Privacy policy

Protecting Your personal information is Epidemic's priority. This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) governs Your access and use of Epidemic’s Site available at the following URL address: https://www.thepidemic.com/ (the "Site") and the services related to or offered as a consequence of joining Epidemic, such as campaign emails, messages on Facebook and direct messages on Instagram, which are received by members after having registered at the following URL address: https://thepidemic.com/sl/join/.

For the purposes of the Privacy Policy and Terms of usage, unless otherwise noted, all references to "Epidemic" will therefore include Epidemic, advertising on social media, Nika Kristina Butina s.p.

1. General Information
By using and accessing the Services, You as an individual ("You" or "Your" as applicable), hereby fully consent to all terms of the Privacy Policy.

2. Data Collection
What data do we collect?

-Your name, gender, address, date of birth, Instagram name, areas of interest, phone number and email address.
-Consumer preferences and habits

How do we collect the data?
By registration on our website and surveys through email, Instagram direct messaging or Facebook messaging.

The Site and the emails/direct messages sent by Epidemic may link to websites operated by third parties that Epidemic does not control. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Epidemic through the Site or Services and does not apply to these third party websites, any Data You choose to disclose to these third party websites will be made under Your sole liability. Epidemic does not monitor, control, or endorse the Data collection or privacy practices of any third parties.

3. How do we use the data?

Epidemic collects your data so that we can:
Make selection for including our members in the campaigns suitable for them,
For package delivery purposes,
To inform you about new services or opportunities offered by Epidemic.
To provide general statistics regarding the use of the Site, such as to determine what Epidemic services and types of campaigns are the most popular and to which category of people (grouped by the data You have provided) and shape value propositions for our Clients.

Your Personal Information will be processed by Epidemic in the European Union.

4. How do we store your data?
Epidemic securely stores your data at hosting service DHH.si d.o.o. and in a professional G-suite.

5. Marketing
Our company would like to send you information about our services in terms of improvement of the community, in order to attract more members.

You have the right to stop our company from sending you such information at any time. If you wish to stop receiving these marketing messages, click here.

6. Transfer of the Data
In order for Epidemic to suggest Member’s profiles to Clients, their age, region, number of followers, engagement metrics and gender of all Members registered on the Site might be displayed to clients when conducting an offer regarding a campaign.

Epidemic may also share the Data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis or contact you through phone number, email or postal mail regarding deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using Your personal information except to provide these services to Epidemic, and they are required to maintain strict confidentiality of the Data.

Epidemic may disclose the Data, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Epidemic or the Site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Epidemic; (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Epidemic, or the public and (d) as necessary to perform the services requested by You.

In case of campaign requirements including a different level of information disclosure (personal information disclosure on their webpage/social media profile/similar), Members will be notified by email before accepting the campaign. No piece of information will be shared unless they confirm their willingness to share it with the Client. The extent to which the Client will be using their personal information will be explicitly stated in advance. By accepting the campaign, Members agree with the stated requirements.

7. Social Media Data
As a Member and additionally by accepting a campaign invite, You acknowledge and agree that Epidemic collects and stores the information and data available within Your Instagram account including, without limitation, your Instagram name, images and descriptions including Your stories, number of views, number of pictures, number of comments, number of subscribers (“Instagram Data”), for materials created as a part of Epidemic campaigns.

The Instagram Data is collected to make sure you are offered appropriate campaigns.

8. Data protection rights

We would like you to be fully aware of your rights regarding your data. Every user is entitled to the following:
Transparency about how data is being used
Access to personal information if the owner asks for it
The ability to request that data be deleted or corrected for accuracy
The right to object to data processing and restrict processing
The right to have their data provided in a standard format that can be transferred elsewhere.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Email for such requests: [email protected]

9. Cookies

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that websites place on your device as you are browsing. They are processed and stored by your web browser. In and of themselves, cookies are harmless and serve crucial functions for websites. Cookies can also generally be easily viewed and deleted.

How do we use cookies?
For understanding how you use our website, remember your location, language and preferences.

10. Privacy policy on other websites
The Epidemic website contains links to other websites. Our Privacy policy only applies on our website, so if you click on another website, you should read their Privacy policy.

11. Changes to our Privacy policy
Our Privacy policy is kept under regular review and places any updates on this web page. It was last updated 11. 11. 2019.

How to contact us?
If you have any questions about our Privacy policy or would like to exercise any of the above stated rights, contact as at [email protected] or [email protected]

General terms of use

These general terms of use (the "Terms of usage") govern your use and access to the website available at the following URL address: https://thepidemic.com/ (the "Site").

1. Site Presentation
The Site is an interface of presentation of Epidemic concept, offering a registration option to join the user base of Epidemic Members.
Our partners, which own or commercialize products and/or services, cannot directly connect with Members which are registered with Epidemic, neither do they get access to their personal information (only statistics regarding followers, region, age and similar, used for targeting campaigns.) We have the right to determine which members are eligible to participate in any of the campaigns we offer. We can also remove a member from a campaign at any time for any reason.

2. Access to the Site and the Platform
2.1. Users of the Site
By accessing and using the Site, You expressly and unconditionally agree to the terms of the Terms of usage in particular of the privacy policy.

The Services are not accessible to children under the age of 15. Therefore, by using and accessing the Services, You warrant that You are over the age of 15. If You are under 15 years of age, do not use or access the Services at any time or in any manner.
The registration process of users below 18 years of age is not finished until a parent’s consent is received, as stated in the registration process.


2.3 Members sign-up to the site
As a Member, You undertake to complete the subscription form with up to date and accurate details, and to update them in case of any change.

2.4. Restrictions
Epidemic reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to limit and/or forbid access to the Services, the Site and/or the Platform, and/or to terminate any Member account which violates the Terms of usage, applicable laws and/or any third party right such as, without limitation, any intellectual property right.

2.5. Campaigns
By responding to the campaign proposal email positively and agreeing to become a part of the campaign, the Member undertakes the fulfilment of the campaign conditions, stated in the email. If the proposal for the campaign is accepted by a Member, it serves as a contract in which we agree to provide the stated products/services to the Member and the Member agrees to fulfil the stated demands regarding social media posting.

3. Intellectual Property
3.1. Regarding the Site
As a User, a Partner and/or a Member, You acknowledge and agree that the Site, the Platform and the Services may contain elements, materials and content (the "Content") copyrighted and/or protected by patent and/or intellectual property laws.

You are not authorized, without Epidemic’s prior consent, to modify, copy, rent, share, sell, distribute or create any derivative work from the Content of the Site and/or of the Platform, in whole or in part, nor to proceed to, nor use the data extraction systems and/or data collection systems.

3.2 Regarding created materials
By participating in the campaign the Member transfers all of the economic (material) copyrights, as defined herein, on the visual content (photo and video material) on Instagram (the “Content”), that the Member creates during the course of the campaign as a result of packages and/or emails sent by Epidemic, to Epidemic without any material, temporal or territorial limitation. The transfer of economic (material) copyrights, as defined herein, is exclusive.

The Member hereby transfers to Epidemic all economic (material) copyright in and to the Content, and all rights therein, including but not limited to the right to reproduce, audio-visually adapt, transform, publish, republish, transmit, broadcast, publicly transmit, publicly communicate by means of phonograms or videograms, publicly present and/or make available to the public, sell, distribute, rent and otherwise use the Content in whole or in part in electronic and print publications and in derivative works throughout the world, in all languages and in all media of expression now known or later developed, and to license the Content or permit others to do so. For the avoidance of doubt, Epidemic has the right to transfer and/or assign any and all of the rights listed herein to any third party.

Epidemics gives the Member a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to have the Content published on the Member’s Instagram page.
Epidemic is entitled to give the Member specific instructions regarding the Content and its creation.

By participating in a campaign the Member agrees that the products and/or services Epidemic provides the Member constitute a fair and sufficient remuneration for the transfer of the economic (material) copyrights in and to the Content, as defined herein. Additionally, the Member hereby declares and agrees that the Member has no other claims regarding remuneration against Epidemic arising from the transfer of the economic (material) copyrights in and to the Content, as defined herein.

4. Site availability
Epidemic makes no warranties with regard to the Site’s availability. Epidemic reserves the right to modify, suspend and/or delete any and all elements of the Site, and any information that it may content at any time without any notification.

5. Amendment of the Terms of usage
Epidemic reserves the right to amend the Terms of usage and the privacy policy at any time. In such event, the amendments will be notified to You with a special banner within the Site. You acknowledge and agree that by using and/or accessing the Site after the amendment date, You will be deemed having fully consented to the Terms of usage and the privacy policy as amended.

6. Litigation
The Site and the Terms of usage are governed by Slovenian law, wherever You are accessing and/or using the Site and/or the Platform from. In the event of a dispute regarding the Terms of usage, the court of Ljubljana, Slovenia shall be solely competent to hear such dispute.

7. Product shipment
We make all attempts to ship products in an effective and timely manner, but we cannot guarantee the condition of the products or a specific time frame due to the nature of the shipping and fulfilment industry.

8. Products not intended for resale
Any product, service, coupon or voucher offered by us or any of our clients are not intended for resale. Any violation (as determined solely by us) of this provision by a member may result in removal from the applicable campaign or termination of your membership.

9. Acceptable use
Any product, service, coupon or voucher offered by us or any of our clients is to be used responsibly and in accordance to its intentions in order to maintain the reputation of the Client.

QUESTIONS ? PROBLEMS ? SUGGESTIONS ?
Please contact us by email [email protected] to inform us of any breach of the Terms of usage and/or to ask us any information regarding the Terms of usage and/or the Services.
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