Introduction and Acceptance
The Website is owned and operated by Denim Labs Inc. (“Denim”), an incorporated company in the state of Delaware, USA. Where the present Policy refers to Denim, it may refer to Denim and/or its officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, depending on the context.
The Policy was last modified on April 8, 2016. Denim reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to modify or replace any of the Policy. Any changes to the Policy can be found at this URL. It is your responsibility to check the Policy periodically for changes. Your use of the Website following the posting of any changes to the Policy constitutes acceptance of those changes.
In this Policy, a Website visitor or user may be referred to as “you”. Denim may sometimes be referred to as “we” or “us”.
If you have any questions about the Policy, or if you wish to inquire about and/or access any personal information Denim holds about you, please contact:
General Statement of Privacy and Protection of Personal Information
Denim takes your privacy and security of personal information very seriously. We have provided a secure environment and this strict Policy that describes the limited ways the information is used and the limited access to such information.
This Policy covers the treatment of personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) and other information gathered by Denim when you are using or accessing the Website. This Policy also covers Denim’s treatment of any Personal Information that Denim may share with its business partners or other third parties under very limited circumstances.
This Policy does not apply to the general practices and treatment of information (whether personal or not) by third parties that Denim does not own or control, including but not limited to any third party websites or services that you elect to access through the Website or via a link from the Website (“Third Party Website”), or to individuals that Denim does not manage or employ. While we attempt to facilitate access or link to only to those Third Party Websites that share our respect for your privacy, we cannot take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those Third Party Websites. We encourage you to carefully review the privacy policies of any Third Party Website you access.
Finally, this Policy does not cover any Personal Information you send to Denim via any non-secured mode of communications such as email, instant messenger or Twitter, as communications via these methods may be subject to interception, loss, or alteration. While we welcome your comments, inquiries and suggestions sent to us in this manner, we encourage you to carefully examine what Personal Information you send to Denim via these methods.
No Collection of Personal Information as a Matter of Course
Denim does not, as a matter of course, gather any of your Personal Information while you are visiting or using the Website, unless you are asked to provide such information, for example by signing up for the mailing list. Personal Information is only gathered with your informed consent. Where you have provided Personal Information, it will only be used for the stated purpose, as described in the next section.
Personal Information Collected and Its Uses
The following is a list of Personal Information collected from you when you use the Website and what we use it for. You acknowledge that you are submitting this Personal Information with your informed consent.
- Name. You may submit your name to be added to our mailing list, to receive news updates from Denim and Denim’s activities. For more about treatment of your name, please refer to the “Mailing List Management” section further below in this Policy.
- Email address. You may submit your email address to be added to our mailing list, to receive news and updates from Denim about Denim’s activities. For more about the treatment of your email address, please refer to the “Mailing List Management” section further below in this Policy.
Security and Encryption of Information
Denim uses only industry best practices (physical, electronic and procedural) in keeping any data collected (including Personal Information) secure. In addition, Denim uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology required to run the Website, and these third parties have been selected for their high standards of security, both electronic and physical.
Limited Gathering of Information for Statistical, Analytical and Security Purposes
Denim automatically collects certain information using third-party analytics program Google Analytics to help us understand how our users use the Website, but none of this information identifies you personally. For example, each time you visit the Website, we automatically collect your IP address, browser and computer type, access times, the web page from which you came, and the web page(s) you access (as applicable). We use information collected in this manner only to better understand our Website visitors, your needs, and the needs of the Website users in the aggregate. Denim also makes use of information gathered for statistical purposes to keep track of the number of visits to the Website and the specific pages on the Website with a view to introducing improvements.
Your IP address and other relevant information may be used in order to trace any fraudulent or criminal activity, or any activity in violation of the law.
Non-disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Except as provided in the next paragraph, Denim does not divulge any Personal Information gathered via the Website to third parties. Moreover, Denim does not sell, rent, trade or license any Personal Information regarding its Website visitors or users to third parties. Only the employees, representatives, subcontractors, officers, agents, or assigns of Denim are responsible for the management and development of the Website, and only these individuals have access to the information collected there. These employees, representatives, subcontractors, officers, agents or assigns all have been instructed to comply with the Policy.
Mailing List Management
Currently, the mailing list is managed by a third party email service provider. Should this change in the future, we will update this section of the Policy accordingly.
You may unsubscribe from Denim’s mailing list at any time, by following the link at the bottom of all Denim emails. Denim is committed to ensuring that we respect anti-spam legislation. If you believe you have received emails from us in violation of applicable law, please contact us using the contact information further up in this Policy.
Access to and Deletion of Personal Information
If you wish to review the Personal Information Denim holds about you, and/or have all your Personal Information permanently deleted from our records, please contact us using the contact information further up in this Policy.
Tracking Technology (“Cookies”)
Denim uses tracking technology (“cookies”) on the Website and by using the Website you agree to their use. Cookies are small text files placed on your hard drive when you visit a website, in order to track use of the site and to improve the user experience by storing certain data on your computer. The Website uses “session cookies,” which improve your user experience by storing certain information from your current visit on your computer. In addition, Google Analytics uses a cookie in order for us to be able to gather non-personally identifiable information as described elsewhere in this Policy. These are the only cookies used at this time, though Denim reserves the right to use additional cookies, in which case this section will be updated accordingly.
Risks Associated with the Internet
Despite Denim’s best efforts to ensure that third parties will not access or obtain your Personal Information through your use of the Website, complete confidentiality and security cannot currently be guaranteed on the internet. Communication via the internet is subject to interception, loss, or alteration. You acknowledge and agree that Denim cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from the transmission of confidential information or Personal Information over the internet and that such communications are at your own risk.
Limitation of Liability
Denim, and/or its respective officers, directors, owners, officials, partners, partnerships, principals, employees, affiliates and other related entities, servants, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, will not be held liable for any damages, direct or indirect, pecuniary or otherwise, resulting from the misuse of any information collected by any third party, or any misuse of any information collected through the Website not in violation of the Policy.
Compliance with Privacy Laws
This Policy and Denim’s practices in general are designed to be in compliance with applicable laws. If you have any questions regarding this compliance, please contact us using the contact information further up in this Policy.