Please read below
Information Collected and their Usage:
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, buy an order, or respond to a survey. Any data we request that is not required will be specified as voluntary or optional.
a) We collect primarily two kinds of information: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information. The personally identifiable information is the information collected when the user creates an account on the website or performs activities like ordering any product or service from us or our partners, posting a review, submitting a content or review on the forums, entering a contest sponsored by us or our partners, filling out a survey, requesting information about our services, applying for a job, posting a video, submitting an affiliate agreement, signing up for special offers from third parties through the website. These activities are collectively known as the Identification Activities. When you engage in these activities, we may ask you to provide certain personal information about yourself. These involve information about the first name, last name, mailing address, telephone number, date of birth etc. In addition to these, some activities may also require other information like credit card details, expiration details, authentication code or the like. Some of the information that we need are mandatory while the other is voluntary, depending on the kind of activity that is being carried out.
b) The Non-Personally Identifiable information does not identify a specific end user. This type of information includes the URL of the website that you visited before visiting our website. It also includes the URL that you visited after leaving our website, the type of browser you are using as well as your IP (internet Protocol) address. We get this information with the use of tools like cookies, web beacons or pixel tags. This information is utilized in troubleshooting, administering the website, gathering demographic information, analyzing trends, complying with applicable law, and cooperating with law enforcement activities. This information is shared with our authorized third party service providers and advertisers to measure the effectiveness of the online advertising.
When you sign up for an account on LocalLiving.com or register on our mailing lists, you are required to provide a valid email address. We use this email address only to send our periodic emails that you have subscribed to, when a change to improve the site has occurred, or when a transaction has occurred. We occasionally may send you an email requesting for feedback about specific merchants you have purchase from, or for feedback to improve our company. We will never share your contact information with any third parties unless you opt-in to receive communication from third parties when purchasing a voucher. You can opt-out of receiving certain types of email communication from us, unless we deem it absolutely necessary. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, visit our site anonymously. When purchasing a voucher, you are required to provide a full and valid name of who will use it, even if the voucher is purchased as a gift. The name is provided to the merchant for verification purposes. The full name will also be utilized to verify the credit card payment.
When the referral program is used or the deal is bought for a friend, we ask you for the details of your friend like name and email id. This information is stored in our system for the sole purpose of sending the deal to your friend or for gauging the success of the referral program. If your friend wished to remove his or her name from our contact list, he or she may send an e-mail to us requesting the same.
Disclosing Personally Identifiable information: We, at Local Living, will not share, rent, sell or trade any personally identifiable information given by you except in certain circumstances as listed below:
a) Sharing with the Daily Deal Website Merchants: We provide information to our merchants who have offered deals on our website for the purpose of aiding redemption. The personally identifiable information is shared with the Daily Deal website merchants only, when the customer engages in a personally identifiable activity. We do not take responsibility for any actions of the daily deal website merchants.
b) Sharing it to authorized third party service providers: We may share the personally identifiable information with the third party service providers. These providers may use this information for sending administrative and promotional emails. This information is utilized for fulfilling orders, deliver packages, send postal or email, administer contests or sweepstakes, remove repetitive information on customer lists, analyze data, provide marketing assistance, provide search results and links, process credit card payments, operate the Website, troubleshoot, and provide customer service. In order to accomplish our administrative tasks, we may share this information to our service providers.
c) Remarketing Information: We may share the information with a third party for remarketing purpose. Third party vendors like Google use the cookies to serve ads based on user's prior visits to our site. One can opt out of Google's cookie usage by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page. The information will be used only for remarketing purpose and won't be used for any other purpose.
d) Business Transfer: When there is a merger or acquisition of our company by any other, the successor company would acquire all the information that we maintain.
e) Protection of Users and Others: We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process, for the security of the website, its users and others.
Disclosing Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We may share the Non-Personally Identifiable information with Partners, Affiliates and Advertisers. These companies may use the non-personally identifiable information like the website you visited before and after your visit to our site and the like, to market their products and services that may interest you. We may also share the information with third party service providers to administer our site and to continuously improve its quality.
The users of the website can update and correct information through the My Account area of the site. We advise you to make the edits as soon as the information changes. The credit card information is stored on a secure page. You may delete the information at any time through the 'My Account' section of your profile.
You can choose not to provide any information. However, the information would be needed in order to engage in certain activity on the website.
At Local Living, security is supreme for us. The personally identifiable information of the users is secured through an encrypted password. The information resides on a secure server which is accessed by only select contractors and personnel.
The devices used by our website for recording data include the cookies and other tracking devices like the pixel tags and the web beacons.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
• To personalize your experience Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs
• To improve our website We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you
• To improve customer service Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs
• To process transactions Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by the customer.
• To send periodic emails The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order or request, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, promotions, related product or service information, etc.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
• Local Living will not share your personal information without your consent. We will only access, use, preserve, or disclose such information only if necessary to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable government request, (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, (c) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or (d) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Local Living, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
• We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request, place an order or access your personal information. These security measures include: password protected directories and databases to safeguard your information or SSL (Secure Sockets Layered) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely. We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. After a transaction, your private information will only be kept on file per your request and is stored security in an encrypted data system.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent. As part of the
California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their control panel and going to the 'Edit Profile' page.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
The privacy policies discussed above only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect at Local Living. It does not include the privacy policies of the sites linked to this website.
General Privacy Issues:
a) The site is not meant for minors below 18 years of age. We don't sell products for purchase by children. However, we do sell children's product for purchase by adults.
b) There are places on site where you can publicly post review, comments, information about yourself etc. This information may be used by other companies or consumers. We do not have control over these postings. However, the users are required to post their names along with their reviews.
This policy was last modified on November, 2012