Last Updated: March 31, 2020
Information you provide to us. Personal information you provide to us through the Service or otherwise includes:
Cookies and Other Information Collected by Automated Means We, our service providers, and our partners may automatically log information about you, your computer or mobile device, and activity occurring on or through the Service. The information that may be collected automatically includes your computer operating system type, browser type, IP address, and information about your use of and actions on the Service, such as pages or screens you viewed, how long you spent on a page or screen, access times, and length of access. Our service providers and business partners may collect this type of information over time and across third‐party websites and mobile applications.
On our webpages, this information is collected using cookies, browser web storage (also known as locally stored objects, or “LSOs”), web beacons, and similar technologies, and our emails may also contain web beacons.A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor’s computer or other Internet‐connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. Browser web storage or LSOs, are used for similar purposes as cookies. Browser web storage enables the storage of a larger amount of data than cookies. A “web beacon,” also known as a pixel tag or clear GIF, is typically used to demonstrate that a webpage was accessed or that certain content was viewed, typically to measure the success of our marketing campaigns or engagement with our emails and to compile statistics about usage of our websites.Web browsers may offer users of our websites the ability to disable receiving certain types of cookies; however, if cookies are disabled, some features or functionality of our websites may not function correctly.
To operate the Service. We use your personal information to:
For research and development. We analyze use of the Service to analyze and improve the Service and to develop new products and services, including by studying user demographics and use of the Service.
To send you marketing and promotional communications. We may send you CraveReads marketing communications as permitted by law. You will have the ability to opt‐out of our marketing and promotional communications as described in the “Opt out of marketing communications” section below.
For compliance, fraud prevention, and safety. We may use your personal information and disclose it to law enforcement, government authorities, and private parties as we believe necessary or appropriate to: (a) comply with applicable laws, lawful requests, and legal process; (b) protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and defending legal claims); (c) enforce the terms and conditions that govern the Service; and (d) protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity.
To manage our recruiting and process applications. We use personal information, such as information submitted to us in a job or volunteer application, to facilitate our recruitment activities, process applications, and monitor recruitment statistics.With your consent. In some cases, we may specifically ask for your consent to collect, use or share your personal information, such as when required by law.
To create anonymous, aggregated or de‐identified data. We may create anonymous, aggregated or deidentified data from your personal information and other individuals whose personal information we collect. We make personal information into anonymous, aggregated or de‐identified data by removing information that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We may use this anonymous, aggregated or de‐identified data and share it with third parties for our lawful business purposes, including to analyze and improve the Service and promote our business.
Partners. We may sometimes share your personal information with some partners. For example, we may share your contact information with a partner organization in connection with a joint conservation project.
Other users of the service and the public. We may provide functionality that enables you to disclose personal information to other users of the Service or the public. For instance, with your consent, we may post your testimonial on the Service along with your name. If you are a volunteer, we may share your name and contact information with other volunteers to facilitate coordination. We do not control how other users or third parties use any personal information that you make available to other users or the public.
Professional advisors. We may disclose your personal information to professional advisors, such as lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers, where necessary in the course of the professional services that they render to us.
For compliance, fraud prevention and safety. We may share your personal information for the compliance, fraud prevention and safety purposes described above.
Business transfers. We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of our business or assets, including your personal information, in connection with a business transaction (or potential business transaction) such as a corporate divestiture, merger, consolidation, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, or in the event of bankruptcy or dissolution.
In this section, we describe the rights and choices available to all users.
Access or Update Your Information. You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request to access or update your information.
Opt out of marketing communications. You may opt out of marketing‐related emails by following the opt‐out or unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email. You may continue to receive service-related and other non‐marketing emails.
Do Not Track. Some Internet browsers may be configured to send “Do Not Track” signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” or similar signals. To find out more about “Do Not Track,” please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com.
Choosing not to share your personal information. Where we are required by law to collect your personal information, or where we need your personal information in order to provide the Service to you, if you do not provide this information when requested (or you later ask to delete it), we may not be able to provide you with our services. We will tell you what information you must provide to receive the Service by designating it as required at the time of collection or through other appropriate means.
Testimonials. If you submitted a testimonial and would like CraveReads to remove it from the Service, please contact us at [email protected].
The Service may contain links to other websites, mobile applications, and online services operated by third parties. These links are not an endorsement of, or representation that we are affiliated with, any third party. In addition, our content may be included on web pages or in mobile applications or online services that are not associated with us. We do not control third party websites, mobile applications or online services, and we are not responsible for their actions. Other websites and services follow different rules regarding the collection, use and sharing of your personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of the other websites and mobile applications and online services you use.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We employ a number of organizational, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information we collect. However, security risk is inherent in all internet and information technologies and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
We are headquartered in the United States. Any information we obtain about you in connection with your use of the Service may be processed and stored in, and subject to the laws of, the United States or other countries. Privacy laws in the locations where we process and store your personal information may not be as protective as the privacy laws in your home country.
The Service is not directed to, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from, anyone under the age of 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that their child has provided us with information without their consent, please contact us. We will delete such information from our files as soon as reasonably practicable.
Please direct any questions or comments about this Policy or privacy practices to lega[email protected]. You may also write to us via standard mail at:
Ellington Marketing, LLC
Attn: Legal – Privacy
2508 Camden Road
Greensboro, NC 27403