The way YellowDot uses information provided by the users, or the way it collects information when such users use the Services, and the policy it implements, are explained below:
Registration for Services
Using the basic features of YellowDot is free of charge. However, YellowDot may offer in the future increased functionality, either unique or periodically, that may require payment. In those cases, special provision regarding payment methods shall be published by this Policy.
As part of the registration to the Services, you may be required to provide personal information, such as your first and last name, address, birth date, gender, language, professional background, and ways of contacting you, your email address, or your credit card details. The mandatory fields will be clearly marked. As YellowDot requests only that information required for the services for which you have signed up, you may be requested to add and provide further details for some services, which are required due to the nature of the service. Without providing the data requested in the mandatory fields you will not be able to register for services requiring registration.
As an integral part of the Services registration process, and as a condition for completing the registration process, YellowDot will be allowed to verify your identity according to the information you have provided as aforesaid. The information you provide when registering for Services will be kept in YellowDot’s database. You are not required by law to provide the information, but without providing such information, some of the services may not be provided in full, or no service will be provided at all.
Use of the Information
When you use the Services, information on your behaviour, the services you have purchased or sold, information or advertisements you have read in the Services, pages you viewed, offers and services you were interested in, the type of device you use, your devices unique device ID, your operating system, information about the way you use the Services, the means of payment you used, the location of the computer you used to access the Services, etc, may be collected. YellowDot may keep the information in its databases.
Provision of Information to Third Parties
YellowDot may send you by email or by the notification centre or your device, from time to time, information on its services as well as marketing and advertisement information – whether it is information YellowDot publishes itself, or information it receives from other advertisers for immediate mailing. In order to stop receiving such information you may change the settings of your device or request our service centre to stop sending you e-mails.
However, YellowDot will not give your personal details to any third party (if such details and information can be used to identify you personally), except for in the following cases:
– At your request and/or with your explicit approval.
– In any case YellowDot believes that it is necessary to give the information in order to prevent serious damage to your body or property, or the body or property of any third party;
– When you are buying products or services from YellowDot’s commercial partners, or as part of joint activities which involve YellowDot and a third party, presented on the Services. In these cases, these partners shall be given all the information they require in order to complete the buying process, to manage the relevant content activities and to contact you.
– If YellowDot receives a court order ordering it to provide your personal details or information about you to any third party;
– In case of any dispute, claim, suit, demand or legal proceedings, if any, between you and YellowDot.
Cookies or Data Files
If you do not want to receive cookies or data files, you can avoid this by changing your internet browser or device’s settings. To do this, see the browser’s or device’s help file. Blocking data files or cookies could lead to you not being able to use some of the features of the Services and, or those of other websites. In addition, you can delete the data files or cookies saved on your computer or device at any time. We suggest that you do so only if you are certain that you do not want the Services to be customized to your preferences. As data files and cookies sometimes make it unnecessary for you to enter user names and passwords, do not delete them, unless you are first certain that you wrote down all details required for using the Services in a safe place.
Third Party Services
Third Party Advertisements
Collection of Information for Statistical Purposes
YellowDot may collect and analyze information on the scope of the use of the Services, the frequency of use, where users reach the site from, etc. For the purpose of collecting the information, YellowDot uses different technologies which assist it in monitoring activity patterns in the Services, and enable it, for example, to examine how popular different Services contents and services are. The collected information is statistical in nature, is not used to personally identify you, and is intended for analysis, research and control purposes.
While YellowDot procures systems and procedures in order to reduce the risk of unauthorized access to YellowDot’s computers, these systems and procedures do not ensure absolute security. Therefore, YellowDot does not guarantee that its Services will be completely immune to unauthorized access to the information on the Services.
Right to Review Information
Any person is allowed to review by himself, or through a representative appointed by him in writing, or through his/her guardian, the information on him/her stored in a database. A person who reviewed the information on him/her and who found it not to be correct, complete, clear or up-to-date, may approach the database owner and request that the information be corrected or deleted. If the database owner refuses to comply with this request, he must inform the person requesting this in the manner and way set in the regulations. The person requesting the information may appeal, in the way and manner defined in the regulations, on the refusal of the database owner to enable the review of the information, and on the notice of refusal to correct or delete information, before a magistrates’ court.
In addition, if the information in YellowDot’s databases is used to personally contact you, on the basis of your belonging to a certain population segment, determined according to one or more attributes of people whose names are included in the database (“Commercial Offer”), then you are legally entitled, to demand in writing that the information about you be deleted from the database. In such a case, YellowDot will delete only the information it requires in order to send you Commercial Offers as aforesaid. YellowDot will continue to legally keep information it requires for the purpose of managing its business, including the documentation of commercial and other activities you performed in the Services, but this information will no longer be used for sending you offers. If, within 30 days, no notice stating that the information YellowDot was requested to delete was indeed deleted in accordance with this section, then you will be entitled to approach the court, in the manner prescribed in the regulations under the law, for the court to order YellowDot to do so.