This website is operated by WD Social/WebDirectAdvertising (“WD Social" or "we").
GENERAL PRIVACY STATEMENT
We take the privacy of users of this website very seriously. Because we gather limited types of
information about users, we want to help you understand the terms and conditions surrounding
the collection and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses the types of
information we collect and how we use it.
NON-PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
If you do nothing else but browse our website, we will collect no personal information about
you. We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact
with our website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the
type of computer and technical information about users means of connection to our website
such as the operating system, the Internet service providers utilized and other similar
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
We may collect personal identification information from users in a variety of ways, including,
but not limited to, when a user fills out a form, responds to a survey, subscribes to a newsletter
- and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on
this website. Users may be asked for one or more of the following: name, e-mail address, mailing
address, phone number. Users may, however, visit WD Social’s website anonymously.
We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such
information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information,
except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site related activities, including but
not limited to participation in webinars and free downloads.
In addition, personally identifiable information is collected by other means.
The following are examples of situations in which we could collect personally-identifiable
information from you:
You provide us with information by completing certain forms or applications on this Website.
You provide us with information in writing or by telephone, such as when you contact our customer service staff.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as through email, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or posting on this website, we may choose to collect such information into a specific file about you.
We may occasionally provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The information requested may include contact information such as name, email, and shipping address, and demographic information such as zip code. We may use this information to monitor site traffic or personalize the site, to notify contest winners and award prizes.
We may post testimonials on our website. If we use any personally identifiable information in the testimonial, we will only do so upon receiving your permission to post the testimonial.
SHARING PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
We do not share users' personally identifiable information except as required by law, as
disclose personally identifiable information about you to third parties when we believe such
disclosure is appropriate to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court
order, subpoena or search warrant, or in the course of a legal proceeding. We may also
disclose identifiable information as we believe appropriate to enforce or apply our rights under
our agreements with customers, to protect the rights, property or safety of WD Social, our
customers and others.
COOKIES AND OTHER TECHNOLOGIES
contains a string of letters, numbers and characters. Internet browsers store "persistent
cookies" in a folder on your computer where they remain until the cookies expire or you delete
them. "Session cookies" disappear when you close your Internet browser. Web beacons, also
known as "pixel tags" or "clear GIFs," are tiny graphics on a Web page that can be used to
transmit information about a website's visitors.
This website may use both persistent and session cookies as well as Web beacons to keep
track of those browsers associated with your usage, submitted applications, forms, or clickthroughs
and Web beacons to analyze trends, to administer this website, to track users' movements
around the website and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
The tracking codes contained in these cookies may be encrypted for security purposes. All of
the cookies that contain such personally-identifiable information are session cookies and
expire when you close your browser. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by
modifying the settings in your Web browser. We may allow advertisers and other third parties to
place cookies onto your computer when you visit our website. These vendors may use information
about the ads you view on this and other websites in order to provide advertisements targeted to
your interests. We have no access or control over these third party cookies.
We take precautions - including technical, administrative, and physical measures - to
safeguard any and all information. We use technical safeguards such as firewalls and data
encryption. Information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. Because email is not
recognized as a secure means of communication, we request that you not send any sensitive
information to us by email. We authorize access to personally identifiable information (including
but not limited to email addresses received) only for those employees, contractors and agents
who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services. These
individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to discipline, including
termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations. We also enforce
physical access controls to our buildings and files.
Your information may be stored on servers in the United States and/or Canada, either by us, by
agents that are restricted to storing and processing such information on our behalf and
according to our instructions, or by the advertising partners whose services you seek. The
information that we store is usually deleted as space requires or in the normal course of
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
This website will contain links to the websites of our partners. We do not own all partner’s
websites, and do not have access to those partner’s servers. We are not responsible for the
processing of any transactions or orders placed on such merchant or partner websites that we
do not control, nor will we be responsible for the privacy practices of such partners, merchant
or otherwise. If you have any questions regarding the privacy practices of such partners,
please review their respective privacy policies or contact them directly.
ADDITIONAL SITE CONTENT
WD Social will provide limited, user-friendly content to a section within the toolbar and website
via RSS feeds and/or similar methodology. This content may include (but is not limited to) news
or information feeds about the designated general news feeds, updates, or announcements
regarding featured partners.
INFORMATION CHANGING OR REMOVING
If you would like to change any personally identifiable information you have provided to us in
the form of email communication or letter, or have your personally identifiable information
removed from our database (provided via the aforementioned means), please contact us at
remove [AT] WD Social.com
This website is not directed at or intended to be used by people under 13 years of age. This
website does not knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from anyone under the
age of 13. If this website is made aware that it has received identifiable information from
someone under 13, we will use reasonable efforts to remove that information from our records.
personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of
collection, we will notify you via email. You will have a choice as to whether or not we use your
information in this different manner. However, if you have opted out of all communication with
us by deleting or deactivating your account, you will not be contacted. Nor will your personally
identifiable information be used in this new manner. In addition, if we make any material
changes in our privacy practices, we will post a prominent notice on our website notifying
users of the change. In some cases where we post a notice, we will also email users who have
opted to receive communications from us notifying them of the changes in our privacy
CHANGE OF CONTROL
If there is a change of control in our business (whether by merger, sale, or otherwise),
information collected at this site (including personally identifiable information) could be sold as
part of that transaction and your personally identifying information potentially could be used by
the purchaser. Notice will be posted on this website so that you are aware of this change of
We take your privacy concerns seriously. If you believe that we have not complied with this
the following address:
WD Social, Inc.
6301 Gaston Avenue, Suite 830 - Dallas, Texas 75214
info [AT] WD Social.com
This policy was last modified on August 22, 2018.