1. INFORMATION COLLECTION & USE
The SpudPress Service requires a login in order to provide you with a personalized account. During our account registration process, We will collect an email address and a password from you. You must provide all of this information in order to obtain an account. After completing our registration form, you will receive a welcome email describing your new SpudPress account, and how to access that account.
Communications with SpudPress
We use third party service providers to assist us in managing and administering communications and emails sent to us through the Website and through some SpudPress managed sites. Any personal information disclosed through such communications will be governed by such third party vendors’ privacy policies.
If you choose to continue service with SpudPress via a paid account, SpudPress will collect the following personal information from you: credit card number, credit card expiration date, and zip code, and keep this information on file in our secure server in order to process your recurring invoices. You may, at your option, also provide your company name, full billing address and phone number. This information is used to verify credit card authenticity, and process payments as per your applicable service agreement. Upon discontinuation of SpudPress service, your credit card information will be destroyed on our billing system. If We are unable to process your subscription for a given month, this information, along with your account information, may be used to contact you.
Third Party Payment Processors
When accessing web pages on the Website, SpudPress may log your IP address, access URL, time of access, geographic location, browser type, and referral URL in order to provide us with internal information regarding site traffic statistics. This information may also be used to identify users who are using the service for spam or other activity that is deemed in conflict with our Terms of Service. Otherwise, this information is used in the aggregate, and is never linked back to any personal information.
Comments and user Content Posted to the Website
If you post any Comments or user Content on the Website, you should be aware that any personal information you choose to provide there may be read, collected, or used by other users of the Website, as well as other third parties. We cannot guarantee that other users have not made copies of and/or will not use such information outside of the Website. We are not responsible for information you choose to post in this forum.
2. USES OF INFORMATION
SpudPress collects the aforementioned personal information in order to provide you with a service that allows you to maintain an online presence. Various features in our Website management system will, at your discretion, display your name, or adjust the date and time of events based on your locale. The SpudPress Website Manager interface will always give you an option before any piece of your personal information is presented on your website, and situations where information will be published is made clear in various spots in the interface
(for example, your name is tied to welcome emails you send out from our system, and notice of this is given to you within the interface for that tool).
SpudPress also uses information collected through its Service to send out notifications regarding service related issues (such as maintenance periods, billing problems, account expirations, and other items that may impact service). We do not send contact information unless the matter is deemed urgent, and most communication will occur through your SpudPress Website Manager interface. We also may use and disclose your information to our third party service providers in order to send you messages regarding new services or other products from SpudPress. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
Information collected through our service logs is used only to identify potential cases of abuse and establish statistical information regarding Website traffic. This statistical information is not otherwise aggregated in such a way that would identify any particular user of the system.
3. INFORMATION SECURITY
We store all user information in secure databases protected via a variety of industrystandard access controls. Secure passwords, SSL encryption, diskbased encryption, firewalls, and other measures are in place to help us protect your data. However, no company, including SpudPress, can fully eliminate security risks associated with the transmission of personal information through online transactions, and you do so at your own risk.
If you have any questions about security on the Website, you can send us an email.
4. ACCESS TO PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
All information that SpudPress stores related to your account, including any subscription billing information, is accessible through your SpudPress Website Manager interface. You may use this interface to correct, update or delete your information at any time, and We encourage you to keep this information up to date so that your customer service requests and billing processes operate efficiently. We will respond to your request to access within 5 business days.
To remove your personal information from our system, submit your account for deactivation. Your personal information will be removed immediately, though your actual login name will remain reserved on our system until recollection. If you wish to only remove your billing subscription information, cancel your paid account. Both of these removals can be accessed through your SpudPress Site Manager interface or you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
5. COMMUNICATIONS FROM SPUDPRESS, LLC
We will send you service-related announcements on occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, We might send you an email. Generally, you may not optout of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.
With your permission, We may also send you messages from time to time about new features or services that We will offer to our users. You may optout of these communications at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of our communications to you, or by changing your preferences in your profile as further described below.
Upon issuing a customer support request to SpudPress, We may use your information and email address to contact you regarding your inquiry.
Only nonpromotional service announcements, as described above, will be issued without prior authorization. If you do not want to receive promotional announcements from SpudPress about new products or services, you may contact us email@example.com and We will not send you further promotional announcements.
Upon deactivating your SpudPress account, you will receive no further communication from us (service announcements included).
6. INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable)
We share aggregated demographic information about our user base with our marketing partners. This information does not identify individual users. This information contains statistics related to traffic and the geographic location of our customers. We also may share aggregated user information with third parties who help us to analyze our user base to improve the Service.
Other than as described herein, We do not link aggregate user data with personal information.
Personally Identifiable Information
SpudPress employs thirdparty service providers to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include credit card processing, email service providers, analyzing data, providing customer service. These service providers have access to personal information needed to perform such functions on our behalf and authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We may release account and other personal information when We believe release is appropriate to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Terms of Service; or protect the rights, property, or safety of SpudPress, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.
7. LOG FILES
As is true of most websites, We gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer websites, to track users’ movements around websites and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personal information.
We and our partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers use technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts to analyze trends, administer the Website, tracking users’ movements around the Website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis.
9. BEHAVIORAL TARGETING / RETARGETING
We partner with third parties to either display advertising on our Website or to manage our advertising on other sites. our third party partners may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interestbased ads.
10. CANADA AND CALIFORNIA VISITORS
Canadian Visitors to the Site
Canadian citizens, except under circumstances defined by law, are entitled to access their own personal information collected by SpudPress by writing to: PO Box 41292,
1210 South Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22206. SpudPress may ask you to pay an administrative fee for accessing or copying your personal information, but will inform you of the anticipated charges and confirm that you want us to proceed before processing your request. If you believe that the personal information about you that We have collected is incomplete or inaccurate, We will correct the information upon verification of the omission or error, and the identity of the person requesting the change. If you require additional information about our personal information management, or wish to access, correct or have us investigate any matters in relation to your personal information, please contact us.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users who are California residents and who have provided with “personal information” (as that term is defined in Section 1798.83) to request certain information about the disclosure of that information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident with questions regarding this, or how the SpudPress reviews and processes any request from you to amend your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to SpudPress, LLC, PO Box 41292, 1210 South Glebe Road, Arlington, VA 22206.
Notice for Visitors to the Website Outside of the United States
11. LINKS TO OTHER SITES
This Website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by SpudPress, LLC Please be aware that We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy of each and every website that collects personal information. You will receive a notification when you leave SpudPress.
13. CHILDREN UNDER 13
SpudPress is not directed to children under 13 years of age and We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If We become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, We will delete such information from our files.
14. CONTACT us
All correspondence should be sent to:
PO Box 41292,
1210 South Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22206