Privacy policy

"Connect Club Virtual Place" Privacy policy

Effective date: 26 August 2021

This policy describes how we collect and use your personal information when you access and use our services, including our mobile applications ("Apps"), our websites, including the website located at https://cnnct.club, https://connect.club (collectively, the "Services").

1. ABOUT US

We are CNNCT LIMITED, a legal entity established under the laws of Republic of Cyprus, registered address: Konstantinou Paparigopoulou, 14, Heathrow Tower, Flat/Office 201, 3106, Limassol, Cyprus, registration number HE 369285.

We are the «data controller» of your «personal data» for Service under the terms of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

2. WHAT KIND OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WE COLLECT AND HOW WE DO IT

The information we hold about you may include the following:

Account Information

We collect your profile information in the Apps (Profile): Name, Surname, local UserName in the Service, Bio, and profile picture.

We also store your phone number used during registration, and contacts from your device.

We assume that you provide truthful information about yourself when you register and use our Services. We do not verify the relevance of the information provided in the profile.

We also store your account settings - the selected interests, the list of users you follow, and other settings.

Log data

We get some information about you automatically, when you visit our websites or connect our mobile app. Such information is stored in log files. It may include: Internet Protocol (IP) address, version and type of your Operating System, address of a previously visited web site, version and type of your browser, its settings, information about installed plugins, language chosen in the browser, and cookies. In several cases, we also receive the name of your internet service provider or mobile operator.

3. HOW WE USE PERSONAL DATA WE HOLD ABOUT YOU

First of all, please be aware that by providing profile information in our Services, you are making it public. It will become available to other users of our Services and internet users. It may be copied and disseminated by them.

We use the information we hold in purpose a proper service functioning and personalizing your user experience.

We use your phone number for authentication in the Service.

The contact list, which is synchronized with the contacts on your device, allows you to send a special invitation link to those you want to see as new users of the service.

We show your profile to other users of the Service (by clicking on your avatar during a communication session or in the list of users) in order to introduce you to them.

We show other users you follow to give them the opportunity to expand the content available to them in the Service - to view the profile of these users, and possibly follow them.

Profile settings - interests and languages - are used to select relevant content for the user in the Service.

Profile information and your statistics on the Service can be used by us in publicly available ratings of the activity of users of the Service and promotional materials of the Service.

We may display User Content in publicly available promotional materials on the Service, including images of the Service interface, screenshots and recordings of online events on the Service.

Besides, we can use that data as required by applicable law, legal process or regulation.

We may process your personal data for certain additional purposes with your consent, and in these limited circumstances where your consent is required for the processing of your personal data then you have the right to withdraw your consent to processing for such specific purposes.

Retention of Data

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Change of purpose

Where we need to use your personal data for another reason, other than for the purpose for which we collected it, we will only use your personal data where that reason is compatible with the original purpose.

Should it be necessary to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will notify you and communicate the legal basis which allows us to do so before starting any new processing.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

We do not sell, rent or trade your personal data.

4. TRANSFERRING PERSONAL DATA OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA (EEA)

In some cases, we may transfer your data outside the EEA. For example, when using cloud providers to store data of our service. In these circumstances, we protect your data by entering into a contract with them that applies the same level of protection as EEA data protection laws.

5. DATA SECURITY

We have put in place commercially reasonable and appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.

6. YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS UNDER GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Should your personal information change, please notify us of any changes of which we need to be made aware by contacting us as described in Section 10.

You have certain rights in relation to your information. Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal data. This enables you to receive details of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are processing it lawfully.
  • Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you.
  • Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
    However, we hope you understand that some types of information that have become available to other users through our Services cannot be deleted by you or by us.
  • Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this basis. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal data about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
  • Request the transfer of your personal data to you or another data controller if the processing is based on consent, carried out by automated means and this is technically feasible.
  • The right to withdraw consent. In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data for a specific purpose (for example, in relation to direct marketing that you have indicated you would like to receive from us), you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your personal information (personal data) for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.
  • You also have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

If you would like to exercise, or discuss, any of these rights, please contact us as described in Section 10.

7. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

Our service does not target anyone under the age of 18 ("Children") for the use of our Service.

We do not knowingly collect personal information from Children. If you are a parent or guardian, and you know that your children have provided us with Personal Information, please contact us.

8. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITE

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. The personal data that you provide through these websites is not subject to this Privacy Policy and the treatment of your personal data by such websites is not our responsibility. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy notices which will set out how your information is collected and processed when visiting those sites. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

9. CHANGES TO THIS NOTICE

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time, so you are advised to review it periodically for any changes. All changes shall be effective from the date of publication, unless otherwise provided in the notification.

10. CONTACT US

If you have any questions regarding this notice or if you would like us to update your personal data, or to exercise your rights, please contact us by email at info@connect.club

You also have the right to make a complaint to the Data Protection Office in Cyprus, the supervisory authority for data protection issues, at any time.

The contact details are as follows:

1 Iasonos str., 1082 Nicosia
P.O.Box 23378, 1682 Nicosia
Tel: +357 22818456
Fax: +357 22304565
Email: commissioner@dataprotection.gov.cy