“App”: Any app owned by us that is meant for use on mobile communication devices including Smartphone’s and tablets
“Platforms”: Refers to the Site and App collectively
“Cookie”: Information transferred via a website or app to a user’s device for record-keeping purposes
“web beacon”: A one-pixel image that may be embedded in a web page or e-mail message that may be visible to the user, or may be transparent
“linked sites”: Links to internet websites maintained by third parties
“third party platforms”: Internet sites maintained by third parties. oopsytheclown.com does not control in any respect, or necessarily endorse, the information, content products, services, advertising, or other materials that may be found on the linked site.
i) Direct Request:
We do not request the submission of personal information about your minor child. You are free to determine whether or not to engage in any activity on our Platforms or submit personal information that can be used to identify or contact you, whether online or offline. This includes your or your minor child’s name, email address, phone number or other information). Please note that most of the activities on our Platforms do not require you to submit any personal information.
If you are asked to submit personal information, we will explain in the sign-up or collection process how we will use the information. For example, an email address may be required when signing up for a newsletter. This information will be used only as stated, other than in Special Circumstances which are described below.
Behavioral advertising is not utilized on our Platforms, meaning that you will not see any advertising that is targeted to you based on your combined activity on our Platforms and other sites.
ii) Children’s Platforms:
Personal information that may be collected on our Platforms and that may be directed to minor children under the age of 13 is set to follow resolutions passed by Canadian and international privacy and data protection commissioners in 2008 as outlined in the Canadian Regina Resolution, the International Strasbourg Resolution and the United States’ Children’s Online Privacy Protection.
Parental consent will be obtained by us before asking for personal information on our Children’s Platforms unless the request for information falls within an exception that would be permitted under these resolutions and policies. Personal information collected from children is not made publicly available nor do we enable children to do so on our Platforms.
We will not require a child’s participation in any activity or service on the disclosure of more personal information than is reasonably necessary to participate in an activity.
Parents and/or guardians may contact us to review, update or delete any of their children’s personal information that may have been collected and elect that we do not collect any additional personal information from them.
iii) Anonymous Information:
Internal operations support includes:
– Metrics monitoring (eg. total number of visitors/traffic at any given time);
– User location (e.g., zip/postal code information);
– Browser identification and adaptation
– Technological diagnostics and repair
i) Law Enforcement and Safety: We may access, preserve and share your information when we have a good-faith belief that it is necessary to:
(a) Respond to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order or subpoena) or otherwise to take action because we believe it is required or advisable under the law;
(b) Detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity;
(c) Respond to your requests for customer service; or
(d) Limit our legal liability or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of ourselves, any user of our Platforms, a third party, or the general public including as part of investigations.
iii) Security Notice: In the unlikely event that we believe a breach of security has compromised personal information that is in our possession or control, we may notify you, if deemed appropriate, as expeditiously as possible via the e-mail address you have provided. You consent to our use of e-mail as a means of such notification.
Security of Your Information
We strive to maintain the security of information but cannot guarantee that information security measures are fail-safe or that our Platforms may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. We maintain technical and organizational procedures to keep information collected secure, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers and use of electronic security systems and password protections to guard against unauthorized access.
Links From Our Platforms to Third Party Websites
Effectivedate: January 1, 2017 | Reviewed March 30, 2022