Privacy Policy

Last Revised: May 24th 2018

Our Commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. TIPPOLA is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect, how we store it and how we use it. We take great care in safeguarding your personal information and in complying with all applicable federal and state privacy laws and our own internal standards and best practices.

Part 1- Users and visitors of the Tippola Platform (http://tippola.com)

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy

We make every effort not to collect or maintain information on our website from those we actually know that are under the age of 13. The TIPPOLA website and Services are not structured to attract anyone under the age of 13.

The Purpose and Use of Collected Information

This policy applies to all information collected or submitted through the TIPPOLA Services. The types of personal information we collect are, among others:

● Name

● Address

● Email address

● Phone number

● Image

● Website

● Biography, and any additional information that you specifically consent to provide us with

Technical information-

When you use our platform, and or interact with embedded items or advertisements of Tippola, we collect information about websites and apps you visit (including the Embedded Items, the Applications and any Third-Party Content), the way you use the content displayed on the Platform (such as Saves, Shares, Clicks, Likes, Follows), browsing activity, and approximate geo-location.

Content that you contribute on our Platform –

We collect the content you add and publish on our Platform (such as comments, tips, tippolas).

Log data and device information –

We automatically record and collect certain Personal Information from or about your device (for example your computer or your mobile device) when you install our Application or access our Platform or when you interact with our content (including when you visit the Embedded Items). This includes information about your operating system version, device settings, hardware information, device approximate location, mobile operator or internet service provider information, browser type, language preferences, time zone, the duration of your visits, your actions on these visits (for example clicks, impressions of content, shares, saves). We may also automatically collect your device geo-location.

Non-personal information

We may collect general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of the Services, such as how many visitors visit a specific service or webpage of the Services, how long you stay on that page, and which hyperlinks, if any, you click on. This information represents a generic overview of our users, including their collective viewing habits.

We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to use the Services and subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may share or disclose your information at your direction, such as when you authorize a third-party web client or application to access your TIPPOLA account or when you direct us to share your information with others. We use email addresses to answer the emails we receive and to communicate with the Users. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We will never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the practice described in this Privacy Policy without providing you an opportunity to opt-out of our database in advance.

Provision of our services –

  • We use all of the information that we have (including your Personal Information) to create a personalized experience for our users and to improve our platform. For example, we can suggest content that you might like (such as beauty tips) based on your activity on our platform.
  • Communications and updates – we may use your Personal Information to communicate with you
  • Protecting our interests – we use your Personal Information when we believe it’s necessary in order to take precautions against liabilities, investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations, protect ourselves from fraud, protect the security or integrity of our services and protect the rights and property of Tippola, its users and/or partners.

    We may collect general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of the Services, such as how many visitors visit a specific service or webpage of the Services, how long You stay on that page, and which hyperlinks, if any, You click on. This information represents a generic overview of our users, including their collective viewing habits, and allows us and other third parties to modify information, promotions, offers and/or discounts on products and services based on user traffic and behavior.

  • Methods of Information Collection

    ● When do we receive information about users?

    When you voluntarily provide us your personal details within the Platform

    When you use or access our Platform (for example by visiting our Website or the Embedded Items, by contributing content to our Platform or by clicking on certain content or on advertisements);

    From third party websites and services on which the Embedded Items are included.

    ●How do we collect information about users?

    ● Cookies and Session Variables

    TIPPOLA uses cookies on the website for login purposes and User tractability throughout the Services. Cookies are small data files transmitted to and from your internet browser that may convey certain information about your actions and activity on our website. Cookies enable TIPPOLA to track and target users and to enhance their experience of the Services.

    ● Database

    When provided by you, your username, contact details, home address and full name are saved on our database when you register to our Services. This information may sometimes be used by us to communicate with you but will not be used for non-related direct mailing lists.

    ● Third Party Services

    You also may give us permission to access your information in other services. For example, you may link your Facebook or Google Plus account to TIPPOLA, which allows us to obtain information from those accounts. The information we get from those services often depends on your settings or their privacy policies, so be sure to check what those are.

    ●How do we use the information we collect on users?

    ●To personalize your experience on the platform

    We might use all information we collected on users to personalize the experience on Tippola and present users with personalized content that fits their interests, preferences, location.

    ●Service Updates

    We may use your personal information to send you notifications such as- password reminders, platform updates, new features, updates in Terms, Privacy Policy, reminders to complete your activities on the Platform, suggestions for additional content you might like on the Platform, notification of engagement of other users with content you published

    Advertising

    We use and share non-Personal Information (meaning, aggregated information or Personal Information which is de-identified and cannot allow the identification of a User) we have, including information collected through our Tracking Technologies, with our partners (in various jurisdictions around the world) for advertising purposes.

    Sharing Your Information

    Other Users may see the information you have made available through the Services by means of using the Services and by means of APIs, data embedding, syndication or any other means made available by TIPPOLA to make the information accessible.

    TIPPOLA may share your information with third parties in the following cases:

    When we have your consent. This includes sharing information with other services (like Facebook , google plus, Pinterest etc.) when you’ve chosen to link to your TIPPOLA registration to those services or publish your activity on TIPPOLA to them.

    We may employ third party companies or individuals to process personal information on our behalf based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy. For example, we share credit card information with the payment companies we use to store your payment information. Or, we may share data with a security consultant to help us get better at identifying spam. In addition, some of the information we request may be collected by third party providers on our behalf.

    If we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety, rights, or property of the public, any person, or TIPPOLA; or to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues. We may share the information described in this Policy with our wholly-owned subsidiaries and affiliates. We may engage in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganization, or similar transaction or proceeding that involves the transfer of the information described in this Policy.

    TIPPOLA may also share aggregated or non-personally identifiable information with our partners, advertisers or others.

    Transferring your information

    TIPPOLA is a worldwide service. By using our Services, you authorize us to transfer and store your information outside of your home country, including in the United States, for the purposes described in this policy. The privacy protections and the rights of authorities to access your personal information in such countries may not be equivalent to those in your home country.

    Data Integrity

    We take every precaution to protect user data. When a user submits sensitive data through our Services, it is protected both on-line and off-line with various technologies. Access to all personally identifiable information about Users is kept in company offices, and only those employees, who need this information to perform specific jobs, including customer service representatives, are granted access to it. The details that users elect to post during the registration procedure or thereafter become the property of TIPPOLA upon their receipt.

    Correcting and Updating Personal Information

    ● How Can You Access Or Correct Your Information?

    You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain or change it yourself, under your User Profile section. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by s accessing your User Profile section. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

    ● Notification of Changes

    If TIPPOLA decides to change this privacy policy, then we will post or link these changes on the home page. This will ensure that our users are constantly aware of how and what information is collected and how it is used.

    The Privacy Policy was published on April 4, 2017 and last updated on Nov 5th, 2017.

    Questions about this privacy statement should be directed to support@tippola.com for clarification.

    Part 2- Visitors engaging with Tippola Embedded Items on third party websites

    This Privacy Policy explains how information about you is collected, used and disclosed by Tippola (“Tippola”). Tippola operates a knowledge sharing and discovery platform where content which gets paid can become “sponsored” (sponsored content), and appears as advertisements on publisher’s sites (the “Services”). This Privacy Policy describes how Tippola collects, uses, and discloses information when you visit these websites.

    We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the policy. We encourage you to check back regularly to stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.

    COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

    Information We Collect Automatically Through the Services

    In order to provide content that is relevant to your interests, we automatically collect certain information when you access websites that incorporate the Services. This information reflects information about the websites you visit, and how you interact with our Services.

    Browser and Device Information: We collect information about your browser and device, including your browser type, device type, user agent string, operating system, mobile carrier, and identifiers assigned to your browser or device.

    Usage Data: We collect information about the websites and mobile applications you visit that integrate our Services and about the websites that you visit immediately prior to visiting a website that integrates our Services, including the date and time your browser or device accesses such websites and the specific pages accessed.

    Click Data: We collect information about the content and ads that you click on within the Services, shares, saves, and lead submissions.

    Information You Provide

    By logging in to Tippola through a social media service (facebook for example), we will have access to certain information from that service, such as your name, photo, email.

    You may be able to customize your Tippola experience by registering as a user and selecting topics of interest to customize your experience. If you do this, we will have access to the information you provide in doing so, including your name, contact information, and any preferences or interests you select.

    Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies We Use to Collect Information We use various technologies to collect information, including cookies, and similar technologies. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us deliver you with content which you haven’t been exposed to. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services and help perform a variety of functions, including delivering cookies, counting visits, and understanding usage. For more information about cookies, and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices" below.

    USE OF INFORMATION

    We use the information we collect to understand, measure, and report on how users interact with the Services. We also use the information we collect from the Service to maintain and constantly improve upon the Services.

    SHARING OF INFORMATION

    We may share the information we collect as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

  • With vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work or perform services on our behalf;
  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, rule, regulation or legal process;
  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property or safety of Tippola or others;
  • In connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company;
  • Between and among Tippola and any current or future parent, subsidiary and/or affiliated company; and
  • With your consent or at your direction.
    We may also share aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you. For example, we may share de-identified information with advertisers that partner with us to help them understand how well their advertisements performed.

    YOUR CHOICES

    Cookies

    Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability and functionality of some websites.

    INFORMATION COLLECTED ON OUR WEBSITE

    Advertisers and publishers may provide contact information through our Site to find out more about Tippola, be contacted by a Tippola representative, or to start working with Tippola. Tippola (and its agents and service providers) may use this information to respond to your request, to send you marketing communications, and for business purposes such as marketing and research. We will also use the information we collect from advertisers and publishers for invoicing and billing purposes. We will not rent or sell this information to other companies. You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from Tippola by emailing us at support@tippola.com. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.

    DATA RETENTION

    We store the information we collect for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may retain certain information for legitimate business purposes or as required by law.

    DATA TRANSFERS AND PRIVACY SHIELD

    Tippola is based in Israel. As such, we and our service providers may transfer your information to, or store or access it in, jurisdictions that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction. We will take steps to ensure that your personal data receives an adequate level of protection in the jurisdictions in which we process it.

    We are committed to resolving complaints about our processing of your personal data. EU individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our compliance with the Privacy Shield program should first contact us at support@tippola.com

    HOW WE PROTECT THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT We take reasonable measures to help protect the information we collect from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, no transmission over the internet or electronic storage can be completely secure, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any data.

    Part-3 RESIDENTS OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA

    If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you have certain rights and protections under the law regarding the processing of your personal data.

    Legal Basis for Processing

    If you are a resident of the EEA, when we process your personal data we will only do so in the following situations:

  • We have a legitimate interest in processing your personal data. For example, we may process your personal data to communicate with you about changes to our Services, and to provide, secure, and improve our Services.
  • There is another applicable lawful basis under which we are permitted to process your personal data.

    Data Subject Requests

    If you are a resident of the EEA, you have the right to access personal data we hold about you and to ask that your personal data be corrected, erased, or transferred. You may also have the right to object to, or request that we restrict, certain processing. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at support@tippola.com

    CONTACT US

    If you have any questions or need to contact us, please do so at info@tippola.com,support@tippola.com