In order for the System to function, we need to collect from you and process certain data and/or information about your person ("Personal Information").
If you choose to create a user account on our Site, you will be required, during the registration process, to provide certain information, such as your username, an email address, and a password. Your username or your first and last name will be visible in your posts if you enable this option, but your password will always be kept secret.
You can provide other information in your profile that you can use to display your background, skills and information related to your profile. That information is for your exclusive use unless you enable us to display that information in your posts.
We do not collect sensitive information such as information about your race, political views, religious views, or health conditions.
There are a number of ways in which we collect Personal Information from or about you. These may include, without limitation:
Witadd does not process any payment data. All payment data are collected and processed by third-party providers.
We and service providers who act on our behalf store log files and use tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and local shared objects, also known as flash cookies, to collect information relating to you and your use of the System.
"Cookies" are small files that enable us to store and collect specific information related to you and your use of the Site on your computer or other end devices. They help us to analyze the number of people who use the Site, usage frequency, User behavior, advertising effectiveness, to increase security and tailor our Site to your needs and preferences.
After you have logged in to your account on the Site, we use so-called “session cookies” to identify you during the course of your session. When you close your session, the session cookie is automatically deleted.
We also use "persistent cookies" to record information about repeat Users of the Site. Persistent cookies are designed to help us continually improve the products and sites we offer you. Persistent cookies do not contain Personal Information such as your name, IP address, etc.
You can edit the settings of your browser to prevent cookies from being stored, to limit the storage of cookies to certain websites, or such that your browser informs you every time a cookie is sent. You can also delete cookies from your computer’s hard drive or mobile device at any time. However, please note that if cookies are deactivated you will not be able to take advantage of some of Witadd’s features.
We have advertising on our Site so we can continue to offer many of our features for free. We do not share Personal Information with third parties.
When advertisers or ad networks place advertisements on our Site, they may collect or we may share the following types of information from within our Site:
Advertisers or ad networks may collect this information through the use of tracking technologies like browser cookies and web beacons (see explanations above), and they may use single tracking technology or multiple tracking technologies at the same time.
The information collected may be used to:
Witadd reserves the right to use certain Google sites, operated by Google, Inc., California, USA ("Google"). Google sites may include Google Analytics, a web analytics site, Google Analytics Advertising Features, namely for remarketing with Google Analytics, Google Display Network Impression Reporting, Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting, and integrated sites that require Google Analytics to collect data via advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers, and Google’s DoubleClick Sites. Any information generated by the cookies about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Site, compiling reports on website activity for us, and providing other sites relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law.
We process your Personal Information in order to avoid its accidental or unlawful destruction, as well as its loss, alteration, or unauthorized disclosure.
We use your Personal Information to generate statistics in relation to behavior or achievements. We also generate statistics for internal purposes in order to constantly improve the Site and its features.
Witadd does not share the Personal Information collected - or that you provide to Witadd with third parties.
We may share Personal Information in response to legal process or when the law requires it (for example, in response to a court order) or, to the extent permitted by applicable law, to protect the rights, property or safety of Witadd, the Site, Users of the Site (including you), and others.
Witadd may also disclose Personal Information as is necessary to identify, contact, or bring legal action against a person or entity who may be violating our Terms of Service, or who may be causing harm to, or interfering with, other Users of the Site.
All pages are secured using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology, which encrypts data between our computer and your end devices. To make sure your Internet browser is using the latest security features, you may want to download the most recent version of it, which should have full SSL support.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User ID and password which relate to your access to certain pages of the Site and/or any account you set up with us. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities which occur in relation to the same. You should not permit other people to use your User ID or your password. Please contact us promptly if you believe your User ID or password may have been compromised. We will not be responsible to you if there is unauthorized access to your login details or unauthorized activity on the Site as a result of your login details becoming known by someone else, unless this was due to our negligence.
If you have registered through email and password, you can change the password at any time.
If you have created an account through the Site, we will close your account upon your request. We may also close or disable inactive accounts or accounts that are used in violation of our Terms of Service or any applicable law.
We will retain Personal Information from closed or inactive accounts when the account is part of a project posted or to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Service, and/or take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
In general, Personal Information from closed or inactive accounts will be deleted or anonymized one year after the account is closed or deactivated unless we have reasonable grounds to believe that the Personal Information should be retained for one of the purposes identified above.