SECTION 1 – WHAT WE COLLECT
Personally-Identifying Information / Information You Give Us.
In connection with your use of the Site and the Service, we collect certain information that may be used to identify you (“PII”). As more fully described below, PII is information such as a name, phone number, or email address that, without more, may be directly associated with a specific user. Generally, we will collect PII when you contact us through the Site or interact with the Services.
In connection with the operation of the Service, the Site collects certain user information, including a username and password, contact information, or any other data you type into the Site. It may also identify your I.P. address to help identify you on future visits to the Site. We use this information to provide, improve, and secure the Service. We also collect any additional information you directly give us on the Site. You may choose not to provide certain information, but in doing so, you may not be able to take advantage of certain services.
If you contact us through the Site, we may receive your communication and certain PII, such as your name, phone number, and email address. We use this information to respond to you, communicate with you, provide the services available through the Site, and, if applicable, market to you. You can also unsubscribe from our notifications by following the instructions contained within a notification you receive or by contacting us at CupCakeBowls2021@gmail.com.
Please note that we may combine or cross-reference any or all of this information with other information that we collect about you from others (as described below) you and use it as described in this Policy.
INFORMATION WE GET FROM OTHERS.
We may get information about you from other sources, including social media and other partners, our newsletter distributed through Mailchimp, our web hosting service, and websites or applications associated with our Site (“Partners”). We may add this to the information we get from this Site. For example, if you post a comment on our social media pages or send us a message on Instagram, we may collect that information as described in this Policy.
Information Automatically Collected
We automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when visiting the Site, we log your computer operating system type, I.P. address, deviceID, userID, browser type, browser language, the website you visited before browsing our Site, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times and information about your use of and actions on our Site. Like many other sites, our Site records this automatically-collected information about visits to our Site. We also implement an analytics system that tracks user interactions on our Site and social media pages.
The Site logs information using “Cookies.” Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive by a website and include session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Cookies are typically used to provide a more personal and interactive experience on the Site. This type of information is collected to make the Site more useful to you and to tailor the experience with us to meet your special interests and needs. We use third-party cookies, meaning, among other things, cookies used in association with Google Analytics and other similar services. These cookies help sites like ours analyze how visitors use the Service. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of the Site and the Service (including your I.P. address) will be transmitted to and stored by servers in the United States. We use this information to evaluate your use of the Service, compile reports on Service activity for Service operators, and provide Service operators with other services relating to Service activity and internet usage.
AGGREGATED NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
We may share aggregated, statistical information we collect under any of the circumstances described above. In addition, and to further the Site’s overall purpose, we may share aggregated statistical data you have provided with other Site Users. We may also combine non-personally identifying information we collect with other non-personally identifying information collected from or by our Partners or other sources. We may also share this information with third parties and other affiliated companies to conduct general business analyses and/or increase the Service’s usefulness and functionality. This information may be used to develop Site content, to operate, improve, and personalize the Service.
PUBLIC POSTING/SHARED CONTENT
Please keep in mind that what you post will be visible to other registered users and to anyone else who is authorized to access the Site or Services and may, in some instances, be viewable outside of the Site as such posting, in certain cases, may show up in Internet searches and/or be indexed by search engines. Using certain tools, it may be possible for you or third parties to copy, cut, and/or post your public posting or other information to different locations (including websites we do not own or operate). This may result in the disclosure of private information on third-party websites—for which we are not responsible—and, in some cases, may subject you to liability for the information posted about you. Therefore, you should exercise caution in all public postings. We recommend you do not provide personally-identifying information that may be used to identify and/or contact you in a public posting. To request the removal of your information from our public forums, contact us at CupCakeBowls2021@gmail.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your information, so we will let you know if we cannot do so and why. Please note that if we have shared this information with any third parties according to this Agreement, we cannot be held responsible for deleting this information from the files of third parties.
Your user name may be displayed in conjunction with your public posting. Thus, those accessing this information may be able to identify you using other available sources of information such as a related third-party platform account or information on other websites, like, Facebook.
SECTION 2 – WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
How we use collected information
The information we collect is primarily used for the operation of the Site and the Service and/or administering our business activities to improve the Service’s quality and functionality. For example, we may use the information we collect in the following ways:
Providing, administering, and facilitating your use of the Service, including the display of customized content and/or targeted advertising; Notifying you of products, new products, services, features, promotions, enhancements, and updates; Marketing our products and/or Service to you, including sending you offers, promotions information, newsletters, email campaigns, and communications regarding new, improved or existing products, contests and/or sweepstakes; Resolving problems; handling or responding to customer support questions and issues; Developing new and/or enhanced products, services, or offerings; Trouble-shooting errors or issues with the Site and/or Services; and Communicating with you more generally.
How We May Share/Disclose Your Information With Third Parties
With Your Consent, we may share personal information. When you provide us with your business details and any related PII in connection with your registration on the Service, you consent to our collecting your PII and using it for the purposes described in this Policy.
By Law or to Protect Rights.
When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud, or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of our business, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement, or to enforce our Terms of Service or other agreements or policies; in response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
Third-Party Service Providers, Contractors, or Agents. We may share your information with third-party companies that perform services on our behalf, including but not limited to data analysis, marketing services, email campaigns, hosting services, and customer service. While providing the services for us, these companies may access your account information and/or any PII submitted and are required to use it solely as we directed for our requested Service.
Business Transfers; Bankruptcy.
For International Users.
More specifically, we confirm that we adhere to the following Privacy Shield Principles (1) Notice; (2) Choice; (3) Accountability for Onward Transfer; (4) Security; (5) Data Integrity and Purpose Limitation; (6) Access; and (7) Recourse, Enforcement, and Liability in respect of any personal data received from the European Union and Switzerland. We collect and process data per this Policy. Please see above for further details of the types of data we collect from you and the purposes for which we collect it. We are required to take certain steps when transferring personal information received from the European Union and Switzerland to third parties (such as including necessary contractual provisions in any third-party contracts). We may be liable in cases of onward transfer of E.U. and Swiss individuals’ data received according to the Privacy Shield to third parties.
Privacy Complaints Handling, Recourse, and Enforcement:
Please note that if your complaint is not resolved through these channels, in certain limited circumstances, a binding arbitration option may be available. In addition, we are subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission in the case of any failure to comply with the Privacy Shield. For Minors & Children. Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. Our Site is not directed to anyone under the age of 21; as such, we do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under 21 years of age, then please do not use or access the Site at any time or in any manner. If we learn that personal information has been collected from persons under 13 years of age, we will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. By using this Site, you represent that you are at least 21 years of age.
SECTION 3 – SECURITY – This Section Needs Work!
How we protect your information
Unfortunately, no security system can be 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee that any information provided to us in connection with the Service will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
How we protect your information concerning third-party sites
SECTION 4 – YOUR CHOICES
Access, Correction, Deletion.
We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access to the data, including any PII you may have provided through your use of the Service. If you wish to access or amend any such information we hold about you or to request that we delete or transfer any data we have obtained, you may contact us at CupCakeBowls2021@gmail.com.
You may also update, correct, or delete your account information and preferences by accessing your account settings page on the Site. Please note that while any changes you make will be reflected in active user databases instantly or within a reasonable period, we may retain all information you submit for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, the satisfaction of legal obligations, or where we otherwise reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so.
At any time, you may object to processing your PII, on legitimate grounds, except if otherwise permitted by applicable law. If you believe your right to privacy granted by applicable data protection laws has been infringed upon, please contact us at CupCakeBowls2021@gmail.com. You also have a right to complain to data protection authorities.
Opting out from Commercial Communications and Analytics.
To the extent you elect to receive emails or other information from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions contained within the email or by sending an email to CupCakeBowls2021@gmail.com.
If you leave a comment on our Site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This Cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES
Articles on this Site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves exactly as if the visitor has visited the other website.
HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA
The comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely if you leave a comment. This is so we can automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA
If you have an account on this Site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any information you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions regarding this Policy, would like to register a complaint, be removed from our mailing list, or want more information, please contact us at CupCakeBowls2021@gmail.com.