1. What Information Is Collected
The following are the types of information we may collect:
At other times, Invite and Meet may collect information that cannot be used to directly identify you, such as browser type, unique device IDs, Internet Protocol (IP) address, “click stream” data, and similar non-Personal Information. For example, we may aggregate non-Personal Information about you and other customers who visit certain areas of our Services. Aggregated information will not contain any information that can be linked directly back to you.
When you open emails from us or engage in SMS or MMS communications, we may log and store such information. We may also keep records of various communications regarding the types of products and services that you indicate are of interest to you via your response to email and text messaging. You will always have the option to opt out of such communications by clicking an “unsubscribe” link in our email, by replying “STOP” to our text messages.
Information from Other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources, such as information contained in public records, and add it to your Personal Information.
2. How We Collect Information
We may collect information from you in several different areas on the Services, including, without limitation, to those described below:
Users are required to register to use this Service. You will be asked to complete a registration form and complete a personal profile that will require you to provide Personal Information; you may also be asked to choose a username and password in order to take advantage of certain features offered on via these Services, such as newsletters, games, sweepstakes or contests. Your decision to register is voluntary and you will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to disclose information to us and what communications you would like to receive. All products and services available on the Services require registration and if you elect not to provide such information, you will not be able to use the Service.
Contests or Sweepstakes
We may periodically operate contests and sweepstakes through the use of other social media platforms, such as Facebook. Your Personal Information may be used to contact you for winner notification, prize delivery confirmation or other related purposes (see the rules of each contest for details about how your Personal Information will be used, including postings to the Services).
These Services use various tracking technologies, e.g., “cookies.” A cookie is a collection of information that gets stored on the hard drive of your computer when browsing the Internet. These small bits of code automatically identify your browser to the Services whenever your computer is used to visit the Services. Tracking technologies also let us know how many people visit the Services and where visitors go on the Services. In addition, tracking tools can let us know non-Personal Information, like how many times a user has been on certain pages. For registered users, tracking tools can make using the Services easier for you by saving information such as your passwords or preferences. By tracking how and when you use the Services, tracking technologies help us determine which areas are popular and which are not.
Many improvements and updates to the Services are based on data obtained from tracking technologies. Accepting cookies allows you to personalize your experience on the Services. Tracking tools may also allow the Services or ad network partners to present advertising that may be of interest to you. If you do not want information collected through the use of technologies, your browser should contain an option that allows you to disable or delete tools such as cookie data at any time. Some areas of the Services, however, may not provide you with a personalized experience if you have disabled the use of tracking technologies. To learn more about cookies follow this link: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
Other Tracking Technology
The Services uses a variety of technical methods for tracking purposes, including Web beacons, pixel tags, or clear gifs. These technical methods/tools use small pieces of data that are embedded in images on the pages of websites. We also use these technical methods to analyse the traffic patterns on the Services, such as the frequency with which our users visit various parts of the Services. These technical methods may involve the transmission of information either directly to us or to another party authorized by us to collect information on our behalf. We also use these technical methods in HTML emails that we send to determine whether the recipients have opened those emails and/or clicked on links in those emails. The information from use of these technical methods may be collected in a form that is personally identifiable.
3. How Your Information Is Used
We own the information collected on or through the Services. As applicable, the information you provide to us may be used to contact you about offers, services, promotions on our Services, and provide you information or updates regarding services that you have requested or products or services you have ordered, such as registrations, entry confirmations, or other products and services. We will also use your Personal Information to verify contest entry information, inform you of a prize you may have won, and to monitor compliance with our Services Terms.
4. Shared Information
Invite and Meet uses the services of independent companies to provide certain services to you, including, without limitation, Services hosting, fulfilling orders, payment services, sending email and SMS, removing repetitive information from customer lists, Services analysis, analysing data, providing marketing assistance, processing, registration processing, and Internet connectivity services (“Internet Service Providers”). Invite and Meet may share your personal information with the Internet Service Providers as appropriate or for other marketing purposes.
We will share your Personal Information in the event that all or substantially all of our assets are sold or transferred to another party, or another transaction occurs in which your Personal Information is one of the business assets transferred, all Personal Information that has been collected and saved may be one of the business assets we transfer.
Invite and Meet may also disclose your personal information as is necessary to: (a) comply with a subpoena or court order;
(b) cooperate with law enforcement or other government agency;
(c) establish or exercise our legal rights;
(d) protect the property or safety of our company and employees, contractors, vendors, and suppliers;
(e) defend against legal claims;
(f) help with internal and external investigations; or
(g) as otherwise required by law or permitted by law.
5. Links To Third-party Services
6. Information Security
Invite and Meet makes reasonable efforts to ensure that our Internet Service Providers have implemented physical, electronic, and procedural security measures to assist with safeguarding your personal information, and to help protect against unauthorized access and disclosure. Only our authorized personnel and our Internet Service Providers who perform legitimate business functions for Invite and Meet are authorized to access your personal information.
Notwithstanding our efforts, the Internet has inherent security risks. Invite and Meet cannot promise, and you should not expect, that your Personal Information, personal searches, and other communications will always remain secure. You should take care with regard to how you handle and disclose your personal information or any username or password that you are required to use to access services on this Services.
7. Data Retention Periods
If you wish to terminate your account, you may delete your account at any time. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
8. Social Media Sites
These Services may provide access to and from Social Media platforms. You are not required to provide any Personal Information when using such platforms but you may choose to do so. If you post Personal Information online, it will be publicly available and you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties. In addition, when using mobile devices your current location may be made publicly available. By using the features of this Services and social media platforms, you acknowledge that your user name and location information may be disclosed. We cannot ensure that parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy. Please exercise caution when deciding to disclose Personal Information on social media platforms.
9. General Audience Services Not Directed Toward Children
These Services are a general audience service. Invite and Meet’s content is neither directed toward minors nor children who are under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If Invite and Meet or its Internet Service Providers become aware that a minor or a child under the age of 18 has provided us with personal information without the parental consent, that information will be deleted from our databases.
11. Access to Personal Information
If your Personal Information changes (such as your email address or mobile phone) you do so by signing into your account and making the desired changes. If you no longer desire to have access to the Services, you may delete your account.
12. Your California Privacy Rights
Invite and Meet will not share any Personal Information about you with outside third-parties for their direct marketing purposes to the extent prohibited by California law, unless you agree otherwise as authorized by your prior written consent.
California residents have the right to request information from Invite and Meet regarding the manner that we may share Personal Information with affiliated companies and third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To find out what and how we share such information, you may email a request to: Privacy Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org, and receive the following information:
A. The categories of information we disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year, if any;
B. The names and addresses of the third parties who received information for their direct marketing purposes; and
C. Examples of the products and services subject to the third-parties’ direct marketing programs, if the nature of the third parties’ business cannot be determined from their names.