Effective date: May 16, 2019
Queer Union (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the QueerUnion.com website (hereinafter referred to as the “Service”).
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and some of the choices you have associated with that data..
Information We Collect and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personal Data information may include, but is not limited to your first and last name and your email address.
When you provide us with personally-identifiable information, we might ask you to create an account by providing a username and password. You are responsible for the safety and security of your user credentials associated with the Service.
We might also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol, or IP, address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the amount of time spent on each page, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files that store a small amount of data on your computer. This data typically includes an anonymous unique identifier that helps us distinguish between new and repeat visitors. Cookies are sent to your browser from our website and stored on your device. We also use tracking technologies such as beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track data on how you use our Service so we can analyze that data and improve our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you might not be able to use some portions of our Service. You can also choose to erase cookies after each visit to our website so it appears that every visit to our website is your first visit, unless you identify yourself by logging in with your username and password.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
Queer Union uses the collected data for various purposes including, but not limited to, the following:
- To provide and maintain the Service.
- To notify you about changes to our Service.
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so.
- To provide customer care and support.
- To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service.
- To monitor the usage of the Service.
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues.
Analytics and Advertising
Our website uses Google Analytics, a service that transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP addrress with any other data held by Google. We use repoprts provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and Web page usage. You can opt-out of Google Analytics cookes altogether when using the Chrome browser by installing a Google Analytics Opt-Out Add-on..
Transfer Of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, might be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may be different than those in your home jurisdiction.
Disclosure Of Data
Queer Union may disclose your Personal Data when, using our best judgmet at the time, we believe in good faith that such action is necessary for reasons including, but not limited to, the following:
- To comply with the laws and regulations under which we operate.
- To protect and defend the rights or property of Queer Union.
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service.
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public.
- To protect against legal liability.
Security Of Data
While the security of your data is critically important to us, we must all recognize that there are inherent security risks when we transmit data over the Internet or store it electronically on servers. We use our best efforts and commercially-standard tools and methods to protect your Personal Data, but we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We may employ third party companies and individuals (“Service Providers”) to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Links To Other Sites
As specified in our Terms and Conditions, you must be 18 years of age or older to use our Service. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children have provided us with Personal Data, please contact us and we will take steps to remove that information.