Privacy Policy

Introduction

Real Utopia (website url address: https://www.realutopia.org/) is an international Participatory Society network. By using this website, You agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Join the Network

If you would like to join RU (https://www.realutopia.org/network), then please take a few moments to fill this short form and we’ll add your name to our growing network. Please note, your name and/or email will be displayed on our website, only if you give us permission. All other details we request are for the purposes of our internal records and will not be used for any other purpose, will not be displayed on the website and will not be used for marketing purposes or shared with third parties.

Join a Team

If you would like to join an RU team (https://www.realutopia.org/team), then please take a few moments to fill this short form and we’ll process your application. Please note, the details we request for this form are for the purposes of our internal records only and will not be used for any other purpose, will not be displayed on the website and will not be used for marketing purposes or shared with third parties.

Make a Donation

If you would like to make a donation to RU (https://www.realutopia.org/donate), then please complete the donation form. Please note, this form is hosted by an external safe and secure provider and we do not store any of the personal or bank details you provide there. To read more about the privacy policy regarding your donations, visit https://www.wix.com/about/privacy

Comments

When you leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact Form

Information submitted through the Contact Form (https://www.realutopia.org/contact) on our site is sent to our email address (realutopia2020@gmail.com). These submissions are only retained so we can get in touch with you and will not be used for any other purpose, will not be displayed on the website and will not be used for marketing purposes or shared with third parties.

 

Wix 

Our website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Wix Analytics

We use Wix Analytics on our site for anonymous reporting of site usage. So, no personalised data is stored. If you would like to opt-out of Wix Analytics monitoring your behaviour on our website please use this link: Google Analytics Opt-out.

Cases for using the personal data

We use your personal information in the following cases:

  • Verification/identification of the user during website usage;

  • Providing Technical Assistance;

  • Sending updates to our users with important information to inform about news/changes in our mailing list;

  • Checking the accounts’ activity in order to prevent fraudulent transactions and ensure the security;

  • Customise the website to make your experience more personal and engaging;

  • Guarantee overall performance and administrative functions run smoothly.

Embedded Content

Pages on this site may include embedded content, like YouTube videos, for example. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if you visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged-in to that website. Below you can find a list of the services we use:

 

Twitter

Twitter has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control. Your IP is not sent to a Twitter server until you consent to it. See their privacy policy here: Twitter Privacy Policy.

YouTube

We use YouTube videos embedded on our site. YouTube has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control. There is no installation of cookies from YouTube and your IP is not sent to a YouTube server until you consent to it. See their privacy policy here: YouTube Privacy Policy.

 

Cookies

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information. Cookies generally exist to make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the help section of your browser.

Third party access to your data

We don’t share your data with third-parties in a way as to reveal any of your personal information like email, name, etc.

 

How long we retain your data

When you submit a comment, its metadata is retained until (if) you tell us to remove it. We use this data so that we can recognise you and approve your comments automatically instead of holding them for moderation. If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at RealUtopia2020@gmail.com.

 

Security Measures

We use the SSL/HTTPS protocol throughout our site. This encrypts our user communications with the servers so that personal identifiable information is not captured/hijacked by third parties without authorisation.

In case of a data breach, system administrators will immediately take all needed steps to ensure system integrity, will contact affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed.

 

GDPR Rights

Your privacy is critically important to us. Going forward with the GDPR we aim to support the GDPR standard. Real Utopia permits residents of the European Union to use its Service. Therefore, it is the intent of Real Utopia to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation. For more details please see here: EU GDPR Information Portal.

Third Party Websites

Real Utopia may post links to third party websites on this website. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security compliance by Real Utopia, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites. All social media sharing links, either displayed as text links or social media icons do not connect you to any of the associated third parties unless you explicitly click on them.

Please be aware that this Privacy Policy, and any other policies in place, in addition to any amendments, does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to members of the Service or Site. Real Utopia bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website. Please review the privacy policy and terms of service for each site you visit through third party links.

 

Amendments

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will update this page accordingly and require you to accept the amendments in order to be permitted to continue using our website.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, you can contact us:

By email: realutopia2020@gmail.com

By visiting our Contact Form (https://www.realutopia.org/contact) page.