Last updated: May 22, 2018
Personal Information we may collect and its use:
Where applicable, we indicate whether and why you must provide us with your Personal Information, as well as the consequences of failing to do so. If you do not provide Personal Information when requested, you may not be able to benefit from our Service if that information is necessary to provide you with the service or if we are legally required to collect it.
Personal Information Provided by you:
If you desire to have access to certain restricted sections of the Site, Service or request Service related materials (marketing materials for example), you may be required to become a registered user, and to submit the following types of Personal Information to UNUM: your name, email address, phone number, full user name, password, city, and time zone.
We may collect information through your communications with our customer support team or other communications that you may send us and their contents.
Making a purchase
When you make payments through the Service, you will need to provide Personal Information such as your credit card number and billing address.
In order to allow you to post to your social media platforms, we may ask you to provide your username, account ids, social handle, timezones, and email address.
We may also collect your contact details when you provide them in the context of our customer, vendor, and partner relationships.
Personal Information we may receive from third parties:
If you connect your third party or social media account to your UNUM account, We may receive and collect information about you from third parties. This data will only be used by UNUM to provide you with the Service you expect and will not be shared with any third parties. For example, if you access our websites or Service through a third-party connection or log-in, for example, through Instagram or Facebook Connect, by “following,” “liking,” adding the UNUM application, linking your account to the UNUM Service, etc., that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to UNUM. This information could include, but is not limited to, the user ID associated with your account (for example, your Instagram UID), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to the UNUM Service. You may also unlink your third party account from the Service by adjusting your settings on the third party service. If you unlink your third party account, we will no longer receive information collected about you in connection with that service.
Personal Information automatically obtained from your interactions with the Service:
When you use our Service, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting, the web-pages you visit, the search terms you use, and any advertisements on which you click.
Cookies and similar technologies
Like many websites, we also use “cookie” technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve the Site and our Service. When you visit the Service, we may send one or more cookies — a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets UNUM help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the Service (e.g., the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on the Service), and allow us or our business partners to track your usage of the Service over time. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Service may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
We may also automatically record certain information from your device by using various types of technology, including “clear gifs” or “web beacons.” This automatically collected information may include your IP address or other device address or ID, web browser and/or device type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after you use the Service, the pages or other content you view or otherwise interact with on the Service, and the dates and times that you visit, access, or use the Service. We also may use these technologies to collect information regarding your interaction with email messages, such as whether you opened, clicked on, or forwarded a message, to the extent permitted under applicable law.
Third Party web beacons and Third Party buttons
When you access the Service by or through a mobile device, we may access, collect, monitor and/or remotely store “location data,” which may include GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device. Location data may convey to us information about how you browse and use the Service. Some features of the Service, particularly location-based services, may not function properly if use or availability of location data is impaired or disabled.
Links to other websites
Our Site contains links to other websites. The fact that we link to a website is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit Personal Information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the Personal Information you submit to them. We are not responsible for the content, privacy and security practices, and policies of third-party sites or services to which links or access are provided through the Service. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
How we may use your Personal Information:
We may use the Personal Information we obtain about you to:
• create and manage your account, provide our Service, process payments, and respond to your inquiries;
• manage account authentication such as two-factor authentication
communicate with you to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, or system maintenance, including by periodically emailing you service-related announcements;
• publish your content, comments or messages on social media platforms;
• aggregate your Personal Information for analytical purposes;
• provide customer support;
• operate, evaluate and improve our business (including by developing new products and services; managing our communications; determining the effectiveness of our advertising; analyzing how the Service is being accessed and used; tracking performance of the Service; debugging the Service; facilitating the use of our Service);
• send you marketing communications about products, services, offers, programs and promotions of UNUM, and affiliated companies;
• ensure the security of our Service;
• manage our customer, service provider and partner relationships;
• enforce our agreements related to our Service and our other legal rights; and
• comply with applicable legal requirements, industry standards and our policies.
If you are located in the European Economic Area, we may process your Personal Information for the above purposes when:
• you have consented to the use of your Personal Information, For example, we may seek to obtain your consent to send you marketing communications.
• we need your Personal Information to provide you with services and products requested by you, or to respond to your inquiries,
• we have a legal obligation to use your Personal Information, or
• we have a legitimate interest in using your Personal Information. In particular, we have a legitimate interest in using your Personal Information to ensure and improve the safety, security, and performance of our Service, to anonymize Personal Information and carry out data analyses.
How we share your Personal Information:
We may disclose the Personal Information we collect about you as described below or otherwise disclosed to you at the time the data is collected, including with:
Social media platforms
We engage certain trusted third parties to perform functions and provide services to us, including hosting and maintenance, error monitoring, debugging, performance monitoring, billing, customer relationship, database storage and management, and direct marketing campaigns. We may share your Personal Information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these functions and provide such services. We also require these third parties to maintain the privacy and security of the Personal Information they process on our behalf.
Compliance with laws and law enforcement
UNUM cooperates with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law. To the extent permitted under applicable law, we may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we believe is necessary or appropriate to investigate, respond to, and defend against claims, for legal process (including subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of UNUM or a third party, to protect UNUM against liability, for the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, fraudulent, abusive, or legally actionable activity, to protect the security or integrity of the Service and any equipment used to make the Service available, or to comply with the law.
Other third parties
How we protect your Personal Information:
UNUM cares deeply about safeguarding the confidentiality of your Personal Information. We employ administrative and electronic measures designed to appropriately protect your Personal Information against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the Personal Information in our possession. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your account password information, and for controlling access to your email communications from UNUM, at all times. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to UNUM or guarantee that information on the Service may not be accessed, viewed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our administrative, physical, and electronic safeguards, subject to requirements under applicable law to ensure or warrant information security.
We will make any legally-required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored Personal Information to you via email or conspicuous posting on our Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system , and any other disclosures that may be required under applicable law.
Your rights and choices:
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such marketing communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications. You may also opt out from receiving commercial email from us by sending your request to us by email at email@example.com. Please be aware that, even after you opt out from receiving commercial messages from us, you will continue to receive administrative messages from us regarding the Service.
In certain jurisdictions you have the right to request access and receive information about the Personal Information we maintain about you, to update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information, to restrict or object to the processing of your Personal Information, to have the information blocked, anonymized or deleted, as appropriate, or to exercise your right to data portability to transfer your Personal Information to another company. Those rights may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements.
Where required by law, we obtain your consent for the processing of certain Personal Information collected by cookies or similar technologies, or used to send you direct marketing communications, or when we carry out other processing activities for which consent may be required. If we rely on consent for the processing of your Personal Information, you have the right to withdraw it at any time and free of charge. When you do so, this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent withdrawal.
To update your preferences, ask us to remove your information from our mailing lists, delete your account or submit a request to exercise your rights under applicable law, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Site is not directed to persons under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at email@example.com. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 16 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.