The practices described in this policy apply only to 8i’s use of information which is supplied by you to 8i through the Services. Information collected from you by others, such as third party web sites that you access through links on the Services or features of the Services that you use to provide that information to third party services, such as your linked accounts, are governed by those entities’ privacy policies.The Information 8i Collects:
The Way 8i Uses Information: 8i uses your Personally Identifiable Information in a variety of ways in the operation of the Services and our business, such as:
When 8i Discloses Information: We are not in the business of selling your information. We do, however, disclose your Personally Identifiable Information in a variety of circumstances in the ordinary course of operating our business, such as:
You may, of course, decline to share certain Personally Identifiable Information with 8i, in which case 8i may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality found on the Services. You may update, correct, or delete your profile information and preferences, or change sharing preferences for User Data at any time by advising us or, if the facility is available, by accessing your account preferences page through the Services. Please note that your device will need to have a current and active network connection to make such changes, and while your changes may be reflected promptly in active user databases, users that have previously accessed the content may still have access to copies cached on their device, and we may retain all information you submit for a variety of purposes, including backups and archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, and analytics.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.
Third Party Services:
The Services contain references and links to Web sites and services provided by third parties. A link to a third party’s Web site does not mean that we endorse it or that we are affiliated with it. We do not exercise control over third party sites or services. You access such third party sites or services at your own risk. Any Personally Identifiable Information you provide on third party sites or services is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party’s policies governing privacy and security. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of third party sites or services to which links are displayed on the Services. We encourage you to learn about third parties’ privacy and security policies before providing them with personally identifiable information.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy:
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. For that reason, 8i does not knowingly collect or maintain Personally Identifiable Information from persons under 13 years-of-age, and no part of the Services is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access THE SERVICES at any time or in any manner. If 8i learns that Personally Identifiable Information of children under the age of 13 has been collected on the Services without verifiable parental consent, then 8i reserves the right to take the appropriate steps to delete this information. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has obtained an account on the Services, then you may alert 8i at email@example.com and request that 8i delete that child’s personal information from its systems.
Our Commitment to Data Security:
8i is not in the business of providing information technology security services. While we do employ certain limited physical, managerial, and technical safeguards designed to help improve the integrity and security of your personal information, no physical or technical system, process, transmission, or storage mechanism is completely secure or immune from outages, losses, attacks, circumvention, design or implementation flaws, and human error. Therefore, we cannot and do not ensure or warrant that information you transmit to 8i will not be lost or compromised, either during or after transmission. Do not provide your personal information if you are concerned with its disclosure.
If 8i learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. 8i may post a notice through the Services if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Privacy Rights:
To opt out of sharing your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please e-mail us at email@example.com and clearly state your request, including your name, mailing address, e-mail address and phone number.
The Services are hosted in the United States and are intended solely for visitors located within the United States. If you nonetheless choose to use the Services from the European Union or other regions of the world with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, then please note that you are transferring your Personally Identifiable Information outside of those regions to the United States and by providing your Personally Identifiable Information on the Services you consent to that transfer.
Affiliates; In the Event of Merger or Sale:
8i may now or in the future be affiliated directly or indirectly with other companies, such as parent companies and subsidiaries (and their parent companies and subsidiaries), and reserves the right to transfer your Personally Identifiable Information to any of these affiliated companies. In the event that all or a portion of 8i or its assets is acquired by or merged with a third party entity or is subject to a change of control, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from users in connection with such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
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