Last Updated 9.14.21
We collect information from and about you, including personal information and information about your use of the Site and our Services. Specifically, we collect information: (1) directly from you, such as when you use our Site, sign up for our newsletter, or request information on products or offers; (2) from third parties, such as when you log in through a social networking site; and (3) automatically, as you move through our Site, such as Site usage, browser types, IP addresses or device IDs, and other data, as discussed below.
Information We Collect Directly From You. We request information from you when you register for an account for our Site, sign up for our newsletter, request information on products or special offers, or contact us. Depending upon the particular activity, we may request the following information from you: your name, email address, zip code, gender, age range, income range, username, password, credit score, military status, homeowner status and credit card information.
Our Commitment to Children’s Privacy. We do not collect or maintain information from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our Services is targeted or intentionally structured to attract anyone under 13. If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to use our Services. If you are aware of anyone under the age of 13 using our Site, please notify us. Upon confirmation, we will terminate any account that user may have, and we will eliminate any personal information we may have obtained from that user.
We use your information, including your personal information, to provide our Services to you and for the following purposes:
TheXBest makes efforts to protect your information. However, no website, Internet transmission, computer system or wireless connection is completely secure. TheXBest CANNOT GUARANTEE THAT UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR DISCLOSURE, HACKING, DATA LOSS OR OTHER BREACHES WILL NOT OCCUR. As with any activity on the internet, your use of the Site and our Services is at your own risk. TheXBest urges you to take protective steps to keep your information safe by memorizing your password, regularly changing your passwords, keeping them in a safe place (separate from your account information), logging out of your account and closing your Web browser. In addition, you should not provide your password to others. By registering for or using our Services, you are responsible for any use of our Services achieved through the use of your personal password. TheXBest CANNOT AND DOES NOT WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION YOU TRANSMIT TO TheXBest AND YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Certain portions of our Services permit registered users to post content, including, for example, commenting on an article or posting a picture etc.. Any information that you post to our Services may be viewable by other visitors to our Services. We are not responsible for the privacy of your submissions, or for the accuracy of any information contained in those submissions. Any information that you disclose becomes public information. We cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Policy, the law or your personal privacy. Although TheXBest respects the right of free speech, we will not allow the Site or Services to be used as a tool for the promotion of Hate Speech or hate crimes as defined by applicable federal (18 U.S. Code §249 et seq) and state laws. User generated content should respect the race, color, national origin, religion, gender, disability, age and citizenship status of all people.
TheXBest is committed to complying with the CAN-SPAM Act (15 USC 7704) and related regulations. If you would like to remove your name and e-mail address and any other personal information TheXBest may have collected, you can send an email requesting removal to support@TheXBest.com. TheXBest will make best efforts to remove the requested data in a timely manner. If you no longer wish to receive promotional emails or SMS messages from us, please follow the opt-out instructions in the text of the email. Please note that it may take up to ten days to process your request. Please also note that if you opt-out of receiving promotional emails or SMS messages from us, we may continue to contact you with via email with service related communications.
Please note that you can opt-out of many third-party ad networks. The Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) and its members provides education as to your choices regarding having your information used by these companies, including how to “opt-out” of third-party ad networks operated by NAI members. To learn more, see http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1
You also may contact the Digital Advertising Alliance at http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ for information about opting out of targeted advertising and your choices regarding having information used by About Ads member companies, including how to “opt-out” of third-party ad networks operated by About Ads members. Opting out of one or more NAI members or DAI members (many of which will be the same) only means that those members no longer will deliver targeted content or ads to you, but it does not mean you will no longer receive any targeted content or ads on our Site or other websites. You may continue to receive advertisements, for example, based on the particular website that you are viewing. Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you visit this opt-out page, or you subsequently erase your cookies, use a different computer or change web browsers, your NAI or DAI opt-out may no longer, be effective. Additional information is available on NAI’s and DAI’s websites accessible by the above links.
If you have any further questions or concerns about TheXBest’s privacy policies and use of personal information, please send them to support@TheXBest.com
If you are a Virginia or California resident, the Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA” or the “Act”) and California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ("CCPA" or the “Act”), as well as any other successively passed legislation in different state jurisidcitions, permits you to obtain certain disclosures about information you have shared with us in connection with your use of the Services. CCPA also provides you with certain rights with respect to this information. This section outlines those CDPA or CCPA required disclosures and details those rights that apply to "personal information" subject to the Act. Personal information does not include information that is publicly available (as defined by the CCPA), deidentified, or aggregated.
Information We Collect. We collect information that identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or device (“personal information”). In particular, we have collected the following categories of personal information from consumers within the last twelve (12) months:
|A. Identifiers.||A real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, account name, Social Security number, driver's license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.||YES|
|B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)).||A name, signature, Social Security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver's license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information. Some personal information included in this category may overlap with other categories.||YES|
|C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.||Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).||YES|
|D. Commercial information.||Records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.||YES|
|E. Biometric information.||Genetic, physiological, behavioral, and biological characteristics, or activity patterns used to extract a template or other identifier or identifying information, such as, fingerprints, faceprints, and voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke, gait, or other physical patterns, and sleep, health, or exercise data.||NO|
|F. Internet or other similar network activity.||Browsing history, search history, information on a consumer's interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.||YES|
|G. Geolocation data.||Physical location or movements.||YES|
|H. Sensory data.||Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.||NO|
|I. Professional or employment-related information.||Current or past job history or performance evaluations.||YES|
|J. Non-public education information (per the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. Section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)).||Education records directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf, such as grades, transcripts, class lists, student schedules, student identification codes, student financial information, or student disciplinary records.||NO|
|K. Inferences drawn from other personal information.||Profile reflecting a person's preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.||YES|
We collect the information listed above from the following categories of sources: (i) information provided by you, (ii) information we collected when you use our Services, or (iii) information received from third parties.
Use of Personal Information. We may use or disclose the personal information we collect from you for a number of purposes compatible for which it was collected or authorized by you, including for, but not limited to, the following purposes:
More information on how we use your personal information is available in the How We Use Your Information section above.
In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have disclosed the following categories of personal information for a business purpose:
Category A: Identifiers.
Category B: Customer Records personal information categories.
Category C: Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law.
Category I: Professional/employment-related information.
Category F: Internet/other similar network activity
Category G: Geolocation data
Category K: Inferences drawn from other personal information.
We disclose your personal information for a business purpose to these third parties:
In the preceding twelve (12) months, we have sold personal information.
Your Rights and Choices. The Act, as applicable. provides Virginia and California consumers with specific rights regarding their personal information. This section describes your CDPA/CCPA rights and explains how to exercise those rights, as applicable under the respective Act.
Access to Specific Information and Data Portability Rights
You have the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about our collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will disclose to you:
Deletion Request Rights
You have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your verifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless an exception applies.
We may deny your deletion request if retaining the information is necessary for us or our service providers to:
Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights
To exercise the access, data portability, and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:
Only you or a person registered with the California Secretary of State that you authorize to act on your behalf, may make a verifiable consumer request related to your personal information. You may also make a verifiable consumer request on behalf of your minor child.
You may only make a verifiable consumer request for access or data portability twice within a 12-month period. The verifiable consumer request must:
We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity or authority to make the request and confirm the personal information relates to you. Making a verifiable consumer request does not require you to create an account with us. We will only use personal information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify the requestor's identity or authority to make the request.
Response Timing and Format
We endeavor to respond to a verifiable consumer request within 45 days of its receipt. If we require more time (up to 90 days), we will inform you of the reason and extension period in writing. If you have an account with us, we will deliver our written response to that account. If you do not have an account with us, we will deliver our written response by mail or electronically, at your option. Any disclosures we provide will only cover the 12-month period preceding the verifiable consumer request's receipt. The response we provide will also explain the reasons we cannot comply with a request, if applicable. For data portability requests, we will select a format to provide your personal information that is readily useable and should allow you to transmit the information from one entity to another entity without hindrance.
We do not charge a fee to process or respond to your verifiable consumer request unless it is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that the request warrants a fee, we will tell you why we made that decision and provide you with a cost estimate before completing your request.
Non-Discrimination. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of your Act rights. Unless permitted by the Act, we will not:
It is the policy of Komondor Agency LLC dba TheXBest (“TheXBest”) to respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement, in compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, as amended, and other applicable intellectual property laws. This page describes how to serve a Notice of Infringing Material and what to do if any material you have placed on any TheXBest page or TheXBest properties becomes the subject of such a notice.
Before serving either a Notice of Infringing Material or a Counter-Notification, you may wish to contact a lawyer to better understand your rights and obligations under the DMCA and other laws. The following notice requirements are intended to comply with TheXBest's rights and obligations under the DMCA and do not constitute legal advice to you.
Our response to these notices may include removing or disabling access to material claimed to be the subject of infringing activity and/or terminating subscribers. If we remove or disable subscriber access in response to such a notice, we will make a good-faith attempt to contact the owner of the affected site, or the uploader of the affected material or post, so that they may make a counter notification. We may also document notices of alleged infringement on which we act. Your complaint will also be a matter of record. A copy of the legal notice may be sent to one or more third parties who may then make it available to the public.
Please be advised that you may be liable for damages if you materially misrepresent that a post, product or activity is infringing your copyrights.
By using some of our services, you license other customers to copy works you have uploaded into specific sections of those services or sites. Please examine the posted agreements and terms of service in any situations where you and the alleged infringer are each a customer or subscriber to the same service, since you may have granted a license for some or all uses of your works on the TheXBest site.
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and you believe that any content or link on TheXBest's site has infringed upon your copyrights, you may submit a notice pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") by providing our Copyright Agent the following information in writing:
Designated DMCA Agent. TheXBest's designated DMCA Copyright Agent to receive Notices of Infringing Material is:
Komondor Agency LLC
Phone: (208) 577-6957
Only DMCA notices should go to our DMCA Copyright Agent. Please send electronically with confirmation of Read Receipt to verify we have received your notice. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all of the requirements listed, your DMCA notice may not be valid.
Account Termination. Some TheXBest services may not have account holders or subscribers. For sites or services that do, TheXBest will, in appropriate circumstances, terminate repeat infringers. If you believe that an account holder or subscriber is a repeat infringer, please follow the instructions above to contact TheXBest's agent and provide information sufficient for us to verify that the account holder or subscriber has been determined to be in violation of the DMCA repeatedly.
Counter-Notification. In some instances, a TheXBest's user that has uploaded or posted materials identified as described above may supply a counter-notification. The owner of an affected page on one of TheXBest's sites or services, or the provider of affected content on one of our services may make a counter-notification pursuant to sections 512(g)(2) and (3) of the DCMA. When we receive a counter-notification, we reserve the right to reinstate the posts or material in question.
To file a counter-notification with us, you must provide a written communication (by fax or regular mail or by email) that sets forth all of the items required by the DMCA. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES IF YOU MATERIALLY MISREPRESENT THAT CONTENT OR AN ACTIVITY IS NOT INFRINGING THE COPYRIGHTS OF OTHERS. If you are not sure whether certain material infringes the copyrights of others, we suggest that you first contact your own attorney for DMCA and related copyright advice. A sample counter-notification may be composed using the PDF forms at www.lumendatabase.org
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