1. Introduction

  2. The information we collect

  3. How we use the information we collect

  4. How we share the information we collect

  5. Your preferences

  6. Transfer to other countries

  7. Links

  8. Security

  9. Children

  10. Accessing and updating user information

  11. Contact us

  12. Changes to the Privacy Policy

  13. More information about cookies & similar technologies

1. Introduction

Thanks for choosing Grassmatch. To provide you with the Grassmatch Service (or “Service”, both as defined in theTerms and Conditions of Use), Grassmatch LLC ( “Grassmatch”, “we”, “us”, “our”) needs to collect some information about you, and this Privacy Policy is where we describe the information we collect, what we do with it, and how you can manage and control the use of your information. By using or interacting with the Service, you are entering into a binding contract with us and consenting to the use of your information as explained in this Privacy Policy. If you don’t agree with these terms, then please don’t use the Service.

2. The information we collect

2.1 Registration data

When you sign up for the Service, we may collect information we ask you for, like your username, password, e-mail address, date of birth, gender, and postal code. We may also collect information you voluntarily add to your profile, such your favorite strains. We may store this information so that it can be used for the purposes explained in Section 3.

2.2 Usage & log data

When you use the Service, we automatically collect certain information, including: (i) information about your type of subscription and your, interactions with the Service, including search functions, messages to other Grassmatch users, Third Party Applications (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use) and advertising, products and services which are offered, linked to or made available on the Service; (ii) the details of the queries you make; (iii) User Content (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use); (iv) technical data, which may include the URL you are coming from, your IP address, unique device ID, network and computer performance, browser type, language and identifying information, operating system, and Grassmatch application version; and (v) location information. We may store this information so that it can be used for the purposes explained in Section 3.

2.4 Payment data

When you sign up for a Trial or any of our Paid Subscriptions (as defined in the Terms and Conditions of Use), or make other purchases through the Service, your credit card information and other financial data that we need to process your payment are collected and stored by third party payment processors, and we may collect some limited information, such as your postal code and details of your transaction history. These third parties generally provide us with some limited information related to you, such as a unique token that enables you to make additional purchases using the information they’ve stored, and your card’s type, expiration date, and last four digits. If you choose to pay by invoice, Grassmatch may need to collect and transfer additional information, like your name, date of birth and phone number, to our invoicing service provider to enable credit checks and send you invoices. The use of your data by our invoicing service provider is subject to its privacy policies.

2.5 Cookies & similar technologies

A cookie is a small text file that resides on your computer, mobile phone, or other device, and allows us or our business partners to recognize your device when you return to the Service. We may use cookies to perform functions essential to the operation of the Service, track site usage and trends, provide advertising on the Service, and improve and customize your Grassmatch experience. We may also allow certain business partners to place or recognize cookies for those purposes. Learn more about how we use cookies and other similar standard Internet technologies at the bottom of this Privacy Policy (by clicking here).

2.6 Sweepstakes, contests, & surveys

From time to time, we may offer you the chance to participate in sweepstakes, contests, and surveys (“Special Promotions”) through the Service. Participation in a Special Promotion is entirely voluntary. A Special Promotion may be governed by a privacy policy and/or terms and conditions that are separate from this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions of Use). If the provisions of the Special Promotion’s privacy policy or terms and conditions conflict with this Privacy Policy or the Terms and Conditions of Use, those separate terms and conditions or privacy policy shall prevail. If you choose to participate in a Special Promotion, we may ask you for certain personal information in addition to what is stated in this Privacy Policy. That additional information may be combined with other account information and may be used and shared as described in this Privacy Policy.

3. How we use the information we collect

We may use the information we collect, including your personal information, to: (i) provide, personalize, and improve your experience with the Service and products and services made available through the Service, for example by providing customized or localized content and advertising; (ii) ensure technical functioning of the Service and products and services made available through the Service, develop new products and services, and analyze your use of the Service, including your interaction with applications, advertising, products and services that are made available, linked to or offered in the Service; (iii) communicate with you for Service-related purposes, including promotional e-mails or messages; (iv) enable and promote the Service, including features and content of the Service and products and services made available through the Service, such as sharing, user interactions, notifications and suggestions, and integration with third party services; (v) enforce this Privacy Policy, theTerms and Conditions of Use, and the Mobile Terms, including to protect the rights, property or safety of Grassmatch, users or any other person and the copyright-protected content of the Service; and (vi) as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy.

4. How we share the information we collect

We may share the information we collect, including your personal information, as follows:

4.1 Finding you and sharing within the Grassmatch Service

Much of your Grassmatch profile information is publicly available to others by default, such as name and/or username, profile picture, type of subscription, and profile information. We may use your public information to promote the Service and to help others find your Grassmatch profile content

4.3 Sharing with Third Party Applications

To personalize your experience, we may share some information we have collected about you with providers of Third Party Applications, such as high-level geographic information, your basic profile data such as budgetary, strain information, settings, and technical data. However, we take precautions to prohibit Third Party Application providers from attempting to identify you by using the information we provide to them or by collecting additional information without your consent.

Please note that if you:

  1. actively choose to provide Third Party Applications with additional information, such as by visiting a Third Party Application (which enables collection of your IP address), copying your profile information into Third Party Applications, or

  2. consent to collection of additional information about you by a Third Party Application provider when you for example register with or log in to the Third Party Application,

The Third Party Application may be able to identify you and associate the information previously provided by Grassmatch with you. You agree and understand that a Third Party Application provider’s privacy policy governs its use of your information that we provide to it or that it collects from you.

4.4 Service providers and others

We may from time to time engage other companies in the Grassmatch group and third party service providers to perform functions and process user data, consistent with section 3 above. Third party service providers’ processing of user data will always be subject to security and confidentiality obligations consistent with this Privacy Policy and applicable law.

4.5 Other sharing

In addition to the above, we may also share your information to third parties for these limited purposes:

  1. to allow a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets;

  2. to respond to legal process (e.g. a court order or subpoena), if we believe in good faith that it is necessary to do so; to comply with requirements of mandatory applicable law; to protect the safety of any person; to protect the rights and property of Grassmatch, including to enforce the Terms and Conditions of Use and Mobile Terms; and to address fraud, security or technical issues;

  3. to inform business partners about use of the Service and products and services made available through the Service, in the form of aggregated statistics or otherwise in a format which does not reveal your identity;

  4. If you expressly opt in to such sharing.

You agree and understand that the privacy policies of the third parties will govern all use of information that we provide to it or that it collects from you.

6. Transfer to other countries

Grassmatch processes information about our users on servers located in a number of countries. Grassmatch may also subcontract processing or share your information to a third parties located in countries, other than your home country. Information collected within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and Switzerland may, for example, be transferred to, and processed in, a country outside of the EEA and Switzerland. You expressly consent to this.

7. Links

We may display advertisements from third parties and other content which links to third party websites. We cannot control or be held responsible for third parties’ privacy practices and content. Please read their privacy policies to find out how they collect and process your personal information.

8. Security

We are committed to protecting our users’ information. Your password protects your user account, so you should use a unique and strong password, limit access to your computer and browser, and sign off after having used the Grassmatch Service. While we take reasonable data protection precautions, no security measures are completely secure, and we do not guarantee the security of user information at any time.

9. Children

For users in the United States, the Grassmatch Service is not directed to children under the age of 18 or 21 in some locales, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, do not use the Service and do not provide any personal information to us. If we discover that a child under 18 has provided us with personal information, we will delete it.

10. Accessing and updating user information

You can access and amend some of the information we keep on you through your settings. To learn more about the information we store about you, e-mail privacy@grassmatch.com. We will respond within a reasonable period of time upon verification of your identity.

11. Contact us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@grassmatch.com.

12. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time, so please visit this Privacy Policy regularly. If we make changes which we believe are material, we will inform you through the Service. Your continued use of the Service thereafter constitutes acceptance of the changes.

13. More information about cookies & similar technologies

We use cookies for four general purposes, as explained in this chart:

Cookie Type

Purpose

Essential Operational

These cookies are necessary to allow us to operate the Grassmatch Service as you have requested. For example, they let us recognize what type of subscriber you are and then provide you with services accordingly.

Performance

We use these cookies to analyze how the Grassmatch Service is used or is performing. We use this information to maintain, operate and continually improve the Grassmatch Service.

Functional

These cookies let us operate certain functions of the Grassmatch Service in line with the choices you make. These cookies mean that when you come back to the Grassmatch Service, we can provide you with our services as you have asked for them to be provided, such as knowing your username, remembering how you have customized our services and reminding you of music you have enjoyed.

Targeting/advertising

We use these cookies to serve you with advertisements through the Grassmatch Service. Some advertisements may be relevant to you and your interests. These cookies may also help us and our business partners regulate the advertisements you receive and measure their effectiveness.

As above, our business partners may use their cookies on the Grassmatch Service, for the same general purposes identified above. Third parties may use cookies and other similar technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites. For more information about the use of cookies and how to block them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org,www.youronlinechoices.eu (Europe) or www.aboutads.info/choices/ (United States). Most web browsers also allow you to manage your cookie preferences.

You can set your browser to refuse cookies, or delete certain cookies. This may impair or prevent due functioning of the Service.

Do Not Track is a standard that is currently under development. As it is not yet finalized, we adhere to the standards set out in this Privacy Policy.

Two of the third party services we use to track activity related to the Service, e.g. by placing cookies, are Google Analytics and Hasoffer Analytics. We may use third-party vendors, including Google, who use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to our websites, including Google Analytics for Display Advertising. If you don't want any information to be collected and used by Google Analytics, you can install an opt-out in your web browser ( tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=None) and/or opt out from Google Analytics for Display Advertising or the Google Display Network. You can do so by using Google’s Ads Settings (www.google.com/settings/ads). If you don't want any information to be collected and used by Hasoffer Analytics you can opt out by clicking the following link: www.mobileapptracking.com/privacy-policy/.

We may use standard Internet technologies similar to cookies like these:

Clear GIFs: We may use “clear GIFs” (aka “web bugs”), which are small image files that we embed into our e-mail newsletters, to learn whether you opened or forwarded the newsletter or clicked on any of the content. This information tells us about our newsletters’ effectiveness and helps us ensure that we’re delivering information that you find interesting.

HTML5 Local Storage: We use HTML5 local storage for frequency capping purposes and to provide you with relevant advertising. We do not use HTML5 local storage to collect any personal data or to track your activity on our websites.

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