Privacy

Effective Date: June 3, 2016

Snippet and Ink Corp. (“Snippet and Ink,” “we,” “us,” “our”) takes your privacy seriously. The purpose of this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is to explain what information may be collected when you visit Snippet and Ink, and how we use and share this information. This Privacy Policy applies to your use of our websites, mobile websites, and any related services which you can find out about more in our Terms of Service at http://www.snippetandink.com/tos (“Service(s)”). We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and will notify you by revising the date at the top of the Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy whenever you access the Services to stay informed of our information practices. Your continued use of the Services after any such amendments signifies your acceptance of our current privacy policy.

At times we may use personally identifiable information to improve your experience with the Services, but we never sell or rent your information to any third parties without your consent. By using the Services, you consent to the terms laid out in both our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

 

HOW INFORMATION IS COLLECTED

You willingly provide information. You can access the Services without revealing any personal information.  However, when you enter a contest, submit a comment or perform a similar action on Snippet and Ink, you willing providing us with personal information. The information shared may include your name, email address, location, comments and photos. By accessing our services and voluntarily providing us with the requested personal information, you consent to the collection and use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

We collect technical information as you use the Services. We collect general, not personally identifiable, technical information when you access the Service from a computer, phone or other Internet connected device or app capable of accessing Snippet and Ink. The technical information we collect includes Log Data, Cookies, and Device Information.

 

HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION

We may use the information we collect for the various purposes described below:

  • personalize and improve our Services;
  • customize the Services and provide advertisements, content or features that match your interests;
  • communicate with you about or fulfill your requests for certain products, services, offers, promotions and events offered by Snippet and Ink;
  • send you notices, updates, and other administrative messages;
  • operate sweepstakes, contests or giveaways;
  • link or combine with information we get from others to help provide you with better service;
  • detect, investigate and/or prevent fraudulent, unauthorized or illegal activity;
  • analyze and monitor how users utilize the Websites and Services; and
  • carry out other purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

 

HOW WE SHARE COLLECTED INFORMATION

  • Advertisers. We allow advertisers, advertising agencies, ad networks, and/or merchant partners and their affiliates and partners to collect information on our Services for the purposes of serving you with advertising tailored to your interest or demographics and analyzing the performance of advertising campaigns. We may also share your information with our advertising and merchant partners for the purpose of marketing communications related to your use of our Services or their services.
  • Partners. On some occasions, we may host sites that are operated by international partners. We share your information with these partners in order for them to provide the services on the sites.
  • Agents. We employ other third party vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to your information to perform work on our behalf.
  • Business Transfers. We may share your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition, or in any other situation where personal information may be disclosed or transferred as one of our business assets.
  • Enforcement of Terms and Policies. We may share your information to enforce or apply our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service or our other policies or agreements.
  • Protection of Snippet and Ink and Others. We may access, read, preserve, and disclose any information that we reasonably believe is necessary to comply with law or court order; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Snippet and Ink, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • With Your Consent. We may share your information in other circumstances with your consent, for example when you have chosen to link an account with our Services with a social media network like Facebook.

 

HOW DOES SNIPPET AND INK USE SOCIAL PLUGINS?

We may use social plugins on our Services, for instance plugins of the social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr, and may feature icons, like the “thumbs up” icon or text like “Recommend“, “Like“ or “Comment“. These cookies are activated once you start navigating our website. Your browser may create a connection to the servers of such social networks and/or transmit data to such servers when you view a page on our website. If you use the plugin functionality (e.g. click the “Like” button or make a comment), this information is also transmitted directly to the social network by your browser and may be stored there. This Privacy Policy does not cover the practices of these third party social networks.

 

THIRD PARTY AD SERVERS OR AD NETWORKS

We feature advertisements, promotions and offers from third party advertisers and work with third advertising services that may serve ads on Snippet and Ink on our behalf. These companies may use third Party ad servers or ad networks that may also use cookies, web beacons and similar technologies collect or receive information from our website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and target ads activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness. Snippet and Ink does not have access to or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers. Third party advertisers  do not have access to your personal information shared with the Services unless you choose to share it with them directly.

Some of the advertisements that appear on Snippet and Ink are delivered to you by the third party ad networks. These third parties may use technologies to collect anonymous information about your visit to our site, including information about the banner ads displayed, cookies placed on your computer and/or your IP address.

 

YOUR CHOICES ABOUT SHARING/NOT SHARING INFORMATION

If you do not consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your personal information, as this Privacy Policy outlines, please do not provide us any personal information. Providing personal information to us means that you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

  • Cookies. You can usually instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from our websites that you visit. If you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use all portions of the Services or all functionality of the Services.
  • Email. If you do not want to receive email or other mail from us, please indicate your preference by changing your account settings, contacting us at hello@snippetandink.com, or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in an email we send to you.
  • Third party ad networks.  Some of the third party ad networks we work with are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) and/or the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”), each of which offers a single location to opt out of receiving tailored ads from its member companies. To opt out of information collection by NAI member companies, or to obtain information about the technologies they use or their own privacy policies, please visit the NAI consumer opt out page located here. To opt out of information collection by DAA member companies, or to obtain information about the technologies they use or their own privacy policies, please visit the DAA consumer choices page located here.

 

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, please send us a detailed message to hello@snippetandink.com.