Privacy Policy

To provide our services, we process certain information about you. This policy explains how and why we use your information. By accessing or using website ("website"), you confirm that you have read, understand and agree to this Privacy Policy.
The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is a regulation no. 2016/679 from the European Union, that aims to harmonize data protection legislation across Europe, by enhancing privacy rights for individuals within the European Union and European Economic Area. It grants certain rights to data subjects to control the data that organizations or persons collect on them.
For the purposes of GDPR:
  • Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
  • Processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
  • Controller means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
To comply with GDPR we have implemented appropriate technical and organisational measures, that meet the requirements for personal data processing. In order to identify and minimise the data protection risks, we have conducted a data protection impact assessment ("DPIA"). In relation to personal data processing, we are committed to transparency, control and accountability.
The rights of the data subject:
  • The right to be informed about the collection and use of personal data.
  • The right of access to personal data.
  • The right to rectification of personal data.
  • The right to erasure of personal data.
  • The right to restrict processing of personal data.
  • The right to data portability, that provides the data subject with the ability to receive or transmit personal data.
  • The right to object processing of personal data.
  • The rights related to automated decision making and profiling.
For more detailed information about the rights of data subject, please visit EU site.
To send us the personal data related request, you can use the specialized page, available when you log into your user account. You may change or correct your personal information in account settings. Non-members can send the personal data related request through the contact form. If you have given consent to the processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The data subject has also the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
How do we collect information on you
We collect and receive personal information in a few ways:
  • Account registration - information, that are required to create an account.
  • Profile information - added or created while using of the account.
  • Information collected automatically - when you visit or use the website, such as IP address, cookies or log data. To improve our services, we collect anonymous website traffic data.
  • Contact form - information sent through contact form, email or post report form.
What information do we collect on you
The type of information we collect depends on how you use our services. To create an account, you need to enter only username, email address and password. The information we process are used to providing and improving our services, that includes displaying, posting and rating of answers and questions.
We process the following personal data on registered users:
  • Username chosen by user.
  • Email address used for account registration and activaion, to log into account, communication with user and confirmation of requests.
  • Password used for security reasons.
  • Profile picture added by user.
  • Self description containing random text, that is optionally added by user ("About").
  • Identification number that is unique and used to identify user profile.
  • Question or answer content that is submitted or saved by user.
  • Category and keywords of the question, that make the search easier.
  • User reputation based on post ratings.
  • Number of posted questions and answers.
  • Status indicating if user is logged in.
  • Account settings used to customize user profile.
  • IP address used for identification and security reasons.
  • Cookies used for security reasons, to log into account, traffic analytics, ad personalization and showing recently viewed questions.
  • Logs of service usage, that are used for security reasons.
  • Post ratings used to evaluate the post quality.
  • Contact message.
  • Post report that help to detect inappropriate content.
  • User requests related to user account.
  • Number of unsuccessful login attempts used for security reasons.
The following information about registered user are visible publicly: username, profile picture, self description, identification number, submitted question or answer content with a date of creation or modification, category and keywords of the submitted question, user reputation, number of posts and status indicating if user is logged in. We process your personal data for as long as your account is active.
We may process the following personal data on website visitors:
  • Contact message and email address used for communication purpose.
  • Post report that help to detect inappropriate content.
  • IP address used for identification and security reasons, when contact message or post report is sent.
  • Cookies used for security reasons, to log into account, traffic analytics, ad personalization and showing recently viewed questions.
To use our services we do not require you to provide any sensitive personal information or data related to special categories of personal data, defined in GDPR. Contact messages and post reports received from non-members are kept for three years. We collect anonymous website traffic data by Google Analytics, to measure and analyse site performance and optimizing web usage.
We process your personal data on the following legal basis:
  • The data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes.
  • Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require protection of personal data, in particular where the data subject is a child.
Where we process your information on the basis of legitimate interests, we do so in order to:
  • Secure your personal data and information - protection against threats, such as security threats, abuse or fraud.
  • Provide and optimize our services - including identification verification, providing support, general analytics and research.
Other provisions
  • We may update this policy from time to time, and will notify you of any material changes to this policy.
  • If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you can delete your account at any time.
To provide our services, we may place cookies on your device as well as partner with third parties including advertising partners, who may use cookies or other similar technologies to provide you with advertising based on your browsing activities. For additional information on how we use cookies, please see our Cookie Policy.
Data transfers
You may access content from most anywhere in the world. By accessing or using the website, you acknowledge that your personal data may be collected and transferred to the Slovak republic, European Union. Personal data are stored on server located in Slovak republic.
Personal data shared with third parties
We may on occasion share your personal data with third parties, who provide services to our website (maintenance, analysis, development, fraud detection, email or post delivery). They will have access to your information as reasonably necessary to perform their tasks.
How do we protect your personal data
To protect your personal data we have taken standard measures to securely process, transfer and store the information. These measures include password protection, encryption, log usage and limitation of access. To secure the connection between you and server, we use SSL certificate.
You can change preferences for processing of personal data by clicking here.
If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.
Last update: 4 April 2021
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