Privacy Policy AND Use Policy

Luminare, Inc. (“Luminare” or the “Company”) is committed to protecting the privacy of your information. This Privacy Statement describes Luminare’s Web site privacy practices. This Privacy Statement covers the information practices of and all its subdomains.


1. Information Collected

Luminare offers a variety of services that are collectively referred to as the “Services.” Luminare collects information from individuals who visit the Company’s Web site (“Visitors”) and individuals who register to use the Services (“Users”). When expressing an interest in obtaining additional information about the Services or registering to use the Services, Luminare may require you to provide the Company with personal contact information, such as name, company name, address, phone number, and email address (“Required Contact Information”). Required Information collected are referred to collectively as “Data About Luminare Users.” As you navigate the Company’s Web site, Luminare may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and Web beacons (“Web Site Navigational Information”). Web Site Navigational Information includes standard information from your Web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Company’s Web site (such as the Web pages viewed and the links clicked).


2. Use of Information Collected

The Company uses Data About Luminare Users to perform the services requested. For example, if you fill out a “Contact Me” Web form, the Company will use the information provided to contact you about your interest in the Services. WE WILL NEVER SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES UNLESS REQUIRED BY LAW. Luminare uses Web Site Navigational Information to operate and improve the Company’s Web site. The Company may also use Web Site Navigational Information alone or in combination with Data About Luminare Users to provide personalized information about the Company.


3. Public Forums, Refer a Friend, and User Testimonials

Luminare may provide bulletin boards, blogs, or chat rooms on the Company’s Web site. Any personal information you choose to submit in such a forum may be read, collected, or used by others who visit these forums, and may be used to send you unsolicited messages. Luminare is not responsible for the personal information you choose to submit in these forums. Users and Visitors may elect to use the Company’s referral program to inform friends about the Company’s Web site. When using the referral program, the Company requests the friend’s name and email address. Luminare will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Company’s Web site. Luminare does not store this information. Luminare may post a list of Users and testimonials on the Company’s Web site that contain information such as User names and titles. Luminare obtains the consent of each User prior to posting any information on such a list or posting testimonials.


4. Sharing of Information Collected

Luminare may share Data About Luminare Users with the Company’s service providers so that these service providers can contact Users and Visitors who have provided contact information on our behalf. Luminare may also share Data About Luminare Users with the Company’s service providers to ensure the quality of information provided. Unless described in this privacy statement, Luminare does not share, sell, rent, or trade any information provided with third parties for their promotional purposes. Luminare reserves the right to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if the Company reasonably believes that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the Company’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.


5. Communications Preferences

Luminare offers Users and Visitors who provide contact information a means to choose how the Company uses the information provided. You may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of the Company’s marketing emails. Additionally, you may send a request specifying your communications preferences to Users cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their account with Luminare or the Services.


6. Security

Luminare uses appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect Data About Luminare Users.


7. Changes to this Privacy Statement

Luminare reserves the right to change this Privacy Statement. Luminare will provide notification of the material changes to this Privacy Statement through the Company’s Web site at least thirty (30) business days prior to the change taking effect.


8. Contacting Us

Questions regarding this Privacy Statement or the information practices of the Company’s Web site should be directed to or by mailing Luminare Privacy, 2450 Holcombe Blvd, Suite X, C/o TMC INNOVATION INSTITUTE, Houston, Tx 77021


Luminare Acceptable Use Policy

This Acceptable Use Policy describes actions that Luminare prohibits when any person uses the Luminare Services (“Services”), including parties (“Users”) to a separate agreement with Luminare who use the Luminare Services. In the event of a conflict between this Acceptable Use Policy and an underlying Agreement with a User, the underlying Agreement shall govern. The Luminare Services may not be used in any illegal, abusive or other manner that interferes with the business or activities of any other party, including being used in violation of HIPAA. The following list gives examples of prohibited actions, including types of email and content. This list is provided by way of example and should not be considered exhaustive.

Prohibited Actions:

  • Attempting to bypass or break any security mechanism on any of the Luminare Services or using the Luminare Services in any other manner that poses a security or service risk to Luminare or any of its users or Users.
  • Testing or reverse-engineering the Luminare Services in order to find limitations, vulnerabilities or evade filtering capabilities.
  • Removing any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Services;
  • Reformatting or framing any portion of the web pages that are part of the Services administration display without Luminare’s permission.
  • Using the Luminare Platform in connection with illegal peer-to-peer file sharing.
  • Launching or facilitating, whether intentionally or unintentionally, a denial of service attack on any of the Luminare Services or any other conduct that adversely impacts the availability, reliability or stability of the Luminare Services.
  • Reusing, without explicit permission, documentation, policies, or other content provided by Luminare.
  • Utilizing Luminare Services in a way that knowingly violates HIPAA rules.
  • Content that infringes a third party’s rights (e.g., copyright) according to applicable law;


Prohibited Content:

  • Excessively profane content;
  • Any hate-related or violent content or contains any other material, products or services that violate or encourage conduct that would violate any criminal laws, any other applicable laws, or any third party rights;
  • Content advocating racial or ethnic intolerance; Content intended to advocate or advance computer hacking or cracking;
  • Gambling;
  • Other illegal activity, including without limitation illegal export of controlled substances or illegal software;
  • Illegal drug paraphernalia;
  • Phishing;
  • Malicious content, sending, uploading, distributing or disseminating or offering to do the same with respect to any unlawful, defamatory, harassing, abusive, fraudulent, infringing, obscene, or otherwise objectionable content;
  • or
  • Other material, products or services that violate or encourage conduct that would violate any criminal laws, any other applicable laws, or any third-party rights.


Prohibited Email:

  • Transmitting any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms or any other malicious, harmful, or deleterious programs.
  • Using the Luminare Services in any manner that violates any applicable industry standards, third party policies or requirements that Luminare may communicate to its users.
  • Engaging in any unsolicited advertising, marketing or other activities, including, without limitation, any activities that violate anti-spam laws and regulations including, but not limited to, the CAN SPAM Act of 2003.
  • Using the Luminare Services in connection with any unsolicited or harassing messages (commercial or otherwise).
  • Using Luminare Services to engage in fraudulent activity with respect to third parties.
  • Violating or facilitating the violation of any local or foreign law, including laws regarding the transmission of data or software.
  • Taking any action to encourage or promote any activity prohibited under this Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Transmitting any material that infringes the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties.
  • Transmitting any material that is libelous, defamatory, discriminatory or otherwise malicious or harmful to any person or entity.
  • Creating a false identity or forged email address or header, or otherwise attempting to mislead others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of a message, imitating or impersonating another person or his, her or its email address, or creating false accounts for the purpose of sending spam.
  • Unauthorized data mining any web property (including Services) to find email addresses or other user account information.
  • Sending unauthorized email via open, third-party servers.
  • Sending emails to users who have requested to be removed from an applicable mailing list.
  • Selling, exchanging or distributing to a third party the email addresses of any person without any legally required consent to such disclosure.
  • Sending unsolicited emails to significant numbers of email addresses belonging to individuals and/or entities with whom User or its Authorized Users have no preexisting relationship in violation of applicable law.


User Content on the Services and Take Down Obligations:

  • User agrees to promptly take down any content that violates this Acceptable Use Policy, including pursuant to a take-down request from Luminare. In the event that User elects not to comply with a request from Luminare to take down certain Content, Luminare reserves the right to directly take down such User Content or to disable Applications upon reasonable prior written notice.
  • In the event that User becomes aware of any violation of this Agreement by a user of one of User’s applications, User shall promptly terminate such users’ account on the User application. Luminare reserves the right to disable User’s applications in response to a violation or suspected violation of this Agreement.
  • User agrees that it is solely responsible for (and that Luminare has no responsibility to it or to any third party for) the User application or any content that it creates, transmits or displays while using the Luminare Services and for the consequences of its actions (including any loss or damage which Luminare may suffer) by doing so, except to the extent caused by the Services or Luminare.
  • User agrees that Luminare has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any User content and other communications maintained or transmitted through use of the Service.