1. Information We Collect
When you use the Site, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
a. Personal Data That You Provide Through the Site
We collect Personal Data from you when you voluntarily provide such information, such as when you use the Site, when you contact us with inquiries, respond to one of our surveys, and register for access to the Site, whether registering directly with ripplemark or via one of your social media accounts.
b. Other Information
- Non-Identifiable Data:
When you interact with ripplemark through the Site, we receive and store certain personally non-identifiable information. Such information, which is collected passively using various technologies, cannot presently be used to specifically identify you. ripplemark may store such information itself or such information may be included in databases owned and maintained by ripplemark affiliates, agents or service providers. The Site may use such information and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of our Site users. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
- Aggregated Personal Data:
In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve the users of the Site, ripplemark often conducts research on its customer demographics, interests and behavior based on the Personal Data and other information provided to us. This research may be compiled and analyzed on an aggregate basis, and ripplemark may share this aggregate data with its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. ripplemark may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
2. Our Use of Your Personal Data and Other Information
3. Our Disclosure of Your Personal Data and Other Information
There are, however, certain circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
a. Business Transfers
As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
b. Service Providers
From time to time, ripplemark may engage third party service providers and contractors to assist ripplemark with various matters related to the Site and the Personal Data collected and shared through the Site. ripplemark takes care to limit the Personal Data that is shared with such service provider and contractors and endeavors to ensure that these service providers and contractors are subject to agreements that require them to protect the Personal Data.
c. Legal Requirements
ripplemark may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of ripplemark, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
6. Links to Other Web Sites
7. Integrating Social Networking Services
You may also have the option of posting your Site activities to Social Networking Services when you access content through the Site (for example, you may post to Facebook that you performed an activity on the Site); you acknowledge that if you choose to use this feature, your friends, followers and subscribers on any Social Networking Services you have enabled will be able to view such activity.
ripplemark uses Security Sockets Layer encryption technology (SSL) to encrypt personal data prior to its traveling over the Internet to our servers. No payment information is ever stored on our servers.
Our servers are co-located with hosting providers and we will store personal data at those hosting providers.
ripplemark takes reasonable steps to protect the Personal Data provided via the Site from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from the Site may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to ripplemark via the Internet.
ripplemark does not accept any liability for exposure or accidental exposure of personal data due to hacking or breaches of ripplemark systems. ripplemark will quickly notify through email and internal messaging of any breach in personal information.
9. Other Terms and Condition
11. Access to Information
To keep your Personal Data accurate, current, and complete, please contact us as specified below. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via the Site.