Last modified: 08-02-2020
Find My Parent, Inc., a California corporation(“FMP,” “Company,” “We” or “Us”) respects your privacy and We are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information We may collect from you or that you may provide when you visitwww.findmyparent.organd such other related sites and mobile applications as FMP may create (collectively, the “Site”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.
The Site provides users an opportunity and a tool to search for persons that may be a parent or a child of the user.
Capitalized terms not defined herein are defined in our Terms of Service.
This policy applies to information We collect:
It does not apply to information collected by:
Our Site is intended for persons under 13 years of age. The nature and purpose of the Site requires personal information covered by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (“COPPA”). While we collect personal information such as names, addresses, birth dates or ranges, physical characteristics, family and relationships, photographs and other personal information, the information is fully encrypted such that We do not have access to such information except in the extraordinary event We are ordered by a court of law or appropriate law enforcement agency to provide such information. At no time is your information disclosed publicly or privately by Us.Except as provided above, you (and, if you are under 13 years of age, your parents) are the only person who has access to, can view, edit or delete your Information. If you choose to disclose your information, that is solely your choice.
Any parent of a child under 13 years of age can also view, edit or delete any Information of such a child, or prohibit the further collection or use of Information from such child by email@example.com the parent’s and the child’s name and address, written evidence of the relationship reasonably satisfactory to us and the requested action. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a court of law or appropriate law enforcement agency may, even after direction of a parent to terminate collection and use of a child’s information, have access to the child’s Information.
We collect different types of information from and about users of our Site, including information:
(a) Information You Provide to Us. The information We collect on or through our Site may include:
(b)Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies.As you navigate through and interact with our Site, We may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
The information We collect automatically may include personal information which We may maintain or associate with personal information We collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Site and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
The technologies We use for this automatic data collection may include:
While our employees do not have access to the information you provide in your registration and profile, as you may amend it from time to time,. Our program uses that encrypted information to determine if and to what extent any other person who has registered on the Site meets your criteria for a potential parent-child relationship.
We use information We collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third-parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, notify us atlegal@FindMyParent.org. For more information, see the section titledChoices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
We may use the information We have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though We do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
We may disclose aggregated information about our users and information that does not identify any individual without restriction.
We do not disclose personal information that you provide in any way other than as described above.
We may convey or transfer your encrypted personal information (none of whom have access to the unencrypted information):
We may disclose your personal information:
We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose to not have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative(”NAI”) on the NAI’s website.
We employ measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where We have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
No data transmissions over the Internet, cell-phone connections or Wi-Fi can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Although We do our best to protect your personal information, We cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Site.Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site. Once We receive your information, We take reasonable measures to secure it on our systems.
If We learn of a security breach, We may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using the Site or providing personal information to us, you agree that We can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of the Site. We may post a notice on the Site if a security breach occurs. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances.
We will keep information you store with us for as long as We need it to make the Site available to you; and We may store, use and/or transmit information in locations around the world, including those outside your country. Even if you delete your account, We will keep this information and any data collected regarding all activities you have already engaged pursuant to your use of the Site for a period of time as allowed by applicable law.
Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”),California residents have certain rights regarding our collection, use and sharing of personal information. We do not sell your personal information and will not do so in the future without providing you with notice and an opportunity to opt-out of such sale, as required by law. We do not offer financial incentives associated with our collection, use or disclosure of your personal information.
We collect various categories of personal information when you use the Site that may include but not be limited to identifiers, commercial information and internet or other electronic network or device activity information. A more detailed description of the information we collect and how we use it is provided above in Section 3. Sections 4 and 5 describe the categories of third parties, if any, with whom we share personal information and what information may be shared under different circumstances.
If you are a resident of California, you have the right to request to know what personal information has been collected about you and to access that information. You also have the right to request deletion of your personal information, though exceptions under the CCPA may allow us to retain and use certain personal information notwithstanding your deletion request. You may also send your request by email tolegal@FindMyParent.org or through regular mail to740 Jarvis Drive, Morgan Hill, California 95037. We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights under the CCPA. An agent may submit a request on your behalf, but you must verify that your agent is authorized to do so.
Separate from the CCPA, California's “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Site that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email tolegal@FindMyParent.org.
When using our Site and submitting personal information to us, you may have certain rights under the GDPR if you reside or are in any of the countries of the European Union. Depending on the legal basis for processing your personal information you may have some or all of the following rights: