Information We Collect
In this policy, “Personal Information” pertains to data that either identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable person. We gather Personal Information from you through the following means:
- When you voluntarily submit it to us, such as when you request to join our mailing list, contact us via our website, engage in community forums, create an account on our website, or provide information directly via email. Personal Information you provide may encompass details like your name, email address, username, and affiliated website.
- We may also, as permitted by applicable law, receive Personal Information from third parties, including social media services or commercially available sources. This data may include your name, contact information, transaction history, relationships with product and service providers, and your utilization of specific applications. For instance, if you access our website through a social media service or link our site to one, we may collect your user ID, username associated with the social media service, and any data shared by the service, like your profile picture or email address. The extent of information collected depends on your privacy settings within the respective social media service. By accessing our site through or connecting it to social media services, you authorize us to collect, store, and utilize such information in compliance with this policy.
“Other Information” as described here encompasses data not intended to reveal your specific identity to us. It includes usage data, browser information, information gathered through cookies and tracking technologies, demographic data, geolocation data obtained with your consent (where applicable by law), and aggregated data. We collect Other Information in the following ways:
- You may provide Other Information voluntarily when submitting it to us, including but not limited to your password, birthday, or occupation.
- We may receive Other Information from third parties, such as demographic data, social media account numbers, information about your interests, or details regarding your activities on other websites.
- Our system, along with service providers, may automatically collect information through browser cookies and tracking technologies (collectively referred to as “Cookies”) when you visit our website. Cookies are small files stored on your computer’s hard drive. You have the option to refuse browser cookies by adjusting your browser settings; however, this may limit your access to certain parts of our website. Unless you modify your browser settings to reject Cookies, our system will issue Cookies when you visit our website. Through Cookies, we may obtain information about your computer or device, including operating system type, device characteristics, IP address, browser type, browser language, internet service provider name, your previous website visit, pages you viewed, time spent on pages, visit frequency, access times, and other data related to your interactions with our website.
Information Collected Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate and interact with our website, we employ automatic data collection technologies to gather specific information concerning your device, browsing activities, and patterns. This information encompasses:
- Details of your website visits, including traffic data, location data, logs, communication data, and the resources you access and use on the website.
- Information regarding your computer and internet connection, including IP address, operating system, and browser type.
The information collected automatically assists us in enhancing our website and delivering a more personalized and efficient service. It helps us to:
- Estimate audience size and analyze usage patterns.
- Store your preferences, allowing us to tailor our website to your individual interests.
- Expedite your searches.
- Recognize you upon your return visits to our website.
How We Use Your Information
We may use your Personal Information for the following purposes. Other Information may be used and disclosed for any purpose, but if such Other Information is considered Personal Information under applicable law or if it is combined with your Personal Information, we will treat it as Personal Information.
We may use your Personal Information:
- To present our website and its contents to you.
- To provide you with requested information, products, or services.
- To fulfill any other purposes for which you provide the information.
- To enforce our rights and fulfill our obligations under contracts between you and us, including billing and collection.
- To notify you about changes to our website or any products or services we offer through it.
- To enable your participation in interactive website features.
- For any other purposes described when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
Third parties, including analytics providers, ad networks, and advertisers, may utilize Cookies to monitor your online activities across various websites, applications, and devices over time. While we may not have direct access to these Cookies, we may utilize the information gathered through them to enhance our products and services. This information, combined with Personal Information and Other Information collected from your use of the Site (including Cookies employed by us), helps us improve our content, personalize offerings, and display advertisements tailored to your interests. Third-party companies may also share this data with other parties as required by law or when such parties process the information on their behalf.
Specifically, we and our service providers may employ advertising Cookies to deliver advertisements that we believe are relevant to you and your interests. These Cookies enable us to customize advertising and content on our Site, conduct interest-based advertising, limit the frequency of the same ad display on our Site, measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns, and perform market research. These Cookies remember your activities on our Site and other sites, potentially in conjunction with data from third parties like demographics and additional marketing information. We may share this information with organizations such as advertisers in accordance with applicable law. Third-party advertisers and other entities may also use their Cookies to collect data about your activities on our Site and the ads you click on. This information, combined with marketing data from third parties, may be used to display ads on our Site and third-party sites based on your viewed content. Third-party advertisers may also use this data to evaluate the effectiveness of their ads and track aggregated usage statistics.
Some Site content or applications, including advertisements, are provided by third parties such as advertisers, ad networks, servers, content providers, and application providers. These third parties may employ Cookies to collect information about your interactions with our Site. The data they collect may be linked to your personal information, or they may collect information, including personal data, about your online activities across different websites and online services. This data may be used to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.
To Provide Content and Operate, Maintain, and Improve Our Site
We utilize Personal Information and Other Information collected from and about you to operate, maintain, and enhance our Site. This includes:
- Delivering content, products, and services available through our Site or as requested by users.
- Managing and creating user accounts.
- Facilitating engagement with us, such as commenting on content or providing feedback (as defined in the Terms).
- Analyzing website use to improve and customize our Site’s content, layout, and services.
To Provide (and Allow Third Parties to Provide) Advertising and Interest-Based Advertising
We and our service providers may use the information collected from and about you to display advertisements for products and services tailored to your individual interests while using our Site. We may collaborate with third-party advertising companies, advertisers, and ad networks to deliver these ads to you. These third parties may collect and utilize information regarding your activities on our Site and other websites to present ads consistent with your interests.
How We Share Your Information
Our Disclosure of Personal Information and Other Information
- To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
- For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
- With your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
To Allow Third-Party Service Providers to Help Us Operate Our Site
We may provide your Personal Information to contractors, service providers, and other third parties who assist us in running our Site. These third parties may engage in activities such as developing or supporting content, products, and features, sending email messages on our behalf, processing data or statistics, and serving, customizing, or delivering marketing. These third-party service providers are required to safeguard Personal Information entrusted to them and use it only for the specific service they provide on our behalf.
To Enable Social Sharing Features
To Safeguard Our Rights and Those of Others
There may be circumstances where we need to disclose your Personal Information, including cases where we have a bona fide belief that such disclosure is necessary to:
- Comply with the law and respond to requests from public and government authorities, legal processes, or court orders.
- Protect, uphold, or defend the legal rights, privacy, safety, or property of Rethink402, its employees, agents, and contractors. This includes enforcing our agreements, policies, and Terms, as well as facilitating billing and collection procedures.
- Safeguard the rights, safety, privacy, and security of Rethink402 users, our customers, our Site, or other third parties.
- Enforce contractual and intellectual property rights.
- Prevent fraud, unlawful activities, or for risk management purposes, to the extent permitted by applicable law.
In the Event of a Merger, Asset Sale, or Bankruptcy
Should we sell all or a portion of our business or assets or become involved in a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, liquidation, or any other sale or transfer of all or part of our business or assets (whether as a going concern or part of a bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar process), your Personal Information may be transferred to the relevant party or parties and their advisors participating in the transaction.
Information Made Public Through Site Use
Certain features on our Site, such as community forums or comment posting features, allow you to engage with us and others. When using these features, any information you choose to submit, including requested information for participation and the content of your post, may become publicly available to anyone, including other users, search engines, advertisers, and other individuals with access to the Site. We are not responsible for any information you decide to submit and make public through these interactive features.
How We Protect Personal Information
We have implemented reasonable measures to protect Personal Information from accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Nevertheless, complete security cannot be guaranteed by anyone. The security and confidentiality of information exchanged between you and us via the Site cannot be guaranteed, and you acknowledge and accept the associated risks. We are not responsible for bypassing any privacy settings or security measures on the Site. If you suspect that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please contact us immediately at the provided address below.
Your Rights and Choices
We strive to provide you with control over the Personal Information you provide to us. We have established mechanisms to offer the following controls over your information:
Opting Out of Direct Marketing
You can opt out of receiving electronic communications (including our newsletter or promotional emails) from us by contacting us at the provided address or following the unsubscribe instructions included in each email. Please note that specific service notifications, such as updates to your account, cannot be opted out of.
Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising
You have the option to opt out of online interest-based advertising by following the detailed steps below.