Introduction

PauseAds™ (also referred to below as “we”, “us” and “our”) is a privacy conscious organization. This Privacy Notice explains how we protect your information gathered via the Web pages of the PauseAds website or any other mode of interacting with you relating to PauseAds communications, such as online or offline newsletters and magazines, that reference this Privacy Notice (“Communication”). By using the Website or continuing to receive Communications, you agree to the use of such information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

 

 

Information collection

We may collect personal information when you interact with the Website or Mobile Apps, such as if you choose to register or create a user profile on the Website or a Mobile App (e.g., to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey or request communications about specific areas of interest), or otherwise provide it to us. Depending on the specific Communication you are receiving, or the Web page of the Website you are using, such information may consist of your name, current job title, company address, email address, telephone and fax numbers, correspondence with you, which newsletters you subscribe to, and other information you provide to us. We may also collect personal information if you register for the Website using a third party social network account (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter). For example, the Website may allow you to login using your social network account credentials. We may collect the user name associated with that social media account and any information or content you have permitted the social media network to share with us, such as your profile picture, email address, and birthday. The information we collect may depend on the privacy settings you have with the social network site, so please review the privacy statement or policy of the applicable social network site. When you access the Website through your social network account, you are authorizing us to collect and use your information in accordance with this Privacy Notice. The Website may also collect content that you provide, including postings on blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications and services that we may provide. We do not seek to collect sensitive personal information (i.e., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, political opinions, medical or health conditions, or information specifying the sex life or sexual orientation of an individual) from users. We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such information.

 

Log information, cookies and Web beacons

The Website collects standard Internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. To ensure that the Website and Communications are well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service provider(s) may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow us to count users who have accessed particular content and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data.

 

Information use

We collect and use your personal information with your consent to provide you with access to the Website and Communications, or where we have a legitimate business interest in or other legal basis for, such collection and use. The personal information you submit to us may be used to manage our relationship with you, including any of your requests, or to customize or improve the Website or related services offered to you. You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you Communications, emails or other correspondence.

 

Disclosure of information to third parties

We may provide your personal information to law enforcement, regulatory or other government agencies, or to other third parties, in each case to comply with legal, regulatory, or national security obligations or requests. In relation to Communications, we may also share your personal information with service providers in connection with the delivery of such Communications. By providing information with respect to a Communication or through the Website you are consenting to the disclosures described above. Any personal information that we have referenced above under “Information collection” may be disclosed to the third parties identified in this section for the purposes set forth herein.

 

Selling of information

We do not sell your personal information that is collected under this Privacy Notice.

 

Special notices to California residents

If you are a California resident, you are entitled to request information concerning any personal information you provide to us as part of an established business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes that we disclose to nonaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes. We do not share such personal information with nonaffiliated third parties for such purposes.

 

Information security

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all personal information provided by users with respect to Communications, or via the Website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.

 

Children’s privacy protection

We understand the importance of protecting children’s online privacy. Communications and the Website are not designed for or intentionally targeted at children under the age of 13. It is not our policy to intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13. If we obtain actual knowledge that we have received such information, we will take steps to delete it.

 

Contact information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using the Website or upon receipt of a Communication, please contact us at info@pauseads.com.