Valid from 23.12.2018
The processing of personal data is any activity performed with the personal data of the website user (hereinafter ‘the user’) – the collection, processing, storage, rectification or deletion of data.Users are all persons who visit the website, consume services or provide information to HikingEstonia.
For example, by reading articles, subscribing to services, or contacting us by e-mail and the contact form.
Services are all free and paid products and services offered by HikingEstonia
PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
HikingEstonia collects the following personal data of users through the website in the following ways:
- User’s email address – when a user joins the mailing list or sends an email.
- User’s name and e-mail address – when a user submits the contact form;
- Website statistics – by using Google Analytics, Facebook Pixel.
- The IP address is not associated with your personal information.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
HikingEstonia uses personal data:
- for providing a service to the user, such as concluding and performing a contract, communicating with the user, or forwarding invoices;
- for sending notifications about new articles, services and campaigns to the user’s e-mail address, but only upon prior consent of the user.
HikingEstonia uses website traffic statistics to improve the user experience of the website and to improve marketing efficiency.
The visitor shall have the right at any time to prohibit the processing of their personal data, except when it is necessary for performing a contractual requirement, including the provision of a service.
TRANSMISSION OF PERSONAL DATA TO THIRD PARTIES
Third party is the contractual partner of HikingEstonia, who processes personal data and whose product or service HikingEstonia uses to provide services to the user.
For its daily operations, HikingEstonia uses third parties that provide the following:
- e-mail transmission and management system;
- website hosting;
- analysis of website usage statistics;
- use of social media and analysis of social media statistics;
- use of accounting software.
- To partners only to the extent required to provide the service to the visitor.
In addition to the abovementioned, HikingEstonia discloses user data to authorised state authorities, law enforcement authorities and the court. In addition, we may share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action in connection with illegal activity or suspected fraud.
STORAGE AND SECURITY OF PERSONAL DATA
HikingEstonia retains personal data as long as it is necessary for the purpose or required by law.
HikingEstonia takes all reasonable steps to protect the personal data it manages. Only authorised persons shall have access to the amendment and processing of personal data and that the personal data of all website users shall be treated as confidential.
The user is entitled at any time to:
- request access to their own data;
- request the correction, amendment or deletion of personal data under the conditions provided by law;
- request the restriction of the nature of personal data processing;
- request the transfer of the personal data;
To exercise their rights, the user must send an e-mail to HikingEstonia. If the user is included in a mailing list managed by HikingEstonia, they can remove themselves from the mailing list and unsubscribe from further emails by using the link at the bottom of the email.
If the user finds that their rights have been violated when processing personal data, they have the right to turn to the Data Protection Inspectorate.
A cookie is a small text file that the browser automatically saves on a user’s device. Cookies may be created by different service providers, such as Google and Facebook. Cookies are not harmful to your computer.
There are two types of cookies:
Persistent cookies that persist in a cookie file on a user’s computer. They may be used, for example, to identify the user as a repeat visitor to a web page and to customise the content of the web page according to the user’s needs or to collect statistical data.
Session cookies are temporary and disappear when a user leaves the site or exits their browser. Session cookies may be used to enable certain features of the website, such as requesting a service or a product, etc.
Cookies are used to collect information about how the website is used to make it more personal and user-friendly for the user. In addition, cookies help to collect user statistics, which allows us to measure and improve the performance of a website and provide the baseline for efficient marketing activities.
A user is considered to have accepted cookies if their browser settings allow cookies. Web browsers often allow cookies to be stored on your device by default.
The user has the right to prevent cookies from being saved on their computer. To do this, the user must change the settings of their browser.
Instructions for changing the settings of most commonly used web browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
When blocking cookies, the user must take into account that all the functions of the website, as well as the campaigns organised by us, may no longer be available to the user.
HikingEstonia uses Google Analytics to collect data on the pages visited, visit time, number of visits, devices used, entry channels and other statistics in order to collect usage statistics.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for any privacy and data processing questions.
Unless otherwise stated, HikingEstonia owns the copyright of the entire content of this website. This means that the use of its content in any form (even in part) is allowed only with the permission of HikingEstonia.
Each copy must be accompanied by a link to this website.