ONATA PRIVACY POLICY

Last Modified: 12/19/2017

Onata (“Onata”, “we”, “our”, or “us”) is committed to protecting your privacy.  This Privacy Policy explains how your personal information is collected, used and disclosed by Onata.  This Privacy Policy applies to our online website at www.onata.com and any other website that links to this Privacy Policy (our “Sites”), and our mobile apps for iPhone, Windows or Android mobile devices (collectively, our “Service”). By accessing or using our Service, you signify that you have read, understood and agree to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND FOR WHAT PURPOSE?
  • HOW WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGY TO COLLECT INFORMATION
  • SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION
  • CONTROL OVER YOUR INFORMATION
  • THIRD PARTY TRACKING AND ONLINE ADVERTISING
  • HOW WE STORE AND PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
  • LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES
  • HOW TO CONTACT US
  • CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

 

  1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND FOR WHAT PURPOSE?

         The category of information we collect can include:

  • Information you provide to us directly.  We may collect personal information such as your name, phone number, location, payment or banking information, government identification numbers birth date, photo, and e-mail address when you when you register for our Service, sign up for our mailing list, enter a contest or sweepstakes, consent to a background check (for our service providers where permitted by law), conduct payment transactions through the Service or otherwise communicate with us.  We may also collect any communications between you and Onata and any other information you provide to Onata.

 

  • Data collected through the use of the Service.  We collect information about how you use the Service, your actions on the Service, and content you post to the Service, including the groups you belong to, your interaction with others on the Service, and photos and videos you post to the Service, and any content you provide through in-app messages, chat, or other functionality (collectively, the “User Content”).  If you are using a mobile device to access our Services, to share photos and video, we will access your device camera roll and camera with your permission.  If you need to update your permissions, you can do so in the “Settings” app of your device.  Please remember that Onata may, but has no obligation to, monitor, record, and store User Content in order to protect your safety or the safety of other users, to assist with regulatory or law enforcement efforts, or to protect and defend our rights and property. By using the Service, you consent to the recording, storage and disclosure of such communications you send or receive for these purposes.

 

  • Information we collect from social networks.  When you interact with our Service through various social media, such as when you login through Facebook or when you follow Onata or share Onata content on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or other sites, we may receive information from those social networks including your profile information, picture, user ID associated with your social media account, friends list, and any other information you permit the social network to share with third parties. We may use information about your connections on social media to let you know what your friends are doing on our Service, and to let your friends know what you are doing on the Service, and we may use it to suggest new friends you may want to connect with. The data we receive is dependent upon your privacy settings with the social network. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to our website or Service.  

 

  • Address Book Information.  With your permission, Onata may access your contact list available on your mobile device or in your email accounts, including any contact photos, so that you can locate your friends and contacts on the Service and invite your friends and contacts to connect with our Service.  When we send the invitation to your contacts to join the Service, we will include your name and photo to let them know that you are the person extending the invitation. After sending these invitations, we may also send reminder emails to your invitees on your behalf, which may also include your name and photo.

 

  • Location Information. We collect your unique user identifier and your location through GPS, WiFi, or wireless network triangulation in order to obtain your location for the purposes of providing our Service. We maintain location information only so long as is reasonable to provide the Service (and no longer than for the duration of a session) and then delete location data tied to your personal information. We may maintain de-identified location data for a longer period of time in order to analyze aggregate trends and metrics. If you want to opt-out of the collection of your location data, please adjust your settings through your device to limit the Services’ access to your location data. Please see “Control Over Your Information” below to learn more.

 

  • Information we receive from third parties. From time to time, we may receive information about you from third parties and other users, such as background check providers and other users within your neighborhood.  We may also collect information about you that is publicly available.

 

We use this information to operate, maintain and provide to you the features and functionality of the Service, as well as to communicate directly with you, through email messages and push notifications and permit you to communicate with others on the Services or on social media or invite others to join the Service. We enable users to call or text each other through our Services. We may also send you Service-related emails, calls or messages (e.g. account verification, change or updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices). For more information about your communication preferences, see “Control Over Your Information” below.

 

  1.   HOW WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGY TO COLLECT INFORMATION.

We, and our third party partners, automatically collect certain types of usage information when you visit our Sites, read our emails, or otherwise engage with us. We typically collect this information through a variety of tracking technologies, including cookies, Flash objects, web beacons, file information and similar technology (collectively, “tracking technologies”).  For example, we collect information about your device and its software, such as your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, platform type, device type, operating system, date and time stamp, a unique ID that allows us to uniquely identify your browser, mobile device or your account, and other such information. We also collect information about the way you use our Sites, for example, the site from which you came and the site to which you are going when you leave our website, the pages you visit, the links you click, how frequently you access the Sites, whether you open emails or click the links contained in emails, whether you access the Sites from multiple devices, and other actions you take on the Sites. When you access our Sites from a mobile device, we may collect unique identification numbers associated with your device or our mobile application (including, for example, a UDID, Unique ID for Advertisers (“IDFA”), Google AdID, or Windows Advertising ID), mobile carrier, device type, model and manufacturer, mobile device operating system brand and model, phone number, and depending on your mobile device settings, your geographical location data, including GPS coordinates (e.g., latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device, or we may be able to approximate a device’s location by analyzing other information, like an IP address.  We may collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Services and to understand more about the demographics of our users. We may also work with third party partners to employ technologies, including the application of statistical modeling tools, which attempt to recognize you across multiple devices. Although we do our best to honor the privacy preferences of our users, we are unable to respond to Do Not Track signals set by your browser at this time.  

We use or may use the data collected through tracking technologies to:  (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information, including targeted content and advertising; (c) identify you across multiple devices; (d) provide and monitor the effectiveness of our Service; (e) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, usage, and demographic patterns on our website; (f) diagnose or fix technology problems; (g) help maintain the safety, security and integrity of our Services; (h) enable communications between users; and (i) otherwise to plan for and enhance our service.

If you would prefer not to accept cookies, most browsers will allow you to: (i) change your browser settings to notify you when you receive a cookie, which lets you choose whether or not to accept it; (ii) disable existing cookies; or (iii) set your browser to automatically reject cookies.  Please note that doing so may negatively impact your experience using the Services, as some features and services on our Services may not work properly. Depending on your mobile device and operating system, you may not be able to delete or block all cookies.  You may also set your e-mail options to prevent the automatic downloading of images that may contain technologies that would allow us to know whether you have accessed our e-mail and performed certain functions with it. We and our third party partners may also use cookies and tracking technologies for advertising purposes. For more information about tracking technologies, please see “Third Party Tracking and Online Advertising” below.

  1.  SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share your personal information in the instances described below.  For further information on your choices regarding your information, see the “Control Over Your Information” section below.

Remember, our Service allows you to connect and interact with other users. Your profile information, including your name, photo, and other personal information, will be available publicly to other members of the Service by default when you create a profile, interact with others on the Service in public groups, and post content to public spaces.

We may share your personal information with:

  • The public and other members of the Service.  Your profile information and content you post to public areas of the Service, including public groups, will be viewable by others on the Service and the public. Please do not provide personal information you would not want to be public.  You may be able to control the visibility of some of your information and actions in your Settings (see “Control Over Your Information” below);

 

  • Other users of the Service. We share your information with third parties with whom you communicate with on the Service. You control who you want to communicate with and what information you share;  

 

  • Third parties at your request.  For example, you may have the option to share your activities with your friends through email, text or on various social media sites;

 

  • Other companies and brands owned or controlled by Onata, and other companies owned by or under common ownership as Onata, which also includes our subsidiaries (i.e., any organization we own or control) or our ultimate holding company (i.e., any organization that owns or controls us) and any subsidiaries it owns.  These companies will use your personal information in the same way as we can under this Privacy Policy;

 

  • Third parties with whom we partner to provide contests and sweepstakes, which will usually be identified by name in the Official Rules of the contest or sweepstakes;

 

  • Third-party vendors and other service providers that perform services on our behalf, as needed to carry out their work for us, which may include processing payments for our Services, contest fulfilment, marketing services, web hosting, or providing analytic services;

 

  • The public when you provide feedback or user content on our site. For example, if you post user content on our blog, reviews of other users on our Services or comment on our social media sites, your information and your comments, may be displayed on our website or on our social media pages;

 

  • Other parties in connection with a company transaction, such as a merger, sale of company assets or shares, reorganization, financing, change of control or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company or third party, or in the event of a bankruptcy or related or similar proceedings; and

 

  • Third parties as required by law or subpoena or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our https://onata.com/legal/terms-of-services or to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Onata, our visitors, or others.

 

We may also share information with others in an aggregated or otherwise anonymized form that does not reasonably identify you directly as an individual.

 

  1.  CONTROL OVER YOUR INFORMATION

Profile and Data Sharing Settings.  You may update your profile information, such as your name, profile photo, location and date of birth, and may change some of your data sharing preferences by emailing us at privacy@onata.com  

Access to your Device Information.  You may control the Services’ access to your device information through your “Settings” app on your device. For instance, you can withdraw permission for the app to access your address book, location, photo stream and camera, however, withdrawal of such permissions may affect your use of certain features of the Services and limit the functionality of the Services.  

How to control your communications preferences:  You can stop receiving promotional email communications from us by opting out through the “unsubscribe” link in such communications or changing your preferences in your Settings page/Screen on Onata mobile and web application respectively.  We make every effort to promptly process all unsubscribe requests.  You may also receive service related emails, texts and phone calls from us. You may not opt out of service-related communications (e.g., account verification, transactional communications, changes/updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices).

Modifying or deleting your information:  If you have any questions about reviewing, modifying, or deleting your information, or if you want to remove your name or comments from our website or publicly displayed content, you can contact us directly at privacy@onata.com .  We may not be able to modify or delete your information in all circumstances.  

  1.  THIRD PARTY TRACKING AND ONLINE ADVERTISING

We may share, or we may permit third party online advertising networks, social media companies and other third party services, to collect, information about your use of our website over time so that they may play or display ads that may be relevant to your interests on our Site as well as on other websites or apps, or on other devices you may use.  Typically, though not always, the information we share is provided through cookies or similar tracking technologies, which recognize the device you are using and collect information, including hashed data, click stream information, browser type, time and date you visited the site, and other information. This information is used to display targeted ads on or through our Site or on other websites or apps, including on Facebook.  We or the online advertising networks use this information to make the advertisements you see online more relevant to your interests.   As noted above, depending on your browser or mobile device, you may be able set your browser to delete or notify you of cookies and other tracking technology by actively managing the settings on your browser or mobile device. You may also be able to limit interest-based advertising through the settings on your mobile device by selecting “limit ad tracking” (iOS) or “opt-out of interest based ads” (Android). To learn more about interest-based advertising and how you may be able to opt-out of some of this advertising, you may wish to visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s online resources, at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices, and/or the DAA’s resources at www.aboutads.info/choices, and you may also adjust your ad preferences through your Facebook settings.  You may also be able to opt-out of some – but not all – interest-based ads served by mobile ad networks by visiting http://youradchoices.com/appchoices  and downloading the mobile AppChoices app.   If you have any questions about opting out of the collection of cookies and other tracking/recording tools, you can contact us directly at privacy@onata.com

  1.  HOW WE STORE AND PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION

Keeping your information safe:  We care about the security of your information and uses commercially reasonable physical, administrative, and technological safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through our website.  However, no security system is impenetrable and we cannot guarantee the security of our systems 100%.  In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and, where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.

  1.   CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Onata does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 on the Services.  In the event that we learn that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under age 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible.  If you believe that we might have any information from a child under 13, please contact us at privacy@onata.com .

  1.   LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES

The Services or our emails may contain links to and from third party websites of our business partners, advertisers, and social media sites and our users may post links to third party websites.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that you do so at your own risk and these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies.  We strongly recommend that you read their privacy policies and terms and conditions of use to understand how they collect, use, and share information. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content on the websites of third party sites. Additionally, your dealings with or participation in promotions of advertisers found on the Services, including payment and delivery of goods, and any other terms (such as warranties) are solely between you and such advertisers. You agree that we shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort relating to your dealings with such advertisers.

  1.  HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the Services, please contact us at privacy@onata.com

  1.   CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We may modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect the changes in our business and practices, and so you should review this page periodically.  When we change the policy in a material manner we will let you know and update the ‘last modified’ date at the top of this page.   If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Continuing to use our Services after we publish changes to this Privacy Policy means that you are consenting to the changes.