We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.
Krowd does not direct its Websites to children under the age of thirteen. We market family-related products or services for purchase by adults. Protecting the privacy of children is very important. If we obtain actual knowledge that a registered user is under eighteen, we will promptly delete information associated with such account. By using Krowd, you are representing that you are at least eighteen years old.
We collect the following types of information:
In general, we collect Personal Information you submit to us voluntarily through Krowd. We also collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile on the Krowd app or website. For example, our registration and login process requires you to provide us with your name, valid e-mail address and password of your choice. When you personalize your profile and use the features of Krowd, we will collect any information you voluntarily provide, and we may also request optional information to support your interaction with Krowd, such as your year of birth, gender and other demographic information. We collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of Krowd, such as photos, reviews, ratings and other information you choose to submit.
We may also collect information about you and your friends who use Krowd from any social network you may have connected from, in order to provide you with a more personalized experience. We may collect your user name or profile information that you have permitted to be displayed through Krowd in order to display you as a friend or in association with your profile and connections.
To enable payment for any services purchased through Krowd, (possible future applications (or apps) features) we collect and store billing and credit card information, which may include contact information such as your address and phone number.
If you choose to sign up to receive information from Krowd, we will collect your e-mail address(es) and other related information. Additionally, we collect any information that you voluntarily enter, including Personal Information, into any postings, comments or forums within the Krowd platforms.
We may receive Personal Information about you from other sources with which you have registered or interacted, companies who we have partnered with (Krowd code “partners”) or other third parties. We may associate this information with the other Personal Information we have collected about you.
If you send an e-mail to us, we will collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide. We may use and display your full name and e-mail address when you send an e-mail notification to a friend through Krowd or the social network from which you have connected to Krowd (such as in an invitation, or when sharing your content). Additionally, we may use your e-mail address to contact you on behalf of your friends (such as when someone sends you a personal message) or to send notifications from a social network or other Website with which you have registered to receive such notifications. You may indicate your preference to stop receiving further promotional communications as further detailed below.
If you use mobile-enabled services provided by Krowd, such as any Krowd mobile application made available by us, we may receive information about your use of our services from your mobile device while you use our applications or services. This may also include information about your precise location if you have enabled location-based services on your mobile device. Certain applications or services may also require additional information collection, such as information to be sent when you are not logged into Krowd for alerts services, and the terms of such collection will be identified when you subscribe to or sign up for such services or applications.
Certain information you post or provide through Krowd for public posting, such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of Krowd including social media and other public fora in which you choose to participate. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose personal information, post comments or provide other information or content through Krowd, information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the Krowd community. Please also be aware that if you choose to share or tweet deals through Krowd, they will become publicly available on the Facebook and Twitter Websites. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us and the information you choose to publish. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of Krowd available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others through social media networks or otherwise.
From time to time, we may offer programs with more specific data use and permissions.
In general, Personal Information and other information you submit or share with us is used for the following purposes by Krowd: to enable your access to our services; to provide, maintain, protect, develop and improve Krowd; to fulfill your requests for products and services; to customize the content and advertisements you receive from us and our trusted partners; and to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us or on our behalf, or from our code “partners" or our advertisers at your request.
We use Google Analytics to better understand how visitors interact with our site. This service provides non-personally identifiable data including but not limited to data on where visitors came from, what actions they took on our site and where visitors went when they left our site.
We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure may be required: (a) to comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; (b) to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties; or (c) in response to lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
We offer you choices regarding the collection, use and sharing of your Personal Information. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly.
If you use Krowd services provided through mobile devices, you may have additional choices, including over whether location services are enabled. Additionally, if you use other social media services in connection with Krowd, the providers of these services may provide you with additional choices concerning the types of data shared with Krowd.
We also engage in remarketing to market our sites, products and services or may facilitate remarketing for those of our trusted advertising partners across the Web: when a user visits our site or opens our emails, a Cookie or Web Beacon may be set in the user's Web browser, and advertising networks may deliver targeted advertisements to users with the Cookie or Web Beacon. We do not share any of your Personal Information with our remarketing partners, ad networks or advertisers. Cookies and Web Beacons, however, may collect from our service de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have submitted to us.