Consent and Information Collection and Use
Your name, likeness, and other personal information you submit to your user profile through the registration process will be available for public viewing on the Service. You also provide us information in any Content (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Service) you post to the Service, including any comments, questions, recommendations, ratings, reviews, and other contributions on the Service, as well as metadata about them, all of which is intended for public consumption and will be publicly viewable on the Service. We may display this information through the Service, share it with third parties, and further distribute it to a wider audience through third party sites and services. This information may also be “crawled” by third party search engines so that personal information in your user profile may be accessible through search engines in search results.
In addition, from time to time we may disclose or allow access to your personal information outside Canada where it may be subject to the lawful access requirements of the jurisdiction in which it is stored or able to be accessed. If you have any questions about our use of service providers outside of Canada, you may contact Peeple’s Privacy Officer by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subject to applicable legislation, we may occasionally communicate with you regarding our products, services, news and events. You have the option to not receive this information. We provide an opt-out function within all email communications of this nature, or will cease to communicate with you for this purpose if you contact us and tell us not to communicate this information to you. The only kind of these communications that you may not “opt-out” of are those required to communicate announcements related to the Service, including information specific to your user account, planned Service suspensions and outages. We will attempt to minimize this type of communication to you.
For the purposes of billing your account, Peeple may share your credit card and other payment information with banks or other third parties, such as Paypal or Stripe in order to process payments. In addition, while Peeple has in place up-to-date technology and internal procedures to guard such payment information against unauthorized access or intruders, there is no guarantee that such technology or procedure can eliminate all of the risks of theft, loss or misuse. Peeple shall not be liable to you or any other person for any damages that might result from unauthorized use, publication, disclosure or any other misuse of such payment information, including credit card information.
Age of Consent
We do not knowingly provide the Service to, and will not knowingly collect the personal information from anyone under the age of consent.
Rights to Your Information
AYou have the right to access and edit your information that is in the custody or under the control of Peeple at any time through the interface provided as part of the Service. In the event an access request is refused, you will be advised in writing of the reasons for the refusal and other applicable information.
Retention and Destruction
Personal information which is used to make a decision that directly affects a specific user will be retained for at least one year after the date of that decision.
We may also use your personal information to generate Aggregated Data for internal use and for sharing with others on a selective basis. “Aggregated Data” means records which have been stripped of information potentially identifying users, and which have been manipulated or combined to provide generalized, anonymous information. Your identity and personal information will be kept anonymous in Aggregated Data.
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Change of Ownership or Business Transition
In the event of a change of ownership or other business transition, such as a merger, acquisition or sale of our assets, your information may be transferred in accordance with applicable privacy laws.
We will strive to prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, however, no data transmission over the Internet, by wireless device or over the air is guaranteed to be 100% secure. We will continue to enhance security procedures as new technologies and procedures become available.
Please remember that you control what personal information you provide while using the Service, and what personal information you choose to make available to the public through the Service. Ultimately, you are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your identification, passwords and/or any personal information in your possession for the use of the Service. Always be careful and responsible regarding your personal information. We are not responsible for, and cannot control, the use by others of any information which you provide to them and you should use caution in selecting the personal information you provide to others through the Service. Similarly, we cannot assume any responsibility for the content of any personal information or other information which you receive from other users through the Service, and you release us from any and all liability in connection with the contents of any personal information or other information which you may receive using the Service. We cannot guarantee, or assume any responsibility for verifying, the accuracy of the personal information or other information provided by any third party. You release us from any and all liability in connection with the use of such personal information or other information of others.