Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Last updated: July 22, 2019

  1. What is the purpose of this Privacy Policy?

This Privacy Policy helps understand what data are collected by bestvindecoder.com (“Website”) and how we use it.

  1. What information do we collect?

When you visit the Website or use our services, we may collect certain information about your visit and usage of the Website and the Services, in one or more of the following ways:

2.1. Information You Provide to Us.

Our Website may require you to provide or submit certain Personal Information to be able to use some of our features. Some of the features and/or services that require you to provide Personal Information are subject to your specific and active consent (e.g., newsletters which may become available from time to time, promotional material and forms) and choice, and some will be collected upon your consent to this Privacy Policy, as described below. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” means information that may be used, either alone or in combination with other information, to personally identify an individual, such as a first and last name, an email address, phone number, a home or other physical address, and additional contact information. In some jurisdictions, and given the specific use we make of the information, IP addresses that your internet service provider allocates for your device, may also be considered as Personal Information. In which case, we will be treating the information as personal in all handling and safeguarding aspects; however, we do not make any use of such information for user identification or personalization purposes.

2.1.1. Third-Party Forms and Services: The Site lists, rates and compares various 3rd party businesses, brands and commercial entities (collectively, “Partners”) and their respective products and/or services (collectively, “Products”). We may, from time to time, provide you with offers, services and Products of Partners via an online form to be filled out by you, upon your choice and consent, and such information will be used to facilitate your connection and/or engagement with the relevant Partner (“Lead”). Additionally, if you want to receive more information about a Partner or a Product, or if you otherwise want to pursue a transaction with a Partner, and you click the relevant Partner icon or tab, you may be directed to a landing page or an online form that is owned and operated by the Partner (the “Landing Page”); similarly, you may also be directed to the Landing Page through other websites and online searches. In either case, however, you may be prompted to submit certain information on the Landing Page, including Personal Information such as your name, email address, and phone number (such information collectively, “Landing Page Info”). The Landing Page Info that you submit is collected directly by the Partner who provided it, and will include its own privacy policy and data collection practices information. We advise you to refer to such privacy policies to better understand the purpose of collection and use of the Personal Information you submit. 2.1.2. Contact.

If you send us a ‘Contact Us’ (or similar) request, you may be required to provide us with certain Personal Information, such as your name and email address. Such information, including the content of your approach, will be used for the purposes of processing and addressing your request and for our legitimate business purposes, as further described in section 4 and 5 of this Privacy Policy.

2.1.3. Newsletters, Blogs, Surveys, and Promotions.

The Site may contain a blog forum, reviews, and articles displaying information about our services, Partners, Products, and the relevant market vertical. The Site may also offer you the opportunity to subscribe to newsletters and participate in surveys and other promotional activities (some of which may be administered by us, and some of which may be administered by third party services with which we engage). In each of the foregoing cases, your interaction (such as responding on the blog forum, subscribing to a newsletter, or participating in a survey) may require you to provide certain Personal Information such as your name and email address. In which case, your submission of information will also be provided directly to such third party and will be used according to this privacy policy as well as such third party’s own privacy policy, and for the purpose for which you provided the information.

2.2. Information We Collect from You.

We collect information about your use of the Services and your interaction with the Site or the Services, as follows, and in the following ways:

2.2.1. Device Information: For delivering and compatibility purposes, so as for language, geographic location and time zone, we collect device information such as: device type and version, operating system type, language and version, and information that can be extracted out of a user agent, such as browser type and version, and screen resolution.

2.2.2. Interactions and Usage: In order to provide the Services, operate the Site, and keep improving it, so as to be able to sync with our Partners and affiliates, we collect information about your interaction and use of the Services, such as: URLs from which you were directed to the Site and to which you are referred from the Site, internal URL’s of the Site in which you visited and your actions with respect to the Services (such as view or click), date/time stamp of Site use, timing for clicks and page-views.

2.2.3. Log Files: We collect information through server log files, but also by deploying tracking technologies within the Site, such as pixel tags. We do this to analyze trends, track user’s engagement, and interaction with the Site and respective Services. The type of information collected may include internet protocol (IP) addresses that your Internet Service Provider allocated to your device. We collect IP for a limited time and specific purposes. First, is to better understand your geographic location (country, region, and language) and therefore be able to provide the Services in your language and relevant to your place of origin. Second, we use automated tools to analyze IP addresses and flag those that are fraudulent (“Anti-Fraud Purposes”).

3. Cookies

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer with your consent. Bestvindecoder.com uses different cookies for different purposes. Cookies help us to distinguish you from other users of the Website and thus ensure a more enjoyable browsing experience and improve our Website. Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, and some browsers allow rejecting only third-party cookies. You may take advantage of these options. For more information, see the user guide of your browser or device. However, please note that rejecting all cookies will have a negative impact on the use of the Website, and you will not be able to use all services provided on the Website without cookies. We use the following cookies: (a) Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of our Website. These can be the cookies that, for example, give you access to protected Website areas, allow you to register for events or use other services. (b) Analytical and/or performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are easily finding what they are looking for. The basis for the processing of data collected by these cookies is your consent. (c) Functionality and advertising cookies. These cookies are used to recognize the clients when they return to the Website. This allows us to show you customized content, remember the information relevant to you and advertise. The basis for the processing of data collected by these cookies is your consent. However, if you object to the use of cookies and/or want to withdraw your consent, please inform us by email info@bestvindecoder.com

4. Personal data of children

The services provided on the Website are intended for people over 16. In case of reasonable suspicion that we are processing the data of persons younger than specified herein, we shall delete such data from the databases.

5. Recipients of the data

We may disclose the information about you to our employees, managers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors, if reasonably necessary (e.g., financial transactions on the Website may be processed by our payment service providers), Website hosting providers, server and server maintenance providers, email service providers, etc. In addition, we may disclose information about you: if required to do so by law; to protect our rights or interests (including the transfer of your data to third parties with the purpose of recovering your debt to us). Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, we do not provide your personal data to any third parties. We may transfer your personal data to third parties with the purpose of offering you a product and/or service with your prior consent only. However, if you have given consent to transfer your data to third parties, you may withdraw this consent at any time. In each case of transfer of your personal data to a third country, one of the following conditions shall be met: (i) the data is transferred to a country for which a decision on adequacy has been made; (ii) data transfer is carried out using appropriate safety measures required by legislation; (iii) if data cannot be transferred in accordance with points (i) and (ii), derogations set out in legislation shall be observed.

6. Security of personal data

Your personal data shall be processed in accordance with the requirements of the Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data of the Republic of Lithuania and other legislation. When processing your personal data, we implement organizational and technical measures to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, alteration, the disclosure as well as from any other unauthorized form of processing. However, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee secure transmission of data over the internet.

7. What are your rights?

You have the right to: submit a written request to receive information whether we process any data related to you; if we do, you have the right to access your personal data and receive the following information: purposes of data processing; categories of personal data; data recipients or categories of data recipients who have received or will receive your personal data; where possible, the expected period of storage of personal data or, where not possible, the criteria for determining the storage period; request to rectify inaccurate data or supplement incomplete personal data related to you; request that we delete your personal data. Nevertheless, this right is not absolute and can only be justified by at least one of the following reasons: personal data are no longer needed to achieve the purposes they were collected or otherwise processed for; you decide to withdraw your consent to process your personal data, where your data is processed solely on the basis of consent, and there are no other grounds for the processing of your personal data; your personal data have been processed unlawfully; your personal data must be deleted when we are legally required to do so; request that the processing of your data be restricted in one of the following cases: you dispute the accuracy of the data (in such case, the processing shall be restricted for the time period that allows us to verify the accuracy of your personal data); the processing of your personal data is unlawful, and you do not agree that your personal data be deleted and instead request that their processing be restricted; we no longer need your personal data for processing purposes, but you need them for establishing, exercising or defending legal claims. Where the processing of your personal data is restricted, such personal data may be processed (except storage thereof) only with your consent or for the purpose of establishing, exercising or defending legal claims and/or protecting your or other person’s rights or for reasons of public interest; withdraw consent to process your personal data, where personal data is processed solely based on your consent; request that your personal data processed by us be transferred to another data controller, where technically feasible; submit a complaint to us or the State Data Protection Inspectorate, if you believe that your rights as a data subject have been and/or may be infringed.

8. Third-party websites

Our Website may contain links to other web sites. We are not liable for the privacy policy and its implementation on third-party websites.

9. Responsibilities

Our Website may require you to provide or submit certain Personal Information in order to be able to use some of our features. In that case, you are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential and for any actions (data transmission, placed orders, etc.) carried out on our Website using your login information. You may not disclose your password to third parties. If our Website services are used by a third party who has logged in using your login information, we shall assume that it is you. If you lose your login information, you must immediately inform us about it by mail, phone, fax, or email. You are responsible for the accuracy, correctness, and completeness of the information provided by you. In case of changes to your personal data, you must immediately inform us about it by amending the data in the registration form or, if the data is not provided in the registration form, writing us by email. In no event shall we be liable for the damages incurred by you due to incorrect or incomplete personal data provided by you or your failure to inform us of changes thereto.

10. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may update or change this Privacy Policy at any time. Such updated or changed Privacy Policy shall enter into force upon its publication on our Website. In case of essential changes to the Privacy Policy, they shall be published on the Website. Nevertheless, you should check this page from time to time and make sure that the current version of the Privacy Policy is acceptable to you.

11. Commitment.

Protecting your privacy online is an evolving practice, and we use our best efforts to evolve our Site in a manner that meets these requirements and best practices as per all jurisdictions in which the Site is available.

12. Contact information

If you have any questions related to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please contact us: info@bestvindecoder.com We will respond to received requests, complaints, or claims within the time limits and in accordance with the procedure prescribed by legislation. We will make efforts to provide you with information as soon as possible, but in any case not later than within 30 days from the receipt of your request. In case of suspicion concerning the identity of the person submitting a request, complaint, or claim, we shall have the right to request an ID document of the applicant. If we are unable to provide you with the requested information and/or you have any claims concerning the processing of your personal data, you have the right to file a complaint with the State Data Protection Inspectorate.