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Last Modified: January 3, 2019
Collecting Personal Information
We may also use the information you supply to: make MessageBuy.com (including app.MessageBuy.com) easier for you to use by not having to enter information more than once, help us customize content most relevant to you, notify you about important news concerning MessageBuy (including new product information and services, product updates and technical support issues), and special offers we think might interest you. To maintain and administer MessageBuy.com, we track site usage through Web server logs. Our Web server logs record information such as what types of browsers are accessing our site, which pages receive high traffic, and the times of day our servers experience significant load. This information is used solely to improve the content and navigation features of our site. It is not used to personally identify you. The personal information you provide to MessageBuy also allows us to determine if you are an authorized user of one or more of our products, for which you or your organization has paid a fee.
Sharing Personal Information
We do not sell, rent, trade, or otherwise share personal information about visitors to the Services, except as described herein including:
- Subsidiaries and Affiliates. We may share personal information or any information collected through the Services with our subsidiaries and shareholder owned affiliates for the purposes for which you provided the information or as reasonably necessary for our internal administrative and business purposes.
- Service Providers. We work with third parties that provide services on our behalf. Such services may include website hosting, marketing, code development, and monitoring and maintaining the Site. We may share personal information or any information collected through the Services with these third parties for the purpose of enabling them to provide these services. We do not bear any responsibility for any actions or policies of outside contractors.
- Public Profile. The Services may offer a “public profile” feature that allows users to publish portions of their profile to the public internet. This public profile will be crawled by and displayed through search engines when someone searches for your name, or company name.
- Testimonials and Advertisements. If you provide any testimonials about the products or services through the Services, we may post those testimonials and examples of advertisements you place in connection with our promotion of these products or services to third parties. Testimonials and advertisements may include your name and other personal information that you have provided.
- Marketing. We enter into marketing relationships with advertisers and other companies that provide products or services that we believe may be of interest to users of the Services. We will share personal information or any information collected through the Services with those marketing partners in order to help them send you information that we believe will be of interest to you. We may also provide this information to any of our affiliated businesses.
- Consent. We may share personal information in accordance with any consent you provide.
- Required by Law. We may disclose personal information or any information collected through the Services if we are required to do so by law or pursuant to legal process, in response to a request from government officials or law enforcement authorities, or as necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of illegal activity.
- Certain Transactions. We may disclose or transfer personal information or any information collected through the Services to third parties who acquire all or a portion of MessageBuy’ business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our stock or assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
- Non-Private or Non-Personal Information. We may share with third parties certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of people who visited or accessed the Services or the number of profiles created by users of the Services.
- Sale or License. We may sell, rent, trade or sublicense (through multiple tiers) personal information collected through the Services to third parties for the following purposes: for the third party to sell, rent, trade or sublicense to any other party (i.e. a fourth party), to assist with the delivery of advertising campaigns, to prepare or share business and marketing reports, or any other purpose in our sole discretion.
- Google Analytics. We will use Google Analytics to gather statistics on portions of the Services. We will use the information gathered to improve web services. According to Google, Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of important data about how users use the Services. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to the Service’s website domain(s), and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior through the Services. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains. If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your browser. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google’s web site.
- Third-Party Advertising Entities. You may see third-party advertisements posted through the Services. Some advertisements are chosen by companies that place advertisements on behalf of other third-party advertisers. These companies, often called ad servers or ad networks, may place and access cookies on your device to collect information about your use of the Services. If you choose to interact with specific advertisers who advertise through the Services, the information you provide to them is subject to the conditions of their specific privacy policies. In addition, responding to or interacting with a particular advertisement may result in you later receiving a targeted advertisement through the Services or on other sites as a result of an ad server or ad network concluding that you fit within a particular audience an advertiser is trying to reach.
Note that any information which you upload, post, e-mail, submit or otherwise transmit to, through, or in connection with the Services to a public message board, chat area or other public area of the Services becomes public information. You are solely responsible for any such information you choose to post on or through the Services, and you may always choose not to divulge any personal information to the public when posting to a message board, chat area or other public area of the Services. All information that is posted to a message board, chat area, or other public area of the Services may be shared by us with others.
GDPR Compliance (for EEA Visitors only)
For any EU citizens visiting our site, you automatically opt-in and consent to receive communications as soon as you provide your email address. Any EU citizen always has the right to have their information removed from our database be emailing info@MessageBuy.com.
We may track usage information within our product. We do this to monitor authorized usage of our product and to improve the design and functionality of our products.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of MessageBuy Users
As a registered MessageBuy User, we ask our Users to provide basic contact information in order to provide them with the requested services. The potential PII of MessageBuy Users that we collect may consist of the following: user’s full name, corporate email address, corporate phone number and/or mobile phone number, and corporate address. We will never sell, rent, or trade that information to a third party, unless required by law or as explained above.
Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Retention Policy
Any PII of an MessageBuy User will be retained and secured in our internal databases and CRM systems. MessageBuy reserves the right to destroy all PII in MessageBuy’ sole discretion.
A Special Note about Children
The Services are neither designed nor intended to attract children under the age of 13, and we do not collect personal information from any individual who we actually know is under the age of 13. We ask that children under the age of 13 not submit any personal information to us.
We encourage registered users of the Services to keep their personal information current. You may change personal information you have provided about you at any time by logging into the personal profile you created on or through the Services. After you enter your username and password, you can edit personal information about you. If you would like to access, review, update, or remove any information we hold on you, or exercise your available data subject rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), please contact us at info@MessageBuy.com and our Privacy Team will review your request and respond to in a reasonable timeframe.
Your California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83 (also known as S.B. 27), if you are a California resident and your business relationship with MessageBuy is primarily for personal, family, or household purposes, you may request certain data regarding MessageBuy’ disclosure, if any, of personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email message to [info@MessageBuy.com] with “Request for California Privacy Information” in the subject line; you may make such a request up to once per calendar year. If applicable, we will provide you, by email, a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the third parties’ names and addresses. Please note that not all personal information sharing is covered by S.B. 27’s requirements.
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