This entry was written in English. To the extent any translated version of this agreement conflicts with the English version, the English version controls.
We respect the privacy of our clients, and take our duty to protect your information very seriously. The following policy outlines the personally identifiable information that we collect from our customers and prospective customers, and the steps that we take to safeguard their privacy.
2. Collection of Personal Information
Genius Referrals collects the following personal information from you when you visit our site and create a new account (name, email address, phone number and website). Also, Genius Referrals collects detailed business information such as address, company name, contact information, and account login details from the Clients.
In addition Genius Referrals provides a platform where our clients can create referral marketing programs to promote their services. To successfully participate in such programs, your contact information (such as name, email, Open ID and OAuth authorization tokens and profile data from 3rd parties such as Facebook, Twitter, Hotmail, Google, and Yahoo), mailing address, phone number, account profiles on Client's websites (that might include information such as account id, gender, organization details, birthday, product usage, and order history) is collected. Also, we collect payment information such as credit cards data. To fulfill cash bonuses to you, we collect PayPal account id from you. You can always notify us if you want refuse to supply personal information, with the caveat that it may prevent you from engaging in the program.
We also collect personal information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses and referral path information from all website visitors. We use this information to provide customer service or sales support and also analyze visitor behavior on our website.
3. Use of Personal Information
The information you share with us through our website or our solution that is hosted on our Clients' websites, is strictly used to create a personal account for you, provide you with functionality such as define and customize offers, messages, and track the activity on either our website or on our Clients' websites. With our refer a friend campaigns, we also log actions taken by your friends if they choose to follow the promotional campaign links shared by you. We use this information to personalize your website experience and offer you incentives based on the campaign rules set by our Clients.
4. Sharing of Information
As required by law such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process.
When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
If Genius Referrals is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.
To any other third party only with your prior consent to do so.
5. Communications from us
If you register for any of the Genius Referrals programs and applications, you may receive promotional communications on behalf of our client. You can opt out of these by unsubscribing through the unsubscribe link in the email.
6. Membership Eligibility
Genius Referrals' services are available only to, and may only be used by individuals who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, Genius Referrals' services are not available to children (persons under the age of 18) or to temporarily or indefinitely suspended Genius Referrals members. If you are under the age of 18, you can use this service only in conjunction with, and under the supervision of your parents or guardians. If you do not qualify, please do not use Genius Referrals service. Further, your Genius Referrals account (including feedback) and User ID may not be transferred or sold to another third party.
Without limiting any other remedies, Genius Referrals may suspend or terminate your account if it suspects that you (by conviction, settlement, insurance or escrow investigation, or otherwise) have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with the Genius Referrals service.
8. Social Media Widgets
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as login credentials) we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our sites, you can contact us as described below.
11. Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
12. Non Personal Tracking Information
Like most websites, Genius Referrals collects non personal information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring/exit pages, and the date and time of each visitor request, browser type, and operating system. Genius Referrals' purpose in collecting non personal information is to better understand how Genius Referrals' visitors use its website. From time to time, Genius Referrals' may release non personal information in the aggregate, for example, by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its service.
13. Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the email address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
14. Restricted Activities
Your use of the Genius Referrals service to participate in certain Genius Referrals programs shall not: (a) be false, inaccurate or misleading; (b) be fraudulent or involve the sale of illegal services or items; (c) infringe any third party's copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (d) violate any applicable law, statute, professional code of conduct, ordinance or regulation (including, but not limited to restrictions on sharing of fees, restrictions on giving referral fees, consumer protection, unfair competition, antidiscrimination or false advertising); (e) be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing; (f) be obscene or contain child pornography; (g) contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, easter eggs or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; (h) create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers; and (i) link directly or indirectly to or include descriptions of goods or services that are prohibited under this Agreement or ones that you do not have a right to link to or include.
15. Updating of Personal information, and Opt-Out
Genius Referrals permits its visitors to freely update, correct or delete any personal information maintained by Genius Referrals. To do so, visitors need only look for the links and other tools available on Genius Referrals' website or contact Genius Referrals by email. Visitors who no longer wish to receive materials distributed pursuant to a Genius Referrals mailing list should notify Genius Referrals by the same means.
Genius Referrals has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. An individual who seeks access, who seeks to correct, amend, delete inaccurate data or withdraw consent to further contact should direct his/her query to the Genius Referrals' Client (the data controller). We will respond to requests for access within 30 days.
16. Links to Other Sites
Our site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by us. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Website that collects personally identifiable information.
Our Website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas might be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us as described below. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Website and everywhere else it is posted.
We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at email@example.com.
18. Refer A Friend Program
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a onetime email inviting him or her to visit the site. Genius Referrals does store this information for the sole purpose of sending this onetime email and tracking the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we remove this information from our database.
19. Data Retention
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us as described below. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. If you would like the information we hold about you deleted, please contact us as described below. We will respond to your request within 30 business days, and delete your data within 60 business days.
Further, your Genius Referrals account (including feedback) and User ID may not be transferred or sold to another third party.
20. International Users
The Site is hosted in the United States. All information that is submitted by you is stored and processed within the US, which may not have the same data protection and privacy laws as your country. For your personal information, you agree to:
the transfer of your personal data to the United States as indicated above.
Please be aware that your information may also be processed by us in the country where it was collected as well as other countries where laws regarding processing of information may be less stringent than the laws in your country.
21. Contact Information
You can contact us by writing at the address below:
HLA Solutions Group, LLC
5401 S. Kirkman Rd, Suite 310
Orlando, FL 32819
or email us at email@example.com