Privacy Policy

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Bizzindex privacy policy explains how we collect and processes your personal information.

This policy provides you with information regarding our obligations and your rights in compliance

with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the laws of the state of Kuwait.

Bizzindex is owned and run by Jassim Taqi Mohammad, whose office is at P.O. BOX 6899,

Hawalli – 32043, The State of Kuwait.

Information such as your name, email address, and other personal details. We collect

non-personal information that may identify you, such as location, IP address, browser type,

operating system, and additional information about the device you are using. These also

processed through Google Analytics.

 

How We Use Your Personal Data

We want to rest assure our members that our business model not based on selling Bizzindex’s members’

emails or personal information. Moreover, We use your data to provide our services or products to you.

Where you have consented, we may also use your information to send you promotional offers and marketing.

You are free to withdraw this consent at any time. We respect your privacy at all times.

Your information will never be disclosed or shared with others without your consent unless required to do so by law.


Sharing or Disclosing Your Personal Data

 

While we will never disclose or share your data with others without your consent, we use third-party

processors to provide our services: these companies will process or store your information on Our behalf.

We use the following third parties that may process your personal data on our behalf:

We use Linode to host our website and email services.  For more information about Linode, please read

their privacy policy at https://www.linode.com/privacy

 

 We use the following payment services for membership payments,

and donations, to provide you with payment processing services.

 Note we never store or process your card details directly; this is

entirely outsourced to PayPal, Stripe, and MyFatoorah.  For more

information, please read their privacy policy at

We ensure all processors acting on our behalf act following this privacy notice.


Your Rights

Under GDPR you have the right to access personal information that Bizzindex processes about you.

 You can request from us information about :

      • The personal data we hold about you
      • The categories of personal data concerned
      • The purposes of the processing
      • Details to whom personal data has/will disclose.
      • How long we retain your data
      • If we did not collect the data directly from you, information about the source

You may also request from us the following-

      • That we update any incomplete or inaccurate data about you
      • Request that we delete your data, by GDPR

You may request we action your rights by contacting us at Bizzindex:

P.O. BOX 6899, Hawally – 32043, The State Of Kuwait.

Or by emailing us at info@bizzindex.com

To ensure your data is protected if we receive a request from you to exercise your rights; we

will ask you to verify your identity before acting on the application.

 

International Transfers

Your data may be processed outside the EU by the Third parties we use or us.  

Where these transfers take place, we will ensure the same high standard of protection

for your data at all times.

 

Security & Safeguarding Measures

All personal data collected is transferred and stored securely, using industry-standard encryption

protocols, and approved transfer mechanisms, such as TLS and HTTPS.  Please note, however, that we

cannot guarantee that the measures we maintain will ensure the security of the information.

Our team trained on the importance of Privacy and Data Protection and will adhere

to our internal policies.

 

How Long We Retain Your Data

Bizzindex only retains personal information for as long as is necessary.  For further details on our data

retention periods, please contact Where you have consented to us to use your features for

direct marketing, we will keep this data until you notify us or otherwise withdraw your consent.

 

Children

We comply with the requirements of COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act).

We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13. If you are

under the age of 13, please do not submit any Personal Data through our Services.


Links to Other Web Sites

Our services may contain links to other websites not controlled or operated by Bizzindex.

These links do not imply that we endorse these third-party sites. We, therefore, have no

responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.  We recommend

reviewing those sites directly for information on their privacy policies.  We seek to protect

the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

 

Suggested API Text:

 User-submitted images may be transmitted to image compression servers in the United

States and stored there for up to 30 days.

 

Suggested ExactDN Text:

 User-submitted images that are displayed  on this site will be transmitted and stored on a global

network of third-party servers (a CDN).


Cookies

A ‘cookie’ is a small text file sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s

web browser. Upon visiting a site that uses cookies, a cookie placed onto your computer or mobile

device.  The next time you visit that site, your device will remember useful information such as preferences

visited pages or logging in options. Cookies are widely used to add functionality to websites or to ensure

they work more efficiently. Our site relies on cookies to optimize the user experience and provide that

the site’s services function correctly.

We may from time to time also use third party marketing cookies to Help deliver ads relevant to your interests.

 These include:

 

Facebook –

You can learn more about Facebook cookies and how you

can control them at https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

 

 Google –

You can learn more about Google cookies and how you can

control them at https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies

Most web browsers allow some control to restrict or block cookies

through the browser settings, however, if you disable cookies you may

find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our website or

Services. For more information about cookies, please visit

https://www.aboutcookies.org.

 

WPML

uses cookies to identify the visitor’s current language, the last

visited language and the language of users who have logged in.

While you use the plugin, WPML will share data regarding the site

through Installer. No data from the user itself will be shared.

Facebookwww.facebook.com/policies/cookies/

Google –  policies.google.com/technologies/cookies

Twitter –  twitter.com

https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514

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Jetpack

Activity

This feature only records activities of a site’s registered users and the retention

duration of activity data will depend on the site’s plan and activity type.

Data Used: To deliver this functionality and record activities around site management,

the following information captured: user email address, user role, user login, user

display name, WordPress.com and local user IDs, the activity to be recorded, the

WordPress.com-connected site ID of the site on which the action takes place, the site’s

Jetpack version, and the timestamp of the event. Some events may also include the

actor’s IP address (login attempts, for example) and user agent.

 

Activity Tracked: Login attempts/actions, post and page update and publish actions,

comment/pingback submission and management actions, plugin and theme management

actions, widget updates, user management actions, and the modification of other various site

settings and options. Retention duration of activity data depends on the site’s plan and activity

type. See the complete list of currently-recorded activities (along with retention information).

Data Synced (?): Successful and failed login attempts, will include the actor’s IP address and user agent.

 

Ads

This feature is only available to sites on the Premium and Professional plans.

Data Used: The following information (made available from the visitor’s browser) is collected

and sent to Automattic’s Demand Partners: IP address, geographical data (derived from the

IP address), user agent, operating system, device type, unique user ID (randomly generated identifier),

current URL, and IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) interest category. Log data (IP address,

geographical data, user agent, operating system, device type) stored for 30 days. The unique user ID

is stored in cookies and retained for one year.

Activity Tracked: Ad impressions, video-related events (i.e., pause, mute, 100% plays, etc.) or errors, and

ad click events. Various cookies are used for the following purposes: delivering targeted advertisements

to specific visitors, storing user identifiers, and collecting anonymous ad platform stats.

 

Comment Likes

This feature is only accessible to users logged in to WordPress.com.

Data Used: to process a comment like, the following information used: WordPress.com

user ID/username (you must be logged in to use this feature), the local site-specific user ID

(if the user is signed in to the site on which the like occurred), and a true/false data point that tells

Us if the user liked a specific comment. If you perform a similar action from one of our mobile apps,

some additional information is used to track the activity: IP address, user agent, timestamp of event,

blog ID, browser language, country code, and device info.

Activity Tracked: Comment likes.

 

Google Analytics

This feature is only available to sites on the Premium and Professional plans.

Data Used: Please refer to the appropriate Google Analytics documentation for the specific type of

Data it collects. For sites running WooCommerce (also owned by Automattic) and this feature simultaneously 

and having all purchase tracking explicitly enabled, purchase events will send Google Analytics the following

information: order number, product id and name, product category, total cost, and quantity of items purchased.

Google Analytics does offer IP anonymization, which can be enabled by the site owner.

Activity Tracked: This feature sends page view events (and potentially video play games) over to Google

Analytics for consumption. For sites running WooCommerce-powered stores, some additional events also sent to

Google Analytics: shopping cart additions and removals, product listing views and clicks, product detail views,

and purchases. Tracking for each specific WooCommerce event needs to be enabled by the site owner.

 

Gravatar Hovercards

Data Used: This feature will send a hash of the user’s email address (if logged in to the site or WordPress.com —

or if they submitted a comment on the site using their email address that is attached to an active Gravatar profile)

to the Gravatar service (also owned by Automattic) to retrieve their profile image.

 

Infinite Scroll

Data Used: To record page views via WordPress.com Stats (which must enabled for the page

view tracking  here to work) with additional loads, the following information used: IP address,

WordPress.com user ID (if logged in), WordPress.com username (if logged in), user agent, visiting URL,

referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code.

 

Activity Tracked: Page views will tracked with each additional load (i.e. when you scroll down to the

bottom of the Page and a new set of posts loads automatically). If the site owner has enabled Google

Analytics to work with this feature, a page view event will also sent to the appropriate Google Analytics

account with each additional load.

 

Jetpack Comments

Data Used: Commenter’s name, email address, and site URL (if provided via the comment form), timestamp,

and IP address.

Additionally, a jetpack.wordpress.com IFrame receives the following data: WordPress.com blog ID attached to

the site, ID of the post on which the comment is submitted, commenter’s local user ID (if available),

commenter’s local username (if possible), commenter’s site URL (if possible), an MD5 hash of the commenter’s

Email address (if possible), and the comment content. If Akismet (also owned by Automattic) enabled on

the site, the following information is sent to the service for the sole purpose of spam checking: commenter’s

name, email address, site URL, IP address, and user agent.

Activity Tracked: The comment author’s name, email address, and site URL (if provided during the comment

submission) stored in cookies. Learn more about these cookies.

Data Synced (?): All data and metadata (see above) associated with comments, includes the status of the

comment and if Akismet is enabled on the site, whether or not it was classified as spam by Akismet.

 

Likes

This feature is only accessible to users logged in to WordPress.com.

Data Used: To process a post like action, the following information used: IP address, WordPress.com

user ID, WordPress.com username, WordPress.com-connected site ID, post ID (of the writing that is liked),

user agent, timestamp of event, browser language, country code. Activity Tracked: Post likes.

 

Mobile Theme

Data Used: A visitor’s preference for viewing the mobile version of a site.

Activity Tracked: A cookie (akm_mobile) is stored for 3.5 days to remember whether or not a visitor of

the site wishes to view its mobile version. Learn more about this cookie.

 

Notifications

This feature is only accessible to registered users of the site who are logged in to WordPress.com.

Data Used: IP address, WordPress.com user ID, WordPress.com username, WordPress.com-connected site

ID and URL, Jetpack version, user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language,

country code.

Some visitor-related information or activity may sent to the site owner via this feature may include email address,

WordPress.com username, site URL, email address, comment content, follow actions, etc.

Activity Tracked: Sending notifications (i.e., when we send an information to a particular user), opening

announcements  (i.e., when a user opens a warning that they receive), acting from within the

notification panel (e.g., liking a comment or marking a comment as spam), and clicking on any link from

within the notification panel/interface.

 

Protect

Data Used: To check login activity and potentially block fraudulent attempts, the following information used:

attempting user’s IP address, attempting user’s email address/username (i.e., according to the value they were

trying to use during the login process), and all IP-related HTTP headers attached to the attempting user.

Activity Tracked: Failed login attempts (these include IP address and user agent).

We also set a cookie (jpp_math_pass) for one day to remember if/when a user has completed a math captcha to

prove that they’re a real human. Learn more about this cookie.

Data Synced (?): Failed login attempts, which contain the user’s

IP address, attempted username or email address and user agent information.

Search

This feature is only available to sites on the Professional plan.

Data Used: Any of the visitor-chosen search filters and query data in order

to process a search request on the WordPress.com servers.

Subscriptions

Data Used: initiate and process subscriptions, the following information used: subscriber’s

email address and the ID of the post or comment (depending on the specific subscription processed).

In the event of a new subscription initiated, we also collect some primary server data, including

all of the subscribing user’s HTTP request headers, the IP address from which the subscribing user is

viewing the page, and the URI which given to access the page (REQUEST_URI and DOCUMENT_URI).

The server data used for the exclusive purpose of monitoring and preventing abuse and spam.

Activity Tracked: Functionality cookies are set for 347 days to remember a visitor’s

blog and post subscription choices if they have an active subscription.

Video Hosting

This feature is only available to sites on the Premium and Professional plans.

Data Used: For video play tracking via WordPress.com Stats, the following information used: viewer’s

An IP address, WordPress.com user ID (if logged in), WordPress.com username (if logged in), user agent,

visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code. If Google Analytics is

enabled, video play events will be sent there, as well. Activity Tracked: Video plays.


Terms Of Service

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use,

disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website

at bizzindex.com

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on

this page and send an email to you notifying you of any changes, and

updates to the Privacy Policy.

 

This policy was last modified on May – 05 – 2019.

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