January 4, 2020 at 12:55 pm
The data that the participants in the Website confer upon their form filling action is the e-mail address and other sensitive data such as name.
While the dissemination of personal data of the user and those collected from posted comments is to be understood as directly attributed to the initiative of the user himself, we guarantee that no other hypothesis of transmission or dissemination of the same is, therefore, provided for.
In any case, the user has at any time the opportunity to exercise the rights under ‘art. 13 and 14 of EU 2016/679 (alias GDPR) and the Data Protection Act by the USA (collectively as “the Acts”). In order to assert these rights, the User may contact the Data Controller directly at https://www.vpntesting.com/contact/.
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2. Collection and use of personal data
Vpntesting.com acquires personal data of its users for the purpose of providing some of its services available online; moreover, only on consent, also for commercial communications. Vpntesting.com uses automatic data collection systems such as cookies. It also automatically stores other anonymous information that is essential for the operation of the site. The data collected automatically will be used for the following purposes: purposes directly related to the provision and management of the service in accordance with what is described in the rules of use. The data collected can be entered voluntarily by the user through the compilation of registration forms or forms or collected automatically.
By accepting the information or continuing navigation within the “Site” the user assumes responsibility for the personal data of third parties published and guarantees that he has the right to communicate or disseminate them, releasing the owner of the data from any liability to third parties.
3. Navigation data
This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users who connect to the site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, and other parameters related to the HTTP protocol and the user’s operating system and computer environment. These data are used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning and are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.
4. Data provided voluntarily by the user
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated on this site involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the information.
5. The modality of treatment of the collected Data
5.1 Modalities of treatment
“Vpntesting.com” applies the general rule of not communicating to potential third parties the data collected by its Users that could be used to trace their identity. Such data can be communicated only upon request of the Judicial Authority. The site uses all necessary security measures to prevent access, dissemination, copying and unauthorized modification of your Personal Data. The data are stored on the servers that host the site through computer systems that comply with all regulations and security requirements, in any case only for the purpose indicated. In some cases, other parties such as system administrators, hosting personnel may have access to the data for purely technical tasks. In any event, the holder undertakes to provide all necessary information where requested.
The Data are stored on the server of the Provider that hosts the “Site” only for navigation data and computers at the Vpntesting.com headquarters for other communications, with the exception of cookies that are stored on the computer of the user who uses the Site.
The user may request the owner at any time to cancel or stop the processing of data that are processed only for the performance of the requested service.
6. Purposes of the processing of the collected data
The data collected allows the site through the owner to provide its services in accordance with the law for the following purposes: Navigation, Statistics, Communication.
The following sections explain the services, the cookies stored by third parties and how to delete them. These data are used by the owner exclusively to analyze statistics on site traffic to facilitate its navigation on the site.
7. Sensitive data
On this site are banned all offensive comments against the author and other readers, who use vulgar language and manifest any form of racial, religious and political violence.
The specific purpose of this policy is to explain the types and methods of use as well as to provide guidance on actions to refuse or delete cookies on your devices if you so wish.
9.1 What are cookies?
Cookies are computer files or partial data that can be stored on your computer (or other internet-enabled devices, such as smartphones or tablets) when you visit this site. A cookie usually contains the name of the website from which the cookie originated, the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie (i.e. how long it will remain on your device), and a value, which is usually a unique number randomly generated.
9.2 What types of cookies do we use?
In accordance with current legislation and the provisions of the Data Protection Supervisor, the cookies used by us are:
- Technical cookies: allow you to improve the navigability of the site and the user experience. They can be broken down into browsing or session cookies, allowing you, for example, to make a purchase or login to access restricted areas, and feature cookies, which allow the user to navigate the site based on selected criteria, such as language. The installation of such cookies does not require the prior consent of users.
- Proliferation cookies: they allow you to track the user and obtain useful information for subsequent purposes. Proliferation cookies are often used to remarket advertising, to obtain information about user habits or interests, or to track specific behavior. Through these cookies, the sites are able to improve services such as advertising, personalized messages, etc..
These two types of cookies can also be:
- First Part Cookies: These are all the cookies that we own and that the site installs directly on your device. The first party cookies on this site are technical only.
- Third Party Cookies: these are cookies that are set and managed by third parties (third parties) on our website. Not having access to the settings of these cookies, the user can exercise their rights only and solely through the methods provided by the third party that retains the information (in the next section there is a summary with all references to it divided by Statistics, Advertising, Social Services).
9.3 Technical and aggregate statistical cookies
9.4 Activities strictly necessary for the functioning of the site
9.5 Preference saving, optimization and statistics activities, and social interactions
9.7 Performance cookies
Cookies are designed to save information on inline style sheets to speed up your next visits and provide faster and less costly browsing.
9.8 Other types of Cookies or third-party tools that may use them
Some of the services listed below may not require your consent or may be operated directly by the Owner – as described – without the assistance of third parties.
If among the instruments indicated below there are services managed by third parties, these may – in addition to what is specified and also without the knowledge of the Owner – perform user tracking activities. For detailed information about this, please refer to the privacy policies of the services listed.
9.9 How do I check my Cookie installation?
In addition to the information contained in this document, you may manage your cookie preferences directly within your browser and prevent third parties from installing cookies, for example. You can also use your browser preferences to delete any Cookies you have installed in the past, including any Cookies that may have saved you consent to this site installing Cookies. It is important to note that if you disable all cookies, the operation of this site may be affected. The User can find information on how to manage the Cookies in his browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Microsoft Windows Explorer.
Without prejudice to the foregoing, the Owner informs that the User may use the service of aboutcookies.org. You can delete cookies already present on your computer and set up almost all browsers to block their installation. If you choose this option, however, you will need to manually change some preferences each time you visit the site and some services or features may not be available.
10. Further information about treatment
10.1 Defense in legal proceedings
The User’s Personal Data may be used for defense by the Data Controller in legal proceedings or in the preparatory phases to its possible establishment, against abuse in the use of the same or related services by the User.
The User declares to be aware that the Holder may be required to disclose the Data at the request of public authorities.
10.2 System log
For operational and maintenance purposes, this Site and any third party services used by it may collect System Logs, i.e. files that record interactions and that may contain the user’s IP address stored for security purposes on the Site’s servers.
10.3 User rights
The subjects to whom the Personal Data refer have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of their existence or otherwise from the Data Controller, to know their content and origin, to verify their accuracy or request their integration, deletion, updating, correction, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of Personal Data processed unlawfully, and to oppose in any case, for legitimate reasons, their treatment. Requests should be addressed to the Data Controller.
Vpntesting.com may amend this document at any time. In the event that the methods of processing the User’s personal data are also changed, the owner will request the necessary authorizations again before starting the new data management process. In any case, the holder has the right to change the conditions at any time by making changes to this document. It is advisable to consult the date of last modification of this document at the bottom of the page. The conditions prior to the change apply to the data collected so far.