PRIVACY POLICY

Lightning Innovators is committed to maintaining robust privacy protections for its users. Our Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Service.

I. INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.” Non-Personal Information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data, the general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and the number of clicks. Personal Information includes only your email, which you submit to us through the registration process at the Site.

Information collected via Technology

To activate the Service you do not need to submit any Personal Information other than your email address. To use the Service thereafter, you do not need to submit further Personal Information. However, in an effort to improve the quality of the Service, we track information provided to us by your browser or by our software application when you view or use the Service, such as the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), the type of browser you use, the device from which you connected to the Service, the time and date of access, and other information that does not personally identify you. We track this information using cookies, or small text files which include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to a user’s browser from our servers and are stored on the user’s computer hard drive. Sending a cookie to a user’s browser enables us to collect Non-Personal information about that user and keep a record of the user’s preferences when utilizing our services, both on an individual and aggregate basis. For example, the Company may use cookies to collect the following information:

· [User e-mail address,  the file user have bought from us]

Lightning Innovators may use both persistent and session cookies; persistent cookies remain on your computer after you close your session and until you delete them, while session cookies expire when you close your browser.

Information you provide us by registering for an account

In addition to the information provided automatically by your browser when you visit the Site, to become a subscriber to the Service you will need to create a personal profile. You can create a profile by registering with the Service and entering your email address and creating a user name and a password. By registering, you are authorizing us to collect, store and use your email address in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

II. HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION

Personal Information:

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share for marketing purposes your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. We do share Personal Information with vendors who are performing services for the Company, such as the servers for our email communications who are provided access to user’s email address for purposes of sending emails from us. Those vendors use your Personal Information only at our direction and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

In general, the Personal Information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you. For example, we use Personal Information to contact users in response to questions, solicit feedback from users, provide technical support, and inform users about promotional offers.

Non-Personal Information

In general, we use Non-Personal Information to help us improve the Service and customize the user experience. We also aggregate Non-Personal Information in order to track trends and analyze usage patterns on the Site. This Privacy Policy does not limit in any way our use or disclosure of Non-Personal Information and we reserve the right to use and disclose such Non-Personal Information to our partners, advertisers and other third parties at our discretion.

In the event we undergo a business transaction such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be among the assets transferred. You acknowledge and consent that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy and that any acquirer of our assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If our information practices change at any time in the future, we will post the policy changes to the Site so that you may opt out of the new information practices. We suggest that you check the Site periodically if you are concerned about how your information is used.

III. HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION

We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. Your account is protected by your account password and we urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by not disclosing your password and by logging out of your account after each use. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures including encryption, firewalls and secure socket layer technology. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software. By using our Service, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

IV. YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail. You can also indicate that you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us in the “Settings” section in the user account. Please note that notwithstanding the promotional preferences you indicate by either unsubscribing or opting out in the Settings section of the Site, we may continue to send you administrative emails including, for example, periodic updates to our Privacy Policy.

V. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

As part of our Service, we may provide links to or compatibility with other websites or applications. However, we are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by those websites or the information or content they contain. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by us through the Site and the Service. Therefore, this Privacy Policy does not apply to your use of a third party website accessed by selecting a link on our Site or via our Service. To the extent that you access or use the Service through or on another website or application, then the privacy policy of that other website or application will apply to your access or use of that site or application. We encourage our users to read the privacy statements of other websites before proceeding to use them.

 

VI. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Lightning Innovators reserves the right to change this policy and our Terms of Service at any time. We will notify you of significant changes to our Privacy Policy by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account or by placing a prominent notice on our site. Significant changes will go into effect 30 days following such notification. Non-material changes or clarifications will take effect immediately. You should periodically check the Site and this privacy page for updates.

VII.  Portfolio Acknowledgment

Lightning Innovators has the right to publish completed websites in a portfolio to share with the public. If Lightning Innovators decides to choose your development as part of their portfolio, you will be informed as well as receive free exposure to your development. All software developments will be included in Lightning Innovators portfolio automatically. Client has the option to refuse their development being featured in Lightning Innovators portfolio. Additional cost may occur if client decides to opt out of Lightning Innovators portfolio.

In addition, websites may be chosen to be featured on other 3rd party websites that may draw additional traffic to that website Lightning Innovators will inform clients of this, there will not be any additional costs if Lightning Innovators chooses your website or other development.

VIII. Refunds / Credits

Refunds will only be given for hosting and domain services (hosting.lightninginnovators.com) and physical products (flash drives, hard drives, etc.) The following services do not qualify for a refund unless stated.

Custom Web Development and or Web Design – No refund given once design/development has started. Monthly payments can be stopped resulting in suspension or termination of services.  

Saas Development – No Refunds provided, monthly payments can be stopped. Resulting in suspension or termination of services.  

Photography – Only credit will be given for portraits – events are nonrefundable only a max of 25% credit can be given that must be approved by a corporate staff member. 

Marketing services – No refunds provided, no credit provided

(Exception: Express ‘Em – Per issue based full refund of service if not used (0 sent out) or prorated for usage no exceptions provided for prorated refunds. ) This DOES NOT apply if under service contract, please refer to contract for more information on refunds

 

IX. Content Provided for services

Content provided should be in an editable format such as .doc  or text files. Noneditable content sent could result in additional charges.

Formats such as PDF’s or other noneditable documents sent in for content will not be accepted if additional charges are denied for payment unless the content is uploaded as a downloadable file or entire document is shown.

All copyright and trademark laws are followed by every Lightning Innovators staff member, any content that matches copyrighted or trademarked materials will be denied for uploaded, no exceptions will be granted unless the owner of the copyright or trademarked material has provided written permission or if the client is the owner of the copyrighted or trademarked material. (stock images require license info)

X. CONTACT US

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, please contact us by sending an email to legal@lightninginnovators.com.

Last Updated: This Privacy Policy was last updated on [07/30/2017].

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