Last Modification: 03/17/2013
As used in this policy, the terms "using" and "processing" information include using cookies on a computer, subjecting the information to statistical or other analysis and using or handling information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, evaluating, modifying, deleting, using, combining, disclosing and transferring information within our organization or among our affiliates within the United States of America or internationally.
Doccaster is primarily designed to help you connect, share and discover within your location. Most of the information you share at Doccaster is publicly available with the system. This includes new post and public replies. Private replies are not publicly available. In addition, post and replies are not searchable by search engines and will only appear in public networks upon the users permission. Please refer to Doccaster's Terms of Service for more information regarding User Content rights and restrictions.
Doccaster does not reveal the GPS or WiFi coordinates attained from your mobile device or computer.
Our primary goals in collecting information are to provide and improve our "Site", "Service", features and content, to administer your account. Users can also interact with Doccaster.com ("Site") through a desktop Browser.
At this time Doccaster does not require registration to search or view communications. Doccaster does require registration to communicate and reply. We use a unique user generated identifier which associates a user to a document, post, or created lockers.
We collect information and associate it with the previously mentioned unique identifier. This information includes: settings, post, public and private replies, push notifications settings (when applicable). Doccaster, at this time, does not provide a way for users to delete public or private replies. Doccaster employees, officers and staff do not view private replies. Doccaster does provided password protection for private documents, groups, and replies. While these communications are intended to be private, they are not secure.
Doccaster reserves the right to use any public document, post and replies for promotional purposes (e.g . cross-post to Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Doccaster blog , Doccaster.com, etc.). Any Personal Information or other content that you voluntarily disclose online (for example, phone numbers or email address in public post and replies) becomes publicly available and could be collected and used by others.
We use your unique ID to allow other users to search your posted content, contact you directly using our public and private reply feature and to favor your profile.
With Doccaster's notifications feature you can choose to be notified when someone 1) responds publicly to one of your posts, 2) Replies privately to one of your posts, or 3) favors your profile. These notifications will appear in your system message box or via private email. When an account is activated, the notifications feature is set to on by default. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive these notifications they can be turned off within the Doccaster Account settings.
When you visit the Site or use the Services our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Site or while you are using the Services, pages of ours and third party sites that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Site or through the Services, access times and dates, and other statistics. We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Site and the Service and for the Site and Services' technical administration, to increase the Site and Services' functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor it to our Visitors' needs. For example, some of this information is collected so that when you visit the Site again, it will recognize you and the Services will serve information appropriate to your interests. We also use this information to verify that Visitors and Users meet the criteria required to process their requests. We do not treat Log Data as Personal Information but we may use in association with other information and we may aggregate, analyze and evaluate such information for the same purposes as stated above regarding other Non-Identifying Information
We anonymously aggregate user data to understand and report on geographic areas of activity (e.g. top cities). In the future we may also anonymously aggregate user generated content and present this data to our user community (e.g. key words or phrases).
We may share aggregated information that includes Non-Identifying Information and Log Data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling and to deliver targeted advertising about other products and services.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Site-related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Site's features) or to assist us in analyzing how our Site and Service are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. We may also provide Personal Information to our business partners or other trusted entities for the purpose of providing you with information on goods or services we believe will be of interest to you. You can, at any time, opt out of receiving such communications.
Doccaster cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process (including but not limited to subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of Doccaster or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, an illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.
Doccaster may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.
Doccaster does not provide users with personally identifiable user accounts. If you would like to delete your anonymous Doccaster account, deactivation can be completed through the user Account settings. Although the account has been deactivated, all previously posted and reply information will remain a part of the Doccaster system.
Users can invite friends to become Doccaster users by sending invitation emails via Doccaster.com’s “Invite-a-friend” feature. We do not store the email addresses provided for these purposes.
Doccaster is very concerned with safeguarding your information. We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access.
We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored "data" (as defined in applicable state statutes on security breach notification) to you via conspicuous posting on this Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, insofar as consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.
Our Site, Service and the Application contain links to, and may allow you to visit, other websites ("Third Party Sites"). If you choose to visit any of these Third Party Sites by "clicking on" another third party link or navigating to a Third Party Site, you will be directed to that third party's website. The fact that we link to a website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
The Site and the Services are not directed to Users under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.
Children aged 18 or younger should not submit any Information without the permission of their parents or guardians. By using the Site and the Services, you are representing that you are at least 18, or if younger, that you have your parents' permission to use the Site and the Services.
If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at support@Doccaster.com.