Effective as of April 6, 2015
Update August 1, 2018
MilkCrate (the “Company” or ”We”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website http://milkcrate.tech (our “Website”) and the our clients' apps (the “Apps”) (collectively, the “Services”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information we collect:
On our Services.
In e-mail, text and other electronic messages between you and our Services.
When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services, if those applications or advertising include links to this policy.
It does not apply to information collected by:
us offline or through any other means, including on any other website or application operated by Company or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries, or websites accessed through our App); or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Services.
Children Under the Age of 13.
Our Services are designed and intended for adults 18 years of age or older. Our Services are not designed or intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on our Services. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not access or use the Services, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at email@example.com.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It.
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Services, including information:
by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, payment information, such as credit card information or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”);
about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Services and usage details.
On the Services we collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us in one of our apps:
Automatically as you navigate through the app. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies;
From third parties, for example, our business partners.
Through our App we collect this information:
Directly from you when you provide it to us.
Automatically when you use the App.
Information You Provide to Us.
The information we collect on or through our Services may include:
Information that you provide by filling in surveys, forms, polls, comments, reviews, photos, videos, location check ins, and more in the Services. This includes information provided in connection with registering to use our Services, subscribing to the mailing list, posting material and requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us and when you report a problem with our Services
Records and copies of your correspondence (including e-mail addresses and phone numbers), if you contact us.
Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for marketing, client services or research purposes.
Details of transactions you carry out through our Services and of the fulfillment of your orders. You may be required to provide credit card information to purchase our Services or through our Services. Your search queries on the Services.
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted”) on public areas of the Services, or transmitted to other users of the Services or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions”). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Services with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies on our Services.
As you navigate through and interact with our Services, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
Details of your visits to our Services, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the app or Website.
Information about your phone, computer, internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking). You may set your browser to block all cookies, including MilkCrate’s, while using our Services (in which case some aspects of the Services may not function property), or you may set your browser to block third-party cookies and allow first-party cookies which would allow us (but not third parties) to collect such information. Please refer to your browser’s documentation if you wish to block some or all cookies, web beacons, and/or similar tools. Our Services currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Services and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
Speed up your searches.
Recognize you when you return to our Services.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Services may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from and on our Services. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
Web Beacons. Pages of the Services and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related Services statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain Services content and verifying system and server integrity).
We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies on our App.
When you download, access and use our App, it may use technology to automatically collect:
Usage Details. When you access and use the App, we may automatically collect certain details of your access to and use of the App, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on or through the App.
Device Information. We may collect information about your mobile device and internet connection, including the device’s unique device identifier, IP address, operating system, browser type, mobile network information and the device’s telephone number.
Stored Information and Files. The Apps also may access metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your device. This may include, for example, photographs, audio and video clips, personal contacts and address book information.
Location Information. The App collects real-time information about the location of your device to verify that you are located in the United States.
If you do not want us to collect this information do not download the App or delete it from your device.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your activities over time and across third-party websites, apps or other online services (behavioral tracking). You may set your mobile settings to block all cookies, including MilkCrate’s, while using our Services (in which case some aspects of the Services may not function property), or you may set your mobile settings to block third-party cookies and allow first-party cookies which would allow us (but no third parties) to collet such information. Please refer to your mobile’s documentation if you wish to block some or all cookies, web beacons, and/or similar tools. Our Services currently do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
The technologies we use for automatic information collection may include:
Cookies (or mobile cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on your smartphone. It may be possible to refuse to accept mobile cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your smartphone. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our App.
Web Beacons. Pages of our Services and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an e-mail and for other related app statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain app content and verifying system and server integrity).
How we Use Your Information Collected From our Services.
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
To present our Services and their contents to you.
To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.
To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
To provide you with notices about your account, including expiration and renewal notices.
To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
To notify you about changes to our Services, or any products or services we offer or provide though them.
To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Services.
In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
For any other purpose with your consent.
The information we collect helps us to improve our Services and to deliver a better and more personalized experience by enabling us to:
Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our App according to your individual interests.
Speed up your searches.
Recognize you when you use the Services.
We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
Information Third-Parties May Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies on our Services.
App. When you use the App or its content, certain third parties may use automatic information collection technologies to collect information about you or your device. These third parties may include advertisers, ad networks and ad servers; analytics companies; your mobile device manufacturer; and your mobile service provider. These third parties may use tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use this App. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites, apps and other online services websites. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers visit the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page by clicking here.
Disclosure of Your Information.
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of MilkCrate’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by MilkCrate about our Services users is among the assets transferred.
To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out of these disclosures.
For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
With your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of MilkCrate, our customers or others. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
Tracking Technologies and Advertising.
App: You can choose whether or not to allow the App to collect information through other tracking technologies by unregistering your account.
Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising.
Website: If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes, you can opt-out by sending us an e-mail stating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
App: If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for advertising and marketing purposes, you can opt-out by sending us an e-mail stating your request to email@example.com.
Promotional Offers from the Company.
Website: If you do not wish to have your e-mail address/contact information used by the Company to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by sending us an e-mail stating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. If we have sent you a promotional e-mail, you may send us a return e-mail asking to be omitted from future e-mail distributions.
App: If you do not want us to use your e-mail address to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by sending us an e-mail stating your request to email@example.com.
Website: If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by sending us an e-mail stating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
App: If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by sending us an e-mail stating your request to email@example.com.We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative by visiting their opt-out page here.
Accessing and Correcting Your Information.
You can review your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page. At this time, users will not have the ability to change their personal information. If a change is desired, send us an e-mail stating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your California Privacy Rights.
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Services that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Services.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Services. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Services
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone Number: (215) 720-1625
Address: 1241 Carpenter Street, Suite 104
Philadelphia, PA 19147