This privacy policy was compiled to explain how the ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII) of our visitors is being used by e-LIVES. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your PII on our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website and blog?

    When registering on our website, you may be asked to enter your name, email address and other details.

When do we collect information?

    We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, require being notified when new posts are posted on our blog or when someone comments on existing posts or when you ask to be contacted and enter your contact information on our website contact form.

How do we use your information?

    We use the information we collect from you according to your interests when you supplied us that information, namely in the following ways:

    • To send periodic email newsletters regarding our project;
    • To contact you in case you require us to do so;
    • To notify you about the existence of new posts or of new comments to old posts.

How do we protect your information?

    We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.

    We only provide free articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers. We do not use Malware Scanning.

    Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

    We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

    We do not use cookies for tracking purposes.

Third-party disclosure

    We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Third-party links

    We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

    According to CalOPPA, we agree that users can visit our site anonymously. A link to our Privacy Policy, which includes the word ‘Privacy’, is available in the footer of all our website pages.

    You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes on our Privacy Policy page.

    You can change your personal information by emailing us directly to the e-mail address e-lives@e-lives.eu

How does our website handle Do Not Track signals?

    We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track or plant cookies when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our website allow third-party behavioral tracking?

    We do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

    The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. In our case, we do not specifically provide any goods or services to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

    According to the Fair Information Practices principles, we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur: we will notify you via email within 7 business days.

    If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future newsletters, you can follow the instructions at the bottom of each newsletter, and you will be promptly removed from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us

    If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the following information:

      e-lives.eu
      Rua Doutor Antonio Bernardino de Almeida
      4249-015 Porto
      Portugal
      e-lives@e-lives.eu

Last Edited on 2018-05-29