VPNoverview.com, hereinafter referred to as VPNoverview, is responsible for the processing of personal data as detailed in this cookie and privacy agreement. This document outlines the personal data collected by VPNoverview from visitors to this website, and how we manage that data with regards to its collection, processing, usage, storage and protection.
Organization: VPNoverview.com (part of the Internet Privacy Initiative)
Address: Groesbeekseweg 246A, 6523PJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands
For what Purpose and on what Basis do we Process Personal Data
VPNoverview processes personal data collected when visitors use our services or when they provide such information to us of their own free will.
VPNoverview may process the following personal data:
- Browser data, website visit duration and click behavior. This data is not personally identifiable and is used to improve our website.
- First name, last name, initials and IP address – this data is only collected if visitors leave a comment on our website.
- Email address – this data is only collected if users sign up to our newsletter or leave comments on our website. However, the email address is only used to send subscribers our newsletter or to verify visitor comments.
- Content of online communication, if applicable
Grounds for Processing Your Personal Data
The processing of personal data takes place based on one of the following legal grounds:
- For the execution of an agreement
- Due to a legal obligation
- With permission
Finally, personal data may be processed for legitimate legal purposes, such as for internal management, effective communication, quality improvement, or for direct marketing with our customers and active US contacts. In case of the latter, an opt-out option is offered.
No Automated Decision Making
VPNoverview does not make any decisions regarding your personal data based on automated decision making, which could have (significant) consequences to visitors of our website. Automated decision making, refers to decisions taken by computer programs or systems without any human interaction from, for example a VPNoverview employee.
Personal Data Retention Periods
VPNoverview does not store your personal data longer than is strictly necessary to achieve the goals for which the data was collected. We use the following retention periods for the various types of personal data:
- Google Analytics (anonymized): in accordance with current Google guidelines and European General Data Protection regulations
- Email addresses of subscribers to our newsletter: until cancellation of subscription
Sharing Personal Data with Third Parties
VPNoverview does not sell your personal data to third parties and will only provide such data to third parties if this is necessary for the execution of our agreement with you or to comply with a legal obligation.
Furthermore, when we conclude agreements with companies to process your data on our behalf, we ensure such companies provide the same level of data security and confidentiality as we do. In addition, VPNoverview remains responsible for the data processing operations of these third parties.
VPNoverview only uses technical, functional and analytical cookies. These are necessary for our website to function correctly and for your ease of use, such as to remember your preferences. We may also use this data to optimize our website.
A cookie is a small text file that is stored onto your computer, tablet, or smartphone when you visit a website for the first visit time.
We only use functional and analytical cookies that do not infringe on your privacy and for which no explicit permission from site visitors is required by law. The types of cookies used on this website are the following.
A session cookie is stored for the duration of your visit to our website. Session cookies track the actions you perform whilst visiting our website and allow us to provide you with a better user experience. As soon as you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted.
Analytical Cookies (used for web statistics)
When you visit this website, analytical cookies may be saved onto your device, which are used exclusively for statistical purposes (unless you have blocked such cookies). Analytical cookies are utilized by site administrators to gain insight into exactly how visitors use our website. For example, these cookies track the webpages visited by users, how long visitors stay on the website and which countries visitors come from.
Information collected by Google Analytics does not allow the identification of particular individuals. For example, Google cannot identify the IP address of users. Google stores Analytics data in the United States, which requires them to adhere to the privacy regulations as determined by the American Ministry of Commerce. Sensitive personal data is processed under strict conditions that provide proportional protection for citizens.
You can stop cookies from being stored on your device by changing the settings on your internet browser. Furthermore, you can also remove all previously saved cookies from your browser through the browser settings.
Access to VPNOverview.com is completely free for our visitors, although our team does need funding to conduct investigative research and create engaging, original, and useful content. For this purpose, there may be affiliate links on our website. Through these affiliate links, we receive commissions for certain purchases that visitors make on a third-party website.
When visiting a third party via an affiliate link, that third party may store a cookie on your device. Technically, the third parties are then responsible for processing any data they receive, unless VPNOverview has assumed responsibility under an agreement. Please always make sure to check the terms of service on the third-party website we refer you to if you want insights into how they process your data.
As far as possible, VPNoverview endeavors to work with parties that have transparent privacy policies.
Viewing, Modifying, and Deleting Data
You have the right to view, modify or delete your personal data. Furthermore, you also have the right to revoke your consent or object to the use of your data by VPNoverview. In addition, you have the right to data portability. This means you can submit a request to us to send the information we hold on you in the form of a digital file, to you or an organization of your choice.
You can send a request for access to and the correction, deletion, and transfer of your data to email@example.com. You may also withdraw your permission to or send an objection to the processing of your personal data via this email address.
To verify that the request for access to your data has been made by you, we ask that you send a copy of your ID with your request. In the copy, please black out your passport photo, the MRZ code (i.e. the machine-readable zone at the bottom of the passport), passport number and citizen service number, for the sake and protection of your privacy. We will respond to your request as soon as possible, but at the latest within four weeks.
VPNoverview also wishes to point out that complaints can be filed with the national supervisory authority, i.e. the Dutch Data Protection Authority.
How We Protect Personal Data
VPNoverview takes the protection of your personal data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent the misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure as well as unauthorized modifications of this personal data. If you believe that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of abuse, please contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
VPNoverview publishes a newsletter to which you may subscribe. Please be aware that if you subscribe to our newsletter, we need to collect your email address to send you the newsletters. Technically, this data is not shared with any third parties, however, please be aware that we use external plugins to distribute our newsletters.
You may unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by sending us an email to email@example.com. If you indicate that you wish to unsubscribe from our newsletter, your email address will be immediately deleted from our records.
VPNoverview.com grants visitors access to the https://vpnoverview.com website. On this website our editorial staff publish informative texts, images and other material. VPNoverview reserves the right to change or to deleted parts of this material at any time without notifying its visitors. The information on https://vpnoverview.com is intended to be non-binding and may not be taken as a concrete offer to conclude an agreement.
VPNoverview makes every effort to update and/or supplement the content of https://vpnoverview.com as often as possible. Despite this care and attention, please note that it is possible that content may be incomplete and/or inaccurate.
The materials offered on https://vpnoverview.com are offered without any guarantees or claims to accuracy. Furthermore, these materials are subject to change by VPNoverview at any time without prior notice.
In particular, all prices on https://vpnoverview.com are subject to typing and programming errors. VPNoverview does not accept any liability for the consequences of such errors, nor may any agreements be concluded based on such errors.
Users may post content on https://vpnoverview.com in the form of comments. VPNoverview only exercises limited editorial supervision of user comments, however, will take complaints about such content seriously and will investigate complaints and intervene where necessary. Please contact us with any questions regarding this via firstname.lastname@example.org.
VPNoverview does not accept liability for hyperlinks to third-party websites or services included on https://vpnoverview.com.
VPNoverview only accepts liability for harm suffered by users insofar as the harm is directly attributable to or caused by the deliberate recklessness on the part of VPNoverview.
All intellectual property rights concerning the materials on this website are vested in VPNOverview, unless otherwise indicated by copyright notices. This includes material contained in comments posted by visitors. When posting a comment, visitors agree that VPNoverview has the right to modify and manage such comments.
The copying, distribution and any other use of these materials is prohibited without prior written consent from VPNoverview, except and only to the extent that is otherwise provided in regulations of mandatory law, such as the right to quote, or unless otherwise indicated via copyright notices with regards to specific materials.
It is prohibited to use webpages or individual elements, such as images, videos or interactive applications from https://vpnoverview.com in a frameset or via an inline link on another webpage, if this causes confusion as to the origin of the material.
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