Effective Date: May 1st, 2015
Last Updated Date: December 11, 2015
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The Service Collects Your Information
|We collect Personal Information when you voluntarily submit this information through the Service. We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use the Service.
Voluntary Submission. We collect information that you voluntarily submit to Esplota through the Service. For example, you must provide your name, date of birth and telephone number when you apply to contribute articles on the Service, and you must provide your name and email address when you comment on articles on the Service and when you email these articles to others. You also must provide your email address when you subscribe to Esplota’s newsletter.
Customer Support. We collect certain information, including Personal Information, which you provide to us when you contact us for customer-support purposes.
Cookies, Automatic Data Collection, and Related Technologies. The Service collects and stores information that is generated automatically as you use it, including your preferences and anonymous usage statistics.
When you visit the Service, we and our third-party service providers receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, and from cookies and similar technology. Cookies are small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters. We may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Service. Please review your web browser “Help” file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. Please note that if you delete, or choose not to accept, cookies from the Service, you may not be able to utilize the features of the Service to their fullest potential. By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Service.
How Esplota Uses Your Information
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We may use de-identified and aggregated information for any lawful purpose, including for marketing purposes.
Internal and Service-Related Usage. We use information, including Personal Information, for internal and Service-related purposes and may provide it to third parties to allow us to provide and improve the Service.
Communications. We may send email to the email address you provide to us (i) for customer service related purposes, or (ii) to provide you with updates relating to the Service, such as new and interesting news articles. These communications may include banner advertisements.
Marketing. Esplota uses information from the Service to provide advertising on the Service and in emails sent to users.
Aggregate Data. We may de-identify and aggregate information collected through the Service and use it for any lawful purpose.
Esplota May Disclose Your Information
|We may share your information:
We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.
We Use Vendors and Service Providers. We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of the Service.
Social Networking and Other Websites. The Service may allow you to share information, including Personal Information, with social networking websites, such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. We do not share your Personal Information with these social networking sites unless you direct the Service to share your Personal Information. The use of your Personal Information by any social networking websites will be governed by their privacy policies, and you may be able to modify your privacy settings on their websites.
Displaying to Other Users. Content you post to the Service, such as comments to articles or any articles you write if you contribute editorial content, will be displayed on the Service and viewable by other users. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of the other users who will view and use this posted information, so you should carefully consider whether to post content on the Service.
Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission. We may share with other people or nonaffiliated companies other information collected by the Service to enable the delivery of online advertising to you on the Service.
As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information or other account information if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to (i) comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (ii) respond to your requests; or (iii) protect your, our or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Consent. We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.
Security of Your Information
|We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 and we do not want it. We will take steps to delete it if we learn we have collected it.
We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, then you may alert us at [email protected]. If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, then we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.
|By using the Service, you will transfer data to the United States.
If you are visiting the Service from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, then please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your information to the United States and processing globally. By providing your information to the Service, you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Policy.
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