LAST UPDATED: December 13, 2015
The Internet is an amazing tool. It has the power to change the way we live, and we’re starting to see that potential today. With only a few mouse-clicks, you can follow the news, look up facts, buy goods and services, and communicate with others from around the world. It’s important to onG.Social. (“onG”) to help our customers retain their privacy when they take advantage of all the Internet has to offer.
onG MAY PERIODICALLY AND IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION MODIFY THIS POLICY. IF onG MATERIALLY CHANGES THIS POLICY, A NOTICE WILL BE POSTED ON OUR WEBSITE, ALONG WITH THE UPDATED POLICY, AND THE “LAST UPDATED” DATE ABOVE WILL BE MODIFIED. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE WEBSITE MEANS THAT YOU ACCEPT THE UPDATED POLICY. UNLESS WE PROVIDE YOU WITH SPECIFIC NOTICE, NO CHANGES TO OUR POLICY WILL APPLY RETROACTIVELY.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We will collect information from You that personally identifies You, such as Your name, address, email address or telephone number, or allows us to contact You (“Personal Information”). Generally, this information is requested when You create Your membership, subscribe to member updates, contact us or otherwise interact with our Website. We will also collect Your Personal Information when You voluntarily provide it to us. We use Your Personal Information for four primary purposes:
1. To make the site easier for You to use by not having to enter information more than once.
2. To help You quickly find services or information.
3. To help us create content most relevant to You, run our Website and provide publishing options designed to make you the highest amount of money.
4. To alert You to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from onG.
We may also collect and store non-personal information about You, such as Your device’s IP address, which may disclose the general location of Your device at the time You access the Website. Advertisements and certain content are directed to You as a result of this data. In addition, in some cases the Website will deliver content based on Your precise location if You choose to enable that feature. If You enable that feature, Your current location will be stored to serve You certain content tied to Your location. If You elect to have Your location-based searches saved to Your history, we will store such information on our servers.
In addition, when You interact with the Website, we may collect certain information that does not identify You individually (“non-personal information”), such as device information about Your computer, mobile device, or other device that You use to access the Website. This information may include general geo-location information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language, and other transactional information. We may also collect usage information about Your interaction with our Website, such as a history of the pages You view, or additional “traffic data,” such as the time and date of access, software crash reports, session identification number and referring website addresses. We also may collect and store information about You that we receive from other sources (including by us from our offline interactions with You) to, among other things, enable us to update and correct the information contained in our database and to better customize Your experience on our Website. We use this information to provide You a more customized experience on the Website.
If You choose not to register for a Member Account on our Website, or to provide us with Personal Information, You cannot access the Member dashboard or participate in many of our Website’s functions or earnings.
If You decide to register for an Account, You will be able to select the kinds of information You want to receive from us by subscribing to various services, like our member update or special offers. If You do not want us to communicate with You about other offers regarding onG’s products, programs, events, or services by email, postal mail, or telephone, You may select the option stating that You do not wish to receive marketing messages from onG.
COOKIES AND OTHER ONLINE TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the Website are served by unaffiliated third parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers and application providers. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used.
We will provide You with the means to ensure that Your Personal Information is correct and current. You may review and update this information at any time from Your member profile. There, You can:
1. View and edit Personal Information You have already given us.
2. Tell us whether You want us to send You member updates or special offers.
You promise to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself when you correspond with us or set up an Account. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we have the right to refuse any and all current or future use of the Website (or any portion thereof).
onG has taken commercially reasonable measures to protect the security of Your Personal Information and to ensure that Your choices for its' intended use are honored. We take precautions to protect Your data from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure. Your Personal Information is stored on secure servers that are not accessible by unaffiliated third parties. We provide You with the capability to transmit Your Personal Information via secured and encrypted channels if You use a similarly equipped web browser.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
Following termination or deactivation of Your Account, onG or its service providers may retain information (including Your profile information) and Member Account information for as long as necessary to satisfy any business or legal requirement.
NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN AND TO PARENTS
Our Website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13 years old. If You are under 13 years old, You should not use this Website, and under no circumstances should You send information about Yourself to us without providing us with consent from Your parents or legal guardian. If we become aware that we have received Personal Information from a visitor under the age of 13 on the site and we do not have parental consent or legal guardian consent, we will delete the information from our records.
MEMBER ACCOUNT PROFILES
As mentioned above, every user who registers with us and becomes a Member has a unique personal Account and profile. Each Account profile is assigned a unique personal identification username, which helps us ensure that only You can access Your profile. When You register, You create Your profile, through social registration and authentication. It is Your passport to seamless travel across Your member dashboard and profile area, allowing You to use our Website without having to fill out registration forms with information You’ve already provided. Even if You switch computers, You won’t have to re-register – just use Your Social log in to authenticate and identify Yourself.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION YOU SHARE
When You create a Member Account, You provide us with Your contact information, including Your name and email address. We use this information to provide the features of our Website, publisher payments, Your updates, communicate with You about Your account, send questionnaires and announcements about new and exciting services that we offer. When You order from us, our third-party payment processors will ask for Your credit card number and billing address. They use this information to bill You for the product that You order at that time. To submit publisher payments to you, our partner, Tipalti will securely collect payment and tax information prior to submitting payments.
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including programming, answering customer questions about products or services, sending email and providing website analytics. We will only provide those companies the information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.
We may disclose or share non-personal information (or other information, other than Personal Information) in any other manner that we deem appropriate or necessary. Among other things, we will disclose non-personal information to third parties to help us determine how people use parts of the Sites and who our users are so we can improve our Sites. We will also disclose non-personal information to our partners and other third parties about how our users collectively use the Sites.
onG will disclose Your Personal Information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on onG; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of onG and its family of Websites; (c) enforce our Terms; or (d) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Website.
If Your information is lost or stolen, You must promptly notify us if Your user name, or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove that user name, or password from Your Account and update our records accordingly. The Website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. When You interact with our Website via a social media platform, or with a social media platform from our Website, we collect the Personal Information that You make available to us on that site, including Your Account ID or “handle.” We will comply with the privacy policies of the corresponding social media platform.
We also make email services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable User to communicate with others available to You. Please understand that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. We have no control over its use and You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose Your Personal Information.
SPECIAL NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
If you are a California resident, you are entitled by California law to request certain information regarding our disclosure of your Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to webmaster@onG.Social specifying that you seek your “California Customer Choice Notice”. Please allow thirty days for a response.
Thank you for visiting our Website. We hope you enjoy your visit.