Privacy Policy

Apkudo LLC Privacy Policy

Version Release Date: 2013-09-12

  1. Introduction: Please read the following to learn more about Apkudo LLC’s Privacy Policy. If you have any privacy-related questions, please email them to us at privacy@apkudo.com.Apkudo LLC (“we” or “us”) respects your privacy and understands the importance of protecting sensitive information collected from you or about you while you are using our website (www.apkudo.com – the “Website”) and online features and services made available through it (the “Service”). We have adopted this Privacy Policy to inform you how we may use that information, whether we will disclose it to anyone else, and the choices you have regarding its use and correction.Our Website and Service may contain links to third-party websites or other outside sources. While we attempt to provide links only to other sites that share our respect for privacy, we cannot control and do not take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of third-party sites. For that reason, we encourage you to review carefully the privacy policies and terms of use of any third-party sites you visit.
  2. Effective Date: This version of our Privacy Policy is effective as of the Version Release Date stated above. It applies to all information you provide to or obtain from us on or after that date. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, in our sole discretion and without prior notice. Although we may attempt to email you a copy of the revised Privacy Policy at your email address on file with us (if any), you should check periodically at www.apkudo.com/privacy for any changes. Posted modifications will be effective immediately and will apply to disputes arising under this Privacy Policy from the date of posting forward. Your use of the Website or Service after the posting of any modifications to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment and acceptance of this Privacy Policy as modified. If you do not wish to accept any modifications we make to this Privacy Policy, you must immediately cancel your user account and stop using the Website and Service.
  3. Privacy Policy Coverage: This Privacy Policy covers our treatment of personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) and other data that Apkudo gathers from or about you when you visit the Website, register for a user account, and access and use the Service. We collect user information in a variety of ways. By completing the registration for a user account and using our Service, you agree that we may collect and use information from or about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We do not share Personal Information with other parties except as described in this Privacy Policy.
  4. Collection and Use of Information:
    • Registration: We receive and store information entered or generated by users when registering for a user account and using the Service. We use the information we collect to establish the user’s identity and create an account, to enable the user to interact with and use the Service, to improve the content and performance of the Service and the Website, and to communicate with the user. We require that a user register by logging in through their Google account. By logging in, the user provides us with their email address and other information associated with their Google account (such as name, public profile, URL, photo, gender, birthdate, country, language, and time zone). A user may also be asked to provide additional information directly to us.
    • Service and Website Usage Information: As part of the Service, we may collect data pertaining to usage of our Website and Service for statistical measurement and other purposes. This type of data enables us to determine, among other things, how often users access specific parts of the Website or the Service, which enables us to improve their performance. We own such aggregate and statistical data concerning the use of our Website and Service, and we may use and share it with third parties as we desire. However, except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose aggregate or statistical information to any other party in a manner that discloses Personal Information or would allow our users to be identified personally.
    • Surveys and Feedback: We are committed to providing you the best possible experience while using our Website and Service. To that end, we may request feedback from you through surveys or other feedback mechanisms as part of our continuing efforts to make our Website and Service the best they can be. By submitting any feedback to us through any communication channel, you agree that the feedback is not confidential and that we are free to use and exploit it without restriction.
    • Emails and Other Contacts from Users: If you contact us by email, we will use your email address only to respond to your specific inquiry. Additionally, as part of the Service, you may receive emails and other communications relating to your user account and use of the Service. You agree that, in response to a contact from you, we may send an email and/or other form of communication that we determine in our sole discretion is important or potentially of interest to you.
    • Communications from Us: We may send you special announcements and correspondence, including newsletters, news & events, virtual greetings, offers, emails, text messages and other messages. The messages may contain registration information, additional Service features or other information. If you no longer wish to receive such communications, you may opt-out at any time from receiving further such communications by following the instructions included in each communication or by accessing and changing the Settings section of your user account.
    • Cookies: We may use software technology called “cookies,” which consist of small text files stored in a computer’s Internet browser, to assist us in providing our users with the highest level of service. You have the option of setting your Internet browser to accept, reject, or provide notification of the use of a cookie. Cookies do not consist of Personal Information per se, but could be used to connect you with your Personal Information, such as an email address. Unless you set your Internet browser to reject the use of cookies, we may use them for various purposes, including recording and saving password information, pages visited on the Website, and determining the number and retention of users of the Service. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any Personal Information a user submits through the Service. The use of cookies by third parties is not covered by our Privacy Policy, as we do not have access to or control over their cookies.
    • Log Data: When you visit www.apkudo.com or use the Service, whether as a registered user or a non-registered browser of the Website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as the browser type or the web page you were visiting before coming to our Website, pages of our Website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for while on our Website, access times and dates, and other statistics. We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Website and the Service and their technical administration, to increase their functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor them to our users’ needs.
  5. Sharing of Personal Information:
    • Third Party Disclosure: It is our policy not to share Personal Information with a third party, other than a business partner, for the purposes of marketing. Personal Information collected from you will only be used to provide the Service and, to that end, it may be shared when we deem it appropriate with third parties we may engage for technical, processing or other activities related to the Service. However, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to obligate such parties to keep your Personal Information secure and confidential. We may also disclose your Personal Information, to the extent we deem it necessary, to enforce our Terms of Service or to otherwise protect the rights of users of the Service. This may include disclosing Personal Information to other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction. We may also provide Personal Information to others as we deem necessary or appropriate to protect our rights or to comply with court orders, judicial proceedings, legal process served on us, or requests by law enforcement or governmental agencies.The Service may allow you to connect with other third-party services, including social networking sites and services. If you choose to connect your Apkudo account to a third-party service, any information provided is no longer under our control and may be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of the relevant third-party service.
    • Sale of Business or Assets: In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. In the event we sell or otherwise transfer any of our business or assets to a third party, all user information collected as part of the transferred business would likely be transferred to the acquiring entity. By accessing the Website or Service, you acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of our business or assets may continue to use your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.
    • Hyperlinks: The Website and the Service may contain hyperlinks, pointers or introductions to other sites on the Internet or services that may be maintained by third parties. These other sites may use cookies, collect data or solicit Personal Information using methods not conforming to this Privacy Policy. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by Apkudo of any third-party site or materials. We do not control and are not responsible for the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, or currency of third-party sites or any information, content, products or services accessible from a third-party site.
  6. Security: We have attempted to incorporate reasonable technologies and procedures into our business and online systems to protect and prevent unauthorized disclosure and use of the Personal Information we collect from or about our users. And while we exercise reasonable care and diligence to provide a secure conduit for information exchanged between a user’s computer or other device and our servers, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of materials or information transmitted to us or by us over the Internet or wirelessly. Therefore, while we will attempt to protect the transmission of information using methods that comply with prevailing industry practices and standards, we accept no liability for any unintentional or unauthorized disclosure or use of information.
  7. Contact Us: If you need further assistance, please send an e-mail with your questions or comments to hello@apkudo.com or otherwise contact Apkudo using the following information:

    Apkudo LLC.
    3500 Boston St., Suite 333
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    410-777-8612

  8. Changes to Personal Information or Its Use: If your Personal Information changes, or if you no longer desire to have access to or use of the Service, you may contact Apkudo at hello@apkudo.com to cancel your user account.
  9. Privacy Policy Revision History:
    Version Date posted on the Website
    Initial version 2013-09-12