Last Modified: November 19, 2016
The founders of Swiggle Inc. respect and cherish privacy. When we built Swiggle, we strived to create a service that would meet the strong privacy expectations and standards of our users.
1.2. Terms of Service.
1.3. Third Party Links to Other Websites or Services.
The Service contains third party links to other websites or services. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other third party websites or services. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave Company’s Service and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personal information.
1.4. Aggregated Data.
2. Information Collection.
2.1. Information You Provide.
We may collect information that identifies you (“Personal Information”) when you use the Service or register for an account. The types of Personal Information that we may collect include:
2.1.1. When you register for an account by connecting to the Service through 3rd party email accounts (e.g. Gmail, Outlook), you may be allowing us access to your contact information such as your name, address, phone number, birth date, and email address;
2.1.2. Information that you provide to connect your email accounts to the Service or take action regarding claims;
2.1.3. Information that you provide to us, such as your name, location, address, phone number, and email address;
2.1.4. Information that you provide to us, such as credit card, debit card or bank information, for billing and for filing price protection claims with payment processors and credit card companies, using the payment information (e.g. card number, cvc, expiration, and billing address)
2.1.5. By using the Services, you may be allowing us to collect Information by filtering your email account for receipts, using your credentials and authorization, to determine items, products and services acquired by you and your purchase history.
2.1.6. Based on the settings of your device and should you specifically allow, you may be sharing with us your location.
2.1.7. If you are accessing our Services through an Apple device, Your device’s Apple Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA).
2.1.8. Information that you provide to us if you participate in a sweepstakes, contest, rewards program, or other promotion;
2.1.9. Information that you provide if you use the Service to upload, share, or communicate any content or information, including photos, images, videos, text, social network accounts, or other Personal Information that you may include about yourself or others;
2.1.10. Information that you publicly post via social media networks, forums, blogs, message boards, chat rooms or similar functionality is public information that we, or others, may share or use in accordance with the law;
2.1.11. Information that you provide if you email, phone, contact or communicate with us or our third party service providers, such as your email address or phone number.
2.2. Information We Collect.
2.2.1. Information from public databases and third parties;
2.2.3. Traffic and usage information generated from your visit to the Service, including traffic data, pages you visit, browser information, operating system, IP address, cookie information, and the type of device that you use to access the Service;
2.2.6. We use the information received from Google Analytics only to improve services on this Site. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with Personal Information.
2.3. Children Under The Age of 13.
We do not collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or allow people under the age of 13 to register for the Service. The Service and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3. Tracking Technologies We Use.
We may use one or more of the following tracking technologies, and similar future tracking technologies, to automatically collect information: cookies, local shared objects, web beacons, unique telephone numbers, general log information and referral information from third-party services.
3.2. “Web beacons,” also known as an Internet tags, pixel tags or clear GIFs, link web pages to web servers and their cookies. Web beacons can be embedded in web pages, videos, or emails, to collect certain types of information from your browser, check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email message, and determine, among other things, the time and date on which you viewed the content, the IP address of your computer, and the URL of the web page from which the content was viewed.
3.3. “Local shared objects,” sometimes known as Flash cookies, may be used to store your preferences or display content based upon what you have viewed on various websites to personalize your visit.
3.4. “Ad IDs” and Other In-App Tracking Methods. There are a variety of tracking technologies that may be included in mobile applications, and these are not browser-based like cookies and cannot be controlled by browser settings. Some use device identifiers, or other identifiers such as “Ad IDs” to associate app user activity to a particular app.
4. How We Use Your Information.
We may use the information that we collect for any of the following purposes:
4.1. To provide, operate, maintain, improve, and promote the Service;
4.2. To enable you to access and use the Service, including uploading, downloading, collaborating and sharing content, photos, images, videos and information, with other users or third parties;
4.3. To process and complete transactions, and send you related information, including purchase confirmations and invoices;
4.4. To send transactional messages, including responding to your comments, questions, and requests; providing customer service and support; and sending you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
4.5. To send promotional communications, such as providing you with information about services, features, newsletters, offers, promotions, contests, events and sending updates;
4.6. To monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with the Service and for marketing, advertising, administrative, analytical, research, optimization, and other purposes. For example, we may use statistical analyses of usage data in order to measure interest in the various areas of the Service, for development purposes and to inform advertisers and partners in aggregate and anonymous terms about consumers who click on their advertising or other messages. IP addresses are also used for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes.
4.7. To investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions, unauthorized access to the Service, and other illegal activities;
4.8. To personalize the Service’s content, features or advertisements, including, without limitation, using purchase information from emails to provide you with relevant advertisements (e.g. accessories for a recent purchase);
4.9. Manage, on your behalf as your agent, your online account(s), including orders, receipts, claims, and returns;
4.10. Understand which areas and features of our Service are popular, understanding campaign effectiveness, tailoring our communications with you, and determining whether an email has been opened and links within the email have been clicked
4.11. Personalize Your online experience and provide advertisements, content or features that match Your profile and interests
4.12. Verify that your email address(es) and shopping account(s) are active and valid; and
4.13. Process your purchase history, initiate and facilitate claims on your behalf as your agent, and communicate with you and third parties about your claims.
5. Information Sharing.
5.1. Advertising Partners.
5.2. Service Providers.
5.3. Payment Processors.
We share your payment information with payment services providers to:
5.3.1. Process payments;
5.3.2. Prevent, detect and investigate fraud or other prohibited activities;
5.3.3. Facilitate dispute resolution such as chargebacks or refunds;
5.3.4. For other purposes associated with the acceptance of credit or debit cards. We may share your credit or debit card number with payment services providers or card networks to monitor card transactions at participating merchants and track redemption activity for the purposes of providing card-linked services.
5.4. Authorized Personnel.
Our employees, agents, consultants, contractors, or other authorized personnel, may have access to user information as necessary in the normal course of our business.
5.5. Business Transfers.
In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if the Service or Company, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, liquidated, or dissolved, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred.
5.6. Government, Law Enforcement or Third Parties.
We may disclose any information, including, without limitation, Personal Information that we deem necessary, in our sole discretion and without your prior permission, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We also may exchange information, including, without limitation, Personal Information, with other companies and organizations to protect the rights, property, or safety of Company and its affiliates, personnel, users, third parties, or others. We reserve the right to disclose a user’s Personal Information if we believe, in good faith, that the user is in violation of the Terms of Service, even without a subpoena, warrant or other court order.
5.7. Social Media Networks.
6. Choice and Opt-Out.
We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use and sharing of your information.
In accordance with local law, your controls and choices may include:
6.1.1. You may correct, update and delete your account information, as described below;
6.1.2. You may change your choices for subscriptions and newsletters;
6.1.3. You may choose whether or not to receive offers from us;
6.1.4. You may choose whether you received targeted advertising from us or our partners.
We may also use tracking technologies to collect information about your visits over time and across third-party services or other online services. The Network Advertising Initiative (the “NAI”) is a cooperative group of ad serving providers. The NAI has developed a set of privacy principles to which its members adhere. The NAI is committed to providing consumers with clear explanations of Internet advertising practices and how they affect you and the Internet generally. For more information about the NAI, third party ad servers generally and the opt-out options offered through the NAI, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/index.asp.
7. Accessing and Correcting Your Information.
If you have a Company account, you can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by logging in to your Company account or by emailing us at email@example.com. For other personal information we hold, we will provide you with access for any purpose including requesting that we correct the data if it is inaccurate or delete the data if we are not required to retain it by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may decline to process requests that are frivolous/vexatious, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law.
8. What Happens to my Personal Information if I Terminate my Swiggle Account?
When your Company account is cancelled (either voluntarily or involuntarily) all of your Personal Information is placed in “deactivated” status on our relevant Company databases. However, deactivation of your account does not mean your Personal Information has been deleted from our database entirely. We will retain and use your Personal Information as necessary to comply with our obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements, after which it will either be destroyed on anonymized.
9. Security of Your Information.
9.1. Security Measures.
We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures designed to help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to use correctly the information we collect online. These safeguards vary based on the sensitivity of the information that we collect and store.
9.2. No Security Guarantees.
11. California Privacy Rights.
As mentioned above, California law permits residents of California to request certain details about what Personal Information a company shares with third parties for the third parties’ purposes. You may make such request via an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, whether you have questions about our sharing practices or your rights under California law, please write us at: email@example.com
Note that although we take high measures to secure the information and reduce the risk of unwanted disclosure, we can not guarantee the information will not be exposed as a result of unauthorized penetration to our servers, or other similar causes.
12. Users From Other Jurisdictions.
13. Changes in Our Practices.
14. Contact Information.