Effective date: 03 May 2019
At LinkRick, your privacy is a top priority. Your privacy is at the core of the way we design and build the services and products you know and love, so that you can fully trust them and focus on building meaningful connections.
We appreciate that you put your trust in us when you provide us with your information and we do not take this lightly.
We may collect two types of data and information from our Users:
Non-Personal Information, which is non-identifying and non-identifiable information, without particular reference to the identity of the User from which such information was collected; and
Personal Information, which is individually identifiable information that identifies an individual or may with reasonable effort identify an individual, either alone or in combination with other information or may be of private or sensitive nature. For example, name, address, telephone number, email address, as well as photo, gender, birthday, anniversary, street address and zip code, country of residence, profession, work, professional website, location, Facebook page, Twitter address and many other social links or access of mobile apps and a short Description.
Account Information: When you sign up for an Account, we may require certain information such as your full name, phone number, email address and password. You may optionally choose to sign into LinkRick using a third party (e.g. your Google or Facebook login). If you choose to do this, you will be asked whether you agree to the third party providing certain information to LinkRick such as your name, email address, profile photo, and other information associated with your account.
Profile Information: To help improve your experience or enable certain features of the Services, you may choose to create a profile including information such as your name, photo, banner, emails, phone numbers, web urls, physical address, dates, job title, gender, description, work and social accounts.
Referrals. When you use LinkRickApp to refer our Services to others we will collect and use any contact information you choose to provide and automatically generate an invitation to the contacts you select.
General Communication : If you contact LinkRick (for example via email or phone) we will collect information such as your name, phone number, email address, as well as any other content that you provide. We also may create event logs to diagnose product or app related issues, and capture information relating to any support or service issues. To improve customer service, subject to applicable laws, we may also record and review conversations with customer support representatives and analyze any feedback provided through voluntary customer surveys.
Additional Information : You may otherwise choose to provide us information when you fill in a form, conduct a search, update or add information to your Account, respond to surveys, provide feedback, request support, post to forums, participate in promotions, or use other features of our Services. We may also collect information at other points in our Services when clearly stated that information is being collected.
LinkRick may also allow our business partners to use these tracking technologies on our Platform or engage others to track your behavior on our behalf. While you may disable the usage of cookies through your browser settings, our Services currently do not respond to a “Do Not Track” signal in the HTTP header from your browser or mobile application due to lack of standardization regarding how that signal should be interpreted.
The main reason LinkRick use your information is to deliver and improve our services. Additionally, LinkRick use your info to help keep you safe and to provide you with advertising that may be of interest to you. LinkRick may use the personal information collected to provide, maintain, improve, analyze and personalize the Services to its Users, partners and third party providers.
LinkRick use the information we collect to improve and personalize the Services and to develop new ones. For example, LinkRick use the information to troubleshoot and protect against errors; perform data analysis and testing; conduct research and surveys; and develop new features and services.-
LinkRick do not consider personal information to include information that has been made anonymous or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific person, whether in combination with other information or otherwise. We Maintain User spam lists and build a community based spam blocking directory.
Create and manage your account, Provide you with customer support and respond to your requests, Complete your transactions, Communicate with you about our services, including order management and billing, Analyze your profile, activity on the service, and preferences to recommend meaningful connections to you and recommend you to others and Show users’ profiles to one another.
LinkRick may contact you for verification purposes or with information pertaining to the Services or special offers, e.g. newsletter e-mails, SMS and similar notifications about LinkRick’s and our business partners’ products and services. We also use the collected information to respond to you when you contact us.
LinkRick may also process your Contacts and relationship information to suggest people for you to invite to use our Services. When you have chosen to send a referral to another individual or organization, we may process your Contacts and relationship information to facilitate your referral invitations.
Register you and display your profile on new Tinder features and apps, Administer your account on these new features and apps, Develop, display and track content and advertising tailored to your interests on our services and other sites, Communicate with you by email, phone, social media or mobile device about products or services that we think may interest you, Develop new features and services, Address ongoing or alleged misbehavior on and off-platform, Perform data analysis to better understand and design countermeasures against these activities and Retain data related to fraudulent activities to prevent against recurrences
Your Personal and Business information may also be combined with other Users of our Services data to provide Personal and Business Information enrichment. In Personal and Business Information enrichment, a User is able to match a Information that they possess to our Completed Information Data and receive back a subset of the information from the relevant Completed Information Data for that individual.
LinkRick may use the collected information to comply with applicable laws and to enforce our agreements and protect and defend the rights or safety of LinkRick, its Users or any other person and verify provided User profile information with third party providers and ensure technical service functionality and data accuracy, perform trouble-shooting and prevent or detect fraud, security breaches or illegal activities.
LinkRick may create Anonymous Data records from information by excluding certain private data in a manner that makes the data not personally identifiable. We use this Anonymous Data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our Services and improve Site navigation. LinkRick reserve the right to use Anonymous Data for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Data to third parties in our sole discretion.
LinkRick may share and disclose information that is included as part of the functionality of the Services. You may authorize us to disclose your information to others, such as when you connect a third party application or website to access your Account, when you participate in promotional activities conducted by our partners or third parties or when you exercise consent as requested in the use of our Services.
With other users
You share information with other users when you voluntarily disclose information on the service (including your personal and business profile). Please be careful with your information and make sure that the content you share is stuff that you’re comfortable being publically viewable since neither you nor we can control what others do with your information once you share it.
With our service providers and partners
We use a variety of third party service providers to help us provide our Services. These Service providers may be located anywhere worldwide in countries outside your country of residence. We transfer information to trusted vendors, service providers, and other partners who support our business and Services, such as providing technical infrastructure services, bug testing, analyzing how our Services are used, measuring the effectiveness of ads and services and facilitating payments as well as potential partners who may wish to work with us to provide other services. We follow a strict vetting process prior to engaging any service provider or working with any partner. All of our service providers and partners must agree to strict confidentiality obligations.
Comply with Law, Legal Process and Enforce the Legal Rights
Protect the security and safety of Users or members of the public or other aspects of public importance, provided, of course, that such disclosure is lawful. LinkRick may disclose Personal Data if it believes in good faith that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any legal investigation to comply with applicable laws such as a court order, subpoena or search warrant, government / law enforcement investigation or other legal requirements, to assist in the prevention or detection of or to protect the safety of any person.
LinkRick may disclose and transfer Your Information to our associated or affiliated organizations or related entities and to any third party who acquires, our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.
Social Media Platforms
The social media platforms with which we may share your Personal Data are not controlled or supervised by us. Therefore, any questions regarding how your social media platform service provider processes your Personal Data should be directed to such provider.
LinkRick will only retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which we have collected it, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. This includes information that you have made available to our Database for the purposes of improving the Services for both you and other Users of our Services.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means and the applicable legal requirements.
LinkRick may retain data for further periods but is not obligated to do so in all instances. LinkRick shall not be liable or responsible for non – availability or non – retention of data or information beyond the termination of the User account.
The retention period may extend beyond the end of User account, but it will be only as long as it is necessary for LinkRick to have sufficient information to respond to any issues that may arise later, including but not limited to retention for the purpose of investigations or ongoing prosecutions or in case of Suspicious transactions or if LinkRick requires the information for its records or to support legal proceedings, or if LinkRick believes in good faith that a law, regulation, rule or guideline requires it.
Subsequently, LinkRick cannot ensure or warrant the security or confidentiality of information you transmit to us or receive from us by Internet or wireless connection, including email, phone, or SMS, since we have no way of protecting that information once it leaves and until it reaches us. If you have reason to believe that your data is no longer secure, please contact us at [email protected]. LinkRick however takes all reasonable steps to secure data and information pertaining to its Users, including those prescribed under applicable laws and Rules framed thereunder.
Right to withdraw consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information collected on the basis of your consent at any time. Your withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of LinkRick’s data processing based on consent before your withdrawal.
Deletion: You can delete your account by using the corresponding functionality directly on the service.
Accessing or Rectifying: If you have registered an account on Twitter, we provide you with tools and account settings to access, correct, delete, or modify the personal data you provided to us and associated with your account.
Updating your Information: If you believe that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or that we are no longer entitled to use it and want to request its rectification, deletion or object to its processing.
Right to object to processing: Where the processing of your personal information is based on consent, contract or legitimate interests you may restrict or object, at any time, to the processing of your personal information as permitted by applicable law. We can continue to process your personal information if it is necessary for the defense of legal claims, or for any other exceptions permitted by applicable law.
LinkRick strongly encourages parents and guardians to supervise the online activities of their minor children and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers to help provide a child-friendly online environment. These tools also can prevent minors from disclosing their name, address, and other personally identifiable information online without parental permission. Although the LinkRick Website and Services are not intended for use by minors, LinkRick respects the privacy of minors who may inadvertently use the internet or the mobile application.