Any change(s) effected does not affect the basic principle: Mugentech.net does not sell nor disclose any personal data of customers / users of its website, application(s) and/or services to third parties.
- Personal data means information about an identified or identifiable natural person. The processing of personal data is basically any activity on personal data, regardless of whether it is performed in an automated manner or not, e.g. collecting, storing, recording, organizing, modifying, viewing, using, sharing, limiting, deleting or destroying.
- The User submits his personal data to the Administrator using the forms available on the Forum, i.e. during the registration form of the Forum user and subscription to the newsletter. The scope of collected user data includes: username, password, e-mail address. Personal data is provided on a voluntary basis, however, failure to provide data makes it impossible to set up an account in the forum, use the forum.
- Users can also voluntarily provide a gender indication where they live, operating system - however, these data are not required to use the Forum.
Using the Forum involves sending queries to the server on which the Forum is stored. Such queries are saved in server logs (User's IP address, server time/date) These data are not associated with specific people using the Forum and are not used by the Administrator to identify the User.
For what purpose do we process Users' data?
Users' data are processed only for the purposes for which they were collected, i.e. for registering a forum account and using the account by the User.
Providing users' personal data
- Only users from the group: Administrators, Moderators, have access to user data.
- Moderators can only view IP addresses in the moderator tools page.
- The username is publicly visible to other users.
The administrator may transfer user data to entities authorized to do so pursuant to legal provisions, i.e. public authorities for the purpose and in connection with the proceedings conducted by these authorities (e.g. police, prosecutor's office, judicial authorities), possibly for defense against claims or for the purpose of investigating possible claims by the Administrator
The administrator may transfer user data to entities processing data on behalf of the Administrator (e.g. entities providing hosting services) only on the basis of an agreement with the Administrator - whereby such entities process data as subcontractors and only in accordance with the Administrator's instructions.
- User has the right to request access to his data, rectification, deletion or limitation of processing.
- User has the right to object to the processing if the processing takes place in order to implement the Administrator's legitimate interest.
- User has the right to transfer data.
- User has the right to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data for a specific purpose, if the User has previously given such consent, withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing that was carried out before its withdrawal.
What are "cookies"?
"Cookies" should be understood as IT data, in particular text files, stored in users' terminal equipment intended for using websites. These files allow to recognize the user's device and properly display the website tailored to his individual preferences. "Cookies" usually contain the name of the website from which they originate, their storage time on the end device and a unique number.
"Cookies" are used to adapt the content of websites to user preferences and to optimize the use of websites. They are also used to create anonymous, aggregated statistics that help to understand how the user uses websites, which allows improving their structure and content, excluding personal identification of the user.
What "cookies" do we use?
As a rule, two types of "cookies" are used - "session" and "permanent". The first of these are temporary files that remain on the user's device until logging out of the website or turning off the software (web browser). "Permanent" files remain on the user's device for the time specified in the parameters of "cookies" or until they are manually removed by the user.
There is a detailed breakdown of cookies, due to:
A. Types of cookies due to the necessity to perform the service:
- Necessary - they are absolutely necessary for the proper functioning of the website or the functionality that the user wants to use.
Functional - They are important for the operation of the website:
A) they are used to enrich the website's functionality; without them the website will work properly, but it will not be adjusted to the user's preferences,
B) they are used to ensure a high level of website functionality, without the settings saved in the cookie, the functionality level may decrease website, but it should not prevent its complete use,
C) they serve very important website functionalities, blocking them will cause that selected functions will not work properly.
- Business - They enable the implementation of the business model on the basis of which the website is made available, blocking them will not result in unavailability of the entire functionality of the website but may reduce the level of service provision due to the inability of the website owner to generate revenue subsidizing the operation of the website. This category includes e.g. advertising cookies.
B. Due to the length of time the cookie will be placed on the user's end device:
- Temporary cookies (session cookies) - cookies placed for the time of using the browser (session), will be deleted after it is closed.
- Persistent cookies - it is not deleted when the browser is closed and remains in the user's device for a specified period of time or without a validity period, depending on the settings of the website owner.
C. Due to origin - website administrator who manages cookies:
- First party cookie - a cookie placed directly by the owner of the website that has been visited.
- Third-party cookie - a cookie placed by external entities whose page components have been called by the website owner.
D. Due to the purpose they are used for:
- Website configuration - they enable settings of functions and services on the website.
- Website security and reliability - they enable authenticity verification and optimization of website performance.
- Authentication - allows you to inform when a user is logged in, so that the site can show relevant information and functions.
- Session status - they allow you to save information about how users use the site. They may relate to the most visited pages or possible error messages displayed on some pages. Cookies used to save so-called "Session state" help to improve services and increase the comfort of browsing the pages.
- Processes - enable efficient operation of the website itself and the functions available on it.
- Ads - they allow you to display ads that are more interesting to users and at the same time more valuable to publishers and advertisers, personalize the ads, they can also be used to display ads outside of the website (domain).
- Location - allow you to customize the displayed information to your location.
- Analysis and research, audience audit - enable website owners to better understand their users' preferences and improve and develop products and services through analysis. Typically, a website owner or research company collects information anonymously and processes trend data without identifying individual users' personal information.
E. Types of cookies due to interference with the user's privacy:
Harmless - Includes cookies:
A) necessary for the proper functioning of the website
B) needed to enable the functionality of the website, but their operation has nothing to do with tracking the user
- Researching - used to track users, however, do not include information that identifies specific user data.
Do "cookies" contain personal data? Personal
data collected using "cookies" can be collected only to perform specific functions for the user. Such data is encrypted in a way
that prevents access by unauthorized persons.
By default, the software used for browsing websites by default allows the placement of "cookies" on the terminal device. These settings can be changed in such a way as to block the automatic handling of "cookies" in your web browser settings or to inform you whenever they are sent to your device. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of handling "cookies" are available in the software (web browser) settings.
Restricting the use of "cookies" may affect some of the functionalities available on the website.