The Website is not directed to, and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from, persons under the age of 18. If you are under 18 years of age you must immediately leave this Website. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES MAY YOU SUBMIT PERSONAL INFORMATION TO US IF YOU ARE LESS THAN 18 YEARS OF AGE.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT.
In order to use the Website to and submit comments, interact with other users, post reviews, and upload recommendations, you will need to create an account. To set up an account, you expressly consent to our collection of several types of personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”). We may also collect certain indirect and/or aggregate information as a result of your use of, and interaction with, the Website (“Usage Information”).
When you create your account, we may ask you to provide Personal Information, which may include any of the following:
• e-mail address
• mailing address
• mobile phone number
• credit card information
• other personal information as necessary
You may choose not to provide us with your Personal Information. However, in order to use certain features of our Website, you will have to submit the Personal Information that we ask for.
We may also use certain standard web measurement and tracking technologies such as “cookies,” web server logs, or other statistics programs to collect Usage Information and track and record how you use the Website. This data is anonymous and does not personally identify you. Usage Information helps us measure the success of the Website and its features or pages and to improve your online experience. Your browser may have an option that allows you to accept cookies, reject cookies, or receive notification when a cookie is sent, but you should note that the use of such restrictive browser settings may limit your use of the Website. In addition, we may utilize use web beacons (also known as “action tags” or “one pixel .gif files”) to recognize you when you visit the Website. We do not use spy ware, adware or any other similarly intrusive software. We may also use other technology, called clear GIFs, to provide us with other important anonymous information, such as when an e-mail has been opened.
CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
We use your information for only the following business purposes:
• to provide the services you request;
• to respond to inquiries we receive from you or in connection with a transaction you initiate;
• to analyze, manage and improve the Website;
• to notify you of other “member’s only” and exclusive social events (collectively “Events”);
• as is necessary to arrange, hold, host and otherwise provide Events;
• to help us diagnose problems with our server or other technical issues relating to the performance of the Website; or
• for any other specific business purpose stated at the time you provide your information.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may disclose the information we collect from and about you:
(b) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, or otherwise as required by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws;
(d) otherwise with your consent.
We may sell or buy other businesses or entities. In such event, we may transfer or assign the information we have collected as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In such transactions, your Personal Information may be included in the transferred business assets. Also, in the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your Personal Information is treated, transferred, or used and your Personal Information may be included in the transferred assets.
We may use your Usage Information to identify and develop products and services that may be of interest to you and/or share this information with certain third parties for direct marketing purposes with respect to special offers, products, services, programs, promotions, surveys, publications, invitations or other opportunities that may be of interest to certain demographic groups.
We do not sell your Personal Information, to third parties and have no intention of doing so in the future. Under the laws of some jurisdictions, you may be entitled to request disclosure regarding how we share your Usage Information with third parties for direct marketing purposes (“Information-Sharing Disclosure”). To the extent required by applicable law, we shall provide the Information-Sharing Disclosure to you upon rightful request made in writing to Truffl, LLC [6701 Center Drive West, Suite 1111, Los Angeles, CA 90045]. Except as explained above, we will not share any of your personal information with any third party, unless we have received your express permission to do so.
OPTING-IN AND OPTING-OUT
You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from us by following the instructions in those emails. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your accounts or our ongoing business relations. You may also send requests about your contact preferences and changes to your information including requests to opt-out of sharing your personal information with third parties by emailing email@example.com.
We take commercially reasonable precautions and have implemented commercially reasonable technical measures intended to protect against the risks of unauthorized access to, erroneous disclosure of, and unlawful interception of Personal Information submitted via the Website. However, your email transmissions and/or other communications containing Personal Information may be unlawfully intercepted or accessed by third parties and/or the Website may be subject to hostile network attacks or administrative errors. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information transmitted over the Internet. Once we receive your Personal Information, we take steps that we believe are commercially reasonable to limit access to your Personal Information to only those employees and service providers whom we determine need access to the Personal Information to provide the requested products, services, offers or opportunities that may be of interest to you. However, even after we receive your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee that your Personal Information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed as a result of a breach of our commercially reasonable efforts or as a result of any other event beyond our reasonable control. Accordingly, we cannot and do not guarantee that your Personal Information is completely secure and safe from such risks. For the avoidance of doubt, WE expressly disclaim any representation or warranty, whether express or implied, with respect to ensuring, guaranteeing or otherwise offering any definitive promise of security in connection with your PERSONAL Information or Usage Information.
SPECIAL NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL USERS