There are many different ways you can use our services – to search for and share information, or to create new corporate platform and buy-sell different items. When you share information with us, for example by creating a ROUNDBID account, we can make those services even better – to show you more relevant search results and offers, to help you connect with people or to make sharing your professional offers with others quicker and easier. As you use our services, we want you to be clear how we’re using information and the ways in which you can protect your privacy.
What information we collect and why we collect it.
How we use that information.
The choices we offer, including how to access and update information.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WHY?
We collect information to provide better services to all of our users – from figuring out basic stuff like which language you speak, to more complex things like which ads you’ll find most useful, the people who matter most to you online, or which sort of stores you might like.
We collect information in the following ways:
Information you give us.
For example, many of our services require you to sign up for a ROUNDBID account. When you do, we’ll ask for personal information, like your name, email address, telephone number or E-Tin number of store for authenticity. If you want to take full advantage of the sharing features we offer, we might also ask you to create a publicly visible (Published/Open) ROUNDBID Profile, which may include your name, photo, e-mail address, background, store address, products, price etc.Information we get from your use of our services We collect information about the services that you use and how you use them in ROUNDBID, like when you browse through different organizations, visit a store or view and interact with different people and content. This information includes:h3Device information: We collect device-specific information (such as your hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network information. h3Log information: When you use our services or view content provided by ROUNDBID, we automatically collect and store certain information in server logs. This includes:Details of how you used our service such as your search queries.Order/interacting log information like your ordered product or quantity, address, phone number or viewed profiles/stores etc.
Internet protocol address.
Device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL.Cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google account.Location information: when you use ROUNDBID services, we may collect and process information about your actual location. We use various technologies to determine location, including IP address, GPS, and other sensors.Unique application numbers: Certain services include a unique application number. This number and information about your installation (for example, the operating system type and application version number) may be sent to ROUNDBID when you subscribe or unsubscribe that service or when that service periodically contacts our servers, such as for automatic updates.Local storage: We may collect and store information (including personal information) locally on your device using mechanisms such as browser web storage (including HTML 5) and application data caches.
Cookies and similar technologies We use various technologies to collect and store information when you avail a ROUNDBID service, and this may include using cookies or similar technologies to identify your browser or device. We also use these technologies to collect and store information when you interact with services we offer to our partners, such as advertising services or Google features that may appear on other sites. Our ROUNDBID Analytics service helps Professionals and storeowners analyze the traffic to their profile and stores.
Information we collect when you are signed in to ROUNDBID may be associated with your Store . When information is associated with your ROUNDBID account, we treat it as personal information. For more information about how you can access, manage or delete information, visit the Transparency and choice section of this policy.
How we use information we collect
We use the information we collect from all of our services to provide, maintain, protect and improve them, to develop new ones, and to protect ROUNDBID and our users. We also use this information to offer you tailored content – like giving you more relevant search results and contents.We may use the name you provide for your ROUNDBID Profile across all of the services we offer that require a ROUNDBID account. In addition, we may replace past names associated with your ROUNDBID account so that you are represented consistently across all our services.If you have a ROUNDBID account, we may display your Profile name, Profile photo, and actions you take on ROUNDBID including displaying in public and our commercial contexts. We will respect the choices you make to limit sharing or visibility settings in your ROUNDBID account.When you contact ROUNDBID, we keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing. We may use your email address to inform you about our services, such as letting you know about upcoming changes or improvements.
We use information collected from cookies and other technologies to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our services. One of the products we use to do this on our own services is ROUNDBID Analytics. For example, by saving your language preferences, we’ll be able to have our services appear in the language you prefer. When showing you tailored search results, we will not associate an identifier from cookies or similar technologies with sensitive categories, such as those based on race, religion, sexual orientation or health.Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored content, and spam and malware detection.
We may combine personal information from one service with other services to make it easier to share things with people you know. We will not combine DoubleClick cookie information with personally identifiable information unless we have your opt-in consent.
We may process your personal information on a server located outside the country where you live.
Transparency and choice
People have different privacy concerns. Our goal is to be clear about what information we collect, so that you can make meaningful choices about how it is used. For example, you can: Visit your ROUNDBID account History for settings that allow you to control the collection of personal information from ROUNDBID services, such as recent activities.
Review and control certain types of information tied to your ROUNDBID account by using ROUNDBID Dashboard.
View and edit your preferences about the ROUNDBID ads shown to you on ROUNDBID and across the web, such as which categories might interest you, using ROUNDBID Settings. Adjust how the Profile associated with your ROUNDBID account appears to others.Take information associated with your ROUNDBID account out of many of our services.
Choose whether your Profile name and Profile photo appear in shared endorsements or not. You may also set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our services, or to indicate when we are setting a cookie. However, it’s important to remember that many of our services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. For example, we may not remember your language preferences.
Information you share
Many of our services let you share information with others. Remember that when you share information publicly, it may be indexable by search engines, including Google. Our services provide you with different options on sharing and removing your content. Accessing and updating your personal information. Whenever you use our services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly or to delete it – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes. When updating your personal information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request.We may reject requests that are unreasonably repetitive, require disproportionate technical effort (for example, developing a new system or fundamentally changing an existing practice), risk the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup systems).Where we can provide information access and correction, we will do so for free, except where it would require a disproportionate effort. We aim to maintain our services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, after you delete information from our services, we may not immediately delete residual copies from our active servers and may not remove information from our backup systems.
Information we share
We do not share personal information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of
Google unless one of the following circumstances applies:
With your consent: We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Google when we have your consent to do so. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive personal information.
For legal reasons: We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of ROUNDBID if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:
meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.
protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of ROUNDBID, our users or the public
as required or permitted by law.
We work hard to protect ROUNDBID and our users from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. In particular:
We encrypt many of our services using SSL.
We offer you two step verification when you open and access your ROUNDBID account.
We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, including physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems. We restrict access to personal information to ROUNDBID employees, contractors and agents who need to know that information in order to process it for us, and who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations and may be disciplined or terminated if they fail to meet these obligations.
“We keep your personal information private and safe — and put you in control.”