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Publicfast Labs, Inc. ("Publicfast") knows that you take your privacy seriously. We do, too. We are committed to giving you transparency of our privacy practices and control over your data in connection with Publicfast's Service (as defined in Publicfast's Terms of Service). To that end, in addition to this Privacy Policy, we have developed the following other documents that complement and are part of this policy, all of which describe the data we collect, how we use it, with whom we share it, and your choices regarding your data:
– A “Privacy Policy”, a concise and easy to read way to learn about privacy on Publicfast® and the guiding principles that inform how we develop Publicfast and the decisions we make; and This Privacy Policy covers Publicfast's treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") and other data that Publicfast gathers when you are accessing Publicfast's Service. The Service is not available to individuals who are younger than 13 years old.

What Personal Information Does Publicfast Collect?
– Personal Information You Provide to Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our Service or provide to us in any other way. The types of Personal Information collected may include your name, email address, phone number, birthday, Twitter and/or Facebook usernames, use information regarding your use of our Service, and browser information. We automatically receive your location when you use the Service. The Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as allowing you to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with other users through the Service, improving the content of the Service, customizing the advertising and content you and your friends see, and communicating with you about specials and new features. We may also draw upon this Personal Information in order to adapt the Services of our community to your needs, to research the effectiveness of our network and Services, and to develop new tools for the community.
– Information Collected Automatically: When you use the Service, Publicfast automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser or mobile platform, including your location, IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. We treat this data as non-Personal Information, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. Unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Publicfast only uses this data in aggregate form. We may provide aggregate information to our partners about how our users, collectively, use our Service, so that our partners may also understand how often people use their services and our Service.
– Information We Receive from Third Parties: We receive and store information from third parties that interact in some way with the Service or that provide services to us in connection with the Service. For example, if you unlock a Publicfast special that is redeemed through a credit card swipe, the credit card processor may tell us information about the redemption such as the time that your card was swiped. In addition, you may choose to use apps that share your Personal Information, activities and/or content with Publicfast. Please read the privacy policy of any such app so that you understand its sharing practices.

How is My Information Shared?
Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone. Publicfast may share your Personal Information only as described in this Privacy Policy and related documents. The default user settings for all data about you that is visible to others is summarized in our Privacy FAQs, together with information on how to change the default user settings, where applicable.
– Friends: Your friends can see, for example, the location and time of each of your check-ins, name, email, phone number, photo, hometown, mayorships and badges, links to your Twitter and Facebook accounts (if you have connected those accounts to your Publicfast account), a list of your friends, and tips you write. Individuals reading this information may use it or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge. We therefore urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you may deem private in comments or tips or other content (location or otherwise) that you create in the Service.
– Businesses, Locations, Events and Brands: One of the key purposes of Publicfast is to help users learn about businesses, locations, events and brands (for example, a TV show, a TV personality, newspaper or a consumer good that manages a page on the Service) that are relevant to them, and for these entities to provide information about themselves, their locations and events to users, as well as to reward users when they visit their location or event through offers and specials. When you check-in to a particular location that is a ‘claimed location’ your check-ins are shared with that location in order for it to better provide services to you. Additionally, brands may have access to aggregated and anonymous data, such as anonymized check-in data (that is, not tied to individual users) of users that like their brand. For more info read the Privacy FAQs.
– Publicly Available Information, the Publicfast API, and Apps: When you use Publicfast, certain information is public, such as your public user profile information, tips, likes, public photos, lists that you create and lists of friends, and may be searchable by search engines and be shared with or disclosed to third parties, including through our API to a wide range of users and services. We may also share or disclose aggregated and anonymous data, such as anonymized check-in data (that is, not tied to individual users), to third parties, including users of our API, for analytical or other purposes.In addition, use of third party apps developed using our API are subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of such third party developers. Certain Personal Information may be made available to third party developers if you or your "friends" use these third party apps. You should review the policies of third party apps and websites to ensure that you are comfortable with the ways in which they use and disclose the information you share with them. We do not guarantee that they will follow our rules or our Privacy Policy. Note that your friends will also be able to see which third party apps that you use.
– Agents: We employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share your information with them to provide products or services to you. Our agents do not have any right to use Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us, and they provide a comparable level of protection for your Personal Information.

Publicfast Features
The Publicfast service includes several features that may allow you to share your information with others. For each of these and our other features, the information available to friends and others, our default user settings, and how to alter the default settings, is available in the Privacy FAQs. Please review them carefully. Please remember that if you choose to provide personal information using certain features of the Service, that information may be available to the wider Publicfast community, or may be published on the Publicfast website, which is subject to indexing by third party search engines.Sharing with Partners, in connection with business transfers, and for the protection of Publicfast and others:
– Our Partners: In addition to the data sharing described above, we enter into relationships with a variety of businesses and work closely with them. In certain situations, these businesses, provide services to you, sell items or provide promotions to you through Publicfast's Service. In other situations, Publicfast provides services, or sells products jointly with these businesses. You can easily recognize when one of these businesses is associated with your transaction, and we will share your Personal Information that is related to such transactions with that business.
– Business Transfers: If Publicfast or substantially all of its assets are acquired, or in the unlikely event that Publicfast goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party.
– Protection of Publicfast and Others: We may release Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with the law, including laws outside your country of residence; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Publicfast, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations (including outside of your country of residence) for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Email Communications
If you do not want to receive commercial email or other mail from us, please indicate your preference during the registration process or by making a modification on your account settings page or through the 'settings' tab on our website once you're logged into the service. Please note that if you do not want to receive legal notices from us, such as notices regarding this Privacy Policy, those legal notices will still govern your use of the Publicfast Service, and you are responsible for reviewing such legal notices for changes. We may receive a confirmation when you open an email from Publicfast if your computer supports this type of program. Publicfast uses this confirmation to help us make emails more interesting and helpful and improve our service.

What About Cookies and Similar Technologies?
Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer, mobile phone or other device. Pixels are small blocks of code on webpages that do things like allow another server to measure viewing of a webpage and often are used in connection with cookies.
We use technologies like cookies, pixels, and local storage (like on your browser or device, which is similar to a cookie but holds more information) to provide you with and better understand a range of products and services. By continuing to use our Service through your computer or mobile device, you consent to our use of cookies, pixels and local storage.
We use these technologies to do things like:
– make Publicfast easier or faster to use;
– enable features and store information about you (including on your device or in your browser cache) and your use of Publicfast;
– deliver, understand and improve advertising;
– monitor and understand the use of our products and services; and
– to protect you, others and Publicfast.
For example, we may ask advertisers or other partners to serve ads or services to computers, mobile phones or other devices, which may use a cookie, pixel or other similar technology placed by Publicfast or the third party (although we would not share any other information that identifies you with an advertiser). This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Publicfast and its service providers and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers. For information about how to opt out of receiving behavioral advertisements from our advertising partners, click here.
We sometimes use service providers to help us provide certain products and services and to provide us information about use of the Service to improve the Service and make it appealing to as many users as possible. For example, Publicfast uses third party analytics providers, like Google Analytics, to better understand who is using the service and how people are using it. As part of providing these services, these service providers may collect and store anonymous information such as time of visit, pages visited, time spent on each page of the website, IP address, and type of operating system used.
Most web browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allowing you to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. For more information about cookies and how to refuse them, click here. Also, Google has developed a web browser plugin to allow you to opt-out of Google Analytics' tracking software.

Is Personal Information About Me Secure?
Your Publicfast account Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
Publicfast endeavors to safeguard user information to ensure that user account information is kept private. However, Publicfast cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time.
The Service may contain links to other sites. Publicfast is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site, you should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on the Service.

International Users
If you are located outside of the United States, please note that this site is hosted on our computer servers in the United States. Therefore, your information may be processed and stored in the United States. As a result, United States federal and state governments, courts, or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information through laws applicable in the United States. Your use of this site or the Service or your submission of any Personal Information to us will constitute your consent to the transfer of your Personal Information outside of your home country, including the United States, which may provide for different data protection rules than in your country.

What Personal Information Can I Access?
Publicfast allows you to access the following information about you for the purpose of viewing, and in certain situations, updating that information and ensuring that it is accurate and complete. You can access this information on the Publicfast website by visiting the user settings page (except usage information, which can be accessed in the "History" tab). This list will change as our Service changes.
– Password
– Phone number
– Email address
– Other User profile information (for example, home city, photo)
– Usage information
If you have questions about the Personal Information we have collected from you, you can email hello@publicfast.com.

How Do I Delete My Account?
Should you ever decide to delete your Publicfast account, you may do so by clicking on the "delete account" link on your account setting page. If you terminate your account, your profile, including your check-in history, badges you received, your User Submissions (as defined in Publicfast's Terms of Service) and any promotional offers you received, will be removed from the site and deleted from Publicfast's servers. Because of the way we maintain Publicfast, such deletion may not be immediate, and residual copies of your profile information or posts may remain on backup media for up to ninety (90) days.

How Is Information Removed From My Account?
Even after you remove information from your account or profile, copies of that information may remain viewable elsewhere, to the extent it has been shared with others, it was otherwise distributed pursuant to your privacy settings, or it was copied or stored by other users. Removed and deleted information may remain on backup media for up to ninety (90) days prior to being deleted from our servers.

Will There Be Changes To This Privacy Policy?
Publicfast may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make material changes in the way we use Personal Information, we will notify you by posting an announcement on our Service or sending you an email. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when they use the Service after such changes have been first posted.

What If I Have Questions Or Concerns?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Service, please send a detailed message to: hello@publicfast.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.