PRIVACY POLICY

Introduction

This privacy policy (“Policy”) is designed to inform users of the Storyboard That service, including all associated websites (collectively, the “Service”) about how Clever Prototypes, LLC (“Clever Prototypes,” “we” or “us”) gathers and uses personal information collected by us in connection with the Service. We will take reasonable steps to protect user privacy consistent with the guidelines set forth in this policy and with applicable U.S. laws. In this policy, “user” or “you” means any person using or otherwise benefiting from the Service or otherwise submitting personal information to Clever Prototypes via the Service. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SERVICE.

What Information Do We Collect?

Limited Personal Information:

We collect the following personal information in connection with the Service: (a) if you register as a Clever Prototypes user directly, we will collect the personal information you submit to us to build your user profile, including your name, email address, and zip code; (b) if you pay fees by credit card, we may collect the name, expiration date and credit card number for the relevant card; and (c) if you communicate with us by email, we will collect your email address. All of this information is referred to in this Policy as “Personal Information”.

Other Personal Identifiers:

Apart from the limited personal information described above, Clever Prototypes does not collect and does not wish to receive any personally identifying information. Without limitation, you shall not submit to Clever Prototypes any social security number, financial account number, credit or debit card number (other than the number of the card paying for the Service), driver’s license number or government ID number. To the extent schools, parents, guardians, or teachers create accounts for students under 13 years of age, we may collect first and last names and e-mail addresses from those schools, parents, guardians, or teacher for the sole purpose of rendering the Service, and will otherwise take steps to maintain the confidentiality, security, and integrity thereof. Children under 13 years of age that use the Service under the supervision of a school, parent, guardian, or teacher are not permitted to provide or upload any personal information.

User Data:

The Service allows all users to create storyboards using data provided by Clever Prototypes and, optionally, data provided by users. All data uploaded by users is referred to in this Policy as “User Data.”

Web Tracking Information:

We, and our third party service providers, may use web tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags and clear GIFs in order to operate the Service efficiently and to collect data related to usage of the Service. Such collected data (“Web Tracking Information”) may include the address of the websites you visited before and after you visited the Service, the type of browser you are using, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, what pages in the Service you visit and what links you clicked on, and whether you opened email communications we send to you. In order to collect Web Tracking Information and to make your use of the Service more efficient, we may store cookies on your computer. We may also use web tracking technologies that are placed in web pages on the Service or in email communications to collect information about actions that users take when they interact with the Service or such email communications, and Clever Prototypes’ Contractors (as defined herein) may also do so. We do not correlate Web Tracking Information to individual user Personal Information, except for internal operational, product development, and administrative purposes of the Service. Some Web Tracking Information may include data, such as IP address data, that is unique to you. You may be able to modify your browser settings to alter which web tracking technologies are permitted when you use the Service, but this may affect the performance of the Service.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

Personal Information:

Your Personal Information may be supplemented with additional information regarding your activities on the Service; to the extent that such information is linked specifically to you, we will treat that additional information as your Personal Information. We may use your email address to send you marketing materials about Clever Prototypes and its products and services. We may also use Personal Information for the internal operational, product development, and administrative purposes of the Service.

User Data:

We collect and stores User Data in order to provide the Service to you, and it may be used for the internal operational, product development, and administrative purposes of the Service If you create storyboards that incorporate User Data with a Free Account, or if otherwise marked for publication, User Data will be accessible to the public via the Service and via third-party search engines.

Web Tracking Information:

We use Web Tracking Information to administer the Service and to understand how well our Service is working, to store your user preferences, and to develop statistical information on usage of the Service. This allows us to determine which features and content users like best to help us improve our Service, to personalize your user experience, and to measure overall effectiveness.

Aggregate Information:

We will also create statistical, aggregated data relating to our users and the Service for analytical purposes. Aggregated data is derived from Personal Information and User Data but in its aggregated form it does not duplicate or reveal any User Data or relate to or identify any individual. This data is used to understand our customer base and to develop, improve and market our services

What Information Do We Disclose to Third Parties?

Personal Information and User Data:

We will not disclose your Personal Information or User Data to any third parties except as follows:

User Data is not disclosed to third parties, except to the extent it is included in storyboards created under Free Accounts, or otherwise shared by or made public by the user.

Email Communications:

If you register and provide your email address, we will send you administrative and promotional emails. If you wish to opt out of promotional emails, you may do so by following the “unsubscribe” instructions in the email, or by editing your account settings. All users receive administrative emails, and so you cannot opt out of them while you remain registered.

Web Tracking Information:

We disclose Web Tracking Information to Contractors, in order to analyze the performance of the Service and the behavior of users, and to operate and improve the Service.

Aggregate Information:

We may disclose aggregated data that does not contain Personal Information or User Data to any third parties, such as potential customers, business partners, and funding sources, in order to describe our business and operations.

Network Operators:

Use of the Service may involve use of the services of third party telecommunications carriers. Such carriers are not our contractors, and any information that a carrier collects in connection with your use of the Service is not “Personal Information” and is not subject to this Privacy Policy. We are not responsible for the acts or omissions of telecommunications carriers.

Legal Exception:

Notwithstanding the above, we may in any event use Personal Information and other information collected through the Service to the extent required by law or legal process, to resolve disputes, to enforce our agreements (including this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service https://www.storyboardthat.com/about/terms-of-use) with you, or if in our reasonable discretion use is necessary to protect our legal rights or to protect third parties.

Additional Disclosures:

We reserve the right to disclose any information we collect in connection with the Service, including Personal Information, (a) to any successor to our business as a result of any merger, acquisition, asset sale or similar transaction; and (b) to any law enforcement, judicial authority, or governmental or regulatory authority, to the extent required by law or if in our reasonable discretion disclosure is necessary to enforce or protect our legal rights or to protect third parties.

Privacy Settings/Opt Out

If you would like your name and email address permanently removed from our database, please contact us at Help@StoryboardThat.com. We will promptly delete your name and email address and you will no longer receive email from Clever Prototypes. Your removal from the mailing list or database will not remove User Data you have submitted to us or records of past use of the Service, nor delete information stored in our data backups and archives. User Data, including User Data submitted, data on past queries and data stored in backups and archives will be maintained and/or deleted in the ordinary course of Clever Prototypes’ business. Clever Prototypes does not provide copies of User Data to its customers.

General

Security:

We use reasonable security precautions to protect the security and integrity of your Personal Information in accordance with this policy and applicable law. However, no Internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee that security breaches will not occur. Without limitation of the foregoing, we are not responsible for the actions of hackers and other unauthorized third parties that breach our reasonable security procedures.

Links:

The Clever Prototypes Service may contain links to other websites as services, including payment services. Clever Prototypes is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those websites. Users should be aware of this when they leave our Service and review the privacy statements of each third party website. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by the Service.

Amendments:

Clever Prototypes may modify or amend this policy from time to time. If we make any material changes, as determined by Clever Prototypes, in the way in which Personal Information is collected, used or transferred, we will notify you of these changes by modification of this Privacy Policy, which will be available for review by you at the Service. Notwithstanding any modifications we may make, any Personal Information collected by Clever Prototypes from you will be treated in accordance with the privacy policy in effect at the time information was collected, unless we obtain your consent otherwise.

Children:

Clever Prototypes does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years of age, and the Service may only be used by persons under 13 years of age under the supervision of a school, parent, guardian, or teacher. If you are under 13 years of age, you may not register for the Service on your own, and you may not provide any Personal Information. If Clever Prototypes learns that personally identifiable information of persons less than 13 years of age has been provided, then Clever Prototypes will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. To make such a request, please contact us at Help@StoryboardThat.com.

Service Visitors from outside the United States:

Clever Prototypes and its servers are located in the United States and are subject to the applicable state and federal laws of the United States. If you choose to access or use the Service, you consent to the use and disclosure of information in accordance with this privacy policy and subject to such laws.


Effective Date of this policy: January 25, 2014

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