Version 001/2020 updated in 06/26/2020
The collection, storage, control and treatment of your personal data are performed by the MyPast team. The process of sharing your data remains under the protection and guard of the company to be used only in your benefit.
The information collected is what we consider necessary to serve the legitimate business interests of the company. The collected data can be provided voluntarily or automatically when browsing the resources of our website, platform or web tools with your internet browser. We may also register or obtain personal data through partners. Obtaining personal information and data can occur automatically or not, through company or partner initiatives.
a) Information used internally
We will use the information you send through surveys, registrations, subscriptions, emails, discussions or comments sent to the forum, blog or through any other resource or tool, even through partners.
b) Information collected when you use our site
c) To establish a communication
Sending support information and updates, communication between platform users, news about new products and marketing actions. You can, at any time, modify or cancel without justification “the communications and notices” sent by the company. You can also cancel your registration on our platform. For any of the options, access your account settings and make the changes you want.
d) For commercial means
With the intention of improving the experience or the interface and developing new reports and resources, tools, products and services, to perform analysis of internal data and how the website is used, with the sole objective of improving the customer experience or evaluating the result of our promotional campaigns. Such information will always be anonymized.
MyPast adopts the following guidelines about information sharing:
MyPast may store your personal data on its own servers or in cloud storage inside or outside of Brazil. In order to guarantee the protection of your data, we use appropriate technology and maintain contracts with suppliers prepared to guarantee the security in the transmission and maintenance of the stored information. All the mentioned means are related to the standards of the data protection legislation according to the protection and data storage.
We adopted some measures, such as physical, technical and administrative protection to prevent loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration or disclosure of the personal information of users of our platform. MyPast constantly reviews its administrative processes and technologies, including encryption, to ensure that the best is being used to protect the privacy of personal data and other information. As we cannot guarantee total security on the internet, we recommend caution in submitting your personal information in any digital environment. The way you use your devices on the internet and what local security features you maintain can significantly affect the level of exposure of your data online. We highly recommend that you use antivirus and firewall system. For featured information on how to keep your device safe on the internet, it is recommended to seek the advice of a specialized professional.
You have the guarantee and the possibility of sharing personal and genealogical information in various ways. It is your total choice and responsibility:
Our website, platform and web tools can be accessed from anywhere in the world and is intended for historical and genealogical research, allowing our users to search and organize their information and also benefit from other genealogical information from other users, forming a community with the same basic goals.
Our website, platform and web tools can be accessed from anywhere in the world and its main goal is related to historical and genealogical research, allowing our users to search and organize their information and also benefit from other genealogical information from other users, forming a community with the same basic goals.
When setting up a family tree, you decide what information to include. Adding information from living people requires the user to obtain prior consent. Before adding living relatives under the legal age of majority in your country, you must obtain the consent of your parents or legal guardian.
Records of direct family members or deceased collateral will be listed in the search tools of MyPast and its partners' website, platform and web tools. Although these records can be found, only you and the users you allow will be able to make changes.
Information from living people in the users' family tree will not appear in the search results of the MyPast website, platform and web tools and its partners, but the user who includes this information can share all of it with specific users of their choice, assuming before the law and any responsibility in the leakage and use of this data. We advise against sharing information from living people with any user of our website, platform or web tools.
The personal information that you and other users enter, is stored only for the purpose of assisting the organization through graphics and other tools to support the researcher, in addition to other functions related to the genealogy and administration research process of MyPast and its partners. For detailed information, review this set of policies, in particular items 1, 2 and 3.
We collect only information that we believe is necessary to provide services to the user. They are:
a) Contact and payment information: we may request or collect your name, gender, postal or e-mail address, date of birth, telephone, bank or credit card details.
b) Family tree information: we may collect information you add related to your direct or collateral relatives, including name, gender, relationship, dates and places of life events, immigration data, and others according to existing fields on the website, platform or tools web. You can also store photos, audio, video and multimedia files, scanned documents and other information that may appear in the observation fields. Never record personal document numbers, social security, sensitive information or that expose people in any way, including you and deceased people.
d) Your opinions and comments: if you participate in discussions on our forums, post comments on our blogs or on our social networks, we may capture and use this information.
e) While you use our website, platform or web tools: we use and collect cookies and store your IP address. This helps us to improve traceability, detect attempts to illicit use of our services, gather demographic information, habits in the use of our services, among others.
f) Your interactions: communications with other users through our platform, as well as the information you provide to MyPast teams and their partners, through groups, profiles, pages on social networks, streaming.
g) Account authentication services by third parties: you can link a Facebook or Google account to your account on our website, platform or web tools for authentication. This will allow you to use your credentials from another platform or service to create an account or log in without having to enter details manually. If you choose to do so, we will collect and use the data you maintain on that platform or service.
h) To offer the service: we use your personal information primarily to communicate new features and offers from MyPast and its partners. We also use your information for customer service. Important: If you reside outside of Brazil and provide us with your personal information, you acknowledge and accept the transfer and processing of personal information in Brazil. MyPast and its partners will apply appropriate measures to ensure that transfers of personal information are made in accordance with applicable law, taking care of management to protect your interests and rights in relation to privacy. Likewise, transfers are limited to countries recognized for providing an adequate level of legal protection. You have the right to contact us for further information.
i) We also collect personal information, if necessary, to process payments on our website, platform or web tools. These data are all encrypted and processed with the technologies existing in payment processing platforms of banking institutions and credit card operators.
j) For commercial activities aimed at improving and developing new products: we can use your personal information for internal data analysis, studying how our products are used, identifying trends and determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns.
We store your personal information for as long as necessary to provide our services. We may keep your email address and other information due to certain legal and judicial obligations.
Besides to the items above, the user is guaranteed the right to (1) oppose the processing of data that has our legitimate interests as a legal basis; (2) obtaining a copy of the personal information processed based on your consent; (3) the right to request details about data security in connection with sharing information outside the geographic area in which you reside; (4) the right to request and delete data found in our databases.
If you have any questions about privacy, you can contact our support team (firstname.lastname@example.org) or the Data Protection Officer (email@example.com).
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