Privacy Policy

Effective: June 2, 2016

This privacy policy applies to visitors to the site www.wearablezone.com (the “Site”), which is owned and operated by The Control Group Media Company, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "we", "our", or "us"). The purpose of this privacy policy is to disclose to you what information we may collect, how we may collect it, with whom we may share it, and certain other matters related to such information, including the choices you have regarding our collection of information and our use and disclosure to other parties of information we may have collected from you.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us at [email protected].

Types of information that may be collected

When you visit the Site, we may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, email address, telephone numbers, physical address, gender, zip code, or other information voluntarily provided by you to the Site.  We may also collect information about your interaction with the Site, including information about keystrokes and form input, or screenshots of your Site activities (regardless of whether you submit any information to the Site).

We also collect any content that you submit to the Site, such as surveys and questionnaires, including personal information that is included in such content.

We may passively collect certain types of information whenever you visit the Site. For example, we may collect click-stream data, your IP address and other usage information sent to us by your browser or device.  

In addition, we may receive information about you from other third-party sources and add it to the personal information you have provided us.

We may also collect aggregated information as you visit the Site.

How information may be collected

We may request personal information from you via online forms, questionnaires, surveys or voting polls. Participation is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information. At times, you may have to register to vote or to take part in a survey.

Cookies

This Site is cookie-enabled to give you a more customized user experience. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are used to collect information on the number of visitors to our site and the number of pages viewed. It is also used to provide relevant information to our visitors and for website and system administration, including research and development, user analysis and business decision-making.

Other Web Tracking Technologies



We may use web beacons, device identification, and other standard Internet technologies to track your activities of the Site. Web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags, targeting and re-targeting pixels, third party pixels or web bugs) are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of web users or to access cookies. We also may include web beacons in e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon.

How we use the information collected

We own the information collected via this Site. As applicable, the information you provide to us may be used to:

  • deliver the services you requested;
  • contact you about the Site;
  • monitor or improve the use of the Site;
  • customize the advertising and content you see;
  • verify compliance with laws and regulations, including the Telephone Consumer Protection Act;
  • monitor compliance with our terms of use;
  • provide special offers to you from us and/or affiliates and subsidiaries or other third parties;
  • develop new offerings on the Site;
  • send you promotional material on behalf of our business partners;
  • develop and display content and services tailored to your interests on our website and other websites;
  • develop and deliver targeted advertisements;
  • measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising and content;
  • research and analyze your use of, or interest in, our products, services and content and the products, services and content offered by others;
  • communicate with you about products or services that may be of interest to you;
  • share your personal information with out partners who may contact you about goods and services they offer;
  • We use your financial data only to verify your qualifications for certain products and to bill you for products and services. We do not use your Financial Data for any other purpose.

Sharing of Personal Information

We may share Personal Information with advertisers and other third parties. The other parties with whom we share Personal Information may send information to you about products or services. We do not share your Financial Data with these third parties. We may share Financial Data with business partners who assist us by performing core services (such as hosting, billing, fulfillment, or data storage and security) related to our operation of the Site. Those business partners agree to uphold the same standards of security and confidentiality described in this Privacy Policy, and they will only use your Financial Data to carry out their specific business obligations to The Control Group Media Company, Inc.

If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with any third parties, please email us at [email protected] or select the "opt out" box on our online forms. In addition, we maintain a procedure for you to review and request changes to your Personal Information, described below.

 

Internet Based Ads

We may also share Traffic Data with advertisers and other third parties who may use it for advertising purposes, including to serve targeted advertising on non-affiliated third party sites. Some of those ads may be personalized, meaning that they are intended to be relevant to you based on information about your online activities on the Site or other websites over time. For example, anonymous information collected across multiple sites may enable the ad network to predict your preferences and show you ads that are likely to be of interest to you. Please note that we do not share any information that identifies you personally with the third party service providers who serve ads on our behalf. To opt out of these types of ads, please visit the Network Advertising Initiative for information about how to opt-out of interest-based advertising by their members. See http://www.networkadvertising.org for general information about the NAI and http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp for the opt-out page. You may also visit http://www.aboutads.info/consumers/ to learn about interest based advertising and how to opt-out from online behavioral ads served by some or all participating companies.

If we or some or all of our assets are acquired by another company, including through a sale in connection with a bankruptcy, that company will possess the information collected by us, and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

We may disclose Personal Information or other data to comply with law or legal requirements, enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements, or protect our rights, property, the safety of our users, or others.

Email Marketing

By submitting your email address via the Site, you are expressly consenting to receive emails from The Control Group Media Company, Inc., including from The Control Group Media Company’s affiliates, and from third parties concerning offers and advertisements unrelated to The Control Group Media Company, Inc.  To opt-out of receiving email messages from us, from our affiliates or from other third parties, click on the “Unsubscribe” link contained in each email.

Third-Party Offers

We may send offers by email to you on behalf of other partners. If you do not want to receive such offers, you may opt out by following the “Unsubscribe” link contained in the email. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other companies, and you should review the privacy practices of such Web sites prior to providing your personal information.

 

Contests, Sweepstakes, Surveys

The Control Group Media Company, Inc. may conduct or co-sponsor contests, sweepstakes, or other offerings. In such circumstances, the information we obtain from you may be shared with our co-sponsor. Our co-sponsors will have the right to use your information for their own purposes, in accordance with their own privacy policies. If you do not wish for the information we obtain from you to be shared with our co-sponsor, please do not participate in these offerings.

 

Aggregate Information

We may share aggregate information such as demographics and Site usage statistics with advertisers, sponsors or other organizations. When this type of information is shared, the other parties do not have access to your personal information.

Legal Transfers

The Site may be sold along with its related assets, or other transactions may occur in which your personal information is one of the business assets transferred, including a sale in bankruptcy or a sale or reorganization of all or part of our business. In such a case, your personal information, which we have gathered, may be one of the business assets we transfer.

In the event we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal process your personal information may be disclosed pursuant to such subpoena, court order or legal process, which may be without notice to you.

We may also share your personal information to protect our rights or business interests, or the rights of third parties.

Third party links


For your convenience, this Site may contain certain hyperlinks to other websites. We make no promises or guarantees regarding data collection on the hyperlinked pages that are not owned by The Control Group Media Company, Inc. We recommend that you read the privacy policy/statement for each site you visit.

Your California privacy rights

For California Residents Only: As described in this privacy policy, we may make your personal information available to third parties for their marketing purposes. If you do not want us to share your personal information with third parties, you may opt-out of this information sharing by emailing us at [email protected]

Updating personal information

If your personal information (such as your address) changes, or if you no longer desire to access our Site, you may correct, update or remove the personal data you have provided to us by making changes to your profile or by using an opt out message in an email with your request. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or the privacy practices of this Site, please contact: [email protected].

Notification of changes and your acceptance of the privacy policy

By using this Site, you signify your agreement to the terms of this privacy policy. If we decide to change or update this privacy policy, we will post the change or update here. Your continued use of the Site shall constitute your acceptance of such revised privacy policy.

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