Privacy Policy

Effective Date: March 8, 2021

Overview

Data privacy is a fundamental part of the work Small Planet (“Small Planet”, “we” or “us”) does, and we respect your concerns about privacy. This Privacy Notice describes the types of information collected through the Small Planet website at smallplanet.com (the “Site”), how we may use that information, with whom we may share it, and your control and choices regarding our use of the information. We also define the measures we take to safeguard your private information, and we tell you how to contact us about our privacy practices.

Our Privacy Notice applies to the personal information we collect on smallplanet.com and not to any information collected through other websites or apps we create or maintain, including those owned or operated by our clients, partners, or vendors.


Information You Provide

Personal information that you choose to provide us may be collected and stored, such as when you sign up for Small Planet updates, contact us about a project or partnership, or apply for a job. That information may include your name, email address, title, company, telephone number, and your resume. We use personal information to respond to requests or to process employment applications. We may also use the information to communicate with you about other topics that we think may be of interest to you.


Information We Collect

With regard to each of your visits to our Site we may automatically collect the following information:

Technical information, including IP address, login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;

Information about your visit, including the full URL clickstream to, through and from our Site (including date and time);

Pages you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

We may also collect information about your devices (including phones, computers or other devices) where you access and visit our Sites. Such information may include unique device identifiers and mobile network information (including phone number), IP address, language and time zone, operating system, hardware version, device locations (including specific geographic locations, such as through GPS, Bluetooth or WiFi signals).


Uses of Personal Information

We want your smallplanet.com experience to be informative and relevant. By collecting your personal information, we learn how to best tailor this Site to our visitors. We may use the information we obtain to:

  • Improve site content and performance
  • Filter and respond to inquiries and requests
  • Evaluate and process job applications
  • Verify the identity of visitors for security purposes
  • Receive feedback on our services, and discover more about our visitors’ needs
  • Perform periodic reviews of data (including anonymization of information)
  • Comply with mandatory and suggested legal requirements and industry standards

Cookies

Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive or Internet-connected device when you visit certain websites. Cookie technology holds information a site may need to personalize a visitor’s experience. Cookies may also be used for security purposes and to gather website statistical data, such as which pages are visited, what is downloaded, and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page. You do have control over cookies, and can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Note, however, that by not accepting or deleting the use of cookies, you may affect your website experience and you may not be able to take full advantage of all features on this Site. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Please consult the “Help” section of your browser for more information.


Web Analytics

We use Google Analytics and other third-party web analytics services on the Site. Google Analytics uses technologies such as cookies to help analyze how users use this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Site (such as your IP address, the URL visited, the date and time the page was viewed) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google will use this information to monitor your use of this Site, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties where required by law, or where such third parties process information on Google’s behalf. For more information about Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics, please refer to http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. You may opt out of Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl+en=US.


Communications

Registration is not required in order to use this website. However, we provide visitors the opportunity to sign up to receive communications from us. These communications include weekly newsletters, periodic company updates, and product or event announcements. In this case, we ask our visitors for personally identifiable information. Visitors may opt out of receiving these communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in any email we send, or by replying to any email stating you’d like to be removed from Small Planet’s list, or by writing directly to observatory@smallplanet.com with a request to unsubscribe. We don’t share or sell information gathered on this site with any third-party organization except with your express consent.


Sharing Information

We do not sell your personal information under any circumstances. We do not share personal information we collect about you, except as described herein or disclose to you at the time the data is collected. We may share information provided by our visitors to this Site with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf, including without limitation, hosting or operating this Site, carrying out your requests, responding to your inquiries, and analyzing data. We require these service providers by contract to appropriately safeguard the privacy and security of personal information they process on our behalf.

We may disclose information about you as compelled or required by law, to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, to protect or defend our legal rights, or in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, or violations for our conditions for using this Site or other applicable policies.

We also reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event that we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business assets.


Security

The security of information is important to us, and we are committed to using reasonable measures to protect the personal information we may collect. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and us or the information stored on this Site is absolutely secure.


Links to Other Websites

This site contains links to other websites that operate independently from Small Planet. Linked sites may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly encourage you to review to better understand their procedures for collecting, using and disclosing personal information. We are not responsible for the content of the linked websites, any use of these sites, or the privacy practices of these sites.


Children

This Site is not intended for children and we do not knowingly solicit personal data from or communicate with children under the age of 13. Further, this Site is not intended for incapacitated persons, and we do not knowingly solicit personal data from individuals who are incapacitated. If you become aware that your child, any child under your care, or a person otherwise not able to provide valid consent has provided us with information without a parent or guardian’s consent, please contact us as described below.


Updating Your Preferences

You can tell us at any time not to send you marketing communications by email by clicking on the unsubscribe link within the marketing emails you receive from us or by contacting us as indicated below. If you have provided us with personal information, you may request that it be updated, modified or deleted. You may do this by sending your request to observatory@smallplanet.com.


Consent

By using this Site, you consent to the processing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Notice.


Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please email us at observatory@smallplanet.com or write to: Small Planet Digital, LLC 45 Main Street Suite 510 Brooklyn, NY 11201 Attn: Website Manager.


Changes to this Privacy Notice

We reserve the right to change or add to this Privacy Notice from time to time, and will post any revisions on this Site. We will indicate the most recent update at the top of the Privacy Notice. We encourage you to check back often to review the latest version.