COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
As a visitor to the Site, you can engage in many activities without providing any Personal Information.
However, when you set up an online account with us or order products/services as a customer, we may collect Personal Information from you. We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we collect on the Site includes:
Personally identifiable information, such as your name, phone and fax numbers, address and email address; and billing information such as the number, expiration date, card type and billing address of your credit card; and demographic information such as your job title, job description and company name and company type.
As available and except as limited under applicable law, the rights afforded to individuals are:
Right of Access – the right to be informed of and request access to your Personal Data
Right to Rectification- the right to request amendments and updates to your Personal Data
Right to Erasure – the right to request – the right to request that we amend or update your personal data where it is inaccurate or incomplete;
Right to Erasure – the right to request removal of your Personal Data;
Right to Restrict – the right to request a temporary or permanent processing halt on some or all of your Personal Data
Right to Object
The right, at any time, to object to us processing your Personal Data on grounds relating to your particular situation;
The right to object to the processing of your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes;
Right to Data Portability – the right to request a copy of your personal data in electronic format and the right to transmit that personal data for use in another party’s service; and
Right not to be subject to Automated Decision-making – the right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated decision making, including profiling, where the decision would have a legal effect on you or produce a similarly significant effect.
Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before accessing the Site.
The Site may by default access your Facebook basic account information, including your name, email, gender, birthday, current city, and profile picture URL, as well as other information that you choose to make public. We may also request access to other permissions related to your account, such as friends, checkins, and likes, and you may choose to grant or deny us access to each individual permission. For more information regarding Facebook permissions, refer to the Facebook Permissions Reference page.
Data From Social Networks
User information from social networking sites, such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Dribbble, including your name, your social network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
With your consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Interactions with Other Users
If you interact with other users of the Site, those users may see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity, including sending invitations to other users, chatting with other users, liking posts, and/or following blogs.
When you post comments, contributions, or other content to the Site, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site in perpetuity.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services, or promotions.
Social Media Contacts
If you connect to the Site through a social network, your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity.
Other Third Parties
We may share your information with advertisers and for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Sale or Bankruptcy
We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
COOKIE AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
The Site may automatically collect information as you browse, such as Internet Service Provider, browser type and version, operating system and device type, average time spent on our site(s), pages viewed, information accessed, the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet and other relevant statistics. Such information is sometimes referred to as web analytics and/or clickstream data.
We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you, to improve marketing, analytics, and provide site functionality.
Cookies, Web Beacons, and Website Analytics
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts may be used by the Site, our affiliates, and analytics service(s), such as Google Analytics, to improve and provide site features, functions, and quality experience. These technologies and services are used during and for the purpose of analyzing trends, site administration, tracking users’ mouse and/or page movements, determine the popularity of certain content, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
We may collaborate with a third party site in order to display advertising on the Site. Our collaborative third party may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on the Site and other sites for the purpose of advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. For more information about opting-out of in internet-based ads, visit the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Alliance Opt-Out Tool.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use administrative, technical, and physical security measure to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
You have the right to access and correct, or delete your Personal Information and privacy preferences at any time. This may be accomplished by clicking on the link, “Dashboard” where you can view and make changes to most of your Personal Information immediately. If you are a contributor or user, you can change your profile by going to “Account Settings” For other settings-related questions and concerns concerning Personal Information, you may contact support by email. We will respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.
POLICY FOR CHILDREN
We do not knowingly accept, request, or solicit information from children or knowingly market to children under the age of 16. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 16, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by contacting us using the contact information provided below.
Data portability request
You have rights to obtain a copy of some of the Personal Information that we hold on you and reuse or share it for your own purposes (“right to data portability”).
The right to data portability only applies:
to Personal Information you’ve provided to us (i.e. not any other information),
where we are processing your Personal Information because you have provided your consent for us to do so, or under a contract with you; and when processing is carried out by automated means.
We can refuse your data portability request if the processing does not satisfy the above criteria. Also, if the Personal Information concerns more than one individual, we may not be able to transfer the information to you if doing so would prejudice the other person’s rights.
Request that we cease processing of your information
You may request that we cease processing your personal information. If you make such a request, we shall retain only the amount of personal information pertaining you that is necessary to ensure that no further processing of your personal information takes place.
Emails and Communications
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by:
Hitting the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any of our newsletters or emails, or by contacting us using the contact information provided below.
We may retain some personal information related to financial transactions in order to prevent fraud and for financial record keeping.