We break up the types of information you share into Non Personal Information and Personally Identifiable Information.
“Non Personal Information” is information that is not personally identifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you access our Service with a web browser.
“Personally Identifiable Information” is non-public information that is personally identifiable to you and obtained in order for us to provide you within access to certain features of our Service. Personally Identifiable Information may include information such as your email address, physical location, and other related information that you provide to us or that we obtain about you. It may also include any pictures that upload when using our Service.
Information We Collect
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to MeetPositives when using our Service.
As a Visitor, you can browse our Website to find out more about our Service. You are not required to provide us with any Personally Identifiable Information as a Visitor.
However, if register as a Member to use our Service, you must provide Personally Identifiable Information to MeetPositives in order for us to provide you with certain features our Service. As a Member, we collect your Personally Identifiable Information in the following ways:
At Member Registration
When you register for membership, we collect your email address so that we can communicate with you about our Service.
Participation in Our Service
As a Member participating in our Service, you may disclose Personally Identifiable Information such as personal information about yourself or images of yourself. You should take great care in what you disclose and in what images you may upload to protect your privacy as you see fit. We don’t have a duty to review what you submit to make sure that no identifiers are present.
When you purchase a Subscription for our Service, we collect your Payment Method and other billing information so that we can charge you for your Subscription.
There are many online forms used in our Service. The information you enter into these online forms may contain Personally Identifiable Information.
Personal Health Information
Our Service is oriented to Members that have specific health issues, but we are not a collector or processor of personal health information (“PHI”) or otherwise considered as “Business Associate” as may be defined under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”). As such, we are not bound to any HIPAA regulations, including but not limited to, HIPPA Standards for Privacy of Individually Identifiable Health Information, 45 C.F.R. Part 160 and Part 164, Subparts A and E (typically referred to as the “Privacy Standards”), the HIPAA Security Standards, 45 C.F.R. Part 160 and Part 164, Subparts A and C (typically referred to as the “Security Standards”), and the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule, 45 C.F.R. Part 160 and Part 164, Subparts A and D (typically referred to as the “Breach Notification Rule”). You acknowledge that any PHI you disclose in a Posting or share with others, whether using our Website or through other means, is not protected by HIPAA. You acknowledge that we are not liable for any PHI disclosure you make. As such, you should use great care in how PHI you share.
Computer Information Collected
When you use our Service, MeetPositives automatically collects certain computer information by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our Service. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. MeetPositives also collects the following:
We may also use a technology called, web beacons, to collect general information about your use of our Service and your use of special promotions or newsletters. The information we collect by Web Beacons allows us to statistically monitor the number of people that open our emails. Our Web Beacons are not used to track your activity outside of our Service. We do not link Non Personal Information from Web Beacons to Personally Identifiable Information without your permission.
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the Service from which you entered our Service, if any, as well as the name of the Service to which you’re headed when you leave our Service. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet Service provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our Service.
“Do Not Track/Follow” Settings
How We Use Your Information
MeetPositives uses the information we receive from you as follows:
Providing and Improving Our Service
MeetPositives may use the Personally Identifiable information you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to provide our Service to you as well as to make improvements to it.
Communications and Email Alerts
When MeetPositives communicates with you about our Service, we will use the email address you provided when registering as a Member. We may also send you service alerts regarding your use of our Service. Finally, we may also send you emails with promotional information about MeetPositives, unless you have opted out of receiving such information. You can change contact preferences at any time through your account. While you can opt-out of promotional messages, you cannot opt-out of receiving service alerts.
Sharing Information with Affiliates and Other Third Parties
MeetPositives does not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for marketing purposes. Furthermore, we will not share your Personally Identifiable Information to any of our affiliate sites without your permission. However, we may use non-personal information regarding your use of our Website for data aggregation purposes which might be sold to other parties at our discretion. Any such data aggregation would not contain any of your Personally Identifiable Information. We may provide your Personally Identifiable Information to affiliates that provide services to MeetPositives with regards to our Service (i.e. payment processors, webhosting companies, etc.); such affiliates will only receive information necessary to provide the respective services and will be bound by confidentiality agreements limiting the use of such information.
Community Discussion Boards
Legally Required Releases of Information
MeetPositives may be legally required to disclose your Personally Identifiable Information, if such disclosure is (a) required by subpoena, law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you and/or other Members; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of MeetPositives, our Users, employees, and affiliates.
Disclosures to Successors
Changing Your Information
You may change your Personally Identifiable Information at any time using the Account & Settings Tab on our Service.
Protecting Your Child’s Privacy
We want to protect your Child’s privacy. Even though our Service is not designed for use by a Child, we realize that a Child may attempt to access our Website. We do not knowing collect Personally Identifiable Information from a Child. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your Child is using our Website, please contact us. We may ask for proof of identification before we remove any information to prevent malicious removal of account information. If we discover on our own that a Child is accessing our Website, we will delete the information as soon as we discover it, we will not use the information for any purpose, and we will not disclose the information to third parties. You acknowledge that we do not verify the age of our Users nor do we have any liability to do so. If you are a Child, please do not access our Website.
Protecting the Privacy Rights of Third Parties
We believe in everyone’s right to privacy. If any Postings you make to our Service contain information about third parties, you need to make sure you have permission to include them in your Posting. While we are not legally liable for the actions of our Users, we will remove any Postings for which we are notified that such Postings violate the privacy rights of others.
Links to Other Websites
Our Email Policy
MeetPositives and our affiliates fully comply with international laws regarding SPAM. You can always opt out of receipt of further email correspondence from MeetPositives and/or our affiliates. We agree that we will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any unaffiliated third-party without your permission.
Our Security Policy
MeetPositives has constructed our Service using industry standard encryption and authentication tools to protect your Personally Identifiable Information. When we collect your Personally Identifiable Information through our Service, we encrypt this information and attempt to prevent unauthorized access to it by using industry standard technologies, such as encryption software, routers and firewalls. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the Internet, we cannot completely guarantee that your Personally Identifiable Information is completely protected. We strongly urge you to protect any password you may have for our Service and to not share it with anyone. You should always log out of our Service when not in use, especially if you are sharing a computer or mobile device with someone else or are using a public computer.
Changing Your Information
You may change your email address or other Personally Identifiable Information at any time using the account management features found on our Service.
If you have any questions about our Privacy Practices or this Policy, please contact us by email at [email protected].