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Privacy policy

Our website uses cookies as well as Google Analytics to examine site traffic and user activity while on our site, for marketing, and to provide social media functionality. For analytics, we use Google Analytics. Hence, this part is not under control of the operator of this website and is part of the Google privacy policy.

 

Hello!

If you came here, it must mean that you value your privacy. We understand this perfectly, that's why we have prepared this document for you. Here you will read about the rules for processing personal data and the use of cookies in connection with the use of the martinkapein.com website.

 

If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy remember that you can contact us at any time by writing us an e-mail to hello@martinkaptein.com.

Abbreviated version – key Information

We care about your privacy and value your time. That is why we have prepared a short version of the most important rules related to privacy protection.

  • By submitting a complaint or simply contacting us, you provide us with information about you that includes your personal data. We guarantee that your data will remain confidential, secure and will not be made available to any third party without your explicit consent.
  • We use Google Analytics tools that collect anonymous information about your visits to the website such as the subpages that you have viewed, the time you spent on the website or the transitions between individual subpages. For this purpose, Google LLC cookies are used for the Google Analytics service.
  • We use Disqus comments system which involves the use of Disqus Inc. cookies.
  • We use first-party cookies, so you can comfortably use the site

If the above information is not enough for you, you will find further details below.

Personal data

E-mail contact. By contacting us through e-mail, you provide us with your e-mail address which shall be associated with the sender. What is more, in the message you can include other personal information.

In this case, the legal basis for the processing of personal data is your consent resulting from initiating contact with us.

Your personal data provided as part of an e-mail is processed only to respond to your inquiry. The content of the correspondence may be archived.

Cookies and tracking technologies

Our website, like almost all other websites, uses cookies to provide you with the best browsing experience.

Cookies are small pieces of text information stored on your end device (computer, tablet, smartphone) that can be read by our ICT system.

Cookies allow us to:

  • ensure the proper and expected functioning of the website,
  • remember you logging into your account each time you visit the website,
  • remember your settings during and between visits to the site,
  • ensure proper functioning of the support and sales process,
  • improve the speed and security of the website,
  • use analytical tools,
  • use comments system,
  • use marketing tools.

More details can be found below.

Agreeing to cookies. When you visit the website for the first time, you are shown a message about the use of cookies. Accepting and closing this message means that you agree to the use of cookies in accordance with the provisions of this privacy policy. You can always withdraw your consent by deleting cookies and changing cookie settings in your browser. However, remember that disabling cookies may cause difficulties in using our website as well as many other websites that use cookies.

First-party cookies. There are two types of cookies: first-party cookies and third-party cookies. We use first-party cookies in order to ensure proper functionality of the website, and for the following purposes:

  • recording the acceptance of the Terms of Service,
  • providing support.

Third-party cookies. Our website, like most of today's websites, uses functions provided by third parties which involve the use of third-party cookies. The use of these types of files is described below.

Analysis and statistics. We use cookies to track website statistics, such as number of visitors, the type of operating system and of the web browser used to browse the website, time spent on the website, visited subpages, etc. For this purpose we use Google Analytics. In this regard, collected information is completely anonymous and does not allow your identification. For this purpose, Google LLC cookies are used for the Google Analytics service.

The use of Google Analytics services involves the implementation of the tracking code provided by Google into our website’s code This code is based on cookies but may also use other tracking technologies.

Please note that our website initializes Google Analytics with the setting anonymizeIpThis guarantees anonymized data collection by masking the last part of your IP address.

Details related to the use of information collected by Google as part of our use of Google Analytics as part of our site can be found here: https://www.google.com/intl/pl/policies/privacy/partners/.

Comment system. We use Disqus comments system which involves the use of Disqus Inc. cookies. 

Disqus already offers a strong Do Not Track (DNT) framework. This includes both honoring DNT settings from browsers and allowing users to opt-out of tracking within Disqus for targeted advertising and content recommendations.

Currently, users with Disqus accounts can update their settings to opt-out of tracking across all devices and browsers where they are logged in.

Logged-out users or readers without Disqus accounts can also opt-out of tracking for individual browsers.

 

Server logs

Use of the Website involves sending queries to the server on which the Website is hosted (in this case it is Netlify). Each query sent to the server is stored in server logs.

Logs include User’s IP address, server date and time, browser and operating system information. Logs are saved and stored on the server.

Data stored in the server logs is not associated with specific entities using the Website and is not used by the Administrator to identify any User.

Server logs are stored solely for the purposes of administration of the Website. Their content is not revealed to any other entity beside persons authorized to administer the server.

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