Last Modified: November 11, 2019
Effective Date: November 11, 2019
4.1. “Personal Information” means personally-identifiable information (information relating to an individual that can be used to identify, locate, or contact that individual, alone or when combined with other personal or identifying information), such as: name, home or physical address, e-mail address, phone number, or personal characteristics, government-issued identification numbers, Payment Information (as defined below), Sensitive Information (as defined below),, or any other information about an individual that we collect through Our Services and maintain in personally identifiable form in combination with other personally-identifiable information.
4.2. “Payment Information” means credit or debit card numbers, card type, card issuer, expiration dates, CVV/CSV/CSC or other security code, bank account numbers, and routing numbers.
4.3. “Sensitive Information” means government-issued identification numbers (such as Social Security numbers, passport numbers, and driver’s license numbers), login or authentication credentials (such as passwords) for third party sites and services, and other similar information.
4.4. “Non-Personal Information” means information or content other than Personal Information, including, for example, aggregated, anonymized, or de-identified about participants in Projects and other information that does not identify any individual.
5.4. Sensitive Information. We do not collect or store any Sensitive Information. If you are asked to provide us with any Sensitive Information, please exercise caution as this may indicate a scam or other unauthorized attempt by a third party to obtain such information. Please contact us directly before providing or submitting any requested Sensitive Information.
6.1. We will only store and use your Personal Information as is reasonably necessary or appropriate in connection with your use of Our Services, including: (a) to contact you in connection with your use of Our Services, including to respond to your inquiries; (b) to provide a report, analysis or recommendations to you relating to the subject-matter of the Project (for example, a report providing specific recommendations as to how you can collaborate with others more efficiently); (c) for authentication and identification purposes; (d) to enable us to provide Our Services; (e) to process your orders and to provide you with notices about your membership or your orders; (f) to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide such information to us; (g) in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; (h) to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights; and (i) to protect our networks, data, software, or business interests. You understand and agree that we may transfer, process, maintain, and store your Personal Information and other information in any country (or in multiple countries), including countries other than your country of residence or the country or countries where you participate in Projects or otherwise use Our Services.
6.3.1. to any person, entity or organization which you consent for us to disclose your Personal Information to, including without limitation, your employer or any person or entity which is sponsoring the Project for which you provided Personal Information;
6.3.2. to a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by us about our users is among the assets transferred;
6.3.3. to our research partners, collaborators, and business partners with whom we are conducting the Project for which you provided Personal Information or who we are otherwise working with in connection with such Project;
6.3.4. to our affiliates and to our business partners and agents who provide hosting services, and website and technical support providers, as is necessary or required in connection with the operation, maintenance, and support of Our Services;
6.3.5. to any person, entity or organization in order to facilitate the provision of Our Services, such as providing your name, address, and Payment Information to our third party payment processor if you order any products or services that we may offer from time to time;
6.3.6. to comply with any legal requirements, subpoena, discovery requests, or court orders, to defend any legal or administrative proceedings, or as we believe in good faith is necessary to comply with any laws or legal requirements;
6.3.7. as we believe is necessary or appropriate in an emergency situation, including without limitation, to prevent criminal activity, personal injury or property damage;
6.3.8. to law enforcement, financial institutions, or other appropriate authorities in connection with any investigation of suspected criminal or fraudulent activity by any person or entity; and
6.3.9. if we believe it is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of the TNR, our affiliates, our users, or third parties.
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