1. What Information do we collect?
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an interest in obtaining information about our services, when participating in activities on the Sites or otherwise contacting us.
1-1. Information that You Disclose
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include the following:
NAME AND CONTACT DATA. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, social media accounts, and other similar contact data.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.
1-2. Information Automatically Collected
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Sites and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Sites, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
Like many websites, we and third parties also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.
2. How do we use your information?
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 Sites for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests ("Business Purposes"), in order to enter into or perform a contract with you ("Contractual"), with your consent ("Consent"), and/or for compliance with our legal obligations ("Legal Reasons"). We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
TO SEND YOU MARKETING AND PROMOTIONAL COMMUNICATIONS for Business Purposes and/or with your Consent. We and/or our third party marketing partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time.
TO SEND ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION TO YOU for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly for Contractual. 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 POST TESTIMONIALS with your Consent. We post testimonials on our Sites that may contain personal information. Prior to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact us at and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
DELIVER TARGETED ADVERTISING TO YOU for our Business Purposes and/or with your Consent. We may use your information to develop and display content and advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.
REQUEST FEEDBACK for our Business Purposes and/or with your Consent. We may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our Sites.
TO PROTECT OUR SITES for Business Purposes and/or for Legal Reasons. We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Sites safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
TO ENABLE USER-TO-USER COMMUNICATIONS with your Consent. We may use your information in order to enable user-to-user communications with each user's consent.
TO ENFORCE OUR TERMS, CONDITIONS AND POLICIES for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly Contractual.
TO RESPOND TO LEGAL REQUESTS AND PREVENT HARM for Legal Reasons. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.
FOR OTHER BUSINESS PURPOSES. We may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our Sites, products, services, marketing and your experience.
3. Will your information be shared?
We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We only share and disclose your information in the following situations:
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS. 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 AND LEGAL RIGHTS. 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.
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, sponsors, and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Sites, which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with the Sites 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. We do not sell, or rent any of your information with third parties.
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.
BUSINESS PARTNERS. We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
WITH YOUR CONSENT. We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.
5. How long do we retain your information?
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.
6. How do we keep your information secure?
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Sites is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.
7. What are your privacy rights?
You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Sites. To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Sites visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.
Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
Last Updated: June 21, 2018