Last updated on May 20, 2016
This policy covers how StepShot, OÜ (“StepShot,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) treats personal information that it collects and receives in StepShot Application and on StepShot web sites (*.stepshot.net). Information you share with us is used for StepShot’s business purposes. StepShot is not in the business of selling information about you. This notice tells you what information we collect, steps we take to protect and secure it, how we use and share information, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.
Information We Gather
StepShot collects personal information when you register with us, use StepShot products or services or post content on a StepShot site.
The StepShot Sites, Products and Services may combine information about you that we have with information we obtain from business partners or others.
StepShot may also collect information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners. This information might include information necessary to process payments due to us from you such as your credit card number.
StepShot may automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request.
The StepShot Sites, Products and Services use information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research, and anonymous reporting.
StepShot may occasionally obtain IP addresses from users depending upon how you access our web sites. IP addresses, browser and session information may be used for various purposes, including to:
Diagnose and prevent service or technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP.
- Estimate the total number of users visiting StepShot’s web sites from specific geographical regions.
- Help determine which users have access privileges to certain content, services or resources that we offer.
- Monitor and prevent fraud and abuse.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web site’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to use StepShot services or products that require you to “sign in” and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify you when a cookie is set.
StepShot uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
- Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
- Protect you against others accidentally accessing your account contents by requiring you to re-enter your password after a certain period of time has elapsed
- Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using the StepShot Sites, Products and Services
- Conduct research to improve the content and services provided on the StepShot Sites, Products and Services.
- StepShot lets other entities that provide services on some of our web pages set and access their cookies on your computer. Other entities’ use of their cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, and not this policy. Other entities do not have access to StepShot’s cookies.
Information Relating to Children
Users under the age of 13 are prohibited from using StepShot.
Information Use, Sharing and Disclosure
StepShot does not share personal information we learn about you from your use of the StepShot web sites, products and services with others except as described in this policy.
StepShot may use or share your personal information where it is necessary to complete a transaction, to operate or improve the StepShot products and services, to do something that you have asked us to do, or tell you of products and services that we think may be of interest.
From time to time, StepShot or a partner, may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest. You may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. StepShot may transfer personal information to certain advertising partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Where you are contacted with an offer or service based on information you have shared with StepShot, we will do our best to provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving such further communications at the time you are contacted, however, in connection with any of our paid products and services (i.e., products or services that you license or use for a fee), we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to those products and services, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the StepShot Newsletter, that are considered part of your StepShot account, without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.
When you register for StepShot, StepShot collects user-submitted account information such as name, email address and age to identify users and send notifications related to the use of the service. StepShot also collects user-submitted profile information, including additional contact information, location, biographical information. This additional profile information will assist other users in finding and communicating with you.
StepShot will display your name and email address on your StepShot Account and Desktop Application. Additionally, StepShot will display any user-submitted profile information on your StepShot Account and Desktop Application.
If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
StepShot may share personally identifiable information about you under the following circumstances:
- In the course of operating our business it may be necessary or appropriate for us to provide access to your personal information to others such as our service providers, contractors and select vendors so that we can operate StepShot and our business. Where practical, we seek to obtain confidentiality agreements that are consistent with this policy and that limit others’ use or disclosure of the information you have shared.
- We may share your personal information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, to establish or exercise our legal rights or, defend against legal claims and if in our judgment in such circumstances disclosure is required or appropriate.
StepShot may revise, modify or update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your particular StepShot account or by placing a notice on our site.
Confidentiality and Security
Your StepShot account’s 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.
StepShot endeavors to safeguard user information to ensure that user account information is kept private. However, StepShot 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.
In certain areas, StepShot uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.
If StepShot learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using StepShot or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of those sites, products and services. We may post a notice on our applicable web sites if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view the applicable web sites. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at email@example.com.
Changing your Preferences and Personal Information
To edit or delete your account information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org; however, please note that some personal information, primarily your contact information, may remain in our records to the extent necessary to protect our legal interests or document compliance with regulatory requirements.
Most personal information you may provide is entirely optional.
If you have a privacy concern regarding StepShot, or this policy, and if you cannot satisfactorily resolve it through the use of those sites, products or services you can write to us by email at email@example.com. Alternatively, we can be reached by telephone at +1 (845) 400 02 47.
If you object to any sharing of your personal information that may be permitted under this policy, you may do so by writing us at the above email address. We will take reasonable steps to accommodate your requests as they relate to our advertising practices. In some instances, honoring your requests may interfere with or preclude your ability to use StepShot or may require us to terminate our relationship with you.