Folloze, Inc. Privacy
Effective as of 4-28-2014 09:30am PST, 2014
Who We Are
Folloze provides various products, tools and services through our Services as part of our online platform that enables users to curate, organize and share information, documents, links, files and other digital content with other users within and outside of their organizations.
What Information We Collect, How We Get It
User Entry. We collect information that could personally identify you (often called “Personally Identifiable Information”) that you voluntarily provide to us. You may provide us this information when you create a user account, order a product or service, request subscription content, send us a question via e-mail or otherwise contact us. Examples of this information may include name, username, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or similar information. We also collect Personally Identifiable Information that other users of our Services provide us, for example, a user may enter your name, e-mail and other contact information into such user’s contacts page.
Technical Usage Information. We automatically collect information about you and your device such as IP addresses, browser type and page viewing and site navigation history as well as information about your usage of our Services via cookies, web beacons and other automated mechanisms. We collect this information directly and also through Google Analytics. We also receive technical information from metadata. We use this information to provide our Services and enhance your user experience, such as provide you an analytics function so you can determine the level of interest of other users in your content, offer you any other or additional services that can be helpful to you or our users or identify the most efficient path for getting you to the content that interests you.
Information from Others. We may get information about you from other companies. We may add this information to information we get through our Services.
Social Networking and Third Party Companies. For your convenience, we enable you to sign in to Folloze using your account credentials from other social networking and third-party services (e.g., username and password from Google, LinkedIn, etc.) (“SNS Accounts”) as well as connect with such services during your usage of Folloze. When you sign in or connect with such third-party services we may receive your Personally Identifiable Information directly from such services, subject to your settings with the third-party service provider. If you provide us with your SNS Account credentials, we may store such credentials and may access, store and make available through your account in our Services any information or content that you stored in your SNS Account. This information is part of Your Content. We do not endorse any of the social networking and third-party services. Your relationship with such services and their collection, use and transmission of information are governed by such services’ privacy policies and practices, and we disclaim any and all liability for a service’s actions, links, websites, services and products.
Your Content is Yours. Being a content based system we strive to help users classify and find content they need. Hence, as part of our Services, to help you generate interest in and share Your Content, recommend additional reading, provide you and other users quality search results and otherwise enhance the Services experience, we may utilize automated mechanisms to capture limited portions of or determine key words about Your Content. You are solely responsible for any Personally Identifiable Information in Your Content.
How We Use Personal Information
We generally use Personally Identifiable Information to provide, operate, maintain and improve our Services and to respond to your requests as well as communicate with you regarding matters related to our Services (e.g., notices, technical alerts, support messages etc.). We may also use your Personal Information to communicate about upcoming events, promotions and other news about products and services offered by us and our partners and provide products and services customers request. We also link or combine user information with other Personally Identifiable Information. We use your Personally Identifiable Information to protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity or otherwise as permitted by law.
Sharing Information with Others
Communities and Analytics. The power of Folloze’s Services is that it enables users to create communities within and across which to share information. When you create or join a community, your Personally Identifiable Information may be available to other members of that community, in addition to Your Content and any contacts that you choose to share with that community. Information, including Personally Identifiable Information, is also shared across communities among users of our Services. As part of the Services, Folloze provides an analytics function so that users can determine and keep track of which of their content is of interest to other users, when and how often it is being viewed, and how it is being used. These analytics may in some circumstances be associated with your Personally Identifiable Information so that users know who is interested in their content.
Business Transactions. As our business develops, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. Should we undergo or negotiate a merger, acquisition, sale or transfer of part of our business or assets or purchase of another business or asset, financing or other corporate event, we may provide your relevant information to the relevant entity and reserve the right to do so.
Legal Requirements. In some circumstances, we may need to disclose your information (a) in response to a subpoena or law-enforcement procedure or as we otherwise reasonably believe we are required to do so by law, regulation or governmental authority, (b) to preserve our rights or property, or (c) to protect the personal safety of someone in an emergency, and we reserve the right to do so.
Third-Party Collection of Personally Identifiable Information
We use Google Analytics and third-party services as described above. Otherwise, our Services do not knowingly permit or facilitate any third-party to collect Personally Identifiable Information about your online activities over time via the Sites.
How We Protect Your Personally Identifiable Information
We take reasonable steps consistent with industry practice to protect your Personally Identifiable Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. No measure of security is foolproof, so please keep this in mind when deciding the information and Your Content you choose to provide through our Sites and Services.
How to Update, Correct and Manage your Personally Identifiable Information; Information Choices
Should you wish to update, correct or otherwise manage any Personally Identifiable Information you have provided through the Sites, you may do so through the “My Settings” page. Some of the changes you can make here include to your name, role, department, photo, password, contacts and level of subscription to email notification.
You can typically remove and reject cookies from our Sites with your browser settings. Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings. If you remove or reject our cookies, it could affect how our Sites work for you.
Do Not Track Signals
The Services currently do not support the ability to respond to “Do Not Track” signals that may be emitted from a user’s device.
Folloze’s Services and Sites are not directed towards children under 18. If you learn that your minor child has provided us with Personally Identifiable Information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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How to Contact Us
P.O. Box 50965
Palo Alto, CA, 94303