Venues collects user submitted information including but not limited to name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications relating to the Venues Services to those users. In order to enrich the user experience, Venues may also collect other data either directly or via third-party sign-on services including but not limited to: personal interests, location, IP address, language, gender, age, education, and occupation. User account information, including User Materials and names, may also be collected and displayed in order to enrich the user experience and facilitate user interaction through the Venues Services and in email communications.
we utilize technologies to help us collect usage data and store member preferences. We may also collect or utilize tracking technologies of third parties to collect usage and device data about you through the Venues Services and across third-party websites and services.
Legitimate Interest – We require your name and email address to create your account. We may require your age to authenticate your registration. Apart from notifying friends about content you have created, your email address is not shared or publicly displayed within the Venues Services. Your full name, to the extent collected and stored, is never directly revealed to other users unless authorized by you.
Legitimate Interest – We record your IP address for a number of purposes, including security and monitoring purposes, system administration and to report aggregate information to our business partners or to audit use of the Venues Services.
Affirmative Consent – When you upload User Materials, we may utilize facial recognition software to identify faces within your User Materials and create personalized face images for you to incorporate into our Venues Content. Additionally, we collect the coordinates of the mouth/jaw within the image of the identified face in order to automate the process of positioning the face image within Collaborative Content. We collect this face data solely to simplify the personalization of our Ecards and GIFs, and we do not store any face data once these face images have been created or share your face data with any third parties.
Affirmative Consent – We use your email address and the email address of your friend or family member when you choose to send Content or invitations to friends via the Venues Services or third-party single sign-on services. We may store the email addresses that you provide so that Venues can send notifications authorized by you and related reminders to such email addresses. Venues does not sell these email addresses or use them to send any other communication besides those initiated by users and invitation reminders initiated by Venues .
What information do we collect?
Personally Identifiable Information. Use of certain features of the Website may require submission of certain personal information, including your and recipient’s first and last name, email address. Account related information like name, email address, user id, date of birth, password, IP and details about your transactions that you carry related to your account, is collected in association with your use of our services. Other account related information which you may or may not provide includes mobile number, location, religion, language country, about yourself, family details and other information which may be used to provide you related content.
Supplemented Data. Supplemented data may be received about you from other sources, including social media sites like Facebook, Twitter etc. in which case we combine this data with information that we already have about you, so that we can update, expand and analyze the accuracy of our records, identify new customers, and provide products and services that may be of interest to you.
What is Venues .com’s practice regarding IP addresses?
We collect and analyze traffic on our website by keeping track of the IP addresses of our visitors. IP addresses are unique numeric identifiers that are assigned to each computer browser accessing the Internet. An IP address, by itself, cannot identify you personally. However, when combined with other information provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), your IP address can be used to identify the computer originating a message.
What does Venues .com do with the ecard messages & information?
When you send one of our ecards, the information you provide to us is used to customize your greeting with the recipient’s name and with your message, and to deliver an e-mail to the recipient. We treat our ecards as private correspondence between the sender and the recipient and the contents will not be disclosed to anyone other than the intended recipient.
Under normal circumstances, we will not monitor or edit the contents of the online ecards you send. Occasion, however, we may need to view your message in connection with the technical processing of your ecard or the maintenance of our network. Also, if you ask one of our customer service representatives to help you send an ecard or to verify that an ecard was sent, that representative will be able to access all information about the ecard, including the recipient’s e-mail address and the message.
If we have reason to believe, that an ecard has been sent using a false e-mail address or attempt to pose as someone else sending an ecard, information about you – including your computer’s IP address – may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your actions.
Your Control over Your Information
Venues may provide functionality on some Platforms to update your contact information and/or preferences through a “My Account”section. If you submit a request to update your contact information, Venues will make good faith efforts to make requested changes in our then active databases as soon as reasonably practicable. Note, however, that information may persist internally for Venues ’ administrative purposes and that residual data may remain on backup media or for other reasons. Please also note that if you are the user of one of our Apps, you may be able to review and update your Personal Information or preferences only through the website associated with that App.
You may opt out of receiving marketing e-mails from us by following the opt-out instructions provided to you in those e-mails. Please note that we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to your use of the website and these transactional messages may be unaffected if you opt-out from marketing communications.
To opt-out of receiving direct mail, you may contact us through Customer Support.
Data Security Venues has implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect and safeguard the personally identifiable information under our control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification, unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our personnel that have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personally identifiable information, are obligated to respect the confidentiality of the information.
Administrative and Legal Reasons
We may disclose your information, including Personal Information to third parties
(i) if we are required to respond to subpoenas or other legal process or if in our opinion such disclosure is required by law;
(ii) at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation;
(iii) to protect and/or defend the Platforms or any of the Venues ’ rights and property, or to enforce the Terms of Service or other policies applicable to the Platforms; or
(iv) to respond to an emergency or otherwise protect the personal safety or security of any of the Venues or any third party. We may also use Device Identifiers to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, Internet service providers, wireless service providers, or law enforcement agencies in our discretion. These disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
If your user platform created with Venues Website Maker or any of Venues services related to your user platform are ceased, it may cause or result in the loss of certain content including but not limited to user data, user content, domain name reservation or registration processes. Venues shall not be held liable for such capacity loss, or for not saving a backup of your user account, content or the data of your end users.
You are responsible for the security and authorized usage of the personal information you collect from your end users. You shall obtain consents and provide all required notices for the collection and usage of such data.
Venues may process non-personal and personal Information from your end users solely on your behalf. When a user collects the end user data via third party services like Gmail or manages the contacts via the user platform, Venues stores this data on behalf of the user and in no way shall be considered a controller of such data. The ւsers controlling and operating such Information are responsible for complying with all laws and regulations that may apply to the collection and control of such data.
Right to Access
You have a right to ask for a copy of your personal information that we possess at any time. If you wish to do so, please contact us at support@Venues.ng and after verifying your identity. The only case we will not be able to provide you with such access would be it affecting the rights and freedom of others. You have a full access to any personal information you provide us and you can change or delete it at any time. You can directly change your username by logging in to the website and accessing your profile settings. And you can request our support team to change your email address whenever there is a need to do so. Unfortunately, it’s technically impossible for you to do it on your own for now.
Privacy of Children
The services or products of our website are suitable for people who are at least 18 years or older. If you are younger than 18, please don’t give us your personal information or use our website without a parental supervision. We comply with the Children’s online Privacy Protection Act and encourage parents or guardians to monitor their children’s use of Venues .