Last Updated: October 26, 2016
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information we obtain through the Service (as defined below). We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.DEFINITIONS
“Personal Information” means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.THE SERVICE COLLECTS YOUR INFORMATION
We collect Personal Information when you:
- request membership in the Service;
- fill out a membership application;
- use the Service and linked third party products and services; and
- communicate with us.
We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use the Service.
Personal Information Collection. In order to become a Member, you must fill out an application. In order to request an application, you must provide Personal Information such as your name, e-mail address, website, company affiliation and Facebook page. We will collect further information (including Personal Information) in your membership application, such as additional e-mail addresses, your title, business objectives and interests.
Once you have been accepted as a Member, the Service will link to your designated Facebook page and we will collect information including Personal Information from such social media website and we reserve the right to collect information from any other linked third party services.
Using the Service. We collect information you post through the Service. For example, when you interact with other Users by submitting Your Content, the Service will collect the information you provide in such submissions, including any Personal Information.
Making Payments. When you make payments through the Service, you may need to provide Personal Information to our third-party service providers, such as your credit card number.
Customer Support. We may collect Personal Information through your communications with our customer-support team.
Cookies, Automatic Data Collection, and Related Technologies. The Service collects and stores information that is generated automatically as you use it, including how it is used, your preferences and anonymous usage statistics.
When you visit the Service, we and our third-party service providers receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, and from cookies and similar technology. Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Service may not work properly.
By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Service.HOW OCTANE USES YOUR INFORMATION
We use Personal Information to
- facilitate and improve our services; and
- communicate with you.
We may use aggregate and anonymized information for any purpose.
Internal and Service-Related Usage. We use information, including Personal Information, for internal and purposes related to the Service only and may provide it to third parties to allow us to facilitate the Service. We may use and retain any data we collect to provide and improve our services.
Communications. We may send email to the email address you provide to us to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, or system maintenance.
Marketing. We may use information, including Personal Information to facilitate transmittal of information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you.
Aggregate Data. We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through the Service and use it for any purpose.OCTANE MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your information:
- with our third-party service providers;
- to comply with legal obligations;
- to protect and defend our rights and property; and
- with your permission.
We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.
We Use Vendors and Service Providers. We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of the Service.Displaying to Other Users. The content you post to the Service may be displayed on the Service. Other users of the Service may be able to see some information about you, such as any information in Your Content. We are not responsible for privacy practices of the other users who will view and use the posted information.
Social Networking and Other Websites. The Service may allow you to share information, including Personal Information, with other websites, such as Facebook. Their use of the information will be governed by their terms of service and/or privacy policies, and you may be able to modify your privacy settings on their websites.
Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission. We may allow access to other data collected by the Service to enable the delivery of online advertising on this website, or otherwise facilitate transmittal of information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you.
As Required By Law and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information, other account information, and content if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; respond to your requests; or protect your, our or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information.
Permission. We may disclose your Personal Information with your permission.SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
By using the Service or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Service. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Service or sending an email to you.CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13 and we do not want it. We will take steps to delete such information if we learn we have collected it.
We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use Personal Information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, you may alert us at [email protected]. If we learn that we have collected any Personal Information from children under 13, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.INTERNATIONAL USERS
By using the Service, you will transfer data to the United States.
You also acknowledge and understand that, with respect to any dispute with the Released Parties arising out of or relating to your use of the Service or the Agreement:
- YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR RIGHT TO HAVE A TRIAL BY JURY;
- YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR RIGHT TO SERVE AS A REPRESENTATIVE, AS A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL, OR IN ANY OTHER REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY, OR TO PARTICIPATE AS A MEMBER OF A CLASS OF CLAIMANTS, IN ANY LAWSUIT INVOLVING ANY SUCH DISPUTE; AND
- YOU MUST FILE ANY CLAIM WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER SUCH CLAIM AROSE OR IT IS FOREVER BARRED.