Privacy & cookies at Savvity
What personal records does Savvity collect and how are they used?
Savvity stores two types of personal records. Most of them are voluntary and used to present members to each other as well as to identify community hosts to Savvity. The mandatory personal records are needed to connect memberships to people.
Mandatory personal records
- Email address: Used to verify membership and to communicate outside of Savvity.
- (Username:) Usually is not a personal record that can be connected to a particular person, but if you choose to use your real name it can be.
- IP address: Web browsers share users IP addresses with web servers they visit. Savvity saves them for use in case of abuse of the system or violation of rules or regulations.
Voluntary personal records
- Name: Only used for community hosts in the community host agreement.
- Address: Only used for community hosts in the community host agreement.
- Town: Displayed to other members.
- Country: Displayed to other members.
- Phone number: Only used for community hosts in the community host agreement.
- Personal presentation: Displayed to other members.
- Avatar: Displayed to other members.
- Gender: Displayed to other members.
- Birth date: Used to display age to other members.
- Social security number: Only used for community hosts in the community host agreement.
How can I change personal records that Savvity has collected from me?
All records except username and IP addresses can be changed or deleted by you in your personal settings when you are logged in to Savvity. To change username, you have to contact us. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How does Savvity protect personal records?
Savvity use industry standard practices to protect your personal records, both in regards to storage and communication.
On Savvity we use two so called session cookies. One of them disappears when you close your browser window and the other is stored permanently if you tick the “Remember me” checkbox when you log in.
Ads from third-party companies are shown on our website when you visit it. These companies can use information (name, address, email address and phone number excluded) about your visits on this and other websites to show ads for goods and services that you may be interested in. If you want more information about this and how you can prevent information from being used by these companies, follow this link.
How to avoid cookies
If you don't want to accept cookies, you can set your web browser to automatically stop storing of cookies or ask permission to store cookies every time. Previously stored cookies can be deleted through the web browser. Read more in your web browser user guide.