This policy is legally binding between you ("User", "you" or "your") and the operator of this website ("Operator", "we", "us" or "our") power agreement. If you enter into this agreement on behalf of a business or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity to this agreement, in which case the term "user", "you" or "your" shall refer to this class entity. If you do not have such authority, or if you do not agree to the terms of this Agreement, you may not accept this Agreement, and may not access and use the Site and Services. By accessing and using the Site and Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the terms of this Policy. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies we do not own or control, or to individuals we do not employ or manage.
You may access and use the Site and Services without telling us who you are or revealing any information by which you can be identified as a specific, identifiable individual. However, you may be asked to provide certain personal information (for example, your name and email address) if you wish to use certain features offered on this website.
We receive and store any information you knowingly provide to us when you create an account on the site, post content or fill out any form. If desired, this information may include the following:
You can choose not to provide us with your personal information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of certain features on the website. Users are welcome to contact us if they are not sure which information is mandatory.
We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not submit any personal information through the Site and Services. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information through the Site and Services, please contact us to request that we delete that child's personal information from our services.
We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children's Internet usage and help enforce this policy by instructing their children not to provide personal information through websites and services without their permission. We also ask that all parents and legal guardians who supervise the care of children take the necessary precautions to ensure that their children do not provide personal information online without their permission.
We act as data controller and data processor when processing personal information, unless we have entered into a data processing agreement with you, in which case you will be the data controller and we will be the data processor.
Depending on the specific circumstances involving personal information, our roles may also vary. We act as a data controller when we ask you to submit personal information necessary to enable you to access and use the website and services. In this case, we are the data controller because we determine the purposes and means of processing personal information.
We act as a data processor when you submit personal information through the Sites and Services. We do not own, control or determine the personal information submitted and such personal information is only processed in accordance with your instructions. In this case, the user who provided the personal information acts as the data controller.
We may need to collect and use certain personal information in order to provide the Site and Services to you, or to comply with legal obligations. If you do not provide the information we request, we may not be able to provide you with the product or service you have requested. Any information we collect from you may be used for the following purposes:
The processing of your personal information depends on how you interact with the Site and Services, your location and whether one of the following applies: (i) you have given your consent for one or more specific purposes; (ii) provided the information is necessary for the performance of an agreement with you and/or any of its pre-contractual obligations; (iii) the processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation to which you are subject; (iv) the processing is in the public interest or to exercise an official (v) the processing is necessary for legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party.
Please note that under certain laws we may be permitted to process information until you object to such processing by opting out, without having to rely on consent or any other legal basis. In any case, we are happy to clarify the specific legal basis applicable to the processing, in particular whether the provision of personal information is a statutory or contractual requirement or is necessary to enter into a contract.
You can delete some of the personal information we have about you. The personal information you can delete may change from site to site and from service to service. However, when you delete Personal Information, we may retain an unamended copy of the Personal Information in our records for as long as necessary to comply with our obligations to our affiliates and partners, and for the purposes described below. If you would like to delete your personal information or permanently delete your account, you may do so by contacting us.
Service providers are not authorized to use or disclose your information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements. Service providers obtain only the information they need to perform their specified functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose any provided information for their own marketing or other purposes.
As long as your user account remains active, we will retain and use your personal information for as long as necessary to enforce our agreements and resolve disputes, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
After you update or delete your personal information, we may use any aggregated data derived or combined from your personal information, but not in a manner that personally identifies you. Once the retention period expires, personal information will be deleted. Therefore, the rights of access, deletion, rectification and data portability cannot be enforced after the expiration of the retention period.
Some browsers include a "Do Not Track" feature, which signals to the websites you visit that you do not want your online activities tracked. Tracking is not the same as using or collecting information about a website. For these purposes, tracking refers to the collection of personally identifiable information on consumers who use or visit a website or online service as they move from website to website over time. The way browsers communicate "Do Not Track" signals is not yet uniform. Accordingly, the Site and Services have not been set up to interpret or respond to "do not track" signals from your browser. Even so, we limit the use and collection of your personal information as described in more detail in this policy.
Our Site and Services may include social media features, such as Facebook and Twitter buttons, share this buttons, etc. (collectively, "Social Media Features"). These social media features may collect your IP address, the pages you visit on our Site and Services, and may set cookies to enable the social media features to function properly. Social Media Features are hosted by their respective providers or directly on our Sites and Services. Your interactions with these social media features are governed by the privacy policies of their respective providers.
We offer an electronic newsletter, which you can voluntarily subscribe to at any time. We are committed to keeping your email address confidential and will not disclose your email address to any third party except as permitted in the Information Use and Processing section. We will maintain information sent by email in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all emails we send will clearly state who the email is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. You may choose to stop receiving our newsletters or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions contained in those emails or by contacting us. However, you will continue to receive necessary transactional emails.
The Site and Services contain links to other resources that are not owned or controlled by us. Please note that we are not responsible for such other resources or third partyresponsible for its privacy practices. We encourage you to be aware when leaving the Sites and Services and to read the privacy statement of each resource that may collect personal information.
We protect the information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We maintain reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information under our control and custody. However, data transmission over the Internet or wireless networks cannot be guaranteed.
Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that (i) the Internet has security and privacy limitations beyond our control; (ii) there is no guarantee that any and all information exchanged between you and the Site and Services and the security, integrity and privacy of the data; and (iii) despite best efforts, any such information and data may be viewed or altered by third parties.
Because the security of personal information depends in part on the security of the devices you use to communicate with us and the security of the credentials you use to protect your credentials, please take appropriate steps to protect this information.
We reserve the right to take reasonable and appropriate measures if we become aware that the security of the website and services has been compromised due to external activities (including but not limited to security attacks or fraud) or that users' personal information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties. Rights, including but not limited to: Investigating and reporting, and notifying and cooperating with law enforcement authorities. In the event of a data breach, we will use reasonable efforts to notify affected individuals if we believe there is a reasonable risk of harm to users as a result of the data breach, or if notification is required by law. When we do so, we will send you an email.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify this Policy or its terms relating to the Site and Services at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We may also, at our sole discretion, provide you with notices in other ways, such as through contact information you provide.
Unless otherwise stated, updated versions of this policy will be effective immediately upon posting of the revised policy. Your continued use of the Site and Services after the effective date of the revised Policy (or such other conduct as then specified) constitutes your agreement to those changes. However, we will not use your personal information in a manner materially different from that described when we collected your personal information without your consent.
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about this Policy, the information we hold about you, or if you wish to exercise your rights, we encourage you to contact us using the details below:
We will endeavor to resolve complaints and disputes and will use all reasonable endeavors to honor your wishes and exercise your rights as soon as possible and in any event within the time period prescribed by applicable data protection laws.
This document was last updated on August 16, 2022