We maintain our right to change any or all of the provisions outlined in this policy at will. The date of any changes or additions will be noted on the policy and shall serve as notice to you that such changes were implemented. You are advised by us to review this policy periodically for any such updates and to ensure that you have a clear understanding of how any personally identifiable information you share with us or that we collect about you will be used.
Personal Identifiable Information Defined
What Types of Information is Being Collected?
Active Collection: There are a number of ways that we directly collect information from you as you use our applications and services. This is done with information (i) that has been provided to us by you (this could include, but is not limited to your name, e-mail address, telephone number(s), credit card number(s), expiration date(s), authentication code(s) and any other related information); (ii) that has been granted access to us by you; (iii) that has been made publicly available about you; and (iv) shared with us about you from a third party, such as credit agencies. It is your right to not provide us with any or all personal identifiable information, but be advised that when you exercise that right you may be limiting your use of the service.
Passive Collection: During your use of our service certain types of information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, browser type and activities on the service, may be collected automatically. Also being collected automatically is information regarding your use of our service, such as the features you use, the number of times you access each service and the amount of time you spend during each session.
The phrase “web beacons” is in reference to the small, invisible graphic images we collect in relation to how you use our services or in regards to any e-mail correspondence we may send to you. This information is used to monitor your activity on our service, (such as the number of times you view a web page) help us make improvements on user effectiveness, and determine how you respond to our e-mail correspondence.
The information gathered from web beacons may also include specifics about the device you are using (hardware model, operating system, device identifiers and your mobile network information, including telephone number) to access our services. We reserve the right to associate these device identifiers, including any phone numbers, with your Vegaster account.
All personally identifiable information collected in this manner will be stored on a secured server that may or may not be located inside of the United States.
We reserve the right to use any third-party analytic service provider, such as Google, Mixpanel and Flurry, as a source to identify how our users are using the services we provide. The Analytics Providers we employ can be changed without giving notice to you. The information that is collected by these programs from your browser and/or mobile device will be analyzed and stored on secure servers located within the United States. The sole purpose of the information collected by the Analytic Providers will be to evaluate the use of our services by you. For our purposes, the Analytic Providers will compile reports on your activity on our website as well as your mobile device activity in regards to our services. If mandated by law, the Analytic Providers will share this information with other third parties in addition to sharing the data collected with third parties who will be processing it on the Analytics Providers behalf. Use of our service will be considered consent to the processing of such data collected about you by the Analytics Provider, solely for the above mentioned purposes.
Information About You
We Will Never Post on Your Behalf Without Your Consent
If you do sign into our website through a third party social networking site or service, your friends list may be imported to our website. Any friends that are also registered users of our website could be able to access certain information about you that is not public, but that has been entered by you into your Vegaster user profile. We cannot be held responsible for any access to your profile through the use of a third party application, site or service.
E-mail and Other Forms of Communication
You may be contacted by us periodically, either in the form of an e-mail or other means of communication. Unless specified by you in an e-mail sent to email@example.com, you may receive promotional offers and information about other businesses sent by us on behalf of them. We also may use e-mail correspondence to discuss with you your use of our services and website. We will receive an electronic confirmation that you have opened an e-mail sent by us so that we can improve our services and the ways in which we communicate with our users. If you do opt to not receive any form of e-mail communication from us, be advised that any legal notices that you would have received will still govern your use of our services, it is your responsibility to review any changes in our policy. A registered user of our service is required to provide a valid e-mail address. This information is used by us, but not limited to, to send you updates about your account, (such as activity updates) and for promotional purposes (event notifications, new product offerings, etc.). All e-mail correspondence from us may contain web beacons that will allow us to see whether you opened the e-mail and if you clicked on any links it may contain. You have the right to opt out of receiving e-mail communications from us, but we reserve ours to continue to send you service announcements and important administrative messages. In addition, you may be contacted by us through the use of text messages to the cell phone number you provided to us, or any other cell phone number that has been linked to your Vegaster account. Text message contact by us will be limited to the use of our service. Vegaster is in full compliance with the U.S. CAN-SPAM Act.
Can I Access My Personal Information?
Through your user profile you are permitted full access to the information that is contained there. In addition, you have the right to edit or delete certain information that has been provided by you to us:
- Username and password
- E-mail address
- Phone number
- Information on your profile, such as pictures you may have uploaded
We reserve the right to change the information that is available to you on the mobile application. This includes information that you can view, update and delete. Any questions regarding the information we have on file about your user account should be addressed in writing and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.80-1798.84 (http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=civ&group=01001-02000&file=1798.80-1798.84), residents of California are entitled to ask us for a notice identifying the categories of Personal Information that is shared by us with our affiliates and/or other third parties for marketing purposes, and providing contact information for such affiliates and/or third parties. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to: email@example.com
What Are My Choices?
All users maintain their right to not disclose certain or any information to us, but such measures may result in limited use of our services. There is some information that is required by us to register, and refusing to supply such information will deny your access to our services.
As explained above, you have the right to change, add or delete certain information that we have collected from you. Copies of the original information may still be stored in our files, this could include information that you have deleted. We will continue to be allowed to use this aggregated data but not in a way that could identify you personally.
What Personally Identifiable Information Is Shared With Third Parties?
We do not knowingly share any personally identifiable information that is collected from you through our services with third-parties, unless it has been outlined in this policy or through our service.
Information that is provided by you through the service, either by granting access to it or sharing with other individuals may be available to other users or publicly available in certain circumstances. Any personally identifiable information we have access to will remain private at all times unless you share it through the use of a review, photo share or other similar method on our site.
We cannot be held responsible for the actions of outside service providers or any other third party, nor can we be held responsible for any type of information you willingly provide to other users or third parties. In the interest of protecting your privacy, we encourage you to become familiar with disclosing private information with third parties.
In regards to aggregated data we collected or any data where personally identifiable information has been removed, we maintain the right to share that data with third parties without your consent.
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How Do We Protect Your Personal Information?
Vegaster takes reasonable measures to ensure that the personally identifiable information you provide to us, and that we collect through your use of our services is being protected from possible loss, misuse, and any unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We cannot guarantee that are efforts are full proof or impenetrable, and there is no method of transmitting data through the internet that can guarantee 100% protection from misuse. To help us protect your personally identifiable information, do not share the details of your account and keep your password confidential. We are not responsible for any use of our service by an individual who has been given access to your account by you. If you do believe your account has been infiltrated or misused by an unauthorized individual contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any questions about this or any other Vegaster policy should be addressed in writing and sent to email@example.com.