Privacy & Cookie Policy

The Collective Concept Internet Site Terms & Conditions

Please read carefully as we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

 

Welcome to The Collective Concept’s (referred to as “The Collective,” “Rethink Different”, "we," "us," or "our" herein) website. To make our Site informative, useful and safe, we ask that all the visitors to our Site on the World Wide Web (the "Site") adhere to our terms and conditions. By accessing our Site, you indicate your acknowledgment and acceptance of these terms and conditions. Please check these terms frequently for updates as it is your responsibility to stay abreast on our most current policies. Your continued use of www.rethinkdifferent.com following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. By using our Site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information by The Collective Concept as explained below:

 

Privacy Policy

When you visit our Site, your browser shares information with us automatically. We will receive your IP (Internet Protocol) address and other forms of information (including the type of browser you use). 

We often use your IP address and other information to grant you permission and access to our Site and otherwise to administer our Site. Our focus is always to protect mutual sharing of sensitive information, Intellectual Properties, and in certain parts of the Site, we will ask you to provide us with personal information so that we can satisfy your request and provide you with information to further assist you. Remember that you are not obligation to provide us with such information, however, we will not be able to provide you with the information you request, without it. Our Site includes features that allows you to communicate with us electronically and not limited to email. You are held responsible if you opt into using such communication features to provide personal indenting information to us. By providing such personal identifying information to The Collective, you affirm that you are knowingly and voluntarily providing us the information. We respond to all electronic communication messages you send us. Any cookies and other information that we you share or that we collect is used to enhance the viewing experience, troubleshoot issues that may arise and better service content fro viewing. Our team is always diligently working to ensure that your personal identifying information, wether you involuntarily share and/or intentionally provide us remains private and safe. We will never exchange by trade, sell, rent, transfer, or barter your personal identifying information to anyone unless we are required to do so by law. You are notified, that others maybe able to read your electronic communication sent over the Internet, so do not send any information that you would like to keep private and confidential.

Our privacy policy applies only to our rethinkdifferent.com Site, and not to the Sites of the parent and affiliates of The Collective Concept which may have different privacy policies, terms and conditions. This Legal explains our policies and practices regarding the use and disclosure of your personal information by The Collective Concept.

 

Personal User Information

The Personal User Information that you submit will be collected and processed. You have complete control over the personal information you share with us. Just because you visit The Collective Site doesn't mean you have to provide your personal information. Any User Information that you submit to by filling in forms on this Site, including but not limited to, Personal User Information that you submit on our Site at the time of accessing our Site registering to use our Site, subscribing to any service, posting material or requesting further services. However, there will be instances where we will need your personal information in order to provide you full access to our protected and secured sections of our Site. Your required information may include but not limited to your registration data (your name, address, email address, phone number, title, etc.), information request data and response data ("User Information”). We may also ask you for Personal User Information when you enter into a contractual agreement for services by us. Personal User Information may be used for research and data analytics purposes. The details of your visits to or Site will be tracked by The Collective Concept and will include traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access. Also, when you receive your confirmation email(s) or electronic communications from our hosted list server, you will be given instructions on how to remove yourself from the list.

 

Use of Personal User Information

How we use your Personal User Information:

The objective is to utilize such information with the purpose of supporting your relationship with The Collective Concept by designing Site content that is suitable to your needs and alerting you to service updates as they become available. Your user and personal Information may be retained by Rethink Different to verify compliance with your agreement with The Collective Concept and to create a user profile, to keep track of the domains from which people visit us on the World Wide Web, or to simply contact you either electronically. If you decide that we should utilize your User Information to contact you, please let us know not to use that information for such purpose. Also, please do not submit any user Information if you are under the age of 18 years old. 

 

Disclosure of Personal User Information
The Collective Concept does not exchange by trade, sell, rent, transfer, or barter User Information to third parties. However, periodically we may share your User Information with our company affiliates for marketing, advertising or product and/or service offering purposes. We may also disclose your Personal User Information to a potential investor, seller or buyer of such business, assets; in the case that we sell or buy any business, assets or shares, at the time that all of our assets are acquired by a third party investor, in which case any and all Personal User Information held by The Collective Concept about our clients, customers, and visitors will be one of the transferred assets; and if it is our duty to disclose or share your personal data to comply with any legal obligation, in order to enforce and apply our terms and conditions; to protect our rights, property, safety and those of our customers or others. This includes the exchange of your Personal User Information with other companies, and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction. For example, we provide User Information to our Public Relations and customer service providers for direct emailing of our newsletters, online surveys or notifications on The Collective Concept Offerings to our visitors. If we have consent we will disclose User Information needed; in order to provide the products and/or services requested by hire of contract; we respond to a court order or you violate our Terms of Use. We will utilize your Personal User Information in order to fulfill any obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. You may submit User Personal Information to third parties that provides content for The Collective Concept, in order for us to satisfy our contracted obligation and/or use their products and/or services. If you agree to provide such information to our third parties (Vendors), then your personal information will be subject to their Privacy Policies in which we are not held responsible and/or liable. We may contact you using your Personal User Information, regarding any products and/or services that you have took interest, and have communicated your desire to be contacted by post, email, SMS, telephone or other means of electronic communication. We will use your preferred form of contact to communicate with you, in order to guarantee that our Site content is presented in the optimum display for you and your computer and for you to partake in interactive features, when you see most and to notify you about changes to our service. If you do not wish for us to use your Personal User Information for direct marketing purposes, please contact us and change your preference wether to option in or to option out on if we can continue to collect your data.

 

Accuracy and Security
It is important to us here at The Collective Concept to make sure that your User Information is accurate and secure. You may request updates to your User Information retained by contacting The Collective Concept for your records and review. Once we receive your request to update you User Information, we will correct such inaccuracies in a timely manner. The Collective Concept is fully committed to protect the security of your User Information and we are willing to take any measures necessary against unauthorized access and the utilization of such personal information. To ensure that you are protected, we have implemented physical, electronic and managerial policies and procedures to secure your personal User Information. We also continue to implement procedures to maintain accurate, complete and current User Information.

 

Usernames and Passwords
Access to properties that is considered propriety and secure content on our web Site will require a username and/or password in which will be allowed under a Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement between you and The Collective Concept. Failure to submit personal information will prevent you from accessing Secured Content web Site pages containing confidential information, products, services, or promotional offers ("The Collective Concept Offerings"). By accessing and using our Secured Content web Site(s), you agree to maintain the confidentiality of the username and password you selected to access such Site(s) and consent to our Terms of Use.

 

Analytics
The Collective Concept Site uses web analytics services. The Site often records mouse and or mouse pad functionality such as clicks, movements, scrolling activity including text that you type in this webSite. The Collective Concept does not collect any personally identifiable information that is not voluntarily submitted into this webSite. This Site does not track your browsing habits across web Sites which are not associated to microSite and pages within this Sites. We are using the information collected to enhance user experience.

 

External Links
The Collective Concept web Site provides links to other third party web Sites. Even if the third party is affiliated with The Collective Concept through a business partnership or otherwise, The Collective Concept is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices or the content of such external links. These links are provided to you for convenience purposes only and you access them at your own risk.

 

Terms of Use
Please also see our Terms of Use, which describes the restrictions, disclaimers, indemnification and limitation of liability governing the use of the entire The Collective Concept web Site.

 

General
If you have questions regarding our Privacy Statement, please contact The Collective Concept via our Contact page.

 

Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy outlines how we collect any personal data from you, or that you submit to us, will be processed by The Collective Concept. Please read the following carefully regarding your personalUser information and how we will treat it.

 

Cookies
The Collective Concept uses "cookies". A cookie is a small data file that a web Site can transfer to a visitor's hard drive to keep records of the visits to such Site. A cookie contains information such as your username and password that helps us recognize the pages you have viSited and improve future visits, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is the information that you provide yourself. A cookie cannot read data off of your hard drive or read cookie files created by other Sites. Information stored in cookies may be encrypted, however, we do not store your credit card number in cookies. If you prefer not to accept a cookie, you can set your web browser (Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator) to warn you before accepting cookies or you can refuse all cookies by turning them off in your web browser. However, access to some of our secured web Site(s) may require the use of cookies, which you must enable only cookies that get sent back to the originating server. Otherwise, you can still access most of the features on our web Site even without accepting a cookie.

 

IP Addresses

The Collective Concept may collect Personal User Information about your computer, including, where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain Personal User Information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain Personal User Information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service. They enable us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern; store Personal User Information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize our Site according to your individual interests; speed up your searches; and recognize you when you return to our Site. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you use our Site. The “Help” menu of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. For more Personal User Information about cookies and how to stop cookies being installed or how to delete existing cookies from your hard drive visit the following website: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Cookies Used On This Site

The cookies that The Collective Concept and our business partners use on our Site are broadly grouped into the following categories:

 

Essential

Some of the cookies on this Site are essential for The Collective Concept to provide you with the quality service you have requested and deserve. An example of this could be a cookie used to enable you to log into your account on this Site or which allows communication between your browser and this Site. Our cookie preference cookie described in the section “How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?” is also an essential cookie. You may not be able to use this Site without these cookies.

 

Analytics

The Collective Concept uses analytics cookies to helps us understand how users interact and engage with this Site. An example is counting the number of different people coming to our Site or using a particular feature, rather than the total number of times the site or feature is used. Without this cookie, if you visited our Site once each week for three weeks we would count you as three separate users. We would find it difficult to analyze how well our Site was performing and improve it without these cookies.

 

User Cookies

We use cookies to improve your experience by remembering your preferences so we know how you like to use our Site. Examples of this would be remembering you so that you are served with the same content or to remember you when you come back to our Site.

 

Social Sharing

We use third party cookies to allow you to share content directly on the social networking/sharing sites like Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Examples would be if you wanted to “like” or “tweet” about us or our products or services. Please see our “Third Party Cookies” section below for more details.

 

Interest-Based Advertising

You will have noticed that when you visit websites you will be shown adverts for products and services you may wish to buy. The money made by website owners for showing third party adverts on their websites often pays for the cost of running the website and therefore usually allows you to use the website without having to pay a registration or usage fee. To try and ensure that the adverts you see are relevant to you third party cookies may be used to collect Personal User Information about the types of things that interest you, for example websites you visit and the geography that you are based in. Having these cookies does not increase the number of adverts you will be shown, but simply makes the adverts you see more relevant. Please see our “Third Party Cookies” section below for more details.

 

Privacy Policy

 Some of the cookies described in the "What Cookies are used on our Site" section above are stored on your machine by third parties when you use our Site. Third parties may also read cookies on your browser to collect Personal User Information or to serve content or advertisements to you. We have no control over these cookies or how the third parties use them. They are used to allow that third party to provide a service to us, for example analytics.

 

Storing Personal Data
How and when we use your Personal User Information as described in our Privacy & Cookie Policy, which often means your Personal User Information is sent around the world (and in particular where you are located within the United States of America Area (USA), this includes sending it outside the USA). By providing The Collective Concept with your Personal User Information, you acknowledge, complyand agree that we are approved to transfer, store and process your Personal User Information. As a courtesy ALERT, it is not a guaranteed nor is it secure to transmit your Personal User Information via the internet. We take secure measures to the best of our abilities to secure your personal data, we do not and cannot secure your transmitted data to and from our site; any transmission is at your sole risk. Once we have received your Personal User Information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

 

Processing & Storing Personal User Information
The User Information that we gather is processed and filed by The Collective Concept staff members either internally or externally by one of our third party service providers. Our internal staff members are engaged in, your service or product order fulfillment, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. Your Personal User Information may be transmitted, transferred to, and stored at, a location outside the United States of America Area (USA). If this happens then it will be processed by our external staff members that are third party service providers operating outside the USA. By submitting your Personal User Information, you acknowledge this transfer, and agree to the storing and/or processing of your data. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your Personal User information & Data is handled with care, treated securely, and in accordance with this Privacy & Cookie Policy. All Personal User Information that you submit to us will be protected and stored on our secure servers. All payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which grants you full access to certain features or private sections of our Site, you are liable and responsible for keeping this password and our proprietary information confidential. All we asks that you do not to share a password with anyone without permission from a Core Team staff member of The Collective Concept and without Disclosing the name of the party to such staff after approval and permission is granted. By accepting such passwords and accessing privilege information, sites, pages, and information without signing you agree to the terms and conditions of our Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreements found in this sites Legal section. As a courtesy ALERT, it is not a guaranteed nor is it secure to transmit your Personal User Information via the internet. We take secure measures to the best of our abilities to secure your personal data, we do not and cannot secure your transmitted data to and from our site; any transmission is at your sole risk. Once we have received your Personal User Information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. Remember to close your browser when you have finished your user session. This will help to ensure that others do not access your Personal User Information if you share your computer or use a computer in a public places such as a library or internet café. 

 

Your Rights
It is your right to ask us not to process your Personal User Information for any reason. We will normally in advance inform you on how we plan on utilizing your data ad for what purpose. You can always exercise your right to prevent the processing of your data by contacting a staff member of our team and by checking or un-checking (as directed) authorization boxes on the forms we share with you to collect your data. You can always following the unsubscribe link on any marketing emails at any when you receive communication from us. You can also enforce your right at any moment by contacting us using the details set out on our Site. 

 

Access to your Personal User Information
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access Personal User Information held about you and your personal identity. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with that Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee not exceeding our costs in providing such details regarding your Personal User Information we hold about you.

 

Changes to this Privacy & Cookie Policy
We will update this Privacy & Cookie Policy periodically and It is your obligation to familiarize yourselfwith any updates. We recommend that you check this Policy anytime that you give us your personal User Information and look at or change your personal details on our Site.

 

How to Contact Us
If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding this Privacy & Cookie Policy, please feel free to contact us by using the details set out on our Site.