PRIVACY POLICY

Effective as of June 18, 2018

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.thelens.online and Yellow Glass Media Syndicate Inc and governs data collection and usage. The Lens is an online property operated by Yellow Glass Media Syndicate Incorporated. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Yellow Glass Media Syndicate Inc. include The Lens and www.thelens.online. The Lens website is a news and information site. By using The Lens website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Yellow Glass media may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

  • First and Last Name

  • E-mail Address

Yellow Glass Media may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:

  • Age

  • Gender

  • Race

  • Religion

  • Political Affiliation

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Yellow Glass Media’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

 

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; © signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

 

Use of your Personal Information

Yellow Glass Media collects and uses your personal information to operate it's website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.

Yellow Glass Media may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Yellow Glass Media and its affiliates.

 

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Yellow Glass Media does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Yellow Glass Media may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Yellow Glass Media, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Yellow Glass Media may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law of comply with legal processes served on Yellow Glass Media or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Yellow Glass Media; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Yellow Glass Media, or the public.

 

Tracking User Behavior

Yellow Glass Media may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within Yellow Glass Media, in order to determine what Yellow Glass Media services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Yellow Glass Media to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

 

Pixel Tags

We also use "pixel tags," which are small graphic files that allow us and third parties to monitor the use of the Services and collect Usage Data. A pixel tag can collect information such as the IP address of the computer that downloaded the page on which the tag appears; the URL of the page on which the pixel tag appears; the time (and length of time) the page containing the pixel tag was viewed; the type of browser that retrieved the pixel tag; and the identification number of any cookie previously placed by that server on your computer.

We use pixel tags, either provided by us or by our third-party advertisers, service providers and ad networks, to collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with our sites and Services and use them in combination with our cookies to provide offers and information of interest to you. Pixel tags also enable ad networks to serve targeted advertisements to you when you visit the Services or other websites.

 

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by yellow Glass Media. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Yellow Glass Media website.

 

Use of Cookies

The Yellow Glass Media website may use “cookies” to help your personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be ready be a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies to to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of the cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Yellow Glass Media pages, or register with Yellow Glass Media site or services, a cookie helps Yellow Glass Media to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Yellow Glass Media website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Yellow Glass Media features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Yellow Glass Media services or websites you visit.

 

Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

 

Security of your Personal Information

Yellow Glass Media secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Yellow Glass Media uses the following methods for this purpose:

  • SSL Protocol

 

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSl) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.

 

Users Outside of the United States and Consent to Transfer

The Services are operated in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, please be aware that information you provide to us will be transferred to, stored and processed in the United States. By using the Services or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer, processing, and storage of your information in the United States, a jurisdiction in which the privacy laws are not as comprehensive as those in the country where you reside or are a citizen such as the European Union. You understand that the U.S. government can obtain access to the Personal Data you submit if necessary for investigative purposes (e.g., terrorism investigation). We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

EU Data Subject Rights

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have the right to: (a) request access to your Personal Data and rectification of inaccurate Personal Data; (b) request erasure of your Personal Data; (c) request restrictions on the processing of your Personal Data; (d) object to processing your Personal Data; and/or (e) the right to data portability ("collectively, "Requests"). We can only process Requests from a user whose identity has been verified. To verify your identity, please provide your email address when you make a request. For more information about how to get access to Personal Data and for exercising your rights, you can submit a request to team@thelens.online by selecting the "I am an EU resident and would like to exercise my individual rights" option. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

 

Children Under Thirteen

Yellow Glass Media does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

 

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Yellow Glass Media may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an email from Yellow Glass media or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Yellow Glass Media, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the UNSUBSCRIBE button.

 

Changes to this Statement

Yellow Glass Media reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

 

Contact Information

Yellow Glass Media welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Yellow Glass Media has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Yellow Glass Media via email at team@thelens.online