Privacy Policy

Metabeta collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Owner and Data Controller

Exploratorium SRL
Str. Pacurari, Nr 24, Bl 1, Sc A, Et 3, Ap 11
Iasi, IS 700511
Romania

Owner contact email: beta@metabeta.com

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that Metabeta collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage Data, email address, first name, last name, gender, date of birth, phone number, VAT Number, company name, profession, address, fax number, country, state, county, various types of Data, city, Tax ID, field of activity, User ID, number of employees, website, payment data, Data communicated while using the service, username, password, ZIP/Postal code, picture, workplace, billing address, profile picture, Twitter handle, budget, academic background and geographic position.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.

Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using Metabeta.

Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by Metabeta is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for Metabeta to provide its services. In cases where Metabeta specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.

Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by Metabeta or by the owners of third-party services used by Metabeta serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through Metabeta and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of Metabeta (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.

Legal basis of processing

The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations, the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;
  • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;
  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place

The Data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.

If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore:

  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Platform services and hosting, Analytics, Managing contacts and sending messages, User database management, Remarketing and behavioral targeting, Tag Management, Displaying content from external platforms, SPAM protection, Backup saving and management, Hosting and backend infrastructure, Access to third-party accounts, Advertising, Contacting the User, Content commenting, Content performance and features testing (A/B testing), Handling payments, Interaction with data collection platforms and other third parties, Registration and authentication and Social features.

Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.

Facebook permissions asked by Metabeta

Www.metabeta.com may ask for some Facebook permissions allowing it to perform actions with the User’s Facebook account and to retrieve information, including Personal Data, from it. This service allows Metabeta to connect with the User’s account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook Inc.

For more information about the following permissions, refer to the Facebook permissions documentation and to the Facebook privacy policy.

The permissions asked are the following:

Basic information

By default, this includes certain User’s Data such as id, name, picture, gender, and their locale. Certain connections of the User, such as the Friends, are also available. If the User has made more of their Data public, more information will be available.

About Me

Provides access to the ‘About Me’ section of the profile.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Access to third-party accounts

This type of service allows Metabeta to access Data from your account on a third-party service and perform actions with it.

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These services are not activated automatically, but require explicit authorization by the User.

Google Drive account access (Google Ireland Limited)

This service allows Metabeta to connect with the User’s account on Google Drive, provided by Google Ireland Limited.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Dropbox account access (Dropbox, Inc.)

This service allows Metabeta to connect with the User’s account on Dropbox, provided by Dropbox, Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Facebook account access (Metabeta)

This service allows Metabeta to connect with the User’s account on the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.

Permissions asked: About Me.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Twitter account access (Twitter, Inc.)

This service allows Metabeta to connect with the User’s account on the Twitter social network, provided by Twitter, Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Advertising

This type of service allows User Data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners and other advertisements on Metabeta, possibly based on User interests.

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This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below.

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Some of the services listed below may use Cookies to identify Users or they may use the behavioral retargeting technique, i.e. displaying ads tailored to the User’s interests and behavior, including those detected outside Metabeta. For more information, please check the privacy policies of the relevant services.

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In addition to any opt-out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Google Ad Manager (Google Ireland Limited)

Google Ad Manager is an advertising service provided by Google Ireland Limited that allows the Owner to run advertising campaigns in conjunction with external advertising networks that the Owner, unless otherwise specified in this document, has no direct relationship with. In order to opt out from being tracked by various advertising networks, Users may make use of Youronlinechoices. In order to understand Google’s use of data, consult Google’s partner policy.

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This service uses the “DoubleClick” Cookie, which tracks use of Metabeta and User behavior concerning ads, products and services offered.   Users may decide to disable all the DoubleClick Cookies by clicking on: www.adssettings.google.com/authenticated?hl=en.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Wordpress Stats (Automattic Inc.)

Wordpress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of Metabeta, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

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Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

MixPanel (MixPanel)

MixPanel is an analytics service provided by Mixpanel Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

Google Ads conversion tracking (Google Inc.)

Google Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. that connects data from the Google Ads advertising network with actions performed on Metabeta.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Ads conversion tracking is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook advertising network with actions performed on Metabeta.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Backup saving and management

This type of service allows the Owner to save and manage backups of Metabeta on external servers managed by the service provider itself. The backups may include the source code and content as well as the data that the User provides to Metabeta.

Amazon Glacier (Amazon)

Amazon Glacier is a service to save and manage backups provided by Amazon Web Services Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Contacting the User

Contact form (Metabeta)

By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes Metabeta to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

Personal Data collected: address, city, company name, country, county, date of birth, email address, fax number, field of activity, first name, gender, last name, number of employees, phone number, profession, state, Tax ID, User ID, various types of Data and VAT Number.

Mailing list or newsletter (Metabeta)

By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning Metabeta. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to Metabeta or after making a purchase.

Personal Data collected: company name, Cookies, email address, first name and last name.

Content commenting

Content commenting services allow Users to make and publish their comments on the contents of Metabeta.

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Depending on the settings chosen by the Owner, Users may also leave anonymous comments. If there is an email address among the Personal Data provided by the User, it may be used to send notifications of comments on the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their own comments.

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If a content commenting service provided by third parties is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the comment service is installed, even when Users do not use the content commenting service.

Comment system managed directly (Metabeta)

Www.metabeta.com has its own internal content comment system.

Personal Data collected: email address, first name, last name, Usage Data and website.

Content performance and features testing (A/B testing)

The services contained in this section allow the Owner to track and analyze the User response concerning web traffic or behavior regarding changes to the structure, text or any other component of Metabeta.

Google Website Optimizer (Google Ireland Limited)

Google Website Optimizer is an A/B testing service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”).

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Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Displaying content from external platforms

This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of Metabeta and interact with them.

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This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

Google Fonts (Google Inc.)

Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows Metabeta to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

YouTube video widget (Google Ireland Limited)

YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Ireland Limited that allows Metabeta to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Handling payments

Payment processing services enable Metabeta to process payments by credit card, bank transfer or other means. To ensure greater security, Metabeta shares only the information necessary to execute the transaction with the financial intermediaries handling the transaction.

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Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails containing invoices or notifications concerning the payment.

PayPal (PayPal Inc.)

PayPal is a payment service provided by PayPal Inc., which allows Users to make online payments.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: See the PayPal privacy policy – Privacy Policy.

ChargeBee (ChargeBee Inc.)

ChargeBee is a payment service provided by ChargeBee Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Payment by bank transfer (Metabeta)

In the event that the chosen payment method is a direct bank transfer to the current account indicated by Metabeta, the Owner will collect the payment details of the User, i. e. the current account number of the sender, the SWIFT code, the bank and the name of the sender. Such data will be collected and processed exclusively within the transaction and for billing purposes only.

Personal Data collected: address, company name, first name, last name and payment data.

Hosting and backend infrastructure

This type of service has the purpose of hosting Data and files that enable Metabeta to run and be distributed as well as to provide a ready-made infrastructure to run specific features or parts of Metabeta. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) (Amazon Web Services, Inc.)

Amazon Web Services is a hosting and backend service provided by Amazon.com Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United Kingdom – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Interaction with data collection platforms and other third parties

This type of service allows Users to interact with data collection platforms or other services directly from the pages of Metabeta for the purpose of saving and reusing data.

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If one of these services is installed, it may collect browsing and Usage Data in the pages where it is installed, even if the Users do not actively use the service.

Typeform widget (TYPEFORM S.L)

The Typeform widget is a service for interacting with the Typeform data collection platform provided by TYPEFORM S.L.

Personal Data collected: company name, country, Data communicated while using the service, email address, first name and last name.

Place of processing: Spain – Privacy Policy.

Managing contacts and sending messages

This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the User.

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These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the User, as well as when the User interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

SendinBlue Email (SendinBlue SAS)

SendinBlue is an email address management and message sending service provided by SendinBlue SAS.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, email address and Usage Data.

Place of processing: France – Privacy Policy.

Amazon Simple Email Service (Amazon)

Amazon Simple Email Service is an email address management and message sending service provided by Amazon.com Inc.

Personal Data collected: email address.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Platform services and hosting

These services have the purpose of hosting and running key components of Metabeta, therefore allowing the provision of Metabeta from within a unified platform. Such platforms provide a wide range of tools to the Owner – e.g. analytics, user registration, commenting, database management, e-commerce, payment processing – that imply the collection and handling of Personal Data. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

WordPress.com (Automattic Inc.)

WordPress.com is a platform provided by Automattic Inc. that allows the Owner to build, run and host Metabeta.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Registration and authentication

By registering or authenticating, Users allow Metabeta to identify them and give them access to dedicated services.

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Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, Metabeta will be able to access some Data, stored by these third-party services, for registration or identification purposes.

Google OAuth (Google Ireland Limited)

Google OAuth is a registration and authentication service provided by Google Ireland Limited and is connected to the Google network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Linkedin OAuth (LinkedIn Corporation)

Linkedin Oauth is a registration and authentication service provided by Linkedin Corporation and is connected to the Linkedin social network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Twitter OAuth (Twitter, Inc.)

Twitter Oauth is a registration and authentication service provided by Twitter, Inc. and is connected to the Twitter social network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook, Inc. and is connected to the Facebook social network.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Direct registration (Metabeta)

The User registers by filling out the registration form and providing the Personal Data directly to Metabeta.

Personal Data collected: academic background, address, billing address, budget, city, company name, country, county, date of birth, email address, field of activity, first name, last name, number of employees, password, phone number, picture, profession, profile picture, state, Tax ID, Twitter handle, User ID, username, VAT Number, website, workplace and ZIP/Postal code.

Remarketing and behavioral targeting

This type of service allows Metabeta and its partners to inform, optimize and serve advertising based on past use of Metabeta by the User.

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This activity is performed by tracking Usage Data and by using Cookies, information that is transferred to the partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activity.

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In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Facebook Custom Audience (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Custom Audience is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects the activity of Metabeta with the Facebook advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and email address.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

Remarketing with Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Remarketing with Google Analytics is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google Inc. that connects the tracking activity performed by Google Analytics and its Cookies with the Google Ads advertising network and the Doubleclick Cookie.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

Twitter Remarketing (Twitter, Inc.)

Twitter Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Twitter, Inc. that connects the activity of Metabeta with the Twitter advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

LinkedIn Website Retargeting (LinkedIn Corporation)

LinkedIn Website Retargeting is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by LinkedIn Corporation that connects the activity of Metabeta with the LinkedIn advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

Google Ads Remarketing (Google Ireland Limited)

Google Ads Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google Ireland Limited that connects the activity of Metabeta with the Google Ads advertising network and the DoubleClick Cookie.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Social features

Public profile (Metabeta)

Users may have public profiles that other Users can display. In addition to the Personal Data provided, this profile may contain Users’ interactions with Metabeta.

Personal Data collected: city, company name, country, county, email address, first name, geographic position, last name, phone number, picture, profession and state.

SPAM protection

This type of service analyzes the traffic of Metabeta, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, with the purpose of filtering it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.

Google reCAPTCHA (Google Inc.)

Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc.

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The use of reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google privacy policy and terms of use.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

Akismet (Automattic Inc.)

Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Tag Management

This type of service helps the Owner to manage the tags or scripts needed on Metabeta in a centralized fashion.

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This results in the Users’ Data flowing through these services, potentially resulting in the retention of this Data.

Google Tag Manager (Google LLC)

Google Tag Manager is a tag management service provided by Google LLC.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

User database management

This type of service allows the Owner to build user profiles by starting from an email address, a personal name, or other information that the User provides to Metabeta, as well as to track User activities through analytics features. This Personal Data may also be matched with publicly available information about the User (such as social networks’ profiles) and used to build private profiles that the Owner can display and use for improving Metabeta.

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Some of these services may also enable the sending of timed messages to the User, such as emails based on specific actions performed on Metabeta.

SendinBlue Marketing Automation (SendinBlue SAS)

SendinBlue is a User database management service provided by SendinBlue SAS.

Personal Data collected: Cookies, email address and Usage Data.

Place of processing: France – Privacy Policy.

Salesmate (Rapidops, Inc)

Salesmate is a User database management service provided by Rapidops, Inc.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Further information about Personal Data

  • Predictions based on the User’s Data (“profiling”)

    The Owner may use the Personal and Usage Data collected through Metabeta to create or update User profiles. This type of Data processing allows the Owner to evaluate User choices, preferences and behaviour for the purposes outlined in the respective section of this document.

    User profiles can also be created through the use of automated tools like algorithms, which can also be provided by third parties. To find out more, about the profiling activities performed, Users can check the relevant sections of this document.

    The User always has a right to object to this kind of profiling activity. To find out more about the User’s rights and how to exercise them, the User is invited to consult the section of this document outlining the rights of the User.

  • Decision-making

    Automated decision-making means that a decision which is likely to have legal effects or similarly significant effects on the User, is taken solely by technological means, without any human intervention. Www.metabeta.com may use the User’s Personal Data to make decisions entirely or partially based on automated processes according to the purposes outlined in this document. Www.metabeta.com adopts automated decision-making processes as far as necessary to enter into or perform a contract between User and Owner, or on the basis of the User’s explicit consent, where such consent is required by the law.

    Automated decisions are made by technological means – mostly based on algorithms subject to predefined criteria – which may also be provided by third parties.

    The rationale behind the automated decision making is:

    • to enable or otherwise improve the decision-making process;
    • to grant Users fair and unbiased treatment based on consistent and uniform criteria;
    • to reduce the potential harm derived from human error, personal bias and the like which may potentially lead to discrimination or imbalance in the treatment of individuals etc.;
    • to reduce the risk of User’s failure to meet their obligation under a contract. To find out more about the purposes, the third-party services, if any, and any specific rationale for automated decisions used within Metabeta, Users can check the relevant sections in this document.

    Consequences of automated decision-making processes for Users and rights of Users subjected to it

    As a consequence, Users subject to such processing, are entitled to exercise specific rights aimed at preventing or otherwise limiting the potential effects of the automated decisions taken.

    In particular, Users have the right to:

    • obtain an explanation about any decision taken as a result of automated decision-making and express their point of view regarding this decision;
    • challenge a decision by asking the Owner to reconsider it or take a new decision on a different basis;
    • request and obtain from the Owner human intervention on such processing. To learn more about the User’s rights and the means to exercise them, the User is invited to consult the section of this document relating to the rights of the User.
  • Data collected through sources other than the User

    The Owner of Metabeta may have legitimately collected Personal Data relating to Users without their knowledge by reusing or sourcing them from third parties on the grounds mentioned in the section specifying the legal basis of processing.

    Where the Owner has collected Personal Data in such a manner, Users may find specific information regarding the source within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

The rights of Users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
  • Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.
  • Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.
  • Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
  • Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.
  • Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.

Cookie Policy

Metabeta uses Cookies. To learn more and for a detailed cookie notice, the User may consult the Cookie Policy.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of Metabeta or the related Services.

The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, Metabeta may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, Metabeta and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with Metabeta (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

Www.metabeta.com does not support “Do Not Track” requests.

To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page and possibly within Metabeta and/or – as far as technically and legally feasible – sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the User, where required.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection with other information — including a personal identification number — allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through Metabeta (or third-party services employed in Metabeta), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use Metabeta, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual using Metabeta who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of Metabeta. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of Metabeta.

Www.metabeta.com (or this Application)

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.

Service

The service provided by Metabeta as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookies

Small sets of data stored in the User’s device.


Legal information

This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

This privacy policy relates solely to Metabeta, if not stated otherwise within this document.

Latest update: January 17, 2019

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