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I have a question about this policy; how can I reach Parallel?
If you have questions or concerns about this Policy or questions about exercising your privacy rights (including accessing, correcting, amending and receiving copies of your Personal Data; withdrawing express consent to processing of your Personal Data; restrict the kinds of processing of your Personal Data; and request that your Personal Data be deleted) you can always reach out to Waypoint Wellness, LLC, 10960 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90024, a data controller for Personal Data collected and processed in connection with the Parallel Sites. You can also just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What information do you collect and how do you collect it?
You may share information about you when you reach out to us, correspond with us by phone, email or otherwise, fill in forms on the Parallel Sites.
We automatically log information about you and your computer when you visit the Parallel Sites (more on this below). This includes computer operating system type, browser type, and language, how long you spent on a page, access times, geolocation, and information about your use of and actions on the Parallel Sites.
As is true of most websites, Parallel gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information includes aggregated data: internet protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit website pages, date/time stamp, clickstream data, and services metrics (including your interactions with service features and content, your preferences, and occurrence of technical errors). This information does not identify individual users, and we use it to analyze trends, to administer the Parallel Sites, to track visitors’ movements around the Parallel Sites and to gather demographic information about our user base. We do not link this automatically collected data to personally identifiable information. We may disclose aggregated information about you and information that does not identify any individual or device, without restriction.
You can choose, at any time, to permanently deny the setting of cookies by changing the setting of your Internet browser. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, deactivating the setting of cookies may change the availability of some functions available through the Parallel Sites.
You can learn more about how cookies work at: allaboutcookies.org.
We may obtain aggregated demographic and lifestyle information from third-party service providers, applications, social media platforms, and partners, as a part of joint marketing activities. We use this information to better understand our core audience, so that we may provide content and marketing materials that resonate with you. While these third parties have privacy policies different from Parallel’s, we process the aggregated data received in accordance with this Policy.
What happens when I sign up for your newsletter?
We use a Newsletter to communicate with you about the Parallel Sites, new content, and our services and promotions. We work with Mailchimp to deliver our Newsletters to the email address you provide, and Mailchimp receives and processes, on our behalf, the data needed to ensure the Newsletters make it to you, such as your email address, IP address, and device name. Mailchimp also helps Parallel to analyze our Newsletter campaigns. When you open an email sent with Mailchimp, a file contained in the email called a Web Beacon connects to the Mailchimp servers located in the USA. This allows us to determine whether a Newsletter message has been opened and how you may have interacted with the message or links contained in it. Newsletter subscription data will be stored by us and Mailchimp until you unsubscribe from the Newsletter. If you choose to unsubscribe, the data will be deleted from Mailchimp’s servers and ours.
Information on Mailchimp and how it may process data can be found here: mailchimp.com/legal/privacy
What legal basis do you have to collect my information?
Parallel collects Personal Data only when we have a legal basis to do so.
In most cases, and where processing of Personal Data does not unduly infringe your rights and freedoms, Parallel relies on our legitimate interests in conducting normal business operations. Our legitimate interests include but are not limited to, enhancing the security of our network and information systems, carrying out processing operations for statistical purposes, and identifying or preventing fraud. We may also need to process your Personal Data in order to perform on a contract to which you are a party. In some cases, we may have to process your Personal Data to comply with laws and regulations.
Does Parallel share my Personal Data?
Parallel is not in the business of selling your Personal Data. Still, your Personal Data may be shared with third-party service providers, advertising partners, Parallel’s affiliates, social media platforms, other third parties (with your permission), and for protection of Parallel and others.
Third-party providers hired by us to perform functions on our behalf may require access to Personal Data to perform their services, like processing payments, transmitting content, data analysis, etc. All third-party providers must process Personal Data in accordance with this Policy and as permitted by applicable data protection laws.
We may share aggregated data with advertising partners (including the ad networks, ad-serving companies and other service providers they may use) so that they may deliver targeted interest based Parallel content and marketing materials to similar demographics.
We may release all data collected to our subsidiaries and/or affiliates so that we can continue to run the Parallel Sites and to improve our services.
When you visit any of the Parallel social media pages, like our Instagram or LinkedIn pages, Personal Data is processed by us and by the relevant social media platform. Social media platforms have direct access to both the relevant information on our social media pages and to your social media profile. All social media platforms assume data protection obligations towards you, and we encourage you to read the privacy policies for LinkedIn, Instagram, or any other social media site you may be able to access through Parallel Sites from time to time.
Information on how LinkedIn may process data can be found here: linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Information on how Instagram may process your data can be found here: privacycenter.instagram.com/policy
Instagram’s cookies policy can be found here: privacycenter.instagram.com/policies/cookies
We may also share your information with third parties to whom you ask us to send your information.
How secure is my Personal Data?
Parallel Sites are designed with security in mind. We use encryption protocols and software to protect your Personal Data during transmission, and work to maintain electronic, physical, and procedural safeguards when collecting, storing, or disclosing your Personal Data.
Because Parallel is a United States-based company, we process all data collected through the Parallel Sites in the United States. This means that if you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA) countries, European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries, or the United Kingdom (UK), when you provide Personal Data to us, you consent to transfer such Personal Data to the United States. Although the laws of the United States do not provide legal protection that is equivalent to EU data protection laws, we safeguard your personal information by treating it in accordance with requirements of the General Data Protection regulation (GDPR).
Can I withdraw my consent for Parallel’s processing of my Personal Data?
If you consented to Parallel’s processing of your Personal Data for a specified purpose, you may withdraw your consent at any time. Subject to applicable law, you have the right to request access to, correct, and delete your Personal Data, and to ask for data portability. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data or ask that we restrict the processing of your Personal Data in certain instances. If you wish to do any of these things, please reach out to us at email@example.com.
How long does Parallel keep my Personal Data?
We keep your personal information to enable your continued operation of the Parallel Sites, for as long as it is required in order to fulfill the relevant purposes described in this Policy, or as may be required by law such as for tax and accounting purposes, or as otherwise communicated to you.
I am a California resident. What are my rights?
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) of 2020, give consumers more control over the Personal Data.
As a California resident, you have the right to know the categories and specific pieces of Personal Data we collect, use, disclose, and sell about you, the categories of sources from which we collected your Personal Data, our purposes for collecting or selling your Personal Data, the categories of your Personal Data that we have either sold or disclosed for a business purpose, and the categories of third parties with which we have shared Personal Data.
You have the right to request that we delete the Personal Data we have collected from you or maintain about you. Although Parallel does not sell your Personal Data, we want to let you know that all California residents have the right to opt out of sale(s) of your Personal Data.
Finally, you have the right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of the privacy rights conferred by the CCPA and the CPRA.
California also protects your privacy through California’s Shine the Light Law, Civil Code Section § 1798.83. Shine the Light Law allows California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Although Parallel does not disclose Personal Data third parties for such purposes, you may contact us with further questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To exercise any of the above rights, please contact us at and submit the required verifying information to email@example.com.
This Site and the Services are available only to Users who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. By using this Site or the Services, you represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age.
Our servers are located in the United States. If you are visiting this Site from a country other than the country in which our servers are located, your communications with us may result in the transfer of information (including your registration or personal information, as described below) across international boundaries. By visiting this Site and communicating electronically with us, you consent to such transfers.
Prism’s community functions best when its Users follow rules and guidelines. By accessing and/or using the Site or any Services, you agree to comply with these community guidelines (the “Community Guidelines”) and that: Your use of the Site and the Services including any content you submit, will comply with this Agreement and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations; you will not impersonate another User or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, nor will you collect or harvest (or permit anyone else to collect or harvest) any User Content (as defined below) or any non-public or personally identifiable information about another User or any other person or entity without their express prior written consent; you will not use this Site or the Services in a manner (as determined by Prism its sole and absolute discretion) that is illegal, infringing, defamatory, harassing, or abusive, that violates the privacy or publicity rights of another User or any other third party, or that is otherwise objectionable; you will not use this Site or the Services for hate speech, hate crimes or violence; You will not use this Site or the Services to send spam or other unsolicited bulk email, for computer or network hacking or cracking, or to transmit any viruses, worms, bugs, Trojan horses or other code, files or programs designed to, or capable of, disrupting, damaging or limiting the functionality or security of the Site or the Services; you will not copy or distribute in any medium any part of the Site or the Services, except where expressly authorized by Prism; you will not access Prism Content or User Content (as those terms are defined below) through any technology or means other than through this Site itself, or as Prism may designate; you will not use this Site or the Services, including any of Prism’s related technologies, for any commercial use without Prism’s express prior written consent; and you will not take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our technical infrastructure.
Prism reserves the right to modify, change, or discontinue any aspect of this Site or the Services at any time.
You understand that all information, including your name and email address; data, including your IP address and other personally and non-personally identifiable information we collect about you through the Service; or other content of any kind, uploaded, posted, made available, shared or transmitted by you or another user to or through the Service (each and all of the foregoing, “User Content”) is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such User Content originated. We do not control such User Content and do not make any guarantee whatsoever related to such User Content. By using the Service, you may be exposed to User Content, as well as material uploaded, posted, made available, shared or transmitted to or through the Service by us, that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will we be liable or responsible in any way for any claim related to such User Content or material.
While we have no obligation to review, monitor, display, accept or exploit User Content, we may, in our sole discretion, delete , move, re-format, edit, alter, distort, remove or refuse to exploit User Content at any time, for any reason, without notice or liability to you or any other party.
By submitting or posting your User Content to or on the Service, you grant us, and our affiliates, agents, third party partners, and assignees a non-exclusive, irrevocable, sublicensable and royalty-free license in perpetuity throughout the universe to host, display, transmit, distribute, reproduce, modify, edit, translate, create derivative works from, store, archive, cache, sell, sublicense and otherwise your User Content in any and all manner and media, whether now known or hereafter devised, and you release all moral rights and similar rights in and to your User Content. You further perpetually and irrevocably grant Prism the unconditional right to use and exploit your name, persona and likeness included in any User Content and in connection with any User Content, without any obligation, remuneration or attribution of any kind to you or anyone else.
We reserve the right to revoke any link to any page of the Site, the Services, or our social media channels in our sole discretion without notice. We also reserve the right to require that you obtain our prior written consent before you provide any links to any page or social media page of the Service.
The Services may contain links to third-party websites and services (collectively, “Third-Party Links”). Such Third-Party Links are not under our control, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Links. We provide access to these Third-Party Links only as a convenience to you, and we do not review, approve, endorse, or make any representations with respect to Third-Party Links. You use all Third-Party Links at your own risk and when you click on any of the Third-Party Links, the applicable third party’s terms apply, including the third party’s privacy and data gathering practices.
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site or the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. We will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. We may at our sole discretion, under any circumstances, for any or no reason whatsoever and without prior notice to you, immediately terminate your access to the Site or Services. We will not be liable or responsible to you or any third party for such termination.\
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To begin an arbitration proceeding, you must send a letter requesting arbitration and describing your claim to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Arbitration Request” in the subject line. You may also contact us by mail at:
Waypoint Wellness, LLC.
10960 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Attn: General Counsel, Legal Department
The arbitration will be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) under its rules, including the AAA’s Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes. The AAA’s rules are available at www.adr.org or by calling 1-800-778-7879. Payment of all filing, administration and arbitrator fees will be governed by the AAA’s rules. Likewise, we will not seek attorneys’ fees and costs in arbitration unless the arbitrator determines the claims are frivolous. You may choose to have the arbitration conducted by telephone, based on written submissions, or in person in the county where you live or at another mutually agreed location.
A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English.
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Prism has adopted the following general policy toward copyright infringement in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). It is Prism’s policy to (a) block access to or remove material that it believes in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our advertisers, affiliates, content providers or Users; and (b) remove and discontinue service to repeat offenders. Written Notification. If you believe that your content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify us at email@example.com. Prism will respond to notices of alleged infringement regarding third party material sent pursuant to and in accordance with the DMCA, which may include Prism removing or disabling access to Third Party material claimed to be the subject of infringement or other activity. All notices sent to Prism regarding matters other than informing Prism that a party’s copyrighted material may have been infringed as a result of third party materials will not receive a response through this process.
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Waypoint Wellness, LLC.
10960 Wilshire Blvd., 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Attn: General Counsel, Legal Department