Effective Date: December 17, 2019

1. Introduction

This privacy policy describes the types of information Teens Talk ("TT," "we," “us,” or “our”) may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website (our "Website") and our practices for collecting and using such information.


Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy (which are incorporated by reference into our Terms of Use). If you do not agree with our policies and practices, you may not use our Website. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this privacy policy periodically for updates.



2. Children Under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, do not use, or otherwise provide any information on or through, this Website. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at



3. Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It


We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified (e.g., name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth), indirectly identified (e.g., user name). Note that you may be personally identified (or indirectly identified) also through other information that you choose to provide, such as material that you submit for publication or comments.

  • About your use of the website at the device level (i.e., website analytics).


We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.

  • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, and information collected through cookies, and other tracking technologies.

  • From third parties, for example, our business partners or agents.


4. Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of creating an account on our Website, subscribing to our newsletter, participating in a Forum, or submitting material for publication. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.

  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.

  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.


You also may provide information to be posted on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile, please be aware that such settings are not impenetrable (see Security Measures below). Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

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5. Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies (e.g., cookies, pixel tags), including those from third-party providers, to collect certain information about your device, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  • Details of your visits to our Website, including aggregate traffic data and pages that you may visit.

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

The information we collect automatically is only statistical data and does not information that identifies you by name (rather, you are “identified” by a cookie ID or similar randomized identifier). This information 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 interests.

  • Speed up your searches.

  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

  • Recognize whether you have opened, and how you’ve interacted with, our emails.


Please consult your browser’s settings (or related documentation) for options relating to blocking cookies (which is a primary means by which the above information is collected). However, please note that blocking cookies may disrupt your experience of our Website. Further, there may be additional technologies used by us, or our providers, that your browser does not provide an opt-out for.


6. How We Use Your Information

We 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 administer your account.

  • To publish your User Contributions (and accompanying identifying information). For example, if you author material and submit it to our Website as a User Contribution and adjust your privacy setting to allow for your name to be posted as the author, we will post the User Contribution alongside your name.

  • To provide you with free information and any other services that we offer.

  • To provide you with notices about your account or about the Website generally.

  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including a distribution release agreement.

  • To send messages to you via email.

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

  • Otherwise with your consent.


7. Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users and information that does not identify any individual.

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

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  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

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

  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Teens Talk's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Teens Talk about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it. For example, if you author material and submit it to our Website as a User Contribution and adjust your privacy setting to allow for your name to be posted as the author, we will post the User Contribution alongside your name.

  • As needed to effectuate the purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

  • Otherwise with your consent.

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.

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Teens Talk.



8. Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.


You may also send us an email at to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not be able to delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.


If you delete your User Contributions from the Website, copies of your User Contributions may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Website users.


9. Security Measures

We host your information with third-party providers that take commercially reasonable steps to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. As such, your provision of information to us is at your own risk.


10. Third-Party Websites

The Website may contain links to third-party websites (“External Sites”). We have no control over the privacy practices or the content of any such External Sites.  As such, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of such External Sites. You should check the applicable privacy policy and terms of use when visiting or submitting any information through such External Sites.



11. 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 email to the email address specified in your account (provided that such functionality is made available on the Website) or through a notice on the Website, in either case, in our sole discretion or as otherwise required by applicable law. The date that this privacy policy was last updated is identified at the top of this privacy policy. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you and for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

12. Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy, contact us at: