Last Updated: September 2023
WE WILL POST ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE IN A NOTICE OF THE CHANGE AT THE BOTTOM OF OUR WEB PAGE WITH A HYPERLINK THERETO. WE WILL USE OUR BEST EFFORTS TO SEND YOU AN EMAIL DESCRIBING SUCH CHANGES. PLEASE REGULARLY REVIEW THESE TERMS OF SERVICE. NOTWITHSTANDING IF YOU CONTINUE TO USE OUR SERVICES, YOU ARE BOUND BY ANY CHANGES THAT WE MAKE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
The capitalized terms have the same meaning as ascribed in our Terms of Service as applicable, unless otherwise noted here.
WE DO NOT SELL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION, NOR DO WE INTEND TO DO SO. WE DO NOT GIVE ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES EXCEPT TO SUBPROCESSORS TO ASSIST US IN THE PROVISION OF OUR SERVICES TO YOU.
2. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
When you register to use our Website, App, or Platform, we collect personal information (also referred to as personally identifiable information or “PII”) which may include your name, address, online contact information such as your email address or username, phone number, and other personal information. The information so collected will be stored on our servers. You are able to change your personal information via email by contacting us at email@example.com or through your profile or account settings on our Website, App, or Platform.
a. Geolocation and Equipment Information. We may collect information that does not personally identify you such as (i) your geolocation, and (ii) information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, App, or Platform, and usage details.
3. HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION?
We collect personal information from you in the following ways:
At registration on our Website, App, or Platform;
Through mobile and desktop applications your downloads from our Website, App, or Platform, which provides dedicated non-browser based interaction between you and our Website, App, or Platform;
b. From you placing an order, which includes details of transactions you carry out on our Website, App, or Platform;
c. When you subscribe to a newsletter;
d. From your responses to a survey;
e. From forms filled out by you;
f. From records or copies of correspondences (including email addresses) if you contact us;
g. From search queries on our Website, App, or Platform; and
h. When you post information to be published or displayed on our Website, App, or Platform.
We collect information from you automatically when you navigate through our Website, App, or Platform in the following ways:
a. Usage details;
b. IP addresses;
c. Information obtained through browser cookies;
d. Information obtained through flash cookies;
e. Web beacons on our Website;
f. Web beacons on emails sent by us; and
g. Other tracking technologies.
4. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
We use the information that you provide to:
a. Personalize your experience in using our Platform;
b. Provide you with information, products, or services requested from us;
c. Present our Website, App, and Platform and their contents to you;
d. Provide you with notices about account and/or subscription, including expiration and renewal notices;
e. Carry out obligations and enforce rights arising from contracts entered into between you and us, including billing and collection;
f. Notify you about changes to our Website, App, and Platform and any products or services;
g. Allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website, App, and Platform;
h. Improve the Website, App, and Platform;
i. Improve our customer service;
j. Administer contests, promotions, and surveys or other Website, App, and Platform features;
k. Process transactions;
l. Anonymize data and aggregate data for statistics;
m. Contact you for other purposes with your consent;
n. Contact you about our products and services that may be of interest;
o. Contact you about third parties’ goods and services;
p. Enable the display of advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences, although personal information is not shared with advertisers without your consent; and
q. Send you periodic emails, in accordance with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 as detailed in Section 13, via the email address provided by you to (i) send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions; (ii) process orders and send information and updates pertaining to such orders; (iii) send additional information related to your product and/or service; and (iv) market to our mailing list or continue to send email to you after the original transaction has occurred.
We allow third party behavioral tracking and links to third-party web pages. Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our Website, App, or Platform. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Website, App, or Platform and welcome any feedback at about these sites. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. HOW DO WE PROTECT INFORMATION WE COLLECT?
Our Website and App receive regular security scans and penetration tests. Our Website and App also receive regular malware scans. In addition, our Website and App use an SSL certificate as an added security measure. We require username and passwords for our employees who can access your personal information that we store and/or process on our Platform and servers. In addition, we actively prevent third parties from getting access to your personal information that we store and/or process on our Platform and servers. We accept payment by credit card through a third party credit card processor on our behalf. We will implement reasonable security measures every time you (a) place an order, or (b) enter, submit, or access your information, (c) register, or (d) access our Platform, on our Website and App.
7. DATA SECURITY MEASURES.
a. Security Measures. We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. 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, App, or Platform, 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, App, or Platform. 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 our Website, App, or Platform.
b. Fair Information Practice Principles. In the event of a personal data breach, we will notify you within via (i) email and/or (ii) our Platform notification system on our Website and/or App. We agree to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
8. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
There are times when we may share Personal Information that you have shared with us may be shared by Toonsutra with others to enable us to provide you over Services, including contractors, service providers, and third parties (“Partners”). This section discusses only how Toonsutra may share such information with Partners. We will ensure that our Partners protect your Personal Information. The following describe how and with whom we may share your Personal Information:
Disclosure of Personal Information.
a. We may disclose aggregated, de-personalized information about you that does not identify any individual to other parties without restriction, such as for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
b. We may disclose personal information to our subsidiaries and affiliates.
c. We may disclose personal information to contractors, services providers, and other third parties.
d. We require all contractors, service providers, and other third parties to whom we disclose your personal information to be under contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and to use it only for the purposes for which we disclose them.
e. We may disclose personal information in the event of a merger, sale of business, etc.
f. We may disclose to third parties to market their products and services to you if you have either consented or not opted out of these disclosures.
g. We require all other Partners, to whom we disclose your personal information, to enter into contracts with us to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to such Partners.
h. We disclose personal information to fulfill the purpose for which you have provided it, for instance, if you gave us an email address to use the “email a friend” feature of the Platform.
i. We may disclose personal information for any other purpose for which you have provided it.
Other Disclosure of Personal Information.
a. We will disclose personal information (i) to comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request, (ii) to enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes, (iii) if we believe it is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Toonsutra, our customers or others, and/or (iv) if it is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Toonsutra, our customers, or others, and this includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Third Party Disclosure.
a. We do not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise transfer personal information to others, unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include our hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our Website, App, or Platform, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
b. We may provide non-personally identifiable visitor information for marketing purposes.
Choices Users Have About How Toonsutra Uses and Discloses Information.
b. Disclosure of Users’ Information for Third-Party Advertising. Users can opt-out by (i) checking the relevant form when we collect the data; (ii) logging into the Website, App, or Platform and adjusting their preferences in their account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes, or (iii) emailing us their opt-out request email@example.com. Users receiving promotional email can opt-out by sending a return email requesting to be omitted from future promotional email distributions. This opt-out will not apply to information provided by Toonsutra for product purchases, warranty registration, or other transactions.
9. GOOGLE ADSENSE AND GOOGLE ANALYTICS
We have implemented advertising features on our Website, App, and Platform including: (a) remarketing with Google AdSense; (b) Google Display Network Impression Reporting; (c) Google Demographics and Interests Reporting; and (d) Google’s DoubleClick platform integration.
We use these Cookies to compile data regarding User interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our Website or App.
10. FOR OUR EUROPEAN CUSTOMERS AND VISITORS
We are headquartered in the United States. Most of the operations are located in United States. Your Personal Information, which you give to us during registration or use of our Website, App or Platform, may be accessed by or transferred to us in the United States. If you are visiting our Web site or registering for our Services from outside the United States, be aware that your Personal Information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States. Our servers or our third-party hosting services partners are located in the United States. By using our site, you consent to any transfer of your Personal Information out of Europe, UK, or Switzerland for processing in the US or other countries.
b. The New SCCs.
c. Our GDPR Compliance Commitment.
11. YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Toonsutra does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside third parties your “Personal Information” as the term is defined under the California Civil Code Section § 1798.82(h). Additionally, California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits Users of our Website, App, or Platform that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of their Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make a request for such disclosure, or identification and/or deletion of Personal Information in all our systems that we store on you, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that (i) if we delete your Personal Information as requested, we will no longer be able to provide our services to you and (ii) we may need to keep such Personal Information for a while during the shutting down and billing process. If you would like to discuss our Personal Information storage and processing process with us, please send us an email at email@example.com.
12. COPPA COMPLIANCE (FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13 USERS ONLY)
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) is a federal legislation that applies to entities that collect and store “Personal Information,” as the term is defined under COPPA, from children under the age of 13. We are committed to ensure compliance with COPPA. Our Website, App, and Platform are not meant for use by children under the age of 13. Our Website, App, and Platform do not target children under the age of 13, but we do not age-screen or otherwise prevent the collection, use, and personal disclosure of persons identified as under 13. If you would like to know more about our practices and specifically our practices in relation to COPPA compliance, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IF YOU ARE UNDER 13, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR USE OUR WEBSITE, APP, OR PLATFORM.
13. CAN-SPAM ACT OF 2003
The CAN-SPAM Act establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have businesses stop emailing them, and spells out penalties for violations. Per the CAN-SPAM Act, we will:
a. not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses;
b. identify the email message as an advertisement in some reasonable way;
c. monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used;
d. honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly; and
e. give an “opt-out” or “unsubscribe” option.
If you wish to opt out of email marketing, follow the instructions at the bottom of each email or contact us at email@example.com and we will promptly remove you from all future marketing correspondences.
15. LIST OF THIRD-PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
Toonsutra uses the following third-party service providers for the provision of services as detailed under Terms of Service,
Name of Third-Party Service Provider
Amazon Web Services Inc. (North Virginia, US)
Address: 410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109-5210
Telephone: (855) 817-0841
Additionally, if you have any questions or concerns about our third-party service providers, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
16. COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT/DMCA NOTICE
If you believe that any content on our Website, App, or Platform violates your copyright, and you wish to have the allegedly infringing material removed, the following information in the form of a written notification (pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA Takedown Notice”)) must be provided to our designated Copyright Agent.
a. Your physical or electronic signature;
b. Identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;
c. Identification of the material on our Website, App, or Platform that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove;
d. Sufficient information to permit us to locate such material;
e. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
f. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law; and
g. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are either the owner of the copyright that has allegedly been infringed or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Toonsutra’s Copyright Agent to receive DMCA Takedown Notices is Vishal Anand, email@example.com and at Toonsutra, Attn: DMCA Notice, Toonsutra, Inc. 355 Bryant Street, Suite # 403, San Francisco CA 94107 . You acknowledge that for us to be authorized to take down any content, your DMCA Takedown Notice must comply with all the requirements of this Section. Please note that, pursuant to 17 U.S.C. § 512(f), any misrepresentation of material fact (falsities) in a written notification automatically subjects the complaining party to liability for any damages, costs and attorney’s fees incurred by Toonsutra in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.
17. ANTI-BRIBERY COMPLIANCE
Toonsutra represents and warrants that it is fully aware of and will comply with, and in the performance of its obligations hereunder will not take any action or omit to take any action that would cause it or its customers to be in violation of, (i) U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, (ii) U.K. Anti-Bribery Act, (iii) India Prevention of Corruption Act of 1988, or (iv) any other applicable anti-bribery statutes and regulations, and (v) any regulations promulgated under any such laws. Company represents and warrants that neither it nor any of its employees, officers, or directors is an official or employee of any government (or any department, agency or instrumentality of any government), political party, state owned enterprise or a public international organization such as the United Nations, or a representative or any such person (each, an “Official”). Company further represents and warrants that, to its knowledge, neither it nor any of the Supplier Personnel has offered, promised, made or authorized to be made, or provided any contribution, thing of value or gift, or any other type of payment to, or for the private use of, directly or indirectly, any Official for the purpose of influencing or inducing any act or decision of the Official to secure an improper advantage in connection with, or in any way relating to, (A) any government authorization or approval involving Toonsutra. or (B) the obtaining or retention of business by Toonsutra. Supplier further represents and warrants that it will not in the future offer, promise, make or otherwise allow to be made or provide any payment and that it will take all lawful and necessary actions to ensure that no payment is promised, made or provided in the future by any of the Supplier Personnel.
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