Privacy Policy

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

This policy was last updated on 4/12/2022. 

This is the privacy policy (“policy”) for (GoVeganWay) which is run and provided by Milos Pokimica (weus, our, and I). GoVeganWay is located at Juhorska 2A/82, Belgrade 11000, Republic of SerbiaWe can also be contacted at

We will only use the personal data gathered over this website as set out in this policy. Below you will find information on how we use your personal data, for which purposes your personal data is used, with whom it is shared, and what control and information rights you may have.

I. Summary of our processing activities

We publish articles, eBooks, news, and data. Some of this material is freely available, and some of it is only available to subscribers. The following summary offers a quick overview of the data processing activities that are undertaken on our website. You will find more detailed information under the indicated sections below.

  • When you visit our website for informational reasons without setting up an account, only limited personal data will be processed to provide you with the website itself (see III).
  • In case you register for one of our services or subscribe to our newsletters, further personal data will be processed in the scope of such services (see IV and V).
  • Furthermore, your personal data will be used to provide you with relevant advertising for our services and products (see VII) and for statistical analysis that helps us to improve our website (see VIII). Additionally, we improve your website experience with third party content (see IX).
  • Your personal data may be disclosed to third parties (see X) that might be located outside your country of residence; potentially, different data protection standards may apply (see XI).
  • We have implemented appropriate safeguards to secure your personal data (see XII) and retain your personal data only as long as necessary (see XIII).
  • Under the legislation applicable to you, you may be entitled to exercise certain rights with regard to the processing of your personal data (see XIV).

II. Definitions

  • Personal data: means any information relating to a natural person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, or an online identifier.
  • Processing: means any operation which is performed on personal data, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, or any kind of disclosure or other use.

III. Informational use of the website

When you visit our website for informational reasons, i.e. without registering for any of our provided services listed under IV and without providing us with personal data in any other form, we may automatically collect additional information about you which will contain personal data only in limited cases and which is automatically recognized by our server, such as:

Examples might include:

– your IP address;

– your device type, name, and IDs;

– the date and time of your requests;

– the content of your requests;

– information on your browser version;

– your screen resolution;

– information on your operating system, including language settings.

We use such information only to assist us in providing an effective service (e.g. to adapt our website to the needs of your device or to allow you to log in to our website), and to collect broad demographic information for anonymized, aggregated use.

If you are identified by IP or equivalent method as belonging to a customer organization such as a university or a company then we will also collect the identity of that organization and use it to create usage reports which show the organization how much of the content we publish is being read by their students, members or employees. This information does not contain anything related to a personal login unless (a) you are a nominated administrator for that organization or (b) your organization specifically requires it as a part of a usage-based access contract.

The personal data automatically collected is necessary for us to provide the website, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b GDPR, and for our legitimate interest to guarantee the website’s stability and security, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. f GDPR.

IV. Registration for our services

Access to subscription content is provided via a variety of mechanisms such as IP site licenses, login via third-party federated identity providers, or by a personal account with us. If your access to our content is provided by an organization or an institution like a university or a company then they choose the access method on your behalf.

If you need to create a personal login with us then we will store and process the following:

– Information (such as your name, user name, and email address) that is provided by registration;

– Information in connection with an account sign-in facility (e.g. log-in and password details);

– Communications sent by you (e.g. via e-mail or website communication forms).

The information that is necessary for the performance of the service is labeled accordingly. All further information is provided voluntarily.

We will process the personal data you provide to:

Examples might include:

– Identify you at sign-in;

– Provide you with the services and information offered through the website or which you request;

– Administer your account;

– Communicate with you;

– (behavioral) Advertising and profiling

– Facilitate attendance of the conference

– Provide access (where appropriate) to other Springer Nature group content if you so request

For this, the legal basis is Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b GDPR. The use of your personal data for behavioral advertising and profiling is done with consent, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. a GDPR.

We use the personal data and contact data you provide by registration to inform you directly about our additional products and services. The use of your personal data for directly advertising related products and services is with consent, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. a GDPR.

You can object to the use of your personal data for direct marketing at any time. We will then refrain from any processing to the extent it is related to such purposes. You may opt-out of direct marketing via opt-out links in any marketing communication. You can also inform us about your objection by contacting

We offer notification services such as table-of-contents or new post alerts. This service is provided by means of a double-opt-in. Thus, you will receive an email containing a link by which you can confirm that you are the owner of the email address and wish to be notified via our email service. You can end this service by opting out via the link provided in each notification email. This notification service is based on your consent, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Registration data is kept until such time as an account deletion request is made. If such a request is received we will erase your data within 30 days. Statutory storage obligations or the need for legal actions that may arise from misconduct within the services or payment problems can lead to a longer retention of your personal data. In this case, we will inform you accordingly.

V. Information about the specific uses that require registration

1. Blog

You can publicly comment on our blog where we post a variety of articles to inform you about our activities. When posting a comment your name or user name will be made public. To be able to comment on our blog you will have to register as described in IV.

In addition to the extent of processing described under IV, when you post a comment we will retain some of your personal data such as your IP address and name and other metadata such as the time of posting. This is necessary to defend ourselves from possible liability claims that may arise from unlawful comments posted by you and reflects our legitimate interest with regard to the legal justification of this processing activity in Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. f GDPR.

We reserve the right to delete comments that are off-topic, spam, abusive, use excessive foul language, include ad hominem attacks, or offend against legal regulations.

2. Article Alerts and Newsletters

With your email address, you can subscribe to our newsletters that provide you with the latest news about our products and services if you consent to receive such newsletters. 

You can unsubscribe from this service by opting out via the link provided in each newsletter. If you inquired about a product or service and no longer wish to be contacted, you can email,  citing the name of the product or service, and request that your email address be removed.

VI. Automated decision making

We do not use your personal data for automated decision-making which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.

VII. Online advertising, e-commerce and related tools

We use marketing services to provide you with interesting offers. For this purpose, we place advertisements via advertising service providers that use cookies and/or web beacons that are activated when you visit our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the internet browser and allow recognition of a user. Web beacons are small image files, which allow log file recording and log file analysis. To present online advertising we use the services of, inter alia, Google AdExchange, Google AdSens. A respective advertisement is labeled as an “Advertisement”. 

The cookies and web beacons enable our service providers to collect information about you and your surfing behavior, e.g. IP address, browser information, information on user activities and click data, and to recognize visitors to our website under a pseudonym and only display products that are likely to be of interest to our visitors. Most of the tools use pseudonymized or aggregated data, e.g. shortened IP addresses. The data is used to analyze the use of our website and, thereby, improve and optimize the website and display advertising tailored to your needs. We collect this data (to improve your website experience and to promote our products and services).

Personal data collected via third-party targeting cookies is based on your consent, Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Please note that we neither have control over the extent of personal data that is collected by the respective plug-in provider nor do we know the processing’s purpose or the period your personal data will be retained. Your personal data will be transferred to and processed inside and outside the EEA. For further information about the potential risks of a cross-border data transfer refer to XI.

It is possible that the above providers may disclose your personal data to their business partners, third parties, or authorities.

You can prevent the installation of such a cookie (i) by a respective setting of your browser that blocks the installation of third-party cookies, (ii) by deactivating the interest-related advertising under, (iii) generally blocking cookies under

Further information about the processing of your personal data in the provider’s course of operation is provided by its privacy policy. Moreover, you will be provided with further information with regard to your rights and settings concerning privacy. You can access the provider’s privacy policy by following these links:

Google AdExchange 
Google AdSense 
Google Ad Manager 

Google AdWords Remarketing

In this website, we use the remarketing or “Similar audiences” feature of AdWords offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”

Google uses cookies/tracking technologies, i.e., text files that are stored on your computer and that allow us to analyze your use of our website. The information generated by Cookies/tracking technology on your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and stored on that server. After that, the last three digits of the IP address will be deleted by Google so that it is no longer possible to clearly match this IP address with personal data. Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website, to create website activity reports for the website operators and to provide additional services in connection with the use of the website and the internet. Furthermore, Google may transfer this information to third parties, if it is required to do so in accordance with statutory provisions or if third parties process data on behalf of Google.

Third-party providers, including Google, place advertisements on websites on the internet. Third-party providers, including Google, use stored cookies/tracking information to place advertisements based on previous visits of a user on this website.

For additional information on the anonymous analysis of your search behavior please refer to:

You may not object to data collection and storage for the purpose of remarketing at any time. By using this website, you grant your consent to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purpose described above.

VIII. Analytics

General tracking information

The tools collect information such as:

– Device and browser information (operating system information, Mobile device identifier, mobile operating system, etc.)

– IP address

– Page accessed, URL click stream (the chronological order of our internet sites you visited)

– Geographic location

– Time of visit

– Referring site, application, or service

We use the information we get from the providers only to determine the most useful information you are looking for, and to improve and optimize this website. 

We will track your behavior online for the purposes described above; this data will not be shared outside of GoVeganWay. The legal basis for this processing via Google Analytics is consent, Art. 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit.a GDPR, to analyze our website’s traffic, improve the user’s experience and optimize the website in general.

We do not share information on your web behavior with any 3rd party providers without your explicit consent. Consent is provided by clicking the appropriate button on the web banner that appears on your first visit to the website. You can not withdraw your consent. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. a GDPR and represents your consent to accepting 3rd party targeting cookies.

Depending on the provider the information generated about your use of the website may be transferred to and processed in third countries, e.g. the United States. For further information about the potential risks of a cross-border data transfer please refer to section XI. The tools collect only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or any other identifying information. The provider will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services relating to website and internet use to us.

Google Analytics 

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). On our behalf Google will use the information generated by a cookie for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet activity in connection with the use of the website and according to your consent preferences. You can access the Google Analytics privacy policy here.

The legal basis for the data transfer is Art. 28 GDPR in conjunction with the data processing agreement.

You can not refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser or by amending your preferences. In addition to that you may prevent the collection of the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google if you download and install the browser 
plug-in available at the following link:

IX. Third-party content, social media plugins

This website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content and the data collection on respective third-party websites; please check the privacy policy of respective websites for information on respective websites’ data processing activities.

1. Social Media plug-ins

We use the following social media plug-ins: Facebook, and Instagram. This allows you to communicate with such services and like or post or comment on our website. Social media plug-ins enable direct communication between your device and the servers of the social media provider, allowing the social media provider to communicate with you and collect information about you browsing our website. This processing is based on Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. f GDPR and represents our legitimate interest to improve your website experience and optimize our services.

Transfer of personal data takes place whether you have an account with the provider or not. 

Please note that we neither have control over the extent of personal data that is collected by the respective plug-in provider nor do we know the processing’s purpose or the period your personal data will be retained. 

Further information about the processing of your personal data in the provider’s course of operation is provided via their respective privacy policy. Moreover, you will be provided with further information with regard to your rights and setting concerning privacy. 

2. Do Not Track

There are different ways you can prevent tracking of your online activity. One of them is setting a preference in your browser that alerts websites you visit that you do not want them to collect certain information about you. This is referred to as a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) signal. Please note that currently, our website does not respond to these DNT signals from web browsers. At this time, there is no universally accepted standard for what a company should do when a DNT signal is detected.

X. Information sharing

Where personal data is disclosed to third parties for the purposes mentioned above the legal basis for the transfer of your personal data is Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. b and f GDPR. Some of the recipients may reside outside the EEA. For further information about cross-border transfer in general and transfers outside of the EEA see the section on Cross border data transfers.

We may disclose your personal data to contractors who assist us in providing the services we offer through the website. Such a transfer will be based on data processing agreements (Art. 28 GDPR). Therefore, our contractors will only use your personal data to the extent necessary to perform their functions and will be contractually bound to process your personal data only on our behalf and in compliance with our requests.

In the event that we undergo re-organization or are sold to a third party, any personal data we hold about you may be transferred to that re-organized entity or third party in compliance with applicable law.

We may disclose your personal data if legally entitled or required to do so (for example if required by law or by court order). The legal basis for this will be Article 6 sec. 1 sent. 1 lit. c GDPR (in conjunction with the respective national law).

XI. Cross-border data transfers

Within the scope of our information-sharing activities set out above, your personal data may be transferred to other countries (including countries outside the EEA) which may have different data protection standards from your country of residence. Please note that data processed in a foreign country may be subject to foreign laws and accessible to foreign governments, courts, law enforcement, and regulatory agencies. However, we will endeavor to take reasonable measures to maintain an adequate level of data protection when sharing your personal data with such countries.

In the case of a transfer outside of the EEA, this transfer is safeguarded by the privacy of the EU Model Clauses. You can find further information about the aforementioned safeguards by following this link

XII. Security

We have reasonable state-of-the-art security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of personal data under our control. For example, our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized personnel have access to personal data. Whilst we cannot ensure or guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of information will never occur, we use all reasonable efforts to prevent it.

You should remember that submission of information over the internet is never entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of the information you submit via our website whilst it is in transit over the internet and any such submission is at your own risk.

XIII. Data retention

We strive to keep our processing activities with respect to your personal data as limited as possible. In the absence of specific retention periods set out in this policy, your personal data will be retained only for as long as we need it to fulfill the purpose for which we have collected it and, if applicable, as long as required by statutory retention requirements.

XIV. Your rights

Under the legislation applicable to you, you may be entitled to exercise some or all of the following rights:

1. require (i) information as to whether your personal data is retained and (ii) access to and/or duplicates of your personal data retained, including the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, and the data recipients as well as potential retention periods;

2. request rectification, removal, or restriction of your personal data, e.g. because (i) it is incomplete or inaccurate, (ii) it is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected, or (iii) the consent on which the processing was based has been withdrawn;

3. refuse to provide and – without impact to data processing activities that have taken place before such withdrawal – withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time;

4. object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, that your personal data shall be subject to processing. In this case, please provide us with information about your particular situation. After the assessment of the facts presented by you, we will either stop processing your personal data or present you our compelling legitimate grounds for ongoing processing;

5. take legal actions in relation to any potential breach of your rights regarding the processing of your personal data, as well as lodge complaints before the competent data protection regulators;

6. require (i) to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and (ii) to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from our side; where technically feasible you shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from us to another controller;

You may (i) exercise the rights referred to above or (ii) pose any questions or (iii) make any complaints regarding our data processing by contacting us using the contact details set out below.

XV. Minors

Our website is not directed at children and we do not knowingly collect any personal data from children under 16 years old through our website. However, if the parent or the guardian of a child under 16 years old believes that the child has provided us with personal data, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us at to request the deletion of this data from our files.

XVI. Contacting us

Please submit any questions, concerns, or comments you have about this privacy policy or any requests concerning your personal data by email to

The information you provide when contacting us at will be processed to handle your request and will be erased when your request is completed. Alternatively, we will restrict the processing of the respective information in accordance with statutory retention requirements.

XVII. Amendments to this policy

We reserve the right to change this policy from time to time by updating our website respectively. Please visit the website regularly and check our respective current privacy policy. This policy was last updated on 4/12/2022.