privacy
policy

GawkBox is a platform where fans can support creators financially by engaging with sponsored content (“Ads”) from specific advertisers (“Sponsor”). As a fan, you can download an app, watch a video, or sign up for a free trial from a Sponsor, which will contribute a fixed financial amount to creators. The GawkBox website and mobile applications (the “Service”) are operated by Discovry Inc (“us, “we”, “our”, “Discovry”). Your privacy is important to us and we want to help you understand how we collect, use and disclose your personal information. This privacy policy applies to creators, fans and advertisers, and is part of our Terms of Service.

What Information We Collect

The information we may collect while you access or use our website (http://www.GawkBox.com) or our services and related products may include, but is not limited to, the following:

               

  • Contact information (such as name, address, postal code, e-mail address and telephone number);  
  • Social media profile information (such as username and other profile data);     
  • Financial and billing information (such as social security number for reporting to tax authorities & wire transfer details for processing payments);
  • Demographic information (such as gender, age and occupation) and information about individual preferences; and
  • Any other information you may transmit to us or authorize us to obtain from you or a third party about our services.

 

The Service uses YouTube API Services to collect information from YouTube. You can see the Google Privacy Policy here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy.

 

COOKIES

We use cookies and work with third party service providers who use cookies to collect traffic data and other information about your use of our Service. We and our service providers use this information in aggregated and anonymous form to analyze usage of our website and to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

How We Use Your Information

We never sell your personally identifiable information (“PII”) to anyone. We use your information to:

  • Provide GawkBox to you.
  • Allow you to sign into your creator account. 
  • Allow you to earn money as a creator.
  • Send you emails relevant to the Service.
  • Improve our Service.
  • Prevent fraud and abuse on GawkBox.

 

Sharing with Third Parties

We will only share your personally identifiable data (“PII”) data under the following circumstances:

  • If we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation valid legal process (e.g., subpoenas or warrants served on us), to protect the security or integrity of Discovry, and to protect the rights, property, or safety of Discovry, its employees, users, or others. If we are going to release your data, we will do our best to provide you with notice in advance by email, unless we are prohibited by law from doing so.
  • We may disclose or transfer your data in connection with the sale, merger, bankruptcy, sale of assets or reorganization of our company. We will notify you if a different company receives your personally identifiable information. The promises in this privacy policy apply to any data transferred to a new entity.

 

However, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Disabling Your Account

You can permanently disable your account at any time by sending an email to support@gawkbox.com. This will remove our access to your YouTube authentication. You can also revoke our access to your YouTube data via the Google security and settings page at https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions. After an account is disabled, we continue to store your basic account details, including channel name and email address.

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about our privacy practices, please email support@gawkbox.com.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

We do not specifically market to children under 13 or knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and are aware that your children have provided us with personal information, please contact us.

To register for an account, you must be at least 13 years old. If you know a user is under the age of 13, please report them to us.

International Transfer

The Service is based in the USA. Your PII may be stored by us outside the province, state and/or country where you reside. By providing us with personal information, you consent to this transfer and storage. We’ll protect the privacy and security of personal information according to our Privacy Policy, regardless of where it is processed or stored.

You also recognize that the processing of your personal data in the United States might not provide for an equal level of data protection as is granted in countries within the European Union.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace this Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued access to or use of the Service after any changes to this Privacy Policy indicates your acceptance of such changes. It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy regularly.

Last updated 2/8/2017

Contact: legal@GawkBox.com