PRIVACY POLICY

This policy discloses the privacy practices for THIS SITE. This privacy policy applies solely to the information collected by this website. It explains the types of information we collect, the security measures we use to safeguard that information, how we use and share that information, and how you can opt out of having your information shared with certain third parties.  Parts of this policy may be inapplicable to you based on your use of the site.

TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

When you use this site we collect information from you.  The information collected may include your name, e-mail address, physical address, mailing address, telephone number, payment information, and or other personal data you enter (collectively “personally identifiable information”). If you are a corporate user, we may also collect your company name and company data (collectively “company information”).  This information is collected voluntarily when you register, create a group, invite an individual to join, make a purchase, or otherwise use this site. Additionally, information regarding your use of this site is collected through the use of cookies and similar technology. These technologies allow us to recognize when a user returns to the site and to track a user’s behavior while on the site. Other information such as your IP address and information about the device you are using to access our site is also collected.

SAFEGUARDING YOUR INFORMATION

To protect your personally identifiable information and/or your company information, this Site uses Digital IDs from GoDaddy, a leader in internet transaction security, and SSL or “Secure Socket Layers”, an industry standard protocol, for completing online transactions. Once you submit personally identifiable information and/or company information when completing an online transaction using this Site, that information is encrypted and secured to protect against unauthorized use or disclosure to other parties.

This site is owned by GroupTools LLC. As such it is maintained with a comprehensive set of technical and procedural security controls intended to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of all associated information’s and systems.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

The information collected from you is stored in order to customize your experience and provide more convenient service. Additionally, we may use the information collected for marketing, software development, and statistical analysis. Your information may be shared with third parties as described below.

We may use your mailing address to send ticket and/or correspondence. We may use your telephone number to contact you regarding customer service. We may use your e-mail address to send e-tickets to the prover address or contact you with customer service information.

We may also use your e-mail and/or mailing address to notify you of special events, discounts, and similar items which may be of interest to you. We may send such marketing messaged directly or through a third party.

Furthermore, we may use your personally identifiable information and/or company information for other purposed described within this policy. We may share your personally identifiable information and/or company information with other as described below.

WHO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH

Event Providers

We may share your personally identifiable information and/or company information with event providers to allow them to contact you using your e-mail address and the other personally identifiable information and/or company information you provide to us.

Merchants

From time to time we may also share your personally identifiable information and/or company information with other merchants. If and when we share this information with other merchants, we select only those merchants whose products or services we believe may interest you.

We may also share aggregated and other non-personally identifiable and/or non-company information and anonymous information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Business Partners

We may enter into agreement with other companies (collectively “business partners”) to facilitate our transactions with you, or to offer additional products and services. We may share your personally identifiable information and/or company information with our business partners as part of our agreements with them and to facilitate your transactions. We may also share your personally identifiable information and/or company information to enhance your use of this site.

Legal and Administrative Agencies

Any and all information, personal or company, you submit to us is subject to disclosure pursuant to judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants, or orders. Additionally, we reserve the right to disclose or share your personally identifiable information and/or company information when we, in good faith, determine that such disclosure will help us comply with the law, protect the security or safety of our property, or the property of a third party.

Others

In addition to the circumstances described above your personally identifiable information and/or company information may be shared in any legally permissible way that will aid in the administration of the site.  Furthermore, any and all information you have shared with us may be shared with a third party in the event of a transfer of our ownership or assets.

IN THE ANY CASE WHERE YOUR INFORMATION IS SHARED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE, the recipient’s use is not governed by this policy.  We will not control the recipient’s use of your information once we have shared it. The recipient’s use of shared information is governed by its own privacy policy and/or any applicable laws and regulations. If you wish to know more about such third party’s use of your information or wish to opt out of receiving communications from such third party you will need to contact that third party directly.

COOKIES

This site also collects non-personal identification and other data using cookies and similar technology placed onto your computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow us to recognize repeat users and to track users’ behavior on the site.  We may combine the information we collect from cookies with your personally identifiable information and/or company information to improve our services and to customize the information so we may communicate with you in a more personalized and direct manner.

We may also allow third parties to monitor activity on this site using their own cookies and similar technologies for the purpose of reporting website traffic, statistics, targeted advertisements, “click-throughs” and/or other activities.

You can control whether a cookie is placed on your hard drive via your computer and browser security setting. Once a cookie is present, the company which placed it there can control how it is used. You may set the preferences on your web browser to refuse or limit the placement of cookies on your hard drive. You can also delete cookies placed on your hard drive using your browser options. HOWEVER, THE REFUSAL TO ACCEPT ANY COOKIES WILL PREVENT YOU FROM USING MANY FEATURES OF THIS SITE.

SOCIAL MEDIA

We contract with third party technology providers to allow you to communicate using various forms of social media while you are on the site and on social medial platforms which you elect to use.  If you did not “opt out” and/or you elect to communicate using social media on this site, your information will be shared with the providers as needed to enable the use of the selected social media while you are on the site.  When you post information on a social media platform, how your information is used is governed by the terms of use and privacy police you the social media platform on which you post.

PROTECTION OF CHILDREN

It is our policy not to knowingly solicit or collect any information from children under the age of thirteen (13). Personal information collected about children under the age of thirteen (13) is protected by the Children’s Online Privacy Act of 1988. If you are younger than thirteen (13) years of age, please do not submit or share with us any personal information on this site. Furthermore, please notify your parents that you are using this site and have them send an e-mail to info@GroupTools.com so we may delete any information which may have been collected.

Additionally, we may not collect or process information for a citizen of an EU member state under the ages of sixteen (16) without consent from that citizen’s parents. If you are a citizen of an EU member state under the age of sixteen (16), please do not submit or share with us any personal information on this site. Furthermore, please notify your parents that you are using this site and have them send an e-mail to info@GroupTools.com so we may delete any information which may have been collected.

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

California law permits users who are California residents to request certain information regarding the disclosure of information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident who would like to request that information, please contact us at info@GroupTools.com

OPTING OUT

If you do not want us to share any of your personally identifiable information with event providers; third parties with which we engage, or other merchants, you can inform us of that by “opting out”, by emailing us at info@GroupTools.com.

Even if you do “opt out” from our sharing your personally identifiable information and/or company information, we will still share the information for the minimal purpose of processing your transactions on this site.

UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

You have the option to access, update, and/or correct the personally identifiable information or company information we collect from you at any time.  If you have an account with us, you can manage these settings in your GroupTools user profile. Additionally, your information may be modified by contacting our customer service department via email at info@GroupTools.com.

CONTACTING US

If you need to contact us for any reason, please email our customer service department at info@GroupTools.com.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE TO THIS POLICY

At the bottom of this policy an effective date is posted.  If this date is different than the last time you visited our site, the policy has been revised.

Effective Date: 1-1-2018