“Personal Information” means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify or contact you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number. We do not consider Personal Information to include information an individual makes public through the Service or information about a device.
THE SERVICE COLLECTS YOUR INFORMATION
We collect Personal Information when you:
- register to use the Service;
- log in with social media credentials;
- use the Service; and
- communicate with us.
We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use the Service.
Registration and Account Information. You must register to use the Service. To register, you may need to provide Personal Information, such as your name, email address, and home area. You may also provide other optional information.
Social Connect. When you choose to login and connect your social media account to your Service profile, we collect Personal Information from that social media website. For example, when you login with your Facebook account, we may collect the Personal Information you have made publicly available in Facebook, such as your name, user ID, profile picture, cover photo, username, gender, networks, age range, language, country, friend list, and any other information you have made public. We may also obtain other nonpublic information from social media websites with your permission. We may collect information from such social media website in an ongoing manner so we can update your profile.
Using the Service. We collect information you provide through the Service. For example, when you interact with other users by posting messages, the Service will collect the information you provide in such submissions, including any Personal Information.
Making Payments. When you make payments through the Service, you may need to provide financial account information, such as your credit card number, to our thirdparty service providers. We do not collect or store such information, though we may receive information about completed transactions that does not include credit card or bank account numbers.
Information about Others. You may provide us with the name, email address, and telephone number of others. You may use such information through the Service to notify them by email or text message in case of an emergency.
Referrals. A user may submit Personal Information, such as an email address, about others to us so that the user can recommend the Service or content available on the Service to them. We use the information to send a communication to the individual and then delete the information. The recipient of an invitation to use the Service may see your name and email address as the referrer.
Communicate with Us. We may collect Personal Information through your communications with our customersupport team or through other communications with us, including through social media.
Location Information from Your Mobile Device. We may receive and store information about the location of your device if your device settings are enabled to send it to us. We may collect this geolocation information when the App(s) is running on your device, when you are using the App(s) and in the background. Collection of this information may improve the provision of the Service, such as when you share messages with other users and to show you ads and offers related to your location. We may store location information in anonymized form and for as long as we have a business need for it. You may use your device settings to control whether the Service has access to location information. If you turn off device location services, the Service will likely not function properly.
Information and Content from Your Device. The Service automatically collects information about your device, such as a device ID and browser type, so that we can provide and customize functionality, such as push notifications. You may also permit the Service to access and collect information from your device’s contact list and photo storage.
By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Service. We may retain such information, including Personal Information, indefinitely.
HOW TIPTAGS USES YOUR INFORMATION
We use Personal Information to:
- facilitate and improve our services; and
- communicate with you.
We may use anonymous information, such as anonymous location information, for any purpose, including for marketing purposes.
Internal and Service Related Usage. We use information, including Personal Information, for internal and servicerelated purposes. We may use and retain any data we collect to provide and improve any of our services.
Communications. We may send email to the email address you provide to us, push notifications to your mobile device if they are enabled, or text messages with your consent, to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, system maintenance, and other Service-related purposes.
Marketing. We may use information, including Personal Information and anonymized location information, to provide personalized online advertising to you and others on the Services and to send you information we think may be useful or relevant to you. For example, we may show you online ads or send you notifications describing offers from businesses near you using location information from your device. You may opt out of email marketing by using the unsubscribe link in a marketing email.
Aggregate Data. We may anonymize or aggregate data collected through the Service and use and disclose it for any purpose.
TIPTAGS MAY DISCLOSE YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your Personal Information:
- with our third-party vendors and service providers;
- with other users;
- to comply with legal obligations;
- to protect and defend our rights and property; and
- with your permission.
We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.
Displaying to Other Users. The information and content you provide to the Service may be displayed on the Service. Other users of the Service may be able to see some information about you, such as your profile information and messages you post. We are not responsible for how other users will view and use the posted information, and we do not consider publish information to be Personal Information.
Social Networking and Other Websites. The Service may allow you to share information, including Personal Information, with social networking websites, such as Facebook. We do not share your Personal Information with them unless you direct the Service to share it. Their use of the information will be governed by their privacy policies, and you may be able to modify your privacy settings on their websites.
Marketing. We do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you that we collect on the Service with other people or unaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission. We may allow access to data collected by the Service to enable the delivery of online advertising to you and others on the Service or on other websites and online services, or to send you information we think may be useful or relevant to you.
You may be able to opt out of receiving personalized advertisements on this browser or device from advertisers, or other advertising networks who are members of the Network Advertising Initiative or who subscribe to the Digital Advertising Alliance’s SelfRegulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the optout sections on the websites of each of those organizations. Links to those Services are here:
Network Advertising Initiative:
- Browser OptOut: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/
Digital Advertising Alliance:
You may also be able to change your mobile device settings to opt out of personalized advertising through apps. For example, for iOS mobile devices, go to “Settings” from your device’s home screen; scroll down to “Privacy”; select “Advertising”; and turn on “Limit Ad Tracking.” Also, for locationbased ads, you may go to “Settings” from your device’s home screen; select “Privacy”; select “Location Services”; select “System Services”; and deselect “LocationBased Apple Ads.” For Android mobile Devices, go to “Google Settings” on your Device; select “Ads”; and check the box labeled “Opt Out of InterestBased Ads.”
When you opt out of personalized advertising, you may continue to see online advertising on the Service and/or our ads on other websites and online services.
Legal and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose collected information, if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; respond to your requests; comply with the law; or protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety.
Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers. If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of TipTags assets, or transition of service to another provider, your information may be disclosed in connection with the negotiation of such transaction, and/or sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information.
With Your Permission. We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.
By using the Service or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Service. If we learn of a security system’s breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Service or sending an email to you.
We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed to children under the age of 13. If you learn that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, you may alert us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from children under 13, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.
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Effective Date: February 12, 2019
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