Privacy Policy

Effective Date: February 1, 2018 (last updated Febraury 6, 2018)

W2O Group takes privacy matters seriously and wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose data. This Privacy Policy describes our practices regarding information that we or third-party service providers collect through certain of our owned or controlled websites and web properties including mobile versions of these websites (collectively, the "Properties"). By using the Properties, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or practices of any third party. In addition, the inclusion of a link on any Property does not imply endorsement of, or affiliation with, the linked site or Property by us or our affiliates. Please note that the Properties may include the ability to access and submit (including, for example, via a third-party software application or service that is available through or in connection with a Property) certain information directly to third parties. Read other companies' privacy policies carefully. We are not responsible for these third parties.

Cross-Border Transfer:

Note to European users: the data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination in the United States of America or elsewhere outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") that may not be subject to equivalent data protection laws. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Where personal data is transferred in relation to providing our services we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is subject to appropriate safeguards and that it is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

These Properties are Not Intended for Children: Our sites are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or legal guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us at You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this Policy. Please mark your inquiries "COPPA Information Request." Parents, you can learn more about how to protect children's privacy on-line here.

Your California Privacy Rights: If you reside in California, you have the right to ask us one time each year if we have shared personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make a request, please send us an email at or write to us at the address listed below. Indicate in your letter or email that you are a California resident making a "Shine the Light" inquiry.

Updates To This Privacy Policy

From time to time we may change our privacy policies. We will notify you of any material changes to our Policy as required by law. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we make the revised Privacy Policy available on or through a Property. Your use of such Property or your submission of any information in connection with the Properties following such changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

We and third-party service providers may collect information from you including your name, address, phone number and email address when you interact with the Properties including when you, for example, post on a public space on our Properties, make a request, register for newsletters or other communications through the Properties, participate in surveys or in a blog, submit a job application, as part of employee onboarding or when you contact us.

We and third-party service providers may also collect information such as:

  • Browser and device information including mobile device type, mobile network, IP address used to connect your computer or device to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions and operating system.
  • Information collected through cookies, pixel tags and other technologies — see our Ad and Cookie Policy for more detail.
  • Geographic location information - identifying only city level, state and country.
  • Demographic information and other non-personally identifiable information provided by you.
  • Information about how you use the Properties.
  • Aggregated information.

We collect information about users over time when you use the Properties. We may use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons. We may do this on our Properties and in emails that we send to you. We may have third parties collect information this way on our behalf. Or we may combine information we get from a third party with information we already have. Our business partners, vendors, and clients may give us information about you. Social media platforms may also give us information about you.

To learn more about these tools and uses of information about you, please read our Ad and Cookie Policy.

How We Use Data

We and third-party service providers may use information:

  • To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests.
  • To administer sweepstakes, contests and other promotions.
  • To send to you administrative information, including information regarding the Properties.
  • To send to you, through us or third-party service providers, marketing communications that we believe may be of interest to you.
  • For our business purposes including, without limitation, data analysis, product development, enhancing the Properties, improving our services, processing applications and determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns.
  • As we believe necessary or appropriate: (1) under applicable law; (2) to comply with legal processes; (3) to respond to requests from public or government authorities; (4) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of our affiliates, you or others; or (5) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
  • For other reasons we may describe to you.

How Information may be disclosed

Information may be disclosed:

  • To third-party service providers who provide services such as data analysis, order fulfillment, IT services, customer service, email delivery and other similar services to enable them to provide such services. For instance, we use Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our site, including clicks, page bounce rate, page views, how users navigate through our site, length of visits to certain pages, length of video watching, submitting form on our contact page. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. Google Analytics uses cookies which collect information in a non-identifiable form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
  • To providers who facilitate you making online applications for jobs with us via our Properties, including Lever ( and EnBoarder ( They use your data under their own privacy policies accessible at and respectively.
  • To our affiliates (including within our W2O Group of companies), business partners and clients, to permit them to send communications such as marketing content, information on co-sponsored programs and details on events and products.
  • With third party social media, analytics and digital advertising partners whose technologies interact with our Properties and who support our operation of the Properties and who also collect non-identifiable information about you and use it for their own purposes and those of their other clients (including to support interest-based advertising). Please our Ad & Cookies Policy to understand more about these relationships and how you can opt-out of this data sharing.
  • To a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceeding).
  • As we believe necessary or appropriate: (1) under applicable law; (2) to comply with legal processes; (3) to respond to requests from public or government authorities; (4) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of our affiliates, you or others; (5) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; (6) to investigate potential fraud, including fraud we think has happened during a sweepstakes or promotion; or (7) to share your information if you are the winner of a sweepstakes or other contest with anyone who requests a winner's list.

Retention period

We will retain information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.


We use standard security measures. The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet. This includes not sharing your passwords.

We keep information as long as it is necessary or relevant for the practices described in this Policy. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.

Choices And Access

You have choices about how we use your information. You may opt-out from receiving marketing-related emails from us and our affiliates: If you do not want to receive marketing-related emails from us and our affiliates on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out from receiving such emails either by using the unsubscribe mechanism provided in the email or by clicking on the link here. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable.

Please note that, if you opt-out as described above, we will not be able to remove your information from the databases of unaffiliated third parties with which we have already shared your information as of the date that we implement your opt-out request.

You can control cookies and tracking tools. To learn how to manage how we — and our vendors — use cookies and other tracking tools, and to read our Do Not Track policy, please click here.

You can change or remove your Information and Posted Content. If you would like to review, correct, update, suppress or delete the information that you have previously provided to us or have made available on a Property, you may contact us by email at

Please make clear what information or posted content you would like to have changed or removed. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that such request does not ensure the complete or comprehensive removal of information or content posted on a Property as we may need to retain certain information or content for recordkeeping purposes, and there may also be residual information or content that will remain within our databases and other records that will not be removed. We are also not responsible for changing, removing or suppressing information or content from the databases of unaffiliated third parties with which we have already shared your information or content.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email at or please write to the following address:

W2O Group
199 Water Street
14th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-301-7200

Please note that email communications are not always secure, so please do not include credit card information or other sensitive information in your email messages to us.

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