The term "personal Information" means information that specifically identifies any individual, such as name, date of birth, address, phone number, email address, payment/billing information and any other information that is required by applicable law to be treated as personal Information when browsing through the platform, you can do so as a user ("user") or as a registered member ("member") for more clarity, all members are Users, but not all users are Members.
While you use the platform as a user, your device's operating system and unique ID, IP address, access times, MAC address, location and language may be logged automatically. This information may be stored locally on the device you are using and may be communicated to UL, notably to ensure proper usage and functioning of the Platform, but also for statistical purposes and in order to improve the platform and its features.
In addition to the preceding, upon your first use of the platform as a member, you will be prompted to provide information in order to create your account and profile linked to your account. This information may be, but is not limited to, your name, date of birth, email address, physical address as well as any other information necessary to provide you with the Services and that is required by applicable law to be treated as "personal information". Whenever you use the platform, we collect data about all of your interactions with the services and other users, including users uploading content to the platform, via server log files. This information may be associated with your account and profile, IP address or device ID for the purpose of providing you with the services and improving your experience. Whenever you participate in a private or semi-private live stream on the platform, your written communications as well as the live streams may be monitored and or recorded by UL for the purpose of ensuring compliance with all applicable laws as well as the terms and conditions for users and Members and our terms of service for uploaders. Your participation in a live stream will be associated with your account and profile, IP address and device ID for the purpose of providing you with the Services. When you make a purchase, we might collect information about such purchase and your payment method, and we keep information on your purchase history. The information is mostly used to support your interaction with the platform as well as to prevent fraud.
WHY WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION:
Our primary goal in collecting and using your personal information is to create your account, provide the Services to you, improve our services, contact you, conduct research and generate reports for internal use. This information we collect is necessary to provide you with the platform, and we do not collect any information which is not strictly required by the nature of the platform. Also, UL may sometimes collect information that you willingly provide us, for instance when you contact us, inform us of any request, or inform us of any problem regarding the platform. Furthermore, UL may also collect certain data regarding your use of the platform, such as the features you use or the sections you navigate on, or any other data to identify the operating system of the device that you are using. This data cannot be used to identify you personally. The information is collected and used notably for the following reasons:
To create your account and profile; to send you information related to the Services, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages; to ensure proper functioning of the platform; to ensure compliance with the Terms and Conditions for Users and Members and the Terms of Service for Uploaders; to address any problems which are brought to our attention; to monitor and analyze the Services usage and trends and otherwise measure the effectiveness of the Services; to evaluate and improve the content and features of the platform to respond to feedback and questions and provide customer support to tailor your experience with the Platform to conduct surveys contests and sweepstakes; to prevent fraud to enhance the experience and enjoyment using our Services and to contact you about your experience with the platform and notify you about company news and promotions.
We collect and use your information only where: We need it to provide you the Services, including to operate the Services, provide customer support and personalized features and to protect the safety and security of the Services it satisfies a legitimate interest (which is not overridden by your data protection interests), such as for research and development, to market and promote the Services and to protect our legal rights and interests You give consent to do so for a specific purpose, or we need to process your data to comply with a legal obligation. If you consented to our use of information about you for a specific purpose, you have the right to change your mind at any time, but this will not affect any processing that has already taken place where we are using your information because we or a third party have a legitimate interest to do so, you have the right to object to that use though, in some cases, this may mean no longer use the Services. ''HOW IS THE INFORMATION STORED AND COMMUNICATED UL'' keeps your information for a period of time it deems reasonable either to fulfill identified purposes, such as ensure proper functioning of the platform, or in accordance with thaw, whichever time frame is longer the duration for which we keep your information depends on the type of information:
Account information we retain your account information for as long as your account is active and a reasonable period thereafter in case you decide to re-activate the Services. We also retain some of your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements, to support business operations, and to continue to develop and improve our Services. Where we retain information for Service improvement and development, we take steps to eliminate information that directly identifies you, and we only use the information to uncover collective insights about the use of our Services, not to specifically analyze personal characteristics about you.
Information you share on the Services if your account is deactivated or disabled, some of your information and the content you have provided will remain in order to allow other users to make full use of the Services. For example, we continue to display the messages you sent to the users that received them. Marketing information if you have elected to receive marketing emails from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences for a reasonable period of time from the date you last expressed interest in our Services, such as when you last opened an email from us or ceased using your account. We retain information derived from cookies and other tracking technologies for a reasonable period of time from the date such information we created. Once your information is no longer required to be kept, we ensure it remains anonymous or destroy it in a way which ensures protection against unauthorized access or communication. If destruction is not possible (for example, because the information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further use until deletion becomes possible. We never disclose your Personal Information to anyone outside of UL without your consent, except for the following: Our providers whose services have been retained to carry out duties on our behalf (e.g. data processing, data analysis or storage). UL takes the necessary means to ensure that these third-party providers process your Personal Information for the sole purpose identified by UL, If UL sells its business, UL will include provisions in the selling contract requiring the purchaser to treat your Personal Information in the same manner required by this Policy if it is practicable and permissible to do so. If UL purchases a business, the Personal Information received with that business would be treated in accordance with this Policy, if it is practicable and permissible to do so; UL may share aggregate or anonymized information about you with advertisers, publishers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties, Any public authority if the law so requires, to defend our rights, prevent fraud, or otherwise in compliance with the law. In the event where UL is required to divulge information or to provide a copy of such information to a governmental authority under law or pursuant to a court order, UL will attempt to notify you beforehand, to the extent, however, that it is legally authorized to do. UL may send you notifications through the platform to send you updates, or other Services related notifications. You can edit and modify your settings at any time through the platform, including your profile picture and general preferences, as well as your notification preferences. Furthermore, you understand that, as a Member using the platform, you may be publicly identified by the alias you are using through the platform, and all the Content posted by you will be visible to other Users. Thus, you are the one controlling the information displayed or posted on your account or profile, and the information you share through the platform in general, and you are solely and fully responsible for any consequences arising out of such displayed or posted information.
We offer you choices regarding the collection, correction, usage, retention and disclosure of your Personal Information, and we will respect the choices you make. You have the right to refuse further collection, usage, retention and/or disclosure of your Personal Information by notifying us at firstname.lastname@example.org However, please note that by doing so your access to our Services might be limited. Below, we describe the tools and processes for making these requests. Access and update your information – Our Services give you the ability to access and update information about you from within the Service. For example, you can access your profile information from your account.
You can update your profile information within your account settings and modify content that contain information about you using the editing tools associated with that content. Delete your account – if you no longer wish to use our Services, you may delete your Services account. Please note, however, that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes, to complete transactions or to comply with our legal obligations. Opt out from receiving communications – You may opt out from receiving promotional communications from us by using the unsubscribe link within each email we send, updating your email preferences within your account settings menu, or by contacting us as provided below to have your contact information removed from our promotional email list or registration database. Even after you opt out from receiving promotional messages from us, you will continue to receive transactional messages from us regarding our Services. You can opt out from some notification messages in your account settings. Turn off Cookie Controls relevant browser-based cookie controls are described in section 6. COOKIES. Send "Do Not Track" Signals some browsers have incorporated "Do Not Track" (DNT) features that can send a signal to the websites you visit indicating you do not wish to be tracked. Because there is not yet a common understanding of how to interpret the DNT signal, our Services do not currently respond to browser DNT signals. You can use the range of other tools we provide to control data collection and use, including the ability to opt out of receiving marketing from us, as described above.