Effective: October 13, 2016
Remember, maintaining data privacy and security is a shared responsibility. Information you upload to the Service may be viewed, used and copied by certain other users, as described in detail below. It is your responsibility to know what information you disclose through the Site or Service, and any other legal or organizational obligations you may have with regard to that information. Please read this policy carefully to understand how your information is shared and other choices you have regarding your information.
DATA WE COLLECT & HOW WE USE IT
We typically collect and use your data in the following ways:
When you join as a guest user. When you use our Service as a guest user, we may collect your email address and user name. As discussed in detail below, some of your registration information may be visible to other users.
When you register with our Service. When you register for a permanent account on our Service, we may collect your name, employer or enterprise account holder, and email address and ask you to create a password. You may also provide, if you choose, additional contact information, or other information available to you. This information may be visible to other users, depending on your account settings.
When you access our Site or Service. When you access our Site or use our Service, we may collect your IP address, operating system information, web browser and version number, ISP or wireless internet provider, and other information about your connection to the internet. We may also collect aggregated user data regarding your use of the Site or Service, such as the number of visitors, and other frequency and patterns of use, tag usage, and usage trends (“Aggregated Data”). We may collect this type of information to analyze overall trends to help us improve the Site and Service, help us understand usage, and to track aggregate data about our user base.
HOW WE SHARE USER DATA
We will share your Personal Data and User Content with other users only in accordance with the applicable account preferences set by you when you use the Site or Service, or as otherwise set forth below.
Information shared with your employer/enterprise. If you are an enterprise user, certain User Content or Personal Data may also be shared with your enterprise and/or users in your enterprise, regardless of your choices. For example, your enterprise and its enterprise users may have the ability to view your account usage, monitor the content you upload to the Service, and access or monitor your account and associated Personal Data.
Information shared with other users. The Service allows you to post, upload and share User Content with other users. In addition, certain Personal Data, such as your name, job title, company name, and/or email may be visible to other users during your use of the Service or in materials created through or by the Service. As described below, you may choose to make anonymous comments and posts, in which case your Personal Data may be obscured. Please be aware that any User Content you upload and share through the Service may contain confidential information or Personal Data. When you upload User Content, you consent to the disclosure of such information to the class of users you choose, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to do so.
Legal disclosures. We may release your Personal Data or User Content or other information you have posted or provided through the Site or Service when necessary or appropriate to comply with the law; cooperate with law enforcement activities; respond to lawful requests; protect the rights of ThinkTank, other ThinkTank users or enterprises, and third parties; or to enforce our Terms of Service. However, in doing so, we may: (i) dispute demands for release to the extent we believe, in our sole discretion, they are unwarranted, illegitimate or overbroad; and (ii) when appropriate and allowed, we will notify you of any requests for release.
It is possible for you to visit our Site without providing Personal Data, but you may not be able to access certain features and content. In some cases, you may be able to post User Content without disclosing your identity, however, please note that your participation on the Service will still be identifiable, even if your User Content is submitted anonymously. We strive to respect your choices with regard to sharing of User Data with other users, however, we cannot guarantee that all Personal Data you share will remain anonymous. Note that we or certain administrators may be able to determine which users make comments or post certain User Content, and we reserve the right to disclose any personal information we have linked to content that we believe, in our sole discretion, violates this Policy or our Terms.
You may opt out of receiving promotional or marketing communications from us. To do so, simply unsubscribe from the email newsletters or similar communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the email.
CORRECTING AND UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
You will have the ability to update or change your Personal Data, and in some cases you may be able to modify User Content, depending on the settings of the administrator. In some cases, we may retain copies of the original information, to the extent required by law, to protect ThinkTank’s rights, or if it is not reasonably feasible to remove it. To update your user profile or delete Personal Data and User Content, please login to your account and visit your account settings page.
We have implemented reasonable security measures to safeguard the Personal Data you provide us. However, please keep in mind that we cannot be liable for the actions of third parties to whom we may transfer your Personal Data in accordance with this Policy, or third parties to whom you directly provide your Personal Data. Furthermore, please remember that “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet, and accordingly we cannot provide any guarantee that your Personal Data or any other information you provide us will remain secure.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS OF USER DATA
US-SwiSS Safe Harbor and privacy Shield
We comply with the U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework and the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. These US Department of Commerce and European Commission frameworks relate to the collection, use and retention of personal data collected from users in the European Union. We adhere to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access and enforcement, as well as the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield FAQs available at https://www.privacyshield.gov/article?id=Privacy-Policy-FAQs-1-6. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov. Our EU and U.S. based third party processors are also held compliant to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over ThinkTank’s compliance with the Privacy Shield.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By providing us with any Personal Data you expressly and unconditionally release and hold harmless ThinkTank, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies and their respective shareholders, owners, members, directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the “Releases”) from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use and/or misuse of your collected Personal Data. In addition, we cannot be held liable for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the use and/or misuse of your Personal Data by any third parties who receive your Personal Data. We make no representations or warranty regarding any third party’s use, collection or disclosure of your Personal Data.
ThinkTank, 1433 17th St. Suite 200, Denver, CO, 80202, attn: Legal, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any questions or concerns about our privacy practices should be sent to ThinkTank at the address or email above. If any complaints cannot be resolved between you and ThinkTank, we have agreed to participate in the dispute resolution procedures of JAMS, pursuant to EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Principles. EU or Switzerland residents with unresolved complaints may refer them to JAMS as described at https://www.jamsadr.com/file-an-eu-us-privacy-shield-or-safe-harbor-claim/.
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