Repio™ Privacy Policy
LAST UPDATED: February 4, 2011

This Privacy Policy sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to you, and your use of www.repio.com (the “Website”) and the Website’s related services and features (collectively with the Website, the “Service”) that Repio, Inc. (“Repio”, “us” or “we”) makes available to you, the user (“User” or “you”). By using or accessing the Service or any portion thereof, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Users of the Service have the option of registering an account with us (a “Member Account”) and becoming a “Member”, or merely using the Service as a visitor without registering personal information with us. You should note however, that many of the features of the Service require Users to become Members. We respect the privacy of all Users of the Service, and unless otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy or in the Repio Terms of Use (which together form the “Agreement”); we will not release your personal information without your permission.

1.      Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information

"Personal Information". is unique information that identifies you, or any other person, as a distinct and identifiable individual. Personal Information includes information such as your name, email address, telephone number or mailing address.

You can review the Personal Information you provided us in your Member Account and make any desired changes to the information you publish, or to the settings for your Member Account. Please be aware that even after your request for a change is processed, we may, for a time, retain residual information about you in its backup and/or archival copies of its database.

You can also close your account through the Website. If you close your Member Account, we will remove your name and other Personal Information from our publicly viewable database. We may retain certain data contributed by you if we believe it may be necessary to prevent fraud or future abuse, or for legitimate business purposes, such as analysis of aggregated, Non-Personal Information (as defined below), account recovery, or if required by law.

2.      Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information

Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose Personal Information to any third-party unless we believe that disclosure is necessary to: (i) conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by us, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (ii) enforce the Agreement or to protect our rights; or (ii) protect the safety of members of the public and Users of the Service.

We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting our web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third-party.

We reserve the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of Repio or a transfer of all or substantially all of our assets to that successor in interest.

3.      Member Accounts and Repio Pages

When you become a Member, you provide us with certain Personal Information and a password chosen by you that together identifies you as a Member and creates your Member Account. Your Member Account also contains your personal preferences, saved items, and managed search results and identifies you to us.

Members have the option to create a Repio Page, which is a feature that allows you to consolidate and organize information obtained through the Service or added by you. You have the option of making your Repio Page public, where it can be viewed by anyone as well as be indexed by internet search engines; or private, where only you or those you invite or you authorize can see it (and which cannot be seen by internet search engines).

IF YOU MAKE YOUR REPIO PAGE PUBLIC, THE NAME YOU PROVIDED US UPON REGISTRATION: (i) WILL BE INCLUDED IN OUR MEMBER DIRECTORY WHICH CAN BE SEEN BY INTERNET SEARCH ENGINES; AND (ii) WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE WEB ADDRESS OF YOUR PUBLICLY AVAILABLE REPIO PAGE.

MEMBER NAMES CANNOT BE CHANGED FOR YOUR MEMBER ACCOUNT, though you may change the name that appears on your Repio Page.

4.      Search Queries and Search Results

A feature of the Service allows you to track references to you on the internet. This is done by designating search terms that identify you. This information will generally be Personal Information (such as your name, aliases, address, phone number, etc.). These search queries and results are not shared by Repio with any third-party. Repio retains your search information as directed by you in connection with your settings and preferences designated in your Repio Page and Member Account setting. If you are not a Member, and are only using the Service as a visitor, then your search results are not saved or retained by us after your session with the Service has ended.

You should be aware that links to third-party content that are retrieved from the Service’s search feature may contain your Personal Information. We are not responsible for your information that you did not provide to us through the Service, and your information found on other websites is subject to the privacy policy of the website where such information is found.

5.      User Email Address

We use commercially reasonable measures to protect your information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to user information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time.

6.      Surveys and Promotions

We may conduct surveys or sponsor promotions, sweepstakes, or contests on the Website. You may be asked to provide Personal Information including name, email address or home address, or asked to answer questions in order to participate. Furthermore, we may transfer Personal Information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the Personal Information and whose privacy statement will apply.

7.      Non-Personal Information

Non-Personal Information” is information that does not specifically identify you or any person as an individual, and includes, but is not limited to, such non-unique information obtained from users of the Service like aggregated data, web-browser type, browsing history, Internet protocol (“IP”) address or an internet service provider. Non-Personal Information is used to manage the Website, track usage and improve the Service and is not linked to any Personal Information. Non-Personal Information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to Users.

8.      Aggregate Data

Non-Personal Information may be collected about your usage of the Service or retrieved from your Member Account and aggregated with data from other users. This aggregated anonymous data will not contain any Personal Information. Aggregate data is collected to build higher quality, more useful services by performing statistical analyses of the collective characteristics and behavior of users of the Service. We may provide statistical information based on this data to advertisers and other current and potential business partners.

9.      Log Files

Due to the Internet communications standards, when you visit the Website we may receive the URL of the site from which you came and may receive the URL of the site to which you are going when you leave the Service. We also may receive the IP address of your computer (or the proxy server you use to access the World Wide Web), your computer operating system and type of web browser you are using, email patterns, as well as the name of your ISP. This information can be used to analyze overall trends to help us improve the Service. IP addresses may also be recorded for security and monitoring purposes as well as providing more relevant advertisements. The linkage between your IP address and your Personal Information is not shared with third-parties without your permission unless otherwise required by law.

10.      Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by a webpage server. Cookies are used to store a visitor’s preferences and to record session information. Cookies are also used to prevent duplicative advertisements and to customize newsletter, advertising, and Website content based on a User’s browser type and Member Account information. The Service uses uniquely identifiable cookies for your session activity while you are using the Service, which will not function without this session tracking security enabled. This session cookie will expire at the time of your (a) logging off of our website or (b) after one (1) day has passed since using the Service. We will, however, never reveal or share this cookie information to any third party site, nor does your cookie contain any Personal Information.

Advertisements appearing on the Website may be delivered to you by us or by one of our advertising partners. Our advertising partners may set cookies which will allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time an advertiser sends you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are operating your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked through by you. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. We do not control these third-party cookies. Use by advertisers of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not this Privacy Policy.

You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Each browser is different. Refer to the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. However, please note that YOU MUST ENABLE COOKIES ON YOUR BROWSER IN ORDER TO USE MANY FUNCTIONS OF THE SERVICE.

11.      Third Party Links

Inclusive of the search results discussed above, the Service provides you with content from, and links to, third-party websites. We may also carry advertisements from other companies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of websites or other services operated by third-parties that are linked from or integrated with the Service or for the privacy practices of third-party Internet advertising companies. Once you leave the Website via such a link, access a third-party application (such as widgets), or click on an advertisement, you should check the applicable privacy policy of the third-party or advertiser site to determine, among other things, how they will handle any personal information they collect from you.

12.      Surveys and Polls

You may receive requests to participate in market research including polls and surveys submitted by us or other Repio members. If you participate in surveys and polls offered through the Service, the information you provide may be visible to others using the Service. You may opt-out of participating by changing your Account & Settings to stop receiving these inquiries and requests.

13.      Forums/Chats/Blogs

If you post on a public section of the Service, such as a bulletin board, forum or blog, or participate in a chat room on the Website, you should be aware that any Personal Information you choose to provide there can be read, collected, or used by other Users of these forums, as well as other third parties, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the Personal Information you choose to submit in these public areas of the Service.

14.      Communications to other Users

Many emails you initiate through the Service, e.g., an invitation sent to a non-User, will list your email address and name in the header of the message. Emails you initiate may also provide aggregate information about your network (for instance how many people are in your network), but will not list the people to whom you’re directly connected. Other communications that you initiate through the Service, like a request for link review, will list your name as the initiator but will not include your personal contact information. Your contact information will only be shared with another User if both of you have indicated that you would like to establish a link to each other.

15.      Children Under Age 13

Members must be aged 13 years or older. Unless we have permission from the legal guardian of a user who is under 13 years of age, we do not allow persons under age 13 to create a Member Account; nor do we knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that information has been collected from a child under age 13 without verification of parental or guardian consent, that information will be deleted as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

16.      Changes in Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, and may from time to time, make changes to this Privacy Policy. If we make changes, we will post them on our Website to make you aware of what the changes are so you will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. You are bound by any minor changes to the policy when you use the Website after those changes have been posted. If, however, we are going to use your Personal Information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, we will post a notice on our Website for 30 days and/or send you a notice to the email address your Member Account is registered under.

17.      Security

We use commercially reasonable measures to protect your information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to User information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Member Accounts are secured by User-created passwords. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of Member Account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of User information at any time.

18.      Contact Us

If you need to contact us regarding this Privacy Policy, we can be reached by emailing us at support@repio.com.

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