Collection of Information
Information the User Provides to Uscout
Uscout may collect and use individual information that the User provides directly to us. For example, Uscout may collect individual information once the User participates in any interactive features of our Services, fill out a form, connect with Uscout on social media sites, request User support, or otherwise communicate with us. The types of individual information Uscout may collect once the User provides it to Uscout.
This includes, but is not limited to, the User’s name, email or physical address, company information, payment information, pictures, descriptions of properties, and other information the User choose to provide.
18 and Over Only
The Services are not intended for children under 18 years of age. If the User is under 18, do not use or provide any individual information on or through the Services or about the themselves to us. If the User believes that we (Uscout) might have individual information from or about a child under 18, please contact us.
Information Uscout Collects Automatically
When the User access or use our Services, we (Uscout) automatically collect individual information and other information that may include:
- Log Information: When Uscout logs individual information during use of our Services, including browser information, page views, IP addresses, and the website visited before navigating to our website to help Uscout to improve our website and Services.
- Device Information: information about the device the User use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system type and version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information, all of which may help improve our website and Services.
- Location Information: information about the location of the User’s device each time the User access or use one of our mobile applications or otherwise consent to the collection of this information as our Services are location based.
- Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: Uscout may use various technologies to collect information, including cookies. Cookies are small data files stored in device memory that help Uscout to improve our Users’ experience of our website and Services, identify popular features, and count visits. We (Uscout) may also collect information utilizing web beacons (also known as “tracking pixels”). Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services or emails to help deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage, and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. If the User’s browser is set not to accept cookies, the User may not be able to use the website or Services.
Information We (Uscout) Collect from Other Sources
Uscout may also obtain information from other sources and combine that with the information Uscout collects through our website or Services. For example, once the User creates or log into the User’s account through a social media site, Uscout will have access to certain information from that site, such as the User’s name, account information and list of friends and connections, in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by such social media sites except to the extent that the User’s chosen social media platform allows the User to disable this functionality. Uscout may use publicly available tools, such as a Google Analytics, to better understand Users’ preferences. Collection of data by third-party tools are subject to their respective privacy policies.
Use of Information
Uscout may use individual information for various purposes, including to do the following:
- Provide and deliver the Services, process transactions, and send the User Service-related information, including confirmations and invoices;
- Send the User technical notices, updates, security alerts, support messages, and administrative messages;
- Respond to the User’s comments, questions, and requests, and provide User service;
- Provide, maintain, advertise, promote and improve our Services;
- Facilitate communication among Users of our Services;
- Monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with our Services; Individualize and improve our Services and provide content or features through the Service that match User profiles or interests;
- Link or combine with information we (Uscout) get from others to help understand the User’s needs and provide the User with better service;
- Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
Sharing of Information
- In response to a request for information, if we (Uscout) believe disclosure is in required by applicable law, regulation, or rule; or administrative, judicial, or other government order;
- If Uscout believes the User’s actions are inconsistent with the spirit or language of our User agreements or policies, including our Community Guidelines, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of Uscout, Users, and others;
- Regarding during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company;
- With the User’s consent or at the User’s direction.
Social Sharing Features
Our Services may offer social sharing features and other integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button), which let the User share actions the User take on our Services with other media, and vice versa. The use of such features enables the sharing of individual information with the User’s friends or the public, depending on the settings the User establishes with the entity that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please review these companies’ respective privacy policies.
Anonymized, Pseudonymized, and Aggregated Data
Uscout may also anonymize or pseudonymize to remove any identifying attributes, or aggregate individual information with a sufficiently large number of other information such that it cannot reasonably be linked to the User (“anonymized data”). We (Uscout) may use this anonymized data for both internal or public analyses or reporting, but will not identify the User in the anonymized data without the User’s consent.
Analytics Services Provided by Others
Uscout takes reasonable measures to help protect individuals’ information from loss, theft, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
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