Last updated: July, 2020
OUR PRIVACY COMMITMENT
We care about your privacy and want you to know how we collect, use, and share your information and how you can exercise your privacy rights and preferences. Feel free to contact us if you have questions and we’ll be happy to discuss. See the “Contact Us” section at the end of this document.
HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION
Information You Provide To Us
- Contacting Us. When you sign up for our services or provide your information for an activity, these transactions create a business relationship with us. We may send you information about HandiPandi using the information you provide by e-mail. If you do not want us to communicate with you by any of these means, please click the “Unsubscribe” button or contact us.
- Registration Information. We collect your personal information when you register for HandiPandi membership sites, use HandiPandi Applications, update your profile, or interact with other users. We store your information in order to provide the best possible experience on HandiPandi Applications.
- Billing Information.We collect and store billing and credit card information which may be shared with third parties only for the purpose of completing a transaction, such as fulfilling orders and processing payments.
Information Collected for Commercial and/or Business Purposes In addition to personally identifiable information or other information you submit to us, we and our third-party service providers may use technologies that automatically (or passively) collect information when you visit or interact with HandiPandi Applications (“Usage Information”). This may include your browser, the URL that referred you to HandiPandi Applications, the areas within HandiPandi Applications that you visit, and the time of day, among other information. We may use this Usage Information for a variety of purposes, including enhancing or improving HandiPandi Applications. We also collect your IP address or other unique identifier (“Device Identifier”) of your computer or other device used to access HandiPandi Applications (any, a “Device”). A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to the device used to access HandiPandi Applications, and our computers identify your device by its Device Identifier. Whenever your Usage Information or Device Identifier is associated with your personal information (for instance, when we also receive your email address), we will treat it as personally identifiable information. A few of the tracking technologies that may be used to collect Usage Information include, without limitation, the following:
Cookies. A cookie is a data file placed on a Device when it is used to visit the Site. Cookies may be used to remember you and your preferences and track your visits to our web pages, or to collect information for record keeping and make it easier to navigate the Site. Cookies are stored on users’ hard drives. We use both “session ID cookies” and “persistent cookies.” Session ID cookies are used to store information while a user is logged into the Site and expire when the user closes his/her browser. Persistent cookies are used to make tasks like logging into the Site easier for returning users by remembering a user’s login information. Persistent cookies stay on a user’s hard drive from one session to the next. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a persistent or session cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off such cookies through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
Information You Provide About a Third Party
If you communicate with someone else from a HandiPandi Application, such as send an invitation to a friend, the information you provide about the other person (name, e-mail address, etc.) is used to facilitate the communication and not for any marketing purpose, unless we obtain consent from that person, or we explicitly say otherwise. If that person becomes a subscriber to our publications, his/her information will be treated in the same manner as all other subscribers. When you use any send-to-a-friend functionality on HandiPandi Applications, your e-mail address may be included in the communication sent to your friend.
Information We Collect From Third Parties
We may acquire information from other trusted sources to update or supplement the information you provided or that we collected automatically, such as to validate or update your address or other demographic and lifestyle information. We use this to help us maintain the accuracy of information we collect, to target our communications so that we can inform you of products, services and offers that may be of interest, and for internal business analysis or other business purposes.
HOW WE USE AND SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
Use of Information by Us
We will only share your personal information with third parties when (1) sharing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party, (2) we are required to do so by law, (3) sharing is required to protect your vital interests or those of another person, or (4) sharing is necessary for our legitimate commercial interests, unless those interests are overridden by your rights and preferences.
We may send you notices about your account or your subscriptions, which may include order confirmations, renewal notices, invoices, or customer service notifications. We may also send you service-related announcements when necessary; (e.g., if our Site(s) is temporarily suspended for maintenance, the delivery of a product is delayed, or there is a service issue with something you ordered). You may not opt-out of receiving these communications which are necessary to the operation of our services and are not promotional in nature.
We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and HandiPandi Applications or to administer activities on our behalf. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes.
Electronic Promotional Offers
We may send you promotional emails with special offers about our publications or services, or on behalf of third-party marketing partners who we think can offer services and products of interest to you. We will not share your personally identifiable information or other information about you with any other companies that provide marketing offers through email; however, we may provide targeted promotional offers on behalf of other companies based on the information you have provided to us. If you do not want to receive promotional emails, you may contact us directly to email@example.com
Even if you opt-out of receiving promotional e-mails, we may continue to send you necessary electronic service notifications related to your account(s) and other products and services you have requested, or in which you are currently enrolled.
Opting Out of Third Party Advertising
Some ad servers and ad networks may be members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt-out of ad targeting from member companies. If you opt-out of receiving targeted ads from ad servers and ad networks on our Sites, you may continue to receive advertising and promotional messages after you opt-out, but it will not be customized or personalized to you based on your use of our Sites and/or third-party websites.
Sweepstakes, Contests, and Promotions
We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (a “Promotion”) through HandiPandi Applications that require registration and are governed by Official Rules. When you enter a Promotion, we may ask for personally identifiable information including your name, address, telephone number, and email address for administration of the Promotion and to notify winners. Such personal information may be disclosed to third parties for prize fulfillment and as required by law, (to post a winners’ list or report winnings). If you win a Promotion, you will be given an option to give or withhold your consent for the sponsor of the Promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion.
Legal Matters; Safety
ACCOUNT DEACTIVATION; CHANGES OR DELETION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you want to change personal information you provided to us, or deactivate an account with us, please contact Customer Service. We will be happy to review, update, or remove information, as requested.
Verified Personal Information Request. Upon receiving your request, we may need to collect further information from you so that we can verify your identity and ensure that you are the one making the request. We are not obligated to act on your request until we verify your identity. Once you are verified, we will respond within 45 days of receiving your request. You have a right to make a verified Personal Information Request only twice in a 12-month period.
4: The right to have your personal information deleted (with exceptions).
If you would like to have your personal information deleted, please contact us.
In some instances, your personal information may not be deleted if it is required to be maintained to complete a transaction which you requested, for legal compliance, or to investigate security incidents.
- The right not to be discriminated against because you exercised any of the new rights.
CHOICE AND OPT-OUT
You may remove your information from our database to stop future communications from us, close your account, or opt-out of our sharing information with third parties for marketing purposes by emailing us.
If you prefer not to receive electronic promotional communications, you can opt-out by following the Unsubscribe instructions included in each communication.
Please note that changes may not be effective immediately. In each event, you must clearly indicate the information that you wish to have changed, or clearly indicate that you want to have your personally identifiable information removed from our database, and we will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably possible. We will also take all reasonable steps, but cannot guarantee, that we can inform all third parties (including without limitation our third-party service providers or strategic partners) with whom we have already shared your personally identifiable information of any changes requested pursuant to this section, or for removing information from or causing information to be removed from the databases or records of such entities.
Privacy Rights of Users in the European Economic Area (EEA)
Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”), effective May 25, 2018, European Union data subjects are entitled to certain specific rights with respect to processing of their personal data.
Under the GDPR, in certain circumstances, you have the right to:
- Request access to your personal information;
- Request the correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal information;
- Request that your personal information be erased;
- Object to the processing of your personal information, including processing for direct marketing purposes;
- Request that the processing of your personal information be restricted;
- Request that you receive your personal information in order to transfer it to another data controller;
- Withdraw at any time your consent to the use of your personal information;
- We will not transfer your personal information to third parties located outside of the EEA without taking steps to ensure adequate protection under the GDPR. If a third party is located in a country not recognized by the EU Commission as providing an adequate level of protection, we will use appropriate measures, such as entering into standard contractual clauses, approved by the EU Commission, to protect your personal information. You may exercise any of the above rights by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or writing to us at the address in the Contact Us section at the end of this document.
IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES AND PRACTICES
The HandiPandi Applications are for a general purpose audience and are not directed or intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from individuals under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, you should not register or provide personally identifiable information on HandiPandi Applications. If we later obtain actual knowledge that a user is under 13 years of age, we will take steps to remove that user’s personally identifiable information from our systems.
We each agree that any dispute resolution proceedings or lawsuits will be conducted only on an individual basis and not in a class, consolidated or representative action
No Rights of Third Parties
Links to Other Sites and Communities
We implement safeguards to help protect against loss, misuse, and alteration of information under our control. However, despite our efforts, no data transmission over the Internet, wireless transmission, or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us.