1.1 We at ScoopLane.com are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our visitors; in this policy, we explain how we will treat your personal information.
2. Collecting Personal Information
2.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, the length of visit and page views.
b) information that you provide to us when registering with our website including your email address.
c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications or newsletters.
d) information that you provide to us when using the services on our website, or that is generated in the course of those services including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use.
e) information that you post to our website for publication on the internet including your user name, your profile picture and the content of your post.
f) information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our website including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication.
g) any other personal information that you choose to send to us.
2.2 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.
3. The Way We Use Personal Information
3.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purpose specified in this policy on the relevant pages of the website.
3.2 We may use your Personal Information for several purposes:
a) to enable you to use our site or certain features
b) to contact you and to respond to questions and comments you may send us
c) to save you from re-entering the information when you access our site
d) to help us to better customize the content, information, website experience, marketing, or promotional materials provided to you on our site and on other websites across the Internet
e) to detect and protect against error, fraud or other criminal activity and cooperate with law enforcement agencies
f) to enforce our Terms including carrying out security reviews to validate your identity, age, contact details and, if applicable, your financial information
g) to measure and research the effectiveness of the services features and offerings, advertisements, and e-mail communications, and to improve them when necessary
3.3 If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
3.4 Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website, and can be adjusted using privacy controls on the website.
3.5 We will not, without your express consent, supply your personal information to any third party.
4. Security of Personal Information
4.1 We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
4.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall-protected) servers.
4.3 All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website will be protected by encryption technology.
4.4 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
4.5 You responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our website confidential: we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our website)
5. Disclosing Personal Information
5.1 We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, insurers, professional advisers, officers, subcontractors, suppliers or agents, insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
5.2 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company, and all its subsidiaries, insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.
5.3 We may disclose your personal information:
a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law
b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings
c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk
d) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of the personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information
5.4 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
6. International Data Transfers
6.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
6.2 Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
6.3 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section.
7.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
7.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
7.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
7.5 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
7.6 The names and the purposes of cookies that we use on our website are set out below:
a) we use both session and persistent cookies on our website to recognize a computer when a user visits the website.
b) to track users as they navigate the website
c) to improve the website’s usability
d) prevent fraud and improve the security of the website
e) personalize the website for each user
7.7 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies
7.8 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
7.9 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
8. Google Adsense
8.1 These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on our website, send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. Our site has no access or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
8.3 If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics by visiting this link.
9. Third Party Websites
9.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
9.2 Other websites may also reference or link to our site.
9.3 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
10.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
10.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes to this policy.
10.3 We may notify you of changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.
11. Updating Information
Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
12. Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy
12.1 In the event that a third party assumes control over our company, or if we are acquired by or merged with a third-party entity, we reserve the right, subject to applicable law, to transfer or assign the Personal Information and any other information we have collected as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
12.2 In the event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, the Personal Information and any other information may, subject to applicable law, be treated, transferred, or used by third parties.
13. Our Details
13.1 This website is owned and operated by ScoopLane Media.
13.2 You can contact us by writing to the business address given above, by using our website contact form and by email to [email protected]