Privacy Policy of hmmquiz.com

This Website collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Analytics

      • Google Analytics and Wordpress Stats

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Contacting the User

      • Mailing list or newsletter and Contact form

        Personal Data: email address; first name; last name

    • Data transfer outside the EU

      • Data transfer from the EU and/or Switzerland to the U.S based on Privacy Shield

        Personal Data: various types of Data

    • Displaying content from external platforms

      • Google Fonts

        Personal Data: Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

      • YouTube video widget

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Hosting and backend infrastructure

      • mLab and Amazon Web Services (AWS)

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Managing contacts and sending messages

      • Mailgun

        Personal Data: email address; first name; last name

    • Platform services and hosting

      • WordPress.com

        Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

    • Registration and authentication

      • Direct registration

        Personal Data: email address; first name; last name; password

    • Remarketing and behavioral targeting

      • Google Ads Remarketing

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

    • Tag Management

      • Google Tag Manager

        Personal Data: Cookies; Usage Data

Further information about Personal Data

    • Meteor Galaxy (Meteor Development Group, Inc.)

      Meteor Galaxy is a hosting and backend service provided by Meteor Development Group, Inc.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    • Business Transfers

      The Owner may share or transfer User's information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of the Website, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of the Website to another owner.

    • Specific privacy rights of California residents

      California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits the Users who are California residents to request and obtain from the Owner, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) the Owner disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which the Owner shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If the User is a California resident and would like to make such a request, he or she can submit his or her request in writing to the Owner using the contact information provided above.

      If the User is under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Website, the User have the right to request removal of unwanted data that the User publicly post on the Website. To request removal of such data, the User can contact the Owner using the contact information provided above, and include the email address associated with the User's account and a statement that the User reside in California. The Owner will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Website, but the User must be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from the systems of the Website.

    • DreamHost (DreamHost)

      DreamHost is a hosting and backend service provided by DreamHost.

      Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

      Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

    • User-generated contributions

      The Website may provide the User with the opportunity to create, submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute, or broadcast information to the Owner or to the Website, including but not limited to text, writings, video, audio, photographs, graphics, comments, suggestions, or personally identifiable information or other information or material (collectively, "Contributions").

      Some Contributions may be viewable by some other Users of the Website who have proper connection to the User's account on the Website according to the logic of the Website. For example, if the User is an administrator in the User's account on the Website, some of the User's Contributions may be viewable by other administrators or by instructors or by quiz takers the User or other administrators or instructors add/invite to the Website according to the logic of the Website. Or, for example, if the User is an instructor in the User's account on the Website, some of the User's Contributions may be viewable by other instructors or by administrators or by quiz takers having proper connection to the User's account on the Website according to the logic of the Website. Or, for example, if the User is a quiz taker in the User's account on the Website, all of the User's Contributions may be viewable by all administrators or instructors having proper connection to the User's account on the Website according to the logic of the Website.

    • The Service is not directed to children under the age of 13

      Users declare themselves to be adult according to their applicable legislation. Minors may use this Website only with the assistance of a parent or guardian. Under no circumstance persons under the age of 13 may use this Website.

    • Automated decision-making

      Automated decision-making means that a decision which is likely to have legal effects or similarly significant effects on the User, is taken solely by technological means, without any human intervention. This Website may use the User's Personal Data to make decisions entirely or partially based on automated processes according to the purposes outlined in this document. This Website adopts automated decision-making processes as far as necessary to enter into or perform a contract between User and Owner, or on the basis of the User’s explicit consent, where such consent is required by the law.
      Automated decisions are made by technological means – mostly based on algorithms subject to predefined criteria – which may also be provided by third parties.
      The rationale behind the automated decision making is:

      • to enable or otherwise improve the decision-making process;
      • to grant Users fair and unbiased treatment based on consistent and uniform criteria;
      • to reduce the potential harm derived from human error, personal bias and the like which may potentially lead to discrimination or imbalance in the treatment of individuals etc.;
      • to reduce the risk of User's failure to meet their obligation under a contract. To find out more about the purposes, the third-party services, if any, and any specific rationale for automated decisions used within this Website, Users can check the relevant sections in this document.

      Consequences of automated decision-making processes for Users and rights of Users subjected to it

      As a consequence, Users subject to such processing, are entitled to exercise specific rights aimed at preventing or otherwise limiting the potential effects of the automated decisions taken.
      In particular, Users have the right to:

      • obtain an explanation about any decision taken as a result of automated decision-making and express their point of view regarding this decision;
      • challenge a decision by asking the Owner to reconsider it or take a new decision on a different basis;
      • request and obtain from the Owner human intervention on such processing. To learn more about the User’s rights and the means to exercise them, the User is invited to consult the section of this document relating to the rights of the User.
    • Analysis and predictions based on the User’s Data (“profiling”)

      The Owner may use the Personal and Usage Data collected through this Website to create or update User profiles. This type of Data processing allows the Owner to evaluate User choices, preferences and behaviour for the purposes outlined in the respective section of this document.
      User profiles can also be created through the use of automated tools like algorithms, which can also be provided by third parties. To find out more, about the profiling activities performed, Users can check the relevant sections of this document.
      The User always has a right to object to this kind of profiling activity. To find out more about the User's rights and how to exercise them, the User is invited to consult the section of this document outlining the rights of the User.

    • Personal Data collected through sources other than the User

      The Owner of this Website may have legitimately collected Personal Data relating to Users without their knowledge by reusing or sourcing them from third parties on the grounds mentioned in the section specifying the legal basis of processing.
      Where the Owner has collected Personal Data in such a manner, Users may find specific information regarding the source within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

    • Selling goods and services online

      The Personal Data collected are used to provide the User with services or to sell goods, including payment and possible delivery.
      The Personal Data collected to complete the payment may include the credit card, the bank account used for the transfer, or any other means of payment envisaged. The kind of Data collected by this Website depends on the payment system used.

Contact information

    • Owner and Data Controller

      Owners of the Website (HmmQuiz.com website (https://hmmquiz.com) and HmmQuiz.com application (https://app.hmmquiz.com) (collectively, the “Website”))

      Owner contact email: support@hmmquiz.com