Personal information is any information we deem may allow the identification of any living individual. This includes both information you explicitly supply to us, for example an email address, and information we collect incidently to provide our Services, for example your browser configuration.
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The good news is we at DigitalMediaSearch won't share your user content with third parties without your consent, except if required by Australian or U.S. court order. There are just four possible cases where information about you leaves our servers:
How do you define 'explicit consent'? By 'explicit concent' we mean we will present to you a clear notice on the website such as a pop up or large bold text in a form requesting your permission whenever you are about to send personal information a third party such as a service provider.
Why the exception for court orders? We aren't Batman. We don't have a secret head quarters. We host our data in Australia and the United States and that means we need to comply with US and Australian law. Moreover, there is always a risk that some users will exploit our peer to peer services to facilitate illegal activity, including violating the privacy of other users. Responding to court orders allows us to assist law enforcement in preventing crime and prosecuting those responsible.
Information You Explicity Supply to Us In order to post user content or raise support tickets with DigitalMediaSearch we require you to register personal information that includes a username, password, email, display name, organisation name (optional) and phone number (optional). This information is required to help secure your data and to give us a way of contacting you if there is an issue with your account or our services.We also collect any user content you create such as nudge messages, chat messages, pitches and profiles. We need to store this information so we can display it to you and other users later!
Information Collected Incidently Running a website requires us to collect certain technical information to make sure the site works as planned on your device. The technical information we collect may include your Internet Protocol address (also known as “IP address”) or other device address or ID, web browser or device type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after our website, the pages you view on the Services, and the dates and times that you visit the website.
Persistent cookies can be removed. Please review your web browser’s “Help” file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings. If you delete, or choose not to accept, cookies from the Services, you may not be able to utilize the features of the Services to their fullest potential.
Sales Analytics We may track the number of times you view certain pages on our website and the purchases you make to help us improve our services. Using such tracking allows us to suggest related products and see which parts of the website are most useful to customers.
We use your personal information to improve your experience of our Services, including to:
We use the “Custom Audience pixel” of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) on our website. With its help, we can keep track of what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement. This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of Facebook ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and use it for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Policy which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and outside of Facebook. A cookie can also be saved on your device for these purposes. Please click here if you would like to withdraw your consent https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_=_
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, www.google.com (“Google Analytics” or “Google”). Google Analytics employs cookies that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
In using Google Analytics our website employs the extension “anonymizeIp”. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from EU/EEA member states. Google uses this information to analyze your use of our site, to compile reports for us on internet activity and to provide other services relating to our website.
Google Analytics also uses electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used.
You can find additional information on how to install the browser add-on referenced above at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For the cases in which personal data is transferred to the US, Google has self-certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework).
We make reasonable efforts to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk associated with the processing of Personal Information. We maintain organizational, technical and administrative measures designed to protect Personal Data within our organization against unauthorized access, destruction, loss, alteration or misuse. Your Personal Data is only accessible to a limited number of personnel who need access to the information to perform their duties. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of your account has been compromised), please contact us immediately.
If you are a DigitalMediaSearch user, we retain your Personal Information as long as we are providing the Services to you. We retain Personal Information after we cease providing Services to you, even if you close your limelightr account, to the extent necessary to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, and for the purpose of fraud monitoring, detection and prevention. We also retain Personal Information to comply with our tax, accounting, and financial reporting obligations, where we are required to retain the data by our contractual commitments to our financial partners, and where data retention is mandated by the payment methods that we support. Where we retain data, we do so in accordance with any limitation periods and records retention obligations that are imposed by applicable law.