DISTRICT2 PRIVACY STATEMENT
Last Modified on December 18, 2013
What Information Do We Collect About You and How Do We Use It?
Types of Information We Collect
Personal information means information that can be used to identify and contact you. Our Site may be browsed anonymously. If you do not browse anonymously, the Site may collect personal information from you including your email address, postal address, name, username, password, phone number, photograph, credit card information, billing and shipping information, and cookies.
We may collect personal information when you create an account on the Site; fill in a ‘contact us’ request to receive customer or technical support; subscribe to our newsletter; participate in Site feedback, questionnaires, surveys, or contests; log in through a third-party social media site; or purchase a product through the Site.
How We Use Your Personal Information
We may use your personally identifiable information for all legal purposes. For example, District2 may use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send you commercial or marketing messages including, without limitation, newsletters and email communications about our products or services. We will also use your email address to contact you regarding any customer or technical support issues.
If you purchase goods or services through the Website, District2 may need for you to provide certain financial information so that District2 may effect a payment transaction. As part of the payment system, District2 or third parties performing sales processing services on District2’s behalf, will collect, store and use non-public personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, credit card number, phone number, and your e-mail address. In addition, the payment system will also collect information regarding the actual bill payment transaction, including the date and amount paid. District2 will store and protect this information in the same manner that District2 stores and protects other personal information.
De-Personalizing Your Information
We may make your personal information non-personally identifiable by either combining it with information about other users (aggregating your personal information with information about other users), or by removing characteristics (such as your name or email address) that make the information personally identifiable. This process is known as de-personalizing your information. You grant us a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable and fully transferable right and license to use your personal information in connection with the creation and development of analytical and statistical analysis tools relating to the use of the customer data we collect on the Site (the “Analytical Data”). We are expressly authorized to make any commercial use of the Analytical Data, including without limitation, sharing the Analytical Data with third parties.
Cookies and other Technical Information
“Cookies” are small bits of electronic information that a website sends to a visitor’s browser and are stored on the visitor’s hard drive. Like many websites, we employ cookies in certain areas of the Site to allow us to provide information to make your online experience more convenient and to enhance your experience with the Site. For example, when you return to the Site after logging in, cookies provide information so that the Site will remember who you are on subsequent visits, speeding up or enhancing your experience of the Site. For example, cookies make it possible for the Site to remember your login name and password. Cookies are not spyware or adware, and can’t deliver viruses or run programs on your computer. A user may configure his or her web browsers to accept or reject or delete the cookies, or notify the user when a cookie is being set.
We may collect other technical information from users of the Site, including your access times.
We employ third party tracking utility software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. In short, clear gifs enable two websites to share information with one another. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers’ personally identifiable information.
A tracking pixel is a transparent graphic image (usually 1 pixel x 1 pixel) that is placed on a web page and allows for the collection of information regarding the use of the web page that contains the tracking pixel. District2 uses third party ad servers to support tracking pixels and cookies. [SM1]
“Do Not Track”
In compliance with California legislation, AB370, effective January 1, 2014, District2’s practices in responding to “do not track” signals and collecting user information over time and across a network of websites when you visit the Site are described below. We honor the request of “do not track” signals sent by your browser when you visit the Site. Additionally, District2 does not collect user information about your online activities over time and across different websites, or authorize third parties to do so.[SM2]
Social Media Features
Social Media Widgets
How We Will Share Your Personal Information With Third Parties
We will share the personal information we collect from you under the following circumstances:
Our Site uses Google Analytics and Yandex Metrica to help us learn about who visits our site and what pages are being viewed.
Additional Information You Should Know About Third Parties
Please be aware that we cannot control the activities of third parties to whom we provide data, and as such we cannot guarantee that they adhere to the same privacy and security procedures as District2.
You should be aware that, when you disclose information about yourself in your District2’s account, such as your username and profile photograph, that information is being made publicly available and may be collected and used by District2, its users, or other third parties. When you publicly disclose any information on your account, you do so at your own risk.
California Residents: Your California Privacy Rights
Under California law, our customers that are California residents may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. See the section above entitled “How We Will Share Your Personal Information With Third Parties” for more information. Furthermore, we give customers a mechanism to opt out of having their personal information disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident, you may opt out of having your personal information shared with third parties and/or receiving information from District2 (via email or postal mail) about new products, services, or promotions, by contacting us at email@example.com or District2, ATTN: California Privacy Request, 18560 Vanowen St. #9, Reseda, CA 91335. Please include your full name and email address associated with your account and a detailed description of your data request.
This Privacy Statement is governed by, and construed under, the laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of California, excluding its choice of law provisions.
If you are a resident of a country outside the European Union, you agree that, in the event any dispute or claim arises out of or relating to this Privacy Statement, you and District2 will attempt in good faith to negotiate a written resolution of the matter directly between the parties. You agree that if the matter remains unresolved for forty-five (45) days after notification (via certified mail or personal delivery) that a dispute exists, all parties shall join in mediation services in Los Angeles, California [S4] with a mutually agreed mediator in an attempt to resolve the dispute. Should you file any arbitration claims, or any administrative or legal actions without first having attempted to resolve the matter by mediation, then you agree that you will not be entitled to recover attorneys’ fees, even if you would otherwise be entitled to them.
Dispute Resolution for Residents of the European Union
If you are a resident of the European Union, in the event that you have any dispute or claim arising out of or relating to this Privacy Statement, you may report your claim to the European Union Data Protection Authorities located in your jurisdiction.
What Security Measures Do We Take To Safeguard Your Personal Information?
The personal information that you provide to us is stored on servers that are located in secured facilities and protected by protocols and procedures designed to ensure the security of such information. In addition, Company employees and agents who have access to your personal information are trained in the maintenance and security of that information. However, no server, computer or communications network or system, or data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect user information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or through the Site and you acknowledge and agree that you provide such information and engage in such transmissions at your own risk. Once we receive a transmission from you, we will endeavor to maintain its security on our systems.
Questions? Contact Us
If you have any questions about our privacy practices or this Privacy Statement, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail at:
District2, 18560 Vanowen St. #9, Reseda, CA 91335.