When you use our Sites, we collect different types of information from and about you. This information includes:
Commercial Information: Information about your use of our Site.
Online Activity: Some limited information about how you use the Internet.
User-Generated Content: Information you share with us or post through our Site.
We collect the information described above from different sources. Sometimes, we collect information from you directly, like when you share your observations or review in comments section. Other times, we collect information from third parties. The following explains a little more about how we get this information.
We are committed to protecting and maintaining the privacy of your information and will process your data only in accordance with a lawful basis under applicable data protection laws, such as if:
We use identifiers, commercial information, online activity, geolocation information, user-generated content for a variety of purposes, as discussed below:
We may also use identifiers, commercial information, online activity, and inferences for the following commercial purposes:
Additionally, if you use the Site to connect with third-party services, you authorize us to use information from and about you, on your behalf, to interact with these third-party services based on your requests.
We share the information we collect with different third parties for different purposes. In the last 12 months, WDM 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 WDM):
In the last 12 months, WDM has disclosed the following categories of personal information for a commercial purpose (such as to provide you with or to limit advertising):
We may also share your information in the following ways:
WDM may also share aggregate or anonymous non-identifying information with third parties, including affiliated companies and non-affiliated companies, for their marketing or analytics uses.
We respect your privacy rights and provide you with reasonable access and rights to the personal data that you may have provided through your use of the Sites. If you wish to make changes to your account information, you can do so by sending an e-mail with your requests to Privacy@whatdreammeans.com.
If you live in the European Economic Area (EEA), and wish to access, amend, delete, or transfer any personal data we hold about you, you may send an e-mail with your requests to Privacy@whatdreammeans.com . We will make every effort to respond to your request within 30 days. To protect your privacy and security, we may take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access or fulfilling your requests.
While any changes you make will be reflected in active user databases within a reasonable period of time, we may retain all information you submit for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, satisfaction of legal obligations, or where we otherwise reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so.
In certain circumstances, you also have the right to object to WDM processing your personal information. You may decline to share certain personal data with us, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of the Site. In circumstances where you have provided your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent.
If you believe your right to privacy granted by applicable data protection laws has been infringed upon, please contact Privacy@whatdreammeans.com. If you live in the EEA, you also have a right to lodge a complaint with data protection authorities.
You can view or change your preferences to receive subscriptions (e.g., horoscopes, newsletters), promotional communications, and alerts at any time by accessing the Mail Preferences, or by contacting us at Privacy@whatdreammeans.com. You also may choose to stop receiving such communications delivered by e-mail by following the unsubscribe instructions included in the emails. Even if you unsubscribe from certain emails, we may still send you messages regarding transactions you’ve made or other important non-marketing communications.
Certain parts of our Sites require cookies. You are free to set your browser or operating system settings to limit certain tracking or to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features on the Sites or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Please refer to your Web browser’s or operating system’s website or “Help” section for more information on how to delete and/or disable your browser or operating system from receiving cookies or controlling your tracking preferences.
Our system may not respond to Do Not Track requests or headers from some or all browsers.
In the last 12 months, WDM has sold the following categories of personal information:
We do not knowingly sell personal information about persons under the age of 16.
As a California resident, you have the right to know what personal information WDM has collected, disclosed, and sold about you. In particular, you may:
Request, up to two times each year, that we disclose:
Request that we delete any personal information that we have collected from or about you. Note that there are some reasons we will not be able to fully address your request, such as if we need to complete a transaction for you, to detect and protect against fraudulent and illegal activity, to exercise our rights, for our internal purposes, or to comply with a legal obligation.
To take advantage of any of these rights, please contact us at Privacy@whatdreammeans.com or use the mailing address in the “How to Contact Us” section below. We may request certain information to verify your identity before we can respond to your access and deletion requests.
We value your privacy and will not discriminate in response to your exercise of your privacy rights. WDM will confirm receipt of your request within 10 business days and will respond to your request within 45 calendar days, after proper verification, unless we need additional time, in which case we will let you know.
European and UK residents, as outlined in the GDPR have the following rights:
For additional rights and additional information on your rights, we encourage you to visit this guide to the GDRP.
To opt out of the sale of your personal information, please email us at Privacy@whatdreammeans.com. Opt-out requests are processed within 15 business days.
You may authorize someone to make a privacy rights request on your behalf (an authorized agent). Authorized agents will need to demonstrate that you’ve authorized them to act on your behalf, and that they are registered with the California Secretary of State to conduct business in California, or must demonstrate they have power of attorney pursuant to applicable probate law. WDM retains the right to request confirmation directly from you confirming that the agent is authorized to make such a request, or to request additional information to confirm the agent’s identity. An authorized agent is prohibited from using a consumer’s personal information, or any information collected from or about the consumer, for any purpose other than to fulfill the consumer’s requests, for verification, or for fraud prevention.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to address outstanding account balances, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
WDM is a global site and it may process, transfer, and store information about our users on servers located in a number of countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA), including in the United States. Since we are committed to protecting your information, we take steps to ensure that there are appropriate safeguards in place when we transfer that data.
WDM is committed to handling your customer information with high standards of information security. We maintain numerous safeguards to guard your personal information.
No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security, so we recommend being careful about the information you share on our Sites. If you have any questions about security on our Site, you can contact us at Privacy@whatdreammeans.com.
We may display personal testimonials of users on our Site in addition to ratings and other endorsements. With your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at Privacy@whatdreammeans.com.
The Sites may offer you the ability to interact with social plugins from social media features, such as the Facebook Like and Share buttons, and other widgets and interactive mini-programs that run on our Sites. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our Sites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Sites. As with linked sites, we have no control over the information that social network plugins collect, store, or use, and we are not responsible for the practices of such sites. In addition, we may receive certain information about you from a third party social network if you choose to link to us or use certain social media features, based on your registration and privacy settings on those third-party services.
To learn more about what options you have about limiting the gathering of information by third-party ad networks, you can consult the website of the Network Advertising Initiative.
You can opt out of participating in interest-based advertising networks, but opting out does not mean you will no longer receive online advertising. It does mean that the companies from which you opted out will no longer customize ads based on your interests and web usage patterns using cookie-based technology.
Protecting children’s privacy is important to us. Our Sites are not intended for use by anyone under the age of 16. WDM does not knowingly collect or store personal information from anyone under the age of 16. No one under the age of 18 may use the Site. If you have concerns about our Site, or if you believe that your child under 16 has gained access to our Site, you may contact us at Privacy@whatdreammeans.com.
What Dream Means Site use third party advertising companies to serve ads during your visit to our site. These companies may use information (which does not include your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to display advertisements related to products and services of interest to you. For more information on this practice and how to prevent companies from using this data, click here.
For information regarding data collection by Mediavine ad partners including how to opt out of data collection, please click here
With the DART cookie, Google can display ads to its users based on visits to its and other sites on the Internet.
This policy may be updated without prior notice, so please review it periodically to ensure you are informed of these changes.
This site does not sell, rent, or disclose to outside parties the information collected here, except as follows:
(a) Affiliated Service Providers: This site has agreements with various affiliated service providers to facilitate the functioning of the site. For example, the site may share your credit card information with the credit card service provider to process your purchase. All administrative service providers that this site uses are required to have the same level of privacy protection as this site does, and therefore your information will be handled with the same level of care. Additionally, for example, this site may use analytic or marketing services such as Google Analytics, Google Adsense, Taboola, or RevContent, to which collection you hereby unconditionally consent.
(b) Where required by law: This site may share the collected information where required by law, specifically in response to a demand from government authorities where such demand meets the legal requirements.
(c) Statistical Analysis: This site may share Non-Personal Information and aggregated information with third parties, including but not limited to for advertising or marketing purposes. No Personal Information will be shared in this manner.
(d) Transactions: In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where Personal Information may be disclosed or transferred as a business asset.
How To Opt Out Of Interest-Based Advertising
Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising Services: This website is a member of the Network Advertising Initiative(NAI) and adheres to the NAI Codes of Conduct as described on the NAI website. This website also adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) Self-Regulatory Principles. For a description of the DAA Program, please visit the DAA website.
Opting Out of Interest-Based Advertising by Third Parties: To find out more about interest-based advertising on the internet and how to opt out of information collection for this purpose by companies that participate in the Network Advertising Initiative or the Digital Advertising Alliance, visit NAI’s opt-out page or DAA’s Consumer Choice Page.
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