Privacy Policy

Wydea LLC Website Privacy Statement

This document was last updated on December 9, 2015.

  1. Acknowledgement and Acceptance of Terms

    Wydea LLC ("we," "us," or "our") is committed to protecting your privacy. This Website Privacy Statement ("Privacy Statement") sets forth our current privacy practices with regard to the information we collect when you or your computer interact with our website and any associated services (collectively, the "Service"). By accessing the Service, you (the "Member" or "you") acknowledge and agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Statement.

  2. Participating Merchant Policies and Links to Other Sites

    Related services and offerings with links from this website, including vendor sites, have their own privacy statements that can be viewed by clicking on the corresponding links within each respective website. Online merchants and others who participate in Wydea LLC services are encouraged to participate in industry privacy initiatives and to take a responsible attitude towards consumer privacy. However, since we do not have direct control over the policies or practices of participating merchants and other third parties, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of those sites. We recommend and encourage that you always review the privacy policies of merchants and other third parties before you provide any personal information or complete any transaction with such parties.

  3. Information We Collect and How We Use It

    We collect Personal Information and Anonymous Information from you when you visit our website or use our Service, when you send us information or communications, and/or when you enter into transactions in connection with our Service. "Personal Information" means data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, as well as any other non-public information about you that is associated with or linked to any of the foregoing data. "Anonymous Information" means data that is not associated with or linked to your Personal Information; Anonymous Information does not permit the identification of individual persons. We collect Personal Information and Anonymous Information, as described below.

    Web Server Logs

    When you visit our website, we may track your Personal Information and Anonymous Information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of Personal Information and Anonymous Information we may track include:

    • Your Internet protocol address.
    • The kind of browser or computer you use.
    • Number of links you click within the site.
    • State or country from which you accessed the site.
    • Date and time of your visit.
    • Name of your Internet service provider.
    • Web page you linked to our site from.
    • Pages you viewed on the site.

    The User

    We store Personal Information such as your email address, name and locality only if you decide to send us such information by completing a survey, registering as a user on one of our sites, signing up for an e-mail subscription, providing feedback, or otherwise communicating with us. We collect this Personal Information to help us improve the content of our sites, customize the layout of our web pages, provide content to you, and to contact you for technical and support purposes.

    We may collect Personal Information such as demographic and interest category information from people via surveys, volunteered information, suggestions from Members, and other means. Our Members may voluntarily provide Personal Information, including that regarding personal interests, geography, and demographics. The purpose of this data collection is to ensure we continue to understand the needs and wants of the community, and therefore can provide the most relevant information, guides, and content.

    When you pay a fee to obtain products or services from the Service, we may collect certain Personal Information from you, including your name, address, phone number, and e-mail address, to process the transaction.

    Google Analytics

    This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. Anonymous Information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


    We use cookies and navigational data like Uniform Resource Locators (URL) to gather Anonymous Information such as the date and time of your visit , the solutions and information for which you searched and which you viewed, and the sites you visited before and after visiting our website. We also use cookies to collect, store and sometimes track Anonymous Information for statistical purposes to improve the Service. We also use a cookie to save your settings and to provide customizable and personalized services (such as to hold your shopping cart information). A "cookie" is a small data file that can be placed on your hard drive when you visit certain websites. Additionally, be aware that if you visit other websites you may be required to accept cookies. Advertisers and partners may also use their own cookies. We do not control use of these cookies used by advertisers and partners and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.

    Clear Gifs

    We may use clear gifs or other data files or identifiers to track Anonymous Information for statistical purposes to improve and develop the services we provide. Additionally, be aware that advertisers and partners may also use their own clear gifs and we do not control use of these by advertisers and partners and expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are placed on a user's hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages.

  4. Disclosure of Your Information

    Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Statement, we do not generally sell, trade, share, or rent the Personal Information collected from the Service to third parties. We may, however, share your Personal Information with:

    • Third-party payment service providers to process your transaction.
    • Third parties under contract to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include sending postal mail or e-mail, providing downloads of or access to content, analyzing data, performing quality assurance, testing, providing technical support, providing marketing assistance, verifying identity, fraud screening and providing customer service. These third parties may have access to your Personal Information only as needed to perform their functions.
    • Companies that acquire our company or our assets. That company will possess the Personal Information collected by us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Statement. We will notify you on the Service of any change of ownership or control of your Personal Information.
    • While we do not have a parent company, any subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under a common control (collectively, "Affiliates"), we may in the future. We may share some or all of your Personal Information with these Affiliates, in which case we will require our Affiliates to honor this Privacy Statement.
    • We may share Anonymous Information with third parties.
    • Third parties where you consent to the sharing of your Personal Information.

    We may disclose information you provide (including Personal Information) if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process served on us; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of us or our users; or (3) act in an emergency to protect someone's safety.

  5. Payment Information

    If you are submitting payment information via this Service, we or our third-party payment services providers collect your payment information for products or services you obtain via the Service. To make any payments via the Service you may be required to give us or our third party payment services providers a valid credit card number and associated payment information at the time you are required to make such payments, including all of the following: (1) your name as it appears on the card, (2) the credit card type, (3) the date of expiration of your credit card, (4) any activation numbers or codes needed to charge your card, and (5) billing address. Some of our third party payment services providers may require you to have an account with them and may request additional information such as your banking information. You agree that no additional notice or consent is required before we (or our third party payment services providers) charge your credit card or bank account provided to us for all amounts due and payable. By providing us or our third party payment services providers with your credit card number and associated payment information, you expressly agree that we or our third party payment services providers are authorized to immediately charge your credit card or bank account for all fees and charges due and payable to us as a result of your activities on the Service that require payment. We use our third-party processing companies (including credit card processing companies and/or third-party payment service providers) to assist with billing and payment processes. Any Personal Information you provide to such third party will be subject to the third party's privacy policy and website terms of use, and not to this Privacy Statement or the Wydea Terms of Use Agreement.

  6. A Note About Children

    Our Service is not directed to children under the age of 13. We assume paid products or services are paid for by adults or minors supervised by a parent or guardian. We respect the privacy of parents and children and are committed to complying with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA").

    If a parent believes that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information, he or she can contact us via e-mail as listed below. We will promptly delete the information upon learning that it relates to a child under the age of 13.

    We believe that parents should supervise their children's online activities and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a child-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent children from otherwise disclosing online their name, address and other Personal Information without parental permission.

  7. Changes to this Statement

    Wydea LLC has the discretion to occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will also revise the updated date at the top of this Privacy page. If we make a material modification to this Privacy Statement, we will provide notice of such modification on the website. Such modifications will become effective seven (7) days after notice has been posted on the website. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Statement and any updates. Except as provided in this paragraph, this Privacy Statement may not be amended. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.

  8. Contacting Us

    If you have questions regarding our Privacy Statement, its implementation, failure to adhere to this Privacy Statement and/or our general practices, please contact us:

    Wydea LLC
    755 Page Mill Road, Suite A-200
    Palo Alto, CA 94304