Effective November 1, 2016.
1. Information We Collect
We collect information you give to us when you use the Services, as well as various non-personal information about your use of the services.
Information You Provide to Us. We collect information you give us when you use the Services. For example, when you register for events, purchase our products online, or sign up for membership, we may ask for information such as your name, title, employer, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address. We may also collect payment information, such as your credit card information, to process a financial transaction you have requested.
Public Information and Posts. We collect comments or content that you post to the Services and the information about you that accompanies those posts or content, which may include a name, user name, comments, likes, status, profile information and picture. Public Information and Posts are always public, which means they are available to everyone and may be displayed in search results on external search engines.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. Users can manage the use of Flash technologies, with the Flash management tools available at Adobe’s website at http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html. In addition, users can opt-out of certain usage information collection activities by visiting the website of our third-party web measurement analysis firm at http://www.adobe.com/privacy/opt-out.html#5. Please note that by blocking cookies and other technologies, you may not have access to certain features, content or personalization available through the Services.
Information from Other Sources. We may supplement the information we collect with information from other sources, as permitted by law, which we may combine with other information we receive from or about you. For example, we may receive information about you from a social media site if you connect to the Services through that site.
Other Information We Collect. We also may collect other information about you, your device, or your use of the services in ways that we describe to you at the point of collection or otherwise with your consent. You may choose not to provide us with certain types of information, but doing so may affect your ability to use some of the Services.
2. How We Use Information
To Provide and Manage the Products Services You Request. This includes, for example, processing your purchases of products, enabling you to participate in features provided by the Services and in our stores.
To Better Understand Our Users and to Improve Our Services. The Services may collect information on our users’ demographics, interests and behavior and analyze that data. We do this to better understand and serve our users, and to improve our products and services.
To Contact You. We may periodically contact you with offers and information about the Services and our affiliates, including to inform you about our products, events, promotions, and special offers. Where required by law, we will obtain your specific consent. You may opt out of receiving commercial email messages from us by following the instructions contained in those email messages.
To Deliver Targeted Advertising. We may use your information, including your location information, to facilitate the delivery of targeted ads, promotions, and offers to you, on behalf of ourselves and advertisers, on and off the Services.
To Protect the Rights of the Services and Others. We may use your personal information as we believe is necessary or appropriate to protect, enforce, or defend the legal rights, privacy, safety, or property of the Services, its employees or agents, or other users and to comply with applicable law.
Consent. We may otherwise use your information with your consent or at your direction.
3. How We Share Information
Affiliates. We may share information with our affiliate, the American Press Institute, as appropriate.
Service Providers. We may share information with companies providing services on our behalf, such as delivery services, hosting vendors, advertising service providers, data analytics companies, marketing service companies, and list managers. We also may share your information, including your payment information, as appropriate to complete a transaction. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other unrelated purposes.
Other Parties When Required or Permitted by Law, or As Necessary to Protect Our Users and Services. We may use and share your personal information as we believe is necessary or appropriate to protect the legal rights, privacy, safety, or property of the Services, our employees or users, to detect, suppress or prevent fraud or where otherwise required or permitted by law or legal process, including responding to requests from public authorities.
Other Parties in Connection With a Corporate Transaction. We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event that we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets to a third party, such as in the event of a merger, acquisition, or in connection with a bankruptcy reorganization.
Aggregated Data. We also may provide aggregated information, and data with personal identifiers removed, to third parties to describe how our customers are using the Services.
We employ administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. However, no system of safeguards can be 100% effective, and we cannot guarantee the complete safety of your information.
5. User Access and Control
6. Other Important Information
In addition, we are not responsible for the privacy or data security practices of third-party organizations, such as Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Apple, Google, Microsoft or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider, or device manufacturer, including in connection with any information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Services.
Children’s Privacy. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental consent, unless permitted by law. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with personal information, we will delete it in accordance with applicable law.
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