Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

  • Welcome to Profile.Place: Welcome to Profile.Place (referred to as “we,” “us,” or “our”), your destination for exploring and engaging with local businesses and services.
  • Agreement to Privacy Policy: By using Profile.Place and its services, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.


2. Data Collection and Use

  • Information We Collect
    • Types of Information Collected: We collect various types of information when you use our services, including personal data you provide, data generated during your use of the service, and data from third-party sources.
    • Methods of Collection: Information is gathered through your interactions with our website, mobile app, customer support, and from third-party services with your consent.


  • How We Use Your Information
    • Purposes of Data Use: We use collected information to provide and improve our services, personalize your experience, communicate with you, conduct research and analysis, and comply with legal obligations.
    • Legal Basis for Data Processing: Our data processing activities are based on legitimate interests, contractual necessity, compliance with legal obligations, and your consent where applicable.


3. Public Content

  • Contributions to Profile.Place
    • Types of Publicly Visible Content: Content you contribute, such as reviews, photos, and ratings, are intended for public viewing.
    • Managing Content Visibility: You have control over some visibility settings through your account settings to manage how your contributions are displayed.


4. Contacts

  • Inviting Others to Profile.Place
    • Contact Details Usage: When you invite others to join Profile.Place, we may collect and process contact details you provide or authorize us to access from your devices or third-party sites.
    • Managing Invitations and Friend Requests: You can manage and control invitations and friend requests through your account settings.


5. Cross-Device Access

  • Seamless Platform Integration
    • Device Compatibility: Access Profile.Place through various devices and platforms for seamless integration and user experience.
    • Data Synchronization: Data collected across different devices and platforms is synchronized to provide consistent service.


6. Account Information

  • Creating and Managing Your Account
    • Information Collected at Account Creation: Information like name, email address, and preferences are collected to create and personalize your Profile.Place account.
    • Account Settings and Preferences: Manage and update account information and preferences through your Profile.Place account settings.


7. Professional Information

  • Representing a Business on Profile.Place
    • Business-Related Information Displayed: Information about your business, including business name, address, and professional background, may be displayed on Profile.Place.
    • Professional Background Disclosure: You may choose to disclose professional information such as licenses or certifications through Profile.Place.


8. Sensitive Personal Information

  • Sharing of Confidential Data
    • Types of Sensitive Information: Confidential personal information such as precise location data may be collected and shared based on your settings and interactions with Profile.Place.
    • Control Over Shared Information: Manage and restrict the collection, use, or sharing of sensitive personal information through your device or Profile.Place settings.


9. Transactions

  • Transactional Information Handling
    • Types of Transactions Covered: Information related to transactions you initiate through Profile.Place, such as reservations or purchases, is collected to facilitate and process these transactions.
    • Use of Transaction Data: Transaction data is used to communicate with you, provide transaction-related services, and improve our services based on aggregated or anonymized data.


10. Communication

  • Messaging Preferences
    • Opting In and Out of Communications: Manage your communication preferences through your Profile.Place account settings, although certain administrative, transactional, or legal messages cannot be opted out of.
    • Types of Messages: Receive messages from other users, businesses, and Profile.Place related to your activities and interactions on the platform.


11. Activity and Device Information

  • Usage and Device Data Collection
    • Types of Information Collected: Information about your usage patterns, visited pages, search activities, and device details (like IP address and browser type) are collected to analyze service usage and improve user experience.
    • Purpose of Data Collection: Collected data helps us understand user behavior, personalize content, and improve service functionality across devices.


12. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

  • Use of Cookies
    • Purpose of Cookies: Cookies and similar technologies are used to enhance user experience, improve website security, and provide relevant advertisements.
    • Cookie Management: Manage cookie preferences through your browser settings or Profile.Place Cookie Consent Tool to control cookie usage and storage.


13. Third Parties

  • Sharing Information with Third Parties
    • Types of Shared Information: Non-identifiable, aggregated data may be shared with advertisers and business partners to improve services and provide relevant content.
    • Third-Party Service Providers: External service providers assist in delivering services like payment processing, customer support, and analytics, with whom we share necessary user information under strict privacy safeguards.


14. External Websites

  • Links to Third-Party Sites
    • Privacy Practices Disclaimer: Profile.Place may contain links to third-party websites whose privacy practices differ from ours. Users are encouraged to review the privacy policies of these external sites.
    • User Responsibility: Users are responsible for their interactions and privacy when navigating to third-party sites linked through Profile.Place.


15. Legal Disclosures

  • Compliance with Legal Requirements
    • Circumstances of Disclosure: Information may be disclosed to comply with legal obligations, respond to legal requests, enforce our policies, protect our rights, or investigate wrongdoing.
    • User Rights: We respect user rights concerning their data and handle information transparently in legal matters and inquiries.


16. Children’s Information

  • Services Not Intended for Children
    • Collection of Children’s Information: Profile.Place services are not intended for children under the age of consent without parental consent. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without parental consent.
    • Parental Consent Requirement: Parental consent is required before collecting personal information from children for essential service purposes.


17. Security

  • Information Security Measures
    • Security Protocols: We employ administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect user information against unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
    • Limitations of Security Measures: Despite our efforts, no security measures are foolproof against all risks.


18. Data Retention

  • Retention of User Information
    • Duration of Data Retention: User information is retained as long as necessary for service provision, legal compliance, or other legitimate purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy.
    • Legal Basis for Retention: Compliance with legal obligations and operational needs dictate the duration of data retention.


19. Changes to This Privacy Policy

  • Policy Updates and Notifications
    • Notification Methods: Users will be notified of significant changes to this Privacy Policy through email or notice on Profile.Place.
    • Acceptance of Policy Changes: Continued use of Profile.Place after policy changes indicates acceptance of revised terms.


20. Contact Us

  • How to Reach Us
    • Privacy Requests: For privacy requests, including access to or deletion of your data, visit our dedicated privacy portal or contact [email protected]
    • General Inquiries: For general privacy inquiries or questions about our Privacy Policy, contact our privacy team through the provided email address.