We collect both "Personal Information" and "Non Personal Information" about our users. In this policy, Personal Information is information that can be used to contact or identify you, such as your full name and email address, and information that is linked to such information. "Non Personal Information" is information that cannot be used to contact or identify you and is not linked to information that can be used to contact or identify you and includes passively collected information about your activities on our Site, such as usage data, to the extent that information is not linked to your Personal Information.
Site Visitors can access and browse certain portions of the Site without disclosing Personal Information, although, like most websites, we passively collect certain information from your computer, such as your IP address and web browser user agent, when you browse the Site. Visitors who access and browse the Site without registering are "Site Visitors". In order to utilize some of the Services offered by Ripplequest.com, you must register with Ripplequest.com. All users who register with Ripplequest.com are "Registered Users"
Regardless of whether you are a Site Visitor or a Registered User, all Personal Information that you provide to us when registering, posting a job, posting a profile, communicating through the Site, discussing ripplequest options over the phone, utilizing our mobile applications or that you otherwise provide on the Site or by phone, email or postal mail, will be stored by us. You represent and warrant to us that you have the right and authority to provide us all Personal Information you provide about yourself or others. You may provide us this Personal Information in various ways, including:
Some users may have the opportunity to register with Ripplequest.com by connecting through Facebook's application programming interface (API). Please see Section I.B.4 below to learn about the information we access, collect and store if you register for Ripplequest.com through Facebook.
If you register for a Service that requires you to pay a fee, Ripplequest.com will also collect your credit card type, number, expiration date, and security code as well as your billing address for payment purposes and your birthday, if not previously provided.
Both Site Visitors and Registered Users may provide Personal Information to Ripplequest.com when they contact Member Ripplequest or utilize certain Services Ripplequest.com may offer by telephone. For example, if you call a Ripplequest.com to discuss ripplequest options over the phone, we will collect and store all of the Personal Information you chose to provide to us, including but not limited to financial information, information about the ripplequest you or your loved one needs, health information about yourself or the loved one you seek ripplequest for, your contact information, etc. If you provide information about someone other than yourself, you represent that you have authority to do so.
Certain Registered Users may provide Personal Information on the Site through other Site features and offerings such as our online communications, groups and payment platforms and our senior ripplequest offerings. In some cases, Site Visitors may have the ability to provide us Personal Information through the Site, such as contact information. In addition, both Registered Users and Site Visitors may choose to provide us additional Personal Information by phone, email, postal mail, or chat. We collect and store all of the Personal Information you provide us through these channels. Moreover, if you provide information about someone other than yourself through any of these channels, you represent that you have authority to do so.
Ripplequest.com also captures and collects information that Site Visitors, Registered Users and others provide about each other. For example, Ripplequest Providers may invite Site Visitors, Registered Users or others to rate and indicate their relationship to the Ripplequest Provider on the Site. Additionally, certain Ripplequest.com Registered Users may post reviews about individual Ripplequest Providers. Ripplequest.com may also obtain and post audio recordings of Ripplequest Provider references, which may also be accessed from the Site. In addition, certain Registered Users may communicate directly with each other through Ripplequest.com platforms. Site Visitors, Registered Users and others also may provide us information about Registered Users by phone, email or postal mail. Ripplequest.com captures and stores all information it receives from Site Visitors, Registered Users and others about other Registered Users and Site Visitors.
If you engage a service provider through Ripplequest.com, such as a home ripplequest agency or a payments processor, that service provider may provide us Personal Information about you or your loved ones such as information relating to your transactions with them.
In addition, we may obtain from other sources publicly available Personal Information, such as demographic data, and other information to enable us to comply with regulatory requirements, ensure the accuracy of data, better understand your likely interests, prevent fraud, etc.