Privacy Policy

By visiting the site, you consent to our collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this policy. This includes any information you choose to provide that is deemed sensitive under applicable law. This policy only applies to Class Curious’s site. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of any of our members, third-party websites.

Class Curious’s Terms of Use require all account owners to be at least 18 years of age (or have the permission and supervision of a responsible parent or legal guardian), therefore, this policy does not discuss use of our site by minors.

Export of Data

By using Class Curious, you authorize Class Curious to use your information in any country where Class Curious operates. Please be aware that the privacy laws and standards in certain countries, including the rights of authorities to access your personal information, may differ from those applying in the country in which you reside. We will only transfer personal data to these countries where permitted to do so by law and we will take steps to ensure that your personal information continues to enjoy appropriate protections.

Information Collected or Received

To use our platform, you will need to provide us with a valid email address and you may be able to choose a username. Depending on the services you choose, we may collect additional information, for example: information in private channels, billing or payment information, a telephone number, and a physical address. Please note that for security and performance reasons, such content may need to be accessed by certain Class Curious personnel from time to time.

Your username is publicly displayed and connected to your activity on the site. Other people may see the date you joined; ratings, reviews and related photos for experiences you purchased or sold; your profile information; experiences you listed for sale; your shop pages and policies; your favorites, followers and those you follow; sold experience listings and the number of experiences sold; and comments you post in our community spaces. You may optionally choose to provide and publicly display your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender, and location).

We use technologies such as cookies, clear gifs, log files, and flash cookies for several purposes, including to help understand how you interact with our site and services, in order to provide a better experience.

Uses and Sharing

We use the information that we gather from you users in a number of ways. For example, we could use your forum suggestions to improve our services; we use data analytics and work with certain third-party service providers for targeted online and offline marketing; and of course, we use your email address to communicate with you. We also partner with service providers and other third parties that collect, use, promote, and analyze information about Class Curious and visitors.

Class Curious will not sell or disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, except as specified in our Privacy Policy.

Choices

You may review and change your information in your account settings, and you may remove certain optional pieces of information.

You may control the receipt of certain types of communications from Class Curious in your account settings. You may limit certain tracking by disabling cookies in your web browser.

Information

If you have questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy or practices, please contact us at legal@ClassCurious.com.

We’ll communicate when we make changes to our Privacy Policy as described below.

We rely on various authorized methods, including your consent, to enable us to transfer your personal data to the US (if you do not live in the US) and to other countries. In some countries, the privacy laws and standards, including the rights of certain authorities to access your personal information, may differ from those that apply in your home country.

Information Collected or Received

As a Class Curious member you are required to provide a valid email address at registration and you may be able to choose a username or alias that represents your identity on the site.

Depending on which services you choose to use, Class Curious may require additional information to provide the service, such as a shop name, billing and payment information (including billing address, telephone number, credit card information), a telephone number, and/or a physical postal address. As a Class Curious seller, if you choose to use our direct checkout payment service, Class Curious may require information such as your social security number, identification ID or tax ID, date of birth, bank account information, credit card information and/or other proof of identification in order to verify your identity and provide this service to you and to comply with applicable law. We may store credit card information and use it for both billing and payment purposes. Class Curious may contact individual shop owners to confidentially request more information about their shops or experiences listed on the site, or to ensure compliance with our rules and applicable law. Certain products or services on Class Curious may require you to complete an application; information you submit through the application processes will not be displayed publicly and will only be used internally by Class Curious, unless otherwise specified.

You may optionally choose to provide and publicly display your full name and other personal information (such as birthday, gender, location) in connection with your account and activity.

Your username, user ID or alias is publicly displayed and connected to your activity on the site. Other people may see the date you joined, reviews, ratings, profile information, experiences listed for sale, shop pages, sold experience listings, and comments in community spaces.

Class Curious automatically receives and records information from your browser or your mobile device when you visit the site, such as your IP address or unique device identifier, cookies and data about which pages you visit on the site and stores it in log files. We may combine this automatically collected information with other information we collect about you. This information helps us to prevent fraud and keep the site secure, analyze and understand how the site work for members and visitors, and provide a more personalized experience for members and visitors.

Class Curious may receive data from those connected third-party applications. Connecting your Class Curious account to third-party applications or services is optional, and when you connect your account to an external app, you will be granting Class Curious permission to receive information from the third-party applications. You can also choose to share some of your activity on Class Curious on certain social media networks which are connected to your Class Curious account.

Class Curious may receive or obtain information (for example: an email address or IP address) about a person who is not yet a registered Class Curious in connection with certain features of the site, such as when a non-member subscribes to a Class Curious newsletter, a member invites a non-member to visit the site, a member uploads non-member information using the contact uploader feature, a non-member engages in a transaction, or a member sends a gift card code to a non-member. Non-member information is used only for the purposes disclosed when it was submitted to Class Curious. A non-member can contact Class Curious support at support@classcurious.com if they do not want Class Curious to retain their information.

Class Curious also collects certain information from both members and non-members who visit websites hosted by the site. This information may include your IP address or unique device identifier, and cookies and data from the pages you visit.

Choice & Control

You may change or correct your account information (except your username) on the site. You may also remove certain optional information on the site that you no longer wish to be publicly visible on the site, such as your full name.

Findability

If you do not want your contacts to be able to find you on Class Curious through your email address, phone number, or social networking connections, then you may opt out through your account settings on the site. If you do not wish to be located on Class Curious via your full name, you may remove your name from your public account information on the site. It is not possible to opt out of being found via your username.

Messages from Class Curious

On occasion, Class Curious will contact you. Primarily, these messages are delivered by email, and every account is required to keep a valid email address on file to receive messages. Class Curious may contact you by telephone to provide member support or for transaction related purposes if you give us permission to call you. Additionally, Class Curious may send you an SMS message or physical mail in order to provide you with customer support or to provide you with information about products and features you may find of interest. You may update your contact preferences in your account settings.

Some messages from Class Curious are service-related and required for members. Examples of service-related messages include an email address confirmation/welcome email when you register your account, notification of an order, and correspondence with Class Curious’s support team. You may not opt out of receiving service-related messages from Class Curious, unless you close your account.

Class Curious may also send you messages related to certain features or your activity on the site. Class Curious may send you news or updates about changes to our site. From time to time, we may develop new types of messages and share them with you to inform you about our services. Primarily, members will receive these messages via email, but you may choose to opt out of receiving different types of messages through the settings on your Class Curious account.

Class Curious offers optional email newsletters. When you register for an account, or choose to subscribe to a newsletter, you will receive newsletters from us. Newsletters are available to both members and non-members. Members may subscribe or unsubscribe from optional newsletters under account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails. Non-members may subscribe by providing an email address, which will only be used by Class Curious for these newsletters. Non-members may unsubscribe from newsletters by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails.

Information Uses, Sharing & Disclosure

Class Curious will not disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties without your consent, except as specified in this policy. We generally use the information to provide and improve our services and products, for billing and payments, for identification and authentication, for targeted online and offline marketing, to contact members or interested parties, and for general research and aggregate reporting.

Class Curious limits access to your personal information by Class Curious personnel to those whom we believe reasonably need that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.

Please be aware that the privacy laws and standards in certain jurisdictions may differ from those applying in the country in which you reside.

As part of the buying and selling process, Class Curious will facilitate the sharing of information between the two members involved in the transaction, such as the other member’s email address, shipping address, and payment information. By making a sale or a purchase on the site you are directing us to share your information in this way. We expect you to respect the privacy of the member whose information you received. As described in Class Curious’s Terms of Use, you have a limited license to use that information only for Class Curious. Class Curious has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages or unauthorized transactions. Without express consent from that person, you must not add any Class Curious to your email or physical mailing list or misuse any member’s personal information. Remember that you need to comply with all relevant legal rules when you use the site. This includes applicable data protection and privacy laws which govern the ways in which you can use another Class Curious member’s information.

Class Curious may release your personal information to a third party in the following circumstances: to protect, establish, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; to comply with a subpoena, court order, legal process, or other legal requirement; or when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, or investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, threats to our property, or violations of Class Curious’s Terms of Use.

We also may disclose personal information to parties in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, Class Curious may disclose a name, address, country, phone number, email address and company name.

Class Curious is affiliated with a variety of businesses and works closely with them. These businesses may offer promotions (including email promotions) or sell experiences or services to you through Class Curious’s services. Class Curious may also provide services or sell products jointly with affiliated businesses. When an affiliated business is associated with your transaction, we may share information related to the transaction with that affiliated business to facilitate your transaction.

Class Curious may share demographic information with business partners, but it will always be aggregated and anonymized, so personally-identifiable information is not revealed.

Class Curious may engage third party companies and individuals (such as payment processors, research companies, analytics and security providers) to help provide our services. These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to Class Curious not to disclose or use your information for other purposes.

In some cases, Class Curious may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions (such as a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of Class Curious’s assets), member information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. If Class Curious intends to transfer information about you, Class Curious will notify you by email or by putting a prominent notice on the site, and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt out before information about you becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Third-party plug-ins also may collect information about your use of the site. For example, when you load a page on the site that has a social plug-in from a third-party site or service, such as a “Like” or “Send” button, you are also loading content from that third-party site. That site may request cookies directly from your browser. These interactions are subject to the privacy policy of the third-party site. In addition, certain cookies and other tracking mechanisms on our site are used by third parties for targeted online marketing and other purposes. These technologies allow a partner to recognize your computer or mobile device each time you visit the site, but do not allow access to personal information from Class Curious. Class Curious does not have access or control over these third-party technologies, and they are not covered by our Privacy Policy. If you prefer to prevent third parties from setting and accessing cookies on your computer, you may set your browser to block cookies.

We can only speak for ourselves; this policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that Class Curious does not own or control, or individuals that Class Curious does not employ or manage. If you provide your information to others, different practices may apply to the use or disclosure of the information you provide to them. Class Curious is not responsible for the privacy or security practices of Class Curious or other websites on the Internet, even those linked to or from the site. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your personal information to others.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. Your Class Curious account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access to your account and information by choosing your password carefully, and keeping your password and computer secure, such as by signing out after using our services.

Class Curious follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once Class Curious receives it. Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Data Retention

Class Curious will retain your information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, for as long as your account is active, or as needed to provide you services. If you no longer want Class Curious to use your information to provide you services, you may close your account. Class Curious will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Please note that closing your account may not free up your email address, username, or shop name for reuse on a new account.

You may inform us of any changes or requests regarding your personal data, and in accordance with our obligations under applicable data protection law, we may update or delete your personal data accordingly. We’ll respond to your request within a reasonable timeframe.

Your Rights

If you are on Class Curious, you can access, correct, change, and delete certain personal information associated with your account by visiting your account settings. If you need further assistance, you can contact Class Curious through one of the channels listed below under “Contact Class Curious.”

Privacy Policy Changes

We may update this policy from time to time. If we believe that the changes are material, we’ll definitely let you know by doing one (or more) of the following: (1) posting the changes on the site or (2) sending you an email or message about the changes. That way you can decide whether you want to continue using the site. Changes will be effective upon the posting of the changes. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any changes. Your use of the site following the changes constitutes your acceptance of the updated policy.

Contact Class Curious

If you have questions or suggestions about personal information you can contact Class Curious’s Support by sending an email to legal@Class Curious.com, or by writing to us at one of the following addresses:

450 Lexington Avenue

New York, NY, 10017 USA

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