Effective Date & Last Modified: October 9, 2014
This Policy outlines the Personal Information that Company may collect about you (“you”) when you use the Site and how Company may use that information. “Personal Information” means any information that personally identifies you.
II. Information We Collect
1. Information Collected Automatically
When you use the Site, we automatically collect and store information about your computer and your activities. This information may include:
a. Your computer’s geographic location while using the Site
b. Your computer’s IP address
c. Technical information about your computer (such as your computer’s web browser or operating system)
d. Your preferences and settings (time zone, language, privacy preferences, product preferences, etc.)
e. Your access times and dates for the Site
f. Your page statistics
g. The URL of the last web page you visited before visiting the Site
h. The buttons and controls you click on (if any)
i. Any Site actions you take or Site events you trigger
j. The link of any websites that referred you to the Site.
2. Personal Information You Provide to Us
If you contact us regarding licensing opportunities, we will collect your email address as well as any information you communicate to us via email.
Most web browsers allow a user to disable Cookies. While allowing Cookies is not a requirement for use of the Site, if you elect to disable Cookies, some of the Site features will not function properly as the Site was not designed to operate without Cookies.
4. Google Analytics
The information generated about your use of the Site is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate Users’ use of the Site and to compile statistical reports on Site activity for Company.
5. California Do Not Track Notice
The Site supports and responds to the Do Not Track browser setting. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your browser to let the websites you visit know that you do not want them to collect certain information about your online activities over time and across third party websites or online services. For more details about Do Not Track, including how to enable or disable this preference, visit this Do Not Track webpage.
III. How We Use Your Information
1. Information Collected Automatically
Company may use information automatically collected from Users:
a. To test, monitor, and improve features on the Site and the overall effectiveness of the Site
b. To develop new services, products, and features
c. To provide certain information and features available on the Site
d. To monitor and analyze metrics such as the total number of Site visitors, traffic on the Site, and demographic information
e. To diagnose or fix technology problems
f. To prevent malicious activity
2. Personal Information Users Provide
Company may use the information we receive from Users:
a. To contact you
b. To respond to any of your inquiries regarding the Site or licensing opportunities
IV. Sharing of Your Information
We may share your Personal Information and other information we collect with third parties for the various reasons discussed below.
1. Analytics Companies
We allow Google Analytics to use tracking technologies to collect information about our Users’ computers and their online activities. Google Analytics analyzes this information to help us understand how the Site is being used.
2. Aggregated Information
We may publicly disclose aggregated information about our Users, such as the total number of our Users and their overall demographics. No Users will be personally identifiable from this aggregated information.
3. Legal Matters
We may also disclose Personal Information and/or IP addresses to a third party if we believe in good faith that the law or legal process requires it, or to protect our rights or property or the rights or property of others.
V. Information Storage
Company maintains any information collected from our Users electronically or in hard copy format. All correspondence we receive from you, whether by e-mail, regular mail, or otherwise may be kept for as long as the correspondence is needed.
VI. User Precautions Before Sharing Information
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. Although we have endeavored to make our servers secure and reliable, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from Company cannot be guaranteed. We urge you to exercise caution when conveying Personal Information over the Internet. For example, if you send us e-mail, you should know that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception.
You use the Internet and the Site solely at your own risk. You agree that Company has no responsibility or liability for the security of Personal Information transmitted via the Site, e-mail, the Internet in general, or through any other medium.
VII. Attention Parents
Access to and use of the Site is limited to persons at least 13 years of age. Company will not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a person under the age of 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you have any concerns about the Site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VIII. Other Websites
The Site may contain ad banners or links that redirect you to other websites, including other Company websites. Please be aware that other websites, including other Company websites, may have their own separate privacy policies that differ materially from this Policy. Company has no control over and no liability for any third party websites, materials, or for the privacy practices of any such third party website. You should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the third party website’s administrator or webmaster.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal information about you. This Policy applies solely to information collected by the Site.
IX. Privacy Contact
We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after receiving such notice indicates your agreement to same.