Except as described in this section, we will not disclose your personal information to any third party without notifying you of our intent to share the information and giving you an opportunity to prevent your information from being shared.
From time to time, we may partner with companies based on the interests of our users. These partner companies will never see your email address or any other information that could identify you or be used to contact you directly. In addition, we share your information with third parties who provide offers in which you indicate an interest.
Any exceptions to this policy of sharing your name, address or email address with a partner company will be done only with your permission.
GrubBid reserves the right to disclose information when required by law.
GrubBid may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with GrubBid’s server and to administer GrubBid’s web site. Your IP address may also be used to help identify you and your online profile and to gather broad demographic information.
The GrubBid site registration form requires users to give GrubBid contact information (such as your name and email address) and demographic information (such as your zip code, age, or income level). GrubBid uses your contact information from the registration form to send you information about GrubBid and promotional material from some of GrubBid’s partners. Your contact information may also be used to contact you when necessary. GrubBid may use demographic and/or profile data to tailor the your experience on the GrubBid website and/or applications, show you content that GrubBid thinks you may be interested in, and display content according to your preferences. The demographic and profile data will be shared with third parties ONLY on an aggregate basis. Furthermore, GrubBid shall have the right to retain records of all data pertaining to use of the website and applications including, but not limited to, usage, activity logs, and click-throughs. GrubBid may disclose such data to third parties provided it is grouped with other GrubBid users’s data and is presented in an aggregate form.
We may also disclose, on an anonymous basis, statements made by our users.
We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use on our sites and software. We also may include web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our users to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.
We may allow third parties, including our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on our site and/or software. GrubBid and these companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with these advertisements and connect to the GrubBid properties and/or software. Our properties do not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows GrubBid and these companies to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness.