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While using our Platform, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your first name, last name and email address ("Personal Information").
Unless we receive your prior written consent, we: (a) will not access, process, or otherwise use Personal Information other than as necessary to use or facilitate the Platform; and (b) will not intentionally grant any third party access to Personal Information, except service providers that are subject to a reasonable nondisclosure agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may disclose your Personal Information as required by applicable law or by proper legal or governmental authority. We will give you prompt notice of any such legal or governmental demand and reasonably cooperate with you in any effort to seek a protective order or otherwise to contest such required disclosure, at your expense.
We will have no responsibility or liability for the accuracy of Personal Information uploaded to the Platform or your Account by you, including without limitation Personal Information and any other data uploaded by you.
We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Platform ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Platform that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
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We use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Platform.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Platform is used.
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The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
In this sense, you recognize and agrees that hosting data online involves risks of unauthorized disclosure or exposure and that, in accessing and using the Platform, you assume such risks. We offer no representation, warranty, or guarantee that Personal Information will not be exposed or disclosed through errors or the actions of third parties.
You can request your Personal Information be deleted from our Platform. For this you must contact us and request the elimination of the data that is required.
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We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
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