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Privacy Policy

VoteBash Services Privacy Notice.

We focus on the fun and freedom of a person's individuality. We also focus on the responsibility of our citizens. Contributions made to the social voting platform have to meet the legal framework of the respective local government agencies applicable to our citizens.

Effective as of December 29, 2014

The VoteBash Privacy Policy ("Privacy Policy") describes VoteBash’s policies and how VoteBash collects, processes, uses and discloses your information when you use VoteBash's services or the VoteBash platform directly. VoteBash receives your information by means of the web site, applications, APIs, services and third-parties (“Services”). For instance, you may transfer public or personal information when you utilize VoteBash throught our web site, through mobile services or an application authored by VoteBash or a third-party. You consent to the collection, transmission, processing, storage, distribution, disclosure and further utilization of your information as described in this Privacy Policy, when using any form of our Services. Regardless of the location and country your information originated from, VoteBash is allowed to use your information in the United States or in any country where VoteBash is operational.

  1. Collection of Information

    We gather and utilize your information to improve our Services for your comfort and personalize your experience. In this section you will find the following categories of information that we may collect from you during the operation of our Services.

    • Personal Information

      • Surfing VoteBash, you can browse or search through Voteleds, profiles, actual topics without a VoteBash Account.
      • Your VoteBash Account, for actions like setting up a profile page, uploading Voteleds, voting, posting updates and comments you need a VoteBash Account.
      • Tracking Information, when you use our Services we may log your usage of our Services ("Log Data"). Log Data can enclose information such as pages visited, groups you are enlisted in, votes you cast, your browser type, operating system, IP address, your mobile carrier and device or application IDs. When logged in, we may correlate that information to your VoteBash account.
      • Cookies, Cookies are small files that our Services and service providers transfer to your devices hard drive through your Web browser. This enables our Services and sevice providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. We may use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits.
      • Links, VoteBash can keep track of your interaction with links in Voteleds, citizen profiles, groups throughout our Services, third party service providers, clients and applications.
      • Third Party Services, VoteBash uses a selection of third party services or third party service providers to operate our Services. For example, we use third party hosting servers, blog software and web monitoring services. These services and service providers may also collect your information through various page requests, including IP addresses and cookies alike.
      • Third Party Vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to our Services.
        • Google's use of the DoubleClick cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads to you based on your visit to our Services and/or other sites on the Internet.
        • You may opt out of the use of the DoubleClick cookie for interest-based advertising by visiting Ads Settings. Also, you can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for interest based advertising by visiting aboutads.info.
        • We may also use other third-party vendors and ad networks for serving ads. In this case, you can also opt out of some third-party vendor's use of cookies for interest-based advertising by visiting aboutads.info.

    • Registration Information

      When you sign up for VoteBash or reconfigure your VoteBash account, you are required to provide your name, username / screen name, password, email address, gender and nationality. We may ask you for information when you place an order, like a mailing address, a phone number or credit card information.

    • Information You Want to Share

      We offer our Services to improve the connectivity and the sense of freedom throughout the world. Therefore, the majority of the information that you post on VoteBash is public. This may include the Voteleds with all the meta data involved (pictures, tags, buttons, questions, anwser, comments, updates, e.g.), any groups you create or are a member of, the people you support, any buttons you collect or any information concerning your public profile. Once you post your public information to VoteBash, it is also directly available throughout the Internet and can be searched for by most search engines or is made publicly available to other services instantly.

      What you say and do publicly on VoteBash can be seen by anyone in the world.

    • Additional Information

      You can add some additional information for the public to see. For example you can add a pin back button with you picture on your profile, additional background information in your bio, background pictures and a link that points to your home page.

      We also may utilize your contact information to inform you about our Services or to send marketing messages to you. You can at any time unsubscribe from these messages by using the directions within these messages. If you send us an email, we reserve the right to keep your email for further progressing, to hold on to your email address and contact information to serve your matter. To post additional information is an option at your discretion.

  2. Usage of Information

    If you send personal information to VoteBash, we may use that information to personalize your experience, to keep VoteBash safe and secure, to improve or maintain the functionality of our Services and to send periodic emails. We will not send out or use your email address and other personal or confidential information, such as names and addresses, for the sole purpose of sending marketing messages or notices without your consent. We may use or distribute your non-confidential or non-personal information for commercial or non-commercial purposes. We may also commercialy use information that cannot be linked to you personally or used for identification. For example when we remove your name or any other typical identifying information.

    An example would be: "80% of people in the United States between the age of 18 and 40 like peanut butter".

  3. Information Distribution and Disclosure

    • California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

      Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

    • Compliance with Law Enforcement

      We may release your information when we believe release is appropriate or needed to comply with the law, enforce the Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use, the Community Guideline of our Services, or to protect VoteBash's rights and other rights, property or safety.

    • Transfer of Business

      VoteBash may sell or transfer your information in the situation of a merger, a bankruptcy, an acquisition, a reorganisation or a sale of assets. In this way, the new owner or entity can continue to operate the Services. In all of these cases the new owner or entity has to honor the commitments VoteBash made in this Privacy Policy

    • Public Information

      Your name and username / screen name are listed publicly on our Services together with your profile page and in search results. Your nationality or current country location is published publicly with our Services through a flag on your profile. Some Services, like citizen profiles and search, do not need any registration.

  4. Changing Your Personal Information

    All registered users or citizens of the VoteBash community and Services may access or change their personal information associated with their account, their profile or email preferences at any time by visiting the Dashboard panel.

  5. Third Party Links

    This website has links to other web sites or services. Please note that we are not responsible neither accountable for the privacy methods of these web sites or services. We encourage our users or citizens to read the privacy policy of each and every website or service that collects personal information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected by our Services.

  6. Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

    This website is not intended for use by anyone under the age of thirteen (13). Moreover, any individual under such age should not provide us with personal information that can be utilized for identification. We do not knowingly contact, market to, solicit, collect or use personal information from or about any individual under the age of 13. It is possible that by fraud or misleading practices we may receive information regarding to children under 13. In this case, we may need a notification from you. As soon as we reasonably verify the information, we will either obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from the account and / or our Services. The information may remain on a log in our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please do so by emailing us at: privacy@votebash.com.

  7. Your Consent

    We may distribute or publish your information with your consent. For instance, when you use a third party service, application or client, web client or service to access your VoteBash account or use our Services. We may also transfer your information to third party services or service providers for the sole purpose of operating or mainting our Services, such as hosting of images or progressing payments e.g. By using our site, you consent to our Privacy Policy.

  8. Changes to our Privacy Policy

    For various reasons, we may change this Privacy Policy on a ongoing basis. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page, and / or update the Privacy Notice modification date above. By continuing to access or use the Services after these specific changes become effective, you are in agreement to be bound by and to comply with the modified Privacy Policy.

  9. More Information

    For questions and more information about our privacy activities and this Privacy Notice you may send us an email to privacy@votebash.com or write us at:

    Attn: VoteBash Privacy Policy
    VoteBash, Inc.
    1201 N. Orange St., Suite 700
    Wilmington, DE 19801
    USA