In order to better provide you with products and services offered, Ripplet may collect personally identifiable information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact information, passwords and payment information. All information that we do collect will be encrypted and secure. The personal information we gather depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Apps, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The information we collect can include the following:
Ripplet may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:
We may also collect certain information that is not provided directly by you such as your device information. Things like, phone model, manufacturer, operating system and version, the last date you were active on our app for each device. We will also be using a unique way to identify each device for messaging. Also, for each device the app version installed is stored so we can track the statistics for the app versions used.
If you use our App we may collect the following
We do not collect any other personal information not outlined above, about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal 2 information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the App and or Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Ripplet collects and uses your personal information to operate its Apps, website(s) and deliver the services you have requested. We use information collected via our Apps for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and or for compliance with our legal obligations.
Ripplet does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists or information to third parties. Ripplet may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or for the authentication and database storage of certain data. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Ripplet, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Ripplet may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Ripplet or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Ripplet; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Ripplet, or the public.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Ripplet. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Ripplet App and website.
Ripplet may use "cookies" to help personalize your experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer or phone. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The purpose of a cookie is to make things more efficient while you use the App and/or Site. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, name, and so on. When you return to the Ripplet app and or site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Ripplet features that you customized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Ripplet services. We also use Google maps API to show the location in each post you create within our app.
The App and website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Ripplet secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Ripplet uses encryption processes to ensure your information cannot be obtained by any outside party. We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Ripplet does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. Further prior to registration of a profile within the app you will be required to authenticate age.
If you are a CA resident, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your information. You may request at any point during the year to obtain from us, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a CA resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below. If you are under 18 years of age, reside in CA, and have a registered account with the Apps, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Apps. To request removal of said data, please contact us using the information below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in CA. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Apps, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
Please be aware that this is a summary of the rights that you have under the European Union’s GDPR. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europoa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/iondex_en.htm Your principal rights under data protection law are:
You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed. In some circumstances, you have the right to the deletion of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However, there are exclusions of the right to deletion. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. In some circumstances, you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, and in relation to the use of your data for direct marketing purposes, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes on grounds relating to your particular situation, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest. To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
This policy and the use of our services is governed by the laws of the State of Florida without regard to such states conflict of laws rules. For purposes of litigating any dispute that arises directly or indirectly from the relationship of the parties and or this policy, the parties hereby submit to and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State of Florida and agree that such litigation shall be conducted only in the courts of Pinellas County, Florida, or the federal courts for the United States for the Middle District of Florida, and no other courts.
Ripplet welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Ripplet has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Ripplet at: RippletAttn: John Gifford 279 West Lake Rd. Palm Harbor, FL, 34684 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Effective as of April 22, 2019