Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy was most recently updated on, and is effective as of: July 14, 2021


This Privacy Policy utilizes all words and phrases defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use of this Website as so defined therein, unless expressly otherwise defined herein. Additionally, for purposes of this Privacy Policy, the following words or phrases have the meanings respectively ascribed to them as set forth herein:

Aggregate Information means information about one or more individuals that does not constitute Personally Identifiable Information.

Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, means any information that can readily be used to clearly identify an individual.

User Information means any information related to a User of the Website or submitted by a User to the Website, including both Aggregate Information and Personally Identifiable Information about them.


Thank you for accessing! Please be aware that by accessing the Website, you are a User of the Website. This Privacy Policy sets forth SoapBox Detroit’s current practices for the collection, use, management, storage, protection, disclosure, and dissemination of User Information associated with all of its Users, including you. As a User, it is your responsibility to read and understand this Privacy Policy as a condition of your use of the Website. 


Your accessing of the Website constitutes your acknowledgement and understanding of, and consent to, this Privacy Policy in its entirety without exception or reservation. If you do not fully and freely consent to this Privacy Policy for any reason, your sole recourse is to immediately cease use of the Website. 

This Privacy Policy may be amended, revised, or otherwise updated at any time without prior notice to you. Unless otherwise stated therein, all updates to this Privacy Policy will become immediately effective upon their publication on the Website. SoapBox Detroit will make reasonable efforts to notify you of any updates upon their becoming effective, possibly by way of notice within this Privacy Policy, notice on the homepage of the Website, email communication to you, or other feasible means; however, SoapBox Detroit’s failure to provide notice of any given update to this Privacy Policy by any or all particular means does not in any way compromise the validity and effectiveness of such update. It is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy frequently and to acknowledge and understand all updates as they become effective. Your continued use of the Website following any update to this Privacy Policy constitutes your ongoing consent to this Privacy Policy, as updated.


SoapBox Detroit may collect certain User Information from and about its Users from various sources, including from: 

  1. The Website’s Server logs;
  2. Users; and 
  3. Cookies

When you access the Website, SoapBox Detroit may automatically collect certain User Information in order to administer the Website and analyze its usage. Examples of types of User Information subject to automatic collection may include, without limitation:

  • Users’ internet protocol address;
  • Users’ types of browser or computer;
  • Specific pages that Users view on the Website;
  • Links Users click within the Website;
  • Users’ receipt and access of electronic communications from or regarding the Website;
  • Geolocation from which Users access the Website.
  • Dates, times, and durations of Users’ visits to the Website.
  • Name of your Internet service provider.
  • Third Party Websites from which Users linked to the Website
  • Users’

Additionally, various Services available on the Website may enable you to submit certain additional Content and other information, which upon submission SoapBox Detroit may also collect. Examples of types of information submitted by Users subject to collection may include, without limitation:

  • Users’ names, ages, birthdates, and other demographic information
  • Users’ mailing address, phone number, email address, and other contact information
  • Users’ login credentials, including usernames and passwords
  • Users’ account settings and profile information
  • User Content 
  • Users’ responses to surveys or other voluntary solicitations for information
  • Users’ credit card and other payment information, including payment histories and amounts.


In general, SoapBox Detroit uses all User Information that it collects for purposes of administering the Website, including providing the Content and Services contained therein to you and maintaining the overall performance of the Website, as well as ensuring Users’ positive experience with the Website.

SoapBox Detroit may store some User Information in cookies on Users’ local computers, so as to allow their one-time login to the Website. This information is typically limited to Users’ usernames and session identifications, and does not include any Personally Identifiable Information. 

SoapBox Detroit may use certain User Information for purposes of marketing and sales to advertisers or other Third Party vendors. All such information will be aggregated prior to being used for these purposes and will not include any Personally Identifiable Information. SoapBox Detroit will not market or sell Users’ contact or payment information, or other Personally Identifiable Information, as such.


  1. Aggregate Information:

SoapBox Detroit may share Aggregate User Information with its advertisers partners, clients, and vendors. This information does not contain or link to any Personally Identifiable User Information.

  1. Personally Identifiable Information:

In general, SoapBox Detroit DOES NOT share Personally Identifiable User Information with Third Parties.

However, SoapBox Detroit may share certain Personally Identifiable User Information with its agents, vendors, service providers, or other Third Parties as necessary for administration of the Website, including operation of its Services. Examples of circumstances in which SoapBox Detroit may share certain Personally Identifiable Information include:

  • Sharing of Users’ credit card information with payment processing vendors for purposes of accepting payments made via the Website.
  • Sharing Users’ names and mailing address information with postal or package delivery providers for purposes of sending letters or packages to Users.

In any such circumstance, SoapBox Detroit will prohibit Third Parties from using your Personally Identifiable Information for any purpose other than providing the services for which they have been engaged by SoapBox Detroit and from further sharing or disseminating your Personally Identifiable Information in any way.

Additionally, certain Services may enable Users to submit User Content to the Website. Depending on the particular Service utilized by the User, certain User Content may, upon submission, be automatically posted or otherwise published on the Website, or may be automatically transmitted to Third Parties, who may or may not also be Users. SoapBox Detroit will endeavor to make Users reasonably aware of how the User Content that they submit to the Website is foreseeably likely to be posted, published, transmitted, or otherwise shared; however, the submission of all User Content is at User’s sole risk. SoapBox Detroit does not preview or filter User Content for Personally Identifiable Information and will publish, transmit, or otherwise convey any and all Personally Identifiable Information that Users might include in the User Content that they submit to the Website. SoapBox Detroit urges all Users, including you, to be careful about the types of Personally Identifiable Information that you choose to include in any User Content that you submit to the Website. 

As a private venture, neither SoapBox Detroit nor the Website are subject to public records requirements, such as may be set forth in various freedom of information laws; however, SoapBox Detroit may disclose Users’ Personally Identifiable Information if legally required to do so pursuant to a judicial order, warrant, or other legal instrument, or so as to limit SoapBox Detroit’s potential legal liabilities. Upon such disclosure, SoapBox Detroit will make reasonable efforts to notify affected Users, if possible and to the extent feasible.


SoapBox Detroit considers the security of your User Information to be of paramount importance and will take all reasonable efforts to maintain such security, including by ensuring that your information is collected, used, shared and disseminated in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

SoapBox Detroit follows generally accepted industry standards to protect User’s Personally Identifiable Information collected by the Website, both during transmission and upon receipt. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, so although SoapBox Detroit strives to use commercially acceptable means to protect your information, it cannot guarantee or provide any warranty as to its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on the Website, you can contact SoapBox Detroit at

Besides efforts by SoapBox Detroit, the security of your information also depends on your own actions, and it remains at all times your responsibility to ensure that your usage of the Website does not compromise the security of your information or the information of other Users. To that end, you must understand that your account, like the account of each other User, is private and for your own personal use, and thus should not be used by anyone else. It is your responsibility to ensure that your username and password information is not shared with, and your User Account is not accessed by, any Third Party under any circumstances.

Additionally, you must understand that the Website, including all Content and Services, is provided as a matter of convenience for informational purposes only, and must not be used or relied upon as an official notice, record, or publication of any governmental entity or other Third Party, or as legal advice, financial advice, or advice for any other particular circumstance or purpose. It is your responsibility to independently verify all Content that may be made available to you through the Website. Further, it is your responsibility to refrain from submitting any Content that could be construed as misleading or misinformation or that constitutes or could foreseeably constitute Prohibited Content.

If your Personally Identifiable Information changes, or if you no longer desire to access the Website or utilize its Services, you may correct, update, or delete your User Account or any associated Personally Identifiable Information by contacting SoapBox Detroit at


SoapBox Detroit cannot and does not monitor all User Information or necessarily review any individual item of User Information, and it disclaims any obligation or responsibility to do so. However, SoapBox Detroit reserves the right to monitor all User Information, as well as advertisements, links, and other Content to ensure that it conforms to applicable content guidelines, such as for example that it is free of any Prohibited Content. Further, SoapBox Detroit reserves the right, but disclaims any obligation, to edit, revise, tag, or remove from the Website any and all Content, including User Content, at any time without notice and in its sole discretion for any reason, including but not limited to violation of the Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy, or for no reason at all. You remain solely responsible for all User Content that you might submit to the Website and will refrain from seeking any damages or other liabilities from SoapBox Detroit arising from its removal of User Content.


A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a User’s computer for record-keeping purposes. SoapBox Detroit may use cookies as part of its administration of the Website but do not link the information that is collected by use of cookies to any Personally Identifiable Information you submit to the Website.

A session ID cookie expires when the User closes their browser. A persistent cookie remains on the User’s computer for an extended period of time. SoapBox Detroit uses session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate the Website, and may use persistent cookies as necessary or convenient to enable your ability to access the Website and its Services. You must allow cookies to use this site.

Some of our vendors, suppliers, advertisers, and other Third Parties may use their own cookies through the Website, which are subject to their respective terms of use and privacy policies. SoapBox Detroit has no access to or control over these cookies. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by SoapBox Detroit only and does not cover the use of cookies by any Third Parties, even if such cookies may be used through the Website.


As is true of most websites, SoapBox Detroit may collect certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Users’ internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser types, internet service providers (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating systems, date/time stamps, and clickstream data. This information does not identify individual Users and is not linked to Personally Identifiable Information.

SoapBox Detroit may use this information to analyze trends, administer the Website, track Users’ movements around the Website, and gather demographic information about its user base as a whole.


Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a User’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. SoapBox Detroit does not use clear gifs, but some Third Party advertisers might. To learn more about individual advertisers’ use of clear gifs, it is your responsibility to do so via that entity’s own website.


The Website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by SoapBox Detroit. SoapBox Detroit makes no representations or warranties as to the privacy practices applicable to such other sites, and it is solely your responsibility to be aware of other privacy practices. Whenever you leave the Website via a link to a Third Party site, SoapBox Detroit encourages you to review and understand the privacy statements applicable to that site before proceeding further. 


SoapBox Detroit may occasionally send you electronic communications regarding the Website, including its Content and Services. If you desire to cease receiving such communications, you can submit such a request to and SoapBox Detroit will make reasonable efforts to honor your request as promptly as possible. 


In the event SoapBox Detroit undergoes a business transition of any form, such as incorporation, dissolution, merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, Users’ Personally Identifiable Information may be among the assets subject to such transfer. If so, SoapBox Detroit will provide notice, by posting on the Website, email communication to Users, or other means, of any such change in ownership or control of their Personally Identifiable  Information.


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