Edited: May 20, 2018
TheThriveContent.com employs some basic tenets of privacy by design to protect data privacy for all users. We despise privacy violations like the gratuitous collection of data across the web. So, work very hard not to collect data we don’t need or to knowingly use third-party site enhancement tools that do.
However, EU users should please note that specific protections, policies or requirements for you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are highlighted in the blue boxes below.
Links to External Websites
The website may contain links to third-party websites. If you follow these links, you may leave the website. However, Thrive Media, Inc. does not support any third-party websites and is not liable for the content or the privacy measures of these websites either.
Type of Information That Gets Collected
This privacy statement applies primarily to personal data. Personal data are data that enable personal identification. The website may use these data exclusively internally to provide services and to map interests.
Most of our site doesn’t require you to identify yourself or provide any personal identification to use it. To get access to particular content or services like email lists or content downloads, you may be asked to provide specific personal data. The personal data to be provided for these purposes may include your name, business name, address, telephone number and email address.
If you are a business user of this site, which describes most visitors, we’ll only collect and use your data for pursuing a legitimate interest. For example, we may track your activity on the site to determine what we should provide business users in the future and what we should avoid or remove.
Use & Sharing of Data Collected
This website may use and store your data for any email list subscriptions, request for services form or content downloads and may use third-party services—like site tools or email newsletter services providers—to collect and store that information. But, we’ll only use it for the purpose you provided it to for.
For example, the website may use this stored information to inform you about TheThriveContent.com activities and to make other offers by TheThriveContent.com. But we’ll do it only if you’ve opted to receive this information from us.
But, your data will not be shared, sold, rented, traded or sent to third parties unless you have consented to allowing us to do that. Your data will not be provided to third parties unless this is required for the execution of your content request or under statutory regulations.
If you reside in the United States, we may be required to provide any information collected here or provided by you for any legal process, including law enforcement. We will tell you if we are allowed by statute but will rigorously vet any requests we receive and challenge those that contain gag orders or similar requirements.
Requests or demands from individuals, entities or organizations both inside or outside the United States must be rendered under the laws of the United States and by order of a Wyoming court of proper jurisdiction.
You may opt-out of or unsubscribe from any email subscription lists related to this site at any time.
We are not required to furnish this information to users outside the EU, including in the United States, and reserve the right to decline those requests including by not responding to them.
Cookies get stored on your computer or other device for recordkeeping purposes and to process information about your site use and content requests. Also, information is stored here (like the settings of your computer and the preferences indicated by you) to facilitate your next visit to the website and to improve its services.
However, that may disable functionality or options on the website, or you may not have access to parts of the site.
Collecting IP Addresses
TheThriveContent.com may collect IP addresses for security purposes, to protect the site from data or other breaches and protect users’ security and privacy.
By visiting this site, other users agree their IP address may be kept indefinitely by the site. Otherwise, IP addresses will get kept for a minimum of six months for the protection of the site and to comply with legal process.
Protection of Data
Thrive Media, Inc. will use all reasonable strategies to protect the data that you provide to the website with due care to prevent unauthorized access or publication. However, Thrive Media, Inc. cannot guarantee that no other party will access your data through illegal or fraudulent methods and accepts no liability in cases where that has occurred.
We will attempt to contact all site users for whom we have direct contact information, regardless of location but must focus on those for whom we have a statutory requirement to do so within a specific time.
Thrive Media, Inc. will cooperate with our website hosting provider as well as law enforcement authorities and government agencies (after verifying agent representative and agency identities) in those cases. But, Thrive Media, Inc. reserves the right comply strictly under the advice of its legal counsel.
Raising Complaints—EU Users
We also reserve the right to respond to complaints by users outside the EU, including in the US at our discretion, including by not replying. Please note that use of emails on this site is governed by our Anti-Spam Policy.
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