Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines the policies of Walter Afanasieff Official (“we,” “us,” or “our”) regarding the collection, storage, protection, and usage of user data obtained through the website. We are committed to ensuring compliance with international data protection regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

We value your privacy and understand the importance of protecting your personal data. By accessing and using this website, you consent to the collection, storage, and use of your information as stated in this Privacy Policy.

Collection of User Data

We may collect and process the following information:

  1. Personal Information: When you voluntarily provide us with personal information through forms or registration on our website, such as your name, email address, phone number, or any other information you provide, we will collect and store this information securely.

  2. Traffic Data: We use Google Analytics to automatically collect traffic data, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, device information, and other similar data. This is done to analyze how users navigate and engage with our website, enabling us to provide an improved user experience.

Storage and Protection of User Data

We employ industry-standard security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

  1. Storage: User data, both personal and non-personal, is stored in secured databases hosted by our third-party service providers. These providers have implemented necessary security measures to protect the data in compliance with applicable regulations.

  2. Retention: We retain user data only as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, or as required by law. Once data is no longer needed, it will be securely disposed of.

Use and Processing of User Data

We may use and process user data for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and improve our services, including responding to inquiries, offering customer support, and enabling participation in interactive features of our website.

  2. To personalize your experience, such as recommending content based on your interests, preferences, or past activities.

  3. To send periodic promotional emails, updates, event invitations, and newsletters, provided you have given us consent to do so.

Users’ Rights and Choices

As a user, you have certain rights regarding the information we collect and process:

  1. Access: You have the right to request access to the personal data we hold about you and receive a copy of such data.

  2. Correction: If you believe that any of your personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, please Contact Us to request updates or corrections.

  3. Deletion: You can request the deletion of your personal data unless we have a legitimate reason for retaining it.

  4. Objection to Processing: You have the right to object to certain data processing activities, such as direct marketing or automated decision-making.

To exercise any of these rights, please notify us using the contact information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy. We will respond to your request in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

Data Security Measures

We are committed to protecting user data and utilize various technical and organizational measures to safeguard it against unauthorized access, disclosure, and alteration.

  1. Encryption: Our website uses secure socket layer (SSL) encryption to encrypt communications between your browser and our servers, ensuring that your data is transmitted securely.

  2. Employee Access: Access to user data is limited to authorized personnel who need to access that data for authorized purposes.

  3. Data Breach Response: In the event of a data breach, we have established procedures in place to promptly assess and manage the situation, mitigate risks, and notify affected individuals as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Third-Party Data Sharing

We do not sell or rent user data to any third party. However, to facilitate our services and improve user experience, we may share your data with certain third parties, including:

  1. Service Providers: We engage reputable service providers who process your data on our behalf to provide necessary services, such as IT infrastructure, customer support, email communications, and website analytics.

  2. Legal Compliance: We may disclose user data to comply with legal obligations or respond to lawful requests from government authorities, law enforcement agencies, or regulatory bodies when required.

Children’s Privacy

This website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us, and we will delete such information from our records.

International Data Transfers

If you are accessing our website from outside the European Economic Area (EEA), your data may be transferred to and stored at countries that have different data protection regulations. By using our website and providing your data, you consent to the transfer, storage, and processing of your information outside your country of residence.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update, modify, or revise this Privacy Policy at our discretion. Changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised Privacy Policy on our website. We encourage all users to review this Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed of our data-handling practices.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the way we handle your data, please contact our Data Protection Officer:

Last Updated: 20-Aug-2023

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