Who we are

(a) Linky-Smart-Card “Vip-Smart-Card” “us”, “we”, or “our”), is committed to protecting your privacy and the security of your personal information.

(b) The objective of this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is to explain how we handle your personal information.

(c) By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of personal information and other information in accordance with this policy.

(d) This Privacy Policy may change from time to time and it is therefore important you review it regularly on our Service at https://l-i-n-k-y.com

(e) In this Privacy Policy the following terms have the following meanings (otherwise, capitalised terms used in this Privacy Policy but not defined have the meanings given to them in the Terms of Service):

User: a Paid Plan User or a Free Plan User, or a Visitor.

Paid Plan User: a person who has signed up to a Paid Plan.

Free Plan User: a person how has signed up to a Free Plan.

Visitor: a visitor to the Website (i.e. the Vip-Smart-Card marketing website).

End User: has the meaning give to it in the Terms of Service.

(f) If you are an End User, and want to know how a User handles your personal information, please get in touch with the User directly. This Privacy Policy is about how we collect and use personal information about Users, and Visitors.

What personal information do we collect

a) Personal data means information or data about a living individual who can be identified from that information or data (which includes information or data in our possession or which is likely to come into our possession).

(b) We collect several different types of personal information for various purposes. In the table below we have categorised this personal information and describe what is it and how we may collect it.

This is the personal information that is provided by you (ie a User) when you sign up for and use the Vip-Smart-Card Service.

If you have a Free Plan: Such personal information may include email address, name, username, hashed password, city/country when signing up, any country of last sign-in, Language/browser type, vertical (industry), application data (eg user preference).

If you have a Paid Plan: Such personal information may include all of the information above, plus credit card details (stored by Stripe, not by us), and full name for billing details.

In addition to the above, we may use and store information about Visitors. This is anonymised and aggregated in high quantities, and we remove any personal information as we are interested in the “how” not the “who”.

Usage data

This includes information on how the Vip-Smart-Card Service is accessed and used by Users and End Users, as well as usernames and passwords, internet protocol (“IP”) addresses (and geographic information from an IP address), browser types, time zone settings, the time spent on webpages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Location data

We may use and store information about your approximate location (e.g. your country, city or postcode) using geographic information from your IP address. We use this data to provide features of the Vip-Smart-Card Service, and to improve and customise the Vip-Smart-Card Service.

Marketing data

This includes your preferences in receiving marketing communications from us.

Why do we collect your personal information

Vip-Smart-Card uses the data we collect for various purposes, including for the most common purposes listed below:

.To provide and deliver the Vip-Smart-Card Services and to assess, maintain and improve the performance of the Vip-Smart-Card Services.

To ensure the Service is relevant to you and your device, to notify you about changes to our Service, and to deliver targeted content based on your user data, location and preferences.

For consumer research and to allow you to participate in surveys or interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so.

.To provide customer support and to process and respond to a request or complaint that you may have.

To monitor the usage of our Service and to detect, prevent and address technical issues.

To process any of your transactions and to conduct business planning, reporting, and forecasting

.To deliver promotional materials, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information.

For the administration of our business including for fulfilling and exercising our obligations and rights, exercising or defending legal claims, and managing the relationship with you.

.To comply with our legal obligations and law enforcement requests.

.To verify your identity and to detect fraud and potential fraud, including fraudulent payments and fraudulent use of the Service.

How do we collect your personal information

We will collect personal information directly from you wherever it is reasonable and practical to do so. We may collect personal information from you via:

your use and access of the Vip-Smart-Card Services, including during your registration as a user;

.website links, social media or through any other platform or channel where you make personal information available to us;

.your response to any surveys or marketing materials we send out;

.information and recommendations uploaded to the Vip-Smart-Card Services by yourself or by other users; and

.interactions between yourself, other users of the Vip-Smart-Card Services, and our staff.

(b) We may also collect your personal information from third parties including:

third parties who partner with us and help us provide our Vip-Smart-Card Services;

third parties that provide us with marketing leads;

.third parties for whom we provide marketing and data analysis services; and

.via public sources or when you connect with a social network service when using and accessing the Service.

If you provide us with information about another person (like your employees or target audience), you will let that other person know that we use their personal information in the ways set out in this Privacy Policy, and that they can access the Privacy Policy on the Service or request a copy of it from us.

Who we may disclose your personal information to

Third party disclosure

We may disclose your personal information to various third parties. These third parties are likely to include:

1.technology and media partners in connection with the services that these third parties perform for us;

2.our lawyers, accountants and professional advisors;

3.other third party service providers, such as third party branding service providers;

4.to Vip-Smart-Card related companies;

5.to law enforcement authorities where we are required to do so by law or as a result of a legal process;

6.in the event that we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets, to any transferee of such business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to require that the transferee uses the personal information that you have provided to us in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy; and

7.third party payment processors.

How do we use cookies

(a) To help improve the service we provide through our Vip-Smart-Card Services, certain information is collected from your browser. This information is collected as statistical information and may include the IP address, browser type, language and access times. This website also uses cookies to track pages visited and information accessed within our website. This information is for statistical reference, site analysis and to remember your details and preferences when you return to that website.

(b) In many cases, the tools used on our website record information in a way that does not identify you as an individual. In other cases, information may be personal information in which case this Privacy Policy will apply.

(c) Below we summarise why we use cookies and the different types that we use:

1. Necessary cookies: are those that are essential to run our website or to enable you to receive a service that you have requested. For example, to operate a Users’ session or any other request type functionality on the Service.

2. Performance cookies: are those that collect information about how visitors use and interact with our website so that we can improve it. For example, we use Heap Analytics to track anonymous information about how visitors use our Service. This only collects statistical information such as the number of visitors to the Service, how they arrived there (i.e. via a Google search or another website), whether it is a first-time or return visit, etc.

3. Functionality cookies: are those that remember the choices you make. Without these cookies you may find that certain features are less convenient and reliable. For example, we use these to remember your language and country of choice and to present relevant content or collect statistical information for our User analytics.

4. Marketing cookies: are those that help us deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They include third party cookies placed by our partners and other advertisers who share cookie data with us. For example, we use these cookies to re-target our advertising to appropriate audiences within our advertising partners’ platforms, such as Facebook advertising.

(d) The Vip-Smart-Card Service may also use third party website tools from time to time, for example data analytics and online survey tools. These third parties have access to your personal information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are prohibited from disclosing or using it for any other purpose. These service providers may change from time to time, but they generally include the following:

Google Analytics and Google Adwords

•Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualise and personalise the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript programs (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visiting activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms webpage http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

•Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc. You can control the information Google uses to show you ads here http://www.google.com/settings/ads. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms webpage http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Facebook website

• Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc. You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this webpage https://www.facebook.com/help/516147308587266/how-ads-work-on-facebook/?helpref=hc_fnav. To opt-out from Facebook’s interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook available here https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217. Facebook adheres to the self-regulatory principles for online behavioural advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. This means you can opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA here http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada here http://youradchoices.ca/, or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe here http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings. For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook’s Data Policy available here https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

Direct marketing communications

From time to time we may send you direct marketing communications regarding our product solutions

and services. We may contact you by electronic messages (e.g. email), online (e.g. through our Service), by mail and by other means, unless you opt-out or we are subject to legal restrictions from doing so. You may opt-out of receiving electronic messages from us at any time by contacting us via the contact details at the bottom of this Privacy Policy or by using the opt-out mechanism included in our marketing messages.

How long do we retain your personal information

We will retain your personal information for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy and in each case in accordance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements in respect of permitted or required retention periods and limitation periods relevant to legal action.