Thank you for choosing to be part of our community
This privacy notice applies to all information
collected through our Services (which, as described above, includes our
Please read this privacy notice carefully as it will help you understand what we do with the information that we collect.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect information that you provide to us.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily
provide to us when you
The personal information that we collect depends on the
context of your interactions with us and the
Personal Information Provided by
You. We collect
Information automatically collected
- Log and Usage Data. Log and usage
data is service-related, diagnostic usage and performance information
our servers automatically collect when you access or use our
Services and which we record in log files. Depending on how you interact with us, this log data may include your IP address, device information, browser type and settings and information about your activity in the Services (such as the date/time stamps associated with your usage, pages and files viewed, searches and other actions you take such as which features you use), device event information (such as system activity, error reports (sometimes called 'crash dumps') and hardware settings).
Device Data. We
collect device data such as information about your computer, phone,
tablet or other device you use to access the
Services . Depending on the device used, this device data may include information such as your IP address (or proxy server), device application identification numbers, location, browser type, hardware model Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, operating system configuration information.
- Location Data. We collect
information data such as information about your device's location, which
can be either precise or imprecise. How much information we collect
depends on the type of settings of the device you use to access the
Services . For example, we may use GPS and other technologies to collect geolocation data that tells us your current location (based on your IP address). You can opt out of allowing us to collect this information either by refusing access to the information or by disabling your Locations settings on your device. Note however, if you choose to opt out, you may not be able to use certain aspects of the Services.
Information collected through our App
In Short: We collect
information regarding your
- Geo-Location Information. We may request
access or permission to and track location-based
information from your mobile device, either
continuously or while you are using our App, to
provide certain location-based services. If you
wish to change our access or permissions, you
may do so in your device's
- Mobile Device Access. We may request
access or permission to certain features from
your mobile device, including your mobile
sensors, camera, storage, and other features. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device's settings.
- Mobile Device Data. We automatically
collect device information (such as your mobile
device ID, model and manufacturer), operating
system, version information and system
configuration information, device and
application identification numbers, browser type
and version, hardware model Internet service
provider and/or mobile carrier, and Internet
Protocol (IP) address (or proxy server). If you
are using our App, we may also collect
information about the phone network associated
with your mobile device, your mobile device's
operating system or platform, the type of mobile
device you use, your mobile device's unique
device ID and information about the features of
our App you
- Push Notifications. We may request to send you
push notifications regarding your account or certain
features of the App. If you wish to opt-out from receiving
these types of communications, you may turn them off in your
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal
information collected via our
In legal terms, we
are generally the "data controller" under European data protection laws
since we determine the means and/or purposes of the data processing we
perform. However, if you are a business customer with whom we have entered
into a data processing agreement for the provision of corporate services to
you, then you would be the "data controller" and we would be the "data
processor" under European data protection laws since we would be processing
data on your behalf in accordance with your instructions.
We use the
information we collect or receive:
- To facilitate account
creation and logon process. If you choose to link
your account with us to a third-party account (such as
your Google or Facebook account), we use the information
you allowed us to collect from those third parties to
facilitate account creation and logon process for the
performance of the contract.
- To post
testimonials. We post testimonials on our
Services that may contain personal information. Prior to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent to use your name and the consent of the testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
feedback. We may use your information to
request feedback and to contact you about your use of our
- To enable user-to-user
communications. We may use your information in
order to enable user-to-user communications with each user's
- To send administrative
information to you. We may use your personal
information to send you product, service and new feature
information and/or information about changes to our terms,
conditions, and policies.
- To protect our
Services. We may use your information as
part of our efforts to keep our
Services safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
- To enforce our terms,
conditions and policies for business purposes, to comply
with legal and regulatory requirements or in connection with
- To respond to legal requests
and prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other
legal request, we may need to inspect the data we hold to
determine how to respond.
- Fulfill and manage your
orders. We may use your information to
fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges
made through the
- Administer prize draws and
competitions. We may use your information to
administer prize draws and competitions when you elect to
participate in our competitions.
- To send you marketing and
promotional communications. We and/or our third-party
marketing partners may use the personal information you send to
us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with
your marketing preferences. For example, when expressing an
interest in obtaining information about us or our
Services , subscribing to marketing or otherwise contacting us, we will collect personal information from you. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time (see the "WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS" below).
- Deliver targeted advertising
to you. We may use your information to
develop and display personalized content and advertising (and
work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests
and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
We may process your data if you have given us specific consent
to use your personal information in a specific
Interests: We may process your data when it is
reasonably necessary to achieve our legitimate business
of a Contract: Where we have entered into a
contract with you, we may process your personal information to
fulfill the terms of our contract.
Obligations: We may disclose your information where
we are legally required to do so in order to comply with
applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding,
court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court
order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities
to meet national security or law enforcement
- Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations:
- Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
Partners. We may share your
information with our business partners to offer
you certain products, services or
Users. When you share
(for example, by posting comments, contributions or other content to the Services ) or otherwise interact with public areas of the Services , such personal information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly made available outside the Services in perpetuity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you within our Services , and view your profile.
similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and
pixels) to access or store information. Specific
information about how we use such technologies and
how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our
5. DO WE USE GOOGLE MAPS?
In Short: Yes, we use Google Maps for the purpose of providing better service.
6. IS YOUR INFORMATION TRANSFERRED INTERNATIONALLY?
In Short: We may transfer, store, and process your information in countries other than your own.
Our servers are
If you are a
resident in the European Economic Area, then
these countries may not necessarily have data
protection laws or other similar laws as
comprehensive as those in your country. We will
however take all necessary measures to protect
your personal information in accordance with
this privacy notice and
7. WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?
In Short: We are not responsible for the safety of any information that you share with third-party providers who advertise, but are not affiliated with, our Website.
8. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy notice unless otherwise required by law.
We will only keep
your personal information for as long as it is
necessary for the purposes set out in this
privacy notice, unless a longer retention period
is required or permitted by law (such as tax,
accounting or other legal requirements). No
purpose in this notice will require us keeping
your personal information for longer than
When we have no
ongoing legitimate business need to process your
personal information, we will either delete or
anonymize such information, or, if this is not
possible (for example, because your personal
information has been stored in backup archives),
then we will securely store your personal
information and isolate it from any further
processing until deletion is
9. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.
We have implemented
appropriate technical and organizational security
measures designed to protect the security of any
personal information we process. However, despite
our safeguards and efforts to secure your
information, no electronic transmission over the
Internet or information storage technology can be
guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot promise
or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other
unauthorized third parties will not be able to
defeat our security, and improperly collect, access,
steal, or modify your information. Although we will
do our best to protect your personal information,
transmission of personal information to and from our
10. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In some regions (like the European Economic Area), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
If we are relying
on your consent to process your personal
information, you have the right to withdraw your
consent at any time. Please note however that
this will not affect the lawfulness of the
processing before its withdrawal, nor will it
affect the processing of your personal
information conducted in reliance on lawful
processing grounds other than consent.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.
If you are resident in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities are available here: https://www.edoeb.admin.ch/edoeb/en/home.html.
If you have
questions or comments about your privacy rights,
you may email us at
If you would at
any time like to review or change the
information in your account or terminate your
account, you can:
Upon your request
to terminate your account, we will deactivate or
delete your account and information from our
active databases. However, we may retain some
information in our files to prevent fraud,
troubleshoot problems, assist with any
comply with applicable legal
technologies: Most Web browsers
are set to accept cookies by default. If you
prefer, you can usually choose to set your
browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies.
If you choose to remove cookies or reject
cookies, this could affect certain features or
services of our
marketing: You can
unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any
time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the
emails that we send or by contacting us using
the details provided below. You will then be
removed from the marketing email list – however,
we may still communicate with you, for example
to send you service-related emails that are
necessary for the administration and use of your
account, to respond to service requests, or for
other non-marketing purposes. To otherwise
opt-out, you may:
11. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. At this stage, no uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy notice.
12. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18
years of age, reside in California, and have a
registered account with
The California Code of Regulations defines a "resident" as:
(1) every individual who is in the State of California for other than a temporary or transitory purpose and
(2) every individual who is domiciled in the State of California who is outside the State of California for a temporary or transitory purpose
details, such as real name, alias, postal
address, telephone or mobile contact number,
unique personal identifier, online
identifier, Internet Protocol address, email
address and account name
|B. Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records statute||
contact information, education, employment,
employment history and financial
|C. Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law||
date of birth
|D. Commercial information||
information, purchase history, financial
details and payment information
|E. Biometric information||Fingerprints and voiceprints||
|F. Internet or other similar network activity||
history, search history, online behavior,
interest data, and interactions with our and
other websites, applications, systems and
|G. Geolocation data||Device location||
|H. Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information||
audio, video or call recordings created in
connection with our business
|I. Professional or employment-related information||
contact details in order to provide you our
services at a business level, job title as
well as work history and professional
qualifications if you apply for a job with
|J. Education Information||
records and directory information
|K. Inferences drawn from other personal information||
drawn from any of the collected personal
information listed above to create a profile
or summary about, for example, an
individual’s preferences and
We may also collect other personal information outside of these categories in instances where you interact with us in-person, online, or by phone or mail in the context of:
- Receiving help
through our customer support
in customer surveys or contests;
- Facilitation in the delivery of our Services and to respond to your inquiries
How do we use
and share your personal information?
whether we collect and use your personal information;
the categories of personal information that we collect;
the purposes for which the collected personal information is used;
whether we sell your personal information to third parties;
the categories of personal information that we sold or disclosed for a business purpose;
the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or disclosed for a business purpose; and
the business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling personal information.
you may object to the processing of your personal data
you may request correction of your personal data if it is incorrect or no longer relevant, or ask to restrict the processing of the data
you can designate an authorized agent to make a request under the CCPA on your behalf. We may deny a request from an authorized agent that does not submit proof that they have been validly authorized to act on your behalf in accordance with the CCPA.
you may request to opt-out from future selling of your personal information to third parties. Upon receiving a request to opt-out, we will act upon the request as soon as feasibly possible, but no later than 15 days from the date of the request submission.
13. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS NOTICE?
In Short: Yes, we will update this notice as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
We may update this privacy notice from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy notice, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy notice frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.
14. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS NOTICE?
If you have
questions or comments about this notice, you
If you are a
resident in the European Economic Area, the
"data controller" of your personal
HOW CAN YOU REVIEW, UPDATE, OR DELETE THE DATA WE COLLECT FROM YOU?