Last modified: May 2018
At Local Wisdom, Inc., a New Jersey Company (“Local Wisdom”, “Company”, “us”, “we”, “our”), we respect and protect the privacy of visitors to our website, www.localwisdom.com and the other websites under the www.localwisdom.com domain (collectively, the “Sites”), and our customers who use our services (together with the Sites, the “Service”).
We collect Personal Information about you when you provide such information directly to us or when Personal Information about you is automatically collected in connection with your use of our Services. Following is a description of the types of data we collect and the purposes of collection and processing.
- First and last name
- Email address
- Company name
- Company address
- Company size
- Phone numbers
We process this information for marketing purposes and to provide support to present and prospective customers.
Online Form, Email and Chat Data
When you fill out an online form, for example, to subscribe to a newsletter, or engage in email or online chat communications with us, you may voluntarily supply us contact and other information and we may also retain a record of any communications with you or activities you perform.
Data from these sources is processed in order to supply you with information that you request from us and may be used for direct marketing and analytic purposes.
When you register for a Local Wisdom event, we will collect contact information from you and when you attend, we will retain a record of your participation.
Event subscription data is collected in order to provide you with access to events that you have requested. We may also use your contact information for direct marketing purposes. Event attendance data is processed by us to better understand our user base and for marketing purposes.
Blogs and Community Forums
The Service offers publicly-accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information provided in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. If you elect to post something in a public area of our Service, any Personal Information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, becomes available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings. If you remove information that you posted to the Service, copies may remain viewable in cached and archived pages of the Service, or if other Users have copied or saved that information. To request removal of your Personal Information from our blog or community forum, contact us at [email protected] or through the contact form on the Local Wisdom website. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your Personal Information.
From time to time, we post customer testimonials on the Sites which may contain Personal Information. We obtain the customers’ consent to post their names along with their testimonials.
Information submitted by you to our blogs and community forums is processed by us in order to help users report and resolve problems with the Service, to communicate with users of the Service, and to improve our products and services.
Use and Disclosure of Information
Local Wisdom may use Personal Information provided to operate, improve upon, and personalize the Service, to contact and communicate with you about the Service and your use of the Service, to support the use of the Service, to send marketing materials (subject to your opt-out option), for research purposes, and to generally improve the content and functionality of the Service. We may also combine your Personal Information with third-party analytics information to build a broader profile of our individual Users so that we can serve you better and provide custom, personalized content, and information. Additionally, we may use the Personal Information we collect for identification and authentication and fraud prevention, to analyze Site usage and improve the Service, for internal market research, troubleshooting problems, and as otherwise set forth in this Policy. Note that we will never email you to ask for your credit card information; if you receive such an email, please forward it to [email protected].
Local Wisdom shares Personal Information with its third-party service providers (such as its payment processors and hosting partners) to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking, storage, and other services we use to operate the Service and maintain high-quality user experience.
We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including the web pages you visit, your browser add-ons, and other information that assists us in improving the Service.
Local Wisdom may store Personal Information in third-party marketing, CRM, and mail-management software, in order to facilitate interactions with users or potential customers.
Analytics and Logs
We may collect and use the analytic information from our own systems and from third parties together with your Personal Information to build a broader profile of our individual Users so that we can serve you better.
Local Wisdom gathers certain information automatically and stores it in log files. This information includes internet protocol addresses as well as browser, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, search terms, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. Occasionally, we may connect Personal Information to information gathered in our log files, as necessary to improve the Service for individual customers. Otherwise, we generally use this information as we would any Usage Data, to analyze trends, administer and maintain the Service, or track usage of various features within the Service.
Other Information Sharing
In addition to the purposes described above, we disclose Personal Information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, on legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We may also share such information if we believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations, or as otherwise required by law.
We may share information, including Personal Information with any member of Local Wisdom which includes any entity that controls, is controlled by, or under common control with Local Wisdom.
Please refer to your mobile device or browser’s technical information for instructions on how to delete and disable cookies, and other tracking/recording tools. Note that disabling cookies on your mobile device or browser may prevent us or our business partners from tracking your browser’s activities in relation to the Service. However, doing so may disable many of the features available through the Service.
Links to Other Websites
The Service contains links to websites and applications other than the Service, including websites and applications operated by affiliates and other third parties. Please be aware that we do not determine and we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of websites and applications operated by third parties. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies. We encourage you to be aware when you leave the Service and read the privacy statements of third-party websites and applications linked to the Service. Local Wisdom does not endorse and is not responsible for the practices of third parties or their websites or applications. In addition, you agree that we are not responsible for and we do not control any third parties that you authorize to access your User Content or Local Wisdom data. If you are using a third-party website or service and you allow such a third-party access to your User Content or Local Wisdom data, you do so at your own risk. This Policy applies only to information collected by the Service.
Local Wisdom will retain Personal Information we process on behalf of our customers or collect directly from our customers for as long as needed to provide Service to our customers, subject to our compliance with this Policy. We may further retain and use this Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, maintain accurate accounting, financial and other operational records, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We may, in our sole discretion, modify or update this Policy from time to time. If we make any material changes to this Policy, we will endeavor to notify you by email or by posting a prominent notice on the Sites prior to the change becoming effective but will not be liable for any failure to do so. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to be bound by such changes to this Policy. Your only remedy, if you do not accept the terms of this Policy, is to discontinue use of the Service.
What Rights Do You Have Regarding Your Personal Information?
You have certain rights with respect to your Personal Information, including those set forth below. For more information about these rights, or to submit a request, please email [email protected] or submit a request through the Contact form on the Local Wisdom website and select “I have another need” option.
Please note that in some circumstances, we may not be able to fully comply with your request, such as if it is frivolous or extremely impractical, if it jeopardizes the rights of others, or if it is not required by law, but in those circumstances, we will still respond to notify you of such a decision. In some cases, we may also need you to provide us with additional information, which may include Personal Information, if necessary to verify your identity and the nature of your request.
- Access: You can request more information about the Personal Information we hold about you and request a copy of such Personal Information.
- Rectification: If you believe that any Personal Information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that we correct or supplement such data.
- Erasure: You can request that we erase some or all of your Personal Information from our systems.
- Withdrawal of Consent: If we are processing your Personal Information based on your consent (as indicated at the time of collection of such data), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note, however, that if you exercise this right, you may have to then provide express consent on a case-by-case basis for the use or disclosure of certain of your Personal Information, if such use or disclosure is necessary to enable you to utilize some or all of our Services.
- Objection: You can contact us to let us know that you object to the further use or disclosure of your Personal Information for certain purposes.
- Restriction of Processing: You can ask us to restrict further processing of your Personal Information.
- Right to File Complaint: You have the right to lodge a complaint about Company’s practices with respect to your Personal Information with the supervisory authority of your country or EU Member State.
If you have questions regarding this Policy or about the privacy practices of Local Wisdom, please contact us by email at [email protected] or by mail:
Local Wisdom, Inc.
287 South Main Street
2nd Floor, Suite 12
Lambertville, NJ 08530