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SMACKSOCIAL, INC.
PRIVACY POLICY
Last updated: January 31, 2024

Thank you for choosing SmackSocial, Inc., ("we," "us," or "our") to discover offline events. We understand the importance of privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your information when you use our social coordination mobile app, website, and related services (collectively, the "Services"). We may update and make changes to this policy at any time, so we encourage you to review it periodically.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We may collect and process the following information about you:

  • Account Information: When you create an account, we collect your name, birthdate, email address, and username.

  • Profile Information: You have the option to provide additional information, such as your profile picture, bio, interests, and location.

  • Event-related Information: When you interact with events, RSVP, or create events, we collect information related to those activities, such as event preferences, attendance, and event details.

  • Communication Data: We may collect data when you communicate with other users or us, including messages, posts, comments, and other content shared within the Services.

  • Usage Data: We automatically collect certain information about how you use our Services, including your IP address, device information, browser type, and operating system. While you use our services, we may collect, with your prior permission, information regarding your location, information from your device’s contacts list, or pictures and other information from your device’s camera and photo library. You can enable or disable access to this information at any time through your device settings.
     

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • Providing and Improving Services: To deliver and maintain our Services, personalize your experience, and enhance our features and functionality.

  • Communication: To communicate with you about your account, respond to your inquiries, and send you service-related notifications.

  • Event Recommendations: To suggest relevant friends, organizations, businesses, or public events based on your preferences and interests.

  • Analytics: To analyze user behavior, monitor trends, and gather statistical information to improve our Services.

  • Marketing: With your explicit consent, we may use your information to send you promotional communications about our Services or those of our partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of these emails or by contacting us directly.
     

INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE

We may share your information in the following circumstances:

  • Event Organizers and Attendees: We may share your name and profile information with event organizers and other attendees to facilitate event participation and networking.

  • Service Providers: We engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in delivering and improving our Services, and they may process your information on our behalf. We ensure that such service providers are bound by strict confidentiality and data protection obligations.

  • Legal Compliance and Protection: We may disclose your information if required by law or in response to valid legal requests, to protect our rights, or to prevent fraud or security threats.

  • Other Companies: We may share your information with other companies if we sell or transfer our business or assets. We may share your information with our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include our parent company and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners, or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.

  • International Transfers: Your personal information may be transferred to and processed in countries other than the country in which you reside. These countries may have different data protection laws than your country.
     

DATA RETENTION

We only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. If you wish to access, update, or delete your information, please contact us.
 

DATA TRANSFER

Your information is processed at our operating offices and at data centers located in the United States. That means that this information may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those in your jurisdiction. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

 

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and we will not knowingly transfer your information to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

 

COOKIES

We use cookies, which are small data files, to make our site work, remember your preferences, and improve our services.

 

  • Usage: Cookies allow our site to function properly and help us understand how you use our services.

  • Types: We use temporary session cookies (deleted when you close the browser) and persistent cookies (stay until deleted or expired).

  • Purpose: Essential cookies are needed for our site to work. Performance cookies help us improve. Functional cookies remember your preferences. 

  • Control: You can change your cookie settings in your browser, but this may affect how our site works.

  • Consent: By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies. You may decline our cookies if your browser permits, although your use of the Site may then be restricted.
     

SECURITY

We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Remember that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

YOUR RIGHTS AND CHOICES

You have the following rights with respect to your personal information:

  • The right to access your information. You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we have about you.

  • The right to correct your information. You have the right to correct any inaccuracies in your personal information.

  • The right to delete your information. You have the right to request that we delete your personal information. Please note, however, that we may need to retain certain information when we have a legal obligation or lawful basis to do so.

  • The right to object to our processing of your information. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal information for marketing purposes.

  • The right to withdraw your consent. If you have given us your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

You can manage your privacy settings and communication preferences within your account settings. If you have any questions or need assistance in exercising your rights, please contact us.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Our Services are not directed to individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, we will take steps to delete it.
 

THIRD-PARTY LINKS AND EXTERNAL WEBSITES

Our Services may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those websites or services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and terms of service of any third-party websites or services that you visit.
 

GOVERNING LAW

This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the State of Utah. If any provision of this Privacy Policy is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision will be struck from this Privacy Policy and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.
 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal obligations. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on our website or through other communication channels. The updated version will be posted on our website and will be effective as soon as it is posted. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates.
 

CONTACT US

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us. We will strive to respond to your inquiries and address your concerns in a timely and appropriate manner.

 

By using our Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

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