Privacy Policy

Last Updated:  May 1, 2013

This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Vino247 Media, Inc. (“Vino247,” “we” or “us”).  This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect when you access or use our websites, mobile applications and other products and services (collectively, the “Services”), or when you otherwise interact with us.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the “Last Updated” date at the top of the policy and, in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as adding a statement to our homepage or sending you an email notification).  We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy whenever you access or use the Services to stay informed about our information practices and the ways you can help protect your privacy.

Collection of Information Information You Provide to UsWe collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you create an account, sign up to receive our newsletter(s), comment on articles or content or participate in any other interactive features of the Services, complete a survey, participate in a contest or promotion, apply for a job, communicate with us via third party social media sites, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us. The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, photograph or avatar, city, state, zip code, website URL, third-party social media username, biographical information and any other information you choose to provide.Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the Services

When you access or use our Services, we automatically collect information about you, including:

  • Log Information:
    We log information about your use of the Services, including your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the type of browser you use, access times, pages viewed, and the page you visited before navigating to the Services.
  • Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies:
    We use various technologies to collect information, and this may include sending browser and flash cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels”). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see “Your Choices” below.

Information We Collect From Other Sources

We may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through our Services.

Use of Information We may use information about you for various purposes, including to:

  • Operate and improve our Services;
  • Provide and deliver the products and services you request, and send you related information, including confirmations;
  • Send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages;
  • Respond to your comments, questions and requests, and provide customer service;
  • Communicate with you about products, services, offers, promotions, rewards, and events offered by Vino247 and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you;
  • Monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities in connection with the Services;
  • Personalize and improve the Services and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests;
  • Process and deliver contest entries and rewards;
  • Link or combine with information we get from others to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
  • Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.

Vino247 is based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries.

Sharing of Information We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

  • With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work on our behalf;
  • With other users if you post content to any of the interactive areas of our Services;
  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with any applicable law, regulation or legal process, or as otherwise required by any applicable law, rule or regulation;
  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Vino247 or others;
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or transfer of all or a portion of our business to another company; and
  • With your consent or at your direction.

We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you.

Social Sharing Features The Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let you share actions you take on the Services with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the entities that provide these features.
Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others We may allow others to serve advertisements on our behalf across the Internet and to provide analytics services. These entities may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to collect information about your use of the Services and other websites, including your IP address, web browser, pages viewed, time spent on pages, links clicked and conversion information. This information may be used by Vino247 and others to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content, deliver advertising and content targeted to your interests on our Services and other websites and better understand your online activity. For more information about Internet-based ads, or to opt out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes, please visit www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and www.aboutads.info/choices.
Security Vino247 takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
Your Choices Account InformationYou may update, correct or delete information about you at any time by logging into your account and changing your profile settings or by emailing us at CustomerService@Vino247.com. If you wish to deactivate your account, please email us at CustomerService@Vino247.com, but note that any public comments you have made on the Services may remain on the Services and that we may retain certain information as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time.Cookies

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser and/or flash cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of our Services.

Promotional Communications

You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from Vino247 by following the instructions in those communications or by emailing us at CustomerService@Vino247.com. If you choose to opt out by email, please type “Unsubscribe” in the subject line. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.

 

Contact Us If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:Vino247 Media, Inc.
302A West 12th Street, #256
New York, New York 10014-1947
Attn: Customer Service
or
Legal@Vino247.com