What Information We Collect
We collect the e-mail addresses from the (1) Offeror Users who wish to place advertisements or create profiles on the Site; and (2) Recipient Users who wish to browse the Site and contact an Offeror User. The other information collected by us is limited to the information specifically submitted by and consented to by the Offeror Users in the course of completing advertisement placement or profile creation, and the Offeror Users may choose to not submit any information as well.
We only collect information when:
- it is for a lawful purpose connected with a function or activity of the Site; or
- the collection of the sensitive personal data or information is considered necessary for the purpose for which it has been collected.
In respect of Offeror Users, the legal basis for the collection of data by us is that it is necessary in order to perform a contract between the Site and the Offeror User and, in the case of optional information submitted by the Offeror User, the choice of the Offeror User to make such information public. In respect of Recipient Users, the legal basis for the collection of data is the consent of the Recipient User indicated as set out below. Furthermore, the Site has a legitimate interest in collecting and processing data, having due regard to the rights and freedoms of the data subjects, for the purposes of business administration and fraud prevention and compliance.
How We Collect and Use Information
Any time you visit the Site, we gather certain information about your use of the Site to analyze trends, administer the Site, track visitor movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not link any of the information in our log files to any other information that would enable us to determine your actual identity. This means that a user’s session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous. We do not share your log files externally.
We use “cookies” to keep track of some types of information while you are visiting the Site or using our services. Cookies are very small files placed on your computer, and they allow us to count the number of visitors to the Site and distinguish repeat visitors from new visitors. They also allow us to save user preferences and track use so that we can continue to develop and improve our service offering.
Session and Persistent Cookies.
Session cookies are temporary and will be erased after you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your hard drive unless you manually delete them or until expiration after a set period of time. The primary purpose of persistent cookies are to make logging in to your account an easier process and for performance analytics by us or a trusted partner. First and third-party cookies may be session or persistent.
First-party cookies are placed by us on your computer for a variety of purposes including website functionality, tracking length of visitor stay and number of unique visitors to the Site, and evaluating the popularity of specific site offerings. SKOKKA.com first-party cookies include: PHPSESSID Session Cookie; Last_Vhost last city visited; adult_cookie over age consent; Logged_cookie when you do log in; and privacy_cookie agreed cookies on website.
“Web beacons” (also known as “clear gifs” and “pixel tags”) are small transparent graphic images that are often used in conjunction with cookies in order to further personalize the Site for our users and to collect a limited set of information about our visitors. We may also use web beacons in email communications in order to understand the behaviour of our customers. We do not link the web beacons to any information that would enable us to determine the actual identity of any individual.
We only use third-party statistic cookies. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and beacons is anonymous and does not enable them to determine your actual identity. SKOKKA.com third-party cookies include Google Analytics and Hotjar.
Your Cookie Choices.
Other Information We Collect
E-mails and Telephone Calls.
We require an e-mail address from you when you register for our services as an Offeror User. We do not record any telephone calls.
Mobile Device Additional Terms.
Mobile Device: If you use a mobile device to access the Site or download any of our applications, we may collect device information (such as your mobile device ID, model and manufacturer), operating system and version information, and IP address;
Geo-Location Information: We do not ask you for, access or track any location-based information from your mobile device at any time while downloading or using our mobile apps or services.
Disclosure of Your Information to Third Parties
Disclosure By Law.
You acknowledge and agree that we may disclose information you provide if the disclosure is necessary for compliance of a legal obligation. Provided that any information you may provide may be shared with Government agencies to:
obtain information including sensitive personal data or information for the purpose of verification of identity;
for prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, prosecution, and punishment of offences; or
in compliance of any order under the law for the time being in force.
Any information disclosed to a third party will not be disclosed or published further by that third party.
Transfer of Information
We may transfer your sensitive personal data or information including any information to any third party, including any part located in any other country, but only if you have expressly consented to such data transfer.
Withdrawal of Consent to Provide Information
Rectification of Information
You may review the information you have provided to us and correct or amend any personal information or sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient by sending us an email at [email protected]
Redressal of Grievances
Iris Brahja will act as Grievance Officer for the purpose of the Data Rules and can be contacted on [email protected] The Grievance Officer shall respond to any grievance within one calendar month of the date of receipt of the grievance.
Disclosure to Protect Abuse Victims
Notwithstanding any other provision of this privacy statement or our Terms and Conditions of Service, we reserve the right, but have no obligation to disclose any information that you submit to the services, if in our sole opinion, we suspect or have reason to suspect that the information involves a party who may be the victim of abuse in any form. Abuse may include, without limitation, trafficking or coercion. Information may be disclosed to authorities that we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate to handle such disclosure. Appropriate authorities may include, without limitation, law enforcement agencies, child protection agencies, or court officials.
Information Transferred As a Result of Sale of Business
As we develop our business, we may buy or sell assets and, depending on the transaction, your personally identifiable information (“PII”) may be one of the transferred assets. In the event that we are acquired by another company, your PII may be part of the assets transferred to the acquiring party. If this occurs, you will be notified if there are any material changes to the way your PII is collected or used.
Information Transferred Overseas
We will only share your information with third parties in the ways defined in this privacy statement.
We have extensive security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information stored in our database. These measures include the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and/or strong encryption (3DES) technology during credit card transactions and administrative access to site data, as well as other proprietary security measures which are applied to all repositories and transfers of user information. We will exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your computer and our servers, but given that no information transmitted over the Internet can be guaranteed 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet and hence accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure.
Links to or Access from Other Sites
Retention of your Data
We generally retain your sensitive personal data only for so long as is necessary for the purpose for which it is used, or required by law.
Access to Information
The Data Protection Legislation gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation. We will respond to all access requests within 30 days. Please use the contact details below.
Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Site, you can contact: [email protected]
You agree that any claim, cause of action or dispute you have against us that arises out of or relates to any access or use of the Site must be resolved exclusively in the United Kingdom and you submit to the personal jurisdiction of either of these courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim and that the laws of the United Kingdom will govern these terms and any such claim, without regard to conflict of law provisions.