Privacy Policy

Posted August 1st , 2014

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Policy

If you have questions or concerns regarding this Agreement, you should contact us at legal@notesmartly.com. Alternatively, you may contact us at:
Notesmartly, Inc.
155 North Lake Avenue, Suite 800
Pasadena , CA 91101

Notesmartly is owned and operated by Notesmartly, Inc (“Notesmartly”).

It is the policy of Notesmartly to respect your privacy, and the privacy of all visitors to the Website. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) is to help you understand our commitment towards protecting your privacy, and the steps we take to ensure it or improve it. Your privacy is important to us and we want to make sure that we have a transparent policy that makes it easy for you to know everything we do and don’t do with the information you provide or entrust with us. We treat any information collected form you with utmost care and respect. We make every effort to ensure that it is kept private unless you wished otherwise and made changes in the settings. The Policy was last updated on June 1st, 2014. Notesmartly reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to change the Policy. Any changes to the Policy can be found at this URL. The Policy should be read in conjunction with the Terms of Use, as both documents govern your use of the Website.

Types of Information We Collect

Notesmartly does not gather any of your personal information while you are surfing this Website without your consent or if you are not logged in to the application, unless you subscribe to a specific service. When you subscribe to such as application itself and when we ask you to provide such information. The provided information will only be used for the stated purpose. -- We may collect a variety of information from and about you in different ways as you use our Website and our mobile applications, This includes: • Information you provide to us like the information you provide when you register to use our service, give us your contact information, create a profile on our Website, or register to receive newsletters, alerts, or any products or services we provide via our Website or through our mobile applications ("Personal Information"). • Private User Submitted Content ("Private Content") or Public Content (as such terms defined in our Terms of Service) as designated by you. • Information we collect automatically as you use the Website or our mobile applications, such as your IP address, the referring URL, browser type, and information about your usage of the Website or our mobile applications, whether links to external websites are followed, and whether advertisements provided to you are clicked an exercise just to improve our offerings/ service. • We use cookies, which are small data files that we send to your browser for storage on your computer's hard drive, to identify you as a user, store your preferences, track activity at our Website and better serve your needs and interests. Cookies can be deleted or blocked by changing the settings on your Web browser, but if you block all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Notesmartly services. Also we ask for an explicit permission while you are on our Website i.e web app for the first time or when we make any changes to the policy related to cookies.

Minors and Children Under Age 13

Notesmartly comply with all aspects of the ("COPPA") Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Notesmartly does not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register on our Website or send any Personal Information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any Personal Information to Notesmartly or on the Website or related services. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us. Legal AT notesmartly DOT com

How We Use Your Personal Information

We use Personal Information to: • Provide to you and communicate with you about the services, content, or products you use or request • Customize the content or advertisements you receive when you use our Website or our mobile applications, and otherwise improve your experience on our Website or our mobile applications • Analyze and improve our services, which may include tracking traffic, usage, and navigation patterns related to your activities on our Websites and the links we provide to third party sites or advertisements • Secure your account and prevent fraud • Protect our or third party rights or interests Sharing Information with Third Parties We may share information that is: a) not Personal Information or Private Content and that does not identify you personally about your interests, your use of the Website and our mobile applications, and the links and ads that you follow, with third party content providers or advertisers; --i) if we do so, we will not provide them with your name or contact information. We may also share aggregated usage data with such parties, and with others. b) Personal Information (but not Private Content) with our business partners to provide you the services you use or request, subject to commitments by such parties to use your information only for that purpose and to protect it from disclosure. c) Personal Information and Private Content responding to a valid law enforcement request or legal process, to protect our rights and property or those of third parties, or as otherwise permitted or required by law. d) We may transfer Personal Information and Private Content if we sell some or all our assets to another company in connection with a business merger or acquisition. We will need the recipient to notify you in advance of any material changes to the way in which information that identifies you personally will be used, and to give you the opportunity to opt-out of any such materially changed use. Sharing by you Remember that any content that you voluntarily submit by posting it as Public Content to our service can be accessed by any other Notesmartly user. You have the ability to designate content as Public Content or Private Content and the right to change such designation. We will not make any Private Content available to any third party except to a third party authorized by you to access such information as provided below. We allow you to make the choice to share Private Content you create or store on "nonpublic," secure sections of Notesmartly (such as your private notebook, calendar events and tasks) with specific third parties of your choice. You may do this by emailing such parties a link that provides them with access to the specific Private Content you want to share, or by creating a shared link with that person; that link will not provide access to the rest of your Private Content. If you use one of the helpful Notesmartly features designed to allow you to voluntarily forward or share your Private Content with family or friends, you automatically limit Notesmartly's ability to keep that shared information private. We recommend that you do this only with trusted friends and family.

Accessing Your Personal Information

As a Notesmartly user, you will have the opportunity to review and modify the information stored in your personal account any time you log onto your Notesmartly account using an email address and password associated with the account.

Protecting Your Information

We take the security of your personal information very seriously, and have implemented policies and procedures, including technical measures, that are designed to help safeguard it. However, Internet data transmissions, whether wired or wireless, cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, so we cannot ensure the security of information you transmit to us; accordingly, you acknowledge that you do so at your own risk. Please remember that you play a valuable part in security as well. Your password to access our Website or our mobile applications should never be shared with anyone and should be changed frequently.

Security of information

We use only industry best practices in keeping any data collected secure. This includes SSL (Secure Socket Layer) for the application and all payment processing pages.

Gathering information for statistical purposes

NoteSmartly automatically collects certain information using a third-party analytics program to help us understand how our users use the Website or app, but none of this information identifies you personally, it is rather a collective or experiments on groups. For example, each time you visit the site we automatically collect your IP address, browser and computer type, access times, the web page from which you came, and the web page(s) you access. We use this information only to better understand your needs and the needs of Website users in the aggregate, and to be able to trace fraudulent activities if necessary. Notesmartly also makes use of information gathered for statistical purposes to keep track of the number of visits to the Website to deduce or get valuable insights for improvements.

Non-disclosure of personal information

Except as provided in the next paragraphs, Notesmartly does not divulge any personal information gathered on the Website to third parties. Moreover, Notesmartly does not sell any information regarding its Website users or any information submitted through the application. Only the employees, representatives or officers of Notesmartly are responsible for the management and development of the Website, and only these individuals have access to the information collected there. These employees, representatives, or officers all have been instructed to comply with the Policy.Notwithstanding anything in the Policy to the contrary, we may share any information we have collected about you or that you have submitted: (1) in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish, protect, or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims or demands; (2) if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, fraud, or situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person; (3) if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding situations that involve abuse of the Website infrastructure or the Internet in general (such as voluminous spamming, denial of service attacks, or attempts to compromise the security of the Website infrastructure); (4) to a parent company, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with Notesmartly (in which case we will require such entities to honor this Policy); and (5) if Notesmartly is acquired by or merged with another entity (in which case we will require such entity to assume our obligations under this Policy).
In addition, personal information regarding payments that is collected on the Website is securely transferred (via encrypted SSL) to a third party,. No credit card information is stored on Notesmartly servers. Furthermore, personal information may be transferred to a third party, when your data is transferred to these third parties; it is covered by their respective privacy policies, which we encourage you to visit.

Tracking Technology ("Cookies")

Notesmartly may use tracking technology ("cookies") or tracking pixels on the Website and by using the Website you agree to their use. Cookies are small text files placed on your hard drive when you visit a web site, in order to track use of the site and to improve the user experience by storing certain data on your computer. The Website may use “session cookies,” which improve your browsing experience by storing certain information from your current visit on your computer. Your browser can be set to refuse cookies or delete them after they have been stored. Please note that deleting these cookies may reduce your user experience on the site by requiring you to re-enter certain information, such as login information.

Risks associated with the Internet

Despite Notesmartly's effort to ensure third parties will not access or obtain your personal information through the Website, complete confidentiality and security cannot currently be guaranteed on the Internet. Communication via the Internet is subject to interception, loss, or alteration. You acknowledge and agree that Notesmartly cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from the transmission of confidential information or personal information over the Internet and that such communications are at your own risk.

If you want to stop using Notesmartly

You can delete Content you have posted to any notebook at any time, and you can stop using the Notesmartly Service at any time. Deactivate account here : If you delete information and material from a notebook and then sync your account, it will no longer be accessible to you or others who may access the Service, but copies of your deleted Content may continue to exist on the back-up and archiving systems for up to one year .This is due to the nature of those systems’ operations. If you cancel your account, the Content in your account will not be deleted unless you purposely delete that information, and sync your account before you cancel your account. Learn how to effectively delete your Content here.

Limitation of Liability

Notesmartly, and / or its respective officers, directors, owners, officials, partners, partnerships, principals, employees, affiliates and other related entities, servants, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, will not be held liable for any damages resulting from the misuse of any information collected through the Website by any third party, or any misuse of any information collected through the Website not in violation of the Policy.

Consent

By browsing or using the Website, you consent, without qualification, to the Policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy

It may be necessary from time to time for us to modify this policy to reflect changes in the way we collect and use information or changes in privacy-related laws, regulations, and industry standards. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time by posting the revised policy on this Website. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this Website. We encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy.

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