YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS UNDER SHINE THE LIGHT
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided above. Additional rights granted to California residents under the CCPA are detailed below.
ADDITIONAL PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR MINORS
In addition to the rights granted to all persons, those under the age of eighteen (18), (each a “Minor”), have additional privacy rights under California Business and Professions Code Section 22581. If you have posted personal information on our Site, you have the right to request and obtain removal of the content or information that you have posted. If you wish to make such a request, please send an e-mail with a description of the content or information that you wish removed to [email protected] or you may make this request by mail sent to the address listed above. While we will remove content or information as requested, please be aware that this removal does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of content or information that you have posted to the Site.
CATEGORIES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may collect personal information about you in a variety of ways. The personal information we may collect on the Site includes the following categories of personal information. The sources from which the information is collected is also identified below.
Personally identifiable information, such as your real name, alias, postal address, email address, telephone number, or other similar identifiers when you register with the Site, or when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind on the Site; however, your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site or prevent us from communicating with you. In addition to your voluntarily providing this information, computer servers may collect personal contact information such as your name, email address and telephone number for marketing purposes.
Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as aliases, unique personal identifier, online identifier Internet Protocol address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times and interaction with the Site, your browsing history, such as the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site, and geolocation data.
We may collect and track the total number of visitors to the Site, the number of visitors to each page of the Site, Third Party Web Sites (defined below) linked to and other aggregated data collected through our services and we may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate but such information will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and it will not contain personally identifiable information. We may use such information for purposes such as analyzing trends, administering the Site, and to understand how users interact with the Site.
USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site:
- Deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you.
- Allow you to access amenities and Site features.
- Assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena.
- Compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties.
- Create and manage your account.
- Generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site or interactions with our team members more personalized.
- Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
- Monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site.
- Notify you of updates to the Site.
- Offer new products, services, and/or recommendations to you.
- Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site.
- Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation.
Third-Party Service Providers
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including third-party customer service, and marketing assistance.
With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
Other Third Parties
We may share your information with advertisers for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
Cookies and Web Beacons
You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
Emails and Communications
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt-out by contacting us using the contact information provided above.
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
The CCPA, codified at California Civil Code Section 1798.100 et seq., permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, no more than twice in a twelve-month period and free of charge, information about: (1) the categories of personal information we collected about the user, (2) the categories of sources from which the personal information is collected, (3) the business or commercial purpose for collecting the personal information, (4) the categories of third parties with whom the business shares personal information, and (5) the specific pieces of personal information we collected about you. Information will be provided within 45 days of receiving a verifiable consumer request.
In the preceding twelve months, we have collected the personal data referenced above, which has been used and disclosed in the manner described above and for the purposes described above.
The CCPA defines “selling” and “sold,” to mean “selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a consumer’s personal information by the business to another business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration.” Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.140(t). Some of the disclosures identified above may be considered “selling” under this definition. You have the right, at any time, to direct us not to sell your personal information. This right is referred to as the right to opt-out.
If you are a California resident and would like to make a request for disclosure or exercise your right to opt-out, please submit your request by using the contact information provided above. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your rights under the CCPA.