Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy explains how Chief Content collects, uses, and discloses information about you.

The terms “Chief Content,” “we,” “us,” and “our” include Chief Content and our affiliates. We use the terms “member,” “you,” and “your”, “user”, “subscriber”, “customer”, “client” to mean any person using our Sites or Services, including any organization or person using the Sites or Services on an organization’s behalf. This Privacy Policy applies to the processing of information about members and other individuals that we collect when you use our “Sites” or “Services”.

The term: “Platform” is also used within this Privacy Policy and it is used to describe any Site or Service offered by Chief Content.

This Privacy Policy covers:

1. Collection Of Information

2. Use Of Information

3. Sharing Of Information

4. Additional Details

5. Your Choices

6. Data Rights

1. Collection Of Information
Summary: We collect information about you when you:

  •  Visit our website; and
    – Communicate with us.
  • Make a payment
  • Enter any personal information in any landing page or page of our Sites.
  • Enter any personal information in any Service offered by Chief Content that communicates to any of our marketing systems or servers.

We also collect information, such as usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and similar technologies.

If you elect to use certain features, we also collect information through other sources, such as social media services, invitations, and imported contacts.

1.1 Information You Provide to Us

We collect information that you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information that you provide when you choose interests or groups, fill out a form, or communicate with us. The types of information that we may collect include your full name, username, password, email address, postal address, phone number, payment method data, photos, choices of interests and groups, and any other information that you choose to provide. Information about your gender and interests is optional.

When you pay through FastSpring (an INC 500 Company from the United States of America), which acts as reseller for our Services you agree to have your data collected by Chief Content under this Privacy Policy and under the Privacy Policy and Terms of FastSpring.

2. Use Of Information

Summary: We use information about you to:

Operate, improve, promote, and protect Chief Content;
Communicate with you (marketing and sales: manually or automated); and
Personalize content.

2.1 Communicating With You

We may use information about you for various purposes related to communicating with you, including to:

Respond to your comments, questions, and requests;

Communicate with you, about products, services, and events offered by us and others, to provide news and information that we think will be of interest to you, to conduct online surveys, to contact you about events on our Platform that are being held near your location, and to otherwise communicate with you in accordance with Section 2.3;

2.2 Advertising And Other Uses

We may use information about you for various other purposes, including to:

Provide content, features, or sponsorships that match member profiles or interests;

Facilitate contests and other promotions;

Combine with information that we collect for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy; and

Carry out any other purposes described to you at the time that we collected the information.

Send manual or automated marketing and sales messages via Social Media, Email, Advertising, Phone Calls.

2.3 Legal Basis for Processing

Our legal basis for collecting and using the information described above will depend on the type of information and the specific context in which we collect it.

We process information about you where it is in our legitimate interests to do so and not overridden by your rights (for example, in some cases for direct marketing, fraud prevention, responding to your communications).

In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect information about you, or may otherwise need the information to protect your vital interests or those of another person.

We may also process information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract.

3. Sharing Of Information

Summary: We do not share information about you in any way other than as described in this Privacy Policy.

We may disclose information about you to an affiliate or successor entity as part of a corporate transaction.

We may also share de-identified or aggregated information.

3.1 Affiliate Sharing And Merger, Sale, Or Other Asset Transfers

If Chief Content is involved in a merger, acquisition, financing, reorganization, bankruptcy, or sale of our assets, information about you may be shared, sold, or transferred as part of that transaction. We may also share information about you with current or future corporate parents, subsidiaries, or affiliates.

3.2 Other Situations

We may de-identify or aggregate information about you and share it freely, so that you can no longer be identified. We may also share information about you with your consent or at your direction or where we are legally entitled to do so.

4. Additional Details

Summary:
With your permission, we may allow others to use technologies that collect information about you to provide analytic services, and to serve ads for Chief Content. You may be able to disable the collection or use of this information.

We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information and have implemented technical and organizational measures in line with industry best practices. We cannot guarantee these controls will provide absolute security.

This Privacy Policy is periodically updated, and does not apply to third parties.

4.1 Analytics and Advertising Services Provided by Others

With your permission, we may allow others to use cookies, web beacons, device identifiers, and other technologies to collect information about your use of the website.

4.2 Security

We employ technical and organizational measures designed to appropriately protect your information that is under our control and that we process on your behalf from unauthorized access collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal, both during transmission and once we receive it. We store all information that you provide to us on secure servers.

We train employees regarding our data privacy policies and procedures, and permit authorized employees to access information on a need to know basis, as required for their role.

We use firewalls designed to protect against intruders and test for network vulnerabilities. However, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure.

4.3 Policy Scope

This Privacy Policy does not apply to information that you provide to third parties, such as other members, including group organizers and network administrators, and others with whom you may share information about you. Our website may direct you to a third-party service, such as social media services. Disclosure of information to these third parties is subject to the relevant third party’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for the third-party privacy policy or content, even if we link to those services from our website.

Chief Content is a data controller. Members are directly responsible for complying with all requirements of applicable EU privacy laws in connection with the information that they obtain and process for the purposes of managing their contacts, or organizing groups, or administering networks, or accounts.

4.4 Revisions To This Policy

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will provide notice to you by publishing the most current version and revising the date at the top of this page. If we make any material change to this policy, we will provide additional notice to you, such as by sending you an email or displaying a prominent notice on our website.

5. Your Choices

Summary:

You can review and change information about you, but we may retain certain information.

You have the right to opt out of receiving Chief Content’s promotional messages, but you may still receive other non-promotional communications.

5.1 Your Choices: Promotional Communications

You can control messages that you receive from Chief Content, other members, and third parties by selecting the unsubscribe link in the message that you receive. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional messages, such our ongoing business relations.

6. Data Rights

Summary:

You have the right to opt out of receiving Chief Content’s promotional messages, but you may still receive other communications.

You can complain to your local data protection authority about the use of your information.

Rights that you may have, depending on the country in which you live, include:

Accessing, correcting, updating, or requesting deletion of your information (deletion only under special terms).

Objecting to processing of your information, asking us to restrict processing of your information, or requesting the portability of your information.

Opting out from receiving marketing communications that we send you at any time. You can exercise this right by selecting the “unsubscribe” or “opt-out” link in the marketing emails we send you. Additionally, you may update your email preferences by changing the settings in your account.

Withdrawing your consent at any time if we have collected and processed your information with your consent. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing that we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

Complaining to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority.

Note that Chief Content is a controller of your information.

6.1. Special Terms for deletion

In order to request that Chief Content deletes all of your personal information, you may have to pay a special 30 Euros fee, to cover our costs for identifying this data and deleting it from all the sources where we keep your data.

You are solely responsible for providing us with ALL the email addresses you have associated to any of the Services and Sites when you request the deletion.

Without the full records, you will not get full deletion. This (providing all relevant data) is solely your responsibility and you have agreed to it in our Terms of Usage.

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