- Minors. If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with/with the consent and under the supervision of your parents or legal guardians. If you are a minor, please do not submit any personal information to this website. IF YOU ARE 13 YEARS OR YOUNGER, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE AT ANY TIME.
2. Information We Collect
a. Your Subscription Information.To subscribe to our services, you will need to subscribe using our online subscription form, where you will be required to provide us with your email address.
b. Your Usage of Our Site. We automatically track certain information about you based upon your use of our Site. We use this information to conduct internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand and serve our users. This information is compiled and analyzed on an aggregate anonymized basis. This information may include the URL that you just came from, which URL you next go to, what browser you are using, and your IP address.
c. Cookies. In addition, we use “cookies” on certain pages of our Site. Cookies are small files that can be used to track a user’s steps or automatically generate a user’s password. Some features of our Website may only be available through the use of a cookie. Among other things, cookies allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session. Cookies can also help us provide information which is targeted to your interests. Cookies are stored on your hard drive, not on our Site. Most, but not all, cookies are automatically deleted at the end of a session. You may decline our cookies if your browser permits, although your use of the Site may then be restricted (as noted above).
d. Your Posts. If you choose to post comments on the Website, we will collect such information about you as you may choose to disclose pursuant to your activities on the Website.
e. Your Correspondence. If you send us e-mails, letters or other personal correspondence, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
3. Our Use of Your Information.
a. Promotional Use. We may use personal information about you to enhance our marketing and promotional efforts, and to improve our content and services. We may also use your information to deliver advertisements, new services and promotions, and other information to you that is targeted to your interests. You can avoid receiving some of this information by changing your options on your account status page.
b. Administrative Notices, etc. We use your e-mail address to contact you regarding administrative notices, new product offerings, and communications relevant to your use of the Website. If you do not wish to receive these communications, you may have the ability to opt out of receiving these notices on your account status page.
a. Law Enforcement. We may disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us to legal liability.
b. Advertisers. We disclose aggregate information about our users to advertisers and for other marketing and promotional purposes. However, we do not disclose any personally identifying information to any of these entities.
c. Books Between the Sheets. Throughout the Website, you are identified by your User ID. Unless you select a unique User ID, our system automatically sets your User ID as your e-mail address. In this situation, where you are identified on the Website by your User ID, you disclose your e-mail address to other users and third parties. As a result, other users and third parties might send you unsolicited e-mail and be able to personally identify all of your activities on the Website. Even if your User ID is not your e-mail address, your User ID can be used to identify you and your activities throughout the Site. Other people can see your activities on the Website, including any of your comments and postings on the Website, and so on.
d. Third Party Suppliers. We may use third party suppliers to assist us in providing the services available on an outside website. Whenever a third party supplier desires to collect information about you, you will be notified of the involvement of the third party supplier, and you will never be required to disclose any information to the third party supplier. We impose contractual restrictions on the use by our third party suppliers of information concerning you, and we do not permit third party suppliers to sell your information to other third parties.
e. No Spam. The Website and our users do not tolerate spam. Therefore, without limiting the foregoing, you are not licensed to add a user of the Website to your mail list (e-mail or physical mail) without their express consent after adequate disclosure.
6. Your Rights Under the GDPR.
|Right to Access||The right to be provided with a copy of your personal information (the right of access)|
|Right to Rectification||The right to require us to correct any mistakes in your personal information|
|Right to be Forgotten||The right to require us to delete your personal information—in certain situations|
|Right to Restriction of Processing||The right to require us to restrict processing of your personal information—in certain circumstances, e.g. if you contest the accuracy of the data|
|Right to Data Portability||The right to receive the personal information you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and/or transmit that data to a third party—in certain situations|
|Right to Object||The right to object: at any time to your personal information being processed for direct marketing (including profiling);in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information, e.g. processing carried out for the purpose of our legitimate interests.|
|Right Not to be Subject to Automated Individual Decision-Making||The right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (including profiling) that produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you|
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individual rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
7. How Long Your Personal Information Will Be Kept. We will keep your personal information while we are providing services to you. Thereafter, we will keep your personal information for as long as is necessary:
1. To respond to any questions, complaints or claims made by you or on your behalf;
2. To show that we treated you fairly; or
3. To keep records required by law.
We will not retain your personal information for longer than necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. Different retention periods apply for different types of personal information.
When it is no longer necessary to retain your personal information, we will delete or anonymize it.
8. Who We Share Your Personal Information With. We routinely share personal information with:
- Our affiliates;
2. Service providers we use to help deliver our [products and/or services] to you, such as payment service providers, warehouses and delivery companies;
3. Other third parties we use to help us run our business, such as marketing agencies or website hosts;
4. Third parties approved by you, including social media sites you choose to link your account to or third-party payment providers;
While we use practices that are consistent with standards in our industry to protect your privacy, we cannot promise that your personally identifiable information or private communications will remain private.
We may share personal information with external auditors.
We may disclose and exchange information with law enforcement agencies and regulatory bodies to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations.
We may also need to share some personal information with other parties, such as potential buyers of some or all of our business or during a re-structuring. We will typically anonymize information, but this may not always be possible. The recipient of the information will be bound by confidentiality obligations.
We will not share your personal information with any other third party.
9. Changes to This Privacy Notice. This privacy notice was published on February 26, 2022.
We may change this privacy notice from time to time–when we do, we will inform you via the Website.