WeFloat Privacy Policy

Effective June 1, 2012 

At WeFloat, we respect and protect the privacy of our members and those who use our website. This privacy statement provides details on how your personal information is collected and used. Personal information is any information that identifies you or would enable someone to contact you, such as your name, email address, phone number and other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing. This privacy statement applies to the WeFloat.net website. WeFloat is administered from Richmond, CA USA.

Security and Privacy

We employ reasonable safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of your personal information. We use industry-recognized technical safeguards and have adopted and implemented security procedures to protect your information from loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration. Notwithstanding our efforts, we cannot guarantee protection of this information given the open nature and resulting instability of the Internet, and we make no representations or warranties as to the effectiveness of our security and assume no liability for security breaches or any failure in the security of your computer equipment, your internet service provider or other networks and communications providers.

 

Sharing of Information

We will never sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their use without your consent.

If you accessed our Site through our partners, such as Facebook, we may share your information with the partner and the partner may share related information with us. Occasionally, we enter into contracts with third parties so that they can assist us in servicing you (for example, site technical service). Our contracts with such third parties prohibit them from using any of your personal information for any purpose beyond the purpose for which they were engaged, including for their own purposes, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information we provide to them. We may also share aggregated non-personally identifying information with third parties, such as the media. For example, we may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, our Site.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, a sale of all or a substantial portion of our assets, or other similar transaction, your information may be transferred as part of that transaction. We will notify you by email and/or a prominent notice on our website of any such transaction and the choices you may have regarding your information.

Lastly, we may disclose your personal information to courts, law enforcement authorities and/or other relevant third parties, such as internet service providers, when such disclosure is necessary or advisable, in our sole discretion, to conduct an investigation, respond to a third party or law enforcement subpoena or court order, bring legal action or pursue other relief when you or a third party are or may be: (a) violating our terms and conditions of use; (b) causing injury or other harm to, or otherwise violating our property or other legal rights, or those of other users or third parties; or (c) violating federal, state, local, or other applicable law.

Cookies

We use a variety of technologies on our Sites. Cookies are a text-only string of information that a website transfers to your browser on your computer so that the website can remember your information in the future. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a unique number. When you visit our Site we or an authorized third party may send you a cookie.

Cookies may be used in various ways, including: verifying the login status of members. Cookies also allow us to track site usage and determine user preferences for making our Site easier by providing you with a customized experience.

Information gathered through cookie usage is not linked to any personal identifying information. Once you submit personally identifiable information on our Site, we may link such information with cookies or other identifiers that are associated with your visit(s) to our Sites. You are able to accept or decline cookies by changing the settings in your browser. Disabling cookies in your browser will limit the capabilities you have on our Site. 

 

Choice/Opt-out

WeFloat tolerates only permission-based email. You may choose to customize your level of notifications in the "Edit Preferences" section of your member profile. Opt-out links will always be included in the footer of all email messages sent by us or members using our Site. If you believe that you have received an unsolicited commercial email from us on behalf of any of our members, you may report it to us at WeFloat Super Admin.

Access to Personal Information

You can update your account information, by logging in and then navigating to “My Stuff”, “My Settings” and click through the various menus. The “My Settings” page is also where you can manage various privacy and notification settings. If you would like to deactivate your account or obtain further information about or access to your personal information, you can do so by contacting customer support by email at WeFloat Super Admin.

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at WeFloat Super Admin. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

 

Invite a Friend

If you choose to use our invite service to invite a friend to our Site, we will ask you for your friend's email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit our website. Your friend may contact us at WeFloat Super Admin to request that we remove this information from our database.

Notification of Changes

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time. If we decide to change this privacy statement in any material way, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on the WeFloat website so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. For major changes in how we use personally identifying data, we will provide advance notice. In all cases, your continued use of our Site constitutes consideration and your binding acceptance to any such changes.