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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE
Information automatically collected
Short: Some information — such as IP address and/or browser and device
characteristics — is collected automatically when you visit our
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
- Consent: We may process
your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal information in a
- Legitimate Interests: We
may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business
- Performance of a
Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process
your personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
- Legal Obligations: We may
disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with
applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process,
such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public
authorities to meet national security or law enforcement
- Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share
your personal information in the following situations:
- Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service
Providers. We may share
your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform
services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work.
Examples include: payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services,
customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use
tracking technology on the
Services , which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with the Services over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
- Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in
connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets,
financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
- Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to
serve ads when you visit the
Services . These companies may use information about your visits to our Website(s) and other websites that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
- Affiliates. We may share your information with our affiliates,
in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this
privacy notice . Affiliates include our parent company and any subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.
- Business Partners. We may share your information with our business
partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such
In Short: If you choose to register or log in to our services using a social media account, we may have access to certain information about you.
We will use the information we receive only for the purposes that
are described in this
5. IS YOUR INFORMATION TRANSFERRED INTERNATIONALLY?
In Short: We may transfer, store, and process your information in countries other than your own.
Our servers are located in
If you are a resident in the European Economic Area, then
these countries may not have data protection or other laws as comprehensive as those in your
country. We will however take all necessary measures to protect your personal information in
accordance with this
6. WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?
In Short: We are not responsible for the safety of any information that you share with third-party providers who advertise, but are not affiliated with, our websites.
7. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
Short: We keep your information for as
long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it
is necessary for the purposes set out in this
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your
personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for
example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will
securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until
deletion is possible.
8. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under
18 years of age. By using the
9. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you
believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to
complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact
details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.
10. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile
applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal
your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and
collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has
been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other
mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a
standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform
you about that practice in a revised version of this
11. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a
registered account with the
12. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
We may update this