Effective Date: November 31, 2019
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Information You Provide to Us. When you use the Site, we may collect information that could reasonably be used to contact you or to identify you personally, including without limitation your username and email address(“Personal Information”) if you create an account or sign up for any services.
Information We Collect Automatically. Whenever you visit or interact with the Site, we may use a variety of technologies that automatically or passively collect information about how you access or use the Site (“Usage Information”). Usage Information may include your browser type, operating system, the page served, the time, location, and the preceding page views. However, this information does not identify you as an individual user. We do not treat Usage Information as Personal Information unless it is combined with other data that, once linked, can be used to identify you. Usage Information helps us understand which parts of the Sites are the most popular, where our online visitors are going, and what content or services users may find useful.
Cookies and Do Not Track. We may collect information about you or your use of the Site through cookies, tracking pixels or other technologies. We use this information to better understand, customize and improve the Site, services and offerings. The information we collect through cookies or tracking pixels may help us understand how visitors use and engage with the Site. If you have provided us with your Personal Information, for example, when you registered on the Site or requested information from us, we may associate this Personal Information with information we have collected through cookies, tracking pixels or other technologies.
Cookies. A “cookie” is a file that websites send to a user’s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the user’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies or how to restrict or disable certain types of cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of the Site. When you use the Site, neither we nor any third parties collect Personal Information about your online activities, over time or across third party websites. The Help section of your browser may tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies. To find out more about cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Any information you submit through the Site may be used for a variety of purposes, including, for example, to:
respond to your questions and requests;
give you access to various Site features;
provide, maintain or improve the Site;
verify your identity;
request feedback or contact you about your use of the Site;
provide you with advertising and marketing communications;
monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with the Site;
carry out any other purpose for which we collected your information;
communicate with you or obtain your input; and
in our discretion, to make changes to the Site or any of our policies.
We may use your Personal Information to send you relevant promotions, personalized information, or updates or newsletters with information that you have requested or that may interest you.
You may be asked to register in order to access certain features or services on the Site. We will ask you to complete a registration form and provide certain Personal Information such as your name and contact information. When you register on the Site, you agree that you will provide accurate and current information.
Those who register are responsible for the security and confidentiality of their account, password, and other related information. You acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to the Site using your information. You agree to notify us of any unauthorized access to the Site or related breach of security.
We may suspend or terminate your access to the Site at any time with or without notice to you, if we suspect you have provided inaccurate registration information or are otherwise misusing the Site or its services.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We do not sell, trade, or rent your Personal Information to others. However, we may share your Personal Information under the following circumstances:
Service Providers. We may share your Personal Information with partner organizations or third parties that perform functions on our behalf (“Service Providers”) to carry out your requests, respond to your inquiries or to make various programs, services or features of the Site available to you. These Service Providers may also help us to host or operate the Site, analyze data, provide customer service, administer surveys and questionnaires or assist with marketing and promoting products or services. We take commercially reasonable efforts to confirm that these Service Providers are only using your Personal Information to perform functions on our behalf.
Referral Program. We may offer features which allow you to notify or invite your contacts about the Site. If you choose to use our referral features, we may ask you for your referral’s email address to send them an electronic communication inviting them to join the Site. We will store this information for the sole purpose of sending this email and tracking the success of our referral program. If you choose to participate in our referral programs, you represent and warrant that you have a personal relationship with your referral and that you are authorized to share their information with us for the purpose of sending this communication to invite them to join the Site. If you believe that one of your contacts has provided us with your Personal Information and you would like to request that it be removed from our database, please contact us at email@example.com.
Affiliate Program Disclaimer. OTFInsider participates in select affiliate advertising programs. This means that if you click and/or make a purchase through certain links on this site or any related social media platforms, OTFInsider may make a commission from that click and/or purchase. All opinions are my own, regardless of the relationship with a company.
YOUR PRIVACY CHOICES AND ACCESS
You may always direct us not to share your Personal Information with third parties, not to use your Personal Information to provide you with additional or not to send you newsletters, updates, emails or other communications by:
• sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org; or
• following the removal or unsubscribe instructions in the communication that you receive.
If you wish to verify, correct, or update any of your Personal Information collected through the Site, you may contact us at the email address included above. In accordance with our routine record keeping, we may delete certain records that contain Personal Information that you have submitted through the Site. We are under no obligation to store such Personal Information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such Personal Information. In addition, you should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups or other technology-related reasons.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The Site may contain links to other sites or services, maintained by third parties. Certain products or services available on our Website are provided to you in partnership with third parties and may require you to disclose personal information in order to register for and access such products or services. These links are provided only as a convenience to you. We have no control over, and is not responsible for any content or services offered by or found on third party sites, or their privacy policies. Links to third party sites do not constitute an assumption of liability for or our sponsorship, endorsement or approval of these sites or the content contained on these sites.
ACCESSING OUR SITE GLOBALLY – TRANSFER OF DATA
The Site is governed by and operated in, and in accordance with the laws of the United States. We make no representation that the Site is governed by or operated in accordance with the laws of any other nation. If you are located in the European Union, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect may be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the Site, or providing us with any information, you (a) acknowledge that the Site is subject to the laws of the United States, (b) consent to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other applicable territories in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as or equivalent to those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen, and (c) waive any claims that may arise under those laws.
We use certain reasonable security measures to help protect your Personal Information. However, no electronic data transmission or storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you use the Site and provide us with your information at your own risk.
NOTIFICATION OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT (DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT)
If you are a copyright owner and believe that any content on the Site infringes your copyright, you may file a copyright infringement notification by emailing us at email@example.com.
In your correspondence, please:
• Identify the copyrighted work that you claimed has been infringed. Please describe the work and, where possible, include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work. If applicable, please provide a copy of the copyright registration certificate.
• Identify the material that you believe is infringing. Be specific and clear, and provide the material’s URL location. It is best to include screenshots.
• Include your contact information (preferably your address, telephone number, and e-mail).
• Include the alleged infringer’s contact information, if available.
• Ensure the following statement is true, and include it: “I have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.”
• Ensure the following statement is true, and include it: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in this notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”
• Sign the document (or have a person authorized to act on your behalf sign the document).
Upon receipt of your notification, we may investigate and/or remove the applicable material at our sole discretion.