EFFECTIVE 4th April, 2019
This website is operated by FleshAssist (hereafter referred to as “FA”, “we” or “us”) with the following email address: [email protected].
For the purpose of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereafter “the GDPR”), the data controller is FA.
I.1 Maintaining your privacy and providing a hassle-free, enjoyable, and discreet browsing experience is of utmost importance to us.
We will never sell, rent, or share any information about you to any third person unless specifically indicated below.
I.2 Below you can read about the information collected, including how information is processed, for what purpose and whom to contact if you have questions or objections relating to the information collected.
Information we collect from you
II.1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
Information that you provide when registering a unique account, including your User Name of your choosing and email address.
Information that you provide when you report a problem with our site.
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
III. Where we store your personal data
III.1 The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). We will only send your personal data outside the EEA to companies either within our group or to parties with whom we have a contract. We ensure your personal data is protected by requiring all our group companies to follow the same rules when processing your personal data. This means within our group and for those other organisations with whom we have contracts we ensure that we have in place adequate safeguards in respect of such transfers outside the EEA.
III.2 If you have used a password to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
III.3 The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site. Any transmission is thus at your own risk.
Use of information
IV.1 Legal basis
We will at all times process personal data about you in accordance with the GDPR, which entails that any information in our possession concerning you is handled in accordance with the requirements contained in the GDPR. Depending on the service provided as well as the nature of the information processed/collected, the legal basis for the processing may vary:
IV.1.1 In most cases, your personal data will be processed in order to ensure the performance of a contract to which you and FA are subject or to take steps in order to enter into such a contract, cf. the GDPR Article 6(1)(b) and (f).
IV.1.2 Our legal basis for processing your personal data for marketing purposes is always your consent, cf. the GDPR Articles 6(1)(a) and 9(2)(a).
IV.1.3 We may also process your personal data if the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, cf. the GDPR Article 6(1)(c).
IV.1.4 Finally, we reserve the right to process personal data about you to the extent that such processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests of FA, such as safeguarding the interests of FA in a legal dispute, cf. the GDPR Articles 6(1)(f) and 9(2)(f). Such processing may concern sensitive data relating to you.
IV.2 We use information held about you in the following ways:
IV.2.1. To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer/device.
IV.2.2 To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
IV.2.3 To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
IV.2.4 To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
IV.2.5 To notify you about changes to our service.
IV.3 We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services, which may be of interest to you, and we or they may contact you about these by post, email or SMS if you have consented to this.
Should you no longer, having already consented, want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please email us at [email protected].
IV.4 We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to third parties, but we may provide them with non-identifiable aggregate information about our users.
We will only retain personal data held about you as long as we need it to fulfill the purposes for which we have initially collected it, unless otherwise required by law. Although in some instances difficult to provide an exact timeframe in advance, please find below the criteria used to determine the data retention period:
V.1 Forum Membership: Personal data provided through your Membership will be retained for as long as the account is active and for 3 months after you have chosen to terminate your Forum Membership. Your personal data will be retained for a 12-month period in the event that you have not replied to our inquiries concerning the deletion of your forum membership account due to inactivity.
V.2 Inquiries: Records of correspondence between you and us concerning, inter alia our products or reported problems with our site, will be stored for 6 months after the correspondence has been finalized.
Furthermore, we will retain and use any personal data necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Disclosure of your information
VI Marketing and third party websites
VI.1 Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
VII Your rights
VII.1 Under the GDPR, you have the right to access information held about you (Article 15), the right to rectification (Article 16) or erasure (Article 17) of information held about you, the right to restriction of processing of information relating to you (Article 18) and the right to data portability (Article 20). Your rights can be exercised in accordance with the conditions laid out in the GDPR.
VII.2 Requests made by you pursuant to the articles mentioned under section X.1 will be handled free of charge unless the requests are deemed unfounded or excessive. In the event that we deem that a request is unfounded or excessive, we may refuse to act on the request or charge a reasonable fee taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information or communication or taking the action requested.
IX Contact and complaints
You are welcome to contact us with any questions, comments or requests via email at [email protected].
Should you be dissatisfied with our handling of your inquiry, you have the right to lodge a formal complaint with the relevant data protection authority. Full details can be accessed on the websites of the relevant data protection authorities. You can find the contact information and webpages of EU data protection authorities on the following webpage: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm.
I.1 This website, FleshAssist, uses a custom security feature that encodes the names of cookies. This is used to protect users from Session Attacks, adding a layer of security to the users' stored cookies. This means that each visitor or user of the website will have a different set of cookie names to other visitors. For example, on traditional websites, a cookie that stores the username of a visitor's account would be saved under the name as "Username", whereas on FleshAssist, the same cookie would be encoded and would resemble something along the lines of "0c3e6815b2ee36f8e68642918f88ab2c", with the length being 32 characters long.
II.3 A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded onto your “terminal equipment” (e.g. computer or smartphone) when you access a website. It allows the website to recognize your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.
II.5 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user but may be linked to other personal information that we store about you.
(a) In order to recognize you when you visit our site and to give you access to previously saved offers;
(d) In order to ensure the proper and secure functioning of the site and to improve the performance of the site;
(b) In order to store information about your preferences so that we can personalize our website for you;
(c) In order to obtain and analyze numbers on site visitors and pages visited. This helps us analyze the use and performance of our site and services so that we can improve our site and services; and
(d) In order to for us and third party advertisers to track visitors across websites.
Our cookies and other tracking mechanisms and how to manage your preferences
IV.2 Please find below information on the different cookies and other tracking mechanisms that we and our service providers use on our site:
Necessary cookies help make the website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function without these cookies:
To store a the logged in user's username and a 128bit encrypted key. This information is required to allow a user to stay logged in to a web site without needing to submit their username and password for each page visited. Without this cookie, a user is unable to proceed to areas of the web site that require authenticated access.
Refusing and deleting cookies in general
V.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. Although the methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, you can obtain information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
V.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of a website.
V.3 If you block our cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our site.