Welcome to Korita Applications news App. We are controller of your personal data in the sense of Art. 4 (7) of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and other data protection or data privacy laws in the Member State of the European Union and other Guidelines with a data protection nature regarding the Platform and as such, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

You may contact us under korita.news@gmail.com.

To provide our services to you, we offer you a free app that you can download onto your mobile phone. This policy sets out the basis on which any Personal Data from you will be processed, collected, used, and disclosed by us when you access or use our applications, products and content (collectively, the “Services”).

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your Personal Data and how we will treat it. Capitalized terms that are not defined in this policy have the meaning given to them in the Terms of Service.

  1. The Personal Data We Process Within Our Service

We collect and process Personal Data either directly from you (e.g. when you provide certain information to us) or indirectly (e.g. through our Platform’s technology).

“Personal Data” means 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 a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Information you give us as a registered user. If you register an account with us to use the Platform, you must provide us with certain Personal Data, including your unique account name, your e-mail address and, if provided, your telephone number and your photograph. You may also be able to register using your user credentials to certain social media sites, such as Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

Information we collect about you when you use the Services. You may use the public facing portion of the Services without registering an account. When you visit the Platform without registration we automatically collect information which will contain Personal Data and your language selection.

When you use our Services – whether registered or not – we automatically collect your unique device identifiers, Cookies , browsing records, mobile carrier, time zone and locale setting, mobile or device model, operating system and platform as well as information regarding your use of the Platform, e.g. the comments you make on our Platform (only when you are registered).

Furthermore, we collect behavioural information, for example profiles and your presumed interests, alongside marketing information such as opt-ins and communication preferences. If you have registered for our service we collect your account name, e-mail address, telephone number, photographs (if provided), mobile phone model and the mobile phone system version.

Further, when you use the Platform on a mobile device, we process information about your location, including location information based on IP address or mobile device location settings, and if activated on your mobile device, by use of a Global Positioning System (GPS). If you do not wish to share your GPS location with us, you can switch off GPS functionality on your mobile device.

Information you choose to share from your social networks. If you choose to link the Platform to your social network or public forum account (such as Facebook or WeChat), you may provide us or allow your social network to provide us with information from your social network or public forum accounts. This data may include your use of the Platform on such public forums and/or social networks. For further information as to how and for what purpose the social network provider processes your Personal Data, please see their privacy policies.

Information from third parties. We may receive information if you use any of the other websites we operate or other Services we provide. We may also receive information, for instance, GAID, from third party SDKs, and from other sources, including business directories and other commercially or publicly available sources.

Tracking. “Do-not-track” signals are preferences that users can set on their web browser to limit how their activity is tracked across third-party websites or online services. The Platform does not respond to "do-not-track" signals in your web browser.

  1. How We Use Your Personal Data

We will use your Personal Data for the following purposes:

Personal Data that we collect from your visit on our website without your registration is processed for system administration (e.g. to improve our Website and services to you), for statistical or security proposes (e.g. to guarantee the website’s stability and security) of our website as well as to solicit your feedback. The processing of this Personal Data is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

In particular, we will process your Personal Data to be responsive to you and to ensure the proper functioning of our products and organisation, Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. As it is in our legitimate interests, we may use your Personal Data to:

It is in our legitimate interests to promote the Platform and to use information that you give to us, such as user-generated content and video content that you may choose to broadcast on our Platform, as part of our advertising and marketing campaigns to promote the Platform in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

When you register as user of our services, we obtain personal data to create your user account, which is necessary to provide you with you the Services according to Art. 6 (1) lit. b) of the GDPR.

We may further use your Personal Data from your registration in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR to:

  1. How We Share Your Personal Data

We may share your personal data with selected third parties in or outside your country, including:

We may share your information with law enforcement agencies, public or tax authorities or other organisations if legally required to do so, or if we have a good faith belief that such use is reasonably necessary to:

We may also disclose your information to third parties:

  1. The Security of Your Personal Data

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted through the Platform; any transmission is at your own risk. We do have appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of you and other Users. We maintain these technical and organizational measures and may amend them from time to time to improve the overall security of our systems.

  1. Data Retention

We will retain your information for so long as we are required to retain such information under applicable laws.

After you have terminated your use of our services, we may store your information in an aggregated and anonymised format. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may also retain any personal information as reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations, allow us to resolve and litigate disputes, and to enforce our agreements.

  1. Information Relating to Children

The Platform is not directed at children under the age of 16. Users under the relevant age are not allowed to use the Platform. If we become aware that Personal Data has been collected from a person under such age in the relevant jurisdiction and parental or guardian consent has not been provided, we will delete this information and terminate the person’s account. If you believe that we may have Personal Data about or collected from a child under the specified age in the relevant jurisdiction without the consent of their parent or guardian, please contact us at korita.news@gmail.com.

  1. Your Rights

You have the right to access your Personal Data that we hold about you and to correct, update, amend, suppress, delete or otherwise modify any Personal Data where it is inaccurate, or has been processed in violation of the applicable data protection regulations, unless we have to keep the Personal Data for legitimate business or legal purposes. Prior to the fulfilment of your request concerning your Personal Data, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act upon your request.

You may object to the use or processing of your Personal Data or withdraw consent to use your Personal Data at any time.

You have the following rights:

As far as we process your Personal Information on the basis of our legitimate interests (Art. 6(1) lit. f) GDPR), you may object to processing (Art. 21(1) GDPR) at any time. You may find a detailed description of our processing activities and the legal basis in the section before. If you object to such processing, we ask you to state the grounds of you objection in order for us to examine the processing of your personal data and decide whether to adjust the processing accordingly.

Please send an e-mail to us if you would like to exercise any of your rights .

  1. Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how we process your Personal Data, please contact us in the first instance at korita.news@gmail.com and we will endeavour to deal with your request as soon as possible. This is without prejudice to your right to launch a claim with your data protection authority or follow the dispute resolution process provided in the Terms of Service.

  1. Changes

We will use commercially reasonable efforts to generally notify all users of any material changes to this Policy, such as through a notice on our Platform, however, you should look at this Policy regularly to check for such changes. We will also update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Policy, which reflects the effective date of such Policy. Your continued access to or use of the Services after the date of the updated Policy constitutes your acceptance of the updated Policy. If you do not agree to the updated Policy, you must stop accessing or using the Services.

  1. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to korita.news@gmail.com.