1. Who We Are.
1.1 Our Inner Sparks
Welcome to Our Inner Sparks! We are social enterprise that sells products and services that empowers and enables people to transform their businesses and lives and funds social programs that empowers and enables women. Our portfolio includes and are not limited to professional services, events planning and hosting, online stores.
1.2 Who's Who.
Consumers, Organizations and third parties using our Services are all referred to in these Terms collectively as "you" or "your".
Our Inner Sparks is an Ontario/Canada corporation Reg. No. 74139 5073 ("Our Inner Sparks," "us," "we" or "our").
If you have any questions or concerns at any time, please do not hesitate to contact us at the address above or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Our Privacy Statement.
3. Personal Data That We Collect.
When you use or interact with us through the Services, we may collect Personal Data. Sometimes this will be on our own behalf and other times this will be on behalf of a third party that may require the information in order to provide the required Service to the Customer. This is an important distinction for purposes of certain data protection laws and is explained in more detail below.
3.1 Information Collected From All Users.
Information you provide to us: For all Users we collect Personal Data when you voluntarily provide such information to the Services, such as when you purchase our Products and Service, contact us with inquiries, respond to one of our surveys or browse or use certain parts of the Services. The Personal Data we may collect includes without limitation your name, address, email address and any other information that you choose to provide and/or that enables Users to be personally identified.
When you use the Services or otherwise submit Personal Data to us, we may associate other Non-Personal Data (including Non-Personal Data we collect from third parties) with your Personal Data. At such instance, we will treat any such combined data as your Personal Data until such time as it can no longer be associated with you or used to identify you.
3.2 Information Collected From Organizations.
If you are an Organization with work with we will collect additional Data from you.
Information you provide to us: In some cases, we may collect your business requirements, business vision, and business identification information, some of which may constitute Personal Data, such as to secure certain payments. In addition, if you use our payment processing services, we will collect financial information from you (e.g., your bank account information or an address to send checks) as necessary to facilitate payments and information required for tax purposes (e.g., your taxpayer identification number).
Information we obtain from other sources: We may also collect or receive Personal Data including your name, email address and other contact information from third party sources, such as third party websites and marketing partners, your bank, our payment processing partners and credit reporting agencies.
3.3 Information Collected From Consumers.
If you are a Consumer we will collect additional Personal Data from you.
Information you provide via Our Inner Sparks Properties or Applications: If you pay for a Service or Product, you will provide financial information (e.g., your credit card number and expiration date, billing address, etc.) some of which may constitute Personal Data. In addition, third parties, such as a drop shipper, will have your shipping information for shipping purposes. Our Inner Sparks does not control third parties operational process nor the Personal Data that they obtain. Please see Section 5.5 below, titled “How We Disclose and Transfer Your Personal Data: Third Party” for more information about an Organizer’s receipt and use of your Personal Data.
Information we obtain from other sources: We may also collect or receive Personal Data from third party sources, such as Organizations, other Consumers, social media or other third party integrations, your credit card issuing bank, our payment processing partners or other third parties.
4. How We Use Your Personal Data.
4.1 Specific Reason.
If you provide Personal Data for a certain purpose, we may use the Personal Data in connection with the purpose for which it was provided. For instance, if you contact us by email, we will use the Personal Data you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem and will respond to the email address from which the contact came.
4.2 Access and Use.
If you provide Personal Data in order to obtain access to or use of the Services or any functionality thereof, we will use your Personal Data to provide you with access to or use of the Services or functionality and to analyze your use of such Services or functionality. For instance, if you supply Personal Data relating to your identity or qualifications to use certain portions of the Services, we will use that information to make a decision as to granting you access to use such Services and to assess your ongoing qualification to use such Services.
4.3 Internal Business Purposes.
We may use your Personal Data for internal business purposes, including without limitation, to help us improve the content and functionality of the Services, to better understand our Users, to improve the Services, to protect against, identify or address wrongdoing, to enforce our Terms of Service, to manage your account and provide you with customer service, and to generally manage the Services and our business.
4.4 Our Inner Sparks Marketing.
We may use your Personal Data for our marketing and advertising purposes, including (without limitation) by email, SMS marketing, display media, and targeting other devices (such as tablets, mobile devices and televisions). We do this in order to inform you about services or events we believe might be of interest to you, develop promotional or marketing materials and display Our Inner Sparks or event-related content and advertising on or off the Services that we believe might be of interest to you. See "Opt Out from Electronic Communications" below on how to opt out of various Our Inner Sparks marketing communications.
4.5 Third Party Marketing.
You may see advertisements for our Services on third party websites, including on social media platforms. Where you see an advertisement on a third party website or social media platform, this may be because we engaged the third party or social media platform to show this advertisement to our Users, or to others who have similar attributes to our Users. In some cases, this involves sharing your email address or other contact details with the third party or social media platform so that they can identify you as one of our Users, or identify other individuals with similar attributes to you in order to show them advertisements for our Services. If you no longer want your Personal Data to be used for these purposes please contact us at email@example.com. For more information about how we market on, and interact with social media sites, please refer to section 5.6.
4.6 Use of Interest-Based Data
We sometimes make inferences about the type of products, services, events or activities you may be interested in. We may use these inferences to help target advertising or customize recommendations to you. We may do this on an aggregated or generalized basis. For instance, we may determine that our users who attend many comedy events also often attend or show interest in endurance-related events or content. We may direct (or assist in directing) content or recommendations related to both comedy and endurance to those Users.
4.7 Other Purposes.
4.8 Aggregated Personal Data.
5. How We Disclose And Transfer Your Personal Data.
5.2 Business Transfers.
5.3 Parent Companies, Subsidiaries and Affiliates.
5.4 Agents, Consultants and Service Providers.
We may share your Personal Data with our contractors and service providers who process Personal Data on behalf of Our Inner Sparks to perform certain business-related functions. These companies include our marketing agencies, online advertising providers, data enhancement and data services providers, database service providers, backup and disaster recovery service providers, email service providers, payment processing partners, customer support, tech support, hosting companies and others. When we engage another company to perform such functions, we may provide them with information, including Personal Data, in connection with their performance of such functions.
5.5 Third Parties.
When you purchase Services, register for an event or donate to us, transfer registration to another person, enter a contest, or otherwise input your Personal Data (such as through a web form), or otherwise communicate with an Third Party, or participate in or express interest in a Third Party or Third Party event or activity, that Third Party will receive the information you provide, including your Personal Data, and where a registration is transferred, the Personal Data of the transferee as well.
We are not responsible for the actions of these Third Parties, or their Third Parties (or other downstream recipients of your Personal Data), with respect to your Personal Data. It is important that you review the applicable policies of the Third Parties, and if applicable and available, their appointed Third Parties before providing Personal Data or other information in connection with that event or related fundraising page.
5.6 Facebook, Social Media and Other Third Party Connections.
b. “Liking” or “Following” Our Inner Sparks on Social Media. In addition, when you “like” or “follow” us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or other social media sites (to the extent we provide that capability), we may collect some information from you including your name, email address, and any comments or content you post relevant to us. We likewise may collect your information if you sign up for one of our promotions or submit information to us through social media sites.
c. Facebook Plug-Ins and Links on Our Pages. Our Inner Sparks’s own website may contain links to Facebook as well, such as through the Facebook “Like” or “Share” button or other social plug-ins. When you interact with these features and links, your browser will establish a direct link with the Facebook servers, and Facebook will receive information about your browser and activity, and may link it to your Facebook user account. For more information about how Facebook uses data, please see Facebook’s own policies.
d. Additional Facebook Marketing and Connectivity. In addition, if you are a member of Facebook (or another social media platform), and you provide Personal Data to a Third Party (such as in the ways described in Section 5.5), the Third Party may use that Personal Data to send you advertising and offers through Facebook (or another social media) platform, including when you are on Facebook or another social media platform. The Third Party may work with us to enable this data integration and advertising. Facebook and other social media platforms may provide a way to opt out of this type of advertising. Please review their user settings and support pages to learn more about how they help you to manage privacy and marketing choices.
e. Third party services and integrations. Our Inner Sparks may provide you with opportunities to contract directly with third parties, and/or to integrate with third party services or applications, through our platform. In such instances, we will disclose your Personal Data to other entities in order to fulfill a request by you, or to provide services you have requested.
5.7 Legal Requirements.
We may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law in order to (for example) respond to a subpoena or request from law enforcement, a court or a government agency (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements), or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with a legal obligation, (b) protect or defend our rights, interests or property or that of third parties, (c) prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Services, (d) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Users of the Services or the public, or (e) protect against legal liability.
6. How We Store Your Personal Data.
7. How You Can Access, Update, Correct or Delete Your Personal Data.
You can request access to some of your Personal Data being stored by us. You can also ask us to correct, update or delete any inaccurate Personal Data that we process about them.
If you are a registered User, you can exercise these rights by logging in and visiting the Account Settings page. Both registered and unregistered Users may also exercise these rights by contacting us directly by email or at the address specified below.
If a Customer or Organization initiates a data deletion request, Our Inner Sparks is authorized to delete or anonymize Personal Data of the requesting Customer/Organization from the Services. However, you understand that even if Our Inner Sparks deletes or anonymizes your Personal Data upon your request or pursuant to this Policy, your Personal Data may still be available in the Third Parties' own databases if transmitted to the Third Party prior to Our Inner Sparks receiving or taking action on any deletion or anonymization activity.
We will consider and respond to all requests in accordance with applicable law.
8. How Long We Retain Your Personal Data.
We may retain your Personal Data as long as you are registered to use the Services. You may delete your account by contacting us. However, we may retain Personal Data for an additional period as is permitted or required under applicable laws. Even if we delete your Personal Data it may persist on backup or archival media for an additional period of time for legal, tax or regulatory reasons or for legitimate and lawful business purposes.
9. Cookies, Pixels Tags, Local Shared Objects, Web Storage And Similar Technologies.
10. Your Choices.
You have several choices available when it comes to your Personal Data:
10.1 Limit the Personal Data You Provide.
You can browse the Services without providing any Personal Data (other than Automatic Data to the extent it is considered Personal Data under applicable laws) or with limiting the Personal Data you provide. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data or limit the Personal Data you provide, you may not be able to use certain functionality of the Services. For instance, in order to buy tickets as a Consumer, your name and email address will be required by the Organizer.
10.2 Opt Out from Electronic Communications.
(a) Our Inner Sparks Marketing Communications.
Where it is in accordance with your marketing preferences, Our Inner Sparks may send you electronic communications marketing or advertising the Services themselves or events on the Services, to the extent you have registered for the Services or purchased a ticket and/or registration to an event listed on the Services. You can "opt out" or "unsubscribe" at any time. There may be opt out links on emails, websites and other platforms. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org to request for the opt out option.
(b) Third Party-initiated Communications.
Third Party may initiate communications directly with you, such as a drop shipper contacting you to clarify an incorrect postal code. Our Inner Sparks does not determine the content or the recipients of these electronic communications. Please see section 5.5 for more details.
(c) Social Notifications.
If you connect your Facebook account or sign up for other social media integrations whose product features include social notifications (i.e., updates on what your friends are doing on the Services), you will receive these social notifications. You can manage these social notifications by toggling your social settings to private or disconnecting such integration.
(d) Transactional or Responsive Communications.
Certain electronic communications from Our Inner Sparks are responsive to your requests. For instance, if you email our customer support department, we will return your email. Notwithstanding any unsubscribe election that you have made, you will still receive these transactional or responsive emails. You can stop receiving these types of emails only by contacting us. By electing to stop receiving all electronic communications from us or through our system, you will no longer receive any updates on events you have created (including payout issues) or on events you are registered to attend (including emails with your tickets). We do not recommend that you do this unless you plan to no longer use the Services, are not currently registered for an event, are not currently organizing an event, and will have no need to receive further communications from us or through our system.
11.1 Personal Data Provided to Others.
11.2 Third Party Links.
12. Children - Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
13. International Privacy Laws.
15. Dispute Resolution.
If you have a complaint about Our Inner Sparks' privacy practices you should write to us at:
Our Inner Sparks, Attn: Privacy Officer, 172 Dellgrove Circle, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada, or by email email@example.com. We will take reasonable steps to work with you to attempt to resolve your complaint.