Privacy Policy

 W.H.A.C We Hug A Cause having a principal place of business at Nicosia, Cyprus (hereinafter, referred to as “WEHUG”, “we”, “us”, “our”) collects from the individual user (hereinafter, referred to as “you” or “your”) certain information through the website http://www.wehug.org/ (hereinafter, referred to as “the Website”). This Privacy Policy contains our policies and procedures governing the collection and handling of information that identifies an individual user or that could be used to contact or locate him or her (hereinafter, referred to as “Personal Information”). This Privacy Policy applies only to the Website. It does not apply to any other websites.

1.     Personal Information collected by us

1.1           The Website may contain online forms that ask users to provide their names, surnames, addresses, and e-mails, photos, and profiles in social networks.

2.     The purpose of collection of Personal Information

2.1           We use your Personal Information to provide you with the services you request. We also use that information to send you e-mail notifications about updates of the Website. We also use that information to the extent necessary to enforce these Terms and to prevent imminent harm to persons or property.

3.     Non-personal information collected by us

3.1           In addition, we may collect other information, such as browser types, operating systems, and the URL addresses of websites clicked to and from the Website.

4.     The purpose of collection of non-personal information

4.1           We collect the information mentioned in Section 3 in order to analyze what kind of users visit  the Website, how they find it, how long they stay, from which other websites they come to the Website, what pages they look at, to which other websites they go from the Website.

5.     Protection of Personal Information

5.1           We employ information security tools to protect Personal Information collected by us. However, even with the use of such tools, we cannot guarantee the security of Personal Information. By using the Website, you acknowledge and agree that we make no such guarantee, and that your use of the Website is at your own risk.

6.     Third party access to Personal Information

6.1           We give certain independent contractors access to your Personal Information. Those contractors assist us with the maintenance of the Website. All those contractors are required to sign contracts in which they promise to protect Personal Information using procedures reasonably equivalent to ours. We also may disclose Personal Information to attorneys, collection agencies, or law enforcement authorities to address potential privacy violations, or illegal behavior. And we disclose any information demanded in a court order or otherwise required by law or to prevent imminent harm to persons or property.

7.     Accessing and correcting your Personal Information

7.1           If you would like to access, modify, or delete your Personal Information stored on our servers, please contact us at the email address mentioned in Section 12 of this Privacy Policy.

8.     Cookies

8.1           We use cookies to make use of the Website as convenient as possible. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to a computing device for record keeping purposes. The majority of web browsers are set to accept cookies. The cookies do not themselves personally identify users. However, they identify users’ browsers. The cookies allow WEHUG to remember your preferences and improve your experience of the Website.

8.2           It is possible to set your browser to refuse cookies. Please note that this may limit the services provided by us through the Website. If you would like to stop receiving cookies, check your browser’s help information or visit the following links for further information:

9.     Amendment of this Privacy Policy

9.1           We may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a new version on the Website. The new version will become effective on the date it is posted.

10.  Retention Period

10.1        We will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

11.  Your consent

11.1        By using the Website, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. The term “Processing” includes, but is not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information.

12.  Contacting Us

12.1        If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at info@wehug.org.

13.  Last amendment

13.1        This Privacy Policy has been last amended on 2nd of February 2014.