Information We Collect and Receive
We may collect and receive a variety of Personal Information from you or about you or your devices from various sources, as described below. If you do not provide your Personal Information when requested, you may not be able to use our Services if that Personal Information is necessary to provide you with our Services or if we are legally required to collect it.
A. Personal Information You Provide to Us
Communications with Us. If you contact us directly, we may receive Personal Information about you. For example, when you contact us, we may receive your name, email address, phone number, and any additional information you choose to provide. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we may receive your email address and phone number. If you respond to our newsletter (including any surveys contained within any newsletter), we may receive your email address, your responses, and other information you choose to provide. When we send you emails, we may track whether you open them to learn how to deliver a better experience and improve our Services.
Careers. If you decide to apply for a job with us, you may submit your contact Personal Information and your resume online. We will collect the Personal Information you choose to provide us as part of your job application, such as your contact information, current employment information, and other Personal Information you choose to submit with your application and on your resume. If you apply for a job with us through a third-party platform, we will collect the information you make available to us through such third-party platforms.
B. Information We Collect Automatically When You Use our Services
Usage Information. To help us understand how you use our Services and to help us improve it, we automatically receive information about your interactions with our Services, such as the pages or other content you view and the dates and times of your visits.
Device information. We collect information about the device and software you use to access our Services, including IP address, web browser type, operating system version, and device identifiers (including unique device identifiers and MAC addresses).
Strictly Necessary Cookies. Some Cookies are strictly necessary to make our Services available to you. We cannot provide you with our Services without this type of Cookies.
Functional Cookies. Functional Cookies are used to recognize you when you return to our Services. This enables us to adapt our content for you and remember your preferences. For example, we use functional Cookies to remember your choice of language or region.
Please review your web browser’s “Help” file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete or choose not to accept cookies from our Services, you may not be able to utilize the features of our Services to its fullest potential. You can find more information about your rights and choices, and how to block the use of certain Cookies in the section Your Rights and Choices below.
How We Use the Personal Information We Collect
– To provide, update, maintain, manage, and enhance our Services, including sending you our newsletter and audio and video content;
– To test and develop new products, services, and features;
– To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services when you choose to do so;
– For marketing and advertising purposes, such as developing and providing promotional and advertising materials that may be relevant, valuable, or otherwise of interest to you;
– To communicate with you by email, telephone calls, or other forms of electronic communications, provide you with updates and other information relating to our Services, provide information that you request, respond to comments and questions, and otherwise provide customer support;
– To find and prevent fraud, and respond to trust and safety issues that may arise;
– To conduct benchmarking, identify usage trends, analytics, and industry analysis;
– To de-identify and aggregate information collected through our Services and use it for any lawful purpose;
– To consider, negotiate, or complete a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company, or we sell, liquidate, or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets;
– For compliance purposes, including enforcing our Terms of Service or other legal rights, or as may be required by applicable laws and regulations or requested by any judicial process or governmental agency;
– To process your job application; and
– For other purposes for which we provide notice at the time the Personal Information is collected.
Legal Bases for Processing European Information
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or the United Kingdom (“UK”), we only process your Personal Information when we have a valid “legal basis”, including as set forth below.
Contractual Necessity. We may process your Personal Information where required to provide you with our Services. For example, we may need to process your Personal Information to respond to your inquiries or requests.
Compliance with a Legal Obligation. We may process your Personal Information where we have a legal obligation to do so. For example, we may process your Personal Information to comply with tax, labor and accounting obligations.
Legitimate Interests. We may process your Personal Information where we or a third party have a legitimate interest in processing your Personal Information. Specifically, we have a legitimate interest in using your Personal Information for product development and internal analytics purposes, and otherwise to improve the safety, security, and performance of our Services. We only rely on our or a third party’s legitimate interests to process your Personal Information when these interests are not overridden by your rights and interests.
How We Share the Personal Information We Collect
We do not share or otherwise disclose the Personal Information we collect from you except as described below or otherwise disclosed to you at the time of the collection.
Vendors and Service Providers. We may share Personal Information we receive with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of our Services.
Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes unless we have your permission.
Advertising Partners. We work with third-party advertising partners to show you ads that we think may interest you. These advertising partners may set and access their own Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies on our Services and they may otherwise collect or have access to Personal Information about you which they may collect over time and across different online services. Some of our advertising partners are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1#!/) or Digital Advertising Alliance (http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN). If you do not wish to receive personalized ads, please visit their opt-out pages to learn about how you may opt out of receiving web-based personalized ads from member companies.
As Required by Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: (i) comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (ii) respond to your requests; or (iii) protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety. For the avoidance of doubt, the disclosure of your Personal Information may occur if you post any objectionable content on or through our Services.
Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. We may disclose and transfer your Personal Information to service providers, advisors, potential transactional partners, or other third parties in connection with the consideration, negotiation, or completion of a corporate transaction in which we are acquired by or merged with another company, or we sell, liquidate, or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets.
Consent. We may also disclose Personal Information from or about you or your devices with your permission.
Marketing Communications. You can unsubscribe from our promotional emails and newsletters via the link provided in the emails and/or contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Even if you opt out of receiving promotional messages from us, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us.
Do Not Track. There is no accepted standard on how to respond to Do Not Track signals, and we do not respond to such signals.
If you choose not to provide us with the Personal Information we collect, some features of our Services may not work as intended.
Your European Privacy Rights. If you are located in the EEA or the UK, you have additional rights described below.
You may request access to the Personal Information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information, restrict or object to the processing of your Personal Information, have your Personal Information anonymized or deleted, as appropriate, or exercise your right to data portability to easily transfer your Personal Information to another company. In addition, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, including in your country of residence, place of work or where an incident took place.
You may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us regarding the processing of your Personal Information at any time and free of charge. We will apply your preferences going forward and this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before you withdrew your consent.
We take measures to delete your Personal Information or keep it in a form that does not permit identifying you when this information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we process it unless we are required by law to keep this information for a longer period. When we process Personal Information for our own purposes, we determine the retention period taking into account various criteria, such as the type of services provided to you, the nature and length of our relationship with you, possible re-enrollment with our Services, the impact on our Services we provide to you if we delete some information from or about you, and mandatory retention periods provided by law and the statute of limitations.
We make reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information by using physical and electronic safeguards designed to improve the security of the Personal Information we maintain. However, as no electronic transmission or storage of information can be entirely secure, we can make no guarantees as to the security or privacy of your Personal Information.
Our Services is hosted in the United States (“U.S.”) and intended for visitors located within the U.S. If you choose to use our Services from the European Union, the United Kingdom or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, then please note that you are transferring your information outside of those regions to the U.S. for storage and processing. We may transfer information from the EEA or the UK to the U.S. and other third countries based on European Commission-approved Standard Contractual Clauses, or otherwise in accordance with applicable data protection laws. Also, we may transfer your data from the U.S. to other countries or regions in connection with storage and processing of data, fulfilling your requests, and operating our Services. By providing any information, including information, on or to our Services, you consent to such transfer, storage, and processing.
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If you no longer wish to receive our Newsletters to your email, you may click the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of each email message received and/or contact us at email@example.com and we will immediately remove you from our email list.
Links to Other Websites
Our Website is not intended to be used by children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect Personl Data from children under this age. We do not use any tool to determine the age of a visitor to the Website. All of the information We receive is treated as if it was submitted by an adult. If You have reason to believe that a child under the age of 13 has provided Us with personal information, please contact Us with sufficient detail to enable Us to delete that information. If it comes to our attention that a child has submitted information to us, we will delete that information as soon as possible.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
By post: 228 Park Avenue South, Suite 26327, New York, NY 10003