We collect two basic types of information – personal information and anonymous information – and we may use personal and anonymous information to create a third type of information, aggregate information. We collect the following categories of information:
We collect information through technology, such as cookies, Flash cookies and Web beacons, including when you visit our sites and applications or use our applications on third-party sites or platforms using one or more devices. Please review your device and application settings to learn how to disable cookies or other tracking.
We may acquire information from other trusted sources to update or supplement the information you provided or we collected automatically. Local law may require that you authorize the third party to share your information with us before we can acquire it.
We may use your information for the following purposes:
We will not share your personal information with third parties except in limited circumstances, including:
Once we share your personal information with another company, the information received by the other company becomes subject to the other company’s privacy practices.
In accordance with applicable law, we provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use, and sharing of your information. Your controls and choices may include:
We recognize the need to provide further privacy protections with respect to personal information we may collect from children on our sites and applications. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children in connection with the Services. All information collected in connection with the use of the Services by children will be anonymized and tied to the account of an adult. When we intend to collect personal information from children, we will take additional steps to protect children’s privacy in accordance with applicable law. Such steps may include:
Notice to California Residents: If you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request and obtain from us once a calendar year information about the customer information we shared, if any, with third parties for their own direct marketing use. If applicable, this information would include the categories of your information and the names and addresses of those third parties with which we shared such information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g., requests made in 2018 will receive information regarding 2017 sharing activities). California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits registered users who are minors to request and obtain deletion of certain posted content. To make any requests, contact us.
Aggregate Information. “Aggregate information” means information about groups or categories of our users or customers, which does not identify and cannot reasonably be used to identify any single individual.
Anonymous Information. “Anonymous information” means information that does not directly or indirectly identify, and cannot reasonably be used to identify, any single individual.
Application. “Application” means a program or service operated by us (or on our behalf) that may be displayed on various online, mobile or other platforms and environments, including those operated by third parties, which permits us to interact directly with our users.
IP Address. An “IP address” is associated with the access point through which you enter the Internet, and is typically controlled by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), your company, or your university. We may use IP addresses to collect information regarding the frequency with which you visit various parts of our sites and applications, and we may combine IP addresses with personal information.
Notice. Notice may be by email to you at the last email address you provided us, by posting notice of such changes on our sites and applications, or by other means, consistent with applicable law.
Parents. The term “Parent” or “Parents” means one or more parents or legal guardians.
Personal information. “Personal information” means information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) a particular individual, such as the individual’s name, postal address, email address and telephone number. When anonymous information is directly or indirectly associated with personal information, this anonymous information also is treated as personal information.