Effective September 21, 2016
This Policy may change from time to time. Please check back frequently for updates.
Collection of Information and Your Privacy Rights
What information we collect and how we collect it.
1.1. User Information. Polarity Technologies Ltd collects information from you when you voluntarily provide it to Polarity Technologies Ltd or one of its partners, through websites (owned and operated by Polarity Technologies Ltd or a third party, including adbistro.com); social networking, mobile, gaming and other applications providers; and other means (together, these sources are referenced hereafter as "Publishers"), or by others means of online or offline surveys, order forms, or registration pages operated by third parties (collectively, a "User Form"). In a User Form, Polarity Technologies Ltd or a third party may offer you incentives in exchange for providing information about yourself such as name, email address, street address, zip code, telephone numbers, birth date, gender, salary range, education and marital status, occupation, employment information, and personal and online interests (together, "User Information"). Completing the User Form is voluntary and you are under no obligation to complete a User Form.
1.2 Vendor List Information. Polarity Technologies Ltd may obtain information about you after you provide information to a third party and you permit that party (the "Seller") to share the information, which Polarity Technologies Ltd subsequently purchases, licenses, or otherwise lawfully acquires. Such information may include, but is not limited to, your name, street address, zip code, telephone numbers, birth date, gender, salary range, education, marital status, occupation, industry of employment, personal and online interests, and other information which you provided to the Seller (together, "Vendor List Information"). When acquiring Vendor List Information, Polarity Technologies Ltd requires assurances from the Seller that the Seller has a right to transfer the Vendor List Information to Polarity Technologies Ltd and that the Polarity Technologies Ltd may lawfully use the Vendor List Information to transmit offers from advertisers.
1.3 User Behaviors Collected with Cookies, Web Beacons, and Other Information. Polarity Technologies Ltd uses cookie and web beacon technology to associate certain Internet-related information about you, such as your Internet Protocol address and what Web browser you are using, with certain of your online behaviors, such as opening or clicking on a particular online advertisement. Additionally, Polarity Technologies Ltd may use other new and evolving sources of information and information gathering in the future (together, "Technology Information").
(b) Web beacons. A web beacon is programming code used to display an image on a web page and can also transfer an individual’s user identification to a database and associate the individual with previously acquired information about the individual. Web beacons enable Polarity Technologies Ltd to track certain Web sites you visit or advertisements you view online. Web beacons help determine products or services in which you may be interested and help track online behaviors for marketing purposes. More information about web beacons is available at http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/W/Web_beacon.html.
(c) Where Technology Information is Collected. Technology Information is collected directly from Polarity Technologies Ltd advertisements or indirectly through Publishers that Polarity Technologies Ltd contracts with to display advertisements. Such advertisements will usually be displayed within one of the following advertising vehicles:
Websites. Polarity Technologies Ltd may set a cookie on your computer when you view advertisements delivered on Publisher websites. After a cookie is set, Polarity Technologies Ltd may track how you interact with the advertisement and the Publisher website (for example, registering, purchasing, browsing, etc.).
Software Programs. Similar to Websites, Polarity Technologies Ltd displays banner advertisements in software programs that you may use.
Email Databases. Polarity Technologies Ltd and/or its partners may track your interaction with email advertisements sent to you (for example, by setting a cookie on your computer) on behalf of Publishers, advertisers or partner websites (for example, when you register, purchase, or browse in response to such email).
1.4 Outside Information. Polarity Technologies Ltd may lawfully receive information about you from third parties, such as information located in public databases ("Outside Information").
1.5 No Information Collected from Minors. MINORS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 SHOULD NOT PROVIDE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING THEIR EMAIL ADDRESS, TO POLARITY TECHNOLOGIES LTD. If Polarity Technologies Ltd is notified it has personal information about a minor under the age of 18, that information will be promptly deleted from our database.
1.6 Individual Information. As used herein, Individual Information means User Information, Vendor List Information, Technology Information, Outside Information, and any other information Polarity Technologies Ltd lawfully obtains about you.
Use of Information and User Data
How we use and share the information we collect.
2.1 Discretion to Use Information. Information voluntarily provided to Polarity Technologies Ltd or lawfully obtained by Polarity Technologies Ltd is the property of Polarity Technologies Ltd and may be used by Polarity Technologies Ltd for any lawful purpose, including the sale, lease or transfer of the information to Publishers, advertisers and data aggregators, for marketing purposes. If you wish to end your email subscription with us or one of our Publishers, you may follow the instructions at the end of each email message to unsubscribe or follow the instructions detailed at Section 4 below.
2.2 Targeted Advertising and Information. Polarity Technologies Ltd uses Individual Information to target advertising and other information, such as business, weather, entertainment, sports and general news alerts and similar information, more effectively. When an individual is online, Polarity Technologies Ltd uses Technology Information to associate an individual with their Individual Information and Polarity Technologies Ltd attempts to show information and advertising for products and services to which the person may respond. Polarity Technologies Ltd may use data collected from a response to one type of advertising or information for targeting advertisements or other information through a different venue. For example, Polarity Technologies Ltd may notice that you responded to a shampoo banner advertisement and use that response to deliver a shampoo-related advertisement and other information to you.
2.3 Legal Process. Polarity Technologies Ltd may disclose Individual Information to respond to subpoenas, court orders and other legal process as required by law.
2.4 Summary Data. Polarity Technologies Ltd may sell or transfer non-individualized information, such as summary or aggregated anonymous information about all persons or sub-groups of persons.
2.5 Business Transition. Polarity Technologies Ltd may transfer all or part of your Individual Information as part of a business transition such as a merger, acquisition, or asset sale.
How we store and protect the information we receive.
2.6 Storage of Individual Information. Polarity Technologies Ltd stores Individual Information in a database on Polarity Technologies Ltd computers; the information is maintained and stored in encrypted form. In addition, Polarity Technologies Ltd’s computers have security measures, such as a firewall, to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under Polarity Technologies Ltd’s control. Polarity Technologies Ltd also maintains physical and procedural safeguards to protect Individual Information. Notwithstanding such measures, Polarity Technologies Ltd cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent these computers from being illegally accessed and the Individual Information on them stolen or altered.
Privacy Practices of Third Parties.
3.1 Advertiser cookies and web beacons. Publishers who place advertisements on the Internet may use their own cookies, web beacons and other technology to collect information about you. Polarity Technologies Ltd does not control Publishers’ use of such technology. Polarity Technologies Ltd may place cookies of its Publishers or advertisers who are under contract with Polarity Technologies Ltd, on your computer. These cookies may be placed at the time you open and/or click within email sent by Polarity Technologies Ltd or a Publisher under contract with Polarity Technologies Ltd. This Policy does not apply to the practices of Publishers or other companies that Polarity Technologies Ltd does not own or control or to people that Polarity Technologies Ltd does not employ or manage.
3.2 Links. The Publishers’ Website and email messages transmitted by Polarity Technologies Ltd on its own behalf or on behalf of Publishers may contain hypertext links to the Websites of third parties. Polarity Technologies Ltd is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other Websites.
3.3 Affiliated Companies that are not Publishers. Polarity Technologies Ltd may disclose or transfer Individual Information to wholly owned or controlled Polarity Technologies Ltd entities in Polarity Technologies Ltd’s discretion.
How You May Exercise Your Privacy Rights.
4.1 Websites. To prevent the display of Publisher or Polarity Technologies Ltd advertising on a Website, for example, banner advertisements, do not visit the Website. To only prevent Polarity Technologies Ltd from tracking your behavior on a Website, turn off cookies from that Website and do not click on or interact with any advertisements. Polarity Technologies Ltd does not have a mechanism or process to respond to any “do not track” signals which a web browser may send or receive, other than as described in this section.
4.4 Cookies. Check instructions about your web browser to learn how to prevent placement of, or how to remove, cookies placed on your computer by Polarity Technologies Ltd.
Additional resources and contact information.
For more information about protecting your privacy, you may wish to visit http://www.netcoalition.com and http://www.privacyalliance.org. Polarity Technologies Ltd reserves the right to update this Policy at any time by republishing it to this Website with a new effective date. If you have questions about this Policy and your rights under this policy, or if you would like access to personal information we may have about you in our files, to correct, update, or to have us delete it, or would like to notify us of your choice to opt out of the sharing of any of your personal information, please contact us at privacy at Polarity Technologies Ltd or write to us at:
Polarity Technologies Ltd
Nora Court, 3rd floor, office 301
Limassol, Cyprus 3040