WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND/OR RECEIVE FROM YOU?
The information we collect from you varies, depending on the way you use our Site. We collect and/or receive information from you when using our Site in the ways described below.
PERSONAL INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US
When you use our Site, we collect information that you choose to share with us. We collect and receive several types of personal information from you when you use our Site. This information may include:
If you apply for employment with us through the Site, we collect personal information such as your First Name, Last Name, E-Mail, Location, Phone. In addition, we may collect information relating to your education and employment history when you submit that information as part of an employment application (Attach resume). Not all requested information is required, however, and we specifically indicate what information is required to submit your employment application.
In addition to the information outlined above, we may collect or receive additional information (collectively, “Other Information”). While you do not need to provide personal information to browse or use our Site, Our Site collects certain information automatically about you and your use of our Site that does not necessarily personally identify you. This Other Information includes information on how you interact with our Site and information regarding the device you use to access our Site and Services. This Other Information may include:
INFORMATION FROM YOUR SITE ACTIVITY
https://whales.ventures/ follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this, and this is a part of the hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and, possibly, the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking the users’ navigation and actions on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Google analytics allows collecting information about the behavior of the users visiting our website to better understand their preferences. The cookies data provide us with the details on the time spent by the users on the website, what source they came to the site from and personal information like location, age, and gender of the users. The data records help us to make our website more user-friendly and select content matching the users’ needs.
We use or may use third-party analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate your use of the Site, compile reports on activity, collect demographic data, analyze performance metrics, and collect and evaluate other information related to the Site. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., (“Google”). Google Analytics places cookies on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the Site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this Site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. For more information regarding Google Analytics please visit Google’s website, and pages that describe Google Analytics, such as http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
In case our users have a strong desire to receive relevant newsletters on the latest gambling industry news, weekly promotions and bonuses, they can subscribe and receive free email updates. Thus, the users’ data including their emails are used to connect to our community. The users are free to unsubscribe, and subsequently, this data will be instantly removed from our database.
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
We use your information to provide, analyze, administer, enhance, and personalize our Site and services we provide to you, including marketing our services to you. We also use your information to communicate with you and to operate our business. More specifically, we may use your information to:
- Communicate with you about your inquiries;
- Provide you updates, reminders, or other information about products and services you have ordered or that may interest you;
- Analyze and improve our Site or products and/or services;
- Personalize your Site experience;
- Administer our promotional programs;
- Inform you about new and existing products, services, and other offers and information about Whales Ventures its various brands that we think may interest you;
- Consider you for employment;
- Prevent, detect, investigate, or remediate security or other legal concerns;
- Protect the rights, property, or safety of Whales Ventures or our other users, or any other person or the copyright-protected content of the Site;
- Comply with applicable laws, regulations or industry requirements, or respond to subpoenas or government requests.
HOW DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?
We may share information collected about you in the following situations:
To fulfill or meet the reason you provided the information.
For example, if you share your name and contact information to ask a question about our products or services, we will use that personal information to respond to your inquiry. If you provide your personal information to purchase a product or service, we will use that information to process your payment and facilitate delivery. We may also save your information to facilitate new product orders or process returns.
FOR LEGAL OR SECURITY REASONS
We may disclose information to others if we are required to do so by law, or whenever we believe that disclosing such information is necessary or advisable to protect and defend our rights, property or the safety of us or others. Note that we may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your information to detect and/or resolve any fraud or security concerns.
We may share your information in connection with an employment application to verify the information you provide.
We use your information for providing customer support to you and to respond to your inquiries.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES, DEVICES, APPS AND FEATURES
The Services may provide the ability to connect to other websites, devices, apps and other features, which may operate independently from us and may have their own privacy notices or policies. We strongly suggest you review them. To the extent any linked website, device, app or other feature is not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for its content, use or privacy practices.
HOW TO ACCESS & CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL DATA
In some cases, you may ask us to stop accessing, storing, using and otherwise processing your information where you believe we don’t have the appropriate rights to do so or you may request the list of the information we are processing and suggest changes in it. Please feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org
We keep your personal data for as long as it is necessary to do so to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected as described above. The criteria we use to determine data retention periods for personal data includes the following: retention in accordance with legal and regulatory requirements. We may retain and use your information in order to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, prevent abuse.
We endeavor to use appropriate technical and physical security measures to protect your personal data which is transmitted, stored, or otherwise processed by us, from accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS
Subject to certain limits under California law, California residents may ask us to provide them with (1) a list of certain categories of personal information we have disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, and (2) the identity of those third parties. To make this request, California residents may contact us as specified in the How To Contact Us section below.
The Site is not directed or targeted towards, nor intended for use by, persons under the age of 13. If you are not at least 13 years of age, do not access, use, or register on the Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from persons under age 13 (in which case we will terminate and delete your account and all information contained therein) without prior parental consent.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
By using this website and contacting us you signify your acceptance and express your explicit consent by clicking the confirm-checkbox, of this policy and you provide explicit consent for the terms laid out including the processing, storage, and usage of your personal data if you provided such data to us through the contact form. We undertake not to share the information unless such disclosure is established by law. If you do not agree with this policy, do not access or use our Services or interact with any other aspect of our business.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Effective since January 25, 2020.