LOCUS CONTROL PRIVACY POLICY

1. Introduction

Thank you for visiting martialcodex.com owned and operated by Locus Control. Please read our Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy carefully. You must agree with both the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy before visiting or signing up for our Site.

2. Definitions

Throughout this document, we may use certain words or phrases, and it is important that you understand the meaning of them. The following is a non-exhaustive list of definitions of words and phrases found in this document:

  • “Service” refers to the services that we provide through our Site, including our Site itself;
  • “Site” refers to our website, www.martialcodex.com;
  • “Locus Control” refers to our business, known as “Locus Control”; our Site; our Service; or any other combination of all or some of the preceding definitions, depending on the context in which the word is used;
  • “Forums” refers chat rooms, message boards, bulletin boards, or similar public forums where you and other users of our Site may post content or communicate;
  • “User” refers to anyone who uses our Service, including general visitors to our Site;
  • “You” refers to you, the person who is governed by this Privacy Policy.
3. Information Collected

Identifying Information

We collect certain personal information from you when you sign up to our Service that can be used to identify you, such as your name and email address. Additionally, we may collect other information which you may voluntarily provide to us. If you wish to purchase anything through our Site or Service you must submit your payment information through our Site. We may use a third party payment processor such as Stripe to collect, secure, store, and process such payment information. The information we collect from you, to the extent that it is private, is disclosed only in accordance with our Terms of Service and/or this Privacy Policy.

Non-Identifying Information

Whenever you visit our Site, we may collect non-identifying information from you, such as your IP address, referring URL, browser, date and time information, the website that you accessed our Site from, operating system, cookie information, and Internet Service Provider. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party, this information alone cannot usually be used to identify you.

4. Use of Your Information

We may use your information to:

  • Enhance or improve User experience, our Site, or our Service.
  • To understand how you use our Site and Service.
  • Send e-mails about our Site or respond to inquiries.
  • Send e-mails and updates about Locus Control, including our e-mail newsletter.
  • Perform any other function that we believe in good faith is necessary to protect the security or proper functioning of our Site or Service.
5. Accessing, Editing, and Removing Your Information

Users may in some cases be able to review and edit the personal information they have provided to us by logging into your account on the Site and editing their account. Although most changes may occur immediately, information may still be stored in a web browser’s cache. We take no responsibility for stored information in your cache, or in other devices that may store information, and disclaim all liability of such. In addition, we may, from time to time, retain residual information about you in our backup and/or database for a commercially reasonable period of time. If you wish to have any information removed, wish to opt out of our information collection practices or have any questions regarding your personal information please contact us at admin@locus-control.com.

6. Cookies

We may use cookies to remember your actions and preferences. For these reasons, it is necessary that you enable cookies in your browser, and you hereby acknowledge that we have informed you of our use of cookies and that you consent to our use of cookies in relation to your computer system. Please be aware that some of these cookies may be accessible by third parties.

We also use Google AdSense, which uses the DoubleClick cookie. For more information about the DoubleClick cookie including how to opt out of it, please visit https://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090?hl=en.

7. Third Parties

Locus Control and its Users may post links to third party websites on the Site. These third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by Locus Control, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites. Additionally, Locus Control may employ third party websites to serve you advertisements through our Site. These third parties may have access to any cookies loaded onto your web browser.

Please be aware that this Privacy Policy, and any other policies in place, in addition to any amendments, do not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any personal information relating to members of the Service or Site. Locus Control bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website. Please review the privacy policy and terms of service for each site you visit through third party links.

8. Third Party Access to Your Information

Although you are entering into an Agreement with Locus Control to disclose your information to us, we do use third party individuals and organizations to assist us, including contractors, web hosts, and others.

Throughout the course of our provision of our Service to you, we may delegate our authority to collect, access, use, and disseminate your information. For example, our web host stores the information that you provide us, and we may hire outside contractors to perform maintenance or assist us in securing our website.

It is therefore necessary that you grant the third parties we may use in the course of our business the same rights that you afford us under this Privacy Policy. For this reason, you hereby agree that for every authorization which you grant to us in this Privacy Policy, you also grant to any third party that we may hire, contract, or otherwise retain the services of for the purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, or otherwise improving or preserving our website or its underlying files or systems. You agree not to hold us liable for the actions of any of these third parties, even if we would normally be held vicariously liable for their actions, and that you must take legal action against them directly should they commit any tort or other actionable wrong against you.

9. Release of Your Information for Legal Purposes

At times it may become necessary or desirable to Locus Control, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant. You agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you, and release your information to, third parties where we believe that it is prudent to do so for legal reasons, such as our belief that you have engaged in fraudulent activities. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants.

10. Commercial and Non-Commercial Communications

By providing information to the Site that forms the basis of communications with you, such as contact information, you agree that Locus Control may contact you and you agree to receive communication from us or anyone else covered under this Privacy Policy. However, you may unsubscribe from certain communications by notifying Locus Control at admin@locus-control.com that you no longer wish to receive solicitations or information and we will endeavor to remove you from the database.

11. Security Measures and Do Not Track

We take certain measures to enhance the security of our Site and Service by using SSL certificates and vulnerability scanning. However, we make no representations as to the security or privacy of your information. We recommend that you use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats. We currently do not subscribe to any do-not-track listings.

12. Your California Privacy Rights

Locus Control permits residents of the State of California to use its Service. Therefore, it is the intent of Locus Control to comply with the California Business and Professions Code §§ 22575-22579. If you are a California resident you may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to any third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Various provisions throughout this Privacy Policy address requirements of the Californian privacy statutes. In summary, you must presume that we collect electronic information from all visitors. You may contact us at admin@locus-control.com with any questions.

13. Minors

Individuals under 13 years of age are not allowed to use our Service. If you become aware of a User who is under the required age to use all or any portion of our Service, please notify us immediately at admin@locus-control.com and provide us with full details as to why you believe they are below that age and we will address the issue. If you are a User who is reported in this manner, we may require you to provide suitable proof of age, such as a copy of government identification, in order to continue using our Site and/or Service.

14. International Transfer

Your information may be transferred to—and maintained on—computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, Locus Control transfers Personal Information to the United States and processes it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

15. Public Access to Your Information

We may offer chat rooms, message boards, bulletin boards, or similar public forums where you and other users of our Site may post content or communicate. Please be aware that any personal information posted through any Forums are not subject to this Privacy Policy. We cannot guarantee the safety or security of such information posted. Any information posted is publicly accessible and may be collected by third parties who do not adhere to this Privacy Policy. You agree that we are not responsible for events arising from the distribution of any information you choose to publicly post or share through our Site or any related Forums.

16. Amendments

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will update this page accordingly and we may contact you. If you do not agree to our amendments you must stop using our Site immediately.

Last Modified: July 28, 2014