Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes our policies on the collection, use, and disclosure of information about You in connection with Your use of the services offered by LocalPeep at any venue, including but not limited to retail outlets, showrooms, salons, hotels, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, transport hubs and public spaces (referred to as Venue in this document) , the LocalPeep web-app or mobile-app at any Venue (referred to as App in this document), and the website localpeep.com (referred to as Website in this document), collectively referred to as Services in this document. You and Your refer to you, as a user of the Services. The terms we, us and our refer to the product and service LocalPeep and has been used interchangeably with Localpeep Solutions Pvt Ltd, a company which owns and operates LocalPeep and is incorporated in India. When You use the Services, You consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of information about You as described in this Privacy Policy.

We may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a revised Privacy Policy on this page; all such changes will be effective immediately upon posting. The Services may provide links to third party websites. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information You may provide while on such third party websites. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policies on those third party websites before providing any of Your information on such sites.

In every respect, by using LocalPeep, You agree to be bound by terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect and how we use it

When You visit or use our Services, we collect and store information about You, Your computer or mobile device and Your activities. This information may include, but is not limited to:

  1. Your mobile device’s unique ID number (when available); Your mobile device’s geographic location (specific geographic location if You have enabled collection of that information, or general geographic location automatically).
  2. Your device’s IP address; technical information about Your computer or mobile device (such as type of device, web browser or operating system).
  3. Your account information: Your provided full name, email address, zip code and other information You may provide with Your account, such as Your gender and birth date. Your profile picture that may be publicly displayed as part of Your account profile. You may optionally provide us with this information through third party sign-in services such as Facebook and Google Plus. In such cases, we fetch and store whatever information is made available to us by You through these sign-in services.
  4. We also store Your preferences and settings (time zone, language, etc.), on our servers and locally on Your device (mobile/ computer) to provide You a consistent experience over repeat visits to the Services.
  5. Your content: The information that You post to the Services, including any personal information, reviews, photos, comments, likes, lists, followers, the users You follow, and Your account profile.
  6. The URL of the last web page You visited before visiting our Services.
  7. The search terms You have looked up and results You selected; how long You visited/ used our Services and which features You used
  8. Communications between You and other users or merchants through our Services; the ads that You click on.
  9. Your transactional Information: If You make purchases or avail offers through the Services, we may collect and store some information about You to process Your requests and automatically complete forms for future transactions. These may include data including (but not limited to) your phone number, address, email, and credit card information. This information may be shared with third parties who help process and fulfil your requests. When You submit credit card numbers, we encrypt the information using industry standard technologies. If You write reviews about businesses with which you transact through the Services, we may publicly display the fact that you transacted with those businesses.

We use the information to improve the functionality and quality of the Services, and also personalize Your experience. We also use this information to display relevant advertising, provide support, message You, and to comply with legal obligations.

Please note that some of this information is automatically collected without You voluntarily choosing to provide this information to us.

Cookies & Mobile Device IDs

Cookies: When You visit our Services, we may place “cookies” on your device to recognize You. We do this to store Your preferences, collect statistical data and track Your use of our Services. Ad companies (including but not limited to Google and Facebook) may also place cookies on Your device to track your activities across various sites so that they can display targeted ads. Cookies are widely used, and most web browsers are configured initially to accept cookies automatically. If You prefer not to accept cookies, You may adjust and configure your browser settings accordingly. However, if You turn off cookies, or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, some features of the Services may not function properly.

Mobile Device IDs: If You are using our Services on mobile, we may use mobile device IDs (the unique identifier assigned to a device by the manufacturer), instead of cookies, to recognize you. We may do this to store Your preferences and track Your use of the Services. Unlike cookies, device IDs cannot be deleted. LocalPeep and ad companies may use device IDs to track Your use of the Services, track the number of ads displayed, measure ad performance and display ads that are more relevant to You. LocalPeep and analytics companies may use device IDs to track information about usage of the Services.

Third Parties

We may also share Your information with other companies for various reasons. What information we make available to other companies depends on the nature of our relationships with them. We generally require these other companies to keep our users’ information confidential.

We may use or disclose user information: in response to a legal request, such as a subpoena, court order, or government demand; to comply with the law; in connection with a threat of litigation; to investigate or report illegal activity; to protect our legal rights, our customers, our Services or users of our Services; or to enforce our rights or defend claims. We may also transfer Your information to another company in connection with a corporate restructuring, such as a sale or merger.

LocalPeep may need to contact You to comply or cooperate with a legal request. For this purpose, we will use the email address provided to us by You. All communications sent by LocalPeep at such email address shall be deemed to have been communicated to You.

Children

Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of thirteen (13). We do not knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen (13) to register for any service, and we do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13). If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, please contact us at feedback@localpeep.com. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.

Job Applicants

If Your information is submitted to us through our Services when applying for a position with our company, the information will be used to consider your application. We may retain Your information for any period of time. This information may be shared with other companies for the purpose of evaluating Your qualifications for the particular position or other available positions, as well as with third-party service providers retained by us to collect, maintain and analyze candidate submissions for job postings.

Security

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Data Retention and Account Termination

You can close your account by visiting Your profile settings page on our App. We will remove Your public transactions if any from view and/ or dissociate them from Your account profile, but we may retain information about You for the purposes authorized under this Privacy Policy unless prohibited by law. For example, we may retain information to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Services or to comply with legal obligations.

Dispute Resolution

If you believe that LocalPeep has not adhered to this Privacy Policy You may contact us online by emailing at feedback@localpeep.com.

Jurisdiction

The information we obtain from or about You may be processed and stored in India and our other various servers located across the globe. Each location may provide for different data protection rules than the country in which you reside. If You have any questions relating to your personal data, please write to us on feedback@localpeep.com.