1. Information that H2O Collects
a. Usage Data
b. Personally Identifiable Information
In order to access certain parts of the H2O Services, H2O may require you to provide personally identifiable information, such as your email address, in order to create an account and access certain parts of the H2O Services. H2O uses this information to manage your account, communicate with you, and provide the H2O Services to you. H2O will not collect any personally identifiable information from your use of the H2O Services unless you choose to provide it by registering for an account or otherwise posting, sending or uploading the information to the H2O Services.
c. User Content that You Post to the H2O Services
You may also post User Content to the H2O Services at your discretion. User Content that you post or provide through the H2O Services will be publicly available, viewable to other Users, and may appear in search results on third-party search engines. H2O recommends that you do not post any personally identifiable information, such as your address, social security number or other personal information, as that information may be publicly displayed and seen by other Users.
2. How H2O Uses the Information It Collects
H2O uses the information that it collects to deliver and improve the H2O Services, administer mailing lists and online communities, and other activities related to the provision of the H2O Services. H2O may publish or make certain information collected through the H2O Services publicly available, but will not make your email or other personally identifiable information public without your consent. H2O may retain all data and content collected through the H2O Services for restorative, archival, or research purposes. Editing or deleting your User Content will alter the public availability of the User Content, but may not permanently delete the content from the H2O Services.
3. Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
H2O may share the information it collects with its third-party service providers or partners for research purposes or as necessary to provide or improve the H2O Services. In addition, although H2O will not publicly share personally identifiable information unless you choose to make that information public, H2O may publicly share aggregated data or statistics related to the H2O Services that may include anonymized User information or usage statistics. In the event that H2O is required by law to disclose any information related to your account, H2O will use reasonable efforts to provide you with notice of the request by email, unless H2O is prohibited by law or government order from doing so.
4. Children’s Privacy
The H2O Services are intended for adults. H2O will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years of age. If H2O discovers it has collected personally identifying information from a child under the age of 13, H2O will delete this information from its records as soon as possible. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under age 13 who you believe has submitted personal information to the H2O Services, please contact H2O immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
H2O has taken efforts to put security measures in place to protect information and data that is collected through the H2O Services. However, H2O cannot guarantee or warrant that any information collected through the H2O Services will remain confidential, and many functions of the H2O Services are intended to make information and content publicly available. You are responsible for setting and maintaining the security of your password. H2O may not keep a copy of your password, so please safeguard the password associated with your account and do not share your password with third parties.
Last modified on April 24, 2019.