Katherine Suarez commits to support users in preserving the integrity of their data. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Last updated: May 2018
Data protection officer & owner
As data protection officer and owner, please refer to:
The owner of the website is Katherine Suarez.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name and email.
Log Data & Cookies
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze it.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site. Read more about the cookies we use here.
Data Collection sources
Personal data and information is collected thanks to the following sources:
- Website database and hosting (WordPress)
- In-site data collection and Log data through website analytics monitoring, with no sensitive data;
- Google Analytics, with profiling data for audience analysis and anonymous User-ID (see guidelines)
- Contact forms, with information such as name, surname, email, website and city, voluntarily filled out with sensible data
- Social Media Widgets towards Facebook (info), Twitter (info), LinkedIn (info), Google+ (info), Pinterest (info), with sharing monitoring
- Cookies collection (see previous section)
- Facebook pixel monitoring through AD Manager (info)
- Mailchimp forms for newsletters, direct emails and email marketing
Data collection is meant to cover the following purposes:
- Profiling and audience analysis
- Website stats monitoring
- Contact with users upon their request
- Marketing and re-marketing goals
- Strategy optimization based on data
- Communication initiatives with direct email, newsletter campaigns, marketing promotion
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information.
Specific security measures are observed to prevent any data loss, illegal uses and non-authorized access. Data security is provided by our hosting services. Data monitored through Google are preserved with double opt-in security. Server access and security are monitored through internal and external performance services.
In order to provide newsletter services, Katherine Suarez uses Mailchimp services (Atlanta, Georgia – USA). Collected data are safely stored by Mailchimp’s native servers.
Compliance of GDPR Law
Data management and safety is based either upon the user’s consent, or upon necessity in order to contact Katherine Suarez, establishing an active communication between the parts.
The users can revoke their consent at any time, contacting Katherine Suarez.
Third Parties and Confidentiality
Katherine Suarez doesn’t sell, nor it commercialize or transfer in any case personal data of its users to third parties.
However, Katherine Suarez can delegate part of its processes to trusted collaborators, in order to ensure the website functionality. Such collaborators may access databases or personal information, in coherence with their roles in the workflow.
Katherine Suarez could be compelled to present personal data references or registers upon request of the competent jurisdiction, in order to guarantee the users’ rights.
Where do we store your data?
Data is stored in secure storage files, thanks to repository and cloud technology. Databases undergo a periodic back-up to restore them in any case of failure.
Personal information is stored within the EU territory, with social media and Google services based in the US.
Deleting and changing personal data from our registers
In any case, the user can request an update of their data, especially when wrong or inaccurate.
Personal data can be deleted or edited from Katherine Suarez at any time, upon the user’s request.
The user can require to limit data management in the following cases: the data is incorrectly registered; the data elaboration is not proper and requires a restriction; Katherine Suarez doesn’t need personal data anymore, but the user needs it to cover legal procedures.
The user can promptly require their data to be cancelled. Katherine Suarez will notify them and provide the cancellation, in the following cases:
- Personal data are no more necessary to cover the initial goals;
- Consent is revoked and there is no legal compliance to keep storage of specific data;
- The user opposes to data management for marketing goals;
- Personal information have been illegally obtained;
- Personal data must be cancelled upon law enforcement.
Data storage timeout
Katherine Suarez will store personal data up to 5 years.
Collaboration and Users’ Rights
Katherine Suarez will cooperate with the user and legal authorities in order to comply with the law. It will also guarantee the users’ lawful rights, especially in the unlikely event of data breach or accidents putting at stake data security.
At any time, the user can request their detailed data stored by Katherine Suarez. These will be provided by a two-week timespan.