Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy establishes the way in which personal data will be managed on radianstar.com. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle personal data in accordance with our website.

The data protection declaration of radianstar.com is based on the terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  • Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”).
  • Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person, whose personal data is processed by the controller responsible for the processing.
  • Controller is the natural or legal person which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
  • Processing is any operation or set of operations which are performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means.
  • Processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or another body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of radianstar.com and we guarantee the best practices in the use of personal data. Radianstar.com has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection may not be guaranteed.

 

Collection Of General Data And Information

Radianstar.com collects a series of general data and information when a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the server log files. Collected may be (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrers), (4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to the Internet site, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system, and (8) any other similar data and information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

When using these general data and information, we do not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimize the content of our website as well as its advertisement, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack. Therefore, we analyze anonymously collected data and information statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, and to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject.

 

Processing And Registration Of Personal Data

Browsing of radianstar.com is possible without any indication of personal data; however, if you (“the data subject”) want to use special services via our website, processing of personal data could become necessary. Failure to provide the requested personal data or not accepting this data protection policy means that it is impossible to process the requests made on this website.

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION CAPTURE SYSTEMS THAT WE USE

This website uses different systems for capturing personal information, always requiring the prior consent of users to process their personal data for the purposes indicated. As a User, you have the right to revoke your prior consent at any time.

Subscription forms: within this website, there are several subscription forms. When you send us your information through any of the subscription forms on this website, we will verify your email address through the double opt-in procedure. You will receive a message sent from the address info@radianstar.com  with the subject ‘Please confirm your subscription’. You must confirm your subscription so that we can validate your email address. We use the information provided to send periodic newsletter and emails.

Contact form: there is also a contact form for inquiries, suggestions or professional contact. In this case, the email address will be used to reply and send the information that the User requires through the web.

Cookies: when the User subscribes or browses this website, ‘cookies’ are stored. The User can consult the Cookies Policy at any time to expand the information on the use of cookies and how to deactivate them.

On this website, Users can purchase a series of products or services. We collect personal data to fulfill our contractual obligations to you and comply with the law.

Provision of goods/services: when the User places an order for a product or service, we collect personal data for the purpose of fulfilling the order or service and to process invoices as required by law.

 

WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT FROM THE PEOPLE WHO VISIT OUR WEBSITE?

We collect personal data (such as your name, email address, billing address, company name, VAT number, PayPal email or other details), as appropriate, when you subscribe to our newsletter, make inquiries through the contact form, contact us by email or place an order for any of the products we offer.

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We may use the personal data we collect from you when you purchase one of our products, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, contact us via email or a contact form, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.
To improve our website. We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
To process transactions. We may use the information you provide about yourself when placing an order only to provide service to that order and provide invoices as required by law.
To send you emails regarding your order or other products and services.
To send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
To manage the list of subscribers, establish communication with subscribers and users, send periodic newsletters, promotional emails, and special offers.
To promote the products and services offered on radianstar.com. For example, if you leave personal information in any of the contact forms, we can use this information to send you information about our products in case it is requested.
For customer service and to provide follow-up services.
To stay in touch with our affiliates, including but not limited to newsletters, affiliate updates, promotional resources, and other announcements and correspondence regarding our affiliate program.
For financial/legal reasons.
To run a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.

Cookies

When the user subscribes or browses this website, “cookies” are stored. Through the use of cookies, we can provide you with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting. The user can consult the Cookies Policy at any time to expand the information on the use of cookies and how to deactivate them.

Subscription to our periodic newsletters and freebie delivery

We use Mailchimp as our email marketing automation platform. All newsletter signups, delivery of freebies, subscriber management, and sending of periodic emails are processed via Mailchimp, who acts as “the processor”. When you subscribe via one of the subscription forms on this website, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

We regularly inform our subscribers, customers and business partners about tips, tools, resources, paid offers, updates, news about upcoming events, etc by means of a newsletter. The periodic newsletters and emails may only be received by the data subject if (1) the data subject has a valid email address and (2) the data subject registers for the newsletter and promotional emails. A confirmation email will be sent to the email address registered by a data subject, for legal reasons, in the double opt-in procedure.

During the registration for the periodic newsletters and freebie delivery, Mailchimp also stores the IP address of the computer system assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) and used by the data subject at the time of the registration, as well as the date and time of the registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to understand the (possible) misuse of the email address of a data subject at a later date, and it, therefore, serves the aim of the legal protection of the controller.

The personal data collected as part of a registration for the newsletter will only be used to send our newsletter and promotional emails. In addition, subscribers to the newsletter may be informed by email, as long as this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or a registration in question, as this could be the case in the event of modifications to the newsletter offer, or in the event of a change in technical circumstances.

We will not sell, transfer or disclose the personal data collected by the newsletter service to any other companies or third parties. However, you might receive third party information and offers related, but not limited, to affiliate partner products and services, through our newsletter and promotional emails.

You can terminate the subscription to our newsletter at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link present in the footer of every email newsletter or promotional email we send you.

We keep your information until you unsubscribe or ask for deletion or until we decide the cost of keeping it outweighs the benefits.

Newsletter-tracking

Our newsletter and promotional emails contain so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic embedded in such emails, which are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and analysis. This allows a statistical analysis of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, we may see if and when an email was opened by a data subject, and which links in the email were called up by data subjects.

Such personal data collected in the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters and promotional emails are stored and analyzed by the controller in order to optimize the delivery of the newsletter and promotional emails, as well as to adapt the content of future newsletters and promotional emails even better to the interests of the data subject. These personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Data subjects are at any time entitled to revoke the respective separate declaration of consent issued by means of the double opt-in procedure. After a revocation, these personal data will be deleted by the controller. We automatically regard a withdrawal from the receipt of the newsletter as a revocation.

Contact possibility via the website

We use the Contact Form 7 Widget to offer Users the possibility to quickly contact us via a contact form embedded on the website. Contact Form 7 Widget handles user data according to their Privacy Policy.

Our contact forms collect personal data, such as your name, email address, and any other personal information you might include in your inquiry. This personal data is automatically stored and used for the purpose of getting back to you and replying to your queries, requests, questions and send you product and service information you might have asked. We may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses until we decide the cost of keeping it outweighs the benefits or you ask for its deletion.

The information you provide will be stored in our Hostgator account (Hostgator is our web hosting provider and acts as “the processor”. Hostgator is located in the USA and handles user data according to their Privacy Policy), as well as our Gmail account (Gmail is a service offered by Google Inc, a US-based company that participates in the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework).

HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?

Your personal data is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit card information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All personal data you provide when you sign up for our newsletter is processed through a processor and is not stored on our servers. Additionally, all transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Third-Party Disclosure

Any personal information provided to us will be kept private. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal data unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners, data processors, gateway providers, and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

All services offered by third parties are strictly necessary to conduct our business. The following companies will have access to the personal data necessary to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. We share data with the following providers under their corresponding privacy conditions.

Hostgator. This Website is hosted by Hostgator. Hostgator is part of The Endurance International Group, Inc. (“Endurance”) corporate family, 10 Corporate Drive, Suite #300, Burlington, MA 01803, UNITED STATES. Hostgator treats user data in order to provide hosting and email services.

Mailchimp. Newsletter subscription and management is provided by Mailchimp. Mailchimp is an email marketing service provider based in 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000
Atlanta, GA 30308 USA. The user is aware and accepts that their personal data will be stored by Mailchimp, for the subscription and sending of newsletters and promotional emails.

Amazon partner program. radianstar.com is a participant in the Amazon partner program. Every time a user visits one of the individual pages of this website where an Amazon link or script has been inserted, Amazon sets a cookie in the browser of the data subject. These cookies collect personal information that is used to trace the origin of orders from Amazon, and as a result, to allow the accounting of a commission. The operating company of this Amazon component is Amazon Sevices LLC, PO BOX 80683, Seattle, WA 98108-0683, UNITED STATES. If a person lives outside of the United States or Canada, the controller is Amazon EU S.à.r.l, 5 Rue Plaetis, L-2338 Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Amazon participates in the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework.

Google Analytics (with IP anonymization). We use Google Analytics with IP address anonymization to collect data about our Website usage, anonymously analyze the traffic on our website, help us improve our content and services and ultimately, serve you better. The data collected does not include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here. The operator of the Google Analytics is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, UNITED STATES. Google participates in the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework.

Jetpack for WordPress. This Website uses Jetpack. Jetpack is a WordPress plug-in, which provides additional features to the operator of a website based on WordPress. Jetpack allows the Internet site operator, inter alia, an overview of the visitors of the site. In addition, security features are integrated into Jetpack, so a Jetpack-using site is better protected against brute-force attacks. Jetpack also optimizes and accelerates the loading of images on the website. The operating company of Jetpack Plug-Ins for WordPress is the Automattic Inc., 132 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, UNITED STATES. The operating enterprise uses the tracking technology created by Quantcast Inc., 201 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES.

Facebook. This Website uses Facebook components. The operating company of Facebook is Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, UNITED STATES. If a person lives outside of the United States or Canada, the controller is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, IRELAND. Facebook always receives, through the Facebook component, information about a visit to our Website by the data subject, whenever the data subject is logged in at the same time on Facebook during the time of the call-up to our Website. This occurs regardless of whether the data subject clicks on the Facebook component or not. If such a transmission of information to Facebook is not desirable for the data subject, then he or she may prevent this by logging off from their Facebook account before a call-up to our Website is made. Facebook participates in the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework.

Pinterest. This Website uses components of Pinterest Inc. Pinterest enables the users of the social network to publish, inter alia, picture collections, and individual pictures as well as descriptions on virtual pinboards (so-called pins), which can then be shared by other user’s (so-called re-pins) or commented on. The operating company of Pinterest is Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES.

Twitter. This Website uses components of Twitter. The operating company of Twitter is Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this site, which is operated by the controller and on which a Twitter component (Twitter button) was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted to download a display of the corresponding Twitter component of Twitter. Twitter participates in the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework.


THIRD-PARTY LINKS

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. We cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and carefully read the privacy policy applicable to each website before accepting the conditions and proceeding with their use.

Routine Erasure And Blocking Of Personal Data

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.

Rights Of The Data Subject

You have a series of rights you can exercise at any time. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, you may contact us at info@radianstar.com

  • Right to be informed: You can ask about your personal data, how it is used, and why it is being used at any time.
  • Right of access: You can request a copy of your personal information at any time.
  • Right of rectification: You can update (or request updates to) your personal information at any time.
  • Right of erasure: You may request that us or the data processor erase your personal data, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties halt processing of the data.
  • Right to object: You may unsubscribe from any of our emails at any time.

Acceptance And Consent

The user declares to have been informed of the conditions on the protection of personal data, accepting and consenting to the treatment thereof by radianstar.com, in the manner and for the purposes indicated in this Privacy Policy.


Changes In The Privacy Policy

Radianstar.com reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and in any manner by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.


Contact

If there are any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, you may contact us by sending an email to: info@radianstar.com

Last updated on May 1, 2018

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