PRIVACY & END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (EULA)
Effective Date: 12/15/2016
Irrespective of which country you reside in or supply information from, you authorize myVinotype to use your information in the United States and any other country where myVinotype operates.
We collect and use your information below to communicate with you and also to provide, measure and improve our Services over time.
Information Collected Upon Registration
When you create or edit your myVinotype account, you provide some personal information, such as your name, username, password, country, language, gender, and email address. Some of this information, for example, your name and username, is listed publicly on our Services, including on your profile page and in search results.
You may use your account settings to unsubscribe from notifications from myVinotype. You may also unsubscribe by following the instructions contained within the notification or the instructions on our website. We may use your contact information to help others find your myVinotype account, including through third-party services and client applications.
Your account settings control whether others can find you by your email address. If you email us, we may keep your message, email address and contact information to respond to your request. If you connect your myVinotype account to your account on another service in order to cross-post between myVinotype and that service, the other service may send us your registration or profile information on that service and other information that you authorize. This information enables cross-posting.
Wine ratings, Tasting Notes, Following, Followers: Our Services are designed to help you share information with the world. Our default is almost always to make the information you provide public for as long as you do not delete it from myVinotype, but we generally give you settings to make the information more private if you want. Your public information is broadly and instantly disseminated. For instance, your public user profile information may be searchable by search engines. When you share information or content like photos or ratings via the Services, you should think carefully about what you are making public.
Location Information: You may choose to add your location in your Scans. We may use and store information about your location to provide features of our Services, such as creating lists of availability of certain wines.
Most web browsers allow you to restrict cookies or warn you of their use through custom privacy settings. For Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, this can be done by selecting Tools/Internet Options from the toolbar. Select the Advanced tab and click the box to override automatic cookie handling. Finally, check the desired boxes to control your cookie preferences. If you are using another type of browser, please reference their online Help utility to get instructions for setting your privacy preferences.
Log Data: Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Services. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Services, for example, when you visit our websites, sign into our Services or interact with our email notifications. myVinotype uses Log Data to provide our Services and to measure, customize, and improve them. If not already done earlier, we will either delete Log Data or remove any common account identifiers, such as your username, full IP address, or email address, after 18 months.
Third-Party Service Providers: myVinotype uses a variety of third-party services to help provide our Services, such as hosting our various blogs and wikis, and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These third-party service providers may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP address.
Hosting Service Providers (to perform functions and provide services)
Email distribution services (for company-authored emails)
Postal mail distribution services (for company-authored direct mail)
E-commerce services (for company-sponsored online commerce)
Shipping services (for wine and merchandise shipments)
Marketing research firms (for company-sponsored research)
Data enhancement firms (to correct or enhance customer data)
Modifying Your Personal Information
If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools and account settings to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.
Our Policy Towards Children
Our Services are not directed to persons under 17. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at info@myVinotype.com. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 17. If we become aware that a child under 17 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.