Visymo Search is a brand of Visymo Universal Search Group
Updated: September 6, 2022
1.2 Visymo is committed to protecting your privacy. This Policy describes what we do with your data and applies to all information that identifies you or may be used to identify you with (“Personal data”) by Visymo, such as but not limited to processing via the Visymo websites (hereinafter: “Websites”). The Websites are intended for general audiences over the age of 16 years old. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 16 years old.
1.3 If you are not at least 16 years old (or 13 years old in the United States), please do not use the Websites. Our Services are not intended for use by children under the this ages. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under mentioned age without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under the age, please contact via our Contact Form.
2.1 Visymo is a data controller under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This means that with regard to any Personal data referred to in this Policy, Visymo determines the purpose for which we process this data and we determine the means necessary for the processing of this data. As a data controller, we process the data set out in this section. Visymo does not engage in automated decision-making.
2.2 When you access our Websites, we may (automatically) collect the following information about you and/or your device:
2.3 Access to the Websites, their content and any web search results generated by using the Websites in general do not require you to submit Personal data to us other than the information listed above. Under certain circumstances, you may wish to provide us with more information about yourself, for example in relation to any enquiry you may want to make with us via our Contact Form. When you are reaching out to us, we may process the following information about you:
For our website www.visymo.com we use Google reCAPTCHA before you can fill in our Contact Form. It is a system to find out if the website visitor is a human and not a bot and helps us to protect our contact form from cyber spam and abuse. You acknowledge and understand that the reCAPTCHA API collects the following information:
and sending this data to Google for analysis. The information collected in connection with your use of the service will be used for improving reCAPTCHA and for general security purposes. It will not be used for personalised advertising by Google. You can find further details via this link https://support.google.com/recaptcha/?hl=en.
2.4 If you choose to provide us with any additional Personal data, we recommend that you limit the provision of such data to the absolute minimum, and we discourage you from providing us with any sensitive Personal data, such as data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic or biometric data or data about your sex life or sexual orientation.
2.5 Third parties may be able to process data related to you through our websites in order to provide us with certain products and services. Such third parties may use technologies such as cookies, ad tags or ad beacons to collect information about your interaction with any products and services (such as advertisements) they offer through the Website.
We use advertisement from partners (from Google and Microsoft Bing and Yahoo). Because we have set off ad personalization, they will not collect or use your information to create an ad profile. You will still see ads, but are not personalized. Ads are only be based on the topic of the website you're looking at, your current search terms, or on your general location, but not on your interests, search history, or browsing history. Your information can still be used for measure the effectiveness of advertising and protect against fraud and abuse. Please note: Visymo is not responsible for tracking cookies which you have previously accepted while visiting third-party websites. These third parties are data controllers and must inform you.
2.6 Third-parties who provide us with products and services may also place cookies, ad tags and/or beacons that collect the information outlined above in order to provide us with products and services including analytics tools allowing us to analyze the performance of our Services and advertisers and ad networks allowing the delivery of ads. These third parties may also collect information about you from other sources and combine it with other information collected about you from third party websites not affiliated with us. The IP is stored, as well as location (country), browser data and what results were shown (such as ads and organic results). Also, certain information is passed on to third parties (such as IP address, ads shown and ads clicked on) to make our service possible (showing results, both ads and organic results).
3.1 Primary purposes for which we process your Personal data are to offer you the best services possible, to optimize our Websites and services and to ensure continuity thereof. More specifically, your Personal data can be used for the following purposes:
4.1 We process your Personal data on the following legal basis:
Our legitimate interests: your Personal data may be processed by us based on our legitimate interest, such as our commercial interests. This may be the case with, among others, compensation of our partners. Visymo's websites are search engines for different types of visitors from all over the world. After you submit a search query, the most relevant content and ads will be displayed. Information is collected for functional purposes only. Data is only used to properly perform our services and to improve our services. The IP is stored, as well as location (country), browser data and what results were shown (such as ads and organic results). Also, certain information is passed on to third parties (such as IP address, ads shown and ads clicked on) to make our service possible (showing results, both ads and organic results and payment of fees).
User behavior is never tracked to match organic results or ads to the visitor's profile. Organic results and ads are only shown based on the visitor's search query. For all websites, the personalized ads option is turned off. We use data because they:
5.1 Visymo may transfer your Personal data to the following categories of recipients:
5.2 The third parties receiving or accessing your Personal data might be located outside the European Economic Area (EEA). When transferring data for which we are responsible to countries outside of the EEA (so-called ‘third countries’), we ensure ‘appropriate safeguards’. More specifically, we contractually bind recipients of Personal data to protect your data using the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC’s) as approved by the European Commission. We will assess in advance (where necessary, with the help of the recipients in third countries) on a case-by-case basis if the law or practice of the third country diminishes the effectiveness of the SCC’s. In those cases, we will implement supplementary measures that fill the gaps in the protection and bring it up to the level required by EU law.
6.1 We retain your Personal data for as long as necessary in order to fulfil the associated
purpose as set out above.
For spam detection and statistic purposes we retain data for 7 days. We retain conversion data for 30 days.
After that, we can only retain your Personal data if this is required or necessary in order to comply with applicable law or in order to be able satisfy any legal, reporting or audit requirements. Where possible we anonymize or pseudo-anonymize your Personal data or retain it in an aggregated form only.
7.1 We highly value the secure processing of your Personal data. Therefore, we may implements security measures, such as but not limited to, as appropriate:
8.1 You are provided with the following rights:
8.2 You may exercise these rights by contacting us via our Contact Form, click the "Contact Us" button and then fill out the form.
8.3 In order to fulfil your possible requests pursuant to the rights as stated above, we may request specific additional information from you to identify you with or we may ask you for information to identify you with. We only collect and process such specific data with the purpose of executing your above stated rights insofar this is requested by you.
9.1 Visymo may amend this Policy at any time. In case the Policy is amended, the amended Policy will be made available to you through publication of the amended Policy on the Website.
9.2 Should you have any questions after reading this Policy, or would want to exercise any right as stated in this Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us via the Contact Form.