Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Look4ward website.

Look4ward is committed to respecting the privacy rights and concerns of all users of our website and/or service. We have established and implemented this privacy statement to inform visitors and users of the website how we use and protect the information we collect.

This Privacy Policy is only applicable to the Look4ward website and not to any other website that you may be able to access from this website which may have its own data collection and use practices and policies.

1. What personal information do we collect and why do we collect it?

1.1. Information you provide to us:
When you register for an account on our site, we ask for your email address so we can check whether you already have an account, if you don’t, we ask you to provide:
— Email address, so we can let you know about your account status and activity on the page,
— Password –  don’t worry, we don’t see it, so feel free to use the name of your crush. You can always reset it too, in case it doesn’t work out.
— Full name – you can lie here, nobody will know. We use this as your Pen name when you comment or post articles. You can change any time.
We will also ask you if you would like to receive our awesome newsletter, no pressure, and then we will send you an activation email – just to make sure you’re a real person.

1.2. Information we get from your device:
In order to make sure that the site performs at its best – functions properly, is informative, up-to date and tailored just for you – when you visit it, we collect information from your device. That may include:
— Device info – we want to know if you should be seeing a desktop or mobile version of the site, which application store you might need and such.
— Network data – such as IP, helps us diagnose problems with our servers, administer our sites and also helps us to make sure our comment section is hate free.
— Cookies – the no calories kind. There is more detailed info about them below, but in short, they let us know how you use our site and optimize it for a better user experience.

1.3. Share functions:
When you share our articles with friends, you do so using social widgets and according to those social networks policies.

2. How the information is used?

2.1. We are relying on several separate bases to process your information as required by law. In order to provide our service to you, we process some data with Legitimate Interest in mind:
2.1.1. When the purpose is to deliver the service:
— Communicate with you over email,
— Contact you and maintain records in order to provide customer service and support,
— Ensure there is no fraud with voting, polls and competitions we host,
— When we use cookies to remember your preferences,
— When we strive to detect and defend against fraudulent, abusive and unlawful activity on the site.
2.1.2. When the purpose is to measure and analyze traffic:
— We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., to collect information about how users use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. You can read more about these cookies and how Google safeguard them here,

2.2. Additionally, we ask your Consent to process the data we need:
2.2.1. When the purpose is better advertising experience. We would like the ads on our sites to be relevant and tailored to your interests,
— Cookies and similar technologies help us know what interests you might have,
— Location services help to only show you relevant ads, matching your location or language,
— Our partners may use the data they have about you, collected according to their own policies to show you what they believe would be relevant.

3. How the information may be shared?

We strive to ensure, using technological and contractual mechanisms, that your data is protected and only used according to this policy. We need to share certain data with our trusted partners:
– When we manage newsletters, we use Tribulant to help us do it. You can always unsubscribe via unsubscribe function in the newsletter,
– When we optimise our site and innovate we may use partners who provide services and functionalities we need, such as Google and others,
– When we deliver ads via vendors and third-party vendors. This helps you get better ads.
– When we would need for Legal purposes and according to the law.

4. How the data might be transferred?

The data we process about individuals in the EU/EEA may be transferred from the EU/EEA through various compliance mechanisms, including data processing agreements we have with our partners. By using our services you consent to us transferring your information to our partners outside of EU/EEA. Any organisation who has access to your information in the course of providing services on our behalf will be governed by contractual restrictions to make sure they protect your information and comply with applicable data protection legislation.

5. How we protect privacy of children?

Our services are aimed at a general audience. We do not knowingly target, collect, use or share information that could reasonably be used to identify children under the age of 16 without prior parental consent or consistent with applicable law. By using our service you confirm that you either are of legal age or have an applicable consent.

6. How can you exercise your rights under GDPR?

6. 1. If you are an individual browsing from the EU/EEA, where the General Data Protection Regulations apply, you can exercise rights related to your data by contacting us via contact details at the bottom of the page:
— You can request access to a free copy of your data,
— You can ask us to delete your personal data, and we will do so where we legally can,
— You have a right to rectify your data,
— If you wish to object to us processing your data according to Legitimate interest.
— You also are free to revoke your consent by updating your settings.

6. 2. Your above described requests will be executed in a legally required time frame, 1 month, and we will need you to provide a valid proof of identification with each request.

7. How long do we keep the data?

We store your data for no longer than necessary in relation to the purpose under which such data was collected. This is determined on a case by case basis and depends on things such as the nature of the data provided, why it was collected, the legal basis we rely upon to process the data, and our relevant legal or operation retention requirements. For example, if you request to delete your account we still have to retain some data for fraud prevention purposes and financial auditing.

8. What about Cookies?

8.1. When you use our websites and apps we may collect information using cookies or similar technologies. Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website every time you visit the site again, so it can recognise you. This allows websites to tailor what you see on the screen.
We use cookies as they are a very important part of the internet, they help sites to work smoother, just like what a cup of morning coffee does to you. The cookies we use are for:
– Services – to make sure the site functions as expected, they are essential to you being able to enjoy the experience,
– Analytics – those are also super important, they allow us to understand how all users combined use our site, make business decisions based on it and do what we need to do on our side to make the site viable,
– Preferences – yeah, this is to remember your consent status, so we don’t bug you with a pop-up on each visit,
– Advertising – you might not think that, but this part is very important too, cookies help us provide you the best possible experience with ads, without them there would be a wild wild west of terrible banners everywhere. Also they help us pay our bills and provide you with great content, just keep that in mind. We use a Google tool called Google Double Click to make this all happen.

10. Third-party sites

Other sites accessible through Look4ward have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please consult each site’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties. Please be aware that our website may contain links to other sites on the internet that are owned and operated by third parties. The information practices of those websites linked to our website are not covered by this Privacy Policy. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit user’s personal information. Additionally, other companies that place advertising on our website may collect information about you when you view or click on their advertising through the use of cookies. We cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these advertisers directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.

11. Terms of use

Please be informed that we own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Those rights are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. Subject to the licence below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages or images from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

YOU MUST NOT:

  • Post or link any material that contains:
  • Adult content, including nudity, sexual terms and/or images of people in positions or activities that are excessively suggestive or sexual
  • Violent, obscene, defamatory, slanderous and/or unlawful content
  • Politically religious agendas and/or any known associations with hate, criminal and/or terrorist activities
  • Hate speech, whether directed at an individual or a group, and whether based upon the race, disability, sex, creed, national origin, religious affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or language of such individual or group
  • Republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or graphics separately from any accompanying text republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;
  • Remove, obscure or change any copyright, trademark, hyperlink or other proprietary rights notices;
  • Edit or otherwise modify any materials on the website;
  • Collect any information (including usernames and/or email addresses) about other users; create or transmit unwanted electronic communications to other users.

12. User content

You are fully responsible for the content that you post, store or upload through our service “Add post”, including any material or information that you transmit to other users or post on Facebook. Look4ward does not have an obligation to delete, screen or edit any of the user’s content posted, stored or uploaded through or in connection with the website; however, Look4ward reserves the right to itself or through a third party, delete, screen or edit any user’s content posted, stored or uploaded through or in connection with the website at any time and for any reason without notice.

We may remove any content for any reason including content that violates our terms of use, or that may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of any person.

Every comment you submit to our website is held for moderation, Look4ward reserves the right to approve or disapprove every comment made or remove it any time in case it conflicts with our Privacy Policy.

Limitation of damages

IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM YOUR USE ON THE WEBSITE OR FOR THE UNAUTHORIZED MODIFICATION OF TEXT OR ADVERTISEMENTS PROVIDED BY US TO OUR MARKETING PARTNERS OR THIRD PARTIES.
DISCLAIMER – THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS EXPLAINED IN SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE OR AS MAY BE PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO YOUR INQUIRY IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. USER ASSUMES THE ENTIRE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR, OR CORRECTION. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY – UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED TO YOU IN RESPONSE TO YOUR INQUIRY, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THIS SITE.

13. Changes to the Privacy Policy

Look4ward reserves the right to change the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time. Since any changes will be posted on this page, we encourage you to check this page regularly. Any changes to this policy shall be effective immediately upon posting them here.

Your continued use of the website constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any future revisions.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on May 24th 2018.

Questions or inquires

In case of any questions or inquires about this Privacy Policy or your dealing with this website, please email us at [email protected]