If you are in the European Union, Discovery will be the data controller responsible for the collection and use of your Personal Information. If you have a query about how your Personal Information is being used, you can contact the data controller at firstname.lastname@example.org, further contact details appear below.
1. What information do we collect and process?
We collect two basic types of information from you in conjunction with your use of the Website – Personal Information and non-Personal Information.
“Personal information” is any information that can individually identify you and includes, as an illustrative example and without limitation, your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, etc.
“Non-Personal Information” includes information that does not personally identify you, but may include, as an illustrative example and without limitation, tracking and usage information about your location, use of the Website and the Internet, etc.
There are a number of circumstances in which you voluntarily supply us with your Personal Information. The following lists the most common ways in which we collect your Personal Information:
- Registration for an account, membership or otherwise on the Website;
- Submission of Personal Information when doing business with us or providing services to us;
- Submission of employment-related information provided on job applications submitted through the Website or electronically, including, for example, job preferences, work history, and other Personal Information;
- Sign up to receive information, promotional information, or related services from us;
- Participation on social media accounts involving Discovery;
- Submission of questions, comments, or feedback through the Website, or otherwise; or
- Any other place on the Website where you knowingly volunteer Personal Information.
Social Media Sites
When you interact with a Discovery account on or through a social media platform, such as Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn, we collect the Personal Information that you make available to us on that page or account, including your user ID and/or username, and any information you have made public in connection with that social media service. Please note, however, that we will comply with the privacy policies of the corresponding social media platform and we will only collect and store such Personal Information that we are permitted to collect by these social media platforms.
Our Website includes social media widgets, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn widgets. These features collect information about your IP address and which page you’re visiting on our Website, and they set a cookie to make sure their features function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third-party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with those features are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.
Children’s Online Privacy
Discovery respects the privacy of children, and we are committed to complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We do not intentionally collect Personal Information from children. If you are under the age of thirteen (13), you may not register for an account on the Website. If we learn that a child under 13 has provided Personal Information to us without verification of parental consent, we will take commercially reasonable steps to delete that information.
If you are under 16 years of age and reside in the European Union, you must provide an email address for your parent or legal guardian before you provide Personal Information to us. Before collecting and processing your Personal Information, Discovery must receive your parent’s or legal guardian’s express consent. and we will not collect additional Personal Information from you, until we receive your parent’s or legal guardian’s consent. Your parent or legal guardian may revoke consent at any time, and Discovery will take reasonable steps to delete all Personal Information collected from you. Discovery will also provide your parent or legal guardian with the ability to request to review your Personal Information, prohibit further collection of your Personal Information, and delete, or instruct the deletion of, your Personal Information.
Some information is automatically received and sometimes collected from you when you visit or use the Website. The following lists the most common information that is automatically received or collected:
The name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the device you are using and/or the IP address of your Internet Service Provider (ISP);
The type and version of Internet browser software you use and your operating system;
Websites visited before or after you visit our Website;
The date and time you access the Website, the length of your stay, and the specific pages that you access while visiting the Website; and
Information concerning the country of origin of your device and the language(s) used by it.
We use this information to monitor the usage of our Website, assess performance, ensure technological compatibility with your device, and understand the relative importance of the information provided on the Website. We may also use this data to conduct statistical analyses on visitors’ usage patterns and other aggregated data.
When you interact with the Website, we automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, “cookie” information, and the page you requested.
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to notify you when a cookie is being set or updated, or to block cookies altogether. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information. Please note that by blocking any or all cookies, you may not have access to certain features, content, or personalization available through the Website.
We utilize email tracking systems that provide us with data such as who opened or forwarded an email, the time it was opened, and whether the reader clicked certain links within the email.
We, as well as third-party vendors acting on our behalf (such as Google), may use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the WordPress or DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers to gather anonymous analytics and statistics about our Website and how it is are being used by our visitors so we can improve our Website. Our web server storage logs may collect the domain names, internet protocol addresses, the types of web browsers, and certain data of visitors to the website.
Data about your activities online may be collected for use in providing advertising tailored to your individual interests, either by us, our affiliates, or third parties. We may work with third parties such as network advertisers and ad exchanges to serve advertisements across the internet and may use third-party analytics service providers to evaluate and provide us and/or third parties with information about the use of these ads on third-party websites and viewing of ads and of our content.
We and these third-party vendors, including Google, may use third-party technologies (such as a Facebook Custom Audience Pixel) together with our own first party technologies in order to analyze ad impressions, your use of ad services, and interactions with these ad impressions and ad services. The information collected may also include information about your visits to our Websites, include the pages you have viewed and what content you have seen. These third-party tracking technologies may be set to, among other things: (a) help deliver advertisements to you that you might be interested in; (b) prevent you from seeing the same advertisements too many times; and (c) understand the effectiveness of the advertisements that have been delivered to you.
You can opt out of certain advertising by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative consumer opt out page at http://optout.networkadvertising.org/, by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout, or by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out page at https://www.aboutads.info/choices. Please note, at this time we do not respond to browser-based “do not track” signals.
Email and Other Communications
We may contact you by email or other means at an email address that you have provided to us. For example, we may send you our newsletter, promotional offers, or respond to your inquiries, . If you do not want to receive email from us, please let us know through the “unsubscribe” feature included in our communications.
2. How do we use your information?
As non-limiting examples, we use the information we collect from and about you in the following ways:
Providing the features, products and services you request: We may use the information we collect about you to fulfill your requests for, and enable your use of, our features, products and services.
Registration and promotions: We may use your information to register you for certain features, products and services in line with your chosen marketing preferences.
To communicate with you and provide you with information: We may use your information to communicate with you, to respond to your questions or comments, to provide you with updates and news, or to alert you when job vacancies that fit your profile arise (in the event that you submit your resume). We also may use your information to provide you with personalized content and information, and to send you brochures, samples, offers, and other information concerning our family of companies.
When we perform our obligations under a contract with you: We may use your information when you work for us either as an employee or a service provider or apply for a job with us as necessary in connection with your contract of employment or services agreement. If you are a customer, client, or a user of our services we will use your Personal Information to carry out our obligations under the contract that we have with you.
To deliver to you relevant advertising: We may purchase and use opt-in e-mail lists to contact potential customers who we believe may be interested in products or services from the Discovery family of companies. We will honor opt-out requests and ask those providing lists to give us assurances that e-mail contact information is provided only for those consumers who have expressed a desire to receive offers and information by e-mail. We also may use demographic and preference information to allow advertising related to Discovery products and services to be targeted to the users for whom they are most pertinent. This is designed so that users will see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers can display their ads to people who are most likely to be receptive.
To provide you with other offers: Sometimes we will make offers and information available to you through the mail. For example, when customers sign up to receive information online we may add them to the list to receive information by mail.
- To improve our websites, features, products and services: We may use the information that we collect to improve the Discovery family of product offerings, services, as well as our websites and features.
We will store your information only for as long as we need to use your information for the above purposes.
3. How do we share and disclose your information?
We may make your information available to certain third-party service providers, such as contractors, vendors, or distributors who help us manage or provide services offered on our Website, such as hosting, analytics, customer service, etc. We may need to share your Personal Information with them, but we require that all of our service providers keep Personal Information confidential and not disclose it to third parties and not use it for any other purpose.
We may also use or disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or the Website; (b) respond to requests from public and government authorities; (c) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website, or our users; or (d) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of us, our affiliates, agents, the users of the Website, or the public.
Merger, Sale, Or Bankruptcy
If we sell all or part of our business, or make a sale or transfer of our assets, or are otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of our business, or are involved in a bankruptcy, Discovery may transfer your information to the party or parties involved as part of that transaction.
If you are a California resident and have an established business relationship with us, effective January 1, 2020, you can request a notice disclosing the categories of Personal Information we have shared with third parties, if any, for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes, during the preceding calendar year. To request a notice, please submit your request to the contact information provided below. California law permits residents of California to opt-out of Discovery’ disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Effective January 1, 2020, you may choose to opt-out of the sharing of your Personal Information with third parties for marketing purposes at any time by submitting a request in writing to the contact information provided below. Please note that this opt-out does not prohibit disclosure made for non-marketing purposes. California law permits residents of California to opt-out of Discovery’ sale of their personal data to other businesses or third-parties. You may choose to opt-out of these sales of your Personal Information with businesses or third parties at any time by submitting a request in writing to the contact information provided below.
How Information is Stored and Processed
Personal information collected on our Website, or received by Discovery from you or third parties, may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where we or our service providers maintain facilities.
International Transfer of Information
If you choose to provide us with Personal Information, we may transfer that information to our affiliates and subsidiaries or to other third parties, across borders, and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world in accordance with legal requirements. Discovery uses European Union Commission Standard Contractual Clauses for data transfers from the European Union to countries outside the European Economic Area.
Employment-related information and queries may be transferred to any member of the Discovery family of companies. By visiting this Website and submitting information, you consent to such collection, processing, transfer and/or storage of your Personal Information.
4. How do we secure your information?
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information collected, used, stored, shared, or transferred through the Website from access, loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction by any unauthorized party. Please understand, however, that no transmission of data over the internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We do not promise, and you should not expect, that your Personal Information or private communications will always remain private. You are also responsible for taking reasonable steps to protect your information against unauthorized disclosure or misuse such as by maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password, and logging out of your account when not using the Website.
5. Links to or from other websites
6. Notice to non-U.S. users
As the Internet is a global environment, collecting and processing Personal Information may involve the transmission of this data internationally, including into and/or outside of the United States. Therefore, by communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to your personal data being processed in this way.
If you reside in the European Union, you have certain rights under the European Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), including:
The right to be informed of the Personal Information we collect and how we process and use that data;
The right to request access to your Personal Information;
The right to request that inaccurate Personal Information be rectified, or completed if incomplete;
The right to request erasure of your Personal Information;
The right to restrict our processing or use of your Personal Information;
The right to obtain and reuse your Personal Information for your own purposes;
The right to object to our processing or transferring your Personal Information;
The right to withdraw your consent for us to use your Personal Information; and
The right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority under the GDPR.
In response to receiving a request for one of the rights set forth above, Discovery will timely comply with the request within the time periods set forth in the GDPR for each right. Several of the above rights are not absolute and apply only in certain circumstances. Discovery will comply with requests for those rights as set forth in the GDPR. We are intent on resolving any issues relating to our handling of your Personal Information, and you may contact us at any time regarding any questions or concerns.
We do not make any decisions about you based on automated processing of your Personal Information.
8. Contact Us
By Mail: Discovery Land Company
14605 North 73rd Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
By Email: email@example.com
What are Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?
Cookies are small, commonly-used files that are transferred to your computer by us or a third-party when you allow your web browser to accept cookies. Similarly, our third-party service providers, may use web beacons, pixel tags or similar tracking technologies, which are typically small pieces of code placed on a web page to monitor behavior and collect certain data regarding the actions of our guests online. A cookie file stores information such as your IP address, information about the content you view, information about the content you provide so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our Sites, and your preferences and settings. Cookies allow us or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit to our Sites easier and more useful to you.
What Cookies Do We Use and Why
Strictly Necessary Cookies
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What Are Your Choices Regarding Cookies
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