Privacy Policy

As of 7 May 2015

Kate is a online publication owned and operated by 747 Media. The following Privacy Policy describes how Kate collects, uses, discloses, and processes personally identifiable information about individuals (“Personal Data”) and content that is collected when you use its Services. Kate encourages its users to read and understand this policy prior to accessing or using the site, whether via personal computers, mobile devices or otherwise.

CONSENT

When you provide Kate with Personal Data upon registration and agree to this Privacy Policy, it is understood that you consent to its collection and use for various reasons that are allowed by the law and within bounds to your rights to privacy.

CHANGES TO THIS POLICY

Kate reserves the right to modify its Privacy Policy at any time. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon its posting on the website. Users are notified by auto-generated email blasts about any changes, and they are likewise encouraged to revisit the Privacy Policy page as often as possible to see the changes implemented.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

When you register to receive a newsletter, contact us or submit content through the site, Kate and our third-party service providers may collect Personal Data such as your name, address, e-mail, contact number, gender, age, and others. Non-personal information is also collected, which may be linked to your Personal Data such as:
• Username
• Password
• IP address or other unique identifier
• Device characteristics, information, location, and/or functionality (including browser, operating system, hardware, mobile network information)
• other Device data, including the time of day, among other information
• URL that referred you to our site
• the areas within our site that you visit and your activities there, including remembering you and your preferences

USE OF INFORMATION

We may use collected data for various purposes, including:
• to inform you of new events happening within the Kate community
• to personalize content delivered to you
• to allow you to use the site’s features
• to send electronic newsletters
• to provide special offers or promotional materials on behalf of us, sponsor, or third parties
• to improve the site, its content and offerings
• to provide customer support
• to contact you for news and/or announcements
• for internal business purposes
• for purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy.

SHARING OF INFORMATION

Kate works with third party entities that help provide and improve its Services, or who use advertising to generate income which in turn makes it possible for Kate to operate as a company. Kate uses the information it has about you to show you relevant ads; however Kate does not share your Personal Data with advertising, measurement or analytics partners unless you give your permission. Kate may provide these partners with information about the reach and effectiveness of their advertising without providing information that personally identifies you, or it may aggregate the information so that it does not personally identify you.

Kate may transfer information to vendors, service providers, and other partners who support its business, such as providing technical infrastructure services, analyzing how the Services are used, measuring the effectiveness of ads and Services, providing customer service, or conducting research and surveys. Rest assured these partners must adhere to strict confidentiality obligations in a way that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

POLICY ON COOKIES

To serve you faster and with better quality, Kate uses “cookie” technology. Cookies are small bits of code, usually stored on a user’s computer hard drive, which enable a website to “personalize” itself for each user by remembering information about the user’s visit to the website. Cookies can store a variety of information, including IP addresses, navigational data, server information, data transfer times, user preferences, and e-mail addresses and passwords needed to access the site. The “Help” section of the toolbar on most Internet browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies or how to configure your browser to reject cookies altogether. If you disable cookies, you might not be able to access important functions or features of the Kate website and your use of the website may be limited. The cookies used on this website are associated with a user’s Personal Data.

SECURITY

To protect your personal information, Kate takes reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

ELIGIBILITY

Persons under the age of 18 are not eligible to register an account in Kate or use any Services that it provides.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

When you click links in the Kate website, it may direct you away to other sites that will likely have its own privacy policy that is different from this one. It is highly encouraged that you read and understand those site’s policies and statements.

HOW TO CONTACT KATE

For questions, clarification and suggestions; please send an email to hello@kate.ph