This version of the Policy is in effect since January 1st, 2012
The Mamoth Group (“Taarga”, “we” and “us”) has posted this Policy because we recognize that individuals who visit Mamoth-Group and Taarga (individually and collectively referred to as the “Web Site”) want to understand how information collected from them will be used. This Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose the personal information that you may provide while using the Web Site and in our electronic newsletters, updates and other communications (“Electronic Communications”).
By using the Web Site, you signify your consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree with this Policy, you can choose not to use the Web Site.
In general, you can visit our Web Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Our intention is always to gather only the information needed to serve you better and never to gather it without your knowledge.
Our commitment to your Privacy
Taarga acknowledges that being online brings new opportunities and new responsibilities. We embrace the opportunity to provide our services to you in an open and personalized manner, and aim to protect your privacy while doing so.
The information we collect
Personal Information – The Web Site collects certain personal information you agree to voluntarily provide to us during your use of the Web Site, notably when you create your account profile. Personal information (such as your email address, artist name, address, telephone number) is collected and retained. We may also use this information so that we may provide our services to you, facilitate communications with you, keep you informed of upcoming events, send you subscription information, and offer you new products and services that may be of interest to you.
Non-Identifiable Information – Like many other Web sites, the Web Site may automatically collect certain anonymous non-identifiable information regarding Web Site users through standard analysis of our Web-server log files, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer, the IP address of your Internet Service Provider, the date and time you access the Web Site, the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to the Web Site, the operating system you are using, the sections of the Web Site you visit, and the Web Site pages read and images viewed. This information is used exclusively by Taarga for Web Site and system administration purposes and so that we may continue to improve the value of the services and information on the Web Site.
Why we collect information
Taarga may use your personal information to contact and correspond with you, to respond to your inquiries, and as otherwise permitted by law. Generally, Taarga will consider the fact that you have voluntarily visited the Web Site and have provided Taarga with contact information to signify your consent for Taarga to use your contact information for purposes of tracking our communications with you and providing you with information, such as Electronic Communications. At any time you may ask Taarga to stop sending you Electronic Communications by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in such communications.
In addition, Taarga may use non-identifiable information to create aggregate tracking information reports regarding Web Site user demographics and Web Site traffic patterns. In general, none of the tracking information in the reports can be connected to individual users. However, on occasion, Taarga may link tracking information with Web site users’ personal information. Once such a link is made, all of the linked information is treated as personal information and will be used only in accordance with this Policy, and in accordance with the law.
How we treat information we collect
Taarga may store and process information at Taarga’s offices in Montréal, Québec, Canada. To help protect the confidentiality of your personal information, Taarga employs security safeguards. However, due to the nature of the Internet and Internet technologies, security and privacy risks cannot be eliminated and Taarga cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Policy. Your right to access information
You may request access to your personal information by contacting Taarga’s privacy officer at email@example.com. Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information, and will be entitled to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and to have it amended or removed, as appropriate. You can help Taarga maintain the accuracy of your information by notifying Taarga of any changes to your personal information.
Third-party use of this information
Taarga may disclose your personal information to one of our design teams which are a part of our growing network. We may disclose your personal information: (a) to a government institution that has asserted its lawful authority to obtain the information, (b) where Taarga has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful in the investigation of unlawful activity, (c) to comply with a subpoena or warrant or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, (d) to comply with court rules regarding the production of records and information, (e) to protect Taarga’s rights and property, or (f) as otherwise permitted or required by law. If Taarga is involved in a merger or other reorganization, Taarga may also disclose your personal information to the resulting organization.
Taarga uses cookie technologies, which save information (such as your login information) on your computer to permit the Web Site to recognize future visits using that computer and to provide simplified access to a few areas of the Web Site. Cookies can be disabled or controlled by setting a preference within your browser. However, doing so may affect your use of the Web Site and your ability to access certain features of the Web Site.
Other Web sites
The Web Site may contain links to other Web sites or Internet resources. When you click on one of those links you are contacting another Web site or Internet resource that may collect information about you voluntarily or through cookies or other technologies. Taarga has no responsibility or liability for or control over those other Web sites or Internet resources or their collection, use and disclosure of your personal information.
This Policy may be changed by Taarga from time to time in Taarga’s sole discretion and without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person. The collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by Taarga will be governed by the version of this Policy in effect at that time. New versions of this Policy will be posted on the Web Site. Your continued use of the Web Site and receipt or request of any Electronic Communication subsequent to any changes to this Policy will signify that you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with the changed Policy. Accordingly, when you use the Web Site or receive or request any Electronic Communication, you should check the date of this Policy and review any changes since the last version. You should also bookmark this page and periodically review this Policy to ensure that you are familiar with the most current version.