Updated: December 30, 2019
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
MINORS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS, TO ADVERTISE.COM. IF ADVERTISE.COM IS NOTIFIED IT HAS PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT A MINOR UNDER THE AGE OF 18, THAT INFORMATION WILL BE PROMPTLY DELETED FROM OUR DATABASE.
Service is the http://www.advertise.com website and advertising network operated by Advertise.com.
Personal Information means data about a living individual who can be identified from the data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
Data Controller means the natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal information are, or are to be, processed.
Data Processors (or Service Providers)
Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any natural or legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
Data Subject (or User)
Data Subject is any living individual who is using our Service and is the subject of Personal Information.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you (subject to your consent when required by applicable laws).
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may collect certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Information”). Personally identifiable information we may collect includes:
· IP Address
• Device ID
Browser, Network, and Device Information
We also collect information when you use our Services relating to your web site browser, network, device, and other similar information. This information is collected to ensure you have a consistent experience when using our Services, to ensure our content is displayed properly, and to improve the overall quality of our Services. If we serve ads, this information is also used to ensure advertisements are properly displayed to you. Personal information collected related to your browser, network, and device information, includes:
• Device ID
• Operating System
• Query Terms
• Browser Type
• Network Type
• Usage Data
* and other similar information
The website at http://www.advertise.com is free to view without registering. However, if you decide to register for our Services, whether as a Publisher or Advertiser, or otherwise, you must provide certain personal information. This personal information is necessary to manage your account, to provide our Services, and for other customer management or internal account purposes. In this case, the personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Full Name
- Phone Number
• Social Security Number
- Banking Information
- Credit Card
· Email Address
* and other similar information
We may allow you to register for our Services using a single sign-on (“SSO”) third party service, such as Facebook. This is provided for convenience. Through this sign-up process, we may collect your name, email, or other information provided by the SSO partner. Advertise.com does not collect your password for this third party service at any time.
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Advertising Cookies. Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant to you and your interests.
Use of Data
Advertise.com uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain our Service
- To notify you about changes to our Service
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
- To provide customer support
- To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service
- To monitor the usage of our Service
- To detect and prevent fraud
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
- To pay or to receive payments related to our Service.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Information Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Advertise.com may process your Personal Information because:
- We need to perform a contract with you
- You have given us permission to do so
- The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights
- For payment processing purposes
- To comply with the law
Retention of Data
Advertise.com will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Information, to United States and process it there.
Disclosure of Data
Disclosure for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances, Advertise.com may be required to disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law, or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
Advertise.com may disclose your Personal Information in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect and defend the rights or property of Advertise.com
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service (e.g. to prevent or investigate fraud)
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
“Do Not Track” Signals
We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.
You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.
Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Advertise.com aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Information.
If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Information by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
- The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Information.
- The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
- The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
- The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Advertise.com relied on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We may employ trusted third party companies and individuals who are compliant with CCPA and GDPR to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services, or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
The payment processors we work with are:
Links to Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
California Residents – California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”)
The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides California residents with the right to request certain information regarding our collection of personal information from California consumers. If you are a California consumer, you have a right to request the following:
(1) The categories of personal information we may have collected about you;
(2) The categories of sources from which the personal information may have been collected;
(3) The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information;
(4) The categories of third parties with whom we share personal information; and/or
(5) The specific pieces of personal information we may have collected about you.
Advertise.com may share personal information, such as your IP address and Device ID, and billing information with service providers solely for a business purpose pursuant to a written contract between Advertise.com and the service provider. Advertise.com service providers use the personal information as necessary to perform the business purpose stated in a written contract with the service provider.
Advertise.com does not “sell” your personal information as that term is defined under CCPA, however if you would like to receive further confirmation that any personal information we may have about you is not “sold” to third parties, you may contact our Data Protection Officer with your “do not sell my personal information” request as follows:
You may also request that Advertise.com delete your personal information by contacting us at the email or phone number provided above. Please understand that Advertise.com is required by CCPA to first verify any request received prior to complying with any CCPA request.
In some instances, Advertise.com is not required by CCPA to delete personal information. In such instance, Advertise.com will notify you if your personal information was unable to be deleted for one of the permitted exceptions under CCPA.
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We will respond to reasonable requests for access, revision, or deletion requests to the extent required or permitted by law. Please note, if your request for access or revisions is too burdensome, creates an excessive expense upon Advertise.com, or violates the rights of other individuals, Advertise.com will weigh the risks to your individual privacy and act accordingly.