PRIVACY POLICY (UPDATED 3-27-2018)

Wedding Grid, ("Company", "us" or "we") respects the privacy of the visitors to the WeddingGrid.com (desktop and mobile) sites, the Wedding Grid core application, as well as other affiliated sites and mobile applications linking to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Site”). This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information, Automatically Gathered Information and Anonymous Information (each defined below) you submit to us or which we gather when you visit our Site. By accepting our Terms of Use Agreement, or by registering for a User Account on the Site you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.

 

This Privacy Policy applies to ALL users of the Mobile Application and Site, including both registered and unregistered users and visitors, ("Users"). "Event Users" are Users, who are brides, grooms, newlyweds and others using the site for planning a wedding or event. "Vendor Users" are Users who are vendors who provide services in the event industry. "Personal Information" is information about you that is personally identifiable to you, like your name, address, email address or phone number, as well as other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.

 

Consent

By using the Mobile Application and Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, and you expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Information according to this Privacy Policy by us or by third parties with whom we have a relationship. Your Personal Information may be processed by Wedding Grid in the country where it was collected, as well as other countries (including the United States) where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country. In addition, in the event you contact Wedding Grid via telephone, you understand, acknowledge and agree that such phone conversations may be recorded.

 

Notification of Changes

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time as our Services Mobile Application and Site change and expand. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we may email announcements, introduce pop-up notifications, or otherwise notify you through other means. Unless otherwise provided, the revised terms will take effect when they are posted. Once any changes that we make to this Privacy Policy become effective, your continued use of the Mobile Application and  Site after such time will signify your acceptance of the new terms.

 

What information is collected on this Site?

Personal Information

We collect Personal Information on or through the Mobile Application and the Site in various circumstances."Personal Information" is information that can be used to identify you or contact you as an individual, as well as information attributed to such information. Personal Information may include, for example: your name; age or date of birth; postal address; e-mail address; telephone number; wireless device address; text message address; screen name or username; photograph or photographs you may provide to the Site; gender; geolocation information; event dates and related information; information about your family; and interests, hobbies and demographic information. We collect Personal Information via the Mobile Application and the Site when you create an account on our Mobile Application and or the Site; edit your online profile; sign up for our newsletters; sign up for certain services; enter sweepstakes and contests; complete surveys; contribute to a chat room, bulletin board, message board, listserv, blog, wiki or other social forum on the Site; or submit a comment or question to us by using a "contact us" or similar feature on the Site.

 

Your Location

We may also automatically receive your location or other information when you use our services or services linked to our Site (including calendars, our mobile apps, or when you submit a photo or other materials that contain geographic information in its metadata). We may use various technologies to determine location, such as location services of your operating system or browser and sensor data from your computer or device that may, for example, provide information on nearby Wi-Fi access points and cell towers.

 

On our Mobile Application, you may not be able to participate in certain activities or access certain content unless you provide us with the requested Personal Information.This information will be treated in accordance with this Policy. With such features, our vendors may automatically send an email, text message (as further described in this Policy) or other communication inviting your "friend" or guest (i.e., the third party whose information you submit using such feature) to visit the Site, read the content or view the content or vendor, and your friend may elect to receive a reminder email, text message (as further described in this Policy) or other communication in advance of your wedding or other event and may contact us at help@weddinggrid.com to request that we remove this information from our database (and in some cases, may be able to opt out of receiving future promotional communications from us). We may store this information for purposes of sending this communication, providing you with services, tailoring ads displayed on the Site and elsewhere to the friend’s interests and history with us and tracking the success of such features.

 

Registration and Account Information

If you register with the Mobile Application and Site, we may collect and store Personal Information that specifically identifies you or the account you set up with Wedding Grid (your "Account"), including, for Event Users, your first name,- last name, e-mail address, wedding role (e.g., bride or groom), wedding date, and location of wedding, and for Vendor Users, business name, address, phone number, e-mail address. If you add Personal Information of others, such as your fiancé to the Mobile Application and Site in your profile or otherwise, you are representing that you are authorized to provide us with such information and that we may treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We may include other optional requests for information from you to help us tailor the Mobile Application and Site for you and deliver personalized information to you. We may supplement Personal Information you provide us with additional information purchased from third parties for marketing purposes. If you sign up to use the Mobile Application as a Bride, Groom or Couple, you agree that the information entered will be available for Wedding Vendors to contact you. In addition, if you register as a Wedding Vendor, you agree that the information entered will be available for Brides, Grooms or Couples to contact you.

 

Password

Use of portions of the Site requires you to establish a User ID and password. You agree that you will be responsible for maintaining your password as confidential and for any activity that occurs on your Account as a result of you sharing your password with another or failing to protect it. Wedding Grid is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to maintain the confidentiality of your password.

 

Advertising, Online Surveys, and Contests

Occasionally, Wedding Grid may conduct User surveys to collect information about our Users' preferences. These surveys are optional, and if you choose to respond, your responses will be treated in accordance with the survey terms, if any, and otherwise in accordance with this Privacy Policy. These surveys may be conducted by and processed through third parties. Similarly, we may offer contests to qualifying Users in which we ask for contact and demographic information such as name, email address and mailing address. The demographic information that Wedding Grid collects in the registration process and through surveys may be used to help us improve our Services through the Mobile Application and Site to meet the needs and preferences of our Users. This may include targeting advertising to you about our Mobile Application Services and Site. Information we gather through a contest may also be disclosed to third parties as necessary for prize fulfillment and other aspects of any contest or similar offering. Additionally, if we run a co-branded contest or survey with a partner unless the survey or contest terms provide otherwise, information that you provide pursuant to that contest or survey may be provided to that partner, after which it will be subject to that partner’s privacy policy.

 

User-Submitted Information

Wedding Grid reserves the right to retain any and all information submitted by Users through use of the Mobile Application and Site, including but not limited to reviews, public profile information, information submitted to surveys (created by us or any other third party), personal messages sent through the Site, and posts to message boards or forums. We may supplement Personal Information you provide us with additional information purchased from third parties for marketing purposes.

 

Automatically Gathered Information

Wedding Grid automatically collects information including but not limited to, browser type, browser software version, browser characteristics, IP address, location information, type of computer or mobile device, mobile carrier, unique device identifier, requesting and referring URLs and other information that may personally identify you ("Automatically Gathered Information"). We reserve the right to collect and manage this information at our discretion. We may use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies ("Tracking Technologies") to conduct research and analytics, to maintain records of Users' activities on our Site, to manage use of our Site and Site services (including third party services), to deliver advertisements to you or otherwise customize and improve your user experience, and as deemed necessary for additional Site management purposes. Additionally, we can and will use IP addresses to identify a User when we, in our sole discretion, determine that it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or to protect our service, Mobile Application, Site, customers, vendors, or others. We may combine your Automatically Gathered Information with your Personal Information. If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

 

Mobile Application and Site Activity

We may collect and store information about your use of the Mobile Application and Site, such as the terms that you search for, the pages or screens that you view, and the activities that you conduct on or using the Mobile Application and Site, including which vendors you review, list as favorites or booked or call or contact using the Mobile Application and Site and how you conduct those activities (collectively, “Mobile Application Activity and "Site Activity"). Mobile Application Activity and Site Activity may include actions that we are able to collect or infer using Automatically Gathered Information.

 

HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE INFORMATION

Site Transactions and Administration

We may use your information (including Personal Information and Automatically Gathered Information) for our own internal purposes, including but not limited to contacting you via email or telephone to inform you about updates to our Services and providing you with information relating to e-commerce transactions that you conduct on the Mobile Application and Site. We also reserve the right to disclose your information as described in the paragraphs below.

 

Contact, Appointment, and Consent

When you create a profile either as a Wedding Vendor, Bride, Groom or Couple, otherwise express your preference to receive special offers, solicitations or other communications from vendors or advertisers, information, including Personal Information, that you provide to us at that time or that you provided to us earlier may be stored by us and transmitted to these vendors or advertisers in order to facilitate their communication with you. If you consent to give your information to a third party this overrides any privacy settings in effect with respect to such information and the third party's use of the information is subject to the third party's privacy policy and Wedding Grid has no responsibility for the third party’s use of that information.

 

Advertising

We may send you to email communications including information that we think may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving these email communications by unsubscribing when the emails are sent.  


Legal Requests

Wedding Grid may disclose information about you if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or legitimate legal process or law enforcement instructions, investigations, and orders, including subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) protect or defend the rights, property, privacy or safety of Wedding Grid, our affiliates, you or others.

 

Affiliates

Wedding gride has or may have subsidiaries, joint ventures or other companies under a common control (collectively, "Affiliates").We may share some or all of your Personal Information with these Affiliates, in which case we will require our Affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.

 

Acquisition

If our company or all or any portion of our assets related to the Mobile Application and Site are acquired by another company (including in any bankruptcy or similar proceedings), that company will possess the Personal Information collected by us and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy inures to the benefit of successors and assigns of Wedding Grid.

 

Anonymous Information

We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as names) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We may use this Anonymous Information for any purpose including to analyze inquiry, request and usage patterns so that we may enhance Services and the Mobile Application and Site. We reserve the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in our discretion. "Anonymous Information" means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information.

 

Wedding Grid Vendors

We may share information from or about Event Users who use the Mobile Application and Site with Wedding Grid vendors, including Personal Information and the Mobile Application and Site Activity.

 

REGARDING CHILDREN

Wedding Grid Mobile Application and Web sites are designed and intended for use by adults. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about persons who are under the age of 18.

 

TERMINATING YOUR MEMBERSHIP/ACCOUNT

We save your Personal Information until your membership with us is terminated and you unsubscribe to email notifications. To terminate your membership, contact Customer Service at support@weddinggrid.com. If you terminate your membership, your Personal/Profile Information cannot be recovered. You may continue to receive email communications for a short period of time until we have updated all of our databases. After termination of your membership, your Personal Information may remain on our archived database and records. Notwithstanding the above, we will maintain information on Users who have been removed for violating our Membership Agreement, and we will maintain email addresses in our unsubscribe lists.

CONTACTING US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of Mobile Application and Site, you may contact Customer Service at support@weddinggrid.com