Privacy Policy

Last modified: 4/1/2020

 

Welcome to Goodie. Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, share, and store your information and the control that you have over it.

Feel free to contact us at howdy@goodietheapp.com if you have any questions.

 

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect the following types of information:

Information you choose to provide us.

 

In order to use our services, you must create an account on Goodie. When you do this, you may be providing us with some basic information such as: phone number, name, photos, contacts, email address, etc. Within the service, you may also be asked to provide additional information to complete your profile. This info may be publicly visible on our services so that other users can identify you.

 

You’ll also be providing us whatever information you share on our services, such as posts, messages, photos, videos, purchases, redemptions, comments, conversations, check ins, location data, etc. We will also collect whatever info you volunteer when you communicate directly with Goodie.

 

 

Information we get when you use our services.

 

When you use our service, we collect information related to a few things listed below:

 

  • Usage Information. We collect info about your activity through our services including the places you view, the places you check in, the people who you communicate with, the offers you view, purchase or interact with, the rewards you redeem, etc. 

 

  • Content Information. We collect info related to the content that you create on our services.

 

  • Location Information. With your consent, when you use our services we may collect information about your location. We may also collect information about your precise location using methods that include GPS, wireless networks, cell towers, Wi-Fi access points, and other sensors, such as beacons, gyroscopes, accelerometers, and compasses.

 

  • Device Information. We collect information specific to your device including, with your consent, information from your device’s phonebook. Note that when we access information from your device's phonebook (i.e. contact information), we upload your contacts to our server solely as a way to determine which of your contacts are also using the app so they may be voluntarily added as friends. Your contact information is not used to create a contact database for advertising, marketing, or any other use including for sale/distribution to third parties. Furthermore, your contact information is not used to contact or message your contacts in any way.

 

  • Camera and Photos. In order for you to post content and upload photos through our service, we collect images and other information from your device’s camera and photos with your consent.

 

 

HOW WE USE INFORMATION

Some of the specific ways we use the information include:

  • to develop, improve, deliver, and protect our services

  • to monitor and analyze trends and usage

  • to send you communications

  • operate the Goodie Marketplace

  • investigate disputes between users

  • investigate disputes between users and partners

  • to improve the safety and security of our services

  • to prevent fraud or other unauthorized or illegal activity

  • to enforce our Terms of Service and other usage policies

Additionally, we and/or our trusted partners may contact you from time to time with offers that may interest you and/or to inform you of other products and services. Certain of your personal data may be shared with other users of Goodie as part of the normal operation of the Services (for example your uploaded profile picture and biographical information, and we may publish your check ins, or other actions, during a particular period to other users from time to time).  Further, we may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business which may involve the transfer of certain divisions or assets of our company to other parties, and the data we store and use, where relevant, may be transferred to such third parties. We will transmit such information only to entities that comply with appropriate policy and applicable law.

 

We may also store or use information locally on your device. For example, we may store information as local cache so that you can open the app and view content faster.

 

HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION

Goodie may share your information in the following ways:

  • With other Goodie users. We may share information about you with other users such as the basic info you have provided in your user profile, info related to your interaction with content posted through our services (e.g. comments, likes, mentions, etc.), info related to your interaction with other users’ profiles (e.g. messages, likes, etc.), info related to your location, and any additional information you have consented to share.

 

  • With the general public. We may share public information like your profile, locations you have checked in to, and any content that you post through the service.

 

  • With third parties. We may share information with third parties for legal reasons, as part of a merger or acquisition, and with service providers, sellers, and partners. We will transmit such information only to entities that comply with appropriate policy and applicable law.

 

HOW WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION

Goodie may store the information that is collected through our services and retain as long as necessary. Also note that while you have the ability to delete your posts or account, the information that you make public and the content you post can be saved by other users.

 

HOW YOU CONTROL YOUR INFORMATION

You may update your profile information and profile photo at any time while using the app and these changes will be reflected in your public profile.

 

You also have the ability to block users from seeing your profile and from communicating with you. You can manage these blocked users in the settings section of the app.

 

You can request to have your Goodie account removed by reaching out to howdy@goodietheapp.com. Following the deletion of your account, Goodie may retain your profile information and additional info we’ve collected for backup, archival, and/or audit purposes.

OTHER WEB SITES AND SERVICES

Content posted to our service may contain links to other websites or services. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our service to another website or service, our Privacy Policy does not apply to those third-party websites or services. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for how those third parties collect or use your information.

COOKIES
 
We may use cookies to distinguish you from other users of Goodie and to obtain certain information about your usage and behavior. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your device when you use Goodie. This helps us to provide you with a better experience when you use Goodie or browse the Goodie Marketplace also allows us to improve the Services. 

 
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control.

 

CHILDREN'S PRIVACY

Goodie is not intended for children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from such children. Children under the age of 13 should not use our Services at any time.

 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Please review our Privacy Policy periodically as we may modify or update it from time to time. Your usage of our service after any revisions will constitute your acceptance of the modification.