Who we are
Modification of Policy
Collection of Data
The Loop collects absolutely no personal information, such as an individual’s name, address, phone number, or email address, about you unless you voluntarily participate in an activity on the Site that asks for personal information. For example, when receiving our newsletters, you must provide your email address. If you choose not to participate in these activities, your choice will never affect your ability to use any other features of our Site.
We may collect some technical data about your visit to the Site to protect against spam and detect malicious activity. This information may include:
1. The Internet Protocol Address and host name used. The Internet Protocol Address is a numerical identifier assigned either to your Internet Service Provider or directly to your computer. We use the Internet Protocol Address to direct Internet traffic to your machine.
2. The type of browser you used during each individual visit.
3. The date and time that you visited the Site.
4. The web pages or services you accessed at the Site.
5. Which external links you accessed directly from the Site.
6. Behavioral metrics including the length of time you visit the Site’s pages, how often you revisit the Site, and what links or external links you click.
The information we collect or store is used to improve the content of our web services and to help us understand how people are using our services.
The Loop does not offer user accounts, discussion boards, or any commenting features and as such, no user information is ever collected or made available at any time in regards to these functions.
To better serve our users we may use “cookies” to customize your browsing experience with us. Cookies are simple text files stored on your computer by your web browser. They provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the Site. If you access this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
Third Party Links
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
If you submit personally identifiable information to us through the Site, we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the general and personalized features and functionality of the Site and as generally part of the services offered on the Site, and to process any flagging activity or correspondence you send to us.
We reserve the right to use information collected from you to provide services which you have requested from us. We may also use any personal information submitted to send you targeted messages, publications, news, newsletters and information about events, special offers, and promotions. We may also use third-party service providers to send and distribute emails and to perform other marketing functions. We may use information we automatically collect from you to improve the content of this website while customizing the content and layout of this Site for each individual user.
What rights you have over your data
If you have submitted any information to the Site or an activity contained within the Site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
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