Privacy Policy

Last Update: October 2016

Welcome to MERRYJANE.com (the "Site"), provided by MERRY JANE, Inc., and its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent company and other related companies ("Us", "We", or "MERRY JANE"). This MERRY JANE.com Privacy Policy ("Policy") describes the information we gather from you when you use the Site, mobile applications, and related services (together, the "Services") and how we use, process, and disclose that information. We may add to this Policy with other notices. We may also post additional privacy statements for some portions of the Services. By submitting personal information through our Services, you expressly consent to the transfer of your personal data to our servers in the U.S. for our collection, use, and disclosure in accordance with this Policy.

This privacy policy describes how MERRY JANE collects and uses the personal information you provide us and it also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personal information and how you can access and update this information.

When registering for MERRY JANE you can be certain that we have implemented comprehensive security practices to ensure that only registered users and those people who are provided authorized access to, can see your MERRY JANE site. We respect your right to privacy and feel it is important for you to know how we handle the information we receive from you via our website at www.MERRYJANE.com (the “Site”).

 

Information You Provide

When registering with an email address, we collect your full name, company or organization name and email address. When making a purchase, MERRY JANE will collect credit card information and use a third-party intermediary to manage credit card processing. This intermediary is not permitted to store, retain, or use your billing information except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on MERRY JANE’s behalf.

You may also provide personal information about other people, such as their name and email address. This information is only used for the sole purpose of completing your request or for whatever reason it may have been provided.

If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you can modify, update, delete your account information at anytime by clicking on the Settings icon in the global navigation bar at the top right of the screen or by contacting us at the contact information listed below. We will respond to any requests for access to personal information within 30 days. MERRY JANE’s practice is not to use such personal information for marketing purposes unless explicitly authorized. MERRY JANE may use the collected personal information and other information MERRY JANE collects for billing, identification and authentication, to contact you, research purposes and to generally improve the content and functionality of the Site. On occasion we may send out email newsletters, if you wish to opt out of these newsletters, please follow the unsubscribe directions in these emails.

MERRY JANE will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will also retain personal data we process on behalf of our clients for as long as needed to provide services to our client. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

MERRY JANE may also transmit or share your personal information with its third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and other technology and services required to operate and maintain the Site, which may require that your personal information be transferred from your current location to the offices and servers of MERRY JANE and the authorized third parties referred to here. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us. Although MERRY JANE owns the software, code, databases, and all rights to the MERRY JANE application, you retain all rights to your data.

 

Information Related to Data Collected for our Clients

MERRY JANE collects information under the direction of its clients and has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes.

Choice – We collect information for our clients, if you are a customer of one of our Clients and would no longer like to be contacted by one of our Clients that use our service, please contact the client that you interact with directly.

Service Provider, Sub-Processors/Onward Transfer – MERRY JANE may transfer personal information to companies that help us provide our service. Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the provisions in this Policy regarding notice and choice and the service agreements with our Clients.

Access to Data Controlled by our Clients – MERRY JANE has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. An individual who seeks access, or who seeks to correct, amend, or delete inaccurate data should direct his query to the MERRY JANE client (the data controller). If the client requests MERRY JANE to remove the data, we will respond to their request within 30 business days.

 

Information We Collect

When you create an account, we collect the following types of information from you:

  1. Name;
  2. Contact information such as your email address and phone number;
  3. Demographics information such as your gender and location;
  4. Any other information, such as reviews, content, and bio, you provide us.

If you create an account using, or otherwise connect your account to, a social networking services account (e.g. Twitter or Facebook), we may also collect information provided to us by such social networking service including for example your: name; email address; birthday; geographic location; interests; profile picture; gender; networks; user ID; list of friends; and any information you have made public on such social networking account.

We automatically collect information about how you use our services, for example, pages you have viewed. We also collect certain technical information about your device including your Internet protocol address, geo-location information, your browser type, language and identifying information, your operating system and application version, device types, device model and manufacturer, device identifiers, , and your device operating system type and version.

We also use cookies, Web beacons, and URL information to gather information regarding the date and time of your visit and the information for which you searched and which you viewed. Cookies are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer's hard drive while you are viewing a website. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which usually stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience on our Site. Web beacons are digital images that are used to log information on the Services or in our emails. We use Web beacons to manage cookies, count visits, and to learn what marketing works and what does not. We also use Web beacons to tell if you open or act on our emails.

Others, including third party analytics service providers and advertising partners may also collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different Web sites when you use our Services, including as described in this Privacy Policy. This Policy does not apply to and we are not responsible for those other parties. Third party analytics services may use cookies and web beacons through our Site (for example Google Analytics, ChartBeat, and Mixpanel) and platform device identifiers and software agents on and through our mobile Services (for example Flurry Analytics, Urban Airship, and Mixpanel) to provide us with information about how you use and interact with our Site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third parties to learn about your choices about information they collect from you.

 

Sharing Of Your Information

The MERRY JANE Services may allow you to connect and share your actions, comments, content, profile, and information publicly or with other people. You may control some of the categories of personal information shared via your profile from the account settings menu on the Site. Please be mindful of your own privacy needs as you choose who to connect with and what to share and make public. We cannot control the privacy or security of information you choose to make public or share with others.

The Services may also provide you with the option to share certain information from your MERRY JANE account with social networking services like Facebook, Google, or Twitter. We are not responsible for the use or re-sharing by others of any of your information once it is made public. If you do not want your information to be made public, you should not use the MERRY JANE Services in this manner and/or you should adjust your privacy settings on the applicable social networking service accordingly. We are not responsible for and we do not control these social networking services privacy practices. Please review the applicable privacy policy for information about how they use your information.

 

How MERRY JANE Uses Your Information

MERRY JANE generally uses your information to:

  1. Facilitate the creation of and secure your account on the Services;
  2. Identify you as a user in our system;
  3. Provide, personalize, and improve the Services;
  4. Communicate with you about your use of the Services;
  5. Develop new products and services,
  6. Customize the advertising you view and recommend content;
  7. Fulfill your requests;
  8. Send newsletters, surveys, offers and promotional materials related to the Services and for other marketing purposes of MERRY JANE using your contact information;
  9. Protect, investigate, and prevent potentially fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activities;
  10. Protect our rights and the rights of other users; and
  11. As otherwise described in this Privacy Policy or in notices we provided to you.

We may also use your information to verify your geographic location. We may use your geographic location data to personalize our Service, to recommend content, determine whether the information you have requested is available in your location.

 

How MERRY JANE Discloses Your Information

We may share your information as follows:

  1. We may share your personal information with your consent or at your direction.
  2. We may also share your information with others who perform services on our behalf (for example, with Twilio if you make a call using the Service).
  3. We may disclose your information if we believe we are required to do so by law, or to comply with a court order, judicial or other government subpoena, or warrant.
  4. We also may disclose your information if we believe doing so is appropriate or necessary to prevent any liability, or fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or to protect MERRY JANE and our Services; or any rights, property, or personal safety of MERRY JANE or others.
  5. In the event that MERRY JANE is or may be acquired by or merged with another company or involved in any other business deal (or negotiation of a business deal) involving sale or transfer of all or part of our business or assets, we may transfer or assign your information as part of or in connection with the transaction. Finally, in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, information may be transferred as a business asset.

We may also share aggregated and anonymized data with our partners, advertisers, and other third parties.

 

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by MERRY JANE Inc. and our partners, marketing partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers, or online customer support provider. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.

We may use cookies to remember users’ settings. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some features or areas of our site may be limited.

 

Analytics / Log Files

As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We do not link this automatically-collected data to personal information.

 

Local Storage

We use Local Storage (LS) such as HTML5 to store content information and preferences. Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LS such as HTML5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LS.

 

Behavioral Advertising/Re-Targeting

We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our Web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here (or if located in the European Union click here). Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.

 

Information Sharing

Except as described in this policy, MERRY JANE will not give, sell, rent, share or loan any personal information to any third party. We may disclose such information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We may also share such information if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law. MERRY JANE may also provide non-personal, summary or group statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related Site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personal information.

 

Children’s Personal Information

The Service and Site are not intended for, nor does MERRY JANE knowingly collect any personal information from children under the age of 18.

 

Protection of Information

The security of your personal information is important to us. MERRY JANE maintains reasonable security measures to protect your information from loss, destruction, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure. When you enter sensitive information, such as a credit card number, on our order forms and login credentials on our platform login page, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). These technologies help ensure that your data is safe, secure, and only available to you and to those you provided authorized access. However, no data transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure due to the nature of the distributed network that is the Internet. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact us at support@merryjane.com.

 

Links to 3rd Party Sites

Our site includes links to other web sites whose privacy practices may differ from those of MERRY JANE. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any web site you visit.

 

Blog / Forum

Our web site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, please contact us at support@MERRYJANE.COM. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. Alternatively, if you used a third party application to post such information, you can remove it, by either logging into the said application and removing the information or by contacting the appropriate third party application.

 

Social Media Widgets

Our web site includes social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and widgets, such as the ShareThis button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our web site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

 

Single Sign-On

You can log in to our site using sign-in services from Google. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form.

 

Third Party Advertisers

We permit advertisements to be delivered to you by third party Internet advertising companies (also called ad networks or network advertisers). These companies may use cookies, Web beacons, platform device identifiers, software agents, and other technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information about your visits over time on our Service and across other websites to deliver advertisements to you targeted to your interests, measure their effectiveness and personalize advertising content, and to understand the usage and visitation of the Services and the other applications and websites tracked by these advertising companies. We do not have access to or control over cookies, Web beacons, platform device identifiers, software agents, or other technologies that they may use. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third party advertisers. You should check the privacy policy of the third party advertiser to determine how it handles information it separately collects from you. In addition, the Network Advertising Initiative offers information about some of the Internet advertising companies we may use.

 

Security

MERRY JANE takes commercially reasonable steps to help protect your Information against loss, misuse and unauthorized access, or disclosure. No company can fully prevent security risks, however. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. To help protect yourself and your information, choose a unique password for our Services and do not use a password on our Services that you would use on any other website or online service.

 

Dispute Resolution

If you believe that MERRY JANE has not adhered to this Statement, please contact MERRY JANE by e-mail at support@MERRYJANE.com. We will do our best to address your concerns. If you feel that your complaint has been addressed incompletely, we invite you to let us know for further investigation.

 

Information Choices

You may opt out of receiving promotional emails from MERRY JANE by following the instructions in those emails or by reviewing the settings in your account. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as emails about your accounts or our ongoing business relations. You may also send requests about your personal information, including changes to your contact preferences, changes to or deletions of your information or content you post, and requests to opt-out of sharing your personal information with third parties by emailing support@merryjane.com. Please note that deletion of your information or content does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information posted on the Services.

When you visit the Site, we and others give you the following choices about use of mechanisms for tracking, including tracking of your online activities over time and across different websites and online services by third parties. Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies from our Site or from third parties. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Site. To opt-out of Google Analytics web tracking for certain browsers, you can download Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. You may opt out of other cookies that may be present on the Site by following the directions on Google's opt-out page, ScorecardResearch's opt-out page, and Quantcast's opt out page. You can also choose to opt-out of use of cookies by some of our third party advertising partners to deliver ads tailored to your profile and preferences. To find out more and opt-out click here. However, while we and others give you choices as described in this policy, there are many ways in which Web browser signals and other similar mechanisms can indicate your choice to disable tracking, and our Site may not be aware of or honor every mechanism.

You may have the right to know what personal information MERRY JANE has about you and to correct any inaccuracies. Please direct any such requests by email to support@merryjane.com.

 

Changes to Privacy Policy

MERRY JANE may update this policy from time to time. You can review the most current version of this privacy policy at any time at https://www.merryjane.com/privacy_policy.  Your continued use of the Site or Service constitutes your agreement to be bound by such changes to the privacy policy. Your only remedy, if you do not accept the terms of this privacy policy, is to discontinue use of the Site and Service. If we make any material changes we will notify you or our client by email sent to the e-mail address on your account or by means of a notice on the Site prior to the change becoming effective.

 

Business Transactions

MERRY JANE may assign or transfer this privacy policy, and your user account and related information and data, to any person or entity that acquires or is merged with MERRY JANE, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

 

Terms of Service

When you access and use the Service, you are subject and bound to the MERRY JANE Terms of Service.

 

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this privacy policy or about the security practices of MERRY JANE, please contact us by email at support@merryjane.com. We would love to hear from you.