Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use Revolvy and we do not intentionally collect or maintain Personal Information from those who are under 13 years old. Thus, if we obtain actual knowledge that a user is under 13, we will take steps to remove that user's Personal Information from our databases. By using Revolvy, you are representing that you are at least 18 years old, or that you are at least 13 years old and have your parents’ permission to use Revolvy.
In general, we collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through Revolvy. We also collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile on Revolvy.
We may receive Personal Information about you from other sources with which you have registered, companies who we have partnered with (collectively, "Partners") or other third parties. We may associate this information with the other Personal Information we have collected about you.
If you send an e-mail to us, or fill out forms located on Revolvy, we will collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide. We may use and display your full name and email address when you send an email notification to a friend through Revolvy or the social network from which you have connected to Revolvy. Additionally, we use your email address to contact you on behalf of your friends or notifications from a social network or other website with whom you have registered to receive such notifications. We may use this e-mail address to contact you from time to time. You may indicate your preference to stop receiving further promotional communications as further detailed below.
An "Internet protocol address" or "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. In some cases your IP Address stays the same from browser session to browser session; but if you use a consumer Internet access provider, your IP Address probably varies from session to session.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience with Revolvy. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. In order to use our services offered through Revolvy, your web browser must accept Cookies. If you choose to disable Cookies, some aspects of Revolvy may not work properly, and you will not be able to receive our services.
Personal Information you submit to us is used by us to provide you access to Revolvy, to improve Revolvy, to better tailor the features, performance, and support of Revolvy and to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us, our partners or our advertisers at your request. Additionally, we may share your content preferences and other information with the social network from which you have connected to Revolvy, along with those companies and persons you have asked us to share your information with.
We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties. You hereby consent to us sharing your Personal Information under the circumstances described herein.
Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us and the information you choose to publish. You understand that when you use Revolvy, certain information you post or provide through Revolvy, such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of Revolvy, including without limitation, chatrooms, bulletin and message boards, along with other public forums. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through Revolvy, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the Revolvy community. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of Revolvy available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others in public forums online or otherwise. We also share the information you publish with other third parties.
We offer you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to "opt-out" by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly at email@example.com.
You may request deletion of your Personal Information by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org, but please note that we may be required (by law or otherwise) to keep this information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request, only after we have fulfilled such requirements). When we delete Personal Information, it will be deleted from the active database, but may remain in our archives.
We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.