We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect on the Site includes:
Derivative Data Data our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.
Social Networks User information from social networks such as Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter, including your name, username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture and other public data, if you choose to connect your social network account.
How We Use Your Information Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to:
- Compile anonymous statistical data for analysis
- Deliver targeted advertising, newsletters, and promotions regarding our website.
- Monitor and analyze website usage.
- Notify you of site content updates.
- Send a newsletter.
Required by Law If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Online Comments When you post comments, contributions or other content to the Site, your posts may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site in perpetuity.
Advertising We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
Third Party Use We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.