Last Modified February 10, 2020
At SafeSpout, Inc. (“Spout,” “we,” “us” or “our”) we take your privacy and the security of your information very seriously.
If you have any questions regarding this Policy please contact us at [email protected].
The Policy describes the types of information we gather from people visiting our Site and from individual users (“you” or “users”) interacting with our Site and Services and how we use, transfer, and secure such information. By accessing our Services, you agree to be bound by this Policy. This Policy does not govern information we receive from third parties. If you do not agree to the terms of this Policy, please do not use the Services. Each time you use any Services, the current version of this Policy will apply. Accordingly, when you use any Services, you should check the date of this Policy (which appears at the top) and review any changes since you last reviewed the Policy.
1. Types of Information We Collect
We may collect two types of information from users of our Sites: “Personal Information,” which is information that you provide that can be used to identify you (such as name, email address, etc.), and “Aggregate Information,” which is information that cannot be used to identify you (such as frequency of visits to the Site, browser type, information about your use of the mobile application, hardware, chemistry tests etc.)
1.1. Personal Information Collected
1.1.1. We collect Personal Information that you voluntarily provide to us when you use our Services. For example, you may provide us with your email address, first name and last name, or other Personal Information.
1.1.2. If you choose to share information publicly through our Services, please understand that we cannot control the actions of third parties who could collect this information.
1.2. Collection of Personal Information by Third Parties
1.3. Aggregate Information Collected
1.3.1. Aggregate Information is information that does not identify you. Aggregate Information may be collected when you use our Services, independent of any information you voluntarily enter. Additionally, we may use one or more processes to de-identify information that contains Personal Information, such that only Aggregate Information remains. We may collect, use, store, and transfer Aggregate Information without restriction.
1.3.2. For example, when you use our Services, some information is automatically collected. Such information could include your operating system, your location, the results of your test or a web site from which you linked to us (“referring page”), the name of the website you choose to visit immediately after ours (called the “exit page”), information about other websites you have recently visited, browser (software used to browse the internet) type and language, device identifier numbers, your site activity, and the time and date of your visit. Although we do our best to honor the privacy preferences of our visitors, we are not able to respond to Do Not Track signals from your browser at this time.
1.4. Use of “Cookies”
1.4.1. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive and smartphone through your web browser and our Services to help us identify you and enhance your experience. You have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies you may be unable to use part or all of our Services that require registration in order to participate. You can learn more about cookies and how they work at https://www.allaboutcookies.org. You can always disable cookies through your browser or smartphone settings. Doing so, however, may disable certain features on our Services. You can opt-out from third-party cookies that are used for advertising purposes on the NAI website at https://optout.networkadvertising.org/.
1.5.1. We may use third parties, such as Google Analytics or other analytics providers, to analyze traffic to our Site or Services. Google Analytics does not create individual profiles for visitors and only collect aggregate data. To disable Google Analytics for example, please download the browser add-on for the deactivation of Google Analytics provided by Google at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
1.6. Tracking Technology
1.7. Interest-Based Advertising:
1.7.1. We may also participate in interest-based advertising using similar technology. This means that you may see advertising on our Sites tailored to your interests, or you may see advertising for Spout and its properties on other websites based on your browsing behavior across websites. Some websites where we may advertise belong to ad networks that use your web browsing history to choose which ads to display on their network websites; these ads include advertising for Spout and its Sites. Other websites where you see our ads, such as Facebook, may use interest preferences that you have chosen on those sites, as well as registration and other information about you, to choose which ads to display to you. Some internet browsers, websites such as Facebook and mobile devices offer opt-outs for interest-based advertising. Please refer to the website that you are visiting, your browser and/or your device settings for additional information
1.7.2. You can opt-out of receiving interest-based ads from third parties who are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) or who follow the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising by visiting the opt-out pages on the NAI website (https://optout.networkadvertising.org/) and DAA website (https://www.aboutads.info/choices/).
2. Sharing of Personal Information with Third Parties
2.1. We may transfer Personal Information to third parties for the purpose of providing the Services. We may disclose Personal Information to our affiliates or third-party service providers to provide you with the Services. For example, we may transfer your Personal Information to third party service providers to (i) assist with providing the Services; (ii) communicate with you about current or future offerings. These third-party service providers are not authorized to retain, share, store or use the Personal Information for any purposes other than to provide the services they have been hired to provide.
2.2. We may also elect to transfer your Personal Information to third parties under special circumstances to: (i) to comply with a legal requirement, judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Us; (ii) to investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft; (iii) in connection with the sale, purchase, merger, reorganization, liquidation or dissolution of Spout; (iv) when we believe it is necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of Spout or other persons, or (v) as otherwise required or permitted by law, including any contractual obligations of Spout.
3. Corrections / Information Removal / Opt-Out
3.1. You can request that any Personal Information stored by us to be deleted at any time by contacting us at [email protected]. We may require you to provide certain information to verify that it is you making the request. However, we will not delete information that we are required to retain in order to comply with applicable laws and regulations.
3.2. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each communication.
4. Children and Privacy
4.1. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children in connection with the features of our Sites. If we become aware that an individual under the age of 13 has provided personally identifiable information through our Sites, we will immediately remove the individual’s personally identifiable information from our files.
5. How Do We Protect Your Information
5.1. We take the security of your Personal Information very seriously. We use reasonable administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to secure the Personal Information you share with us. Despite these safeguards and our additional efforts to secure your information, we cannot promise or guarantee that hackers, cybercriminals, or other unauthorized third-parties will not be able to defeat our security and improperly collect, access, steal, or modify your Personal Information.
6.1. Each time you use our Site the current version of the Policy will apply. When you use our Site, you should check the date of this Policy (which appears at the top of the Policy) and review any changes since the last version. Our business changes frequently and this Policy is subject to change from time to time. Unless stated otherwise, our current Policy applies to all information that we have about you. We will not materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of your privacy without the consent of affected customers.
7. How Do You contact Us?
7.1. To contact us with your questions or comments regarding this Policy or the information collection and dissemination practices of this website, please email us at [email protected].
8. Visitors That Reside Outside the United States
8.1. Spout provides its Sites for the purpose of serving interested parties within the United States. The laws governing the collection and use of information within the United States may be different from the laws of your country. If you decide to use our Services, or share your Personal Information with Spout, you are agreeing to be governed by the laws of the United States as appropriate, and you are expressly consenting to the transfer of your data to the United States.
9. Governing Law
9.1. This Policy is governed by the laws of the State of Delaware, U.S.A. without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law.