TechLX Inc. VanillaMod - Privacy Policy

Last Update: January 22nd, 2018

Thank you for reviewing TechLX Inc.'s ("TechLX") privacy policy for its VanillaMod website located at https://www.vanillamod.com/ (“Site”). This Privacy Policy details certain policies implemented throughout TechLX governing TechLX's collection and use of personally identifiable information about users of our Site.

Privacy Policy Updates

TechLX may need to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If so, TechLX will post our updated Privacy Policy on our Site, along with notice that the Privacy Policy has been changed so you are always aware of what personally identifiable information we may collect and how we may use this information. TechLX may also send users that have provided us with their email address an email notification notifying such users of any changes to the Privacy Policy. TechLX encourages you to review this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes. Your continued use of the Site and/or continued provision of personally identifiable information to us will be subject to the terms of the then-current Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

You may generally browse our Site without providing us with any personally identifiable information. When you contact us through the form on the Site, you will be required to provide us with your name, email address and phone number. To use VanillaMod for modding, you will be required to set up an account with your email address and a password.

If you contact us with questions or to request information, we will collect any additional personally identifiable information that you voluntarily transmit with your communications to us. If you opt-in to receive our newsletters, we will collect your email address. If you post a comment on our blog, we will collect your email and any personally identifiable information that you include in your comment.

We may use your personally identifiable information to register you to use VanillaMod services, to respond to your requests or send you newsletters you have requested, detect fraud, illegal activities or security breaches, provide notices regarding our services you have purchased from us, provide notices regarding services you might want to purchase in the future and improve the content and general administration of the Site.

Children's Privacy

TechLX recognizes the privacy interests of children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children's online activities and interests. The Site is directed to modders in general and is not directed to children under the age of 13. TechLX does not target its Site to children under 13. TechLX does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not provide us with any personally identifiable information.

Cookies and Tracking

We may use small text files called cookies to improve overall experience in the Site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. We may use Flash cookies to remember your login to the Site. You can read more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org. If you reject cookies, you may still use our Site, but your ability to use some areas of our Site may be limited.

TechLX may track users over time and over our multiple websites. Third party providers of external services like web traffic analysis services, such as Google Analytics or Hubspot, may track users over time and over our Site and third party apps or websites and such third parties may also place cookies, via our Site. You can read more about privacy and cookies set by Google Analytics at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Aggregate Information

We may track information that will be maintained, used and disclosed in aggregate form only and which will not contain your personally identifiable information. For example, we may collect IP addresses, browser type, and geo-location data. We may analyze this data for trends and statistics in the aggregate, and we may use such aggregate information to administer the Site, track users' movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Disclosure

We may provide your personally identifiable information and the data generated by cookies and the aggregate information to the vendors and service agencies that we may engage to assist us in providing our services to you for their use solely to provide us with such assistance. We will also disclose your personally identifiable information (a) if we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or otherwise in cooperation with an ongoing investigation of a governmental authority, (b) to enforce the TechLX Terms of Use or user agreements or to protect our rights or (c) to protect the safety of users of our Site and our services. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to any company or organization, but we may transfer your personally identifiable information to a successor entity upon a merger, consolidation or other corporate reorganization in which TechLX participates or to a purchaser or acquirer of all or substantially all of TechLX's assets to which the Site relates.

If you make a mod, the mod will be publicly available to other users of the Site. Other users will be able to see the name of the mod, mod content and username only, including any personally identifiable information that you include in the name. For this reason, you should not use any personally identifiable information or your real name in your mod or username.

If you post a blog comment on the Site, other users will be able to see your comment and any personally identifiable information that you include in your comment and they may be able to see your username.

California Privacy Rights

We do not disclose any personally identifiable information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Should this practice change, we will seek your consent before disclosing information for a third party’s direct marketing.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Site may provide links to other websites or resources over which TechLX does not have control (“External Websites”). Such links do not constitute an endorsement by TechLX of those External Websites. You acknowledge that TechLX is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and further agree that TechLX is not responsible for the content of such External Websites. Your use of External Websites is subject to the terms of use and privacy policies located on the linked to External Websites.

Security

We may employ procedural and technological measures, consistent with industry practice. Such measures are reasonably designed to help protect your personally identifiable information from loss, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. TechLX may use encryption, secure socket layer, password protection and other internal measures to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information. We will endeavor to destroy your information when we no longer have a legitimate business need to use it, except for backups that are archived in the ordinary course of business.

Social Plugins on Our Site

We may use social plugins on our Site and may include icons that allow you to interact with third party social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube. For example, you may “Like” us on Facebook. The third party social plugin may set a cookie when your browser creates a connection to the servers of such social networks and the plugin may transmit your data to the social networks. Your use of these social plugins is subject to the privacy policies of the third party social networks.

Updating Personally Identifiable Information

TechLX provides you with the ability to review, update and request to delete certain information that you provide to us by contacting us at privacy@techlx.com.

Questions

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us via email at privacy@techlx.com.

Users Outside of the United States

Our computer systems and third party hosting provider systems are currently based in the United States and may be located in other countries, so your personal data will be processed by us in the U.S. and other countries where data protection and privacy regulations may not offer the same level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as the European Union. If you create a user account with the Site as a visitor from outside the United States, by using the Site you agree to this Privacy Policy and you consent to the transfer of all such information to the United States, which may not offer an equivalent level of protection of that required in the European Union or certain other countries, and to the processing of that information as described in this Privacy Policy.