Last Updated on April 23, 2013.
I. INFORMATION YOU SUBMIT
We may store the information you submit to or through the Site. We use the information to fulfill your requests, provide Site functionality, improve Site quality, personalize your experience, display relevant advertising, provide customer support, message you, back up our systems, allow for disaster recovery, and comply with legal obligations. Among the information you submit to or through the Site, please note:
Account Registration: You must have a valid account (or social media account) or email address in order to sign up for an Account on the Site. In addition, you may be required to provide us with your full name, city, gender, and birth date, and photo. When you sign up for a Zufog account, we opt you in to receive emails and notifications from Zufog by default. You can manage your email preferences and modify some of the information associated with your account in your profile page. Note that you cannot opt out of receiving required administrative or legal notices. If you feel that an unauthorized account has been created depicting you or your likeness, you can request its removal here.
Public Content: Your positive reviews, traits, ranks, quick pick, invites, friends, lists, compliments, tags, account profile and other such information (including your first name, last name and location, but excluding your other account registration information), and other content you post to the Site are meant for public consumption. We may display this content on the Site, and further distribute it to a wider audience through third party sites and services.
Contacts: You can invite your friends to join the Site by providing their contact information, or by allowing us to use your address book from your computer, mobile device, or other sites. If you invite a friend to join and connect with you on the Site, we may use and store your friends' contact information.
Search: If you search for people through the Site, we may store these messages in order to deliver them and allow you to manage them. If you send information from the Site to your phone via SMS text message, we may log your phone number, phone carrier, and the date and time that the message was processed. Carriers may charge recipients for texts that they receive.
Credit Card Purchases: If you purchase or subscribe to any of Zufog’s products, services or promotions, we may collect and store billing and credit card information. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the purchase transaction (such as fulfilling orders and processing credit card payments). When you submit credit card numbers, we encrypt that information using industry standard technology.
For more information on controlling your personal data, please see Sections 4 and 5, below.
II. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
In addition to the information you submit to or through the Site, we also collect and store information from and about you in the course of your use of the Site. We use this information to analyze and track user behavior, personalize your experience, associate it with other information about you, provide the functionality and improve the quality of the Site, and may use it to display relevant advertising or marketing material. We may also collect data through reviews and surveys and provide them to your employers or managers. We may also collect data and tags to provide to businesses. For example:
Location: We may collect and store information about your location if you enable your computer or mobile device to send us location information. You may be able to change the settings on your computer or mobile device to prevent it from providing us with such information.
Activity: We may collect and store information related to you and your use of the Site, such as your browser type, IP address, unique device identifier, the phone numbers and names of businesses that you call through the Site, requested URL, referring URL, browser language, the pages you view, and the date and time of your visit.
III. THIRD PARTIES
We sometimes work with third parties and they may have access to some of your information:
Service Providers: We outsource some of our technical and customer support, tracking and reporting functions, quality assurance testing, payment processing functions, and other services to third parties. We may share information from or about you with them so that they can perform their services.
Aggregate Information: We may share user information in the aggregate with third parties, such as advertisers and content distributors. For example, we may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, advertisements.
Investigations: We may investigate and disclose information from or about you if we have a good faith belief that such investigation or disclosure is (a) reasonably necessary to comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding, or other legal process served on us; (b) helpful to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site; or (c) protect our rights, reputation, property, or that of our users affiliates, or the public.
Links: The Site may contain links to unaffiliated third party websites. Except as set forth herein, we do not share your personal information with them, and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy policies on all such third party websites.
Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter, and other social media websites: If you are logged into Facebook or Linkedin or Twitter or other social media websites, and you access but are not logged into the Site, we may receive information from Facebook to make it easier for you to create an account on the Site and show you relevant content from your Facebook friends, or for you to leave reviews for one your friends. This information personalizes your experience and helps you create a Zufog account. To learn more about this feature and how to block aspects of it, please contact us. You can also connect your Zufog account to your accounts on third party services like Facebook, Linkedin or Twitter, in which case we may collect and store information identifying your account with the third party service. We use the information to help you find your friends, but we will not share your identity or review with your friends.
IV. CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Please also note that the messages you send or receive using the Site are only private to the extent that you and the sender/recipient keep them private. For example, we do not have any control over whether a recipient of one of your reviews publicly posts it or its contents.
V. DATA RETENTION AND ACCOUNT TERMINATION
The Site is intended for general audiences and is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 or collect reviews for children. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, please contact us. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet or via mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
VIII. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Attn: Privacy Officer