Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Master Privacy Policy and Express Consent

1. Preamble

This Master Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains the collection, use, processing, transferring and disclosure of “personal information” by Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com).

Unless otherwise noted on a particular website or service hosted by Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com), this Privacy Policy applies to your use of all websites that Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) operates.

This Privacy Policy also explains our commitment to you with respect to our use, processing, transfer and disclosure of non personal browsing and site usage data that Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) collects as the provider of the Services. “Non personal browsing and site usage data” refers to information that Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)collects indirectly and automatically about your activities while visiting the Websites and using the Services through tools such as Google Analytics. The type of information that we collect focuses on general information such as general location such as country or city where you are located (not intentionally fine-grained location information), pages visited, heat-map of visitors’ activity on the site, information about the browser you are using, etc.

As used in this policy, “personal information” means information that would allow a party to identify you such as, for example, your name, address or location, telephone number, or email address or information from which a person could deduce your identity.

By accessing or using any of the Services, you are accepting and agreeing to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

2. Our Principles

Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) is committed to handling responsibly the personal information and data we collect and process about you through our Services, whether personal information or non personal browsing and site usage data. We have designed our Privacy Policy consistent with the following principles (the “Principles”):

Privacy policies including provisions regarding data collection, processing and use, should be human readable, comprehensive, and easy to locate;
Only the minimum amount of personal information reasonably necessary to provide you with services should be processed, collected and maintained, and only for so long as reasonably needed or required, consistent with the principles of proportionality; and
Personal information you provide through our Services, or that we gather as a result of your use of our Services, should not be used for marketing or advertising purposes, nor should it be provided voluntarily (without your permission) to anyone else unless required.

3. Personal Information Timo Petmanson Homepage Collects

We may collect and process personal information through our Services, including without limitation:

when you provide us with your personal information such as by sending an email to us or signing up to receive updates from Timo Petmanson Homepage.

4. What Timo Petmanson Homepage Does with Personal Information

License/Tool Selection . We use the personal information you provide to us as part of your selection of one of our licenses/tools to provide you the RDF, html and the uniform resource locator that correspond to the license/tool you selected. Some older versions of the license chooser enable Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) to send you this information via email. In those cases, your email address is expunged after this email has been sent. We may use all of this information to maintain license/tools usage data.

Emails and Newsletters . We use the personal information you provide to us when you send us emails or sign up to receive updates from Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) in order to respond to your request – for example, to reply to your email or to send you communications about Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) news and campaigns.

Events: If you sign up for an event hosted or supported by Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com), we may share your personal information with vendors and third party contractors solely for the purpose of organizing and running the event.

Donations . When you donate money, goods or services to us, purchase merchandise via our support page, or pay for attendance at an event (including the Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com), your personal information will be handled depending on which option you choose.

If you purchase merchandise from the Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) store ( petmanson.com), your personal information will be used for the purpose of sending you the items you purchased. If you sign up to receive updates from Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) when you check out from the store, we will use your personal information to send you communications about Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) news and campaigns.

5. petmanson.com Website

If you are admitted to the Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) you will be given a public profile page where you can voluntarily post personal information for public viewing. Certain personal information that you submit to or make available on your profile page, including your name, areas of interest, images and other content you upload may be used by anyone who views that information for any lawful purpose. Additional personal information that you submit to your profile page, including your biographical information, languages spoken, country of residence or country with which you wish to be associated or similar, social media account information or URL details may be viewed and used by other members of the Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com).

7. Participating in the Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)

Registered Users . When you register to obtain a user account on any of the Services (any such person, a “Registered User”), including but not limited to a Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) Login Service or the Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) website, you may be asked to provide personal information to create your account and establish a password and profile. We generally encourage you to use an alias or nickname if you are not comfortable providing your legal name. The name or nickname you provide in connection with your account may be used to attribute you in connection with any content you submit to any Service. We also use that personal information to establish and maintain your account, to provide you with the features we provide Registered Users, and to email you regarding changes to this policy or other applicable policies. If you sign up to receive updates from Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) when you create your account, we will use your personal information to send you communications about Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) news and campaigns.

Any other personal information that we may collect which is not described specifically in this Privacy Policy will only be collected, processed, transferred and used in accordance with the Principles and as stated herein.

8. Disclosures of Personal Information

In general, it is not Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)’ practice to disclose personal information to third parties other than as made available on the Services. Except as otherwise set forth herein or for providing you with attribution using your Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)Login Service name or nickname (as you have elected) in connection with your Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)-licensed works, we may share your personal information in the following instances:

First, Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) may share personal information with our contractors and service providers in order to maintain, enhance, or add to the functionality of the Services, to organize and run an event you signed up to attend, to evaluate your application for funding and/or participation in a program run by Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com).

9. Security of Personal Information Collected via the Services

Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) has implemented reasonable physical, technical, and organizational security measures for personal information that Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) processes, transfers, stores and controls against accidental or unlawful destruction, or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, in compliance with applicable law. However, no website can fully eliminate security risks. Third parties may circumvent our security measures to unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. If any data breach occurs, we will post a reasonably prominent notice to the Websites and comply with all other applicable data privacy requirements including, when required, personal notice to you if you have provided and we have maintained an email address for you.

The Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) Login Services account systems have security risks in addition to those described above. Among other things, they are vulnerable to DNS attacks, and using any Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) Login Service may increase the risk of phishing. See “More about Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)Login Services” below and other information about those services throughout this Privacy Policy.

10. Information from Cookies and Similar Technologies

We and our service providers (for example, Google Analytics as described in section 1 above) may collect information using cookies or similar technologies for the purposes described above and below. Cookies are pieces of information that are stored by your browser on the hard drive or memory of your computer or other Internet access device. Cookies may enable us to personalize your experience on the Services, maintain a persistent session, passively collect demographic information about your computer, and monitor advertisements and other activities. The Websites may use different kinds of cookies and other types of local storage (such as browser-based or plugin-based local storage).

11. Non Personal Browsing and Site Usage Information We Process and Collect

When you use the Services, our servers (which may be hosted by a third party service provider) may process and collect information indirectly and automatically (through, for example, the use of your “IP address”) about your activities while visiting the Websites and using our Services, and information about the country you are located in and the browser you are using. In addition, we use website and application analytics services provided by third parties that use cookies and other similar technologies to collect information about the use of the Websites and Services, and to report trends, without identifying individual visitors (this is all “non personal browsing and site usage information” for purposes of this Privacy Policy and as described in section 1, above). The third parties that provide us with these services may also collect information about your use of third-party websites. You can learn about Google’s practices in connection with this information collection and how to opt out of it by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Whenever you use your Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) website account or a Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) Login Service, our servers (which, again, may be hosted by a third party service provider) keep a log of the websites you visit and when you visit them. We may share the non personal browsing information we collect with our third party service providers in connection with the services they provide.

12. No Linking

We do not intentionally link browsing information or information from our Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) Login Services server logs to the personal information you submit to us. We use this information for internal purposes only, such as to help understand how the Services are being used, to improve our Services, and for systems administration purposes. Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)may use a third party analytics provider (for example, Google Analytics as discussed in section 1 above) to help us collect and analyze non personal browsing and site usage information through operation of our Services for those same purposes.

In connection with your use of the Services, you may tag content, create lists of favorite content, and do other things to personalize your experience. You should not, however, tag other persons or post photographs or other images or likenesses without that other person’s express consent. This information will be retained by Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) in connection with the relevant Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)Login Service.

13. No Selling or Sharing

Except in the unique situations identified in this Privacy Policy, Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) does not sell or otherwise voluntarily provide the non personal browsing information we collect and process about you or your website usage to third parties.

14. No Access; More about Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)Login Services

As a provider of Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)Login Services, Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)could access your web-based account tied to such services, and could log in on behalf of any of Registered Users to any of the accounts they have accessed using the Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)Login Services. Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) will never use this technical login ability for any purpose except as required by law.

15. Data Retention

Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)generally discards non personal browsing information from our Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)Login Services and Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) website once we have used the information for the limited purposes noted above under “No Linking” and described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy. Nevertheless, we may, but are not obligated to, retain certain data in connection with routine information technology backups and for archival purposes.

When a Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) membership application is rejected or accepted, the personal information that was collected from the applicant and from the voucher will be deleted after 21 days of Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)’s sending out the decision, with the exception of the voucher’ decision (e.g., vouch for applicant / does not vouch for applicant) and your then-existing or prior affiliation(s) as or with a Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)affiliate. Personal information submitted by someone acting as a voucher and collected for the purpose of providing a voucher for an applicant that is rejected or accepted will be deleted after 21 days from the time Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)sends out its decision, with the exception of the voucher’s actual decision (i.e., whether or not he or she vouched for the applicant, but none of the statement(s) that he or she may have provided).

16. Notice

Any other non-personal information that we collect which is not described specifically in this Privacy Policy will only be collected, processed, transferred and used in accordance with the Principles.

17. Reorganization or Spin-Offs

Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) may transfer some or all of your personal and/or non personal browsing information to a third party as a result of a reorganization, spin-off, or similar transaction. Upon such transfer, the acquirer’s privacy policy will apply. In such event, Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) will use reasonable efforts to notify you and to ensure that at the time of the transaction the acquirer’s privacy policy complies with the Principles and with all applicable laws.

18. Children

The Services are not directed at children under the age of 13. Consistent with the U.S. federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without requiring parental consent. Our Master Terms specifically prohibit anyone using our Services from submitting any personally identifiable information about persons under 13 years of age. Any person who provides their personal information to Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) through the Services represents that they are 13 years of age or older.

19. Third-Party Sites

The Services may include links to other websites. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party sites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other websites.

20. Special Note to International Users

If you are accessing or using the Services in regions with laws governing data collection, processing, transfer and use, please note that we may transfer your information to recipients in countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected. Those countries may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you initially provided the information. The Services are hosted in the United States and the United Kingdom. Please note that your personal information may be located on servers in the United States and/or the United Kingdom. By providing your personal information and by checking all required boxes when you apply for membership in the Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) or otherwise access and use our Services or Websites, you expressly consent to the use of your personal information for the uses identified above in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

The personal information you provide to Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) when you apply for Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) membership will be shared with the members of the Membership Council (interim and/or permanent) for the purpose of making a decision on your application. These members may be located in countries other than the country in which the information was originally collected, for instance Colombia, El Salvador, Australia, Canada, Malaysia, Argentina, South Korea, Poland, Ghana, Brazil, United States, Japan, the Netherlands, Chile, and Guatemala. The data protection laws of such countries might not provide a level of protection equivalent to the laws in your jurisdiction. Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) will exercise appropriate due diligence in the selection of such members, and require that these members maintain adequate technical and organizational security measures to safeguard the personal information and process the personal information only as instructed by Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) and for no other purposes. Data transferred from the European Union to the United States or outside the European Union will be made on the grounds of a certification to the E.U./U.S. Privacy Shield regime and/or a data transfer agreement based on the Standard Contractual Clauses approved of by the European Commission respectively, consistent with applicable data privacy requirements.

21. Accuracy of Personal Information Collected

Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) intends to keep personal information accurate and up-to-date. We also retain personal information no longer than is necessary to carry out the purposes described in section 3 above, or as required by law. If changes need to be made to your personal information, please notify us (as identified below, see the “Questions” section) right away. If you inform us of changes or we otherwise become aware of any factual inaccuracies in personal information, we will promptly make changes as appropriate. You also have the option to update some of your personal information yourself via your Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) account or profile if you have one.

22. Access to Personal Information

Along with all other rights granted to you under applicable laws, you may at any time request to be informed of personal information that Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) holds. If you wish to access such personal information, you should apply in writing to Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) (as identified below, see the “Questions” section). You are generally entitled to access personal information that Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) holds and to have inaccurate data corrected or removed to the extent Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)still maintains it. In certain circumstances, you also may have the right to object for legitimate reasons to the processing or transfer of personal information.

If you applied for Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) membership or acted as a voucher for an applicant, you are generally entitled to access the personal information that Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) holds at the time of your request. However, with the exception of the voucher’ decision (e.g., vouch for applicant / does not vouch for applicant) and the applicant’s past affiliation(s) with a Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)affiliate institution, please note that such data will only be retained by Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com) for 21 days of Timo Petmanson Homepage (petmanson.com)’s sending out the decision, as described in section 15 above. Thereafter, any other personal information related to the membership application process, including any vouchers’ personal statements or submissions, will be deleted.

23. Changes and Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When we do, we will provide you with notice of such update through (at a minimum) a reasonably prominent notice on the Websites and Services, and will revise the Effective Date below. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting, using, processing and transferring the personal information we collect.