Welcome to SlideRocket’s website, application, products, services and software (collectively referred to as the “Services”), operated by SlideRocket, Inc., a subsidiary of ClearSlide, Inc. SlideRocket allows you to create, collaborate and share stunning, media-rich presentations. Any registered user can create a presentation that can include content like photos, videos, audio recordings and links to other websites.
Tip: SlideRocket presentations can be made publicly available around the world.
Information We Collect:
When you interact with our Services, we may collect and store your personal and other information, as further described below:
Information Collected when You Register with SlideRocket or Request Information or Support:
When you register for an account, request information or request support services from SlideRocket, we may require that you provide some personal information, including your name, email address, password and birthdate. For some organizational, corporate or educational accounts, we may ask you to provide additional information, including your phone number, the name and size of your company, organization or school, your job title, billing information and address, postal code, contact information and your website. Additionally, if your account is part of a larger organizational account, such as a corporate account or an educational account, we may receive your email address from your organization, corporation or school’s account administrator. However, your account will not be active with SlideRocket until you have completed the registration process.
Information Collected when You Use SlideRocket’s Services:
We may also collect and store personal information about you that you provide to us through your use of SlideRocket’s Services, including personally identifiable information, photographs, video or audio recordings, and geolocational information through your IP address (as described below).
Additionally, SlideRocket may allow you to make your information available by publishing your presentation; commenting on users’ presentations; participating in surveys or polls in a users’ presentations; posting in support and community forums or blogs; and by collaborating with other users and their presentations. Any information that is disclosed in these ways becomes public information which could be read, collected or used by other users and visitors to our Services, including to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Information Collected when You View a Presentation:
If you view a presentation as a registered SlideRocket user, by the invitation of a SlideRocket user or as a website guest, we may collect details about your viewing, including your name, contact information, IP address and geolocation information through your IP address (as described below). Additionally, we may track certain details about your viewing experience such as how long you spent on each slide, how much time you spent on a presentation, whether or not you shared another user’s presentation, and whether or not you choose to use some of the slides in your own presentation.
Information Collected About Others:
We may also collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us through your use of SlideRocket’s Services, including any photos, images, audio and video recordings, information submitted through third party plug-ins, and/or confidential or sensitive personal information that you choose to upload or provide to our site. At your option, you may choose to create a shared distribution list and/or upload your address book and your contacts’ information in order to share your presentations with others (“guests”). At your request, we may use guests’ contact information, including their name and email addresses, in order to invite them to view your presentations, to allow guests to respond to and comment on your presentations, and allow them to participate in interactive features that you choose to place into your presentations. By providing us with your guests’ information, you are telling us that you are entitled to use and provide us with your guests’ name and contact information.
Information Collected when You Log into SlideRocket from a Third Party Application:
For your convenience and ease-of-use, SlideRocket may allow you to log into your SlideRocket account through various third party applications and social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Google. When you log into SlideRocket via a third party application or website, the third party website or application will authenticate your account and provide us with your User ID. After registering with SlideRocket, your SlideRocket account can be linked with your third party account.
Aggregated Personal Data:
SlideRocket engages third party service providers to help us provide our Services, such as hosting our application and site, processing customer credit cards, providing customer support, providing presentation analytics capabilities, and helping us understand the use of our Services. Certain aspects of our Site and services are governed by our third party service providers’ privacy policies, including the processing of credit cards and the collection of personal information by our customer support specialists.
For more information on the privacy policies for our service providers who are collecting personal information on and through our Services, please see their individual privacy policies:
Information Collected from Cookies and Web Technologies:
Cookies are small amounts of data send to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can help a website recognize repeat users, and allow a website to track web usage behavior. Cookies work by assigning a number to the user that has no meaning outside of the assigning website. If a cookie is placed, thereafter when you visit that website, a message is sent back to the web server by the browser accessing the website. You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie, and you may also elect to not accept cookies by the designated settings on your web browser. However, not utilizing cookies may prevent you from using certain functions and features of websites.
SlideRocket uses some cookies that are strictly necessary for the delivery of services on our website and application. These cookies allow us to improve the safety and security of our Services, authenticate account users, assist with our shopping cart and marketplace, protect your privacy and sharing preferences, establish settings for your presentations, and verify that our users are eligible to use our Services.
SlideRocket also uses “performance” cookies that collect information about your use of our Services, including which pages you visit. These cookies use information to provide statistics on how our Services are used, help us optimize our Services by measure the traffic on our site, help us know how you came to our Services, help us to know how many devices you use to access our Services, and test different designs on our Services. SlideRocket’s performance cookies are only used to help us improve how our Services works, understand what interests our users, and measure how effective our advertising is.
As is true of most websites, the SlideRocket Services collect and/or log Internet Protocol addresses (IP addresses), Internet domain names, your web browser and operating system, your location through your IP address (as described below), the files you visit, the time you spend in each file, the date of each visit, and how you arrived at our site, including which search engine you used, which search phrase you clicked on and/or which advertisement you clicked-through. SlideRocket collects these through the use of log files and web beacons.
Use and Disclosure of Your Information:
SlideRocket is not in the business of selling your information. We consider your information to be a vital part of our relationship with you, and we do not use the information that you place in your presentations for marketing or commercial purposes, nor do we share the information in your presentations with third parties unless you request us to do so. However, there are certain circumstances in which we may share your personal information, including personally identifiable data, with certain third parties without further notice to you, as explained below:
Tip: SlideRocket will never sell your information. We do not disclose your personal information except in the limited circumstances described here.
How SlideRocket Uses Your Information:
When you register with SlideRocket, we use your information to create your user account where you can create, manage, access and share presentations and other information that you post within our Services with other users and members of the public. We may also use your personal information to register you to use our Services or download client software; contact you to deliver certain Services; provide order fulfillment and subscription management services; offer support or information you have requested; verify your authority to use our Services; provide internal technical support; and improve the content and general administration of our Services. We may combine the information we collect from and about you with information we have collected from you in different contexts, as well as with information we received from other sources. We may also use your contact information to help others find you; to invite you to view or collaborate on a presentation; to invite you to attend a meeting or web conference; to assist you with our live chat function; to send you communications, emails and special offers for our products, Services and new offerings; and to provide you with educational guidance on our products and Services. At your request, we may use the information that you provide to us to allow you to contact and share your presentation with others, including third party applications, websites and the public at large.
Information Sharing and Disclosure:
Our Services are primarily designed to help you share information and your presentations with the world. Most of the information that you provide us is information you are asking us to make public or share with other parties. This includes not only the presentations that you create on SlideRocket and the metadata provided with your presentations, but also information about the presentations you view, the people with whom you share your presentations, the presentations and slides that you mark as your favorites, and the presentations and slides that you repost or share on third party sites and applications. SlideRocket generally gives you the option to make your presentations private. You may also limit those able to view and interact with your presentations, and you may choose to add additional privacy controls, such as protecting the privacy of your presentation with an invitation and a password.
Any information that you choose to make public may be broadly and instantly disseminated on a global level. SlideRocket allows you to share your presentations with others in a variety of ways, including: through email; by invitation; by sharing within your organization or school’s account; by setting the presentation as “public”; by creating or allowing others to access a public link attached to your presentation; by allowing others to add your presentations and slides to their accounts; by allowing others to collaborate and edit your presentation; by embedding or allowing others to embed your presentation in another website or blog; by collaborating with others in a meeting or web conference; by liking, pinning or tweeting a presentation; by posting your presentation or its link on a social media site or third party application; by publishing your presentation; by allowing others to share your presentation with their contacts; by allowing others to incorporate content and full slides from your presentation into their presentations and libraries; by tagging your presentation in order to help it become more searchable; by allowing others to download and/or print your presentation; by uploading your presentation to a third party online or cloud storage or sharing tool; and by allowing others to help you promote your presentations with various social media tools.
When you choose to share highly-personal, sensitive or confidential content, including photos, images, videos, links and geolocational information through SlideRocket’s Services, you should think carefully about what you are making public.
You may choose to publish your location in your presentations. Additionally, if you view another’s presentation, either as a registered user or as an anonymous guest, the presentation’s creator will be able to view the geographical area where you were located when you viewed the presentation (based upon your IP address).
Information that May Be Shared if You Link Your Account with a Third Party Application or Website:
Links to Non-SlideRocket Websites and Third Parties:
Law and Harm:
Third Party Service Providers:
In the event that SlideRocket is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock, your information may be sold or transferred as part of the transaction.
Co-Branded Partners are third parties with whom SlideRocket may jointly offer a service or feature. If you register for or use such services, both SlideRocket and the third party may receive information in conjunction with the co-branded services.
We may use and disclose your non-private, aggregated or other non-personal information, including, without limitation, your presentations that you publicly publish, information collected from cookies, aggregated and statistical information (as described above), for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. We may combine the non-personal information we collect from and about you with personal information we have collected from you in different contexts, as well as with information we received from other sources.
Our Policy Towards Children:
SlideRocket recognizes the privacy interests of children, and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests. While SlideRocket is an excellent tool for older students, SlideRocket’s Services are not intended for children under 13. SlideRocket does not target its Services to children under the age of 13, nor do we knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
We have established certain safeguards that prevent children under the age of 13 from registering or otherwise using our Services. Children under age 13, including children who are a part of a SlideRocket educational or organizational account or an account registered through Google’s products, are not permitted to download and/or register for SlideRocket’s Services. Parents, guardians, and organizational and educational administrators are not permitted to falsify information in order to register children under the age of 13 for SlideRocket’s Services. If we become aware that a child under 13 has registered for our Services or has otherwise provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove the child’s account and personal information. If you are aware that a child under the age of 13 is using our Services, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to have the child removed.
Accessing & Modifying Your Personal Information:
If you are a registered user, we provide you with tools and account setting to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.
If you would like to request access to personal information that we may have collected from you, please contact email@example.com (possibly subject to handling fees). To protect your privacy and security, we may take steps to verify your identity, such as a password and User ID, before granting access to the data.
If you would like to permanently delete your account, please follow the instructions provided at: http://support.sliderocket.com/entries/21221148-how-can-i-delete-my-account . After you have taken steps to successfully delete your account, you will no longer be able to access your account, nor will your presentations will be available to others. However, after deletion, SlideRocket may retain your account information and presentations in our systems (outside of public view) for up to 30 days.
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Changes to this Policy: