Thank you for choosing to be part of our
This privacy notice applies to all information
collected through our Services (which, as described above, includes our
Please read this privacy notice carefully as it will help you understand what we do with the information that we collect.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect information that you provide to us.
We collect personal information that you
voluntarily provide to us when you
The personal information that we collect depends on
the context of your interactions with us and the
Personal Information Provided by
You. We collect
Social Media Login Data. We
may provide you with the option to register with us using your existing
social media account details, like your Facebook, Twitter or other social
media account. If you choose to register in this way, we will collect the
information described in the section called "HOW DO WE HANDLE
YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS" below.
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal
information collected via our
We use the
information we collect or receive:
- To facilitate account
creation and logon process. If you choose to link
your account with us to a third-party account (such as
your Google or Facebook account), we use the information
you allowed us to collect from those third parties to
facilitate account creation and logon process for the
performance of the contract.
See the section below headed "HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS" for further information.
- To post
testimonials. We post testimonials on our
Services that may contain personal information. Prior to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and the consent of the testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
feedback. We may use your information to
request feedback and to contact you about your use of our
- To enable user-to-user
communications. We may use your information in
order to enable user-to-user communications with each user's
- To send administrative
information to you. We may use your personal
information to send you product, service and new feature
information and/or information about changes to our terms,
conditions, and policies.
- To protect our
Services. We may use your information as
part of our efforts to keep our
Services safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
- To enforce our terms,
conditions and policies for business purposes, to comply
with legal and regulatory requirements or in connection with
- To respond to legal requests
and prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other
legal request, we may need to inspect the data we hold to
determine how to respond.
- Fulfill and manage your
We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders,
payments, returns, and exchanges made through the
- Administer prize draws and
competitions. We may use your information to
administer prize draws and competitions when you elect to
participate in our competitions.
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.
We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to
use your personal information in a specific
Interests: We may process your data when it is
reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business
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.
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 requirements).
- 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:
- 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.
Users. When you share
or otherwise interact with public areas of the Services , such personal information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly made available outside the Services in perpetuity. If you interact with other users of our Services and register for our Services through a social network (such as Facebook), your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you within our Services , and view your profile.
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 privacy notice or
that are otherwise made clear to you on the
5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless otherwise required by law.
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
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
6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
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
7. 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.
If you are resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here: https://www.edoeb.admin.ch/edoeb/en/home.html.
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:
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, troubleshoot
problems, assist with any investigations,
applicable legal requirements.
out of email marketing:
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:
8. 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. 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?
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 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 purpose
details, such as real name, alias,
postal address, telephone or mobile
contact number, unique personal
identifier, online identifier, Internet
Protocol address, email address and
|B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute||
contact information, education,
employment, employment history and
|C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law||
and date of birth
|D. Commercial information||
information, purchase history, financial
details and payment
|E. Biometric information||Fingerprints and voiceprints||
|F. Internet or other similar network activity||
history, search history, online
behavior, interest data, and
interactions with our and other
websites, applications, systems and
|G. Geolocation data||Device location||
|H. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information||
and audio, video or call recordings
created in connection with our business
|I. Professional or employment-related information||
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
|J. Education Information||
records and directory
|K. Inferences drawn from other personal information||
drawn from any of the collected personal
information listed above to create a
profile or summary about, for example,
an individual’s preferences and
We may also collect other personal information outside of these categories in instances where you interact with us in-person, online, or by phone or mail in the context of:
help through our customer support
in customer surveys or contests;
- Facilitation in the delivery of our Services and to respond to your inquiries
How do we
use and share your personal
whether we collect and use your personal information;
the categories of personal information that we collect;
the purposes for which the collected personal information is used;
whether we sell your personal information to third parties;
the categories of personal information that we sold or disclosed for a business purpose;
the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose; and
the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
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.
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
HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU?