Last updated October 2020
Types of Data We May Collect
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We may also obtain your name, email and mailing address from third party service providers such as PayPal, who perform services on our behalf. Note that Safe Space Radio does not collect or maintain any credit card or financial information from you. That is done solely by third party service providers.
We may use your information for purposes such as identifying usage trends; determining the effectiveness of our communications and to evaluate and improve the Site and your user experience; preventing or taking action regarding security or technical problems or unauthorized access to or use of personal data; or meeting legal obligations.
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Site. Usage Data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (IP address), browser type, pages of our Site that you visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
When you access the Site by a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, such as the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, 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 Site.
We will retain usage data for internal analysis purposes and to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Site.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
- Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on your device. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some parts of our Site. Cookies can be “Persistent” or “Session” Cookies. Persistent Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while Session Cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser. We use both Session and Persistent Cookies for purposes such as: tracking information about traffic to the Site and how users use the Site; testing new pages, features or new functionality of the Site;
- Web Beacons. Certain sections of our Site and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited certain pages and for other related website statistics.
Transfer of Personal Data
Disclosure of Personal Data
Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your personal data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities. We may disclose your personal data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation
- Protect and defend our rights or property
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site
- Protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public
- Protect against legal liability
Security of Personal Data
Safe Space Radio strives to use commercially reasonable precautions to protect the security of your personal information, but absolute security cannot be guaranteed. It is up to you to protect against unauthorized access to your computer. Safe Space Radio is not liable for the transfer of any personal information resulting from corruption of storage media, power failures, or any other event beyond our reasonable control.
Information Gathered by Other Platforms
Our Site is connected in a variety of ways to content residing on other platforms. We provide links to content on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, and to content on other sites, such as articles posted on the sites of news organizations. Our site also features embedded media, such as videos, that are hosted on other platforms (such as YouTube) but viewable directly through the buttons we provide. When you click on links or buttons for any of these types of external content, the providers of that content may place their own cookies on your computer, access existing cookies that were set when you previously visited other websites, or otherwise gather information about you as you access their content.
To learn about how those content hosts treat the data they collect through cookies and otherwise, see their respective online privacy policies and other posted guidance.
Your Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
- Request access to your personal data. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your personal data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you. This also enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
- Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. You have the right to to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
- Object to processing of your personal data. This right exists where there is something about your particular situation that makes you want to object to our processing of your personal data.
- Request erasure of your personal data. You have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data when there is no good reason for us to continue processing it.
- Request the transfer of your personal data. We will provide to you, or to a third-party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use.
- Withdraw your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent on using your personal data. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with access to certain specific functionalities of the Site.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. If you make a request, we will try our best to respond to you as soon as possible.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal data. For more information, if you are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please contact your local data protection authority in the EEA.
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Categories of Personal Information Collected
We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular Consumer or Device. The following is a list of categories of personal information which we may collect or may have been collected from California residents within the last twelve (12) months.
Please note that the categories and examples provided in the list below are those defined in the CCPA. This does not mean that all examples of that category of personal information were in fact collected by us, but reflects our good faith belief to the best of our knowledge that some of that information from the applicable category may be and may have been collected. For example, certain categories of personal information would only be collected if you provided such personal information directly to us.
Examples: A name, postal address, unique personal identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, or other similar identifiers.
Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).
Examples: A name, address, telephone number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information.
Internet or other similar network activity.
Under CCPA, personal information does not include:
- Publicly available information from government records
- Deidentified or aggregated consumer information
- Information excluded from the CCPA’s scope, such as:
- Health or medical information covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA) or clinical trial data.
- Personal Information covered by certain sector-specific privacy laws, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FRCA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) or California Financial Information Privacy Act (FIPA), and the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994.
Sources of Personal Information
We may obtain the categories of personal information listed above from the following categories of sources:
- Directly from You. For example, from the forms you complete on our Site, or preferences you express or provide through our Site.
- Indirectly from You. For example, from observing your activity on our Site.
- Automatically from You. For example, through cookies that third party providers set on your device as you navigate through our Site.
- From Third Party Providers. For example, third-party providers who monitor and analyze the use of our Site or other third-party providers that we may use to provide the Site to you.
Use of Personal Information for Business Purposes
We may use or disclose personal information we collect for “business purposes,” which may include the following examples:
- To operate our Site and provide you with our Site.
- To provide you with support and to respond to your inquiries, including to investigate and address your concerns and monitor and improve our Site.
- To fulfill or meet the reason you provided the information. For example, if you share your contact information to ask a question about our Site, we will use that personal information to respond to your inquiry.
- To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations.
- As described to you when collecting your personal information or as otherwise set forth in the CCPA.
- For internal administrative and auditing purposes.
- To detect security incidents and protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent or illegal activity, including, when necessary, to prosecute those responsible for such activities.
Please note that the examples provided above are illustrative and not intended to be exhaustive.
Your Rights under the CCPA
The CCPA provides California residents with specific rights regarding their personal information. If you are a resident of California, You have the following rights:
- The right to notice. You have the right to be notified which categories of personal data are being collected and the purposes for which the personal data is being used.
- The right to request. Under CCPA, you have the right to request that we disclose information to you about our collection or use of your personal data. If we receive and confirm your request, we will disclose to you:
- The categories of personal information we collected about you
- The categories of sources for the personal information we collected about you
- Our purpose for collecting that personal information
- The categories of third parties with whom we share that personal information
- The specific pieces of personal information we collected about you
- The right to delete personal data. You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your request, we will delete (and direct any third party providers that we may use to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies. We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or third party providers to:
- Complete the transaction for which we collected the personal information, take actions reasonably anticipated within the context of our ongoing relationship, or otherwise perform our responsibilities toward you.
- Detect security incidents, and protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity.
- Debug products to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
- Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act (Cal. Penal Code § 1546 et. seq.).
- Comply with a legal obligation.
- Make other internal and lawful uses of that information that are compatible with the context in which you provided it.
- The right not to be discriminated against. You have the right not to be discriminated against for exercising any of your consumer rights, including by:
- Denying a subscription to you.
- Charging different prices or rates for a subscription, including the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties.
- Providing a different level or quality of a subscription to you.
- Suggesting that you will receive a different price or rate for a subscription or a different level or quality of a subscription.
Exercising Your CCPA Data Protection Rights
In order to exercise any of your rights under the CCPA, and if you are a California resident, you can contact us by email at email@example.com
Only you, or a person registered with the California Secretary of State whom you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable request related to your personal information. Your request to us must (i) provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about whom we collected personal information or an authorized representative; and (ii) describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to understand, evaluate, and respond to it.
We will disclose and deliver the required information free of charge within 45 days of receiving your verifiable request. The time period to provide the required information may be extended once by an additional 45 days when reasonable necessary and with prior notice. Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable request’s receipt. For data portability requests, we will select a format to provide your personal information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
Do Not Track Policy as Required by CCPA
Our Site does not respond to Do Not Track signals. However, some third party websites do keep track of your browsing activities. If you are visiting such websites, you can set your preferences in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of your web browser.