Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at Vinelog, LLC (“Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We
are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions
or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us
When you use any of our services, you trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice, we describe our privacy
policy. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is
1. WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information you disclose to us
In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact
information, passwords and security data, payment information, and social media login data.
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering at the Sites expressing
an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participating in activities
on the Sites (such as posting messages in our online forums or entering competitions, contests or
giveaways) or otherwise contacting us.
The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites,
the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can
include the following:
Name and Contact Data. We collect your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone
number, and other similar contact data.
Credentials. We collect passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for
authentication and account access.
Payment Data. We collect data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your
payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your
payment instrument. All payment data is stored by our payment processor and you should review its
privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to your questions.
Social Media Login Data. We provide you with the option to register using social media account details,
like your Facebook, Twitter or other social media account. If you choose to register in this way, we will
collect the Information described in the section called "HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS "
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us
of any changes to such personal information.
Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected
automatically when you visit our Sites.
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites. This information
does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and
usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system,
language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when
you use our Sites and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the
security and operation of our Sites, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.
Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.
Information collected from other sources
In Short: We may collect limited data from public databases, marketing partners, social media platforms,
and other outside sources.
We may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing
partners, social media platforms (such as Facebook), as well as from other third parties. Examples of the
information we receive from other sources include: social media profile information (your name, gender,
birthday, email, current city, state and country, user identification numbers for your contacts, profile picture
URL and any other information that you choose to make public); marketing leads and search results and
links, including paid listings (such as sponsored links).
2. HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment
of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent.
We use personal information collected via our Sites for a variety of business purposes described below.
We process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests,
in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal
obligations. We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
To facilitate account creation and logon process. If you choose to link your account with us to a
third party account *(such as your Google or Facebook account), we use the information you allowed
us to collect from those third parties to facilitate account creation and logon process. See the section
below headed " HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS " for further information.
To send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third party marketing
partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in
accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time
(see the " WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS " below).
To send administrative information to you. We may use your personal information to send you
product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to our terms,
conditions, and policies.
Fulfill and manage your orders. We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders,
payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Sites.
For other Business Purposes. We may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as
data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns
and to evaluate and improve our Sites, products, services, marketing and your
3. WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to
fulfill business obligations.
We may process or share data based on the following legal basis:
Consent: We may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your personal
information in a specific purpose.
Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when it is reasonably necessary to achieve our
legitimate business interests.
Performance of a Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may process your
personal information to fulfill the terms of our contract.
Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in
order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or
legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public
authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
Vital Interests: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate,
prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations
involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation
in which we are involved.
More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following
Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. We may share your data with
third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on our
behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment
processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts.
We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Sites, which will enable them
to collect data about how you interact with the Sites over time. This information may be used to,
among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better
understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of
your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
Business Transfers. We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during
negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of
our business to another company.
4. WHO WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH?
In Short: We only share and disclose your information with the following third parties.
We only share and disclose your information with the following third parties. We have categorized each
party so that you may be easily understand the purpose of our data collection and processing practices. If
we have processed your data based on your consent and you wish to revoke your consent, please contact
Affiliate Marketing Programs
Amazon, LinkShare and ShareAsale
Invoice and Billing
User Account Registration and Authentication
Facebook, Google and Twitter
Google Analytics, MixPanel, Segment
Website Performance & Monitoring
information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain
6. DO WE USE GOOGLE MAPS?
In Short: Yes, we use Google Maps for the purpose of providing better service.
This website, mobile application, or Facebook application uses Google Maps APIs. You may find the
By using our Maps API Implementation, you agree to be bound by Google’s Terms of Service.
7. HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS?
In Short: If you choose to register or log in to our websites using a social media account, we may have
access to certain information about you.
Our Sites offer you the ability to register and login using your third party social media account details (like
your Facebook or Twitter logins). Where you choose to do this, we will receive certain profile information
about you from your social media provider. The profile Information we receive may vary depending on the
social media provider concerned, but will often include your name, e-mail address, friends list, profile
picture as well as other information you choose to make public.
are otherwise made clear to you on the Sites. Please note that we do not control, and are not responsible
for, other uses of your personal information by your third party social media provider. We recommend that
and how you can set your privacy preferences on their sites and apps.
8. WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?
In Short: We are not responsible for the safety of any information that you share with third-party providers
who advertise, but are not affiliated with, our websites.
The Sites may contain advertisements from third parties that are not affiliated with us and which may link to
other websites, online services or mobile applications. We cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of data
are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties,
including other websites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Sites. You should review
the policies of such third parties and contact them directly to respond to your questions.
9. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy
policy unless otherwise required by law.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this
other legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal information for
longer than the period of time in which users have an account with us.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either
delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been
stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any
further processing until deletion is possible.
10. HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical
We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the
security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot
guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal
information, transmission of personal information to and from our Sites is at your own risk. You should only
access the services within a secure environment.
11. DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
In Short: We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.
We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Sites, you
represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to
such minor dependent’s use of the Sites. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18
years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly
delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under
age 18, please contact us at email@example.com.
12. WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your
personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority.
You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/dataprotection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm
If you would at any time like to review or change the information in your account or terminate your account,
Log into your account settings and update your user account.
- Contact us using the contact information provided.
Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information
from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud,
Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer,
you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to
remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Sites. To opt-out of
interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Sites visit http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ .
You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking
on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details provided below.
You will then be removed from the marketing email list – however, we will still need to send you service-related emails that are necessary for the administration and use of your account. To otherwise opt-out, you
Note your preferences when you register an account with the site.
Access your account settings and update preferences.
13. CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES
Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track
("DNT") feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your
online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and
implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser
signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a
standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that
14. DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are
California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about
categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and
the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately
preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please
submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Sites, you
have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Sites. To request removal
of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email
address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the
data is not publicly displayed on the Sites, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or
comprehensively removed from our systems.
15. DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.
"Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material
informed of how we are protecting your information.
16. HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?
If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may contact our Data Protection Officer
(DPO), Tim Marman, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (707) 846-0094.