Privacy Policy  Updated 2-11-15

InTown.com provides branded web and mobile advertising platform services for its Third Party Partners and Business Clients on the InTown.com web platform and/or mobile application.  In all cases below, the term “InTown” used herein describes and refers to InTown.com.  By accessing or using our website you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound to all of the terms of this Privacy Policy and the InTown Terms of Use.  If you do not agree to these terms, exit this page and do not access or use the website or mobile application.

 

The InTown Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of any personal information you provide us on our website or mobile application.  “Personal Information” is information that is personally identifiable to you, including your name, email address, and any other non-public information that is associated with the preceding.  

 

Changes to Privacy Policy:            

If there are any changes made to the InTown Privacy Policy, those changes will be posted to this document and other locations frequented by InTown users to ensure awareness of such changes.

 

Information Collected:

Two types of information are collected from InTown Clients and Users: Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information.

 

Personally Identifiable Information:  

Personally Identifiable Information is information that identifies a specific Client or User. When engaging in certain activities on the InTown website or mobile application, such as creating an account or similar activities, InTown may ask the Client or User to provide certain information about themselves. It is optional for you to engage in any Identification Activity. If the Client or User elects to engage in an Identification Activity they are bound to the terms herein. Depending on the activity, some of the information InTown requests from Clients and Users are identified as required and some are identified as voluntary.

 

Non-Personally Identifiable Information:

 Non-Personally Identifiable Information is information that does not identify a specific User or Client. This type of information may include things like the Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) of the website visited before coming to the InTown website, the URL of the website visited after leaving the InTown website, the type of browser being used and Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. InTown may automatically collect this information upon the Client or User’s visit to the InTown website through the use of electronic tools such as Cookies and Web Beacons or Pixel Tags.  InTown uses Non-Personally Identifiable Information to troubleshoot, administer the website and mobile application, analyze trends, gather demographic information, comply with applicable law, and cooperate with law enforcement activities.

 

Personal Information that You Provide:

In general, InTown collects Personal Information that Clients and Users submit voluntarily through the InTown website or mobile application. InTown also collects information that is submitted in the process of creating or editing an account and profile through the InTown website or mobile application. When Clients and Users personalize their profiles and use the features of the InTown website and mobile application, information that is voluntarily provided is collected. InTown may also request optional information to support Clients and Users use of InTown. InTown collects information in the form of the content that is submitted during the Client or User’s use of InTown, such as photos, reviews, ratings and other information Clients and Users choose to submit. InTown may also collect information from any social network connected to the InTown website or mobile application, in order to provide a more personalized experience. When Users sign up for, or win, any contests, sweepstakes, or other activities that are made available by InTown, the information designated along with such activity will be collected, which may include contact information such as addresses and phone numbers. Additionally, InTown will collect any information that is voluntarily entered, including Personal Information, into any postings, comments, or forums within the InTown community.

 

Use and Disclosure of Information:

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, InTown does not sell, trade, rent, or otherwise share for marketing purposes the Personal Information that is collected, with third parties, unless Clients or Users request or authorize InTown to do so. In general, Personal Information submitted to InTown is used to provide access to InTown and to improve the InTown platform and experience. Additionally, InTown does not share Client or User content preferences or other information with the social network with which they may have used to connect to InTown.

 

InTown may provide Personal Information to third-party service providers who work on behalf of or with InTown to provide some of the services and features offered by InTown. Examples of such services include sending email, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing payments (including credit card payments), and providing customer service. InTown requires third-party service providers to agree not to use such information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to InTown. Some or all of the User’s Personal Information (other than credit card information) may be shared with Clients whose promotions or gift cards Users have selected, for their commercial purposes and to provision the promotion or gift card... If the Client does not want InTown to use or disclose Personal Information collected in the manner identified in this Privacy Policy, they may not use InTown.

 

InTown may disclose Personal Information if it is believed to be in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on InTown; or (b) to protect and defend InTown’s rights or property, the Client or User, or third parties. Upon agreeing to this Privacy Policy, Clients and Users hereby consent to InTown sharing Personal Information under the circumstances described herein.

 

 

Third Party Websites and Advertising:

InTown may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that InTown is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other websites. InTown encourages our Clients and Users to read the Privacy Statements of each and every website they visit. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by InTown through the InTown website and mobile application and does not apply to these third-party websites. The ability to access information of third-parties from InTown, or links to other websites or locations, is for the Client’s and User’s convenience and does not signify InTown’s endorsement of such third-parties, their products, services or their content.

 

Choices Regarding Personal Information:

InTown offers Clients and Users choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of Personal Information. Clients and Users have a right at any time to stop InTown from contacting them for marketing purposes. When receiving promotional communications from InTown, Clients and Users may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from InTown and will have the opportunity to "opt-out" by following the Unsubscribe instructions provided within that email or by contacting InTown directly at Support@InTown.com. Despite indicated email marketing preferences, InTown may send administrative emails regarding InTown, including, for example, administrative and transactional confirmations, and notices of updates to this Privacy Policy if InTown chooses to provide such notices to Clients and Users in this manner.

 

Security:  

Security is a subject that InTown takes extremely seriously.  Clients and Users can access their Personally Identifiable Information on the InTown website or mobile application through an email address and password. This password is encrypted. InTown recommend that Clients and Users do not share their password with anyone. In addition, Personally Identifiable Information resides on a secure server that only selected personnel and contractors have access to. InTown encrypts certain sensitive information using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to ensure that Personally Identifiable Information is safe as it is transmitted to InTown.  InTown does not store or even have access to any customers’ credit card numbers or banking information provided for the use of InTown’s services.  Authorized.net, stores your personal information and credit card numbers through the use of their Customer Information Manager (CIM).  CIM tokenizes and stores all of InTown’s customer’s sensitive payment information on Authorized.net’s secure servers for one time, returning customers and recurring transactions.

 

Use by Children/Minors:

Minors under the age of 18 may not use the InTown website or mobile application. InTown does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18, and no part of the InTown website or mobile application are designed to attract anyone under the age of 18.

 

Facebook & Twitter Log In Connect: 

The InTown Site allows users to access Facebook Connect to interact with friends and to share on Facebook through Wall and friends' News Feeds. If you are logged into InTown and Facebook, when you click on "Connect with Facebook" your profiles will merge if the email addresses match. If the email addresses don't match, we ask you if you want to merge them and you must enter your InTown password to validate that they control that account. If you are already logged into InTown but not logged into Facebook, when you click on "Connect with Facebook" you will be prompted to enter your Facebook credentials or to "Sign up for Facebook." By proceeding you are allowing the InTown Site to access your information and you are agreeing to the Facebook Terms of Use in your use of InTown Sites.

Conversely, if you are not currently registered as an InTown user and you click on "Sign in Using Facebook," you will first be asked to enter your Facebook credentials and then be given the option to register and join InTown. Once you register on the InTown site and Connect with Facebook, you will be able to automatically post recent activity back to Facebook. You have the option to disable Facebook Connect at any time by visiting the Facebook Application Settings page.

 

Contacting InTown: 

laura@intown.com