Personal information for the purposes of this document means all information specific to you, which is provided to us through the use of the website. In other words, information that identifies you. This includes but is not limited to the following personal information that you may provide to us when using the website:
- Your name and surname;
- Your company’s name / registration number;
- Contact numbers;
- E-mail address.
By using any of the Services on our website you hereby consent that we may send you promotional material, newsletters or details which we think may be of interest to you.
Please note that you will not be allowed to use the Services unless you consent to us using your information for marketing purposes in the future.
User generated content:
You are solely responsible for your conduct and any data, text, files, information, usernames, images, graphics, photos, profiles, audio and video clips, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, links and other content or materials (collectively, “Content”) that you submit, post or display on or via any of Okina’s Services.
You must not create or submit unwanted email, comments, likes or other forms of commercial or harassing communications (a/k/a “spam”) to any Okina users and/or staff.
Automatically Collected Information
In addition, the website may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, information about the phone you are using and information about the way you use the website.
When you visit the website, we may use GPS technology (or other similar technology) to determine your current location in order to determine the city you are located within. We will not share your current location with other users or partners.
We may use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the website and Okina Services. These tools collect information sent by your device, including the web pages you visit, add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving the Service. We collect and use this analytics information with analytics information from other Users so that it cannot reasonably be used to identify any particular individual User.
Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the website?
Yes. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.
Other parties in connection with certain business transactions
In the event that we sell any of our businesses or assets, we may disclose your personal information to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.
Companies that provide services to us
Companies that provide services to us or act on our behalf may have access to information about you. These companies are limited in their ability to use information they receive in the course of providing services to us or you.
Third-parties where you provide consent
In some cases, third-parties (often advertisers), may wish to attain information about you in order to promote their products to you, or for whatever other reason. We may share information with third-parties where you provide consent in the form of explicit opt-in. Such circumstances may include (but are not limited to) an entry into a competition sponsored by a third-party where the provision of your information is a condition for entry to the competition, or where you express your interest in a product or service for which you would like more information.
Other parties that provide content, advertising services, or functionality on our Platforms
Some of the content, advertising, and functionality on our Platforms may be provided by third parties that are not affiliated with us. Such third parties include:
- advertising providers, which help us and our advertising customers provide ads that are tailored to users’ interests and understand how users respond to those ads;
- Audience-measurement companies, which help us measure the overall usage of our Services and compare that usage to other online services; and
- Social networking services (like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram) that enable you to register and log into certain of our services and to share things you find on our Platforms with your social network. This is only applicable if you choose to connect with a social networking service; we may provide other registration and login methods.
We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information
as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process; when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; with our trusted Services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information
There may be links from the Service, or from communications you receive from the Service, to third-party web sites or features. There may also be links to third-party web sites or features in images or comments within the Service. The Service also includes third-party content that we do not control, maintain or endorse. Functionality on the Service may also permit interactions between the Service and a third-party web site or feature, including applications that connect Users with a third-party web site or feature. For example, the Service may include a feature that enables you to share Content from the Service or your Content with a third party, which may be publicly posted on that third party’s Service or application.
We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use any Okina Service and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 72 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the website, please contact us at email@example.com and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for any Okina Service to function properly.
We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, where after we will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Services. Please be aware that, although we endeavour to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.
Your privacy is important to us. We will therefore not sell, rent or provide your personal information to unauthorised entities or other third parties, for their independent use, without your consent, excluding required information relating to your selected Okina Service.
If at any stage, after you have given us your consent, you no longer wish that we use your personal information, you may at any stage withdraw your consent by notifying us either telephonically or by email of the withdrawal of your consent.
We have the highest regard for the privacy of the personal information obtained through the use of our Services, and therefore will only use the personal information obtained subject to the Terms and Conditions of this agreement and for the purpose for which it was collected and only for the purposes of positively identifying the user when any of our Services are accessed as well as in order to quote you.
We value the information you chose to provide and which we collect from you and will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration.
The information we maintain concerning you is stored in databases that have built-in safeguards to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information.
In this regard however, we cannot guarantee the security of any personal information that you disclose through our website. You therefore accept the inherent risk of providing information when using our website and ancillary Services and will not hold us, our directors, employees or agents responsible for any breach of security.
The following are the instances when we will be entitled to disclose the personal information obtained from you:
- When any regulatory authority requests same; To comply with any regulation passed under relevant legislation, or any legal process; To enforce and protect our rights and property(including intellectual property) ;
- When you have expressly authorised us to do so.