Effective Date: July 15, 2015
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CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
We are committed to protecting the on-line privacy of children. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Site. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Site or on or through any of its features/register on the Site, make any purchases through the Site, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Site or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may employ cookie technology to store and sometimes track information about the users of the Site. Cookies are a feature of web browser software that allows web servers to recognize the computer used to access a web site. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored by a user’s web browser on the user’s hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on one web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that web site by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user’s transactions on related web pages. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your browser to prevent the browser from accepting cookies. If you reject cookies, you may still use the Site, but your ability to use some areas and features/functions of the Site may be limited. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on the Site.
We may use third party analytical tools like Google Analytics to help understand how visitors use the Site.
We may use web beacons (small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of web sites) and auditing software to track page views and entry and exit points to and from the Site. In addition, we may use web beacons, cookies, customized links and/or similar technologies to determine whether electronic newsletter(s) sent by us to those who have requested them from us have been opened and which links are clicked. Any data collected will only be used in an aggregate form and will not contain any Personal Information, as that term is defined below.
TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
Through the use of cookie technology or otherwise, we may track and collect information about your computer and software when you visit the Site. This information may include: (i) your IP address; (ii) domain server; (iii) type of computer or device; (iv) type of web browser; (v) access times; and (vi) referring web sites addresses (collectively “Traffic Data”). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you. Traffic Data assists us to design and arrange our web pages in the user-friendliest manner and to continually improve our Site to better meet the needs of users.
In order for you to access certain areas and functions/features of the Site and register with RITON USA (become a Registered User), we may ask you to establish certain login information and provide us with information that personally identifies you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, social media profile, and telephone number (“Personal Information”). If you communicate with us by e-mail or otherwise complete online forms or the like, any information provided in such communication may be collected as Personal Information.
You may choose not to provide us with any Personal Information. In such an event, you can still access and use much of the Site. You, however, will not be able to access or use those areas of the Site or participate in online activities that require your Personal Information.
USES AND SHARING OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
In general, we will use Personal Information only for the purpose for which such information was provided to us. We may also use Personal Information to (a) to verify the information you provided to us; (b) to provide you with the information that you have requested; (c) to respond to your inquiries; (d) to contact you when necessary; and (e) to send you information about us, including information related to our products, services, programs or promotional activities.
We may use Traffic Data to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
We may provide Traffic Data and/or other aggregate non-personally identifying information to third parties.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may transfer, sell or assign information concerning the Site and your use of the Site, including without limitation, Personal Information, to third parties, as a result of the sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganization or liquidation of RITON USA.
If you do not wish to receive information or other material from us, you may “opt-out” of receiving these communications by sending us an e-mail at email@example.com or by contacting us through our Contact Us page.
CORRECT AND UPDATE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you are a Registered User, you may review, correct and update the personal information previously provided to us at any time by editing your account information on the Site by visiting firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your information is corrected or updated in our records.
If you are a Registered User, you may also deactivate your account at any time by emailing the administrator at email@example.com. As with any website, even if a user deletes and deactivates the account, some information previously posted may still be accessible by third parties. RITON USA is not responsible for the continued accessibility of the information posted by a user prior to the deactivation of his/her account.
If you comment on a blog post or similar public forum on the Site, you should be aware that any Personal Information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO SUBMIT IN THESE FORUMS.
The Site has security measures in place intended to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We take reasonable steps to safeguard Personal Information we collect from unauthorized access or disclosure and accidental loss or alteration.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our Site, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems and will notify you of any data breach.
We will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify all those impacted via email within 7 business days. We additionally notify all users via in site notification within 7 business days.
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. Please visit the following website for more information: https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en.
We have implemented the following:
- Remarketing with Google AdSense
- Google Display Network Impression Reporting
- Demographics and Interests Reporting
- DoubleClick Platform Integration
We along with third-party vendors, such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions, and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising initiative opt out page or permanently using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
SPECIAL NOTIFICATION FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Users who reside in California and have provided their personal information to RITON USA may request information about our disclosures of certain categories of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Such requests must be submitted to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Within thirty days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. We reserve our right not to respond to requests submitted other than to the address specified in this paragraph.