Last Updated: 29th May 2023
2. Information We Collect
2.1. Personal Information
We collect the following types of personal information when you use our Platform:
- Full name
- Email address
- Username and password
- Profile picture
- Date of birth
- Location information
- Contact information (such as phone number and address)
- Interests and preferences
- Information you provide in public posts or messages on the Platform
2.2. Usage Data
We also collect non-personal information that does not directly identify you but may be associated with your usage of the Platform. This includes:
- Device information (e.g., device type, operating system, browser type)
- Log data (e.g., IP address, access times, pages viewed)
- Cookies and similar technologies
3. Use of Information
3.1. Providing and Improving the Platform
We use the information collected to provide and improve our Platform, including:
- Facilitating communication between users
- Personalizing user experience
- Analyzing usage patterns and trends
- Developing new features and functionality
- Troubleshooting technical issues
We may use your personal information to communicate with you, including:
- Sending you notifications, updates, and important information related to the Platform
- Responding to your inquiries, comments, or requests
3.3. Advertising and Marketing
We may use your personal information to display targeted advertisements and promotional offers that may be of interest to you. We may also use your information for marketing purposes, such as sending newsletters, special offers, and surveys, unless you opt-out of such communications.
4. Data Sharing and Disclosure
4.1. Sharing with Third Parties
We may share your personal information with third parties in the following circumstances:
- Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating and maintaining the Platform. These providers may have access to your personal information and will be bound by confidentiality obligations.
- Legal Compliance: We may disclose your information if required by law or in response to a valid legal request, such as a court order or government investigation.
4.2. Aggregate and Non-Personal Information
We may share aggregated or non-personal information with third parties for various purposes, including analytics, research, and improving our services. This information does not identify individual users.
5. Data Security
5.1. Security Measures
We take reasonable measures to protect the security of your personal information and prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We encourage you to use strong passwords, maintain the confidentiality of your account information, and notify us immediately if you suspect any unauthorized access.
6. Your Rights and Choices
6.1. Account Information
You have the right to review, update, or delete the personal information associated with your account. You can access and modify your account settings within the Platform or contact us for assistance.
6.2. Marketing Communications
You can opt-out of receiving marketing communications by following the instructions provided in the communication or by adjusting your account settings.
7. Children's Privacy
7.1. Age Restrictions
The Platform is not intended for users under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 18 without parental consent, we will take steps to delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe that we may have collected personal information from a child under 18, please contact us immediately.
8. Data Retention
8.1. Retention Period
9. Third-Party Links and Services
9.1. Third-Party Websites and Services
The Platform may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any personal information.
10.1. Policy Updates
11. Third-Party Advertisers
This Site is affiliated with Monumetric (dba for The Blogger Network, LLC) for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site, and Monumetric will collect and use certain data for advertising purposes. To learn more about Monumetric's data usage, click here: Publisher Advertising Privacy
12. Contact Us
12.1. Contact Information