Effective August 2014

This website is owned by Grapple Network™, LLC. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors while they interact with the content and services on this site (the “Site”).  This Privacy Policy applies to this Site only. It does not apply to other websites to which we link.  Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we want you to understand what information we collect about you, how we collect it, how that information is used, and how you can control our disclosure of it. You agree that your use of the Site signifies your assent to this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Site.

1)  Information Collected

We collect two types of information from you: i) information that you voluntarily provide to us (e.g. through a voluntary registration process, sign-ups or emails); and ii) information that is derived through automated tracking mechanisms.

⦁    Voluntary Information for Services and Features

We collect personally identifiable information when you choose to use the features of this Site, including: i) consenting to receive email or text messages about upcoming promotions or events, ii) consenting to receive email, iii) and using other features associated with this Site. When you choose to use these features, we require you to provide your “Contact Information.” Occasionally, we may also request information such as your shopping preferences and demographics which will help us better serve you and our other users in the future. Also, by using the aforementioned features, you consent to the use and method of disclosure as described in this Privacy Policy.

⦁    Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. GrappleNetwork.com uses cookies to store visitor’s preferences and to record session information. We do not and will not use cookies to collect private information from any user that such user did not intentionally submit to us.
Third-Party Cookies: In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertisers and affiliates may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.

2)  How We Use Your Information

GrappleNetwork.com only uses your personal information for the original purposes it was given.  Your personal information will not be sold or otherwise transferred to unaffiliated third parties without your approval at the time of collection.

GrappleNetwork.com will not disclose, use, give or sell any personal information to third parties for any purposes other than to our suppliers and other third parties who need the information to deliver services on behalf of GrappleNetwork.com unless required to do so by law.  Further, GrappleNetwork.com reserves the right to contact you regarding matters relevant to the underlying service provided and/or the information collected.

Please note that personally identifiable information is used only to provide you with a more enjoyable, convenient online experience and to help us identify and/or provide information, products or services that may be of interest to you.  We use your personally identifiable information to support and enhance your use of this Site and its features, including without limitation:  providing customer service; tracking email invitations you send; and otherwise supporting your use of this Site. GrappleNetwork.com may use your personal information for target advertising toward you based on things such as region, gender, interests, goals, habits, etc.

We may permit certain trusted third parties to track usage, analyze data such as the source address that a page request is coming from, your IP address or domain name, the date and time of the page request, the referring website (if any) and other parameters in the URL. This is collected in order to better understand our Website usage, and enhance the performance of services to maintain and operate this Site and certain features on this Site. We may use third parties to host this Site; operate various features available on this Site; send emails; analyze data; provide search results and links.

Also, we may share personally identifiable or other information with our parent, subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates.

We may transfer personally identifiable information as an asset in connection with a proposed or actual merger (including any transfers made as part of an insolvency or other business proceedings) involving all or part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale or other change in control.

GrappleNetwork.com may disclose Contact Information in special cases where we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our terms and conditions of use or may be causing injury or interference with our rights, property, our customers or anyone who could be harmed by such activities.

WE ARE NOT LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE OR OTHER INFORMATION YOU CHOOSE TO SUBMIT IN FORUMS SUCH AS A BULLETIN BOARD, BLOG, CHAT ROOM OR ANY OTHER PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE AREA OF THIS SITE.

3) How We Protect Your Information

We are committed to protecting the information we receive from you. We take appropriate security measures to protect your information against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information and data stored on our system. This Site is hosted by Media Temple, Inc.  Media Temple, Inc. uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL), an advanced encryption technology that prevents unauthorized parties to read or intercept our customers’ sensitive data. While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures we have implemented reduce the likelihood of a security breach to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.

4) Third Party Advertising

Advertisements appearing on this Site may be delivered to you by GrappleNetwork.com or one of our Web advertising partners. Our Web advertising partners may set cookies. Doing this allows the advertising partners to recognize your computer each time they send you an advertisement.  In this way, they may compile information about  you, or others, who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which advertisements are clicked. This information allows an advertising partner to deliver targeted advertisements that may interest you.  GrappleNetwork.com doesn’t have access or control of the cookies that may be placed by third party advertising servers or ad partners. This privacy statement covers the use of cookies by GrappleNetwork.com and does not cover the use of cookies by any of its advertisers.

5)  Email Choice/Opt-out

If you no longer wish to receive updates or email notifications you may opt-out by emailing: info@grapplenetwork.com.  We will make efforts to implement your opt-out requests promptly, but you may still receive communications from us for up to ten business days as we process your request.

6) Children’s Privacy

We do not solicit personal information from minors. If you are under 18 years old, you are not authorized to use this Site.

7) Disclaimer to Security

By consenting to the Terms and Conditions of the Site and hence the Privacy Policy, you consent that no data transmission over the Internet is completely secure.  We cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you provide to us, therefore the transmittal of such information to us is at your own risk.

8) Notification of Changes

GrappleNetwork.com reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time at its sole discretion.  If at some point in the future, there is a change to our Privacy Policy, unless we obtain your express consent, such change will only apply to information collected after the revised Privacy Policy took effect.  Your continued use of this Site indicates your assent to the Privacy Policy as posted.

9)  Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact: info@grapplenetwork.com.