This Privacy & Cookies Policy (the “Policy”) dated April 6, 2020 replaces all previous policies. Please take the time to review before you continue to use our products and services.
This Policy applies to any and all information you provide to us, including via
- our website
- mobile apps
- social media
- and in person
This Policy also covers any information we receive from third parties.
By using this service – including browsing our websites, registering or logging in – you agree we may use your information as outlined in this Policy. If you do not wish to have your information used in line with this Policy, you must not use our products and services and not otherwise provide us with your information.
Calendar Girls NZ Ltd operates the software located on CGsLive.com (the “Platform”).
Information we may collect and process about you
- Information you provide to us
- Your IP address
- Information about accounts you’ve visited, products and services you’ve clicked on or shown an interest
- Information provided by other companies who have obtained your permission through their own privacy policies to share information about you
- Information about your interaction with the Platform including any advertisements
- Information we collect using cookies stored on your device about your use of the Platform and/or selected third party websites.
- Information we collect or remember using technologies similar to cookies, such as device identifiers on your mobile device.
- Technical information from your device relating to the service you receive
- Information relating to the location of your device.
How we may use your information
By accessing CGsLive (the Platform), you agree that we may collect, hold, use or otherwise process your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with those products and services you request or access, and developing our business.
Fraud Prevention Services
We use third-party services in connection with preventing fraud and other damage to our system. As such, we may provide such services with your IP and device data should your account be terminated for fraud or behaviour which is damaging to our Platform. This information will be retained indefinitely for the protection of our Platform and users.
How we may use your information in specific products or services
General account registration: You are not required to provide any information for basic use of the Platform. You may create an account with the Platform, in which case, you will be required to provide a user name, birthdate to demonstrate you meet our 18+ minimum age requirements, and your gender. This information, together with any information you provide in your account profile, will be publicly posted in connection with your username.
Independent Contributor registration: Should you determine to create a “Independent Contributor” account (an account that is permitted to receive digital currency from other users of the Platform), you will be required to provide a colour copy of a current government issued photo identification. We store this information in compliance with New Zealand law. You will also be required to provide “pay to” information such as a bank account or home address. You may be required to provide certain taxpayer information.
Studio registration: Should you determine to create a ‘Studio’ account with the Platform, you will be required to provide “pay to” information such as a bank account or home address. You may be required to provide certain taxpayer information.
Message boards and public forums
The Platform may provide message boards other user generated content facilities, in addition to user profiles. Anything that you share through any of these means is deemed public information. You should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Location based services
Where we provide services that utilize your device’s location, we may permit other users of the service to block individuals in certain locations, based upon their IP, from accessing such users’ content.
Certain Information Use Out of Our Control
Should you determine to stream or upload any content to our Platform, you understand that we cannot control the use of such content by any user/observer of our Platform. In addition, we cannot control the use of any personal information you may determine to share with other users/observers of the Platform. We advise users of our Platform to exercise caution in discussing your location, name, account information, and other identifying information. To protect your privacy, we recommend using a unique username in no way associated with your real name or tied to any of your social media accounts.
How we may share your information
Your unique username will be associated with all activities you undertake on the Platform including, but not limited to:
- messages sent
- content shared
- and streamed content
Your gender information will be used to categorise your account and the content that you share so it is easier for site users to find. We use your IP addresses, device data, and other use information in order to optimise the Platform for use. Your usage history may also be used to help our internal algorithm to recommend other Platform users to you. Your information may also be shared with third parties with whom we contract to provide certain services on our website such as third-party hosting services and site optimisation services.
Your “pay to” information, if provided to us, will be shared with third parties (such as our bank) only as necessary to process payments to you using the “pay to” information you have provided to us. Your government identification, if provided to us, will be shared as required to comply with applicable law. Notwithstanding the forgoing, we reserve the right to share any and all account information as we deem appropriate – in response to written request(s) from law enforcement or other third parties; should we believe, in our sole discretion, that you or your account may be involved with illegal activity; or, if we determine, in our sole discretion, that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights or property of CGsLive, our users, or third parties.
Safeguards and security for your information
We have measures in place to protect the security of your personal information from unauthorised access or use, such as by using encryption technology.
Should you request your personal data be deleted, it will be deleted in compliance with our data retention policy and applicable law and rules. In order to avoid abuse of our system, we will retain device and IP data relating to your account for a period of time to prevent you from creating a new account. In the event that you have tokens in your account at the time you request deletion, by requesting deletion you are agreeing that these tokens are being forfeited by you to us and that you shall not be entitled to a transfer of or refund for such tokens.
Please contact us at [email protected] and we will permanently delete your account.
When you use the Platform we may collect information using cookies or similar technologies.
What are cookies and how do they work?
Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website every time you visit the site again, so it can recognise you. This allows websites to tailor what you see on the screen.
Do we use other technologies that are similar to cookies?
Our Platform, website, apps and emails sometimes contain ‘tracking pixels’. These are used in a way similar to cookies, to understand when a particular part of a webpage is viewed. Our apps often use device identifiers in the same way as cookies. A device identifier is a unique number on your device that allows us to remember your device.
Cookies allow web developers to enable many useful features of websites, such as:
- Cookies that are required to provide the service you request. These cookies are essential in the utilisation of a website and its features. Without these cookies, services you’ve asked for cannot be provided. These cookies gather information about you to remember your browsing history or allow you to stay logged in during your visit.
- Cookies that are used to improve your browsing experience. These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your language or region) and provide improved features such as content provider recommendations and limiting the number of times a particular advertisement is shown to you.
- Cookies that are used to understand how users utilise our products and services. This allows us to keep track of what pages are popular to help other users find such pages.
- Cookies used to show advertising that is relevant and tailored to you, based on your usage and viewing history.
Contacting us and accessing your personal information
If you wish to review or receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you, this can be requested via email. Please contact us at [email protected] to request a copy of your personal information. Note, we reserve the right to charge an administration fee in relation to fulfilling a request for access to personal information which fee shall not exceed the maximum fee allowed by law.
Changes to this Privacy & Cookies Policy
We reserve the right to make changes to our Privacy & Cookies Policy. Changes to this Policy will be posted here and will become effective as of the updated effective date. Your continued use of our website or platform will signify your acceptance of these changes.