Privacy Policy

This document has a section dedicated to Californian consumers and their privacy rights.

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Table of Contents

Policy summary

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Advertising

      • Google AdSense and Amazon Mobile Ads

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Analytics

      • Google Analytics, WordPress Stats and Google Analytics with anonymized IP

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Commercial affiliation

      • Amazon Affiliation

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Displaying content from external platforms

      • Google Fonts

        Personal Data: Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • Generatepress

        Personal Data: Usage Data

    • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

      • Facebook Like button and social widgets, Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets and Twitter Tweet button and social widgetsPersonal Data: Cookies; Usage Data
    • Social features

      • Public profile

        Personal Data: first name; last name; picture

Contact information

    • Owner and Data Controller

      Gotestprep.com

      Owner contact email: nmiwsofficial@gmail.com

Full policy

Owner and Data Controller

gotestprep.com

Owner contact email: nmiwsofficial@gmail.com

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: Cookies; Usage Data; email address; first name; last name; picture.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.
Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Website.

Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by this Website is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Website to provide its services. In cases where this Website specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.

Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.
Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Website or by the owners of third-party services used by this Website serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Website and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.

The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.

Legal basis of processing

The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;
  • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;
  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place

The Data is processed at the Owner’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User’s location, data transfers may involve transferring the User’s Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.

If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore:

  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Service, comply with its legal obligations, respond to enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of its Users or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activity, as well as the following: Analytics, Displaying content from external platforms, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Advertising, Commercial affiliation, Registration and authentication, Contacting the User, Social features and Traffic optimization and distribution.

For specific information about the Personal Data used for each purpose, the User may refer to the section “Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data”.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Advertising

    This type of service allows User Data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners and other advertisements on this Website, possibly based on User interests.

    This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below.

    Some of the services listed below may use Cookies to identify Users or they may use the behavioral retargeting technique, i.e. displaying ads tailored to the User’s interests and behavior, including those detected outside this Website. For more information, please check the privacy policies of the relevant services.

    In addition to any opt out offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

    Google AdSense (Google Inc.)

    Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks use of this Website and User behavior concerning ads, products and services offered.
    Users may decide to disable all the Doubleclick Cookies by clicking on: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

    Amazon Mobile Ads (Amazon)

    Amazon Mobile Ads is an advertising service provided by Amazon.com, Inc.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

  • Analytics

    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

    Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

    WordPress Stats (Automattic Inc.)

    WordPress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

    Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)

    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users’ IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy – Opt Out. Privacy Shield participant.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

  • Commercial affiliation

    This type of service allows this Website to display advertisements for third-party products or services. Ads can be displayed either as advertising links or as banners using various kinds of graphics.

    Clicks on the icon or banner posted on the Application are tracked by the third-party services listed below, and are shared with this Website.

    For details of which data are collected, please refer to the privacy policy of each service.

    Amazon Affiliation (Amazon)

    Amazon Affiliation is a commercial affiliation service provided by Amazon.com Inc.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

  • Contacting the User

    Mailing list or newsletter (this Website)

    By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Website. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Website or after making a purchase.

    Personal Data processed: email address.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: identifiers.

    Contact form (this Website)

    By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Website to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

    Personal Data processed: email address.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: identifiers.

  • Displaying content from external platforms

    This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Website and interact with them.

    This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

    Google Fonts (Google Inc.)

    Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

    Personal Data processed: Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

    Generatepress privacy (EDGE22 Studios LTD. )

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

    This type of service allows interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Website.

    The interaction and information obtained through this Website are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.

    This type of service might still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.

    It is recommended to log out from the respective services in order to make sure that the processed data on this Website isn’t being connected back to the User’s profile.

    Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

    The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

    Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets (Pinterest)

    The Pinterest “Pin it” button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Pinterest platform provided by Pinterest Inc.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.

    Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)

    The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.

    Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.

    Category of personal data collected according to CCPA: internet information.

    This processing constitutes a sale based on the definition under the CCPA. In addition to the information in this clause, the User can find information regarding how to opt out of the sale in the section detailing the rights of Californian consumers.