Last revised: January 31, 2017
Terms of Service. Please note that your use of our Service is also subject to our Terms of Service.
2. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
Information You Provide to Us
We collect information that you provide to us or permit us to collect through your linked third-party accounts (i.e. Facebook account), for example when you create or modify your account, register to use our Service, request information from us, contact customer support, or otherwise communicate with us. This information may include:
- Email address
- Date of birth
- Facebook friends list
- User generated content (i.e. posts, comments, photos, videos, messages, social media, feedback, etc.)
- Lists (i.e. curated lists of internet content of interest to you)
- User name and password
Information We Collect Through Your Use of the Service
When you use the Service, we may collect some information automatically, such as your location, IP address, the identity of your Internet Service Provider, browser type, computer or device type, your unique device identifier/number, operating system, the site from which you linked (if any), the pages of the Service that you viewed, session cookies and the time and date of your visit. This information is not linked to personally identifiable information. This information is used to compile aggregate statistics about the total number of daily visitors to our Site and App, the pages most frequently visited and how long you stay at each page. By collecting this information, we get a better understanding of your needs and what products and services we can develop to meet those needs. All the information we gather helps us understand your preferences so we can continually improve your online experience with us. We track this activity using a service provided by Google Analytics, which is described in more detail below.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) to collect certain information relating to your use of the Service. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the Site and the App analyze how users use the Service. You can find out more about how Google uses data when you visit our Site or the App by visiting “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps”, (located at www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/). We may also use Google Analytics Advertising Features or other advertising networks to provide you with interest-based advertising based on your online activity. For more information regarding Google Analytics please visit Google’s website, and pages that describe Google Analytics, such as www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html. To learn more about interest-based advertisements, visit the Digital Advertising Alliance and the Network Advertising Initiative websites (www.aboutads.info and www.networkadvertising.org).
Information Collected Through Cookies and Similar Technologies
No Information from Children Under Age 13
If you are under the age of 13, please do not attempt to register with us for the Service or provide any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 13, please Contact Us or call us at (646) 780-9592.
Currently, the Site and the App do not recognize if your browser sends a “do not track” signal or similar mechanism to indicate you do not wish to be tracked or receive interest-based ads. To learn more about interest-based advertisements, visit the Digital Advertising Alliance and the Network Advertising Initiative websites (www.aboutads.info and www.networkadvertising.org).
Third Party Advertising & Marketing. From time to time, we may disclose information, including your gender, age, email address and interest profile (i.e. favorite types of content on a site, links that you have Shouted) and names of your Lists, with companies who may offer you products and services of interest. You may opt out of this sharing at any time by indicating your opt out preference on the Account Settings page of the App.
Your Consent. In addition to the sharing described elsewhere in this Policy, we will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Company when we have your consent to do so.
Legal Proceedings. We will share personal information with third party companies, organizations or individuals outside of Company if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
- Meet any applicable law, regulation, subpoena, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
- Enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
- Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
- Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Company, our users, customers or the public as required or permitted by law.
4. ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION AND CHOICES
You can access and update certain information we have relating to your user account by signing into your account and going to the Account Settings page of the App. If you have questions about personal information we have about you or need to update your information, you can Contact Us, call us at (646) 780-9592 or email us at [email protected]. You can opt-out of receiving newsletters, marketing and promotional emails from Company by updating your email preferences in the Account Settings page of the App, and by using the opt-out or unsubscribe feature contained in the emails.
You can close your user account by going to the Account Settings page of the App. If you close your account, we will no longer use your user account information or share it with third parties. We may, however, retain a copy of the information for archival purposes, and to avoid identity theft or fraud.
5. SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use industry standard physical, technical and administrative security measures and safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot guarantee, ensure, or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails and other communications you send to us through the Service are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means.
6. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Under California’s “Shine the Light” law, California residents who provide personal information in obtaining products or services for personal, family or household use are entitled to request and obtain from us once a calendar year information about the customer information we shared, if any, with other businesses for their own direct marketing uses. If applicable, this information would include the categories of customer information and the names and addresses of those businesses with which we shared customer information for the immediately prior calendar year (e.g. requests made in 2017 will receive information regarding 2016 sharing activities).
To obtain this information, please send an email message to [email protected] with “Request for Shout California Privacy Information” on the subject line and in the body of your message. We will provide the requested information to you at your email address in response. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the “Shine the Light” requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response.
7. CONSENT TO PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA IN UNITED STATES
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), in order to provide the Service to you, we may send and store your personal information (also commonly referred to as personal data) outside of the EEA, including to the United States. Accordingly, your personal information may be transferred outside of the country where you reside or are located, including to countries that may not or do not provide the same level of protection for your personal information. We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information when it is transferred. By using and accessing the Service, users who reside or are located in countries outside of the United States agree and consent to the transfer to and processing of personal information on servers located outside of the country where they reside, and that the protection of such information may be different than required under the laws of their residence or location.