Expressing Myself Privacy Policy

Last update 01 September 2019

Expressing MySelf Institute operates www.expressingmyself.org  (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

The details of how we use and store your data is provided below. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR).

We may collect information about you for 2 reasons: firstly, to process your order and secondly, to respond to any queries which you may have.

The type of information we may collect about you includes:

  • your name
  • email address
  • IP Address

Information we process

Website navigation data and IP addresses

We automatically track and collect certain information related to Website navigation data and IP addresses. We use this information to do internal research on our Users’ demographics, interest, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community of creators.

Correspondence information

If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other Users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities on our Website, we may store such information in our servers and process it. Also, we may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our newsletters and/or e-mail notifications.

Using your Personal Information

Personal information gathered is used by us for the following reasons:

  • To help us identify you when you contact us.
  • To administer the website, data analysis, statistical and survey purposes, testing and to keep the website safe and secure.
  • To allow us to contact you.
  • To allow us respond to any contact you have initiated with us.

We will not share this personal information with any third party without your consent.

Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date, whereas a session cookie will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

For further information, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

How do we use cookies?

Expressing MySelf Institute uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Keeping you signed in
  • Understanding how you use our website

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Basic Functionality – Our Institute uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used. These include cookies from το WordPress and other plugins (Cookie Notice, Ninja Popups).
  • Preferences – These cookies allow our website to remember information that changes the way the site behaves or looks.
  • Additional functionality –  These cookies enable our website to remember choices the users make, for example, user name, language or text size. They help to improve your experience of a website by providing a more personalised service.
  • Statistics –  Our Institute uses these cookies to analyze the use of our Website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our Website is used to create reports about the use of our Website. Google’s privacy policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
  • Performance – These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how our website works.
  • Advertising – Our Institute uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address.

Third parties 

We use third parties from the following services:

– Google Analytics

– Google DoubleClick

– Google YouTube

– Facebook

– Twitter

– Pinterest

Privacy policies of other websites

Our Company website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

How to manage cookies

You are able to disable cookies which will prevent your visit from being tracked. Some cookies, however, are essential for this website to work correctly. Please see https://www.aboutcookies.org for advice on how to manage and control cookies.

Communication through contact form

In order to contact us there is being used a contact form. The contact form we use is the Contact Form 7. You can read the company’s privacy policy here: https://contactform7.com/privacy-policy/.

If you choose to contact us through the contact form we will collect your name and surname, your email address and the reason you contact.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

Our Institute keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 1rst September 2019.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Our Institute’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@expressingmyself.gr