What's in this policy?
This policy explains what information we collect when you use TheLogically Limited (referred to in this policy as “we” “us” or “Logically”) sites, services, mobile applications, products, and content (“Services”). It also has information about how we store, use, transfer, and delete that information. Transparency is one of our core values which is why we want you to be clear about what this Policy covers.
Collection of information and how we use it
Logically doesn’t generate revenue from advertising on any of the services we provide to you so the data we collect is not used to advertise to you. The collection of your data is solely done to make Logically work as well as it can and to continually improve Logically services.
We collect information about how you use our network to make sure that logically works to it's full capability and give you the best experience we can provide. We collect information that you give us (such as email addresses to get in contact with you if you've given consent) as well as information about how you use our services(such as how long you spend on a page/website.) This information includes your IP address, and information about the device you use to access our services such as; the type of device, browser type and screen resolution.
We use this information to:
- Provide, test, improve and promote Logically services
- Fight abuse, spam and keep your account safe and secure
- Create Aggregate, non-identifiable information about how you and other users use Logically services
If you choose to sign up or authenticate/link your Logically account with a third party service (such as Twitter, Google or Facebook) we may collect information associated with the third-party account such as your friend lists or followers. We will never post or publish to any connected third-party account without your consent.
Do we disclose user information to third parties that advertise?
We do not. Logically does not transfer and/or sell information about you to third parties for the purpose of facilitating or providing advertising on third party platforms.
In some circumstances we may share your information with third parties such as:
- With your consent
- To a service provider or partner who meets our data protection standards
- With academic or non profit researchers, with aggregation, anonymisation or pseudonymisation.
- When we have a good faith belief it is required by law
- When we have a good faith belied that doing so will help prevent harm to someone
In the event that your information is shared in response to a legal process, we will give you sufficient notice in order to challenge it (for example by seeking court intervention), unless the law prohibits it or we believe giving notice will endanger others. All requests for user information that we believe to be improper will be objected.
Storage of the data we collect
Logically uses third-party vendors and hosting partners, such as google, for software, networking, storage and hardware and related technology we need to run Logically services. There are two types of logs which we use; server logs and event logs. Our servers record every request made when someone visits our site (like most other internet companies)
Third Party Embeds
Logically uses third-party vendors and hosting partners, such as Google, for hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology needed to run Logically. By using Logically Services, you authorise Logically to transfer, store, and use your information in the United States and any other country where we operate.
Tracking & Cookies
We use browser cookies and similar technologies to recognise you when you return to our Services. We use them in various ways, for example to log you in, remember your preferences (such as default language), help us understand how people use Logically and personalise content and other information.
Logically doesn’t track you across the Internet. We track only your interactions within the Logically network (which encompasses <logically.co.uk> and custom domains hosted by Logically).
Modifying or Deleting Your Personal Information
If you have a Logically account, you can access and modify your personal information, or delete your account here.
We may keep residual copies of your information for a brief period to protect from malicious or accidental destruction. Be aware that, once your account is deleted the action is irreversible and your information and content will be unrecoverable after that time. When required by law, Logically may preserve and maintain copies of your information.
Please take reasonable measure to ensure your account is secured as, although we use encryption (HTTPS/SSL) to protect data transmitted to and from our site, its important to note that data transmission over the Internet is never 100% secure. You use the Service at your own risk, and you’re responsible for taking reasonable measures to secure your account.
Emails from Logically
You can opt out of non-administrative emails such as our newsletters, notifications and marketing materials in the settings panel here. Occasionally we will send you transactional emails regarding your account, changes to our services and new policies which cant be opted out of.
We receive information when you interact with our emails (such as opening and clicking on links). We will never send you an email asking you for your account information (such as passwords). If you receive an email requesting such information, please contact as us as soon as possible so we can investigate.
Changes to this Policy
Logically may update this Policy at any point and will notify you of changes to this policy before they come into action. The most current version of the policy will always be here and we will archive former versions of the policy here.
Statement of Data Protection
Logically collects and stores personal information about its users to customise their reading experience and enable personalised distribution of content in relation to the interests of users. Logically shares minimal data with its service providers.
Purpose of Processing
- Provide, test, promote, and improve Logically services
- Gather usage statistics of services
- Gather usage statistics of services
- Fight spam, fraud, and other abuse of services
Our Legal Bases for processing data
Logically also pursues its legitimate interests by collecting minimal data of logged out users to provide the services, as outlined above.
Where Logically collects and stores personal data about non-users, it does so under performance of contract obligations with users who use the services to publish content on web sites hosted by Logically. In such cases, users authoring such content containing personal data of third parties are responsible for that content. Logically will consider related complaints in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation’s rights of the data subject, as well as rights of expression and access to information.
Public Nature of Personal Data
Logged-in users may choose to interact publicly with the Logically Services through using the site's comment function. Where such personal data may reveal special category protected data, it is processed on the basis that it is manifestly made public by the user, although it is advised that users do not share such data through commenting. Additional information on potential consequences of such processing can be found below. If you don't agree to this public usage, do not create an account or use these features of Logically's Services.
Categories of Personal Data Collected
Logged out users
- Reading history
- IP address
- Browser information
Logged in users
- Display name
- Email address (non-public)
- Session activity (security)
- Linked social media accounts (optional)
- IP address
- Browser information
- Reading history
- Network interactions (comments, people or entities followed, etc.)
- Comments and responses
Categories of Recipients
Logically shares personal data with third-party processors although this is kept to a minimum and solely shared for the purpose of providing Logically Services. The processors offer at least the same level of data protection set out in this document. This following categories of recipients are included:
- Hosting, Storage, & Other Infrastructure
- Communication & Support
Search engines will index public interactions and user profiles. Users may also share links which contain your comments on social media.
Logically often uses content hosted on other sites (third-party embeds) which may collect and store personal data. This content is not hosted on Logically, therefore third party embeds on Logically services are not covered by this policy, but by the policies of the third-party sites or services.
Existence of Automated Decision-making
Logically collects and stores personal data about its users to customise reading. Automated Decision-making is used to promote content tailored to users interests, preferences and previous use of Logically services.
Logically also filters content for the purposes of fighting and preventing spam, fraud, and other forms of abuse.
Potential Consequences Data Processing
By creating an account on Logically, users may make certain personal data about themselves public and accessible to others on their profile through commenting within the debate section of Logically's services. This may in some cases constitute special category protected data which is considered manifestly made public by the user, dependent on what parts of your profile you share and the comments you make.
It may be possible for third parties to derive identifying personal data from posts, whether by reading, inference, supplemental research, or automated extraction and analysis, due to the public nature of information posted to Logically.
Users are free to use their real name and information, or a pseudonym of their choosing, for their account. Users may also choose to use the service without posting data or engaging in network interactions. However, if you do not agree with and accept the risks of such usage, you may not use the services.
Logically is hosted in the United States. In the use of Logically Services, you authorise Logically to transfer, store, and use your information in the United States and any other country where we operate. Where your data is disclosed to our processors, it is subject by contract to at least the same level of data protection as that set out in this statement.
Retention of Personal Data
Logically keeps personal data associated with your up until deletion it's deletion. You can delete your account at any time which will delete all of your personal information. Upon deletion your account will be unrecoverable in our system after a period of fourteen days. It may take several additional days for your personal data to be de-indexed from search engines, depending on those search engines’ practices, over which Logically may have limited or no control.
Data Subject Rights
- If you've signed up for a Logically account you can request a copy of your information by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
- You may correct information associated with your account from the Settings page.
- You may withdraw consent by deleting your account on the Settings page. This will erase your personal information completely within 14 days (except to the extent Logically is prevented by law from deleting your information).
- You may object at any time to the use of your personal data by contacting email@example.com. If your complaint relates to alleged misuse of your personal data by a third party, it may result in suspension of that post or account in keeping with relevant law, public interest, our contractual obligations, and the rights of expression and access to information of others.
- You may at any time lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data by Logically with the Supervisory Authority of your EU member state.
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