You can access the Service without submitting information to us, however, in order to access certain content and functionality on the Service you will need to become a registered user of the Service, and you will be required to provide your email address as part of the registration process. In addition, we may collect information that you provide to us when you communicate with any of our departments such as customer service or technical services.
We may automatically collect information about you when you use the Service. For example, when you access the Service through a mobile device, we may be able to identify the location of your mobile device. You may choose not to share your location details with us by adjusting your mobile device’s location services settings. For instructions on changing the relevant settings, please contact your service provider or device manufacturer. We may automatically collect information from you when you use the Service using “cookies”. Cookies are small amounts of data that are stored within your computer’s Internet browser and that are accessed and recorded by the websites that you visit so that they can recognize the same browser navigating online at a later time.
Information that may be collected by cookies when you use the Service may include, without limitation:
If you post information on public areas of the Service that information may be collected and used by Spots, other users of the Service, and the public generally. We strongly recommend that you do not post any information through the Service that allows strangers to identify or locate you or that you otherwise do not want to share with the public.
We and our service providers may use the information you provide or that is collected through the Service to operate and improve the Service, our other sites, applications, products and services, or to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, notices and marketing promotions relating to the Service. If you wish to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us by email, please follow the instructions contained in each email you receive from us describing how you can opt-out of receiving further marketing communications from us by email.
We may work with analytics companies to help us understand how the Service is being used, such as tracking the frequency and duration of use of the Service. We may use Google Analytics, an analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to collect information about your use of the Service. Google may collect information about the content you view and your system information and geographic information. The information generated by Google about your use of the Service will be transmitted to and stored by Google. The information collected by Google allows us to analyze your use of the Service. The information collected by Google and these other analytics companies allows us to analyze your use of the Service.
We encourage you to review your device and Service settings to ensure they are consistent with your preferences, including with respect to the collection and use of information. You may be able to stop further collection of certain information by the Service by updating your applicable device settings, or you may uninstall the Service. In addition, you may choose not to share your location details by adjusting your mobile device’s location services settings. For instructions on changing the relevant settings, please contact your service provider or device manufacturer.
The Service may use social networking or “share functionality” or may contain links to third party social media sites that are not owned or controlled by Spots. Your use of these features may result in the collection or sharing of information about you by these sites, depending on the feature. Spots has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, any share functionality or the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party site. You are subject to the policies of those third parties when and where applicable. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and settings on the social media sites with which you interact to make sure you understand the information that may be collected, used, and shared by those sites.
The Service is not intended for children under age 13. We do not knowingly collect or distribute personal information from or about children under the age of 13.
We do not sell or rent personal information we collect through the Service to any third parties for their own marketing purposes. In the event we want to sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes in the future, we will notify you and you will have an opportunity to affirmatively opt- in to receiving these third party marketing communications. We may share the information you provide or that we collect in some circumstances as follows:
We may share your information with our service providers who work on our behalf. For example, these service providers may handle payment or credit card processing, data management, feature administration, email distribution, market research, information analysis, and promotions management. These service providers will only have access to the information needed to perform these limited functions on our behalf.
To the extent permitted by law, we will disclose your information to government authorities or third parties if: (i) required to do so by law, or if requested in response to a subpoena or court order; (ii) we believe in our sole discretion that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect against fraud, to protect the property or other rights of us or other users, third parties or the public at large; or (iii) we believe that you have abused the Service by using it to attack other systems or to gain unauthorized access to any other system, to engage in spamming or otherwise to violate applicable laws or in violation of our Terms of Service. You should be aware that, following disclosure to any third party, your information may be accessible by others to the extent permitted or required by applicable law.
We may share your information with analytics companies as described above in Section 2(A) for purposes of analyzing your use of the Service.
If you’d like us to delete or update information that you have provided through the Service, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that some or all of the information you provided may be required in order for the Service to function properly or may be retained in backup storage.
The Service is directed to users located in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States and you choose to use the Service or provide your information to us, your information may be transferred to, processed and maintained on servers or databases located in the United States. Your use of the Service represents your consent and agreement to these practices. If you do not want your information transferred to or processed or maintained in the United States, you should not use the Service.
We provide industry-standard physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches. As a result, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit on or through the Service and you do so at your own risk.