Privacy Policy 2019 05 30

Privacy Policy #

This Privacy Policy was last revised on 30th May, 2019.

Definitions · Agreement to applicable policies #

This Privacy Policy explains the collection, use, processing, transferring and disclosure of personal information by the website located at (“” or “this Website”), and all associated sites linked to by Donald Jenkins, his subsidiaries and affiliates, including other donaldjenkins.* sites around the world (collectively, “this Website”). This Website is the property of Donald Jenkins (“Donald Jenkins”) and his licensors.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Terms of Service for this Website, to which you also hereby represent that you agree.

As used in this policy, “personal information”, also referred to as “Personal Data” means information that would allow someone to identify you, including your name, email address, IP address, or other information from which someone could deduce your identity.

Ways in which this Website collects and uses personal information #

Types of Data collected #

Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage Data, email address, first name and last name.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this Privacy Policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.

Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Website. Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by this Website is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Website to provide its services. In cases where this Website specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.

Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact this Website.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Website or by the owners of third-party services used by this Website serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Website and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to this Website.

Mode and place of processing the Data · Methods of processing #

This Website takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to this Website, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge of, or involved with the operation of this Website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by this Website. The updated list of these parties may be requested from this Website at any time.

This Website may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations this Website may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply:

  1. in the event that the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law (v. hereinafter);
  2. provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  3. processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which this Website is subject;
  4. processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in this Website;
  5. processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by this Website or by a third party.

In any event, this Website will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

The content of this Website is not specifically targeted at individuals in the European Economic Area (EEA). Consequently,’s legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it, in the unlikely event that this Website’s content may be construed as targeting individuals in the EEA.

In such a context and in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), may process your Personal Data because:

  • we need to perform a contract with you; you have given us permission to do so;

  • the processing is in our legitimate interests and is not overridden by your rights;

  • to comply with the law.

If you are an individual in the EEA, by using this Website, you agree that the protection you enjoy under the terms of this Privacy Policy complies with the provisions of the GDPR Regulation. If you do not wish your use of this website to be tracked, please leave this Website and, if appropriate, contact us to request access to and, if also desired, erasure of, any data associated with you and collected on this Website.

Location #

The Data is processed at this Website’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by this Website to safeguard their Data.

If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with this Website using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time #

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Consequently, personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between this Website and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed. Personal Data collected for the purposes of this Website’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by this Website within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting this Website.

This Website may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, this Website may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing #

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow this Website to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics and Contacting the User.

Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data #

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the services detailed hereinafter.

Analytics (Google Analytics, operated by Google LLC) #

The services contained in this section enable this Website to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

When you visit this Website and use our Services, it collects some information about your activities through tools such as Google Analytics. The type of information that we collect focuses on general information such as country or city where you are located, pages visited, time spent on pages, heat-map of visitors’ activity on the site, information about the browser you are using, etc. This Website collects and uses this information pursuant to our legitimate interest in enhancing the security and utility of our Services. The information we gather and process is used in the aggregate to spot trends without deliberately identifying individuals.

Note that you can learn about Google’s practices in connection with its analytics services and how to opt out of it by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data. Place of processing: United States · Privacy Policy · Opt Out · Privacy Shield participant.

Contacting the User #

Contact form (this Website) #

By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Website to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.

Additional disclaimers, information and representations #

Disclaimers #

All content provided on this blog is for informational purposes only. This Website of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. This Website will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. This Website will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. These terms and conditions of use are subject to change at any time and without notice.

We do not share personal information with third-parties nor do we store information we collect about your visit to this blog for use other than to analyse content performance through the use of cookies, which you can turn off at anytime by modifying your Internet browser’s settings. We are not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other websites or media without our permission. This privacy policy is subject to change without notice.

Information concerning rights of Users #

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by this Website.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  1. Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.

  2. Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.

  3. Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by this Website, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.

  4. Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.

  5. Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, this Website will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.

  6. Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from this Website.

  7. Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.

  8. Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing #

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in this Website or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by this Website, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether this Website is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights #

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to this Website through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by this Website as early as possible and always within one month.

Additional information about Data collection and processing #

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by this Website in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related Services.

The User hereby declares being aware that this Website may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about Users’ Personal Data #

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Website may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance #

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Website (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy #

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from this Website at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled #

This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honour the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy #

Donald Jenkins reserves the right, at his sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy, at any time. It is your responsibility to check this Privacy Policy periodically for changes, based on the date of the most recent amendment mentioned at the top of this page. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of changes will mean that you accept and agree to the changes.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of the User’s consent, this Website shall collect new consent from the User, where required.

Questions #

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us.