Updated: June 22, 2018.
USE OF THE INFORMATION
We use Information for the purposes described in this policy or disclosed at the time of collection or with your consent, among others, to:
Providing and marketing products and services. We use the Information we collect about you on our Site, to fulfill your requests for, and otherwise provide or analyze your use of our services and content, to facilitate sharing and other interactions with Social Media Sites, and to provide, develop, maintain, personalize, protect, and improve your experience and our offerings. We may also use Information to offer, market, and advertise products, programs, and services from us and our affiliates, business partners, and select third parties that we believe may be of interest to you.
Communicating with you. We use Information about you to communicate with you through the contact section of the Site.
Improving your experience. We use technical and usage information to improve the design, functionality and content of our Site and to enable us to personalize your experience with our Site and offering. We use this Information (i) to provide, develop, maintain, personalize, protect, and improve our Site, products, programs, and services and to operate our business, (ii) to perform analytics, including to analyze and report on usage and performance of our Site, (iii) to protect against, identify, and prevent fraud and other unlawful activity, (iv) to create aggregate data about groups or categories of our users, and (iv) for us and our affiliates, business partners, and select third parties to target, offer, market, or advertise products, programs, or services.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
We may share and disclose Information in the following ways or for any other purpose disclosed at the time of collection: With your consent. We may disclose Information when you provide us with your consent to do so. By visiting the Site, you acknowledge, and agree that you are giving us your consent.
Change of control. We may transfer Information in the event of a business transaction, such as if we or one of our business units or our relevant assets are acquired by, sold to, or merged with another company or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding or a business reorganization.
Service providers. Our agents and contractors may have access to Information to help carry out the services they are performing for us, such as, but not limited to, creation, maintenance, hosting, and delivery of our Site, products, and services, conduct marketing, handle payments, email and order fulfillment, administer contests, conduct research and analytics, or customer service.
Affiliates and other third parties. We may disclose Information with our affiliates to provide, improve, offer, market, and otherwise communicate with you about ours and their own products and services. We may also share Information with business partners and third parties (e.g., other companies, retailers, research organizations, advertisers, ad agencies, advertising networks and platforms, participatory databases, publishers, and non-profit organizations) that may want to market products or services to you.
Advertising networks. We may share certain information with third parties to provide advertising to you based on your interests.
COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Cookies and other technologies. We, and our affiliates, third party service providers, and business partners may send "cookies" to your computer or use similar technologies to understand and enhance your online experience at our Site and through our advertising and media across the Internet and mobile apps.
Cookies are small text files placed in your browser. We may also use pixels or "web beacons" that monitor your use of our Site. Web beacons are small strings of code that provide a method for delivering a graphic image on a webpage for the purpose of transferring data, such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the web beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the web beacon appears, the time the page containing the web beacon was viewed, the type of browser that fetched the web beacon, and the identification number of any cookie on the computer previously placed by that server. We may also integrate “Software Development Kits” (“SDKs”) into our applications to perform similar functions as cookies and web beacons. For example, SDKs may collect technical and usage information such as mobile device identifiers and your interactions with the Site and other mobile apps.
Managing cookies and other technologies. Cookies can either be persistent (i.e., they remain on your computer until you delete them) or temporary (i.e., they last only until you close your browser). Check your browser settings to learn how to delete cookies.
You may adjust your browser to reject cookies from us or from any other website. Controlling cookies via browser controls may not limit our use of other technologies. Please consult your browser’s settings for more information. However, blocking cookies or similar technology might prevent you from accessing some of our content or Site features.
Some of our Sites may use locally stored objects (“LSOs”) to provide certain content, such as video on demand, video clips, or animation, and a better user experience. Some applications use this technology to remember settings, preferences, and usage similar to browser cookies. Flash cookies are not managed through your web browser, but you can access your Flash management tools from the respectively site. Your browser may also offer other tools to delete or reject other LSOs; please check your browser’s settings or help menu for more information.
We do not currently take actions to respond to Do Not Track signals because a uniform technological standard has not yet been developed. We continue to review new technologies and may adopt a standard once one is created.
We do not collect information of persons under 18 years old, nevertheless we cannot avoid that children visit the Site.
We have put in place reasonable controls designed to help safeguard the personal Information we collect via the Site. However, no security measures are perfect and we cannot assure you that personal Information that we collect will never be accessed or used in in an unauthorized way.
ACCESS OR CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION
We operate internationally, and many of our computer systems are currently based in the United States, this means Information we collect will be processed by us in the U.S. where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as the European Union. If you use or visit our Sites from outside the United States, you consent to the collection and/or processing in the United States of Information we collect from you.