Privacy Policy

Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Upucuza.com is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Although we will do our utmost to protect your information, we cannot guarantee the security of the data you submit to our website or our app; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We will never pass on information about you unless we are legally obliged to do so. We will never use any of your data in ways that have unjustified adverse effects on you.

Upucuza.com contains links to third party stores and websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and are not affiliated with Upucuza.com. It is your responsibility to check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will do our best and take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Definitions

“Services” mean all the online services we offer you when you access or use our Platform.

“Platform” 
means our mobile application or our website which you can access at the following address https://upucuza.com “We” “Our”“Us” and “upucuza” mean our company digiplus ltd., a private company limited by shares, registered in Turkey and Wales in accordance with the laws and regulations , having its address at Ulu cadde fenike sk 1/B fethiye mahallesi nilüfer Bursa Turkey

Personal Information means any information relating to you, and on the basis of which you can be identified, directly or indirectly.

What kind of Personal Information do We process concerning you?

We process different kinds of Personal Information:

Personal Information that you must provide: Depending on your use of our Services, We will need you to provide us with some categories of Personal Information. Account Information (email address, username, password)
Personal Information that you may provide: When you are using our Services, you may provide additional categories of Personal Information. Additional Information (first name, last name, avatar, your description)
Your Activity (your deals, your discussions, your comments, your saved threads, your likes, your keyword alerts, your active filters, your searches, your private messages)
Your responses to our surveys (email address and behavioral data)
Personal Information that We collect automatically: We will also collect certain categories of Personal Information when you visit our Platform and use our Services. Your Trends (likes received, followers, statistics about your deals)
Behavioral Data (pages viewed, clicks, duration of data, your likes, your active filters, your keyword alerts, your searches)
Log Data and Device Information (time, date, IP address)
Personal Information that We collect from a business partner (with your consent): When you consent to it (for instance, when you accept third-parties’ cookies on our Platform or on third parties’ website), We’ll also collect certain categories of Personal Information from business partners (marketers, advertisers, resellers). Account Information (email address, username)
Your Telephone Number
Order Data
Your responses to our surveys (email address and behavioral data)
Behavioral Data (page viewed, time on the Platform, clicks, interactions with the Platform…)
Log Data and Device Information (time, date, anonymized IP address, geo-localization, browser information, screen size, operating-system, device ID)

Why is the provision of some of your Personal Information necessarily required?

We sometimes require you to provide us with some of your Personal Information. We request this when it is necessary for the provision of our Services or required by law. For instance, we need to collect your email address when you sign up to our newsletter or when you create an account on our Platform).

Failure to provide us with mandatory information may have consequences: We will not be able to create your account; We will not be able to provide our Services to you, etc.

Emails and Correspondence
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

The email address you register with us can be altered at any time by you, this email address can be seen by site administrators. If you opt in to our newsletters and alerts, you will receive correspondence from us to this email address. You can opt in or out of alerts through your profile settings and via the “unsubscribe” link in newsletters.

We will never pass on your email to third parties.

Commenting on the Forum
You can delete any posts you make across Upucuza.com at any time. You are wholly responsible for what you post on the forums. We advise against posting personal information or pictures or anything that could identify you as an individual on Upucuza. We recommend not using sensitive information when creating usernames, you’re responsible for ensuring you keep your sign in information private.

IP Addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your IP address in order to maintain a safe environment for our users. We may analyse details of your visits to our site or your use of the app, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data and the resources that you access.

We may obtain information about your usage of the website or the app by using a cookie file.

Websites use cookies to make the browsing experience more efficient, and to help you use websites to their full potential. Cookies are a small text file that is transferred to your hard drive or the internal memory of your mobile device.

What do our cookies do?
They help you to personalise your experience with our site, allowing you to engage with the Upucuza community fully. Our cookies enable you to vote, comment, like and promote comments and stay signed in while you browse the site.

They ensure your sign up process is as efficient as possible, we use cookies as a way to authenticate you as a registered user, allowing you to fully personalise your user profile and settings, including local deals location.

They allow us to track affiliate activity. Some merchants pay commission when you go to their site from Upucuza. You can see more information on this on our about page.

Our cookies do not share any of your personal data with us, and we would never use any information derived from cookies to try to identify anybody. We will never share any data with third parties.

By using Upucuza, you agree to the guidelines set out in our privacy policy. If you want to find out more about cookies or if you want to know how to delete or control the cookies that are stored on your computer you can visit AboutCookies.org

Why and for what do We use your Personal Information?

We need to use your Personal Information for several purposes because we have a lawful basis to do it, which can be either:

  • the necessity to enter into or perform Our Term of Use with you (Contractual necessity),
  • our necessity to comply with legal obligations (Compliance with law),
  • a legitimate interest We have in processing your Personal Information (Our Legitimate Interest),
  • you have consented to such processing (Your Consent).

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO WITHDRAW YOUR CONSENT OR TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING BASED ON OUR LEGITIMATE INTEREST FOR ANY PROCESSING OF THE OPERATIONS LISTED ABOVE AT ANY TIME, BY CONTACTING US OR BY WITHDRAWING YOURSELF AND YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM THE PLATFORM, WHERE POSSIBLE.

We collect, process and use your above shown Personal Information for the following purposes:

PURPOSES LEGAL BASIS (CATEGORIES OF) PERSONAL INFORMATION CONCERNED
To sign up and log in on our Platform Contractual necessity Account Information
To provide our services Contractual necessity Account Information, Additional Information, Your Activity, Your Trends
To enable you to personalize your user profile Consent Account Information
To send you our weekly or daily newsletter, to send you push and / or e-mail notifications Consent Account Information
To send you support messages, updates, security alerts, and account notifications. Contractual necessity Account Information
To notify you about changes to our services Contractual necessity
Compliance with law
Account Information
To prevent and detect fraud, to improve the security of our services Legitimate interest
Compliance with law
Log Data and Device Information, Your Activity
To keep a log of actions and pages visited on our website Legitimate interest Log Data and Device Information, Account Information
To administer our Platform and for internal operations, including running surveys, troubleshooting and testing for bugs, data analysis, research, analytics for product development. Legitimate interest Account Information, Additional Information, Your Activity, Your Trends, Log Data and Device Information
To improve our Platform, services, experiences, marketing, customer relationships to provide answers to your questions. Legitimate Interest Account Information, Additional Information, Your Activity, Your Trends, Log Data and Device Information

How long do We retain your Personal Information for?

We retain your Personal Information for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which we obtained them, notably as long as you continue to use our Services and for a 3 (three) year period after our last contact with you or the last use of such Services in case you would have created an account on our Platform.

At the end of the above mentioned period, We will be able to contact you to find out whether you wish to continue using our Services. In the absence of a positive and explicit response from You, your Personal Data will be deleted or archived in accordance with the provisions in force.

Please note that even if your account and Personal Information are deleted:

  • Your contributions, topics, deals and comments will be kept and anonymized,
  • Your private messages will always remain available to their recipients.

In the event that your account is blocked, we will keep part of your Personal Information for a period of between 1 and 3 years in order to prevent you from circumventing the rules applying to our Platform.

We retain cookies data for a 30 days period from when they were collected, in the event where you’re not logged in on our Platform, and for up to 13 months in other instances.

What kinds of profiling or automated-decision processes do We use?

We may use profiling methods based on your visits on the Platform, and other interactions and content you submit to the Platform, in order to personalize features and content and make suggestions for you (such as groups or deals you may be interested in).

Profiling means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements.

What are your rights?

You have several rights to your Personal Information under GDPR:

Right of access You have the right to access your Personal Information by making a request in writing to Us. It means you have the right to obtain a copy of your Personal Information.
Right to rectification You have the right to rectify or to complete your Personal Information if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
Right to erasure You have the right to request the erasure of your Personal Information. Please note that this right is not absolute and only applies in certain circumstances (for instance only if the Personal Information is no longer necessary for the purpose which we originally collected or processed for it, etc.).
Right to restrict processing You have the right to request the restriction of your Personal Information where you have a particular reason for wanting the restriction.
Right to data portability You have the right to ask the portability of your Personal Information. It means you have the right to receive Personal Information you have provided to Us, in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format.
Right to object You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Information. This allows you to ask us to stop processing your Personal Information.
Right related to automated decision making including profile You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated means, if the decision produces legal effects concerning you or significantly affects you in a similar way.
Right to lodge a complaint You have the right to lodge a complaint before the data protection supervisory authority : Information Commissioner’s Office – ICO Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF, Cheshire. Helpline number: 0303 123 1113. Website: https://ico.org.uk/

How to exercise your rights?

Right to rectification You can exercise this right by going into the settings of your account where you’re able to update your personal information.
Right to erasure You can exercise this right by going into the settings of your account, in the “Profile” section, and by clicking on “Delete Account”. We will retain your account and information for 30 days and then it will be permanently deleted. If you change your mind you can reactivate your account by logging back in (within 30 days).
In the event where your account would be suspended or permanently banned, you remain able to access a restricted mode that will allow you to delete your account. Please note that some of your Personal Information may be kept, in accordance with the 7th Section of this Privacy Policy.
Right of access / to data portability You can exercise this right by going into the settings of your account, in the “Profile” section, and by clicking on “Generate data”. You will then receive an email once the data will be ready, and you will be able to download it from the settings of your account, in the “Profile” section. You are allowed to generate the data related to your account every two weeks.
In the event where your account would be suspended or permanently banned, you remain able to access a restricted mode that will allow you to download your Personal Information.

To exercise your other rights, please contact Us by using the contact information at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. We may need to ask you for a proof of identity to be certain that it is you.

We will do our best to answer you within a month.

Sometimes we will not be able to accept your request because your Data Protection Rights may only apply in certain circumstances or depends of the legal basis of processing: we will then inform you.

Contact
Questions, comments and requests regarding this policy are welcomed and should be addressed via the contact form. If you require a full list of all the cookies we use, please put in a request through the contact form.

Updated – 07/26/2020

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