PRIVACY POLICY

Last modified on 01/12/2018.

This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy practices for www.kabbiz.com The Kabbiz Services may contain links to other websites for your convenience and information and to provide you with other external resources. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those sites as they will usually not be affiliated to Kabbiz.

This Privacy Policy, covers the following:

The information we gather about you.
What we do with the information we gather about you.
Sharing of the information we gather about you.
Kabbiz’s email policy.
Changing or updating your personal information.
Email opt-out policy.
Protection of your information.
Compliance with legal process.

THE INFORMATION WE GATHER ABOUT YOU

The information Kabbiz gathers falls into two categories: 1) personal information, which includes personal information you supply when you subscribe, order, complete a survey, register for any Services, enter a contest [if any is hosted on the Site or on any of its subdomains], or provide your e-mail address and 2) non-personal information collected through technology, including tracking information collected when you utilize the Services.

Registration Information. Registration for Kabbiz Services may require that you supply certain personal information, including a unique e-mail address and demographic information (e.g., zip code, age, gender) to register.

User Generated Content. We may offer you opportunities to post content and engage in public activities through the Services. “Public activities” are any actions you take through the Services that are designed to be visible to other users, including comments, recommendations, ratings or any other items that you submit. Any information you disclose in your public activities, along with your screen name or ID, or any image or photo, becomes public and may be used by Kabbiz for online and offline promotional or commercial uses in any and all Media. If you choose to engage in public activities, you should be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other Service users, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages by the users who gather that information. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit in these forums, and Kabbiz has no responsibility to publish, take down, remove or edit any of your public activities or any of your submissions that are a result of your public activities.

When you share or recommend any Kabbiz Content to your Facebook profile or other social media profile, that action is governed by Facebook’s privacy policy or the privacy policy of the applicable social media platform. Kabbiz’s privacy policy will no longer be applicable.

If you have registered for a Kabbiz Account, we may track and aggregate your public activities on the Services. By choosing to participate in public activities, you are electing to share and display such public activities via the Services. Also, public activities may be included in RSS feeds, APIs, and made available to other websites via other formats. As a result, your public activities may appear on other websites, blogs, or feeds. Keep in mind that we are not responsible for any personal information you choose to make public via your public activities, and you agree that such sharing will be deemed to have been done by you, not Kabbiz.

Contests, and Special Offers. Kabbiz may collect personal information from you in connection with optional contests or special offers that Kabbiz may, from time to time, run on its primary domain www.kabbiz.com If this information is also being collected by a third party other than Kabbiz, we may notify you at the same time [but this will generally not be the case as we will strive to keep your information with us and not share them with other third parties unless absolutely necessary]. If you do not want any personal information shared, you may always decline to participate in the contest or special offer.

Reader Surveys, Reader Panels and Market Research. Kabbiz may collect personal information from you in connection with voluntary surveys. Data may be collected through the Services, on the phone or through the mail. The information you provide in response to optional survey questions may be shared, but only in the aggregate, with advertisers and partners unless we notify you otherwise at the time of collection.

Information Collected by Us Using Technology. We may use various Internet technologies to manage Kabbiz Services and track use of the Services. Non-personal information that we collect using these technologies may be combined with other information about you. Generally, this will not be the case.

Device Information. We may collect non-personal information about the computer, mobile device or other device you use to access Kabbiz Services, such as IP address, geolocation information, unique device identifiers, browser type, browser language and other transactional information.

Google Analytics tracks and analyzes non-personally identifiable usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and readers and forum participants on www.Kabbiz.com All data collected by Google Analytics on our behalf is owned and used by us. For more information about how Google Analytics collects data, please read their privacy policy at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

IP Addresses. Kabbiz may log Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We use this information in an aggregate fashion to track access to our website.

Log Files and Your Reading History. Kabbiz may automatically log certain usage information about your use of the Services, including a reading history of the pages you view on the Site. This is to be used only for analytics purposes.

We may use this information in order to provide you with customized recommendations on the Site based on your viewing history. We also use log files in the aggregate to analyze usage of our websites and mobile applications.

Information Collected by Third Parties Using Technology. Some of the services and advertisements included in the Services, including on the Site, are delivered or served by third-party companies that may place or recognize cookies, Web beacons or other technology to track certain non-personal information about our website users. For example, in the course of serving certain advertisements, some advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser in order to collect certain information about your use of the Kabbiz Services. In many cases, this information could be used to show you ads based on your interests on other websites in order to provide a better and more seamless browsing experience for you that will align with your interests.
We do not have access to, nor control over, advertisers’ or service providers’ use of cookies or other tracking technologies or how they may be used.
Your access to our website should not be affected if you do not accept cookies served by third parties.

WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER ABOUT YOU

Providing the Services You Request. We use the information we gather about you to enable your use of the Services, fulfill your requests for certain services, such as sending out electronic newsletters and enabling you to participate in and renew paid services [where applicable], polls, contests, and message boards in the event that they are introduced onto www.kabbiz.com or any of its subdomains.

Statistical Analysis. We perform statistical, demographic and marketing analyses of users of the Services, for service development purposes and to generally inform advertisers about the nature of our subscriber base. We use this information for analysis purposes, including analysis to improve customer relationships.

Customizing Your Experience. We may use the information that we collect to allow advertising to be targeted to the users for whom such advertising is most pertinent. We may also use this information to customize certain features of Kabbiz to provide you with an enhanced experienced based on the type of device you are using to access Kabbiz, and in certain cases, provide you with requested services.

Relevant Advertising. We may use demographic and preference information to allow advertising on Kabbiz Services to be targeted to the users for whom they are most pertinent. This means users see advertising that is most likely to interest them, and advertisers send their messages to people who are most likely to be receptive, improving both the viewer’s experience and the effectiveness of the ads. We disclose information to third parties only in aggregate or de-identified form.

E-Mail Newsletters. Kabbiz will periodically send you e-mail newsletters or promotional e-mail about services offered by Kabbiz and its advertisers.

SHARING OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER

Kabbiz Media. If you have registered to use the Services, we will not sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your e-mail address or any information that personally identifies you without your permission, unless otherwise specified in this Privacy Policy.

In the future, we may sell, buy, merge or partner with other companies or businesses. In such transactions, we may include your information among the transferred assets as part of our offerings.

Service Providers. We may contract with other companies to provide services on our behalf, including credit-card/debit-card and billing processing, list processing and analytics or promotions management. In the event where these happen, we will provide these companies only with the information they need to perform their services. These service providers are restricted from using this data in any way other than to provide services for Kabbiz and the Services, and they may not share, resell or use the data for their own direct marketing purposes.

We reserve the right to disclose your opt-out information to third parties so they can suppress your name from future solicitations, in accordance with applicable laws. We may occasionally release personal information as required by law, for example, to comply with a court order or subpoena. (For more information, see the “Compliance with legal process” section of this policy.)

E-MAIL POLICY

Account and Service-Related E-Mail. Kabbiz reserves the right to send you e-mail relating to your account status and other transactional e-mails and notifications about major changes to Kabbiz Services and/or to our Privacy Policy. If you have registered for online discussions or other services, you may receive e-mail specific to your participation in those activities. If you registered for newsletters, you will receive email notifications that tally with the services you requested for and nothing more.

E-Mail Newsletters. Kabbiz offers e-mail newsletters and may offer more offerings in the future. If you no longer wish to receive a specific newsletter, follow the “unsubscribe” instructions through the email subscription service used; particularly MailChimp.

Survey E-Mail. We may send you an e-mail inviting you to participate in user surveys, asking for feedback on Kabbiz.com and existing or prospective products and/or services, as well as information to better understand our users. User surveys greatly help us to improve Kabbiz Services, and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties, except in aggregate form.

E-Mails From You. If you send us e-mails, you should be aware that information disclosed in e-mails may not be secure or encrypted and thus may be available to others. We suggest that you exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal or confidential information in e-mails. We may use your e-mail address to respond directly to your questions or comments. However, unless absolutely necessary, please refrain from disclosing personally identifying information in the emails you send to us.

Content Sharing Features. Kabbiz may provide features in the Services that allow you to e-mail links to articles (or other Content) or post Content to social media platforms, such as Facebook. The e-mail addresses or other information that you supply in connection with such features are saved for your convenience for future Content you may wish to share; these addresses are not used for any other purpose, and will not be shared with any third parties.

E-MAIL OPT-OUT POLICY

E-Mail Promotions. If, at any time, you prefer not to receive e-mail marketing information from us, simply follow the unsubscribe options at the bottom of each e-mail.

Protection of Your Information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect the information. Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. There may be attacks which are unpreventable by us; in the event of such, we are exempted from any and all liabilities that may accrue to us ordinarily.

Other Information

Compliance With Legal Process. We may disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process and this latter can be in the form of Court orders or subpoenas; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of Kabbiz Services; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions).

Changes to This Policy. This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. If we make a significant or material change in the way we use your personal information, the change will be posted on this page thirty (30) days prior to taking effect and registered users will be notified via the e-mail address associated with the user’s Kabbiz Account.