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Privacy Policy - MyDanishRoots.com

Herein "We," "us," and "our" refers to MyDanishRoots.com and its web administrator(s). "You" and "your" refers to all users of this website.

 

What Does this Privacy Policy Include?

1. How we are protecting your privacy
At MyDanishRoots.com our goal is to provide you with the most relevant, user-friendly and personalized visit possible, while we at the same time protect you - the user - from any unexpected use of personally identifiable information.

We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise distribute any personal information you provide to third parties - including name and e-mail address.

Some anonymous data is collected when users visit our website or make use of our services, however, these data cannot be traced back to any single visitor and is only used for statistical purposes.

Personal information may be provided on our site at your own option. We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and it is very important for us that you have full confidence in our handling of these information. This is also why we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise distribute any personal information you provide to third parties. MyDanishRoots.com controls the distribution of all information on this site.

This policy outlines what kind of information is gathered and how it is used, and especially NOT USED. Your use of our site tells us you have read and accept the practices outlined in this policy as well as in our TERMS & CONDITIONS.

2. Anonymous information
It is a necessary part of visiting any website, including MyDanishRoots.com, that your web browser automatically provides some anonymous information to the web server. Our server logs the following information:

The type of browser and operating system you are using.

Your top level domain type (for example, .com, .org, .net, .dk, etc).

The address of the referring site (for example, the previous site that you visited).

The date and time of your visit.

The address of the pages accessed and the documents downloaded.

We use this information only for statistical analysis in order to improve our site on the basis of visitors behaviour and geographic distribution etc.

3. Personal Information
Personal information refers to every detail concerning "user identifiable" information, such as name, date of birth, e-mail address, postal address, etc. All personal information are entered at the discretion of the visitors themselves.

The primary use of ANY information gathered at this site is to send newsletters and relevant information requested by you, or so you automatically may retrieve your account information should you loose it. MyDanishRoots.com will ask for personal information when you sign up for our newsletter, request information, become a registed user or if you make purchases in connection to the site etc. These information will only be used for the purpose for which you have provided it.

All information are collected according to the legal regulations regarding handling of personal information (The Act on Processing of Personal Data, Act No. 429 of May 31, 2000) and will not be divulged to parties outside MyDanishRoots.com without your consent, however, all personal information in the user profile are entered at your own discretion. All data relating to you can accessed, modified, rectified and deleted by you at any time.

We will not use any personal information to send you promotional material ect.

No attempt will be make to identify users or their browsing activities, except in the rare event of a criminal investigation or in case of violations to our user policies.

4. The use of Cookies
This website uses "Cookies" to identify your browser. Cookies are small pieces of information that an Internet website sends to your Web browser when you access the site. The information saved may be information such as username and passwords or if you have voted in our Quick Survey etc.

The use of cookies will also allow us to provide better information and to adapt the site according to your personal preferences and interests.

You can set your browser to disable cookies, but by doing this some elements on the sites you visit may not work as intended.

5. Links to other sites
This website contains several links to other sites. Such links are provided for your reference only. If you go to another website by using these links, you might end up on sites which has their own privacy policy. By requesting information etc. on these sites, be aware that you may be authorizing another website/company to use information you supply.

MyDanishRoots.com is not responsible for the content and the privacy practices of other websites and encourages you to examine each site''s privacy policies and terms of use.

 

For further information on "Links to other sites", please see our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

6. Modifications to this Privacy Policy
MyDanishRoots.com will keep this Policy current. We reserves the right to amend these privacy rules at any time, and all changes will be shown on this page. If any changes concerns registed users, editors, or partners connected to our site we will inform them of any changes that we make.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please fill out the feedback form.

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  • 1,000

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  • 1769

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