Last Revised: February 24, 2017
ATTN: Avochato Inc.
530 Howard St
San Francisco, CA 94105
2. A Note About Children. Our Services are not directed to children and we do not intentionally gather personal information from visitors who are under the age of 13. If a child under 13 submits personal information to Company and we learn that the personal information is the information of a child under 13, we will attempt to delete the information as soon as possible. If you believe that we might have any personal information from a child under 13, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Types of Data We Collect. We collect personal information and anonymous information, as described below.
(a) Information You Provide to Us.
〈 We may collect personal information from you, such as your first and last name, e-mail and mailing addresses, professional title, company name, phone number, and password when you create an account to log in to our Services (“Account”).
〈 If you use our Services on your mobile device, including through our App(s), we may automatically collect your phone number, your ZIP code, city, state, and country, and/or the unique device id number.
〈 When connecting to our Services via a service provider that uniquely identifies your mobile device, we may receive this identification and use it to offer extended services and/or functionality.
〈 Certain Services require our collection of your phone number. We may associate that phone number to your mobile device identification information. We also associate phone numbers with carrier information, telephone subscriber name, zip code, city and state.
〈 When you order Services, we may use a third party payment processor to collect all information necessary to complete the transaction, including your name, credit card information and billing information. We do not store this information on our servers, but this information is processed through our third party payment provider.
〈 When you send and receive MMS, SMS or other messages through the Services, we will collect the content of those messages, including any photos, files, text and other content you send or transmit or receive in order to provide the Services.
〈 We retain information on your behalf, such as files and messages that you store using your Account.
〈 If you provide us feedback or contact us via e-mail, we will collect your name and e-mail address, as well as any other content included in the e-mail, in order to send you a reply.
〈 The information that you provide in your profile page (“Profile”) including first and last name, phone number, email, and profile picture will be stored and visible to other users of the Services.
〈 When you participate in one of our surveys, we may collect additional profile information.
〈 We also collect other types of personal information that you provide to us voluntarily, such as the information you provide when you contact us regarding support for the Services.
〈 We may also collect personal information at other points in our Services that state that personal information is being collected.
(c) Security of Credit Card and Bank Account Information. For online payments and/or Automated Clearing House (ACH) payouts, we may use the payment services of Braintree, a service of Paypal, Inc. (https://www.braintreepayments.com) and/or Stripe, Inc. (https://www.stripe.com). We do not process, record or maintain your credit card or bank account information. For more information on how payments are handled, or to understand the data security and privacy afforded such information, please refer to Braintree’s terms at https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full and Stripe’s terms at https://stripe.com/us/privacy.
(d) Information Collected via Technology.
〈 Information Collected by Our Servers. To make our Company Properties more useful to you, our servers (which may be hosted by a third party service provider) collect information from you, including your browser type, operating system, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address (a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet, which may vary from session to session), domain name, and/or a date/time stamp for your visit.
〈 Log Files. As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (“ISP”), referring/exit pages, operating system type and version, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the Services, track users’ movements around the Services, gather demographic information about our user base as a whole, and better tailor our Services to our users’ needs.
〈 Pixel Tags. In addition, we and our service providers use “Pixel Tags” (also referred to as clear Gifs, Web beacons, or Web bugs). Pixel Tags are tiny graphic images with a unique identifier, similar in function to Cookies that are used to track online movements of Web users. In contrast to Cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, Pixel Tags are embedded invisibly in Web pages. Pixel Tags also allow us to send e-mail messages in a format users can read, and they tell us whether e-mails have been opened to ensure that we are sending only messages that are of interest to our users. We may use this information to reduce or eliminate messages sent to a user.
〈 Mobile Services. We may also collect non-personal information from your mobile device if you have downloaded our App(s). Examples of information that may be collected and used include your approximate geographic location, how you use the App(s), and information about the type of device you use. We may also collect some settings that help us to interpret your data, such as the language and keyboard settings that you have established, and the phone’s carrier, mobile network code and mobile country code.
(e) Information Collected from You About Others.
〈 Email Invites. If you decide to invite a third party to create an Account, we will collect your and the third party’s names and e-mail addresses in order to send an e-mail and follow up with the third party. We rely upon you to obtain whatever consents from the third party that may be required by law to allow us to access and upload the third party’s names and e-mail addresses as required above. You or the third party may contact us at email@example.com to request the removal of this information from our database.
〈 Address Books. As part of your use of the Services, we may provide you the opportunity to connect automatically with your existing contacts. We employ various techniques in order to facilitate contacts finding each other on our service, including offering contact importer tools to facilitate adding to your contacts (including Facebook Friends and contacts in your address book) so that you can more readily ask your contacts to join and communicate with you through the Services. With your permission, we may access your address book, call log and SMS log, and import your contacts’ names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, image, geographic location and Facebook IDs to facilitate automatic connection with your contacts. We do this only for contact matching to help your contacts and you find each other. Also, when you invite contacts to the Services, we will access your Address Book and we will import your contacts’ names and phone numbers in order to facilitate the invitation. The e-mail that is sent to your contacts will come from your e-mail address so that your contacts know that you want to invite them to visit the Website. We do not store any passwords you provide as part of the contact import process.
5. Use of Your Personal information
(a) General Use. In general, personal information you submit to us is used either to respond to requests that you make, or to aid us in serving you better. We use your personal information in the following ways:
• facilitate the creation of and secure your Account on our network;
• identify you as a user in our system;
• provide improved administration of the Services;
• provide the Services you request;
• improve the quality of experience when you interact with the Services;
• send you a welcome e-mail to verify ownership of the e-mail address provided when your Account was created;
• send you administrative e-mail notifications, such as security or support and maintenance advisories;
• respond to your inquiries related to employment opportunities or other requests;
• make telephone calls to you, from time to time, as a part of secondary fraud protection or to solicit your feedback; and
• send newsletters, surveys, offers, and other promotional materials related to our Services and for other marketing purposes of Company.
(b) User Testimonials and Feedback. We often receive testimonials and comments from users who have had positive experiences with our Services. We occasionally publish such content. We may post user feedback on the Company Properties from time to time. We generally will share your feedback with your first name and last initial only. If we choose to post your first and last name along with your feedback, we will obtain your consent prior to posting you name with your feedback.
(c) Creation of Anonymous Data. We may create anonymous data records from personal information by excluding information (such as your name) that makes the data personally identifiable to you. We use this anonymous data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and improve Website and Apps navigation. We reserve the right to use anonymous data and aggregated and other de-identified information for any purpose and disclose anonymous data to third parties in our sole discretion.
(a) Employers of Enterprise Account Users. If your access to our Services is established as an employee or representative of an enterprise customer (e.g., a business or other legal entity), we may share your message content and any other personal information we collect in connection with your use of our Services with your employer, including any individuals with administrative account access privileges in your employer organization.
(b) Third Parties Designated by You. When you use the Services, the personal information you provide will be shared with the third parties that you designate to receive such information.
8. Your Choices Regarding Information. You have several choices regarding the use of information on our Service:
(b) Cookies. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to accept Cookies from our Service for any of the purposes described above, then you can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting Cookies or to prompt you before accepting a Cookie from the websites you visit. Consult your browser’s technical information. If you do not accept Cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Service or all functionality of the Service. If you have any questions about how to disable or modify Cookies, please let us know at the contact information provided below.
(c) De-Linking SNS. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to have your SNS account (e.g., Facebook) linked to your Account, then you may de-link the SNS account in the “preferences” section in your account settings. You may also manage the sharing of certain personal information with us when you connect with us through an SNS, such as through Facebook Connect. Please refer to the privacy settings of the SNS to determine how you may adjust our permissions and manage the interactivity between the Services and your social media account or mobile device.
(d) Changing or Deleting Your Personal information. All users may review, update, correct or delete the personal information in their user account (including any imported contacts) by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you completely delete all of your personal information, then your user account may become deactivated. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to honor your request. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.
(e) How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals. We do not currently respond to browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that might enable Users to opt out of tracking on our site.
(f) Apps. You can stop all collection of information by the App(s) by uninstalling the App(s). You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.