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CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a resident of the State of California and would like to learn how your “personal information” (as defined in the Shine the Light Law, Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.83) is shared with third parties, what categories of personal information that we have shared with third parties in the preceding year and the names and addresses of those third parties, or if you would like to opt-out from the disclosure of your personal information to any third party for marketing purposes please contact us using any of the methods set forth in the “Contact Us” section below.
Personal INFORMATION COLLECTED
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
By submitting your personal information by and through the Site Offerings, you agree that we may share, sell, rent, lease or otherwise provide that personal information to any third party for any purpose permitted by law, and we may work with other businesses to bring selected retail opportunities to our Users. These businesses and third parties may include, but are not limited to: (a) providers of direct marketing services and applications, including lookup and reference, data enhancement, suppression and validation; (b) e-mail marketers; (c) telemarketers (where permitted by applicable law); and (d) direct marketers. We will also use your personal information to send you promotional messages regarding various Company products and/or services, as well as third party products and/or services that we think may be of interest to you.
We use the personal information collected to personalize your experience with the Site and to facilitate the delivery of the Site Offerings to you. We will also use your personal information for customer service, to provide you with information that you may request, respond to you, customize your experience with our services and/or contact you when necessary related to your use of services or the Site.
You agree that we may contact you at any time with updates and/or any other information that we may deem appropriate for you to receive in connection with your continued use of the Site Offerings, and to keep you informed of our other products and services.
We may also employ third parties to perform certain functions on our behalf. Examples include sending direct and electronic mail, removing duplicate information from User lists, analyzing and collecting data, providing marketing analysis, data processing, data storage, payment services, technology support and services, customer service, risk solution provision, fraud prevention, and reporting. The agents performing these limited functions on our behalf shall have access to our Users’ personal information as needed to perform these functions for us, but we do not permit them to use User personal information for other purposes. These third party partners are legally required to keep your information private and secure. We may also share some of your personal information as otherwise permitted or required by law or as authorized by you.
We may also use your personal information for internal business purposes, such as analyzing and managing our service offerings. We may also combine the information we have gathered about you with information from other sources.
By submitting your personal information through the Site, you agree that such act constitutes an inquiry and/or application for purposes of the Amended Telemarketing Sales Rule (16 CFR §310 et seq.), as amended from time to time (the “Rule”) and applicable state do-not-call regulations. As such, even if your telephone number may be listed on the Federal Trade Commission’s Do-Not-Call List, and/or on applicable state do-not-call lists, we retain the right to contact you via telemarketing in accordance with the Rule and applicable state do-not-call regulations.
You hereby consent to the disclosure of any record or communication to any third-party when we, in our sole discretion, determine the disclosure to be appropriate including, without limitation, sharing your e-mail address with third-parties for suppression purposes in compliance with applicable law, including the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, as amended from time to time. Users should also be aware that courts of equity, such as U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, might have the authority under certain circumstances to permit personal information to be shared or transferred to third parties without permission.
NOn-Personal information collected
In addition, we may collect information such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or domain, the type and version of your Internet browser software and operating system you use, the date, time, and duration of your online access, the specific pages, buttons, images, links, and forms that you access while visiting the Website, the type of device you use to access the Website (such as a personal computer, iPhone, or iPad), your mobile carrier and/or your Internet Service Provider (ISP). Collection of this data alone does not personally identify you. We use the non-personal information that we collect to improve the design and content of the Site Offerings and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze usage of the Site Offerings.
Company reserves the right to transfer and/or sell aggregate or group data about Users of the Site Offerings for lawful purposes. Aggregate or group data is data that describes the demographics, usage and other characteristics of Site Offerings Users as a group, without disclosing personally identifiable information.
This Site may contain links to third-party owned and/or operated websites. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. In some cases, you may be able to make a purchase through one of these third-party websites. In these instances, you may be required to provide certain information, such as a credit card number, to register or complete a transaction at such website. These third-party websites have separate privacy and data collection practices and Company has no responsibility or liability relating to them.
Further, access to your personal information is strictly limited, and we take reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information is not accessible to the public. All of your personal information is restricted in our offices, and the offices of our third party service providers. Only employees or third party agents who have a legitimate business need for User personal information to perform a specific job are granted access to personal information and are required to adhere to our privacy protocols. The servers that we store User personal information on are kept in a secure physical environment. The Website is built upon a secure infrastructure with multiple layers of protection, and we use industry-standard encryption technologies to safeguard your information. We also have security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control. You also play a critical role in protecting your information by maintaining up-to-date computer security protections. Steps you take to ensure the security of your computer, computer passwords, or other personal identifier authentication mechanisms are key components of the protection of your personal information.
However, while we take every reasonable precaution available to protect your data, no storage facility, technology, software, security protocols or data transmission over the Internet or via wireless networks is fully secured. We cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted, generated or stored in connection with the Site or the security of your personal information. Any transmission of data at or through the Site, other Site Offerings or otherwise via the Internet or wireless networks, is done at your own risk.
In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, we shall notify you and any applicable regulatory agencies in the event that we learn of an information security breach with respect to your personal information. You will be notified via e-mail in the event of such a breach. Please be advised that notice may be delayed in order to address the needs of law enforcement, determine the scope of network damage, and to engage in remedial measures.
CHILDREN ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT AND CAN-SPAM ACT
Visitors under eighteen (18) years of age are not permitted to use and/or submit their personal information at the Site. Company does not knowingly solicit or collect information from visitors under eighteen (18) years of age. Company encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate and monitor the interactive activities of their children. The Federal Trade Commission enforces the Children Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) which details what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. For more information on COPPA, please visit the Federal Trade Commission website at www.ftc.gov. We also abide by the CAN-SPAM Act, which sets rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to stop receiving emails, and has tough penalties for violations.
To opt-out of receiving e-mail and other forms of communications from us, you can: (a) follow the instructions included in the applicable e-mail message or other communication; or (b) e-mail us at: email@example.com .
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may continue to contact you to communicate information relating to your request for Site Offerings, as well as to respond to any inquiry or request made by you. To opt-out of receiving Site Offerings-related and/or inquiry response-related messages from Company, you must cease requesting and/or utilizing the Site Offerings and/or cease submitting inquiries to Company, as applicable.
DELETING, MODIFYING AND UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
At your request, we will: (a) inform you of what personal information we have on file for you; (b) amend the personal information that we have on file for you; and/or (c) remove personal information that you have provided to us, or that we have collected. You may do so by e-mailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org . We ask individual Users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes).
Please be advised that deleting your personal information may terminate your access to certain of the Site Offerings. If you wish to continue using the full complement of Site Offerings, you may not be able to delete all of the personal information that we have on file for you.
Please be further advised that, after you delete your personal information, residual copies may take a period of time before they are deleted from our active servers and may remain in our backup systems.
TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION INTERNATIONALLY
BY USING THIS SITE, YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHT YOU MAY HAVE TO JOIN CLAIMS WITH THOSE OF OTHERS IN THE FORM OF A CLASS ACTION OR SIMILAR PROCEDURE AGAINST THE COMPANY OR ITS AFFILIATES AND BUSINESS PARTNERS AND THAT ANY DISPUTE WILL BE RESOLVED ONLY BY INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION, UNLESS THE DISPUTE IS OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE TO BE BROUGHT IN SMALL CLAIMS COURT.
Last Updated: June 23, 2020