We collect information in several ways, including when you provide information directly to us, and when we automatically collect information from you, such as information collected from your browser or device.
We may collect information about you that you provide us during your use of the Services, including your name, email address, address, PIN code, mobile phone number, and other information you provide or post on our Services or allow us to access when you do certain things, such as:Register for one or more of our Services;
We may automatically collect certain information about the computer or devices (including mobile devices) you use to access the Services. For example, we may collect and analyze information such as (a) IP addresses, geolocation information (as described in the next section below), unique device identifiers and other information about your mobile phone or other mobile device(s), browser types, browser language, operating system, the state or country from which you accessed the Services; and (b) information related to the ways in which you interact with the Services, such as: referring and exit pages and URLs, platform type, the number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages and content viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time you used the Services, the frequency of your use of the Services, error logs, and other similar information. As described further below, we may use third-party analytics providers and technologies, including cookies and similar tools, to assist in collecting this information.
We may collect different types of information about your general location, including general information obtained from your IP address, such as the city, state and PIN code associated with your IP address. We may use that information to customize the Services with location-based information, features, and advertising. In order to do this, your location information may be shared with our agents or advertisers. Currently, we do not collect your precise location (e.g., GPS data); however, if that changes, such information will not be collected without your permission.
Cookies are small files that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. A cookie assigns a unique numerical identifier to your web browser, and may enable us to recognize you as the same user who was at our website in the past, and relate your use of the website to other information about you. Cookies perform many different functions, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience. When you use the Services, we use persistent and session cookies and other similar tracking technologies to: (a) analyze the usage of our sites and Services by collecting the information discussed above; (b) customize the Services to your preferences; and (c) control the advertising display by the Services, as well as advertisements that may be displayed on other websites or mobile applications. We also may include Web beacons in e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether the message has been opened and for other analytics. As we adopt additional technologies, we may also gather additional information through other methods. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies by visiting the Help portion of your browser’s toolbar. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in, customize, or use some of the interactive features of the Services.
We may obtain additional information about you from third parties such as marketers, partners, researchers, and others. We may combine information that we collect from you with information about you that we obtain from such third parties and information derived from any other subscription, product, or service we provide.
We use the information that we collect for the following purposes:
For the purposes for which you provided it;
To send you information about your relationship with us; To send you alerts or other communications via SMS messages or other media or networks;
To notify you about new features of the Services, initiatives, events, and offers;
To process and respond to your inquiries;
To contact you with information that we believe will be of interest to you;
To attribute content that you make available through the Services;
To generate and review reports and data about our user base and Service usage patterns;
To perform analytics and research aimed at improving the accuracy, effectiveness, usability, or popularity of the Services;
To improve the Services or develop new Services;
To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you see on the Services and to understand how users interact with and use our Services;
To enforce the legal terms that govern your use of the Services; and
To administer and troubleshoot the Services.
We will send you emails with information that may interest you. In addition, we may send you commercial emails on behalf of ourselves, our Affiliates, and advertisers. Each such email we send you will have an opt-out that you can use to stop receiving such communications.
We may use third-party web analytics services on our Services, such as those of Google Analytics. These service providers use the sort of technology to help us analyze how users use the Services, including by noting the third-party website from which you arrive. The information (including your IP address) collected by the technology will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, who use the information to evaluate your use of the Services. To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on by clicking here.
You may update or correct certain user information by contacting us at [email protected]
We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect against the unauthorized access, destruction or alteration of your information. These safeguards vary based on the sensitivity of the information that we collect, process and store and the current state of technology. However, we cannot and do not guarantee that these measures will prevent every unauthorized attempt to access, use, or disclose your information since despite our efforts, no Internet and/or other electronic transmissions can be completely secure.
The Services are not intended for persons under the age of 18. By using the Services, you hereby represent that you are at least 18 years old.