Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs your use of the software application Vinyl Deals (“Application”) that was created by Heavy Code, LLC. The Application is a price aggregator focused on vinyl records.

Data Collected

We collect anonymous data from every user of the Application to monitor traffic and fix bugs. For example, we collect information like web requests, the data sent in response to such requests, the Internet Protocol address, the type of device you use, a mobile device unique device ID, the IP address of your device, your operating system, the type of device, and a timestamp for the request.

Logging into the application is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you login. In order to enable these or any other login based features, we use cookies to store session information for your convenience. You can delete these cookies by logging out of the Application. We utilize third-party services, Twitter and Facebook, for authentication and user data.

When you login and use the Application, we receive your information from one of the third party systems (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) as granted by you. The information we use from these services includes but is not limited to your name, user name, user id, and profile photo.

By utilizing the price alerts feature, you are required to provide an email address that we use to send the alerts to.

Additionally, you generally provide (a) information you provide us when you contact us for help and; (b) information you enter into our system when using the Application, such as search data.

We may also use any information you provided us to contact your from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Data Sharing

We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We currently use Google Analytics (traffic analysis). Feel free to check out the Privacy Policies of the listed servie(s) to find out more.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

Automatic Data Collection and Advertising

We may work with analytics companies to help us understand how the Application is being used, such as the frequency and duration of usage. We work with advertisers and third party advertising networks, who need to know how you interact with advertising provided in the Application which helps us keep the cost of the Application low. Advertisers and advertising networks use some of the information collected by the Application, including, but not limited to, a unique identification ID of your device. To protect the anonymity of this information, we use an encryption technology to help ensure that these third parties can’t identify you personally. These third parties may also obtain anonymous information about other applications you’ve downloaded to your mobile device, the mobile websites you visit, your non-precise location information (e.g., your zip code), and other non- precise location information in order to help analyze and serve anonymous targeted advertising on the Application and elsewhere. We may also share encrypted versions of information you have provided in order to enable our partners to append other available information about you for analysis or advertising related use.

Opt-out Rights

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by not using the Application.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information indefinitely. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at [email protected] and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application to function properly.

Children

We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at [email protected] We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy https://www.vinyl-deals.com/privacy . You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes. You can check the history of this policy by clicking here.

Your Consent

By using the Application, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in the United States. If you reside outside the United States your information will be transferred, processed and stored there under United States privacy standards.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at [email protected]

Updated 2015-08-02