We appreciate your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data during your visits to Ecigguide.com is imperative to us. We are always taking your privacy very seriously. This is particularly important when it concerns the collection, sharing, processing, and utilization of your personal data when you visit our website.
Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is: Dave Allan | email@example.com
In case you have questions or are concerned regarding the protection of your personal data or this privacy statement, please contact us at dave [at] ecigguide.com. We will kindly inform you about any of your personal data that has been stored in our database.
Similarly to the practices of other commercial websites, Ecigguide.com uses the standard technology called “cookies” (see below – what are cookies) and web server logs to gather information about how our website is being accessed. The information gathered though logs and cookies may include your IP address, the pages you viewed, the time and date of your visits, the total time spent on our website and the website visited prior and after landing on our page.What are cookies?
A cookie is usually a very small text document that generally includes an anonymous personal identifier. When visiting a website like Ecigguide.com, it asks your computer for permission to store this cookie in a specific part of your hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but your browser only grants permission to a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies stored on your computer but sent by other third parties.
Each time you connect to the internet an IP address is assigned to your computer. Your IP address is a sequence of numbers used in order for all the other computers on the network to specifically identify your machine. These IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server in order for the data you request (when clicking a specific section of our website for instance) to be sent to you.
If you wish to write to us via e-mail, we may collect the content of your email messages together with your email address and our replies. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we use in the maintenance of information received online, by mail, fax and telephone.
Broadly speaking, we only use personal information for business activities purposes, providing customer service and ensuring the necessary services for our customers and prospective customers. Ecigguide.com will not collect personally-identifying data during your visits, unless you choose to share such data with us, nor will the information ever be sold or shared with any unaffiliated third parties without the approval of the user at the time of collection. We may disclose information when legally constrained to do so, or, in good faith, to protect our legal rights.
Ecigguide.com contains information that enables a quick electronic contact to our enterprise, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If a data subject contacts the controller by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by the data subject are automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a data subject to the data controller are stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the data subject. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.
The data controller shall process and store the personal data of the data subject only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which the controller is subject to.
If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.
a) You shall have the right granted by the European legislator to obtain from the controller the confirmation as to whether or not your personal data is being processed. If you wish to avail yourself of this right of confirmation, you may, at any time, contact any employee of the controller.
b) In addition, you have the following rights regarding your personal data processed by us:
c) In addition, you have the right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority
Children are not suitable to use our website and services and we ask that minors (under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor, you can use this site only in conjunction with permission and guidance from your parents or guardians. Any unsolicited data sent to us by minors will be deleted immediately.
Ecigguide.com has has integrated the component of Google Analytics which is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States. Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.
For the web analytics through Google Analytics Ecigguide.com uses the application "_gat. _anonymizeIp". By means of this application the IP address of the Internet connection of the data subject is abridged by Google and anonymised when accessing our websites from a Member State of the European Union or another Contracting State to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
You can always limit the installation of cookies by selecting the equivalent settings in your browser software; however by doing this you may not be able to make full use of the functions of Ecigguide.com
In addition, the data subject has the possibility of objecting to a collection of data that are generated by Google Analytics, which is related to the use of this website, as well as the processing of this data by Google and the chance to preclude any such. For this purpose, the data subject must download a browser add-on under the link tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout and install it.
Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and under www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html. Google Analytics is further explained under the following Link www.google.com/analytics/
For more information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and other use of the data please visit:
Broadly speaking, e-mail is not recognized as a safe means of communication. For this reason, we kindly request that you do not provide any sort of private or personal information to us via e-mail. Doing so is not forbidden, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our website may be transmitted securely via Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL. Information about credit card data is always encrypted and never sent by e-mail. Ecigguide.com may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing how many visitors click and read different sections of our website, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problematic areas. For security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all its users, Ecigguide.com uses software programs to observe and log network traffic in order to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.