Effective Date: February 9, 2020
We collect information when you visit community.visible.com and when you communicate with us. This includes personal information you provide (such as your name, email address, time zone, city, state, country, profile signature, biography, and avatar image), a username and password, and communications you send to us.
We also collect information when you visit our site, including through cookies and similar technology. This includes your IP address, language preferences, if you have voted in a poll, survey participation, device and advertising identifiers; pages that you visit before and after visiting our sites; the date and time of your visit; information about the links you click and pages you view within the sites and screen records.
We collect information when you contact us. When you contact us or we contact you, we may monitor or record that communication for quality assurance, training and security purposes.
We collect information about you from others. We may obtain information about you from other sources, including from companies that collect consumer information such as demographic and interest data. In addition, if you access third-party services, such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter, from our site, to log into our site, or to share information about your experience, we may collect information from these third-party services.
We use the information we collect to market to you, and for other business purposes, including to:
III. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We share information about you with vendors and partners who do work on our behalf and for other business purposes.
If you access third-party services, such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter, through our sites or apps, to log in or to share information about your experience with others, these third-party services may be able to collect information about you and they may notify your connections on the third-party services about your use of the site or app, in accordance with their own privacy policies.
We use reasonable measures to help protect information from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. You should understand that no data storage system or transmission of data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure.
You have choices about certain ways we use and share information about you.
Marketing. You have choices about receiving marketing from Visible. If you would like to be removed from Visible’s email marketing list, you can opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions, usually found at the bottom of the emails.
Do-Not-Track Signals and Similar Mechanisms. Some web browsers transmit "do-not-track" signals to websites. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be transmitted, or whether they even are aware of them. We currently do not take action in response to these signals.
VIII. STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
California Consumer Privacy Act
The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, gives you specific rights as a California resident. The law provides you with the right to know what information we collect about you and how we use it, to access and delete that information within certain limitations, to tell us not to sell personal information about you, and to not be discriminated against for invoking these rights.
Your Right to Know
The information we collect varies depending on your interactions with us. The California law requires us to let you know about the categories of personal information we collect and use. Categories of personal information we collect include: identifiers; records of comments you post; and other information that identifies or can be reasonably associated or linked with you.
Your Rights to Access
You have the right to request access to specific pieces and categories of personal information we collected about you in the past 12 months. Visible Community site visitors can do this by logging into your Visible Community account and navigating to My Settings > Personal > Personal Information and clicking “My Personal Information” under “Downloads.”
Your Right to Delete
Requests that Visible delete your personal information are subject to exemptions under the CCPA. We will retain certain information required for security, legal, or other business or commercial purposes only as long as necessary for business, accounting, tax or legal purposes and then securely delete it.
Visible Community site visitors can request deletion of personal information by logging into your Visible Community account and navigating to My Settings > Personal > Close Account.
Your Right to Say “Do Not Sell”
The CCPA gives you the right to say no to the sale of personal information. Visible does not sell personal information as defined by CCPA from Visible Community site visitors.
Your Right to Not Be Discriminated Against
We will not discriminate against you if you exercise any rights described in this section. We will not deny goods or services, charge different prices or rates for goods or services, or provide you a different level or quality of goods and services. You also have the right to receive information about the financial incentives that we offer to you.
Where to Exercise Your Rights
Visible Community site visitors can exercise their rights by logging into their Visible Community account and navigating to My Settings > Personal > Personal Information and clicking “My Personal Information” under “Downloads” to access your data or navigating to My Settings > Personal > Close Account to delete your data.
You can authorize an agent to exercise your California privacy rights on your behalf. To designate a California business or an individual as your authorized agent to exercise your privacy rights, send your name and Visible Community username to email@example.com along with the name, address and email of your authorized agent. We may require additional proof that you granted the authority.
If you have questions about any of your rights under CCPA that are described above, you can email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other California Privacy Rights
California customers may request, once per year, that we disclose the identity of any third parties with whom we have shared personal information for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes within the previous calendar year, along with the type of personal information disclosed.
California residents under age 18 who are registered users of online sites, services or applications may request and obtain removal of content or information they have publicly posted. Your request should be submitted to Visible Community moderators in a private message or by email to email@example.com and should include a detailed description of the specific content or information to be removed. Please be aware that your request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of content or information posted online and that the law may not permit or require removal in certain circumstances.
NEVADA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Nevada law allows consumers to opt out of the sale of personal information by online service providers such as website operators. Nevada law defines “sale” as the exchange of certain personally identifiable information for money, where the recipient also intends to sell that information. Personally identifiable information includes name, address, phone number, Social Security number, or any identifier that can be used to contact a consumer electronically.
Visible does not currently sell personal information as defined by Nevada law and has no plans to start. If Visible ever starts selling such personal information, current Visible customers, including Visible Community site visitors, will be opted out. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.