II. What Information Does the Company Collect?
The Company occasionally collects Personal Information and other information from individuals who use and visit the Site (“you” or “Users”). “Personal Information” means information that can be used to identify an individual.
A. Consent and Modification
By using the Site, you consent to the terms of the Policy and to our processing of Personal Information in the manner and for the purposes set forth in the Policy. If you do not agree with the Policy, please do not use the Site.
The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the Policy at any time, which change will be effective 10 days following posting of the revision to the Policy on the Site. Your continued use of the Site 10 days following such posting means you accept those changes.
If the Company makes any change in how we use your Personal Information, the Company will notify you by email (at the e-mail address specified in your account), or by means of a notice on the Site prior to the change becoming effective.
B. Information We Collect
The Company collects information in the following ways:
1. Information Provided Directly
The Company may collect information from Users that Users provide directly, such as names, email addresses, and phone numbers provided by Users.
3. Log Files
The Site automatically records certain log file information, such as IP address, location, mobile carrier, device, and interaction with links in the Site.
4. Device Identifiers
The Site may access, collect, monitor, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more device identifiers, which are small data files that uniquely identify it.
Metadata is technical information associated with user information, such as how or when information was collected.
III. Use of Information
The Company may use information from Users to operate and improve the Site, and to deliver the Site. These uses may include providing you with more effective customer service; making the Site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to enter the same information repeatedly; performing research and analysis aimed at improving the Site; automatically updating the Site; diagnosing or fixing problems with the Site; and displaying content and advertising customized to your interests and preferences.
The Company also uses information from Users to communicate with Users. The Company may send certain mandatory service communications, such as welcome letters, information on technical service issues, and security announcements.
The Company may use Anonymous Info (as defined below) as described in this Policy.
Personal Information collected by the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which the Company or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities. By using the Site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. The Company may transfer your Personal Information to affiliated companies for the purpose of storing or processing such information on its behalf. Such information may be transferred to other countries. The Company requires that these parties agree to process such information in compliance with the Policy. In particular, if you provide Personal Information, it may be transferred to and processed on computers in the U.S. and other countries.
The Company may disclose your Personal Information or any information submitted via the Site if the Company has a good faith belief that disclosure of such information is helpful or reasonably necessary to: (i) comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; (ii) enforce any applicable terms of service, including investigations of potential violations thereof; (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud or security issues; or (iv) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of the Company, our Users, yourself or the public. The Company may be required to disclose Personal Information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
IV. Sharing of Information
The Company will not share your Personal Information except as provided for by this Policy. The Company may share other information as provided by this Policy.
The Company may share information collected by the Site with businesses that are legally part of the same group as the Company, or that become part of that group (“Affiliates”).
B. Third Party Service Providers
The Company may use contractors to collect, use, analyze and otherwise process information on its behalf. The Company requires such suppliers to handle information in a manner consistent with the Policy.
The Company may occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on its behalf, such as providing customer support, hosting websites, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of its services. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the Personal Information they need to deliver the service. They will be required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and will be prohibited from using it for any other purpose.
C. Anonymous Information
The Company may use Anonymous Information (as defined below) or disclose it to third party service providers, to provide and improve the Site. The Company may also disclose Anonymous Information to third parties for a fee. “Anonymous Information” means information which does not enable identification of an individual User, such as aggregated information about use of the Site.
It is the Company’s policy to retain Personal Information regarding Users while the User maintains an account on the Website, and to delete such information within a reasonable time thereafter (or upon the request of a User).
VI. Other Information
A. Business Transitions
If the Company is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, or if it is subject to a bankruptcy or any comparable event, the Company reserves the right to transfer or assign Personal Information in connection therewith.
B. Security, Confidentiality and Integrity of Personal Information
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. The Company follows generally accepted industry standards, including the use of appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards, to protect Personal Information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while the Company strives to use commercially reasonable means to protect Personal Information, the Company cannot guarantee its absolute security or confidentiality. If you have any questions about security, you can contact the Company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be aware that certain Personal Information and other information provided by you in connection with your use of the Site may be stored on your device (even if that information is not collected by the Company). You are solely responsible for maintaining the security of your device from unauthorized access.
C. International Users
The Company and its servers are located in the United States and are subject to the applicable local and national laws. The Website is directed to users in the United States. If you are not a user in the United States, please do not use the Website.
Those who choose to access the Site do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. Users who choose to access or use the Site consent to the use and disclosure of information in accordance with this Policy and subject to such laws. The Company may limit the Site’s availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion. The Company does not represent or warrant that the Site, or any part thereof, is appropriate or available for use in any other jurisdiction.
D. Other Websites
E. Children’s Privacy
The Site is directed to and structured to attract Users over age 13. If you are under age 13, you are not permitted to use the Site. The Company does not knowingly collect Personal Information from users under age 13. If you are a parent with concerns about children’s privacy issues in conjunction with the use of the Site, please contact the Company at email@example.com.
F. California Online Privacy Protection Act
Pursuant to the California Online Privacy Protection Act, the Company discloses to disclose how it responds to “Do Not Track Signals”; and whether third parties collect personally identifiable information about users when they use online services.
The Company does not treat users whose browsers send a Do Not Track Signal differently from users who browsers do not.
As noted above in Section II.B, the Company may utilize collection of information from users for third party use through advertising technologies.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 also permits customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that the Company is only required to respond to one request per customer each year.
G. Contact Information
If you have questions about this Policy, please contact email@example.com.
H. Effective Date
The effective date of this Policy is 1-Aug-2018