Information We Collect
When You Visit Our Website
When you visit the Website or register for the Email Subscription, we request that you provide Personal Information about yourself, and we collect Navigational Information, including cookies.
This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, email address, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. Personal Information can also include information about any transactions, both free and paid, that you enter into on the Websites, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or publicly available information that we acquire from service providers.
Personal Information also includes Navigational Information or Payment Information where such information can directly or indirectly identify an individual. Navigational information refers to information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. Please see the “Navigation Information” section below.
When you use our services or view content provided by us, we automatically collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, internet service provider (ISP), the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, clickstream data, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Grotto Network for the operation of the Email Subscription, to maintain quality of our produced content, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Grotto Network Website. For these purposes, we do link this automatically-collected data to Personal Information such as name, email address, address, and phone number.
Information we collect from third parties
From time to time, we may receive Personal Information about you from third party sources including partners with which we offer co-branded services or engage in joint marketing activities, and publicly available sources such as social media websites.
Information About Children
The Grotto Network Website is not intended for or targeted at children under 16, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 16. If you believe that we have collected information about a child under 16, please contact us at email@example.com, so that we may delete the information.
How We Use Information We Collect
Use of Personal Information
- improve your browsing experience by personalizing the Websites and to improve the Email Subscription;
- send information or Grotto Network content to you which we think it may be of interest to you by post, email, or other means and send you marketing communications relating to our business;
- promote use of our services to you and share promotional and information content with you in accordance with your communication preferences;
- provide other companies with statistical information about our users — but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
- meet legal requirements.
We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you.
We use the information collected through our Email Subscription for the following purposes:
- to provide the Email Subscription;
- to respond to customer support requests; and
Use of Navigational Information
We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the Website and the Email Subscription. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about Grotto Network.
Security of your Personal Information
We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Your Personal Information is protected using appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures.
Social Media Features
Retention of Personal Information
How long we keep information we collect about you depends on the type of information, as described in further detail below. After such time, we will either delete or anonymize your information or, if this is not possible, then we will securely store your information and isolate it from any further use until deletion is possible.
We retain Personal Information that you provide to us where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, as long as is required in order to contact you about the Email Subscription or our other services, or as needed to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements).
If you have elected to receive marketing communications from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences for a reasonable period of time from the date you last expressed interest in our content, products, or services, such as when you last opened an email from us. We retain information derived from cookies and other tracking technologies for a reasonable period of time from the date such information was created.
How to Access & Control Your Personal Data
We do not send unsolicited commercial email in violation of applicable laws and include an “opt-out” mechanism in every email sent using the Email Subscription and other required information.
To Unsubscribe From Our Communications
You may unsubscribe from our marketing communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our emails, updating your communication preferences, or by sending us email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or postal mail to Grotto Network, University of Notre Dame, 138 Corbett Family Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, Attention: Privacy.