1. The Information podiffy Collects
User-provided Information: You may provide to podiffy what is generally called "personally identifiable" information (such as your name, email address, postal mailing address, home/mobile telephone number) if you log in to the podiffy Platform, or otherwise use the features and functionality of the podiffy Platform. You may also provide other information to podiffy, including your age, location, and gender, through use of its functionality and features, such as by creating a * user profile."Cookies" Information: When you access the podiffy Platform, we or one of our advertising partners, may send one or more cookies - small text files that contain a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer. podiffy may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the podiffy Platform. Persistent cookies can be removed. Please review your web browser's "Help" file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings."Automatically Collected" Information: When you access the podiffy Platform or open one of our HTML emails, we may automatically record certain information from your system by using different types of tracking technology. This "automatically collected" information may include Internet Protocol address ("IP Address"), a unique device or user ID, version of software installed, system type, the referring search query used to locate content and pages on the podiffy Platform, the content and pages that you access on the podiffy Platform, the dates and times that you visit the podiffy Platform, and information from your Facebook account that you make publicly available, which is provided to us by Facebook via the Facebook APIs.
2. The Way podiffy Uses Information
podiffy uses the information that you provide or that we collect to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features and services found on the podiffy Platform as well as to track user-generated content and Users to the extent necessary to comply as a service provider with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.We will use your email address and any other contact information you provide, without further consent, for administrative communications such as notifying you of major podiffy Platform updates, for customer service purposes, to address copyright infringement or defamation issues, or to contact you regarding any content that you have posted to or downloaded from the podiffy Platform.podiffy uses all of the information that we collect to understand the usage trends and preferences of our Users, to improve the way the podiffy Platform works and looks, and to create new features and functionality.podiffy may use "Automatically Collected" information and "Cookies" information to: (a) automatically update the podiffy application on your system; (b) remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you access the podiffy Platform; (c) monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages accessed; (d) provide such metrics to Users as they pertain to such User's uploaded content; and (e) track your entries, submissions, and status in any promotions or other activities.
3. When podiffy Discloses Information
podiffy does not share your personally identifiable information with other organizations for their marketing or promotional uses without your prior express consent.podiffy may disclose aggregated or other types of non-personally identifiable information to third parties for various purposes, including marketing or promotional uses. For example, podiffy may disclose non-personally identifiable information to interested third parties to assist them in understanding the usage, viewing, and demographic patterns on the podiffy Platform.Please be aware that any personally identifiable information that you voluntarily choose to display on the podiffy Platform - such as when you publish attribution credits for documents or profile information - becomes publicly available and may be collected and used by others without restriction.We may disclose User information to affiliated companies or other businesses or persons to: provide web site hosting, maintenance, and security services; fulfill orders; conduct data analysis and create reports; offer certain functionality; and assist podUP in improving the podiffy Platform and creating new services features. We require that these parties process such information in compliance with this Privacy Notice, we authorize only a limited use of such information, and we require these parties to use reasonable confidentiality measures.podiffy may disclose User information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright law) or respond to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, or warrant in the manner required by the requesting entity.podiffy also reserves the right to disclose User information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary: to take precautions against liability; to protect podUP from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the podiffy Platform; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of podiffy, our Users, or others.
4. Your Choices
You may, of course, decline to share your personally-identifiable information with podiffy, in which case podiffy will not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality found on the podiffy Platform. You may update, correct, or delete your user information and preferences at any time.To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE SECRECY OF YOUR UNIQUE PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION AT ALL TIMES.
5. Third-Party Advertisers
[podiffy adheres to the Digital Advertising Alliance's Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising, available at http://www.aboutads.info. Our advertising partners, such as RapLeaf, Bizo and BlueKai, may use technology to provide the advertisements that appear on the podiffy Platform and to use data collected through the podiffy Platform, as described above and in this section, to better target ads shown on podiffy and other websites. For a list of many of the advertisers that may work with podiffy please visit http://www.aboutads.info/participating .