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You must not:
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Additionally, you agree not to:
You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you submit or contribute, and you, not Mplace, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness. We are not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any other user of the Website or Application.
We have the right to:
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Website or Application. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING, OR TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF, INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES. However, we do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on the Website or Application, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.
These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions and use of Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:
If you believe that any User Contributions violate your copyright, please contact us at the information below for instructions on sending us a notice of copyright infringement. It is the policy of Mplace to terminate the user accounts of repeat infringers.
The information presented on or through the Website and Application is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website or Application, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. This Website and Application may include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators, and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by Mplace, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Mplace. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
We may update the content on the Website or Application from time to time, but their content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website or Application may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
You may link to our Website or Application, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent. This Website or Application may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us, solely with respect to the content they are displayed with, and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
If the Website or Application contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to the Website or Application, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website or Application will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, APPLICATION, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR APPLICATION, OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON THE WEBSITE OR APPLICATION, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, APPLICATION, THE WEBSITE'S OR APPLICATION'S CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR APPLICATION IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, APPLICATION, THE WEBSITE'S OR APPLICATION'S CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR APPLICATION ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE OR APPLICATION. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, APPLICATION, OR THE WEBSITE'S OR APPLICATION'S CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR APPLICATION WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE, APPLICATION, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR APPLICATION WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, THE APPLICATION, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE, APPLICATION, OR OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
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Mplace, Inc. ("Company," "Mplace, " "Our,” "We" or "Us") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our website https://mplace.io/ (our "Website") or through our mobile application (our “Application”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information we collect:
It does not apply to information collected by:
Our Website and Application are not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any information to the Website or Application. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website, Application, or through any of their features, register on the Website or Application, use any of the interactive or public comment features of the Website or Application, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at [email protected]
Mplace collects several types of information from current and former users and about users of our Website and Application, including information:
We collect this information:
Information You Provide to Us The information we collect on or through our Website or Application may include:
The information we collect automatically is only statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and Application and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
We may also disclose your personal information:
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising.
We have implemented appropriate administrative, physical, and technical security measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. We endeavor to encrypt the personal information your provide to us. We use the secure socket layer (SSL) protocol and a secure server to safeguard the information you submit. All payment transactions are processed through third parties and are subject to the security, terms and conditions, and policies of that third party provider. While we use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also do everything in our power to protect user information off-line. All of our users’ information, not just sensitive information, is restricted in our offices. We limit employee access of personally identifiable information to those with a business reason for accessing such information. Mplace also believes in educating our employees so that they will understand the importance of confidentiality of personal information, and in taking appropriate measures to enforce employee privacy responsibilities. Finally, the servers on which we store personal information are kept in a secure environment. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you or where you have chosen a password for access to certain parts of our Website or Application you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Protecting your account login credentials (i.e. your username and password) from unauthorized access is your responsibility. You may not share your login credentials with any third party. We recommend you log out after accessing your account, change your password on a periodic basis, and limit access to your computer or device and its browser. While we use commercially reasonable security measures to prevent unauthorized persons from accessing our files or tampering with the Website or Application, we cannot guarantee that these efforts will always be successful. We do not represent, warrant, or guarantee that our safeguards will protect the total privacy of your personal information. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website or the Application. You are responsible for ensuring the security and safety of your internet connection. You should not transfer any data to our Websites or Applications via an unsecured internet connection. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We cannot and do not ensure, represent, warrant, or guarantee the security of any information you transmit through the Website or Application. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website or the Application.
We retain your information for as long as required, allowed or as long as we believe it is useful, but do not undertake retention obligations. We may dispose of your information in our sole discretion without notice, subject to applicable law that specifically requires the handling or retention of your information. You must keep your own, separate back-up records of your data. You can correct, update, and remove your information if it changes or if you no longer want to receive information except that which is related to our services. This can be done by e-mailing a request to us at [email protected]. We may not be able to completely remove your information from our systems in certain circumstances.
If you are a California resident, you have certain data protection rights. Under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) and California Civil Code § 1798.83, you have the right to exercise the following rights:
You have the right to know:
Personal Data We Sell or Use for a Business Purpose In connection with any Personal Data we may sell or disclose to a third party for business purposes, you have the right to know:
Mplace does not sell (as is defined in the CCPA) the Personal Data we collect, and will not sell it without providing a right to opt out. Right to Deletion Subject to certain exceptions set out below, upon receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:
Please note that we may not delete your Personal Data if it is necessary to:
Protection Against Discrimination You have the right not to be discriminated against by us because you exercised any of your rights under the CCPA. This means we cannot:
Please note that we may charge a different price or rate to you if that difference is reasonably related to the value provided to us by your Personal Data. California’s Shine the Light Law In addition to CCPA, California Civil Code § 1798.83 permits users that are residents of California to request the following information regarding our disclosure of your Personal Data to third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes: (i) a list of certain categories of personal information that we have disclosed to certain third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year; (ii) the identity of certain third parties that received personal information from us for their direct marketing purposes during that calendar year; and (iii) where the nature of the third parties’ business is not reasonably determinable, examples of the products or services marketed (if we have that information) . If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please email us at [email protected]. “Do Not Track” Policy as Required by California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) The Website does not respond to or support Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable DNT by visiting the preferences or settings page of your web browser.
If you are a resident of the European Union (EU), you have certain data protection rights under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Legal Basis for Processing Your Personal Data Under GDPR To process your Personal Data, we must have a legal basis for doing so. We may process your Personal Data under the following conditions:
Special Category Data In limited circumstances, we do collect Personal Data that is identified under the GDPR as special category data. Special category data includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, personal or political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data. We will only process special category data where we have a lawful basis for doing so. Your Data Protection Rights Under GDPR In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights with respect to your Personal Data that we collect and process:
Data Transfers outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) If you are located in the EEA, we may need to collect, use, process, disclose, and transfer your Personal Data outside of the EEA. You hereby consent to such collection, use, processing, disclosure, and transfer. For further certainty, any consent relating to a right to transfer information referred to in this paragraph shall be deemed to include your consent to the transfer of the applicable information to a jurisdiction which may provide a different level of privacy protection than that available in your own country. Exercising Your Rights Under GDPR You may exercise any of the rights enumerated above by contacting us at [email protected]. Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. You also have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area.