Privacy Policy

 

Privacy Policy

Last modified: September 29, 2014

 

Introduction

Urban Us Public Benefit Corporation (“Company” or “We” or “Us”) respects your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the Company’s website www.urban.us (our “Website“) or access and use the Urban.Us Network, an online platform owned and operated by the Company (the “Network”), and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On our Website or through the Network.
  • In e-mail, text, message boards, forums, bulletin boards, and other interactive features and other electronic messages between you and our Website or the Network.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated any third party; or
  • any third party.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is to not use our Website or the Network. By accessing or using our Website or the Network, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of our Website or the Network after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website or the Network, including information:

  • by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone (“personal information“);
  • about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and the Network and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies.

Information You Provide to Us. The information we collect on or through our Website and the Network may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website and through the Network. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Network, updating personal profiles, posting material, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website or the Network.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses).
  • Your search queries on our Website or through the Network

You also may post, submit, publish, display or transmit  (hereinafter, “Post“) information, text, images, video and audio or any other materials (collectively, “User Contributions“) on the Network, and through the Network to the Company and other registered users of the Network

Your User Contributions are Posted on the Network and transmitted to other registered users within the Network at your own risk.

Any User Contributions you Post to the Network will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary.

Although we limit access to the Network to registered users of the Network, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other registered users of the Network, who will have access to your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by and distributed to unauthorized persons.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies. As you navigate through and interact with our Website and the Network, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information from your web browser or mobile device about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Website and the Network, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website or through the Network.
    • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and the Network and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Understand our registered user’s usage patterns so that we can continue to enhance the Network.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website, E-mails and the Network according to your individual interests and enable other registered user to find you.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website and the Network.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website and the Network. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website and the Network.

 

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Website and the Network and its contents to you.
  • To enable other registered users to find and connect with you.
  • To provide you with information you request from us.
  • To provide you with notices about your account.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To notify you about changes to our Website and the Network, and any products or services we offer or provide through them.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

 

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business.
  • To an investor, buyer or other successor in the event of an investment, merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Urban Us Public Benefit Corporation’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Urban Us Public Benefit Corporation about our Website and the Network users is among the assets transferred.
  • 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 comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply our terms of use [SHAUN INSERT AS LINK TO WEBSITE’S TERMS OF USE] and other agreements between you and us.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Urban Us Public Benefit Corporation, our registered users or others.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Network and visiting your account profile page.

If you delete your User Contributions from the Network, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Network users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Website and the Network, including User Contributions, is governed by our terms of use [SHAUN INSERT AS LINK TO WEBSITE’S TERMS OF USE].

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to [SHAUN ADD E-MAIL ADDRESS] or write us at: 400 NW 26th Street, Miami, Florida, 33127.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to the Network, or certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website or the Network. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on our Website or the Network

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by e-mail to the e-mail address specified in your account and/or through a notice on our Website and the Network home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Website or the Network and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

 

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

400 NW 26th Street, Miami, Florida, 33127 or hello@urban.us.

 

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