4. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless otherwise required by
We will only keep your
personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax,
accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for longer than
the period of time in which users have an account with us
When we have no ongoing
legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize such information, 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.
5. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION
Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
We have implemented
appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, despite our safeguards and efforts to secure
your information, no electronic transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers,
cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security, and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. Although we will do our
best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our
is at your own risk. You should only access the
within a secure environment.
6. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
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
, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and
consent to such minor dependent’s use of the
. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we
will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we may have collected from children under age 18,
please contact us at
7. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In some regions, such as the European Economic Area, you have rights that allow you greater access to and control over your personal
You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
In some regions (like the
European Economic Area), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information,
(ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may
also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with
applicable data protection laws.
If we are relying on your
consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing
before its withdrawal, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
If you have questions or
comments about your privacy rights, you may email us at
If you would at any time like to
review or change the information in your account or terminate your account, you can:
Contact us using the contact information provided.
Upon your request to
terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, we may retain some information in our files to prevent fraud,
of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting
us using the details provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list — however, we may still communicate with you, for example to send you service-related
emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account, to respond to service requests, or for other non-marketing purposes. To otherwise opt-out, you may:
Contact us using the contact information provided.
8. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK
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. At this stage 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 privacy notice.
9. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
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
, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the
. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and
include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the
, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from all our systems
(e.g. backups, etc.).
The California Code of Regulations
defines a "resident" as:
(1) every individual who is in the State of California for other than a temporary or transitory purpose and
(2) every individual who is domiciled in the State of California who is outside the State of California for a temporary or transitory
All other individuals
are defined as "non-residents."
If this definition of
"resident" applies to you, we must adhere to certain rights and obligations regarding your personal information.
categories of personal information do we collect?
We have collected the
following categories of personal information in the past twelve (12) months:
Contact details, such as real name, alias, postal address, telephone or mobile contact number, unique personal identifier, online
identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address and account name
Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute
contact information, education, employment, employment history and financial information
Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law
Gender and date of birth
Transaction information, purchase history, financial details and payment information
Fingerprints and voiceprints
Internet or other similar network activity
Browsing history, search history, online behavior, interest data, and interactions with our and other websites, applications, systems
Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information
Images and audio, video or call recordings created in connection with our business activities
Professional or employment-related information
Business contact details in order to provide you our services at a business level, job title as well as work history and professional
qualifications if you apply for a job with us
Student records and directory information
Inferences drawn from other personal information
Inferences drawn from any of the collected personal information listed above to create a profile or summary about, for example, an
individual’s preferences and characteristics
We may also collect
other personal information outside of these categories instances where you interact with us in-person, online, or by phone or mail in the context of:
- Receiving help
through our customer support channels;
- Participation in
customer surveys or contests; and
- Facilitation in
the delivery of our Services and to respond to your inquiries.
How do we use
and share your personal information?
information about our data collection and sharing practices can be found in this privacy notice
by email at
or by referring to the contact details at the bottom
of this document.
If you are
using an authorized agent to exercise your right to opt-out we may deny a request if the authorized agent does not submit proof that they have been validly authorized to act
on your behalf.
your information be shared with anyone else?
disclose your personal information with our service providers pursuant to a written contract between us and each service provider. Each service provider is a for-profit
entity that processes the information on our behalf.
We may use
your personal information for our own business purposes, such as for undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration. This is not considered to
be "selling" of your personal data.
has not disclosed or sold any personal information to third parties for a business or commercial purpose in the preceding 12 months.
will not sell personal information in the future belonging to website visitors, users and other consumers.
rights with respect to your personal data
request deletion of the data - Request to delete
You can ask
for the deletion of your personal information. If you ask us to delete your personal information, we will respect your request and delete your personal information, subject
to certain exceptions provided by law, such as (but not limited to) the exercise by another consumer of his or her right to free speech, our compliance requirements resulting
from a legal obligation or any processing that may be required to protect against illegal activities.
be informed - Request to know
the circumstances, you have a right to know:
- whether we
collect and use your personal information;
categories of personal information that we collect;
purposes for which the collected personal information is used;
- whether we
sell your personal information to third parties;
categories of personal information that we sold or disclosed for a business purpose;
categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose; and
business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
with applicable law, we are not obligated to provide or delete consumer information that is de-identified in response to a consumer request or to re-identify individual data
to verify a consumer request.
Non-Discrimination for the Exercise of a Consumer’s Privacy Rights
We will not
discriminate against you if you exercise your privacy rights.
receiving your request, we will need to verify your identity to determine you are the same person about whom we have the information in our system. These verification efforts
require us to ask you to provide information so that we can match it with information you have previously provided us. For instance, depending on the type of request you
submit, we may ask you to provide certain information so that we can match the information you provide with the information we already have on file, or we may contact you
through a communication method (e.g. phone or email) that you have previously provided to us. We may also use other verification methods as the circumstances
We will only
use personal information provided in your request to verify your identity or authority to make the request. To the extent possible, we will avoid requesting additional
information from you for the purposes of verification. If, however, we cannot verify your identity from the information already maintained by us, we may request that you
provide additional information for the purposes of verifying your identity, and for security or fraud-prevention purposes. We will delete such additionally provided
information as soon as we finish verifying you.
- you may
object to the processing of your personal data
- you may
request correction of your personal data if it is incorrect or no longer relevant, or ask to restrict the processing of the data
- you can
designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf. We may deny a request from an authorized agent that does not submit proof that they have
been validly authorized to act on your behalf in accordance with the CCPA.
- you may
request to opt-out from future selling of your personal information to third parties. Upon receiving a request to opt-out, we will act upon the request as soon as
feasibly possible, but no later than 15 days from the date of the request submission.
these rights, you can contact us
by email at email@example.com,
or by referring to the contact details at the
bottom of this document. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you.
10. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE?
In Short: Yes, we will update this notice as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
We may update
this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is
accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a
notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
11. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?
If you have
questions or comments about this notice, you may
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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12. HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU?
Based on the
applicable laws of your country, you may have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some
circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please submit a request form by clicking here
. We will respond to your request within 30 days.