Last updated on 01/10/2011
The terms "we", "us", “our”, and "WACHOX" refer to www.wachox.com and the terms "you" and "your" refer to anyone, a user of www.wachox.com. The term "personal information" means any information that user provides to us which personally identifies you to be contacted or identified, such as your name, phone number, address, and any other data that is tied to such information.
1. Information We Collect
We use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that the collection of personal information is limited to that which is necessary for operations of WACHOX. We collect user submitted account information such as name, email address, mobile phone number and other data to identify you and send you notifications related to the use of the service. Considering the nature of information required, we also collect location information such as city, state or zip. We collects user submitted photos, reviews, and ratings provided by users, local businesses and service providers. Furthermore, we also collect information indirectly submitted by the user when he/she visits the website i.e. we log your browser-type related information such as IP address, requested URL, referring URL, timestamp etc..
2. How We Use Your Information
The information collected from you will be used for several purposes listed below. However, the use of information will not be limited to the list below.
Account information. When user creates an account to take advantage of the full range of services offered on WACHOX, we would ask for personal information such as your name and email address and some other information. This information will be recorded with us and we would use your email address to send user the updates, news, and newletters (if you willingly subscribe to the newsletter during signup, or anytime after sign up) and contact user on behalf of other users when required.
Telephone numbers: As of now all phone numbers are being collected for the purpose of database creation. However, WACHOX plans to provide users with the facility of sms discount coupons and recommendations and many other services for which phone numbers would be used. For providing these services, WACHOX reserves the right to share the phone number on which this information would be requested/received with the business whose information would be requested/received. WACHOX plans to use the collected information in several other ways; however, we assure that this information will not be made public or sold to any third party. Only the clubs or organizations to which a particular user connects will have the access to specific information about the user. WACHOX is not liable for misuse of this information by these specific clubs or organizations or people.
Submissions: We store and may publicly display information provided by the user in terms of reviews, comments or any other information in order to provide the services that we offer. When we display such information we do so together with your account name.
Feedback. If you contact us to provide feedback, register a complaint, or ask a question, we will record any personal information and other content that you provide in your communication so that we can effectively respond to your communication.
Activity. We record information relating to your use of WACHOX, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer WACHOX and provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user’s behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interests in various areas of WACHOX and to inform advertisers about the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on, their advertising banners. As this analysis is performed on the complete data, any user cannot be identified from this aggregate information.
3. Transfer of Information
We may distribute your submissions to third parties, as permitted pursuant to our Terms of Service. The third parties may in turn publicly display or publish your submissions in connection with their own websites and media platforms. When we distribute your submissions to third parties, we typically include your account name (but not your personal information unless you include your personal information in your submissions). WACHOX will notify users when the information about users may be provided to third parties in ways other than explained above, and users will have the option to prevent such information sharing.
4. Others' information
When users provide WACHOX with another person's e-mail address so that the person may be invited to create an account on WACHOX website or become your friend or to share some information. We reserve the right to use this information to contact and, if necessary, remind that person about the invitation or information. By providing WACHOX with another person's e-mail address, user represent to us that he or she has obtained the consent of the person concerned as regards such disclosure to WACHOX of their personal information. We may disclose such information if required to do so in order to comply with legal process, as described above.
Being an information portal, WACHOX may contain links to third party websites to which WACHOX may or may not have any affiliation. However, WACHOX does not share user’s personal information with any of the websites in ways other than described in the section “transfer of information” and is not responsible for third party website’s privacy practices. We suggest you read the privacy polices on these third party websites.
6. Controlling Your Personal Information
WACHOX does not take the responsibility of any information disclosed voluntarily (e.g., user name, e-mail address) via reviews, messages, forums, postings, or in other areas of the web site. As the activities regarding such information done by third parties are beyond the control of WACHOX, we recommend avoid disclosing such information. In case user wish to close his or her account on WACHOX and remove all personal information from the website, he or should contact WACHOX website administrator. WACHOX will, in its best capacity, try to remove personal information from getting publish on website.
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