Understanding Tracking Technologies: A Comprehensive Overview

This document aims to inform users about the various technologies employed by this Application to achieve specific purposes. These technologies enable the Owner to access and store information, such as using Cookies, or use resources on a User’s device as they interact with this Application.

For simplicity, all such technologies are collectively referred to as “Trackers” within this document unless there is a specific reason to differentiate. For instance, while Cookies may be used on both web and mobile browsers, we only use the term “Cookies” when referring to browser-based Trackers.

Key Points:

  1. Consent and Withdrawal:
    • Some purposes for using Trackers may require the User’s consent, following applicable laws.
    • Users can freely withdraw their consent at any time as per the instructions provided in this document.
  2. Types of Trackers:
    • This Application utilizes both first-party Trackers managed directly by the Owner and third-party Trackers enabling services from external providers.
    • Third-party providers may access the Trackers they manage unless specified otherwise.
  3. Validity and Expiration:
    • The validity and expiration periods of Trackers, such as Cookies, may vary based on the Owner or relevant provider’s settings.
    • Some Trackers expire upon the termination of the User’s browsing session.
  4. Additional Information:
    • Users can find detailed information about the lifetime of Trackers and other relevant details in the linked privacy policies of third-party providers or by contacting the Owner.

Categories of Tracker Usage:

1. Activities Necessary for Operation:

  • First-party Trackers:
    • Storage duration: up to 1 month
  • Third-party Trackers:
    • Tag Management: Centralized management of tags or scripts on this Application.

2. Experience Enhancement:

  • Other activities involving the use of Trackers:
    • Utilizing Trackers to enhance user experience, manage preferences, and enable interaction with external networks and platforms.

3. Interaction with Social Networks:

  • Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.):
    • Interaction with the Facebook social network, processing Cookies and Usage Data.

4. Measurement and Analytics:

  • Analytics:
    • Monitoring and analyzing web traffic to improve the Service.

Managing Preferences and Consent:

  • Users can manage Tracker preferences within their device settings to prevent Tracker use or storage.
  • For consent-based Trackers, Users can provide or withdraw consent through the cookie notice or relevant consent-preferences widget.
  • Browser or device features can be used to delete stored Trackers, including those for initial consent.
  • Users can manage preferences for third-party Trackers via opt-out links, as indicated in third-party privacy policies or by contacting the third party.

Definitions and Legal References:

  • Personal Data (or Data): Information allowing identification of a natural person.
  • Usage Data: Automatically collected information, including IP addresses, browsing details, and device parameters.
  • User: Individual using this Application.
  • Data Subject: Natural person to whom Personal Data refers.
  • Data Processor (or Data Supervisor): Entity processing Personal Data on behalf of the Controller.
  • Data Controller (or Owner): Entity determining purposes and means of processing Personal Data.
  • This Application: Means by which User Personal Data is collected and processed.
  • Service: Service provided by this Application.
  • European Union (or EU): References include all current EU member states.
  • Cookie: Trackers consisting of small data sets stored in the User’s browser.
  • Tracker: Any technology enabling User tracking, such as Cookies, unique identifiers, web beacons, and fingerprinting.