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Privacy Policy

Below is the Privacy Policy of Black Pixel Luminance, LLC. (“Black Pixel,” “we,” “us” or “our”). In this Privacy Policy, we refer to our products and services as the “Service.” Please read on to learn more about our data handling practices. Your use of the Service signifies that you agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not use the Service.

Information We Collect

When you install the Service on your device or desktop and register with Black Pixel Cloud Sync Service, personally identifiable information about you may be collected during the download process for the Service (as requested from you during the download process) when you register with us. For registration, you are only required to provide your email address, and a password to use the Service. We use this information to create a synchronization account on the Service. Some of the information we collect are usage of and interaction with the Service and our websites, including server calls, numbers of server calls made by members, server call durations, usage by geographies, device and connection information, IP address, device capability, bandwidth, statistics on page views, sites requested, interactions with requested site content, network type and traffic to and from our Service.

How We Use Information We Collect

We use or may disclose your personal information only as follows:

To verify your identity; To deliver to you any administrative notices, alerts and communications relevant to your use of the Service; To contact you via email for the purpose of informing you about new products, services or promotions offered by Black Pixel (you can opt-out of such emails by sending an email to support@blackpixel.com.) For troubleshooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other illegal activity; When we have a good faith belief that the law, any legal process, law enforcement, national security or issue of public importance requires disclosure; To protect and defend our rights or property (including to enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements); In connection with a corporate transaction involving Black Pixel, such as the purchase or sale of a business unit, an acquisition, merger, sale of assets, or other similar event.

Data Access and Removal

You can remove your data anytime you want. If you ask us to delete your account, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to remove your data from our servers. Any personally identifiable information you submit on a blog, bulletin board or chat room on our website or elsewhere can be viewed and used by others, including to send you unsolicited messages or to commit identity theft. Black Pixel is not responsible for any misuse of your information that might result from your disclosure of information in these forums or elsewhere.

Service Providers

In certain instances, Black Pixel may have contracts with third parties to provide products and/or services in connection with the Service. In those cases, Black Pixel may share your personal information with Black Pixel’s third-party service providers, but only in connection with providing the services to you. For example, Black Pixel shares your email with third party email provider to deliver the authentication email to you when you register with the Service. We contractually require that these third parties use your information solely to deliver email to you and to use appropriate security measures to protect your information.

Outbound Links

If you access a website, product or service provided by a third party, including through the Service or a Black Pixel website, such third party may also collect information about you. Please see the privacy policies of each such third party for more information about how they use the information they collect. This Privacy Policy does not govern any exchange of information between you and any third party.

Security

Protecting user privacy and personal information is a top priority for Black Pixel. We make substantial efforts to ensure the privacy of all personally identifiable information you provide to us. Access to all personally identifiable information is restricted to those Black Pixel employees, contractors, agents and third-party service providers who need to know that information in order to provide, operate, develop, maintain, support or improve the Service. Black Pixel uses password protection, access logs, and system monitoring to safeguard the confidentiality and security of all member information. In addition, due to the inherent nature of the Internet and related technology, we do not guarantee the protection of information under our control against loss, misuse or alteration.

Data Transfer

In addition, your information may be stored and processed in any country in which Black Pixel maintains facilities, including outside of the United States. In this regard, or for purposes of sharing or disclosing data as described in this Privacy Policy, Black Pixel reserves the right to transfer information outside of your country. By using the Service, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

Age

The Service is not directed to children under the age of thirteen (13) and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 as part of the Service. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of 13 as part of the Service, we will delete such information from our records. If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 as part of the Service.

Notification of Changes

We reserve the right at our discretion to make changes to this Privacy Policy. You may review updates to our Privacy Policy at any time via links on our website. You agree to accept electronic communications and/or postings of a revised Privacy Policy on the Black Pixel web site, and you agree that such electronic communications or postings constitute notice to you of the Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to modify this policy from time to time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you by publishing a revised Privacy Policy or by means of a notice on our website, or as required by law. You agree to review the Privacy Policy periodically so that you are aware of any modifications. You agree that your continued use of the Service after we publish a revised Privacy Policy or provide a notice on our website constitutes your acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of the Privacy Policy, you should not use the Service.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us support@blackpixel.com. Any personally identifiable information provided in connection with inquiries related to this Privacy Policy will be used solely for the purpose of responding to the inquiry and consistent with our Privacy Policy.