We may collect analytics data directly or use third-party analytics tools to measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent from your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that helps us improve the Service.
Information we collect and its use
We collect the following types of information about you:
Information you provide us directly
When you visit the Service, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a series of alphanumeric characters – to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and allows the Site to log you in more quickly and improve your navigation of the Site. A cookie may also provide us with information about how you use the Service (such as the pages you view, the links you click, and other actions you take on the Service) and allow us or our business partners to track your use of the Service over time.
Information we may receive from third parties
We may also use this information to correspond with you and to resolve issues you may have regarding the Service. We may receive information about you from third parties. For example, if you access our websites or services through a third-party connection or login, such as through Facebook Connect, by “following,” “liking,” or “liking” us.
Information we collect from you automatically
We may directly collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other information that assists us in improving the Service.
You should always review and, if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to our Service. You may also unlink your third-party account from the Service by adjusting your settings on the third-party service.
To help us improve our service we keep info about how you use our service.
You can control or reset your cookies through your web browser, which allows you to customize your cookie settings and reject or view all cookies when a cookie is sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabledץ If you access the Service through a mobile device (including, but not limited to, smartphones or tablets), we may access, collect, monitor, and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers,” such as a universally unique identifier (“UUID”)
Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on or associated with Your Mobile Device that uniquely identify Your Mobile Device. A device identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software, or data sent to the device from the Website..
How we use your information
We use the information we collect about you for the following purposes:
Providing you with the Service: We use the information that you provide us to provide the Service to you.
For data analytics: We use information about you to help us improve our Service and our users’ experience, including by monitoring aggregate metrics such as the total number of visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns.
Customizing the Service for you: We use information you provide us and information about you to make sure that your use of the Service is customized to your needs.
To communicate with you about the Service: We use your contact information to get in touch with you and to send communications about critical elements of the Service.
Customer happiness: We use information about you, information that you provide to our customer happiness team, and information about your interactions with the Service to resolve technical issues you experience with the Service, and to ensure that we can repair and improve the Service for all of our users.
Sharing your information
We will not rent or sell your information to third parties outside of the website and its group companies (including any parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates) without your consent, except as noted in this section:
Who we may share your information with
Who you may choose to share your User Content with
Any information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as User Content, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings. Subject to your profile and privacy settings, any User Content that you make public is searchable by other Users. If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users have copied or saved that information.
How we transfer, store and protect your data
Keeping your information safe
We care about the security of your information and uses appropriate safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the Service. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from our website, at all times.
How long we keep your User Content
Following termination or deactivation of your User account, we may retain your profile information and User Content for a commercially reasonable time, and for as long as we have a valid purpose to do so. In particular, we may retain your information for the purpose of complying with its legal and audit obligations, and for backup and archival purposes.
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