We may share non-Personal Information, such as aggregated user statistics, with third parties. We may share your Device Identifiers with third parties along with data related to you and your activities for the purposes identified in Section 2 above. Further, we may share your Personal Information with third parties such as our co-promotional partners or others with whom we have marketing or other relationships for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident, you have the right to request additional information about this sharing, so please see Section (3)(g) below. In addition, we may share the information we have collected about you, including Personal Information, as disclosed at the time you provide your information and as described below or otherwise in this Privacy & Cookies Policy. We may also disclose your information as follows:
a. When You Request Information From or Provide Information to Third Parties
You may be presented with an option on our Service to receive certain information and/or marketing offers directly from third parties or to have us send certain information to third parties or give them access to it. If you choose to do so, certain portions of your Personal Information and other information may be disclosed to such third parties and all information disclosed will be subject to the third-party privacy policies and practices of such third parties. In addition, third parties may store, collect or otherwise have access to your information when you interact with their Tracking Technologies, content, tools, apps or ads on our Service or link to them from our Service. This may include using third-party tools such as those of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or other third-party posting or content sharing tools and by so interacting you consent to such third party practices. We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of such third parties and, therefore, you should review such third-party privacy policies and practices of such third parties prior to requesting information from or otherwise interacting with them.
b. Third Parties Providing Services on our Behalf.
We may use third-party vendors to perform certain services on behalf of us or the Service, such as: (i) to assist us in Service operations; (ii) to manage a database of customer information; (iii) hosting the Service; (iv) designing and/or operating the Service’s features; (v) tracking the Service’s activities and analytics; (vi) enabling us to send you special offers or perform other administrative services; and (vii) other services designed to assist us in maximizing our business potential. We may provide these vendors with access to user information, including Device Identifiers and Personal Information, they need in order to carry out the services they are performing for you or for us. We do not authorize our service providers to use Personal Information for any purpose other than providing the services on our or your behalf. We may also use third-party analytics and other service providers to help us gather and analyze information about the areas that you visit on our websites in order to evaluate and improve the user experience and the convenience of our Service, and to help us evaluate some of the specific information related to your Service visits. Such third parties may set and access Tracking Technologies on your Device and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you, potentially including Personal Information, about you. Subject to applicable law, we are not responsible for those third party technologies or activities arising out of them. However, some of these third parties may offer you certain choices regarding their practices, and information we have been informed of regarding such choices is available here. We are not responsible for the effectiveness of or compliance with any third parties’ opt-out options.
c. To Protect the Rights of Gas Media Group and Others.
d. Affiliates and Business Transfer.
We may share your information, including your Device Identifiers and Personal Information, Demographic Information and Usage Information with our parent, subsidiaries and affiliates. Subject to applicable law, we may disclose and transfer all such information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Service or applicable database; or (ii) in connection with a prospective or completed merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all or part of our interests and/or assets or other corporate change, including, during the course of any due diligence process.
e. Co-branded Areas.
f. Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions.
We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a “ Promotion”) through the Service that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, allowing the sponsor of the Promotion to use your name, voice and/or likeness in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion’s official rules, such as on a winners list.
g. Your California Privacy Rights.
We may elect to share information about you with third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes. California Civil Code § 1798.83 permits California residents who have supplied personal information (as defined in the law) to us to, under certain circumstances, request and obtain certain information regarding our disclosure, if any, of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If this law applies to you, you may obtain the categories of personal information shared by us and the names and addresses of all third parties that received personal information for their direct marketing purposes from us during the immediately prior calendar year ( e.g., requests made in 2015 will receive information about 2014 sharing activities). To make such a request, please provide sufficient information for us to determine if this applies to you, attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response. To make such a request (limit one request per year), please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “California Privacy Rights” as the subject line or mail us a letter to: Gas Media Group LLC., 928 North San Fernando Blvd, J348, Burbank. You must include your full name, email address, and postal address in your request.