Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy – Apkudo

Effective Date:  2018-01-19

  1. Introduction: Please read the following to learn more about Apkudo LLC’s Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”).  This Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated into and part of the Terms of Service available at apkudo.com/privacy governing your access to, and use of, Apkudo’s website available at https://www.apkudo.com (the “Website”).  All capitalized terms used in this Privacy Policy that are not defined shall have the meanings specified in the Terms of Service. If you have any privacy related questions or need further assistance, please refer to Section 7 of this Privacy Policy.

Apkudo LLC (“we” or “us”) respects your privacy and understands the importance of protecting sensitive information collected from you or about you while you are using the Website.  We have adopted this Privacy Policy to inform you how we may use that information, whether we will disclose it to anyone else, and the choices you have regarding its use and correction.

  1. Effective Date: This version of our Privacy Policy is effective as of the Effective Date stated above.  It applies to all information you provide to or obtain from the Website on or after that date.  We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, in our sole discretion and without prior notice.  Although we may attempt to notify you when changes are made to this Privacy Policy, you should periodically check the Website for any changes to this Privacy Policy.  Posted modifications to this Privacy Policy will be effective immediately and will apply to disputes arising under this Privacy Policy from the date of posting forward.  Your use of the Website after the posting of any modifications to this Privacy Policy will constitute your acknowledgment and acceptance of this Privacy Policy as modified.  If you do not wish to accept any modifications we make to this Privacy Policy, you must immediately stop using the Website and the Content.
  2. Privacy Policy Coverage: This Privacy Policy covers our treatment of personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) and other data that Apkudo gathers from or about you when you visit the Website.  We collect user information in a variety of ways.  By using the Website, you agree that we may collect and use information from or about you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.  We do not share Personal Information with other parties except as described in this Privacy Policy.
  3. Collection and Use of Information:
  4. Website Usage Information: We may collect data pertaining to usage of the Website for statistical measurement and other purposes.  This type of data enables us to determine, among other things, how often users access specific parts of the Website, which enables us to improve their performance.  We own such aggregate and statistical data concerning the use of the Website, and we may use and share it with third parties as we desire.  However, except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose aggregate or statistical information to any other party in a manner that discloses Personal Information or would allow our users to be identified personally.
  5. Surveys and Feedback: We are committed to providing you the best possible experience while using our Website.  To that end, we may request feedback from you through surveys or other feedback mechanisms as part of our continuing efforts to make the Website and the Content the best they can be.  By submitting any feedback to us through any communication channel, you agree that the feedback is not confidential and that we are free to use and exploit it without restriction.
  6. Emails and Other Contacts from Users: If you contact us by email, we will use your email address only to respond to your specific inquiry and otherwise to communicate with you about your use of the Website. You agree that, in response to a contact from you, we may send an email and/or other form of communication that we determine in our sole discretion is important or potentially of interest to you.
  7. Cookies: We may use software technology called “cookies,” which consist of small text files stored in a computer’s Internet browser, to assist us in providing our users with the highest level of service. You have the option of setting your Internet browser to accept, reject, or provide notification of the use of a cookie.  Cookies do not consist of Personal Information per se, but could be used to connect you with your Personal Information, such as an email address.  Unless you set your Internet browser to reject the use of cookies, we may use them for various purposes, including recording and saving password information, and pages visited on the Website.  We do not link the information we store in cookies to any Personal Information a user may submit in connection with using the Website.  The use of cookies by third parties is not covered by our Privacy Policy, as we do not have access to or control over their cookies.
  8. Log Data: When you visit the Website, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as the browser type or the web page you were visiting before coming to the Website, pages of the Website that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for while on the Website, access times and dates, and other statistics.  We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Website and the Content and their technical administration, to increase their functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor them to our users’ needs.
  9. Sharing of Personal Information:

Third Party Disclosure:  It is our policy not to share Personal Information with a third party, other than a business partner, for the purposes of marketing.  Personal Information collected from you will only be used or shared when we deem it appropriate with third parties we may engage for technical, processing or other activities related to the Website.  However, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to obligate such parties to keep your Personal Information secure and confidential.  We may also disclose your Personal Information, to the extent we deem it necessary, to enforce our Terms of Service or to otherwise administer the Website and protect the rights of users.  This may include disclosing Personal Information to other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.  We may also provide Personal Information to others as we deem necessary or appropriate to protect our rights or to comply with court orders, judicial proceedings, legal process served on us, or requests by law enforcement or governmental agencies.

The Website may allow you to connect with other third party services, including social networking websites and services.  If you choose to connect to a third party service through the Website, any information provided is no longer under our control and may be subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of the relevant third party service.

Sale of Business or Assets:  In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets.  In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred.  In the event we sell or otherwise transfer any of our business or assets to a third party, all user information collected as part of the transferred business would likely be transferred to the acquiring entity.  By accessing the Website, you acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of our business or assets may continue to use your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Hyperlinks:  The Website may contain hyperlinks, pointers or introductions to other websites on the Internet or services that may be maintained by third parties.  While we attempt to provide links only to other websites that share our respect for privacy, these other websites may use cookies, collect data or solicit Personal Information using methods not conforming to this Privacy Policy.  We cannot control and do not take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of third party websites. Hyperlinks to other websites that appear on the Website do not constitute an endorsement by Apkudo of any third party website or materials. We do not control and are not responsible for the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, or currency of third party websites or any information, content, products or services accessible from a third party site. For these reasons, we encourage you to review carefully the privacy policies and terms of use of any third party websites you visit.

  1. Security: We have attempted to incorporate reasonable technologies and procedures into our business and online systems to protect and prevent unauthorized disclosure and use of the Personal Information we collect from or about our users.  And while we exercise reasonable care and diligence to provide a secure conduit for information exchanged between a user’s computer or other device and our servers, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of materials or information transmitted to us or by us over the Internet or wirelessly.  Therefore, while we will attempt to protect the transmission of information using methods that comply with prevailing industry practices and standards, we accept no liability for any unintentional or unauthorized disclosure or use of information.

 

  1. Contact Us: If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please send an e-mail with your questions or comments to privacy@apkudo.com or otherwise contact Apkudo using the following information:

Apkudo LLC

3500 Boston St., Suite 333

Baltimore, MD  21224

410-777-8612

  1. Changes to Personal Information or Its Use: If your Personal Information changes, or if you no longer desire to have access to or use of the Website, please stop using the Website immediately.

 

  1. Privacy Policy Revision History:
Version Date Posted on the Website
Initial version 06-24-2016
Ver. 2 01-19-2018