Data protection notice

This data protection notice (hereinafter. „Notice“) describes how the company Mindsmiths ltd. (hereinafter: „Mindsmiths“) collects, uses and discloses personal data in the course of the services we provide on this web site, https://www.mindsmiths.com/ as well as our accounts on social networks, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter. 
 

The term „personal data“ refers to any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person („data subject“). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as name, identification number, location data, an online identifier and similar. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in our possession or likely to come into such possession.   
 

Data Controller


Mindsmiths ltd. Ulica Pere Budmanija 5, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
PIN: 09138384211
Contact: hello@mindsmiths.com
acts as data controller in relation to processing of personal data addressed in this Notice. This means that Mindsmiths ltd. decides how such personal data is processed and for what purpose.w question go to app settings and press "Manage Questions" button.




What personal data do we collect, when do we collect them and how do we use such personal data


Data that we collect through this website, our accounts on social networks and through electronic mail are the following:

  • Contact data (name, email address, telephone number)
    This data we collect when you submit us a query through the provided form on our website or you send us electronic mail or send query or you communicate/interact with us through social networks. We use such data only for the purpose of fulfilling/responding to such queries or commenting and the data collected are not used for any other purpose. In case you do not provide us with the respective data when your personal data are collected in order to respond to your requests/queries, or comments, we may not be able to provide our responses to such your requests/queries or comments.
  • On line identifiers (IP address, Internet browser you use, operating system you use, type of equipment you use, access point and similar). In order to automatically collect these data, we use „cookies“. To learn more about our use of cookies and how you can change your settings to delete or refuse cookies, please check our cookies policy here.
  • Information about the use of our website (for example, time, duration and number of visits to web site, pages you opened and similar). In order to automatically collect these data, we use „cookies“. To learn more about our use of cookies and how you can change your settings to delete or refuse cookies, please check our cookies policy here.;
    Online identifiers and information about the use of our website we collect when you visit our website and we use this information to manage our website and our technical solutions, understand how visitors navigate through our website, enhance your experience on our website and improve our services.




The legal basis for processing of personal data


We collect contact data when processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract. For collection of data contained in essential cookies, processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party. For collection of data contained in other cookies, we ask for your consent.




Categories of recipients of the personal data


We commit to confidentiality and protection of personal data and we shall not share or make available personal data to third parties without special approval, except as otherwise required by the law. In such case, we distribute personal data only to third parties that are able to demonstrate implementation of appropriate technical and organizational measures in order to ensure protection of your rights. If we transfer personal data outside the European Economic Area or to countries that are not recognized by the European Commission as countries providing adequate level of protection of personal data, we will, as required by applicable law, ensure that data subject's rights are adequately protected by appropriate safeguards.




Security measures


For the purpose of protection of your personal data, we have put in place appropriate technical and organizational measures, which ensure the level of security, that corresponds to the risks presented by processing of data and nature of personal data that are subject of protection, having in mind characteristics and costs of their implementation. After accessing the risk we have undertaken all reasonable measures in order to protect personal data from accidental or unlawful destruction or loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to personal data, particularly in cases where processing includes transmission of personal data through network, and from all other unlawful form of processing.




Retention period


We will keep the personal data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which the data were collected. After the personal data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which the same were collected, we will destroy or anonymize those personal data, so that they are no longer in a form which permits identification of data subjects, except if it is necessary to store the data for specific period of time, in accordance with the applicable laws, prescribed statutory periods for the purpose of defending a legal claim or enforcement of our rights in which case the same data shall no longer be processed for other purposes.




Further processing for new purposes


If we intend to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent for such new processing.




Your Rights under data protection laws


  • Right of access
At any time you may request from us to obtain confirmation as to whether or not your personal data are being processed, and, where that is the case, you have the right to access to the personal data and receive information on their processing.
  • Right to rectification
You have the right to request that we correct or complete without delay any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate and incomplete.
  • Right to erasure
You have the right to request your personal data be erased, where it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which we are processing the same. In case the request is justified and under condition that there is no such law, which would impose storage obligations on us, personal data will be erased without undue delay. In case there are reasons, which prevent or limits us in fulfilling your request, we will inform you without delay in our response to your request.
  • Right to withdraw consent
The right to withdraw the consent to the processing at any time, if the processing is carried out based on the consent. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
  • Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request from us to obtain restriction of processing of your personal data if you contest the accuracy of such personal data (for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of the personal data), if the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data, if you have objected to the processing of your data and if we no longer need the data for the purpose of the processing but they are necessary to you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims and therefore you wish that we store further the same.
  • Right to data portability
The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, where applicable.
  • Right to object
The right to object to the processing of personal data, where applicable.
  • The right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority




Ways to exercise your rights


You have the right to exercise any of the afore listed rights at any time by contacting us at hello@mindsmiths.com. When making the request, please provide us with data necessary to act upon your request and for your identification. We shall also without delay act upon your request or contact you for further information where necessary. We shall also provide you with the information on actions taken without undue delay and in any event within one month as of receipt of the request. That period may be extended by two further months, where necessary, taking into account the complexity and number of the requests. We shall inform you of any such extension within one month as of receipt of the request, together with the reasons for the delay. The same information shall be provided free of charge. However, where requests from a data subject are manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular because of their repetitive character, we reserve the right to charge. In such case, we reserve the right to charge a reasonable fee taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information or communication or taking the action requested or refuse to act on the request. If you consider that violation of your rights have occurred, you may lodge a complaint with the Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency: Selska cesta 136, 10000 Zagreb azop@azop.hr 00385 (0)1 4609-000




Change of this Data Protection Notice


We conduct regular quarterly audits of personal data processing. Because of this as well as because of possible changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, this Notice may periodically change. We therefore encourage you to check from time to time all changes and updates to this Notice, which will be published at this website. This Data Protection Notice was last updated in December 2020.





Cookies policy

 

Our website www.mindsmiths.com uses cookies to improve provision of services. You can decide on the use or blocking of cookies on our website. However, please note that our website functions optimally only if the use of cookies is enabled.

What are cookies


A Cookie represents information stored on your computer by the website you visit. Cookies often store your settings for a website, such as preferred language or address. When you return to the website, Internet browser sends back the cookies that belong to that website. This allows the website to present information customized to fit your needs.




Information stored in cookies


Cookies may store a wide range of information, including personal information (such as your name or email address). However, this information can only be stored if you provide it. The website cannot gain access to information you did not provide and it cannot access other files on your computer. The activities of storing and sending cookies are invisible to you. However, you can change your Internet browser settings to allow you to approve or deny cookie storage requests, delete stored cookies automatically when you close your Internet browser and similar.




The legal basis for processing of personal data


We collect contact data when processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract. For collection of data contained in essential cookies, processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party. For collection of data contained in other cookies, we ask for your consent.




Purpose of cookies


In order to ensure proper function of our website, further improvements of website and to improve your browsing experience, the website mindsmihts.com stores small amount of information on your device (cookies).




Type of cookies


Essential cookies Essential cookies enable basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. Therefore, essential cookies cannot be deactivated and your consent is not required. Analytics/statistic cookies Analytics/statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with web locations by collecting and reporting information anonymously. This information are collected only if you have given us your consent. Marketing cookies Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across website. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third parties advertisers. Temporary cookies Temporary cookies or session cookies are erased from your computer when you close your Internet browser. With temporary cookies websites store temporary data, such as last few pages you have opened on the website you visit. Persistent cookies Persistent cookies are stored on computer after closing the Internet browser. With these cookies website store data, such as log in name and password, so that you do not have to log in every time you visit particular site. Persistent cookies will stay on computer for days, months, even years. First party cookies First party cookies come from website you visit. First party cookies can be persistent or temporary. These cookies help websites to store data that will use again during next visit to that website. Third party cookies Third party cookies come from advertisements of other web locations (such as pop up or other advertisements) that are shown at the website you visit. With these cookies websites may track the use of Internet for marketing purposes.




Does mindsmiths.com use cookies


Website mindsmiths.com uses necessary and analytics/statistic cookies to achieve a better users’ experience. Necessary cookies we use: Analytics/statistic cookies we use: This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us understand how you use our website and its services (for example, duration of your visit, pages shown, location, operating system, browser, entrance path, number of visits). Information generated by cookie on your use of this website is transferred to the United States of America. For more information, please see Privacy and data security policy on the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answers/6004245. You may also find information on how Google Analytics uses data in the section „How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services“ which may be found on the following address https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners. This website may contain links to third party websites. If you follow a link to any third party websites, please bear in mind that those websites have their own privacy and cookies policies and we make no representations or responsibilities regarding the policies of such third party websites. You are required to review the corresponding privacy policies of third parties before providing personal data on their websites.




How to accept or reject cookies


You can find cookie notice on the top of this website. By selecting respective option, you give us your consent to store the above listed analytics/statistic cookies on your computer or mobile device. If you do not choose storage of analytics/statistic cookies, only the above listed essential cookies will be stored on your computer or mobile device. You can change your mind and return to the cookies’ initial settings at any time through the same cookie notice. Additionally, if you do not agree with the use of cookies, you can accept or reject cookies by adjusting your browser settings. For information on cookies’ settings, chose the Internet browser you use. You can find information on how to change the settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefoks
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera
  • Android Browser
  • Edge
For further information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your device and how to manage/delete them please visit www.allaboutcookies.org You can also delete cookies that have been set previously on your browser by selecting the option of deleting the browsing history and turning on the option of deleting cookies. Furthermore, Google has developed the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on where you have the ability to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics. You can do this on the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Given the purpose of cookies to improve and enable better users’ experience in using our web location and its processes in full extent of its functionality, by blocking the use or deleting cookies you may disable functioning of the webpage or cause different operation and appearance in your browser.




Additional information on turning off cookies





Changes in Cookies policy


Provisions of this Cookies Policy may changed from time to time. We will publish any change that we subsequently make to the content of this Cookies Policy on this website or we will revert to you through other communication channels.
For information related to processing of personal data on our website https://www.mindsmiths.com/, as well as your rights in connection to protection of your personal data, please read our Data Protection Notice.




Contact


For questions, comments and queries related to Cookies Policy you may contact us at hello@mindsmiths.com