Effective Date: April 4, 2016
We define “Personal Information” to mean personally identifiable information about an individual, such as a name, address, email address, phone number, or other identifier that permits direct or indirect identification of a specific individual, or as otherwise defined by applicable privacy and data security laws.
4.7 Contact us
Information we collect from Customers
We collect Customer Information directly from our Customers. For example, we will collect Customers’ user name and password, as well as contact details if a Customer creates an account on any of our Sites. When a Customer sends us an email asking a question, or signs up to our email newsletters, we will collect the Information that the Customer submits to us. We will also collect other Information that Customers choose to provide to us, such as the contents of a message that a Customer submits through our Sites.
When a Customer uses our Backstage platform, we collect Information such as the Customer's name, email address, telephone number, payment card information, billing information, and any other Information the Customer may choose to provide to us on the platform.
How we use Customer Information
We use Customer Information for the following purposes:
How we disclose Customer Information
We may disclose Customer Information as follows:
Customers may verify, correct, or update the Personal Information they have provided to us by updating the Personal Information in their account, by emailing their dedicated account manager or by emailing us at email@example.com. Customers may also request the deactivation of their account by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may send periodic promotional or informational emails to Customers. Customers may at any moment opt out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to ten (10) business days for us to process opt-out requests. If Customers opt out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest them, we may still send them emails about their account or any Services they have requested or received from us. If a Customer is an EU resident, we will only send the Customer periodic promotional or informational emails provided the Customer is a Customer (i.e., not a prospect), has provided the email address of a legal person to receive our promotional communications, or if the Customer has opted in to receive such communications from us.
2. Users Information we collect from Users We collect User Information automatically through a User’s use of or interaction with our Services. We automatically collect Information through a User’s use of our Services through cookies and other technologies, like most other web-based services. This Information may include, without limitation, information about a User’s operating system, the webpages accessed by Users within our Customers’ websites, the link that led a User to a Customers' website, the dates and times a User accesses a Customers' website, event information (e.g., system crashes), and general location information (e.g., city and state). We also collect User IP addresses; however we do not collect this in full, as we partially mask the collected IP address.
How we use User Information
We use User Information for the following purposes:
How we disclose User Information
We may disclose User Information as follows:
Taboola supports initiatives of greater transparency and control for users. Taboola adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising, a program run by the Digital Advertising Alliance and the Digital Advertising Alliance Canada, with the goal of providing Internet users transparency and control.
If you do not want to receive interest-based ads displayed by Taboola, you can disable the display of such ads by clicking on the opt-out button below.
Opting out only means that we will no longer deliver targeted content or ads to you, but it does not mean you will no longer see our Services. You may continue to see our Services on our Customers’ websites with content or ads chosen based on the particular website that you are viewing (i.e. contextually based ads). Note that if your browsers are configured to reject cookies, your opt-out may not be effective, since we identify your choice to opt-out based on a cookie we deliver to you. So you will need to confirm that your browser is configured properly in order for the opt-out to be effective.
Users in the United States and Canada may also opt out of many third-party ad networks (see our Interest-Based Advertising section above). For example, Users may go to the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) consumer choice page at http://www.aboutads.info/choices, or the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (“DAAC”) consumer choice page at www.youradchoices.ca/choices, for information about opting out of interest-based advertising and their choices regarding having information used by companies listed on the DAA and DAAC consumer choice pages. Opting out from one or more companies listed on the DAA or DAAC consumer choice page will opt you out from those companies’ delivery of targeted content or ads to you, but it does not mean you will no longer receive any advertising through our Services or on other websites. You may continue to receive advertisements, for example, based on the particular website that you are viewing (i.e., contextually based ads). Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you visit the DAA or DAAC consumer choice pages, your opt out may not be effective. Additional information is available on the DAA’s website at www.aboutads.info and on the DAAC’s website at www.youradchoices.ca.
We do not knowingly collect any data or target an advertisement on a website directed towards on a website directed to children under the age of thirteen (13). If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of thirteen (13) and have a concern regarding the Information we collect, please contact us at email@example.com.
Information we collect from Site Visitors
We collect Site Visitor Information directly from you or from third parties who collect Site Visitor Information automatically through your use of our Sites. We may combine all of the Information we collect from various sources.
· Information we collect directly from you. We may collect Site Visitor Information directly from you. For example, when you send us an email asking a question, or submit a form on our Sites to receive marketing materials or email newsletters, we will collect the Information that you submit to us. We will also collect any other Information that you choose to provide to us, such as the contents of a message that you submit through our Sites.
· Information we collect from third parties. We may collect Site Visitor Information about you from third parties that collect information automatically through your use of the Site, such as web analytics companies. Such information may include, without limitation, information about your operating system, settings and system configurations, device model, device ID and other unique device identifiers, mobile related information, the webpages you access within our Sites, the website that led you to our Sites, the website to which you go after leaving our Sites, the dates and times you access our Sites, event information (e.g., system crashes) and web log data. These third parties may also collect your IP address however we do not collect these IP addresses.
How we use Site Visitor Information
We use your Site Visitor Information for the following purposes:
How we disclose Site Visitor Information
We may disclose Site Visitor Information as follows:
Site Visitor Choices
Site Visitors in the United States may opt out of the third-party ad networks and advertisers that collect information on the Sites in order to serve tailored ads. For example, Site Visitors may go to the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) consumer choice page at www.aboutads.info/choices, or the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada (“DAAC”) consumer choice page at www.youradchoices.ca, for information about opting out and their choices regarding having information used by companies listed on the DAA and DAAC consumer choice pages. Opting out from one or more companies listed on the DAA or DAAC consumer choice page will opt you out from those companies’ delivery of targeted content or ads to you, but it does not mean you will no longer receive any advertising from them. Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you visit the DAA or DAAC consumer choice page, your opt out may not be effective. Additional information is available on the DAA’s website at www.aboutads.info and on the DAAC’s website at www.youradchoices.ca. Taboola is committed to complying with the Self-Regulatory Program for Interest Based Advertising. To learn more and make choices about interest-based ads from participating third parties, please visit the DAA Consumer opt out page and the DAAC Consumer opt out page.
The Information we collect from Customers, Users and Site Visitors are used for the purposes as respectively set forth in the sections above, as well as for the following purposes:
In addition to the disclosures detailed above, we may also disclose Information for the following purposes:
We value the security of your Information, including but not limited to the Personal Information collected via the Sites or Services. We have taken steps to help protect the Information we collect about you from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, destruction and any other form of unauthorized processing. Please be aware, however, that no data security measures can guarantee 100% security.
We may transfer your Information outside the country in which it is collected (e.g., to the United States), including to a country that may not offer the same level of protection for Personal Information as the country in which you reside. Rest assured however, because we at Taboola have arranged all contractual safeguards to ensure your Information is processed in a way that offers an adequate level of protection when it is shared between or among Taboola affiliates, subsidiaries and/or parent companies.
If you have questions about the privacy aspects of our Sites or Services, please contact us at:
28 West 23rd St.
New York, NY 10010
The names and contact details of our affiliates which may process your Personal Information in their capacity as data controllers, can be found here: www.taboola.com/contact.