Appsylum

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Appsylum LLC ("Appsylum") appreciates your support and we place a high value on your personal privacy. We respect the personal nature of the information you provide to us on our web site and deeply recognize the importance of protecting this information. In adopting this privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy"), our intention is to balance our legitimate business interests in collecting and using your personal information with your reasonable expecations of privacy. This Privacy Policy may be revised or updated at any time and we encourage you to check back often to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version and the terms of our Privacy Policy.

WHEN IS MY PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED?

You may provide personal information to Appsylum in one of several ways including (1) signing up to our website via the creation of a new account or by connecting your Google, Yahoo, Facebook, or Twitter accounts to the service, (2) by activating Facebook Connect or Twitter Connect within your account profile, or (3) by submitting your personal data through our Contact or Support forms. 
In addition to basic contact information, our analytics trackers may collect other information, which may include the operating system you are working on, the Internet browser you are using, your IP address, and the screen resolution of your computer or mobile device.

HOW IS MY PERSONAL INFORMATION USED?

Depending on the portion of the site that you have subscribed to or interacted with, we may use your information in a number of ways:
  • The email address you have provided may be used to send related mailings that you have opted into.
  • If you connected to our service using Facebook or Twitter, your Appsylum activity may show up on the respective social networks' profiles.
  • The email address you use when contacting us with a support inquiry or via our contact form will be used only for the purpose of responding to your inquiry.
  • The email address associated with your account when you comment on stories on our blog may be used in conjunction with contests and promotions to notify you if you have won. Email addresses provided in the comments are not usually used for any other reason except that they may be used as a customer service and policy violation contact mechanism.
To maintain a site that is free of charge for users, we display advertisements on our web site. Unless you give consent, at no time does any party other than Appsylum have access to your personally identifiable information, and unless we have your concent, you will never be contacted by any party other than Appsylum. The only exceptions to the foregoing are that we may disclose personally identifiable information (i) in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order or subpoena (ii) in response to a law enforcement agency's request, or when we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take actions regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of another person, violations to our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law, or (iii) in the event that we are acquired by or merged with another company.
When you sign up for our updates or receive email messages from Appsylum, you will always be given the chance to opt-out of our communications. You may change your preferences at any time and will only be contacted in manners consistent with your stated preferences.
Non-personally identifiable inforamtion (such as stated above) may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers, business, or marketing partners but your personally identifiable information will never be disclosed to them.


WHO ELSE HAS ACCESS TO MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?

The ads appearing on Appsylum are delivered to you by Google-owned DoubleClick, our web advertising serving partner. Information about your visit to this site, such as the number of times you have viewed an ad (but not your name, address, or other personal information), may be used to serve ads to you on this site. In the course of serving advertising to this site, third party advertisers may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. For more information about DoubleClick, cookies, and how to opt-out, please go to http://www.doubleclick.net/us/corporate/privacy.

We have also contracted with a number of advertising network partners to monitor certain pages of our website and RSS feeds for the purpose of reporting website and RSS traffic, statistics, advertisement “click-throughs,” and/or other activities on our website. Where authorized by us, these advertising network partners may use cookies, web beacons, and/or other monitoring technologies to compile anonymous statistics about our website visitors. No personally identifiable information is collected by or transferred to these network partners. For more information about how the information is collected and used, please see the following:

  • Feedburner’s privacy policy at http://www.feedburner.com/fb/a/privacy
  • Google’s privacy policy at http://www.google.com/privacy.html

Third parties and web sites that have links on our site may also collect or use information about you. The information practices of other companies or people that Appsylum does not employ or manage are not covered by this Privacy Policy.

Accounts associated with Appsylum are all "public."  By "public," we mean that certain information will be viewable by all users.  What you see on other user profiles is the same information that other users can see about you.



IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MY PRIVACY?

Any information you disclose voluntarily in discussions becomes public information. Appsylum is a public forum. We cannot control the action of our site users and advise you to use your discretion when sharing information about yourself on the Internet. All information sharing is optional and done so at your own risk. Privacy is a very personal matter and we encourage you to be careful and responsible when sharing personal information online.
Information displayed on Appsylum may be pulled in from other public websites, such as Facebook and Twitter. Please check in with each respective service's privacy policy on how to prevent this information from being made public on Appsylum.com. We are not responsible for these posts.


POSTING/DISCUSSION COMMENT POLICY

We never censor comments based on political or ideological points of view or of a critical nature. We reserve the right to delete those comments that are off-topic, "spammy" in nature, abusive, use excessive foul language, or include ad hominem attacks.
Once a comment is made public on the Appsylum website, we will not remove it by request. As a user, you a responsible for your own communications and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. 
Comments will only be considered for removal (i) in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order, or (ii) in response to a law enforcement agency's request, or when we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take actions regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of another person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law.


QUESTIONS

Questions regarding our Conditions of Usage, Privacy Policy, or other policy related material can be directed to our support staff by clicking on the "Contact Us" link in the footer of this site. 
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