As the supplier of in-game advertising platform services, we may collect two basic types of information, personal information and anonymous information and we may use personal and anonymous information to create a third type of information aggregate information. Personal and anonymous information may be collected directly from our customers and prospective customers, including when our customers or prospective customers communicate with us through our website located at www.socialingot.com ("Website"). We define "personal information" as information that is unique to an individual and might include the following: name, mailing address, zip code, other contact information, email addresses, and telephone numbers. We may collect certain information (e.g., birth year and month or gender) actively from users within our Website and other information passively (e.g., ip address). We will update your information whenever we can to keep it current, accurate and complete.
Our Use of Your Information
If we do receive your personal information, we will only use it for the purposes described where it is collected or otherwise described in this Policy, and we will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of Social Ingot unless (1) you expressly authorize us to do so; (2) it is necessary to allow our service providers or agents to provide services for us, (3) it is necessary in order to provide our products or services to you (and contacting you when necessary), (4) subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing services on our behalf or to other entities with whom we have joint marketing agreements, (5) subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, it is necessary in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Social Ingot or the merger of Social Ingot into another entity or any consolidation, share exchange, combination, reorganization, or like transaction in which Social Ingot is not the survivor, (6) it is necessary in connection with other business purposes including, without limitation, customer care, service quality, business management and operation, risk assessment, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection, monitoring, research and analysis, marketing, customer purchasing preferences and trends, dispute resolution, credit checking and debt collection, or (7) otherwise as we are required or permitted by law.
If you are a California resident, you may ask us to refrain from sharing your personal information (whether collected online or offline) with third parties for their marketing purposes. Please tell us your preference by contacting us as indicated in the "How to Contact Us" section of this Policy below.
If you do not agree to Our Use of Your Information above, you cannot use our Website or services. Your continued use of our Website or services constitutes your acceptance of this Policy.
Direct Marketing Material
Subject to applicable contractual or legal restrictions, we (or our partners) may from time to time contact you with information on offers of goods and services, brochures, new products and forthcoming events. Our Website will assume you agree to electronic communications when you make a purchase or request services online. If you do not wish to receive such information or would like to change your preference, please refer to .Your Rights. below.
We appreciate your questions and comments about Social Ingot and its services. Please see the "How to Contact Us" section of this Policy for instructions on how to send your questions and comments to us. We will share your messages with those within our organization who are most capable of addressing the issues contained in your message. We will keep a copy of your message until we have had an opportunity to address your concerns. We may archive your message for a certain period of time or discard it once it is no longer needed.
You have the right to ask in writing not to receive direct marketing material from us and our partners. You can notify us by indicating as such in the "How to Contact Us" section of this Policy or refer to our literature (including the email sent to you by us) containing unsubscribe instructions. Once properly notified by you, we will take steps to stop using your information in this way. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request. If you request to stop receiving direct marketing, any accounts you may have with Social Ingot may be terminated without further notice, and you will not be able to access services provided on or through the Website.
Use of Tools, "Cookies" and Links to Other Websites
In addition to the information we collect from cookies, we may also obtain information which you provide to us online - for example, when you sign up for periodic updates or when you access services, or otherwise when you communicate with us. In some cases, we retain both the cookie information and/or the information you provide to us online - for example, to complete a transaction you requested or to keep historical records of your past transactions. In other cases, we only retain the cookie and/or online information you give us if you request us to do so for your use in subsequent sessions.
An Internet Protocol ("IP") address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our Website, we may view the IP address (which may indicate the city, domain address and service provider) of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what regions of the world our Website visitors are originating from. We also may use this information to enhance our Website.
Certain pages on our Website contain "web beacons" (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third party.
We are committed to preserving online privacy for all of the visitors to our Website, including children. Our Website is a general audience website, and we do not knowingly collect information about children or provide services to children. Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. The Social Ingot Website is not designed to attract anyone under the age of 18.
To ensure that we carry out your instructions accurately, improve our products and services and for security, we may monitor and/or record: (1) telephone calls; (2) activities using CCTV in and around our premises; and (3) transactions and activities on our Website. Recordings are and shall remain our sole property.
We have taken reasonable steps and have in place appropriate security measures to protect your personal information, including keeping your financial information private and safe. You acknowledge, however, that no transmission of data over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, despite our efforts. Thus, while we will use commercially reasonable means possible to ensure the security of information you transmit to us, we cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by third parties.
Visiting Our Website from Outside of the United States
If you are visiting our Website or accessing our services from outside of the United States or otherwise contacting us from outside of the United States, please be aware that your personal information may be transferred to, stored or processed in the United States, where our servers are located and our central database is operated. The data protection and other laws of the United States and other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country, but please be assured that we take steps to protect your privacy. By using our services, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this Policy.
Links to Other Websites
For your convenience, we may provide links to other websites and web pages that we do not control. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any websites or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these websites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages.
We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information. This Policy applies solely to information collected through Social Ingot. Social Ingot does not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of third-party Websites including all framed sites. Moreover, Social Ingot disclaims all responsibility for the subsequent use of an email address or any other personally identifiable information you have provided to an Affiliate Store.
Furthermore, each Affiliate Store maintains its own privacy statement, and we encourage you to read these individual policies. We can neither enforce nor monitor the privacy policies of Affiliate Stores.
Social Ingot users should be aware that content presented to them through their use of Social Ingot may include but is not limited to targeted advertisements and other sponsored content. This content displayed as a result of Social Ingot, may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by the sponsors or advertisers who provide that content to or for the use of Social Ingot (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by the licensor or the owners of that content, in a separate agreement.
Changes to this Policy
We may change this Policy at any time and from time to time. Any changes to this Policy will be posted on our Website. The most recent version of the Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Policy. We encourage users to check back from time to time, as your continued use shall be deemed to be your acceptance of the modified terms. This Policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.
How To Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Policy or would like to learn more about how we protect privacy, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or at:
Social Growth Technologies, Inc (d/b/a Social Ingot), 9250 Bendix Road, Columbia, MD 21045 or by fax at 410-313-7515.