Company reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time and will do so from time to time. Each modification shall be effective upon its posting to the Site. Your continued use of the Site following any such modification constitutes your acceptance of any changes to this Policy. It is therefore important that you review this Policy regularly. If you have any questions concerning this Policy please contact Company at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Information Company Collects About You
When you access the Site from a computer, mobile phone, or other device, Company may collect information from that device about your browser type, location, and IP address, as well as the pages you visit.
Company may retain the details of connections or transactions you make on the Site.
Company may collect information about you from what other Users provide to Company in their Content. Some of this information may contain personal information.
3. Information You Provide to Company
While using the Site you may provide text, files, images, photos, videos, location data, or any other materials (collectively “Content”) to Company by uploading, posting, or publishing the Content on the Site. Frequently, Content you place on the Site will contain a picture of your face.
When you interact with others on the Site you may provide other information about yourself such as political or topical views, religious affiliation, or marital status. Please use care when disclosing private information to other Users of the Site.
Company may also collect information from ads you click on when using the Site. Company may also keep track of links you click on in e-mails you receive from Company. This is done to increase the relevancy of the ads you see.
Use of the Site is based on you posting Content. Some of this Content is placed in a public forum. Any information in a public forum is accessible by anyone, including people who are not members of the Site. Please keep this in mind when posting Content on the Site. You may also interact directly with other Users of the Site. Please be aware they may share information you give them with other Users you may not know. They may also share the information outside the Site without your prior approval. Company does not have control over the actions of its Users and accepts no responsibility or liability for their actions. Company does not require Users to undergo a screening process and Company makes no representations or warranties as to the truthfulness of information Users provide. Please keep this fact in mind when using the Site.
4. How Company Uses Your Personal Information
Company uses the information you are required to provide to become a member in order to insure you are over the age of thirteen (13). The Site is not meant to be used by anyone under the age of thirteen (13). Company may also use your age information to be sure you receive an age appropriate experience while using the Site. If you think someone has submitted information from someone under thirteen (13), contact Company and it will remove the information as soon as possible.
Company will use the information it collects to provide services and features to you. Company will also use the information to measure and improve the Site, and to provide you with customer support.
Company may contact you with service-related announcements from time to time. You may opt-out of all communications except essential updates. Company may include Content in the e-mails it sends to you.
Company may use information about you that Company collects from other Users to supplement information in your account. This includes activities like accepting Jobs posted on the Site, interactions between Clients and Consultants, or other related activities.
Company allows other Users to use contact information they have about you, such as your e-mail address, to find you.
Certain software applications and applets transmit data to Company. Company may not make a formal disclosure if it believes its collection of and use of the information is the obvious purpose of the Site or its related application. If it is not obvious that Company is collecting or using such information, Company will disclose its collection to you the first time you provide the information.
Company may use the information it collects to prevent potential illegal activities. Company also uses a variety of methods to detect and address anomalous activity and screen content to prevent abuse.
5. How Company Shares Your Information
Company shares your information with third parties when it believes the sharing is permitted by you, reasonably necessary to offer its services, or when legally required to do so. Company will not share your information with third parties in a way it thinks violates your privacy. The following are examples of how Company shares your information, however, this list is informative, not exhaustive.
a. When you invite a User to join the Site the invitation will contain information that will allow the User to identify you. The invitation may contain information about other Users the User might know.
b. Certain information you provide to Company will be shared by using the Site’s search function. This allows other Users to locate your profile and it allows new Users to find Users they know on the Site.
c. Company provides some public information to search engines. This information allows search engines to locate the Site. It also allows people to locate you on the Site using a major search engine. This does not mean all information you post on the Site may be accessed using a search engine.
e. Company may disclose information pursuant to subpoenas, court orders, or other requests (including criminal and civil matters) if it has a good faith belief that the response is required by law. This may include requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States if Company has a good faith belief that the response is required by law under the local laws in that jurisdiction, is applicable to users from that jurisdiction, and is consistent with generally accepted international standards.
f. Company may disclose analyzed data in the form of purchasing trends or statistical data. No personally identifiable attributes will be attached to this disclosure.
6. Business or Asset Transfer or Sale
Company may be sold, sell, or buy businesses or assets of businesses, or merge with another business. In such transactions, personal information generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, in the event that Company, a line of business of Company, or substantially all the assets of Company are transferred, personal information may well be one of the transferred assets. Company will make a reasonable effort to provide notice on the Site and to notify you via e-mail to the most recent e-mail address that you have provided to Company of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
Company shall take reasonable steps to protect personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Company has in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure personal information. Company cannot guarantee the security of information on or transmitted via the Internet.
8. Data Integrity
Company shall only process personal information in a way that is compatible with and relevant to the purpose for which it was collected or has been authorized. To the extent necessary for those purposes, Company shall take reasonable steps to ensure that personal information is accurate, complete, current, and reliable for its intended use.
Company will allow you access to your personal information and allow you to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate information. For access requests please contact email@example.com. Access will not be allowed where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to your privacy or where personal rights other than your own would be violated.
Unless stated otherwise, Company’s current Policy applies to all information that Company has about you and your account.
By using the Site, you consent to having your personal information and data transferred to and processed in the United States.