Foreca Privacy Policy for Consumers

Foreca takes the privacy of its consumers very seriously. We comply fully with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Any personal information we obtain regarding Foreca consumer services will be dealt with in accordance with this policy.

Does this privacy policy concern you?

This privacy policy concerns you if you use any of the Foreca service provided for consumers, like the foreca.com weather site and Foreca Weather Free mobile app, or you otherwise deal with us as a private person within the EU. If you use Foreca services for business, you can find the privacy policy meant for you here.

What is personal data?

The GDPR applies to personal data. This is any information that can directly or indirectly identify a natural person, like you.

What data is processed and why is it processed

Foreca collects information about your use of the service for three main reasons:

  1. to be able to develop best weather services for you,
  2. to be able to provide relevant advertisement for you (please note, the service and its development is funded by advertisement)
  3. to be able to contact you when you give us feedback, send us your job application, or in other similar circumstances we need to contact you.

Foreca may process the following information when you use the service:

How do we obtain your personal information?

Foreca obtains your personal information confidentially ensuring appropriate security. We only store the information that is lawful and has a purpose. We store the information only as long as it is necessary.

Foreca won't share your personal information to 3rd parties, or won't manage your personal information outside the EU, except anonymized IP-addresses and cookies that cannot identify a unique user. The IP-addresses and cookies are shared with marketing and advertisement agencies, and the information may also be transferred into the USA. The information transferred to Google Analytics are anonymized, meaning they cannot be connected to you.

Your consent to Foreca to obtain your personal information

By consenting to this privacy policy you are giving Foreca a permission to obtain your personal data as described in this page.

Your rights to view change or remove your personal data

You may withdraw consent at any time by deleting cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can also adjust your personalized ad preferences via Google Ads Settings.

In case you have provided us any personal information, you have the right to know what information we obtain and change/remove it by sending us your request at any time.

Privacy of children

As children's privacy is very important, we do not obtain any personal information on purpose from people under 16 years of age without the permission of his/her guardian. A guardian has the right to view the information obtained from a child and ask for removal.

Possible changes to this privacy policy in the future

Foreca reserves the right to change this privacy policy at any time by posting changes online. You are responsible for reviewing the possible changes regularly in this privacy policy.

This privacy policy has been updated: 2018-05-24