Interpretation And Meaning
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear singular or plural.
Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
Company (referred to as either “the Company,” “We,” “Us,” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to ‘The Rusty Spoon.’
Cookies are small files placed on Your computer, mobile device, or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your browsing history on that website among its many uses.
Country refers to the United States.
Data Controller, for the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), refers to the Company as the legal person who, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of processing Personal Data.
Device means any device that can access the Service, such as a computer, a cellphone, or a digital tablet.
Do Not Track (DNT) is a concept that has been promoted by US regulatory authorities, particularly the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), for the Internet industry to develop and implement a mechanism for allowing Internet users to control the tracking of their online activities across websites.
Personal Data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
Sale, for the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), means selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means a Consumer’s Personal information to another business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration.
Service refers to the website.
Usage Data refers to data collected automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
You mean the individual accessing or using the Service, the Company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
Types Of Information Collected
We collect several types of information to provide and improve our Service to You.
While using our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Phone number
- Email address
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.
Usage Data may include information such as Your Device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g., IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile device’s unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.
How Information Is Collected?
We use various methods and technologies to collect and store information when You use our Service, including Cookies and Tracking Technologies.
Use Of Tracking Technologies And Cookies
Tracking Technologies. We may use web beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze Our Service. These technologies allow Us to measure the performance of Our Service, monitor how You interact with Our Service, and tailor Our content to Your preferences.
These technologies provide You with a better user experience, such as remembering Your preferences, personalizing content, analyzing usage, and delivering targeted ads.
Purpose Of Collecting Personal Data
We use Your Data for various purposes, such as:
To maintain and improve our Service: We use Your Personal Data to ensure that our Service functions correctly and securely, to fix bugs, to update features, and to enhance the quality and performance of our Service.
To manage Your Account: We use Your Personal Data to create and manage Your Account, verify Your identity, communicate with You, and provide You with customer support.
To contact You: We use Your Personal Data to contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application’s push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
To provide You with news and offers: We use Your Personal Data to provide You with news, special offers, and general information about other goods, services, and events that we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.
To handle Your requests: We use Your Personal Data to respond to Your inquiries, comments, feedback, or complaints and to provide You with the information or Service that You request.
To show You targeted ads: We use Your Personal Data to show You ads relevant to Your interests based on Your browsing history and behavior on our Service and other websites. We may also use Your Personal Data to measure the effectiveness of our ads and optimize our advertising campaigns.
To comply with legal obligations: We use Your Personal Data to comply with any legal obligations or requests that We may have, such as court orders, subpoenas, or regulatory authorities.
When Do We Share Your Data?
We may share Your Personal Data in the following situations:
With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to contact You, to show You ads, to provide customer service, to process payments, or to perform any other tasks on our behalf.
For Business Transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
With Business Partners: We may share Your information with Our business partners to offer You certain products, services, or promotions.
With Other Users: When You share personal information or otherwise interact in public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. Suppose You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service.
In that case, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see Your name, profile, pictures, and activity description. Similarly, other users can view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You, and view Your profile.
We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
Personal Data Transfer
Your Personal Data may be transferred to and processed by our associate partners, who help us analyze and improve our Service. These partners may be located outside of Your Country or the Country where We operate. They may have different data protection laws and standards than those in Your Country.
Personal Data Deletion
You have the right to request the deletion of Your Personal Data that We hold. You can do so by contacting Us at firstname.lastname@example.org or using Your Account settings.
However, We may not be able to delete all or some of Your Personal Data if We are required or permitted to retain it by law or for legitimate business purposes. For example, We may need to keep Your Personal Data for tax, legal, or accounting purposes or to prevent fraud, resolve disputes, or enforce our agreements.
We will inform You of the reasons for retaining Your Personal Data and the expected retention duration.
Personal Data Disclosure
We may disclose Your Personal Data to certain entities for various purposes, such as:
For Business Transfers: We may share or transfer Your Personal Data in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company. We will notify You of such a change and Your choices regarding Your Personal Data.
For Legal Requirements: We may share Your Personal Data with law enforcement, courts, regulators, or other authorities when We are required or permitted to do so by law or when We believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others. We may also share Your Personal Data to comply with a court order, a subpoena, a warrant, or a legal process.
For Public Areas: We may share Your Personal Data with other users or the public when You voluntarily post, share, or disclose it in the public areas of our Service, such as comments, reviews, forums, or blogs. You should be aware that any Personal Data You post or share in public areas can be seen, collected, used, or disclosed by anyone with access to those areas. We are not responsible for the privacy or security of Your Personal Data that you post or share in public areas.
Personal Data Security
We take the security of Your Personal Data very seriously. We use various technical and organizational measures to protect Your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification, or destruction. These measures include, but are not limited to:
Data Encryption: We encrypt Your Personal Data using secure encryption algorithms and protocols, such as SSL/TLS, AES, or RSA, to prevent anyone from reading or tampering with Your Personal Data during transmission or storage.
Regular Security Audits: We conduct regular security audits and reviews to assess and improve the security of our Service and Your Personal Data. We also monitor and test our Service for any potential vulnerabilities or breaches and take prompt action to resolve any issues that may arise.
Firewalls and Intrusion Detection: We use firewalls and intrusion detection systems to protect our Service and Your Personal Data from unauthorized or malicious attacks, such as hacking, phishing, or denial-of-service. We also use anti-virus and anti-malware software to prevent and remove any harmful software or code that may compromise our Service or Your Personal Data.
Rapid Response: We have a dedicated team and a contingency plan to respond to any security incidents or breaches that may affect our Service or Your Personal Data. We will notify You and the relevant authorities of any such incidents or breaches as soon as possible and take appropriate actions to mitigate the impact and prevent recurrence.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Our Service is not intended for anyone under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under 18. If You are a parent or guardian and Know that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact us.
Suppose We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 18 without verification of parental consent. In that case, We will remove that information from Our servers.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of third-party sites or services. We only provide links to reputable and secure websites that We believe may interest or benefit You. However, You should exercise caution and discretion when interacting with third-party websites or services.