This extension sends you to other sites on the internet. These sites are not part of or associated with Mix.com and have their own privacy policies.
We request certain permissions when you install the extension for it to function properly. We've enumerated the permissions and why we need them below.
- We use contextMenus to allow to you add specific images/videos/pages to your Mix account
- We use activeTab to allow you to display the toolbar on the site you're currently viewing when you click on the Mix icon
- We use alarms for a timer that checks if the user has new shares with exponential backoff
- We use webRequest to handle the redirect after logging into Mix.com
- We use storage for storing extension state, such as what recommended items the user has recently seen, if the extension is visible on a tab, and if the user has seen the first-use tutorial
- We have host permissions on Mix.com so we can handle Mix's auth state. We have content script permissions on <all_urls> so we can display the toolbar on any page.
We do not load any remote code or scripts in this extension
We make the following remote connections:
This extension makes API requests to Mix.com for general operation.
This extension makes API requests to Airbrake (http://airbrake.io/) when an internal error occurs in the extension.
This extension makes itself apparent that it’s installed when the toolbar is being displayed.
This extension always makes itself apparent that it’s installed when you’re Mix.com.
What Information Does Mix Collect?
Personal Information. When you create a Mix account or connect through our Partner Communities, we will collect your e-mail address, gender, year of birth and specific or general location. If you register for our Services via a Partner Community, we will obtain certain Personal Information you have provided to the Partner Community (such as your name, profile picture, e-mail address, date of birth and specific address or general location). If you enable interoperability with a Third Party application, additional Personal Information that you have provided to that Third Party application may be collected and/or you may specifically authorize Mix to access certain information from such Third Party application. The information we obtain may depend on the privacy settings you have with the Partner Community or Third Party application and the information obtained may not be visible in your account. If you personalize your Mix account, we will also collect any information you provide, such as your full name, your photo or avatar and any optional information you decide to supply about yourself and your interests. We will first seek your specific permission before we gain any access to your contacts should you wish to enable sharing through the Services.
Non-Identifying Information. We also collect some Non-Identifying Information about you and your interests as you navigate through and interact with our Services such as the URL of page(s) you view and the titles and content of the pages you save to Mix. We may also receive Non-Identifying Information about you and your interests from other sources like Third Parties that add to their websites Mix widgets or Mix badges.
Log Data. When you interact with the Services, our servers automatically record information that your browser or device sends. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s IP address, browser type, and operating system, your mobile device identifier, the time of day of your access, your general physical location or your more specific location if you are connecting through your mobile device, and other analytics that help us deliver and monitor the effectiveness of our Services.
Information You Provide. When you enter any other information into any postings or comments, we may collect this information.
Contacting us. When you leave us feedback or write to us directly, we will collect any information that is contained in your feedback or comment form, which will include your e-mail address and other information that you may submit to us for reference or reply.
How Does Mix Use Information Internally?
To Provide Products, Services, or Information Requested. Mix may use information about you to fulfill requests for products, Services, or information, including information about potential or future Services, including to:
• Generally manage Individual information and accounts;
• Respond to questions, comments, and other requests;
• Provide access to certain areas, functionalities, and features of Mix’s Services;
• Contact you to answer requests for customer support or technical support.
Administrative Purposes. Mix may use Personal Information about you for its administrative purposes, including to:
• Measure interest in Mix’s Services;
• Develop new products and Services;
• Ensure internal quality control;
• Verify Individual identity;
• Communicate about Individual accounts and activities on Mix’s Services and systems, and, in Mix’s discretion, changes to any of our policies;
• Send email to the email address you provide to us to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, or system maintenance;
• Process payment for products or services purchased;
• Process applications and transactions;
• Prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities;
• Enforce our Terms.
Marketing. Mix may use Personal Information to provide you with materials about offers, products, and Services that may be of interest, including new content or Services. Mix may provide you with these materials by or email, as permitted by applicable law. Such uses include:
• To tailor content, advertisements, and offers;
• To notify you about offers, products, and services that may be of interest to you;
• To provide Services to you and our sponsors;
• For other purposes disclosed at the time that Individuals provide Personal Information; or
• Otherwise with your consent.
• You may contact us at any time to opt-out of the use of your Personal Information for marketing purposes, as further described in “How do I Opt Out?” section below.
Research and Development. Mix may use Personal Information to create non-identifiable information that we may use alone or in the aggregate with information obtained from other sources, in order to help us to optimally deliver our existing products and Services or develop new products and Services. From time to time, Mix may perform research (online and offline) via surveys. We may engage Third-Party service providers to conduct such surveys on our behalf. All survey responses are voluntary, and the information collected will be used for research and reporting purposes to help us better serve Individuals by learning more about their needs and the quality of the products and services we provide. The survey responses may be utilized to determine the effectiveness of our Services, various types of communications, advertising campaigns, and/or promotional activities. If an Individual participates in a survey, the information given will be used along with that of other study participants. We may share anonymous Individual and aggregate data for research and analysis purposes.
Other Uses. Mix may use Personal Information for which we have a legitimate interest, such as direct marketing, individual or market research, anti-fraud protection, or any other purpose disclosed to you at the time you provide Personal Information or with your consent.
You agree that Mix is free to use the content of any communications submitted by you via the Services, including any profile photo, submissions and collections of articles, for any purpose including developing, manufacturing, and/or marketing goods or Services. Some examples of these uses include posting to our community blog (community.mix.com) and social media such as Twitter and Facebook, subject to the applicable terms governing use of those social media services.
When Does Mix Share Information with Others, and with Whom?
Sharing Via Your Mix Account. The information provided in your Mix account that you select to be publicly displayed will be public information and any User will be able to view it. You may edit or hide information in your profile at any time so that it is no longer accessible to the public, but even if you delete your data, it may continue to exist within or displayed via the Services and/or be shared by other Users. Also, when you enter any information (including Personal Information), into postings or comments via the Services, this information, may be available to some, a subgroup of, or even all Users of the Services, depending on how and where this information was posted by you and with whom you have elected to share the posting or comment.
Aggregate Information & Non-Identifying Information. We may share aggregated information that does not include Personal Information and we may otherwise disclose Non-Identifying Information and Log Data with Third Parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling, advertising, marketing and other purposes relating to our Services. Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information.
Service Providers. We may employ Third Party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services, to provide the Services on our behalf, to perform maintenance and research services, or to assist us in analyzing how our Services are used (such as infrastructure providers, database management, web or mobile analytics and improvement of the Services’ features).
Business Transfers & Affiliates. Mix may share Personal Information with our business partners, and affiliates for our and our affiliates’ internal business purposes or to provide you with a product or service that you have requested. Mix may also provide Personal Information to business partners with whom we may jointly offer products or services, or whose products or services we believe may be of interest to you. In such cases, our business partner’s name will appear, along with Mix. Mix requires our affiliates and business partners to agree in writing to maintain the confidentiality and security of Personal Information they maintain on our behalf and not to use it for any purpose other than the purpose for which Mix provided them.
We also may share your information with affiliates in the same corporate family as Mix.
Marketing – Interest-Based Advertising and Third Party Marketing. Through our Services, we may allow Third-Party advertising partners to set tracking tools (e.g., cookies) to collect information regarding your activities (e.g., your IP address, page(s) visited, time of day). We may also share such de-identified information as well as selected Personal Information (such as demographic information) we have collected with Third-Party advertising partners. These advertising partners may use this information (and similar information collected from other websites) for purposes of delivering targeted advertisements to you when you visit non-Mix related websites within their networks. This practice is commonly referred to as “interest-based advertising” or “online behavioral advertising. We may allow access to other data collected by the Site to facilitate transmittal of information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you. If you prefer that we do not share your Personal Information with Third-Party advertising partners, you may opt-out of such sharing at no cost by following the instructions in the “How do I Opt Out?” below.
Compliance with Laws & Law Enforcement. We may access, preserve, and disclose your Personal Information, other account information, and content if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: (i) comply with law enforcement or national security requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; (ii) respond to your requests; (iii) protect your, our or others’ rights, property, or safety; (iv) to enforce Mix policies or contracts; (v) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation or prosecution of suspected or actual illegal activity; or (vi) if we, in good faith, believe that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable.