We are committed to the protection of your privacy while you use our application.
This SERVICE is provided at no cost and is intended for use as is.
Hereinafter the application ‘WeddMate’ will also be referred to as ‘App’ or ‘Application’.
Personal Data We Receive from You
Depending on how you use our App, you will be subject to different types of Personal Data collected and different manners of collection.
During the process of your registration, we will collect some of the following Personal Data from you through your voluntary disclosure. These data refer to your name, email address or other details to help us provide you with a better experience possible.
The following list describes the categories of information about you that we collect:
If you register and you create an account in the App to obtain our products or services, we may collect your name, email address, and phone number along with other information you may choose to submit.
If you make a purchase through our Website or Apps or redeem cash registry funds, we may collect your telephone number, postal address, email address, payment type, bank account number, credit or debit card number, verification number, and expiration date. Your bank account number and credit and debit card numbers are managed by our payment processor partners; we do not handle or store this data.
If you use our wedding planning services and other wedding planning tools, we will collect all information regarding yourself and others that you add to your weddings, such as the name of your fiancé(e) and your wedding date; this includes all information that you add onto your wedding.
For example, we may collect, but not limited to, your budget information, guest count, wedding date and location, information about your preferences and characteristics, photos you save or favorite as inspiration, information about Vendors that you have selected, information about Vendors you've inquired about and/or received responses from, preferences about Vendors, your criteria for potential Vendors, and other information that you choose to submit about yourself in connection with the wedding.
Personal Data We Receive Automatically
We may collect information from you through automatic tracking systems (such as information about your preferences) as well as through information that you volunteer to us (such as information that you provide during a registration process or at other times while using the App, as described above).
A cookie consists of a reduced set of data transferred to your browser from a web server and it can only be read by the server that made the transfer. This is not an executable code and does not transmit viruses.
Cookies do not record or store any Personal Data.
We use a variety of online tracking and analytics tools (e.g., cookies, flash cookies, pixel tags, and HTML5) to collect and analyze the information as you use the Services. Among other things, these technologies allow us to offer you a more tailored experience in the future, by understanding and remembering your particular browsing and usage preferences.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
Technical cookies are used for navigation and to facilitate your access to and use of the App. Cookies may also be retransmitted by an analytics or statistics provider to collect aggregated information on the number of users and how they visit the Website. These are also considered technical cookies when they operate as described.
We may also use third-party web analytics services (such as those of Google Analytics, Coremetrics, Mixpanel, and Segment) on our Services to collect and analyze information collected through these technologies to assist us in auditing, research, or reporting; fraud prevention; and provide certain features to you.
Permanent cookies are often third-party cookies. The majority of third-party cookies consist of tracking cookies used to identify online behavior, understand interests, and then customize advertising for users.
Third-party analytical cookies may also be installed. They are sent from the domains of the aforementioned third parties external to the Application. Third-party analytical cookies are used to detect information on user behavior on our App.
This place anonymously, to monitor the performance and improve the usability of the site. Third-party profiling cookies are used to create profiles relating to users, to propose advertising in line with the choices expressed by the users themselves.
We may also use profiling cookies, which are those that create profiles related to the user and are used to send advertising to the user's device.
We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
For security purposes (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection), the automatically recorded data may also possibly include Personal Data such as IP address, which could be used, under applicable laws, to block attempts at damage to the App or damage to other users, or in the case of harmful activities or crime. Such data are never used for the identification or profiling of the user, but only for the protection of the App and our users.
Such information will be treated according to the legitimate interests of the Data Controller.
What are Your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our services might not display properly.
So, you can manage or request the general deactivation or cancelation of cookies through your device. If you do this though, please be advised this action might slow down or prevent access to some parts of the App.
We may utilize third-party service providers ("Third-Party Service Providers"), from time to time or all the time, to help us with our App, and to help serve you.
In general, you may request that we do not share your Personal Data with third parties. Please contact us via email, if so. Please be advised that you may lose access to certain services that we rely on third-party providers for.
Purpose Of Processing Personal Data
We primarily use your Personal Data to help us provide a better experience for you on our App and to provide you the services and/or information you may have requested.
Information that does not identify you personally, but that may assist in providing us broad overviews of our customer base, will be used for market research or marketing efforts.
We will generally use your Personal Information on the following lawful grounds:
We may use the information that you provide us or that we obtain about you for a variety of business purposes in our legitimate interests, including the following :
(i) to manage and maintain your account including your use of our registry and other wedding planning tools;
(ii) to process and track your purchases;
(iii) to contact you about your activities and your account,
(iv) to communicate with you about our Website, Apps, products, services, offers, and events, provided you have given your consent if required under local law;
(v) to have our customer support team respond to your questions and comments;
(vi) to operate, evaluate and improve our Services, including our Website and Apps, as well as develop new products and offerings;
(vii) to send marketing communications, including email, and identify when emails sent to you have been received and track industry-standard performance metrics, such as email opens and clicks;
(viii) to administer entries into sweepstakes, contests, promotions or surveys and to prevent fraud and unauthorized transactions and identify potential hackers and other unauthorized users;
(x) to otherwise provide our Services to you.
Taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context, and purposes of Processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, WeddMate shall, concerning the User Personal Data, implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to that risk, including, as appropriate, the measures referred to in Article 32(1) of the GDPR.
In assessing the appropriate level of security, WeddMate shall take account in particular of the risks that are presented by Processing, in particular from a Personal Data Breach.
WeddMate shall notify User without undue delay upon becoming aware of a Personal Data Breach affecting User Personal Data, providing User with sufficient information to allow the Company to meet any obligations to report or inform Data Subjects of the Personal Data Breach under the Data Protection Laws.
Disclosure of Personal Data
Although our policy is to maintain the privacy of your Personal Data as described herein, we may disclose your Personal Data if we believe that it is reasonable to do so in certain cases, in our sole and exclusive discretion. Such cases may include, but are not limited to:
According to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 User has many rights concerning Personal Data. Specifically, User rights are as follows:
- the right to be informed about the processing of Personal Data
- the right to have access to Personal Data
- the right to update and/or correct Personal Data
- the right to portability of Personal Data
- the right to oppose or limit the processing of Personal Data
- the right to request that Company stop processing and delete User Personal Data
- the right to block any Personal Data processing in violation of any applicable law
- the right to launch a complaint with the EU or applicable data protection authority in another jurisdiction
Acceptance of Risk
Please be advised the data processing activities can take place also outside of the European Economic Area, but will only be done so in a manner that complies with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. Data may also be transferred to companies within the United States, but will only be done so in a manner that complies with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. The location where the data processing activities take place is as follows:
Opting Out of Transmittals From Us
From time to time, we may send you informational or marketing communications related to our Application such as announcements or other information. If you wish to opt-out of such communications, you may contact the following email email@example.com and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
You may also click the opt-out link which will be provided at the bottom of all such communications.
Please be advised that even though you may opt-out of such communications, you may still receive information from us that is specifically about your use of our App or about your account with us.
By providing any Personal Data to us, or by using our WeddMate in any manner, you have created a commercial relationship with us. As such, you agree that any email sent from us or third-party affiliates, even unsolicited email, shall specifically not be considered SPAM, as that term is legally defined
Special Note About Children
Children are not eligible to use our services unsupervised and we ask that children (under the age of 13) do not submit any Personal Information to us. If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with permission and guidance from your parents or guardians.
Last updated: 15.6.2020