Last Updated: Feb 23, 2023
We collect any information you provide to us when you complete a registration form. For example, we will collect your information when you register an account with us or subscribe to our mailing list. This information might include your username, email address and other information relevant to an event or service that you’re registering for.
Your Profile Information. You give us information when you register on the Platform, including your username, email address information that you disclose in your user profile, as well as your profile image.
Communications with OG. When you report a problem with the Platform (inappropriate content, bugs, errors), respond to a survey about the quality of our Services, request assistance, or make a request to exercise your rights, we record the information that you agree to share with us or we need to respond to your request.
Information from Third Parties. You may choose to share certain data with us from third parties or through your use of the Platform, we may collect such third-party data automatically. We have set out further detail on the information we receive from third parties below:
If you choose to register or use the Platform using a third-party account details (e.g. Apple, Google) or login service, you will provide us or allow said login service to provide us with your username, public profile, and other possible information related to such account. If you link your account to another service, we may receive information about your use of that service.
Data related to your activity on OG: this notably includes:
Connection Data: IP address, date of registration, date of your last connection;
Data about how you interact with other Users: comments left on Content shared by other users.
Data about how you use our Services, including but not limited to upvotes, downvotes, number of post views, time of posting, etc.
Content Data We collect content that you create through our Services such as photos, videos, and comments. Note that Users who view your Content can always take a copy or screenshot of it. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you do not post any Content that you do not want to share.
We share your data with the following selected third parties:
If you choose to register to use the Platform using another platform’s account details (e.g., Apple, Google), you will provide us or allow said platform to provide us with your email address, username and public profile. If you choose to allow a third-party service to access your account, we will share certain information about you with the third party. Depending on the permissions you grant, the third party may be able to obtain your account information and other information you choose to provide.
Where you opt to share content on social media platforms, the video, username and accompanying text will be shared on that platform or, in the case of sharing via instant messaging platforms such as Whatsapp, a link to the content will be shared.
We use analytics providers to help us in the optimization and improvement of the Platform.
Please note that if your profile is public, your content will be visible to anyone on the Platform and may also be accessed or shared by other users as well as third parties such as search engines, content aggregators and news sites.
We will share your information with law enforcement agencies, public authorities or other organizations if legally required to do so, or if such use is reasonably necessary to:
comply with legal obligation, process or request;
enforce our Terms of Service and other agreements, policies, and standards, including investigation of any potential violation thereof;
detect, prevent or otherwise address security, fraud or technical issues; or
protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users, a third party or the public as required or permitted by law (including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction).
How do we protect our clients’ data on our site?
Our site follows the best procedures globally to protect our clients’ data and information. Our site ensures all clients that their data will be secure with us.
We will not sell your personal information or disclose your personal information for commercial purposes. Additionally, we don’t share your personally identifying information with any third parties, except when it is required by law. We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we do collect, we’ll protect using commercially reasonable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification.
To keep in contact with you about other similar events or services of ours that may be of interest to you, send you newsletters, offers or other marketing emails that keep you up to date with our news, events, and products that may be of interest or for research purposes. Depending on the nature of your interaction with us and applicable data protection laws, you may have actively given us your consent (i.e. opted in) or we may be entitled to rely on your implied consent or legitimate interests to market to you. The opportunity to opt out of future marketing will always be provided and you have the right to amend your marketing preferences at any time .
Legal Basis: It is our legitimate interest to keep you up to date on similar events to ours. Where we rely on legitimate interests in this way, we will always offer unsubscribe options or a preference management tool on any marketing or research information we send you.
We will generally notify all users of any material changes to this policy through a notice on our Platform. However, you should look at this policy regularly to check for any changes. We will also update the “Last Updated” date at the top of this policy, which reflects the effective date of such policy. By accessing or using the Platform, you acknowledge that you have read this policy and that you understand your rights in relation to your personal data and how we will collect, use and process it.
We retain your information for as long as it is necessary to provide you with the Service. Where we do not need your information in order to provide the service to you, we retain it only as long as we have a legitimate business purpose in keeping such data or where we are subject to a legal obligation to retain the data. We will also retain your data if we believe it is or will be necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
It is strictly forbidden to copy or paste, use or reuse anything related to the OG. Any content existing on this site belongs only to the Platform. Any person who copies, pastes, or uses any content or services of the Platform; will expose themselves or their site or their company to liability and prosecution by the administration of the site.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files sent by us to your computer or mobile device, which enables the Platform features and functionality. They are unique to your account or your browser. Session-based cookies last only while your browser is open and are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies last until you or your browser delete them or until they expire.
Some cookies are associated with your account and personal information to remember that you are logged in and which workspaces you are logged into. Other cookies are not tied to your account but are unique and allow us to carry out analytics and customization, among other similar things.
Cookies can be used to give you a personalized experience that’s consistent with your settings. Cookies also make your interactions faster and more secure.
Google Analytics (Google LLC)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, prepare reports on its activities, and share them with other Google services. Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network.
What third-party cookies do we use?
You can find a list of the third-party cookies that the Platform uses on our sites along with other relevant information in our cookie tables. While we do our best to keep this table updated, please note that the number and names of cookies, pixels, and other technologies may change from time to time.
What can you do if you don’t want cookies to be set or want them to be removed, or if you want to opt-out of interest-based targeting?
Some people prefer not to allow cookies, which is why most browsers give you the ability to manage cookies to suit you. In some browsers you can set up rules to manage cookies on a site-by-site basis, giving you more fine-grained control over your privacy. What this means is that you can disallow cookies from all sites except those that you trust. Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products.
While customers who are located in the European Union (“EU”), European Economic Area (“EEA”) or the Channel Islands, or other locations subject to EU data protection law (collectively, “Europe”) are customers of our entity, we recognize and, to the extent applicable to us, adhere to relevant EU data protection laws. For purposes of this section, “personal data” has the meaning provided in the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).
Lawful Bases for Processing. We process personal data subject to GDPR on one or more of the following legal bases:
Legal Obligation: to conduct anti-fraud and to fulfill our retention and other legal obligations;
Contractual Obligation: to satisfy our obligations to you under our Terms of Service, including to provide you with our Services and customer support services, and to optimize and enhance the Platform;
Legitimate Interest: to monitor the usage of the Platform, conduct automated and manual security checks of our Services, to protect our rights; and
Consent: to market our Services. You may withdraw your consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before consent is withdrawn.
European Privacy Rights. European residents have the following rights under GDPR, subject to certain exceptions provided under the law, with respect to their personal data:
Rights to Access and Rectification. You may submit a request that the Platform disclose the personal data that we process about you and correct any inaccurate personal data.
Right to Erasure. You may submit a request to delete the personal data that we have about you.
Right to Restriction of Processing. You have the right to restrict or object to our processing of your personal data under certain circumstances.
Right to Data Portability. You have the right to receive the personal data you have provided to us in an electronic format and to transmit that personal data to another data controller.
This clause is only valid and legally binding if you are a party to the Platform’s Terms of Service. This clause regarding U.S. users, including California and Virginia residents, applies to Personal Information (as defined in applicable regulations) provided to the Platform by the User.
In light of the California Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), we are providing this information to you as a service provider required to process your Personal Information (as defined in the applicable law), to confirm that we have adequate contractual terms in place. The term “applicable law” refers to all laws, regulations, standards, regulatory guidance and self-regulatory guidelines that may apply in relation to the management of your Data. Applicable laws include, but are not limited to, the California Consumer Privacy Protection Act (Cal. Civ. Code §1798.100 - 1798.199), or the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (SB 1392).
As a service provider, we will collect, hold, use, disclose and process your personal information only to fulfill our obligations to you under our agreement, for operational purposes previously stated in this Policy, to the exclusion of any other purpose.
As previously stated, we will not sell your personal information or disclose your personal information for commercial purposes.
If you have any questions about the CCPA or other U.S. regulations or to exercise your rights under them, you may contact us using the contact information below.