Effective Date: July 31, 2020
For EEA / UK residents:
If you are resident in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) / United Kingdom, we will comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and/or other applicable data protection and privacy laws. For the purposes of the GDPR on the Website, Fear Columbus is a data “Controller” and you are a “Data Subject” with certain protected privacy rights concerning your “Personal Data.”
Who Collects Your Information On Our Website?
We do. We collect information from you on the Website, and we are responsible for protection of your information.
What Information Does Fear Columbus Collect?
A. Requested Information. On various pages on the Website, we may request specific Personal Data about you in order to register you for an account to use our Services, add you to our email list, facilitate payments for and delivery of our Services, or fulfill your requests for information. You may choose not to provide your Personal Data, but then you might not be able to take advantage of some of the features of our Website and Services. We only collect basic Personal Data about you that does not include any special category data (e.g., race, ethnicity, health-related) as defined in the GDPR. Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offenses.
The types of Personal Data we collect and save include:
Contact and account registration information such as name, email address, physical address, date of birth, and phone number;
Financial and transactional information such as bank or credit card information, details about payments to and from you and details of products and Services you have purchased or otherwise obtained from us;
Information that you provide in using our Services, such as information about your customers, their addresses, financial information, and similar content you process through the Services;
Marketing and Communications Data including your email address, your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences;
Information you provide such as feedback, comments or other messages; and
Technical and usage information collected in our logs. Such information may include standard web log entries that contain your IP address, page URL, browser plug-in types and versions, device information and identifier, operating system information, and timestamp.
B. Aggregate Information. We may also collect anonymous, non-identifying and aggregate information such as the type of browser you are using, device type, the operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider. Aggregated data may be derived from your Personal Data, but is not itself Personal Data and it cannot be used, either on its own or together with other data, to directly or indirectly reveal your identity.
Why Is My Personal Data Being Collected?
We need to collect your Personal Data so that we can respond to your requests for information / demonstrations or to be added to our emailing lists, and to process your requests for access to accounts and payment for our Services. We also collect aggregate information to help us better design the Website. We collect log information for monitoring purposes to help us to diagnose problems with our servers, administer the Website, calculate usage levels, and otherwise provide services to you. Further details on why your Personal Data are being collected and our legal basis for doing so under GDPR (for EEA/UK residents) are provided in Section 15, below.
How Do We Use the Information We Collect?
A. We use the Personal Data you provide for the purposes for which you have submitted it including:
Responding To Your Inquiries, Feedback and Fulfilling Your Requests. We may use your Personal Data to respond to your inquiries and feedback, and to fulfill your requests for information.
Creating and Maintaining Your User Account. We use your Personal Data to create and maintain an account for you to allow you to purchase and use the Services we make available on the Website.
Subscribing To and Paying For Our Services. We use your Personal Data to add your subscriptions to our Services, and process your payment for these Services.
Purchasing Tickets or Admission to an Event or Venue. We may process your payment details as part of our Services so that you can purchase a ticket.
Participating in Special Promotions.
Communicating With You About Our Services. We may use your Personal Data to send you marketing information about new Services and other items that may be of interest to you.
B. We may use anonymous aggregated information that we collect to improve the design and content of our Website, and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this anonymous aggregated information to analyze how our Website is used, analyze industry trends, as well as to enable us to offer new programs or services.
What Are Your Choices Regarding Our Marketing Materials?
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain Personal Data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising. We will obtain your consent with regard to sending you marketing and advertising materials per GDPR requirements. In general, we will provide a button, checkbox or other means where you affirmatively opt-in to receive marketing emails or other communications from us. You can change your preferences or ask us to stop sending you marketing messages and/or remove your email from our mailing lists by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by following the instructions within the marketing messages that you have received.
Do We Share Your Personal Data?
In general, we will not share your Personal Data except:
(a) for the purposes for which you provided it;
(b) with your consent;
(c) as may be required by law, for example with our professional advisors, lawyers, insurers, regulators and other authorities, or as we think necessary to protect our organization or others from injury (e.g., in response to a court order or subpoena, in response to a law enforcement agency request, or when we believe that someone is causing, or is about to cause, injury to or interference with the rights or property of another);
(d) on a confidential basis with persons or organizations with whom we contract, such as our suppliers, to carry out internal site operations or as necessary to render the Services;
(e) with our business partners only in compliance with relevant data protection laws; or
(f) for marketing purposes with your consent with our affiliates including without limitation Sky Sprout, LLC (https://skysprout.com) and any corporate or private sponsors of events hosted at Fear Columbus Haunted House.
We may also share aggregate anonymous information with others, including affiliated and non-affiliated organizations.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Collection of Information by Others
Our Website may include links that take you to certain third party websites. Please check the privacy policies of these other websites to learn how they collect, use, store and share information that you may submit to them or that they collect.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Third Party Tools.
Our Website uses but is not limited to the following third party tools. This list of tools can expand at anytime without notifying or updating this list. This is not intended to be a complete list of all 3rd party tools used.
(c) We use Airtable to store and organize customer and internal data.
(d) We use Google Drive, Docs and Sheets to process and store customer data.
(e) We use Zapier to process data between 3rd party tools.
Children and Young People’s Information
We do not knowingly collect any information from any minors, and we comply with all applicable privacy laws including the GDPR, CCPA, USA Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and associated Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) rules for collecting Personal Data from minors. Please see the FTC’s website (www.ftc.gov) for more information. If you have concerns about this Website or its Services, wish to find out if your child has accessed our Services, or wish to remove your child’s Personal Data from our servers, please contact us at email@example.com. Our Website will not knowingly accept Personal Data from anyone under 13 years old without consent of a parent or guardian. In the event that we discover that a child under the age of 13 has provided Personal Data to us, we will make efforts to delete the child’s information in accordance with the COPPA. If you believe that your child under 13 has gained access to our Website without your permission, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Embedded Content From Other Websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How Long We Retain Your Data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
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