Last Updated: September 1, 2017
This Policy describes:
- the information we collect, how we collect it, and why;
- how we use and share that information;
- how you can access and update that information;
- the choices you can make about how we collect, use, and share your information; and
- how we protect information.
If you do not want us to collect, use, or share your information in the ways described in this Policy, you should not access or use the Services. By accessing or using the Services, you acknowledge and agree to the terms of this Policy.
1. What is Personal Information?
“Personal Information” means information that specifically identifies an individual (such as a name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address), or information about an individual that is directly linked to such identifying information. Personal Information does not include “Usage Information” (meaning site usage information such as visit statistics, page views, etc.) or “Device Information” (meaning your device’s IP address, and information identifying the type of device you are using to access the Services), unless such information is connected to your Personal Information.
2. Information Collected on Our Services
Information You Provide To Us.
You may choose to provide Personal Information through the Services. The Company may collect Personal Information when you request information from us, contact us, submit comments, or participate in certain features of the Services. If you do not want your Personal Information collected, please do not submit it or participate in the Services.
You may also elect to participate in certain activities on our Services that let you publicly communicate or share information such as message boards, chat or messaging features, or gifting/invitation-sending features. If you participate in these activities, we may collect any or all of the information you submit, even if submitted through a consumer-to-consumer messaging system.
We will also collect your Personal Information when you access the Services through a social networking site, such as Facebook, or through Facebook Connect functionality, including any or all of the following information: your name; your profile picture; your social network ID number; your friends’ public profile data on the social networking site; your email address; your location; your gender; your birthday or age; and any other information that the social networking site chooses to share with us. If you access the public areas of the Services through a social networking site or application, we may post your profile information and picture as allowed by the social networking site.
Information Collected by Automated Means.
Whenever you use the Services, the Company, as well as any third-party advertisers and/or service providers, may automatically collect Usage Information and Device Information. The technologies used on the Services to collect Usage Information and Device Information may include, without limitation, web beacons, cookies, and Flash Cookies. Web beacons (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags, tracking beacons and clear GIFs) are clear/transparent graphic images placed on a web page or email which gather Usage Information and Device Information. Cookies are data files placed on a device when it is used to visit the Services. Flash Cookies are text files sent by web servers when your browser requests Adobe Flash-supported content, and are used for similar purposes as traditional cookies.
If you access or use our Services from your mobile device, we may also collect your telephone number and geolocation information.
Information We Receive from Third Parties.
We also may supplement and combine the information we collect about you through the Services with other information we receive from third parties in order to enhance our ability to serve you, to tailor our content to you, and to market products and services to you. In those cases, we will apply this Policy to any Personal Information received, unless we have disclosed otherwise.
3. How We Use Information
We may use Personal Information and other information we collect through the Services:
- to provide the services and information you request;
- to process your transactions through the Services;
- to contact you about your use of the Services;
- to respond to your emails, questions, comments, and complaints, and to otherwise provide customer service;
- to personalize and improve the Services, and to deliver advertisements, content, or features that match our users’ interests;
- to provide you with news and information about our or third party offers, promotions, products, and services we think will be of interest to you;
- to monitor and analyze Usage Information and otherwise measure the effectiveness of the Services;
- to send you confirmations, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages, to detect and prevent fraud, and to otherwise facilitate your use of, and our administration and operation of, the Services;
- to notify you about important changes to our Services; and
- for any other purpose for which the information was collected.
4. What Personal Information do we share with third parties?
We may share non-Personal Information, such as Usage Information, with third parties. We may also share your Personal Information with third parties in the following circumstances:
Third Parties Providing Services on Our Behalf.
We may share your Personal Information with third parties that perform services on our behalf (or on behalf of our partners), such as companies that host or operate our Services; provide customer service; manage payments; and provide marketing services to us.
Your Agreement to Have Your Personal Information Shared.
We may also share your Personal Information with our subsidiaries and affiliated entities, and such entities may use your information in accordance with this Policy. As we continue to develop our business, we may sell or purchase assets. If another entity acquires us or all or a portion of our assets, Personal Information and any other information that we have collected through the Services may be disclosed to such entity as part of the due diligence process, and will be transferred to such entity as one of the transferred assets. Also, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, all such information may be considered an asset of ours, and as such, may be sold or transferred to third parties.
We may transfer and disclose information, including your Personal Information, to third parties to comply with any legal obligation; at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; to verify or enforce our Terms of Service; or to otherwise protect the rights, property, safety, or security of us, the public and/or other users of our Services.
5. Your Access and Choices
Accessing and Updating Your Information.
If you want to review or change the information we maintain about you or have additional questions, e-mail us at [email protected]. We will respond to your request within ten (10) days. You may also review and change certain information we maintain about you by logging in and accessing your My Account page.
To manage the information we receive about you from a social networking site, like Facebook, where you access or use our Services, you will need to follow the instructions at that site for updating your information and changing your privacy settings. The privacy management tools for applications on Facebook can be found here.
Stopping Use of Your Information.
If you no longer want us to make active use of your information, you may send an e-mail to [email protected] requesting deletion of your information. We will respond to your request within ten (10) days. Please note that certain records (for example those relating to customer service matters) will be maintained for legal and accounting purposes. Please also note that we may not be able delete all content you have posted through the Services (for example, in public forums), and we may not be able to delete all residual copies of information in our backup systems.
You may opt out of receiving marketing communications from us by sending us an e-mail at [email protected], or by following the unsubscribe instructions in the communication that you receive. Your opt-out request will be processed within ten (10) days of the date we receive it. Note that if you opt-out of marketing communications, we may still e-mail or communicate with you if we need to provide you with information about the Services, your transactions with the Services, or for any other legitimate non-marketing purposes.
Most internet browsers allow you to disable or delete cookies, and reject placement of new cookies. Please be aware that certain portions of the Services may not work properly for you, or provide personalized or customized content, if you take these steps.
You may opt out of Flash Cookie placement at http://helpx.adobe.com/flash-player/kb/disable-third-party-local-shared.html.
You can opt out of some third-party advertising programs that use your information. To do so, please visit the NAI Opt-Out Page: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
In order to opt-out of sharing your geolocation and other data with us from your mobile device, you can visit the “settings” page of your mobile device and review the information sharing permissions of each application or “app.” Please be aware that certain portions of the Services may not work properly for you if you take these steps.
When you install our apps on your mobile device you may receive push notifications from us, which are messages an app sends you on your mobile device even when the app is not active. You can turn off push notifications by visiting your mobile device’s “settings” page.
When you have opted-in to receiving SMS messages (i.e. text messages) from us as provided in our Terms of Service, you can opt out of receiving the SMS messages by texting back STOP to the number we send the text from for that particular SMS message program. When we receive an opt-out message from you for SMS messages, we may send a message confirming our receipt of your opt-out.
6. Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident and you decide that you do not want us to share your Personal Information with third parties for their marketing purposes, please send an e-mail to [email protected]. In this e-mail, state that you would like the Company not to share your Personal Information with third parties for their marketing purposes. Your opt-out request will be processed within thirty (30) days of the date of which we receive it.
Some web browsers incorporate a “Do Not Track” feature that signals to web sites that you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. Please note that Company does not interpret or respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
7. Third-Party Sites and Widgets
The Services may provide links to third-party web sites and embedded widgets that we do not own or operate. We do not control, recommend, or endorse, and are not responsible for, these sites or widgets, or their content, products, services, or privacy practices.
8. How We Protect Personal Information
We maintain certain administrative and technical safeguards to help protect against loss, or unauthorized access to or disclosure, of your Personal Information. However, no electronic data transmission or storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and your use of the Services is at your own risk.
9. Consent to Processing and Transfer of Information
The Services are operated in the United States of America. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect may be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the Services, or providing us with any information, you consent to the collection, processing, maintenance, and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other territories in which the privacy laws may not be equivalent to those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen.
The Services are not directed to children under 18. We do not knowingly collect information from anyone under 18 years of age. If we determine upon collection that a user is under this age, we will not use or maintain his/her Personal Information.
This Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you, and any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Policy through the Services. However, we will use your Personal Information in a manner consistent with the Policy in effect at the time the information was collected, unless you consent to its use in accordance with a new or different version of the Policy. We will always indicate at the top of this Policy when it was most recently updated.
12. How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, please contact us at [email protected].