Smut Pond

Privacy Policy

Last Modified: August 24, 2019


Oxygen Enterprises Inc (hereinafter “we”, “us” or “our”) operates the
website (hereinafter “Smutpond” or the “Website”) and is the controller of the
information collected or provided via this Website.

Please read this privacy policy carefully, as your access to and use of our Website signifies that you have
read, understand and agree to all terms within this privacy policy. If you do not agree with any part of this
privacy policy or our ubterms, please do not access or continue to use our Website or otherwise submit your
personal data. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data.

If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please see “Contact Information” below for
information on how to contact us.

We collect, process and retain personal data to the extent it is necessary to provide users with our service.
This privacy policy applies to information we collect:

• on this Website,

• in e-mail, text and other communications between you and this Website,

• through mobile applications you download from this Website, which provide dedicated
non-browser-based interaction between you and this Website, or

• when you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if
those applications or advertising include links to this privacy policy.

It does not apply to information collected by:

• us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by us or any third
party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or

• any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or
content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website. Clicking on
those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you.
We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.


Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person
can be identified (“Personal Information”). It does not include data that has been anonymized or

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you, which we have grouped
together as follows:

Persons who visit the Website without logging in or registering, “unregistered users”

• Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, which we pseudonymize (a technique that
replaces or removes information in the dataset that identifies an individual), browser type and
version, time zone setting and location, operating system and platform and other technology on the
devices you use to access this Website.

• User Submitted Data includes data collected at your direction for a specific function, for example a
contest or survey.

• Usage Data includes aggregated information about how you use our Website, products and

Persons who choose to create an account, “registered users”

• Identity Data includes username or similar identifier, date of birth and gender.

• Contact Data includes email address.

• Financial Data in case of purchases includes payment card details.

• Transaction Data in case of purchases may include details about payments to and from you and
other details of products and services you have purchased or received from us.

• Technical Data includes pseudonymized internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser
type and version, time zone setting and location, operating system and platform and other
technology on the devices you use to access this Website.

• User Submitted Data includes data collected at your direction for a specific function, for example
your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences,
feedback and survey responses.

• Usage Data includes information about how you use our Website, products and services.

• Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and
our third parties and your communication preferences.

We may also collect, use and share your data to produce and share aggregated insights that do not identify
you. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data as this
data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your usage data to
calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific Website feature, to generate statistics about our
users, to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific Website feature, to calculate ad
impressions served or clicked on, or to publish visitor demographics.

We do not collect special categories of Personal Information about you (this includes details about your
race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, political opinions, trade union membership, information
about your health or genetic and biometric data). However, particular preferences and sexual orientation
depend on how you use our Website and services. The processing of such Sensitive Personal Information
may be necessary to provide some of our service to you.


We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:

• Direct interactions. Information that you provide when carrying out search queries on our Website
or by filling in forms on our Website, in particular at the time of registering to use our Website,
subscribing to our service, posting material, taking part in surveys, entering a contest or promotion
sponsored by us, when reporting a problem with our Website, or requesting further services.

• Automated technologies or interactions. See “Third-party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking
Technologies” for details of how we may automatically collect your personal data.


We may provide areas on our Website where you can post information about yourself and others and
communicate with others, upload content (e.g., pictures, videos, audio files, etc.), and post comments or
reviews of content found on the Website. Such postings are governed by our terms of use found
at You should be aware that any Personal Information you submit,
display, or publish in public areas of our website is considered publicly available and can be read, collected,
used, and disclosed by others. We cannot control who reads your posting or what other users may do with
the information you voluntarily post, so we encourage you to exercise discretion and caution with respect to
your Personal Information. To request removal of your personal information from our website, please refer
to the section “Your Rights Related to Your Personal Information” in this policy.


As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we use automatic data collection technologies to
collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including information such
as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your
mobile carrier, device information, search terms, and cookie information.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

• Cookies (or browser cookies). Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web browser or
downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating
website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie, and allow a
website to recognize a user’s device.

We currently use the following types of cookies:

o Cookies that are strictly necessary: These are cookies that are required for the operation of our
Website. These include, for example, cookies that enable a user to log in to our Website and to
check if a user is allowed access to a particular service or content.

o Analytical cookies: These cookies allow us to recognize and count the number of users and to see
how users use and explore our Website. These cookies help us to improve our Website, for
example by ensuring that all users are able to find what they are looking for easily.

o Functionality cookies: These cookies are not essential, but help us to personalize and enhance
your online experience on our Website. This type of cookies allows us to recognize you when you
return to our Website and to remember, for example, your choice of language.

o Targeting cookies: These cookies record the visit of a user on our Website, the pages a user has
visited and the links a user has followed in order to enable us to make our Website more relevant to
the users' interests.

o We do not require that you accept cookies and you may withdraw your consent to our use of
cookies at any time by adjusting your browser’s privacy settings. However, if you decline to accept
cookies, some functionality on our Website may be disabled and 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. Cookies can
be either session cookies or persistent cookies. A session cookie expires automatically when you
close your browser. A persistent cookie will remain until it expires or you delete your cookies.
Expiration dates are set in the cookies themselves; some may expire after a few minutes while
others may expire after multiple years.

• Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as
web beacons (also known as clear gifs, pixel tags, single-pixel gifs and web bugs) that are tiny
graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online
movements of web users or to access cookies.

• Analytics. We use third party analytics and advertising tools and technologies, in particular Google
Analytics and DoubleClick provided by Google, Inc., USA (“Google”). These tools and technologies
collect and analyze certain types of information, including IP addresses, device and software
identifiers, referring and exit URLs, onsite behavior and usage information, feature use metrics and
statistics, usage and purchase history, media access control address (MAC Address), mobile
unique device identifiers, and other similar information via the use of cookies. The information
generated by Google Analytics and DoubleClick about your use of the Website (including your IP
address) may be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Because we
activated IP anonymization for Google Analytics and Double Click, Google will anonymize the last
octet of a particular IP address. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and
shortened by Google servers in the USA. Google will use this information for the purpose of
evaluating your use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity and managing advertising
content. To learn how you can opt out from this information collection by Google see “Choices
About How We Collect, Use and Disclose Your Personal Information” below.


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. Unless expressly stated otherwise, our website does not
provide any Personal Information to these third parties; however they may collect information, including
Personal Information, such as internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, time zone setting
and location, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this
Website. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based advertising or other targeted

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 Collect, Use and Disclose Your Personal Information”.


We will only use your personal data when the applicable local law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use
your personal data in the following circumstances:

• For purposes of providing the services, customer management and functionality and security as is
necessary to perform the services provided to you under our term and conditions and any other
contract that you have with us.

• Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and
fundamental rights do not override those interests.

• Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

• Where you declare your valid consent to use it.

Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific
purpose for which we are using your data.


In general, we use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including Personal
Information and Sensitive Personal Information, for the following purposes:

• Provision of services (Registered Members Only): to present our Website and its contents to you,
including any interactive features on our Website, and to provide you with information, products or
services that you request from us; we also collect and use Personal Information to verify your
eligibility and deliver prizes in connection with contests and sweepstakes;

• Customer management (Registered Members Only): to manage a registered user’s account, to
provide customer support and notices to the registered user about his or her account or
subscription, including expiration and renewal notices, and notices about changes to our Website
or any products or services we offer or provide through it;

• Customization of content (Registered Members Only): to perform research and analysis about your
use of, or interest in, our Website content, products, or services, in order to develop and display
content and advertising tailored to your interests on our Website and other sites;

• Analytics: to determine whether users of the Website are unique, or whether the same user is using
the Website on multiple occasions, and to monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of
visitors, pages viewed, and demographic patterns;

• Functionality and security: to diagnose or fix technology problems, and to detect, prevent, and
respond to actual or potential fraud, illegal activities, or intellectual property infringement;

• Compliance: to enforce our terms and conditions and to comply with our legal obligations;

• in any other way we may describe when you provide the information; or for any other purpose with
your consent provided separately from this privacy policy.


We do not disclose your Personal Information except in the limited circumstances described here.

• We may disclose your Personal Information to members of our corporate group (that is, entities that
control, are controlled by, or are under common control with us) to the extent this is necessary for
the purposes of provision of services, customer management, customization of content,
advertising, analytics, verifications, functionality and security, and compliance.

• Service providers. To our authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf.
These services may include fulfilling orders, processing credit card payments, risk and fraud
detection and mitigation, providing customer service, performing business and sales analysis,
customization of content, analytics, security, supporting our Website functionality, surveys and
other features offered through our Website. These service providers may have access to Personal
Information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information
for any other purposes.

• Legal successors. 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 our assets, whether as a going
concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information
held by us about our Website users is among the assets transferred. Should such a sale or transfer
occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to ensure that the entity to which we transfer your
personal information uses it in a manner that is consistent with this privacy policy.

We access, preserve and share your Personal Information with regulators, law enforcement or others
where we reasonably believe such disclosure is needed to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal
process, or governmental request, (b) enforce applicable terms of use, including investigation of potential
violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address illegal or suspected illegal activities, security or
technical issues, (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our
employees, or others; or (e) to maintain and protect the security and integrity of our Website or
infrastructure. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us, at our sole

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any
individual, without restriction. We also may share aggregated information with third parties for conducting
general business analysis. This information does not contain any Personal Information and may be used to
develop content and services that we hope you and other users will find of interest.


Financial information (including Personal Information) that you have provided to us will only be shared with
our third party processors in order to initiate and complete any orders placed on your account. All credit card
transactions and such are processed with industry standard encryption through third party processors who
only use your financial information and Personal Information for that purpose. All financial data and related
Personal Information will not be shared by us with third parties except with your authorization or when
necessary to carry out all and any transactions requested by you with the understanding that such
transactions may be subject to rules, terms, conditions and policies of a third party. All such information
provided to a third party is subject to their terms and conditions.


Whenever in the course of sharing information we transfer Personal Information to countries outside of the
Unite States and other regions with comprehensive data protection laws, we will ensure that the information
is transferred in accordance with this privacy policy and as permitted by the applicable laws on data

By using the Website you consent to the transfer of information that we collect about you, including
Personal Information, to any country in which we, members of our corporate group (that is, entities that
control, are controlled by, or are under common control with us) or our service providers are located.


We will only retain your Personal Information for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we
collected it, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Information, we consider the amount, nature,
and sensitivity of the Personal Information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of
your Personal Information, the purposes for which we process your Personal Information and whether we
can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

Where we no longer need to process your Personal Information for the purposes set out in this Privacy
Policy, we will delete your Personal Information from our systems.

Where permissible, we will also delete your Personal Information upon your request. Information on how to
make a deletion request can be found under “Your Rights Related to Your Personal Information”.

If you have questions about our information retention practices, please send us an e-mail

The period for which we keep Personal Information that is necessary for compliance and legal enforcement
purposes varies and depends on the nature of our legal obligations and claims in the individual case.


We take appropriate security measures (including physical, electronic and procedural measures) to
safeguard your Personal Information from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, only
authorized employees are permitted to access Personal Information, and they may do so only for permitted
business functions. In addition, we use encryption in the transmission of your Personal Information between
your system and ours, and we use firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to
your Personal Information. Please be advised, however, that we cannot fully eliminate security risks
associated with the storage and transmission of Personal Information.

You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all
times. We are not responsible for circumventions of any privacy settings or security measures contained on
the Website.


We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us.

• You can choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information, but that may result in your
being unable to use certain features of our Website, because such information may be required in
order for you to register as a member; purchase products or services; participate in a contest,
promotion, survey, or sweepstakes; ask a question; or initiate other transactions on our Website.

• You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are
being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of the Website may then
be inaccessible or not function properly.

• You may opt out of the DoubleClick cookie or of Google Analytics by visiting the Google advertising
opt-out page or by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at Google Analytics
opt-out page.

• When you register on our Website. If you no longer want to receive commercial or promotional
emails or newsletters from us, you will need to avail yourself of the unsubscribe mechanism set out
in the applicable communication. It may take up to seven days for us to process an opt-out request.
We may send you other types of transactional and relationship e-mail communications, such as
service announcements, administrative notices, and surveys, without offering you the opportunity
to opt out of receiving them. Please note that opting out of receipt of promotional email
communications will only affect future activities or communications from us. If we have already
provided your information to a third party before you have changed your preferences or updated
your information, you may have to change you preferences directly with that third party.

• If you submit Personal Information, you may delete and deactivate your account with us at any
time. If you deactivate and delete the information of your account, your Personal Information and
any and all other account related information including, but not limited to, user profile data, sharing
data and any other data, or content specifically associated with your account will no longer be
accessible by you. After deleting and deactivating your account, if you choose to have an account
with us in the future, you will have to sign up for a new account as none of the information you
previously provided or saved within your account will have been retained.


Subject to local law, you have certain rights regarding the Personal Information we collect, use or disclose,
and that is related to you, including the right

• to receive information on the Personal Information concerning you that we hold and how such
Personal Information is used (right to access);

• to rectify inaccurate Personal Information concerning you (right to data rectification);

• to delete/erase your Personal Information (right to erasure/deletion, “right to be forgotten”);

• to receive the Personal Information provided by you in a structured, commonly used and
machine-readable format and to transmit that Personal Information to another data controller (right
to data portability)

• to object to the use of your Personal Information where such use is based on your legitimate
interests or on public interests (right to object); and

• in some cases, to restrict our use of your Personal Information (right to restriction of processing).

If we ask for your consent to use your Personal Information, you can withdraw your consent at any time.
Note that in case of a withdrawal of your consent you may no longer able to use several functionalities of our
Website and our services.

You may, at any time, send us an e-mail at to exercise your above rights in
accordance with the applicable legal requirements and limitations. If you are located in the European
Economic Area, you have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority.

Note that some requests to delete certain Personal Information will require the deletion of your user account
as the provision of user accounts is inextricably linked to the use of certain Personal Information (e.g., your
email address). Also note that it is possible that we will require additional information from you in order to
verify your authorization to make the request and to honor your request.


We may modify or revise our privacy policy from time to time. Although we may attempt to notify you when
major changes are made to this privacy policy, you are expected to periodically review the most up-to-date
version found at so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding
on you.

If we change anything in our privacy policy, the date of change will be reflected in the “last modified date”.
You agree that you will periodically review this privacy policy and refresh the page when doing so. You
agree to note the date of the last revision to our privacy policy. If the “last modified” date is unchanged from
the last time you reviewed our privacy policy, then it is unchanged. On the other hand, if the date has
changed, then there have been changes, and you agree to re-review our privacy policy, and you agree to
the changes. By continuing to use the Website subsequent to us making available an amended version of
our privacy policy in a way that you can easily take notice of it, you thereby consent to such amendment.


We regularly review our compliance with this privacy policy. Please feel free to ask any questions or
express any concerns regarding this privacy policy or our treatment of Personal Information by contacting
us through this Website at When we receive a formal written complaint, it is our
policy to contact the complaining party regarding his or her concerns. We will cooperate with the
appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints
regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information that cannot be resolved by an
individual and us.


This privacy policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties or require disclosure of any Personal
Information relating to users of the Website.


Our Website is not directed to persons under the age of 18 or the applicable age of majority in the
jurisdiction from which the Website is accessed and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from
minors. If you become aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us
at If we become aware that a minor has provided us with Personal Information, we
take steps to remove such information and terminate that person’s account.


We do not guarantee error-free performance under this privacy policy. We will use reasonable efforts to
comply with this privacy policy and will take prompt corrective action when we learn of any failure to comply
with our privacy policy. We shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or punitive damages relating
to this privacy policy.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our information-handling practices, please contact us


In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation law in the European Union effective May 25,
2018, Smutpond users can request a copy of their personal data as well as get Smutpond to delete their
personal data.


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