What Information Do We Collect?
We collect and have access to information that you voluntarily give us when you register to become a member or to use the Services, subscribe to our newsletters, or communicate with us for other requests. Such information may include personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) about you, such as your name, email address, phone number, address, credit card information, billing address, links to your social media profiles if you choose to use those sites to log in to the Services, job title, company name, and the industry you work in, and any additional information we may gather in the future. The types of information we collect depend on how you use the Services.
We collect Personal Information when you provide it to us through the Services, including when you:
- Enter into a transaction with us;
- Register for the Services;
- Provide us with your Personally Identifiable Information because you are interested in receiving information about our products or services, such as e-mail alerts, newsletters, or other notifications;
- Provide us with your credit card number, bank account, or other information in order to process your payment;
- If you opt to receive communications from us by SMS, we request your phone number.
- Participate in surveys; or
- Provide Personal Information to us over the phone, by e-mail, or any other means you use to contact us or correspond with us.
- If you disclose additional personal information to us, we may store that Personal Information.
We may collect information that does not uniquely identify you, but that otherwise relates to you or your use of the Services. For example, we may collect information about your interaction with the Services, content, and advertising, including information about your computer and connection, which pages you view, your IP address, your browser, or your traffic and usage patterns (“Non-Personal Information”).
We may collect your Non-Personal Information through cookies, web beacons, log files, and similar technologies. “Cookies” are small files that we place on your computer. Your browser can be configured to accept or reject most types of cookies. Please consult your browser’s documentation for more information.
Web Tracking Information: We, and third party service providers that we engage to provide services to us (“Contractors”), may use web tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags and clear GIFs in order to operate the Service efficiently and to collect data related to usage of the Service. Such collected data (“Web Tracking Information”) may include the address of the websites you visited before and after you visited the Mommy Brain Site, the type of browser you are using, your Internet Protocol (IP) address, what pages in the Service you visit and what links you clicked on, and whether you opened email communications we send to you. In order to collect Web Tracking Information and to make your use of the Service more efficient, we may store cookies on your computer. We may also use web tracking technologies that are placed in web pages on the Service or in email communications to collect information about actions that users take when they interact with the Service or such email communications, and our Contractors may also do so. We do not correlate Web Tracking Information to individual user Personal Information. Some Web Tracking Information may include data, such as IP address data, that is unique to you. Certain Web Tracking information, such as the popularity ranking of certain pages of the Service, may be published on the Service and so disclosed to all users of the Service. You may be able to modify your browser settings to alter which web tracking technologies are permitted when you use the Service, but this may affect the performance of the Service.
Mobile Users: If you access the Service from a mobile device, we may collect unique identification numbers associated with your device, your geographic location data including GPS coordinates, or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device.
Use and Sharing of Information
Mommy Brain collects and uses your information to:
- operate our business and provide and improve the Services;
- We may also use Personal Information for the internal operational and administrative purposes of the Service.
- develop new products and services;
- communicate with you, for example, to let you about other products or services available from Mommy Brain and its business partners;
- to contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered;
- to inform you about your account, security updates, and any upcoming changes or improvements of the Services;
- and to respond to your questions or requests;
- keep track of the websites and pages our users visit when using the Services in order to determine which Services or features are the most popular;
- and deliver customized content and advertising within Mommy Brain to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Health Information: We use Health Information to operate and administer the Service. We disclose Health Information only to (1) the user to whom the information relates, (2) another individual with the express written consent of a user, or (3) as required by law.
If you purchase premium products or services on or through the Service, we may use any Personal Information you provide to fulfill your purchase and for one-time and recurring billing purposes according to the terms pertaining to such order. If we (or our payment processor) have trouble processing an order, such information may be used to contact you. Payment card information is sent in encrypted format and is used only to send to our payment card processor, for the purposes of collecting payment for products or services ordered. We never make this information visible to anyone other than our payment card processor and never communicate it over a non-encrypted connection. The full payment card number is not seen by Mommy Brain, once entered and submitted, except by the payment card processor for the purposes of authorizing, clearing and reversing charges to your payment card.
Aggregate Information: Mommy Brain will also create statistical, aggregated data relating to our users and the Service for analytical purposes. Aggregated data is derived from Personal Information but in its aggregated form it does not relate to or identify any individual. This data is used to understand our user base and to develop, improve and market our services. We may disclose aggregated data that does not contain Personal Information to any third parties, such as potential customers, business partners, advertisers, and funding sources, in order to describe our business and operations.
Web Tracking Information: We use Web Tracking Information to administer the Service and to understand how well our Service is working, to store your user preferences, and to develop statistical information on usage of the Service. This allows us to determine which features visitors like best to help us improve our Service, to personalize your user experience, and to measure overall effectiveness.
Successors and Legal Exception: Notwithstanding the above, Mommy Brain reserves the right to disclose any information Mommy Brain collects in connection with the Service, without further notice to you (a) to any successor to Mommy Brain’s business as a result of any merger, acquisition or similar transaction; and (b) to any law enforcement or regulatory authority to the extent required by law or if, in Mommy Brain’s reasonable discretion, disclosure is necessary to investigate fraud or any threat to the safety of any individual, to protect Mommy Brain’s legal rights or to protect the rights of third parties.
Mommy Brain does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. We will not share your Personal Information with any third party outside of our organization unless one of the following circumstances applies:
We may disclose Personal Information to our Contractors who are bound by written obligations of confidentiality. Our Contractors help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, conduct marketing and promotional activities, operate the Service, and provide customer support. Our Contractors are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Mommy Brain.
Permitted Third Parties: You may also permit specific third party entities to access part or all your Personal Information, in order to provide you services they market through the Service’s Marketplace functionality. Mommy Brain will not disclose your Personal Information to any such third-party entity without your express consent to share your Personal Information with that specific third-party entity, and you may revoke that access at any time by contacting us at [email protected] Once your Personal Information has been shared with a permitted third party, your Personal Information is subject to the privacy and security policies of that entity, and Mommy Brain cannot guarantee and is not responsible for the use or protection of your Personal Information by that third party.
Consent: Mommy Brain may disclose your Personal Information with your consent.
How Can You Opt Out of Use and Disclosure of Your Information?
If you wish to be removed from our mailing list, please contact us at [email protected] In the event of any such removal, Mommy Brain may retain copies of information for its archives. If you wish to opt out of promotional emails or SMS messages, you may do so by following the “unsubscribe” instructions in the email or text message, or by editing your profile settings, or by sending a request to [email protected] All users receive administrative emails, and so you cannot opt out of them while you remain an active user of the Service.
Access and Updating of Information
You can update your Personal Information by using the profile editing tools on the Service. Mommy Brain will respond to any reasonable request by a user to review or amend his or her Personal Information held in our mailing list or database. Mommy Brain reserves the right to verify your identity in order to provide such access. Please contact us by sending an email to [email protected]
Security: We use reasonable security precautions to protect the security and integrity of your Personal Information in accordance with this policy and applicable law. Mommy Brain secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information is transmitted through the Service, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
With respect to Personal Information and Health Information that is subject to federal and state laws concerning the privacy of health information, Mommy Brain employs physical, technical, and administrative safeguards as required by such federal and state laws.
However, no Internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee that security breaches will not occur. Without limitation of the foregoing, we are not responsible for the actions of hackers and other unauthorized third parties that breach our firewalls, secure server software, and other reasonable security procedures. BY USING OUR SERVICE, YOUR ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ASSUME THIS RISK.
Terms of Service: This policy forms part of, and is subject to, the provisions of Mommy Brain terms of service, which are available at mommybrain/terms.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Notice
On September 27, 2013, California enacted A.B. 370, amending the California Online Privacy Protection Act to require website operators like us to disclose how we respond to “Do Not Track Signals”; and whether third parties collect personally identifiable information about users when they visit us.
(2) We authorize the collection of personally identifiable information from our users for third party use through advertising technologies.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 also permits our users who 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 to [email protected] Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per user each year.
Children: Mommy Brain does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of the Service is directed at persons under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use the Service. If Mommy Brain learns that personal information of persons less than 13 years of age has been collected without verifiable parental consent, then Mommy Brain will take the appropriate steps to delete this information. To make such a request, please contact us at [email protected]
Effective Date of this policy: April 27, 2020