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Privacy Policy

(Effective date: September 2020)

Who we are

The following Privacy Policy is for the website, https://sophia.academy/ (the “Site”) owned and operated by Izobraževanje in storitve, Saša Božič s.p., a private legal entity (referred to as “we” or “us”). It explains the types of information that we gather about you while you are using the the Site and the ways in which we use this information. It also explains how we comply with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 also known as the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) – view it here.

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By visiting and using the Site, you agree that your use of our Site, and any dispute over privacy, is governed by this Privacy Policy. We may need to change our Privacy Policy at some point in the future, in which case we’ll post the changes to this Privacy Policy on this website and update the Effective Date of the policy to reflect the date of the changes. By continuing to use the Site after we post any such changes, you accept the Privacy Policy as modified.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect information from you when you choose to purchase our services, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

Your personal information is kept private, is never shared with a third party and is stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: to personalize your experience, to improve our website, to improve customer service, to process transactions, administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature and to send periodic emails.

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company without your consent.

You always have the right to ask us not to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes. You also have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies rectified.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or change your contact details, we include a ‘Update your preferences’ and ‘Unsubscribe from this list’ link at the bottom of each email.  To find what personal data we are storing, to amend or remove them from our database please contact us (see contact information below).

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Do we use cookies

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and remember certain information. We use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart, understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences in the future.

You can control and/or delete cookies. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set your web browser security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon your first visit.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Users under the age of 16

The Site’s content is not directed at users under 16 years of age.

When you provide information about yourself as a user under 16 years of age parental consent is necessary.

We do not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information about visitors under 16 years of age. However if we do become aware of having collected personally identifiable information from a user under 16 without consent of a parent or legal guardian, we will remove such information from our data-base.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Website Visitor Tracking

This website uses visitor tracking software (Google Analytics). We will do this to monitor its visitors and better understand how they use it. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

Google Analytics helps us better understand how you use this website. This information will help us to better serve you and provide you with more personalized information and product offerings. We do not allow third party service providers to collect your credit card information, e-mail address or password information. These third party service providers may only use your personal information to perform services for us and may not share your personal information with anyone else, or use it for any other purpose, except on an aggregated, non-personally identifiable basis.

To learn more about the privacy practices of Google, you may review its privacy policy located here. To disable the Google Analytics cookie and other third party web analytics service provider cookies, you can choose to have your browser notify you when cookies are being written to your computer or accessed, or you can disable cookies.

Downloads and files on our Site

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to you at your own risk. Though all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available you are advised to verify authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti virus software or similar applications.

Who we share your data with

We don’t share your data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

You have the right to ask us not to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes. You also have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies rectified.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Contacting Us

By using our website, you consent to our Privacy Policy. 

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us at info@sophia.academy.

Izobraževanje in storitve, Saša Božič s.p., Šmartinska cesta 68, Ljubljana, 1000 Ljubljana, reg.n. 6887295000.

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