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Soosowon Privacy Policy

Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. At Soosowon, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.


This Privacy Policy governs your use of Soosowon.


When you subscribe and/or sign up to any of our service(s) we may collect your contact information such as name, e-mail address, unique identifiers, such as nick names and passwords.


Soosowon Account policy

You may access some of our services by signing up for a Soosowon Account and providing us with some personal information. The minimum information we need to register you to our website is nickname, email address, and password. When you create an account on Soosowon, certain information that you provide (e.g. nickname) is visible to other users of Soosowon. Your email and name (if provided) is not disclosed to other users. Soosowon does not rent or sell your personal information with other people or nonaffiliated companies. We may email you occasionally with information or questions about your registration with reminders, warnings, or other types of requests.


Electronic newsletters policy

We may offer a free electronic newsletter to users. Soosowon gathers the email addresses of users who voluntarily subscribe. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by following the link provided in every newsletter that points users to the subscription management page. Soosowon will never disclose your name or email address to third parties.


Children

Consistent with the Federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.


Third-party advertisements

We may allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you use our services, visit our web sites or mobile applications. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information.

You may opt out of the interest-based advertising by blocking third-party cookies through your web browser settings, or by using Advertising Industry Tools:

optout.networkadvertising.org

optout.aboutads.info

Google allows users to opt-out of tracking by Google Analytics and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting services. You can adjust your setting here.


If you are a California resident, the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") provides you with the right to opt out of the "sale" of your Personal Information. Soosowon generally does not directly sell your Personal Information, however, we may use services that help deliver interest-based ads to you and may transfer Personal Information to business partners for their use.


On May 25, 2018 the EU's GDPR came into force.


How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you use our website, for example, when you contact us, sign up for Soosowon account or register to receive one of our newsletters.


What information is being collected?

The personal information we collect might include your name, email address, IP address, unique identifiers, such as nick names and passwords, and information regarding what pages are accessed and when. If you make a donation online your payment details are not held by us, it is collected by our third party payment processors.


How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • Send you communications which you have requested and that may be of interest to you;

  • Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;

  • Notify you of changes to our services;

  • Provide insights into how our sites are accessed and used;

  • Process a donation that you have made.


Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.


Sponsored links and adverts

Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are typically served through advertising partners or are self served through our own means. We only use trusted advertising partners who each have high standards of user privacy and security. However we do not control the actual adverts seen / displayed by our advertising partners.

Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device.


Email messages & subscription

Any email messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations. You may withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) at any time.


Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data transfer and storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Soosowon protects all personal data via the industry standard Advanced Encryption Standard (AES-256), an algorithm that encrypts data in transfer and at rest.

Linked web sites

We provide links to third-party sites. Since we do not control these Web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these (and all) third-party sites.


Updated: December 14, 2021

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