Effective Date: May 1, 2013
As used in this policy, “personal information” means information that would allow a party to identify you such as, for example, your name, address or location, telephone number or email address.
We may collect personal information at several places on the Websites, including without limitation:
License/Tool Selection. We use the personal information you provide to us as part of your selection of one of our licenses/tools to provide you the RDF, html, and the Uniform Resource Locator that correspond to the license/tool you selected. Your email address is expunged after this email has been successfully sent. If you apply for a Founder’s Copyright, we use and retain your personal information to provide you with the relevant agreement, to process your application and manage your Founder’s Copyright. We may use all of this information to maintain license usage data.
Emails and Newsletters. We use the personal information you provide to us when you send us emails or sign up to receive our newsletter or events listing in order to respond to your request — for example, to reply to your email or to send you communications about news and events related to Making Friends.
When you subscribe to our newsletter, events list or one of our email discussion lists, your name and email address is sent to and stored by Mailchimp.com (http://mailchimp.com/). Personal information submitted as part of our email discussion lists is used for the purpose of managing the discussion lists. Your name and email address will typically be visible to other list participants when you correspond on the list and to the general public in the discussion archives. All emails sent to the discussions list are publicly archived.
In general, it is not Making Friends’ practice to disclose personal information to third parties. We may share personal information in two instances:
First, Making Friends may share personal information with our contractors and service providers in order to maintain, enhance, or add to the functionality of the Websites or the OpenID service.
If Making Friends is required to provide a third party with your personal information (whether by subpoena or otherwise), then provided we have collected and retained an email address for you, Making Friends will use reasonable means to notify you promptly of that event, unless prohibited by law or MF is otherwise advised not to notify you on the advice of legal counsel.
The Websites are not directed at children under the age of 13. Consistent with the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without requiring parental consent. Our company prohibit anyone using our Websites from submitting any personally identifiable information about persons under 13 years of age. Any person who provides their personal information to MF through the Websites represents that they are 13 years of age or older.
The Websites are hosted in the United States. If you are accessing the Websites from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and other regions. By providing your personal data you consent to:
Effective Date: May 1, 2013