Privacy

This Privacy Policy describes how we treat and protect the information we collect about you. By interacting with us, you consent to these practices.

This policy is effective from March 23, 2015.

WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect contact information and demographic information.
When registering with Ruins you provide your email address, and also create a user name and password.

We collect information you submit or post.
We collect information you post in a public space, on our social media pages or on our website. For instance we collect information you enter when registering and creating your profile on Ruins (first and last name, email address, date of birth, country of residence, gender, profile picture), plus your favorite content on our website etc.

We collect other information.
If you use our website we may collect information about the browser you are using, or what website you came from. To learn more about our online tracking, please click on this link.

HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

We collect information directly from you.
For example, if you create a user profile on our website.

We collect information from you passively.
We use tracking tools like browser cookies.

We get information about you from third parties.
For example, our business partners or social media platforms may give us information about you.

HOW WE USE THIS INFORMATION

We use information to improve our understanding of your interests and concerns.
We may use your information to make our website better. We may use your information to customize your experience with us and to tailor our activities to fit your needs and interests. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties. We use the information to send you emails about the categories in which you have expressed interest, should you choose to opt-in to receive email communications.

We use information for security purposes.
We may use information to protect our company, our customers, our associates, and our website. We also use information to protect against fraud.

We use information to communicate with you about your account or our relationship.
We may contact you about changes to our website or about service updates. We may also contact you about feedback or about this Privacy Policy or our website Terms of Use.

We use information for other purposes.
For example, we use information to maintain business records. We will do this for as long as we deem necessary. We also use information for internal purposes. This includes administrative and audit purposes. We also use information to meet legal, insurance and processing requirements. We will also use information as otherwise allowed by law, including if we have notified you. In some circumstances, we may seek your permission, for example, if we are legally required to do so.

HOW WE MAY SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf.
For example, we share information with vendors who send emails for us. We may also share information with service providers that help us operate our website, run promotions, analyze data and provide marketing assistance. We also may provide aggregate statistics about our users, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifiable information.

We may share your information with any successor to all or part of our business.
This includes if we are merged or all or part of our business or assets are transferred, assigned or sold. Your personal information will be disclosed to our successor or assign in these circumstances who can use and disclose your information for substantially the same purpose as set out in this Privacy Policy.

We will disclose your information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves.
This includes compliance with laws outside of the United States that might apply to us. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. We might share information when we are investigating potential fraud. This might include fraud we think has happened during a sweepstakes or promotion.

YOU HAVE CERTAIN CHOICES ABOUT INFORMATION SHARING AND RECEIVING EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS

You may opt out of receiving our email communications.
To opt out of receiving email communications from us at any time, you can change your email settings on your Ruins user profile page, or by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link in an email.

You may update your information or delete it from our website
by updating your Ruins user profile page or by deleting your Ruins account.

You can control if we share information with other users on our website
by setting your profile to public or private. By opting for a public profile you agree that other users may view certain details of your account information such as your gender, country, profile image, and other information about your activities on the website, for example, your followers, who you follow, your loved films and playlists. You may change your profile from public to private at any time and vice versa.

You can control cookies and tracking tools.
To learn how we use cookies and other tracking tools and how to control these tracking tools, please click on this link.

OUR WEBSITE AND CHILDREN

Our website is meant for adults.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without permission from a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child has given us information without your permission, please contact us here, using ‘COPPA Information Request’ as the subject line.

Parents can learn more about how to protect children’s privacy online here.

SECURITY MEASURES

We use standard physical, electronic and procedural security measures.
We use these measures to protect personal information in our control against loss or theft. We also use these measures to protect against unauthorized access. While we use standard security measures, the Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot guarantee that any of your personal information stored or sent to us will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using these websites.

WE MAY LINK TO THIRD PARTY SITES OR SERVICES WE DO NOT CONTROL

You may be able to access certain third party sites from our website.
This includes social media sites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those third party sites. We strongly advise you to check the privacy policies of all third party sites you visit to find out how they are treating your personal information. We are not responsible for these third parties’ practices.

WE OR OUR VENDORS STORE INFORMATION IN AND OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES

We or our vendors store information in and outside of the United States.
Information we or our vendors maintain may be stored, processed or accessed both within and outside of the United States. You understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States or elsewhere and that the laws of these countries may not afford the same level of protection as those in your country. This website is subject to US law. In the United States, local laws may permit government and law enforcement to have access to your information. This may differ from the laws in your country.

WE MAY UPDATE THIS PRIVACY POLICY

From time to time we may change our privacy practices.
We will notify you of any material changes as required by law. We will post an updated copy on our website. Please check this page for updates.

FEEL FREE TO CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE MORE QUESTIONS

We may establish and maintain a file of your information.
This file is accessible at our office. Our authorized employees and agents have access to your information to perform their job requirements. To request access to your personal information, to request your personal information be deleted or to have us correct your personal information, please contact us here.