Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is incorporated by reference into the Upsider Terms of Use. The terms “Upsider,” “we,” and “us” include Upsider, Inc. and our affiliates and subsidiaries.  The Privacy Policy explains how  Upsider  may  collect , use, and disclose information we obtain through the “Service.”  Any capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy have the meaning set forth in the Terms of Use.    

“Personal Information” can be used to readily identify,  contact, or locate you.  

Personal Information” means information that alone or when in combination with other information maybe used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address,email address, or phone number.  We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.

The Service Collects Your Information

We collect Personal Information when you:

Register to use the Service;

Log in with social media credentials;

Use the Service;

And communicate with us.

We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use the Service.

Registration and Account Information.  You must register to use the Service.  To register, you may need to provide Personal Information, such as your name and contact information.  You may also be asked to provide other information, such as your employment history.

Social Connect. When you choose to connect your social media account to your Service profile,we collect Personal Information from that social media website.  For example, when you connect your Facebook account, we may collect the Personal Information you have made publicly available in Facebook, such as your name, user ID, profile picture, cover photo, username, gender, networks, age range, language, country, friend list,and any other information you have made public. We may also obtain other non-public information from social  media websites with your permission.

Using the Service. We collect information you provide through the Service.  For example, we collect the information you add to your profile, such as your profile photo, contact information,demographic information, employment history, education history, survey answers,social media profile URLs, and your resume. When you interact with other users by initiating and receiving communications through the Service, the Service will collect the information provided in such submissions, including any Personal Information.

Making Payments.  When you make payments through the Service, you may need to provide financial account information, such as your credit card number,to our third-party service providers.  Wedo not collect or store such information, though we may receive summary information about transactions that does not include credit card or bank account numbers.

Referrals. A user may submit Personal Information, such as an email address, about others to us so that the user can recommend the Service to them.  We use the information to send a communication to the individual and then delete the information.  The recipient of an invitation to use the Service may see your name and email address as the referrer.

Customer Support. We may collect Personal Information through your communications with our customer-support team.  

Cookies, Automatic DataCollection, and Related Technologies. The Service collects and stores information that is generated automatically as you use it, including your preferences and anonymous usage statistics.When we associate such information with Personal Information, we will treat the combination as Personal Information.

Consent.By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Service.

How Upsider Uses Your Information

We use Personal Information to:

             Facilitate and improve our services;

             And communicate with you.    

Communications.  We may send email to the email address you provide to us, and call or text message you with your consent, to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, system maintenance, and other Service-related information.

How Upsider Uses Your Information

We may share your Personal Information:


  With your consent;

  To comply with legal obligations;

  To protect and defend our rights and property;

  And with your permission.

We do not rent, sell, or share Personal Information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies for their direct marketing purposes, unless we have your permission.

We Use Vendors and Service Providers.  We may share any information we receive with vendors and service providers retained in connection with the provision of the Service.

Social Networking and Other Websites.  The Service may allow you to share information, including Personal Information, with social networking websites,such as Facebook.  We do not share your Personal Information with them unless you direct the Service to share it.  Their use of the information will be governed by their privacy policies, and you may be able to modify your privacy settings on their websites.

Legal and Similar Disclosures. We may access, preserve, and disclose collected information, if we believe doing so is required or appropriate to: comply with law enforcement requests and legal process, such as a court order or subpoena; respond to your requests; or protect your, our, or others’ rights, property, or safety.

Merger, Sale, or Other Asset Transfers.If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence,reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of Upsider assets, or transition of service to another provider, your information may be sold or transferred aspart of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract.  We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information.

With Your Permission. We may also disclose your Personal Information with your permission.

Google API Services

Upsider's use of information received from Google APIs will adhere to Google API Services User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.

Information Security

We take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us.  We do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure.

By using the Service or providing Personal Information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Service.  If we learn of a security systems breach, we may attempt to notify you electronically by posting a notice on the Service or sending an email to you.  You may have a legal right to receive this notice in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice), please notify us at support@upsider.co.

Children's Privacy    

We do not knowingly collect information from children under 13.  We will take steps to delete it if we learn  we have collected it.  

We do not knowingly collect, maintain, or use personal information from children under 13 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed to children under the age of 13.  If you learn that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, you may alert us at support@upsider.co. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from children under 13, we will promptly take steps to delete such information and terminate the child’s account.

International Users    

By using the  Service, you will transfer data to the United States.  

If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your information to the United States and processing globally. By providing your information you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION OR POSE A QUESTION OR SUGGESTION

If you would like to update, correct, or remove any information that you have provided to us through your use of the Service or otherwise, orif you have suggestions for improving this Privacy Policy, please send an email to support@upsider.co. If you are under the age of 18 and a California resident, you may request that content or information you posted to the Service no longer be publicly accessible from the Service by sending an email to support@upsider.co. After completing the request, we may continue to hold your content and information and such content and information may remain publicly available if your association with the content and information is removed or another user posted, copied, or re-posted the content and information.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY AND PRACTICES    

We may revise this  Privacy Policy, so review it periodically.

Posting of Revised Privacy Policy.  We will post any adjustments to the Privacy Policy on this web page, and the revised version will be effective when it is posted.  If you are concerned about how your information is used, bookmark this page and read this Privacy Policy periodically.

New Uses of Personal Information. From time to time, we may desire to use Personal Information for uses not previously disclosed in our Privacy Policy. If our practices change regarding previously collected Personal Information in a way that would be materially less restrictive than stated in the version of this Privacy Policy in effect at the time we collected the information, we will make reasonable efforts to provide notice and obtain consent to any such uses as may be required by law.