Effective Date: June 26, 2017
In general, you can visit our Website without revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself to us. We do not collect, or require individuals to transmit, any personally identifiable financial information (as defined under Federal Regulation P (12 C.F.R. § 1016.3(q)), social security numbers (SSNs), or driver’s license numbers through our Website. We also do not automatically collect any personally identifiable information about you through our Website.
Our Website automatically collects non-personally identifiable information about our Website users through our server logs, cookies, web beacons, and analytics tools, including:
The technical information we automatically collect does not enable us to personally identify you and is used to better understand our Website traffic, analyze the interests of our Website users, improve our Website and diagnose technical errors, and for business or marketing purposes. The only personally identifiable information we collect is information you choose to provide us through voluntary forms and features on our Website.
Our Website may also use web beacons or pixel tags and other similar technologies, which are not placed on your computer but instead are embedded on certain pages of our Website or in emails. When you visit a page or read an email with a pixel tag, web beacon, or other similar technology, a generic notice of your interaction is generated. You cannot decline web beacons; however, setting your browser to decline cookies or to prompt you for a response may keep web beacons from tracking your activity.
You can manage cookie preferences and opt out of having cookies and other similar collection technologies used by adjusting the settings on your web browser. If you do not want cookies stored on your computer, you can change the settings on your browser to notify you when a cookie is about to be saved or block cookies entirely. How to access these settings, which settings are available, and how to turn on these settings varies by browser type and we encourage you to further investigate your browser’s privacy settings if you wish to opt out or adjust these settings in any way. If you choose to decline or block cookies, you may not be able to fully utilize all of the interactive features of the Website.
We do not collect, or require individuals to transmit, any personally identifiable financial information (as defined under Federal Regulation P), social security numbers (SSNs), or driver’s license numbers in connection with your use of this Website. We do not collect personally identifiable information through our Website unless you affirmatively and voluntarily provide this information to us through our Website features. For example, you may provide us personally identifiable information by completing contact forms, registering for or updating an account, or taking advantage of other voluntary services and features available through the Website. If you use certain Website features, we may ask for personally identifiable information about you, including, but not limited to:
We will use the personally identifiable information that you provide to us in any way that is legally permissible, including, without limitation, to provide services requested by you, to contact you regarding products and services, to conduct research and surveys, and to otherwise enhance your user experience. We may disclose your personally identifiable information if we believe it is necessary or useful to provide services to you or to inform you of other products or services available from us and our affiliates.
We may store any of the information that you provide us indefinitely, including your personally identifiable information. This specifically includes, but is in no way limited to, the information you provide about yourself and your interests. Please see the "Personally Identifiable Information Security" section for more information about the security of your information and the "Changing Personally Identifiable Information" section for how you can change your personally identifiable information in our records.
We use information technology security measures to protect your personally identifiable information that is transmitted through our Website. We also use information technology security features to protect the personally identifiable information stored by us. However, in spite of our security efforts and protocols, we cannot guarantee that information sent to us through our Website will be secure. Therefore, we make no warranties or representations regarding the security of your information.
California Civil Code section 1798.83 requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the businesses' practices related to disclosing personally identifiable information to third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. California residents who provide personally identifiable information in obtaining products or services for personal, family, or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us once a calendar year information about the customer information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing purposes. In compliance with this law, California residents with whom we have an established business relationship are entitled to request and receive, free of charge, once per calendar year, a copy of Thit’s Information Sharing Disclosure Notice about the customer information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing purposes in the previous calendar year (e.g., requests made in 2018 will receive information regarding 2017 sharing activities). To obtain this information on behalf of Thit, please send an email message firstname.lastname@example.org with "Request for California Privacy Information" on the subject line and in the body of your message. We will provide the requested information to you at your email address. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the "Shine the Light" law requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response to your request.
Residents of California who are under the age of 18 are entitled, at their request, to have the content that they have posted made invisible to the public and other users. To make such a request, please send an email email@example.com with "Request for California Content Eraser" on the subject line and in the body of your message. In the body of your message, please also include your user name for your account. We may, but are not required, to ask you for additional information for account and identity verification purposes. Upon receiving your message and any additional identity verification, we will either (i) make your account invisible to the public and other users, but not delete your account from our servers, or (ii) delete all of the content you have requested to make invisible, and, in our sole discretion, delete your account, including from our servers. We reserve the right to not to erase, make invisible, or delete content if the following exceptions apply:
A Content Eraser removal request does not equate to a comprehensive removal. We may continue to store this information on our servers. Even if we fully remove all content from the Website, this is not a guarantee that a third party has not already captured such content or reposted it online in another place. We cannot control third parties and make no guarantees, warranties, or representations about our ability to fully erase or remove your posted content from the entire internet. Therefore, we recommend that all users carefully consider the content that they post before posting.
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to disclose information about you without notice, including personally identifiable information, if it is necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable law, respond to legal claims and the legal process (including subpoenas), protect our rights, interests, or property, or if we believe in good faith that it is necessary to protect the personal safety of any person, including but not limited to: your safety, the safety of other Website users or Thit employees, the safety of the public, or the safety of any third party.
Our Website is not directed to anyone under the age of 18, and by using this Website, you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or older, or are over the age of 13 and using this Website with the consent and supervision of a parent or guardian. If a parent or guardian is aware or becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information without consent, please contact us at:firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can remove the unauthorized information from our records.
This Website does not knowingly contact or collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. This Website is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under the age of 13. We do not collect or store information of children under 13, even in aggregate form. It is possible that through fraud or deceit we may receive information pertaining to children under the age of 13. Parents or guardians may report unauthorized use of our Website by a child under age 13 by contacting us email@example.com. If we are notified of unauthorized use by a child under 13, upon verifying the information, we will immediately delete the unauthorized information from our servers and records.
If we undergo any type of corporate transaction, including but not limited to an asset sale, merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, or restructuring, your personally identifiable information and/or technical information we obtain from you through this Website may be disclosed to any potential or actual purchasers and may be transferred to the new owners.
We respect your privacy and give you an opportunity to opt-out of receiving certain communications from us. Users may opt-out of receiving certain email communications from Thit by clicking on the unsubscribe link in any marketing or promotional email that you receive from us.