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Privacy policy Yannick February 6, 2020



PRIVACY POLICY



Last updated March
23, 2023

This privacy notice for YDG
Digital (doing business as YDG)
(
YDG
,” “we,” “us,”
or “our
), describes how and why we might collect,
store, use, and/or share (
process) your
information when you use our services (
Services), such
as when you:

  • Visit our website at
    https://ydg.digital/


    , or any website of ours
    that links to this
    privacy notice



  • Engage with us in other related
    ways, including any sales, marketing, or events

Questions or
concerns? 
Reading this privacy notice will help you
understand your privacy rights and choices. If you do not agree with our
policies and practices, please do not use our Services. If you still
have any questions or concerns, please contact us at [email protected].

SUMMARY OF KEY
POINTS


This summary provides key points from
our privacy notice, but you can find out more details about any
of these topics by clicking the link following each key point or
by using our 
table of
contents
 below to find
the section you are looking for.


What personal information do we
process?
When you visit, use, or navigate our Services, we may
process personal information depending on how you interact with
YDG
and the Services, the choices you make, and the
products and features you use. Learn more about 
personal
information you disclose to us
.

Do we process any sensitive personal
information?

We do not process sensitive personal
information.

Do we receive any information from third
parties?

We do not receive any information from third
parties.

How do we process your
information?
We process your information to provide, improve,
and administer our Services, communicate with you, for security and fraud
prevention, and to comply with law. We may also process your information for
other purposes with your consent. We process your information only when we have
a valid legal reason to do so. Learn more about how we process your
information
.

In what situations and with which parties do we share personal
information?
We may share information in specific situations
and with specific third parties. Learn more
about when and with whom
we share your personal information
.

How do we keep your information
safe?
We have organizational
and technical processes and
procedures in place to protect your personal information. However, no electronic
transmission over the internet or information storage technology can be
guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers,
cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able
to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your
information. Learn more about how
we keep your information safe
.


What are your rights? Depending
on where you are located geographically, the applicable privacy law may mean you
have certain rights regarding your personal information. Learn more
about your privacy
rights
.

How do you exercise your rights?
The easiest way to exercise your rights is by
visiting https://ydg.digital/contact
, or by contacting us. We will consider and act
upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

Want
to learn more about what
YDG
does with any information we collect? 
Review the privacy
notice in full
.

TABLE OF
CONTENTS


1. WHAT INFORMATION DO
WE COLLECT?

2. HOW DO WE PROCESS YOUR
INFORMATION?

3. WHAT LEGAL BASES DO WE
RELY ON TO PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL
INFORMATION?


4. WHEN AND WITH WHOM DO WE
SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?






5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP
YOUR INFORMATION?


6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR
INFORMATION SAFE?



7. DO WE COLLECT
INFORMATION FROM MINORS?


8. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY
RIGHTS?

9. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK
FEATURES

10. DO CALIFORNIA
RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?


11. DO VIRGINIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY
RIGHTS?



12. DO WE MAKE
UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE?

13. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US
ABOUT THIS NOTICE?

14. HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE
DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU?

1. WHAT
INFORMATION DO WE
COLLECT?


Personal information
you disclose to us


In
Short:
 We
collect personal information
that you provide to
us.


We collect personal information that you
voluntarily provide to us when you

express an interest in
obtaining information about us or our products and Services, when you
participate in activities on the Services, or otherwise when you contact
us.


Personal Information Provided by
You.
The personal information that we collect depends
on the context of your interactions with us and the Services, the
choices you make, and the products and features you use. The personal
information we collect may include the following:

  • names

  • phone numbers

  • email addresses



Sensitive Information.
We do not process sensitive information.







All personal information that you provide
to us must be true, complete, and accurate, and you must notify us of
any changes to such personal information.


Information automatically
collected


In
Short:
 Some
information — such as your
Internet Protocol (IP) address
and/or browser and device
characteristics — is collected
automatically when you visit our
Services.


We automatically collect certain
information when you visit, use, or navigate the Services. This
information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or
contact information) but may include device and usage information, such
as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating
system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country,
location, information about how and when you use our Services, and other
technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain
the security and operation of our Services, and for our internal
analytics and reporting purposes.




The information we collect includes:

  • Log and Usage Data. Log
    and usage data is service-related, diagnostic, usage, and
    performance information our servers automatically collect when
    you access or use our Services and which we record in log files.
    Depending on how you interact with us, this log data may include
    your IP address, device information, browser type, and settings
    and information about your activity in the Services (such as the date/time
    stamps associated with your usage, pages and files viewed,
    searches, and other actions you take such as which features you
    use), device event information (such as system activity, error
    reports (sometimes called
    “crash dumps”),
    and hardware settings).

  • Device Data. We collect
    device data such as information about your computer, phone,
    tablet, or other device you use to access the Services.
    Depending on the device used, this device data may include
    information such as your IP address (or proxy server), device
    and application identification numbers, location, browser type,
    hardware model, Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier,
    operating system, and system configuration information.

  • Location Data. We collect
    location data such as information about your device’s location,
    which can be either precise or imprecise. How much information
    we collect depends on the type and settings of the device you
    use to access the Services. For example, we may use GPS and
    other technologies to collect geolocation data that tells us
    your current location (based on your IP address). You can opt
    out of allowing us to collect this information either by
    refusing access to the information or by disabling your Location
    setting on your device. However, if you choose to opt out, you
    may not be able to use certain aspects of the Services.










2. HOW DO
WE PROCESS YOUR
INFORMATION?


In
Short: 
We
process your information to
provide, improve, and administer
our Services, communicate with
you, for security and fraud
prevention, and to comply with
law. We may also process your
information for other purposes
with your
consent.


We process your personal
information for a variety of reasons, depending on how you
interact with our Services, including:

  • To
    respond to user
    inquiries/offer support
    to users. 
    We
    may process your information to
    respond to your inquiries and
    solve any potential issues you
    might have with the requested
    service.



























  • To
    save
    or
    protect
    an
    individual’s
    vital
    interest.

    We
    may
    process
    your
    information
    when
    necessary
    to
    save
    or
    protect
    an
    individual’s
    vital
    interest,
    such
    as
    to
    prevent
    harm.










3.
WHAT
LEGAL
BASES
DO
WE
RELY
ON
TO
PROCESS
YOUR
INFORMATION?


In
Short: 
We
only
process
your
personal
information
when
we
believe
it
is
necessary
and
we
have
a
valid
legal
reason
(i.e.


,


legal
basis)
to
do
so
under
applicable
law,
like
with
your
consent,
to
comply
with
laws,
to
provide
you
with
services
to
enter
into
or


fulfill


our
contractual
obligations,
to
protect
your
rights,
or
to


fulfill


our
legitimate
business
interests.






The
General
Data
Protection
Regulation
(GDPR)
and
UK
GDPR
require
us
to
explain
the
valid
legal
bases
we
rely
on
in
order
to
process
your
personal
information.
As
such,
we
may
rely
on
the
following
legal
bases
to
process
your
personal
information:


  • Consent. We
    may
    process
    your
    information
    if
    you
    have
    given
    us
    permission
    (i.e.


    ,


    consent)
    to
    use
    your
    personal
    information
    for
    a
    specific
    purpose.
    You
    can
    withdraw
    your
    consent
    at
    any
    time.
    Learn
    more
    about withdrawing
    your
    consent
    .



  • Performance
    of
    a
    Contract.

    We
    may
    process
    your
    personal
    information
    when
    we
    believe
    it
    is
    necessary
    to


    fulfill


    our
    contractual
    obligations
    to
    you,
    including
    providing
    our
    Services
    or
    at
    your
    request
    prior
    to
    entering
    into
    a
    contract
    with
    you.





  • Legal
    Obligations.

    We
    may
    process
    your
    information
    where
    we
    believe
    it
    is
    necessary
    for
    compliance
    with
    our
    legal
    obligations,
    such
    as
    to
    cooperate
    with
    a
    law
    enforcement
    body
    or
    regulatory
    agency,
    exercise
    or
    defend
    our
    legal
    rights,
    or
    disclose
    your
    information
    as
    evidence
    in
    litigation
    in
    which
    we
    are
    involved.




  • Vital
    Interests.

    We
    may
    process
    your
    information
    where
    we
    believe
    it
    is
    necessary
    to
    protect
    your
    vital
    interests
    or
    the
    vital
    interests
    of
    a
    third
    party,
    such
    as
    situations
    involving
    potential
    threats
    to
    the
    safety
    of
    any
    person.








4.
WHEN
AND
WITH
WHOM
DO
WE
SHARE
YOUR
PERSONAL
INFORMATION?


In
Short:
 We
may
share
information
in
specific
situations
described
in
this
section
and/or
with
the
following


third
parties.




Vendors,
Consultants,
and
Other
Third-Party
Service
Providers.

We
may
share
your
data
with
third-party
vendors,
service
providers,
contractors,
or
agents
(


third
parties



)
who
perform
services
for
us
or
on
our
behalf
and
require
access
to
such
information
to
do
that
work.


We
have
contracts
in
place
with
our
third
parties,
which
are
designed
to
help
safeguard
your
personal
information.
This
means
that
they
cannot
do
anything
with
your
personal
information
unless
we
have
instructed
them
to
do
it.
They
will
also
not
share
your
personal
information
with
any


organization


apart
from
us.
They
also
commit
to
protect
the
data
they
hold
on
our
behalf
and
to
retain
it
for
the
period
we
instruct.


The


third
parties
we
may
share
personal
information
with
are
as
follows:






  • Advertising,
    Direct
    Marketing,
    and
    Lead
    Generation






Google
AdSense

















  • Content


    Optimization







Google
Site
Search























  • Web
    and
    Mobile
    Analytics






Google
Analytics














We


also


may
need
to
share
your
personal
information
in
the
following
situations:


  • Business
    Transfers.

    We
    may
    share
    or
    transfer
    your
    information
    in
    connection
    with,
    or
    during
    negotiations
    of,
    any
    merger,
    sale
    of
    company
    assets,
    financing,
    or
    acquisition
    of
    all
    or
    a
    portion
    of
    our
    business
    to
    another
    company.
















5.
HOW
LONG
DO
WE
KEEP
YOUR
INFORMATION?


In
Short: 
We
keep
your
information
for
as
long
as
necessary
to


fulfill


the
purposes
outlined
in
this
privacy
notice
unless
otherwise
required
by
law.


We
will
only
keep
your
personal
information
for
as
long
as
it
is
necessary
for
the
purposes
set
out
in
this
privacy
notice,
unless
a
longer
retention
period
is
required
or
permitted
by
law
(such
as
tax,
accounting,
or
other
legal
requirements).


When
we
have
no
ongoing
legitimate
business
need
to
process
your
personal
information,
we
will
either
delete
or


anonymize


such
information,
or,
if
this
is
not
possible
(for
example,
because
your
personal
information
has
been
stored
in
backup
archives),
then
we
will
securely
store
your
personal
information
and
isolate
it
from
any
further
processing
until
deletion
is
possible.



6.
HOW
DO
WE
KEEP
YOUR
INFORMATION
SAFE?


In
Short: 
We
aim
to
protect
your
personal
information
through
a
system
of


organizational


and
technical
security
measures.


We
have
implemented
appropriate
and
reasonable
technical
and


organizational


security
measures
designed
to
protect
the
security
of
any
personal
information
we
process.
However,
despite
our
safeguards
and
efforts
to
secure
your
information,
no
electronic
transmission
over
the
Internet
or
information
storage
technology
can
be
guaranteed
to
be
100%
secure,
so
we
cannot
promise
or
guarantee
that
hackers,
cybercriminals,
or
other


unauthorized


third
parties
will
not
be
able
to
defeat
our
security
and
improperly
collect,
access,
steal,
or
modify
your
information.
Although
we
will
do
our
best
to
protect
your
personal
information,
transmission
of
personal
information
to
and
from
our
Services
is
at
your
own
risk.
You
should
only
access
the
Services
within
a
secure
environment.





7.
DO
WE
COLLECT
INFORMATION
FROM
MINORS?


In
Short:
 We
do
not
knowingly
collect
data
from
or
market
to


children
under
18
years
of
age


.




We
do
not
knowingly
solicit
data
from
or
market
to
children
under
18
years
of
age.
By
using
the
Services,
you
represent
that
you
are
at
least
18
or
that
you
are
the
parent
or
guardian
of
such
a
minor
and
consent
to
such
minor
dependent’s
use
of
the
Services.
If
we
learn
that
personal
information
from
users
less
than
18
years
of
age
has
been
collected,
we
will
deactivate
the
account
and
take
reasonable
measures
to
promptly
delete
such
data
from
our
records.
If
you
become
aware
of
any
data
we
may
have
collected
from
children
under
age
18,
please
contact
us
at



[email protected]



.



8.
WHAT
ARE
YOUR
PRIVACY
RIGHTS?


In
Short:
 


In
some
regions,
such
as


the
European
Economic
Area
(EEA)
and
United
Kingdom
(UK)


,
you
have
rights
that
allow
you
greater
access
to
and
control
over
your
personal
information.


 You
may
review,
change,
or
terminate
your
account
at
any
time.




In
some
regions
(like


the
EEA
and
UK


),
you
have
certain
rights
under
applicable
data
protection
laws.
These
may
include
the
right
(i)
to
request
access
and
obtain
a
copy
of
your
personal
information,
(ii)
to
request
rectification
or
erasure;
(iii)
to
restrict
the
processing
of
your
personal
information;
and
(iv)
if
applicable,
to
data
portability.
In
certain
circumstances,
you
may
also
have
the
right
to
object
to
the
processing
of
your
personal
information.
You
can
make
such
a
request
by
contacting
us
by
using
the
contact
details
provided
in
the
section





HOW
CAN
YOU
CONTACT
US
ABOUT
THIS
NOTICE?






below.

We
will
consider
and
act
upon
any
request
in
accordance
with
applicable
data
protection
laws.


 
If
you
are
located
in
the
EEA
or
UK
and
you
believe
we
are
unlawfully
processing
your
personal
information,
you
also
have
the
right
to
complain
to
your
Member
State
data
protection
authority

or UK
data
protection
authority
.

If
you
are
located
in
Switzerland,
you
may
contact
the
Federal
Data
Protection
and
Information
Commissioner
.

Withdrawing
your
consent:

If
we
are
relying
on
your
consent
to
process
your
personal
information,




you
have
the
right
to
withdraw
your
consent
at
any
time.
You
can
withdraw
your
consent
at
any
time
by
contacting
us
by
using
the
contact
details
provided
in
the
section





HOW
CAN
YOU
CONTACT
US
ABOUT
THIS
NOTICE?






below


.

However,
please
note
that
this
will
not
affect
the
lawfulness
of
the
processing
before
its
withdrawal
nor,




will
it
affect
the
processing
of
your
personal
information
conducted
in
reliance
on
lawful
processing
grounds
other
than
consent.









If
you
have
questions
or
comments
about
your
privacy
rights,
you
may
email
us
at

[email protected]

.



9.
CONTROLS
FOR
DO-NOT-TRACK
FEATURES


Most
web
browsers
and
some
mobile
operating
systems
and
mobile
applications
include
a
Do-Not-Track
(


“DNT”


)
feature
or
setting
you
can
activate
to
signal
your
privacy
preference
not
to
have
data
about
your
online
browsing
activities
monitored
and
collected.
At
this
stage
no
uniform
technology
standard
for


recognizing


and
implementing
DNT
signals
has
been


finalized


.
As
such,
we
do
not
currently
respond
to
DNT
browser
signals
or
any
other
mechanism
that
automatically
communicates
your
choice
not
to
be
tracked
online.
If
a
standard
for
online
tracking
is
adopted
that
we
must
follow
in
the
future,
we
will
inform
you
about
that
practice
in
a
revised
version
of
this
privacy
notice.

10.
DO
CALIFORNIA
RESIDENTS
HAVE
SPECIFIC
PRIVACY
RIGHTS?


In
Short: 
Yes,
if
you
are
a
resident
of
California,
you
are
granted
specific
rights
regarding
access
to
your
personal
information.


California
Civil
Code
Section
1798.83,
also
known
as
the


“Shine
The
Light”


law,
permits
our
users
who
are
California
residents
to
request
and
obtain
from
us,
once
a
year
and
free
of
charge,
information
about
categories
of
personal
information
(if
any)
we
disclosed
to
third
parties
for
direct
marketing
purposes
and
the
names
and
addresses
of
all
third
parties
with
which
we
shared
personal
information
in
the
immediately
preceding
calendar
year.
If
you
are
a
California
resident
and
would
like
to
make
such
a
request,
please
submit
your
request
in
writing
to
us
using
the
contact
information
provided
below.

If
you
are
under
18
years
of
age,
reside
in
California,
and
have
a
registered
account
with
Services,
you
have
the
right
to
request
removal
of
unwanted
data
that
you
publicly
post
on
the
Services.
To
request
removal
of
such
data,
please
contact
us
using
the
contact
information
provided
below
and
include
the
email
address
associated
with
your
account
and
a
statement
that
you
reside
in
California.
We
will
make
sure
the
data
is
not
publicly
displayed
on
the
Services,
but
please
be
aware
that
the
data
may
not
be
completely
or
comprehensively
removed
from
all
our
systems
(e.g.


,


backups,
etc.).







11.
DO
VIRGINIA
RESIDENTS
HAVE
SPECIFIC
PRIVACY
RIGHTS?


In
Short:
 Yes,
if
you
are
a
resident
of
Virginia,
you
may
be
granted
specific
rights
regarding
access
to
and
use
of
your
personal
information.


Virginia
CDPA
Privacy
Notice


Under
the
Virginia
Consumer
Data
Protection
Act
(CDPA):



“Consumer”


means
a
natural
person
who
is
a
resident
of
the
Commonwealth
acting
only
in
an
individual
or
household
context.
It
does
not
include
a
natural
person
acting
in
a
commercial
or
employment
context.



“Personal
data”


means
any
information
that
is
linked
or
reasonably
linkable
to
an
identified
or
identifiable
natural
person.


“Personal
data”


does
not
include
de-identified
data
or
publicly
available
information.



“Sale
of
personal
data”


means
the
exchange
of
personal
data
for
monetary
consideration.

If
this
definition


“consumer”


applies
to
you,
we
must
adhere
to
certain
rights
and
obligations
regarding
your
personal
data.

The
information
we
collect,
use,
and
disclose
about
you
will
vary
depending
on
how
you
interact
with

YDG
Digital

and
our
Services.
To
find
out
more,
please
visit
the
following
links:



Your
rights
with
respect
to
your
personal
data



  • Right
    to
    be
    informed
    whether
    or
    not
    we
    are
    processing
    your
    personal
    data



  • Right
    to
    access
    your
    personal
    data



  • Right
    to
    correct
    inaccuracies
    in
    your
    personal
    data



  • Right
    to
    request
    deletion
    of
    your
    personal
    data



  • Right
    to
    obtain
    a
    copy
    of
    the
    personal
    data
    you
    previously
    shared
    with
    us



  • Right
    to
    opt
    out
    of
    the
    processing
    of
    your
    personal
    data
    if
    it
    is
    used
    for
    targeted
    advertising,
    the
    sale
    of
    personal
    data,
    or
    profiling
    in
    furtherance
    of
    decisions
    that
    produce
    legal
    or
    similarly
    significant
    effects
    (


    “profiling”


    )




YDG
Digital

has
not
sold
any
personal
data
to
third
parties
for
business
or
commercial
purposes.

YDG
Digital

will
not
sell
personal
data
in
the
future
belonging
to
website
visitors,
users,
and
other
consumers.



Exercise
your
rights
provided
under
the
Virginia
CDPA


More
information
about
our
data
collection
and
sharing
practices
can
be
found
in
this
privacy
notice


.



You
may
contact
us
by
email
at

[email protected]

,


by
visiting

Contact





,
or
by
referring
to
the
contact
details
at
the
bottom
of
this
document.

If
you
are
using
an


authorized


agent
to
exercise
your
rights,
we
may
deny
a
request
if
the


authorized


agent
does
not
submit
proof
that
they
have
been
validly


authorized


to
act
on
your
behalf.

Verification
process


We
may
request
that
you
provide
additional
information
reasonably
necessary
to
verify
you
and
your
consumer’s
request.
If
you
submit
the
request
through
an


authorized


agent,
we
may
need
to
collect
additional
information
to
verify
your
identity
before
processing
your
request.

Upon
receiving
your
request,
we
will
respond
without
undue
delay,
but
in
all
cases,
within
forty-five
(45)
days
of
receipt.
The
response
period
may
be
extended
once
by
forty-five
(45)
additional
days
when
reasonably
necessary.
We
will
inform
you
of
any
such
extension
within
the
initial
45-day
response
period,
together
with
the
reason
for
the
extension.

Right
to
appeal


If
we
decline
to
take
action
regarding
your
request,
we
will
inform
you
of
our
decision
and
reasoning
behind
it. If
you
wish
to
appeal
our
decision,
please
email
us
at



__________



.
Within
sixty
(60)
days
of
receipt
of
an
appeal,
we
will
inform
you
in
writing
of
any
action
taken
or
not
taken
in
response
to
the
appeal,
including
a
written
explanation
of
the
reasons
for
the
decisions.
If
your
appeal
if
denied,
you
may
contact
the 
Attorney
General
to
submit
a
complaint
.



12.
DO
WE
MAKE
UPDATES
TO
THIS
NOTICE?


In
Short: 
Yes,
we
will
update
this
notice
as
necessary
to
stay
compliant
with
relevant
laws.


We
may
update
this
privacy
notice
from
time
to
time.
The
updated
version
will
be
indicated
by
an
updated


“Revised”


date
and
the
updated
version
will
be
effective
as
soon
as
it
is
accessible.
If
we
make
material
changes
to
this
privacy
notice,
we
may
notify
you
either
by
prominently
posting
a
notice
of
such
changes
or
by
directly
sending
you
a
notification.
We
encourage
you
to
review
this
privacy
notice
frequently
to
be
informed
of
how
we
are
protecting
your
information.

13.
HOW
CAN
YOU
CONTACT
US
ABOUT
THIS
NOTICE?


If
you
have
questions
or
comments
about
this
notice,
you
may


email
us
at

[email protected]


14.
HOW
CAN
YOU
REVIEW,
UPDATE,
OR
DELETE
THE
DATA
WE
COLLECT
FROM
YOU?




You
have
the
right
to
request
access
to
the
personal
information
we
collect
from
you,
change
that
information,
or
delete
it.


To
request
to
review,
update,
or
delete
your
personal
information,
please


visit:

Contact





.