LUMU is a website owned and operated by LUMU Inc.. Our offices are located at 37 Goodwin Drive, Guelph, Ontario, N1L 0E6. LUMU is a web based application which allows users to search for business information based on a number of criteria, including the recommendations of Members and LUMU. Users create personal profiles, write reviews of, and select favourite businesses. They may also add or edit information, images, or video associated with businesses. This information can be accessed by anyone with an Internet connection, though only members may add or edit information.
LUMU collects personal information for specific, limited purposes. Information is collected by fair and lawful means.
LUMU collects some personal information, such as your name and email address, from you to provide the requested service. LUMU does not sell, share, or rent your personal information in ways different from what is disclosed here.
LUMU may also use third-party companies to provide various services when you visit this website. LUMU is not responsible for the privacy practices of external websites linked to this site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these other websites when you leave our website.
What We Collect And How We Use It
We collect your name and email address to identify you and send you notifications related to the use of the service. You may opt out of any notifications from the site, by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org, with “opt out” in the subject line. We may also use this information to send you an email newsletter, which may contain offers or information from us, our affiliates and from selected sponsors or advertisers (“Marketing Offers”). If you do not wish to receive Marketing Offers after providing your consent, you may unsubscribe at any time.
We collect user voluntarily submitted information, images and video.
We also collect user voluntarily submitted information under the ‘About Me’ section of user profiles.
We may collect user submitted mobile phone numbers so you can receive notifications or access this site from your mobile phone.
We collect user submitted favorites, ratings, and reviews to post on this site. When you voluntarily disclose information on the public forums of this site, your personal and other information disclosed in your communication shall become public information and can be collected and used by outside parties. Such activities are beyond the control of LUMU.
If you enter a contest or other promotion, we use your personal contact information to administer the contest or promotion, including contacting, announcing and promoting prizewinners.
We may place advertising or other links on this site which originate from third party advertisers. If you view these ads, the advertisers may assign a cookie or a web beacon. LUMU does not control these cookies or web beacons, nor is it responsible for any marketing or other use of your personal information by these advertisers.
Parties To Whom LUMU Will Disclose Your Personal Information
Your username, profile, photos, videos, reviews, and any personally identifiable information you have included in the ‘About Me’ section of your profile will be posted on this site for users to see.
Your username and email address may also be used and disclosed to your friends when you use this site to send an email to your friends to share site information, or invite them to join the site. If your friends use this site to contact you, we will use your name and email address to contact you on behalf of your friends.
LUMU may transfer your personal information to affiliates and service providers acting on its behalf for internal audit, management, administrative and other purposes or in order to perform processing and other specialized services, such as prize fulfillment of our contests.
LUMU will disclose your personal information to governmental or judicial authorities or law enforcement agencies or to other individuals or entities in response to subpoenas, court orders or other legal processes. We also reserve the right to use and disclose your personal information where required or permitted by law or if we have reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful when investigating a contravention of a federal, provincial or foreign law, in order to protect or defend our legal interests, or to comply with applicable laws and lawful governmental requests.
Non-Personal Information: Non-personal or aggregated information is information that cannot be associated with or traced back to a specific person. When you browse this site and are not logged in, for example, we do not collect any personally identifiable information about you, but we do gather information about the number of people viewing each page so that we can learn what features are the most popular. We also collect the IP addresses of all visitors to the site. We disclose aggregated information about this website to third parties.
Online Policy Regarding Privacy of Children: We do not believe that this website appeals directly to individuals under the age of 18 and we do not knowingly collect information from individuals under this age. Please do not use this site if you are under the age of 18. LUMU urges all parents to supervise their children’s exploration of the Internet and any online services and to teach their children about protecting their personal information online.
Consent and Opt-Out Policy: In general, LUMU seeks consent to use your personal information in accordance with our opt-out policy. If you do not wish to receive notifications, you can let us know by sending an email to email@example.com. If you do not wish to receive e-mail newsletters and Marketing Offers from LUMU, and selected Business Owners registered to the site, you can choose to do so by opting-out. You can then opt-out at any time by following the instructions at the bottom of any email.
How to Access and Modify Your Personal Information: LUMU provides you with the means to access and modify your profile by accessing the “Edit Profile” section of your directory. If you are a registered user and wish to close your account, you can do so by contacting info@n49interactive. This will remove all of your personal information from the site. We will give you access to the information we retain about you within a reasonable time, upon written request to the Privacy Officer, satisfactory identification and proof of entitlement.