Your privacy is of utmost importance to Rootnotion, as such we have made it as transparent as possible as to how we use the information you provide and as concise as possible to understand how it is used. You should first know that this website and all of its services and sites are controlled exclusively by Rootnotion (collectively ‘we’ or ‘us’).
- The information that we plan to collect
- What we plan to do with said information
- The opportunities we provide for you to access and update your information should it ever be required
Any further questions about our policies can be asked here.
The Information that we collect
This information is commonly collected in two particular ways:
1) The information that you provide us with in competitions, awards and any other services and circumstances that may require your details, including logging in or registering with a Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Google+ account. The extent of information we have access to on these social networks depends on the privacy settings of your account.
2) Your use of this website, such as ip address and cookies etc – In particular we may collect device information such as hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers and any other mobile information available to us if you access the site via a mobile.
- We log information based on how you use our website and what you make use of in particular, this is all automatically collected and stored in our server logs and will include:
- Details of how and what you used on our site and services via navigation paths and search queries you make
- Any mobile related information, similar to above as well as technical aspects to ascertain who our users are and where they are coming from
- Internet protocol address
- Device / platform event information: Crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser types, browser languages, the date and time of your request and referral URLs.
- Cookies identifying you or the platform of which you are using (PC, Mobile etc)
- The browser type, operating system and other relative technical information
How we use that information
The use of your information is mainly to help us improve our services for our users, as well as to provide, maintain and protect new services. This ensures that content suits your needs as a user and becomes more useful to all users alike.
Much of this information is collected during interaction and engagement of any and all forms, that includes and is not limited to queries and support, this is for reference in the event we need to go back to a particular piece of information in order to solve future issues. We may in some circumstances also need your email address to provide you with further information beyond what we already provide as well as more personal details in the event we need to send you something (Competition prizes etc).
We use aggregated and demographic information in order to support our advertising requirements so that we can therefore provide these services to you for free. We will however never disclose your personal information to third parties without your prior consent. In the event you provide further personal information (events & competitions), we will not store, use or disclose this extra information without your consent beyond the purpose it was provided.
Please bear in mind that anything you post, reply, provide in the comments section is public to all and therefore usable to all.
You will always have the opportunity to opt out of mailings and some other forms of communications.
There are various other circumstances of which you will be able to opt out of and these will be specified at the given period.
Granting you the option to remove your personal information should you decide you want it so, is of utmost importance to us, so we will continue to make that easier to achieve, understand and develop.
The Information that we share
We have no intention in sharing your details with outside companies and networks beyond our own unless any of the following circumstances arise:
- You have granted us consent to store and use your information. Know that in most cases if not all, this will be related to the above reasons of research, improvements or providing you with more.
- For any legal cause that forces us to provide information. In order comply with applicable law, we may need to disclose information by enforced governmental request to prevent or address fraud, security concerns or technicalities in order to protect the rights, property and / or safety of our other users as permitted by laws.
- Mergers and sales of our business and / or its services, at which point our collected assets would therefore be shared with the merging or buying company, this includes data and personal information. You will however be notified beforehand in the event that either of these occurs.
- Aggregated forms and business reasons that may involve the sharing of certain data, not including personal details but information collected from users like yourself to monitor and assess trends and other areas of interest.
Rootnotion makes it our practise to ensure your personal data is always secure with industry standard firewalls and other protective measures. We also review our security and privacy policies periodically to ensure they are both up to date with the current changes and can be modified and enhanced at any point, that does not mean however that Rootnotion is 100% secure. It is recommended that you take your own personal security measures into consideration as well, both now and in future depending on what circumstances arise.
Please use normal caution when clicking on any external links as your data and information security is no longer within our jurisdiction.
Rootnotion is not tailored to the age bracket of children under the age of 13 and therefore we do not knowingly collect information from this age range. As a parent, if this concerns you, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are located in the UK and therefore all information will be stored and processed in the UK. By using this site, you consent to your information being held within the UK in compliance to UK laws and privacy policies.