PRIVACY POLICY

pumpspotting.com (the “Site”) is owned and operated by pumpspotting, LLC. (collectively “pumpspotting, LLC”, “we”, or “us”).  pumpspotting, LLC has adopted this Privacy Policy in order to inform you of its policies and practices with respect to information collected from the Site.  Your use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy and your consent to the practices it describes.  This Privacy Policy applies only to information gathered on and through the Site and does not apply to any other information or websites not owned or operated by pumpspotting, LLC.  Please review this Privacy Policy periodically as we may update it from time to time. Each time you visit the Site, or provide us with information, you are, by doing so, accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy at that time. 

Summary

We value your privacy and, unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, will not sell or share your personal information with third parties without your consent.  This section gives a brief overview of our data collection and use policies.  Please see below for a more detailed discussion of each topic.

We collect the following information:

  • Personal information that you provide us on a voluntary basis.
  • Information that your browser routinely shares with websites.

We use and disclose the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To create and maintain your account.
  • To provide you information about products and services that you request or that you may be interested in.
  • To help us improve our Site, understand its users and their preferences, and to market our products and services.
  • To protect our business interests or the rights of others, when required by law, to cooperate with law enforcement, or in connection with the sale or merger of all or part of our business.

The Site uses the following tracking technologies:

  • Cookies and other similar technology track movement across our website and keep track of our users and their preferences.

Other details about our practices:

  • Although the Site may contain links to other websites, this policy applies only to websites owned and operated by pumpspotting, LLC.
  • We use your personal information only for the purposes for which it is collected and consistent with this policy, and we retain your information as permitted by applicable law.
  • We may update this policy from time to time, but we will allow you to opt in to any material changes in how we use your previously collected personal information.

Information we collect

Personal information that you provide:  You may visit and browse our Site without providing any personal information.  However, we collect the personal information and content that you provide when you use our services, including the information you provide when you create an account.

Information provided by your web browser: Like many other websites, and regardless of which section of the Site you are visiting, we may record information that your browser routinely shares, and we may automatically track certain information based upon your behavior on the Site (“Aggregate Information”).  This information may include, for example, the URL that you have just come from (whether this URL is on our Site or not), the URL you go to next (whether this URL is on our Site or not), your computer’s browser information, mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity, text that is typed and your IP address.  All Aggregate Information that is collected on the Site is collected via Google Analytics. 

How we use and share the information we collect

We will generally use the information that we collect to create and maintain member accounts, to provide the pumpspotting, LLC service, to help us operate the Site, to help us understand our users and their preferences, and to market products and services to our Site’s users that may be of interest to them.  The following provides a more specific discussion of our uses and disclosures of the information that we collect.  

To create and maintain your account:  We will use the information that you provide to create and maintain your pumpspotting, LLC account and provide the pumpspotting, LLC service.

To promote interaction with other users:  We may allow other users to see limited information about you, to facilitate connections between users of the pumpspotting, LLC service.  This information may include your location if you choose to share such information.

People you share and communicate with:  When you post content, share information, or communicate with others using our services, you are choosing to share that content and information with all other pumpspotting, LLC members.  Please be careful of the information that you choose to share publicly on the service, as we do not have any control over what other pumpspotting, LLC members do with the information that you share publicly through our service.  Other members may, for example, download or reshare that information with others on or off our service.

To communicate with you about products or services that you may be interested in:  If you opt-in, we may use the personal information collected through the Site to provide you information about products or services that we believe you may be interested in.  You will always be given the opportunity to unsubscribe or opt out of receiving further communications or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions in the email communication.  

Information shared with our business partners:  We may use business partners to help us design and operate the Site or to provide other services to support the Site. For example, we may hire a company to run certain website applications, help us analyze our data, or send you information about products and services that you may be interested in on our behalf.  Unless otherwise indicated on our website, if we allow our business partners to access the personal information we collect, it will be for limited purposes and in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

Statistical analyses of the information: We may use an analytics provider, such as Google Analytics, to help us gather statistical information about the visitors to our Site and how they use the Site on an anonymous, aggregate basis.  But, we will not associate this data with personally identifiable data unless required to do so to cooperate with law enforcement activity or other governmental request or to comply with law.  We may use this information to gain a better understanding of the users of our Site, to improve our Site, and to improve our services and product offerings.  Depending on the type of browser and device that you use, you may have the ability to control the type of information that Google Analytics uses.  To understand how Google Analytics collects and processes data, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.  We reserve the right to license or sell aggregate information about the visitors to our Site, but this information will not be individually identifiable.

Business operations, law enforcement and legal actions:  We may release your information without prior notice when we believe it is appropriate to prevent fraud; to comply with law or to cooperate with law enforcement activity or other governmental request; to respond to subpoenas, court orders or administrative agency requests for information; to enforce our policies; to protect the rights, property and safety of our business and of others; or when required or otherwise permitted by law. For example, we may share information with law enforcement to reduce the risk of fraud or if someone uses or attempts to use our site for illegal reasons. If there is a sale or merger of the company, division or business unit that operates this Site, we may also transfer the information we have collected in connection with such sale or merger.

Cookies and other online tracking technologies

Our Site uses cookies for your protection and convenience.  We use “session” cookies.  Session cookies are deleted after you leave our website and when you close your browser.  We use data collected with session cookies to enable certain features on our Site, to help us understand how users interact with our Site, and to monitor at an aggregate level Site usage and web traffic routing. 

Most Internet browsers enable you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies, or receive a warning before a cookie is stored.  Please be aware; however, that some of the Site’s features or services may not function properly without cookies.  

Links

The Site may contain links to other sites.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those linked sites.  We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each web site to which we may link that may collect personally identifiable information.

How we protect your personal information

We will use commercially reasonable and appropriate means to protect the integrity of the Site and the personal information that we collect from the Site.  However, we cannot provide absolute assurances against, and will not be liable for, any breaches of data security or confidentiality due to system failures or unauthorized access by third parties, or other causes beyond our reasonable control.  

Children

Our Site is not directed at children under the age of 13 and we will not knowingly collect information about children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not sign up for an account or submit your personal information. If you are a parent who believes that we have collected information about a child under age 13, please notify us at amy@pumpspotting.com and we will be happy to delete the information.

Do-Not-Track

Our Site does not currently recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, including “do-not-track” instructions.  However, you can change your privacy preferences regarding the use of cookies and similar technologies through your browser.

Changes to this policy

We reserve the right to change this policy.  But, if we do change this policy, we will post the revised version on the Site.  And, if we are going to change this policy in a way that would permit us to make additional uses of the personal information that we have previously collected about you, we will obtain your affirmative, express consent before using your information in a materially different way.

Contact us  

If you have any questions or comments about our policies and practices, please contact us at amy@pumpspotting.com.

Last updated: June 22, 2016