Effective date: September 7, 2021
At Building LA Today, our mission is to make video content about LA city contracts, small
business opportunities and starting business for all. Building LA Today is a product of Rambo
House Media LLC, based in Los Angeles, CA. In order to do this, we collect, use, and share
Building LA Today does this and how to exercise the choices and rights you have in your
information.By using or accessing the Services (as defined below) in any manner, you
California Notice of Collection of Personal Information: We collect the categories of personal
information listed below under “Personal Information We Collect” for the purposes described
below under “How We Use Your Personal Information.” To learn more about your California
privacy rights, including on how to submit a request to opt out of the sale of your personal
information, please scroll down to “Your California Privacy Rights.”
This policy covers our treatment of information that identifies or is reasonably capable of
being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with you or your
household ("Personal Information") in connection with our Services. It applies to all Building
LA Today members, consumers, and users, including job applicants to Building LA Today,
and to all Building LA Today platforms, including our mobile apps, website (thrivemarket.com
and subdomains), features, content, products, email distribution lists, and other services
offered by Building LA Today (collectively, the “Services”). Please remember that your use of
the Services is also subject to our Terms of Service. This policy does not apply to the
practices of third parties we don’t own or control unless specifically stated.
2. Personal Information We Collect
Personal Information may include the following categories:
Identifiers/Contact Information: These include your name, postal and e-mail address, phone
number, and unique identifiers that may identify your device or browser
Commercial Information: Your purchase and usage history, and goods and service
preferences, including payment information used for purchases.
Usage, Technology, Cookies, and Internet Activity: Your geolocation information, IP address,
web/app browsing and search history related to our Services, and information regarding your
interaction(s) with the Services or ads.
When you use our Services, we collect and receive Personal Information in various ways.
As provided in more detail below, we collect Personal Information provided by you, collected
automatically through cookies and related technologies, and from third parties.
2.1. Personal Information You Provide Us
You provide us with Personal Information when filling out online forms, setting up your
account, posting reviews, or communicating with us, or applying for a job. In addition, if you
connect a social network you belong to (such as Facebook) to your Building LA Today
account, you authorize these social networks to share your information with us.
2.2. Personal Information We Collect Automatically
Similar to most other online services, we and our service providers automatically collect
Personal Information when you use our Services, through cookies and related technologies
collected from your web browser, computer, or mobile devices. We use this information to
improve and troubleshoot the Services, as explained below.
software, log files, or other technologies to collect certain information about your interactions,
shopping preferences and your interaction with our Site, mobile app and advertisements.
We collect this information to personalize your experience, including recommending
products and offering you promotions. It also makes your navigation of the site more
seamless and faster.
Technology Information. We receive information about how you are accessing our Services,
such as your device type, IP address, operating system, and what settings you have
enabled. Your device, browser, and software settings affect what information your device or
browser makes available to us.
Cookies, Analytics, and Third Party Technologies. We collect information through the use of
“cookies”, tracking pixels, data analytics tools like Google Analytics, SDKs, and other third
party technologies to understand how you navigate through the Services and interact with
Building LA Today advertisements, to make your Building LA Today experience secure, to
improve your site experience, to serve you better ads on other sites, and to save your
preferences. “Cookies” are identifiers we transfer to your browser or device that allow us to
recognize your browser or device and tell us how and when pages and features in our
Services are visited and by how many people.
2.3. Personal Information We Collect from Other Third Parties
Personal Information we collect from third parties may include:
Personal Information collected by third parties through the Services. We may collect
Personal Information from third-party sources for business and commercial purposes to
support core functions of our Services and to enhance your Building LA Today experience.
For example, we may collect information about your participation in third party programs that
provide things such as payment, transaction, and fraud detection information, and
information you allow us to collect from your social media profiles, including demographic
and market segment information.
Personal Information collected from service providers. Our service providers also may collect
and use Personal Information to assist us with our business operations. For example,they
may collect information about your browser, operating system, basket contents, browsing
history, time zone, browser language, page performance, and debug information, used to
help us troubleshoot and resolve any issues you are experiencing with our Services.
3. How We Use Your Personal Information
We use Personal Information in accordance with applicable data protection laws and this
To verify your identity.
To provide the Services to you, including to provide you with customer support, respond to
your requests, and communicate with you about the Services.
To provide, support, personalize, and develop our Services.
To create, maintain, customize, and secure your account with us.
To process your requests, purchases, transactions, payments and prevent transactional
fraud. We may also save your Personal Information to facilitate new product orders or
To comply with legal requirements, or respond to law enforcement requests and as required
by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations, including responding to a court
order, summons, or warrants.
To address fraud or unlawful activity, enforce our policies, exercise or defend legal claims,
protect against harm to our rights, property, interest or safety of the rights, property, interests
or safety of you, third parties, or the public as required or permitted by the law.
Such processing may also include the following commercial purposes:
To personalize your experience using the Services and to deliver product offerings relevant
to your interests, including targeted offers and ads through our Services, third-party sites,
and via email (with your consent, where required by law).
For testing and quality assurance, research, analysis, and product development, including to
develop and improve our Services and help you troubleshoot any issues with the Services.
We may also process your personal information as necessary to provide the Services or with
We may create aggregated and other anonymous data from your Personal Information that
can no longer be used to identify you. We may use this anonymous data and share it with
third parties for our lawful business purposes, including to analyze and improve the Services
and promote our business.
We may also combine the Personal Information we receive from and about you. We may
also de-identify or aggregate information so it is no longer Personal Information.
4. How, With Whom, and Why We Share Your Personal Information
4.1. Sharing of Personal Information by You
Any Personal Information you disclose in public areas on the Services or other third-party
services may become visible to other individuals without restriction. Please exercise caution
when disclosing Personal Information in public areas. If you provide any Personal
to your Personal Information disclosed to such third party
4.2.Sharing of Personal Information By Us
We may share Personal Information as follows
With our service providers. We may share your Personal Information with service providers
that provide business or technical support functions to us. This includes service providers
that, among other things, help us maintain and service your account, process or fulfill your
orders, provide you customer service, verify your identity, and detect and prevent fraud.
With our business partners. If you choose to enter into a promotion that is co-sponsored
(e.g., a sweepstakes or contest), we may disclose your Personal Information to our
co-sponsor in connection with the administration of such promotion, as required by law, or as
With other corporate entities in connection with a business transfer. We may share Personal
Information while negotiating or in relation to a sale or purchase of assets, divestiture,
restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, bankruptcy, or other change of ownership or
control. Also, if we (or our assets) are acquired, or if we go out of business, enter
bankruptcy, or go through some other change of control, Personal Information could be one
of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party. Should such a sale or transfer
occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the transferee comply with the
With other third parties. Your Personal Information may also be shared with our sponsors,
partners, advertisers, advertising networks, advertising servers, and analytics companies or
other third parties in connection with marketing, promotional, and other offers, as well as
With law enforcement and other third parties to ensure compliance and safety. We may
access and disclose your Personal Information to respond to subpoenas, judicial processes,
or government requests and investigations, in connection with an investigation on matters
related to public safety, or as permitted or otherwise required by law. We may disclose your
Personal Information to protect the security of our Services, servers, network systems, and
databases. We may also share Personal Information (a) if disclosure would mitigate our
liability in an actual or threatened lawsuit; (b) as necessary to protect our legal rights and
those of our users, business partners, or other interested parties; (c) to enforce our
agreements with you; and (d) to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected
illegal activity, fraud, or other wrongdoing.
With your consent or at your request. We also may share your information as disclosed to
you at the time of collection.
5. Storing and Protecting Your Personal Information
We retain Personal Information where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do
so, including for the reasons listed in Section 4.2. If this is not possible (for example,
because it is stored in backup archives), we will securely store your Personal Information
and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
We endeavor to protect the privacy of your account and other Personal Information we hold
in our records. While we make commercially reasonable efforts to protect your Personal
Information from unauthorized access, we cannot guarantee complete security. You use the
Services and provide us with your Personal Information at your own risk.
Building LA Today reserves the right to take any and all action it deems necessary or
reasonable to maintain the security of the Services and your account, including without
limitation terminating your account, changing your password, or requesting information to
authorize transactions on your account. Building LA Today will treat access to the Services
through your account as authorized by you. Building LA Today will not be held liable to you
for any liabilities or damages resulting from or arising out of any action or inaction of Building
LA Today under this provision.
6. Third-Party Links
Our Services, particularly our website, app and promotional emails may contain links to
third-party websites and services. For example, if you are looking at a product, we may have
a link to the manufacturer’s website. Linked third-party websites and services may have
privacy policies that differ from ours. We are not responsible for those websites, and we
recommend that you review their policies. Please contact those websites directly if you have
any questions about their privacy policies.
7. Your Rights and Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
7.1. All Users
Email Subscriptions. You can always unsubscribe from our commercial or promotional
emails by clicking unsubscribe in those messages. We will still send you transactional and
relational emails about your use of our Services.
Push Notifications. You can opt out of receiving push notifications through your electronic
device settings (i.e. phone, tablets etc.). Please note that opting out of receiving push
notifications may impact your use of our Services (such as receiving a notification that your
order has shipped).
Account Information. You can review and edit certain account information you have chosen
to add to your profile by logging in to your account settings and profile.
Cookie Tracking. You can modify your cookie settings on your browser, but if you delete or
choose not to accept our cookies, you may be missing out on certain features of our
Services, such as certain product recommendations features. However, you will still be able
to order and complete a transaction on our website.Your web browser(s) has settings to
modify your cookie settings. Please refer to your device’s settings or your Internet browser’s
“Help” section for more information on how to delete and/or disable your device or browser
from receiving cookies or controlling your tracking preferences
Do Not Track. Your browser may offer you a “Do Not Track” option, which allows you to
signal to operators of websites and web applications and services that you do not want them
to track your online activities. Our Services do not currently support Do Not Track requests at
Interest-Based Advertising. To understand your choices for receiving more relevant online
advertising, please review the information below:
1. To learn more about interest-based advertising, and to opt out of collection and use of
information about your online activities for interest-based advertising by the Digital
Advertising Alliance (DAA) participating companies, please visit
http://www.aboutads.info/choices/. To opt out of targeted advertising through mobile
applications, please visit https://youradchoices.com/appchoices.
2. To opt out of collection and use of information about your online activities for
interest-based advertising by Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) member companies,
please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/.
Even if you opt out, you will still receive advertising from Building LA Today. You may also
still receive advertising from us that is not customized based on your usage information.
Deleting Your Account. You may request termination of your account or deletion of certain
information by emailing email@example.com. In some cases, we will be unable to delete
your account, such as if there is an issue with your account related to safety or fraud, or due
to legal obligations. Building LA Today reserves the right to request that you provide
information to confirm your identity. We may not be able to correct or delete information
shared with third parties. Pursuant to applicable law, we may be entitled to refuse to act on
the request. When we delete your account, we may retain certain information for legitimate
business purposes or to comply with legal or regulatory obligations. For example, we may
retain your information to notify you about the recall of a product you purchased. When we
retain such data, we do so in ways designed to prevent its use for other purposes. We may
use any aggregated data derived from or incorporating your Personal Information after you
update or delete it, but not in a manner that would identify you personally
7.2. California Residents
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, you may take advantage of the following rights:
Access: You may request, up to two times each year, that we disclose to you the categories
and/or specific pieces of personal information that we collect, use, disclose, and may sell.
Deletion: You may request that we delete your personal information that we have collected
from you. We may not be able to fulfill your request if a statutory exception applies, such as
if we need to maintain your information to provide a good or service requested by you, to
detect or protect against fraud or illegal activity, to exercise our rights, or to comply with our
To exercise your rights described above, please submit a request to us by:
Sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Sending an email to email@example.com
Please include the following information in your request, as part of the CCPA account
1. Subject Line: CCPA Data Subject Request
2. Name associated with your Building LA Today account
3. Email address associated with your Building LA Today account
4. State of residence
5. Billing zip code
6. Your most recent Building LA Today Order Number
7. If you are an authorized agent acting on behalf of the requestor, please include written
proof that you are an authorized agent such as a signed power of attorney.
*Failure to provide any of the above items may cause a delay in responding to your request.
We value your privacy and will not discriminate in response to your exercise of your privacy
Verification. We may request certain information to verify your identity before we can
respond to your access and deletion requests. A verifiable consumer request must:
Provide sufficient information that allows us to reasonably verify you are the person about
whom we collected Personal Information or an authorized representative.
Describe your request with sufficient detail that allows us to properly understand, evaluate,
and respond to it.
We will require authorized agents to provide proof that you authorized the request, and we
will require you to verify your identity directly with us.
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. We will only use Personal Information provided in the request to verify the
requestor's identity or authority to make the request.
We will confirm receipt of your request within 10 business days and will respond to your
request within forty-five (45) days of receipt, unless we need more time, in which case we
will let you know.
Opt-Out Requests. To opt out of the sale of your Personal Information, please click on the
Do Not Sell My Personal Information link on our website footer. We will comply with your
opt-out request within 15 business days. You may use an authorized agent to submit a
request to opt out on your behalf if you provide the authorized agent signed permission. We
may deny a request from an authorized agent if the agent cannot provide us with such
signed permission or we cannot confirm the Personal Information relates to you.
Disclosures: In addition to the information disclosed above, Building LA Today makes the
following disclosures as required under California law:
Categories of Personal Information Sold. In the last 12 months, Building LA Today has sold
each of the following categories of Personal Information to third parties that provide
advertising and analytics services: Identifiers/Contact information, Usage, Technology,
Cookies, and Internet Activity, and Inferences.
Categories of Personal Information Disclosed for a Business Purpose. In the last 12 months,
Building LA Today has disclosed the following categories of Personal Information for a
business purpose (such as with our service providers who are restricted from using your
Personal Information outside the scope of their services for Building LA Today):
Identifiers/Contact Information, Commercial Information, Usage, Technology, Cookies, and
Internet Activity, and Inferences.
8. Children’s Data
We do not knowingly collect, sell, or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age
of 16. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under age 16, we
will use reasonable attempts to delete that information. If you believe that a child under 16
may have provided us Personal Information, please contact us at (310) 570 2506
will alert you of any material changes through the Services, by email, and/or through other
means as permitted by law. Please check this page frequently to view any changes.
Continued use of the Services after a change to this policy constitutes your consent to be
supersedes all previous versions of or agreements, notices, or statements about the Privacy
10. What if I have questions about this policy?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, please send us a
detailed message to firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will try to resolve your concerns.