What Information Do We Collect?
The information we gather enables us to personalize, improve and continue to operate the Services. In connection with certain aspects of the Services, we may request, collect and/or display some of your Personal Information. We collect the following types of information from our users.
· Account Information:
If you create an account on the Services (“Account”), you may be required to provide information that could be Personal Information, such as your name, phone number and/or email address. Additionally, if you register for or access the Services using a Third Party Service (such as your social media account login credentials), we may receive Personal Information that you allow such Third Party Service to share with us. You acknowledge that this information may be personal to you, and by creating an Account and providing Personal Information to us, you allow others, including us, to identify you and therefore may not be anonymous. We may use your contact information to send you information about our Services. You may unsubscribe from some of these messages by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org although we, regardless, reserve the right to contact you when we believe it is necessary, such as for account recovery purposes.
· Information Regarding Your Social Networks:
· User Content:
· Location Information:
Some of our Services may include features based on users’ actual locations and may report on users’ current locations (“Location-Based Services”). To the extent you voluntarily opt to use any Location-Based Services, we may collect and store information about your location at the time you use those Location-Based Services. Additionally, we may also collect and/or receive location information from your use of the Services generally, which can come from a variety of sources, depending on how you use or access the Services. For example, a User Image taken from your mobile device may contain location information related to where the image was taken, or a mobile device may report its GPS location at the time Location-Based Services are used.
· IP Address Information and Other Information Collected Automatically:
Generally, the Services automatically collect usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to the App and users of the Services. We may use this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, or in other anonymous forms, but not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of data enables us, and third parties authorized by us, to figure out how often individuals use parts of the Services so that we can analyze and improve them.
We automatically receive and record information from your web browser and device when you interact with the Services, including your IP address and cookie information and other mobile identifiers. This information is used for fighting spam/malware and also to facilitate collection of data concerning your interaction with the Services (e.g., what links you have clicked on).
We may collect some device-specific information if you access the Services using a mobile device. Device information may include but is not limited to unique device identifiers, network information, and hardware model, as well as information about how the device interacts with our Services.
· Email, Text, and Push Notification Communications:
We may communicate with you via push notification, email, SMS, MMS or other form of message (“Message”) (to the extent you permit us to do so), and we may collect information regarding such communications, such as confirmation when you open an email, read a Message or receive a push notification. We use this information to improve our Services, including but not limited to our customer service.
· Aggregate Information:
We collect statistical information about how both unregistered and registered users, collectively, use the Services (“Aggregate Information”); some of this information may be derived from Personal Information. This statistical information is not Personal Information and cannot be tied back to you, your Account or your web browser.
How, and With Whom, Is My Information Shared?
· Public Information About Your Activity on the Services:
Some of your activity on and through the Services is public. This may include, but is not limited to, content you have posted publicly on, through or in connection with the Services, including without limitation on public portions of Third Party Services, such as your social media accounts.
Please remember that if you choose to provide Personal Information using certain public features of the Services, then that information is governed by the privacy settings of those particular features and may be publicly available. Individuals reading such information may use or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge, and search engines may index that information. We therefore urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you may deem private in content that you create or information that you submit through the Services.
· IP Address and Device Information:
· Information You Elect to Share:
· Aggregate and Non-Personally Identifiable Information:
We share Aggregate Information with our partners, service providers and other persons with whom we conduct business (“Business Partners”). We may also share information with our Business Partners that is (i) not Personal Information or (ii) derived from Personal Information but has been anonymized so that it is no longer personally identifiable (collectively with Aggregate Information, “Non-Personal Information”). We use and share this type of data so that we and our Business Partners can understand how and how often people use our and their services or websites, which facilitates improving our Services, their services and how our Services interface with their services. In addition, these Business Partners may share with us non-private, aggregated or otherwise Non-Personal Information about you that they have independently developed or acquired.
· Email and SMS Communications with Us:
As part of the Services, you may occasionally receive push notifications, email, SMS text and other communications from us, such as communications relating to your Account.
· User Profile Information:
User profile information including your username and other information you enter may be displayed to other users to facilitate user interaction within the Services. We will not directly reveal user email addresses to other users.
· Social Media Account Login Credentials:
If you share your Third Party Services account login credentials with us, we may use such information to post on your behalf. We will never share or disclose your login credentials outside of our company. We may share your User Content (as defined in the Terms of Service), or some derivative thereof, on our company-branded social media channels, and we may tag you in such post using your name, social media name, handle or other identifier.
· Information Shared with Our Agents:
We may employ and/or contract with people and other entities that perform certain tasks on our behalf and who are under our control (our “Agents”). We may need to share Personal Information with our Agents in order to provide products or services to you. Unless you are notified otherwise, our Agents do not have rights to use Personal Information or other information we share with them beyond what is deemed by us as necessary to assist us. You hereby consent to our sharing of Personal Information with our Agents.
· Information Disclosed Pursuant to Business Transfers:
In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the transferred business assets. Moreover, if we, or substantially all of our assets, were acquired, or if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that may be transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of us or our assets may continue to use your Personal Information as set forth in our policy at the time of the transaction.
· Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others:
· Information We Share With Your Consent:
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be able to prevent the sharing of this information.
Is Information About Me Secure?
We seek to protect Account information to ensure that it is kept private; however, we cannot guarantee the security of any Account information. We store all information, using industry-standard techniques. We do not guarantee or warrant that such techniques will prevent unauthorized access to information about you that we store, Personal Information or otherwise. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time. Additionally, you are responsible for preventing unauthorized access to your Account and Personal Information by protecting your Account credentials and limiting access to Service Device (as defined in the Terms of Service).
What Information of Mine Can I Access?
If you are a registered user, you can access information associated with your Account by contacting us at email@example.com. Registered and unregistered users can access and delete cookies through their web browser settings.
How Can I Delete My Account?
Should you ever decide to delete your Account, you may do so through the App, by deleting the App or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you terminate your Account, any association between your Account and information we store will no longer be accessible through your Account. However, any public activity on your Account prior to deletion will remain stored on our servers and will remain accessible to the public.
What Choices Do I Have Regarding My Information?
You can use some of the features of the Services without registering, thereby limiting the type of information that we collect.
You can always opt not to disclose certain information to us, but please note that certain information may be needed to take advantage of some of our features.
You can delete your Account. Please note that we will need to verify that you have the authority to delete the Account, and activity generated prior to deletion will remain stored by us and may be publicly accessible.
You can choose to opt out of certain communications or communication methods; however, if you do so, you may not be able to take advantage of some of our Services’ best features.
What If I Have Questions or Concerns?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Services, please send us a detailed message to email@example.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.
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