Effective Date: July 9, 2019
Welcome! This notice explains our online information practices and choices you have about the collection and use of information you submit or we collect through the Tivvit mobile application (the “Tivvit App”) and related website, including www.tivvitapp.com, services, and tools that link to this Privacy Notice (collectively, the “Tivvit Platform”). The Tivvit Platform is owned or operated by StyleMates, Inc. (“StyleMates”).
By using any portion of the Tivvit Platform, you expressly consent to our collection, use, disclosure, and retention of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.
1. Information We Collect
(a) Registration and Account Information: When you download the Tivvit App and register for an account with us, you choose to give us your personal information and are not anonymous to us. Account registration requires that you provide personal information such as your full name, email address, username and password. You can also choose to provide information in your profile field, including, your biographical information, gender, interests, phone number, and website address. Personal information is associated with your account when you sign in as a registered user.
(b) Participation in Our Referral Program: The Tivvit referral program is an affiliate marketing program that allows participating users to earn commissions based on their activity on the Tivvit App (“Program”). If you decide to participate in the Program, you may be required to provide additional financial information (e.g. bank account) and your tax identification number (as applicable) for tax purposes as set forth in the Program Terms. Information you provide in connection with the Program will be further subject to the Program Terms.
(c) Information to Respond to Your Requests: When you send us questions or sign up for notifications or other communications, we may communicate with you through notifications and messaging in the Tivvit App. You may also be asked to provide your email address for notifications and communications outside the Tivvit App. When you send us your questions you may provide additional personal information about yourself to enable us to provide an individualized response to your request. Details of how you can opt-out of receiving communications from us are detailed in the Section 3 (Your Choices, Preferences and Opt-Out).
(d) Information from Other Sources: The information we collect may be combined with information from the records of our third party service providers that we have acquired in accordance with the law. If one of the Tivvit App users chooses to send you a referral link from the Tivvit App, we may obtain your email address from that user. We will also receive information from participating retailers and merchants about purchases made through a referral link on the Tivvit App in order to calculate and allocate applicable commissions as part of the Program and to post information about purchase activity.
(e) Content You Submit on the Tivvit Platform: We provide opportunities for you to submit or post images (e.g., photos of products that may or may not include a person) comments, opinions, reviews or other content. The content you submit or post may include additional personal information, including information about your preferences. This content can include information about the content you provide (like metadata), such as the location of a photo or the date a file was created. We also collect information about the people, collections, and hashtags that you are connected to and how you interact with those elements across the Tivvit Platform.
(f) Mobile Device Information: We may collect additional information from you if you access the Tivvit Platform through a mobile device (e.g., your unique device identifier, device’s operating system, IP address, mobile browser, and mobile carrier) and data you allow us to receive through the device settings you turn on (such as access to your photos).
(g) Your Usage Information: When you visit any portion of the Tivvit Platform, we collect usage information sent to us by your computer, mobile, or other access device that tells us how you are using the Tivvit Platform and what third party sites you visit from the Tivvit Platform (“usage information”). This may include information on how you use the Tivvit Platform, such as content you view or engage with, features you use, searches and actions you take, users and collections you interact with, and what posts and content you view. We may use tracking technologies (e.g., cookies, web beacons, clear gifs, embedded scripts, e-tags, unique device ID) to collect usage information.
We may also collect password information from you when you log in, as well as computer and/or connection information. During some visits we may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, time spent on certain pages and page interaction information.
Our goal is to collect and use only that information that we think is required for our legitimate business interests, in order to operate the Tivvit Platform and the Program and to better understand your interests and improve your experience of using the Tivvit Platform.
(h) Social Media Information: To log onto the Tivvit App, you must use your facebook or Google credentials. When you link your facebook or Google account or engage with the Tivvit App, you understand that we will have ongoing access to your username, profile picture, and certain information stored on those platforms as permitted by the platform. You grant us permission to show your username, profile picture and information about your actions (such as likes) and your comments in connection with your account and your posted collections on the Tivvit App and other users and collections that you interact with or follow. The information we have access to from the platforms varies by platform and is controlled by your privacy settings on that platform and by your consent.
2. Uses and Retention
(a) Operate the Tivvit Platform: We use the information collected to (i) provide services and the features of the Tivvit Platform; (ii) create, maintain and manage your account; (iii) track and process the results of your participation in the Program, as applicable, and recommend collections or posts that you may like; (iv) administer promotions and other offers; (v) develop, maintain, improve, support and customize the Tivvit Platform and our services and offerings; (vi) target marketing efforts and conduct research and analysis; (vii) respond to customer service requests; and (viii) protect the security of the Tivvit Platform and your account.
(b) Program Administration: We use information collected about posts you view and purchases you make through referral links on the Tivvit App in order to calculate and allocate applicable commissions as part of the Program.
(c) Data Analysis and Research: We use aggregate information about our users, including aggregate usage information, and non-personal information to analyze the Tivvit Platform and user behavior and prepare aggregated reports to better understand operation of the Tivvit Platform and for related business purposes. We may further use this aggregated information and non-personal information for research purposes, including with third parties, and may publish the results of the research and data analysis; provided that this information will be in an aggregated and anonymized form so as not to identify a particular user.
(e) Communicate With You: We use your information to (i) contact you about our services, promotions, or other offers and your account and to administer the Program; (ii) respond to your inquiries and comments; and (iii) provide other services requested by you, or (iv) contact you for other purposes authorized by law.
(f) Shopping Activity: Based on your selection in the settings on the Tivvit App, We may share information about your recent purchases or activity on the Tivvit App in the Tivvit App activity feed that can be viewed by other users. You may change your selection in your settings on the Tivvit App at any time.
(g) Other Uses: We may use the information for marketing and investment analysis, and to make decisions about our business and third party partners.
(h) Retention of Information: We retain information as long as it is necessary and relevant for our operations in accordance with applicable law.
3. Your Choices, Preferences and Opt-Out You can control how and when you want to receive promotional, advertising and marketing emails/ notifications from StyleMates by following instructions within the emails/notifications we send to you or by contacting us via email at contact [email protected] You may not opt-out of administrative emails or notifications for your registered account (for example, emails about your account, transactions or policy changes). Terms regarding communications and alerts associated with the Program are included in the Program Terms and Conditions. For more information about how to change or update your personal information go to Section 7 (Accessing, Reviewing, and Changing Your Personal Information).
Information collected on the Tivvit Platform may be shared with:
(a) The StyleMates Corporate Family: We may share the information we collect about you with the StyleMates corporate family and their and our affiliates and subsidiaries. The information may be disclosed (i) to provide joint content and our services (e.g., registration, transactions, analytics and customer support); (ii) to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts, violations of our policies, fraud and/or data security breaches; (iii) to guide decisions about our or third party’s business, assets, operations, rights, products, services, sites, applications, tools, and communications; and (iv) for processing and storage of information. Members of our corporate family may use this information to send you marketing communications and you will have the opportunity to opt-out of such communications as described in Section 3 (Your Choices, Preferences and Opt-Out) above.
(b) Referral Networks: On the Tivvit Platform, we work with third party brands and retailers to provide you with information and links to products that may interest you and your friends and family. These third parties may set, view or edit their own tracking technologies/cookies. The use of these technologies by third parties is subject to their own privacy policies and is not covered by this Privacy Notice. When you link to or visit these third party brands or retailers, these third parties might also obtain information about other applications that you have downloaded to your mobile device, the mobile websites you visit and other information about you or your device in order to analyze your shopping preferences.
(c) Service Providers: We may disclose your information to service providers under contract who help with our business operations (such as, but not limited to, developing, designing, maintaining, improving and supporting our services, the Tivvit Platform, payment processing, fraud investigations, promotions and marketing, and site analytics and operations).
(d) Other Persons with Your Consent: We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your consent. We may provide your personal information to other third parties to whom you explicitly direct us to share your information. In addition, users may see information about your active status on the Tivvit App, including when you last used the Tivvit App, sent a message, or made a post or comment.
(e) Companies In The Mobile Industry: If you access the Tivvit Platform through a mobile device or app, we may also share your information with carriers, operating systems and platforms.
(f) Legal and Law Enforcement: We may disclose your information to law enforcement, governmental agencies, or authorized third parties, in response to a verified request relating to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other Tivvit Platform user to legal liability. In such events, we will only disclose information we deem relevant and/or necessary to the investigation, inquiry or fraud complaint.
(g) Change of Control – New Owners: We may disclose your information to other business entities, should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity. Should such a combination occur, we will make reasonable efforts to request that the new combined entity follow this Privacy Notice with respect to your personal information or provide prior notice if there would be any material changes to this Privacy Notice in accordance with Section 12 (Notification Regarding Updates).
5. Information You Share on the Tivvit Platform
6. Tracking Technologies (Cookies)
When you visit the Tivvit Platform, we and our business partners may use tracking technologies to enhance your online experience or customize our offerings on the Tivvit Platform.
A few additional important things you should know about our use of tracking technologies (cookies):
• Certain features that may be available only through the use of tracking technologies.
• We may use both session and persistent tracking technologies. Tracking technologies (e.g., cookies) can either be persistent (i.e., they remain on your computer until you delete them) or temporary (i.e., they last only until you close your browser). You are always free to decline tracking technologies if your browser permits, although doing so may interfere with your use of the Tivvit Platform. Refer to the help section of your browser, browser extensions, or installed applications for instructions on blocking, deleting, or disabling tracking technologies such as cookies.
• If you are a registered user and you specifically request that the Tivvit Platform remembers your login information, you are allowing us to place a persistent cookie onto your computer or device.
• You may encounter tracking technologies/cookies from our third party service providers, that we have allowed on certain portions of the Tivvit Platform that assist us with various aspects of our Tivvit Platform operations and services, such as Google Analytics.
7. Accessing, Reviewing, and Changing Your Personal Information
8. Notice to California Residents
(a) Residents of the State of California may request a list of all third parties to which our online service has disclosed certain personal information (as defined by California law) during the preceding year for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and want such a list, please contact us at [email protected] For all requests, you must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. In the body of your request, please provide enough information for us to determine if this applies to you. You need to attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for our response. Please note that we will not accept requests via telephone, mail, or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or that do not have complete information.
(b) How Do We Respond to Do Not Track Signals for California Residents: California Business & Professions Code Section 22575(b) provides that California residents are entitled to know how StyleMates responds to “Do Not Track” browser settings. StyleMates does not currently take actions to respond to Do Not Track signals.
9. Third Parties
The Tivvit Platform may contain links to other third party websites, including social media platforms and the sites of our partners. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these third party sites. Other parties may collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you link to or access those third party sites or platforms from the Tivvit Platform.
We store and process your information on servers located in the United States. We maintain security measures to protect your personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access and disclosure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. No method of data transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. If you believe that your login credentials have been compromised, please make sure to contact us at via the contact information in Section 13 (Contact Us).
11. Children’s Privacy
The Tivvit Platform is a general audience site and it is not intended for children under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or legal guardian. Except as described below, we do not knowingly collect personal information via our websites, applications, services, or tools from users in this age group. If you believe your child has provided personal information to us without your consent, please contact us via the email listed in Section 13 (Contact Us).
If you are a minor under the age of eighteen and a registered user of the Tivvit Platform and want to remove the content or information you posted to the Tivvit Platform (i.e., made accessible to other users/ Tivvit Platform visitors), please contact us via the email or mailing address listed in Section 13 (Contact Us) stating that you personally posted such content or information and detailing where the information is posted on the Tivvit Platform. Note that removal of the content or information you posted does not ensure its complete or comprehensive removal (except as required by law) because we may remove the information from public view or anonymize it without completely deleting it in accordance with the law or because a third party has copied the posting or reposted the content or information.
12. Notification Regarding Updates
From time to time, we may update this Privacy Notice. You agree that we may notify you about material changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a notice of such updates on the Tivvit Platform. You should check the Tivvit Platform frequently for updates.
13. Contact Us
If your questions are not answered online, you may email us at [email protected], or write to us at StyleMates, Inc., Attn: Privacy Questions, 12100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1540, Los Angeles, CA 90025.