Placecorner is a technology platform (“Placecorner”) operating on the www.placecorner.com website (the “Website”), managed by Placecorner S.r.l., allowing the visualization and promotion of spaces for private and/or commercial use proposed by individuals or companies, so that they are booked by users of the technology platform (“User/s”) to be subsequently used in accordance with the terms and conditions published on the Website (hereinafter also referred to as the “Service”).
In order to provide the Service, we collect some information relating to our Users. The collected information is those required to provide the Service and offer the User a customized experience. The person in charge of the personal data processing, as identified by Clause 4, undertakes to protect the Users data.
This information comprises a description of the types of data that will be collected, the aims for which these data will be processed, the persons to which they may be communicated and it provides additional information useful to allow the Users to give their informed consent to their personal data processing.
2. Collection of the information and closure of the account
During the various steps o fuse of Placecorner, the following types described under Paragraphs 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4 will be collected.
In the registration process for the opening of an account on the basis of the general conditions published on the Website or simply by subscription to the Placecorner newsletter, data as your first and last name, an email address and additional information are requested for the sole purpose of managing the Advertisements; these are required to complete the Booking through the payment, as referred to in the Hosts and Guests General Conditions.
The User is invited to refrain from communicating to Placecorner S.r.l. or to the other Users any confidential and secret information or strictly personal information or information which may in any manner cause harm or damage to itself of any third party; the User holds Placecorner S.r.l. and the person in charge of the data processing harmless from any liability in regard thereto. In particular, the User is invited to refrain from providing information relating to its economic situation, political or sexual orientations, health conditions, etc., unless this is expressly requested from the nature of the offered Service.
2.2 Use of the Service
When using the Service some information will be collected, such as: (i) data relating to your interaction with the Service (for instance, visualization of locations and their offers, recommendations; interactions with other Users, etc.) (ii) made research and publications; (iii) technical data (for instance coming URL; IP address and ID of your device; browser you are using, etc.); (iv) information relating to cookies, as better specified under point 2.4 below; (v) information on your access location (only if you agree to the localization function).
Furthermore, if you choose to link your Facebook and/or Twitter account, or other social network, you will enable us to collect also some information relating to these social networks, such as your credentials, name, email, gender and pictures of your profile, names and pictures of your friends profile, etc.
2.3 Aggregated Anonymous Data
We are entitled to collect automatically some aggregated anonymous data on the use of the Service, such as the number of Users, the rate of recurrence and the modalities of Placecorner use or the extent to which given functionalities are used. Furthermore, when using the Service, in order to provide some commercial and advertising suggestions, additional anonymous data may be collected by Placecorner, Google Analytics and/or by other providers of specific services of ours, such as, for instance, how many times you have visited an advertisement or one offer or one shop, etc. (in these cases no personal information, such as your name or contact details shall not be collected).
In order to monitor and understand the traffic relating to our Website and the mobile application, cookies or similar technologies may be used. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that the Service transfers to your computer hard drive or in the mobile application. Cookies identify the computer hard drive or your mobile device so that the User may be recognized at every new access it makes, thus enabling us to provide it with a more customized experience.
Types of used cookies
First-party cookies: These cookies are set by the website visited by the User and whose address appears on the URL window.
Third-parties cookies: These cookies are set by a domain different from the one visited by the User. If one User visits a website and another company sends the information using that website, we have a third-parties cookie.
Session cookies: These cookies are temporarily recorded and are erased when the User closes the surfing window.
Persistent cookies: These cookies are recorded on the Users device between the browser sessions, thus allowing remembering the User preferences and actions on one website. These can be used for various aims, such as remembering the preferences and choices when using the Website.
Essential cookies: These cookies are strictly required for the Website operation. Without using said cookies, some parts of the Website would not work. They include, for instance, the cookies allowing having access to the protected areas of the Website. These cookies do not collect information for marketing purposes and cannot be disabled.
Functional cookies: These cookies are required to recognize one User visiting again the Website later. They allow customizing the contents and remembering preferences (for instance, the selected language or region). These cookies do not collect information which may identify the User. All collected information is anonymous.
Shared cookies on social networks: These cookies help to share contents of the website through social networks as Facebook and Twitter. To review the respective privacy and cookies policies it is possible visiting the social websites networks. As to Facebook and Twitter, the User may visit https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies and https://twitter.com/privacy.
How to amend cookies settings
Most of the browser automatically accepts cookies, but the User can usually amend the settings to disable said function. It is possible blocking all types of cookies, or accepting to receive only some of them and disable some others. The section “Options” or “Preferences” of the browser menu permit to avoid to receive cookies and other user tracking technologies and how to obtain notice from the browser of these technologies activation. Alternatively, it is also possible consulting the section “Help” in the toolbars present in most of the browser.
2.5 Closure of the Account
The Service manager may elect to close your Placecorner Account at any time. In case of closure of your account, for any reason, your personal data will be canceled upon simple request.
3. Use of the information (aims and terms of the treatment)
The data collected by Placecorner are processed for the following aims:
- Offering the Service, guaranteeing its good running and customizing it depending on the User preferences;
- Analyzing Placecorner use and the interactions with the related services for the purpose of developing new functionalities and provide customized contents and advertising;
- Communicating with the Users in relation to the provision of the Service, also for promotional aims;
- Providing and promoting goods and services customized for you;
It is herein specified, in particular, that:
(a) Your collected personal data may be processed to meet your request of services, communicate with you on your account, support your activities in relation to the Service and answer your questions. It will further be possible using your personal data and/or the information of your profile to customize your purchase experience and improve the Service offered. When using the Service, Placecorner shall identify you by your first and last name that you will communicate upon registration or through registration via the social network.
(b) The aggregated information mentioned under Paragraph 2.3 that we collect, as well as the additional anonymous information are used to better understand our Users and customize the Service depending on the particular preferences they have. It is herein specified that this type of information is processed in such a manner so that Users to whom the information refer cannot be identified personally;
(c) We will be entitled to use the localization in order to enable the geo and social functions when discovering the best Placecorner offers. It will be possible to disable the geo localization and localization of the User function from the settings menu of the mobile device or web applications if you are not willing to disclose your location or if you are not willing to share your location with Placecorner or with other Users located close to you or with other users of other social network. In this case, the Service will not be able to guarantee the complete and best functionalities offered through geo localization.
Your data will be mainly processed by electronic or in any case automated tools.
4. Holder of the treatment
The controller of the data collected by Placecorner is the company Placecorner S.r.l., with registered office in Cagliari, via Carloforte, 60, VAT Code 03568800928.
5. Communication and scope of disclosure of the data
Your personal data may be communicated to:
- Persons entrusted by the Data Controller to carry out the activities related to the provision of the Service and to the technical maintenance of the network and electronic communication equipment;
- Individuals, companies and professional firms performing assistance and consulting activities to the Data Controller in relation to Placecorner.
Your personal data, collected within the scope of the Service, shall not be disclosed.
6. Transfer of data abroad
The User personal data are transferred outside the European Union once adequate precautions are adopted pursuant to the applicable privacy law in order to guarantee their protection, security and confidentiality. By accepting this privacy information, the User gives its consent to the use and transfer of its data in compliance with the provisions of this Paragraph 6.
7. Interazione con altri servizi e condivisione delle informazioni
Within the Service, Placecorner may use third parties services, as Google Maps and hardware components of your device, as Wi-Fi, GPS and the mobile network to determine your position, so to customize the Service experience for you and the other Users. If you do not want that your position is identified, you can disable the geo localization from the settings menu, both from the mobile application and from the Website. In these cases, however, you will not be able to use the Service functions designed around the localization services.
Eventually, we may share aggregated statistical information and information on the Service Users profile with third parties, including our licensees, partners, advertisers and other persona offering goods or services connected to the Service. These data are not connected to any personal information allowing identifying the User. The Data Controller shall not share with any third parties any data allowing to identify the Placecorner Users, unless requested within legal actions (for instance, as reply to an order of a court of to reply to a writ of summons) or to prevent or fight frauds, as required by the law, or to have our general conditions complied with, or to protect the rights, the ownership or the security of the Service of our Users or other persons.
Furthermore, the collected personal data may be communicated within a merger, acquisition or sale, in whole or in part, of our business.
9. Contacts, access and updating
The User is entitled to the rights under Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, Code on the Personal Data Protection, sections 7 and 8, available at the link http://www.garanteprivacy.it/web/guest/home/docweb/-/docweb-display/docweb/1311248 Including the right to access and revoke the given consent, under certain conditions and with the relating consequences. To exercise these rights or for any further information in matters of privacy, please contact us at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Placecorner does not deliberately collect any personal data of children aged under 13. To protect to the full your children privacy, we suggest you to monitor carefully that your children do not access and do not use our Service.
Placecorner is entitled to amend this privacy information from time to time. The use of the information we collect is subject to the information in force at the time the information is used. If any material amendments occur in the manner we use the personal information, we shall inform you publishing a note on our Service or sending you an email. The use of the Service by the Users, following any amendment to the privacy, forms acceptance thereof.