Welcome to Yodleit.com ("Site"). This Site is operated by YODLE Ventures, LLC ("YODLE" or "we" or "us") and has been created to provide our customers with information, access to products for purchase, forums and connections to other customers and users of YODLE’s products and services. You are important to YODLE, and as described in this Privacy Statement and Consent, we will take appropriate measures to protect your privacy as you use this Site. This Privacy Statement and Consent sets forth YODLE’s approach with respect to information that is collected from users of this Site. This Site is intended for users in the United States. If you are not a United States resident, you may use this site, but by doing so you consent to the laws of the United States, including but not limited to the privacy laws, standards and rules as applicable to United States residents and websites operated in the United States.
If you are under the age of thirteen, please do not use this Site. You should ask your parent or guardian to order any products. Additionally, the forums and media are not intended to be accessed or used by children under thirteen. If you are under thirteen, please do not submit any Personal Data and do not visit any pages within our Site without your parent or guardian. If you are at least thirteen years of age but under eighteen, please consult with you parent or guardian before providing any Personal Data to us. By using our Site and providing Personal Data to us, you represent that you are at least thirteen years of age and if you are under eighteen years of age, you have the permission of your parent or guardian to visit our Site and to supply Personal Data to us for the purposes of described in this Privacy Statement and Consent to Use of Data.
"Aggregated Data" includes customer demographics, interests and behavior based on Personal Data and other information provided to us that is compiled and analyzed on an aggregate and anonymous basis.
"Personal Data" includes all information that enables an individual to be identified, including, by way of example, the individual’s name and e-mail address.
"Public Information" includes information posted to any public areas of the Site, such as bulletin boards, chatrooms and comment areas.
"Unsolicited Information" includes any ideas for new products or modifications to existing products and other unsolicited communications. Personal Data included in Unsolicited Information will be handled in the manner set forth in this Privacy Statement and Consent.
"User Data" includes all information passively collected from users of the Site that does not identify a particular individual, including, by way of example, statistical information on Site usage.
What Information Do We Collect?
Information That You Give Us: We collect Personal Data such as your name, date of birth, e-mail or mailing address from you when you voluntarily choose to register for or use certain YODLE Services on this Site. We use the Personal Data that we collect in an effort to provide you with a superior customer experience on the Site and to improve and market YODLE products and services. YODLE may store such Personal Data itself or the Personal Data may be stored in databases owned and maintained by YODLE’s affiliates, agents or service providers. YODLE retains its rights to these databases and the information contained in them.
If you register with YODLE or use certain other of the personalized options we offer, we will create a profile that includes your name, mailing address, e-mail address, and other information that you provide that is pertinent to your specific situation. We may combine such information with data gathered from other sources, including but not limited to information that you provide through social media, social networking sites and other forums.
In some instances, we contract with outside parties to collect and to maintain our information collection servers and to perform technology and related services. We seek to provide any such third parties with only the information that they need to perform their specific function, and we require them to protect your Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Statement and Consent.
Personally Non-Identifiable Information:
Passively Collected User Data: When you interact with YODLE through this Site, we receive and store certain "User Data." Such User Data, which is collected passively using various technologies, is not used to specifically identify you. YODLE may store such User Data itself or it may be stored in databases owned and maintained by YODLE’s affiliates, agents or service providers. YODLE retains all rights to these databases and the information contained in them.
This Site will use such User Data together with data provided by other parties and pool it with other information to track, for example, the total number of visitors to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, the keywords visitors use to find our Site and the domain names of our visitors' Internet service providers. We also may disclose User Data in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes. It is important to note that no Personal Data is available or used in this process.
Aggregated Data: In an ongoing effort to better understand and serve our users, YODLE often conducts research on Aggregated Data. YODLE may share this Aggregated Data with government agencies, its affiliates, agents and business partners. This aggregated information will not identify you personally. YODLE also may disclose Aggregated Data in order to describe our services to current and prospective business partners, and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
Transfer of Your Data Abroad.
By voluntarily providing us with your Personal Data, you are consenting to our use of it in accordance with this Privacy Statement and Consent. Due to the nature of the Internet if you are visiting this Site from a country other than the United States, your communications will inevitably result in the transfer of information across international boundaries. By visiting this Site, you consent to these transfers. If you provide Personal Data to this Site, regardless of whether you provide it from within or outside of the United States, you acknowledge and agree that such Personal Data may be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of YODLE and the affiliates, agents and service providers referred to herein located in the United States and in other countries.
What are Your Choices?
You can visit parts of this Site without providing your Personal Data, although doing so might limit your ability to obtain certain information or to use other valuable YODLE Services, including, for example, informational newsletters and responses to specific inquiries that you might have. Where no Personal Data is legally required or is necessary for a particular service (for example, to contact you in response to your request), the use of a pseudonym is acceptable.
We will take reasonable steps to update, correct or, upon your request, delete your Personal Data in our possession that you have previously submitted via this Site. In order to request an update, with respect to your Personal Data, please contact us as provided below. If at any time you wish not to receive further communications, you may also follow the unsubscribe procedure included in our communication.
How Do We Use Your Personal Data and Other Information?
YODLE uses the Personal Data that you provide for our business purposes in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement and Consent.
- If you provide Personal Data for a certain reason, that Personal Data will be available to us for use in connection with the reason for which it was provided or for a consistent purpose, including, if applicable, processing an order placed by you or informing you that the product is no longer available. For instance, if you contact us by e-mail, we may use the Personal Data that you provide to respond to you; or if you contact us about a job listing, the information you provide to us may be used to consider you for the position. We may also combine Personal Data that you have provided to us with information obtained by us from other parties.
- YODLE and its affiliates also may use your Personal Data, User Data and other information collected through the Site to help us improve the content and functionality of the Site, to better understand our customers and markets, to improve our products and services and to effect and facilitate sales.
- YODLE and its affiliates may use this information to contact you, electronically, through telemarketing or otherwise, in the future to tell you about, and to offer for sale, products or services that we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to "opt out" of receiving future communications.
- YODLE and its affiliates may use this information to offer goods and services that YODLE and/or its affiliates may be of interest to you.
- YODLE and its affiliates may use this information to analyze demographic trends.
If at any time you wish not to receive any future communications or to have your name deleted from our mailing lists, you may follow the "unsubscribe" procedure included with our communication. In addition, you may e-mail us at info@YODLEit.com. See How to Contact YODLE below.
Do We Share the Information that We Receive?
YODLE considers your information to be a vital part of our relationship with you. YODLE will share information including Personal Data with its subsidiaries and affiliates that have also agreed to be bound by this Privacy Statement and Consent. In addition, YODLE, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments. When we retain other non-affiliated companies to perform a function of this nature, we seek to provide them with only the information that they need to perform their specific functions, and we require them to protect your Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Statement and Consent and YODLE's restrictions.
There is also a limited number of circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data and other information in our possession with certain additional third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Legal Requirements: YODLE may disclose your Personal Data, User Data and other information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary: (a) to comply with a legal obligation, (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of YODLE or its affiliates, (c) to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site or the public, or (d) to protect against legal liability.
Business Transfers, Combinations and Related Activities: As we develop our business, we might sell, buy, restructure or reorganize businesses or assets. In the event of any sale, merger, reorganization, restructuring, dissolution or similar event involving our business or assets, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets.
Public and Unsolicited Information
This Privacy Statement and Consent shall not apply to Public Information you provide to YODLE through this Site or through any other means. If you include Personal Data in such Public Information, we will use such Personal Data only as provided herein, but we caution you that, because such information (including your Personal Data) was made available in a forum accessible by the public, the use and disclosure of information by others accessing the Site is not monitored or controlled in any way by YODLE nor are their activities governed by this Privacy Statement and Consent.
In addition, if you submit unsolicited Personal Data we will use it as provided herein, however, the other information included in such unsolicited submission is not covered by this Privacy Statement and Consent.
YODLE takes reasonable steps to protect any Personal Data you provide to us and to protect such information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Unless otherwise stated on the relevant page of the Site, YODLE uses general security standards but has not taken additional action to secure data provided to its Site, and such transmissions are subject to normal Internet security risks. As noted, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail might not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to YODLE or to any other party via the Internet. Moreover, when you use passwords, ID numbers, or other special access features on this Site, it is your responsibility to safeguard them.
How to Contact YODLE
Please also feel free to contact us if you have any questions about YODLE’s Privacy Statement and Consent or the information practices of this Site.
You may contact us as follows:
YODLE Ventures, LLC
The International Corporate Center, Suite A300
555 Theodore Fremd Ave.
Rye, New York, 10580
Attention: Privacy Officer
Acknowledgement of Our Privacy Statement