Last Updated: 8/17/2015
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Information you provide to Us
Flavorit obtains the information you provide when you
download and register the Application. Registration with us is
mandatory in order to be able to use the basic features of Flavorit. We
collect information you provide directly to us when using our Services.
For example, we collect information when you create an account,
participate in any interactive features of our Services, communicate
with us via
Information We Collect Automatically When You Use Our Services
In addition, Flavorit may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to:
Log Information: We may log information about your use of our Services, such as your IP address, the type of browser you use, the address of the referring website and your activity with our Services, including, but not limited to: Restaurants rated, Restaurants Viewed, Lists Built, Connected Friends, Recommendations Sent, and Restaurants shared via social media.
Device Information: We may collect information about the device you use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers and network information.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We may use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending cookies to your device. Cookies are small data files stored in device memory that helps us to improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular and count visits. We also may collect information using web beacons (also known as "gifs", "pixel tags" and "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices".
Information We Collect From Other Sources:
We may also obtain information from other sources and
combine that with information we collect through our Services. For
example, we may collect information from
USE OF INFORMATION
We use information about you for various purposes, including to do the following:
•Provide, maintain and improve our Services;
•Provide and deliver the information and services you request,
process transactions and send you related information, such as
•Verify the accuracy of information you have provided about yourself;
•Facilitate communications and connections among users of our Services;
•Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
•Respond to your comments, questions and requests and provide customer service;
•Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
•Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with our Services;
•Personalize and improve our Services and provide content or features that match user profiles or interests;
•Process and deliver contest entries and rewards;
•Link or combine with other information we get from third parties to help us understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
•Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
Flavorit is based in the United States, and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using our Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the United States and other countries.
When you visit Flavorit, we will use GPS technology
(or other similar technology) to determine your current location in
order to determine the city you are located within so we can provide
accurate restaurant listings,
If you do not want us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings and/or within the mobile application. However, Flavorit will not work properly with location services turned off.
SHARING OF INFORMATION
•With third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to your information to carry out work on our behalf;
•In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;
•If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Flavorit and others;
•In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company; and
•With your consent, including if we notify you through our Services that the information you provide will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such information.
We may also share aggregated or
THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING AND ANALYTICS
You can stop all collection of information by the
Application easily by uninstalling the Application. 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. You can
also request to
DATA RETENTION POLICY, MANAGING YOUR INFORMATION
We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.
Flavorit takes reasonable measures to help protect personal information from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at email@example.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
You may update, correct or delete information about you at any time by updating your profile or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to deactivate your account, please email us at email@example.com, but note that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or archived copies of your information for a certain period.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Removing or rejecting browser cookies will not necessarily affect third party flash cookies used in connection with our Services. To delete or disable flash cookies please visit www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for more information. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.
You may opt out of receiving promotional
communications from Flavorit by following the instructions in those
communications or by adjusting the email notifications section of your
profile settings. If you opt out, we may still send you
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using Flavorit, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.