Last Updated: November 16, 2020
We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit this website (the “Website”), and also describes our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE
This policy applies to information that we collect on this Website (including when you interact with our advertising on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this Website), that you submit to us through a “Contact” form, and that is in any email messages between you and us.
This policy does not apply to information collected by us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by us, or by any third party, including through any social media or other online content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website
Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us
Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research or analytical purposes.
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including:
Information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, e-mail address, telephone number, website address, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (”Personal Information”)
Information that is about you but individually does not identify you
Information about your Internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details
Information you provide to us when you complete a “Contact” form.
We collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us
Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, and other tracking technologies
From third parties, such as our technology service providers or business partners.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including: details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website; information about your computer and Internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, browser type, referring URL, your domain name, and information that may be aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed and similar site usage information in order to help us understand how to improve the Website’s content and functionality.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Persons Under the Age of 21
Our Site is directed to adults 21 years of age and older. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from people under the age of 21, including children under the age of 16. No one under age 21 may provide any personal information on the Website. If you are under 21, do not use or provide any information on this Website. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at the email address below.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information:
To present our Website and its contents to you
To provide you with information that you request from us
To improve our services and the way we market them
To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
Disclosure of Your Information
To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you contact us with a question and give us an email address, we will use that email address to provide information in response to your question
To process the information you provide us. For example, your Personal Information may be collected by, transmitted from, or shared with the technology service providers who support our Website or certain features on the Website.
To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request
We may also disclose your information in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable. Situations may include: to protect our rights or properties, or the rights or properties of others, or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with or damage to our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.
Information Collected by Third Parties
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (”NAI”) on the NAI’s website.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, California residents have the right to request, once a year, whether we have shared their personal information with other companies for those companies’ direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. To request a copy of our information disclosure, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and please include “Shine the Light Request” in the subject line of your email. Please allow 30 days for a response.
Notice to Users Outside of the United States