As used herein, the term “personal information” means information (including personally identifiable information) that would allow someone to specifically identify you or contact you physically or online (e.g., your name, physical address, telephone number, email address, social security number); and the term “non-personal information” means any information other than personal information that We may collect from you.
A SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT MINORS.
Each of our Sites is a general audience website intended for use by adults. None of our Sites are designed or intended to attract, and are not directed to, children under eighteen (18) years of age, let alone children under thirteen (13) years of age. We do not collect personal information through any Site from any person it actually knows to be under thirteen (13) years of age. If We obtain actual knowledge that We have collected personal information through a Site from a person under thirteen (13) years of age, then We will use reasonable efforts to refrain from further using such personal information or maintaining it in retrievable form.
Furthermore, if you are under eighteen (18) years of age, then you (or your parent or legal guardian) may at any time request that KAC remove content or information about you that is posted on a Site. Please submit any such request (“Request for Removal of Minor Information”) to firstname.lastname@example.org, with a subject line of “Removal of Minor Information.”
For each Request for Removal of Minor Information, please state “Removal of Minor Information” in the email or letter subject line, and clearly state the following in the body:
We are not responsible for failing to comply with any Request for Removal of Minor Information that is incomplete, incorrectly labeled or incorrectly sent.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE AFOREMENTIONED REMOVAL DOES NOT ENSURE COMPLETE OR COMPREHENSIVE REMOVAL OF SUCH CONTENT OR INFORMATION POSTED ON ANY OR ALL OF OUR SITES.
Also, please note that We are not required to erase or otherwise eliminate, or to enable erasure or elimination of, such content or information in certain circumstances, such as, for example, when an international, federal, state, or local law, rule or regulation requires Us to maintain the content or information; when the content or information is stored on or posted to a Site by a third-party other than you (including any content or information posted by you that was stored, republished or reposted by the third-party); when We anonymize the content or information, so that you cannot be individually identified; when you do not follow the aforementioned instructions for requesting the removal of the content or information; and when you have received compensation or other consideration for providing the content or information.
The foregoing is a description of Our voluntary practices concerning the collection of personal information through a Site from certain minors, and is not intended to be an admission that We are subject to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, the Federal Trade Commission’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule(s), or any similar international, federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations.
CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED.
We collect personal and non-personal information about you through each Site. The categories of such information might include:
HOW INFORMATION IS COLLECTED.
We collect personal and non-personal information from you when you visit, access, register with, subscribe to or use a Site; when you register for, subscribe to, order or purchase any products and/or services on, through or in relation to a Site; when you “sign in,” “log in,” or the like to a Site; when you allow a Site to access, upload, download, import or export content found on or through, or to otherwise interact with, your computer or mobile device (or any other device you may use to visit, access or use a Site) or online accounts with third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers or applications (e.g., your online social media accounts, your cloud drives and servers, your mobile device service provider); or whenever We ask you for such information, such as, for example, when you process a payment through a Site, or when you answer an online survey or questionnaire, enter a sweepstakes or contest or sign up for a newsletter.
In addition, if you or a third-party sends Us a comment, message or other communication (such as, by way of example only, email, letter, fax, phone call, or voice message) about you or your activities on or through a Site, then We may collect any personal or non-personal information provided therein or therewith.
Finally, We use various tracking, data aggregation and/or data analysis technologies, including, for example, the following:
Please be advised that if you choose to block, reject, disable, delete or change the management settings for any or all of the aforementioned technologies and/or other tracking, data aggregation and data analysis technologies, then certain areas of a Site might not function properly.
By visiting, accessing, registering with or using a Site, you acknowledge and agree in each instance that you are giving Us permission to monitor or otherwise track your activities on a Site, and that We may use the aforementioned technologies and/or other tracking, data aggregation and data analysis technologies
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED.
We may use the personal and/or non-personal information We collect from you through a Site in a variety of ways, such as, for example, to:
We reserve the right to use your personal and non-personal information when:
SHARING OF INFORMATION COLLECTED.
We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to share your personal information with the following on an as-needed basis (as determined by Us in our discretion): We attempt to minimize the amount of personal information We share or disclose to what, in our opinion, is directly relevant and necessary to accomplish the specific purpose.
WE DO NOT SELL, RENT OR OTHERWISE DISCLOSE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD-PARTIES FOR THEIR MARKETING AND ADVERTISING PURPOSES WITHOUT YOUR ADVANCE, INFORMED CONSENT.
We also reserve the right to share your personal information with third-parties in connection with or as a result of any potential or actual merger, acquisition or other event involving a change in ownership or control of KAC or its affiliated entities.
WE DO NOT LIMIT THE WAYS IN WHICH WE MIGHT USE OR SHARE NON-PERSONAL, ANONYMIZED AND/OR AGGREGATED INFORMATION – AND WE RESERVE THE UNENCUMBERED RIGHT, BUT NOT THE OBLIGATION, TO USE OR SHARE SUCH INFORMATION – BECAUSE SUCH INFORMATION DOES NOT IDENTIFY YOU.
You may choose to share certain information and/or follow other users on a Site. You may choose to share your contact information with other users or provide it publicly.
We will retain your personal information and non-personal information for as long as necessary to accomplish the specific purpose(s) for which it was collected, such as to provide the services you have requested, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes and enforcing our policies. We reserve the right to dispose of or delete any or all such personal information or non-personal information at any time (including prior to any specific retention timeframe we may communicate), except as set forth in any other agreement or document executed by both you and Us concerning the same or as required by law.
LINKED WEBSITES, APPLICATIONS AND NETWORKS.
A Site may link to other webpages maintained and operated by or for KAC through its affiliates (the “Affiliated Pages”), and KAC may collect your information through those Affiliated Pages.
In addition, you might have the opportunity to access a Site using your online user accounts with certain third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers or applications, which might be subject to separate privacy policies pertaining to those third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers or applications. We might also collect information from those third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers or applications (such as, for example, your name, gender, date of birth and personal interests, when you “like” or click links provided by or through those third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers, or applications and other information available through your online account or page with those third-party websites, networks, platforms, servers or applications).
Moreover, We might permit third-parties to use their own tracking, data aggregation and/or data analysis technologies like the ones described above (e.g., third-party cookies).
DATA PROTECTION; SECURITY.
We implement security measures to help protect the personal information We collect through the Site. For example, We encrypt the transmission of sensitive information through the Site by using secure socket layer (SSL) technology.
REGARDLESS OF THE FOREGOING, PLEASE OBSERVE THAT “PERFECT” OR “100%” SECURITY DOES NOT EXIST ON THE INTERNET. THEREFORE, YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF A SITE, AND YOUR OPENING OF ANY COMMUNICATIONS SENT THROUGH OR AS A FUNCTION OF A SITE, ARE DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK.
To help maintain the security of your personal information, We ask that you please notify it immediately of any unauthorized visit, access or use of a Site, or the loss or unauthorized use of your user access information for a Site (e.g., username or password).
RETENTION, REVIEW, AND CHANGE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED.
You may request at any time that KAC provide you with an opportunity to review and change your personal information collected through a Site, if any, or to no longer use your personal information to provide you with any products or services. Please submit any such request (“Request Concerning Personal Information”) to email@example.com, with a subject line of “Your Personal Information.”
For each Request Concerning Personal Information, please state “Your Personal Information” in the email or letter subject line, and clearly state the following in the body:
We are not responsible for any Request Concerning Personal Information that is incomplete, incorrectly labeled or incorrectly sent. You are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of your personal information, and for keeping your personal information current and correct.
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS.
If you are a resident of the State of California and We have an established business relationship with you, then, pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, you have the right to request the following at any time: (a) information from KAC free of charge regarding the manner in which We share certain personal information collected through a Site with third-parties who use such information for direct marketing purposes; and (b) the discontinuation (or opt-out) of Our sharing of such information with such third-parties. Please submit any such request (“California Privacy Rights Request”) to firstname.lastname@example.org, with a subject line of “Your California Privacy Rights.”
For each California Privacy Rights Request, please state “Your California Privacy Rights” in the email or letter subject line, and clearly state the following in the body:
We are not responsible for a California Privacy Rights Request that is incomplete, incorrectly labeled or incorrectly sent. You are solely responsible for the accuracy and content of your personal information, and for keeping your personal information current and correct.
Further, We do not respond to “do not track” (DNT) signals.
For any of the above purposes and in view of our global operations, you agree that We may transfer some or all of your personal information, your non-personal information and/or other data to countries outside your resident jurisdiction, and may process and/or store such information in the United States of America. You agree and recognize that countries outside of your jurisdiction may not have as comprehensive data protection laws as those existing in your resident jurisdiction. For more information please contact Us in the manner described in section 14 above.