Who we are
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Embedded content from other websites
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Who we share your data with
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How long we retain your data
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For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
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Where we send your data
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YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
This section provides additional details about the personal information we collect about California consumers and the rights afforded to them under the California Consumer Privacy Act or “CCPA.”
Note: We do NOT sell your personal information to third parties, and we will not sell your personal information. There are no financial incentives to disclose related to the sale of personal information, as we do not sell personal information. We do not sell the personal information of minors under 16 years of age without affirmative authorization.
For more details about the personal information we have collected, please see the “What Information We Collect” section above. We collect this information for the business and commercial purposes described in the “Usage of Information We Collect” section above. We share this information with the categories of third parties described in the “With Whom Do We Share Your Information” section above. Please note that we do use third-party cookies for our advertising purposes as further described in the “Usage of Information We Collect” section above.
Subject to certain limitations, CCPA provides California consumers the right to request to know more details about the information we collect (including how we use and disclose this information), to delete their personal information, to opt out of any “sales” that may be occurring, and to not be discriminated against for exercising these rights.
REQUEST TO KNOW PERSONAL INFORMATION (CCPA)
At your request, we will provide details regarding the personal information which we have collected related to you. A request to know can include a request for any or all of the following: (1) specific pieces of personal information that we have about you; (2) categories of personal information we have collected about you; (3) categories of sources from which the personal information is collected; (4) categories of personal information that we have sold or disclosed for a business purpose about you; (5) categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose; and (6) the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information. To request information, you may click here to fill out a form or email us with all required information and a support representative will contact you shortly thereafter.
If you elect to use an authorized agent to exercise your right to submit a request, we may request proof of your consent to utilize such authorized agent as well as verification of your own identity, before processing the request. We will only use the information which you submit to us in conjunction with your request to know for the express purposes of verification and providing you with responsive information to your request, if required.
Upon submission of your request to know, we will respond with a confirmation of our receipt of your request within 10 days and provide information about our processing of your request, and verification process. We will verify your request using the information you have provided through our form. Government identification may be required. Unless we otherwise notify you, we will respond to your request to know within 45 days.
REQUEST TO DELETE YOUR INFORMATION (CCPA)
You have the right to request deletion of the personal data we have collected about you in the last 12 months. If you elect to use an authorized agent to exercise your right to request deletion, we may request proof of your consent to utilize such authorized agent as well as verification of your own identity, before processing the request. We will only use the information which you submit to us in conjunction with verification for the express purposes of verification and processing your request to delete, if required.
Upon submission of your request to delete, we will respond with a confirmation of our receipt of your request within 10 days and provide information about our processing of your request, and verification. We will verify your request using the information you have provided through our form. Government identification may be required.
Once verified, we will endeavor to comply with your request. However, please note that there are certain instances enumerated in California Civil Code Section 1798.105(d) where we are not required to delete a consumer’s personal information, including but not limited to if it is necessary for us to maintain in order to complete a transaction for which the personal information was collected, or to provide a good or service requested by the consumer, or to comply with a legal obligation. For instance, we are not required to delete personal information which is necessary to maintain suppression files for those individuals who have opted out of receiving email marketing. If we are not able to verify your request, we will notify you as well. Unless we otherwise notify you, we will respond to your request to delete within 45 days.
NOTE: Deleting information from our database is irreversible. Doing so may impact your ability to receive a refund or otherwise be serviced at the highest level of which we strive.
CHANGES TO OUR POLICY:
You must be at least 18 years old to use this Site. We do not knowingly collect, use or disclose Personally Identifiable Information about visitors who are under 18 years of age. We are not a consumer reporting agency as defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), and the information in the databases has not been collected in whole or in part for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports, as defined in the FCRA. YOU SHALL NOT USE OUR SERVICES AS A FACTOR IN (1) ESTABLISHING AN INDIVIDUAL’S ELIGIBILITY FOR PERSONAL CREDIT OR INSURANCE OR ASSESSING RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EXISTING CONSUMER CREDIT OBLIGATIONS, (2) EVALUATING AN INDIVIDUAL FOR EMPLOYMENT, PROMOTION, REASSIGNMENT OR RETENTION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO EMPLOYMENT OF HOUSEHOLD WORKERS SUCH AS BABYSITTERS, CLEANING PERSONNEL, NANNIES, CONTRACTORS, AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS), OR (3) ANY OTHER PERSONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTION WITH ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LEASING AN APARTMENT). The Site contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. In the future, we may also make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups available to you. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. We have no control over its use and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information.
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy assets. In such transactions, customer information (both Personally Identifiable and Non-Personally Identifiable Information) may be one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that we, or substantially all of our assets, are acquired, such customer information will be included within the transferred assets.
RESOURCES TO LEARN ABOUT INTERNET PRIVACY:
We invite you to learn more about your privacy rights on the Internet. The following resources provide an array of information and services you might find helpful and informative. Electronic Privacy and Information Center (EPIC) EPIC is a public interest research center in Washington, DC. Established in 1994, EPIC works in association with Privacy International, an international human rights group based in London, and is a member of the Global Internet Liberty Campaign and the Internet Privacy Coalition. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) The Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws. The commission works to enhance the smooth operation of the marketplace by eliminating acts or practices that are unfair or deceptive. National Fraud Information Center (NFIC) The National Fraud Information Center is a project of the National Consumers League, America’s oldest nonprofit consumer organization. NFIC helps consumers report fraud and offers advice on how to avoid being victimized. The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (PRC) PRC provides consumers with valuable information on protecting their personal privacy.