Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) is part of and incorporated into the Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) governing your use and access of  Any capitalized terms that are not defined in this Privacy Policy are defined in the Agreement.

By using, or any part thereof, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information, as described in this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Personally Identifying Information

Carallel does not request any personal information, such as your name, email address or other contact information, in order for you to use (“Personal Information”).  The Site does use various technologies to improve your online experience, and such technologies may collect information about your use of The collection and use of such information is described in this Privacy Policy.

Collection of Usage Information

Information based on your usage and navigation of may be collected by Carallel or its third party service providers using website analytics tools or other technologies, like cookies and web beacons, in order to collect information about your visit to and use of the Site, including the pages you visit, links you click and other actions you may take while using the Site.  We may also collect standard information that your browser automatically sends to the websites you visit, such as your IP address, browser type/language, and other information.  All of this navigation and usage information (together, “Usage Information”) and the technologies that provide it help Carallel to improve your usage experience, for instance, by enabling the number of times you see certain information, to better determine what you may like to see, or to alert you to software compatibility issues.  Usage Information is not considered Personal Information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.

Please find below a short description of some of the technologies Carallel may use to collect Usage Information; the list below is not intended to be comprehensive, as Carallel continually updates its systems to provide users with the best possible online experience.

  • “Cookies” are small text files that are inserted and stored by your web browser on your computer’s hard drive. They help Carallel determine what parts of the Site you visited, and also help us analyze and improve the design and technology of  Your browser may permit you to disable cookies; please refer to your browser settings for further information.  However, if you disable cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features and functions of the Site, and any settings or preferences you previously set that are controlled by the cookies may no longer be available.
  • Web beacons are images embedded in a web page or email for the purpose of measuring and analyzing website usage and activity. Carallel or its third party service providers may use web beacons to help analyze Site usage and improve your online experience. Carallel may use third party service providers to help analyze certain online activities and improve the Site and any product or service offerings available on the Site. Carallel may permit these service providers to use cookies and other technologies to perform these services for Carallel. These third party service providers do not collect any of Personal Information on behalf of Carallel.

Carallel may make available social media widgets and plugins so that you can use social networking to share items from the Site with certain social media platforms.  If these interactive mini-programs are made available to you on the Site, you understand that they run on the Site and collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on, and set a cookie to enable the widget to function properly.  Your interactions with these widgets are governed by the terms and privacy policy of the company providing them, and not by the Agreement or this Privacy Policy.

Use and Disclosure of Usage Information

Carallel may use and disclose the Usage Information to improve the Site, Content, and/or Carallel’s products and services.

In addition, Carallel may also use the Usage Information for its own internal business purposes including statistical, design or operational purposes, such as to estimate audience size, measure aggregate traffic patterns and understand demographic trends among users.

Carallel may also share, disclose or transfer Usage Information in connection with a merger, sale of all or some of its assets, debt financing, or other corporate event, including for transaction due diligence (collectively, a “Corporate Change”).  In the event of a Corporate Change (either during due diligence or upon the consummation of the Corporate Change), Carallel may transfer the Usage Information, in whole or in part, to the relevant third part(ies) and, if such Corporate Change actually occurs, such Usage Information will then be subject to the privacy policies of such third part(ies).

Carallel may also use and disclose the Usage Information as required by law, when Carallel believes it is appropriate to comply with law enforcement requests, and/or to enforce this Privacy Policy or the Agreement, or otherwise to protect Carallel’s and Carallel’s users’ rights, property or safety.

Use and Disclosure of Aggregated Information

Carallel may create aggregated, anonymized information that may include or be based upon Usage Information, along with the similar information of other users (“Aggregated Information”).  You are not identifiable in Aggregated Information.  Aggregated Information is not considered Usage Information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy.  Carallel may use, disclose, share and/or sell Aggregated Information for any purpose, including providing it to third parties for their own business or marketing purposes.

California residents only – YOUR CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

Companies that collect personally identifiable information from California residents and disclose such information to third parties for marketing purposes must, in response to a request by a consumer, either (1) provide a list detailing the categories of information shared and the entities to which such information was provided, or (2) provide a mechanism by which a consumer may opt-out of having their information shared with third parties. We have elected the second option and you may request that your personally identifiable information not be shared with third parties by sending your request, including your full name, email address and postal address to:  Carallel, LLC. Attn: General Counsel, 717 Forest Avenue, Lake Forest, Illinois, 60045. In accordance with California Civil Code Sec. 1789.3, California resident users are entitled to know that they may file grievances and complaints with California Department of Consumer Affairs, 400 R Street, Suite 1080, Sacramento, CA 95814; or by phone at 916-445-1254 or 800-952-5210; or by email to [email protected].

Do Not Track Disclosures  

No action is taken in response to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide users the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of personally identifiable information about an individual’s online activities over time and across third-party web sites or online services. Although Carallel uses Google Analytics and other third party tracking tools for the Site, we are not aware if third parties collect personally identifiable information about an individual’s online activities when such individual uses the Site.

Questions and Concerns

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at [email protected].

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Carallel may modify this Privacy Policy from time-to-time and will post such modifications prominently on the Site. Please review this Privacy Policy each time you visit  If you do not agree with a modification, your sole remedy is to stop using