Effective as of: February 12, 2013
COLLECTED INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU
Thirst Labs requires certain pieces of personal information in order to operate as designed. Required information for use by users of the Services may include, but is not limited to: e-mail address, name, list of web pages viewed.
ADDITIONAL COLLECTED INFORMATION
Thirst Labs will also collect non-personally identifiable information. This will typically include browser or platform type, IP address, referring site, list of search terms entered, list of pages clicked on, and the date and time of each visitor request. Thirst Labs collects this data to best serve its users, including to personalize the newspaper and news updates you receive. This information will never be released on an individual basis, but may be released in a compiled manner.
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Additionally, Thirst Labs collects information from its mobile application users who have installed our mobile application. Any entries made on mobile applications will be used to optimize the Services, manage accounts, for research and analysis, to communicate with users and to develop content. This information will never be released on an individual basis, but may be released in a compiled manner.
USE OF COLLECTED INFORMATION
Transfers: Thirst Labs may disclose certain information in the event that it is merged, acquired, sold, or some of its assets are acquired.
Law Enforcement: Thirst Labs will cooperate with law enforcement and disclose any requested information if they believe, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to: (i) handle fraud, attacks against our systems, or security conflicts, (ii) remain in line with currently applicable state and federal laws or regulations, (iii) continue to abide by our Terms of Service, or (iv) protect the public or Thirst Labs from any attacks against intellectual or physical property rights.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITY ONLINE
Thirst Labs places a premium on protecting your information and uses reasonable measures including encrypted information to protect your information, but you should remain aware that any information you share online can be accessed by others. Thirst Labs is not responsible for the actions of those who obtain your content in this manner. Thirst Labs cannot guarantee your safety and security and you should be aware that submitting any information and using the Services is done at your own risk.
MANAGING YOUR PRIVACY
All information passed through Thirst Labs is primarily handled in the United States but may from time to time be handled in any country in which Thirst Labs or its affiliate companies maintain facilities. By using the Services, you agree that the handling of your personal information and any communication through the Services, will be governed by the laws of the United States and any applicable state laws.
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