INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The types of personal information we collect may include: your name, title, email, username, password, phone number, physical address, location, birthday, and profile picture.
We may collect the types of content you interact with and the frequency and duration of your activities. We may capture information about the photos you share on social media such as how many likes or who like your content. We may also add information to your account that we receive from our business customers or from social networking sites.
We may collect information from your devices automatically when you access our Services, depending on the permissions you’ve granted. This information may include the operating system, hardware version, device settings and unique identifiers, device locations (including specific geographic locations), your mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language, IP address, pages that you visit before, during and after using the Services, information about the links you click, and other information about how you use the Services. Information we collect may be associated with your account and other devices.
Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Services may not work properly. A pixel tag (also known as a web beacon) is a piece of code embedded on the site that collects information about users’ engagement on that web page. The use of a pixel allows us to record, for example, that a user has visited a particular web page or clicked on a particular advertisement. We may also use Google Analytics, MixPanel, and other service providers to collect information regarding visitor behavior and visitor demographics on our site and Services. For more information about Google Analytics, please visit www.google.com/ policies/privacy/partners/. You can opt out of Google’s collection and Processing of data generated by your use of the Services by going to http://tools.google.com /dlpage/gaoptout. Our uses of such Technologies fall into the following general categories:
This includes Technologies that allow you access to our site, Services, applications, and tools that are required to identify irregular site behavior, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security or that allow you to make use of our functions such as shopping-carts, saved search, or similar functions;
We may use Technologies to assess the performance of our Services, including as part of our analytic practices to help us understand how our visitors use the Services;
We may use Technologies that allow us to offer you enhanced functionality when accessing or using our site and Services. This may include identifying you when you sign into our Site or Services or keeping track of your specified preferences, interests, or past items viewed; and
Advertising or Targeting Related
We may use first party or third-party Technologies to deliver content, including ads relevant to your interests, on our site and Services or on Third Party sites.
Third-Party Websites, Social Media Platforms and Software Development Kits
The Services may contain links to other websites and other websites may reference or link to our site or other Services. These other domains and websites are not controlled by us. We encourage our users to read the privacy policies of each website and application with which they interact. We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other websites or applications. Visiting these other websites or applications is at your own risk. Our Services may include publicly accessible blogs, forums, social media pages, and private messaging features. By using such services, you assume the risk that the personal information provided by you may be viewed and used by Third Parties for any number of purposes. We may use third party APIs and software development kits (“SDKs”) as part of the functionality of our Services. APIs and SDKs may allow third parties including advertising partners to collect your personal information to provide content that is more relevant to you. For more information about our use of APIs and SDKs, please contact us as set forth below.
Information from Other Sources
We may obtain information about you from other sources, including through our business partners, third party services and organizations. For example, if you access our Services through a third-party application, such as an app store, a third-party login service like Facebook or Google, or a social networking site, we may collect information about you from that third party application that you have made public via your privacy settings such as your name, your user identification number, your user name, location, gender, birth date, email, and profile picture.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Communicating with Us
The personal information you provide to us is used to help us communicate with you. For example, we use personal information to communicate with you about your account, events and Services, solicit your feedback, conduct surveys, verify your identity and provide technical support.
Providing the Service
We may use personal information to measure interest and engagement, conduct research and development, provide and improve our Services, develop new Services, ensure internal quality control, prevent fraud or prohibited or illegal activities; enforce our terms, and customize the user experience.
Posting and Tagging
Any content you provide on the third party social media services may be considered “public” depending on your settings and is subject to the privacy policies of the third party sites. You should also be aware that when you share information publicly, it may be indexable by search engines.
De-Identified and Aggregated Information Use
We also aggregate information in order to track trends and analyze use patterns on the site. We may use personal information and other information about you to create de-identified and aggregated information, such as de-identified demographic information, de-identified location information, information about the computer or device from which you access our site and Services.
Sharing Content with Friends or Colleagues
Our site and Services may offer various tools and functionalities. For example, we may allow you to forward or share content with a friend or colleague.
HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION
Vendors and Service Providers
We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers. The types of service providers (processors) to whom we entrust personal information include service providers for the provision of: IT, communications and related services; information and Services; payment processing; customer service activities; and the provision of the site and Services. Those vendors use your personal information only at our direction and in accordance with our agreements with them.
Information We Process on Behalf of Our Business Customers
We may provide personal information to business partners with whom we jointly offer products or services. In such cases, our business partner’s name will appear along with ours.
Marketing – Interest-Based Advertising and Third-Party Marketing
Through our Services, we may allow third-party advertising partners to set Technologies and other tracking tools to collect information regarding your activities and your device (e.g., your IP address, mobile identifiers, page(s) visited, location, time of day). We may also combine and share such information and other information (such as demographic information and past purchase history) with third party advertising partners. These advertising partners may use this information (and similar information collected from other websites) for purposes of delivering targeted advertisements to you when you visit third party websites within their networks. This practice is commonly referred to as “interest-based advertising” or “online behavioral advertising. We may allow access to other data collected by the site and Services to share information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you. If you prefer not to share your personal information with third party advertising partners, you may follow the instructions below.
Disclosures to Protect Us or Others
We may access, preserve, and disclose your personal information, other account information, and content if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement or national security requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; respond to your requests; protect your, our or others’ rights, property, or safety; to enforce our policies or contracts; to collect amounts owed to us; when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation or prosecution of suspected or actual illegal activity; or if we, in good faith, believe that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable.
Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers
If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, purchase or sale of assets, or transition of service to another provider, then your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract.
HOW WE PROTECT INFORMATION
YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
If you would like us to delete your personal information or your account, transfer your data, remove you from a video or photo or untag you from the Service, please contact [email protected]. Be sure to tell us where you are in the photo, and we will remove you from it by removing the image blurring or covering your digital content. To protect your privacy, we will take steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request. You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional communications by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in each promotional e-mail. You may also indicate that you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us in the “Settings” section of the site. Please note that notwithstanding the promotional preferences you indicate, we may continue to send you administrative emails. We may send you push notifications through our mobile application. You may at any time opt-out from receiving these types of communications by changing the settings on your device. We may also collect location-based information if you use our Services. You may opt-out of this collection by changing your device settings. Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers. Please note that we do not respond to or honor DNT signals or similar mechanisms transmitted by web browsers.
Cookies and Interest-Based Advertising
You may stop or restrict the placement of technologies on your device or remove them by adjusting your preferences as your browser or device permits. The online advertising industry also provides websites from which you may opt out of receiving targeted ads from data partners and other advertising partners that participate in self-regulatory programs. You can learn more about targeted advertising and exercise consumer choice at www.networkadvertising.org /managing/opt_out.asp, https://youradchoices.ca/choices/, and www.aboutads.info/choices/. To separately make choices for mobile apps on a mobile device, you can download DAA’s AppChoices application from your device’s app store. Please note you must separately opt out in each browser and on each device. Advertisements on third party websites that contain the AdChoices link may have been directed to you based on information collected by advertising partners over time and across websites. These advertisements provide a mechanism to opt out of the advertising partners’ use of this information for interest-based advertising purposes.
The site and Services are not directed to children under 13 (or other age as required by law), and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you learn that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, you may contact us as set forth herein. If we learn that we have collected any personal information in violation of applicable law, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.