What information we may collect:
At times we may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. This information is generally requested when you want us to provide you with information.
We may gather the following information about you when you use the Websites:
How do we use your personal information:
We may use your personal information in the following ways. We are also required by law to state a “legal basis for processing”, i.e. to tell you on what grounds we are allowed to use your information, and this is also set out below:
|How we will use your personal information||Our legal basis for processing|
|To provide you with information that you have requested e.g. an email newsletter;||Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.|
|To respond to specific queries you may raise regarding Optimist, Inc. and its affiliates;||Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.|
|To provide you with better ways of accessing information from the Websites;||Our legitimate interests – we use your personal information to help us to deliver the best online experience to you and other Websites users.|
|To process and consider your job application;||Our legitimate interests – we use your personal information to assess your job application, and to keep you updated throughout the application process.|
How do we use your information for marketing?
We will only provide information to you that you have asked for via the Websites.
Do we pass your information to third parties?
We may send your personal information to other affiliated entities, clients, and third-party service providers to help us process your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy.
We may disclose your personal information if we or any of our assets are the subject of a sale, merger, or other, similar corporate transaction. We will take commercially reasonable and necessary steps to ensure that the third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential.
We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.
Where do we send your information?
In order to provide the Services, the information that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside of your country and the European Economic Area (“EEA”), and, in particular, the United States. It may also be processed by any service providers appointed by us who operate outside of the EEA and their staff. By submitting your data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing outside of the EEA or your country and acknowledge that not all countries guarantee the same level of protection for your Information as the one in which you reside. Data transferred will be treated in accordance with this Policy and, where applicable, the EU General Data Protection Regulation. We will, where the country to which your data is transferred has not been found to provide an adequate level of protection, put in place appropriate safeguards (e.g. contractual clauses) to ensure your information is protected.
How long do we keep your information?
What are cookies?
Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive or your mobile device when you visit certain websites, including our Websites. Cookie technology hold information a site may need to personalize a visitor’s experience. Cookies may also be used for security purposes and to gather website statistical data, such as which pages are visited, what is downloaded, and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page.
Third Party Websites
How do we protect your information?
We take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.
Under 13 year olds
You must be 18 or older to use our Services. Minors under 18 and at least 13 years of age are only permitted to use our Services through an account owned by a parent or legal guardian with their appropriate permission and under their direct supervision. We do not knowingly collect or solicit information from anyone under the age of 13.
Your California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents are entitled to ask us for a notice identifying the categories of personal Information that we share with our affiliates and/or third parties for marketing purposes, and providing contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to the following address: Optimist, Inc., 5431 W. 104th St., Los Angeles, CA 90045. We will respond to one request per California customer each year, and we do not respond to requests made by means other than as set forth above.
It is possible that we will need to disclose information about you when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce our agreements with you, (3) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (4) protect the security or integrity of our Services (such as by sharing with companies facing similar threats); or (5) exercise or protect the rights and safety of Us, our users, personnel, or others. We attempt to notify users about legal demands for their personal data when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. We may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but we do not promise to challenge every demand.
You are entitled to ask:
Please contact us using the details set out below if you would like to exercise any of these rights.
You also have the right to make a complaint to the supervisory authority if you’re not happy with how we’ve handled your personal information. In the UK, the supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner’s Office (http://www.ico.org.uk).
How to contact us
If you wish to exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal information or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please let us know by contacting us at the following address: Optimist, Inc., 5431 W. 104th St., Los Angeles, CA 90045, or by emailing us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chief Privacy Officer
The Chief Privacy Officer is Juergen Dold. Please send any enquiries by email to email@example.com
Last revised in May 2018