Last modified: 10/31/2023
This document describes the policies and practices of OTTera, Inc. (“Company”) as related to information (as defined herein). This policy describes the types of information company may collect and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information company collects:
On our website or through our products and services.
In email, text, and other electronic messages between individuals and us.
From third parties (“Partners”).
During the provision of our services on behalf of our Partners.
It does not apply to information collected by:
Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries);
Children can access many parts of our products and services and their content and use many of its features without providing us with personal information. However, some content and features are available only to registered users or require us to collect certain information, including personal information, from them. In addition, company uses certain technologies, (as otherwise stated in this policy), to automatically collect information from our users (including children) when they visit or use our products and services.
For services intended for children, company obtains verifiable parental consent related to those users (either directly or as indicated by our Partners directing those child users). Adults are not allowed to access any children-directed services. At sign-up, a child (or parent, on behalf of a child) must provide us with the following information to register with our products or services: a selected randomly generated username for the child and a parent’s email address. Company may request additional information from children, but this information is optional. Company specifies whether information is required or optional when company requests it. Company may also combine non-personal information company collects through these technologies with personal information about parents or children that company collects online (see How Company Uses Information and Information Company Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies).
Company only collects as much information about a child as is reasonably necessary for the child to participate in an activity, and company does not condition his or her participation on the disclosure of more personal information than is reasonably necessary. Company support does not track and personal information obfuscation in compliance with COPPA, and do not knowingly store anything traceable or identifiable are stored on COPPA required clients.
At any time, parents or children may review a child’s personal information maintained by us, require us to correct or delete the personal information, and/or refuse to permit us from further collecting or using the child’s information.
Parents and children can review, change, or delete a child’s personal information by:
· Logging into that child’s account and visiting his or her account profile page.
· Sending us an email at email@example.com. To protect privacy and security, company may require a requester to take certain steps or provide additional information to verify identity before company provides any information or make corrections.
A list of all operators that may collect or maintain personal information from children through our products or services will be provided upon written to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct inquiries about any operator’s privacy practices and use of children’s information to the operator at its contact information provided on their website.
To the extent that certain products or services are not directed to children, company obtains confirmation from the user that they are not a child. Company does not knowingly collect or obtain information from children related to these products and services or through any other means besides our products or services not directed to children. If company learns company have collected or received personal information from a child without verification of parental consent related to these products and services, company will delete that information. If you believe company might have any information from or about a child in relation to these services, please email us at email@example.com.
Company collects several types of information from and about users, including information:
Information Users Provide to Us
The information company collects on or through our services may include:
Information Company Collects Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As users navigate through and interact with our products and services, company may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about users’ equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
The information company collects automatically may include personal information, or company may maintain it or associate it with personal information company collects in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our products and to deliver a better and more personalized services, including by enabling us to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
The technologies company uses for this automatic data collection may include:
Company does not control those Partners’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. Any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content should be directed to the responsible provider.
Company uses information that company collects about users or that users provide to us, including any personal information:
Company may use the information company has collected to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though company does not directly collect or disclose personal information for these purposes inconsistently with your device’s settings (see Information Company Collects Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies above), if users click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that such users meet its target criteria.
Company may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
Company may also disclose personal information:
Company strives to provide users with choices regarding the personal information they provide to us. Company has created mechanisms to provide users with the following control over their information:
Company does not control third parties’ (including Partner’s) collection or use of information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide ways to choose not to have information collected or used in this way.
Company may sell or disclose to a third party personal information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. Californians have the right under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and certain other privacy and data protection laws, as applicable, to opt-out of the sale or disclosure of your personal information. Effective January 1, 2023, Californians have the right under the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA) to limit the use of certain categories of personal information that are considered sensitive, including (but not limited to) race, religion, union membership, or sexual orientation (collectively, “sensitive personal information”) to that use which is necessary to perform the services or provide the goods reasonably expected by an average consumer who requests those goods or services, to perform the services set forth in paragraphs (2), (4), (5), and (8) of subdivision (e) of California Civil Code Section §1798.140, and as authorized by regulations adopted pursuant to subparagraph (C) of paragraph (19) of subdivision (a) of California Civil Code Section §1798.185.
California’s “Shine the Light” law (California Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our products and services that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nevada residents who wish to exercise their sale opt-out rights under Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A may submit a request to this designated email address: email@example.com. However, please know company does not currently sell data triggering that statute’s opt-out requirements.
Some of the entities, Ad Partners and Ad Servers offer an opt-out from their interest-based advertising activities, as described below. One may also contact OTTera to exercise ones EU or California privacy rights as per the corresponding sections below.
To opt-out of interest-based advertising of those entities, Ad Partners and Ad Servers who provide such opt-out on desktop or mobile web, please visit the NAI page located here or the DAA page located here. In order to comply with an opt-out request, these companies may set a non-unique cookie for the sole purpose of complying with such opt-out request. If an end user deletes its cookies or changes computers or devices after opting out, one will need to opt out again by clicking the links in this paragraph. Please note that where an end user blocks cookies on their browser, such companies will be unable to set an opt-out cookie, and therefore will be unable to abide by such end user opt-out request.
To opt-out of interest-based advertising from those entities, Ad Partners and Ad Servers who provide such opt-out for the mobile applications on a mobile device, the method of opting out depends on the type of device used. Please visit the NAI’s Mobile Choices Page located at https://www.networkadvertising.org/mobile-choices# for detailed instructions on how to use the advertising choice mechanisms for various devices and/or download the DAA's AppChoices App or the TrustArc Privacy App.
Many entities, and many of the manufacturers of the TV-enabled devices used, may enable an opt-out of interest-based advertising for CTV (i.e., a television with third-party connected applications, a smart television and/or a digital media streaming device).
Please visit the NAI’s Internet Connected TV Opt-Out Instructions Page located at https://www.networkadvertising.org/internet-connected-tv-choices/ for detailed instructions on how to use the advertising choice mechanisms for various types of CTVs. Name and contact details of the controller Art. 4 (7) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This data protection information applies to data processing by:
5152 Sepulveda Blvd., #155
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
All information processed may be transferred, processed, and stored anywhere in the world, including but not limited to, the United States and other countries, which may have data protection laws which are different from the laws.
If personal information is transferred which originates in the European Economic Area, Switzerland, and/or the United Kingdom to a country that has not been found to provide an adequate level of protection under applicable data protection laws, one of the safeguards used to support such transfer is the EU Standard Contractual Clauses.
For more information about the safeguards used for international transfers of personal information, please use the contact information as set forth below.
Individuals may send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to, correct, opt-out of the sale or disclosure, or delete any personal information provided to us, or to limit our use of your sensitive personal information. Company will respond to such requests in a timely fashion, though may require additional verification steps (as required by law) before granting any requests. Company may not accommodate a request to change information if company believes the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Please note that deleting your account through your account settings may not fully delete all of your personal information associated with it. If you wish to confirm deletion of the entirety of personal information associated with your account, please follow the mechanism described in the previous paragraph.
Residents of certain countries or states may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see Regional- or Jurisdictional-Specific Disclosures for more information.
Data may be anonymized for reporting and analysis and may be stored in perpetuity to fulfill a legitimate business need or as required by law.
Company has implemented measures designed to secure personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information provided to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls, and personal information is stored in encrypted or hashed form. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
The safety and security of information also depends on our users. Where company has given users (or where it is otherwise supplied) a password for access to certain parts of our products and services, users are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Company asks not to share passwords with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although company does its best to protect personal information, company cannot guarantee the security of personal information transmitted to our us or our other products or services. Any transmission of personal information is users’ own risk. Company is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures that company has implemented in our products or services.
5152 Sepulveda Blvd., #155
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403