Personal Information We Collect
Personal Information Collect Automatically
Whenever you interact with the System, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including, but not limited to, your IP address, "cookie" information, device information, certain location information, and the page you requested. "Cookies" are identifiers we transfer to your device through our web interface that allow certain functions to perform as designed within the System, and also to allow us to recognize your device and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. We may also record the referring page or service that linked you to us; other information about the type of web browser, computer, platform, related software, and settings you are using; any search terms you have entered on the System; and other usage activity and data logged by our servers. You may be able to change the preferences on your device to prevent or limit your device’s acceptance of cookies, but this may prevent you from taking advantage of the System’s best features. When we collect usage information (such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to the System), we only use this data in aggregate form, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. For example, this aggregate data tells us how often users use parts of the System, so that we can make the System appealing to as many users as possible. We may also provide this aggregate information to our partners, so that they can understand how often people use their services and our System, so that they, too, can provide you with an optimal online experience.
Uses of Personal Information
We may use the Personal Information we collect for our legitimate business purposes, including providing our services and products to you, improving the System, improving our customer service, processing transactions, marketing purposes, and managing our business needs. We do not sell your personal information to third-parties. We may also share Personal Information with our affiliates and trusted third parties and services, such as Google Analytics.
As part of the System, you may receive communications from us, whether by email or other means. We and our agents may send you email, contact you, or engage you in other communication that we or they determine relate to your use of the System.
Affiliated Businesses and Third-Parties
In certain situations, businesses or third-party websites with which we are affiliated may sell items or provide services to you through the Site (either alone or jointly with us). You can recognize when an affiliated business is associated with such a transaction or service, and we will share your Personal Information with that affiliated business only to the extent that it is related to such transaction or service. We have no control over the policies and practices of any third-party.
Protecting Us & Others
We reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information that we reasonably believe is necessary to comply with law or court order; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of us, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Personal Information Security
Your Rights (EU and UK Citizens)
If the General Data Protection Regulation applies to you because you are in the European Union (or the UK-GDPR for UK citizens), you have the following rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data:
- The right of access – that’s a right to make what’s known as a “data subject access request” for copy of the personal data we hold about you;
- The right to rectification – that’s a right to make us correct personal data about you that may be incomplete or inaccurate;
- The right to erasure – that’s also known as the “right to be forgotten” where in certain circumstances you can ask us to delete the personal data we have about you (unless there’s an overriding legal reason we need to keep it);
- The right to restrict processing – that’s a right for you in certain circumstances to ask us to suspend processing personal data;
- The right to data portability – that’s a right for you to ask us for a copy of your personal data in a common format (for example, a .csv file);
- The right to object – that’s a right for you to object to us processing your personal data (for example, if you object to us processing your data for direct marketing); and
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling – that’s a right you have for us to be transparent about any profiling we do, or any automated decision making.
These rights are subject to certain rules around when you can exercise them.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at email@example.com.
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights), but we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive, or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
If you are a UK citizen, you have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (“ICO”), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
Accessible Personal Information
Through your user profile, you may access and, in some cases, edit or delete the following information you have provided to us. This list may change as the System changes: real name, location, username, password, email address, and other account and user profile information. The information you can view, update, and delete through your user profile may change as the System changes. If you have any questions about viewing, updating, or removing information we have on file about you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals
Please note that we do not alter our data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
Access and Use by Minors
The System is not intended for use by minors under the age of 18. We ask that minors not use the System nor submit any personal information to us. We do not knowingly collect information from minors under 18. In the event that we learn we have collected any personal information from a minor under the age of 18, we will take appropriate steps to delete that information from our database. If you are a minor under the age of 18 and you have acceded to this website, do not provide your personal information and please leave this website immediately.