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PRIVACY POLICY

This is the Privacy Policy Agreement of the Website freelinguist.com (the “Website”, “We”, “Our”) which collects certain personal information (“Personal Data”) of those individuals who visit the Website and make use of our online facilities and services (the “User”, “You”).

We are committed in keeping Personal Data we collect accurate, confidential, secure and private. We also ensure the User that our Privacy Policy meets the highest data protection and privacy standards.

THEREFORE, this Privacy Policy shall apply to the Website and shall govern any and all Data collection and usage thereof. Through the use of the Website you are consenting to understand, follow and comply with the provisions stated herein.

The Privacy Policy also explains how we process the personal data of individuals within the European Union in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions of the Privacy Policy
Through the use of this Website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our Website. In addition, your continued use of our Website following the posting of any updates and/ or changes to our Privacy Policy shall mean that you are in agreement and acceptance of such changes.

Changes to Privacy Policy Agreement
We reserve the right to update and/ or change the terms of our Privacy Policy, and as such, we will post those changes in our Website’s homepage, so that our Users and/ or visitors are always aware of the type of information we collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances, if any, we may disclose such information. If at any point in time we decide to make use of any Personal Data, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the User shall be promptly informed by email. The User at all time shall have the option as to whether or not to permit the use of their Personal Data.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out
The User of our Website has the option and the right to discontinue receiving communication by way of email or newsletters. To unsubscribe to our Website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to [email protected] If you wish to unsubscribe and/ or opt-out from any third party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe and/ or opt-out.

Links to Other Websites
Our Website does contain links to affiliate to other websites. We do not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/ or procedures of other websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and/ or visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects your personal information. Our Privacy Policy applies only and solely to the information collected by our Website.

Children Under Age of 13
The Website does not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13) without verifiable parental consent. If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database.

Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL DATA

All the Personal Data collected by the Website, either autonomously or by third-parties, is voluntarily provided by the User. It can be provided in different ways, including but not limited to, surveys, membership forms, e-mails, etc. This means that the User is informed that the Personal Data requested is optional, but sometimes essential to process any questions and / or requests and / or services of the same User.

We may request, collect, or process the following Personal Data:
§ Account Details – username, password, profile picture;
§ Contact Details – email address, phone number;
§ Location Details – personal address, billing address, time zone;
§ Identity Details – full name, proof of identity, proof of address;
§ Financial Information – credit card details, wire transfer details, payment account;
§ User Generated Content – project and bid description, attachments, user profiles, user reviews, contest descriptions and attachment, user messages etc.
§ Metadata – IP address, computer and connection information, referring web page, standard web log information, language settings, etc.
§ Device Information – device identifier, device type, device plugins, hardware capabilities, etc.

Personal Data collected from the Website
The Personal Data shall only be used for the purpose for which it was requested and shall be stored for the necessary amount of time.

Failure to provide such Personal Data (name, address, e-mail address, billing information and/ or credit information, etc.) will sometimes prevent the performance of our services, such as, purchase/ sale/ delivery of our products and/ or services.

It is highly recommended for you to review the privacy policies of every website, in order to better understand the way in which other websites, garner, share and make use of the information collected.

Personal Data collected from third-parties

The User can give permission for the Website to connect to their account on other platforms to collect Personal Data, including but no limited to Facebook, LinkedIn and Google. Such Personal Data will be governed by this Privacy Policy. At any time the User can stop us from collecting Personal Data by removing our access from the other platforms or by contacting our support team. If the User decides to invite a new user to the Website and provides contact details, then, the Personal Data will be collected and stored in order contact the new user and to prevent any type of abuse regarding the invitation procedure.

In addition, we can collect the information given by your payment provider regarding the transactions made in this Website.

Personal Data collected when yoy use our products and/ or services
We keep record of the interactions the User has with the Website, regarding the provided products, services and customer support.

TREATMENT OF THE PERSONAL DATA

Purpose of processing of collected data
The Personal Data will be processed exclusively in relation to the purposes expressed by the User’s requests.

In order to obtain further detailed information on the purposes of the processing and on the Personal Data specifically relevant for each purpose, the User may contact us.

Security
We shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or destruction of Personal Data. We also use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for authentication and private communications in an effort to build the User’s trust and confidence in the Website use by providing simple and secure access and communication of your Personal Data.

The processing is carried out by computer and/ or IT tools, with organizational methods and with logic strictly related to the purposes indicated.

In addition, we may find it beneficial to share specific data with our trusted partners and/ or external parties involved in the organization of this Website (administrative, commercial, marketing, legal, system administrators) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) may have access to the Personal Data.

Those external parties shall be strictly prohibited from making use of your Personal Data, other than to deliver those services which you requested in accordance with this Privacy Policy, to maintain the strictest of confidentiality with regards to all your information.

The updated list of external parties may always be requested from us.

We may disclose your Personal Data, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so in accordance with applicable laws.

Use of Information Collected
The Website may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, we may find it necessary to use Personal Data as a means to keep you informed of other possible products and/ or services that may be available to you from our Website.

We may also be in contact with you with regards to completing surveys and/ or research questionnaires related to your opinion of current or potential future services that may be offered.

Storage Period
Personal Data is processed and stored for the time required for the purposes for which they were collected. We may keep the Personal Data for longer until the User’s consent is revoked. In addition, we may be obliged to store Personal Data for a longer period in accordance with a legal obligation or by order of an authority.

At the end of the storage period the Personal Data will be deleted. Therefore, upon expiry of this period, the right of access, deletion, rectification and portability of the Personal Data may no longer be exercised.

COMPLIANCE WITH GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) your Personal Data is processed by the Website which acts as a Data Controller in accordance with Article 13 of GDPR with regard to the processing of Personal Data and transfer of such data.

Under the GDPR, the User may exercise certain rights with regard to the Personal Data processed by the Website.

In particular, the User has the right to:

§ revoke their consent and oppose the processing of their Personal Data by requesting their cancellation;
§ obtain information on the Personal Data processed by the Website, receive a copy and request correction;
§ obtain a limitation of the treatment;
§ to have the Personal Data transferred to another Data Controller.

In order to exercise these rights, the User may address a request to the contact details of the Website. Requests are processed by the Website as soon as possible, in any case within one month.

If the GDPR applies to the User, you can choose to instead lodge a complaint with your local Data Protection Authority (DPA). The list of DPAs is at http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address.

Email: [email protected]