Effective Date: 12 May 2017
- Information We Collect
- User Content
- How We Use Your Information
- How We Disclose Your Information
- Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms
- Third-Party Analytics
- Do Not Track Disclosure
- Interest-Based Advertising
- Third-Party Links
- Your Choices
- Your California Privacy Rights
- Contact Us
Information We Collect
We collect information about you directly from you, from third parties, and automatically through your use of our Services. We may combine information collected from or about you from these various sources.
Information We Collect Directly from You. We may collect information about you directly from you. For example, if you create an account with us, we will collect your name and email address. We will also collect any other information that you provide to us through our Services, such as your gender or age or your name, email address, and the contents of any message you send if you contact us through our Site.
Information We Collect About You from Third Parties. We may collect information about you from third parties. For example, if you log into our Services through a social media platform (e.g., Facebook or Google+), then we may collect information about you from that platform, including your username, password, profile picture, gender, age, and other information that you choose to share with us through that platform. Please note that any third-party social networking platform controls the information it collects from you. For information about how they may use and disclose your information, including any information you make public, please consult their respective privacy policies. We have no control over how any third-party platform uses or discloses the personal information it collects about you.
Information We Collect Automatically Through Our Services. We automatically collect information about you through your use of our Services. This information may include, without limitation, your IP address, browser type, device identifier, domain name, the website that led you to our Services, the website to which you go after leaving our Services, the dates and times you access our Services, the links you click and your other activities on our Services; the websites you visit while using our Plugin; the dates and times you use our Plugin; the length of Kloojjed Content; and other metadata. Please see our Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms section below for more information. We may combine information we collect automatically with information we collect directly from you.
How We Use Your Information
We may use your information, including personal information and User Content, for the following purposes:
Providing and Improving Our Services. To provide and maintain our Services; to improve our Services; to develop new features, products, or services; to perform technical operations, such as updating software; and for other customer service and support purposes.
Marketing and Communications. To communicate with you about your account and use of our Services,including to send you product updates; to respond to your inquiries; to provide you with news and newsletters, special offers, promotions, and other information we think may interest you; and for other informational, marketing, or promotional purposes. Our communications with you may include communications via email. Please see our section regarding Your Choices for more information about how to change your communications preferences.
Research and Analytics. To analyze how you interact with our Services; to monitor and analyze usage and activity trends; and for other research, analytical, and statistical purposes.
Legal Compliance. To comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including as part of a judicial proceeding; to respond to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other legal process; or as part of an investigation or request from law enforcement or a governmental authority.
How We Disclose Your Information
We may disclose your information, including personal information and User Content, as described to you at the time of collection or disclosure or as follows:
KLOOJJ Users. We may disclose your information to other KLOOJJ users if you elect to share information with KLOOJJ users. For example, if you share Kloojjed Content with another user, then the other user will see your such content and any comments you have attached to it.
Service Providers. We may disclose your information to our vendors, service providers, agents, or others who perform functions on our behalf. For example, we may disclose your information to third-party service providers to process payments on our behalf.
Other Unaffiliated Third Parties. We may disclose your information to other unaffiliated third parties, including for their own marketing purposes.
Business Transfers. We may disclose your information to another entity in connection with, including during negotiations of, an acquisition or merger, sale or transfer of a business unit or assets, bankruptcy proceeding, or as part of any other similar business transfer.
Legal Compliance. We may disclose your information to comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including as part of a judicial proceeding; in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other legal process; or as part of an investigation or request from law enforcement or a government official.
Aggregate or De-Identified Information. We may disclose aggregate, anonymous, or de-identified information about users for marketing, advertising, research, compliance, or other purposes.
Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms
Cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Services, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process or to allow us to track your activities while using our Services. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer,you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Visitors to our Services who disable cookies will be able to browse certain areas of the Services, but some features may not function (e.g., you may not be able to stay logged into your account).
Clear GIFs, pixel tags and other technologies. Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier,similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer’s hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may use clear GIFs (also referred to as web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags), in connection with our Services to, among other things, track the activities users of our Services, help us manage content, and compile statistics about usage of our Services. We and our third party service providers also use clear GIFs in HTML emails to our customers, to help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, and track whether our emails are forwarded.
Do Not Track Disclosure
Our Services do not respond to Do Not Track signals. For more information about Do Not Track signals, please click here. You may, however, disable certain tracking as discussed in the Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms section above (e.g., by disabling cookies). You also may opt-out of certain interestbased advertising by following the instructions in the Interest-Based Advertising section below.
We may use third parties such as network advertisers to serve advertisements on our Services and on third-party websites or other media (e.g., social networking platforms). Use of such third parties would enable us and these third parties to target advertisements to you for products and services in which you might be interested. You may be able to opt out of third-party ad networks. For example, you may go to the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Consumer Choice Page for information about opting out of interest-based advertising and your choices regarding having information used by DAA companies. You may also go to the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) Consumer Opt-Out Page for information about opting out of interest-based advertising and your choices regarding having information used by NAI members.
Opting out from one or more companies listed on the DAA Consumer Choice Page or the NAI Consumer Opt-Out Page will opt you out from those companies’ delivery of interest-based content or ads to you, but it does not mean you will no longer receive any advertising through our Services or on other online services. You may continue to receive advertisements, for example, based on the particular website that you are viewing (i.e., contextually based ads) or on a different device. Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you opt out on the DAA or NAI websites, your opt out may not be effective. Additional information is available on the DAA’s website at www.aboutads.info or the NAI’s website at www.networkadvertising.org.
We have taken steps to help protect the personal information we collect. However, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your device and account by, among other things, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.
Changing Your Kloojjed Content Sharing Settings. You may change how your Kloojjed Content is shared by selecting ‘Private’ on the pop-up panel when creating Kloojj. A ‘Private’ Kloojj is seen only by you and those with whom you choose to share that Kloojj. You may change the privacy settings from ‘Private’ to ‘Public’ (and vice versa) at any time using the edit icon on the Kloojj panel. Please note, however, that we cannot restrain an individual with whom you have shared Kloojjed Content from further sharing such content (e.g., reposting it).
Opting out of Marketing Emails. We may send periodic promotional emails to you. You may opt out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to ten (10) business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you emails about your account or any Services you have requested or received from us.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, then under Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.83 you may request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the 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 at the contact information provided below. In your request, please attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for your response.
Our Services are not targeted to children under thirteen (13) years of age and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will promptly delete such personal information from our systems.