Okiano Privacy Policy

Okiano Classifieds LTD. (“Okiano”) takes the issue of protecting your privacy very seriously. This “Privacy Policy” describes how we may collect personal information about you, how we may use it, what choices you have regarding it, and how we protect it. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is a part of the Terms of Use of this Okiano Web site (, Okiano App, Okiano Platform, or the “Site” – referenced as “Okiano Service”). By accessing and using this Site and the Okiano Service, you agree that you have read and agree to this Privacy Policy, and that you accept and consent to the privacy practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Collected Information

Okiano may collect various types of information from or about you. During the Site registration process you supply us with basic contact information (such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and company name) that we use for billing and contact purposes. This information is generally entered into fields in the registration forms. Should you purchase any Okiano Services on or through the Site, the information that you supplied during the registration process, may be used to track details about that purchase. Okiano may use anonymous, aggregated data to evaluate the effectiveness of its technology. Okiano is not responsible for any data collected by Organizations using other third-party technology to complete the ordering process.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”)

Okiano complies with the GDPR. Any information gathered receives double opt-in consent and can be fully removed from Okiano’s database upon request.

Use of the Collected Information

Okiano uses the information that it collects for the following purposes: to fulfill your requests for services, to contact you, for billing purposes, to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal processes or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims, to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, for violations of Okiano’s terms of use or as otherwise required by law, to improve the services that Okiano makes available on the Site, to notify you of changes made to the Site or new products and services made available on or through the Site, to evaluate your needs and customize Site content delivered to you according to those needs, to facilitate the processing of any purchases you make through the Site, to send you promotional material from Okiano and some of our affiliates, and for other legitimate and lawful business purposes of Okiano. Okiano does not share information collected about you with third parties. It is our policy not to sell lists containing personal information about Site users, registrants or subscribers.

Protecting the Collected Information

Okiano places a high value on protecting your personal information. Okiano takes commercially reasonable measures to protect your personal information. Please be aware that despite using commercially reasonably measures, no security system is impenetrable. If you use a password on our Site, you are responsible for keeping it confidential. Do not share it with any other person. If you believe your password has been misused, please contact us immediately.

How we will use information we collect about you

When you give us information while using the Okiano services, we will use it for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, on the data entry forms, in any relevant terms or conditions and on pages or emails which link to the data entry forms. We store your historical product data permanently unless you terminate your account. We use the data to optimize your Google AdWords performance and deliver eCommerce analytics to you. If you terminate your account with Okiano we store the data for 12 months from the day of expiry of your subscription before deleting them permanently. We keep the data for 12 months in case you decide to re-activate your subscription without losing all history and optimization. We will track the usage of your website or other online advertising. We will aggregate information about the use of your website or other online advertising with that of our other customers. We will remove all personally identifying information before aggregating this data. We may use the information you give us about yourself when you register for Okiano services to build up a picture of your interests. We may then use this information to try to make sure that when you visit our websites, you don’t miss offers and information that might interest you. This is called advert targeting. Your information will be used in the first place to provide the products, services or information you have asked for. We keep the information you provide and may use it for several purposes, including, accounting, billing and audit; credit checking or screening; credit, debit or other payment card verification and screening; debt collection; safety, security, administrative and legal purposes; analyzing statistics, the market and marketing information; developing, testing and maintaining systems; studies, research and development; advertiser or user surveys; and customer services and to help us in any future dealings with you, for example by identifying your requirements and preferences. If you give us feedback, we may use it to improve our products and services and we may publish it online or offline to promote our business, products and services. We will ask for your permission before we publish it. We may ask you how we are performing or for your opinion on our products and services. When we do surveys we may use cookies and combine the information collected by those cookies with your answers. We will make sure that the survey results do not identify you, or anyone else who fills in our surveys.


Direct marketing

We will send you important news from Okiano and information about our products and services, such as changes to the way you can use our services and new services and special offers you might be interested in. We may use your order history to send you information we think you may be interested in. Unless you tell us otherwise, we may contact you by phone, post, email, text message or any other way (electronic or otherwise). We will normally send you direct marketing by email if we have your email address. If you would like us to stop sending direct marketing to you, we offer simple ways for you to tell us to stop. Whenever you receive direct marketing from us, we will tell you how to unsubscribe. If you tell us that you do not want to receive direct marketing, we will still contact you in order to confirm and carry out any requests or orders you make with us and for administration purposes. If you previously chose not to receive direct marketing, but you have changed your mind and would now like to receive news, information and special offers from us, you can sign back up again at any time. You have the right to ask us not to use your personal information for marketing purposes. We will tell you when we collect your personal details if we are planning to use them for marketing purposes or if we plan to pass them to any other organisation for marketing purposes.


Sharing your personal information


We may need to share your information with other organisations to provide you with the products, services or information you ask for. In particular we will need to share your information with Google who already holds much of your data within the Google Ads system. We may also pass your information to one or more of the following organisations: other companies in our corporate group; credit checking or screening service providers; payment processing organisations (such as PayPal); debt collection agencies; data processing companies; mailing houses working on our behalf; government and enforcement agencies and the police.

Changes to Privacy Policy

From time to time, Okiano may change its privacy practices due to changes in relevant and applicable legal or regulatory requirements, the business or business practices of Okiano, as part of its ongoing efforts to better serve your needs, or for any other reason which Okiano in its sole discretion may deem necessary. We encourage you to review this Policy whenever you visit our Site or use our Service to view the current Privacy Policy.

Contact For More Information

If you wish to contact Okiano about privacy related issues, you may do so by sending an email to: [email protected]