Privacy Policy

FreeTheBlankets respects your privacy. This policy explains the accepted privacy practices for our website at www.FreeTheBlankets.com ("FreeTheBlankets"). It describes the ways we collect and use your personal information on FreeTheBlankets and the rights and options available to you with respect to your information.

This policy is incorporated to the FreeTheBlankets's Terms of Use (the "Terms of Use" or the "Terms").

Personal Information that we collect

We do not collect your personally identifiable information without your consent.
When you register with FreeTheBlankets, we may ask you to provide us with personal details such as your e-mail address. When you sign our petition, we ask you to provide your full name, city and country of residence. We do not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to third parties for any purpose whatsoever. Please refer to the sections below in order to know how we use this information and in what circumstances we may share personally identifiable information with others.

We may collect further information when you use FreeTheBlankets. For example, we may record the frequency and scope of your use of the website, the duration of your sessions, the web pages that you visit, information that you read, content that you use or create, advertisements that you view or click on, the Internet protocol (IP) address and the name of the domain that serve you to access FreeTheBlankets, or and the geographic location of the computer system that you are using to log-in on FreeTheBlankets.

We automatically gather this information, through the use of log files. If you are registered with FreeTheBlankets, the information we gather may be anonymous or in some instances attached to your username. If you are not a registered user, than we will not knowingly make use of any information which personally identifies you, except as specifically indicated in this policy.

Further information may be collected when we exchange communications with you, for example when you contact our designated Copyright Agent.

Polls

When you participate in one of our online polls, our server records your IP address or (if you're logged in) your unique user ID, in order to make sure that you only vote once and maintain the poll's integrity.

Personal information that you share

When you use your log-in information (username and password), FreeTheBlankets enables you to upload content and share it with other users of the website. The content that you upload, including text and images, may appear in search results on FreeTheBlankets. It may also be attached to your username. If you submit your true name or other personally identifiable information (such as your photograph), than such details may also be published within your content. If you do not want it to be shared, make sure not to include any personally identifiable information in your submissions.

We encourage you to exercise caution and common sense when uploading your content, especially any personally identifiable information. At the very least you should demonstrate the same degree of caution as when publishing your content by any means other than the Internet.

What do we do with the information you submit with us?

We may use the information you submit (including personally identifiable information) for the following purposes only:

  • to enable you to use FreeTheBlankets, and in particular sign our petition and purchase products from our shop (when launched);
  • to post your content on FreeTheBlankets and to facilitate communication between you and us, and between you and other users;
  • to improve and customize your experience on FreeTheBlankets;
  • to handle complaints;
  • to contact you as and when we believe it to be necessary;
  • to comply with any applicable law and assist law enforcement agencies under any applicable law:
  • to prevent fraud, misappropriation, infringements, identity thefts and any other misuse of FreeTheBlankets;
  • to take any action in any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between you and us, or between you and other users or third parties with respect to, or in relation with FreeTheBlankets;

How do we use aggregated information?

We may use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information on FreeTheBlankets - including by way of posting, disseminating, transmitting or otherwise communicating or making available such information through FreeTheBlankets, or to users on FreeTheBlankets, or to our suppliers, partners and any other third party - at our sole discretion, provided however, that such information will not in itself identify you personally and that we will not knowingly, or intentionally use such information to reveal your identity without your consent, under the terms of this policy.

We may also use anonymous, statistical or aggregated information to properly operate FreeTheBlankets and improve it.

Sharing information with others

We do not sell, rent or lease your personally identifiable information to third parties for any purpose whatsoever. That includes, of course, your name, address and email.

We may publish personally identifiable information online or share it with others in any of the following instances, or subject to your explicit consent:

  • When you sign our petition, we will publish online your name, country and city of residence;
  • If we reasonably believe that you have breached FreeTheBlankets' Terms of Use, or abused your rights to use FreeTheBlankets, or performed any act or omission that may violating any applicable law. We may share your information in these cases, with law enforcement and other competent authorities and with any third party;
  • If we are required to do so by a court order;
  • In any case of dispute, or legal proceeding of any kind between you and us, or between you and other users or third parties with respect to, or in relation with FreeTheBlankets;
  • In any case where we may reasonably believe that sharing information is necessary to prevent imminent injury to body or property;
  • If we organize the operation of FreeTheBlankets within a different framework, or through another legal structure or entity, or if we are acquired by, or merged with another entity, provided however, that those entities agree to be bound by the provisions of this policy, with respective changes taken into consideration;

Shop

FreeTheBlankets' shop is NOT operated by us and it does not run on our servers. When you click the "Shop" link on menu you are transferred to a different website. We have no control over its privacy policy, terms of use or operation.

Accessing your personal information on FreeTheBlankets

At any time you may access your account on FreeTheBlankets and edit, or amend your personal information and postings.

Data retention

We may review, retain or disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. However, by doing so we do not either expressly or impliedly endorse, affirm or in any manner assume any responsibility for such communications.

Cookies

FreeTheBlankets uses cookies. Cookies are packets of information sent by our servers to your web browser and then sent back by the browser each time it accesses our servers.
The cookies may contain a variety of information, such as the content of search queries, FreeTheBlankets's pages you have accessed and session durations.
We may use cookies for various purposes, such as to save you the need to re-enter your user name and password each time you log-in on FreeTheBlankets, to facilitate the use of services on FreeTheBlankets, to collect statistical information with respect to the use of FreeTheBlankets and for information security purposes.
Some of the Cookies may expire when the session ends and you exit your browser. Other cookies are saved on your computer's hard drive. If you wish to block our cookies, please use the help button in your browser and follow the necessary instructions. However, bear in mind that disabling cookies may interrupt with or disable your use of FreeTheBlankets.

Advertising

We may permit certain other companies to conduct advertising campaigns on FreeTheBlankets. The advertisements that you see when accessing FreeTheBlankets are redirected from the servers of those advertising companies. Some advertisers may use cookies on your computer. Such cookies are placed by the advertising companies and not by FreeTheBlankets. The advertisers' use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies and not to this Policy. If you wish to study the privacy policies of those advertisers you should visit their websites, or contact them directly. If you wish to block the cookies, please use the help section in your browser and follow its instructions.

Information Security

Although we take efforts to protect your privacy, we do not guarantee and you cannot reasonably expect that FreeTheBlankets and our databases will be immune from any wrongdoings, malfunctions, unlawful interceptions or access, or other kinds of abuse and misuse, or that your private communications on or through FreeTheBlankets will remain private.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change and update the terms of this Policy from time to time. We therefore recommend that you read it periodically. All substantial changes that we make to this Policy will be notified on FreeTheBlankets and take effect 7 days following their initial posting.

Contact us

You may send us requests, responses, questions and complaints, by contacting us at info@FreeTheBlankets.com.

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