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Last Updated: January 6, 2017
Project JUST Global Inc., doing business as Project JUST (“Project JUST”), is an independent, nonprofit and research organization serving shoppers, brands and others in the supply chain.
2. Information Collected
Information you provide directly to us. You may provide different types of information to us when you subscribe to or purchase a product or service, access various content or features, post reviews or comments, participate in our blogs or forums, make a donation, enter a sweepstakes, contest or other special initiative, directly contact us, or otherwise interact with our websites, mobile sites or mobile applications, including:
- Contact information such as name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and mobile number;
- User name and password;
- When you subscribe to or purchase a product or service, your billing information, subscription preferences and account number where needed for payment, to complete a particular transaction, or to access a particular product or service;
- When you post a user review or make a comment in a blog or forum, information you provide such as your user name, email address, geographic location, and the content of your review or comment; and
- When you participate in one of our surveys, information you provide to us such as your age, gender and geographic location; information about yourself and your experiences with particular products and services; and your views and opinions on various topics.
- Your browser and mobile device type, operating system and name of your Internet service provider;
- Web pages you visit within PJ Products;
- Geo-location information;
- Information about your interactions with email messages, such as whether the messages were opened and the links clicked in those emails; and
- Standard server log information.
Information we obtain from other sources. We may collect information about you from other sources, including when you use social media integrated with our products and services (for example, on our pages on Facebook). Examples of the type of information we may receive from other sources are user name and password and payment card information and demographic and lifestyle information.
Combining Information. Please note that the information we collect about you may be combined or supplemented with information from other sources, such as information to validate or update your address, payment card or demographic information.
3. Use of Information
Information we collect is used for a variety of purposes, such as to fulfill a product or service you’ve signed up for or purchased from us (e.g. a paid subscription or newsletter), customize your online experience, or provide you with information regarding products and services we believe may be of interest to you. Other purposes for which we may use your information include to:
- Contact you regarding your use of our products and services and matters that affect you;
- Enable you to participate in features such as surveys, user reviews, blogs or forums, make a donation, participate in consumer campaigns, or enter sweepstakes, contests or other special initiatives;
- Analyze the use of the PJ Products and information about visitors to the PJ Products to understand and improve our service offerings;
- Update and maintain the accuracy of our information;
- Serve banner ads for Project JUST products and services on both the PJ Products and other websites; and
4. Disclosure of Information
Authorized Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your information with third party service providers who help us with specialized services, such as payment processing, shipping, mail and e-mail distribution, mobile messaging, website hosting, monitoring of user reviews and ratings, digital publishing, analytics, promotions management, surveys and mobile payment processing. We provide these companies only with the information they need to perform their services. For mobile payment processing, the mobile payment service providers will provide your information to your mobile telephone service provider to bill you directly.
Promotional Offers, Sweepstakes, or Contests. If you choose to enter a sweepstakes, contest or other promotion, your information may be disclosed to third parties who help design, administer and implement the promotion, including in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment and aggregated data analysis. Your information also may be disclosed as required by law, such as on a winners list.
Aggregated, Anonymous Information. We authorize certain service providers to utilize for their business purposes and in accordance with their privacy policies certain aggregated, anonymous information derived from data collected when you use the products and services they support on our behalf, such as to report on usage or industry trends to their customer base. This aggregated, anonymous information does not identify you personally.
Business Transfers. We may share your information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of one or more of our businesses, a merger, the creation of a separate business to provide certain of our products and services, the sale or pledge of our assets, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy, insolvency or receivership. Information about our customers, donors, and other users of our websites and other products and services may also be shared in connection with a transaction in which Project JUST or one of our affiliates, is seeking financing, investment, support, or funding.
Project JUST will notify you if Project JUST transfers ownership and control of your personally identifiable information to an unaffiliated third party in connection with a substantial corporate transaction.
Legal Requirements. We may disclose your information if required by law, such as to comply with a court order or subpoena.
Protect our Websites and Users. We may also disclose your information to investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected illegal activities or any violation of the User Agreement or to protect and defend the legal rights and safety of our websites and our employees, agents and contractors (including to enforce our agreements) or in connection with any safety or security concerns.
5. Choice/Opt out
Opting out of email communications (promotional, free email newsletters, fundraising emails)
If you subscribe to any of our paid products or services or our our free email newsletters, we may send you promotional emails about our other products and services or to ask you about your experience.
Opting out online
You can opt out of receiving these email communications from us by following the instructions provided at the bottom of each email. If you use this method, you will stop receiving only that particular type of email message.
Please allow up to 10 business days for changes to your email preferences to take effect. During that time, you may continue to receive email communications from us that were already in process.
Opting out of receiving email communications will not affect your receipt of service-related communications such as order confirmations, renewal/expiration notices, payment card notifications, and other service-related announcements relating to your account.
Opting out of fundraising communications
If you wish to opt out of receiving fundraising communications from us, please email [email protected]
Because we schedule many fundraising communications in advance, it may take up to 8 weeks for an opt out request to become effective.
Opting out of consumer surveys
We have supplementary policies that specifically address information collected through participation in our surveys. You can stop receiving consumer surveys by following the opt out instructions in each survey email invitation. You can also stop receiving future surveys by emailing us at [email protected].
Opting out of online and mobile website advertising
To help maintain our independence and impartiality, we accept no outside advertising. However, we may place ads for our own products and services on our own sites, as well as on other Web sites you visit. Ads for Project JUST products and services may be customized to your interests and preferences based on information collected as you browse online. Tracking technologies like cookies and web beacons are used for these purposes. You can opt out of interest-based advertising, as well as advertising on your mobile device, by visiting TRUSTe’s Ad Preference Manager.
Some of our products and services, including the projectjust.com web site, use Google Analytics Advertising Features and its associated tracking technologies to help display the Project JUST ads you see on other sites, and to help us manage and optimize our online advertising efforts. To opt out of Google Analytics Advertising Features, visit Google’s Ad Settings page. Website users can also access the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser Add-on.
Do Not Track: Some Internet browsers include the ability to transmit “Do Not Track” signals that give consumers control over the collection and use of web browsing information. Since uniform standards for “Do Not Track” signals have not yet been adopted, Project JUST does not process or respond to such signals in users’ web browsers at this time.
6. Accessing Your Information
If you have provided personal information to us in an online account, you can access and edit that information by logging in and visiting here. For any other requests, please write to us at: [email protected].
7. Protection of Information
We are committed to protecting your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration. We have put in place physical, technical and administrative procedures to help safeguard and prevent unauthorized access to the data we collect.
8. Third Party Sites and Services
We work with third parties, such as ad networks, analytics companies and social networking platforms, and they may collect information about your online activities over time and across our sites and other online services.
10. Your California Privacy Rights
Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to whom certain information has been disclosed during the preceding year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and want such a list, please write to us at: [email protected].
For all requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request and include the name of the PJ website with respect to which you are requesting the information, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code.
11. Privacy Protection for Children
The PJ Products and other products and services are directed toward a general audience and are intended for adults only. We do not knowingly request information from children under the age of 13. In those instances where a PJ Product has actual knowledge that it collects information from or offers a service directed toward children as defined under applicable laws, it will comply with those laws.
12. Visitors from Outside the United States