QwazzMe strives to be GDPR compliant on all of our sites and mobile services.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or mobile apps?
QwazzMe does not unnecessarily collect personal information from visitors of our site, and mobile services but we utilize services that collect such information through cookies (read more about it below in “Do We Use ‘Cookies’?”. This information and statistics are only collected by third parts (such as Google) so we can improve our service and provide you with better online experiences.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you if you register on our site, Open a Support Ticket or enter information on our site, for instance, when signing up to our news letters. We also collect information when you provide us with feedback on our products or services.
We do also save your IP-address and email, if you make comments on our posts. This is done to reduce robot-spamming, so we know that the comments are coming from real people. We do not show your email or IP number, we do not use this information in another way than to verify that you are a real person, we don’t use it to contact you nor sell or give this information to third parties. You can always delete your information and are welcome to contact us, if you want to ensure that your information is deleted.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
- To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
- To follow up with your contact after correspondence (email inquiries)
How do we protect your information?
QwazzMe.com only provides articles and information and our mobile applications do not ask for any personal information. Our website database is encrypted and has firewalls, and our service provide has never had breaches. Through our apps, we never ask for personal or private information like names, email addresses, or credit card numbers. All QwazzMe transactions and the handling of personal information (such as Apple ID) are made through 3rd, well know parties, such as AppleStore, Google Play, etc.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
We use cookie data to:
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
You can turn cookies off, but some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly. We hope however, it won’t affect your experience at our site.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information (such as statistics) may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We do not offer third party products or services on our website. Our free apps can have advertisement from a third party. Any in-app purchase makes that app ad-free, unless you choose to see an ad in return of a bonus or advantage in the game.
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Read about it here
We may use Google AdSense Advertising on our website and AdMob in our mobile apps.
We have implemented the following:
- Demographics and Interests Reporting
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
You can also Opt out for behaviour tracking when using our mobile apps.
GDPR and California Online Privacy Protection Act
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU and EEA. The GDPR aims primarily to give control to citizens and residents over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU.
Please find more information in the following link: EU GDPR
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
Can change your personal information:
- By logging in to your account or contacting our site administrator
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, we do not plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
- We do not collect information from children under 13.
- We no not let third-parties, including ad networks or plug-ins collect PII from children under 13.
We adhere to the following COPPA tenants:
- Parents can review, delete, manage or refuse with whom their child’s information is shared through contacting us directly.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way, if the message is an advertisement,.
- Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Last Edited on 2018-06-01