Privacy

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Swig Labs, Inc(or “Swig” or “we” or “our” or “us”) owns or controls, and provides access to the Swig mobile app and website, currently located at www.swig.co (the “Website” or “app”).

At Swig, we are fully committed to respecting your privacy and to protecting any information you provide to us. We treat both privacy and security as a priority and make every effort to ensure that all the information provided by you is protected. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) is designed to respect and protect the privacy of all visitors to the Website and is intended to inform you about the way that we treat your personal data.

The Policy explains how Swig collects and uses information. We hope that our candor will remove any concerns you may have and will make using Swig a rewarding experience.

Although we aim to keep you up-to-date on all changes made to the Website, this Policy may be amended from time to time without notice to you. It is your responsibility to read the Policy carefully and review any changes that may have been made.

1. Personal Information

In order to use certain features of the Swig, you will need to register using Facebook. For purposes of this Policy, the terms “personal information” shall mean all information provided during your initial registration on Swig and during your creation of a user profile, including, for example, your real name, e-mail address, postal address and other location information, your age, your gender and certain other demographic information or information that may enable online or offline contact with you. We may obtain this information from Facebook when you register.

When you choose to purchase goods or services by clicking on a third party link provided on the mobile app or website (for example, a link to Amazon.com), Swig is not responsible for that third party may collect or use data. We may be provided with confirmation of your transactions with such third parties and, in some instances, such confirmation may include your personal information. We may use any of the aforementioned information to help our sponsors to effectively target their ads.

Where you upload photographs or other content as part of your user profile, you should be aware that Swig is entitled to use those photographs and content in accordance with our Terms of Use. Swig discourages users from uploading photographs of friends or other people without their permission.

2. Record Collection

When you use Swig, our servers may collect any information you supply. This is accomplished by monitoring your activity on the mobile application and website. In addition, your drink recommendations may change based on actions you take, including, but not limited to, sharing a drink with a friend via Facebook, making recommendations, or using the mobile application in a particular place. All of the information that is generated by your activity on Swig is fed back into your drink recommendations in order to fine-tune your profile so that Swig can recommend more of what you like and less of what you don’t like. Swig also maintains a central database of information collected (which may include your personal information).

Swig does not process any personal information related to your record collection and/or profile in any manner other than as described in this Policy. However, please note that, in addition to the third party access that is identified in this Policy, your drink records may be viewed by all other users of Swig (who may include other organizations or representatives of other organizations who have registered as Swig users) and that they may easily associate this information with your Swig profile.

3. Location-based Information

We keep track of the domains from which people use Swig and may use your zip code, post code, city, country, or other location data to (1) provide you better recommendations; and (2) provide marketing information to third party sponsors.

4. Browser Information

We collect data regarding the users of Swig, including: (1) The Internet Protocol (IP) address of the user’s device (which may or may not be associated with a particular Internet Service Provider); (2) the referring URL, if any; (3) the browser software identification (i.e. the brand and version of your browser software); and (4) the mobile platform from which you access the Swig mobile application.

6. Use of Personal Information

We will use the email address provided by you when you register through Facebook to contact you from time to time. We will use your email address to provide you with updates about products and services, or for security purposes. Swig may also use your personal information and non-personal information to help Swig and its partners to deliver targeted drink recommendations, advertisements, promotions and other similar initiatives to you. This includes information that is aggregated or individualized.

7. Communications With Other Users

We use Facebook’s APIs to enable users to share information about their drink tastes with their friends. Please note that all personal information you display or communicate using such functionality becomes public information and we are not responsible for any information you choose to make public. We may, but have no obligation to, monitor such traffic via electronic software or otherwise in order to check for obscenity, defamation or abusive language, which we reserve the right to remove at any time. Swig cannot be held responsible for any consequences which flow from your decision to communicate or interact with other users in places or under circumstances which we do not control.

You may be able to send to a friend, and a friend or contact may be able to send to you, information about our services (e.g., to provide you with a drink recommendation), by clicking on an “E-mail-a-Friend” or similar button on the Website or other third-party websites. In some of these cases (unless you simply forward an e-mail from Swig on your own), you, or your friend, may be able to provide your friend’s, or your, name and e-mail address to us. Such information will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy and applicable law.

8. Links

We may display links to third party sites. However, we cannot control and cannot be held responsible for those other sites, their privacy policies or how they treat information about their users. We advise you to check their terms of use and privacy policies to find out how they are treating your personal information.

Certain third-party advertisements on the Website may enable you to submit your username and/or other personal information within the advertisement in order to receive information or services provided by third parties. Such advertisements are provided by third parties, and thus, the collection and use of information submitted via the advertisements is by such third parties and is subject to their privacy policies.

Swig cannot guarantee that all third parties will abide by such restrictions. Of course, you can report any suspected misuse of your personal information to us by emailing us and we will consider your complaint. Where we deem it appropriate, we will take appropriate action against such third party, which may include terminating their access to personal information.

9. Cookies

Swig collects information about you using cookies. We use this information to help us improve the efficiency and quality of our service. For example, to remember your preferences (such as your language settings), keep track of your drink history, and help personalize your Swig experience.

We also may use analytics cookies which provide anonymized data about your use of the Website for statistical purposes. This helps us to monitor and improve the Website.

10. Third-Party Ad Servers

We may use third-party advertising companies to target and serve ads when you use Swig. These third party advertisers may drop cookies onto your device when serving these advertisements. These advertising companies will use the information generated by these cookies (which may, for example, monitor your browsing activity) to serve advertising to you

11. Security

Swig aims to protect the security of your information as much as we aim to protect our own information and network. You should never disclose your account password to unauthorized people. We use certain security measures to help keep your personal information safe, but we cannot guarantee that these measures will stop any users try to get around the privacy or security settings on Swig through unforeseen and/or illegal activity. Consequently, you acknowledge that there are circumstances in which your personal information may be accessed by unauthorized persons.

In the event that we believe that the security of your personal information in our possession or control may have been compromised, we may seek to notify you. If a notification is appropriate, we would attempt to do so as promptly as possible under the circumstances, and, to the extent we have your e-mail address, we may notify you by e-mail. 

12. Swig Policy for Young People

In the U.S., children and adults under the age of 21 (or whatever the legal age of drinking is in your legal place of residence) are not eligible to use Swig and must not attempt to register with Swig and/or submit any personal information to us. We don’t knowingly collect personal information from any person who is under the age of 13 or allow them to register. If it comes to our attention that we have collected personal data from a person under the age of 13, we will delete this information as quickly as possible. If you have reason to believe that this has occurred, please contact us and we will delete all relevant information.

13. Legally-Compelled Disclosures

In the event that we are required to disclose personally identifiable information by a court, the police or other law enforcement bodies for their investigations, regulation or other governmental authority we will make such a disclosure without being in violation of this Policy.

14. Consent

By disclosing any information to Swig through the mobile application or website as a registered user, you are consenting to the collection, storage and use of your personal information by Swig as set out in this Policy and the Terms of Use, and you understand and consent to the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information within and outside of the United States and other countries and territories. If you do not consent to the collection, maintenance, processing and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other countries and territories, then you should not use Swig.

15. Changes to the Privacy Policy

If Swig makes any changes to this Policy these changes will be detailed on this page in order to ensure that you are fully aware of what information is collected, how it is used and under what circumstances it will be disclosed, especially if there are updates to the Swig app. If you are concerned about how your information is collected, used or disclosed, you should periodically check back at this page. If you have any specific concerns not addressed in the Policy, please contact us using the feedback page on the website.

If you decide that you do not want your personal information to be used in the way described in this Policy, you can send us a notice that you wish to withdraw your consent as set out above by emailing us. Because the Swig community relies on users sharing information, withdrawing your consent will mean that you are not able to receive the full benefits of Swig as a user. Additionally, if you do not provide your consent, or if you withdraw your consent, you should not use Swig.

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