Effective Date: April 18, 2019
Zadavaka (“Zadavaka,” “the website”, “us”, “we” or “our”) collects your personal data. Your personal information is essential to maintaining the work of Zadavaka and associated digital products for a variety of reasons. We rely on it to make our marketing and advertising efforts more conscious and relevant. It also enables us to create and provide content that you read and otherwise enjoy on our site(s).
This is a short list of the chief reasons for collecting and using user information:
- To provide you with content that is highly relevant to you; to maintain a better user experience on our site(s)
- To render the services you sign up to receive, such as daily newsletters
- To perform marketing analysis and, by your permission or when permitted by applicable laws, to communicate with you via email and in other channels
- To allow us to run advertisements on our site(s).
Careful consideration is taken to determine the ways to use personal information and to protect your privacy. Below, we will elaborate on the details. Alongside other topics, this policy:
- provides information about your rights and our obligations
- clarifies the ways in which we gather, store, and use your personal information
- explains the methods we use to protect your information and our commitments to do so
- covers our commitments to respect your rights and respond to the questions you might ask.
We will be making a continuous effort to clarify the aspects of personal information use for our users.
About us and the ways to contact us
The information gathered, stored, and used by our site(s) and products is controlled by Zadavaka. Consequently, we take the responsibility for deciding upon the reasons and ways in which we store and use personal information. Should you need to contact us, please find the contact information here.
Personal information: what and when we gather and how we use it
Personal information is gathered automatically by our site(s) and products at the point of registration (when you sign up for our services) and during your visits to our site(s) and products. The information gathered is used to provide insights for our content creation, marketing and advertising efforts. It is also used to analyze the behavioral patterns of the visitors of our site(s) and products.
The personal information we collect includes:
What personal information is gathered when you sign up for an account at Zadavaka
When a user signs up for a Zadavaka account on zadavaka.us the following personal information is gathered:
When you create an account on zadavaka.us, we create a unique ID number that is associated with you. The ID number helps our system recognize you during your visits to our site(s) and products when you are logged in. Our system will also recognize you if you use the same name and email address to log into your account from a new device (e.g.: switch from your desktop to your mobile, etc.)
There are services that we render that may offer you to provide more detailed information about your interests and preferences; this information is used to improve your user experience. If you order a paid service or item on our site(s) you may be required to provide additional details, e.g.: your address, etc.
Certain categories of personal information are not subject to gathering, including political or religious views, race, health state and conditions, sexual orientation, etc. However, you may choose to provide this information to us of your own volition.
Signing into your Zadavaka account with social media details
If you choose to sign in to our site(s) or products with your Facebook account details, you allow Facebook to provide us with your email address and some other aspects of your profile on Facebook that you have made public in your Facebook settings. These aspects only include your name, first and last, age range, a link to your profile on Facebook and your profile photo. We do not receive access to updates on your profile on Facebook. If you choose to sign in to our site(s) or products with your Google login details, you allow Google to provide us with the aspects of your profile in Google that you have made public in your Google settings. These aspects include your name, first and last, age range, your email address and whether or not it has been validated, a link to your profile in Google and your profile photo, if you have one in place.
The above-mentioned social media details will be used to create and/or fill in your account at Zadavaka. If you decide to remove Zadavaka from the Apps and Settings section of your Facebook settings or Google settings, your social media details will no longer be available to us. However, the information that we initially received when you used your Facebook or Google details to set up an account at Zadavaka or to log into it will still be in our database.
Using our site(s) and products
The Zadavaka site(s) and products gather and use the information about the content you have browsed to offer you more relevant content on site, via emails and push notifications.
How personal information is gathered
We gather your personal information at several stages of your user lifecycle, e.g.: when you:
Our reasons for using personal information
We use the personal information gathered via our site(s) and products for a variety of purposes, some of which are listed below:
Legal authority for using personal information
Personal information is only used by Zadavaka in accordance with the law. The legal authority is determined on the basis of the purposes for personal information gathering and use. Regardless of the individual case, the legal authority for using personal information will be one of the following:
Personal information that we receive from third parties
When you create an account at Zadavaka and/or sign up to receive our services, we may combine the personal information you provide us with additional information that we receive from trusted third parties. Additional information can include the region you are based in; it enables us to tailor the content served to you to your geographical location. We may also receive information from partners whose advertisements we can use in some of our marketing communications. We use this additional information to make sure that we only send you relevant marketing communications.
Using personal information of minors
None of our site(s) and products is aimed directly at individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly gather personal information about children under the age of 13. Some of our services may have a higher age restriction and this will be shown at the point of registration.
Personal information security
Appropriate controls, both organizational and technical, have been put in place to ensure your personal information security, to protect it against damage, destruction, loss, unauthorized access, viewing, and processing. All our employees who need to get access to your personal information on the grounds of performing their duties are subject to our duty of confidentiality and maintain the security of the security of that information.
Please note that we can’t guarantee that the measures put in place will prevent leaks or breaches. In case of a data breach, we will notify you about it and report a data breach to the relevant regulator.
Who we share your personal information with
Depending on where you are based, your personal information may be shared with a branch of Zadavaka.
We do not share your personal information with any third parties or individuals that do not have a direct connection to us, except in case of any of the following circumstances:
To make sure that the rendering of services by any other organization on our behalf is carried out in a manner that ensures the security of your personal information and the compliance with all the applicable information privacy laws, strict restrictions will be placed upon the organization in the contract. We may carry out independent audit of the organizations that render services on our behalf to check whether they meet the contract and industry standards.
Unless you give your permission to share your personal information, it will not be shared with anyone else for their own marketing purposes.
On some of our pages, third-party social plug-ins are used (e.g.: “Facebook Recommend” function, Pinterest “Pin It” button, Google+ function, etc.). These third parties may gather and use the personal information that you provide during your visits to our site(s) and products. When you are reading content or browsing our site(s) and products, the information you provide may be collected by these third parties and linked to your account on their website. We encourage you to read their privacy policies to learn more about how they use personal information.
International transfers of information and transferring data from the EU
Transferring data from the EU
By personal data from the EU we mean all personal data that identifies residents of the European Economic Area (the EEA). The Area includes all countries of the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. While interacting with the website, an EEA resident may perform actions that will require information sharing. Thus, his/her personal information may be shared with third-party vendors we partner with and that are based outside the EU. When we and/or our partners transfer and/or process personal information of an EEA resident, we and/or our partners put in place data protection measures required by the regularities established across the EEA.
Personal information storage duration
How we may get in touch with you
We may occasionally send you service communications, e.g.: to remind you about the pending expiration date of your subscription to a service or to thank you for providing feedback.
Marketing communications and content newsletters
Provided that you have granted your permission, we may email relevant offers and updates from Zadavaka and our partners to you.
Zadavaka offers a variety of email newsletters and content emails. We encourage you to manage your subscription via your subscription manager when you are logged in to your Zadavaka account.
At any time, you can also choose not to receive any of these emails. You can discontinue the emails by using the “unsubscribe” link in any of Zadavaka emails or in your subscription manager when you are logged in to your Zadavaka account.
Research and surveys
We may occasionally ask you to complete a survey or contact you for other market research purposes.
Query response and complaint resolution
If you have sent a complaint or a query to us, we will contact you to give a response to your query or to address the complaint you have placed.
Cookies and related technology
We may gather personal information during your visits to our site(s) and products in an automated manner by using cookies or an analogous technology. Cookies are simple files that can be added to your device in order to allow us to remember you and recognize you when you revisit our site(s) and products.
By themselves, cookies do not provide any personal information, unless you decide to provide this information to us of your own volition, e.g.: by registering on our site(s). Once that personal information is provided, a link between this information and the information stored in the cookie is created. The cookie then creates a unique numerical ID for your device or Web browser. This ID will allow us to recognize you during different visits to our site(s) and establish a connection between your personal information and the manner in which you browse our site(s) or use the content posted on our site(s).
Cookies and related technology (Local Shared Objects, HTML5, cache cookies, web beacons, or clear gifs, etc.) are used to get insight into how you use our site(s) and products and to improve your user experience, the content and offers that we post on our site(s) to make them more relevant to your interests, and to show you the adverts you might find interesting. E.g.: we may rely on cookies to personalize your user experience (to let our services address to you by your name, etc.), to securely save your password, to keep your shopping cart contents, or to adjust the content, offers, and adverts to your interests.
Paid Products and Services
On our site(s), you may find offers to purchase paid products or services.
If you purchase a product or service but do not receive a response from us that confirms that we have accepted your order, please contact us before you place a repeat order. You can find the contact information here.
Despite our eagerness to accept every valid order, we reserve the right not to complete and to refuse any order for a number of reasons, including, but not limited to, the following:
Any product or service may become discontinued or otherwise unavailable, in which case, we reserve the right to:
For the reasons of intellectual property right protection, any form of resale of the products or services purchased from Zadavaka is strictly prohibited. We reserve the right to refuse any order if we believe that it has been made with the purpose of reselling.
Purchase terms and fees
By ordering a product or service from zadavaka.us, you give your consent to pay all fees and charges to your account in a due and timely manner as envisaged by the fees, charges and billing terms in effect. You also give your consent to pay the taxes that apply to the purchase of your order. You assure that you will provide us with valid payment information necessary to process your orders. By providing us with the necessary payment information, you agree that:
Should you change your payment information, you agree to notify us of the changes immediately.
We reserve the right to change or update the product/service prices and/or billing methods at any time. Regardless of the reason, if we are not able to charge the payment to your payment card, or if your payment is returned, we reserve the right to terminate or temporarily suspend your access for the products or services that were not successfully paid for.
Automatic order renewal
If the product or service you purchased is subscription-based, i.e.: if it is automatically renewed, you will receive a corresponding notification during the order renewal process. The terms of automatic order renewal and cancellation that are incorporated into the order process are also hereby included into this policy.
All fees are non-refundable, except for the cases elaborated upon in the “Order cancellation” Section.
Discounts, Promo Codes and Premium Offers
At our own decision, we may introduce discounts and promotional codes (Promo Codes). Users may redeem the discounts and Promo Codes in their accounts. We may create additional features and benefits that will be regulated by specific terms established on a per Promo Code basis. Promo Codes are also subject to a list of general regulations listed below:
We may occasionally run promotional campaigns, e.g.: offer free products or services with your purchase, in association with certain products and services. All offers made in association with these promotional campaigns may become unavailable due to exhausted supply or be discontinued at our discretion, i.e.: at any time and without prior notice.
Third-Party Payment Processors
The advertising process that takes place on our site(s) and products is based on cookies and related technology.
On our site(s) and products, we use personalized online advertising, which enables us to deliver more relevant advertisements to the visitors of zadavaka.us. The advertisements you are shown are personalized based on your online behavior and the ways of interaction with our site(s) and products.
Notwithstanding any other provision, we partner with third parties that collect information across various channels, including offline and online, for purposes of delivering more relevant advertising to you. Our partners may place or recognize a cookie on your computer, device, or directly in our emails/communications, and we may share personal information with them if you have submitted such information to us, such as your name, postal address, or email address. Our partners may link the personal information we share with them to the cookie stored on your browser or device, and they may collect information such as your IP address, browser or operating system type and version, and demographic or inferred-interest information. We may also share mobile device IDs (or information) with our partners. Our partners use this information to recognize you across different channels and platforms over time for advertising, analytics, attribution, and reporting purposes. For example, our partners may deliver an ad to you in your web browser based on a purchase you made in a physical retail store, or they may send a personalized marketing email to you based on the fact that you visited a particular website. To learn more about interest-based advertising in general and to opt out, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices.
The entertaining content published on our site(s) and products is not in any way connected to or influenced by the advertisements displayed or the organizations and companies that advertise.
Our advertisements on our site(s) and products and third-party sites
We promote our products and services with the help of online advertising as well, i.e.: you may see our products and services advertised on our and third-party sites, and in social media channels.
Personal information held by us and your rights
Should you have any questions concerning the following rights with regard to your personal information, we encourage you to contact us:
Please address any of the requests listed above to our Customer Care.
Please note also that, for reasons of information protection, we may request additional information from you in order to confirm your identity.
Privacy rights for California residents
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, residents of California who have a business relationship with Zadavaka for personal, family, or household purposes can request the information we share with third parties for their marketing purposes. Please send your requests to us via Customer Care. This type of request can be made once per each calendar year at most. In response to your request, we will send a list of personal information categories that we shared with third parties for their marketing purposes in the previous calendar year, the list of third parties and their addresses to your email address. Please note that California Civil Code Section 1798.83 does not cover all personal information shared in the manned described above.
Privacy rights for EU residents
Any EU resident has:
If you have any questions regarding the EU data privacy laws, you can contact us via Customer Care. Please note that we will need to verify your identity before we could process your request. An authorized representative must produce proof of authority to act on your behalf. If there are legitimate reasons to refuse your request, we will inform you about them over email. You can also send your requests and/or complaints to the Information Commissioner’s Office (www.ico.org.uk) or your national data protection regulator.
Inquiries about the manner of personal information usage
If you wish to request information on or if you are concerned about the ways in which we use your personal information, please contact us at via our Customer Care.
Please note that it may take up to 30 days to respond to your requests.
If you have a question that does not concern your personal information, please choose a convenient way to contact us here.
6977 Navajo Road, # 184
San Diego, CA 92119 USA
(619) 758-4875 (San Diego, CA)
San Diego, CA 92119 USA
(619) 758-4875 (San Diego, CA)