This Policy applies to information we collect:
It does not apply to information collected by:
Your Acceptance of this Policy
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. By accessing or using any of the Sites, you agree to this Policy. If you do not agree to this Policy, you are directed to discontinue using and accessing the Company’s Sites. The Company reserves the right to change or update this Policy at any time and without prior notice to you. Your continued access or use of the Sites after such changes or updates indicates your acceptance of the Policy as changed or updated. It is your responsibility to review this Policy regularly for any changes or updates. This Policy was last updated on March 1, 2022.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
When you use our Sites, the Company and/or our third party service providers collect certain information about you. Among the types of information from and about users of our Sites that we collect are:
We collect this information:
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect may include:
You also may post, submit, transmit, upload or otherwise provide (hereinafter, “Post”) information, including without limitation posts, comments and reviews to be published or displayed on the Sites, or transmitted to other users of the Sites or third parties (collectively, “User Content” and, together with personal information and Automatic Data (as such term is defined below), “User Data”). Your User Content is Posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although we may limit access to certain portions of the Sites, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Sites with whom you may choose to share your User Content. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Content will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Sites, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns (collectively, “Automatic Data”), including:
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). The information we collect automatically may include personal information or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Sites and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Cookies (“User Attribution Devices”) help facilitate and enhance the Sites’ communications and interactions with you. The Company may share information collected via User Attribution Devices with third parties, including without limitation advertising, analytics and social media websites, platforms and applications, to inform, optimize and serve information and content to you, including without limitation advertisements. You may opt-out of collection and use of information by certain User Attribution Devices in connection with your use of the Sites by: (i) visiting http://optout.aboutads.info/; and/or (ii) setting your Internet browser to refuse certain types of User Attribution Devices, such as cookies.
How We Use Your Information
We may use any information about our users, including without limitation any User Data, in aggregated, anonymized and/or non-personally identifiable form, without restriction (except to the extent prohibited by applicable law).
We may use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us as described in this Policy, including without limitation any User Data:
You expressly consent to the Company using your User Data, including without limitation your name, phone number, address and email address, to contact you regarding your activities on the Sites. We may also use your User Data to contact you about Company news and updates and about our own and third-parties’ services that may be of interest to you.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose any information about our users, including without limitation any User Data, in aggregated, anonymized and/or non-personally identifiable form, without restriction (except to the extent prohibited by applicable law).
We may disclose information that we collect about you or that you provide to us as described in this Policy, including without limitation any User Data:
We may also disclose your information, including without limitation any User Data:
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the User Data you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your User Data:
In any such case of your withdrawal of consent, you acknowledge that there may be a delay before the Company fully implements your request and you may therefore still be contacted by the Company for a period of time thereafter. Notwithstanding your withdrawal of consent, the Company may subsequently contact you for other purposes that are unrelated to marketing and/or selling, including without limitation legal or regulatory purposes. Please be aware that applicable laws, statues, rules and/or regulations may require or permit the collection, processing, retention, use and disclosure of your information without your consent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, pursuant to applicable laws, statues, rules and/or regulations or other reasons, there may be circumstances in which you may not withdraw your consent to the collection, processing, use, retention and disclosure of your User Data.
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI website located at http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1.
Most Internet browsers can be set to transmit digital “Do Not Track” requests to websites. Such sites may but are not required to comply with “Do Not Track” requests. At this time, the Website does not respond to any digital “Do Not Track” requests.
The Company’s Social Media Sites
Mobile Device Users of the Company’s Sites
You can access and use the Company’s Sites with virtually any mobile communications device such as a tablet, smartphone or wearable device that has an Internet browser application (a “Mobile Device”), provided that you subscribe or have access to a mobile telecommunications network. You are solely responsible to pay any and all service and/or telecommunications provider fees for mobile Internet access to the Company’s Sites including all applicable text messaging fees and data and other charges. The Company shall not be responsible for any technical or other difficulties that you may experience when you use any Mobile Device or public or private mobile communications network to access or use any of the Company’s Sites. Some of the features of the Company’s Sites may not be available or accessible when you view the Company’s Sites using a Mobile Device. You understand that the Company is providing its Sites to you on an “as is” basis without any warranty or guarantee whatsoever. Your Mobile Device may allow you to control and disable location services, cookies, and other privacy settings. Please refer to the instructions for your Mobile Device for additional information. There are potential risks when you use a Mobile Device. If your Mobile Device is lost, stolen, or compromised, or if someone else gains access to your mobile network, your personal information could be compromised or hacked. The Company expressly disclaims any and all liability and responsibility for any such compromise and/or hack and any and all damages arising from same.
In addition to the User Data described above, when you use a Mobile Device to access and/or use the Sites, the Company may collect and process information and metadata about geographic location, mobile device, your mobile network, IP address and other information, including without limitation information about nearby devices including Mobile Devices, WiFi access points and cellular communications towers that can be derived technologically from the use of your Mobile Device. The Company is entitled to use this information as described in this Policy.
The Website is not intended for children under the age of thirteen (13). No one under the age of thirteen (13) may provide any personal information to or on the Website. The Company is committed to the safety of children and to protecting the online privacy of children. The Company does not request or knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If the Company becomes aware that a child under the age of thirteen (13) has provided personal information to the Website, the Company shall take reasonable measures to delete all such information from the Company’s records. The Company relies on the parents and guardians of children to monitor their children’s access and use of the Internet, including the Company’s Sites. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under the age of thirteen (13), please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. Annually, California residents may request and obtain personal information that the Company has shared with third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes within the prior calendar year (as defined by California Civil Code § 1798.83, commonly known as California’s “Shine the Light Law”). If applicable, this information would include a list of the categories of personal information that was shared and the names and addresses of all third parties with which the Company shared this information in the immediately preceding calendar year. To obtain this information, please send an email message to email@example.com with the words “California Shine the Light Privacy Request” in the subject line as well as in the body of your message. The Company shall then furnish the requested information to such email address.
The Company strives to protect the personal information, confidentiality and privacy of each user of the Sites. However, the Company cannot and does not guarantee the security of any personal information or User Content that you Post via the Sites or otherwise, and you do so solely at your own risk.
You acknowledge that you are aware of security and privacy limitations including but not limited to: (1) the global accessibility of the Company’s Sites on the Internet; (2) the technological limitations of security, privacy, and authentication measures and features on Internet sites and specifically on the Company’s Sites; (3) the risk that data or information is transmitted to or from the Company’s Sites may be subject to eavesdropping, sniffing, spoofing, forgery, spamming, “impostering”, tampering, breaking passwords, harassment, fraud, electronic trespassing, hacking, denial of service attacks, nuking, system contamination (including computer viruses, Trojan horses, worms, defects, date bombs, time bombs, malware, ransomware, bugs, executables or other items of a destructive nature or any other malicious computer codes, scripts, applications or programs) causing unauthorized, damaging, or harmful access to and/or retrieval of information and data on your computer or network; (4) the risk that data or information on any of the Company’s Sites may be subject to other security or privacy hazards, may not reach its destination, or may reach an erroneous address or recipient; (5) unauthorized access by third parties; and (6) the content or the privacy policies of other websites, social media websites, platforms, and applications, including without limitation those to which the Company may link or be linked.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through the Sites. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. You must protect the privacy of your own information. You are solely responsible for the security of all such information at all times. You must take precautions to protect the security of all personal information that you may transmit to, from or through the Sites over any home networks, routers, private wireless (WiFi) networks, public WiFi networks, and all other communication technologies. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Sites.
Governing Law and Venue
All claims, disputes or legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with this Policy including, without limitation, its validity, interpretation, performance or breach, shall be adjudicated exclusively in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York located in Suffolk County, New York or the Supreme Court of the State of New York located in Nassau County, New York. You expressly consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over you. You expressly waive any claim of forum non conveniens. This Policy and its validity and effect shall be interpreted under and governed by the substantive laws of the United States of America and the State of New York, without regard to principles of conflict of laws.
YOU AGREE TO WAIVE ANY RIGHTS TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION WITH RESPECT TO A CLAIM, DISPUTE OR LEGAL PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS POLICY. IN ANY SUCH CLAIM, DISPUTE OR LEGAL PROCEEDING, YOU AGREE NOT TO JOIN OR CONSOLIDATE CLAIMS, DISPUTES OR LEGAL PROCEEDINGS BY OR AGAINST OTHER CUSTOMERS IN COURT OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATE IN ANY CLAIM AS A CLASS REPRESENTATIVE, CLASS MEMBER OR IN A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL CAPACITY.
Limitation on Time to File Claims
To ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:
Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP
Attention: Office Manager
190 Willis Avenue
Mineola, New York 11501
Or you may email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.