as of May 3, 2022
EMG is a technology company operating in the digital advertising industry. In order to provide our Services, we may collect information about you. We use data analytics to help our clients, including advertising agencies, advertisers, and brands, to advertise their ads on websites or web properties that allow third party advertising. We perform analytics and develop strategies based on such analytics for our clients to deliver, measure, and/or track advertising, the effectiveness of such advertising, and to obtain additional insights in connection with the development of targeted digital advertising campaigns for our clients.
In order to provide our Services to you or to our clients, we may collect information about you, including:
We collect the foregoing information from a variety of sources, including information derived from your use of our Services, information you provide directly to us, information provided by third parties (including publicly available information), information provided from our clients and their partners and affiliates, information from third party data brokers and suppliers, information from the use of technologies, like cookies, as described further below, and information from publishers and other content providers on which we place advertisements or cookies.
We use your information to:
We may combine your Personal Information with non-Personal Information we gather about you (or receive from third parties) in connection with the above uses or other legitimate business purposes. If we do so, the combined information is treated as Personal Information. We do not target advertisements to any one particular individual or base our Services on any one particular individual, but rather focus on targeted audiences and population segments, which are typically comprised of thousands to several hundred thousand online Internet users who, based on our analysis of the data we receive, share similar characteristics.
We will share your Personal Information in the following circumstances and with the following types of third parties:
A “cookie” is a small file containing your preferences that is sent to your browser and sent back by your browser each time your browser accesses our servers. When we refer to “cookies” in this Privacy we not only mean cookies, but also pixels, beacons and other similar technologies that are used by us to automatically gather information from you in connection with your use of our Services. We may place a cookie on your computer or mobile device to uniquely identify your browser in connection with the use of our Services. These cookies we use can only be read by the server that placed them there.
Most browsers enable cookies unless the user makes specific changes to his or her browser setting. You can control which and what types of cookies are downloaded from the Services by properly establishing your browser setting. You can also opt out of receiving cookies, but we must caution you that our Services may not function correctly without cookies. You can review more information about cookies and how to control and delete cookies in various browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and others, please visit http://www.aboutads.info/consumers/. For additional information to assist with protecting your data privacy, you may visit http://www.netcoalition.com and http://www.privacyalliance.org.
We also use third party service providers, such as web analytics companies, to assist us in measuring the effectiveness and function of our Services. In connection with this, we may allow such third party service providers to include their own cookies on our Services. The information is collected for purposes of advertiser attribution, user action measurement, and similar undertakings, that is used by us to improve our Services. While a third party may collect this information, they do so as our service provider and we retain control over the use of the information collected.
You can “opt-out” of receiving cookies from certain of our ad serving partners. For more information on how to do so, please visit: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
You can opt-out of the collection of information from the mobile devices you may use, as follows:
You can also disable the collection of location data by updating the location preferences on your device, or by updating the settings for individual apps.
Finally, we may use cross-device mapping services in order to link devices that belong to the same user or household. Please follow the steps above for each device and/or browser to opt-out of the collection of information for each device and browser. You will need to undertake this “opt-out” process for each device and browser you use.
We generally retain information collected about you only as long as is necessary for us to fulfill our business purposes, meet our legal obligations and to defend ourselves against legal claims, unless a longer retention period is required to comply with law. Once those purposes are fulfilled, generally we will delete it in a secure manner. We may, in certain circumstances, choose to anonymize certain information about you so that it can no longer be attributed to you if we would like to retain it for longer periods of time.
Some of our Services may be third party offerings or contain access to third party offerings. In connection with your use of those third party offerings, it may be necessary or desirable for us or you to provide your information, including Personal Information, to the third party operators of such third party offerings. We disclaim all liability and assume no responsibility for the privacy practices of third parties. While applicable law obligates third parties engaged by and/or working with us to protect the privacy of certain types of data, we assume no responsibility for the actions or omissions of these third parties, whether they receive such information from us directly or otherwise. You should direct any questions you have about such third parties’ privacy practices and/or software directly to such third parties.
Our Services are provided from servers and systems located within the United States. If you are not located in the United States, you should be aware that we will transfer your information, including your Personal Information to the United States where many of our central databases operate. By using our Services, you consent to such cross-border data transfers of your Personal Data and agree to your Personal Information being collected, processed, and transferred as set forth herein and in accordance with U.S. law. The data protection laws and other laws of other countries, such as the United States, may provide a less comprehensive or protective standard of protection than those in your country.
Depending on what country you are located in (countries located in the European Economic Area for instance), you may have certain legal rights in relation to your Personal Information. You may have the right to request access to your Personal Information that we retain, as well as to seek to update, delete or correct this Personal Information, subject to certain exemptions provided by law. Please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to exercise your rights. We cannot guarantee that you will be given access to your Personal Information in all circumstances, except those mandated by law. Additionally, if we are unable to verify your identity or are required to retain certain of your information by law, we may not be able to modify or delete your Personal Information, but will do so in all cases required by applicable law.
As an EU resident, the GDPR affords you the following rights:
You can exercise any of the foregoing rights by emailing us at email@example.com. We generally try to respond to requests of this nature within 45 days of your email, but cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so in all cases. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area and believe we maintain your Personal Information within the scope of the GDPR, you may direct questions or complaints to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, which is also known as the “Shine The Light” law, users who are California residents may request from us a list of the Personal Information (if any) that we have disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes during in the preceding calendar year, this includes the names and addresses of such third parties. Requests may be made only one time per year. These requests are free of charge. To make a request, please contact us at email@example.com and note that we are not able to accept requests through the telephone, mail or by facsimile. We cannot be responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly or that do not have complete information. In the body of such request, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights”, as well as your name, street address, city, state and zip code and you must provide enough information for us to determine if this applies to you. Additionally, you must attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address.
If you are a resident of California, you have certain additional rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), including the right:
The request for information can be sent to us at the following address:
Evolution Media Group, LLC
400 Spectrum Center Drive
Irvine CA 92618
When you assert your right to request information, you must confirm that you are a resident of the State of California. We reserve the right to request that you provide further evidence as a resident of California before acting on your request.
To opt-out of us “selling “ (as defined by the CCPA) any of the information we collect about you to third parties and to delete all such information, we offer an “Opt-Out” Option, which can be accessed by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
None of our Services are directed to children under the age of 13 (or under the age of 16 in the EEA). We never knowingly collect information, including Personal Information, from children under the age of 13 (under 16 in the EEA). However, if we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13 (under 16 in the EEA), we will promptly delete it, unless we are legally obligated to retain such data. Please contact us immediately if you believe that we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected information from a child under the age of 13 (under 16 in the EEA). Additionally, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act; for more information the Act and children’s privacy, please visit http://www.ftc.gov/privacy/coppafaqs.shtm.