Definitions and interpretation
In this privacy, the following definitions are used:
Data controller means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.
Data processor , in relation to personal data, means any person (other than an employee of the data controller) who processes the data on behalf of the data controller.
“You”, “your” or “data subject” means:
- Visitors to our website
- Subscribers to any service we offer through our site
- Users of our applications
- Prospective or existing clients corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise
Data controller , “we” , “us” and “our” means:
KOKOMOGO.com website or the company it’s represented by, its subsidiaries and its data processors;
Very short read. We don’t store data about you directly unless you subscribe. The only information about you may be captured and stored by third parties by using cookies. Those cookies are used so we can better use our service. For example our services will be informed by your general location (city) so you’ll have access to personal and more usefull offers and content. Another use for cookies is for us to have better statistics and analytics(where are our visitors from and what are they interested in…for example). Another use for cookies is to let our service providers to track the ads and affiliate programs that we run on our website. We never share or sell personal information with anyone!!!
YOUR PRIVACY IS CRITICALLY IMPORTANT TO US.
We are KOKOMOGO.com and TRAVEL.KOKOMOGO.com (or "KOKOMOGO", "Website", "Site", "us"). The content, functionality, services provided on these pages and through our website KOKOMOGO.com, are owned by S.C. KOKOMOGO SRL (or "we", "us", the "Company") which is a private limited company, registered with the trade register of Commerce in Bucharest, Romania under the unique registration code 47832265 with Commerce order number J40/5251/2023 in Bucharest.
Like most website operators, we collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use its website. From time to time, we may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
GATHERING OF PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Certain visitors to our websites choose to interact with us in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
LINKS TO EXTERNAL SITES
We often use links to other websites. These are other introduced by us because we try to offer value in what we write, or are ads than are meant to offer us some income.
We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.
WE USE GOOGLE ADWORDS FOR REMARKETING
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.
We may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. We may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, We do not disclose your personally-identifying information.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, we use "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
More on cookies as it’s a lengthy subject:
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT WITH COOKIES?
Whether it’s your first visit or not, and whether you visited our site directly or via a link or search form published by one of our partners, cookies allow us to understand your search history: origin, destination and travel dates.
WHAT CAN YOU DO IF YOU DON'T WANT COOKIES TO BE SET OR WANT THEM TO BE REMOVED?
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, however some people prefer not to allow cookies. You may change the security settings of your web browser in order to stop your device receiving and storing cookies, to allow receiving and storing cookies from selected websites you trust, or to be notified before receiving cookies. You may also delete cookies stored in your browser at any time. Information stored in such cookies will be removed from your device. However, that these settings may have negative effects on the web sites usability.
Browser manufacturers usually provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/260971/description-of-cookies
Safari (Desktop): https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en_US
Safari (Mobile): https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201265
Opera Mobile: https://www.opera.com/help/mobile/android#privacy
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides. You may opt-out of third party cookies from Google Analytics on its website.
You can opt out of interest-based targeting provided by participating ad servers through via the next link: aboutads.info
COOKIES FROM KOKOMOGO.COM and TRAVEL.KOKOMOGO.COM
TYPE OF DATA COLLECTED
Depending on your type of registered user you are required to provide identification data to KOKOMOGO. In General it is information that can identify you or your business, such as name, address, e-mail address ("personal information") and other information that does not identify you, but serve your profile on our website.
Depending on your user type (personal, business) some data is mandatory, like email address and name, others are not. But it is advisable to fill all of them as most features depend on them.
Information you provide. We may collect and store any personal or business information you enter on our website or provide to us in some other manner. This includes identifying information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number, and, if you transact business with us, financial information such as your payment method. We also request information about your interests and activities, your gender and age, and other demographic information such as your hometown or your username.
Information collected automatically. We may automatically collect information from your browser when you visit our website.
We may store information about user activity such as your usage of the Service, search activity, pages visited etc.
We may collect all information generated by transactions made trough our Service.
Involuntary data when interacting with our web site:
IP Address- When you visit our site, the IP address is registered. However, we DO NOT use your IP address to identify you or to be used for other purposes.
Operating system, browser, browsing activity,device type(mobile/desktop - for optimum rendering) and other information about how you interact with the site. We can collect this information by using cookies or other similar technologies.
Mandatory data for registered account:
email - registration and login
password - registration and login
First Name - will be used to identify your content by other users
Last Name - will be used to identify your content by other users
Business Name - will be used to identify your content by other users
Username - will be used to identify your content by other users
Description - we do not require it; will be used to describe yourself
Location - we do not require it; will be used to get discovered in the search-bar based on your location
Website - we do not require it; will be used by other users to find more about you
Social accounts - we do not require it; will be used by other users to find more about you
Categories - we do not require it; will be used to get discovered in the search-bar by other users
WEBSITE DATA USAGE
By creating a KOKOMOGO account, you are opting to receive basic messages(e-mails/SMS text messages/calls/mobile push notifications etc.) from KOKOMOGO regarding your account. For other type of notifications you will have to opt in explicitly in the notifications tab.
KOKOMOGO.com is a social networking website and you understand and agree that all information posted (your entire profile page or just posts) can be shared on many other websites or platforms using it's built-in sharing tools. You also understand and agree that other users can also do this.
The below represent valid use cases where we might use the data you provide do us.
In order to administer your user account you can use the administration tab available on our website after login. There, you can change your personal data which we will use to make the reservations.
In order to promote your great work, as a personal or business user, you can upload content representing other persons or other persons or other person's intellectual property. By doing this you become the only responsible person for the content you upload and must have the client's approval to make the upload.
To keep the user up to date with the latest promotions and news, you may receive marketing emails for which you can opt not to receive. Also your personal data might be used for analytical purposes, to improve our services, to enhance the user experience, and to improve the functionality and quality of our online service.
You are entitled to review the personal information we hold about you and you can change it at any time in your administration tab.
Develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our site and other sites.
KOKOMOGO may store, if allowed, information locally on your device by using cookies. All this will be implemented in our user's interest like:
- Remembering preferences, so you don't have to keep re-entering your choices when you visit again.
- Measuring how you use a site, so that changes can be made to ensure it meets your needs.
KOKOMOGO may send messages to our users. All this will be implemented in our user's interest and they will either be opted in or mandatory as it is a core functionality of the website without which the service provided by KOKOMOGO does not work.
At any given time all users can delete their accounts, however we will still store some information about your deleted account and can activate it at a later time. While deactivated, this information will not be displayed on the website publicly.
If you wish to permanently delete all your data, please delete all your posts and after, delete the account. We regularly purge all deleted accounts from our servers.
WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
- No personal data sharing without specific opt in is done by our website.(more details below)
Personal information. On KOKOMOGO.com, we offer you the chance to hide most of your personal information and we recommend you do so. We only provided the fields as they are extremely useful if you want to get in touch with someone or share information about who you are. So BE AWARE, that if you set personal information as public, it will be available to all users(including unauthenticated non-members).
We DO NOT share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:
c. Other Situations. We also may disclose your information, including personal information:
- In response to a criminal investigation, subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
- When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our website terms and conditions or other agreements or policies.
- In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Aggregated and/or non-personal information. We may share non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other sources.
We don't store any credit card information.
Our partners from Stripe, wich are a world leading payment gateway platform, handle all the payments.
In relation to payments between buyers and sellers we store: the transaction id, payment status, receipt url, the buyer, the seller, the product description, price and date of purchase.
HOW YOU CAN ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION
If you have an active online account with us, you may access all your data in your profile settings page.
If you have a deleted account you can activate it and access all your data in your profile settings page.
If you deleted your posts or erased your information fields, it is impossible to get in back.
If you deleted your account and contacted us to permanently remove all traces of you on our website, it is impossible to get any information about your account back.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Our service is stored in a top, industry leading, cloud platform in order to keep your data and our website as safe as possible. All communication from your browser to our website is fully encrypted(HTTPS). All stored data (database) is fully encrypted and not just some particular information. All your information is stored in EU only. All your information is not replicated or restored elsewhere for testing or data selling purpose. The platform architecture is designed using knowledge gathered from 8+ IT years of hands on experience in large enterprise level environments. We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. We want you to feel confident using our website. However, just like the unsinkable TITANIC no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information at all.
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE ABOUT YOURSELF WHILE USING OUR SERVICE
USERS UNDER THE AGE OF 16 ARE FORBIDDEN FROM CREATING ACCOUNTS AND THE ACCOUNTS WILL BE ERASED, IF DISCOVERED OR REPORTED TO US. SORRY, but we'll wait for you in a few years. This is for your own good...
KOKOMOGO and its service provider control the processing of personal data on its websites. In accordance with the data protection laws, KOKOMOGO and our service providers observe reasonable procedures to prevent unauthorized access and the misuse of personal data.
KOKOMOGO and our service providers use appropriate procedures to protect the personal data you give us.
KOKOMOGO website hasn't implemented any online payment service and we advise our users to be cautious and not give any credit card (or other means of online payment) to anyone that requests them through our website or in our name.
For any inquiry, comments and suggestions you can contact us through our "Contact Us" page.