Please find outlined below the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use for www.thatssogloss.com  

EFFECTIVE: June 09, 2012

 

 

ThatsSoGloss.com contains strictly opinion-based information. While ThatsSoGloss.com strives for accuracy, information on the site may contain errors or inaccuracies including but not limited to errors of typing, spelling, intent, rumour, presumption and ThatsSoGloss.com not make any warranty as to the correctness or reliability of the sites’ content.

 

 

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1. PURPOSE OF POLICY. That’s So Gloss! ("us," "we," “Gloss” , “site”, “service” or "Company") is committed to respecting the privacy rights of its customers, visitors, and other users of our website (the "Site") and related subscription service (the "Service"). We created this Privacy Policy (this "Policy") to give you confidence as you visit and use the Site or otherwise subscribe to the Service, and to demonstrate our commitment to fair information practices and the protection of privacy. Except as otherwise expressly provided, this Policy does not apply to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Site, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Policy. 1.2. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN PLEASE NOTE: We are a general audience site, and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children's privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a Site user is under age 13, we reserve the right to promptly delete any personal information in that user's account.

2. INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE PRACTICES

2.1. WHAT BASIC INFORMATION DOES THE COMPANY COLLECT? In operating the Site or otherwise offering the Service, we may include registration, online surveys, and other online forms that ask users to provide their names, e-mail addresses, age group, birth date and other contact information, as well as the following categories of information: income range, country of residence, zip code, and gender.

2.2. WHAT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION DOES COMPANY COLLECT?

(a) AUTOMATIC COLLECTION. Our servers automatically recognize visitors' domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). No personal information about you is revealed in this process. The Site may also gather anonymous "traffic data" that does not personally identify you, but that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer.

(b) COOKIES. From time to time, we may use the standard "cookies" feature of major browser applications that allows us to store a small piece of data on your computer about your visit to our Web site. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data capture mechanisms on our website other than cookies. Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience at our Web site may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.

2.3. WHAT DOES COMPANY DO WITH COLLECTED INFORMATION?

(a) PERSONAL INFORMATION. We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with the services offered by us or to comply with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity or to check your qualifications. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to the Site or Service, or to send you additional information about Company. If you give your permission during the account registration process, we may share your contact information with our business partners or other companies so that they may send you promotional materials.

(b) ANONYMOUS INFORMATION. We use anonymous information to analyze our Site traffic, but we do not examine this information for individually identifying information. In addition, we may use anonymous IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate and anonymous basis.

(c) USE OF COOKIES. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our Site, or for other purposes. Promotions or advertisements displayed on our Site may contain cookies. We do not have access to or control over information collected by outside advertisers on our Site.

(d) DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION. We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to

(1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Company or its parent company, subsidiaries or affiliates,

(2) protect and defend the rights or property of Company or the users of the Site or Service, or

(3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the safety of the public or users of the Site or Service.

(e) SALE OF INFORMATION. In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through thisSite or otherwise collected in connection with the Servce. If Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.

(f) ACCESS TO INFORMATION. Unfortunately, we do not maintain any procedures for you to review or request changes to the information that we collect about you, except that you may request that we remove all information about you from our database by contacting us in accordance with Section 5.1 below.

3. SECURITY The Site and the Service have security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration.

4. WEBSITE AREAS BEYOND COMPANY'S CONTROL

4.1. PUBLIC FORUMS The Site may include interactive forums such as message boards and chat rooms. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. 4.2. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES  The Site may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.

 

5. USER GUIDELINES AND PARTICIPATION GUIDELINES

 

5.1 USER COMMENTS That’s So Gloss!’s rules are that no commenter use their last name when choosing a display name – use your first name or an alias. Do not enter your street address. Users should include no information that makes them publicly identifiable. All comments are moderated by That’s So Gloss!, and we reserve the right to refuse comments and to remove comment accounts entirely at our discretion, including but not limited to for alleged violation of Terms of Use.

 

5.2 USER REGISTRATION

A user must be at least 13 years old to register for That’s So Gloss!

 

 

5.3 USER SUBMISSIONS

Gloss may permit the submission of communications, including images, comments, and text (“User Submissions”) and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. Please follow Gloss’s rules when both commenting and submitting—no last names, no addresses, no personally identifiable information. You user submissions will go only to Gloss and, like user comments, will be moderated. What this means: We reserve the right to not publish your comments.

You agree that if you submit a User Submission to the Site that you shall be solely responsible for your own User Submission and the consequences of posting or publishing such. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Site and these Terms of Use.

You retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting the User Submissions to the Gloss, you (1) hereby grant Gloss a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licenseable and transferable license to display, perform, use, reproduce, distribute, publish, create derivative works of, display, perform, edit, and insert the User Submissions in connection with Gloss’ (and our subsidiaries’, derivatives’, or successor’s) business (this means that you continue to own the work, and are legally responsible for it any and all copyright and consent issues, and Gloss has the right to feature that submission on our site in perpetuity); (2) grant each user of the Site a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Site, and to use, reproduce, distribute, publish, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Site and under these Terms of Use; (3) you are not entitled to any compensation for any User Submissions for any reason, unless expressly agreed to by the written consent of all parties; (4) we do not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with User Submissions.

We will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice.

 

6.

 

6.1 Image and Video Terms of Use

Gloss often display images, audio, and video (the “Material”). The types of Material editors are authorized to use on Gloss include Material commissioned by Gloss, embedded material, or material we believe to be covered by the Fair Use Doctrine, taking into account factors such as: (1) the purpose and character of the use (i.e. transformation from the original, use for criticism, satire or parody; (2) the nature of the copyrighted work (i.e. factual or newsworthy versus creative works); (3) the effect on the potential market for the copyrighted work (for example, use that is not substitutive for the original, or would never be licensed in any event), material from photographic archive and video vendors, Material supplied to our editors or released into the public domain by public relations and marketing companies for press purposes, reader-submitted Material, with the implied representation that the person submitting the material owns the copyright in the material and the right to give it to us for use on Gloss (see “User submissions”).

 

6.2 Intellectual Property The data and materials on the Site, except User Submission as well as the selection, organization, coordination, compilation and overall look and feel of the Site (collectively, the “Content”) are the intellectual property of  That’So Gloss!, our licensors and our contributors. The Content is protected by copyright and other intellectual laws and all ownership rights remain with us, our licensors or our contributors, as the case may be.

 

6.3 Copyright Notices

 

If Gloss publishes Material you think infringes your copyright, please email us at business@thatssogloss.com and we’ll address your concerns. If we determine we’ve made a mistake, we’re sorry and we’ll take it down.

However, if the material falls into one of the categories listed above, we believe that our use is legitimate and we may not remove it from the site. If you’ve corresponded with Gloss and thereafter choose to pursue a copyright notice, please note that we’ll respond only to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. The text of the Act can be found at the U.S. Copyright Office Web Site.

To file a notice of infringement with us, you must provide a written communication (by email—to business@thatssogloss.com —with an attached and signed PDF) that sets forth the items specified below. If we do not respond in 10 business days, please write again—high volume and spam means we sometimes miss emails.

To enable us to address your concerns, please provide the following information:

- For each alleged infringement that you wish to have removed, please provide the exact URL for the page containing the material.

- Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you: an email address is preferred, as well as a telephone number.

- For images, provide the following, detailing your claim to ownership of the copyright in the allegedly infringing image:

1. Proof of copyright in the image concerned, namely proof of registration of the Image under the DMCA; or, absent such registration, a detailed description the photograph—where it was taken, by whom, who or what the subject of the image is, and evidence to support your claim that you own the copyright. We may not comply with requests to remove an image where the complainant cannot prove that they own the copyright in the image in question.

2. Include the following statement: “I swear, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.”

3. Sign the document and email it to business@thatssogloss.com

You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section 3.D., your DMCA notice may not be valid. Please note that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that any material on Gloss infringes your copyrights.

6.4  Email Correspondence Emails sent to any thatssogloss.com email addresses is considered our property. You can read more about this in the Privacy Policy, but all correspondence is considered available for publication. If you wish to remain anonymous, please specify this in the body of the email itself and we will do our best to respect your wishes.

 

6.5 Links Gloss will contain links to and quotation of material from other sites. Please know that Gloss is responsible for neither the content of nor the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave Gloss and to read the privacy statements of any website that collects personally identifiable information.

 

6.6 Information Security Gloss does have a variety of safeguards—technical, administrative, and physical—in place to help protect against unauthorized access to, use or disclosure of user information. Note however that data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% safe, so we can’t warrant that your information will be absolutely secure.

 

 

7. CONTACT INFORMATION AND POLICY UPDATES

7.1. CONTACTING US If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to the Site or Service, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database please contact us at the following: business@thatssogloss.com

7.2. UPDATES AND CHANGES We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.

Note that we use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use aggregated information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.