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WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

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Last updated: 6/22/2018

Steppingblocks, Inc. (“we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website and any associated subdomain of steppingblocks.com, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”).   Please read this privacy policy carefully. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THE SITE.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason.  We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy.  Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification. You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.

 

Collection of Your Information

We may collect information about you in a variety of ways.  The information we may collect on the Site includes:

Personal Data

Personal identifiable information, such as your name, address, email address, and telephone number, and other information, such as your age, gender, and interests, is voluntarily given to us when you register with the Site or when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site. This data will be kept private with the utmost discretion. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site.

Derivative Data

Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.

Financial Data

Financial information, such as data related to your payment method (e.g. valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect when you purchase, order, return, exchange, or request information about our services from the Site. We store only very limited, if any, financial information that we collect. Otherwise, all financial information is stored by our payment processor, Stripe, and you are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions.

Facebook Permissions 

The Site may, by default, access your Facebook basic account information, including your name, email, gender, birthday, current city, and profile picture URL, as well as other information that you choose to make public. We may also request access to other permissions related to your account, such as friends, check-ins, and likes, and you may choose to grant or deny us access to each individual permission. For more information regarding Facebook permissions, refer to the Facebook Permissions Reference page.

Social Networks Data

User information from social networking sites, such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter, including your name, your social network username, location, gender, birth date, email address, profile picture, and public data for contacts, if you connect your account to such social networks.

Mobile Device Data

Device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile device.

Third-Party Data

Information from third parties, such as personal information or network friends, if you connect your account to the third party and grant the Site permission to access this information.

Contests, Giveaways, and Surveys Data

Personal and other information you may provide when entering contests or giveaways and/or responding to surveys.

 

Use of Your Information

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Site to administer sweepstakes, promotions, and contests, assist law enforcement and respond to subpoena, compile anonymous statistical data and analysis for use internally or with third parties, create and manage your account, deliver targeted advertising, coupons, newsletters, and other information regarding promotions and the Site to you, email you regarding your account or order, enable user-to-user communications, fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Site, generate a personal profile about you to make future visits to the Site more personalized, increase the efficiency and operation of the Site, monitor and analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Site, notify you of updates to the Site, offer new products, services, and/or recommendations to you, perform other business activities as needed, prevent fraudulent transactions, monitor against theft, and protect against criminal activity, process payments and refunds, request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site, resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems, respond to product and customer service requests, send you a newsletter or solicit support for the Site.

 

Disclosure of Your Information

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows: 

By Law or to Protect Rights

If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation.  This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Third-Party Service Providers

We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance. 

Sale or Bankruptcy

If we reorganize or sell all or a portion of our assets, undergo a merger, or are acquired by another entity, we may transfer your information to the successor entity.  If we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, your information would be an asset transferred or acquired by a third party.  You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that the transferee may decline honor commitments we made in this Privacy Policy.

We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations.  If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Site to help customize the Site and improve your experience. When you access the Site, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site. You may not decline web beacons. However, they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. 

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors, such as Google Analytics and others, to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Site through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Site, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. By accessing the Site, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. However, if you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, you can visit the third-party vendor or the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.

Third-Party Websites

The Site may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services, that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.

 

Security for Your Information

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information.  While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

Policy for Children

We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

Account Information

You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:

  • Logging into your account settings and updating your account
  • Contacting us using the contact information provided below
  • Submit a request via email to support@steppingblocks.com

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations or comply with legal requirements.

 
 

GDPR: Information for EEA Users

What rights do you have?

Individuals located in the European Economic Area (EEA) have certain rights in respect of your personal information and we will provide these capabilities to all our worldwide users, including:

  • The right of access to your personal data;
  • The right to correct or rectify any inaccurate personal data;
  • The right to restrict or oppose processing of personal data;
  • The right to erase your personal data; and
  • The right to personal data portability.

When Steppingblocks processes your data at the direction of a Partner, we act as their Processor and comply with requests they send us under GDPR. As a Steppingblocks user:

  • We rely on your consent as a lawful basis for processing personal data.
  • We process personal data in order to provide you with services to perform our contract with you as described in this document, including:
    • To enable the Service to function as expected; and
    • To communicate with you in response to customer service inquiries and to deliver non-promotional, service-related emails. 

How can you exercise your individual rights?

 Steppingblocks’ account holders may exercise their rights regarding their personal information as follows:

  • You can access your personal data by contacting team@steppingblocks.com.
  • You may withdraw your consent to receive cookies by adjusting your browser settings.
  • You may withdraw your consent to receive marketing or promotional communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link found within Steppingblocks email updates and changing your contact preferences.
  • You can request deletion of your data as described in this Privacy Policy or by emailing team@steppingblocks.com

Users located within the EEA may contact us at team@steppingblocks.com with questions or requests regarding their personal information. Please note that we may request additional information from you to verify your identity before we disclose any personal or account information.

Contact us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Steppingblocks, Inc.

3423 Piedmont Road NE

Suite 248

Atlanta, Georgia 30305

team@steppingblocks.com

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