Personal Information We Collect and Its Purpose
When users leave comments on our site, we collect the data shown in the comment form, as well as the user’s IP address (truncated and anonymized) and the user agent string of the browser to assist in spam detection.
Users can contact us through the contact form, which collects data related to their question or assessment of the website.
This information helps us respond to their concerns and is necessary to provide an answer. This information is stored on our servers at OVH located in Europe and is not shared with third parties.
Who will your data be shared with?
To provide essential services for the operation of metrolondres.es, we share data with the following providers, subject to their respective privacy policies:
Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics with the option to truncate the last octet of the IP so that it is anonymized on Google’s servers. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc., a Delaware company located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help metrolondres.es analyze how users use the site.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of metrolondres.es (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. If you want to prevent Google Analytics from using your data, you can use this add-on. User and event data retention in Google Analytics will be: 14 months.
Google AdSense: Our website offers free content thanks to Google Adsense’s advertising system. We choose NOT TO SERVE PERSONALIZED ADS BUT ONLY CONTEXTUAL ADS. This advertising mode also uses essential cookies to determine frequency and combat fraud.
At metrolondres.es, we partner with Google AdSense (Google) to display ads to users who visit our site. In collaboration with Google, cookies are used to display ads based on the user’s recent searches and to offer more relevant ads.
These cookies include third-party services such as: AdSense, AdWords, and Google Analytics, as well as some DoubleClick brand services. By visiting our site, these service cookies will be sent to your browser. Learn more about the types of cookies used by Google, and how Google uses these cookies.
Remember, you can use the ad settings to manage Google ads you want to see and those you don’t, based on your interests. Even if you choose not to receive these types of ads, they may still appear based on factors such as your general location derived from the IP address, browser type, and recent and previous searches related to your current search.
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Links to third-party sites
Our website may include links to other sites that might be of interest to you. However, once you click on these links and leave our page, we no longer have control over the site you are redirected to, and therefore we are not responsible for the terms or privacy or the protection of your data on those third-party sites.
These sites are subject to their own privacy policies, so it is advisable to consult them to confirm that you agree with them.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata will be retained indefinitely. The same goes for queries through the contact form.
This allows us to recognize and approve subsequent comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. You can always request that we delete your data.
Your rights regarding your data
If you have left comments on this website, you can request to receive an export file of the personal data we have about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete any personal data we have about you or make it anonymous. This does not include any data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. If you want to request your data or delete it, write to [email protected].
Destination of your data
In principle, data is maintained and stored in the European Union, on high-quality servers and under the best market security measures.
How we protect your data
We maintain high levels of security to protect your personal data against accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, we cannot fully guarantee the security of your data transmitted through the Internet; any transmission is at your own risk.
The personal data we collect from you is stored in an environment protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. We have implemented technical, administrative, and physical security measures.
In the event of a security breach that poses a high risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals, and once the breach has been confirmed, we will notify the affected users within the first 72 hours.
For any questions related to these privacy policies, you can contact us via email at [email protected] or through the contact form on the website.
YOUR RIGHTS IN RELATION TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
As we mentioned earlier, we do not store personal data, but if we ever did and in accordance with applicable regulations, you would have a series of rights in relation to the collection and processing of your personal data.
Exercising these rights will be free for you, except in cases where manifestly unfounded or excessive requests are made, especially if repetitive.
These rights include:
Right to information: You have the right to be informed in a concise, transparent, understandable, and easily accessible manner, using clear and simple language, about the use and processing of your personal data.
Right of access: You have the right to ask us at any time to confirm whether we are processing your personal data, to provide access to them and information about their processing, and to obtain a copy of such data. The copy of your personal data that we provide will be free of charge, but the request for additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee based on administrative costs. On our part, we may ask you to prove your identity or require more information necessary to manage your request.
Right to rectification: You have the right to request the rectification of inaccurate, outdated, or incomplete personal data concerning you. You can also request that incomplete personal data be completed, even by an additional statement.
Right to erasure -right to be forgotten-: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data when, among other reasons and as long as a proportionality assessment is made, the data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected and they don’t concern current events and the right to information prevails.
Right to restrict processing: You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data, which means that we can continue to store them, but not continue processing them if one of the following conditions is met:
- you dispute the accuracy of the data, for a period that allows the controller to verify their accuracy; the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the data and request instead the restriction of their use;
- you have objected to the processing, while it is verified whether the legitimate reasons of the site prevail over yours.
Right to data portability: You have the right for your data to be transmitted to another controller in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. This right applies when the processing of your personal data is based on consent or on the execution of a contract, and such processing is carried out by automated means.
Right to object: This right allows you to object to the processing of your personal data, including profiling. We will not be able to comply with your right only when we process your data if we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing or for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
Right to withdraw consent: In cases where we have obtained your consent for the processing of your personal data for certain activities (e.g., to send you commercial information), you can withdraw it at any time.
Right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority:
You can exercise your rights by sending us a communication using the contact form, accompanied by a document proving your identity and providing the necessary details to process your request.
Control of your personal information
At any time, you can restrict the collection or use of the personal information provided to our website. Every time you are asked to fill out a form, such as the user registration form, you can check or uncheck the option to receive information by email.
If you have checked the option to receive our newsletter or advertising, you can cancel it at any time.
This company will not sell, assign, or distribute the personal information collected without your consent unless required by a judge with a court order.