Last updated: 2020-01-31 13:03:28
Name: To identify you when we contact you & provide a personalized experience. We will no longer be able to directly identify you or provide a personalized browsing experience.
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on your computer by your web browser. The file is added once you agree to store cookies on your computer or device, and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow sites to respond to you as an individual. The Website can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
- Analyze our web traffic using an analytics package.
- Identify if you are signed in to the Website.
- Test content on the Website.
- Store information about your preferences and who referred you.
- Recognize when you return to the Website.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better Website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This setting may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Website.
This Website is intended for use by a general audience and does not offer services to those under the age of 18. Should a person whom we know to be under 18 send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that child to inform him or her that they cannot use this Website.
Service Limitations Due to Geographical Location Laws
This Website is intended for use by a general audience but cannot offer services where not allowed by law. Should a person whom we know to not legally be able to use these services send personal information to us, we will use that information only to respond directly to that person to inform him or her that they cannot use this Website.
How may we use your information
We may use the information that you provide us for the following: analytics, contact you, provide services, answer questions, send you email newsletters, register for an account, participation in surveys and contests, resolve disputes, and enforce our terms of service.
With whom we share your information
We may share any and all of your information with the following: email marketing, CMS, and parties that need to operate the website.
Other than as set out above, we will notify you when personal information about you will be shared with third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to have us share such information.
Sale of your information
We do not sell your personal information. To opt-out of future sales, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We retain all of the information that you have provided to us Until we are requested to remove it by the owner of the information or their representative.
We use the information that you have provided to us for direct marketing purposes. Direct marketing is the act of selling products or services directly to consumers rather than through retailers. You may, at any time, request that we cease to use your information for direct marketing purposes by emailing us at email@example.com.
Automated decision making and profiling
We use the information that you have provided to us for automated decision making and profiling. Automated decision making is making a decision solely by automated means without any human involvement. The logic that we use to make automated decisions is as follows:
Based on provided information site content may be altered to provide a more relevant user experience and to highlight specific areas of interest.
Profiling is the automated processing of personal data to evaluate certain things about an individual. The logic that we use to profile is as follows:
The logic of our automated profiling examines the services you have requested information on, posts you have viewed and/or commented on (within our site) and any information provided by third-party integrations like Google, Facebook, etc… to determine information to provide that is most relevant to your experience.
This Website uses Google Analytics and other analytics programs to collect information about you and your behaviors. If you would like to opt out of Google Analytics, please visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.
This Website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than us. We provide such hyperlinks for your reference only. We do not control such websites and are not responsible for their contents or the privacy or other practices of such websites. It is up to you to read and fully understand their Privacy Policies. Our inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.
Do Not Track Signals
Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. We support Do Not Track (“DNT”). You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Opting out of us collecting personal information
You may opt-out of us collecting your personal information at any time by not inputting data into our website, by clicking unsubscribe on emails, and by contacting us.
Referrer/Affiliate Access To Information
If you signup as a member of The Swarm, the person who referred you will have access to your specific contact information of name, email address and username. Likewise, anyone who signs up directly under you will be able to see you as their referrer and have access to being able to view your name, email address and username.
Your referrer will also have access to the name, email address and username of those who signup under you within the allotted 7 level depth.
Should your referrer send you messages and do not want them to, simply reply to them to stop and if they do not, please forward the email chain to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your Swarm username.
Residents of the European Union and/or the United Kingdom have the following rights and may exercise them at any time by emailing us at email@example.com. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before we can exercise any of these rights.
- The right to access your information. You have a right to access any information that we may have collected on you. You can request copies of information that we have on you in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format.
- Information transmission. You have the right to ask us to transmit your personal information that we have collected on you, to another provider (where technically feasible).
- Rectification of information. You have the right to request that we amend any of the information that we have collected on you.
- You have a right to withdraw your consent to processing of your data.
- You have a right to request that we restrict the processing of your data.
- You have the right to request that we delete all or some of the personal information that we have collected on you.
- You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding our collection, sharing and processing of data with competent authorities in the proper jurisdiction. Residents of the United Kingdom may lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office or any other competent authority.
Location of Data Processing
All data processing activities undertaken by us take place in Pennsylvania.
We reserve the right to amend this policy at any time without any prior notice to you.