Status: 16 January 2023
1. Data protection in detail
Personal data or other personal information you provide to us includes:
Marketing data, such as your preferences for receiving our marketing communications and details of your engagement with them. Further, we may combine personal information we receive from you with personal information we receive from other sources, such as:
2. Automatic data collection
We, our service providers and our business partners may automatically collect information about you, your computer or mobile device and your interaction with our websites, online services and communications, such as:
Device data, such as your computer or mobile device operating system type and version, manufacturer and model, browser type, screen resolution, RAM and hard drive size, CPU usage, device type (e.g. phone, tablet), IP address, unique identifiers (including identifiers used for promotional purposes), language settings, mobile device carrier, wireless/network information (e.g. WiFi, LTE, 3G) and general location information such as city, state or geographic area.
Online activity data, such as pages or screens you viewed, how long you spent on a page or screen, the website you visited before accessing our websites, navigation paths between pages or screens, information about your activity on a page or screen, access times, length of access and whether you opened our marketing emails or clicked on links in them.
Cookies, which are text files that websites store on a visitor's device to uniquely identify the visitor's browser or to store information or settings in the browser to help you navigate efficiently between pages, remember your preferences, enable features, help us understand user activity and patterns, and enable online advertising.
Local storage technologies, such as HTML5, which provide cookie-equivalent functionality but can store larger amounts of data, including on your device outside of your browser, in conjunction with certain applications. - Web beacons, also known as pixel tags or clear GIFs, which are used to prove that a web page or email has been accessed or opened, or that certain content has been viewed or clicked on.
4. How we use your personal information
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
- Marketing and Advertising. We, our service providers and our third party advertising partners may collect and use your personal information for the following marketing and promotional purposes:
Direct marketing. We may send you btonic.eu-related direct marketing communications, including by email, to the extent permitted by law. You may opt out of our marketing communications as described in the "Opting Out of Marketing" section.
We may share your personal information with:
Service Providers. Companies and individuals who provide services on our behalf or help us operate our services or business (for example, hosting, information technology, customer support, email delivery and website analytics services).
Third Parties. Third parties, such as advertisers, data providers and data collaborators, such as Oracle and Epsilon, for interest-based advertising and other marketing purposes, including those third parties' own purposes.
Professional Advisors. Professional advisors, such as lawyers, accountants, bankers and insurers, as necessary in the course of the professional services they provide to us.
Government agencies and others. Law enforcement, government agencies and private parties when we believe in good faith that it is necessary or appropriate for the compliance and protection purposes described above.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily make your personal information available for inspection by third parties or the public on or through our Services, that information may be seen, collected and used by others. We are not responsible for the use of such information by others.
5. Your choices:
- Unsubscribe from marketing communications:
You can unsubscribe from marketing-related emails by following the unsubscribe or opt-out instructions at the bottom of the emails you receive from us. You may continue to receive service-related and other non-marketing emails.
- Do Not Track:
Some Internet browsers may be configured to send "Do Not Track" signals to the online services you visit. We do not currently respond to "Do Not Track" or similar signals. To learn more about Do Not Track, please visit www.allaboutdnt.com.
- Opting Out of Online Tracking:
There are a number of ways to limit the tracking of your online activities and the collection of device data by automated processes, which we have summarised below:
Blocking cookies in your browser. Most browsers allow you to remove or reject cookies, including those used for interest-based advertising. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. For more information about cookies, including how to see which cookies have been set on your device and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Blocking the use of advertising IDs in your mobile device settings. Your mobile device settings may offer features to restrict the use of the advertising ID associated with your mobile device for interest-based advertising.
Use of privacy plug-ins or browsers. You can block the setting of cookies for interest-based advertising on our websites by using a browser with privacy features such as Brave or by installing browser plug-ins such as Privacy Badger, Ghostery or uBlock Origin and configuring them to block third-party cookies/trackers. You can also disable Google Analytics by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Platform Opt-Outs. The following advertising partners offer opt-out features that allow you to opt out of having your information used for interest-based advertising:
Note that these opt-out mechanisms are specific to the device or browser on which they are exercised, so you must opt-out on each browser and device you use.
6. Other sites and services
Our Services may contain links to websites and other online services operated by third parties. In addition, our content may be integrated into websites or other online services that are not affiliated with us. These links and integrations do not constitute an endorsement or representation that we are affiliated with any third party. We have no control over websites or online services operated by third parties and we are not responsible for their actions.
We use a range of technical, organisational and physical security measures to protect the personal information we collect. However, no security measures are fail-safe and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information
8. International data transmission
We are headquartered in the Austria and it is necessary for us to process personal information in other countries in order to provide our services.
Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 16. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 16 through our Services without the legally required consent of the child's parent or guardian, we will delete it.
10. Data retention
We retain personal information for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, including to comply with legal, accounting or reporting requirements, to establish or defend legal claims or to prevent fraud. If we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymise it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), we will keep your personal information secure and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.