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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how CULTUREDUP MEDIA, LLC, our affiliates, partners and service providers (individually and/or collectively, “CULTUREDUP” or “we” or “us” or “our”) collect, use, secure, store and share the personal information we obtain when you (“you” and/or “your”) access, visit or use CULTUREDUP (as defined in the Terms of Use). You must read this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use carefully before accessing, visiting or using any of CULTUREDUP Websites. By accessing, visiting or using CULTUREDUP, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. If you do not agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, you may not access, visit or use CULTUREDUP.

1. Information We Collect Automatically

We may automatically collect certain usage and analytic information (your “Usage Data”) to determine how you use CULTUREDUP, to determine what sites and services are the most popular, to deliver customized content and advertising to you and others, to enable us to improve and better design CULTUREDUP, to provide better technical support, and for various other reasons. This Usage Data may include, but may not be limited to, the pages you visit within CULTUREDUP Websites, the actions you take within CULTUREDUP, the frequency and duration of your use of CULTUREDUP Websites, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and operating system, your Internet service provider (ISP), and the web pages you visit before and after visiting CULTUREDUP Websites.

2. Information You Provide to Us

CULTUREDUP may request or may require certain specific information about you when you sign up to use a feature or service, subscribe to a mailing list, complete a survey, or order products or other information through CULTUREDUP Websites. Such information may include, but may not be limited to, your name, email address, username, age, gender, billing address, phone number, credit card number, and other information of a personally-identifying and/or financial nature (collectively, your “Personal Data”). CULTUREDUP may collect and use your Personal Data to provide you with services or products, to bill you for products or services, to properly credit and maintain your account, to communicate with you, to inform you of additional products and services, to provide better customer service to you, and to enrich your online experience. CULTUREDUP may also offer you an opportunity to be listed in a directory on one of CULTUREDUP -branded services; such listings are optional and you can edit or delete your listing information at your discretion.

CULTUREDUP uses cookies and other similar technologies (e.g., web tags, pixel tags, clear GIFs, and web beacons, etc.) (collectively, “cookies”) to personalize your experience on CULTUREDUP Websites. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer or mobile device which are uniquely assigned to individual users, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued such cookies. Some cookies are essential to your use and enjoyment of CULTUREDUP . Among the primary purposes of these essential cookies is to indicate to our web server that a particular user has returned to a specific page and to enable our web servers to “remember” such users from prior visits and any preferences such users may have previously established. Other cookies are used to help us conduct research and analysis about your use of CULTUREDUP . CULTUREDUP may also use advertising cookies to deliver ads to you that you may be more interested in.

CULTUREDUP ’s cookies do not collect personally identifiable information and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other Personal Data, so users remain anonymous.

CULTUREDUP may provide space on CULTUREDUP to third-party advertisers. Those authorized third-party advertisers may use targeting and advertising cookies to collect information about your use of CULTUREDUP so that they may deliver ads to you that may be more relevant to you. CULTUREDUP does not control these third-parties cookies, so please refer to the relevant third party’s website for more information on how those third-party cookies are used.

You have the ability and the right to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you may be able to modify your browser settings to decline cookies or you may purchase third-party programs that provide such functionality. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience certain features on CULTUREDUP .

4. Storage and Security of Your Personal Information and Personal Data

The information we collect from you may be stored and processed on servers in the United States and/or on servers in other countries around the world, and may be transferred between servers located in the United States and abroad. If you are using CULTUREDUP Websites from outside the United States, you grant us your consent to transfer and/or store your information on servers located in the United States or in any other country in which our facilities may be located and to use and disclose your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

We are committed to keeping the information we collect from you safe and secure, and we use commercially reasonable safeguards (such as SSL encryption) to secure your information. However, we cannot and do not guarantee the safety and security of the information we collect from you.

5. Information We Share with Third Parties

CULTUREDUP does not sell, rent or lease our customer lists or any of your Personal Data to third parties. Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose your Usage Data or any of your Personal Data to any un-affiliated third party without your permission.

CULTUREDUP may provide Usage Data, Personal Data and other information to our affiliates, partners and other third parties. However, such information will only be provided in the aggregate, and never about individual users personally.

The FADER may provide Usage Data, Personal Data and other information to trusted third-party service providers and partners who provide services to us (e.g., credit card processing, data storage and management, statistical analysis, etc.). All such third parties are prohibited from using such data and information except to provide such services to The FADER, and are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

CULTUREDUP may provide Usage Data and other information about you (absent any personally-identifying information) to third-party advertisers to enable such third-party advertisers to deliver advertisements that may be relevant to you. CULTUREDUP will never reveal your Personal Data to such third-party advertisers.

CULTUREDUP may also disclose your User Data, Personal Data and other information to third parties without notice to you if we determine that such disclosure is reasonably necessary (i) to comply with the law or legal process; (ii) to protect your safety, our safety, or the safety of others; (iii) to protect and defend the rights and property of CULTUREDUP, our affiliates and subsidiaries; (iv) to address fraud, technical or security issues; or (v) in connection with an actual or proposed corporate transaction involving all or some of our business or assets (e.g., a merger, sale, acquisition, or bankruptcy, etc.).

6. Public Information

If you choose to post any information on or to CULTUREDUP Websites that is meant to be publically available (e.g., comments to columns, posts to message boards, etc.), you are authorizing us to display and share such information to the general public, without any liability or notice to you.

7. Links to Third-Party Websites

If CULTUREDUP contains links to third-party websites, such links are provided to you as a convenience only, and we are not responsible or liable for the content provided by any such third-party website, or for your use of any third-party website, or for the privacy policies of any such third-party websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected by us through CULTUREDUP, and does not apply to any third-party websites.

8. Children’s Policy

CULTUREDUP does not knowingly collect, retain or use information from children under the age of thirteen (13), nor do we target CULTUREDUP Websites to children under thirteen (13). CULTUREDUP believes that children should obtain their parent(s)’ or guardian(s)’ consent and permission before giving out any personal or sensitive information whether over the Internet or otherwise. CULTUREDUP encourages parents and guardians to be engaged and proactive participants in their children’s experience in cyberspace and otherwise.

If we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of thirteen (13), we will promptly delete such information. If you believe that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of thirteen (13), please notify us immediately at info[at]culturedup[dot]com

9. Modifying and Deleting Your Personal Data

If you provide any Personal Data to us, you may modify or remove such Personal Data by logging into your account. If you wish to modify or remove any of your Personal Data, and are unable to do so, please contact us at info@culturedup. If we delete your Personal Data, or upon termination of the Terms of Use, your Personal Data may be inaccessible and/or permanently deleted, and we may not be able to restore your Personal Data. However, you understand and agree that your Personal Data may remain in caches, servers or back-up storage.

10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

CULTUREDUP may, in its sole discretion and without liability to you, update, modify or revise this Privacy Policy, without notice to you. You understand and agree that it is solely your responsibility to visit this page periodically to learn of changes and updates to this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of CULTUREDUP Websites following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy constitutes acceptance by you of such changes. In the event CULTUREDUP believes, in its sole discretion, that such changes materially change these policies, CULTUREDUP will provide notice of such changes prior to their implementation; such notice shall appear on CULTUREDUP Website’s homepage (www.culturedup.com).