Effective Date: July 1, 2022
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. By accessing the Social Outlier website, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through www.socialoutlier.com or any subsite, subdomain, or successor site, or any mobile application which links to this policy (collectively, “Social Outlier”), you agree to this Policy. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use Social Outlier. This Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of Social Outlier after we make changes is deemed to be an acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates. If we make a material change about how we treat our customers’ personal information we will notify you at the email address specified in your account.
This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit Social Outlier and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
We may collect several types of information from or about users of Social Outlier, including information:
We collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us and automatically as you navigate through Social Outlier. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through Google Analytics.
As you navigate through Social Outlier, we may collect two types of information from you: (1) “personally identifiable information” (as described below); and (2) “non-personally identifiable information” (as described below). “Personally identifiable information” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, or company name. Here are some examples of the ways in which we may collect and store your personally identifiable information through Social Outlier:
“Non-personally identifiable information” can be technical information, or it can be demographic information, such as your age, name, gender, or interests. Non-personally identifiable information may also mean aggregated, non-identifiable, or anonymized information. Non-personally identifiable information does not identify you personally. If you do provide us with non-personally identifiable information, we may use it for the purposes described in this statement, or any other legal purpose.
Here are some examples of ways through which we may collect and store your non-personally identifiable information through Social Outlier, and how we use such information:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
If you encounter a screen or page that requests information you do not want to share with us, do not enter the information and do not proceed with that screen or page.
If you provide us with personally identifiable information, we will only use it for the purposes described in this statement or where it was collected (including in a financial privacy statement). Primarily, we use it to:
We may use non-personally identifiable information for the purposes described in this statement or where it is collected, or any other legal purpose, including, when and where applicable, combining non-personally identifiable information with personally identifiable information. Without limiting the above, we may collect information to understand how you use Social Outlier and how we can improve Social Outlier’s functionality.
We periodically prepare analyses and reports reflecting our customer use of Social Outlier and its related services. In preparing these reports, we may combine and analyze the personal information you provide to us with information from other sources. However, these reports will only include aggregate information about visitors and members. The information in these reports will not identify you individually and any business partner with whom such reports may be shared will not be able to contact you based on the information contained in the reports.
We may share or disclose your personally identifiable information in the following instances:
We may disclose and share information about you and your use of Social Outlier if we believe such disclosure is necessary to:
We aim to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.
Subject to applicable law, you may obtain a copy of personal information we maintain about you by contacting us as indicated below. To help protect your privacy and maintain security, we will take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to the information. In addition, if you believe that personal information we maintain about you is inaccurate, subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request that we correct or amend the information by contacting us as indicated below.
We have implemented measures to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Once we receive your information, we make reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. We use firewalls to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such firewalls or secure server software.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where you have chosen a password to access Social Outlier, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask that you not share this password with anyone.
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 via Social Outlier. Any transmission of personal information is done at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on Social Outlier.
Personally identifiable information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. We will retain your personally identifiable information as follows: name, email address, phone number, job title, company name will be retained for a minimum period of 30 days following the date that you complete a contact form on Social Outlier, and for a maximum period of 60 months following the date that you consent for us to store your personal information. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this section, we may retain your personally identifiable information where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Social Outlier does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals. Some third-party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you. If you are visiting such sites, your browser may include controls to block and delete cookies, web beacons and similar technologies, to allow you to opt out of data collection through those technologies.
California residents are entitled to contact us to request information about whether we have disclosed personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. We do not disclose personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. California customers may request further information about our compliance with this law by contacting us as noted in the “Contact Us” section below.
From time to time, we may make changes to this Policy to accommodate new technologies, platforms, industry practices, regulatory requirements, or for other purposes. We encourage you to review this Policy periodically to ensure that you understand how we collect, use, and share information through Social Outlier. If we do make changes to this Policy, we will also update the “Effective Date” posted at the top of this Policy.
Any changes to this Policy will become effective when the revised Policy is posted on Social Outlier. By continuing to use Social Outlier following such changes, you are agreeing to accept the terms of the revised Notice.
To ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices, Contact Us.