What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
How Information is Collected
We collect information both actively and passively. For example, we will collect information about you that you voluntarily provide while using our Services. In addition to the information provided directly by you, we (and third parties that offer features through the Services) may collect non-PII through the use of “cookies,” “web beacons,” “Flash cookies” or by other electronic means.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Information we collect
We may collect two general types of information when you use our Services or interact with us:
Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”), which may include your first and last name, home or other physical address, telephone number, email address, user id, other identifiers that permit physical or online contact with you, or any information about you collected online and maintained in personally identifiable form in combination with any of the preceding categories. You also may view or engage with our Services through third-party social networking sites or social media plug-ins and applications. When you engage with our Services and its content through such third-party sites, plug-ins or applications, we may have access to certain information from your social media profile, such as your name, photo, gender, birthday, location, videos, your list of friends, etc. This information is included in the definition of PII.
Non-personally identifiable information (“non-PII”) such as, the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, the web pages you have visited sites visited before and after you use our Services, the type of handheld or mobile device used to access the Services or other device-specific information.
Information Disclosed to Vendors, Partners, Service Providers, and Others for Business Purposes: We contract with vendors to provide services related to the Services and may share PII with such vendors in order to provide products or services to you or to help maintain the Services. We also may share non-PII with our partners, service providers and other persons with whom we conduct business. We will only share your PII in accordance with applicable law.
In the event that Company is considering a sale of its business, in its entirety or a component thereof, or substantially all of its assets are acquired, or a portion thereof, Upside Makers may be one of the transferred assets, and may, therefore, be used by a third-party acquirer in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Such use by a third party may include a review of Upside Makers, using such Upside Makersto contact you either before or after such a transfer or sale, use or transfer before or after such a transfer or sale, or for other purposes.
We take commercially reasonable steps to secure your information, we do not promise, and you should not expect, that your PII, searches or other communications always will remain secure. In the event of a breach of the confidentiality or security of your PII, we will notify you if reasonably possible and as reasonably necessary so that you can take appropriate protective steps. We may notify you under such circumstances using the e-mail address(es) we have on record for you. You should also take care with how you handle and disclose your PII.
Newsletter and Advertisements
Unless you tell us that you do not want to receive these offers and subject to applicable law, the Company or those companies that we have a commercial relationship with, may occasionally send advertisements, marketing material or other offers that we think might be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive these advertisements, marketing material or other offers, please contact us using the contact information found at the end of this Privacy Statement. Where required by law, we will seek your consent prior to sending you any marketing materials. To the extent allowed by law, the provision of your email and phone number to us constitutes your prior express written consent, and electronic signature, authorizing us to contact you at that email address and phone number, including through the possible use of an automatic telephone dialing system or artificial or prerecorded voice, live calls and text messages, for both promotional and informational reasons. You agree that this consent may be assigned by us to third parties and affiliates. You are not required to provide such consent in order to make a purchase as you can always contact us directly to arrange an alternate purchase method. By providing your telephone number to us, you certify that this is your own number that you own, and not a line owned or used by another and that you will immediately notify us if your number changes or is reassigned. You agree to indemnify us if this is not the case and if the future owner or user of the number makes a claim against us for contact at that number. You may opt-out of such contact at any time and through any of the reasonable methods outlined herein. A copy of our internal, written No-Not-Call Policy will be provided upon request.
Changes to this Statement
We may change this Statement at any time by posting revisions to the Statement on our Services including, without limitation, this site. Therefore, you should review the Statement from time to time. If you do not accept all of the terms, conditions and notices set forth in the Privacy Statement, you must discontinue using the Services, which includes exiting this site, immediately. The most current version of the Statement may be reviewed by clicking on the “Privacy Statement” link located at the bottom of our site.