We may collect and store personal or other information that you voluntarily supply to us online while using blackoutusa.net (e.g., while on blackoutusa.net or in responding via email to a feature provided on blackoutusa.net). blackoutusa.net only contacts individuals who specifically request that we do so or in the event that they have signed up to receive our messaging, attended one of our events, or have purchased one of our products.
blackoutusa.net collects personally identifying information from our users during online registration and online purchasing. Generally, this information includes name and e-mail address for registration or opt-in purposes and name, postal address, and credit card information when registering for our events or purchasing our products. All this information is provided to us by you.
We also collect and store information that is generated automatically as you navigate online through blackoutusa.net. For example, we may collect information about your computer's connection to the Internet, which allows us, among other things, to improve the delivery of our web pages to you and to measure traffic on blackoutusa.net. We also may use a standard feature found in browser software called a "cookie" to enhance your experience with blackoutusa.net.
Cookies are small files that your web browser places on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes. By showing how and when visitors use blackoutusa.net, cookies help us deliver advertisements, identify how many unique users visit us, and track user trends and patterns. They also prevent you from having to re-enter your preferences on certain areas of blackoutusa.net where you may have entered preference information before.
blackoutusa.net also may use web beacons (single-pixel graphic files also known as "transparent GIFs") to access cookies and to count users who visit blackoutusa.net or open HTML-formatted email messages.
We use the information we collect from you while you are using blackoutusa.net in a variety of ways, including using the information to customize features; advertising that appears on blackoutusa.net; and, making other offers available to you via email, direct mail or otherwise. We also may provide your information to third parties, such as service providers, contractors and third-party publishers and advertisers for a variety of purposes. Unless you inform us in accordance with the process described below, we reserve the right to use, and to disclose to third parties, all of the information collected from and about you while you are using blackoutusa.net in any way and for any purpose, such as to enable us or a third party to provide you with information about products and services.
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily make your personal information available for viewing by third parties online - for example on message boards, web logs, through email, or in chat areas - that information can be seen, collected and used by others besides us. We cannot be responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of such information.
Be aware that we may occasionally release information about our visitors when release is appropriate to comply with law or to protect the rights, property, or safety of users of blackoutusa.net or the public.
Please also note that as our business grows, we may buy or sell various assets. In the unlikely event that we sell some or all our assets, or one or more of our websites is acquired by another company, information about our users may be among the transferred assets.
We also use Google Analytics Advertiser Features to optimize our business. Advertiser features include:
By enabling these Google Analytics Display features, we are required to notify our visitors by disclosing the use of these features and that we and third-party vendors use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) or other first-party identifiers, and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to gather data about your activities on our Site.
Among other uses, this allows us to contact you if you begin to fill out our check-out form but abandon it before completion with an email reminding you to complete your order.
The "Remarketing" feature allows us to reach people who previously visited our Site and match the right audience with the right advertising message.
We abide by Facebook's Data Use Restrictions.
Your information is stored at the list server that delivers blackoutusa.net content and messaging. Your information can only be accessed by those who help manage those lists to deliver email to those who would like to receive blackoutusa.net material.
All the messaging or emails that are sent to you by blackoutusa.net include an unsubscribe link in them. You can remove yourself at any time from our mailing list by clicking on the unsubscribe link that can be found in every communication that we send you.
The GDPR took effect on May 25, 2018 and is intended to protect the data of European Union (EU) citizens.
As a company that markets its site, content, products and/or services online we do not specifically target our marketing to the EU or conduct business in or to the EU in any meaningful way. If the data that you provide to us during your use of our site, content, products and/or services is governed by GDPR, we will abide by the relevant portions of the Regulation.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), or are accessing this site from within the EEA, you may have the right to request: access to, correction of, deletion of; portability of; and restriction or objection to processing, of your personal data, from us. This includes the "right to be forgotten."
To make any of these requests, please contact our GDPR contact: [email protected].
Under Nevada law, Nevada residents may submit a request directing us not to make certain disclosures of personal information we maintain about them.
To exercise this right, please contact us: [email protected]
Online form: here
This section contains disclosures required by the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") and applies only to "personal information" that is subject to the CCPA.
This policy applies to information we collect:
Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, users of the Website from California are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N 112, Sacramento, CA 95834, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.
We collect the categories of personal information about California consumers identified in the chart below. In the past 12 months we have collected and disclosed California consumers' personal information to third parties for business or commercial purposes - details are set out in the chart below.
We did not sell any information collected in the past 12 months.
Disclosures of Personal Information for a Business or Commercial Purpose
|Categories of Personal Information||Examples||Collected in the last 12 months:||Categories of sources from which information is collected:||Business or commercial purposes for collection, use, and sharing:||Disclosed for business purposes to the following categories of third parties:||Sold to the following categories of third parties:|
|Personal and online identifiers||(such as first and last name, email address, or unique online identifiers, Internet Protocol Address)||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Personal Information Categories – as listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e))||(A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information.|
Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.)
|Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.||Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Commercial or transactions information||Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Internet or other electronic network activity information||(such as browsing history, search history, interactions with a website, email, application, or advertisement)||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Biometric information.||Genetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise data.||No||n/a||n/a||n/a||NO|
|Geolocation data.||IP||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Sensory data.||Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.||NO||n/a||n/a||n/a||No|
|Professional or employment-related information||Current or past job history or performance evaluations.||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).||Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Equipment information.||Information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
|Inferences drawn from the above information about your predicted characteristics and preferences||Profile reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.||Yes||All categories listed below.||All purposes listed below.||All categories listed below.||No|
SC DIRECT RESPONSE SRL obtains the categories of Personal Information listed above from the following categories of sources:
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "Posted") on public areas of the Website, including product reviews ("User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
We use the Personal Information to satisfy your requests, improve the quality of the SC DIRECT RESPONSE SRL products, engage in research and analysis relating to the SC DIRECT RESPONSE SRL offers, personalize your experience, track usage of our products, market our products, provide customer support, message you, and comply with legal obligations. Even when we do not retain such Personal Information, it still must be transmitted to our servers initially and stored long enough to process.
We also use Personal Information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information used to fulfil our contractual obligations to you:
For commercial purposes, including marketing, advertising, and enabling commercial transactions
SC DIRECT RESPONSE SRL will not collect additional categories of Personal Information or use the Personal Information we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services.
The information we collect automatically may include Personal Information, or we may maintain it or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Some browsers have a "do not track" feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. Currently, we do not respond to browser "do not track" signals.
We may disclose the categories of personal information listed above to the categories of third parties listed below for business purposes:
We may share aggregated information about our users without restriction.
California residents have certain rights with respect to the personal information collected by businesses. If you are a California resident, you may exercise the following rights regarding your personal information, subject to certain exceptions and limitations:
SC DIRECT RESPONSE SRL will not sell your personal information. California law requires that we maintain a separate webpage that allows you to opt out of the sale of your personal information. Please read below for more details.
To exercise any of the above rights, please contact us as follows:
You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must:
We may need to request additional information from you to verify your identity or understand the scope of your request, although you will not be required to create an account with us to submit a request or have it fulfilled. At a minimum you will need to provide your name and email address.
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you. We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor's identity or authority to make the request.
Only you, or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child.
You may designate an authorized agent to make a CCPA request on your behalf by informing our customer service team [email protected]. You will need to provide your name and address, your agent's name and address, and a copy of the document by which you appointed the agent.
We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within forty-five (45) days of its receipt. If we require more time, we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing using email.
We will deliver our written response by email.
Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable consumer request's receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if applicable. For data portability requests, we will select a format to provide your personal information that is readily usable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
We will not discriminate against you for exercising any Personal Information rights. Unless permitted by applicable regulations, we will not:
This children's privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the online collection and use of personal information from children under the age of thirteen and provides important information regarding their rights under federal law with respect to such information.
This policy may be changed at any time at our discretion. If we should update this policy, we will post the updates to this page on our Website.