This document discloses the
privacy practices of Oodles – Deals & Events, a mobile application
from Oodles Corporation (collectively “Oodles”, “us”, “we” or “our”).
As part of the normal operation of Oodles, we collect and, in some cases,
we collect about you, how Oodles may use such information, and what
may happen to that information. By using Oodles, you expressly consent
to our use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information
If you are a minor (under
18 years of age), you can use Oodles only with the consent and under
the supervision of your parents or legal guardians. If you are a minor,
please do not submit any personal information to Oodles. IF YOU ARE 13
YEARS OR YOUNGER, PLEASE DO NOT USE OODLES FOR ANY PURPOSE. Oodles is
not intended for any children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly
collect any information from anyone who is under 13 years of age. If we
become aware that any individual under the age of 13 has provided us with
information, we will take steps to remove such information and terminate the
child’s account. If you are informed that your child has provided us with
information without your consent, please contact us at email@example.com.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
information. To use Oodles, you will need to provide your e-mail address or
other social networking account information. You may also register using our
registration form, where you will be required to provide us with your contact
information, and certain other personal information, namely, your name, birth
month and birth year. If you choose to register, you agree to (a) supply the
information requested in the registration process, (b) ensure that all information
you supply to us is accurate, and (c) update your personal information. You may
choose not to provide us with any registration information. In such an event,
you can still access and use some portions of Oodles; however, you will not be able
to access and use portions of Oodles that require your registration information.
Your usage of Oodles.
track certain information about you based upon your use of Oodles. This
information is compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis. We may also
collect information that identifies you as an individual.
If you send us
e-mails, letters or other personal correspondence, or if other users or third
parties send us correspondence about your activities, we may collect such
information into a file specific to you.
OUR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use your information to conduct internal research and
analysis on our users’ demographics, interests and behaviors to better understand
and serve our users, and work with our partners. We may also prepare and keep
statistical records and other data about you and other users of Oodles. We may
hire third parties to help us collect and analyze such data, and we may share
such statistical data with third parties. Again, such statistical data will not
specifically identify you or any other user. We use this information to help us make
Oodles more useful to users and work with our partners – to learn about the number
of visitors to Oodles, what part of Oodles they are interested in, how long they
use Oodles and the types of technology our visitors use.
We may use your
information to send you advertisements, promotions, and notices in relation to
our marketing and promotional efforts, and to improve our content and partner
related services. We may further use your information to deliver to you third-party
advertisements and promotions, our new services and promotions, and other
information and notices.
Administrative notices, etc.
We may use
your e-mail address and any other social networking service you’ve linked to Oodles,
as well as your phone number to contact you regarding administrative notices, new
product offerings, and communications relevant to your use of Oodles.
Billing and support.
If you open a credit
account with Oodles, we may use your address and billing information to bill
you and provide associated support.
We use information
we obtain from you to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our
OUR DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES
practices that are consistent with standards in our industry to protect your privacy.
We cannot, however, promise that any of your information will remain private.
For example, third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or
private communications on Oodles. We do not sell or rent any personally identifiable
information about you to any third party. The following describes some of the ways,
but not all, that your personally identifiable information may be disclosed.
We reserve the right
at all times to disclose any information about you as necessary to satisfy any applicable
law, regulation legal process or governmental request. We reserve the right to fully
cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court orders requesting or directing us
to disclose the identity of anyone posting any content, or publishing or otherwise making
available any materials on Oodles. BY USING OODLES YOU WAIVE ALL RIGHTS AND AGREE TO HOLD
US HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY US DURING OR AS A RESULT OF
ANY INVESTIGATIONS AND/OR FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF ANY INVESTIGATION BY
EITHER US OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
We may disclose aggregate information
about our users to advertisers and for other marketing and promotional purposes. However,
we do not disclose any personally identifying information to any of these entities.
Third party suppliers.
We frequently use third
party suppliers to assist us in providing the content available on Oodles. You may be
asked or required to disclose your personal information to the third party supplier, in
the event of a promotional activity or other marketing activity that requires such
information. It is your responsibility to only provide the information that you feel
comfortable with, and at your own risk of the information being used elsewhere.
Use limited to Oodles-related communications.
Because of the nature of the services offered on Oodles, Oodles allows you to access
other users’ contact information. You may use such information only for Oodles related
communications. You should not use Oodles in any manner for any unsolicited commercial
purpose or endeavor, including the offering for sale of any products or services, or
otherwise engage in any unsolicited commercial activity on Oodles for any purpose,
including, but not limited to, conducting raffles or contests, displaying sponsorship
banners, soliciting goods or services, soliciting funds, advertisers or sponsors. In
all cases, you must give users an opportunity to remove themselves from your database
and a chance to review what information you have collected about them. In addition,
under no circumstance can you disclose personally identifiable information about another
user to any third party without our consent and the consent of such other user after
adequate disclosure by you to such other user. Note that law enforcement personnel,
our commercial partners and other rights holders are given different rights with
respect to information they access.
We use reasonable measures to
maintain the security of your information; however, no company, organization, online
community, or mobile application, including Oodles, can fully eliminate security
risks associated with your personal information. We will have no liability to you
or to any third-party arising out of any such loss, misuse, destruction or alternation.
We may share some or all of
your personal information with our parent company, subsidiaries, joint ventures,
or other companies under a common control (“Affiliates”), in which case we will
are acquired by another company, that company will possess the information collected
by us and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your information as
DISCLOSURES YOU MAKE TO THIRD PARTIES
does not control the privacy policies of third parties. When you disclose information
to third parties on Oodles about yourself, you are subject to the privacy customs and
policies of that third party. It is your responsibility to find out about the privacy
policy of any such third parties. Oodles may contain links to other websites. Please
be aware that Oodles is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those
other websites, and Oodles makes no representations or warranties to you about the
privacy, content, quality or accuracy of any linked website. You acknowledge and agree
that your use of such third party websites is entirely at your own risk and Oodles is
not responsible or liable in any way for any of your dealings or transactions with such
the right at any time to make changes, modifications, alternations and/or additions to
to you. We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update
website. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon
If you have any