1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you express an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and Services, when you participate in activities on the Website (such as by posting messages in our online forums or entering competitions, contests or giveaways) or otherwise when you contact us.
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Website, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect may include the following:
Personal Information Provided by You. We collect names; email addresses; mailing addresses; usernames; and other similar information.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information — such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device characteristics — is
collected automatically when you visit our Website. We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Website. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Website and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Website, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
The information we collect includes:
■ Device Data. We collect device data such as information about your computer, phone, tablet or other device you use
to access the Website. Depending on the device used, this device data may include information such as your IP
address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers, location, browser type, hardware model
Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, operating system and system configuration information.
■ Location Data. We collect location data such as information about your device’s location, which can be either precise
or imprecise. How much information we collect depends on the type and settings of the device you use to access the
Website. For example, we may use GPS and other technologies to collect geolocation data that tells us your current
location (based on your IP address). You can opt out of allowing us to collect this information either by refusing
access to the information or by disabling your Location setting on your device. Note however, if you choose to opt
out, you may not be able to use certain aspects of the Services.
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.We use personal information collected via our Website for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations. We indicate the specific
processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
■ Fulfill and manage your orders. We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns,
and exchanges made through the Website.
■ Administer prize draws and competitions. We may use your information to administer prize draws and
competitions when you elect to participate in our competitions.
■ To deliver and facilitate delivery of services to the user. We may use your information to provide you with the
■ To respond to user inquiries/offer support to users. We may use your information to respond to your inquiries
and solve any potential issues you might have with the use of our Services.
■ To send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third-party marketing partners may use
the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing
preferences. For example, when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our Website, subscribing
to marketing or otherwise contacting us, we will collect personal information from you. You can opt-out of our
marketing emails at any time (see the “WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?" below).
■ Deliver targeted advertising to you. We may use your information to develop and display personalized content and
advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its
3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your
rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We may process or share your data that we hold based on the following legal basis:
■ Consent: We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal information for a
■ Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business
■ Performance of a Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your personal
information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
■ Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with
applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a
court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement
■ Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take
action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the
safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations:
■ Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any
merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
■ Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with third-party
vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to
such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting
services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on
the Website, which will enable them to collect data on our behalf about how you interact with our Website over time.
This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain
content, pages or features, and better understand online activity. Unless described in this notice, we do not share,
sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
■ Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit or use the
Website. These companies may use information about your visits to our Website(s) and other websites that are
contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide advertisements about goods and
services of interest to you.
4. WHO WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH?
In Short: We only share information with the following categories of third parties.
We only share and disclose your information with the following categories of third parties. If we have processed your data
based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact us using the contact details provided in the
section below titled “HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?".
■ Performance Monitoring Tools
■ Data Analytics Services
5. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless
otherwise required by law.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice,
unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No
purpose in this notice will require us keeping your personal information for longer than 2 years.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or
anonymize such information, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in
backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until
deletion is possible.
6. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any
personal information we process. However, despite our safeguards and efforts to secure your information, no electronic
transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot
promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat our security,
and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your information. Although we will do our best to protect your personal
information, transmission of personal information to and from our Website is at your own risk. You should only access the
Website within a secure environment.
7. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Website, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Website. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we may have collected from children under age 18, please contact us at email@example.com.
8. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
If you are a resident in the EEA or UK and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: https://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index en.htm.
If you are a resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here: https://www.edoeb.admin.ch/edoeb/en/home.html.
9. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT") feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. At this stage, no uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice.
10. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light" law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Website, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Website. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Website, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from all our systems (e.g. backups, etc.).
11. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE?
In Short: Yes, we will update this notice as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
12. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE? If you have questions or comments about this notice, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to: Pleasure Comics
13. HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU?
Based on the applicable laws of your country, you may have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please submit a request form by clicking here.