Updated April 27, 2017
Scope and Definitions
“Account Information” means your user ID, password, email address, age, date of birth, mailing address, phone number, and any other information that you provide to Xistance to register or maintain your Xistance membership account.
“Page Information” means all personal information you submit, upload, and/or post for storage, sharing, and/or display through or on this Website, including but not limited to text, pictures, audio, video, electronic files, and all other content on your Xistance page(s). Some Account Information may also be Page Information, depending on the information you elect to store, share, and/or display on your Xistance page. For example, your user ID is both Account Information and Page Information. You may also elect to display your age on your Xistance page(s) – if you do, your age is also Page Information.
Some personal information collected by our Website may not be Account Information or Page Information (for example, device ID).
Your Xistance page(s) default to fully private at the time of account registration. This means that no one will be able to view your Page Information unless you change your privacy settings and allow them to do so. In this way, this Website allows you to define your privacy controls. You decide, by use of Xistance privacy settings, what portions of Page Information you share with Xistance members and those with whom you connect on this Website.
Please note Page Information cannot be set to be fully public for viewing by or sharing with non-Xistance members. Only people who are members of Xistance will be able to see your Page Information.
No Children Under 13
This Website is not directed at or intended for use by children under 13 years old. Xistance requires its users to provide a date of birth to create an account. You are not be permitted to register an account or use this Website if you are under 13. Please review our Terms for additional information, including information about how parents or legal guardians may establish and use accounts for their children under 13.
Users Outside the United States
This Website is not targeted at users outside the U.S. Please be advised that if you are located in the European Union or another region with laws related to data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, your personal information submitted through this website and transferred to the U.S. may not have the same legal data protection as in your jurisdiction.
Please review our Terms for additional information.
Information We Collect and How We Use It
Please review our Terms for additional information.
Cookies and Tracking
California Do-Not-Track Disclosure
This Website does not respond to “Do Not Track Signals.”
Google Analytics and Heat Mapping
How We Share Information
Xistance will not share your personal information except in the following limited circumstances:
Your Account Information and Page Information may be shared with other Xistance members based on your privacy settings. You have the ability to choose which pieces of your Account Information and Page Information will be visible to other Xistance members. You may change your privacy settings at any time, but Xistance is not responsible for the disclosure of any Account Information or Page Information to a party who was authorized to access it based on your privacy settings at the time accessed.
We may collect, report, and share personal information on an aggregated basis with third parties that perform services on our behalf, for example, technical, marketing/public relations, and content service providers. We may also share your personal information with third-party providers of cloud and web hosting services. We do not authorize such third parties to use your personal information except as necessary to provide services to us or for purposes authorized by us.
Additionally, we may disclose your personal information (1) to comply with a law, regulation, or other governmental request, for example, to comply with subpoenas, court orders, legal process, or requests by law enforcement or governmental entities; (2) to investigate or defend against third-party claims against us; (3) to detect, prevent, or investigate fraud or other illegal activity or to enforce our Terms; (4) to repair or resolve technical issues in the operation of this Website; (5) to respond to a request by you to disclose the information, including your requests to allow access to your account and personal information by third-parties designated by you; (6) with your knowledge and consent; and (7) to address emergencies or acts of god. Your personal information may be an asset of the business transferred in the event of a sale, merger, or other business combination or transfer involving Xistance.
Links to Third Party Sites
Security of Personal Information
Xistance takes the security of your personal information seriously. We implement commercially reasonable technical, physical, and administrative security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction of personal information collected through this Website. However, we cannot and do not guarantee that your personal information will never be accessed by an unauthorized party or otherwise breached.
Authorized employees or contractors of Xistance may access your Account Information or Page Information to provide service or support to you if you authorize them to do so.
Retention of Personal Information
We will retain your personal information for as long as we deem reasonably necessary or desirable, unless a different retention period is required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. We may retain Account Information and Page Information on a different retention schedule. We reserve the right to delete or destroy any information collected, including personal information, at any time.
Access to Your Personal Information and How to Contact Us
You may choose to stop receiving our communications, alerts, or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails or you may contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may update or change our privacy practices and this policy from time to time. If we update the policy, we will publish an announcement on our Website. The date at the top of this policy reflects the date of the most recent update.