Mobile Application Privacy Policy

This App is exclusively licensed to and operated by Luminary LLC. We know that your privacy is important to you, and we work hard to earn and keep your trust. We have created this Policy to let you know what Personal Information we collect when you use this App, how we use and share the Personal Information we collect, and how we protect your privacy.

If you have any questions about this Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us using the following information:

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Effective Date

3/22/2012

Your Consent

Please take a few minutes to review this Policy before using this App. By using this App you are consenting to the collection, use, and disclosure of your Personal Information as set forth in this Policy. If you do not agree to be bound by this Policy, you may not access or use this App.

This Policy is Part of Our Terms of Use

This Policy is part of the Terms of Use that govern your use of this App.

Privacy Notices

This Policy may be supplemented or amended from time to time by “privacy notices.” These Privacy Notices provide a level of detail that we cannot provide in this more general description of our privacy practices. For example, this App may contain Privacy Notices providing details about the Personal Information we collect using certain functionalities, why we need that information, and choices you may have about the ways we use that information.

About this App

This App provides access to certain literary works and allows you to leverage tools provided either by your mobile device or through this App to understand and communicate about those works. This App interfaces with the website located at luminarydigitalmedia.com. In addition to using the social networking tools provided by your mobile device or through this App, you can post User-Generated Content at luminarydigitalmedia.com and then create groups of App users and invite them to view and discuss that User-Generated Content. You may also use this App to post recent activity back to your account with certain third-party social networking services, including, but not limited to, Facebook.

Types of Information We Collect

Information you and others volunteer. Luminary collects the Personal Information you and others manually provide when you use this App. For example, we collect the Personal Information you submit when you invite a friend to use the App (such as your friend’s email address), sign up for certain services, or contact us with questions. To the extent you create Social Notes or MyPath texts and share them with others, we receive and retain copies of them, including any Personal Information contained therein.

Information from a third-party social networking service. You may have the opportunity to choose to register, log-on, or enhance your profile on this App through your account with certain third-party social networking services, including, but not limited to, Facebook. By doing this, you are asking the third-party social networking service to send us registration information from your account with that service. We treat that information as we do any other information you give to us when you register, log-on, or enhance your profile.

Information from your mobile device. If you download this App, we may automatically collect certain information from or about your mobile device. The types of information we may collect include the type of device you use, your device’s unique ID, the IP address of your device, your device’s operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use this App. This information does not include your name, email address or other Personal Information, but in some cases, it can be used to identify you. For example, we may link your device’s unique ID or IP address to your profile information.

How We Use Personal Information Collected Through This App

Generally, we use the Personal Information we collect through this App:

  • to provide the information, products and services you request;
  • to better understand your needs and interests;
  • to provide you with a personalized experience when you use this App;
  • to provide you with effective customer service;
  • to improve the content, functionality and usability of this App;
  • to contact you with information and notices related to your use of this App;
  • to contact you with special offers and other information we believe will be of interest to you (in accordance with any preferences you have expressed to us);
  • to invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us (in accordance with any preferences you have expressed to us);
  • to improve our products and services;
  • to improve our marketing and promotional efforts;
  • for security or fraud prevention purposes; and
  • for any other purpose identified in any other agreement between you and us.

Please see below for information about the choices you have about the ways we use your Personal Information.

Your Choices

In General. We respect your right to make choices about the ways we collect, use, and disclose your Personal Information. We generally will ask you to indicate your choices at the time we collect your Personal Information. For example, we generally provide to you an opportunity to “opt out” of receiving certain communications from us and/or our business partners.

Previously Expressed Preferences. You may change previously expressed preferences regarding how we use your Personal Information. You may be able to change certain privacy preferences through your Preference settings. For example, you can unsubscribe from push notifications through settings in the Preferences area of this App. Otherwise, if at any time you wish to be taken off our mailing lists, please contact us using the information provided above. Please provide your full name, postal address, and e-mail address so that we can find you on our mailing lists. Once we have the information we need, we will remove you from our mailing lists as you have requested. Please give us a reasonable amount of time to honor your request.

How to Access, Update or Correct Your Personal Information

You may be able to access, update, or correct your Personal Information through this App. If you need our help, please contact us using the information provided above. We will respond to you within a reasonable time and, in any case, within the time limits established by applicable law. We may ask you for additional information to verify your identity. In most cases, we will provide access and correct or delete any inaccurate information you discover. In some cases, however, we may limit or deny your request if the law permits or requires us to do so or if we are unable to verify your identify.

Steps We Take to Safeguard your Personal Information

We maintain reasonable administrative, physical, and technological measures to protect the confidentiality and security of Personal Information you submit on or through this App. Unfortunately, no App, website, server or database is completely secure or “hacker proof.” We therefore cannot guarantee that your Personal Information will not be disclosed, misused or lost by accident or by the unauthorized acts of others.

How We Share Your Personal Information With Others

Third–Party Vendors. We may share Personal Information collected through this App with third-party vendors who act for or on behalf of Luminary. These third-party vendors may need information about you to perform their functions.

Your Social Networks. The User-Generated Content you submit on or through this App and/or the website at luminarydigitalmedia.com is available to those individuals with whom you have opted to share such User-Generated Content. For example, you can choose to distribute Social Notes and MyPath texts only to certain individuals, or you choose to make them more widely available by allowing them to be posted in our public database. Likewise, if you post recent activity on this App back to your account with a third-party social networking services, anyone who has access to your profile on that third-party service will be able to view your recent activities. In addition, we may repurpose User-Generated Content you submit on or through this App and/or the website at luminarydigitalmedia.com for use in advertising campaigns and other promotions. We may or may not use your name in connection with such use, and we may or may not seek your consent before using the User-Generated Content for such purposes. Therefore, you should have no expectation of privacy with respect to User-Generated Content you submit on or through this App and/or the website at luminarydigitalmedia.com. You should not submit any User-Generated Content you do not wish to make available to the general public, and you must take special care to make sure your submissions comply with our Terms of Use as posted in this App. In particular, your submissions must not violate the privacy or other rights of others.

Business Partners. From time to time, we may share your Personal Information directly with selected third parties for their own marketing purposes. Before doing so, however, we may offer you the opportunity to “opt out” or “opt in” as required by applicable law.

Business Negotiations. We may contemplate, for strategic or other reasons, selling, buying, merging, or otherwise reorganizing one or more of our businesses. In negotiating with a third party about entering into such an arrangement, we may need to disclose your Personal Information. In such cases, we will take reasonable measures to protect the Personal Information we disclose, for example, by requiring a prospective purchaser to sign a non-disclosure agreement limiting the use and protecting the confidentiality of the Personal Information.

Business Transfers. Your Personal Information may be transferred to successor organization if, for example, we transfer the ownership or operation of this App to another organization or if we merge with another organization.

Compliance with Laws and Protection of Our Rights and the Rights of Others. We may disclose your Personal Information when we, in good faith, believe disclosure is appropriate to comply with the law, a court order, or a subpoena. We may also disclose your Personal Information to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; to protect the security of this App; to enforce or apply our Terms of Use or other agreements; or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of our users or others.

As Described in a Privacy Notice. We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information as described in any Privacy Notice posted where you provide that information. By providing your personal information you will be consenting to the disclosure of your personal information as described in that Privacy Notice.

Children Under the Age of Thirteen

We are proud of this App and we strive to ensure that it does not offend people of any age. However, this App is not intended for children or minors under the age of thirteen years without the permission of a parent or guardian. If you believe that a child has submitted Personal Information on or through this App without the consent and supervision of a parent or guardian, please contact us using the information provided above.

Links to Third-Party Websites

This App may contain links to websites operated by other organizations, including websites operated by our third-party service providers and other third parties. This Policy does not apply to Personal Information collected on any of these third-party websites. When you access third-party websites through a link on this App, please take a few minutes to review the privacy policy posted on that site.

This Policy May Change

This Policy describes Luminary’s current policies and practices with regard to the Personal Information we collect through this App.

We are continually improving and adding to the features and functionality of this App and the services we offer through this App. As a result of these changes (or changes in the law), we may need to update or revise this Policy. Accordingly, we reserve the right to update or modify this Policy at any time, without prior notice, by sending a push notification with instructions on how to access the revised Policy. Your continued use of this App after we send the push notification constitutes your agreement to be bound by the revised Policy. However, we will honor the terms that were in effect when we gathered data from you.

For your convenience, whenever this Policy is changed, we will update the “effective date” at the top of this Policy. If more than sixty days goes by between your visits to this App, be sure you check the effective date to see if this Policy has been revised since your last visit.

Definitions

References to this “App” refer to the mobile application exclusively licensed to and operated by Luminary and described within the app.

The term “Content” refers to all of the software and code comprising or used to operate this App, and all of the text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, sound recordings, video and audio-video clips, and other materials available on this App, including User-Generated Content.

The term “Feedback” refers to the Content you post on or through this App that is specifically about how we can improve this App and the products and services we make available through this App.

The terms “Luminary,” “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to Luminary LLC.

The term “Personal Information” refers to information that identifies you personally, alone or in combination with other information available to us. Examples of Personal Information include your name, address, and e-mail address.

The term “Policy” refers to this mobile app privacy policy.

The term “User-Generated Content” refers to all of the text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, sound recordings, video, audio-video clips, and other Content that you post on or through this App or the website located at luminarydigitalmedia.com for social networking purposes that does not constitute Feedback. One way that User-Generated Content differs from other information you provide to us is that, once submitted, User-Generated Content is made available instantaneously to others. Examples of User-Generated Content include the commentary group leaders upload at luminarydigitalmedia.com for distribution to private groups, as well as Social Notes and MyPath texts that you create using this App and choose to share with others.

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