Effective on 1/3/2011
I. Children Under 13
We care about the safety of children. We won't knowingly allow anyone under 13 to provide us any personal identifying information. Children should always get permission from their parents before sending any information about themselves (such as, their names, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers) over the Internet to us or to anyone else. We encourage you to become involved in your children's on-line experience and to share your interest in our sites with your young ones.
II. Information We Collect and How We Use It
Account information. We ask for and store information about you when you create an account on the Site, such as your name, email address, and signup location. You can or may also import information from a third party as part of registration process. We use your name to create your account name. We may use your email address to send you updates, provide services to you in connection with the Site, and to contact you for other reasons. We may also use your birth date, gender and other personal information that you supply to display relevant advertising to you.
Public content. You can contribute to the Site in a number of different ways, including writing reviews, uploading photos, participating in chats and using third party sites, including but not limited to Facebook.com, that import content to the Site. We may store these contributions (your "Public Content"), display them to other users, post them to our Facebook.com page and use them for promotional and advertising purposes. Note that if you include personally identifiable information in your Public Content, it can be used and viewed by others. You are solely responsible for the information you choose to include in your Public Content.
Third party services. We allow you to access third party services, including but not limited to Facebook, to share your selected Public Content with those services, and import information to the Site.. Some of those third party services may also provide us with information from your accounts there to enhance and personalize your use of this Site. You can modify your privacy settings with those other services directly.
Administration. We may use the information described above for routine administrative purposes, including but not limited to investigating potential abuse on the Site, responding to user inquiries and enforcing and applying our Member Conduct Policy and Terms of Service.
III. Transfer of Information
Public Content. If you post content for public view on the Site, we may distribute such Public Content to a wider audience by sharing it (or portions of it) with third parties so that they can publish it on their own websites and media platforms. We may ask them to credit you as the source of these contributions by including your account name and profile photo, but we are not obligated to require them to provide credit.
Transfers of Information for Legal Purposes. We may need to disclose certain information to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, or search warrant, in the course of a legal proceeding or in response to a law enforcement agency request. If there is a change of control in our business (whether by merger, sale, or otherwise) or a sale or transfer of its assets, your information could be sold or transferred as part of that transaction and your information potentially used by the Purchaser or other recipient of said information.
You acknowledge that dine indie, inc. and the Site are located in United States of America ("U.S.") and will process and store your information in the U.S., and that as a result, U.S. governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information through the laws of the U.S.
IV. Managing Your Information
You can view, update and change your account information by contacting us at [email protected] or clicking here. You may receive periodic communications from us. Further, despite any requests to close or delete your information, we may still need to store certain information and contact you as required by law or on legal matters.
The Site may contain links to third party websites with which we have no affiliation. Except as set forth herein, we do not share your personal information with those third parties, and are not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy policies on all such third party websites.
To ensure the security of your information we always use industry-standard security technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our site. We have appropriate security measures that protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected from you.
VII. Mobile Devices/Third Party Fees
From time to time, we may deploy mobile marketing campaigns and may allow you to register for services that involve messages and/or e-mails being sent to your mobile device. You are responsible for obtaining access to the mobile device services and that access may involve third-party fees, including mobile carrier, text messaging, or airtime charges. You are solely responsible for those fees, including any and all fees associated with the delivery of the messages, e-mails or other materials to your mobile device. Please consult your mobile service provider's pricing plan prior to registering for any such service to determine the charges for sending and receiving text messages from/to your mobile device. You will be given the opportunity to opt-out of receiving text messages or emails to your mobile device at the time you register and with each message or email you receive.
VIII. Modifications to this Policy
We may revise this Policy from time to time. The most current version of the Policy will govern our use of your information and will always be located here. By continuing to access or use the Site after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Policy.