This policy describes: (i) the types of information that we may collect from you when you access or use our websites, applications and other online services (collectively, our "Services"); and (ii) our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.
This policy applies only to information we collect through our Services, in email, text and other electronic communications sent through or in connection with our Services.
This policy does not apply to information that you provide to, or that is collected by, any third-party, such as, but not limited to, wine and liquor stores from which you would purchase through our Services and social networks that you use in connection with our Services. We encourage you to consult directly with such third-parties about their privacy practices.
For the purpose of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation, the data controller is Vine Visitor Inc. located at 4136 Del Rey Ave, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 and the European data controller representative is Vine Visitor Europe, located at 1, rue du Capitaine Corhumel, 44000 Nantes, France.
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Services, including information: (i) by which you may be personally identified; and/or (ii) about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Services and your usage details.
We collect this information: (i) directly from you when you provide it to us; and/or (ii) automatically as you navigate through our Services (information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies).
The information we collect on or through our Services may include:
(i) Your account information:
(ii) Your preferences:
(iii) Your content:
(iv) Your searches and other activities:
(v) Your browsing information:
(vi) Your communications:
(vii) Your transactional information:
(viii) Your Public Posts:
You have the option to request your friends to join the Services by providing their contact information. If you request a friend to join and connect with you on the Services, we will only use your friend’s contact information to process your request.
If you exchange messages with others through the Services, we may store them in order to process and deliver them, allow you to manage them, and investigate possible violations of our Terms of Service and wrongdoing in connection with the Services. If you send information from the Services to your mobile device via SMS text message, we may log your phone number, phone carrier, and the date and time that the message was processed. Carriers may charge recipients for texts that they receive.
We may automatically collect certain information about the computer or devices (including mobile devices) you use to access the Services, and about your use of the Services, even if you use the Services without registering or logging in.
(i) Usage information:
(ii) Computer and device information:
(iii) Stored information and files:
(iv) Location information:
(v) Last URL visited:
(vi) Mobile device IDs:
(vii) Your preferences:
(viii) Your activity on the Services:
(viii) Mobile status:
When you use one of our location-enabled services (for example, when you access Services from a mobile device), we may collect and process information about your mobile device’s GPS location (including the latitude, longitude or altitude of your mobile device) and the time the location information is recorded to customize the Services with location-based information and features (for example, to inform you about wine stores in your area or applicable promotions). Some of these services require your personal data for the feature to work and we may associate location data with your device ID and other information we hold about you. We keep this data for no longer than is reasonably necessary for providing services to you. If you wish to use the particular feature, you will be asked to consent to your data being used for this purpose. You can withdraw your consent at any time by disabling the GPS or other location-tracking functions on your device, provided your device allows you to do this. See your device manufacturer’s instructions for further details.
We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as partners, marketers, third-party websites, and researchers, and combine that information with information which we collect from or about you.
We use the information we collect from and about you for a variety of purposes, including to: (i) Process and respond to your queries; (ii) Understand our users (what they do on our Services, what features they like, how they use them, etc.), improve the content and features of our Services (such as by personalizing content to your interests), process and complete your transactions, and make special offers; (iii) Administer our Services and diagnose technical problems; (iv) Send you communications that you have requested or that may be of interest to you by way of emails, or courier, or registered post, or telephone calls, or any other mode of communication. We may also share your preferences or the Services availed by you with your network followers on the Site for marketing and other promotional activities of our Services; (v) Send you questions from other users that you may be able to answer if you have registered with the Site; (vi) Enable us to show you ads that are relevant to you; (vii) Generate and review reports and data about, and to conduct research on, our user base and Service usage patterns; (viii) Administer contests and sweepstakes; (ix) Provide you with customer support; (x) Provide you with notices about your account; (xi) Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection; (xii) Notify you about changes to our Services; (xiii) Allow you to participate in interactive features offered through our Services; (xiv) In any other way we may describe when you provide the information; (xv) For any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-party goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data and/or adjust your user preferences in your account profile.
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
Information you choose to share with a merchant when you make a purchase through our Services may be used by the merchant for its own purposes. We do not control the privacy practices of merchants. Please contact the merchant directly if you want to learn about its privacy practices.
To help us better understand your use of the Services, we may use third-party web analytics on our Services, such as Google Analytics. These service providers use the sort of technology described in the “Automatically-Collected Information” Section above. The information collected by this technology will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers, who use the information to evaluate our users’ use of the Services. We also use Google Analytics as described in the following section. To prevent Google Analytics from collecting or using your information, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on.
If you are interested in more information about tailored browser advertising and how you can generally control cookies from being put on your computer or mobile browser to deliver tailored advertising (i.e., not just for the Services), you may visit the following pages/sites to learn more and opt-out of receiving tailored advertising from companies that participate in those programs.
To opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising or customize Google Display Network ads, you can visit the Google Ads Settings page.
Please note that to the extent advertising technology is integrated into the Services, you may still receive advertising content even if you opt-out of tailored advertising. In that case, the advertising content will just not be tailored to your interests. Also, we do not control any of the above opt-out links and are not responsible for any choices you make using these mechanisms or the continued availability or accuracy of these mechanisms.
When accessing the Services from a mobile application you may also receive tailored in-application advertisements. Each operating system - iOS, Android and Windows Phone - provides its own instructions on how to prevent the delivery of tailored in-application advertisements. You may review the support materials and/or the privacy settings for the respective operating systems in order to opt-out of tailored in-application advertisements. For any other devices and/or operating systems, please visit the privacy settings for the applicable device or operating system or contact the applicable platform operator.
California Do Not Track Disclosure. We are committed to providing you with meaningful choices about the information collected on our Services for third party purposes, and that is why we provide above the NAI “Consumer Opt-out” link, DAA opt-out link, our dispute resolution provider’s opt-out link, and Google opt-out link. However, we do not recognize or respond to browser-initiated Do Not Track signals, as the Internet industry is currently still working on Do Not Track standards, implementations and solutions.
When you sign up for an account, you are opting in to receive emails from other Vinifyed users, businesses, and the Company itself. You can log in to manage your email preferences here and you can follow the “unsubscribe” instructions in commercial email messages, but note that you cannot opt out of receiving certain administrative notices, service notices, or legal notices from the Company.
If you would like to review, change or delete personal information we have collected from you, or permanently delete your account, please use the “Contact Us” link in your setting or through the Vine Visitor website.
We will take reasonable steps to accurately record the personal information that you provide to us and any subsequent updates.
We encourage you to review, update, and correct the personal information that we maintain about you, and you may request that we delete personal information about you that is inaccurate, incomplete, or irrelevant for legitimate purposes, or are being processed in a way which infringes any applicable legal requirement.
Your right to review, update, correct, and delete your personal information may be limited, subject to the law of your jurisdiction: (i) if your requests are abusive or unreasonably excessive, (ii) where the rights or safety of another person or persons would be encroached upon, or (iii) if the information or material you request relates to existing or anticipated legal proceedings between you and us, or providing access to you would prejudice negotiations between us or an investigation of possible unlawful activity. Your right to review, update, correct, and delete your information is subject to our records retention policies and applicable law, including any statutory retention requirements.
We assume no liability or responsibility for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access, or other causes beyond our control. You play an important role in keeping your personal information secure. You should not share your user name, password, or other security information for your account with anyone. If we receive instructions using your user name and password, we will consider that you have authorized the instructions.
The Services are not intended for users under the legal drinking age. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from anyone under the legal drinking age in the user’s home country or market to or solicit information from anyone under the legal drinking age. If we become aware that a person submitting personal information is under the legal drinking age, we will delete the account and any related information as soon as possible. . If you believe we might have any information from or about a user under the drinking age, please contact us at: email@example.com
California law permits users who are California residents to request and obtain from us once a year, free of charge, a list of the third parties to whom we have disclosed their personal information (if any) for their direct marketing purposes in the prior calendar year, as well as the type of personal information disclosed to those parties. To make such a request, please contact us at the information provided in CONTACT US section.
In operating the Company processes Personal Information as a data controller (as this term is defined in the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (GDPR)). As a data controller, the Company is committed to fulfill data subjects’ (i.e. users) GDPR rights. This section applies to GDPR-covered processing of Personal Information
We are processing personal date based on the following basis:
In accordance with the GDPR, you have:
The Company does periodical assessments of its data processing and privacy practices, to make sure that it complies with this policy, to update the policy when needed, and to verify that the policy is displayed properly and accessible.