Privacy Policy

Recently updated: April 24, 2019

In this privacy policy (“Policy”) we will set forth Time4Answers.com. (“we”, “our” or “us”) information regarding which data we collect online through our website: www.time4answers.com (“Website”) from visitors accessing our Website or otherwise interacting with the content or any service offered therein.

Please note, that the Website may contain links to other websites, products or services offered by third parties (for example advertisements which will be displayed to the Website’s users), which are not governed by this Privacy Policy, as we do not control or responsible for the data collection and privacy practices of third party entities users may interact with.

We recommend that you carefully review our Policy set forth below prior to your use of our Website. Note that this Policy is part of our Terms of Use, accordingly any capitalized terms which we use however they are not defined in this Policy shall have the meaning attached to them under the foregoing Terms of Use.

This Privacy Policy contains detailed information about, among others, the following matters:

  • What information do we collect?
  • What are “cookies” and how do we use them?
  • How we protect your information?
  • What is the lawful basis under which we process Personal Data?
  • What are your privacy related rights?
  • How do we use the information we collect? and how long do we retain it?
  • Do we share information with third parties?
  • Data transfer

 

  1. What information do we collect?

Please note that, when you visit our website we will collect data that might be considered as “Personal Information” under applicable laws, meaning, information that might enable to identify you, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as your name, identification number, online identifier or one or more factors specific to you. Please note that you are not required by law to provide us with any Personal Information. Personal Information excludes anonymous and technical information or information that has had the identity of an individual permanently removed, and which will be referred herein as “Non-Personal Information”.

The Non Personal Information includes type of browser (e.g. Internet Explorer browser on a Windows platform), device type, time zone settings, access time and date, language preferences and click stream within our Website, which is processed by us for the purpose of internal statistic, Website constant operation, improvement, and optimization. Gathering this Non Personal Information helps us to learn what browsers we need to support and helps us determine what sections of the Website are most popular and how many visitors access our Website.

The following types of Personal Information might be collected and processed when you access and browse our Website (and depends on your interaction with us and our Website):

  • Information You Provide Us – you may provide Personal Information to us which may include your name, personal or work email address, phone number, etc. in connection with your voluntarily use of the applicable Website features (g., when you contact us). We will use this information provided by you solely in order to respond to your question, support inquiries, etc.
  • Online Identifiers – when you access our Website, we may collect online identifiers (e.g. your IP addresses). These data sets are collected and will be used by us for the following purposes: (i) Website’s protection and security purposes, for example by detecting and exposing and fraudulent behavior, as well as technical errors; and (ii) advertising and remarketing – please note that some of our trusted third party partners and we may use cookies for advertising purposes which will collect Online Identifiers; (iii) Website’s operation, management, and customization and the content we provide therein. Online Identifiers might be collected either by us or through our third-party affiliates, analytic, optimization partners and advertisers, by using their cookies on our website, as we further explain in the “Cookies” section below.
  1. What are “Cookies”, how do we use them, and how you can opt-out?

A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of your computer. This unique number identifies your web browser to our or our third party systems whenever you visit the Website.

The use of cookies is an industry standard, and cookies are currently used on most major websites. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can reset your browser to notify you when you have received a cookie. You can also set your browser to refuse to accept cookies altogether. In connection therewith see list of links, which can assist you in managing your cookies settings: Chrome; Firefox; Opera; Internet Explorer; Safari; Edge. Keep in mind that certain services or Website’s features will not function properly if you set your browser to refuse all cookies.

Furthermore, please note that it is possible to opt out of some advertisers’ cookies and browser-enabled interest-based advertising through the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) – you can follow the link attached here; or through the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (“DAA”) – you can follow the link attached here. You may also find additional applicable information here.
In addition, and depending on your territory, you may be able to customize your cookies preference (i.e., opt out of certain cookies) through the applicable cookie preference management tool provided in the Website
Without derogating from the above, please note that even if you choose to opt out of the aforementioned advertising, you will still receive generic advertisements.

The following are the different type of cookies that we use on our Website:

  • Advertising Cookies. Cookies used in connection with advertisements. Such cookies are used to create a certain profile of users’ preferences in order to provide them with customized advertisements on our and other websites. Please note that if you prohibit or disable such cookies, you will not receive targeted advertising.
  • Essential and Security Cookies. Technical cookies which enable users to adequately navigate the Website facilitate the features and operation of the Website, including with respect to its security. As these cookies play an essential role in allowing the user access and use of the Website they cannot be disabled, or if they are disabled, such disablement may prevent the user from using certain features of the Website or cause the Website to malfunction.
  • Analytical, Measurement and Performance Cookies.  Cookies that gather information related to your use of the Website in order to improve our Website or related content thereof, including assessment of the Website performance (e.g., how many users have accessed specific article).

With respect to the cookies used under our Website please note that the Website includes the following third party cookies:

Google Analytics: Analytic, Measurement & Performance (this cookie gathers information allowing us to understand interactions with our websites and ultimately refine your experience to better provide our content); Google AdSense and Google AdWords: Targeting & Advertising; Google Tag Manger: Essential, Functionality, Operation. Links to Privacy Policy and Opt Out Information are available here: https://policies.google.com/privacy https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout; https://policies.google.com/technologies/managing?hl=en. For additional information with regards to our use of Google products, you may click on the following link here.

  1. How do we protect your information?

We adopted appropriate and generally accepted data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your Personal Data. However, as no one can ensure 100% security, we cannot be held responsible for unauthorized access, processing or use that is beyond our control, and we make no warranty, express, implied or otherwise, that we will be able to prevent such actions.

We strive to do our best to protect your Personal Data from any unauthorized access, use or disclosure. As such, we encourage you to review our Security Measures Overview, if you desire to know more about the steps to implement to protect users’ information.

In the event you feel that your privacy is not addressed adequately or with respect to any questions, you can contact us at: [email protected]. Furthermore, if you experience any breach of your Personal Data or if you become aware of any third party’s attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of your Personal Data in connection to the Website please contact us promptly. In the event we will become aware of any Personal Data breach, we will treat it as required under applicable laws, including required notices and reporting obligations.

  1. What is the lawful basis under which we process Personal Data?

Certain processing activities conducted by us are based on the necessity of such activities for the performance of the contract between us and the users. For example, we need to process the Personal Data you have provided us in order to contact you if you have requested us to do so.

Other processing activities are based on the grounds that they are necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, except where such interests are prohibited by applicable law or regulations, including in instances when such legitimate interests are in conflict with the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons which require protection of Personal Data.

There may be certain processing activities based on your consent. In connection with such activities, we will request for your consent prior to Personal Data Collection.

  1. Your Privacy Rights

In certain circumstances and jurisdictions, you may have the following rights in relation to your Personal Data:

  • The Right to be Informed. you have the right to be informed with respect to the reasoning behind and the method by which we process your Personal Data, information necessary to ensure the fair and transparent processing of your Personal Data, as well as the lawful basis for such processing, as explained under this Policy.
  • Request erasure of your Personal Data. You may have the right to request that Personal Data we have collected and processed about you is deleted.
  • Request restriction of processing your Personal Data. You may have the right to prevent or restrict processing of your Personal Data.
  • Request access to your Personal Data. You may have the right to request access to any Personal Data we hold about you as well as related information, including the purposes for processing the Personal Data, the recipients or categories of recipients with whom the Personal Data has been shared, where possible, the period for which the Personal Data will be stored, the source of the Personal Data, and the existence of any automated decision making.
  • Request transfer of your Personal Data. You may have the right to request transfer of Personal Data directly to a third party where this is technically feasible (also referred to as the right to “Portability”).
  • Request correction of your Personal Data.You may have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of any inaccurate Personal Data we hold about you.

Where you believe that we have not complied with our obligations under this Policy or applicable laws, you have the right to make a complaint to applicable data protection authority at any time.

If you wish to exercise the above rights, you may contact us by filling our Data Subject Request Form and send it to: [email protected]..

Please be aware that we may request evidence of your identity in accordance with applicable law in order to assist you with the implementation of your rights in connection to your Personal Data, and for validation purposes. Such process can take some time and may require up to thirty days (from the time we have received proper evidence of User’s identity) or as required under applicable laws and regulations.

  1. How long do we retain the information we collect?

We will retain your Online Identifiers for maximum of 60 days, unless otherwise required by us under applicable law or we will have a legitimate interest to store such data for longer periods.

In case you decide to contact us and provide us information therewith, then we will only use such information in order to respond to you or provide you with any assistance or other Services that you requested of us. Once we have completed our assistance to you, we will delete any such contact information, except were required under applicable laws and regulations to retain it for longer periods or in order to fulfill our legitimate interest.

  1. Do we share information with third parties?

Non-Personal Data, aggregate and statistical or otherwise anonymized data may be shared without limitation with third parties at our discretion. This information does not contain any Personal Data and is used to develop content and services for our users.

Please note that we share Personal Data only under the following limited circumstances:

With trusted partners and third parties who assist us in operating the Website, personalize your experience during your visit of the Website, prevent potential illegal acts and fraud.

To comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of others, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or the Website, to take precautions against legal liability, in accordance with out legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of third parties, or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event.

  1. Data transfer

Our activities take place worldwide. Our databases might be located in servers within the EU, US or other countries. Thus, your Personal Data might be transferred outside of your jurisdiction, however we take applicable measures to ensure that any transfer of Personal Data shall be made in a secured manner, in accordance with applicable law, including by providing adequate protection, or otherwise implementing appropriate safeguards to ensure the protection of our visitors’ rights.

  1. Do not track signals

Our Website does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals. For information, please click here.

10. Further Questions?

Please contact us with any questions you may have regarding this Policy via email: [email protected].

11. Modifications to this Privacy Policy

We will update this Policy from time to time, so please check back periodically. If at any point we decide to use Personal Data in a manner that is materially different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will endeavor to notify you of such changes, prior to implementing them.