Adwalnut Privacy policy


Thank you for visiting the Adwalnut website located at www.adwalnut.com (the “Site”) – property of Adwalnut Technologies Private Limited, an Indian company (“Adwalnut,” “we” or “us”). Adwalnut is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors’ personally identifiable information. We provide this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) in order to explain our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is used by us on our site www.Adwalnut.com and through our Adwalnut platform. The use of information collected through our service shall be limited to the purpose of providing the service for which the Client has engaged Adwalnut. You must agree to this Privacy Policy, in its entirety, including our use of cookies in order to: a) access or use our Site; and/or (b) subscribe to any of the Adwalnut affiliate network management products and/or services (the “Services”) offered on the Site (each, a “Subscription”). Your acceptance of both this Privacy Policy and our use of cookies on the Site shall be deemed a blanket acceptance of such Privacy Policy and cookie usage for all future attempts to access the Site and/or any Subscription of the Services. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy in its entirety, you are not authorized to become a subscriber (“Subscriber”) to the Services and/or use the Site in any manner or form whatsoever. Adwalnut has been awarded TRUSTe’s Privacy and Children’s Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe’s program requirements and TRUSTed Cloud Program Requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. The TRUSTe program does only covers information collected through our site www.Adwalnut.com and our Adwalnut Platform. TRUSTe’s mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. If you have questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy or practices, please contact us at support@adwalnut-inc.com.

Privacy Policies Used in Connection with Your Subscription

Potential affiliates that sign up for the affiliate program that you establish by and through the Services do so from links on your website or via a Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) supplied to you via the Services (collectively, “Subscription Website”). Such affiliates’ information is stored on the password-protected portal established by and through the Services. Adwalnut will not access the affiliate information stored on your password-protected portal unless you specifically request that we do so. You are solely responsible for choosing, and uploading to applicable areas of your Subscription Website, a privacy policy to govern your affiliate program, in which conspicuous written notice is given to internet users who access your Subscription Website (“Subscription Users”) that cookies may be used to collect anonymous traffic data, and for which you receive consent prior to placing cookies on the internet device of any such Subscription User. Adwalnut is in no way responsible for the collection, storage, use and/or distribution of any data that is submitted by and through your Subscription Website.

Personally Identifiable Information

We collect personally identifiable information on the Site when you attempt to become a Subscriber or otherwise choose to provide personally identifiable information to us. Personally identifiable information is any information that can be used to identify or locate a particular person or entity. This may include, but is not limited to: name, business entity name and/or your title with the applicable business entity, as well as your personal and/or business entity related e-mail address, mailing address, daytime and/or cellular telephone numbers, fax number, credit card and/or any other information requested on the applicable Subscriber registration form. For purposes of this Privacy Policy, your credit card shall be considered “Sensitive Information.” If you apply for a job on our site we will collect your name, email address , phone number and resume. We use this information to contact you regarding the position in which you had applied and to determine if you are a good candidate for the position. If you wish to share a job post with your friend, we will collect their name and email address. We use this information to send them a one-time email inviting them to view the invite. We do not store this information for any reason.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information about you when you visit many of the Site’s pages, such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Windows ’98 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Earthlink). We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable us to personalize your Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze Site usage. Social Media (Features) and Widgets Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it. Facebook Connect or other OpenID provider You can log in to our support section of the site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.

Cookies and Web Beacons

To enhance your experience with the Site, we use “cookies.” You cannot use this site or the Services without agreeing to accept the cookies that we use with the Site. For more specific information on the cookies we use, please see Exhibit A, below. Cookies are small packets of data stored on your computer. Cookies are used by your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information. We use cookies to understand Site usage and to improve the content and offerings on the Site. You may set your browser to warn you that cookies are in use, or to block the use of cookies. Most browsers are set to accept cookies. If your browser is not set to accept cookies, certain uses of the Site may require you to go to your browser user preferences to enable cookies. Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. If you change computers, operating systems or browsers, or use multiple computers or browsers, you will need to repeat this process for each computer and each browser. To find out more about cookies, please visit www.cookiecentral.com. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. The use of third party cookies is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not have access or control over these cookies. We or our third party tracking utility partner may additionally collect information using Web beacons, which are commonly referred to in the industry as web bugs, pixel tags or Clear GIFs. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers’ personally identifiable information. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on the Site, in our Services, or in our emails to deliver cookies, count visits and determine if an email has been opened and acted upon.

Use of Information

We use your personally identifiable information: (a) to send you information regarding Adwalnut and your Subscription to the Services; (b) to track your compliance with the Adwalnut Services Agreement (“Services Agreement”); and/or (c) for validation, suppression, content improvement and feedback purposes. You agree that we may contact you at any time with updates and/or any other information that we may deem appropriate for you to receive in connection with your continued use of the Services and request for information regarding additional Adwalnut products and/or services.

Information Sharing

As a general rule, and other than in connection with the limited exceptions set forth below, Adwalnut will not sell, share or rent your personally identifiable information to or with others. Parents are able to consent to our use of their child’s Personal Information without having also to consent to our disclosure of their child’s Personal Information to third parties as we will not share any information collected about a child through our client’s services with third parties. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Adwalnut may, from time to time, provide such information to certain third-party administrative vendors for credit card processing, offering customer service, efficiency purposes in providing administrative or program management services in connection with your Subscription to the Services such as billing and delivery. Any third-party vendor so used has agreed to protect the confidentiality of information provided by Adwalnut. Further, Adwalnut reserves the right to share your personally identifiable information: (a) where required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or requested by a court of competent jurisdiction, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; (b) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of Adwalnut’ business, assets or stock, in which case you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information; (c) where you are in violation of this Privacy Policy, and/or Services Agreement; (d) in the case of a dispute; or (e) where Adwalnut determines, in its sole discretion, that such disclosure is necessary to protect the rights of Adwalnut and/or a third party, or necessary to protect Adwalnut from liability of any kind. The aforementioned includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.

International Transfer of Data

In the process of providing the Services to you, we may transfer information that we collect about you and your Subscription Users and any end users, including personal information, to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you or your End Users are located in the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that you are transferring information and permitting the transfer of information, including personal information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as your jurisdiction. You consent to the transfer of your information to the United States and the use and disclosure of information about you and your Subscription Users and any end users, including personal information, as described in this Privacy Policy.

The Adwalnut Blog

The Adwalnut blog, located at http://blog.adwalnut.com is an optional resource for information and opinions related to the performance marketing industry. When you subscribe to the Adwalnut blog, we will require you to provide us with your name and email address. By subscribing to the Adwalnut blog you are agreeing to accept emails that include a compilation of blog posts and information about the Adwalnut product line. You may opt-out of receiving such emails at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of the emails or by emailing support@adwalnut-inc.com. The Adwalnut blog is primarily designed to help you obtain and share information and opinions related to the performance marketing industry. Anytime you post on our blog please be aware that you are posting using a third party application and we have no access or control over this information. To request removal of your personal information from our blog, you can either log into the third party application and remove your comment or you can contact the appropriate third party application. Your interaction with these features is governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.