Notice of Your Rights Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Effective Date: January 1, 2021
Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California consumers have the following rights:
- The right to opt-out of future sales of their personal information (as such term is defined in the CCPA).
- The right to request the deletion of personal information that we hold about them.
- The right to request more information about our data collection, use, disclosure, and sale practices in connection with their personal information and right to request a copy of specific personal information we hold about them.
- The right not to be discriminated against for exercising any of their California privacy rights.
For more information, please see the notices below.
DO NOT SELL REQUESTS
Notice of the Sale of Personal Information
Please note that we do not knowingly sell the personal information of minors under 16 years of age without affirmative authorization.
Right to Opt-Out of the Sale of Your Personal Information
If you are a California consumer and you do not wish for us to sell your personal information to third parties, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that although we will not sell your personal information (as those terms are defined in the CCPA) after you submit a Do Not Sell Request, we will continue to share some personal information with service providers. These service providers help us perform a host of services, including, but not limited to, advertising-related functions such as measuring the effectiveness of our ads, managing how many times you may see an ad, reporting on the performance of our ads, ensuring services are working correctly and securely, providing aggregate statistics and analytics, improving when and where you may see ads and/or reducing ad fraud.
Additionally, although submitting a Do Not Sell Request will opt you out of the future sale of your personal information, it will not opt you out of the use of previously collected and sold personal information, nor will it opt you out of all interest-based advertising on our sites and applications or elsewhere.
You may submit a Do Not Sell Request via email to email@example.com
REQUESTS TO KNOW
Right to Know about Personal Information Collected, Disclosed or Sold
California consumers have a right to submit a Request to Know in order to obtain information about what personal information about them we collect, use, disclose and/or sell. If this applies to you, you may submit a Request to Know and ask us to provide any of the following:
- Specific pieces of personal information that we hold about you;
- Categories of personal information we have collected about you;
- Categories of sources from which the personal information that we hold about you was collected;
- Categories of third parties to whom your personal information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose; and/or
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information about you.
To submit a Request to Know, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In order for a Request to Know to be verifiable, you must be able to verify certain account information to enable us to confirm your identity with a reasonable degree of certainty or a reasonably high degree of certainty, depending on the sensitivity of the information being requested.
After you submit your Request to Know, our customer support team will contact you to start the process of verifying your identity. Once your identity has been verified in accordance with our policies, we will disclose the information requested as required by the CCPA.
REQUESTS TO DELETE
Right to Request Deletion of Personal Information
California residents have a right to submit a Right to Delete request in order to request the deletion of some or all of the personal information about them that we collect or maintain.
To submit a Request to Delete, please send an email to email@example.com
In order for a Request to Delete to be verifiable, you must be able to verify certain account information to enable us to confirm your identity with a reasonable degree of certainty or a reasonably high degree of certainty, depending on the sensitivity of the information you are requesting to be deleted.
After you submit your Request to Delete, our customer support team will contact you to start the process of verifying your identity. Once your identity has been verified in accordance with our policies, we will delete the information requested as required by the CCPA, unless retaining the information is necessary to perform certain actions as permitted by the CCPA.
Right to Non-discrimination for Exercising Your Privacy Rights
California residents have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment by any business covered by the CCPA. We will not discriminate against any consumer who exercises their privacy rights pursuant to the CCPA.
Designation of an Authorized Agent to Submit Requests on Behalf of a Consumer
California residents have the right to designate an authorized agent to submit a Do Not Sell Request, a Request to Know, and/or a Request to Delete on the user’s behalf. If you are an authorized agent, please provide the legal name of the consumer, the agent’s own contact information where the agent will be contacted in connection with the request, and indicate in the request that the agent is the authorized agent of the consumer.
If we receive a request from a person or entity claiming to be an authorized agent on behalf of a consumer, we will seek certain information in order to confirm their status as the authorized agent of the consumer as follows: (1) the consumer or the agent must provide evidence that the user has given written permission for the agent to submit a Do Not Sell Request, a Request to Know, and/or a Request to Delete, and/or a to us on behalf of the user (or alternatively, provide evidence that the user has provided the agent with a power of attorney pursuant to California Probate Code sections 4000 to 4465); and (2) the agent must verify their own identity with us in accordance with our verification process.
We may deny requests from any person or entity claiming to be an authorized agent who is unable to provide evidence that the user in question has given them permission to do so and/or who is unable to verify their own identity in accordance with our policies and/or the CCPA.
You may submit a Do Not Sell Request, Request to Know and/or Request to Delete as an authorized agent on behalf of a consumer via email to firstname.lastname@example.org