Effective as of January 1, 2020
Table of Contents:
What and who this Policy covers
The sources of and methods by which we, our service providers, and our advertisers collect information from and about you, including information about your interaction with the Inside Blue 360.
How we use the information we collect from and about you, and who we might share it with and why.
How we protect your information from loss or misuse
How you can access and control the information we maintain about you
Other things you should know about this Policy and how we handle your information
How to contact Inside Blue 360 about this Policy
Other things you should know if you reside in New York
1) Scope and Application
2) Collection of Information
Inside Blue 360 and our service providers may collect the following information from and about you:
Registration Information is the information you submit to register for Inside Blue 360, for example, to create an account, post comments, receive a newsletter, or enter a contest or sweepstakes. Registration Information, depending on the specific service, may include, for example, name, email address, gender, zip code, household income, political views, and birthday.
Public Information and Posts consist of comments or content that you post to Inside Blue 360 and the information about you that accompanies those posts or content, which may include a name, user name, comments, likes, status, profile information and picture. Public Information and Posts are always public, which means they are available to everyone and may be displayed in search results on external search engines.
Other parties that support us by serving advertisements or providing services, such as allowing you to share content or to track aggregate usage statistics, may also use these technologies to collect similar information when you use our services or other parties’ services. Those parties may also use these technologies, along with activity information they collect, to recognize you across the devices you use, such as a mobile device and a laptop or other computer. Inside Blue does not control these parties’ technologies. Their use is governed by the privacy policies of the parties using such technologies. For more information about third-party advertising networks and similar entities that use these technologies, including your choices with respect to them, see the section entitled “To deliver relevant advertisements,” below.
Your browser may be initially set to accept cookies, but most browsers allow you to change your settings and to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. Users can manage the use of Flash technologies with the guidance available at Adobe’s website, see www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies you may not have access to certain features, content or personalization available through Inside Blue. Cookie blocking may also disable privacy choices you make that rely on cookies.
Information from Other Sources. We may supplement the information we collect with information from other sources, such as publicly available information about your online and offline activity from social media services, commercially available sources, and information from our Company Affiliates or business partners.
Do Not Track Signals. At this time we do not respond to browser ‘Do Not Track’ signals, as we await the work of interested stakeholders and others to develop standards for how such signals should be interpreted.
3) Use and Disclosure
We may use the information we collect from and about you to provide Inside Blue 360 and features to you, including: to measure and improve those Services and features and to develop new products and services; to improve your experience with both online and off-line Inside Blue 360 by delivering content you will find relevant and interesting, including advertising and marketing messages; to allow you to comment on content, and participate in online games, contests, other promotions, or rewards programs; to provide you with customer support and to respond to inquiries. In order to provide you with content and advertising that is more interesting and relevant to you, we may use the information from and about you to make inferences and predictions about your potential areas of interest. When the information collected from or about you does not identify you as a specific person, we may use that information for any purpose or share it with other parties, to the extent permitted by applicable law.
We use the information we collect from and about you for these additional purposes:
Inside Blue 360 uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures designed to safeguard information in its possession against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure, or modification. However, no one can guarantee the complete safety of your information.
5) User Access and Control
If you would like to access, review, correct, update, suppress, delete, or otherwise limit our use of your personal information you have previously provided directly to us, you may contact us as outlined in Section 7; or using the options provided below. In your request, please include your email address, name, address, and telephone number and specify clearly what information you would like to access, change, update, suppress, or delete. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable and consistent with applicable law.
If you are a resident of New York, please see the section entitled “New York Consumer Privacy Act Notice,” below, for more information about the rights you have under New York law. If you are under 18 and a registered user of the Inside Blue 360, you may ask us to remove content or information that you have posted to the Inside Blue 360 by writing to [email protected]. Please note that your request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information, as, for example, some of your content may have been reposted by another user.
You may request that we not share your personal information on a going-forward basis with our Affiliates or unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes. You may opt-out of this sharing via: insideblue360.com/contact. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable and consistent with applicable law.
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in a particular promotional communication. Please note that you cannot opt out from receiving all communications from us, including administrative messages, service announcements, and messages regarding the terms and conditions of your account because those may contain important information. You can choose to receive push notifications from us on your device. If you do not wish to receive push notifications, you can use your device’s settings to turn them off.
6) Other Important Information
In addition, Inside Blue 360 is not responsible for the privacy or data security practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, Apple, Google, Microsoft or any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider, or device manufacturer, including in connection with any information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Fox News Services.
Remember that even after you cancel your account, or if you ask us to delete your personal information, copies of some information from your account may remain viewable in some circumstances where, for example, you have shared information with social media or other services. Because of the nature of caching technology, your account may not be instantly inaccessible to others. We may also retain backup information related to your account on our servers for some time after cancellation or your request for deletion, for fraud detection or to comply with applicable law or our internal security or recordkeeping policies. It may not always be possible to completely remove or delete all of your information due to technical constraints, or contractual, financial or legal requirements.
7) Contact Us
Email: [email protected]
P.O. Box 1961
Canal Street Station
350 Canal Street
New York, NY 10013-9998
8) New York Consumer Privacy Act Notice
This California Consumer Privacy Act Notice Section provides information for California residents in connection with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). Under the CCPA, and for purposes of this Section, “Personal Information” generally means information that identifies, relates to, or describes a particular California resident and includes the categories listed below. This Section 8 provides details about the categories of Personal Information of California residents that we have collected, disclosed, or “sold” during the last 12 months, as well as rights California residents have under California law.
(1) Categories of Personal Information Collected: We collect the following categories of Personal Information:
Depending on the California resident’s interactions with us, Inside Blue may not have collected each of these categories about each individual.
Sources of Personal Information. We collect this Personal Information directly from California residents themselves, as well as from social media platforms (e.g., if the individual has connected a social media account to Inside Blue); joint marketing, co-branding, co- promotional, or advertising partners; Affiliates; and other sources of demographic information. Depending on the individual’s interactions with us, Inside Blue may not have collected Personal Information from each of these categories of sources.
Purposes. We may use this Personal Information, subject to applicable law, for the following purposes:
Depending on the California resident’s interactions with us, Inside Blue may not have used Personal Information collected about that resident for each of these purposes.
(2) Disclosures of Personal Information. We disclose the following categories of Personal Information to our service providers, Affiliates, and other parties for our operational business purposes:
Depending on the California resident’s interactions with us, Inside Blue may not have disclosed Personal Information collected about that resident for each of these purposes.
(3) “Sales” of Personal Information. We disclose some categories of Personal Information in connection with certain types of advertisements, which could be considered a “sale” under the CCPA:
Depending on the California resident’s interactions with us, Inside Blue may not have sold any Personal Information collected about that resident.
Please note that the CCPA definition of “sale” does not include, for example, the transfer of Personal Information as an asset that is part of a merger, bankruptcy, or other similar transaction involving of all or any portion of our business.
California Rights. If you are a California consumer, you have the following rights:
(1) Right to Know. You have the right to request that we disclose to you the following information:
To make a request for your Personal Information, please click here or call us at 800-913-8430. Please note that, in some instances, we may decline to honor your request, where, for example, we are unable to verify your identity or an exception to this right applies.
(2) Right to Request Deletion. You have the right to request that we delete Personal Information we collected from you.
To make a request for deletion, please click here or call us at 800-913-8430. Please note that, in some instances, we may decline to honor your request where, for example, we are unable to verify your identity or an exception to this right applies.
(3) Right to Opt-Out of Sale. As noted above in this section, we share some categories of Personal Information in connection with certain types of advertisements. If you wish to opt out of the sharing of your Personal Information in connection with tailored advertising in desktop and mobile browsers, please visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ or http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#. To opt out in mobile apps, you may use your device’s “Limit Ad Tracking” or similar settings or download and use the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices. To opt out on connected TVs, please use the “Limit Ad Tracking,” “Interest-based Ads,” or equivalent settings on your device. Please note that opting out does not mean that you will stop seeing all ads.
You can link to our “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” Internet Webpage here
(4) Right to be Free from Discrimination. You have the right to be free from unlawful discrimination for exercising your rights under the CCPA.