We consider ensuring the right to personal data protection as the main commitment of the Site, therefore we will use and invest all necessary funds and efforts to process your data in full compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“EU general data protection regulation”) and any other applicable national legislation.
Since one of the main principles of this legal framework is transparency, we have prepared this document with which we want to inform you about how we collect, use, transfer and protect your personal data when you interact with us in relation to our services, including through our website.
TERMS AND DEFINITIONS USED
“Personal Data” means any information that relates to you and through which you can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by means of an identifier such as names, location data, telephone, email address or by one or more characteristics specific to your identity.
“Personal Data processing” means any actions or a set of actions that can be performed with respect to your personal data by automatic or other means, such as collection, recording, organization, storage, adaptation or modification, restoration, use, disclosure or transfer, distribution, updating or combining, blocking, deletion or destruction of data.
PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING
The principle of transparency and awareness – The Site collects, processes and stores your personal data in clear and transparent conditions. It is important for us that you are notified about why and how we carry out these processes.
The principle of consent – with the exception of legally stipulated cases, the presence of your voluntary, explicit, informed and unambiguous consent is a prerequisite for the Site to collect, process and store your personal data.
The principle of limited collection – The Site collects personal data to a minimum extent, only for the purpose and for the period for which they are necessary.
The principle of limited use, disclosure and storage – The Site does not use your personal data for purposes other than those for which they were collected, except with your consent or in cases explicitly provided by law.
The principle of security and preservation-your personal data is protected by technical and organizational security measures taken by the Site in accordance with the importance of the information collected.
TYPES OF PERSONAL DATA THAT THE SITE COLLECTS, PROCESSES AND STORES
To use the services provided by the Site, registration on the site is not required.
Data collected for all visitors to our site:
- IP address;
- User ID with a high degree of uniqueness;
- Browser ID with a high degree of uniqueness;
- History of pages visited, including secondary processing, in order to determine your preferences for certain types of content;
- History of requests made by you on the site;
- Some types of behavior – for example, a list of ads viewed according to their category and your interaction with them-the presence of ads in the visible part of your browser; clicks made; clicking buttons to hide ads and others.
Data collected when requesting your email:
Data collected from via cookies:
When users use our services, read news, watch videos and much more, among the data that helps to understand how our services work best and make them even better for you, it is stored in cookies. They are small text files that are sent from the web server to the browser you are using and stored on your device so that the site can recognize it.
Tracking the sections on the site that you visit; How much time you spend on the site; How long you watch videos and read articles; Ads that you have seen and/or interacted with; When you visit our site and much more.
To add and manage comments, we use the WordPress solution, giving it the opportunity to collect the personal data provided by you in accordance with your way of accessing the solution:
- Names and email address;
- The comments themselves are publicly available, so we kindly ask you not to add personal data and such information that you would not like to see publicly.
In none of these options do we have access to your information, since the WordPress technical solution does not allow us to do this.
PURPOSES FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA.
The Site collects, processes and stores personal data for the following purposes:
Based on legitimate interests, for the purposes of providing our services;
For the purposes of viewing the signal you have sent and / or requesting a check for the presence of data in the database, the Site ;
To protect our legitimate interests – there may be cases when we use or transfer information to protect our rights;
This may include: protecting our website and Site users against cyber attacks; preventing and detecting fraud attempts, including the transfer of information to competent government authorities; managing various other risks.
The main reason for these types of personal data processing is our legitimate interests related to the protection of our activities and we guarantee that all the measures taken by us guarantee a balance between our interests and your fundamental rights and freedoms.
For the purposes of direct marketing, offering services provided by the Site (sending offers / messages by mail, email, telephone or other communication channel), statistical research and analysis, only with the explicit consent of the user of this site for this purpose.
CATEGORIES OF PERSONS TO WHOM THE SITE DISCLOSES PERSONAL DATA.
The Site does not grant the right to use, does not sell, does not disclose or share information about you (personal data) with other persons or with unrelated companies, except when it is required to offer you high-quality, fast and comprehensive service and our products and services to cover your expectations and when you have given your permission, or in any of the following options:
The information is provided to trusted partners who work on behalf of the Site on the basis of contractual relations and in accordance with confidential agreements. These companies may use such information to enable the Site to deliver messages to its users. This means that the company does not have the right to use this information at its discretion.
Here is a list of companies, but the list may not be exhaustive:
- Google with its respective products: Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Maps: https://privacy.google.com /#, https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=bg;
- Facebook https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation;
- Mail Chimp: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/;
- Competent authorities that, in accordance with the regulatory act, have the right to require the site to provide information that relates to personal data, such as courts, various supervisory /regulatory bodies-the Consumer Protection Commission, the Communications Regulatory Commission, bodies with powers to protect national security and public order, and others.
PERSONAL DATA RETENTION PERIOD
We intend to retain your personal data only to the extent necessary in accordance with our data retention policy, no longer than necessary to achieve the purposes listed in these rules and/or in accordance with the requirements of applicable law, including compliance with applicable legal norms regarding minimum retention periods and/or, if necessary, the exercise of legal and legitimate rights (and third-party).
- When the Site processes your data when you provide information on the site through contact forms, including through electronic communication, data storage lasts no more than 1 year
- When we process your personal data on the basis of consent, these personal data will be processed only during the period for which they were provided according to your consent, unless you revoked or limited your consent before the expiration of this period. In these cases, we will suspend the processing of the affected personal data for the appropriate purposes, observing the legal obligations to process personal data and/or obligations arising from the need to process this personal data in order to exercise our legal rights (including those of a third party).
In the event of a legal dispute or a request by a competent state authority, it is possible for the Website to keep your personal data longer than the specified time limits until the final conclusion of the dispute or proceedings in any instance.
PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION
We store your data on servers operated by third parties. We use technical and organizational solutions that are aimed at protecting your personal data in order to avoid unauthorized access. We have contracts with hosting service providers that include obligations related to ensuring organizational and technical security of personal data.
Data transmission over the Internet is not fully secured. Despite the fact that we will do everything in our power to protect your data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted through the site, each data transfer is made at your own risk. Once we receive your data, we will apply strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorized access to it.
THE RIGHTS OF SITE VISITORS REGARDING THEIR PERSONAL DATA.
You have the following rights regarding the collection, processing and storage of your personal data by the Site:
1.Right to information-the right at any time to demand from the Site information about your personal data stored by the Site, as well as their origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom they are transmitted, and the purpose of storage.
2.Right of access – the right to receive confirmation or the Site processes your personal data, the right to access them, as well as information about their processing.
3.Right to correction-the right to request the Site to correct and/or supplement your personal data stored by the Site in a timely manner.
4.The right to delete (the right to “be forgotten”) is the right to request the Website to delete or block your personal data, the processing of which does not comply with the requirements of the law on personal data protection, as well as to notify third parties to whom this data has been transferred, except in cases where this is impossible and /or when there is a substantial basis and/or legal obligation for their processing.
5.The right to restrict processing-the right to require the Site to restrict the processing of your personal data.
6.The right to data portability-the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to the Site and that relate to you in a structured, popular format suitable for machine reading, as well as to use this data for another administrator at its discretion.
7.Right to withdraw consent -the right to revoke your consent to the collection, processing and storage of your personal data by the Website at any time.
8. Right to complain to the competent authorities – if you believe that we violate the applicable regulatory regulation regarding the processing of your personal data, we ask you to contact us to clarify the issue.
Of course, you have the right to file a complaint with the Commission for the Protection of Personal Data, at the address: Sofia, Bulgaria 1592, blvd. “Professor. Tsvetan Lazarov ” number 2, phone +359 02 91-53-518; e-mail: [email protected]
THE PROCEDURE FOR EXERCISING THE RIGHT TO PERSONAL DATA
To exercise the above rights, you must submit a request/application to the Website containing at least the following information:
1.1. Your name, email address, phone number
1.2. description of the request;
Sending a request/application is free. You can send it electronically to the following email address:
The term of consideration of the request / application and the decision on it is up to 60 days from the date of receipt of the request.
The site will prepare a written response and send it to you via email.
When the data does not exist or its provision is prohibited by law, you will be denied access to it.
In case the Site does not respond to your request for access to personal data within the established time frame, or you are not satisfied with the response received and / or believe that your rights related to the protection of personal data have been violated, you have the opportunity to use your right to protection in court or administratively.
If you have any questions or ambiguities regarding the processing of your personal data or you want to exercise any of your rights, you can contact us by email:
Please do not disclose any confidential personal data when contacting us (for example. information related to racial or ethnic origin, political views, religion or other beliefs, health or membership in trade union organizations, criminal record information, etc.)
Last updated: 01 01 2022