Privacy Policy

Last Updated: November 14, 2017

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes our policies regarding the collection, use, disclosure and dissemination of information about you in connection with your use of our services, including without limitation those offered through our desktop or mobile website, emails, or any other platform (collectively, the “Services”). When you use any of the Services, you consent to our collection, use, disclosure and/or dissemination of information about you as described herein. We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, so please frequently check this page. Any revisions to the Privacy Policy will apply between us regardless of whether you have been given specific notice of such revisions.

1. Information we may collect and how we may use it

a. Information we may collect. When you use any of the Services, we may collect and store information about you and the time and manner in which you use the Services. We may also store data that your computer or mobile device provides to us in connection with your use of the Services. When you create an account, if applicable, and/or use any of our platforms, we may collect and/or receive the following information about you: (i) name, (ii) email address, (iii) postal address, (iv) phone number, (v) profile picture, (vi) gender, (vii) birth date, and (viii) other information which you may voluntarily submit or provide from time to time. If you believe that someone has created an unauthorized account using your information, please contact us immediately to alert us of same.

b. How we may use the information we collect. We use the information related to your use of the Services for a variety of reasons, including without limitation to improve the quality of the Services, monitor usage of the Services, present proper advertisements, comply with law and other obligations binding upon us, and market the Services. The information that you provide by using the Services is intended for public consumption and may be displayed through the Services or otherwise distributed. By using the Services, you consent to the receipt of messages from us and third parties. In addition, we may track your behavior in response to such messages.

c. Cookies. When you use the Services or view any advertisement provided in connection with the Services, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a “cookie”, which allows us to recognize your browser, enhance your user experience, analyze how the Services are used, and provide appropriate advertisements. It may be possible to disable some (but not all) cookies through your browser or devise settings, but disabling cookies may affect your use and enjoyment of the Services. Third parties (such as advertisers) with which we do business may use cookies on our site; however, we have no access or control over these cookies.

2. Your information and third parties

Third parties may receive information about you as more particularly set forth below.

a. Advertisers. We may allow advertisers to collect the same information as we collect. Advertisers may use this information without our control to market their goods and/or services to you. We may also share user information in the aggregate with third parties, including without limitation advertisers. California law permits residents of California to request certain details about what personal information a company discloses to third parties for use by such third parties for marketing. If you have any questions about our disclosure practices, please feel free to contact us.

b. Service providers and use for administrative reasons. We may from time to time engage or rely on various service providers to assist with or provide, directly or indirectly, the services available through the Services. In addition, we may share your information from time to time with entities affiliated with us.

c. Legal compliance and investigations. We may disclose information regarding you if we believe that such disclosure is (i) necessary to comply with law enforcement, (ii) useful in connection with the investigation or prevention of actual or suspected wrongdoing in connection with the Services, or (iii) helpful in protecting our reputation, property and/or rights, or the reputation, property and/or rights of our users, affiliates or otherwise.

d. Third party and social media accounts. If you sign up for the Services using a third-party service such as Twitter, we may receive information about you from such third-party service. We may share and promote your activities in connection with the Services on social media sites, including without limitation Facebook, and other sites.

e. Sale or Merger. Although we have no current intention to restructure or sell our company, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to a third party in connection with a sale, merger or other transfer of assets.

3. Your account

You have the option of closing your account, if any; however, information made publicly available which was connected to you may remain viewable by the public. If you close your account, we may maintain information about you for use in accordance with this Privacy Policy unless prohibited by law.

4. Persons under the age of 13

The Services are intended for general audiences and are not directed to children under the age of 13, who are not permitted to establish an account. Please contact us if your child has submitted personal information to us without your consent, or if you are aware of any child who has submitted personal information without parental consent.

5. Data retention and security

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse or unauthorized use; however, we are unable to guaranty that your use of our Services will be 100% secure. If you believe for any reason that your personal information has been breached, please notify us immediately.

6. Transfer of data across borders

Your personal information may be stored and processed in any state or country (including without limitation the United States of America) in which we have facilities or our service providers have facilities. By using the Services, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to countries outside your nation of residence which may have data protection laws and regulations different from those of your nation.

7. Contact us to provide feedback

Please feel free to contact us any time regarding questions or comments you may have regarding this Privacy Policy. Thanks for your interest in Barking Mad.

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