Last updated: July 15, 2016
DarwinBeats, Inc. (“DarwinBeats”, “Company”, “We”, or “Us”) 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 the website darwinbeats.com or any associated applications (our “Platform”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information we collect:
Our Platform is not directed to or intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Platform. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Platform or on or through any of its features/register on the Platform, make any purchases through the Platform, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Platform or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.
We collect information from you, including information:
We collect information directly from you when you provide it to us including:
We collect information automatically from you as you navigate through the site, which may include:
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Platform, or transmitted to other users of the Platform or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Platform with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions.
As you navigate through and interact with our Platform, we may automatically collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers' target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
We may also disclose your personal information:
Your Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
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.
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Platform and visiting your account profile page.
In the event that you cannot update your personal information, you may send us a message at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
The safety and security of your information depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Platform, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Platform like message boards. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Platform.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Platform. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Platform.
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Platform that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com or write us at: DarwinBeats, Inc., 3430 Connecticut Ave, P.O. Box 11055, Washington, DC 20008, USA.
1) DarwinBeats, Inc. does track its Platform users over time, but not across third party websites, and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. You can set the DNT signal on your browser to alert third parties you do not wish to be tracked, usually by accessing your browser’s DNT option located in your browser’s preferences or tools tab. 2) DarwinBeats, Inc. does use a third party to collect your personally identifiable information from our site or from our users without separate user consent over time and across different websites when you use our Platform or service.