This policy covers how Striking.ly, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Striking.ly," "we," "us," or "our") treats personal information that it collects and receives on www.Striking.ly.com. We are not in the business of selling information about you: we use information shared with us for the sole purpose of running and improving our services. 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
Striking.ly collects personal information when you register with us, use Striking.ly products or services or post content on a Striking.ly web site or blog. This information is limited to your email address, username, and any information you post on your site. Your password is stored securely using a salted, variable work factor, one-way hash function.
Striking.ly may also collect personal information if you enter into promotions or sweepstakes.
Striking.ly automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. We also collect other use information as part of our analytics services, in order to improve the service. However, we do not link such information to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.
Striking.ly may collect billing information if you sign up for a paid service, which may include your name, address, telephone number, credit card details, and other information that is necessary in order to process the transaction. Under no circumstance do we store any of your sensitive billing details.
When signing up for the affiliate program, Striking.ly may collect additional details in order to process payments and comply with tax law, which may include your social security number or EIN, your address, and other information as appropriate.
Striking.ly uses information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, identification and authentication, services improvement, support, contact, research, and anonymous reporting.
website uses Mixpanel, a web analytics service provided by Mixpanel,
Inc. ("Mixpanel"). Mixpanel uses "cookies", which
are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze
how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about
your use of the website (including your IP address) will be
transmitted to and stored by Mixpanel on servers in the United
States. Mixpanel will use this information for the purpose of
evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website
activity for website operators and providing other services relating
to website activity and internet usage. Mixpanel may also transfer
this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or
where such third parties process the information on Mixpanel’s
behalf. Mixpanel will not associate your IP address with any other
the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if
you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this
website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data
about you by Mixpanel in the manner and for the purposes set out
Our third party partners employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our site. We do not tie the information gathered to our Users' personally identifiable information.
Third Parties, with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site, also use Flash cookies to collect and store information. Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser may not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here: http://www.macromedia.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html#117118
Should you sign up for a Striking.ly pro account or register a domain through us, we require your billing information in order to process the transaction.
We will retain the last 4 digits of your credit card number and credit card type, so that you may identify that card used in the future. We do not store any other billing information, as this information is discarded after your transaction has been processed.
If your subscription is auto-renewing, a recurring subscription will be created at our payment gateway, Stripe.com. Stripe.com will store your billing information on their secure payment gateway for as long as necessary to carry out the terms of your subscription.
Should you cancel your subscription, your billing information will be immediately removed by Stripe.com
All transactions are processed over an industry standard SSL/TLS connection, with a minimum of 128-bit encryption.
Striking.ly occasionally obtains 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 Striking.ly'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 Striking.ly 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.
Striking.ly uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
Require you to re-enter your password after a certain period of time has elapsed to protect you against others accidentally accessing your account contents.
Keep track of preferences you specify while you are using the Striking.ly Sites, Products and Services.
Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic.
Conduct research to improve the content and services provided on the Striking.ly Sites, Products and Services.
Information Use, Sharing and Disclosure
Striking.ly does not share personal information we learn about you from your use of the Striking.ly web sites, products and services with others except as described in this policy.
We do not share, sell, rent or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
Striking.ly may use or share your personal information where it is necessary to complete a transaction, to operate or improve the Striking.ly products and services, or to do something that you have asked us to do. We use other third parties such as a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for promotional purposes.
From time to time, Striking.ly or a partner may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on Striking.ly. You may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. This information will be used strictly for the purpose of notifying and arranging delivery of promotional items to the person selected.
You may opt out of emails you receive from Striking.ly or any of our partners for promotions, sweepstakes, contests or newsletters by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
When you register for Striking.ly, we collect user-submitted account information such as username and email address to identify users and send notifications related to the use of the service.
When you post content on a Striking.ly web site, you have the ability to post content which may include personally identifiable information about yourself.
If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may 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 at support@Striking.ly. 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.
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 one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Striking.ly stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.
Striking.ly may share personally identifiable information about you under the following circumstances:
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.
Striking.ly 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 Striking.ly account or by placing a prominent notice on our site prior to the change becoming effective.
Widgets may support functions that require that you disclose certain personally identifiable information given the user's choice of participation. This information is collected in many different ways such as: forms, surveys, contests, forums, subscribing or unsubscribing to mailings and correcting or updating personally identifiable information and are only used for the purpose in which they were collected. Forms which require sensitive information such as financial information (credit card) to process purchases for products or services are SSL encrypted to protect your sensitive information.
Links to 3rd Party Sites
You can log in to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.
Social Media Widgets
Confidentiality and Security
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make efforts to ensure security on our systems.
We use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.
Your account information is password-protected. Additionally, your account's password is stored using a salted, variable work factor, one-way hash algorithm.
In certain areas, Striking.ly 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 Striking.ly learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using Striking.ly 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 support@Striking.ly.
Changing your Preferences and Personal Information
You can edit your account information with Striking.ly at any time.
You can delete your applicable account by emailing email@example.com; we will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services, 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.
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, or delete such information by making the change on our user account page, or by emailing our Customer Support at support@Striking.ly.
If you have a privacy concern regarding Striking.ly, or this policy, and if you cannot satisfactorily resolve it through the use of those sites, products or services, you should complete you can write to us by email at support@Striking.ly .