Your personal data
On Tintin.com, your personal data are private or public. In accordance with the law, you have the right to access, modify and delete your personal data. Furthermore, we never ask Tintin.com Members to disclose their real name and identity.
- Private personal data:
Your private personal data are your e-mail, password and telephone number (optional). This information is used as access codes to your Tintin.com account and is secured and encrypted on our servers. For your part, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Access Codes and any related use, unless such use has been made by an unauthorized third party who has had access to your account other than through your negligence. You must inform us as soon as you have reason to believe that your Access Codes have been disclosed or if they are likely to be used by an unauthorised person.
- Public personal data:
Your public personal data is made up of the various text and image content that you publish in the Forums and Messaging. They are visible to everyone in the Forums, and only to your recipients in the Mailbox. This data is not encrypted.
- Location of your data:
Your personal data is hosted on the servers located in Europe of our partner Amazon, with the exception of images, photos or videos that you publish, which may be duplicated on Amazon's worldwide servers for purposes of speed of access.
- Consultation, modification and deletion of your data:
You can view, modify and delete your personal data from your Account page. Any modification or deletion is immediate and irreversible. Nevertheless, we keep a backup copy of all Tintin.com data for 1 year. The deletion or modification of your data is therefore effective after this period.
- Obligation to disclose your data:
If the law requires us to do so or to protect your vital interests or those of others, Tintin.com may need to consult and disclose your data.
When you create an account, Tintin.com also creates two cookies so that you do not have to re-authenticate yourself at each visit. These two cookies have a life span of 30 days after your last visit. They are deleted immediately if you log out of your account.