Pixlee for Creators Privacy Policy

Last updated: May 3, 2021

Your privacy is very important to us at Pixlee. We created this Privacy Policy to let you know how we collect, use, share, and otherwise process your personal information, as well as your rights in determining what we do with the information that we collect or hold about you when you access the Pixlee websites (collectively, the “Site”) or the features, content, or applications offered by Pixlee (collectively, the “Services”).

The Pixlee Site and all related Services are provided by (or on behalf of), Pixlee, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and its corporate partners (collectively, "Pixlee”, “us”, “we”, “our”).

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy or about our use of your personal information, please contact us at legal@pixleeteam.com.

Information Collected

When you visit our Sites, we collect two types of information: personal information you give us and usage information automatically collected as you browse our Sites. Pixlee for Creators use of information received from Google APIs will adhere to the Google API Services User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.

The following are the specific types of information we collect from you.

Information You Give Us. We collect information you give us on our Sites and when you register for and user our Services. Examples include the following:

  • Registration and Profile Information. When you register to use our Services or update your profile, we collect various kinds of information about you including, your name and email address; your title, company and other profile information you provide; demographic information; information about your skills and preferences (if you are an influencer); and information you upload like photos, files, and documents.
  • Contact Information. We collect the email addresses you provide for contacts you enter or upload into your private contacts page. When you choose to collaborate or share files with others, we also collect email addresses you provide to email invitations to those individuals on your behalf.
  • Payment Information. If you choose to use a paid Pixlee account or service, our payment processing vendor collects your credit card information and billing address.
  • Content Related Informatin. When uploading pictures, a name and an email address may be required. Generally, the information Pixlee collects helps us to communicate with you regarding content that you have submitted through the Pixlee. For instance, we may use your email address to notify you of the status of the content you have submitted.

Information We Collect Automatically. While you visit or use our Sites or Services, certain information, including personal information, is collected about your use of the Sites and Services. Examples include the following:

  • Log and Usage Data. When you visit the Sites, 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 search terms you use, and any advertisements on which you click. For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet service provider the IP address will be different every time you log on. We use Log Data to monitor the use of the Site and Services, and for the Site's technical administration.

    In addition we may track the photos you like on our site to provie you with better service. We use this information for internal system administration, to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Stie. Such information may also be used to gather demographic information, such as country of origin and Internet Service Provider. We may link this information with your personal information.

    Any or all of these activities withg regard to Site usage information may be performed on our behalf by our service providers, including, for example, our analytics vendor(s) and our email management partner(s).
  • Cookies and Similar Tracking Technologies. Like many websites, we also use "cookie" and similar tracking technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve the Sites and Services. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer's hard disk. We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information. Pixlee may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with the Sites and Services, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on the Site, and to improve the Sites and Services.

    A session cookie enables certain features of the Site and our Services and is deleted from your computer when you disconnect from or leave the Site. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.

    We and third parties on our Sites may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect information and infer your interests for interest-based advertising purposes. If you would prefer to not receive personalized ads based on your browser or device usage, you may generally express your opt-out preference to no longer receive tailored advertisements. Please note that you will continue to see advertisements, but they will no longer be tailored to your interests.

    To opt-out of interest-based advertising by participating companies in the following consumer choice mechanisms, please visit:

    In the mobile environment, most mobile operating systems offer device-based opt-out choices that are transmitted to companies providing interest-based advertising. To set an opt-out preference for a mobile device identifier (such as Apple's IDFA or Android's GAID), visit the device manufacturer's current choice instructions pages, or read more about sending signals to limit ad tracking for your operating system here: http://www.networkadvertising.org/mobile-choices.

    Please note that these settings must be performed on each device (including each web browser on each device) for which you wish to opt-out, and if you clear your cookies or if you use a different broswer or device, you will need to renew your opt-out preferences.

    You may sign-up to receive emails or other communications from us. If you would like to discontinue receiving this content, you may update your marketing preferences by using the “Unsubscribe” link found in the emails or toggling off the “Opt-in” button located in your privacy setting page.

    We do not respont to Do Not Track ("DNT") signals sent to us by your browser at this time. To learn more about how DNT works, please visit http://allaboutdnt.com/

Purpose and Legal Basis for Processing Personal Information

The purposes for which we process information about you are as follows:

  • To operate and improve our Sites and Services and foster a positive user experience;
  • To enable secure use of the Sites and Services;
  • To obtain feedback, to conduct market analysis, and to analyze usage of the Sites and Services in order to develop, customize and improve the Sites and Services;
  • To publish comments that you make to our publicly accessible blogs;
  • To enable you to communicate, collaborate, and share files with users you designate;
  • To send you communications relating to your use of the Services, including, for example, welcoming and confirmation emails; responses to your emails, support inquiries, submissions, comments, requests or complaints; information on updates to services from Pixlee that better meet your needs; and notification if you win a contest;
  • With your consent, to send you surveys or newsletters, to contact you about services, products, activities, special events or offers from Pixlee or our partners and for other marketing, informational, and promotional purposes;
  • To meet legal obligations;
  • To protect our rights and property; and
  • For other purposes about which we notify you.

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy will depend on the personal information concerned and the context in which we collect it. We collect personal information form you:

  • Where we need it to perform a contract with you;
  • Where the processing is in our legitimate interests (including the purposes described above);
  • Where we need it to comply with a legal obligation; or
  • If we otherwise have your consent.

Sharing of Personal Information

We will not share, rent, or sell personal information with any person or entity, except as set forth in this Privacy Policy below:

  • Third Party Service Providers/Vendors:We may use third party partners to help operate the Site and deliver our features and Services, and may share your information with service providers and other third parties that provide products or Services for or through this Site or for our business (such as Web site or database hosting companies, address list hosting companies, e-mail service providers, analytics companies, distribution companies, fulfillment companies, and other similar service providers that use such information on our behalf).
  • Business Partners:With your consent, we may share your information with business partners whose sites you have submitted content to, in order to allow them to provide you with offers, promotions, products, and services.
  • Our Customers:If you are an influencer, you may use our Pixlee.me Service to disclose information to brands (our customers) that may hire you to promote their brands and products based on your skills, demographics, and other attributes published on the Service.
  • Legal Compliance and Protection of Rights and Interests:In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, to defend against legal claims, to prevent abuse, to protect your safety or the safety of others, to investigate fraud, or to respond to a government request.
  • Legal Compliance and Protection of Rights and Interests:In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or other legal process, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, to defend against legal claims, to prevent abuse, to protect your safety or the safety of others, to investigate fraud, or to respond to a government request.
  • Affiliates:We disclose your personal information to affiliated companies related by common ownership or control with Pixlee to carry out regular business activities.
  • Corporate Transactions:If Pixlee is involved in a merger, acquisition, dissolution, sale of all or a portion of its assets, or other fundamental corporate transaction, we reserve the right to sell or transfer your information as part of the transaction. In such an event, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership, incompatible new uses of your personal information, and choices you may have regarding your personal information.

Securing Your Information

Pixlee is very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of personal information. We use commercially reasonable physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. Due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we make no guarantee as to the security of your information or that your information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers.

Data Retention

We process your personal information for the minimum period necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Notice, unless there is a specific legal requirement for us to keep the data for a longer retention period. We determine the appropriate retention period based on the amount, nature, and sensitivity of your personal information, and after the retention period ends, we will delete or anonymize your personal information. When we are unable to do so for technical reasons, we will ensure that appropriate measures are put in place to prevent any further such use of your personal information.

Third Party Links

Our Sites or Services may contain links to third party 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 personally identifiable information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personally identifiable information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.

Your Access and Other Data Subject Rights

We respect your control over your personal information. You may exercise any of the following rights by sending an email with details of your request to legal@pixleeteam.com.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before taking further action on your request, for security purposes.

Depending on where you are located, you may have the right to:

  • Request access to the personal information that we process about you;
  • Request that we correct innacurate or incomplete personal information about you;
  • Request deletion of personal information about you;
  • Request restrictions, temporarily or permanently, on our processing of some or all personal information about you;
  • Request transfer of personal information to you or a third party where we process the information based on your consent or a contract with you, and where our processing is automated; and
  • Opt-out or object to our use of personal information about you where our use is based on your consent or our legitimate interests.

Depending on where you live, you may have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority or other regulatory agency if you believe that we have violated any of the rights concerning personal information. We encourage you to first reach out to us at legal@pixleeteam.com so we have an opportunity to address your concerns before you do so.

Children's Privacy

The Sites and Services are not directed to individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without parental consent.

California Residents

The state of California provides California residents with certain rights concerning their Personal Information. This section describes (1) the categories of Personal Information collected and disclosed by us, subject to California privacy law, (2) your privacy rights under California privacy law, and (3) how to exercise your rights.

  • Collection and Disclosure of Categories of Personal Information under California Privacy Law
  • In accordance with California law, in our capacity as a business (as defined under California Privacy Law) we collected the following categories of Personal Information within the preceding 12 months from the effective date of this Privacy Policy:

    • Identifiers (for example, name, email address, IP address, mailing address, date of birth, and social media identity and other online identifiers);
    • Internet or other electronic network activity information, including information on your usage of our Sites and/or Services;
    • Geolocation data; and
    • Inferences drawn from any of the information identified in this section to create a profile about you.

    We may disclose each of these categories of Personal Information to our service providers for our business purposes (to enable the service providers to provide their services) and as otherwise described in the "Sharing of Personal Information" section above.

  • Your Privacy Rights Under California Law
  • Subject to certain exceptions, California residents have the following rights with respect to their Personal Information:

    Privacy Right Description
    Notice You have the right to be notified of what categories of Personal Information will be collected at or before the point of collection and the purposes for which they will be used and shared.
    Access You have the right to request information on the categories of Personal Information that we collected in the previous twelve (12) months, the categories of sources from which the Personal Information was collected, the specific pieces of Personal Information we have collected about you, and the business purposes for which such Personal Information is collected and shared. You also have the right to request information on the categories of Personal Information which were disclosed for business purposes, and the categories of third parties in the twelve (12) months preceding your request for your Personal Information.
    Deletion You have the right to request to have your Personal Information deleted from our servers and we will direct our service providers to do the same. However, please be aware that we may not fulfill your request for deletion if we (or our service provider(s)) are required to retain your Personal Information for one or more of the following categories of purposes: (1) to complete a transaction for which the Personal Information was collected, provide a good or service requested by you, or complete a contract between us and you; (2) to ensure our website integrity, security, and functionality; (3) to comply with applicable law or a legal obligation, or exercise rights under the law; or (4) to otherwise use your Personal Information, internally, in a lawful manner that is compatible with the context in which you provided the information.

  • Your to Exercise Your California Privacy Rights
  • If you believe that we have collected Personal Information about you, and would like to exercise your rights listed above, please send (or have your authorized agent send) an email to legal@pixleeteam.com or call us toll-free at: 1-855-474-9533. You have a right not to receive discriminatory treatment by any business when you exercise your California privacy rights.

    While we take measures to ensure that those responsible for receiving and responding to your request are informed of your rights and how to help you exercise those rights, when contactign us to exercise your rights, we ask you to please adhere to the following guidelines:

    • Tell Us Which Right You Are Exercising: Specify which right you want to exercise and the Personal Information to which your request relates (if not to you). If you are acting on behalf of another consumer, please clearly indicate this fact and your authority to act on such consumer’s behalf.
    • Help Us Verify Your Identity: Provide us with information to verify your identity. Please note that if we cannot initially verify your identity, we may request additional information to complete the verification process. Any Personal Information you disclose to us for purposes of verifying your identity will solely be used for the purpose of verification.
    • Direct Our Response Delivery: Please provide us with an e-mail or mailing address through which we can provide our response. If you make the request by email, unless otherwise requested, we will assume that we can respond to the email address from which you made the request.

International Transfer of Information Collected

Please be aware that personal information may be transferred, stored, and processed outside of your country, including in the USA. Although we take steps to provide adequate safeguards, the data protection laws in those countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country.

We endeavor to apply suitable safeguards to protect the privacy and security of personal information wherever it is transferred, and to use it only consistent with your relationship with us and the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Privacy Statement

We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time. We will post all changes to this Privacy Policy on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the Privacy Policy’s effective date. We therefore encourage you to refer to this Privacy Policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current Privacy Policy.

Dispute Resolution

If you have an unresolved privacy or data use concern that we have not addressed satisfactorily, please contact our U.S.-based third party dispute resolution provider (free of charge) at https://feedback- form.truste.com/watchdog/request.

General Information

Pixlee complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union to the United States. Pixlee has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. If there is any conflict between the terms in this privacy policy and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/.

Pixlee is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). There exists the possibility, under certain conditions, for the individual to invoke binding arbitration when other dispute resolution procedures have been exhausted.

Pixlee is required to disclose personal information in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including those necessary to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Pixlee acknowledges the potential liability in cases of onward transfers to third parties of personal information of EU or Swiss individuals received pursuant to Privacy Shield.

Contacting the Company

For questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: legal@pixleeteam.com

Pixlee TurnTo Inc.
2443 Fillmore St. #380-18365
San Francisco, CA 94115