In order to maximize your experience and to provide you with enhanced products and services, Innovative Weather Solutions and My Hair Weather™ may collect personally identifiable information ("PII") from you. Some examples of instances when we collect personally identifiable information include when you subscribe to My Hair Weather™ push notifications (hair weather information delivered to you on your mobile device), Other examples of when we collect personally identifiable information are when you:
One of the most valuable assets of our business is you. Except as described below My Hair Weather™ and Innovative Weather Solutions does not rent, sell or share personally identifiable information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies.
a. My Hair Weather™ and Innovative Weather Solutions and its Affiliates
We use information collected on the Services, and disclose information to third parties, including your physical geographic location, to help fulfill your requests or in connection with the operation of the Services, for example to service your account, conduct a transaction or provide a service that you have requested, display information and advertisements that we believe match your interests and profile, facilitate updates to the Services, provide support, improve the working of the Services, and compile statistics about our users and your use of the Services. We and such third parties may on occasion combine information about you with information obtained from other parties to market to you products or services that may be of interest to you. At various points, we may provide you with the opportunity to opt-in to receive special offers from Innovative Weather Solutions and its affiliates. If you choose to opt in, Innovative Weather Solutions and its affiliates will use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Innovative Weather Solutions and its affiliates.
b. Companies Offering Promotions, Products, or Services
At times we will provide you with the opportunity to opt-in to receive promotions, products or services from third party sponsors. With your permission, Innovative Weather Solutions will periodically send to you, via e-mail, offers and promotions from our third party sponsors which we select based upon your interests or user profile. In this case we do not share your information with the third party sponsors-we do the mailing for them. You will always have the opportunity, to opt-out of receiving future offers by following the unsubscribe link included with each email. In other instances, we provide you with the opportunity to receive products and services directly from specifically identified third parties through the Services. In these instances, you must explicitly consent to receive each offer. When you explicitly agree to receive offers from specific third parties, your information is shared with the specific third party to enable them to provide you with the offer you have requested. We are not responsible for the information collection practices of these third parties, and all information provided is governed by the privacy policies of these third parties. You should review the privacy policies of these parties before supplying personally identifiable information to them.
c. Third Party Processors
When your information is collected on the Services, it may be shared with selected third parties in connection with the operation of the Services or the provision of services to you ("Third Party Processors"). These Third Party Processors may include, for example, that deliver materials to you via e-mail or postal service, that organize, administer, process, or provide advertising services, and/or that analyze data on our behalf to help us provide more relevant offers to you and to eliminate the delivery of duplicate offers as well as correcting and/or updating users' data based on information we provide them. We also provide your information to third party mapping service providers to provide you map content for the Services. Third party processors are authorized to use your information that we provide to them only to carry out the service they are providing for Innovative Weather Solutions. We require that the third party processors securely store the personally identifiable data we provide to them and maintain it so that it can be accessed when needed for future purposes, and all such Third Party Processors are contractually bound by us to keep the personally identifiable information confidential.
d. Other Web Sites, Other Services, and Links
e. Use by Us of IP Addresses, Cookies, Web Beacons, Single-pixel Gifs, HTML5 LocalStorage and Information Saved by Other Technologies
Innovative Weather Solutions and Third Party Processors acting on our behalf use various Internet technologies which help us to manage the operations of our Services and track usage behavior so that we can tailor information and advertisements to make your visits more enjoyable and meaningful. These Internet technologies include:
• IP Addresses: numbers assigned to individual computers which accompany every packet of information across the Internet.
• Cookies: small electronic files transferred from our services to your electronic device.
• Beacons and single-pixel Gifs: electronic tags.
• HTML5 LocalStorage: storage within your browser on your electronic device.
Information that Innovative Weather Solutions collects via the technologies described in this section may be linked to other information about you. Innovative Weather Solutions uses the technologies described in this section, alone or in combination, to provide and administer our services, understand user behavior, manage services operations, measure the effectiveness of advertisements and our service operations, target advertising, help diagnose problems, recognize repeat visitors, track and analyze usage behavior, facilitate your access to and use of our services, serve, target, control, and measure advertisements on our Services, count users who have visited certain areas of our Services we wish to track, and help determine the effectiveness of advertising campaigns on our services. In addition, we may share demographic information, location data, IP address, aggregate (not individual) usage statistics for our Services, other identifiers and information with advertisers and other third parties. For example, we may share IP address, random or anonymous device identifier, city and state, ZIP code, and specific geo-location with the parties identified in subparagraph F below. Your browser may allow you to manage your cookies and HTLM5 LocalStorage. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies and HTML5 LocalStorage. If you turn Cookies or HTML5 Local Storage off, however, you won't have access to many of the features which make your experience more efficient and some of our Services will not function properly.
g. Purchase or Sale of Businesses
Innovative Weather Solutions continually looks for ways to improve our business, including purchasing or selling all or part of a business or company. If Innovative Weather Solutions buys or sell a business, personally identifiable information and non-personal information will likely be transferred as part of the sale. If we buy a business, we will honor the requests of that business' former customers regarding their personally identifiable information. If in connection with a sale there will be material changes to the way personally identifiable information is being used, affected consumers will be notified via e-mail and will be given the opportunity to opt-out.
h. Other Limitations on Privacy
If you choose to use our feature that allows you to e-mail a page of the Services to a friend, in most circumstances we need to have access to your and your friend's e-mail addresses temporarily to send the e-mail due to technical requirements. This information is deleted as soon as the e-mail is sent and is not used for any other purpose.
Some mobile products allow you to view weather conditions for people in your phone's contact list. If you agree to use this feature, your contact list will be accessed in order for us to provide weather information for your contacts who already have their address, city, state, or zip code available. We do not store this information or use it for any other purpose.
If you receive an offer or promotion from Innovative Weather Solutions or a third party related to Innovative Weather Solutions you must have opted in. To ensure we have your consent, we make sure that each e-mail sent to you by Innovative Weather Solutions presents the additional opportunity to opt-out of receiving future e-mails. If you have registered with us and have obtained a password, you may reset your password, update your personally identifiable information, correct information, make changes to your preferences, unsubscribe to any e-mail subscriptions or opt-out of certain services, by accessing xxx
Innovative Weather Solutions is committed to protecting the safety and privacy of young people using the Internet. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 and believe that children should get their parents' or guardians' consent before giving out any personally identifiable information. The Services may contain links to third party Web sites and other services geared to children. The linked sites and services are not under the control of Innovative Weather Solutions. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site or service or any link contained in a linked site or service, nor are we responsible for the privacy practices of the operators of those sites or services with respect to children. We strongly encourage parents and guardians to review the privacy policies of all linked sites and services.
Innovative Weather Solutions, and all associated Services and systems, including registration, is housed on servers operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect (including cookies) will be processed and stored in the United States, a jurisdiction in which the data protection and privacy laws may not offer the same level of protection as those in the country where you reside or are a citizen. By using our Services and providing information to use, you consent to the transfer to and processing of the information in the United States.
Keeping the information you provide to Innovative Weather Solutions secure is important to us. We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures designed to protect and safeguard your data. Of course, although Innovative Weather Solutions uses standard industry practices to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee that your communications with the Services will never be unlawfully intercepted, or that your personally identifiable information will never be unlawfully accessed by third parties.
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Effective Date: These Terms were last updated on August 15, 2014.