- What information we collect and how we collect it
- How we use the information and who we share it with
- How we protect the information we store about you
- How you can access and update that information
WHO WE ARE
Blend Media Limited, who we will refer to in this policy as “we”, “us” and “our”, is a company registered in England at, Finsgate, 5 – 7 Cranwood Street, London, England EC1V 9EE with company number 09874938.
The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of its partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
1. COLLECTING INFORMATION
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU IF YOU REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE?
When you use our Website, there are various bits of information that we may need to collect from you for various reasons. This includes both information that we collect automatically, as well as information that you knowingly provide to us. The type of information that we collect from you may enable us, or any party that has access to it, to identify you which is why we are obliged to handle it with such care.
The type of information that we collect about you is set out below:
Information that you provide when you use the Website
As you use the Website you may provide us with various data about yourself. In particular this may, without limitation, include information you give us by filling in forms on the Website (such as when you register to use it) by corresponding with us, by uploading content to the Website, and/or by entering into other agreements presented to you on it. The information you give us may include (without limitation) your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.
If you submit image or video content to us with a view to us licensing its use to third parties, we may use details about you (such as your name, and the approximate geographical location from which you provide your services) as part of our efforts to market that content to third parties. Details about the licence that you will grant us to use and market your submitted content can be found in our standard Creator Content Licence.
Please note that if you submit Content to us which becomes the subject of an intellectual property dispute, that we reserve the right to disclose your contact details to the party making a complaint in order to enable them to contact you directly to resolve that dispute.
We will also collect data that relates to the way that you use the Website and/or the content that you upload to it or download from it, which includes keeping records of the content that you post on our Website for publication. This includes your user name, pictures, videos, the content of your posts; and any other information that you choose to provide us.
We may also automatically gather information on how you use our Website to help us develop and improve our Website and to provide relevant, helpful information to you. This includes gathering technical details about your computer (such as its operating system version, as well as information about how you are accessing the internet and where you are accessing it from, such as your IP address). We may associate this information with your account and the details that you directly provide to us.
We do not gather information about other third party websites you have visited, but we may collect information about links to other websites that you click on if they appear on our Website. Similarly, where you come to our website using a hyperlink at another location on the internet, we may record the location of that hyperlink for our records.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU IF YOU’RE UNDER 16?
You can only register to use our Website if you are over the age of majority in the country in which you reside in. That means that we do not knowingly collect any information about (or market to) children, minors or anyone under the age of majority.
If we become aware that a child, minor or anyone under the age of majority has registered with us and provided us with personal information, we will take steps to terminate that person’s registration and delete their profile information from our Website. If we do delete a profile because you violated our age restriction rules, we may retain your email and IP address to ensure that you do not try to get around our rules by creating a new profile.
If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child, under the legal age of majority, has provided us with personal information, please contact us.
2. USING AND SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
USING YOUR INFORMATION
We collect your information because it helps us better understand what you need from us and our Website. The main uses of your personal information are to register you in order for you to use the Website, supply any Services to you purchased through the Website and to provide you with updates about the Website.
We may, from time to time, use the details that you have provided us with to contact you in order to make you aware of special offers relating to goods or services that we offer. We may also permit our partners to contact you for the same reason. By registering to use the website you are consenting to receiving these kinds of communications, but please remember that you can contact us at email@example.com at any time if you wish to cease receiving these kind of offers.
Sometimes, we may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send.
SHARING YOUR INFORMATION
Circumstances in which we will disclose personal information
We will not, without your express prior consent, supply your personal information to any third party for the purpose of their or any other third party’s direct marketing. However, where we engage in marketing activity, we may use a third party to administrate and direct that marketing on our behalf.
3. PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Please note that where we provide you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Please do not share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Service; any transmission is at your own risk.
4. ACCESSING AND UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
HOW CAN YOU ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION?
You are free to check the information that we hold about you by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will amend any inaccuracies promptly. Any such request to access the information we hold about you will be free of charge unless your request involves providing you with a large volume of information in which case we may charge you an administrative fee to provide you with such information. We may also ask you for a copy of your ID to make sure we are sending the information to the right person.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR?
Please be aware that we will not keep personal data for longer than necessary for our business purposes or for legal requirements. The periods for which we keep information depend on the purpose for which the information was collected and the use to which it is put.
5. STILL HAVE SOME QUESTIONS?