[Last updated on January 21, 2014]
Please read this document as we want to establish trust with you and assure you that we are not going to misuse any of the personal information that you provide us. We asked our lawyer to compose a friendly document whose goal is to use the least amount of words, summarizing your potential privacy concerns.
Just a few terms:
- Website (the "Site”), all other sites and sub-domains owned and operated by us that redirect to the Site, and the service (the "Service”) owned and operated by us.
Our Pledge to You
We assume the responsibility of protecting your personal information on secure servers with limited access to a few honest individuals with a proven track record. We use your personal information only for providing and improving upon the Service. Period.
Your Pledge to Us
By using the Service, you consent to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Policy.
Rights and Responsibilities
We reserve the right to modify or replace this Policy by posting the updated version on the Site. It is your responsibility to check this Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Service constitutes a renewal of your pledge.
Information We Collect About You
- Contact and personal information (such as your name, email, password, address, telephone number, date of birth, age) obtained from you and/or your Facebook account if you gave us permission to do so.
- Transaction details you’ve made on the site. Since we are a free service,
we do not collect any financial information from you nor do we send you anywhere you do not want to go to…
- Messages you have sent to other users or received from other users as well as messages posted by you in the Site's message board.
- Communications with us such as questions, comments, reports of problems or concerns.
- Your IP address to measure your distance from the items and services you are looking for.
Use of your Personal Information
We use the information we collect from you for the following purposes:
- To administer your account with us and identify you when you use the Site
- To contact you and send you information which you have requested from us
- To promote uses of our services based on your perceived interests
- To analyze the Service to improve it.
- For other purposes, with your consent.
Communication with You
We want to communicate with you as often as you like, mainly via email. You have the option to opt out of any communication method we might use. We might send you emails relating to your transactions keeping them to a minimum.
We offer email newsletters. When you register for an account, or choose to subscribe, you will receive newsletters from us. You may subscribe or unsubscribe from newsletters under your account settings or by following the instructions contained in the newsletter emails.
Messages and Message Board
We offer users the ability to send messages to one another on the Site as well as a message board that allows members to connect, communicate and chat with each other (the "Message Board"). Please use common sense and good judgment when posting in the Message Board or sharing your personal information with others on it. Please note that any personal information or content that you voluntarily disclose in public areas of the Site becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by other users. You should exercise caution before disclosing your personal information through these venues or by other means outside the Site. We generally do not remove content from the Message Board, and your posts may remain public after your account is closed. You are responsible for the personal information you choose to post in the Message Board.
Third Party Disclosure/Sharing of Information
We will not post anything to your accounts with other third-party sites without your permission, except as specified herein under.
We may disclose your personal information as follows: (i) To carefully selected third party partners, so that they may inform you of offers, promotions and services; (ii) To our Site hosting partners, and other parties who assist us in operating our Site or conducting our business, so long as those outside parties agree to keep the information confidential; (iii) To comply with the law, to respond to governmental inquiries or requests, to enforce our Site policies, or to protect our or others' rights, property, or safety;
We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law and when necessary to protect our rights, or to comply with the law. You may modify or delete your personal information by updating your profile and/or contacting our support team. You may also obtain from us a copy of your personal information. We may retain certain information as required by law, or for necessary business.
Since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot and will not ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to the Site. We do not provide any guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that the messages and message board, and any other means of communication with other users of the Site are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means.
Links to Other Websites
The Site may contain links to other sites, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites. Accordingly, we recommend that you review any privacy statement posted on any website that you access through this Site. The terms and conditions herein do not apply to any such linked websites. We do not endorse any linked websites, or the information, materials, products or services that are contained in or accessible through such linked websites. We disclaim all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the information, materials, products and services that are contained in, or accessible through, linked websites, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.
You acknowledge and agree that We are not responsible for the content, accuracy, legality, decency, copyright compliance, privacy practices, security or any other aspects of any such linked websites, and that the access or use of any such linked websites is solely at your own risk, and you hereby waive any and all claims against us with respect to such linked websites.
Changes to our Policy
We may amend this Policy at any time. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share your personal information, we will notify you by sending you an e-mail at the last e-mail address that you provided us, and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Site. Any material changes to this Policy will be effective upon the earliest of thirty (30) calendar days following our transmittal of an e-mail notice to you or thirty (30) calendar days following our posting of the notice of changes on the website covered by the Privacy Statement.
Please note that, at all times, you are responsible for updating your personal information and to provide us with your current e-mail address. In the event that the last e-mail address that you have provided us is not valid, or for any other reason is not capable of delivering to you the notice described above, our transmittal of the e-mail containing such notice will nevertheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice.
In any event, changes to this Policy may affect our use of personal information that you provided us prior to our notification to you of the changes.
If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at email@example.com