Skip to content
Permalink
Browse files

changes for reviewed docs

  • Loading branch information...
ToSBackCrawler committed Oct 3, 2019
1 parent 86dd4ae commit 472e4daeb3318a3a91c04114807ea3da7a62c553
@@ -615,7 +615,9 @@ These Terms govern to the extent they conflict with the AAA’s Commercial Arbit
<strong>Small Claims Court Option. </strong>As an alternative to arbitration, you may bring an individual action in small claims court in your county of residence (or if a business, your principal place of business) or Santa Clara County, California provided that your Dispute meets the requirements of the small claims court.</p> <strong>Small Claims Court Option. </strong>As an alternative to arbitration, you may bring an individual action in small claims court in your county of residence (or if a business, your principal place of business) or Santa Clara County, California provided that your Dispute meets the requirements of the small claims court.</p>
</li> </li>
<li> <li>
<strong>Arbitration Location.</strong> Unless you and we agree otherwise, the arbitration must take place, or the small claims action must be filed, in the county of your primary residence or Santa Clara County, California.</li> <p>
<strong>Arbitration Location.</strong> Unless you and we agree otherwise, the arbitration must take place, or the small claims action must be filed, in the county of your primary residence or Santa Clara County, California.</p>
</li>
<li> <li>
<p> <p>
<strong>Arbitration Fees and Expenses.</strong> We will reimburse any filing fee that the AAA charges you for arbitration of the Dispute. <strong>Arbitration Fees and Expenses.</strong> We will reimburse any filing fee that the AAA charges you for arbitration of the Dispute.
@@ -724,7 +726,7 @@ In such cases, you and we agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the c
<p> <p>
<u>Closed Captioning</u>. <u>Closed Captioning</u>.
Verizon Media complies with applicable Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations regarding the closed captioning of video content. Verizon Media complies with applicable Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations regarding the closed captioning of video content.
Please visit <u>https://policies.yahoo.com/us/en/yahoo/cc/index.htm</u> for more information or to register any concerns or complaints regarding video content accessible on the Yahoo network of properties.</p> Please visit <u>https://www.verizonmedia.com/accessibility/captioning/</u> for more information or to register any concerns or complaints regarding video content accessible on the Yahoo network of properties.</p>
</li> </li>
<li> <li>
<p>In New Jersey, all of the limitations on liability set forth in Section 9 shall apply except nothing in these Terms will exclude or limit liability for intentional torts, willful acts, gross negligence, or a violation of a statutorily imposed duty.</p> <p>In New Jersey, all of the limitations on liability set forth in Section 9 shall apply except nothing in these Terms will exclude or limit liability for intentional torts, willful acts, gross negligence, or a violation of a statutorily imposed duty.</p>
@@ -1346,8 +1348,10 @@ Below are links for customer support.</p>
<li> <li>
<p>For other Services:</p> <p>For other Services:</p>
<ol> <ol>
<li>the Applicable Verizon Media Entity is the Verizon Media Entity that is specified to be the provider in respect of a specific Service, and the Terms and the relationship between you and the Applicable Verizon Media Entity will be governed by the laws of the place of incorporation of the Applicable Verizon Media Entity. <li>
or</li> <p>the Applicable Verizon Media Entity is the Verizon Media Entity that is specified to be the provider in respect of a specific Service, and the Terms and the relationship between you and the Applicable Verizon Media Entity will be governed by the laws of the place of incorporation of the Applicable Verizon Media Entity.
or</p>
</li>
<li> <li>
<p>if no Verizon Media Entity is specified to be the provider in respect of a specific Service, the Applicable Verizon Media Entity is Oath Inc. <p>if no Verizon Media Entity is specified to be the provider in respect of a specific Service, the Applicable Verizon Media Entity is Oath Inc.
(Address: 22000 AOL Way, Dulles, VA 20166), and for such Services the terms of Section 14.2 (United States) apply.</p> (Address: 22000 AOL Way, Dulles, VA 20166), and for such Services the terms of Section 14.2 (United States) apply.</p>
@@ -23,6 +23,7 @@
<li>Third Party Software and Services</li> <li>Third Party Software and Services</li>
<li>Visitors to Our Users’ Websites</li> <li>Visitors to Our Users’ Websites</li>
<li>Privacy Policy Changes</li> <li>Privacy Policy Changes</li>
<li>Translation</li>
<li>Change log</li> <li>Change log</li>
</ul> </ul>
<p>Your privacy is critically important to us. <p>Your privacy is critically important to us.
@@ -75,7 +76,7 @@ You may provide us with more information – like your address and other informa
For example, if you have a WordPress.com account, your username is part of that public profile, along with any other information you put into your public profile, such as a photo or an “About Me” description. For example, if you have a WordPress.com account, your username is part of that public profile, along with any other information you put into your public profile, such as a photo or an “About Me” description.
Your public profile information is just that — public — so please keep that in mind when deciding what information you would like to include.</li> Your public profile information is just that — public — so please keep that in mind when deciding what information you would like to include.</li>
<li> <li>
<strong>Transaction and Billing Information:</strong> If you buy something from us –a subscription to a WordPress.com plan, a premium theme, a custom domain, or some fun Longreads swag, for example – or pay fees to a site owner (for example via Recurring Payments or Simple Payments),  you will provide additional personal and payment information that is required to process the transaction and your payment, such as your name, credit card information, and contact information.</li> <strong>Billing and Contact Information:</strong> If you buy something from us –a subscription to a WordPress.com plan, a premium theme, a custom domain, or some fun Longreads swag, for example – or pay fees to a site owner (for example via Recurring Payments or Simple Payments),  you will provide additional personal and payment information, such as your name, credit card information, and contact information.</li>
<li> <li>
<strong>Happy Tools Information:</strong> If you are a Happy Tools user, you will provide us with information to make use of the Service’s features. <strong>Happy Tools Information:</strong> If you are a Happy Tools user, you will provide us with information to make use of the Service’s features.
For example, you might enter timezone and location information, company information, and contact information.</li> For example, you might enter timezone and location information, company information, and contact information.</li>
@@ -137,7 +138,12 @@ How and Why We Use Information
<li>To monitor and analyze trends and better understand how users interact with our Services, which helps us improve our Services and make them easier to use;</li> <li>To monitor and analyze trends and better understand how users interact with our Services, which helps us improve our Services and make them easier to use;</li>
<li>To measure, gauge, and improve the effectiveness of our advertising, and better understand user retention and attrition — for example, we may analyze how many individuals purchased a paid plan after receiving a marketing message or the features used by those who continue to use our Services after a certain length of time;</li> <li>To measure, gauge, and improve the effectiveness of our advertising, and better understand user retention and attrition — for example, we may analyze how many individuals purchased a paid plan after receiving a marketing message or the features used by those who continue to use our Services after a certain length of time;</li>
<li>To monitor and prevent any problems with our Services, protect the security of our Services, detect and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities, fight spam, and protect the rights and property of Automattic and others, which may result in us declining a transaction or the use of our Services;</li> <li>To monitor and prevent any problems with our Services, protect the security of our Services, detect and prevent fraudulent transactions and other illegal activities, fight spam, and protect the rights and property of Automattic and others, which may result in us declining a transaction or the use of our Services;</li>
<li>To communicate with you, for example through an email, about offers and promotions offered by Automattic and others we think will be of interest to you, solicit your feedback, or keep you up to date on Automattic and our products (which you can unsubscribe from at any time). <li>To communicate with you.
For example, we may email you to solicit your feedback, share tips for getting the most out of our products, or keep you up to date on Automattic.
text you to verify your payment.
or call you to share offers and promotions that we think will be of interest to you.
If you don’t want to hear from us, you can opt out of marketing communications at any time.
(Please keep in mind that even if you opt out, we’ll still send you important updates relating to your account).
and</li> and</li>
<li>To personalize your experience using our Services, provide content recommendations (for example, through our Reader Post Suggestions), target our marketing messages to groups of our users (for example, those who have a particular plan with us or have been our user for a certain length of time), and serve relevant advertisements.</li> <li>To personalize your experience using our Services, provide content recommendations (for example, through our Reader Post Suggestions), target our marketing messages to groups of our users (for example, those who have a particular plan with us or have been our user for a certain length of time), and serve relevant advertisements.</li>
</ul> </ul>
@@ -234,6 +240,10 @@ If you opt out of promotional communications, we may still send you other commun
<strong>Set Your Browser to Reject Cookies:</strong> At this time, Automattic does not respond to “do not track” signals across all of our Services. <strong>Set Your Browser to Reject Cookies:</strong> At this time, Automattic does not respond to “do not track” signals across all of our Services.
However, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies before using Automattic’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Automattic’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.</li> However, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies before using Automattic’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Automattic’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.</li>
<li> <li>
<strong>Opt out of our internal analytics program.</strong> You can do this through your user settings.
By doing so, you won’t share information with our analytics tool about events or actions that happen after the opt-out, while logged in to your WordPress.com account.
For more information, please see our Cookie Policy.</li>
<li>
<strong>Close Your Account:</strong> While we’d be very sad to see you go, if you no longer want to use our Services :( :( :( :(, you can close your account (for example, here, for WordPress.com accounts). Please keep in mind that we may continue to retain your information after closing your account, as described in How Long We Keep Information above — for example, when that information is reasonably needed to comply with (or demonstrate our compliance with) legal obligations such as law enforcement requests, or reasonably needed for our legitimate business interests.</li> <strong>Close Your Account:</strong> While we’d be very sad to see you go, if you no longer want to use our Services :( :( :( :(, you can close your account (for example, here, for WordPress.com accounts). Please keep in mind that we may continue to retain your information after closing your account, as described in How Long We Keep Information above — for example, when that information is reasonably needed to comply with (or demonstrate our compliance with) legal obligations such as law enforcement requests, or reasonably needed for our legitimate business interests.</li>
</ul>Your Rights </ul>Your Rights
<p>If you are located in certain countries, including those that fall under the scope of the European General Data Protection Regulation (AKA the “GDPR”), data protection laws give you rights with respect to your personal data, subject to any exemptions provided by the law, including the rights to:</p> <p>If you are located in certain countries, including those that fall under the scope of the European General Data Protection Regulation (AKA the “GDPR”), data protection laws give you rights with respect to your personal data, subject to any exemptions provided by the law, including the rights to:</p>
@@ -251,7 +261,7 @@ Controllers and Responsible Companies
<p>Automattic’s Services are worldwide. <p>Automattic’s Services are worldwide.
Different Automattic companies are the controller (or co-controller) of personal information, which means that they are the company responsible for processing that information, based on the particular service and the location of the individual using our Services.</p> Different Automattic companies are the controller (or co-controller) of personal information, which means that they are the company responsible for processing that information, based on the particular service and the location of the individual using our Services.</p>
<p>Depending on the Services you use, more than one company may be the controller of your personal data. <p>Depending on the Services you use, more than one company may be the controller of your personal data.
Generally, the “controller” is the Automattic company that entered into the contract with you under the Terms of Service for the the product or service you use. Generally, the “controller” is the Automattic company that entered into the contract with you under the Terms of Service for the product or service you use.
In addition, Automattic Inc., our US-based company, is the controller for some of the processing activities across all of our Services worldwide.</p> In addition, Automattic Inc., our US-based company, is the controller for some of the processing activities across all of our Services worldwide.</p>
<p>The chart below explains the controllers for processing your personal information. <p>The chart below explains the controllers for processing your personal information.
We use the term “Designated Countries” to refer to Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and all countries located in the European continent.</p> We use the term “Designated Countries” to refer to Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and all countries located in the European continent.</p>
@@ -265,19 +275,13 @@ If you reside in the Designated Countries (for services other than those offered
<br> <br>
Business Centre, No.1 Lower Mayor Street<br> Business Centre, No.1 Lower Mayor Street<br>
International Financial Services Centre<br> International Financial Services Centre<br>
Dublin 1, Ireland<p> Dublin 1, Ireland<strong>Automattic Inc.</strong> is also the controller for some of the processing activities related to Services provided by Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland Ltd.
</p>
<p>
<strong>Automattic Inc.</strong> is also the controller for some of the processing activities related to Services provided by Aut O’Mattic A8C Ireland Ltd.</p>
If you are using our Services offered at WooCommerce.com: If you are using our Services offered at WooCommerce.com:
<strong>Bubblestorm Management (Pty) Ltd (WooCommerce.com)</strong> <strong>Bubblestorm Management (Pty) Ltd (WooCommerce.com)</strong>
<br> <br>
Unit A206, The Old Biscuit Mill (TOBM)<br> Unit A206, The Old Biscuit Mill (TOBM)<br>
373 – 375 Albert Road, Woodstock<br> 373 – 375 Albert Road, Woodstock<br>
Cape Town, South Africa<p> Cape Town, South Africa<strong>Automattic Inc.</strong> is also the controller for some of the processing activities related to Services provided by Bubblestorm Management (Pty) Ltd (WooCommerce.com).
</p>
<p>
<strong>Automattic Inc.</strong> is also the controller for some of the processing activities related to Services provided by Bubblestorm Management (Pty) Ltd (WooCommerce.com).</p>
How to Reach Us How to Reach Us
<p>If you have a question about this Privacy Policy, or you would like to contact us about any of the rights mentioned in the Your Rights section above, please contact us.</p> <p>If you have a question about this Privacy Policy, or you would like to contact us about any of the rights mentioned in the Your Rights section above, please contact us.</p>
Other Things You Should Know (Keep Reading!) Other Things You Should Know (Keep Reading!)
@@ -302,7 +306,7 @@ Please note this Privacy Policy only covers the collection of information by Aut
<i>Third Party Software and Services</i> <i>Third Party Software and Services</i>
<p>If you’d like to use WooCommerce extensions that enable services provided by third parties, third party plugins, embeds, or other third party software or services, please keep in mind that when you interact with them you may provide information about yourself (or your site visitors) to those third parties. <p>If you’d like to use WooCommerce extensions that enable services provided by third parties, third party plugins, embeds, or other third party software or services, please keep in mind that when you interact with them you may provide information about yourself (or your site visitors) to those third parties.
For example, some third party services may request or require access to your (yours, your visitors’, or customers’) data, for example, via a pixel or cookie. For example, some third party services may request or require access to your (yours, your visitors’, or customers’) data, for example, via a pixel or cookie.
Please note that if you use the third party service or grant access, your data will handled in accordance with the third party’s privacy policy and practices. Please note that if you use the third party service or grant access, your data will be handled in accordance with the third party’s privacy policy and practices.
We don’t own or control these third parties, and they have their own rules about collection, use, and sharing of information, which you should review before using the software or services.</p> We don’t own or control these third parties, and they have their own rules about collection, use, and sharing of information, which you should review before using the software or services.</p>
<i>Visitors to Our Users’ Websites</i> <i>Visitors to Our Users’ Websites</i>
<p>We also process information about visitors to our users’ websites, on behalf of our users and in accordance with our user agreements. <p>We also process information about visitors to our users’ websites, on behalf of our users and in accordance with our user agreements.
@@ -314,10 +318,20 @@ Privacy Policy Changes
Automattic encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Automattic encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy.
If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the change log below, and, in some cases, we may provide additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or the WordPress.com Blog, or sending you a notification through email or your dashboard). If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the change log below, and, in some cases, we may provide additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or the WordPress.com Blog, or sending you a notification through email or your dashboard).
Your further use of the Services after a change to our Privacy Policy will be subject to the updated policy.</p> Your further use of the Services after a change to our Privacy Policy will be subject to the updated policy.</p>
Translation
<p>Our Privacy Policy was originally written in English (US).
We may translate it into other languages.
For example:</p>
<p>French: https://automattic.com/fr/privacy<br>
Spanish: https://automattic.com/es/privacy<br>
German: https://automattic.com/de/privacy</p>
<p>In the event of a conflict between a translated version of our Privacy Policy and the English version, the English version will control.</p>
<p>That’s it! Thanks for reading.</p> <p>That’s it! Thanks for reading.</p>
Change log Change log
<ul> <ul>
<li> <li>
<em>October 2, 2019: </em>A few miscellaneous changes, such as new sections about translations of this Privacy Policy and how to opt out of our internal analytics program.</li>
<li>
<em>May 31, 2019:</em> Included information for the Recurring Payments feature.</li> <em>May 31, 2019:</em> Included information for the Recurring Payments feature.</li>
<li> <li>
<em>April 1, 2019:</em> Included information for Happy Tools.</li> <em>April 1, 2019:</em> Included information for Happy Tools.</li>

0 comments on commit 472e4da

Please sign in to comment.
You can’t perform that action at this time.