Regarding Protected Information (defined below), if any modifications are materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of the Protected Information previously disclosed by you, we will obtain your consent before implementing such revisions with respect to such information.
The information we collect
In General. We may collect personal information that can identify you such as your name and email address and other information that does not identify you. When you provide personal information through our website or mobile application, the information may be sent to servers located in the United States.
Information you provide. We may collect and store any personal information you enter on our website or mobile application or provide to us in some other manner. This includes identifying information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number, and, if you transact business with us, financial information such as your payment method (valid credit card number, type, expiration date or other financial information). We also request information about your interest, activities, and events.
Information about others. We may collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us, such as their name, address and email address. If you use our website or mobile application to post events for other people, their information may be collected and stored.
Information collected automatically. We automatically collect information from your browser when you use our website or mobile application. This information includes usage data, post text, images, videos, files, comments, reactions to comments, content views, and usage activity.
Information collected automatically. We collect your phone number specifically for the purpose of communicating with you via SMS text messaging. We do not share or sell your phone number with any third party.
Cookies and Use of Cookie Data. When you use our website or mobile application, we may assign your device one or more cookies, to facilitate access to our website or mobile application and to personalize your experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your activity on our website or mobile application, such as the content you post or view, the time and date of your visits, and theother users you interact with. During your visits to other websites where we advertise, we (or third parties) may use certain data collected on our website or mobile application to show you the type of SOCIALGLOW advertisements likely to be of greater interest to you. Although you may not opt out of receiving advertisements generally, you may control the collection of data on our site used for targeted SOCIALGLOW advertising during your visits to other websites. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on our website or mobile application. Other cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to the registration data you have submitted to us, e.g., your email address, in hashed, non-human readable form. No personally identifiable information is contained in these cookies.
3rd Party Cookies for Serving Behavioral Ads; Flash Cookies. We reserve the right to serve our ads and third party ads on our site that are targeted to your interests (“3rd Party Behavioral Ads”). 3rd Party Behavioral Ads are served by 3rd party advertising services that use 3rd party cookies (cookies passed by others, not by us) to collect Non-Personal Information about your use of our website or mobile application and other websites. This information is your “behavioral data”. 3rd Party Behavioral Ads do not use your Personal Information. Instead, they associate your behavioral data on visited sites with your computer, so that the ads your computer sees on this site are more likely to be relevant to your interests. These advertising services may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on the service’s behalf. We will provide notice and the opportunity to opt-out of receiving 3rd Party Behavioral Ads; however, the 3rd party advertising services that serve ads on our site may use Flash cookies which may make it more difficult to opt-out effectively. Flash cookies are not the same as “browser cookies”. Flash cookies consist of an Adobe Flash Media Player local shared object (LSO) that is used for tracking purposes. The Adobe Flash Media Player is software that enables users to view content on their computers. Flash cookies are also accompanied by a browser cookie. If you delete the browser cookie, the Flash cookie will automatically create (or re-spawn) a replacement for the browser cookie. For information on how to delete a Flash cookie, visit http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/526/52697ee8.html or search the Web for “How to delete flash cookie”.
3rd Party Cookies for Crediting Purchases To Affiliates; Flash Cookies. We reserve the right to use 3rd party cookies, including Flash cookies, for purposes of crediting any purchase you may make on this site to one of our affiliate marketing partners that may have referred you to us. These cookies will only be used for purposes of crediting sales to the referring affiliate and not for other purposes such as serving behavioral ads. Flash cookies are not the same as “browser cookies”. Flash cookies consist of an Adobe Flash Media Player local shared object (LSO) that is used for tracking purposes. The Adobe Flash Media Player is software that enables users to view content on their computers. Flash cookies are also accompanied by a browser cookie. If you delete the browser cookie, the Flash cookie may automatically create (or re-spawn) a replacement for the browser cookie. However, recent announcements indicate that IE 8 and IE 9 browsers have been updated to also delete Flash cookies with an their “delete browsing history” feature. For more information, Google “How to delete flash cookie”.
Participation in Google’s Adsense Network. We reserve the right to participate in Google’s AdSense network for purposes of serving 3rd Party Behavioral Ads. Google uses DoubleClick’s DART cookie in its AdSense network. You may opt out of the use of the DART cookie. For information regarding how to opt out, go to http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.
How we use the information we collect
In General. We may use information that we collect about you to:
- deliver the products and services that you have requested.
- manage your account and provide you with customer support.
- perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content offered by others.
- communicate with you by email, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you either from us or other third parties.
- develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our site and other sites.
- verify your eligibility and deliver prizes in connection with contests and sweepstakes.
- enforce or exercise any rights in our terms and conditions.
- manage our business.
- provide our advertisements to you when you visit other sites.
- perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
Financial information. We may use financial information or payment method information to process payment for any purchases made on our website or mobile application, enroll you in a discount, rebate, affiliate program, and other programs in which you elect to participate, to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business.
With whom we share your information
Personal information. We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:
Service providers: We may share your personal information, which may include your name and contact information (including email address), with third parties that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include fulfilling orders, providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analysis, member screenings, supporting our website or mobile application functionality, and supporting contests, sweepstakes, surveys and other features offered through our website or mobile application. We may also share your name, contact information and credit card information with our authorized service providers who process credit card payments. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
Business partners: When you make purchases on our website or mobile application or click-through our advertisements offered on third party websites, we may share personal information with the businesses with which we partner to offer you the applicable products, services or advertisements. When you elect to engage in a particular merchant's offer or program, you authorize us to provide your email address and other information to that merchant.
Other Situations. We also may disclose your information, including personal information:
In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Anonymized and non-personally-identifiable information. We may share non-personally-identifiable information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may also share it with third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our website or mobile application and on websites of third parties, and to analyze and report on advertising you see. We may combine non-personally-identifiable information we collect with additional non-personally-identifiable information collected from other sources. We also may share anonymized, non-personally-identifiable information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business and other analysis.
Disclosure to our Affiliates and Resellers; Your California Privacy Rights. We reserve the right to disclose your Protected Information to any of our (i) affiliates that referred you to our site for purposes of sales by us, and (ii) resellers that may re-sell our products or services to you. We may also disclose your Protected Information to any marketing partners that may participate in the offer or related fulfillment. Understand that you originated with these affiliates and resellers, and that the information you may provide to them is subject to their privacy policies also. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of their Personal Information to third parties for purposes of direct marketing. You may request further information about our compliance with California Civil Code Section 1798.83 at the following email address: email@example.com. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per registrant each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through this the address provided above.
Disclosure When We Act as an Affiliate or Reseller for Others. We may act as an affiliate or reseller for certain of our marketing partners for purposes of selling their products or services to you, and we reserve the right to right to disclose your Protected Information to them for purposes of transaction processing, fulfillment, and support. These marketing partners may also email you regarding complementary products or services, however, you have two ways to opt out of receiving these emails – (i) contact us (as provided below under the Contact Us heading) with a request to opt out, or (ii) wait until you receive an email from them and then unsubscribe.
Disclosure to Third Parties For Direct Marketing Without Restriction; Your California Privacy Rights. We reserve the right to share your Protected Information with third parties for direct marketing purposes without restriction. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents to request certain information regarding disclosure of their Personal Information to third parties for purposes of direct marketing. You may request further information about our compliance with California Civil Code Section 1798.83 at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per registrant each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through this the address provided above.
How you can access your information
Your choices about collection and use of your information
You can choose not to provide us with certain information, but that may result in you being unable to use certain features of our website or mobile application because such information may be required in order for you to register an account; purchase products or services; participate in a contest, promotion, survey, or sweepstakes; ask a question; or initiate other transactions on our website or mobile application.
At any time you can choose to no longer receive commercial or promotional emails from us by submitting this request to email@example.com. You may be given the opportunity, in any commercial email that we send to you, to opt out of receiving such messages in the future. We request a reasonable time to process an opt-out request. We may send you other types of transactional and relationship email communications, such as service announcements, administrative notices, and surveys, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them. Please note that changing information in your account, or otherwise opting out of receipt of promotional email communications, will only affect future activities or communications from us. If we have already provided your information to a third party (such as a service provider) before you have changed your preferences or updated your information, you may have to change your preferences directly with that third party.
You can also control information collected by cookies. See Cookies above for information about declining or deleting cookies.
How we protect your personal information
We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to help safeguard your personal information from unauthorized access and disclosure. We want you to feel confident using our website or mobile application to transact business. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your personal information, searches, or other communications will always remain secure. Users should also take care with how they handle and disclose their personal information and should avoid sending personal information through insecure email. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission's website for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft.
Information you provide about yourself while using our service
Children’s Online Policy
We are committed to preserving online privacy for all of our website or mobile application visitors, including children. This site is a general audience site. Consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will not knowingly collect any information from, or sell to, children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian who has discovered that your child under the age of 13 has submitted his or her personally identifiable information without your permission or consent, we will remove the information from our active list, at your request. To request the removal of your child’s information, please contact our site at firstname.lastname@example.org, and be sure to include in your message the same login information that your child submitted.
Digital Copyright Millennium Act (DMCA)
SOCIALGLOW has adopted the following policy concerning copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), as codified in 17 U.S.C §512. The contact information for our designated agent to receive notification of claimed copyright or intellectual property infringement (“Copyright Agent”) is listed at the end of this policy.
If you believe in good faith your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide the following DMCA requirements to SOCIALGLOW’s Copyright Agent:
- Information reasonably sufficient for SOCIALGLOW to contact you: name, address, phone and e-mail address (if available);
- A description of the copyrighted work or intellectual property that you claim has been infringed, or if multiple works, a listing of such works;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit SOCIALGLOW to locate your work on the site;
- A statement, made by you, that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use of the material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law;
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner, or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf;
- A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner, or a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Upon receiving a proper notification of alleged copyright infringement as described above, we will remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing content and promptly notify the alleged infringer of your claim. Please submit your statement to SOCIALGLOW by mail, fax or email as set forth below:
Attn: Copyright Agent
555 Republic Drive, Suite 200
Plano, TX, 75074
Visiting our Website or Mobile Application from Outside the United States
General Data Protection for European Union Users
Please note that our data does not leave the United States. In fact, our data is securely stored in the State of Texas. We would offer you a tour of the server facility, but it is not in our control, and you’re in the European Union, which is a long trip, just to see the server that stores your personal data.
The personal information we collect is necessary to utilize the features of SOCIALGLOW. Without providing personal information such as your name, we would be unable to bill you for the SOCIALGLOW services.
Disclosure to Successors
If we are acquired by or merged with a third party entity, or if we sell SOCIALGLOW, we reserve the right to transfer your Protected Information as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change in control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we reserve the right to transfer your Protected Information to protect our rights or as required by law.
No Rights of Third Parties
Attn: Data Protection Officer
555 Republic Drive, Suite 200
Plano, TX, 75074