What Information Do We Collect?
The information we gather and that you provide with your consent enables us to personalize, improve and continue to operate the Services. In connection with certain aspects of the Services, we may request, collect and/or display some of your Personal Information; how much is shown can, to some degree, be controlled by the user per our security setting options. We collect the following types of information from our users.
Information You Provide to Us:
When you provide us with information, including such instances as when you sign up to receive updates and other email communications from us, you may be asked to give us information that could be Personal Information, such as your name and email address. By giving us this information, personal or otherwise, you allow others, including us, to identify you and therefore may not be anonymous. You further acknowledge and agree that we may use your contact information to send you advertising, promotions and featured information about our Services, and you expressly consent to receiving email communications from us. At any time, you may unsubscribe from marketing and promotional messages clicking on the “unsubscribe” link contained in any such email correspondence. However, concerning communication outside of marketing we, regardless, reserve the right to contact you when we believe it is necessary.
IP Address Information and Other Information Collected Automatically:
We automatically receive and record data from your web browser when you interact with the Services, including your IP address and cookie information. This information is used for battling and preventing the infestation of spam/malware, keeping our systems and services safe and secure, and also to facilitate collection of data concerning your interaction with the Services (e.g., what links you have clicked on) for marketing and other analysis.
The Service software automatically collect user interaction data, such as the number and frequency of visitors to the Site. We may use this data in aggregate form, that is, as part of our analytics to assist in the maintenance of the site, but in this case, there is no personal data harvested.
We may receive a confirmation or a read receipt when you open an email from us. We use this confirmation to improve our customer service and our communications about our services.
Information Collected Using Cookies:
Our cookies do not, by themselves, contain Personal Information, and we do not combine cookie information with other Personal Information to tell us who you are.
Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie. We strongly recommend that you leave cookies active, because they enable you to take advantage the most attractive features of the Services and could help us in personalizing your experience using our Services.
We collect statistical information about how users use the Services (“Aggregate Information”). Some of this information is derived from Personal Information. This statistical information is not Personal Information and cannot be tied back to you or your web browser.
Information Regarding Your Social Networks:
Occasionally, our Services will provide opportunities for users to interact using social networks, such as Facebook or Twitter (each a “Third Party Account”). For example, you can access posting and sharing tools on the Services, including a “share” or “like” button which allows you to share content found on the Services For example, you can Share articles you like from The Green Room with your Facebook friends or Twitter followers. Please note that these tools may be operated by Third Party Services.
How, and With Whom, Is My Information Shared?
The Services are designed to help you share information with others through social media and by other means. As a result, some of the information generated through the Services is shared publicly or with third parties, depending on activity and the type of information involved.
Public Information About Your Activity on the Services:
Some of your activity on and through the Services is public by default. This may include, but is not limited to, content you have posted publicly on the Site, shared through social media and other means or otherwise through the Services.
Please also remember that if you choose to provide Personal Information using certain public features of the Services, then that information is governed by the privacy settings and may be publicly available, depending on how your particular username and the associated settings are configured. Individuals reading such information may use or disclose it to other individuals or entities beyond our control and without your knowledge or ours, and search engines may index that information. We therefore urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you may deem private or personal in content that you create or comments you leave or other potentially compromising information that you submit through the Services.
IP Address Information:
Information You Elect to Share:
We share Aggregate Information with our partners, service providers and other persons with whom we conduct business. These bits of statistically data help us analyze site use, , which facilitates improving both their services and how our Services interact with them. In addition, these third parties may share with us non-private, aggregated or otherwise non Personal Information about you that they have independently developed or acquired. While sharing this information is similar in policy, the respective privacy policies are in place, depending on which party is gathering the information at the time.
Email Communications with Us:
Information Shared with Our Agents:
We employ and contract with people and other entities that perform certain tasks on our behalf and who are under our control (our “Agents”). We may need to share Personal Information with agents who act on our behalf or under our employ in order to provide products or services to you in a way that better serves your needs according to what you provide. Unless we tell you differently, our Agents do not have any right to use Personal Information or other information gathered. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information with our Agents.
Information Disclosed Pursuant to Business Transfers:
In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is considered a type of tradeable business asset. Moreover, if we, or a substantial majority of our assets, were acquired, or if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, be they beyond our control or otherwise, and that any owner of us or our assets may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in this policy.
Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others:
Information We Share With Your Consent:
Is Information About Me Secure?
Absolutely. We store all of our information, including your IP address and any personal, potentially compromising data, using industry-standard techniques. However, we do not guarantee or warrant that such techniques will prevent unauthorized access to information or hacking. We seek to and strive to protect user information to ensure that it is kept private; however, we cannot guarantee the security of any information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors beyond our reasonable control, may compromise the security of user information at any time.
What Choices Do I Have Regarding My Information?
You can use many of the features of the Services without providing Personal Information, thereby limiting the type of information that we collect.
You can always opt not to disclose certain information to us, but may consequently miss out on certain features of our Website and Services.
What If I Have Questions or Concerns?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Services, please send us a detailed message to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.