Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes our policies on the collection, use, and disclosure of information about you in connection with your use of our websites, emails, and mobile applications (“Site”). The terms “we”, “us”, and “ReviewsRoo”. When you use the Site, you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of information about you as described in this Privacy Policy. By using any of the ReviewsRoo websites including, but not limited to reviewsroocom.wpengine.com, (the “Site”) you accept the terms contained in this Privacy Policy, which govern the processing of your personal data on the Website.

1. Information We Collect and How We Use It

We may store the information you submit to or through the Site, as well as information we collect in connection with your use of the Site.

We use the information to fulfill your requests, provide the Site’s functionality, improve the Site’s quality, personalize your experience, track usage of the Site, provide feedback to businesses that are listed on the Site, display relevant advertising, provide customer support, message you, back up our systems and allow for disaster recovery, enhance the security of the Site, and comply with legal obligations.

Among the information we collect, please note:

1.1 – When you create a profile on the Site, we collect the following master data: Your username, your password and your email address. The purpose of the collection of this information is to identify you as user when you log on to the Website. Furthermore, you can choose to add more information to your profile, such as your photo and demographic information.

1.2 – When you write a review of a company, we collect the information you provided in the review, which includes the company you reviewed, which purchase(s) if mentioned in the review concerns, and how you evaluate the company (Star rating).

1.3 – In order to offer and provide a customized, personal service, ReviewsRoo.com uses cookies administered by an affiliate of ReviewsRoo, to store and help track your information as you travel throughout the site. For example, we may use cookies to help remind us who you are and to deliver content and services based upon your account information. In addition, third party advertising networks may issue cookies when serving advertisements. Cookies are simply pieces of information that are sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The use of cookies is relatively standard and you will likely find them used on most other major Web sites. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can reset your browser either to notify you when you receive a cookie, or to refuse to accept cookies. You should understand that certain areas of many sites may not function properly if you set your browser to not accept cookies or if you reject a cookie. Merchants signing up for our services should also recognize that by displaying the ReviewsRoo seals and/or widgets on their respective Web properties, merchant, on behalf of themselves and their users, authorize ReviewsRoo and its affiliates to place cookies on browsers visiting the merchant-operated sites. Although ReviewsRoo.com tries to protect your personal information, ReviewsRoo.com cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. You are also solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords you set up and/or any account information.

1.4 – As part of our services, we provide you with the possibility of connecting your profile on the Website with your profile on social networks such as Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter (“Social Network(s)”). Some information about you will automatically be collected from Social Networks when connecting your ReviewsRoo profile with your profile on Social Networks.

The information collected from Social Networks depends on what information you have made available on the network and your privacy settings for sharing such information on the network. Depending on the settings, we may e.g. collect the following information about you:

  • Name and/or username
  • E-mail address
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Profile photo
  • Location

1.5 – Third Parties: We may share information about you with third parties as follows:

  • a). – Advertisers: We may allow third parties to use Cookies on the Site to collect the same type of information for the same purposes as Reviews does for itself. They may be able to associate the information they collect with other information they have about you from other sources. We do not necessarily have access to or control over the Cookies they use, but you may be able to opt-out of some of their practices by visiting the following links: Network Advertising Initiative, Omniture and PrivacyChoice. Please note that opting out does not prevent the display of advertisements to you.
  • b). – Aggregate Information: We may share user information in the aggregate with third parties, such as advertisers and content distributors. For example, we may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked on, advertisements.
  • c). – Business Transfers: We may share information from or about you with subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control, in which case we will require them to honor this Privacy Policy. If another company acquires ReviewsRoo or all or substantially all of our assets, that company will possess the same information, and will assume the rights and obligations with respect to that information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Security

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Changes in the privacy policy

ReviewsRoo may at any time and without notice make changes to its privacy policy with future effect. We will make an effort to provide reasonable advance notice of any such changes. ReviewsRoo shall inform the users of the Website of such changes when the users log on to the Website. You agree that the continued use of the Site after any posted modified version of the Privacy Policy is your acceptance of the modified Privacy Policy.