1. WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
When you choose to register yourself in the Akroda Platform, you will be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information including your first name, last name, email address, telephone number, employer details, and financial information such as credit card number or bank wire details. We may also collect some additional information from and about your computer like your IP address, web browser type and version, operating system type and version, browsing history etc. If you are accessing our services through a mobile handheld device, we may request access or permission to certain system information including your mobile device ID number, model, manufacturer, etc. We may also collect further information about you when you request customer support, subscribe to our Services, or otherwise communicate with us. If you wish to change any of the access permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.
No part of our Platform is directed towards children below 13 years of age and we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 years without verification of parental consent, we will promptly delete that information from our database. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13 years, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. We will securely process your personal information and use it for administration and operation of Akroda, including but not limited to the following purposes
- To provide quality services
- To update and maintain your account with us
- To personalize user experiences and advertising
- To improve future website development
- To enable third parties to carry out technical and logistical functions on our behalf
- To notify you about changes to our service
Where you have provided us with consent to use your personal information, you have the right to withdraw this consent at any time by contacting us directly or following the ‘unsubscribe’ link provided in any electronic communications you receive from us.
Any personal information that we process will be stored on a secure server behind a firewall. We will not retain your personal information for longer than is necessary for the processing. Where you have registered and provided your consent to receive communications from us, then we will retain your personal information for this purpose until your consent is withdrawn.
3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations as follows:
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Akroda Platform. These companies may use information about your visits to our website and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
With your informed consent (opt-in) we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
We do not sell any personal information under any circumstances whatsoever. We disclose only that personal information that is necessary for the third party to deliver their specific service and we take all reasonable measures to ensure they keep your information fully secure and not use it for any purpose other than the one under which it was disclosed. All third parties are carefully screened so we can ensure that there are adequate controls in place in accordance with applicable laws.
5. INFORMATION STORAGE AND SECURITY
The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the appropriate data protection laws as and where applicable. Akroda has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personal information from loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration or destruction.
Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Whilst we strive to use all reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We will notify you promptly in the event of any breach of your personal information which might expose you to serious risk. We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit and informed consent.
6. ACCESS TO INFORMATION
If you choose to access, review, rectify, remove or request changes to any of your information stored in our Platform, please send us a request that (a) provides sufficient detail to allow us to verify that you are the person about whom we have collected personal information, and (b) describes your request in sufficient detail to allow us to understand, evaluate, and respond to it as soon as possible.