Privacy Policy

Effective December 31, 2022

Effective January 1, 2023This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or interact with www.puzzleboxhorror.com (the “Site”). The Site may contain links to third party websites or properties that are not affiliated with us. We cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of data you provide to any third parties. Any data collected by third parties is not covered by this privacy policy. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other websites, services or applications that may be linked. You should review the policies of such third parties and contact them directly to respond to your questions.

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WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT?
We collect information from you (such as email address, name, and/or password) when you register for an account, sign up for newsletters, or otherwise interact with the Site. When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
You can disable all of some cookies using your browser settings or other fee-based services. Please note that doing so may impact your ability to use certain services on the Site and other websites.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and personal information you have provided to us. 

HOW WILL WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We use your Personal Information to communicate you about Site features and updates, provide marketing communications (if opted in, as applicable), improve the Site, and target advertising to you based on your online behavior (via Device Information).

HOW DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us operate the Site.  
– We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
– We use MailChimp to deliver emails to you if you have registered for newsletters or the Site. You can opt-out of newsletters by clicking on “unsubscribe” in any email you receive from us. Information about MailChimp’s privacy practices can be found here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.
– We use WPX Hosting to host the Site, which includes hosting your Personal Information. WPX Hosting’s privacy practices can be found here: https://wpxhosting.com/page/privacy-policy/.
– We may share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

Behavioral Advertising: We use cookies to serve advertisements to you based on prior Site activity. We use Google AdSense to perform this service on our behalf. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work. You can opt out of some targeted advertising services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/. Google AdSense’s privacy practices can be found here: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads. You can opt out of targeted advertising on the Site via this link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

Do Not Track: Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

DATA STORAGE AND RETENTION
We securely store your information via our web host, WPX Hosting. We will retain your personal data for as long as you have a registered account with us or are signed up for newsletters, as applicable, after which we will expeditiously delete the Personal Information we held about you.

DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
We provide for the following rights for users of the Site:
– Access: You have the right to request copies of your Personal Information from us.
– Rectification: You have the right to request that we correct any Personal Information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete any Personal Information you believe is incomplete.
– Erasure: You have the right to request that we erase your Personal Information, under certain conditions.
– Restrict Processing: You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your Personal Information, under certain conditions.
– Object to Processing: You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Information, under certain conditions.
– Data Portability: You have the right to request that we transfer the Personal Information we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
You can make these requests via our contact form. We will respond to you within 30 days. If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.

CALIFORNIA USERS

We do not collect or process “Sensitive Personal Information” as defined in Section 1798.40 of the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020.Right to Know About Personal Information Collected

Please refer to the “What Data Do We Collect,” “How Will We Use Your Personal Information,” “How Do We Share Your Personal Information,” “Data Storage and Retention,” and “Data Protection Rights” sections above.

Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information/Notice of Right to Opt-Out of Sale or Sharing of Personal Information

We allow targeting, performance, and social media cookies to be placed on our Site by third parties for other valuable consideration for the purpose of targeted advertising by programmatic advertisers, analytics for Site performance reviews and improvements, and social media interactions, respectively. These third parties use information from cookies, such as your geolocation and browsing behavior to serve you personalized advertisements. We do not otherwise “sell” or “share” (as defined by the California Privacy Rights Act) any personal information. We only share your personal information with others for the limited purpose of providing the Site to you. If you are a California site visitor or user, then you must select the “Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information” link available on the Site to block (opt out of) all targeting, performance, and social media cookies from the Site on your device. Opting out via the link will place a strictly necessary cookie on your device to identify you in future interactions with our site so that targeting, performance, and social media cookies are not placed during those subsequent interactions. Since this action must be performed by a person using your device, we do not conduct any identity verification with respect to your exercise of this right. You may contact us via our contact form for additional information about your opt out rights. Please see the Cookie Policy for additional information about cookies on or related to our Site and steps you can take with respect to those cookies.

Right to Know, Right to Correct, and Right to Delete

You may submit a request for the categories and specific information that we have collected about you, request correction of your information, or request that we delete any personal information about you that we have collected, subject to certain exceptions. Refer to “Data Protection Rights” section above for information on submitting requests regarding your rights.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below. 

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the. To request the removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.

NEVADA USERS
Nevada law (SB 220) permits users in Nevada to opt-out of the sale of certain kinds of personal information. We do not sell your personal information to third parties per the Nevada law. If you are a Nevada resident and have questions or wish to be added to a do not sell list for the future, please contact us via our contact form.

VIRGINIA USERS

Please refer to the “What Data Do We Collect,” “How Will We Use Your Personal Information,” “How Do We Share Your Personal Information,” “Data Storage and Retention,” and “Data Protection Rights” sections above.

Right to Know Categories of Personal Data Processed by Us

Right to Know the Purpose of Processing

Please refer to the “How Will We Use Your Personal Information” section above.

Right to Know Categories of Personal Data Shared with Third Parties and the Categories of Third Parties

Please refer to the “How Do We Share Your Personal Information” section above.

Do Not Sell My Personal Information/Notice of Right to Opt-Out of Sale of Personal Information

We allow cookies to be placed on our Site by third parties for monetary consideration for the purpose of targeted advertising by programmatic advertisers. These third parties use information from cookies, such as your geolocation and browsing behavior to serve you personalized advertisements. We do not otherwise “sell” (as defined by the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act) any personal information. We only share your personal information with others for the limited purpose of providing the Site to you. If You are a Virginia Site visitor or user, then you must select the “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” link available on the Site to block (opt out of) targeted advertising cookies from our Site on your device. Opting out via the link will place a strictly necessary cookie on your device to identify you in future interactions with our Site so that targeted advertising cookies are not placed during those subsequent interactions. Since this action must be performed by a person using your device, we do not conduct any identity verification with respect to your exercise of this right. You may contact us via our contact form for additional information about your opt out rights. Please see the Cookie Policy for additional information about cookies on or related to our Site and steps you can take with respect to those cookies.

How to Exercise Your Rights and Appeal

Please refer to “Data Protection Rights” on how to exercise your rights and how to appeal.

MINORS
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 16 (in the United States and EU) or the applicable minimum age of consent in other countries. Per our Terms and Conditions, we will immediately delete any accounts and Personal Information if we are notified or otherwise determine that a minor is using the Site.

CHANGES
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please check back frequently for updates.

CONTACT US
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at chad@puzzelboxhorror.com or by mail using the details provided below:

Puzzle Box Horror, 622 Clara CT, Lake Oswego, OR, 97034, United States

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