Privacy Policy

1. General

1.1. By connecting to the Rate My item website or Rate My item mobile applications, or any related service, or by using Rate My item embedded systems ("Service"), the user or visitor ("You", "Your", "User" or "Users"), regardless of the type of media through which the User accesses the Service, agrees to the Terms and Conditions including to this Privacy Policy (together the "Terms and Conditions"). The Service is owned, controlled and operated by RateMyTate GmbH, a company which is registered and incorporated in Vienna, Austria, having its registered address in Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz 5/4, 1010 Vienna ("Rate My item"). Users, who do not agree with these Terms and Conditions or with any part of these Terms and Conditions, including the Privacy Policy, shall not use Service.

1.2. Rate My item complies with all laws applicable in Austria.

2. Eligibility

2.1. Rate My item does not knowingly collect any data from children under the age of 14 as the Service is not directed at children below the age of 14. If you consider that Rate My item has collected data regarding children below the age of 14, please notify Rate My item via e-mail to and Rate My item will erase and take down such data as soon as reasonably possible.

3. Login Data

3.1. You are responsible for maintaining confidentiality of your login data. You undertake to notify Rate My item immediately of any unauthorised use of Your login data by sending an e- mail to

3.2. If You login using your facebook account or use certain functionalities of Service that need a facebook permission (including but not restricted to facebook messenger), you authorize Rate My item to access and use certain information related to Your facebook account, such as your facebook ID, user name, profile picture, gender, location of such information and any other data that is considered as part of Your facebook public profile as well as friends lists, date of birth, contact e-mail address, etc. For more detailed information about Your facebook privacy settings, please refer to the respective information provided on facebook.

4. Retention of the Data

4.1. Any data provided by You, including any personal data which is able to be used for identifying an individual person, including, but not limited to, first name and surname, date of birth, gender, any personal images and e-mail address, is kept for the time necessary to provide the Service as requested by You and thereafter at least for such time as is necessary to comply with any legal obligations of Rate My item. You have the right to request Rate My item to suspend the use of and/or remove the data provided by you from the Service.

5. Cookies

5.1. When the User visits/uses the Service and agrees to the use of cookies, the Service may assign one or more cookies to the Users device to facilitate access to the Service and to personalize the Users experience. These cookies allow Rate My item to distinguish You as the User from other users. Using cookies that a User has agreed to, the Service may automatically collect data about his/her activity when using the Service. Rate My item (or third parties) may use certain data collected to show the User advertisements for the Service on other websites or applications.

5.2. "Analytical" cookies may also be embedded into the Service and help Rate My item to keep track on the number of visitors and to analyze Users' behavior when they access the Service using various media sources. This helps Rate My item to improve the functionality of the Service.

5.3. Users can choose to enable cookies in their web browser, using options as designed for every specific browser. Use of cookies as regards Users of the Service that are located in the European Union is governed by the provisions of the EU Cookies Directive.

6. E-Mail Communication

6.1. The Service may include web beacons in advertisements or e-mail messages to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information that Rate My item receives in this manner enables Rate My item to customize its Service and to measure the overall effectiveness of its content or activities. Rate My item may also use data, collected using such technologies, for Rate My item's own analytical reviews and analysis or provide, or sub-license such data to third parties.

7. Data Collected from and Provided by Users

7.1. Rate My item may use standard internet technology from Users browser or device via Service, such as web beacons, pixel tags, system logs and other technologies to track the Users use of Service. Information that is thereby collected may comprise the Users IP address, domain name, device ID and type, your browser type and its features, country of origin, geographic location, language, operating system used by Your device, access time, various time details per visit, details about the path followed within Service with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, etc. This information is collected automatically. Service does not support "Do Not Track" requests.

7.2. Service may automatically collect or Users may freely provide the data at the creating of an account and login, such as Users first- and second name, e-mail address, gender, location data, date of birth, profile picture, photo data and other information that identifies You through Service. If a User uses Service from within the USA territory, he/she grants Rate My item a right to use his/her e-mail address in order to obtain additional data from third parties.

7.3. Rate My item may collect and aggregate data, information and statistics regarding User and his/her behavior as collected in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Rate My item may share such aggregated data in an anonymized form that does not describe or identify any individual User to its partners (which includes third parties that have data sharing arrangements with such partners). By agreeing to the Terms and Conditions and using the Service the User hereby gives his/her consent, for the purposes of any and all applicable laws, including applicable data protection legislation, for Rate My item to share and/or transfer such data and information to third parties in an aggregated and anonymized form.

7.4. Rate My item will use and disclose Users information and data as necessary or appropriate under applicable law, to comply with legal process, to assist law enforcement, to respond to regulatory or other legal inquiries, to enforce our terms and conditions, including investigations of potential violations, to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, to protect Rate My item's rights, privacy, safety or property, and to allow Rate My item to pursue available remedies to limit the damages that it may sustain. In matters involving claims of personal or public safety or in litigation where the information or data is pertinent, Rate My item may use or disclose personal information without the Users consent or court process.

8. Cross-border Data Transfers

8.1. Information that is collected via the Service may be stored, processed in and transferred between various countries and jurisdictions, including but not limited to countries in which Rate My item operates. Depending where Users are, they may fall under different data protection laws. If a User is in the European Union or in any country or region, where laws governing collection and use of data differ from the law of Austria, please note, that by using the Service, You as a User agree to such a cross-border transfer of the information.

9. Analytics

9.1. Further to Sections 5.2 and 7.1 above, Rate My item may use third party tools to analyze traffic and usage of the Service via information sent from any device or application that a User may use to access the Service or sent by the Service, including tracking of websites and parts of the Service accessed by a User. As the tools will aggregate the collected data it will regularly not be possible to track any activity back to individual Users.

9.2. Rate My item may use Google analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"), to contextualize and optimize the Users experience with the Service where appropriate. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examines the use of Service, to prepare reports on Users' activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use on behalf of Rate My item the data collected to personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Google will use the information generated by the cookies for the purpose of evaluating the use of Service, compiling reports on activity providing Rate My item with these reports for analytical purposes. Google may transfer this information to third parties in case of a statutory obligation or if a third party processes data on behalf of Google.

10. Contact and Communication

10.1. Rate My item makes an effort to assure a safe and secure form of communication with Users. If a User contacts Rate My item, Rate My item may uses any information communicated by a User to provide the User with further information about the Service or to assist the User in answering any questions or queries the User may has submitted.

11. Links included in Service

11.1. The Service may includes links to external sources of which Rate My item has no control and does not assume any liability for. Rate My item does not take responsibility for the content or the privacy practices employed by or on other sites. If Users provide information or data to external sources any information or data a User provides will be subject to that external source's privacy policy (if any), rather than this Privacy Policy. In such a situation, Rate My item will have no control over and shall not be responsible for, that external source's use of the information or data a User provides to them.

12. Exclusion of liability

12.1. Rate My item is providing the Service on an "as is" basis without accepting any liability. In particular, Rate My item shall not be liable for a performance of the Services without any errors, including with regard to the collection, processing, storing, aggregating, anonymizing, forwarding and releasing of a User's data, including any personal data. Rate My item expressly excludes any liability for any direct or indirect, incidental, special consequential or punitive damages relating to a User's data and information, including any personal data.

13. Information Disclosure

13.1. The collected data may be used by Rate My item for all purposes allowed under applicable law, in court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of Service or the related services. You hereby confirm and agree that Rate My item may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.