The domains used by The Grid are the-grid.org and subdomains to the same domain. The rest of this document will refer to these as the-grid.org.
The Grid is based in Sweden. No matter where you are located, you consent to the processing and transferring of your information in and to Sweden and other countries. The laws of Sweden and other countries governing data collection and use may not be as comprehensive or protective as the laws of the country where you live.
We take reasonable steps to protect the information provided via the Services from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from the Services may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any information via the Internet.
Like any other website, the-grid.org uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.
The Grid follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this asa part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Aggregations and statistics may be shared from time to time, but we will not share specific agents statistics outside our community.
The laws in some jurisdictions require us to tell you about the legal ground they rely on to use or disclose your personal data. To the extent those laws apply, our legal grounds are as follows:
In many cases, we handle personal data on the grounds that it furthers our legitimate interests in ways that are not overridden by the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the affected individuals:
We need to use and disclose personal data in certain ways to comply with our legal obligations.
Where required by law, and in some other cases, we handle personal data on the basis of your implied or express consent.
Our Services are for users age 16 and over and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 16 and believe he or she has disclosed personal information to us please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You may provide us with ideas for new products or modifications to existing products, and other unsolicited submissions (collectively, “Unsolicited Information”). All Unsolicited Information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and we shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose, and distribute such Unsolicited Information to others without limitation or attribution.
Trusted third parties may after a vetting process access status information on your account through an authenticated API.
Information that is available for vetted third parties without action on your part is your account status on the-grid.org (for example "verified" or "moderator"). It is possible to choose not to share this information, but keep in mind that sharing is caring in this case, and helps many Resistance resources be even more helpful.
Trusted (and vetted) third parties may ask for more detailed sharing of information, but this requires explicit action (OAUTH or sharing of API keys) on your part and is nothing that will happen without your consent.
We believe that users should be treated equally no matter where they are, and so we are making the following options to control your data available to all users, regardless of their location. You can update certain information by accessing your profile via “Settings.” You can also unsubscribe from certain emails by clicking the “unsubscribe” link they contain.
In addition to the functionality available through the “Settings” of TheGrid, in which you can correct, update, or delete certain personal data, you can also request other modifications from us directly. Please write us at email@example.com with the words “Personal Data Request” in the subject or body of your message, along with an explanation of what data subject right you are seeking to exercise. For your protection, we may take steps to verify identity before responding to your request.