Last Modified on Aug 15, 2016
IFDB, Inc.’s. (“IFDB,” “we,” “us” or “our”) mission is to connect influencers and brands to allow them to be more productive and successful. Our registered users share their professional identities, engage with their network, and find business and career opportunities. Content on some of our services is also visible to unregistered viewers. We believe that our services allow our users to achieve their full potential.
This policy answers the following questions:
Types of Information We Collect
Personal information means information that can be used to identify and contact you. You do not need to submit personal information to access the IFDB Features generally. However, you may be required to submit personal information to access certain aspects of the Site, the App, and the IFDB Features. We may collect non-personal information such as your browser type, when you accessed the IFDB Features and from what physical location you accessed the IFDB Features. This information may be aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent, page views, and other statistics about users of the IFDB Features. We also may use this data to monitor the IFDB Features’ performance and to make the IFDB Features easier and more convenient to use.
We collect personal information when you create an account through the IFDB Features; subscribe to our newsletter; participate in registration forms, feedback forms or surveys; purchase a product through the IFDB Features; or receive customer or technical support.
To create an account for the IFDB Features, we require you to provide certain information to create your profile, including your name, email address, username, password, mailing address, phone numberlocation, , and gender. Providing additional information beyond what is required to create an account, including your hobbies or interests, a profile photo, biography, links to social media profiles and statistics about reach and engagement, date of birth, mailing address, additional contacts, public usernames for other social media profiles, audience demographic information, previous work, and brands that you like, have worked with in the past, or would like to work with in the future, and other information is optional, but enables you to gain more from the IFDB Features. Only your photograph and first name will be made available to other users with whom you are matched.
When purchasing services through the IFDB Features, you will also be required to provide a credit card number, billing address, phone number or other payment information, such as Paypal account information. No information of this type will be collected unless you have registered for services that require it.
We also offer features of the Site that allow you to link your account to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, or other social media networks. If you sign up for one of those features, we may also collect personal information from these services.
By submitting personal information through the Site, you authorize IFDB to share this personal information for the purposes identified herein and on the Site, such as responding to user inquiries, processing transactions, distributing materials, and requesting feedback.
Third Party Privacy Policies
How We Use Your Personal Information
We may use your personal information with non-personal information that we have collected in a manner such that the end-product does not personally identify you or any other user of the IFDB Features. We may make your personal information non-personally identifiable by either combining it with information about other users (aggregating your personal information with information about other users), or by removing characteristics (such as your name or email address) that make the information personally identifiable. This process is known as de-personalizing your information. You grant us a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable and fully transferable right and license to use your personal information in connection with the creation and development of analytical and statistical analysis tools relating to the use of the customer data we collect in providing the IFDB Features (the “Analytical Data”). We are expressly authorized to make any commercial use of the Analytical Data, including without limitation, sharing the Analytical Data with third parties, provided that we do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer from us any part of the Analytical Data that personally identifies any IFDB Features users.
Do Not Track
In compliance with California legislation, AB370, effective January 1, 2014, IFDB’s practices in responding to “do not track” signals and collecting user information over time and across a network of websites when you visit the Site are as follows: We honor the request of “do not track” signals sent by your browser when you visit the Site. Additionally, IFDB does not collect user information about your online activities over time and across different websites, or authorize third parties to do so.
Google Analytics and Mixpanel
IFDB uses Google Analytics and Mixpanel to help us learn about who visits the Site and what pages are being viewed.
Our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit the Site. This information includes your Internet Protocol address, your browser type and version, the search engine you used to find the IFDB Features, if any, which IFDB Features you use and from where, and when and how long you use them. We use this information to monitor and analyze how users use the IFDB Features, to provide customer service and to maintain and improve the IFDB Features. We may also collect similar information from emails we may send to you which then help us track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the IFDB Features.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13, or allow them to create an account for the IFDB Features. We take children’s privacy seriously, and encourage parents to play an active role in their children’s online experience at all times.
Sharing Your Information
Additional Information You Should Know About Third Parties
Control of Your Information
You may update or delete your personal information or modify your account preferences for the IFDB Features by accessing the account interface provided through the IFDB Features. Please note that if you disable your account, we will keep your contact information on file, and may retain other account information for a reasonable period of time afterward for the purpose of internal account management and fraud prevention activities.
Opting Out of Receiving Communications From Us
If you no longer want to receive our newsletter, emails or other announcements, you may unsubscribe by writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or following to the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our emails. Please note that you cannot unsubscribe from certain correspondence from us, including messages relating to your account transactions.
The personal information that you provide to us is stored on servers, which are located in secured facilities with restricted access, and protected by protocols and procedures designed to ensure the security of such information. In addition, we restrict access to personal information to IFDB employees, independent contractors and agents who need to know this information in order to develop, operate and maintain the IFDB Features. All IFDB personnel who have access to this information are trained in the maintenance and security of such information. However, no server, computer or communications network or system, or data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect user information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or through the use of any of the IFDB Features and you acknowledge and agree that you provide such information and engage in such transmissions at your own risk. Once we receive a transmission from you, we will endeavor to maintain its security on our systems. Additionally, we do not retain private data such as your credit card number after the transaction for which such information is provided has been processed.
In the event that personal information you provide to us is compromised as a result of a breach of security, when appropriate we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation, notify you and take the necessary steps to comply with any applicable laws and regulations.