We collect anonymous information and data from visitors to monitor the access and use of our website. This information is used to help us understand who uses our website and web service, to improve and market our website and web service and to design and develop new products. We collect information like web requests, the data sent in response to such requests, the Internet Protocol address, the browser type, the browser language, a timestamp for the request and other anonymous statistical data relating the use of our website and web service.
If you use our web service, we also collect information on the search terms you submit and the links you click upon the results pages. This information by itself cannot be used to identify or contact you, but we may combine this information with personally identifiable information that we have collected to make our website and our communications to you more targeted to your interests.
We request personally identifiable information from you when you register on our website or subscribe to our newsletter. Such information may include your name, address, email address, age, telephone number, user name, password, credit card information and other registration information. In all of these cases, we will collect information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us by registering manually and we will only use your personal information for the purpose it was collected. You may however, visit our website anonymously, but you will not be able to use all of our provided services.
We may collect personal information about you from activities such as surveys, contests, etc. Also, we may receive personal information about you from certain third party distribution partners or service providers as part of providing our search services to such third parties. When we request personal information from you, we will inform you of the type of information we need and the purpose of our use.
Data Use and Sharing
The information and data collected is used to provide you with relevant search results and to personalize and enhance your experience. We also use the collected information and data to provide, maintain, improve, develop and protect our services and to perform business analyses, which helps use to improve the quality of our business, website and service. We may use search query data for the purpose of personalizing the ads we display to you as you use our services or those of our advertising partners. We also use your personal information to process transactions.
This information will not be sold or traded to any other company, organisation or individual outside SmartPA Ltd. and our affiliates for any reason whatsoever, and will only be used for the express purpose of delivering the service requested. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in conducting our business or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.
As part of providing you the service, we may also need to provide you with certain communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages. These communications are considered part of the services, which you may not be able to opt-out from receiving.
On our website we use social buttons provided by services like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. Your use of these third party services is entirely optional. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices of these third party services and you are responsible for reading and understanding those third party services’ privacy policies.
Data Conservation Time
The security and confidentiality of your information is extremely important to us, and we take a number of steps to safeguard any personally identifiable information that you provide to us. We use data encryption technology to help protect against loss, misuse or alteration of your information. Secure Socket Layers encrypt the information sent between your computer and our database. However, no method of transmitting or storing electronic data is ever completely secure, and therefore we cannot warrant or guarantee that such information will never be accessed, used or released in a manner that is inconsistent with this policy.
Data protection directive
To protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of users, especially the right to privacy with respect to the processing of personal data, we declare that we are in compliance with the Slovenian Data Protection Law and therefore in compliance with the European Data Protection Directive.