INFORMATION WE COLLECT
may maintain your Personal Information whether or not you elect to continue to use the Services. You are under no obligation to provide us with your Personal Information, with the caveat that your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain of the Services.
When you access or use the Website or the Services, we may automatically collect certain information about you and your computing device of the sort that browsers often automatically make available, including, without limitation, your computer’s or mobile device’s internet protocol address, browser type and operating system that you use, your internet service provider or mobile carrier and the type of handheld or mobile device that you use. We may also collect information about how you access or use the Website or the Services, including, without limitation, (i) the date and time that you access or use the Website or the Services, the webpage you were visiting before accessing the Website, pages that you visit on the Website (and, if you link to another website, the address of that website), the parts of the Website or the Services that you use, information for which you search, content that
you view and actions that you take on or through the Website or the Services, and other statistics, (ii) emails you open and links you click within those emails, and (iii) how you view and interact with content or advertisements on or through the Website or the Services. The foregoing information is collectively referred to as “Automated Information.” The Automated Information is anonymous information that does not personally identify you.
If you communicate with us through or in connection with the Services, you provide us the content of your communications, and if you contact us with a customer service or other inquiry, you provide us with the content of that
communication (such information being collectively referred to as “Communication Information” and, together with Personal Information, Automated Information, and any other information that we obtain from you through your access or use of the Website or the Services, “Information”).
We do not solicit or knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or legal guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with any personally identifiable information without such parent’s or legal guardian’s consent, he or she should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with any personally identifiable information, we will promptly delete such information and, if applicable, the child’s account. Because we do not collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13, we have no such information to use or disclose to third parties.
HOW WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
in the manner required by applicable law); and (viii) to send marketing emails to the email address you provide to us (provided, however, that any such marketing emails will tell you how to “opt out” of receiving further marketing emails).
Other than with respect to Personal Information, you acknowledge that by transmitting, posting or uploading any information, materials or data on or through the Website or in connection with the Services, you grant us, or anyone
authorized by us, an unrestricted, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable license to use, modify, perform, display, broadcast, reproduce, create derivative works from, transmit or otherwise use or distribute,
at no cost whatsoever, all such information, materials or data, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium (whether now known or hereafter developed), in connection with the Website, the Services or otherwise.
HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION
We may use certain data technologies to collect information, including, without limitation Cookies (as defined below), Local Storage (as defined below) and Pixel Tags (as defined below).
“Cookies” are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies
(which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on the Website.
“Local Storage” is an industry-standard technology that allows a website or app to store and retrieve data on a person’s computer, mobile phone or other device. We may
use device or HTML5 Local Storage, caching or other forms of Local Storage to store your preferences, help us remember certain information about how you interact with the Website or display content on the Website based upon what
you have viewed on various other websites.
We may also use “pixel tags,” “web beacons,” “clear GIFs” or similar means (individually or collectively, “Pixel Tags”) in connection with
the Website or the Services to collect usage, demographic and geographical location data. A Pixel Tag is an electronic image, often a single pixel, that is ordinarily not visible to you and may be associated with Cookies on your
hard drive or Local Storage. Pixel Tags allow us to count the number of users who have visited certain pages of the Website, to deliver branded services and to help determine the effectiveness of promotional or advertising campaigns.
Website or the Services in order to help us better understand the use and operation of the Website and the Services. These third parties may collect and analyze information about your online activities over time and across different
websites when you access or use the Website or the Services. We do not exercise control over these third party websites or services. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites and services
Some browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) feature that, when activated, signals to websites that you do not want to be tracked. Because there is not yet an
accepted standard for how to respond to browser DNT signals, we do not currently respond to them. You also can typically remove and reject Cookies or Local Storage from the Website with your browser settings. Many browsers are
set to accept Cookies and Local Storage until you change your settings. If you remove or reject Cookies or Local Storage, it could affect how the Website works for you.
In all circumstances, we may perform the foregoing information collection practices directly or use a third party vendor to perform these functions on our behalf. Also, if you access the Website or the Services from a social networking
The Website may contain links to other websites not operated, owned or controlled by us, as well as third-party widgets and applications discussed above (collectively, “Third-Party Websites”). Third-Party Websites are under
to, in your discretion, protect your privacy. We are not responsible for the content or use of any Third-Party Websites or the privacy practices of such Third-Party Websites.
We implement and maintain reasonable physical, technological and administrative security measures to protect all Personal Information from unauthorized access to or use, alteration, destruction or disclosure of such Personal Information.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, although we take reasonable measures to protect and secure your Personal Information, we do not promise, and you
should not expect, that your Personal Information, searches or other communications on or through the Website or the Services will always remain completely secure. You should also take care and reasonable precautions with how you
handle and disclose your Personal Information and should avoid sending Personal Information through insecure email or other means. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s website atwww.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.
If we learn of a security breach that results in the unauthorized access to or disclosure of your Personal Information, we may attempt to notify you so that you can take appropriate protective steps.
If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us or we collect information about you, we transfer such information, including any Personal Information, to the United States and process it there.
General You can do the following at any time by contacting us at email@example.com:
(i) see what information we have about you, if any; (ii) request an update to or change any information we have about you; (iii) express any concern you have about our use of information we have about you. California Privacy Rights California
Civil Code Section 1798.83 entitles California users to request information concerning whether a business has disclosed certain information about you to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. California