Updated on September 9, 2020
Our primary goals in collecting information are to provide and improve our Services, to administer your use of the Services (including your account, if you are an account holder), and to enable you to enjoy and easily navigate our Services. The types of Personal Information we may collect (directly from you or from Third-Party sources) and our privacy practices depend on the nature of the relationship you have with Unitu and the requirements of applicable law.
Some of the ways that Unitu may collect Personal Information include:
We endeavor to collect only that information which is relevant for the purposes of Processing.
Information You Provide Directly to Us. When you use the Services or engage in certain activities such as activating your account with Unitu, we may ask you to provide some or all of the following types of information:
Sharing with other Service users. When you use the Services, we share certain information about you with other Service users.
The Site may contain links to other websites and other websites may reference or link to our Site or other Services. These other domains and websites are not controlled by us, and Unitu does not endorse or make any representations about Third-Party websites or social media platforms. We encourage our users to read the privacy policies of each and every website and application with which they interact. We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites or applications. Visiting these other websites or applications is at your own risk.
Unitu’s Services may include publicly accessible blogs, community forums, or private messaging features. The Site and our other Services may also contain links and interactive features with various social media platforms (e.g., widgets). If you already use these platforms, their cookies may be set on your device when using our Site or other Services. You should be aware that Personal Information which you voluntarily include and transmit online in a publicly accessible blog, chat room, social media platform or otherwise online, or that you share in an open forum may be viewed and used by others without any restrictions. We are unable to control such uses of your information when interacting with a social media platform, and by using such services you assume the risk that the Personal Information provided by you may be viewed and used by third parties for any number of purposes.
We use Third-Party software development kits (“SDKs”) as part of the functionality of our Services. Third-Party SDKs may allow Third Parties including advertisers to collect your personal information to provide content that is more relevant to you. You may opt out of tracking by following the instructions provided below.
We will not share any Personal Information that we have collected from you except as described below:
Information Shared with Our Services Providers. We may engage third party service providers to work with us to administer and provide the Services. These third-party services providers have access to your Personal Information for the purpose of performing services on our behalf. The types of service providers (processors) to whom we entrust Personal Information service providers for: (i) provision of IT and related services; (ii) provision of information and services you have requested; (iii) payment processing; (iv) customer service activities; and (v) in connection with the provision of the Services. Unitu has executed appropriate contracts with the service providers that prohibit them from using or sharing Personal Information except as necessary to perform the contracted services on our behalf or to comply with applicable legal requirements
Information Shared with Third Parties. We may share aggregated information and non-identifying information with third parties for industry analysis, demographic proﬁling and other similar purposes.
Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others. It is our policy to protect you from having your privacy violated through abuse of the legal system, whether by individuals, entities or government, and to contest claims that we believe to be invalid under applicable law. However, it is also our policy to cooperate with government and law enforcement ofﬁcials and private parties. Accordingly, we reserve the right to disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement ofﬁcials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary: (i) to satisfy or comply with any applicable law, regulation or legal process or to respond to lawful requests, including subpoenas, warrants or court orders; (ii) to protect our property, rights and safety and the rights, property and safety of third parties or the public in general; and (iii) to prevent or stop activity we consider to be illegal or unethical.
In addition, from time to time, server logs may be reviewed for security purposes – e.g., to detect unauthorized activity on the Services. In such cases, server log data containing IP addresses may be shared with law enforcement bodies or Third Party service providers in order that they may identify users in connection with their investigation of the unauthorized activities or otherwise assist us with security related activities.
Information We Disclose With Your Consent or at Your Request. We will share your Personal Information with third-party sites or platforms if you have expressly consented or requested that we do so.
By using the Site or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Site. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Site or sending an e-mail to you. You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing.
Although we make good faith efforts to provide Individuals with access to their Personal Information, there may be circumstances in which we are unable to provide access, including but not limited to: where the information contains legal privilege, would compromise others’ privacy or other legitimate rights, where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the Individual’s privacy in the case in question or where it is commercially proprietary Personal Information. If we determine that access should be restricted in a particular instance, we will provide you with an explanation of why that determination has been made and a contact point for any further inquiries. To protect your privacy, we will take commercially reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to or making any changes to your Personal Information.
You have the right to object to and opt out of certain uses and disclosures of your Personal Information. Where you have consented to Unitu’s Processing of your Personal Information or Sensitive Personal Information, you may withdraw that consent at any time and opt out of further Processing by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are visiting from outside of the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your information to the United Kingdom. By providing your Personal Information, you consent to any transfer and Processing in accordance with this Policy.
How long we keep information we collect about you depends on the type of information, as described in further detail below. After such time, we will either delete or anonymize your information.
Our Services are not directed to children under 13, or other age as required by local law. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13, or other age as required by local law. If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13 (or other age as required by local law), we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.
The following capitalized terms shall have the meanings herein as set forth below.
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