Effective as of 5.08.2013
Altruistic Apps, LLC (“Altruistic Apps”) respects your concerns about privacy. This privacy statement governs your use of the [School Smart Shop] Application (“Application”) on your mobile device and the Altruistic Apps website. This privacy notice describes how Altruistic Apps collects and uses the personal information you provide. It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information. The phrase “personal information” refers to information by which you or the device you are using to connect to the Internet can be identified. The Application obtains the information when you download and register the Application.
Some services on this site make use of location-based data. If you allow these services, we will collect information about the Wi-fi routers closest to you and the cell IDs of the towers closest to you.
We use this information to provide the requested location-based service, not to identify you. You will be asked for your permission each time a location-based service is requested.
Location based services allow us to:
You may choose not to share your geo-location details with us by adjusting the device’s location services settings. Please contact your device manufacturer for instructions on changing your device’s settings.
Personal Information We Collect
We Use This Information To:
· Send you notifications with suitable coupons
· Send you marketing communications
· Display information based on the school you wish to sponsor
In addition, when you visit our website or use the Application, we may collect certain information by automated mean, such as “cookies” and “web beacons”. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor‘s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, is used to transmit information back to a web server. We also may use third-party website analytics tools that collect information about visitor traffic on our website and mobile applications. The information we may collect by automated means includes:
Sharing Your Information
We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.
We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as offering customer service. These third parties are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We may disclose your personal information
Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
We offer you choices regarding the collection, use and sharing of your personal information. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you use our services provided through mobile devices, you may have additional choices, including over whether location services are enabled. Additionally, if you use other social media services in connection with the Application, the providers of these services may provide you with additional choices concerning the types of data shared with Altruistic Apps.
Access and Correction
You may obtain a copy of certain personal information we maintain about you or update or correct inaccuracies in that information using the online account you may establish on our websites. In addition, if you believe other personal information we maintain about you is inaccurate, you may request that we correct or amend the information by contacting us as indicated in the “How to Contact Us” section of this Privacy Notice. If we deny an access request, we will notify you of the reasons for the denial.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you provide sensitive information to us, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission, or method of electronic storage, is entirely secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information will never fail, or that those measures will always be effective. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
Altruistic Apps does not direct its website or the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at email@example.com. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.
If you are a California resident, you may request that we provide to you (i) a list of the categories of personal information about you that Altruistic Apps has disclosed to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the calendar year preceding your request, (ii) the names and addresses of such third parties, and (iii) if the nature of the third parties’ business cannot reasonably be determined from their names, examples of the products or services marketed, if known to Altruistic Apps, sufficient to give you a reasonable indication of the nature of the third parties’ business. To submit your request, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
How To Contact Us
You can contact us about this privacy statement by writing or email us at the address below:
Altruistic Apps LLC
170 Chicago St.
Cary, IL 60013