the following purposes:
Offer you features and/or content that match your profile or interests;
Notify you of promotions;
Send marketing notices, subject to applicable law;
For any other purpose described at the time we collected the information.
We will process your information for our security (for example, in some cases of direct marketing, fraud prevention, security of network systems and information, to respond to your communications, and to improve the Platform).
Sometimes you give us sensitive information about yourself. Posting information on the Platform on these topics is done entirely voluntarily and, depending on your profile settings (for example, public or private), our legal basis for processing any sensitive information is that you either make it public in a clear manner or you give your explicit consent.
We may disclose personal information about you to:
Users or social networking services, depending on how you interact with our Platform. All information that is uploaded to our Platform will be accessible to others, both inside and outside the Platform;
Our third-party service providers, who help us operate or improve our Platform;
The regulatory and control authorities, to comply with legal obligations or requests and to protect and defend our rights and our property; and
When you tell us to share your information.
We share some of the information we collect by displaying it on our Platform in accordance with your user profile and account settings.
Some information, like your username, is always public. Other data, such as interests, is public by default, but it is possible to hide it on our Platform.
Information that is public on the Platform will be accessible to others, both inside and outside the Platform.
From time to time we may use service providers in connection with the operation and improvement of our Platform for collaboration in certain commercial purposes, such as the transmission of emails, the conduct of surveys or contests, the protection of data, the management of our advertisements and some aspects of our customer service and technical assistance. These service providers, including data analytics providers, may access, process and store information about you only for purposes we authorize, subject to confidentiality obligations.
We may access, preserve, and disclose information about you to government and other outside entities, including the content of messages, only when disclosure is in compliance with, or required by, applicable law, regulation, legal process, or audit. We may also disclose information about you to protect the rights, property, or safety of ENGORMIX, or to prevent fraud and abuse.
The Platform offers social interaction features and integrated tools where you can link on our Platform with third party services, and vice versa. These features allow you to share information with other users, depending on the settings you have made in this service. The use of information by third party services will be governed by the privacy policies of those third parties and we have no control over the use that these third parties make of the shared data.
In the event that ENGORMIX is party to a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or sale of assets, information about you may be shared, sold, or transferred as part of that transaction. We may also share information about you with current or future parent, affiliate or associated companies.
We may share information about you with your consent, at your direction, or when we have a legal right to do so. For example, your information may be shared with event sponsors and others as described when you register for an event. In addition, your information is disclosed to other users and event organizers when you register for and participate in an event.
We may authorize third parties to use technologies to collect data from you to offer services and publish advertisements for ENGORMIX. It is also possible to disable the collection or use of that information.
ENGORMIX is headquartered in the Argentine Republic and is governed by the laws of the Argentine Republic, and we will process, transfer and store information in Canada and other countries.
We have developed, mapped out and implemented technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information. Likewise, we cannot guarantee that these controls offer absolute security.
We design, incorporate and adapt our technical and organizational measures to protect the information we collect from you. We store all the information you provide to us on servers where security controls are used. Those of us who make up ENGORMIX specialize in privacy policies and procedures, and we access personal information on a need-to-know basis as required by each range of users. We also use firewalls designed for protection against intruders and analysis of network vulnerabilities. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely and absolutely secure.
If you have a password that enables you to use our services, you are solely responsible for making that password complex and keeping it secure and confidential. If you wish to update or change your password, you can click on the link “Forgot your password?” that appears on the login page. We will send you an email so you can reset your password.
We may temporarily disable your account if you haven´t logged in for six months or more. Before this event you can contact us if you want to reactivate it.
In addition, we will retain certain information that we collect from you while you are visiting or using the Platform and, in some cases, when you have deleted your account, for the following purposes:
So that you can continue to use it;
To ensure that we do not contact you if you have asked us not to;
To better understand our Platform traffic so that we can provide all members with the best possible experience.
To comply with applicable legal and administrative regulations.
Where we do not have an ongoing legitimate need to process your information, we will delete it or take steps to de-identify or anonymize it in accordance with applicable law.
Users of our Platform are directly responsible for complying with all requirements of applicable privacy laws in relation to the information they obtain and process in order to manage their contacts and communicate with them or administer networks.
You can review and modify the information we have collected about you and/or deactivate your account from your account settings, but we may retain certain information.
If you wish and/or if you consider it, you can remove the tags from the photos.
You can check your device settings for information on how to disable location-based features at any time.
You have the right to opt out of receiving further advertising messages from ENGORMIX, but you may still receive other non-advertising communications.
You may update your information or eliminate your account by following this path (Profile > Information > Edit Information) or by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first time you access our Platform, and depending on your device settings, we will collect information about your location to make better recommendations about users and events in your area and to improve our Platform. If you do not want us to collect information about your location, you can prevent this by following these steps:
If you´re using a mobile app, change the settings on your device.
Please note that our Platform or its features may stop working properly if you change the settings.
You can control some of the messages you receive from ENGORMIX and other members by selecting the unsubscribe link that appears in the message you have received, or by adjusting your communication preferences in your account settings. We´ll also send you a link to those settings when you first sign up, and in subsequent messages. If you unsubscribe, we may still send you non-marketing messages, such as those regarding your account or our ongoing business relationships.
You can also report inappropriate content to ENGORMIX. You are responsible for obtaining permission from non-users to post a photo of you on our Platform.
You can exercise your data protection rights, including to request ENGORMIX to delete or modify your information, or to give you access to it.
You have the right to opt out of receiving further advertising messages from ENGORMIX, but you may still receive other communications.
You can lodge complaints about the use of your information with your local data protection agency.
We respond to all requests we receive from individuals who wish to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws. You can submit your request to us by sending an email to email@example.com.
Rights you may have, depending on the jurisdiction in which you live, may include:
Access, correct, update or request deletion of your information.
Object to the processing of your information by asking us to restrict it or requesting the portability of your information.
Decide not to receive commercial communications that we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by selecting the unsubscribe link that appears in the commercial emails we send you. Additionally, you can update your email preferences by changing your account settings.
Withdraw your consent at any time if we have collected and processed your information with your consent. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we carried out prior to its withdrawal, nor will it affect any processing of your information that is carried out for legal processing purposes other than consent.
File complaints with a data protection agency about our collection and use of your information.
For more information, please contact your local data protection agency.
Please note that ENGORMIX is responsible for processing your information. Other users, such as network administrators, may also act as controllers of your information. You should contact these members if you have any concerns about how they use the information you have provided.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under European data protection law, the person responsible for processing your information is ENGORMIX SA (BUSINESS NAME).