Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our Site.  Please review this Privacy Policy carefully as You must agree to it in its entirety in order to access and use the Site and LOOP Content, as defined in the Terms of Use for the Site.

DEFINITIONS

The definitions used in this Privacy Policy shall be the same as those used throughout the Terms of Use for the Site.

THE INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT

  1. Identifying Information. We collect certain personal information, which You voluntarily provide, when You sign up for a User Account to access LOOP Content.  This information can be used to identify You, such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone number, and any other information that is that You provide to Us voluntarily.  The information We collect from you, to the extent that it is private, is disclosed only in accordance our Agreement, which includes this Privacy Policy.
  2. Non-Identifying Information. Whenever You visit our Site, We may collect non-identifying information from you, such as your IP address, referring URL, browser, operating system, cookie information, and Internet Product Provider.  Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet provider, or additional records from a third party, this information alone cannot usually be used to identify you.
  3. We Do Not Collection Information From Children or Market to Them. As provided in the Terms of Use, You must be 18 or older to access LOOP Content or the Site.  We do not intentionally market to, solicit, provide services to, or store the information of minors.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We may use your information to:

 

  • Enhance or improve User experience, our Site, or our Product.
  • Process transactions.
  • Send e-mails about our Site or respond to inquiries.
  • Send e-mails and updates about LOOP.
  • Perform any other function that We believe in good faith is necessary to protect the security or proper functioning of our Site or Product.

ACCESSING, EDITING, AND REMOVING YOUR INFORMATION

Users may, in some cases, be able to review and edit the personal information they have provided to Us by logging into your account on the Site and editing their User Profile.  Although most changes may occur immediately, information may still be stored in a web browser’s cache.  We take no responsibility for stored information in your cache, or in other devices that may store information, and disclaim all liability of such.  In addition, We may, from time to time, retain residual information about You in our backup and/or database.

HOW AND WHY WE USE COOKIES

We use cookies to create a session and remember a User as they access LOOP Content, in order to distinguish them from other Users.  This provides additional security and convenience beyond simply identifying Users based on their IP address, since more than one User can share the same address.  For this reason, it is necessary that You enable cookies in your browser, and You hereby acknowledge that We have informed You of our use of cookies and that You consent to our use of cookies in relation to your computer system.  You may disable cookies, but We cannot guarantee that the Site or LOOP Content will function properly.  Because browsers and devices are constantly changing, We cannot provide detailed instructions on how to disable cookies on every device, however, You may find this article useful: http://www.wikihow.com/Disable-Cookies.  You may also wish to use an internet search engine, and enter a text search for “How to disable cookies.”

DO NOT TRACK

We respect user choice and controls. To the extent possible, the Site responds to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals communicated by your browser.  However, there is currently no DNT industry standard defined and therefore We cannot guarantee that We will respond to the DNT signal on your browser.

OPTING OUT

To opt out of receiving emails from Us, please contact Us in one of the following ways:

  1. Use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our e-mails;
  2. Send an e-mail with your request to hello@lotsofonlinepeople.com; or
  3. Send a written request to:

Lots of Online People, LLC

Attn: Customer Service

1250 I St. NW, Suite 200

Washington, DC 20005

WE DO NOT CONTROL THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

LOOP may post links to third party websites within LOOP Content, such posting is in no way an endorsement of the privacy terms or policies that relate to these websites.  LOOP bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third-party website.  LOOP does not screen these third-party websites or web services, and You release Us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.  Please be aware that this Privacy Policy and the rest of the Agreement do not create any rights enforceable by third parties.  Please review the privacy policy and terms of service for each site You visit through third-party links.

SOME THIRD PARTIES WILL HAVE ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION

Although You are entering into an Agreement with LOOP to disclose your information to us, We do use third party individuals and organizations to assist us, including contractors, web hosts, and others.

 

Throughout the course of our provision of our Product to you, We may delegate our authority to collect, access, use, and disseminate your information.  For example, our web host stores the information that You provide us, and We may hire outside contractors to perform maintenance or assist Us in securing our Site.

 

It is therefore necessary that You grant the third parties We may use in the course of our business the same rights that You afford Us under this Privacy Policy.  For this reason, You hereby agree that for every authorization which You grant to Us in this Privacy Policy, You also grant to any third party that We may hire, contract, or otherwise retain the services of for the purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, or otherwise improving or preserving our Site or its underlying files or systems.  You agree not to hold Us liable for the actions of any of these third parties, even if We would normally be held vicariously liable for their actions, and You agree that You must take legal action against them directly should they commit any wrong against you.

WE MAY HAVE TO RELEASE YOUR INFORMATION FOR LEGAL PURPOSES

At times it may become necessary to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant.  You agree that We may disclose your information to a third party where We believe, in good faith, that We must do so for purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter.  In the event that We receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, We may elect to notify You to give You an opportunity to legally intervene, or We may attempt to block the subpoena ourselves, but We are not obligated to do either.  We may also proactively report you, and release your information to, third parties where We believe that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as our belief that You have engaged in illegal or fraudulent activities.  You release Us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information in response to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.

YOU AGREE TO RECEIVE MESSAGES FROM US, UNLESS YOU TELL US OTHERWISE

By providing information to the Site that forms the basis of communications with you, such as contact information, You waive all rights to file complaints concerning unsolicited e-mails from LOOP since, by providing such information, You agree to receive communications from Us or anyone else covered under this Privacy Policy.  However, You may unsubscribe from certain communications by notifying LOOP that You no longer wish to receive solicitations or information and We will endeavor to prevent You from receiving further such communication.

WE ARE SECURE, AND WE RECOMMEND YOU ALSO TAKE PRECAUTIONS

We take certain measures to enhance the security of our Site and Product, including using SSL certificates and vulnerability scanning.  However, We make no representations as to the security or privacy of your information.  It is in our interest to keep our Site and LOOP Content secure, but We strongly recommend that You use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats.

YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

LOOP permits residents of the State of California to use its Product.  Therefore, it is the intent of LOOP to comply with the California Business and Professions Code §§ 22575-22579.  If You are a California resident You may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to any third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  Various provisions throughout this Privacy Policy address requirements of the Californian privacy statutes.  In summary, You must presume that We collect electronic information from all visitors.  You may contact Us at the following address with any questions:

 

Lots of Online People, LLC

Attn: Legal Department

1250 Eye Street, NW, Suite 200

Washington, DC 20005

info@LotsOfOnlinePeople.com

YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE TRANSFERRED INTERNATIONALLY

Your information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.  If You are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, LOOP transfers personal information to the United States and processes it there.  Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time.  The most current version of the Privacy Policy can be reviewed by clicking on the “Privacy Policy” hypertext link located at the bottom of our Web pages.  Your continued use of the Site or LOOP Content shall constitute your acceptance of any such amendments. Under no circumstances shall You have the right or ability to amend, modify, supplement, or alter in way this Privacy Policy.