Last Updated: March 24, 2024

Welcome to MakNet, operated by us (“MakNet,” “we,” “us”), accessible via This Privacy Policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your data when you utilize our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

1. Understanding Our Service

“MakNet” stands for the website, a platform specifically designed to nurture the Macedonian community in Ontario, Canada. We provide a service that features listings for Macedonian-owned businesses and organizations, as well as promoting events that are of cultural, social, or economic interest to Macedonians. Our aim is to elevate visibility, enhance community bonds, and support the development of these entities and events within Ontario. MakNet aspires to be a central hub where the Macedonian diaspora can discover and engage with businesses, organizations, and events that celebrate and promote our rich cultural heritage, fostering a vibrant community ecosystem. Through our platform, we are dedicated to strengthening community connections and promoting economic and cultural growth among Macedonians in Ontario.

2. The Information We Collect

Personal Data

To offer and enhance our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain identifiable information, including but not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Cookies and Usage Data

Your Personal Data may be used to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials, and other information that may interest you. You have the option to opt-out of receiving these communications from us.

Usage Data

We collect data on how the Service is accessed and used. This may include details such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, our Service pages that you visit, time and date of your visit, time spent on those pages, and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to monitor activity on our Service and store certain information. Cookies are files with small amounts of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. You have the option to accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device.

3. Use of Data

MakNet uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide, maintain, and improve our Service
  • To notify you about changes to our Service
  • To allow interactive features when you choose to use them
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so we can improve our Service
  • To monitor the usage of our Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

4. Sharing of Data

Legal Requirements

MakNet may disclose your Personal Data in the belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of MakNet
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services, or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

5. Security of Data

The security of your data is vital to us, but no electronic storage or internet transmission is entirely secure. We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data but cannot guarantee its absolute security.

6. International Transfer

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your jurisdiction where data protection laws may differ from your jurisdiction. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to such transfer.

7. Children’s Privacy

Our Service is not directed to anyone under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from individuals under 16. If you are a parent or guardian and you become aware that your child under the age of 16 has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. Should we discover that we have collected Personal Data from a minor under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers as soon as practicable.

8. Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy periodically. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at