Personal Information You Provide to Us
When you Submit Content to Us or register to use Our Platform we may collect your name, e-mail address and e-mail preferences, and password for your account, among other things. We may also ask you to provide additional information on an optional basis in connection with setting up your account or Your Submitting Content. If we offer the ability for You to also register or log in by using your log-in credentials from social networking websites, including Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. When you register in this way, we may collect Personal Information from the social networking websites that you have given us permission to collect or made publicly available. Each social networking site that allows log-in or registration utilizing its processes may collect information from you as well and may be considered a Third Paty Site. The information Collab obtains may depend on your privacy settings with the social networking website. When You Submit Content to Us, or purchase any materials, services, from Collab, we may collect your name, phone number, e-mail address, mailing address, billing address, complete credit card information that enables us to receive your payment (however we do not retain your credit card number unless requested) and federal tax identification number or European Union VAT number as applicable. When you give us feedback, we may collect any information that is contained in your feedback. When you contact us by sending us an e-mail, fax, or letter, we collect your e-mail address, fax number, or mailing address, and any information contained in the e-mail, fax, or letter you send us.
Personal Information Collected via Technology
As you use Our Platform, some information may also be collected passively, including your Internet protocol address, browser type, access time, mobile phone model, and telecom carrier. We may also store a small text file called a "Cookie" on your computer or phone to store certain information about your use of Our Platform. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer or phone until you delete them). We may collect and store information locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage and application data caches.
(Additional) Information About Cookies, Web Beacons, Pixels
Use of Information
We use your Personal Information to provide the Collab Site, and services to you, to respond to requests that you make, to personalize your experience on and using Our Platform, to improve any (each and every) Collab Platform, and to better tailor the features, performance, and support of each Collab Platform. We also use Your Personal Information when You Submit Content to Us to facilitate the purposes and the agreement of the Submission Terms.
We may use your Personal Information to send you electronic newsletters or promotional e-mails, unless you have requested not to receive such promotional communications from us. We may also use your Personal Information to send you Collab services-related communications, and you may opt out of these communications if you terminate your account.
We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information. We reserve the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information at our discretion. "Anonymous Information" means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information.
Any feedback you provide will be governed by the relevant Terms.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may provide your Personal Information to specified third parties for sending you promotional communications, including e-mails, relating to such third parties' products, unless you have requested us not to receive promotional communications from such third parties.
We may provide your Personal Information to third party service providers who work on behalf of or with us to provide Our Platform However, these service providers do not have any independent right to share this information (except pursuant to a legal requirement such as a subpoena or warrant).
If we charge of anything and collect credit card information We may provide your credit card and related billing and payment information to third party service providers engaged on Our behalf, including payment processors and/or credit agencies, for the purposes of checking credit, effecting payment, and servicing your accounts.
Information that we collect from you, including PII, is considered a business asset. Accordingly, if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, or if we are acquired, e.g., as a result of a transaction such as a merger, acquisition, or asset sale, your PII may be disclosed or transferred to the third-party acquirer in connection with the transaction.
Law Enforcement Compliance
We may be required by law, or by law enforcement officers acting under the color of law, to record some or all of your communications on or through Our Platform. We may, and you hereby authorize us to, disclose your Personal Information (including your account information) and your communications with us including through any (each and every) Collab Platform , if required by law or by law enforcement officers acting under the color of law, or if we believe in our sole and unfettered discretion that disclosure is necessary to: (1) satisfy or comply with relevant laws, regulation or legal process; (2) respond to lawful requests, or to respond to subpoenas or warrants or court orders served on us including upon receipt of what we believe may be a valid subpoena, whether issued by a Court that has jurisdiction over Collab or not. (Please note that Collab reserves the absolute right to assert that only the Federal District Court of the Central District of California, and the Los Angeles County Superior Court have jurisdiction over Collab, and subpoenas from outside these two jurisdictions must be "domesticated," though we are not obligated to do so.); or (3) to protect and defend ours, our Affiliates,' other users,' or your, rights, property or safety; and (4) to prevent or stop activity we consider to be illegal or unethical.
Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
We offer you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you may have the opportunity to "opt-out" by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive.
You may change your email address and password for the service by editing it in your account page. You may request deletion of your Personal Information by us, but please note that we may be required (by law or otherwise) to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request, only after we have fulfilled such requirements). When we delete Personal Information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives or backups.
To preserve the integrity of Our Platforms our procedure may be to retain information submitted by users for an indefinite length of time. By submitting information to Us you are consenting to store that information indefinitely. If required by applicable federal or state law, such as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA,) We will scramble and/or encrypt that information to make it unrecognizable. We may also respond to written user requests to scramble account information. If you wish to make such a request, which will require you to verify your identity, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about Users who are under the age of 13. Collab recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. No Collab Platform is intended for children under the age of 13. Collab does not target its services or Platforms to children under 13. Collab does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS OUR PLATFORM AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER. IF Collab LEARNS THAT PERSONALLY-IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION OF PERSONS LESS THAN 13 YEARS OF AGE HAS BEEN COLLECTED ON OR THROUGH A Collab PLATFORM, Collab WILL TAKE THE APPROPRIATE STEPS TO DELETE THIS INFORMATION.
IF YOU ARE THE PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF A CHILD THE AGE OF 13 WHO HAS BECOME A Collab PLATFORM USER, THEN PLEASE CONTACT Collab AT email@example.com TO HAVE THAT CHILD'S ACCOUNT TERMINATED AND INFORMATION DELETED.
The following are some resources that may help parents and legal guardians in monitoring and limiting your children's access to certain types of material on the internet. While Collab does not endorse these sites, services, or products, and disclaims any responsibility in connection with them, we provide information about them as a public service.
- OnGuard Online, maintained by the Federal Trade Commission.
- The Child Safety Network
- Control Kids
Third Party Sites, Third Party services, and Third Party Materials
Online Tracking and "Do Not Track" Requests.
We currently do not respond to, process or comply with web browser's "do not track" signals, requests, or other similar mechanism that indicates a request to disable online tracking of individual users who visit our websites (including our mobile sites) or Platforms, or use our services, including mobile applications (unless otherwise stated in a service-specific privacy statement). Your use of our site, Platform, or our mobile application may be tracked as part of the gathering of quantitative user information described herein. If you use our mobile applications or arrive at our website or a Platform by way of a link from a third party site that does comply with "do not track" requests, the compliance with a "do not track" request will end when you reach our site, Platform, or mobile applications.
NOTICE TO EUROPEAN USERS
The information You enter on or through a Collab Platform or otherwise provide to Collab may be transferred outside of the European Union to the United States of America or other countries, which does not offer an equivalent level of protection to that required in the European Union.
We make reasonable efforts to protect your Personal information, but no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks connected to handling information on the internet. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect any personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.