NeonGrid Privacy Policy

Last revised on: November 5, 2013
 
NeonGrid LLC ("NeonGrid", "we", "us", "our") provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information received from users of www.neongrid.com ("Site"). By visiting the Site and/or by registering as a NeonGrid member, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy, and you expressly consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information (as defined below) in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
 
WHAT WE COLLECT
 
Personal Information
We collect certain data that allows other NeonGrid users, with whom you have an invited connection, to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, age, gender, address, telephone number, email address, as well as any other non-public information about you ("Personal Information"). For example, to access some activities on the Site, you will be required to set up a user account. When you create an account, we will collect certain Personal Information, including, but not limited to, your email address, city, website URL, name, and birthday. We may also record information about your usage of the Site, such as other users you communicate with, materials and content you post, information you display about yourself and information you click on while using the Site. If you are logged in, we may associate that information with your account. We may also collect Personal Information at other points on the Site that state that Personal Information is being collected.
 
Anonymous Data
In conjunction with your Personal Information, we also gather anonymous aggregate data such as your browser type, time and date of your visits and clicks, page view duration, pages and links clicked within our Site, advertisements on our Site that you click and your IP address.
 
Use of Cookies
We use "cookies" to store your preferences, record session information and to customize content based on browser type and your profile information. "Cookies" are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing a web site. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set – each browser is different. You may wish to review the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences; however, this may affect your ability to use certain functions or portions of the Site. Please note that we may allow third party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers' use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not our Privacy Policy.
 
INFORMATION THAT IS PUBLICLY AVAILABLE
When you create an account on the Site, some information about you and your account activity will be publicly available on the Site. This may include, but is not limited to, your full name, the date you created your account, the date you last logged into your account, your contact information, collaborators you have worked with, the number of works you have posted, in addition to other information that may be disclosed by you. You may also choose to add other Personal Information that will be visible on the Site. If you choose to add certain information to your account, this information and your activity associated with this information can be displayed to other users and may be collected and shared with other users. Any Personal Information that you voluntarily publicly disclose or post online may be collected and used by others. Other users of the Site can contact you by leaving a message/comment on the Site or any other method provided.
 
CORRECTING/UPDATING/DELETING/DEACTIVATING PERSONAL INFORMATION
If your Personal Information changes (such as zip code, phone, email or postal address) or if you no longer desire to hold an account, the Site provides a method to correct or update your Personal Information or delete or deactivate your account. This can also be done by emailing us at accounts@neongrid.com.
 
YOUR CHOICES
You may control the information that is available to other users of the Site at any time by editing your account and the features that are included on your Profile page. You may prefer not to submit Personal Information through the Site, in which case you can still explore the Site, but you will not be able to create an account and you may not be able to access certain services on the Site.
 
USE OF DATA
We use your Personal Information to facilitate the creation of your account, identify you when you sign in to your account, provide the services and customer support you request, resolve any disputes, collect fees (if any) from you, troubleshoot problems, prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities and enforce our policies, customize, measure and/or improve our services and/or content, inform you about our services/provide service updates, and compare information for accuracy. We use your anonymous aggregate data to analyze how you use our Site and what aspects of the Site are effective, so that we may enhance the performance of our Site. For example, we may use your IP address to provide geographical targeted advertising to you.
 
DISCLOSURE OF DATA
We may share your Personal Information with third parties in order to provide the services that we offer through the Site. For example, we may use a third party to verify your location. These third party service providers are required not to use your Personal Information other than to provide the services requested by NeonGrid.
 
We may also share your Personal Information when we have your consent. For example, we may share your Personal Information with potential employers when you have agreed to be contacted for employment opportunities.
 
We may share anonymous aggregate data with advertisers who may use such data to serve ads to users on the Site.
 
We may disclose Personal information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary (a) to comply with legal requirements, (b) in connection with a legal investigation and to comply with a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, (c) to enforce our policies, (d) to respond to claims that a particular listing or other content violates the rights of others, or (e) protect anyone's rights, property, or safety as appropriate. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will not otherwise sell or disclose your information to any third parties.
 
LINKS
The Site may contain links to third party websites to which the Site has no affiliation. Except as set forth herein, NeonGrid does not share your personal information with those third parties, and are not responsible for their privacy practices. NeonGrid is not responsible for the content of any third party advertisements or for any material or content accessible through any links that may be accessible through the Site.
 
BUSINESS TRANSITION
In the event NeonGrid goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company or acquisition of our assets (including pursuant to a bankruptcy transaction), Personal Information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. You will be notified on the Site of any such business transition. If as a result of the business transition, your Personal Information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, you will be notified by changes to this Privacy Policy.
 
SECURITY STANDARDS
Your Personal Information is kept on servers protected against intrusion by technological means such as firewalls. These servers are kept in secure locations and access is granted only to our employees and agents on a need to know basis. We use industry standard methods to ensure the security of your Personal Information, however, there can be no guarantee against unauthorized access. If unauthorized access occurs, we will notify you in a timely manner pursuant to controlling law. It is your responsibility to select and maintain your passwords to safeguard against unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information. Contact us if you become aware of any such unauthorized access.
 
CONTACT US
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at: privacy@neongrid.com.
 
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY
This Privacy Policy is subject to occasional revision, and if we make any material changes in the way we use your Personal Information, we will notify you by sending you an email to the last email address you provided to us and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our Site. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of notice of the changes on our site. Once such changes become effective, your continued use of the Site will signify your acceptance of the new Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, or any revised Privacy Policy, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.
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