Effective Date 8/10/2017
Collection of Information
Information You Provide
Information You Submit. You will need to open an account if you would like to use the Services. When using the Services, you may elect to provide information about yourself, such as name, email address, friends and information about your use of the Services or your experiences with Likewise or Users. You may provide this information, for example, when you create an account, post User Submissions, request or purchase products or services, communicate with us or a User, subscribe to our email programs, ”Like” us on Facebook or otherwise connect us to your social networks, or complete other forms. In connection with the Services, you may also elect to provide lists, reviews, comments, feedback, notes, photos, videos, know-how, techniques, or other information relating to you.
Information We Collect Automatically
At any time, you may adjust your browser settings to delete existing cookies (and the data that web beacons add to the cookie), or refuse new cookies, according to the method permitted by your browser. If you choose to delete cookies, you will need to log in again on your next visit to the Services and re-enter any preferences you have set. If you choose to disable cookies, you may not be able to access or use some portions and features of the Services and may not get the best experience possible.
Your browser may offer you a “Do Not Track” option, which allows you to signal to operators of websites and other properties that you do not wish such operators to track certain online activities. Our Services do not support Do Not Track requests at this time.
Log Usage Data. Our servers automatically record usage log data created when you use the Services. Usage log data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring web page, referring email, referring application, visited web pages, location, mobile carrier, computer or mobile device type, search terms, content viewed, content created, and cookie information.
Location Data. If you provide location information during the account registration process or at any other time via your account settings, or if location information is included as part of the information we collect (for example, your IP address may provide an approximate geo-location), we may store that information in connection with your account. If you are using mobile Services, we may collect location data directly from your mobile device if your device allows us to do so. Your mobile device manufacturer or mobile service provider may provide you with choices about how and whether location data is shared with us.
Other Information We Collect
Email and Mobile Content Programs. You can choose to receive promotional emails from us. Like most e-commerce sites, we include software code in our emails to monitor whether and when you opened the email, whether you have clicked on the images and/or links in the email, and whether your computer or mobile device is capable of receiving HTML-based email. You may also choose to access our content through a mobile application and to receive text messages on your mobile device.
Information Collected by Third Parties
Use of Information
Any information we collect from you may be used in the following ways:
- To provide the Services;
- To improve the Services (for example, to personalize your experience to make it smoother and more relevant to you, and to improve the content and design of the Properties;
- To process transactions, to provide and improve customer service, and to otherwise manage our customer relationships;
- To provide you with information about products and services from Likewise and our partners that may be of interest to you, and to optimize our and our partners’ marketing campaigns;
- To provide you with complementary product and services that may be of interest to you, including discounts and other benefits from our partners;
- To administer contests, promotions or sweepstakes;
- To prevent fraud and abuse, to comply with applicable laws and legal process, to address technical and security issues, to comply with applicable laws and legal process, and to otherwise protect Users and our business;
- To develop and deliver our advertising, products and services and analyze their effectiveness; and
- To perform other functions described at the time the information is collected.
Disclosure of Information
We may share your information when you consent or direct Likewise to do so. The method of consent will be appropriate for the type of personal information involved and the purposes for which it is collected, used or disclosed. Depending on the circumstances, consent may be express (i.e., you specifically agree either verbally, in writing or electronically) or implied.
Compliance with Laws and Policies; Protection of Rights
We may publicly disclose the name, city and state of winners.
We may share aggregated, non-personal data with service providers, advertisers or existing or potential business partners.
Opting Out; Editing Your Personal Information
We provide choices about the collection, use and sharing of your data, from deleting or correcting data you include in your profile and controlling the visibility of your posts to advertising opt-outs and communication controls.
You may unsubscribe at any time from our email programs by clicking on the unsubscribe link included at the bottom of every email message or by sending a request to email@example.com. We reserve the right to send you service announcements (such as notifications about site outages) or administrative messages, without offering you the opportunity to opt out of receiving them.
You may opt out of a specific mobile messaging campaign by texting ”stop”. Text “stop all” to opt out of all mobile messaging.
Your California Privacy Rights
Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code permits California residents to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information about our disclosure of personal information during the prior calendar year to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. You may make one request each year by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or writing us at 10400 NE 4th Street, Suite 500, Bellevue WA 98005.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We maintain industry-standard physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards, such as firewalls and encryption technology, to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, no method of transmitting information over the Internet or storing information is completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the protection of any information shared with us.
If you create an account, you may be asked to choose a password to protect your account and account information. We recommend that you do not disclose your password to any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account.
The Services are not directed to children under 13, and we do not knowingly collect or store any personally identifiable information about persons under the age of 13. If we learn that we have collected personally identifiable information of a child under 13, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our files. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any personal information through the Properties.
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