Extension Name: Weather Forecast powered by Accuweather
Overview of Services
We build desktop web browser extensions that allow you to engage with unique content from Accuweather that we think you will love (“Extension(s)”). As part of our Services, we provide you with notifications and alerts (collectively, “Messages”) and other tools in the Extension that allow you to gain access to exclusive deals and services offered by Accuweather that match your interests in the most relevant moments to you.
What Information Do We Collect and/or Access?
When you install an Extension, we collect and/or access the following information about you (“Information”):
How Do We Use Your Information?
We use the Information which you share and which we collect about you for the following legitimate business purposes:
With Whom Do We Share Your Information?
We share your Information that we collect in the following cases:
Cookies and Similar Technology
We use “cookies”, scripts, web beacons, and/or other similar technology to collect, directly or indirectly, information about you, which are commonly used on the Internet. Cookies help us:
A list of the types of cookies we use, along with a description of what each cookie does, is set forth below.
Your browser may offer a "Do Not Track" (DNT) feature that can signal to operators of websites and web services (such as behavioral advertising services) that you do not wish for them to track your online activities over time and/or across various sites. Because there is not yet a common understanding of how to interpret the DNT signal, our Extensions and Services do not currently respond to browser DNT signals. We will continue to work with the online industry to define a common understanding of how to treat DNT signals.
How Long Do We Keep Your Information?
Where Do We Store and Process Your Information?
If you are a user based in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you should be aware that the Information we collect and receive or permit Third Parties (such as Vendors) to process may be transferred to, stored and/or processed outside of your country of residence and in any country or territory where one or more of our affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies, or Vendors (“Related Companies”) are located, including in the United States. Such Information will also be processed by personnel operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our Related Companies.
We rely on multiple legal bases to lawfully transfer personal data around the world. These include your consent and model contractual clauses created by the European Commission which require certain privacy and security protections. A sample copy of such agreements is available upon request by emailing us at email@example.com.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
We have implemented industry-standard technical and organizational security measures to protect your Information from unauthorized access and improper use. From time to time, we review our security procedures to consider appropriate new technology and methods. Please be aware that, despite our reasonable efforts, no security measures are impenetrable, and we cannot guarantee that your Information will not be accessed, viewed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed as a result of a breach of any of our safeguards to protect against security incidents.
What Are My Personal Data Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation?
Users in the EEA have certain rights with regard to Information classified as “personal data” according to applicable data privacy laws in the EEA. Keep in mind that we may reject requests, for example, where your request is unlawful or adversely affects the rights of another person.
You have the right to request that we:
You always have the option to stop using our Services and to uninstall the Extension you are using. See instructions on how to uninstall the Extension - click here for Chrome. If you wish to make a complaint about how we process your personal data, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will try our best to resolve it. You can also file a complaint with a relevant supervisory authority, such as the Information Commissioner’s Office.
To ask questions about or exercise these rights, please contact us using the contact details below. We will consider these requests from you and provide our response within a commercially reasonable period (and in any event within any time-period required by applicable law).
Company is a data processor for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation. This means that we are processing your personal data on behalf of Accuweather so that you can access Services of their choice via the Extension. Where we are using your personal data to provide you with our Services via the Extension, we are using such personal data as instructed by Accuweather with which we partner and to fulfill our contractual commitments to you and the Accuweather’s contractual commitments to you. For all other purposes, our legal basis is (1) our legitimate interest in running our business so that we can provide you with, improve, and create new products and Services through Extensions or (2) your consent,where we or Accuweather obtains your consent for use of your personal data for a specific purpose related to your use of Extensions.
What Are My Data Rights As A California Resident?
Users who are California residents ("California Users") have certain rights with regard to Information classified as â€œpersonal informationâ€ according to applicable data privacy laws in California. Keep in mind that we may reject requests, for example, where your request is unlawful or adversely affects the rights of another person. You have the right to request that we:
1. Delete your personal information;
2. Provide access to categories of personal information which we have collected about you; and
3. Provide access to specific pieces of personal information which we have collected about you.
You also have the right to be free from discrimination as a result of exercising these rights.
If you wish to submit such a request, please click here. We will need to verify your identity before responding to your requests.
If you are a California resident, you may designate an authorized agent to make a request to access or a request to delete on your behalf. We will respond to your authorized agent's request if they submit proof that they are registered with the California Secretary of State to be able to act on your behalf, or submit evidence you have provided them with power of attorney pursuant to California Probate Code section 4000 to 4465. We may deny requests from authorized agents who do not submit proof that they have been authorized by you to act on their behalf, or are unable to verify their identity within two (2) business days of submitting a request. In addition, for security purposes, you and/or your authorized agent will only be able to submit requests via the proper browser and device on which your Extension is installed.
California "Shine the Light" Rights
In addition, California Civil Code Section 1798 entitles California Users to request information concerning whether a business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. We will not sell or share your personal information with non-affiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes without your consent. California Users who wish to request further information about our compliance with this law or have questions or concerns about our privacy practices and policies may contact us by email at email@example.com.
Information Collected by Third Parties
Except where specified within an Extension, we create our Extensions for the exclusive use of users aged 13 and older (or 16 and older if you are in the EEA). We do not knowingly collect Information from children under the age of 13 years old (or 16 years old in the EEA). If you are under 13 years old (or 16 years old in the EEA), please do not install our Extensions or use our Services.
Changes to this Policy
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or comments regarding our privacy practices, you may contact our Data Protection Officer using the following details:
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phone Number: 646-974-8262
Address: 385 Science Park Road, State College, PA 16803
LAST UPDATED: June 8th, 2020