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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Draft

This policy is effective as of July 1st, 2009.

Fashbo's Privacy Policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use the personal information you decide to share, and help you make informed decisions when using Fashbo, located at www.fashbo.com.

By using or accessing Fashbo, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

This privacy statement covers the site www.fashbo.com.


The Information We Collect

When you visit Fashbo you provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected by us and Web Site use information collected by us as you interact with our Web Site. When you register with Fashbo, you provide us with certain personal information, such as your name, your email address, your date of birth, and your gender.

When you enter Fashbo, we collect your browser type and IP address. This information is gathered for all Fashbo visitors. In addition, we store certain information from your browser using "cookies." A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to information about the user. We use session ID cookies to confirm that users are logged in. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. By default, we use a persistent cookie that stores your login ID (but not your password) to make it easier for you to login when you come back to Fashbo. You can remove or block this cookie using the settings in your browser if you want to disable this convenience feature.

When you use Fashbo, you may set up your personal profile, form relationships, send messages, perform searches and queries, and transmit information through various channels. We collect this information so that we can provide you the service and offer personalized features. We usually keep a backup copy of the prior version for a reasonable period of time to enable reversion to the prior version of that information.

You post User Content (as defined in the Fashbo Terms of Use) on the Site at your own risk. Although we allow you to set privacy options that limit access to your pages, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. We cannot control the actions of other Users with whom you may choose to share your pages and information. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that User Content you post on the Site will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. You understand and acknowledge that, even after removal, copies of User Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or if other Users have copied or stored your User Content.

Any improper collection or misuse of information provided on Fashbo is a violation of the Fashbo Terms of Service and should be reported through an email to .

If you choose to use our invitation service to tell a friend about our site, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as your friend's email address. We will send your friend an email in your name inviting him or her to visit the site, and may send up to two reminders to them. Fashbo stores this information to send invitations and reminders, to register a friend connection if your invitation is accepted, to allow you to see invitations you have sent, and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend may contact us to request that we remove this information from our database.

By using Fashbo, you are consenting to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States.


Children Under Age 13

Fashbo does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for Fashbo or send any information about yourself to us. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on Fashbo. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us .


Children Between the Ages of 13 and 18

We recommend that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.


Use of Information Obtained by Fashbo

When you register with Fashbo, you create your own profile and privacy settings. Your profile information, is available to all visitors to the Fashbo website. We may occasionally use your name and email address to send you notifications regarding new services offered by Fashbo that we think you may find valuable if you select this option when signing up for Fashbo or in editing your profile at a time after you sig up with Fashbo.

Profile information is used by Fashbo primarily to be presented back to and edited by you when you access the service and to be presented to others permitted to view that information.

Your name, and profile picture thumbnail will be available in search results across Fashbo and those limited pieces of information may be made available to third party search engines. This is primarily so your friends can find you and send a friend request.

Fashbo may send you service-related announcements from time to time through the general operation of the service. For instance, if you have enabled users to ask a question about a Fashbo that you have uploaded, we will send you an email announcing this and provide you with a mechanism to reply back.

Generally, you may opt out of such emails in your Fashbo profile, though Fashbo reserves the right to send you notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.

Fashbo may use information in your profile without identifying you as an individual to third parties. We do this for purposes such as aggregating how many people like a specific fashion trend and personalizing advertisements and promotions.. We believe this benefits you. You can know more about the world around you and, where there are advertisements, they're more likely to be interesting to you. For example, if you put a favorite fashion designer your profile, we might serve you an advertisement of a sale from that designer. But we don't tell the designer/company who you are.


Sharing Your Information with Third Parties

We do not provide contact information to third party marketers without your permission. We share your information with third parties only in limited circumstances where we believe such sharing is 1) reasonably necessary to offer the service, 2) legally required or, 3) permitted by you. For example:

  • We occasionally provide demonstration accounts that allow non-users a glimpse into the Fashbo world. Such accounts have only limited capabilities (e.g., messaging is disabled) and passwords are changed regularly to limit possible misuse.
  • We may be required to disclose user information pursuant to lawful requests, such as subpoenas or court orders, or in compliance with applicable laws. We do not reveal information until we have a good faith belief that an information request by law enforcement or private litigants meets applicable legal standards. Additionally, we may share account or other information when we believe it is necessary to comply with law, to protect our interests or property, to prevent fraud or other illegal activity perpetrated through the Fashbo service or using the Fashbo name, or to prevent imminent bodily harm. This may include sharing information with other companies, lawyers, agents or government agencies.
  • We may offer stores or provide services jointly with other companies on Fashbo. You can tell when another company is involved in any store or service provided on Fashbo, and we may share customer information with that company in connection with your use of that store or service.
  • If the ownership of all or substantially all of the Fashbo business, or individual business units owned by Fashbo, Inc., were to change, your user information may be transferred to the new owner so the service can continue operations. In any such transfer of information, your user information would remain subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Policy.

When you use Fashbo, certain information you post or share with third parties (e.g., a friend or someone in your network), such as personal information, comments, messages, photos, videos, Marketplace listings or other information, may be shared with other users in accordance with the privacy settings you select. All such sharing of information is done at your own risk. Please keep in mind that if you disclose personal information in your profile or when posting comments, messages, photos, videos, or other items , this information may become publicly available.


Links

Fashbo may contain links to other websites. We are of course not responsible for the privacy practices of other web sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Fashbo.

Third Party Advertising

Advertisements that appear on Fashbo are sometimes delivered (or "served") directly to users by third party advertisers. They automatically receive your IP address when this happens. These third party advertisers may also download cookies to your computer, or use other technologies such as JavaScript and "web beacons" (also known as "1x1 gifs") to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. Doing this allows the advertising network to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement in order to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content. In this way, they may compile information about where individuals using your computer or browser saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. Fashbo does not have access to or control of the cookies that may be placed by the third party advertisers. Third party advertisers have no access to your contact information stored on Fashbo unless you choose to share it with them.

This privacy policy covers the use of cookies by Fashbo and does not cover the use of cookies or other tracking technologies by any of its advertisers.


Changing or Removing Information

Access and control over most personal information on Fashbo is readily available through the profile editing tools. Fashbo users may modify or delete any of their profile information at any time by logging into their account. Information will be updated immediately. Individuals who wish to deactivate their Fashbo account may do so by sending an email to . Removed information may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time but will not be generally available to members of Fashbo.

Where you make use of the communication features of the service to share information with other individuals on Fashbo, however, (e.g., sending a personal message to another Fashbo user) you generally cannot remove such communications.


Security

Fashbo takes appropriate precautions to protect our users' information. Your account information is located on a secured server behind a firewall. Because email and instant messaging are not recognized as secure communications, we request that you not send private information to us by email or instant messaging services. If you have any questions about the security of Fashbo Web Site, please contact us


Terms of Use, Notices and Revisions

Your use of Fashbo, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use and all of its dispute resolution provisions including arbitration, limitation on damages and choice of law. We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use at any time. Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this site. If we make changes, we will post them and will indicate at the top of this page the policy's new effective date. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or through notice on our home page. We encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to all information that we have about you and your account.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us via email