BalkanViator’s Website www.balkanviator.com and its Content is owned by GoViator Limited, 3/1 173 Finnieston Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom. The term “you” refers to any users, visitors, or viewers of this Website, the term “we”, “us”, and “BalkanViator” refers to GoViator Limited.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU?
Information you voluntarily submit to the Website: We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by sending an email.
Automatically-collected information: We automatically collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
Cookies:We may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
HOW WILL WE USE THE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU?
We may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website;
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
HOW LONG WILL WE RETAIN YOUR INFORMATION?
Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required, has no use, or you request for it to be forgotten (deleted/ erased).
THIRD PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics: this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but this is anonymized and no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
Google Tag Manager: this is a tag management system used for tracking and analytics on websites. Tags are small code elements that, among other things, are used to measure traffic and visitor behaviour: to understand the effect of online advertising and social channels; to set up remarketing and orientation towards target groups; and to test and optimize websites. GTM makes it easier for us to integrate and manage our tags.
Facebook Pixel: this is a tool that helps us keep track of what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement. This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of Facebook ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users.
Hotjar: is a software used for improving the site’s user experience. Hotjar measures and records users’ interactions on the site such as mouse movements, clicks, times between actions, browser information, key entries, mouse scroll actions, etc.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
From time to time, we may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Email: On the Website, you may send e-mails, which may be also be used for marketing purposes. All updates sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, we may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows the Website to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
When providing information society services directly to a child, processing of personal data of a child is lawful if the child is at least 16 years old. If a child is below the age of 16, such a treatment is lawful only if and to the extent that the parent has given or approved the parent's liability to the child. BalkanViator invests reasonable efforts to check whether or not the custody of such a parent has been or has been approved by the holder of parental responsibility for the child, taking into account the available technology.
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION RIGHTS
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
Under the Federal privacy right, you are entitled to request information about your stored data in the BalkanViator’s system as well as to have your data erased from the BalkanViator’s system. In such a case, all of the data BalkanViator has about you will be irreversibly anonymized. Such request should be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.