Effective Date: November 1st, 2017
We collect information about you directly from you, from third parties, and automatically through your use of our Services. We may combine information collected from or about you from these various sources.
Information We Collect Directly From You. We collect information about you directly from you. For example, if you create an account with us, we will collect your first name, email address, birth year, zip code or location, password, content preferences, and SUJO handle. We will also collect any other information that you provide to us through our Services. For example, we may collect your full name, phone number, biography, gender, and interests , if you provide us with such information through our Services.
Information We Collect About You from Third Parties. We also collect information about you from third parties. For example, if you log into our Services using a third-party platform (e.g., Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter), then we may collect the following information:
Facebook. If you log into our Services using Facebook, you must enter your Facebook email address and password. We will ask that you grant us permission to access and collect your email address and public profile information. If you allow us to have access to this information, then we will have access to this information even if you have chosen not to make that information public.
LinkedIn. If you log into our Services using LinkedIn, you must enter your LinkedIn email address and password. By logging in through LinkedIn, you are granting us access to your LinkedIn profile information, which may include your name, location, email, birthday, and any demographic data.
Twitter. If you log into our Site or Services using Twitter, you must enter your Twitter email address or username and password. By logging in through Twitter, you are granting us access to your Twitter profile information, which may include your name, location, email, birthday, and any demographic data.
User Content and SNiPs. We collect information about your viewing and answering of “SNiPs – Social News Posts”, how you personalize your feed, and the content you share or interact with on the Services.
Other Information We Collect Automatically Through Our Services. We automatically collect information about you through your use of our Services, including, without limitation your IP address, location, browser type, device type, domain name, the website that led you to our Services, the website to which you go after leaving our Services, the dates and times you access our Services, and the links you click and your other activities within the Services. If you authorize use to collect your geolocation information, we will do this while our App is running on your device. You can disable our access to your location services by changing the location settings on your device. Doing so, however, may limit your ability to use certain features of our Services (e.g., including your location when making posts on SUJO.) Please see our Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms section below for more information. We may combine information we collect automatically with information we collect directly from or from third parties.
We may use your information, including personal information and Content, for the following purposes:
Providing and Improving Our Services. To provide and maintain our Services; to improve our Services; to develop new features, products, or services; to authenticate users; to perform technical operations, such as updating software; to validate our users and ensure their qualifications to use our Services; and for other customer service and support purposes.
Marketing and Communications. To communicate with you about your account and use of our Services, including to send you product updates; to respond to your inquiries; to provide you with news and newsletters, special offers, promotions, and other information we think may interest you; and for other informational, marketing, or promotional purposes. Our communications with you may include communications via email or text message (SMS). SMS / Text messages will only be used with your explicit consent. Please see our section regarding Your Choices for more information about how to change your communications preferences.
Personalizing Content. We may use the information we collect about you to personalize the information and content we display to you, including marketing, promotional and sponsored content and advertising within the Services.
Research and Analytics. To analyze how you interact with our Services; to monitor and analyze usage and activity trends; and for other research, analytical, and statistical purposes.
Legal Compliance. To comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including as part of a judicial proceeding; to respond to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other legal process; or as part of an investigation or request, whether formal or informal, from law enforcement or a governmental authority.
We may disclose your information, including personal information or Content, as described to you at the time of collection or disclosure or as follows:
SUJO Users. Your username, uploaded picture, self-declared location, and user profile information, as well as any content you post, as well as reactions you share within the Services are publicly available.
Service Providers. We may disclose your information to our vendors, service providers, agents, or others who perform functions on our behalf. For example, we may disclose your information to third-party service providers to process payments on our behalf.
Other Unaffiliated Third Parties. We may disclose your information to third parties, including so that those third parties may send marketing information to you. However, this does not include emails or phone numbers without your explicit consent.
Business Transfers. We may disclose your information to another entity in connection with, including during negotiations of, an acquisition or merger, sale or transfer of a business unit or assets, bankruptcy proceeding, or as part of any other similar business transfer.
Legal Compliance. We may disclose your information to comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including as part of a judicial proceeding; in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other legal process; or as part of an investigation or request, whether formal or informal, from law enforcement or a government official. Aggregate and De-Identified Information. We may disclose aggregate, anonymous, or de-identified information about users for marketing, advertising, research, compliance, or other purposes.
Cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Services, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process or to allow us to track your activities while using our Services. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Visitors to our Services who disable cookies will be able to browse certain areas of the Services, but some features may not function (e.g., you may not be able to stay logged into your account).
Clear GIFs, pixel tags and other technologies. Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer’s hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may use clear GIFs (also referred to as web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags), in connection with our Services to, among other things, track the activities users of our Services, help us manage content, and compile statistics about usage of our Services. We and our third party service providers also use clear GIFs in HTML emails to our customers, to help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, and track whether our emails are forwarded.
Our Services do not respond to Do Not Track signals. For more information about Do Not Track signals, please click here. You may, however, disable certain tracking as discussed in the Cookies and Other Tracking Mechanisms section above (e.g., by disabling cookies). You also may opt-out of targeted advertising by following the instructions in the Interest-Based Advertising section below.
Users in the United States may opt out of many third-party ad networks through the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) Consumer Choice Page, and through the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) Consumer Opt-Out Page.. Opting out from one or more companies listed on the DAA Consumer Choice Page or the NAI Consumer Opt-Out Page will opt you out from those companies’ delivery of interest-based content or ads to you, but it does not mean you will no longer receive any advertising through our Site or on other websites. You may continue to receive advertisements, for example, based on the particular website that you are viewing (i.e., contextually based ads). Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you opt out on the DAA or NAI websites, your opt out may not be effective. For additional information about opting out of interest-based ads what this means for how your information is used by DAA and NAI members, go to www.aboutads.info (DAA) or www.networkadvertising.org (NAI).
We have taken steps to help protect the personal information we collect. However, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your device and account by, among other things, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.
Accessing, Modifying, or Deleting Your Personal Information. You may access, modify, or delete the personal information that you have provided to us by logging into your account settings or emailing us at
firstname.lastname@example.org with what you would like updated. Please note that we may retain certain information about you as required by law or as permitted by law for legitimate business purposes. For example, if you request that we delete your information but we believe that you have violated our Terms and Conditions we may retain information about you in order to attempt to resolve the issue before deleting it.
Opting out of Marketing Emails. We may send periodic promotional emails to you. You may opt out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to ten (10) business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you emails about your account or any Services you have requested or received from us.
Updating Your Text Messaging Preferences. You may also opt out of receiving SMS messages by updating your contact preferences in your OdeonHub profile or emailing us at email@example.com
If you are a California resident then under Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.83 you may request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, information about the personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us at the contact information provided below. In your request, please attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for your response.
Our Services are not targeted to children under thirteen (13) years of age and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will promptly delete such personal information from our systems.