Last revised September 9th, 2016
PURPOSE OF POLICY: This Policy describes how Flip Technologies, Inc. (“us,” “we” or “Flip”) collects, uses and discloses personal information from you when you visit and use the Flip website (the “Website”) and application (the “App”). This Policy is only applicable to the Website or the App, and not to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Site, each of which may have data collection and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Policy.
Information Collection Practices
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE: In operating the Website or the App, Flip will collect personal information that you provide to us. For example, that may include registration, online surveys, and other online forms that ask users to provide their names, email addresses, other contact information, optional demographic information or information about preferences for rental spaces.
INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY: When you visit or make use of the Website or the App we may collect some information about you automatically. For example, our servers automatically recognize visitors’ domain names and IP addresses (the number assigned to computers on the Internet). The Website or the App may also gather “traffic data” that may be helpful for marketing purposes or for improving the services we offer. For mobile devices, we also collect device-specific information such device type, operating system, UUID and device tokens that allow us to diagnose issues and send device-specific notifications. You may also elect to share other information automatically such as geolocation.
COOKIES: We may use “cookies” (a small piece of data stored on your computer’s hard drive). Cookies help us learn which areas of our site are useful and which areas need improvement. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you choose to disable this function, your experience on the Website may be diminished and some features may not work as they were intended.
SOCIAL NETWORKS: Our Website or the App allows you to register using social networking platforms and to interact with and through those social networks. We may collect information you choose to allow us to access using those social networking platforms.
Use and Sharing of Information
PERSONAL INFORMATION: We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your consent, except as reasonably necessary in our sole discretion to provide you with the services offered by us, with third-party vendors, consultants and service providers who need access to this data to carry out their work for us, to protect the rights or property of Flip, in an emergency to protect the personal safety of Flip’s employees, customers or any other person, to the extent required during the negotiation of a merger, sale, financing or acquisition, or to comply with the law. We may use your personal information to verify your identity, to check your qualifications, or to follow up with transactions initiated on the Site. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to the Site, or to send you additional information about Flip.
ACTIVITY WITHIN THE SITE: We use your information to analyze our Site traffic, to diagnose problems with our server, to administer our site, or to display the content according to your preferences. Traffic and transaction information may also be shared with business partners on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
SALE OF INFORMATION: In order to accommodate changes in our business, we may sell or buy portions of our company or other companies or assets, including the information collected through this Site. If Flip or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the assets transferred to the acquirer.
Flip takes reasonable measures in an effort to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse or alteration, and we will have no liability to you or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse or alteration. Flip may store and process personal information in the United States and other countries.
Areas Beyond Flip’s Control
PUBLIC FORUMS: The Website and App may include interactive forums such as messaging channels, recommendations and comments. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES: The Site may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
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