COLLECTION OF INFORMATION.
The Personal Information we collect is used to identify you, including without limitation your name, physical address, email address, telephone number, financial information, log-in and password details, and details of transactions made by you through the Service. Personal Information is collected when you register with the Site, upload or post Content, become a Purchaser, use the Services, or visit the Site. We also collect your communications with Tree Trunk with respect to the Site and the Services. Your Personal Information is used for Company internal purposes including without limitation to improve and personalize the Services for you and to provide partner and customer support, as well as to identify you when you sign in to your account, to enable the Company to provide you with the Services, to send you information you may find useful or which you have requested from the Company, to administer your account, to enable the Company to contact you, and for other purposes that the Company discloses to you when your Personal Information is requested. By providing Tree Trunk your email address you consent to the Company’s using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail or otherwise. Company may also use your email address to send you other messages, including changes to features of the Service and special offers.
Additionally, the Company collects certain non-personal default information customarily logged by web server software. Such information may include without limitation your originating IP address, the date and time of your visit, your browser type, the previous site you visited, the Content you upload and review and Services you use, and the pages and images requested. Non-personal information is used for such purposes including, without limitation, to maintain, evaluate, and improve the Services.
SECURITY OF INFORMATION.
The Company uses commercially reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information from disclosure or unauthorized access. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished if you are using a shared computer. Tree Trunk is not liable for disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized access or acts by third parties, or omissions or acts beyond Tree Trunk’s reasonable control. Tree Trunk does not guarantee that your Personal Information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards, and you agree that Tree Trunk shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damages that you or such third party incur as a result of or relating to any such occurrence.
INFORMATION SHARED WITH THIRD PARTIES.
Generally, Tree Trunk will not provide your Personal Information to any third parties except as reasonably necessary in the performance of the Services or otherwise in order to operate the Company’s business. The Company may use third parties to maintain or perform certain parts of the Services, such as payment services. The Company uses commercially reasonable efforts to prevent such third parties from using or disclosing your Personal Information for any reason other than the service they are providing in connection with the Services. The Company may provide your name, mailing address and/or email address in certain limited circumstances in connection with the Services. The Company cannot and does not guarantee that such third parties will not use or disclose your Personal Information, and you agree that Tree Trunk shall not be liable to you for any damages that you incur as a result of or relating to any such disclosure. If Tree Trunk is acquired, merged with another entity, or if all or substantially all Company assets are acquired for any reason, Company may disclose your Personal Information to any successor-in-interest of Tree Trunk. Additionally, we may disclose your Personal Information in the case of an emergency or as required or permitted by law, or to protect or enforce our rights or the rights of a third party. For example, if a third party alleges that you have infringed their intellectual property rights, Company may disclose your Personal Information as it relates to such allegations. The Company may also provide your Personal Information to other companies or organizations for credit fraud protection and risk reduction.
Tree Trunk may use certain information about you without identifying you as an individual to third parties. The Company may do this for purposes such as (without limitation) analyzing how the Service is used, diagnosing service or technical problems, maintaining security, and personalizing advertisements and promotions. The Company may store Personal Information in locations outside the direct control of Tree Trunk (for instance, on servers, cloud-based storage systems, or databases co-located with hosting providers).
Any Personal Information or Content that you voluntarily disclose in public areas of the Site becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by other Users. You should exercise caution before disclosing your Personal Information through these public venues, and you do so at your own risk.
UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION.
You can review, correct and update your Personal Information by email or by logging onto the Site and making the appropriate changes in your personal profile. The Company may retain certain Personal Information and other information as required by law or for reasonably necessary business purposes. Tree Trunk has no obligation to maintain correct and updated information on you; the responsibility to keep your Personal Information updated and accurate is solely yours.
WEB SITES LINKED TO TREE TRUNK.
CHILDREN’S PRIVACY ISSUES.
GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION.