Privacy Policy

By using our Site/Bot, you agree that you have read and agree to this policy.

This is our "Privacy Policy" which sets out the policy which governs our use of information you provide in connection with The Cosmos. The terms "you" and "your" refer to all individuals or entities accessing this website. The terms "we," "us," "our," refer to The Cosmos and "bot" refers to our Discord bot itself.

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Changes in our Privacy Policy will be effective immediately. If you are a regular visitor to this website, we recommend that you check this Privacy Policy on a regular basis. By using the website and/or bot, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use this website or our bot.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

We respect the privacy of your information. We provide this explanation about our information practices as a show of our commitment to protect your privacy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit this website and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

This policy applies to information we collect:

On this website and/or via our Bot:

  • Your e-mail address

  • If and when available, through mobile or desktop applications you download from this website, which provide dedicated non-browser- based interaction between you and this website.

  • When you interact with our applications on social media or third-party applications, websites and services, if those applications or advertising including links to this policy or of information from social media or third parties.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by The Cosmos or any third party; or

  • any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the website.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our website or bot. By accessing or using this website/bot, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE COLLECT IT

Personally Identifiable Information. At our website, we only collect personally identifiable information from individuals that they provide to us voluntarily. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our website. The Cosmos only gathers personally identifiable data through our website, such as an email address, when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. Once collected, we may combine this information with other information collected from external sources.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information. We may automatically collect certain technical information from your computer such as your Internet service provider, your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, the pages viewed, the pages viewed immediately before and after accessing the website, and the search terms entered to get to our site. This information allows us to improve and customize our services. We and our service providers may collect this information using "cookies" or similar technologies. See the section on "Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies" below for more information.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies. As you navigate through and interact with our website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our website, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data, and the resources that you access and use on the website.

  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.

We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time (behavioral tracking), however we do not track your activities across third-party websites, other than third party websites related to products or services which are provided through our website.

As we do not track activity across third party websites (except if branded as, or part of providing products or services through, one of our websites), "do not track" settings are generally not applicable; we do track actions on our website.

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and may include personal information. In addition, we may maintain statistical data, or associate it, with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our website according to your individual needs.

  • Recognize you when you return to our website. The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our website.

  • Web Beacons. Pages of our website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

This website or messages distributed by our bot may contain links to third-party websites. These linked websites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of any such linked website or any link contained in any linked website. We provide such links only as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link on the website does not imply endorsement of the linked website by The Cosmos. If you provide any personal data through any such third-party website, your transaction will occur on the third party’s website (not this website) and the personal data you provide will be collected by and controlled by the privacy policy of that third party. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the privacy policies and practices of any third parties. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PRIVACY POLICY DOES NOT ADDRESS THE PRIVACY OR INFORMATION PRACTICES OF ANY THIRD PARTIES.

THIRD-PARTY USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Some content or applications, including advertisements, on the website are served by third-parties, including advertisers, ad networks and servers, content providers and application providers. These third parties may use cookies alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We use and Disclosure Your Information.

THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION

This Privacy Statement governs use of the information that you provide to us through the website or bot. It does not govern the manner in which we may use information obtained from other sources (such as public records) or from you by means other than this website. We and other entities that we are involved in, or provide support for, the operation of this website or other purposes use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our website and its contents to you.

  • To provide you with information on programs, services or products.

  • For you to register for events, promotions, contests, sweepstakes or services.

  • For fundraising activities.

  • For membership activities, if applicable.

  • To process online transactions, purchases, registrations, donations or participation in programs.

  • To provide you with information that may be targeted to your interests.

  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

  • To notify you about changes to our website, bot or any items that we may offer through it.

  • To improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, to improve our content and product offerings, and to customize our site’s content, layout and services.

  • To request additional information from you for various purposes.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

  • For any other purpose with your consent.

We may also use your information if provided to us to contact you about our own and third-party services and products that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, you can opt out of receiving this information by so indicating in your registration/preferences file or by notifying us.

We may also use or disclose information to resolve disputes, investigate problems or enforce our Terms of Use. At times, we may review status or activity of multiple users to do so. We may disclose or access information whenever we believe in good faith that the law so requires or if we otherwise consider it necessary to do so to maintain service and improve our services. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to manage our website and to enhance our site based on the usage pattern we receive.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To our affiliates.

  • To further participate in our programs or in connection with fundraising or promotions.

  • To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, such as registering for an event or entering a contest.

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

  • To a successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other transfer of some or all of the assets or rights of The Cosmos or any related entity, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by The Cosmos about our website users is among the assets transferred.

  • With the consent of the person providing the information.

  • We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

  • To enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property or safety of The Cosmos, our participants or others. This includes exchanging information with other organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you by e-mail to the primary e-mail address specified in your registration information if any has been established and/or through a notice on the website home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. If information has been collected, you are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to- date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

THIRD PARTY PRACTICES

The Privacy Policy of an advertiser or promotional service appearing at our site may differ from ours. We encourage you to read that policy before responding to any offer.

CONTACT INFORMATION

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, please contact us on discord.