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Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy was last modified on May 24, 2018

 

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

 

MATTERTREE, INC. (“MATTERTREE”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) understands that privacy is of great concern to you, and we want you to feel comfortable interacting with our website – Mattertree.com (“Site”).  Because your privacy is important to you and to us, MATTERTREE will operate its Site by the principles detailed below.  These principles apply solely to information gathered at the Site by MATTERTREE and its Site Host (defined in Section 2 below).  BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND OUR TERMS OF USE.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND OUR TERMS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THE SITE.

 

SECTION 1:  CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

MATTERTREE may at times make changes to this Privacy Policy and reserves the right to do so.  We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site and updating the last modified date at the top of this policy.  Any changes to our Privacy Policy will take effect immediately upon posting to the Site.  You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes.

 

SECTION 2:  OUR SITE HOST IS WIX.COM

Our Site is hosted on the Wix.com platform (“Site Host”). Wix.com provides us with the online platform to promote our services to you. Your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information (as defined below) may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  For more information about Wix.com and how it treats user information, please carefully review the Wix.com Terms of Use and Wix.com Privacy Policy.  By accessing and using our Site, you agree to the terms and conditions of the Wix.com Terms of Use and the Wix.com Privacy Policy with respect to your activities on our Site and their use of your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information as defined and described in further detail below.

 

Wix.com is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce, regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States, and therefore adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles.

 

SECTION 3:  INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU

  1. PERSONAL INFORMATION:  On our Site, we may request information from you or require you to provide information that may identify you, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, a physical address, a phone number, and/or an email address (“Personal Information”).  Personal Information may also include details regarding your browsing or usage session on our Site, such as an Internet Protocol (IP) address, geo-location or a unique device identifier.  Whether your Personal Information is submitted voluntarily or collected based on your usage of the Site, it will be protected under the terms of this Privacy Policy.

  2. NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION:  By accessing our Site, we may collect non-identifiable technical and aggregated usage information, such as browsing and ‘click stream’ activity, session heatmaps and scrolls, non-identifying information about your device, operating system, internet browser, screen resolution, language and keyboard settings, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, data/time stamps and other statistics (“Non-Personal Information”).  Such Non-Personal Information does not enable us to identify you.  Any Non-Personal Information that is connected to your Personal Information will be treated as Personal Information, so long as such connection exists.

 

SECTION 4:  PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN

MATTERTREE does not intend to collect any Personal Information from children under eighteen (18) years of age.  Therefore, if you are under eighteen (18) years of age, do not use our Site or submit any Personal Information to MATTERTREE or the Site.  Parents and guardians should supervise their children’s activities at all times.

 

SECTION 5:  HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION

  1. WHEN YOU ACCESS AND BROWSE OUR SITE:  If you access, browse or otherwise use our Site, our Site Host may gather, collect and record such uses, sessions and related information, either independently or with the help of third-party services as detailed in Section 8 of the Wix.com Privacy Policy, including through the use of “cookies” and other tracking technologies, as further detailed in Section ‎9 of the Wix.com Privacy Policy.

  2. WHEN YOU PROVIDE INFORMATION TO US VOLUNTARILY:  If you send us information via the form provided on the “Contact Us” section of our Site, we will receive that information in the form of an email that will be stored encrypted on secure servers. 

 

SECTION 6:  WHY WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION

We collect your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Site;

  2. To respond to your inquiries;

  3. To be able to contact you with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations;

  5. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-Personal Information, which may be used by us or our Site Host and its business partners to provide and improve our respective services.

 

SECTION 7:  USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION AND NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use your Personal Information to contact you, such as when we respond to your inquiries.  If you wish to opt out of receiving emails from us at any time, simply follow the instructions in “SECTION 11: CONTACTING MATTERTREE AND OPTING OUT” below.  

We also may use your Personal Information to ensure compliance with our policies and applicable law, with or without notice to you, including but not limited to making disclosures that are necessary or advisable to: (a) conform to legal or regulatory requirements or comply with legal process; and (b) protect the rights, safety or property of us, the Site or others (including but not limited to other providers, suppliers, vendors, users and the general public).

 

To understand how our Site Host may use or handle your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information, please carefully read Sections 8, 12 and 13 of the Wix.com Privacy Policy.

 

SECTION 8:  SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

MATTERTREE does not and will not sell your Personal Information to third parties. We may sometimes use other businesses to perform certain services for us, such as hosting and maintaining the Site and our mailing lists, sending postal mail (if necessary) and providing marketing assistance and data analysis. We may provide Personal Information to those businesses when that information is necessary for them to complete a requested transaction or otherwise perform their duties.  MATTERTREE will take reasonable steps to help ensure that these third-party service providers are obligated to protect your Personal Information on MATTERTREE’s behalf.

 

Our Site Host may share your Personal Information with third parties as set forth in Section 8 of the Wix.com Privacy Policy.

 

SECTION 9:  USE OF COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Our Site Host uses cookies and other tracking technologies to provide, maintain and improve their services on an ongoing basis, and in order to provide our visitors with a better experience.  Cookies are information files that your web browser places on your computer when you visit certain Internet locations to keep track of your browsing activity. 

 

To understand how our Site Host uses cookies and other tracking technologies, please carefully read Section 9 of the Wix.com Privacy Policy.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.

 

SECTION 10:  SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

The security of your Personal Information is important to us; however, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

To understand how our Site Host secures your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information, please carefully read Section 13 of the Wix.com Privacy Policy.

 

SECTION 11:  CONTACTING MATTERTREE AND OPTING OUT

You have the right to terminate your relationship with MATTERTREE at any time and request a copy of, or permanent deletion of, your Personal Information collected on our Site.  To (1) request a copy of, or permanent deletion of, your Personal Information collected on our Site; (2) request removal from certain MATTERTREE marketing or promotional communications; or (3) communicate with us for any other reason, please contact us at:

 

MATTERTREE, INC.

1230 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 300

Manhattan Beach, CA  90266

Email:  info@mattertree.com

 

SECTION 12:  THIRD PARTY PRIVACY POLICIES

MATTERTREE may link to other websites.  Please note that when you activate such a link, you are entering another website beyond MATTERTREE’s control.  As such, MATTERTREE has no responsibility for those websites.  We encourage you to read the privacy statements of any such website as its policy may be materially different from our Privacy Policy.