TerraPages values the privacy of our customers, users, and others who use the mobile phone service, www.geopersons.com, and other web sites or services owned or operated by TerraPages (collectively or individually “Users”). This privacy notice governs the Geopersons Services. The great majority of our Users will use the Geopersons Services for harmless and fun social purposes. However, please note that by its very nature, your real-time location information may be subject to abuse, misuse, and over-monitoring by others including, perhaps, by your friends, family, or acquaintances. Please manage your own device and profile privacy preferences on the Geopersons Services, on an ongoing basis, accordingly. Please be aware that any personally identifiable information or location information that you voluntarily disclose online, should it become available, such as when you use the journal feature, review events and venues, post event announcements, etc. becomes publicly available and can be read, collected, and used by others and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. TerraPages is not responsible for the personally identifiable information or location information you choose to disclose publicly on the Geopersons Service.
1.1 General Information
1.2 Disclosures and Consents; Location Information
1.2.1 Disclosures and Consents
TerraPages allows your Friends to see where you are located using either real time location information and or location set by the User (“location data“). Please note that this real-time location tracking may occur even when the TerraPages application is not actively open and running on your device. The law requires us to protect the confidentiality of your location data. In addition, the law requires us to get your express consent to collect, maintain, use, and display your location data as part of providing Geopersons. You have the right at any time to deny or withdraw your consent to the disclosure of your location data. Your denial of consent will not affect your regular mobile phone service, but will prevent you from using Geopersons Service. You may choose to hide your location by changing your visibility settings in the My Profile section of Geopersons Service, or you may withdraw your consent, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
1.2.2 Location Information
In registering for the Geopersons Services, you have agreed and consented:
(a) to TerraPages collection, use, maintenance, and display of your location data to provide all of the services, features, and functionality found within Geopersons Service;
(b) to the disclosure and display of your location data to your Geopersons Buddies and TerraPages’s third-party partners or advertisers, contractors, and successors, and in accordance with this Privacy Notice;
(c) to receive messages, including SMS text messages, including promotional text messages, from TerraPages and its third-party partners or advertisers; and
(d) that TerraPages may terminate your account without notice and for any reason.
You have the right at any time to disapprove these uses and to deny or withdraw access to your Location Data. Denial of Consent won’t affect your regular phone service but will prevent you from using the Geopersons Service.
1.2.3 Tell a friend
If you choose to use our Tell a friends service, then TerraPages will ask you for your friend’s email address. If you provide a friend’s email address, then TerraPages will automatically send to that friend a one-time Geopersons message inviting your friend to download Geopersons.
1.3.1 User Provided Registration Information
When choosing to subscribe to the Geopersons Services, you provide to TerraPages certain “personally identifiable” information (such as mobile phone number, wireless carrier / operator, your username, password, etc.)
1.3.2 Location Information.
TerraPages may receive location information from user entry, and/or via your mobile carrier, mobile device.
1.3.3 Cookies, Persistent File Information
When you visit the Geopersons Services, we may send one or more cookies small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters to your computer. TerraPages uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Geopersons Services. Persistent cookies can be removed. Please review your web browser “Help” file to learn the proper way to modify your cookie settings.
1.3.4 Log File Information
When you use the Geopersons Services, our servers automatically record certain information from your mobile device or web browser. These server logs may include information such as a mobile device identification number and device identifier, your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
1.4 Information Use
TerraPages uses your personally identifiable information and your location information to operate, maintain, and provide to you and our other Users the features and functionality of the Geopersons Services. TerraPages uses your personally identifiable information, your location information, and certain non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, cookies data, browser type, click stream data, etc.) to improve the quality and design of the Geopersons Services and to create new features, promotions, functionality, and services by storing, tracking, and analysing User preferences and trends.
(a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Geopersons Services;
(b) provide custom and personalized content, advertisements, and information;
(c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns; and
(d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.
TerraPages does not combine cookie or log file-based information with personally identifiable information. TerraPages does not use your personally identifiable information or location information to send commercial or marketing messages without your express consent or unless if you have opted-in to be part of a specific program or feature in accordance with the consent procedures described in this Privacy Notice. We may use your mobile phone number at any time and without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes such as notifying you of major Geopersons Services changes, for customer service purposes, and to send privacy or security related notices.
1.5 Disclosing Information
TerraPages does not share your personally identifiable information or location information with other, third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use without your express consent or unless you have opted-in to be part of a specific program or feature in accordance with the consent procedures described in this Privacy Notice. TerraPages provides personally identifiable information, location information, and non-personally-identifiable information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, or other businesses or persons for the purpose of providing certain Geopersons Services features and for processing such information on our behalf. For example, we may share information to offer mapping or directions features. We require that these parties agree to process such information in compliance with our privacy notice, we use reasonable efforts to limit their use of such information, and we require these parties to use any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. TerraPages provides non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist those parties in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Geopersons Services. TerraPages may release personally identifiable information, location information, or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state, federal and international laws or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant. TerraPages also reserves the right to disclose personally identifiable information, location information, or non-personally-identifiable information that TerraPages believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to. enforce the terms and conditions; take precautions against liability; protect Users from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of our web site; and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of TerraPages, our Users, or others.
1.6 Privacy Choices
You may update, correct, or delete your mobile privacy preferences, personal profile information, and email account preferences at any time by going to the My Profile menu item on the web or mobile Geopersons Service. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you profile access or making corrections. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times. We do not maintain location information history, unless you give us express permission.
1.7 Data Security
TerraPages uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information that TerraPages receives on your behalf to operate the services or that you transmit to TerraPages and you do so at your own risk. We also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If TerraPages learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. TerraPages may post a notice on the Geopersons Services if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.
1.8 Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy Event
In the event that TerraPages is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our Users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganisation, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used. You will be notified via notice through the Geopersons Services of any such change in ownership or control of your personally identifiable information.
1.9 Privacy Notice Changes
This Privacy Notice may be revised periodically without further notice to you and this will be reflected by the “last modified” notice below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Notice in effect when we received that personal information. Your continued use of the Geopersons Services constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any future revisions. If we decide to change our privacy policies, then we will post those changes to this Privacy Notice, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. For revisions to this Privacy Notice that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of personal information you have provided to us, we will make reasonable efforts to notify you and obtain your consent before implementing such revisions with respect to such information. If we make such material changes to this policy, then we will notify you here in this Privacy Notice, by email, or by means of a notice on the Geopersons Services home page.