Last Updated: October 24th 2022
1.1. Purpose of Policy
1.2. What Does This Policy Apply To?
This Policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our Website and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. The Policy also applies to all services that we offer, including via e-mail or text message inquiries or other services that we offer through our Website (the “Services”).
This Policy is only applicable to the Website, and not to any other website(s) that you may be able to access from the Website, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Policy.
Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this Policy. This Policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates. Your use of our Website or Services and any dispute over privacy, is subject to this Policy and our Terms & Conditions. The Terms & Conditions are incorporated by reference into this Policy.
1.2. Notice Concerning Children
While our Website is a general audience site, the Website is not intended for children under the the age of 13 and we do not direct any of our content specifically at children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information (as defined below) from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or through any of its features, register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features on the Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information (as defined below) from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.
California residents under 16 years of age may have additional rights regarding the collection and sale of their Personal Information (as defined below). Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information.
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION PRACTICES
2.1. What Basic Information Do We Collect?
In operating the Website, we may include registrations, online surveys, and other online forms that ask users to provide their names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and other contact information, date of birth, bank information of Ambassadors, credit card information for purchases, as well as other user profile information, including without limitation, gender, education, occupation and images and videos you submit.
We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device (“Personal information”). In particular, we have collected the following categories of Personal Information from consumers within the last twelve (12) months:
Personal information does not include:
· Publicly available information from government records;
· De-identified or aggregated consumer information; and
· Information excluded from the CCPA's scope, such as:
o health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data; and
o personal information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver's Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
2.2. What Additional Information Do We Collect?
(a) Automatic Collection. Our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). No personal information about you is revealed in this process. However, if you log into the Website, then we may automatically collect Personal Information about you. The Website may also gather anonymous “traffic data” that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.
(b) Cookies. From time to time, we may use the standard “cookies” feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Website. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our Website other than cookies. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our Website may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.
2.3. How we collect your Information?
If you are a Darling Society customer or Host, your personal data may be provided to us by the Darling Society Ambassador who took your order or who organized or attended a Darling Society event that you hosted or attended.
We may collect personal data provided to us by your Darling Society Ambassador or Host. This information may have been gathered by importing the Ambassadors or Host’s personal email contacts list. We may also collected information that you text to us. This information will be stored in a safe and secure manner and only used for the sole purpose of contacting you about Darling Society events, promotions, and reminders.
3. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION
3.1. What Do We Do With Collected Information?
(a) Personal Information. We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or to comply with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity or to follow up with transactions initiated on the Website. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to the Website, to send you additional information about Darling Society, or to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you. If you are an Ambassador and give your permission during the account registration process, we may share your contact information on the Website. We don’t give information to any partners or for any promotions. If you choose to post information on the Website in a public forum, your name, location and comment (all as entered by you) will be displayed to all users of the Website to facilitate interaction among users. General users’ email addresses are never revealed to other users; provided, however, Ambassadors have the option of revealing their email address and phone number on the Website.
(b) Anonymous Information. We use anonymous information to analyze our Website traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
(d) Disclosure of Personal Information. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Darling Society or its affiliates, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Darling Society or the users of the Website, or (iii) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Website.
(e) Sale of Assets. In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through the Website. If Darling Society or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
(f) Access to Information / Opting-Out. If you have opted to receive email from us, you may unsubscribe at any time by using the opt-out option at the bottom of the email.
The Website has security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.
5. SITE AREAS BEYOND OUR CONTROL
5.1. Public Forums
The Website includes interactive forums for the exchange of information, ideas and opinions. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose personal information.
5.2. Third Party Websites
The Web Site may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
6. CONSUMER’S RIGHTS UNDER THE CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT (“CCPA”)
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your Personal Information. California Privacy laws require that we provide California residents information about how we use their personal information, whether collected online or offline, and this section (along with the rest of the Policy) is intended to satisfy that requirement.
6.1. Right to Know
You have the right to know and see what data we have collected about you over the past 12 months, including:
· The categories of Personal Information we have collected about you;
· The categories of sources from which the Personal Information is collected;
· The business or commercial purpose for collecting your Personal Information;
· The categories of third parties with whom we have shared your Personal Information; and
· The specific pieces of Personal Information we have collected about you.
In order to request that we provide you this Personal Information, please see Section 6.3 below.
6.2 Right to Delete
You have the right to request that we delete the Personal Information we have collected from you (and direct our service providers to do the same). There are a number of exceptions, however, that include, but are not limited to, when the information is necessary for us or a third party to do any of the following:
· Complete your transaction;
· Provide you a good or service;
· Perform a contract between us and you;
· Protect your security and prosecute those responsible for breaching it;
· Fix our system in the case of a bug;
· Protect the free speech rights of you or other users;
· Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 et seq.);
· Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the public interests that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws;
· Comply with a legal obligation; or
· Make other internal and lawful uses of the information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.
In order to request that we delete this Personal Information, please see Section 6.3 below.
6.3. How to Make a CCPA Request
If you would like to make a request like the ones detailed in Sections 6.1 and 6.2 above, you can do so by: (1) calling the following toll-free phone number: (888) 880-4743 or (2) emailing us at email@example.com
6.4. Opting-Out to the Sale of Personal Information
The CCPA gives residents of the state of California the right to prevent businesses from selling their Personal Information. We do not sell your Personal Information unless such sale is in connection with the sale of us or of all of our assets. However, if you would like to record your preference that we do not sell your data in the future, please email us at privacy@Darling Societyexperience.com. We do not sell personal information about California residents who we know are younger than 16.
6.5. Non-Discrimination; Disclosure of Incentives
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your CCPA rights. Unless permitted by the CCPA, we will not:
· Deny you goods or services;
· Charge you different prices or rates for goods or services, including through granting discounts or other benefits, or imposing penalties;
· Provide you a different level or quality of goods or services; or
· Suggest that you may receive a different price or rate for goods or services or a different level or quality of goods and services.
If businesses offer any financial incentives for the collection, sale or deletion of California residents’ Personal Information, California residents have the right to be notified of any financial incentive offer and their material terms, the right not be be included in such offers without prior informed opt-in consent, and the right to be able to opt-out of such offers at any time. Businesses may not offer unjust, unreasonable, coercive or usurious financial incentives. We do not offer any financial incentives at this time.
7. CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES
7.1. Contacting Us
If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to the Website, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database, please feel contact us at the following email address: info@Darling Societyexperience.com.
7.2. Updates and Changes
We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Website and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Website. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.