PRIVATE POLICY

Social Phenomenon Thinktank is dedicated to ensuring that any information you provide us remains private and confidential. For that reason, we will not trade, sell or rent your personal information to others, including our vendors, partners, affiliates and external sites featured on our website. We are committed to protecting you and your personal information. Please review the privacy topics featured to your left on this page for further specific information.

Personal Information 

In general, you can visit Social Phenomenon Thinktank on the web without telling us who you are and without revealing any information about yourself. There are times, however, when we or our partners may need information from you. 

You may choose to give us personal information, such as your name and address or email address that may be needed, for example, to correspond with you, to process an order or to provide you with a subscription. It is our intent to let you know how we will use such information before we collect it from you on the internet. If you tell us that you do not want us to use this information as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes.

Information Security and Quality 

We intend to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information. We have implemented appropriate organizational and technical measures, such as using encryption for transmission of credit card numbers, to help us keep your information secure, accurate, current and complete. 

We will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your requests to correct inaccuracies in your personal information. To correct inaccuracies in your personal information, please return the message containing the inaccuracies to the sender with details of the correction requested. 

You may choose to give us personal information, such as your name and address or email address that may be needed, for example, to correspond with you, to process an order or to provide you with a subscription. It is our intent to let you know how we will use such information before we collect it from you on the internet. If you tell us that you do not want us to use this information as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes.

Cookies, Web beacons and Other Technologies 

We sometimes collect anonymous information from visits to our sites to help us provide better customer service. For example, we keep track of the domains from which people visit and we also measure visitor activity on Social Phenomenon Thinktank web sites, but we do so in ways that keeps the information anonymous. This anonymous information is sometimes known as “clickstream data.” Social Phenomenon Thinktank or its analytic vendors may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better customer service. 

Also, when we collect personal data from you in connection with a transaction, we may extract some information about that transaction in an anonymous format and combine it with other anonymous format such as clickstream data. This anonymous information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level. If you do not want your transaction details used in any manner, you can either disable your cookies or opt-out at the order or request page. 

We collect the anonymous information we mentioned in the previous paragraphs though the use of various technologies including one called “cookies.” A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your system. 

Online Advertising 

Social Phenomenon Thinktank has certain companies help us deliver our banner ads and other online communications. These companies may collect and use information about customers to help us better understand the offers, promotions and types of advertising that are most appealing to our customers. The information they collect is aggregated so that it is not identifiable to a specific individual. If however, you would prefer that these companies not collect information from your experience, please visit the PrivacyChoices site at www.privacychoices.org and follow the “opt-out” instructions.

Personalized URL Link 

On occasion, Social Phenomenon Thinktank presents a personalized URL (link) that brings the visitor to a personalized web page. Such a personalized URL is readily identifiable and by clicking on that link and going to a personal web page, you are agreeing to let Social Phenomenon Thinktank collect information about session visits. We use this information to help us provide you with information that matches your interests. If you do not wish information to be used in this way, simply do not click on such personalized URLs.

Children’s Data 

While few, if any, of Social Phenomenon Thinktank’s web sites are directed at children, we are committed to complying with applicable laws and requirements, such as the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

Privacy Technology 

Technology will increasingly help you to have more control over your personal information. It will also help organizations to manage their privacy practices and policies. As an information technology provider, Social Phenomenon Thinktank actively supports the development of privacy technologies to help achieve these goals and to help create greater trust and confidence in the way personal information is handled. Products and services are available which are helpful in giving you privacy protection while navigating the web. See http://privacyalliance.org/resources/rulesntools.shtml for an overview of many privacy-related tools. Please note that Social Phenomenon Thinktank has not formally evaluated these tools.

Business Relationships 

The Social Phenomenon Thinktank sites contain links to other web sites. Social Phenomenon Thinktank is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

Notification of Changes 

This privacy statement was last updated on February 01, 2019.

Questions Regarding This Statement 

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to Social Phenomenon Thinktank site coordinator (a.macchiavello@sptfellows.com ) for clarification.