What Information Is Collected
When you use the Services, we may collect several types of information about you and/or your use of the Services. For example, we may collect information that you provide to us, information that we collect through your use of the Services, and information that we collect from other sources or third parties.
Information You Provide to Us.
There are a number of circumstances in which you may be required or invited to supply us with personal information, such as when you: subscribe to our publications, newsletters, and other content; create a log in or register for any of our Services; create a profile; use an interactive feature; interact with our bots or other interactive content; submit content or post a comment; or send us an email, pitch, or request for information.
Information About Your Use of the Services.
We may collect information about your use of the Services such as:
- Device information: We may collect your computer or mobile device model, IP address, other unique device identifiers, operating system version, browser type, language, and settings, and device type and settings.
- Usage information: We may collect information about the Services you use, the time, date, and duration of your use of the Services, referral information, your interaction with content offered through the Services, search terms used,
the referring website, and technology crash reports. We also collect information stored using cookies, mobile ad identifiers, beacons and similar technologies set on your device. Our servers may automatically keep an activity log of your use of
the Services. We may collect such usage information at the individual or aggregate level.
- Location information: We may collect and store your device’s source IP address, which may disclose the general location of your device at the time you access the Services. Advertisements and certain content may be directed to you based
on this data.
Information From Third Parties.
We may receive information about you from third parties and combine it with information we receive from or about you. For example:
- Information from publicly or commercially available sources: Certain third parties make available information, collected both online and offline, such as demographic information, additional contact information, group affiliations, occupational information, and educational background.
- Information from our affiliates: We may receive information from within our family of affiliated businesses (including, without limitation, those identified on www.newenglandbouldering.com).
Other Information We Collect
We also may collect other information about you, your device, or your use of the Services in ways that we describe to you at the point of collection or otherwise with your consent. You may choose not to provide us with certain types of information, but doing so may affect your experience in using the Services.
How We Use Your Information
We use your information to help us personalize and continually improve your experience using the Services in the ways described below, as well as in other ways to which you consent or at your direction.
Providing the Services You Request.
We use your information to process your subscriptions, enable you to login to some of the Services, send you electronic newsletters, post content you submit, and enable your participation in features of the Services. To enable us to provide these Services, we may use the information we collect to identify you across sessions, browsers, and/or devices.
Delivering Personalized Content and Recommendations.
To make your experience more interesting and personalized, we may use any of the personal information we collect to assist us in delivering personalized suggestions on any of our Services, including via email, based on your interests and preferences. To enable us to provide these Services, we may use the information we collect to identify you across sessions, browsers, and/or devices.
We may send you (by email, text, or other medium): information about subscriptions, or other transactions; editorial newsletters and content; offers or announcements about our products or features; offers or announcements about our third party partners’ products or services; communications about your comments or information submissions; online surveys; invitations to events; responses to your comments, inquiries, or requests; and legal notices, policy updates, and other important information about the Services. All editorial and commercial email messages include instructions for unsubscribing from such future communications.
and make other choices related to targeted advertising. We may also use your information to measure and report on the delivery of advertisements.
Learning about Our Users and Services.
We conduct research on our users’ demographics, interests and behavior, including performing statistical analysis of our users, their use of the Services, and their purchasing patterns. We do this to optimize and improve the Services, our products, and our operations.
Protecting Our Rights and Others’ Rights.
We may use your personal information as we believe is necessary to detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or may be illegal; to protect, enforce, or defend the legal rights, privacy, safety, or our property, its employees, agents, or users; or as required by law. We may use the information from one aspect of the Services for other aspects of Services, and we may combine information gathered from multiple aspects of the Services into a single user record. We also may use
or combine information that we collect offline or we collect or receive from third-party sources for many reasons, including to enhance, expand, and check the accuracy of our records. Additionally, data collected from a particular computer, browser or device may be used with another computer, browser or device that is linked to the computer, browser or device on which such data was collected.
HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
As described below, our information-sharing practices vary based on the type of information and the type of recipient.
We share information within our family of affiliated businesses (including, without limitation, those identified on www.newenglandbouldering.com.
Third-Party Service Providers.
Third party agents and vendors perform functions on our behalf, including, but not limited to, hosting, content syndication, content management tools, social media integration, marketing, analytics, product development or support, sending email or text messages, billing or payment processing, fulfilling orders, delivering subscriptions, auditing, and customer service. These entities may have access to personal information if needed to perform their functions.
Third Party Content or Advertising Partners.
it with information collected across different websites, online services, and other devices. These third parties’ use of your information will be based on their own privacy policies.
Third Party Social Platforms.
service account with your Service account, and do not participate in social sharing on the Services.
Third Party Providers of Co-Branded Services.
California Privacy Notice
Last Updated: May 9, 2020
These additional disclosures and rights apply only to individuals who reside in California beginning January 1, 2020. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) provides additional rights to know, delete and opt out, and requires businesses collecting or disclosing personal information to provide notices and means to exercise rights. In the past 12 months, we have collected the following categories of personal information enumerated in the CCPA:
- Identifiers – including name, email address, phone number, and IP address.
- Demographics – such as your age or gender. This category includes data that may qualify as protected classifications under other California or federal laws.
- Commercial information – including purchases and engagement with our Services.
- Internet activity – including your interactions with our Services.
- Geolocation data – including location enabled services such as WiFi and GPS.
- Employment and education data – including information you provide when you apply for a job with us.
- Inferences – including information about your interests, preferences and favorites.
use and partner with different types of entities to assist with our daily operations and manage our Services. If you are a California resident, you have the right to submit a verifiable request for certain information regarding the: (1) categories of personal information we have collected about you; (2) categories of sources from which the personal information was collected; (3) categories of personal information about you we disclosed for a business purpose or sold; (4) categories of third parties
to whom the personal information was disclosed for a business purpose or sold; (5) business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling the personal information; and (6) specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you during the preceding 12 months.. If you are a California resident, you also have the right to submit a verifiable request that we delete the personal information we have collected from you. To exercise the right to know or the right to delete, please email us at
email@example.com. In the request, please specify which right you are seeking to exercise and the scope of the request. We may require specific information from you to help us verify your identity and process your request. If we are unable to verify your identity, we may deny your requests to know or delete. If you are a California resident, to the extent we sell your personal information as the term “sell” is defined under the California Consumer Privacy Act, you have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information by us to third parties at any time. You may submit a request to opt-out by clicking the “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” link in the footer of this website. You may also submit a request to opt-out by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can designate an authorized agent to submit requests on your behalf. However, we will require written proof of the agent’s permission to do so and verify your identity directly. The CCPA further provides you with the right to not be discriminated against (as provided for in the CCPA) for exercising your access, deletion or sale opt-out rights.
California Shine the Light Rights
California residents may request a list of the categories of personal information disclosed by New England Bouldering to third parties during the immediately preceding calendar year for those third parties’ own direct marketing purposes. To exercise a request, please write us at the email or postal address set out in “Contact Us” above and specify that you are making a “California Shine the Light Request.” We may require additional information from you to allow us to verify your identity and are only required to respond
to requests once during any calendar year.