Privacy Policy

Last updated August 14, 2018

Paper Pinecone Privacy Policy

At Paper Pinecone, we care deeply about privacy. We believe in transparency, and we’re committed to being upfront about our privacy practices, including how we treat your personal information. This policy explains our privacy practices for paperpinecone.com and or services associated with this web site.

By accepting our Terms & Conditions, you are confirming that you have read and understand this policy including how and why we use your information. If you don’t want us to collect or process your personal information in the ways described in this policy, you should not use the Service.

 

Information we collect

In order to use our services you must register with Paper Pinecone. We collect the following during the registration process:

From Parents:  Name, valid email address, zip code, enrollment information and budget. In addition, we may collect from you very limited information about your child including but not limited to date of birth and gender.  WE NEVER COLLECT INFORMATION DIRECTLY FROM CHILDREN.

On occasion, Pape Pinecone may conduct survey’s that also collect some limited personal information.

From Service Providers: Name, email address & information about the childcare facility they manage.

 

Information Use and Sharing

We respect your privacy. Paper Pinecone will not disclose your name, email address or other personal information to third parties except as specified in this policy.

We use the information we collect about you and the information that you tell us about yourself for the following general purposes:

·       To register you

·       To communicate with you about our Services and your account

·       To facilitate transactions

·       To provide customer support

·       To personalize your experience with our Service

·       To track usage of our Service

·       To identify and understand trends of our member activity

·       To ensure the proper operation and security of our Services

 

In addition, unless you ask us not to, we may share your contact information with third parties who may contact you via email in the future to tell you about their relevant services. If you wish to opt out of receiving these types of communications please contact us at info@paperpinecone.com.

 

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us info@paperpinecone.com.

  • See what data we have about you, if any.
  • Change/correct any data we have about you.
  • Have us delete any data we have about you.
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

 

Children’s Privacy

We take children’s privacy very seriously. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, you should not use or attempt to use our Services or send any information about yourself to us. If we discover that we have collected information from a child under the age of 13, we will take the appropriate measures to promptly remove that information from our Services.

 

Profiles

Providers may be able to see those who have viewed their service profile and provider details.

 

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and after it is received. Your account information is protected by a password. It is important that you protect against unauthorized access to your account and information by choosing your password carefully and by keeping your password and computer secure, such as by signing out after using the Services. If you have any questions about the security of your personal information, you can contact us at info@paperpinecone.com.

Paper Pinecone encrypts certain information (such as credit card numbers) using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and after it is received. Unfortunately, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your computer browser. When you visit our websites, some information about your visit is stored in cookies which are used to tailor your experience and surface relevant information and to allow you to pick up where you left off the next time you visit.

By using our Service, you agree to our use of cookies in the following ways, as well as other similar purposes:

  • Analytics
  • Preserving your preferences
  • Personalizing your experience

 

You have the right to decide whether a website can store cookies on your computer. Depending on the internet browser you use, you can view, manage, delete, and disable cookies through your browser preferences. Some features may not work properly if you choose not to allow us to use cookies. To learn more about how to do this, check out instructions from these browsers:

 

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to understand and analyze browsing activity. Google Analytics may store cookies on your computer when you visit our Site and may use those cookies to display advertisements for our products or Services when you visit other websites. You can find out more about this by reading the information Google provides in this explanation: How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps. If you don’t want Google Analytics to use cookies when you browse, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-On to prevent Google Analytics from placing cookies on your browser.

 

Links

We may place links throughout our Services, such as advertisements and other links, where you can access websites owned and operated by third parties. The terms of this Policy apply only to our Services and websites and do not apply to any third-party websites that may be linked to or accessible from our Services. We can’t guarantee the privacy and security standards of other websites, so if you choose to access these third-party links, you should review their privacy policies to learn about their information collection practices.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site and may be shared with relevant third parties.

Data Retention

Paper Pinecone will retain your information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this policy, for as long as your account is active as described in this policy, or as needed to provide the Service to you. If you no longer want us to use your information to provide the Service to you, you may delete your registration. Paper Pinecone will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, for example, if we are required to retain your information to comply with applicable laws.

 

Location Information

 

If you use our Site, we may receive your location (such as address, city or neighborhood). We may, for example, receive this information when you select provider search location. We may use and store this information to provide and improve features of our Sites, for example, to tailor our Sites on a needs-based manner to better facilitate your requests and to provide you more relevant content about providers in your city.

 

Changes to this Policy

If we are going to make any changes to this Privacy Policy that would change our practices around what data we collect, how we collect that data, or that would lessen the previously noted protections in a material way, we will notify all users at least 30 calendar days in advance of making such a change. We will provide notification via the emails associated with our users.

 

How To Contact Us

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, or should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email at info@paperpinecone.com.