Last Modified: December 1, 2016
1. Questions and Opt Out.
We will not disclose Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes without your consent. If, after providing consent, you want to opt out of having your Personal Information disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes, please let us know by sending us an e-mail at privacy@Itscoastal.com or by writing to us at ItsCoastal, Attn: Customer Service – Privacy, 1507 7th Street, 332, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Please be sure to include your full name, your ItsCoastal username, the e-mail address you used to sign up with ItsCoastal and your mailing address and specifically state that you do not want your personal information shared with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
2. Updating Your Personal Information and Controlling Your Profile.
The Service provides tools for you to correct, update or edit your personal information and control your profile. You can edit your profile and other information at any time through the ItsCoastal Service.
3. Information You Choose To Submit.
When you register to become a member of the Service, we collect certain information about you which may include such information as your name, gender, and date of birth. If you register using your Facebook log-in, you authorize us to access Facebook account information, subject to your Facebook privacy settings. This information may include information from your public Facebook profile, your email address, interests, likes, gender, birthday, education history, relationship interests, current city, photos, personal description, friend list, and information about and photos of your Facebook friends who might be common Facebook friends on the Service. We may also collect other personal information, including, without limitation, any personal information that you provide to us through the Services or in connection with any contests, sweepstakes and/or other promotions (collectively, “Personal Information”). When you send messages or post content through the Service, your username, your actual name and other Personal Information may be included in the message.
4. Information We Automatically Collect.
We may collect information about the computer or device you use to access our Service, including the hardware model, operating system and version, MAC address, unique device identifier (“UDID”), phone number, International Mobile Equipment Identity (“IMEI”) and mobile network information.
The Service may access your device’s native phonebook and image storage applications, with your consent, to facilitate your use of certain features of the Services.
We may also collect your device location with your consent so that you can use location-based features.
Your device may allow you to change your settings or preferences to disable our access to your native phonebook and images or to disable collection of your device location. If you do so, you may not be able to use certain aspects of the Service.
We may also automatically collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in log files may include your IP address, your ISP, the Web browser you used to visit the Service, the time you visited the Service, which web pages you visited on the Service, and other anonymous usage data.
The Service does not respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide consumers the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of Personal Information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time. Visit www.donottrack.us to find out more about “do not track.”
5. How We Use Information.
We may use your Personal Information to notify you of new product releases, to send service notifications, to customize the advertising and content you see, to improve our services, to conduct research and to solicit your feedback and input about the Service. For contests, sweepstakes and other promotions conducted on or through the Service, we use the Personal Information that you provide to communicate with you regarding such contest, sweepstakes or other promotion and in accordance with the applicable rules.
6. How We Share Your Information.
We may sometimes use other businesses (“Service Providers”) to perform certain services for us, e.g., to provide certain services on our behalf, such as payment processing, hosting and maintenance, data storage and management services, production and fulfillment, and marketing and promotions. We provide our Service Providers with the information reasonably necessary for them to perform the services on our behalf. Each Service Provider must agree to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information involved in order to protect your information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure.
We may disclose aggregate Usage Data in order to (a) describe the use of the Service to our existing or potential business partners, sponsors, advertisers, investors or other third parties; (b) comply with laws, regulations, court orders or subpoenas or in response to a government request; (c) protect or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims; (d) to enforce the Terms of Service or other agreements; or (e) to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others (e.g., to a consumer reporting agency for fraud protection, in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, copyright violations, trademark violations or other violations of the personal or intellectual property rights of others, etc.). However, please be assured that this aggregate data will not involve the disclosure of Personal Information nor personally identify you or any other users of the Service.
We reserve the right to make all of the following information about you available to all other users of the Service: (a) any information you choose to include in your Service profile (including, without limitation, your username, age, gender, favorite links, where you live and other personal details you choose to share); (b) any photos or other personal media content you submit to us or that you have shared through the Service; and (c) your ItsCoastal username.
7. Other Authorized Disclosures.
8. Public Areas.
Your use of areas of the Service that are intended for interaction with other users may reveal your username and photograph and may allow you to publish certain personal information about you. By choosing to use these areas, you understand and agree that anyone with access to those areas may access and forward any information about you that is contained in or that you post to those areas. As with any social networking service, you should use care when disclosing your personal information to strangers.
9. Links to Other Sites.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. We use standard security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information in an effort to protect information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification or disclosure. We also require our Service Providers to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information we share with them. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect Personal Information, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from the Service, and you do so at your own risk.
11. Children’s Privacy Statement.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a user under the age of thirteen (13), we will delete such information from our records. Because we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13), we also do not knowingly distribute such information to third parties.
12. Data Processing in the United States.
Please be aware that your Personal Information and communications may be transferred to and maintained on servers or databases located outside your state, province or country. If you are located outside of the United States, please be advised that we may process and store all information in the United States. The laws in the United States may not be as protective of your privacy as those in your location. By using our Service, you agree that the collection, use, transfer and disclosure of your Personal Information and communications will be governed by the applicable laws in the United States.
Effective date: January 1, 2017.