WED POA PRIVACY POLICY

Wed Poa, (“Company”, “us” or “we”) respects the privacy of the users of the Wed Poa (desktop and mobile) sites, the Wed Poa core application and all other Wed Poa sites and applications, as well as other affiliated sites and mobile applications linking to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Site”). This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information, Automatically Gathered Information and Anonymous Information (each defined below) you submit to us or which we gather when you visit our Site. By accepting our Terms of Use, or by registering for a User Account on the Site you accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy applies to ALL users of the Site, including both registered and unregistered users and visitors, (“Users”). “Wedding Users” are Users, who are brides, grooms, newlyweds and others using the site for seeking. “Vendor Users” are Users who provide goods and services in the wedding industry. “Personal Information” is information about you that is personally identifiable to you, like your name, address, email address or phone number, as well as other non-public information that is associated with the foregoing.

CONSENT

By using the Site, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, and you expressly consent to the processing of your Personal Information according to this Privacy Policy by us or by third parties with whom we have a relationship. Your Personal Information may be processed by Wed Poa in the country where it was collected, as well as other countries (including the Kenya) where laws regarding processing of Personal Information may be less stringent than the laws in your country. In addition, in the event you contact Wed Poa, you understand, acknowledge and agree that such communication may be recorded and stored.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time as our Services and Site change and expand. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we may email announcements, introduce pop-up notifications, or otherwise notify you through other means. Unless otherwise provided, the revised terms will take effect when they are posted. Once any changes that we make to this Privacy Policy become effective, your continued use of the Site after such time will signify your acceptance of the new terms.

INFORMATION WE GATHER

Registration and Account Information
If you register with the Site, we may collect and store Personal Information that specifically identifies you or the account you set up with Wed Poa (your “Account”), including, for Wedding Users, your first name, last name, e-mail address, phone number, and location, and for Vendor Users, business name, address, phone number, e-mail address, credit card number and location. If you add Personal Information of others, such as your fiancé or business partner, to the Site in your profile or otherwise, you are representing that you are authorized to provide us with such information and that we may treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We may, in the future, include other optional requests for information from you to help us tailor the Site for you and deliver personalized information to you. We may supplement Personal Information you provide us with additional information purchased from third parties for marketing purposes. In addition, if a Wedding User adds a bookmark, or provides a review of a new vendor, we will automatically add that vendor’s information to our catalog.

Password
Use of portions of the Site requires you to establish a User ID and password. You agree that you will be responsible for maintaining your password as confidential and for any activity that occurs on your Account as a result of you sharing your password with another or failing to protect it. Wed Poa is not responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to maintain the confidentiality of your password.

Online Surveys, Contests and Advertising
Occasionally, Wed Poa may conduct User surveys to collect information about our Users’ preferences. These surveys are optional, and if you choose to respond, your responses will be treated in accordance with the survey terms, if any, and otherwise in accordance with this Privacy Policy. These surveys may be conducted by and processed through third parties. Similarly, we may offer contests to qualifying Users in which we ask for contact and demographic information such as name, email address, phone numbers and mailing address. The demographic information that Wed Poa collects in the registration process and through surveys may be used to help us improve our Services and Site to meet the needs and preferences of our Users. This may include targeting advertising or promotions to you about our Services and Site. Information we gather through a contest may also be disclosed to third parties as necessary for prize fulfillment and other aspects of any contest or similar offering. Additionally, if we run a co-branded contest or survey with a partner, unless the survey or contest terms provide otherwise, information that you provide pursuant to that contest or survey may be provided to that partner, after which it will be subject to that partner’s privacy policy.

User-Submitted Information
Wed Poa reserves the right to retain any and all information submitted by Users through use of the Site, including but not limited to reviews, public profile information, information submitted to surveys (created by us or any other third party), personal messages sent through the Site, bookmarks and posts to message boards or forums. We may supplement Personal Information you provide us with additional information purchased from third parties for marketing purposes.

Automatically Gathered Information
Wed Poa automatically collects information including but not limited to, browser type, browser software version, browser characteristics, IP address, location information, type of computer or mobile device, mobile carrier, unique device identifier, requesting and referring URLs and other information that may personally identify you (“Automatically Gathered Information”). We reserve the right to collect and manage this information at our discretion. We may use cookies, web beacons, robots, crawlers, and other tracking technologies (“Tracking Technologies”) to conduct research and analytics, to maintain records of Users’ activities on our Site, to manage use of our Site and Site services (including third party services), to deliver advertisements, to collect and store information and promotions to you or otherwise customize and improve your user experience, and as deemed necessary for additional Site management purposes. Additionally, we can and will use IP addresses to identify a User when we, in our sole discretion, determine that it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, or to protect our service, Site, customers, Users, vendors, or others. We may combine your Automatically Gathered Information with your Personal Information. Any such information that you provide will be publicly available.

Email to Friends Feature and Referral Program
Wed Poa lets Users easily connect and share content on the Site to social media platforms. Wed Poa may also offer the ability to send Users messages and other form of communications. If you choose to use the features, we will use your email address and any other Automatically Gathered Information to copy you on the/ your message, or to send the email on your behalf, or post on your behalf and you hereby grant permission for such use.

Site Activity
We may collect and store information about your use of the Site, such as the terms that you search for, the pages or listings that you view, and the activities that you conduct on or using the Site, including which vendors you review, photos and videos you view, reviews you browse, listings you bookmark, list as favorites or booked or call or contact using the Site and how you conduct those activities (collectively, “Site Activity”). Site Activity may include actions that we are able to collect or infer using Automatically Gathered Information.

HOW WE USE AND DISCLOSE INFORMATION

Site Transactions and Administration
We may use your information (including Personal Information and Automatically Gathered Information) for our own internal purposes, including but not limited to serving you with advertisements and promotions, contacting you via email or telephone to inform you about updates to our Services and providing you with information relating to e-commerce transactions that you may conduct on the Site. We also reserve the right to disclose your information as described in the paragraphs below.

Opt-in, Contact Me, or Offer Requests or Consents
When you register and create an account, you may receive special offers, solicitations or other communications from vendors or advertisers, information, including Personal Information, that you provide to us at that time or that we gather from your use of the Site earlier may be stored by us and transmitted to these vendors or advertisers in order to facilitate their communication with you. If you consent to giving your information to a third party this overrides any privacy settings in effect with respect to such information and the third party’s use of the information is subject to the third party’s privacy policy and Wed Poa has no responsibility for the third party’s use of that information.

The Wed Poa Forum
The forum area of the Site, including other discussion areas, is for the benefit of Users. It is a public discussion and communication forum whereby content (best practices, suggestions, etc.) is generated by the Wed Poa community. By your participation to this area of the Site, you acknowledge that the information posted will reside in the public domain and will be publicly available. From time to time Wed Poa Staff may examine this content or other user behavior to confirm that the terms are not being breached and Wed Poa may remove any content that is inappropriate in Wed Poa’s sole discretion. We strongly recommend that you refrain from posting any Personal Information in this forum. You may not post the Personal Information of any other person on the forum. See our Terms of Use for more information.

The Wed Poa Reviews System
The Wed Poa Vendor Review system represents a central repository for ratings and reviews of wedding vendors by their customers. When you submit a review or a counter-review on the Wed Poa Site, we may make your review public on the Site or on other Wed Poa properties or through our partners and affiliates. If you provide a review for a vendor that is not yet part of our catalog, or if you add a new listing to your bookmarks, we will use the information that you provide about the vendor to notify the vendor that a review has been completed and that we may add the vendor to our catalog. We will also seek that vendor’s greater involvement with our Site. Your Wed Poa Profile information will be made available as part of the review posting.

Publicly Disclosed Information
Wed Poa does not have any obligation of privacy with regard to information that a User discloses publicly on the Site, including, without limitation, publicly posted profile information, email, contacts, comments, listings, reviews, videos or pictures. The terms of use of the individual Site specify the licensing and ownership of such publicly posted content.

When you engage in any activity on the Site such as, without limitation, commenting, reviewing, bookmarking, sending message, contacting, other User or sending inquiries, We will share your personal information such as, without limitation, email, name, username, phone number, location and content with the other Users affiliated with that activity.

Wed Poa Vendor Catalog
The Wed Poa Catalog may provide a listing by sortable category/location. As specified in our Terms of Use, after Wed Poa and the Vendor User have terminated their relationship, Wed Poa shall be entitled to retain all reviews and other data associated with a Vendor User on the Site as well as directory information, including, without limitation, business name, address and telephone number.

Advertising
We may send you email communications including information that we think may be of interest to you. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the site or through the emails and communication, we send to you. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites including Automatically Gathered Information in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you (“Online Behavioral Advertising”). These companies may use cookies or other Tracking Technologies to conduct the Online Behavioral Advertising and their use of your information or information about you is subject to their privacy policies, as applicable. You may be able to opt out of some of these practices. Please note that the choices you make are specific to the browser on a particular device and that if you use a different browser, you will need to opt-out again. Wed Poa does not respond to browser-based Do Not Track signals. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and other, similar technologies to collect information about use of the Site anonymously and report trends, without identifying individual users.

Co-Branded or Partnered Services
Wed Poa may enter into co-branding or partnering relationships with third-party Web sites and companies to provide products and Services to our Users or to such third parties’ users. Wed Poa may share your Personal Information, including User ID and password, with certain third-party service or product providers as required to provide a specific product or service that you request from a co-branded page or co-branded site.

Subject to any terms of the co-branded or partner offering, Personal Information you provide on the co-branded Site may also be stored and used by the co-brand partner according to its privacy policy. Please take the time to review these third-party privacy policies. Wed Poa is not liable for any use of your Personal Information by a co-brand partner.

Wed Poa’s Contractors
To the extent necessary to provide you with the Services on the Site, we may provide your Personal Information to third party contractors who work on behalf of or with Wed Poa to provide you with such Services, to help us communicate with you or to maintain the Site. However, except for any consent that you may have given and as otherwise permitted in this Privacy policy, these contractors do not have any independent right to share your Personal Information.

Legal Requests
Wed Poa may disclose information about you if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or legitimate legal process or law enforcement instructions, investigations and orders, including orders, subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) protect or defend the rights, property, privacy or safety of Wed Poa, our affiliates, you or others.

Affiliates
Wed Poa has or may have subsidiaries, joint ventures or other companies under a common control (collectively, “Affiliates”). We may share some or all of your Personal Information with these Affiliates, in which case we will require our Affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy.

Acquisition
If our company or all or any portion of our assets related to the Site are acquired by another company (including in any bankruptcy or similar proceedings), that company will possess the Personal Information collected by us and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy inures to the benefit of successors and assigns of Wed Poa.

Anonymous Information
We may create Anonymous Information records from Personal Information by excluding information (such as names) that makes the information personally identifiable to you. We may use this Anonymous Information for any purpose including to analyze inquiry, request and usage patterns so that we may enhance Services and the Site. We reserve the right to use and disclose Anonymous Information to third parties in our discretion. “Anonymous Information” means information that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information.

Feedback Submitted by Users
Wed Poa constantly seeks to improve the quality of the services we provide and the User experience on the Site. Despite our policy on unsolicited feedback and suggestions, you may decide to help us expand and make improvements to the Site by providing us with any thoughts or comments you might have regarding our services or the operation of the Site (“Suggestions”). All ideas, suggestions comments and proposals you send to Wed Poa (collectively, “Submissions”) are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of Wed Poa. Wed Poa shall own all rights therein, including all intellectual property rights. Wed Poa shall be entitled to use and/or disseminate the Submissions in any manner and for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or credit to you.

Wed Poa Vendors
We may share information from or about Wedding Users who use the Site with Wed Poa vendors, including Personal Information and Site Activity.

SECURITY
We will use commercially reasonable methods to keep Personal Information securely in our files and systems. Our Payment System may be operated using secure Internet connections, using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption, to help protect your financial data. Please note that with current technology, the security of your data as it travels over the Internet or as it resides in any storage system cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure.

THIS SITE CONTAINS LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Wed Poa is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other Web sites to which the Site links or which link to the Site. When you click on a link you may be taken to a location on the Internet that is not part of the Wed Poa Site. To check what Internet location you are on, note the URL at the top and/or bottom of your browser. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of that Web site whenever interacting with any Web Site.

REGARDING CHILDREN

Wed Poa Sites are designed and intended for use by adults. We do not intentionally gather Personal Information about persons who are under the age of 18.

TERMINATING YOUR MEMBERSHIP/ACCOUNT

To terminate your membership, (BE WARNED; This action can’t be UNDONE), you may contact Customer Service at maelezo@wedpoa.com. Please not that all mails without proper subject heading shall be ignored and not attended to.

If you terminate your membership, your Personal/Profile Information cannot be recovered. You may continue to receive email communications until we have updated all of our databases. After termination of your membership, your Personal Information may remain on our archived database and records. Notwithstanding the above, we will maintain information on Users who have been removed for violating our Membership Agreement, and we will maintain email addresses in our lists.

CONTACTING US
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of this Site, you may contact Customer Service at maelezo@wedpoa.com. Please not that all mails without proper subject heading shall be ignored and not attended to.

CHANGES

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We may reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your consent, express or implied. We will post any privacy policy changes on our Service, at Wed Poa’s sole discretion. If the changes are significant, we may provide a more prominent notice (including, for certain services, email notification of privacy policy changes).

It is your explicit duty and full responsibility to read and understand the content contained herein, and, by simply visiting or using our Service, or by just accessing our Service, in any way, you will be deemed to have fully read, fully understood and fully consented to everything contained herein.