Privacy and cookie statement
Privacy-sensitive data, or personal data, are processed via our website (www.complain.biz). We, complain.biz (hereafter: ” complain.biz”), consider careful handling of personal data of great importance. Personal data is therefore carefully processed and secured by us.
In our processing we comply with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (AVG). That means, among other things, that we:
- clearly state with what purposes we process personal data. We do this via this privacy and cookie statement;
- we our restricting the collection of personal data to only those personal data necessary for legitimate purposes;
- you first ask for explicit permission to process your personal data in cases where your consent is required;
- take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data and also requirements of parties that process personal data in our order;
- respect your right to your to provide, correct or delete personal data on your application .
Complain.biz is responsible for data processing. In this privacy and cookie statement we explain which personal data we collect and use and for what purpose. We encourage you to read this statement carefully.
This privacy and cookie statement has been last modified on May 1, 2018 .
Use of personal data
When submitting a complaint, we ask you to provide personal information to us. We need this information to execute the agreement with you, namely using our website. The information you enter when you report a complaint will be kept for as long as necessary for the handling of your complaint. When reporting a complaint, we ask you for the following information:
- e-mail address
- address data
- phone number
- user name
- the content of your complaint
- surf data (IP address, cookie ID)
- contract information (starting date, duration, product)
On Complain.biz you can create a account. You can access your account with the help of your login data. This information is necessary so that we can execute the agreement with you. This includes, for example, maintaining the complaint and approaching the company that sees the complaint for a possible solution. In this profile we save the following data:
- e-mail address
- Name and address details
- phone number
- username and password
- content and nature of the complaint
- data related to the complaint, such as invoice number, customer number and other details that you enter.
If you fill out the contact form via our website, the data you send us will be kept for as long as the nature of the form is required for the complete answering and processing thereof. In any case, we will not keep your data for longer than 1 year after we last contacted you.
When filling out a contact form, we ask you for the following information:
- e-mail address
- content of your message
The above data will be used to contact you so that we can handle your question and / or comment.
Provision to third parties
We provide your complaint and your personal details to the company that sees your complaint. We do this so that the company can contact you to resolve the complaint. Furthermore, we will not provide the information you provide to other parties, unless you have given permission, unless this is necessary in the context of the implementation of the agreement that you conclude with us or if this is legally required or possible.
Cookies are used on our website. Cookies are also placed via third parties that are enabled by us. Cookies are small information files that can automatically be stored on or read from the visitor’s device (such as PC, tablet or smartphone) when visiting a website. This is done via the web browser on the device. Complain.biz uses the cookies to:
- Functionalities of the website possible (technical or functional cookies);
- To analyze the use of the website and to improve the website on this basis (analytical cookies).
- Link advertisements to your preferences and to give us insight into campaign performance.
When you visit our website for the first time, a pop-up is shown stating that if you click on ‘agree’, you accept the cookies. The moment you give permission to use all cookies and plugins, these will be placed as described in the pop-up and this privacy and cookie statement. You are free to disable cookies through your browser. Keep in mind that it is possible that our website will no longer work optimally.
An ‘avatar’ is an image that appears next to your name when you post comments on websites. A Gravatar is a worldwide recognized avatar. You upload a photo once in a profile. If you subsequently participate in conversations on participating websties, your Gravatar automatically appears. A Gravatar is automatically enabled for every WordPress.com account and is provided by the Automattic company.
Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Google Adsense Asynchronous and Doubleclick
Through our website, cookies are placed from the American company Google, as part of Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Google Adsense Asynchronous, Doubleclick and the Google+ Platform services. We use these services to get reports about, for example, how visitors use our website, the use of advertisements and the use of the Google search engine. Google’s cookies are deleted after 26 months, AddThis cookies after 13 months,
We have not given Google permission to use the obtained information for other Google services. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. Read the privacy declaration from Google (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process through these cookies. The information that Google collects is anonymised as much as possible.
The information is transferred to, and stored on, servers in the United States. Google states to adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Social media buttons
On our website buttons are included to promote web pages (“like”) or share (“tweet”) on social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. These buttons work through pieces of code that come from Facebook, Twitter, AddThis and Google+. Cookies are placed through this code. These four parties can provide information to third parties if they are legally obliged to do so, or in so far as third parties process the information on behalf of the social networks. We have no influence on this. Read the privacy statement Facebook , Twitter , AddThis and Google (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.
The information they collect is anonymised as much as possible. The information is transferred to and through Twitter, AddThis, Facebook and Google+ stored on servers in the United States. These four services adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
We take security measures to limit abuse of and unauthorized access to personal data. In particular, we take the following measures:
- logical access control, using passwords;
- security of network connections via TLS technology;
- Targeted access restrictions.
Third party websites
This statement does not apply to websites of third parties that are connected to this website by means of links. We can not guarantee that these third parties handle your personal data in a reliable or secure manner. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of these websites before using these websites.
Changes to this privacy and cookie statement
We reserve the right to make changes to this statement. If we change this statement, we will report this via our website. It is advisable to consult this statement regularly so that you are aware of these changes.
If you have questions or want to know what personal information we have about you, you can always contact us.
You have the following rights:
- receive an explanation of what personal data we have and what we do with it;
- insight into the exact personal data we have;
- having errors corrected;
- the removal of obsolete personal data;
- withdrawing permission;
- object to a particular use;
- restricting processing;
- portability of data.
Please note that you always clearly state who you are, so that we can be sure that we do not modify or delete data from the wrong person.
To prevent abuse, we can ask you to identify you adequately. When it comes to access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find these in the settings of your browser.
To file a complaint
If you feel that we are not helping you in the right way, you have the right to file a complaint with the supervisor. This is called the Dutch Data Protection Authority.
If you have questions about your privacy and our privacy and cookie statement, you can post it through us contact form . You can complain about the misuse of your data here report. You can read our Terms and Conditions here to download.