This Policy describes the information we collect from you and how we use that information. It applies to any of the Services that Culturalyst or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates provide. Protecting your information—and being transparent about the ways we use it—is one of the core commitments we make to you. You entrust us with your information, and we take our responsibility to protect that trust to heart.
What We Collect In order for you to create an account on Culturalyst and use our Services, we need to collect and process some information. Depending on your use of the Services, that may include: Information that you provide by completing forms on Culturalyst — your name, email and postal addresses, gender, telephone number, country of residence, login, and password details. We will ask for this information if you register as a user of the Services, subscribe to our newsletters, upload or submit any material through Culturalyst, or request any information; Information about your activity on and interaction with Culturalyst (such as your IP address, the type of device or browser you use, and your actions on the site); Communications you send to us for example, when you ask for support, send us questions or comments, or report a problem); and Information that you submit to Culturalyst in the form of comments, contributions to discussions, or messages to other users.
How We Use this Information
We use the information we collect for the following purposes: To keep your account secure; To enable us to provide you with our Services, and to improve, promote, and protect our Services; To set up and administer your account, contact you, and customize your experience on Culturalyst (for example, to show you subscriptions that we think may interest you based on your previous use); and To track use of the Services so that we can improve Culturalyst.
How this Information is Shared
Information that’s shared publicly When you create an account, we create a basic profile for you on Culturalyst, including your account name, the date the account was created, and a list of subscriptions you have backed or launched. Here are some of the things that may be publicly viewable on your profile, or elsewhere on Culturalyst: The account name, and the date it was created; Any information you choose to add to your profile (like a picture, bio, or your location); Information that isn't shared publicly The following data will not be publicly displayed or revealed to other users: Any payment information you provide; Your password details; Your IP address; Your phone number; and Communications you send to us (for example, when you ask for support, send us questions or comments, or report a problem). We never post anything to your Facebook, Twitter, or other third-party accounts without your permission. We do not and will not sell your data. Information that’s shared with trusted third-party services We may share your information with certain trusted third-party services to help us provide, improve, promote, or protect Culturalyst’s Services (like when we partner with payment processors, or use services that help us manage our ads on other sites). When we share data with third-party services that support our delivery of the Culturalyst Services, we require that they use your information only for the purposes we’ve authorized, and that they protect your personal information at least to the same standards we do. We may also share information that’s aggregated and anonymized in a way that it doesn’t directly identify you.
We want to communicate with you only if you want to hear from us. We try to keep emails to a minimum and give you the ability to opt out of any marketing communications we send. You will also receive certain marketing email communications, in accordance with your preferences, and from which you may opt out at any time. We’ll also send you service-related announcements when it’s necessary to do so.
Access to Your Information
To modify or delete the personal information you’ve provided to us, please log in and update your profile. We may retain certain information as required by law or for necessary business purposes. On request, we will give you a copy of all the personal information about you that we hold. This information is subject to a fee not exceeding the prescribed fee permitted by law.