Last updated: December 6, 2021
disclosure of Your information when You use the Service and tells You about Your privacy rights and how the
law protects You.
We use Your Personal data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service,
INTERPRETATION AND DEFINITIONS
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the
following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they
appear in singular or in plural.
- You means the individual accessing or
using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing
or using the Service, as applicable.
- Under GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), You can be
referred to as the Data Subject or as the User as you are the individual using the Service.
- Company (referred to as either
"the Company", "We", "Us" or "Our" in this Agreement) refers to
Global Illumination, Inc, 447 Broadway, 2nd Floor,
#711, New York, NY 10012.
- For the purpose of the GDPR, the Company is the Data
- Affiliate means an entity that
controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where "control" means
ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for
election of directors or other managing authority.
- Account means a unique account created
for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
- Website refers to Global Illumination,
accessible from https://ill.inc
- Service refers to the Website.
- Country refers to: United States
- Service Provider means any natural or
legal person who processes the data on behalf of the Company. It refers to third-party companies or
individuals employed by the Company to facilitate the Service, to provide the Service on behalf of the
Company, to perform services related to the Service or to assist the Company in analyzing how the
Service is used. For the purpose of the GDPR, Service Providers are considered Data Processors.
- Third-party Social Media Service refers
to any website or any social network website through which a User can log in or create an account to use
- Personal Data is any information that
relates to an identified or identifiable individual.
- For the purposes for GDPR, Personal Data means any information
relating to You such as a name, an identification number, location data, online identifier or to one or
more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social
- For the purposes of the CCPA, Personal Data means any information
that identifies, relates to, describes or is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be
linked, directly or indirectly, with You.
- Cookies are small files that are placed
on Your computer, mobile device or any other device by a website, containing the details of Your
browsing history on that website among its many uses.
- Device means any device that can access
the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
- Usage Data refers to data collected
automatically, either generated by the use of the Service or from the Service infrastructure itself (for
example, the duration of a page visit).
- Data Controller, for the purposes of the
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), refers to the Company as the legal person which alone or
jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data.
- Do Not Track (DNT) is a concept that
has been promoted by US regulatory authorities, in particular the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC),
for the Internet industry to develop and implement a mechanism for allowing internet users to control
the tracking of their online activities across websites.
- Business, for the purpose of the CCPA
(California Consumer Privacy Act), refers to the Company as the legal entity that collects
Consumers' personal information and determines the purposes and means of the processing of
Consumers' personal information, or on behalf of which such information is collected and that alone,
or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of consumers' personal
information, that does business in the State of California.
- Consumer, for the purpose of the CCPA
(California Consumer Privacy Act), means a natural person who is a California resident. A resident, as
defined in the law, includes (1) every individual who is in the USA for other than a temporary or
transitory purpose, and (2) every individual who is domiciled in the USA who is outside the USA for a
temporary or transitory purpose.
- Sale, for the purpose of the CCPA
(California Consumer Privacy Act), means selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making
available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means,
a Consumer's Personal information to another business or a third party for monetary or other
COLLECTING AND USING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Types of Data Collected
While using Our Service, We may ask You to provide Us with certain personally
identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify You. Personally identifiable information
may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Usage Data
Usage Data is collected automatically when using the Service.
Usage Data may include information such as Your Device's Internet Protocol
address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that You visit, the time
and date of Your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic
When You access the Service by or through a mobile device, We may collect certain
information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device You use, Your mobile
device unique ID, the IP address of Your mobile device, Your mobile operating system, the type of mobile
Internet browser You use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
We may also collect information that Your browser sends whenever You visit our
Service or when You access the Service by or through a mobile device.
Tracking Technologies and Cookies
and store certain information. Tracking technologies used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and
track information and to improve and analyze Our Service.
You can instruct Your browser to refuse all Cookies or to indicate when a Cookie is
being sent. However, if You do not accept Cookies, You may not be able to use some parts of our
Cookies can be "Persistent" or "Session" Cookies. Persistent
Cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when You go offline, while Session Cookies are
deleted as soon as You close your web browser. Learn more about cookies: All About Cookies.
We use both session and persistent Cookies for the purposes set out below:
- Necessary / Essential Cookies
- Type: Session Cookies
- Administered by: Us
- Purpose: These Cookies are essential to provide You with services
available through the Website and to enable You to use some of its features. They help to authenticate
users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these Cookies, the services that You have
asked for cannot be provided, and We only use these Cookies to provide You with those services.
- Cookies Policy / Notice Acceptance Cookies
- Type: Persistent Cookies
- Administered by: Us
- Purpose: These Cookies identify if users have accepted the use of
cookies on the Website.
- Type: Persistent Cookies
- Administered by: Us
- Purpose: These Cookies allow us to remember choices You make when
You use the Website, such as remembering your login details or language preference. The purpose of these
Cookies is to provide You with a more personal experience and to avoid You having to re-enter your
preferences every time You use the Website.
- Tracking and Performance Cookies
- Type: Persistent Cookies
- Administered by: Third-Parties
- Purpose: These Cookies are used to track information about
traffic to the Website and how users use the Website. The information gathered via these Cookies may
directly or indirectly identify you as an individual visitor. This is because the information collected
is typically linked to a pseudonymous identifier associated with the device you use to access the
Website. We may also use these Cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality
of the Website to see how our users react to them.
For more information about the cookies we use and your choices regarding cookies,
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The Company may use Personal Data for the following purposes:
- To provide and maintain our Service,
including to monitor the usage of our Service.
- To manage Your Account: to manage Your
registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different
functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a registered user.
- For the performance of a contract: the
development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services You
have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.
- To contact You: To contact You by email,
telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile
application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the
functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or
reasonable for their implementation.
- To provide You with news, special
offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to
those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such
- To manage Your requests: To attend and
manage Your requests to Us.
We may share your personal information in the following situations:
- With Service Providers: We may share Your
personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, for payment
processing, to contact You.
- For Business transfers: We may share or
transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of
Company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
- With Affiliates: We may share Your
information with Our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy
Policy. Affiliates include Our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners or
other companies that We control or that are under common control with Us.
- With Business partners: We may share Your
information with Our business partners to offer You certain products, services or promotions.
- With other users: when You share personal
information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed
by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register
through a Third-Party Social Media Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may
see Your name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity. Similarly, other users will be able
to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the
to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with
applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is
generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or
to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time
TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Company's
operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means
that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of
Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ
than those from Your jurisdiction.
represents Your agreement to that transfer.
The Company will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is
place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of
Your data and other personal information.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
If the Company is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data
may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a
Under certain circumstances, the Company may be required to disclose Your Personal
Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a
Other legal requirements
The Company may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action
is necessary to:
- Comply with a legal obligation
- Protect and defend the rights or property of the Company
- Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the
- Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the
- Protect against legal liability
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of
transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use
commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute
DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Service Providers have access to Your Personal Data only to perform their tasks on
Our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service providers to monitor and analyze the use of our
- Google Analytics
- Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that
tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our
Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to
contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
- You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service
available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on
Google Analytics about visits activity.
- For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please
visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy
We may use Your Personal Data to contact You with newsletters, marketing or
promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to You. You may opt-out of receiving
any, or all, of these communications from Us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in
any email We send or by contacting Us.
We may use Email Marketing Service Providers to manage and send emails to You.
We may provide paid products and/or services within the Service. In that case, we may
use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).
We will not store or collect Your payment card details. That information is provided
directly to Our third-party payment processors whose use of Your personal information is governed by their
Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and
Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of payment information.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under GDPR
We may process Personal Data under the following conditions:
- Consent: You have given Your consent for
processing Personal Data for one or more specific purposes.
- Performance of a contract: Provision of
Personal Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with You and/or for any pre-contractual
- Legal obligations: Processing Personal Data
is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Company is subject.
- Vital interests: Processing Personal Data is
necessary in order to protect Your vital interests or of another natural person.
- Public interests: Processing Personal Data
is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority
vested in the Company.
- Legitimate interests: Processing Personal
Data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Company.
In any case, the Company will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that
applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or
contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE GDPR
The Company undertakes to respect the confidentiality of Your Personal Data and to
guarantee You can exercise Your rights.
- Request access to Your Personal Data. The
right to access, update or delete the information We have on You. Whenever made possible, you can
access, update or request deletion of Your Personal Data directly within Your account settings section.
If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact Us to assist You. This also enables
You to receive a copy of the Personal Data We hold about You.
- Request correction of the Personal Data that We hold about
You. You have the right to to have any incomplete or inaccurate information We
hold about You corrected.
- Object to processing of Your Personal Data.
This right exists where We are relying on a legitimate interest as the legal basis for Our processing
and there is something about Your particular situation, which makes You want to object to our processing
of Your Personal Data on this ground. You also have the right to object where We are processing Your
Personal Data for direct marketing purposes.
- Request erasure of Your Personal Data. You
have the right to ask Us to delete or remove Personal Data when there is no good reason for Us to
continue processing it.
- Request the transfer of Your Personal Data.
We will provide to You, or to a third-party You have chosen, Your Personal Data in a structured,
commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated
information which You initially provided consent for Us to use or where We used the information to
perform a contract with You.
- Withdraw Your consent. You have the right to
withdraw Your consent on using your Personal Data. If You withdraw Your consent, We may not be able to
provide You with access to certain specific functionalities of the Service.
EXERCISING OF YOUR GDPR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
You may exercise Your rights of access, rectification, cancellation and opposition by
contacting Us. Please note that we may ask You to verify Your identity before responding to such requests.
If You make a request, We will try our best to respond to You as soon as possible.
You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about Our collection
and use of Your Personal Data. For more information, if You are in the European Economic Area (EEA), please
contact Your local data protection authority in the EEA.
Your Rights under the CCPA
the following rights:
- The right to notice. You must be properly
notified which categories of Personal Data are being collected and the purposes for which the Personal
Data is being used.
- The right to access / the right to request.
The CCPA permits You to request and obtain from the Company information regarding the disclosure of Your
Personal Data that has been collected in the past 12 months by the Company or its subsidiaries to a
third-party for the third party's direct marketing purposes.
- The right to say no to the sale of Personal Data. You also have the right to ask the Company not to sell Your Personal Data to third parties.
You can submit such a request by visiting our "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" section or
- The right to know about Your Personal Data.
You have the right to request and obtain from the Company information regarding the disclosure of the
- The categories of Personal Data collected
- The sources from which the Personal Data was collected
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling the
- Categories of third parties with whom We share Personal
- The specific pieces of Personal Data we collected about
- The right to delete Personal Data. You also
have the right to request the deletion of Your Personal Data that have been collected in the past 12
- The right not to be discriminated against.
You have the right not to be discriminated against for exercising any of Your Consumer's rights,
- Denying goods or services to You
- Charging different prices or rates for goods or services,
including the use of discounts or other benefits or imposing penalties
- Providing a different level or quality of goods or services to
- Suggesting that You will receive a different price or rate for
goods or services or a different level or quality of goods or services.
EXERCISING YOUR CCPA DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
In order to exercise any of Your rights under the CCPA, and if you are a California
resident, You can email or call us or visit our "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" section or
The Company will disclose and deliver the required information free of charge within
45 days of receiving Your verifiable request. The time period to provide the required information may be
extended once by an additional 45 days when reasonable necessary and with prior notice.
DO NOT SELL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell personal information. However, the Service Providers we partner with
(for example, our advertising partners) may use technology on the Service that "sells" personal
information as defined by the CCPA law.
If you wish to opt out of the use of your personal information for interest-based
advertising purposes and these potential sales as defined under CCPA law, you may do so by following the
Please note that any opt out is specific to the browser You use. You may need to opt
out on every browser that you use.
You can opt out of receiving ads that are personalized as served by our Service
Providers by following our instructions presented on the Service:
- From Our "Cookie Consent" notice banner
- Or from Our "CCPA Opt-out" notice banner
- Or from Our "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" notice
- Or from Our "Do Not Sell My Personal Information"
The opt out will place a cookie on Your computer that is unique to the browser You
use to opt out. If you change browsers or delete the cookies saved by your browser, you will need to opt out
Your mobile device may give you the ability to opt out of the use of information
about the apps you use in order to serve you ads that are targeted to your interests:
- "Opt out of Interest-Based Ads" or "Opt out of Ads
Personalization" on Android devices
- "Limit Ad Tracking" on iOS devices
- You can also stop the collection of location information from Your
mobile device by changing the preferences on your mobile device.
"DO NOT TRACK" POLICY AS REQUIRED BY CALIFORNIA ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION
Our Service does not respond to Do Not Track signals.
However, some third party websites do keep track of Your browsing activities. If You
are visiting such websites, You can set Your preferences in Your web browser to inform websites that You do
not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of Your
YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS (CALIFORNIA'S SHINE THE LIGHT LAW)
Under California Civil Code Section 1798 (California's Shine the Light law),
California residents with an established business relationship with us can request information once a year
about sharing their Personal Data with third parties for the third parties' direct marketing
If you'd like to request more information under the California Shine the Light
law, and if you are a California resident, You can contact Us using the contact information provided
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR MINOR USERS (CALIFORNIA BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE
California Business and Professions Code section 22581 allow California residents
under the age of 18 who are registered users of online sites, services or applications to request and obtain
removal of content or information they have publicly posted.
To request removal of such data, and if you are a California resident, You can
contact Us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with Your
Be aware that Your request does not guarantee complete or comprehensive removal of
content or information posted online and that the law may not permit or require removal in certain
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You
click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise You to
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy
policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
We will let You know via email and/or a prominent notice on Our Service, prior to the
change becoming effective and update the "Last updated" date at the top of this Privacy
By email: email@example.com