Third Party Sources: We may also, in the future, obtain additional sources of data not directly collected from you to better tailor the Website to provide better customer service. For example, you may engage with us through social media services or third party platforms, plug-ins, or applications, through which you may allow us to have access to certain information in your profile or account, such as your name, email address, photographs, network connections, and activities. Please refer to the respective policies on those services, platforms, plug-ins, and applications to review your privacy rights and settings. Information may include public or private data from various sources and held at varied secured data storage facilities, inside and/or outside of the United States or the European Economic Area. When and if, we begin collecting specific data, we will provide a link to the list of specific data collected, and how that data is used and stored. We will hold such data for the period of time as set forth, and at least for any period of time required by law.
3.2. HOW WE USE INFORMATION.
Consistent with this Policy, and subject with applicable law and the choices and controls available to you as set forth herein, we may use your Information in any way we feel necessary to provide you with the best experience when using our Website or in our dealings with you, to protect your interests, communicate our interests, or generally become better informed about you as our valued customer.
We use the Information, including Personal Information and all other information, to provide you access to the experiences, products, and services on the Website that you request, to personalize the content and experiences on the Website, to communicate with you about transactions initiated on the Website, to offer you any additional products or services that we think you may have an interest in receiving, to analyze our Website traffic, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Website, to determine how users interact with the Website, and for other similar reasons. We may also use the Information to send you offers for products and/or services from third-parties, and to provide you with targeted advertising based on your activity on the Website and any third-party websites, platforms, plug-ins, and applications.
We may also use Anonymous Information, Pseudonymous Information, or Aggregate Information (or other information other than Personal Information) in any other manner that we deem appropriate or necessary, including to operate, understand, and improve the Website, products, services, and operations, including the use of research and analytics tools. Such use may include sharing this type of information with business partners and advertisers.
Unless you have expressly opted-out, we may sell, share or rent Personal Information to third parties if and when we begin collecting it, and we may otherwise disclose Personal Information to third parties not affiliated with us. Notwithstanding, we may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us or any of our related companies, subsidiaries or affiliates, (2) protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users, or (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or customers or visitors.
We may employ or engage companies and individuals to perform business functions on its behalf. These persons may be engaged in a variety of functions which include, but are not limited to, fulfilling orders, delivering packages, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments, and providing customer service. Unless you exercise a right to opt out, these persons may be provided with Personal Information or other information required to perform their functions as our agent.
In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected on our Website. If our company or substantially all of our assets are acquired, your Personal Information and/or other Information may be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer. You may be given the opportunity to opt out of any such transfer if, in our opinion, the new entity plans to handle your information in a way that is different in an important way from this Policy.
4. YOUR ACCESS TO INFORMATION.
We may now or in the future provide a mechanism in order to help you confirm that some of your Personal Information (e.g., name, address, and other contact information) remains correct and up-to-date. Such review process, if provided, will be available through a link on the Website. In addition, if you make a request by contacting us using the methods described in Section 10 of this Policy, we will provide a reasonable description of the Personal Information that we maintain.
5. OPT-OUT RIGHT.
You have the right at any time to cease permitting Personal Information to be collected, used or disclosed by us and/or by any third parties with whom we have shared and/or transferred such Personal Information. Right of cancellation may be exercised by contacting us in accordance with the provisions of this Policy. After processing the cancellation, we will delete your Personal Information from our database, if, in fact, the pertinent information exists.
6. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS.
If you are a California resident, beginning January 1, 2020 you have the right to make the following requests with respect to your personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA):
- Access You have the right to request that we disclose to you the personal information we may have collected, used, disclosed or sold about you in the previous 12 months. You may submit a request here.
- Deletion You can request that we delete any personal information that we may have collected from you to the extent required under CCPA and subject to certain exceptions. We may retain personal information to comply with applicable laws and regulations and other permissible purposes. That means we may not be able to delete all collected personal information. You may submit a request here.
- Right to Opt-Out You have the right to request to opt-out from any future “sales” of your personal information, if applicable. To do so, please submit your request here. The law defines “sale” very broadly to include simply making data available to third parties in some cases. We may let advertising and analytics companies collect IP addresses, and cookie IDs through our sites and apps when you use our Services. If you do not wish for us to “sell” your personal information to other companies as defined under the CCPA, you can opt out and exercise your Do Not Sell My Information rights by contacting us using the method above.
After you submit your Do Not Sell request, we may continue to share some personal information with our suppliers (acting as our service providers) that do not constitute “sales” to help us perform advertising-related functions such as, but not limited to, measuring the effectiveness of any ads, managing how many times you may see an ad, reporting on the performance of our ads, ensuring services are working correctly and securely, providing aggregate statistics and analytics, improving when and where you may see ads, and/or reducing ad fraud. Any opt out choices you make will only apply to the specific email address that you provide when making the request.
You may designate an authorized agent to make requests on your behalf to exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act. Before accepting such a request from an agent, we will require the agent to provide proof you have authorized that person to act on your behalf, and we will need you to verify your identity directly with us. Further, to provide or delete specific pieces of personal information we will need to verify your identity to the degree of certainty required by law. You must use the Third Party Authorization form available here to authorize third parties to make an access or deletion request on your behalf. Finally, you have a right to not be discriminated against for exercising rights set out in the CCPA.
For assistance making a California access or deletion request, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may deny certain requests, or fulfill a request only in part, based on our legal rights and obligations. For example, we may retain personal information as permitted by law.