We collect two basic types of information from You from Your use of the Website: Personal Data and Non-Personal Data.
“Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person.
As a general matter, You can browse the Website without submitting Your Personal Data to Us. However, there are a number of circumstances in which You may supply Us with Your Personal Data.
The following are the most common ways through which You give Your Personal Data:
Participating in quizzes, surveys, panels, or market research on the Website;
Signing up to receive email newsletters or e-mail alerts from Us;
Signing up to receive email offers, marketing, or promotions from Us;
Requesting for service or other assistance;
Any other place on the Website where You knowingly volunteer to give Personal Data.
We collect the following Personal Data from You: Full Name and Email Address.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
We do NOT sell or license Your Personal Data to any third party.
In addition to the specific purposes for which We may process Your Personal Data set out in this Clause 3, We may also process any of Your Personal Data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which We are subject, or in order to protect Your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Specifically, We use Your Personal Data for the following:
Providing products and services to You;
Improving and developing Our Website;
Verifying Your identity;
Processing Your requests or instructions;
Rewards, competitions, marketing, or other promotional materials;
Recognizing You when Your return to Our website;
Providing tips, news and/or updates;
Processing Your feedback on products and services;
Responding to Your queries and requests;
Creating personalized offers;
Enforcing Our Terms and Conditions;
As otherwise required or authorized by law or government agency.
Non-Personal Data includes information that does not personally identify You but may include tracking and usage information about Your location, demographics, use of the Website and the internet.
When You interact with the Website, We may collect Non-Personal Data and Our servers may automatically keep an activity log of Your use of the Website.
Generally, We collect and store the following Non-Personal Data:
Demographic information such as age, sex, and weight;
Device information about Your computer, mobile device, or other device that You use to access the Website. This information may include IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other transactional information;
Usage information about Your use of the Website. This information includes a reading history of the pages You view.
Additional “traffic information” such as time of access, date of access, crash reports, session identification number, access times, and referring site addresses.
Your search terms and search results.
Other information regarding Your use of the Website.
USE OF NON-PERSONAL DATA
We may disclose or share Non-Personal Data (or other information, other than Personal Data) in any other manner that We deem appropriate or necessary.
Among other things, We will disclose Non-Personal Data to third parties to help Us determine how users use parts of the Website and who Our users are so We can improve the Website.
We will also disclose Non-Personal Data to Our partners and other third parties about how Our users collectively use the Website.
PERSONAL AND NON-PERSONAL DATA FROM OTHER SOURCES
We may also collect and store information about You that We receive from other sources to, among other things, enable Us to update and correct the information contained in Our database and to better customize Your experience on the Website.
We may process information that You provide to Us for the purpose of subscribing to Our email notifications, marketing, promotions and/or newsletters ("Notification Data"). The Notification Data may be processed for the purposes of sending You the relevant email notifications, marketing, promotions and/or newsletters. The legal basis for this processing is consent.
COMBINATION OF DATA
We use the information from different portions of the Website, all of which are owned and operated by Us, and We may combine information gathered from multiple portions of the Website into a single user record.
SHARING YOUR DATA
Insurers. We may disclose Your Personal Data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
Other Purposes. In addition to the specific disclosures of Personal Data set out in this Clause 9, We may disclose Your Personal Data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which We are subject, or in order to protect Our vital interests, Your vital interests, or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose Your Personal Data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
RETAINING AND DELETING PERSONAL DATA
Personal Data that We process for any purpose shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Clause 10, We may retain Your Personal Data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which We are subject, or in order to protect Your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
In general, if You subscribe through the Website, You may update the information You have provided to Us.
When You subscribe through the Website, You may be able to indicate Your preferences regarding the email notifications, marketing, promotions and/or newsletter communications.
You will not be able to opt-out of receiving certain service-related or transactional communications relating to the Website unless You cancel Your subscription.
YOUR RIGHT TO ACCESS
We provide You with reasonable access to the Personal Data that You may provide through the Website.
YOUR RIGHT TO WITHDRAW CONSENT
At any time, You may legitimately object to the processing of Your Personal Data, except if otherwise provided by applicable law. You may decline to share certain Personal Data with Us, in which case We may not be able to provide You with some of the features and functionality of the Website.
YOUR RIGHT TO UPDATE, CORRECT OR DELETE
If You wish to access or amend any other Personal Data We hold about You, or to request that We delete any information about You, You may contact Us. Please note that while any changes You make will be reflected in active subscriber databases instantly or within a reasonable period of time, We may retain all information You submit for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, the satisfaction of legal obligations, or where We otherwise reasonably believe that We have a legitimate reason to do so.
We will however retain Your information needed for administrative and transactional communications.
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies. A persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date. A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but Personal Data that We store about You may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
You can disable cookie tracking by updating Your browser settings. Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many sites. If You block cookies, You will not be able to use all the features on Our Website.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to Us, both during transmission and once We receive it. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the Personal Data in Our possession.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information You transmit to Us or store on the Website, and You do so at Your own risk. We also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of Our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If You believe Your Personal Data has been compromised, please Contact Us [linked] or email us at email@example.com.
LINKS TO OR FROM ANOTHER WEBSITE
To help ensure that You receive ads that are relevant to Your interests on the Website, Our advertisers’ services, and elsewhere on the Internet, We and third parties (including service providers, advertisers, and advertising companies) may collect information about Your online activities over time and across different sites, apps, and devices. We and third parties may use that information to help understand audience segments. Advertisers may use the segments to determine the audience groups to which they wish to deliver particular ads. Through this process, We do not use information that directly identifies You.
Opt Out. You can opt out of receiving interest-based advertising on Your computer or laptop from some companies, including Us and Our service providers. Opting out does not mean You will no longer receive advertising. It means that the company or companies from which You opted out will no longer deliver ads tailored to Your web preferences and usage patterns.
NO PERSONAL DATA FROM CHILDREN
We do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under eighteen (18) years of age. The Website is not directed to children under eighteen (18) years of age. We will not knowingly allow children under eighteen (18) years of age to subscribe for or become users of the Website. If We discover that a child under eighteen (18) years of age has provided Us with Personal Data and We do not have parental consent, We will immediately delete that child’s information.
If You are under eighteen (18) years of age, You should not provide Personal Data to Us.
If You have any questions or comments, please please Contact Us [linked] or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.