Privacy Policy

Transcend Social, LLC
Website: www.transcendsocial.com (“Website”)
Effective Date: 8-31-2015
Last Updated: 8-31-2015

Transcend Social, LLC (the “Company”), is committed to protecting the privacy of its Users (as defined below).

This document (“Privacy Policy”) outlines what information the Company collects from its Users through transcendsocial.com (the “Website”) and how that information is used. Subject to the limited exceptions set forth herein, the Company will only keep Users’ information which they submit through the Website for its own internal use.

Revisions to this Policy

By viewing, accessing or using the Website, you (“User”) agree to this Privacy Policy, and accept all terms and conditions without modification.

Any offer by a User to modify the terms of this Privacy Policy is expressly rejected. The Company reserves the right to revise, change, amend, alter, modify or update (collectively, “Update”) this Privacy Policy and its other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner without notice to User.

The User is responsible for periodically checking for any Updates of this Privacy Policy by re-visiting the Website and using the “refresh” button on the User’s browser. Any Updates supersede any prior versions immediately upon posting on the Website. If the User does not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or any Updates hereto, his sole remedy is to not use the Website.

Information Collected

The information which the Company collects through the Website may include personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) which refers to information that helps it identify Users including, without limitation, a User’s name and email address.

The Website may collect data that cannot be traced back to a specific individual (“Anonymous Information”).

For example, the Company may be able to keep track of the User’s geographic location including, without limitation, if accessing the Website through a mobile cellular device.

By way of another example, the Company may be able to keep count of how many Users have viewed the Website and specific content therein, key words utilized to find the Website or key words utilized to search within the Website, but this information does not necessarily include information regarding Users’ names and/or email addresses. In that regard, just by virtue of accessing, viewing or using the Website, Anonymous Information will be collected by the Company.

In addition and without limitation, the Website uses Google analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics may utilize “cookies” to help analyze how Users use the Website. The information generated by the cookie about the User’s use of the Website (including, without limitation, the User’s IP address) may be transmitted and stored by Google on its servers. Google may use this information for various reasons, as identified in more detail on Google’s terms of service. Users shall review Google’s terms of service for more information in this regard.

In addition, the Website may use browser cookies to collect Anonymous Information. The Website may also incorporate web beacons or similar tracking technologies to allow the Company to track how the Website is used. Such technologies are used to collect Anonymous Information, e.g. the name of the User’s internet service provider, the IP address of the User’s computer, User’s browser software and operating system, the identity of any linked-form or linked-to website and other similar information.

The Company may combine a User’s Anonymous Information with his Personal Information and/or similar information collected from other Users to help improve the Website and the Company’s products and services.

Advertisers advertising on or through the Website, if any, may have access to Anonymous Information for purposes of determining how often a User sees a particular advertisement.

Third Party Advertisers and Links to Third Party Websites

The Website may include advertisements and listings from third-party companies, which may include links to third-party websites.

The advertisements placed by these companies or other Users, are not affiliated, owned, maintained or updated by the Company. If User visits the websites of these third-parties, or otherwise submits information to any other User, User does so at its own risk.

In addition and without limitation, such third-party websites may use cookies and/or request and collect User’s personal information. The Company does not know of the policies of these independent third parties including, without limitation, other Users, and is not responsible for the information collected or how the information is used by any third-parties, including without limitation, other Users.

The Company also cannot confirm or in any way guarantee the accuracy of the information provided by those third-parties on their websites. The Company strongly recommends that User reads and reviews the privacy and other policies of any other third-party websites that he may view.

Information Sharing

Except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, the Company will not intentionally distribute, rent or sell any information collected from a User to third parties without the User’s permission

Company may share any information collected from the Users, as set forth herein, amongst its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and other related entities and related websites.

The Company may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide User’s Personal Information to the appropriate governmental authorities. If the Company receives a request from law enforcement or judicial authorities, or is otherwise required by law to reveal User’s Personal Information, it reserves the right to provide the requested information.

Security Procedures

The Company undertakes reasonable efforts to operate secure data networks which are protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems.

The Company undertakes reasonable efforts to review its security and privacy policies on a periodic basis and it may adjust and change the systems as necessary.

Notwithstanding the above, and although the Company is ever diligent in its security pursuits, it cannot guarantee the success of its efforts. Company undertakes no duty to provide notice to any Users of a security breach, unless otherwise required to do so by law.

The Company hereby disclaims any and all liability for any breach of security that may or may not result in the sharing or dissemination of information collected from and/or provided by a User. Company shall not be liable for damages of any kind including, without limitation, special, exemplary, punitive, indirect, direct, incidental or consequential (including but not limited to lost profits or lost savings) and whether based in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, which arises out of or is in any way connected with the Company’s collection of User’s information, or the unintentional dissemination thereof.

Special Cases

It is the Company’s policy to not use or share the Personal Information of Users of the Website in ways which have not been outlined or described herein without first allowing its Users a chance to opt out or otherwise disallow such unrelated uses.

However, the Company may disclose Personal Information about its Users or information relating to their use of the Website for any reason if, in its sole discretion, it determines that it is reasonable to do so including, without limitation:

  1. To comply with laws, such as the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, regulations or governmental or legal requests for such information;
  2. To reveal information that is needed to identify, contact or bring legal action against any User who may be violating the terms and conditions or any other policies of the Website;
  3. To operate the Website properly;
  4. To protect the Website and its Users; and/or
  5. To fully cooperate with law enforcement authorities, private-party litigants and others seeking information about its Users to the extent required by applicable law.
Protection of Children

The Company does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children (minors younger than 18) through the Website. If the User is a parent and believes the Company may have inadvertently collected such information from User’s child, please notify the Company immediately by sending an email to contact@transcendsocial.com.

Commercial Website

A User acting on behalf of an employer or entity, acknowledges that he is authorized to do so and that he may be sharing certain corporate information with the Website and other Users. As further set forth in the Terms and Conditions, all Users acknowledge that they have permission to utilize the Website in this capacity.

Additional Information

If Users have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact the Company via email at contact@transcendsocial.com.

Terms and Conditions

The terms and conditions set forth on the Website shall govern any claims relating to this Privacy Policy and will otherwise be deemed applicable to it.

Company Transfers of Information

Information about the Users of the Website including, without limitation, the Anonymous Information and/or Personal Information, may be disclosed in association with certain business dealings such as any debt financing, acquisition or merger, sale of assets and in the event of a bankruptcy, assignment for benefit of creditors or receivership in which particular information could be sold or transferred to other parties as an asset.

By accessing, viewing and/or using the Website, each User consents to the Website’s use of his information as outlined in this Privacy Policy.