Terms and Use
Last Updated on January 1, 2014.
DO NOT RELY ON THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY ALERTID FOR ANY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION.
IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, DIAL 911.
These terms and conditions (the "Terms") govern your
access to and use of AlertID's websites and mobile applications that link to or
reference these Terms ("Site"). By accessing or using
the Site, you are agreeing to these Terms and concluding a legally binding contract
with AlertID, Inc. ("AlertID"). Do not access or use
the Site if you are unwilling or unable to be bound by the Terms.
A. Parties "You" and "your"
refer to you, as a user of the Site. A "user" is someone
who accesses, browses, crawls, scrapes, or in any way uses the Site. "We",
"us", and "our" refer to AlertID.
B. Content "Content" means alerts, emails, text, images,
photos, audio, video, location data, and all other forms of data or communication.
"Your Content" means Content that you submit or transmit
to, through, or in connection with the Site, such as suggestions, recommendations,
opinions, user name, pictures, images or any other information that you publicly
display or is displayed in your account profile. Your Content does not include other
personally identifiable information you provide to establish your AlertID account
("Account"). "User Content" means Content that users
submit or transmit to, through, or in connection with the Site. "AlertID
Content" means Content that we create and make available in connection
with the Site. "Third Party Content" means Content that
originates from parties other than AlertID or its users, which is made available
in connection with the Site. "Site Content" means all
of the Content that is made available in connection with the Site, including Your
Content, User Content, Third Party Content, and AlertID Content.
2. CHANGES TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE We may modify the Terms from
time to time. When changes are made, we will notify you by making the revised version
available on this webpage, and will indicate at the top of this page the date that
revisions were last made. You should revisit these Terms on a regular basis, because
revised versions will be binding on you. Any such modification will be effective
when we post the new Terms to our Site. You understand and agree that your continued
access to or use of the Site after any posted modification to the Terms indicates
your acceptance of the modification.
3. TRANSLATION We may translate these Terms into other languages
for your convenience. Nevertheless, the English version governs your relationship
with AlertID, and any inconsistencies among the different versions will be resolved
in favor of the English version.
4. USING THE SITE
A. Eligibility To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years
or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms. You
may not access or use the Site if we have previously banned you from the Site or
closed your account.
B. Permission to Use the Site We grant you permission to use the
Site subject to the restrictions in these Terms. Your use of the Site is at your
own risk, including the risk that you might be exposed to Content that is offensive,
indecent, inaccurate, objectionable, or otherwise inappropriate.
C. Site Availability The Site may be modified, updated, interrupted,
suspended or discontinued at any time without notice or liability.
D. User Accounts You must create an account and provide certain
information about yourself in order to use some of the features that are offered
through the Site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your
account password. You are also responsible for all activities that occur in connection
with your account and your use of the Site. You agree to notify us immediately of
any unauthorized use of your account. We reserve the right to close your account
at any time for any or no reason. Your account is for your personal, non-commercial
use only. In creating it, we ask that you provide complete and accurate information
about yourself to bolster your credibility as a contributor to the Site. You may
not impersonate someone else (e.g., adopt the identity of a celebrity or your next-door
neighbor), create or use an account for anyone other than yourself, provide an email
address other than your own or create multiple accounts. If you use a pseudonym,
take care to note that others may still be able to identify you if, for example,
you include identifying information in your posts, use the same account information
on other sites or allow other sites to share information about you with AlertID.
E. Communications from AlertID and other Users By creating an account,
you agree to receive certain communications in connection with the Site. For example,
you might receive public safety alerts, and notifications from other users on the
site, among others. You may also receive our newsletter or other types of communication from us. You can opt-out of non-essential
communications by modifying your Account settings.
A. Responsibility for Your Content. You alone are responsible for
Your Content, and once posted or published, it cannot always be withdrawn. You assume
all risks associated with Your Content, including anyone's reliance on its quality,
accuracy, or reliability, or any disclosure by you of information in Your Content
that makes you personally identifiable. You represent that you own, or have the
necessary permissions to use and authorize the use of Your Content as described
herein. You may not imply that Your Content is in any way sponsored or endorsed
by AlertID. You may expose yourself to liability if, for example, Your Content contains
material that is false, intentionally misleading, or defamatory; violates any third-party
right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy
right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right;
contains material that is unlawful, including illegal hate speech or pornography;
exploits or otherwise harms minors; or violates or advocates the violation of any
law or regulation.
B. Our Right to Use Your Content. We may use Your Content in a
number of different ways, including publicly displaying it, reformatting it, incorporating
it into other works, creating derivative works from it, promoting it, distributing
it, and allowing others to do the same in connection with their own websites and
media platforms ("Other Media"). As such, you hereby
irrevocably grant us world-wide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable
rights to use Your Content for any purpose. You also irrevocably grant the users
of the Site and any Other Media the right to access Your Content in connection with
their use of the Site and any Other Media. Finally, you irrevocably waive, and cause
to be waived, against AlertID and its users any claims and assertions of moral rights
or attribution with respect to Your Content. By "use" we mean use, copy,
publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative
works of Your Content.
C. Ownership. You own Your Content. We own the AlertID Content,
including but not limited to visual interfaces, interactive features, graphics,
design, compilation, computer code, products, software, aggregate user review ratings,
and all other elements and components of the Site excluding Your Content, User Content
and Third Party Content. We also own the copyrights, trademarks, service marks,
trade names, and other intellectual and proprietary rights throughout the world
("IP Rights") associated with the AlertID Content and
the Site, which are protected by copyright, trade dress, patent, trademark laws
and all other applicable intellectual and proprietary rights and laws. As such,
you may not modify, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works or adaptations
of, publicly display or in any way exploit any of the AlertID Content in whole or
in part except as expressly authorized by us. Except as expressly and unambiguously
provided herein, we do not grant you any express or implied rights, and all rights
in and to the Site and the AlertID Content are retained by us.
D. Advertising. AlertID and its licensees may publicly display
advertisements and other information adjacent to or included with Your Content.
You are not entitled to any compensation for such advertisements. The manner, mode
and extent of such advertising are subject to change without specific notice to
E. Content Feeds. We make some of the Site Content ("Feed
Content") available via Real Simple Syndication, Atom feeds or
other types of methods ("Feeds"). You may access and
use the Feeds in order to display Feed Content on your personal computer, website,
or blog ("Your Site"), provided that (i) your use of
the Feeds is for personal, non-commercial purposes only, (ii) your display of the
Feed Content links back to the relevant pages on AlertID's websites, and attributes
AlertID as the source of the Feed Content, (iii) your use or display of the Feed
Content does not suggest that AlertID promotes or endorses any third party causes,
ideas, websites, products or services, including Your Site, (iv) you do not redistribute
the Feed Content, and (v) your use of the Feeds does not overburden AlertID's systems.
AlertID reserves all rights in the Feed Content and may terminate the Feeds at any
F. Other. User Content does not necessarily reflect the opinion
of AlertID. We reserve the right to remove, screen, edit or reinstate User Content
from time to time at our sole discretion and without notice to you. For example,
we may remove a post if we believe it violates our guidelines. We have no obligation
to retain or provide you with copies of Your Content, nor do we guarantee any confidentiality
with respect to Your Content.
We are under no obligation to enforce the Terms on your behalf against another user.
While we encourage you to let us know if you believe another user has violated the
Terms, we reserve the right to investigate and take appropriate action at our sole
A. You agree not to, and will not assist, encourage, or enable others to use
the Site to:
i. Certain areas of AlertID allow for users to post comments and pictures. AlertID
is not responsible for this content. Visitors and members agree to not hold AlertID
liable for this content;
ii. You agree not to knowingly post false or defamatory comments;
iii. Information reported to AlertID as objectionable will be reviewed and may be
removed at the sole discretion of AlertID;
iv. Violate any third party's rights, including any breach of confidence, copyright,
trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity,
or any other intellectual property or proprietary right;
v. Threaten, stalk, harm, or harass others, or promote bigotry or discrimination;
vi. Promote a business or other commercial venture or event, or otherwise use the
Site for commercial purposes, except in connection with a Business Account and as
expressly permitted by AlertID;
vii. Send bulk emails, surveys, or other mass messaging, whether commercial in nature
or not; engage in keyword spamming, or otherwise attempt to manipulate the Site's
search results or any third party website;
viii. Solicit personal information from minors, or submit or transmit pornography;
xi. Violate any applicable law.
B. You also agree not to, and will not assist, encourage, or enable others to:
i. Violate the Terms;
ii. Modify, adapt, appropriate, reproduce, distribute, translate, create derivative
works or adaptations of, publicly display, sell, trade, or in any way exploit the
Site or Site Content (other than Your Content), except as expressly authorized by
iii. Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other automated
device, process or means to access, retrieve, scrape, or index any portion of the
Site or any Site Content;
iv. Reverse engineer any portion of the Site;
v. Remove or modify any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice
that appears on any portion of the Site or on any materials printed or copied from
vi. Record, process, or mine information about other users;
vii. Access, retrieve or index any portion of the Site for purposes of constructing
or populating a searchable database of business reviews;
viii. Reformat or frame any portion of the Site;
xi. Take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our sole discretion, an unreasonable
or disproportionately large load on AlertID's technology infrastructure or otherwise
make excessive traffic demands of the Site;
x. Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, user accounts, computer systems
or networks connected to the Site through hacking, password mining or any other
xi. Use the Site or any Site Content to transmit any computer viruses, worms, defects,
Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature (collectively, "Viruses");
xii. Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working
of the Site, or otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site;
xiii. Use the Site to violate the security of any computer network, crack passwords
or security encryption codes; disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise
cause harm to, the Site or Site Content; or
xiv. Remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related
features of the Site, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of Site
Content, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Site.
C. The restrictions above only apply to the extent permissible
under applicable law. Nevertheless, you agree not to act contrary to them (even
if permissible under applicable law) without providing 30 days' prior written notice
to us here, together with any information
that we may reasonably require to give us an opportunity to provide alternative
remedies or otherwise accommodate you at our sole discretion.
7. GUIDELINES AND POLICIES
A. Content Guidelines.
You represent that you have read and understood our Terms of Service.
8. ALERTID ADVERTISING. If you create a business owner's account
on the Site or purchase advertising from AlertID, the AlertID Advertising Terms
will apply. In the event of any conflict between the AlertID Advertising Terms and
these Terms, the AlertID Advertising Terms will prevail.
9. SUGGESTIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS. By sending us any ideas, suggestions,
documents or proposals ("Feedback"), you agree that (i)
your Feedback does not contain the confidential or proprietary information of third
parties, (ii) we are under no obligation of confidentiality, express or implied,
with respect to the Feedback, (iii) we may have something similar to the Feedback
already under consideration or in development, and (iv) you grant us an irrevocable,
non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use, modify, publish,
distribute and sublicense the Feedback.
10. THIRD PARTIES. The Site may include links to other websites
or applications (each, a "Third Party Site"). We do not
control or endorse any Third Party Site. You agree that we are not responsible for
the availability or contents of such Third Party Sites. Your use of Third Party
Sites is at your own risk.
11. INDEMNITY. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold AlertID,
its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, any related companies, suppliers, licensors
and partners, and the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives
of each of them (collectively, the "AlertID Entities") harmless, including
costs, liabilities and legal fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party
arising out of or relating to (i) your access to or use of the Site, (ii) your violation
of the Terms, (iii) any products or services purchased or obtained by you in connection
with the Site, or (iv) the infringement by you, or any third party using your account,
of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. AlertID reserves
the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter
for which you are required to indemnify us and you agree to cooperate with our defense
of these claims. You agree not to settle any matter without the prior written consent
of AlertID. AlertID will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim,
action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
12. DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. PLEASE READ THIS
SECTION CAREFULLY SINCE IT LIMITS THE LIABILITY OF ALERTID AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES,
AFFILIATES, AND LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "ALERTID ENTITIES"). EACH
OF THE SUBSECTIONS BELOW ONLY APPLIES UP TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE
LAW. NOTHING HEREIN IS INTENDED TO LIMIT ANY RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE WHICH MAY NOT BE
A. THE SITE IS MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU ON AN "AS IS", "WITH ALL FAULTS"
AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION
AND RISK. THE ALERTID ENTITIES MAKE NO CLAIMS OR PROMISES ABOUT THE QUALITY, ACCURACY,
OR RELIABILITY OF THE SITE, ITS SAFETY OR SECURITY, OR THE SITE CONTENT. ACCORDINGLY,
THE ALERTID ENTITIES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MIGHT ARISE,
FOR EXAMPLE, FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON THE QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF ALERTID.
B. THE ALERTID ENTITIES MAKE NO CLAIMS OR PROMISES WITH RESPECT TO ANY THIRD PARTY. ACCORDINGLY, THE ALERTID ENTITIES ARE NOT LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE THAT MIGHT ARISE FROM THEIR ACTIONS, INCLUDING, FOR EXAMPLE, IF ANOTHER USER MISUSES YOUR CONTENT OR IDENTITY, OR IF YOU HAVE A NEGATIVE EXPERIENCE WITH ONE OF THE BUSINESSES LISTED OR ADVERTISING ON THE SITE. YOUR PURCHASE AND USE OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED OR ADVERTISED BY THIRD PARTIES THROUGH THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK.
C. THE ALERTID ENTITIES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES AS TO THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OFFERED
BY BUSINESSES LISTED OR ADVERTISED ON THE SITE, AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR
ADVICE PROVIDED TO YOU BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF ONE OF THE ALERTID ENTITIES SHALL
CREATE A REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY.
D. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RIGHT AND REMEDY IN CASE OF DISSATISFACTION
WITH THE SITE, RELATED SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER GRIEVANCE SHALL BE YOUR TERMINATION
AND DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO, OR USE OF THE SITE.
E. THE ALERTID ENTITIES' MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR
LOSSES OR DAMAGES THAT YOU SUFFER IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE OR THESE TERMS IS
LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF (i) THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO THE ALERTID ENTITIES
IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO
LIABILITY, OR (ii) $100.
F. THE ALERTID ENTITIES DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ANY (i) INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, RELIANCE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, (ii)
LOSS OF PROFITS, (iii) BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, (iv) REPUTATIONAL HARM, OR (v) LOSS
OF INFORMATION OR DATA.
G. INFORMATION FROM EMERGENCY AUTHORITIES COMES DIRECTLY FROM
THESE AUTHORITIES. ALERTID DOES NOT AFFECT THE TIMING NOR THE CONTENT OF THE ALERT
AND ADVISORY MESSAGING. ISSUES WITH THE TIMING OR ACCURACY OF THIS INFORMATION SHOULD
BE ADDRESSED WITH THE APPROPRIATE SOURCE OF THAT INFORMATION AS IDENTIFIED BY ALERTID.
EMERGENCY AUTHORITES HAVE THEIR OWN POLICIES ABOUT WHEN AND WHY THEY RELEASE OR
WITHHOLD INFORMATION. ALERTID ABIDES BY THESE POLICIES AND SUPPORTS THEIR EFFORTS,
BUT WE DO NOT CONTROL THEIR EFFORTS.
H. DO NOT RELY ON ANY ALERTID SERVICES FOR ANY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION
WHATSOEVER TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OR FIRST RESPONDERS. IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY,
DIAL 911. ALERTID SERVICES ARE OFFERED AS A CONVENIENCE ONLY AND DO NOT OFFER
MONITORING, ALARM OR EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SERVICES. YOU SHOULD NOT RELY
UPON ANY SERVICE PROVIDED BY ALERTID IN PLACE OF SUCH SERVICES. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE
FOR PROCURING SUCH SERVICES AND ALERTID IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR, AND YOU EXPRESSLY,
IRREVOCABLY, AND UNCONDITIONALLY RELEASE ALERTID FROM, ANY CLAIMS RELATED TO YOUR
FAILURE TO INDEPENDENTLY OBTAIN OR USE SUCH SERVICES. IN ADDITION, AS A CONVENIENCE
TO USERS OF ALERTID, ALERTID WILL STORE CERTAIN TYPES OF MEDICAL INFORMATION THAT
YOU MAY PROVIDE TO ASSIST FIRST RESPONDERS (E.G., MEDICAL CONDITIONS OF MEMBERS
OF YOUR HOUSEHOLD, ETC.). ALERTID IS NOT A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE
OF A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.
I. ALERTID DELIVERS ALERTS FROM EMERGENCY AUTHORITIES. THE CONTENT
OF THESE COMMUNICATIONS COMES FROM THESE AUTHORITIES. ALERTID MAKES REASONABLE EFFORT
TO DELIVER THESE MESSAGES. ALERTID MAKES REASONABLE EFFORT TO FIX ISSUES RELATED
TO DELIVERING THESE COMMUNICATIONS. ALERTID CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR POTENTIAL
DOWNTIME AND ISSUES RELATED TO MESSAGE DELIVERY THAT ARE OUTSIDE OF ITS DIRECT CONTROL.
HOWEVER, DELIVERY MAY NOT ALWAYS BE POSSIBLE AND THERE MAY BE CELL AND INTERNET
ISSUES BEYOND ALERTID'S CONTROL. BY USING ALERTID'S SERVICES YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT
YOU WILL NOT HOLD ALERTID LIABLE FOR MESSAGE DELIVERY FAILURES REGARDLESS OF THE
SOURCE OF THE ERROR.
J. SEX OFFENDER
INFORMATION IS PROVIDED FOR GENERAL PUBLIC SAFETY. A PERSON IS AUTHORIZED TO USE
THIS INFORMATION ONLY TO PROTECT HIM/HERSELF OR A CHILD WHO MAY BE AT RISK. THE
RELEASE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC IS MEANT TO ASSURE PUBLIC PROTECTION,
NOT TO PUNISH THE OFFENDER. IT IS ILLEGAL TO USE INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE
SITE TO COMMIT A CRIME AGAINST A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER OR TO ENGAGE IN DISCRIMINATION
OR HARASSMENT AGAINST A REGISTERED SEX OFFENDER. ANYONE WHO USES THIS INFORMATION
TO COMMIT A CRIMINAL ACT AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON IS SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
AND/OR CIVIL ACTION.
13. CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE. Nevada law will govern these Terms,
as well as any claim, cause of action or dispute that might arise between you and
AlertID (a "Claim"), without regard to conflict of law
provisions. FOR ANY CLAIM BROUGHT BY EITHER PARTY, YOU AGREE TO SUBMIT AND CONSENT
TO THE PERSONAL AND EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION IN, AND THE EXCLUSIVE VENUE OF, THE STATE
AND FEDERAL COURTS LOCATED WITHIN CLARK COUNTY, NEVADA.
A. You may terminate the Terms at any time by closing your account, discontinuing
your use of the Site, and providing AlertID with a notice of termination by emailing
support@AlertID.com. Please review our
B. We may close your account, suspend your ability to use certain portions of the
Site, and/or ban you altogether from the Site for any or no reason, and without
notice or liability of any kind. Any such action could prevent you from accessing
your account, the Site, Your Content, Site Content, or any other related information.
C. In the event of any termination, whether by you or us, Sections 1, 5, 6, 10 -
14 of these Terms will continue in full force and effect, including our right to
use Your Content as detailed in Section 5.
15. GENERAL TERMS
A. We reserve the right to modify, update, or discontinue the Site at our sole discretion,
at any time, for any or no reason, and without notice or liability.
B. We may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms
by email, regular mail or communications through the Site.
C. Except as otherwise stated in Section 10 above, nothing herein is intended, nor
will be deemed, to confer rights or remedies upon any third party.
D. The Terms contain the entire agreement between you and AlertID regarding the
use of the Site, and supersede any prior agreement between you and us on such subject
matter. The parties acknowledge that no reliance is placed on any representation
made but not expressly contained in these Terms.
E. Any failure on AlertID's part to exercise or enforce any right or provision of
the Terms does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. The failure of
either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not
be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.
F. If any provision of the Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision
shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms
shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.
G. The Terms are not assignable, transferable or sublicensable by you except with
AlertID's prior written consent, but may be assigned or transferred by us without
restriction. Any assignment that is attempted in violation of the Terms shall be
The section titles in the Terms are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual
Last Updated on July 29, 2013.
DO NOT RELY ON THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY ALERTID FOR ANY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION. IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY, DIAL 911.
of your information in connection with your use of our websites, and mobile applications,
emails, text messages and any other form of communication used by AlertID ("Site").
The terms "we", "us", "AlertID"
or "Company" refer to AlertID, Inc., a Nevada corporation. When you use the Site,
you consent to our collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described
1. INFORMATION YOU SUBMIT We may store the information you submit
to or through the Site. We use the information to fulfill your requests, provide
Site functionality, improve Site quality, personalize your experience, display relevant
advertising, provide customer support, alert you, back up our systems, allow for
disaster recovery, and comply with legal obligations. Among the information you
submit to or through the Site, please note:
A. Account Registration: You must provide a valid email address,
your name, a user name that you select and a password in order to sign up for an
Account on the Site. In addition, you may provide us with your, and family members',
full name, gender, birth date, addresses, medical information, the types of alerts
that you wish to receive and other types of information. When you sign up for an
AlertID account, you select the way in which you prefer to receive alerts and other
information. You can manage your alert preferences and modify some of the information
associated with your account by logging into your account and going to your accounting
settings tab. Note that you cannot opt out of receiving required administrative
or legal notices. If you feel that an unauthorized account has been created depicting
you or your likeness, you can request its removal by emailing
B. Public Content: Your comments and other information (including
your user name, but excluding your other account registration information), and
other content you post to the community watch, the Secure Social Network or advisory
action sections of the Site and other areas are meant for public consumption.
C. Contacts: You can invite your friends to join the Site by providing
their contact information. If you invite a friend to join the Site, we may use and
store your friends' contact information long enough to process your requests.
D. Messaging: If you exchange messages with others through the
Site, we may store these messages in order to deliver them and allow you to manage
them. If we send information from the Site to your phone via SMS text message, we
may log your phone number, phone carrier, and the date and time that the message
was processed. Carriers may charge recipients for texts that they receive. You may
change your Account preferences to select the way in which you prefer to receive
E. Credit Card Purchases: If you purchase business advertising or other AlertID products or services online, we, or a third party processor, may collect and store billing and credit card information. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the purchase transaction (such as fulfilling orders and processing credit card payments). When you submit credit card numbers, we, or a third party processor, encrypt that information using industry standard technology.
2. For more information on controlling your personal data, please
see Sections 4 and 5, below.
3. INFORMATION WE COLLECT In addition to the information you submit
to or through the Site, we also collect and store information from and about you
in the course of your use of the Site. We use this information to analyze and track
user behavior, personalize your experience, associate it with other information
about you, provide enhance site functionality, improve the quality of the Site,
and may use it to display relevant advertising. For example:
A. Location: We
may collect and store information about your location if you enable your computer
or mobile device to send us location information. You may be able to change the
settings on your computer or mobile device to prevent it from providing us with
B. Activity: We may collect and store information related to you
and your use of the Site, such as your browser type, IP address, unique device identifier,
the phone numbers and names of businesses that you call or contact through the Site, requested
URL, referring URL, browser language, the pages you view, and the date and time
of your visit.
objects (sometimes called "flash cookies"), and similar technology in
connection with your use of the Site ("Cookies"). Cookies
may have unique identifiers, and reside, among other places, on your computer, in
emails we send to you, and on our web pages. Cookies may transmit information about
you and your use of the Site, such as your browser type, search preferences, data
relating to advertisements that have been displayed to you or that you have clicked
on and the date and time of your use. You can disable some (but not all) Cookies
in your device or browser settings, but doing so may affect your ability to use
4. THIRD PARTIES We do not rent, share, sell or trade personally
identifiable information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
personally identifiable information that you have provided to us to third parties
unless you give us permission or direct us to do so. That said, we work with third
parties and they may have access to some of your information:
above, in connection with your use of the Site. As a result, they may collect and
store the same type of information and use it for the same type of purposes as described
for AlertID Cookies above, and they may be able to associate the information they
collect with other information they may have about you. We do not necessarily have
access to or control over the Cookies they use. Nevertheless, you may be able to
opt-out of some of their practices by visiting the following links:
Network Advertising Initiative ,
Omniture , Aperture
, and PrivacyChoice . Please
note that opting out does not prevent you from receiving advertisements.
B. Service Providers: We outsource some of our technical and customer
support, tracking and reporting functions, quality assurance testing, payment processing
functions, and other services to third parties. We may share information from or
about you with them so that they can perform their services.
C. Aggregate Information: We may share user information in the
aggregate with third parties, such as advertisers and content distributors. For
example, we may disclose the number of users that have been exposed to, or clicked
D. Business Transfers: We may share information from or about you
with subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control, in which
AlertID or all or substantially all of our assets, that company will possess the
same information, and will assume the rights and obligations with respect to that
F. Links: The Site may contain links to unaffiliated third party
websites. Except as set forth herein, we do not share your personal information
with them, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you
read the privacy policies on all such third party websites.
G. Facebook and Twitter: You can connect your AlertID account to
your accounts on third party services like Facebook or Twitter, in which case we
may collect and store information identifying your account with the third party
service. We use the information to help you connect and share public content with
your friends and followers.
5. CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL DATA Other users may be able to identify
you, or associate you with your user account if you include personal information
in your Public Content. You can reduce the risk of being personally identified by
using a pseudonym when accessing the Site. Please also note that the messages you
send or receive using the Site are only private to the extent that you and the sender/recipient
keep them private.
6. DATA RETENTION AND ACCOUNT TERMINATION The information we obtain
from or about you may be processed and stored in the United States of America. We
may keep it as long as is permitted or required under the law. If you terminate
your account, we will remove your Public Content from the Site, but may retain your
data for a period of 5 years (or longer if required by law) in our active systems
in order to ensure our ability to satisfy the authorized uses under this Privacy
Policy. For example, we may use retained data to prevent, investigate, or identify
possible wrongdoing in connection with the Site or to comply with legal obligations.
Please note that information may exist in backup storage even after it has been
removed from our active databases. You can request that your account be terminated
by emailing support [@] alertid.com.
7. CHILDREN The Site is intended for general audiences and is not
directed to children under 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information
from children under 18. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal
information without parental consent, please contact us
here . 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.
8. SECURITY We follow generally accepted industry standards to
protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once
we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet or via mobile device,
or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive
to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot
guarantee its absolute security.
9. DISPUTE RESOLUTION If you believe that AlertID has not adhered
address: AlertID, Inc.
Attn: Privacy Director
4675 W. Teco Ave., Suite 240
Las Vegas, NV 89118
United States of America
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org.
our use of your information and is located on this page . If we make material changes
Site prior to the effective date of the changes. By continuing to access or use
the Site after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised