Privacy Policy

Last updated at 2023-03-01

1. Contact person in the matter

E-mail: [email protected]

If you have any questions concerning the processing of your personal data, please contact us by e-mail.

2. What are the purposes and the legal basis for processing personal data?

We only process personal data if such data is necessary in order to carry out the following purposes:

When you order some of our services such, we collect and process your personal data to provide these services. In that case, the processing is based on the performance of a contract.

We may process your data and contact you to manage your contact request and/or to maintain the relationships with our clients, partners and other interest groups. In this case, the data processing is based on our legitimate interest to ensure the appropriate maintaining of our business relationships.

Paddle collects and processes personal and payment data to process payments associated to our Premium services in behalf of us. Sensitive payment data (such as credit card numbers) is handled by Paddle and never touches our servers.

Stripe collects and processes personal and payment data to process payments associated to our Premium services in behalf of us. Sensitive payment data is handled by Stripe and never touches our servers.

3. What are the regular sources of information

Personal data is collected either directly from you or during the course of your service use. We collect and process data that

you give us when you register to our service

you give us when you order a service

you give us when you contact us by other means (for example by e-mail or by phone)

are collected through cookies and similar technologies when you visit our website

4. What personal data do we collect?

We collect and process the following data:

Name, username, email address, personal description

Publicly available profiles, images and videos and their possible descriptions

Credit card and other payment data may be submitted if you use our Premium services. We DO NOT process sensitive credit card or other sensitive payment data ourselves. Sensitive credit card data that you may submit on our site is completely handled by Paddle or Stripe and it never touches our servers. Needed personal data for payments may include the following: name, email address, postal address, country, credit card information.

5. Is the data disclosed to third parties and who are the recipients?

As a main rule, we do not disclose personal data to third parties that you have personally provided to us. There are some exceptions to this, such as sharing some of the personal data with third parties when it is mandatory. These mandatory cases include for example payment processors. We may be required to disclose data on you to third parties, such as authorities, in individual situations like when the disclosure is mandatory under applicable laws.

All personal data that can be accessed publicly through our service (e.g by viewing someone's profile) has been publicly available on the Internet. You have always right to request rectification or erasure of your own personal data, even if it is still available somewhere else on the Internet.

Despite the above, we outsource the processing of personal data to some third party service providers to store and analyze the data. In such case we ensure that your personal data is processed and protected appropriately and in compliance with applicable laws and this Privacy Notice. These parties include: Google (providing usage statistics), Amazon Web Services (providing hosting for the service), Stripe (providing payment solutions), Paddle (providing payment solutions).

6. Is the data transferred outside the European Union or European Economic Area?

We store the data on Google’s, Amazon Web Service's (AWS), Sentry's and Stripe's servers outside the EU or EEA. Google, AWS, Sentry, and Stripe participate in and have certified their compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. You can read more about Google’s privacy notice fromhttps://policies.google.com/privacy. You can read more about AWS's privacy notice from https://aws.amazon.com/compliance/eu-us-privacy-shield-faq/. You can read more about Sentry's privacy notice fromhttps://sentry.io/security/. You can read more about Stripe's privacy notice fromhttps://stripe.com/privacy-shield-policy. You can read more about Paddle's DSA and privacy notice from https://www.paddle.com/legal/data-sharing-addendum and https://www.paddle.com/legal/privacy.

7. How long will the personal data be stored?

Personal data are retained only for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed. As a general rule, data based on a contract are stored while the contract is in force. Also, contact persons’ personal data are stored for the duration of the business relationship. The data on job applicants is stored six months from the application date. However, the applicant may request for data erasure or rectification before this. The data collected via cookies are stored at most for a period of 26 months from the date of your last visit on our website.

8. Do we use cookies?

Yes, we use cookies on our website talkoftheturf.com. A cookie is a small text file placed onto your device that enables different features and functionality. For example, cookies enable us to identify your device, to understand how you use our website and to help us serve relevant ads to you.

We use the following kinds of cookies:

Google Analytics – We use Google Analytics to collect information about the usage of our website. We use this information to create reports of the usage and to develop the website. These cookies collect information about the number of people visiting the website, where the visitors arrive to the website and what websites have they been looking. To find more about these cookies and how Google protects the collected information visithttps://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

Google Adsense - We use Google Adsense to provide advertisements. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to Users based on their visit to our Site and other sites on the Internet. DART uses "non personally identifiable information" and does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, etc. You can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.

9. Children and Privacy

Our Site is not directed to children and we will not request personally identifiable information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 18, unless we have obtained verifiable parental consent from a parent or legal guardian. If we become aware that a user under the age of 18 has registered with our Site without prior verifiable consent from a parent or legal guardian, we will immediately delete the user’s personal information.

10. Changes to this Privacy Notice

We may update this Privacy Notice due to developing our community and website. In such case, an updated Privacy Notice is available on our website.

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