Perk Studios / Social
Please be advised that the Perk Studios Platform is intended for use only by Users who are at least 18 years of age. Users under the age of 18 must gain parental consent before participating. We do not knowingly solicit or accept PII from minors or send them requests for information.
Information We Collect
The Perk Studios Platform is primarily informational in nature and most of it is publicly available (i.e., to all Users). Unless and until You choose to register with the Perk Studios Platform or participate in surveys, Challenges or other Platform offerings, You may browse the Platform without providing any of Your personally identifiable information (which means information that can be linked to You as a particular individual, such as Your name, address, phone number, email address and the like — collectively, “PII”), although Your browser may tell us what type of computer and operating system You are using, as well as other kinds of technical information.
If You do choose to engage with the Perk Studios Platform, you acknowledge and agree that we may collect or receive various types of PII. The types of PII collected will vary depending upon how You use the Perk Studios Platform.
Most information is gathered during the registration processes that the Perk Studios Platform utilizes to allow access to and/or use of certain information and features of the Platform. However, PII may be collected at other times, as well, including, for example, when Users complete survey forms, respond to requests for information or content, complete Challenges, request communications or report a problem with the Platform. Specific examples of types of PII the Perk Studios Platform may collect include:
Contact Information, such as a User’s name, address, phone number, facsimile number, and email address.
Demographic Information, such as certain characteristics common to a segment of the population and profile data provided voluntarily by Users in response to surveys, sponsorship offerings, advertisements for products, and/or collected in order to continue to improve the quality of the Perk Studios Platform and its services.
Survey Results, such as the answers and submissions Users provide in response to surveys, questionnaires and other inquiries sent to or made of Users from, on or through the Perk Studios Platform.
Technical Information, such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses from collected from Users of the Platform, as well as the date and time of access and the Web page(s) accessed. The Perk Studios Platform may catalog Users’ log-in information and computer, browser, and/or operating system information and maintain a database of aggregated information about certain transactions on the Platform (e.g., tool or feature utilization or recipe selection data).
Special Categories of PII, which reveals racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership; genetic or biometric data uniquely identifying a natural person; and data concerning a person’s health, sex life or sexual orientation (“Special Categories of PII”) will only be collected and processed with Users’ explicit consent for specified purposes.
How We Use Such Information
Different types of information collected or received on or through the Perk Studios Platform, including PII, is used in different ways, including the following.
Demographic Information. We may share certain demographic data collected on or through the Perk Studios Platform with our Affiliates, but only on an aggregated basis, which will not identify any particular User.
Survey Results. We may share survey results collected on or through the the Perk Studios Platform with our Affiliates and/or the general public, the news media, and state or federal government agencies, not only for business or marketing purposes or as may be required by law, but also to participate in government programs and initiatives.
Technical Information. We may use technical information to help diagnose problems with our the Perk Studios Platform and its servers, to analyze the Platform’s usage trends, track User movements on the Platform, and to otherwise manage and monitor the Platform.
More generally, we may disclose information collected on, by or through the Perk Studios Platform, including PII, when legally required to do so in accordance with government requests or regulations or legal proceedings. We may also disclose such information, including PII, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Platform or as is otherwise required to limit legal liability, to protect or defend our rights, property, or interests, or to protect the safety, rights, or property of others, including Users.
Special Categories of PII, Note that notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, we will only process or use Special Categories of PII for the specified purposes for which Users’ explicit consent was given.
Links to Social Media Pages & Other Websites
The Perk Studios Platform employs industry standard security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under the Platform’s control. Although we have undertaken to create a secure and reliable Platform, You should understand that the confidentiality of any communication or material or information provided to or through the Platform cannot be guaranteed. Accordingly, You should consider carefully whether to submit sensitive information to the Perk Studios Platform. We urge you to take every appropriate precaution to protect your PII when on-line.
Consenting or “Opting Out” of Data Collection & Use
As explained above, You are permitted to browse the Platform without registering. Similarly, You can also decide whether to provide various types of information, including PII, to the Platform when requested, or “opt out” of doing so (i.e., decline to provide it). For example, if the Perk Studios Platform conducts a survey, You do not have participate unless You agree to do so. If You should choose to opt out, Your user data will be retained for 30 days and then it will be permanently deleted. You can reactivate your account at any point within 30 days by logging back in. Additionally, by opting out You will no longer receive updates or promotions from Buckeye Nation Rewards or its sponsors and affiliates. If our collection or use of certain PII relies on Your consent, we will try to ask for such consent clearly and plainly and You may choose to give such consent or not, or give it and then later change Your mind and withdraw it. (See “Requesting, Updating, Deleting Information & Withdrawing Consent,” below.) The Perk Studios Platform also provides You with the opportunity to opt out of certain Platform business practices or activities where Your PII may be used. For example, Users may opt out of having the Platform use their PII in order to include them in mailings (hard copy) or email communications or newsletters sent by the Platform.
Requesting, Updating, Deleting Information & Withdrawing Consent
The Perk Studios Platform will retain Your PII for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose(s) for which it was collected and to comply with applicable laws. You may contact the Perk Studios Platform at any time (including by the means described under “Questions,” below) to request a copy of, review, update, correct or delete information that You provided to the Platform or withdraw any consent related thereto that You previously gave. You should, of course, be aware that the collection and uses of certain information , including PII, is necessary in order to provide certain information and services through the Platform, and the deletion of such information (such as an email address) may preclude a particular service or the Platform’s ability to provide same to You.
Users who are California residents are entitled under California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 to request certain information regarding our disclosure of PII to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please feel free to contact us as indicated above.
Sharing of Information Addendum
We are committed to maintaining your trust, and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share the information we collect.
With your permission, we may share your personal information with select business partners so that they can provide you with special offers, promotional materials, and other materials that may be of interest to you. For example, you may be asked if we can share certain personal information with our third party business partners when you are invited to enter a contest or sweepstakes or elect to receive marketing offers or other information. If you do not elect to have your personal information shared in connection with such contest or sweepstakes , it will not be shared with such third parties. We take appropriate measures to help ensure that our partners protect the confidentiality, integrity, and security of any such information we share with them. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of our business partners, which may use your information for their own purposes.