This Policy of Mplore contains the following sections:
3. Information Collected
4. Use of Information
5. Sharing and Disclosure
7. Accessing and Changing Your Personal Information
9. Third-Party Practices
11. Other Terms
If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Policy explains and describes how Mplore collects, uses, shares, and discloses information collected through the Service and/or the webpages of Mplore (“Webpages”). Please thoroughly read this Policy; a brief summary of some of the primary features follows:
Your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information (defined hereinafter) will be collected from you through information that you provide to us or information that we collect during your use of the Service.
Your Personal Information may be shared with third-parties when necessary to provide you with aspects of the Service and for our/ own purposes. See “Sharing and Disclosure”.
Your Personal Information can be changed by contacting us at email@example.com.
Commercially-reasonable efforts will be undertaken to secure your information but do not guarantee that your information will remain secure.
Special concerns exist about the privacy of minors (users under the age of 18) who may use the Service. The Service and Webpages are not directed at children under the age of 13. See “Children”.
By your accessing the Service and/or the Webpages, you accept all the terms and conditions of this Policy. Therefore, you should regularly review this Policy to ensure your awareness of the most-current version. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Policy, please immediately cease using and accessing the Service and/or the Webpages.
Mplore collects information, “Personal Information” and “Non-Personal Information”, that you give to us and that we gather from your use of the Service. “Personal Information” means information that personally identifies you, including your first and last name, email address, physical address, telephone numbers, billing information, and/or social security number. “Non-Personal Information” means information that does not personally identify you.
The Service may require you to register for an Mplore account to access specific features of the Service. This registration may require your disclosure to us of Personal Information. You may also give us your information if enter if you participate in promotions, chat rooms, message boards, news groups, or other community services available to you through the Service or Webpages. We may retain and use such information.
Third parties who transact, participate, and/or advertise with us may provide us with information including, but not limited to, telephone numbers, physical address, email address, description of business, business category and/or keyword information, credit card information, and other contact information (“Business Information”). Business Information may also include a request to receive additional information regarding the Services and may include Personal Information. If this information is collected by telephone, you agree that the conversation may be recorded call for training and/or quality-control purposes.
We collect information about the parts of the Service you use and how you use same. Information we may gather may include, but may not be limited to:
computer/browser information, your system activity, the domain name of the web site before you linked to the Service and/or the Webpages, the duration and time of your use of the Service, queries, browser type, and browser language.
device information about your hardware, operating system, operating system version, mobile device, unique identifiers of your computer or mobile device, application information, and/or IP address.
location information when you use the Service from a mobile device and/or application including when you are requested to provide specific location information or to allow your mobile device to send us such location information.
The section on “Cookies” explains what “cookies” are and how to manage them when you use of the Service. Unique identifiers, flash cookies, web beacons, web-server log information, and/or other technologies will collect information about you. We may also collect information from you for third parties for purposes including, but not limited to, optimization, targeting, and reporting.
Use of Information
We collect information from users of the Service to administer and improve the Service. The information collected may be used to fulfill your requests, conduct research, and develop new Services. Your IP address may be used to identify the language to use to provide you with search results or to provide distances from your location. Also, the information collected from users may be used to determine the total number of users of the Service and/or to prepare utilization reports, to diagnose and fix compatibility problems or other problems with the Service, and to perform statistical analyses. Your information may be used to process account transactions that you authorize, to inform you of services that we or others offer, and/or to conduct surveys. The information collected from users enables search-results pages that are responsive to an end-user's particular search query. Your information may be used to show advertising and promotions tailored to your potential interests. When you make a request for information about us through the Webpages, your email address may assist with any issues you may have or allow a reply email to allow you to elect to receive periodic email alerts from us. In addition, if you elect to receive promotional information from when you create an account for the Service, we may use your information to send you only potentially relevant promotions. Your email address may be used to send you important notices which you may not opt out of receiving these communications due to their importance.
Business Information is used to create accounts for businesses, to include businesses listings, to communicate regarding the Service, to improve the Service, to provide anonymous internal and third-party reporting, and to market the Service and the services of Partners (defined hereinafter). Businesses should be aware that certain Business Information will be displayed within ad copy and/or business listings on the Service. Businesses may edit their Business Information by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your Personal Information may be combined with other information that obtained from Partners or other companies. Your Personal Information may be combined with your Non-Personal Information and, if so, will be treated as Personal Information as long as combined.
Sharing and Disclosure
As part of the Service, we may share your information with partners including, but not limited to, advertising, services, and content partners (“Partners”) or allow such Partners to gather your information directly from you. Some of your information may include your Personal Information and may be shared with third parties in certain circumstances including, but not limited to, each of the following:
third-parties when you consent;
to Partners who help us to provide the Service or provide other services unrelated to the Service or Webpages including, but not limited to communicating with you about new Service or third-party services, creating or maintaining databases, researching/analyzing users, and/or processing payment card information;
“Affiliates” meaning any entity controlled by, controlling, or under common control with Mplore, which Affiliates will use/ distribute your information in accordance with the terms of this Policy;
to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal processes, or to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims, and also to prevent or take action regarding any illegal activities, suspected fraud, potential threats to the safety of any person, violations of this Policy, or as otherwise required by law even without a subpoena, court order, or legal process;
our successor, assign, or buyer in the event of an actual or potential sale/transfer of our assets/business or a change in control, reorganization, or liquidation while remaining subject to the terms of this Policy;
if you voluntarily disclose Personal Information as part of any comments or posting in the community-service areas while using the Service, we may sell or otherwise transfer any Personal Information provided in that context to third-parties (but you should be aware that such publicly-displayed information could also be collected and used by others; what other users may do with any Personal Information you voluntarily provide as publicly-displayed information is beyond our control; therefore, please exercise discretion and caution with respect to your Personal Information in this context; the information presented in the community-service areas reflects the views of the individual users or hosts and does not necessarily reflect our views or the views of Affiliates); and/or
if we sell/distribute, in our sole discretion, to third parties any Business Information provided to us, regardless of whether such Business Information is Personal Information or Non-Personal Information; your termination of any Service with us or of any service of Partners will not delete Business Information; except as required by law, we may not discontinue our use, sale, or distribution of your Business Information following your termination of the Service; your credit card information will not be given to any third party except as necessary to provide or assist the Service; please contact us at email@example.com; to facilitate the deletion of your Business Information and to prevent our further use, sale, or distribution thereof following a termination of the Service.
We retain the right to share your Non-Personal Information publicly and with third-parties, including, but not limited to, providing anonymous reports to Partners as to the number of users who searched for “keyword”, how many users clicked on a particular listing/ advertising on the Webpages, and/or postings on chat rooms, message boards, and other public forums within the Service. Any such postings may appear on third-party websites or when searches are posted to the subject of your posting. Further, some of the Non-Personal Information may be provided to Partners to use in calculating amounts owed by or to such Partners or to assisting such Partners in improving their services.
Transfers of your information shall also be subject to applicable law. We disclaim any liability or responsibility for any third-party actions/omissions concerning your information. You should contact third parties directly with any issues regarding their use of your information. See “Third-Party Practices”.
When you visit the Service and/or Webpages, a “cookie” that uniquely identifies your browser might be sent to your computer or mobile device. A “cookie” is a small file which contains your preferences which is sent to your browser and from your browser each time your browser accesses the servers which host the Service and/or Webpages. We may use a “cookie” that may only be read by the server that placed them there. We use “cookies” to improve the quality of the Service and better understand how users interact with the Service. Most browsers may be initially set up to accept and send “cookies”. You may reset your browser to refuse “cookies” or indicate when “cookies” are being sent; notwithstanding, some aspects of the Service may not function properly without “cookies”. If you would like more information about “cookies” and how to control and delete “cookies” in various browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and others, please feel free to research the subject.
We use the services of web-analytics companies to assist us in measuring the effectiveness of and advertising on, the Service. In this regard, we allow the web-analytics companies to include Web beacons and “cookies” on the Webpages; the type of information collected thereby will include search terms, search parameters, click-through by users, and other similar information. This information helps us learn things including user preferences, popular search categories, click-through rates, ways to improve the Service, and other services our users may want. Although these web-analytics companies log this information on our behalf, we determine how that data may be used.
Accessing and Changing Your Personal Information
If you have an account for the Service, you have the ability to review and update your Personal Information online by clicking on a "My Account" link (or similar link) on the Service and then logging into your Mplore account. You may also review and update your Personal Information by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Generally speaking, we will not modify your Personal Information because remote verification of your identity is difficult. You must continuously update your Personal Information to maintain accuracy. After you make a public posting using your Personal Information, you may be unable to thereafter change or remove it. If and when you request, we will close your Mplore account and remove your Personal Information as soon as reasonably possible and in accordance with applicable law. We may and do retain Personal Information from closed Mplore accounts to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect owed fees, address and resolve disputes, troubleshoot and solve problems, assist with investigations, enforce this Policy, and undertake other actions permitted by law.
We accept responsibility to undertake reasonable measures designed to protect your Personal Information. In that regard, we have procedures to restrict access to your Personal Information among Mplore employees, contractors, Affiliates, Partners, and agents. There are physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards designed comply with applicable law to restrict access to your Personal Information. Regardless of these safeguard, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure. Accordingly, there is no guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will not occur relating to your Personal Information. Your use of and access to the Service and/or the Webpages is completely at your own risk. You should and must take steps to protect your Personal Information, including, but not limited to regularly changing your passwords in a secure manner and using a secure Internet browser.
When search query is submitted on the Service, Non-Personal Information, including IP addresses and search terms or phrases, is transmitted to certain Partners to allow them to deliver responsive Internet search results, advertising, or other services and, in some cases, for internal data-reporting purposes. These Partners are obligated by applicable law to protect the privacy of certain data; however, we are not responsible for the acts or omissions of those Partners, including the manner in which information received from us is used. Regardless, if you feel that any of the Partners, or any third party who claims any association with us, is improperly collecting or using your information, we strongly suggest that you directly contact them and inform us at email@example.com.
We comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). For more information about COPPA and children's privacy, please research the subject. When used below, the term "parent" shall include legal guardians.
Our Service is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not provide Mplore Accounts to persons under age 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must not give us any Personal Information and may not create an Mplore account and/or register, signup for, or participate in any aspect of the Service. Unless required by law, we will not knowingly collect, maintain, and/or disclose any Personal Information from children under the age of 13.
We will not intentionally collect any Personal Information about end-users who are under the age of 13. If you perceive or know that we have collected Personal Information about an end-user who is under the age of 13, please immediately contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that such Personal Information can be deleted.
If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, please read and review this Policy with your parent(s) and obtain your parent(s) permission before giving us any of your Personal Information and/or before you sign-up for or participate in the Service; also, please do not post your real name on a website, message board, or other community service, and please never share anything private about yourself or your family, including your phone number and address, with anyone online; in addition, please use screen names at all times. Some areas of the Service may have special rules for children between the ages of 13 and 18; when you access those areas, you must follow those special rules.
Parents are encouraged to spend time online with their children and become familiar with the types of content available on the Internet, including but not limited to the Webpages. We recommend that Parents regularly and repeatedly oversee their children's use of email, Internet, and other online communications and transactional capabilities. Control tools are readily available from online services and software manufacturers to assist in providing a safer online environment for children.
We will not knowingly require anyone under the age of 18 to disclose more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the Service. At any time, Parents may request a review and/or removal of their child's Personal Information by contacting us at email@example.com and then providing us with the same screen name, password, and email address that was submitted to us by their child; in this circumstance, in an effort to protect the child's privacy and security, we will undertake reasonable steps to verify the parent's identity before granting access to the child's Personal Information.
We may revise this Policy from time to time and at any time. The revised Policy will be posted at the webpage of this Policy and replace this Policy. When we determine that a revision to this Policy is material, a prominent notice will accompany the revised Policy. After the revised Policy is posted, your subsequent use of the Service will signify your acceptance of and make your use subject to the revised Policy.
If you wish to request more information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for direct-marketing purposes, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any questions about this Policy, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com.