Curated Lyfe is committed to protecting your privacy. Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect information about you or associated with you (“Personal Data”), and your choices about the collection and use of your information. This Privacy Policy applies to the online services offered by Curated Lyfe (“Service”).  For a definition of Personal Data, please see GDPR FAQ Section Below.

How We Collect and Use Information.

We collect the following types of information about you:

Information We Collect From You Directly

  • Account information: You can browse our site without providing Personal Data, but you must register in order to become a Member and access some of the features of Service. We ask for certain information such as your username, email address and password when you create a Curated Lyfe account, or if you correspond with us.
  • Data collected through the use of the Service: After you set up your account, Curated Lyfe Members may also choose to provide additional information which may be shared through public profiles, such as your name, location, website, links to your social media profiles, and other information. You control how much personally identifying information you wish to provide in your public profile.
  • Messages and User Content: We may retain any messages you send through the Service, and may collect information you provide in User Content you post to the Service.

We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Service, as well as to communicate directly with you, such as to send you email messages. You can control your receipt of email messages by visiting “Settings” within “Edit Account Settings” page on our website. We may also send you Service-related emails (e.g. account verification, change or updates to features of the Service, technical and security notices). You may not opt-out of Service-related e-mails.

Information We May Receive From Social Networking Sites

If you link an account on our website through a third-party connection or log-in, for example through Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or by “following,” or “liking” Curated Lyfe on a third party social media site, etc., that third party may pass certain information about your use of its service to Curated Lyfe. This information could include the user ID associated with your account (for example, your Facebook UID), an access token necessary to access that service, any information that you have permitted the third party to share with us, and any information you have made public in connection with that service. If you allow us access to your friends list, your friends’ user IDs, and your connection to those friends, may be used and stored to make your experience more social, and to allow you to invite your friends to use our Service as well as provide you with updates if and when your friends join Curated Lyfe. The data we receive is dependent upon your privacy settings with the social network. You should always review, and if necessary, adjust your privacy settings on third-party websites and services before linking or connecting them to the Curated Lyfe Service.

Information Automatically Collected

We automatically collect certain types of usage information when you visit our website or use our Service. When you visit the site, we may send one or more cookies — a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters — to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser and lets us help you log in faster and enhance your navigation through the site. A cookie may also convey information to us about how you use the Service (e.g. the pages you view, the links you click and other actions you take on the Service), and allow us to track your usage of the Service over time. We may collect log file information from your browser or mobile device each time you access the Service. Log file information may include anonymous information such as your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, information about your mobile device, referring / exit pages and URLs, number of clicks and how you interact with links on the Service, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, and other such information. We may employ clear gifs (also known as web beacons) which are used to anonymously track the online usage patterns of our users. In addition, we may also use clear gifs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened and which links are clicked by recipients. The information allows for more accurate reporting and improvement of the Service. We may also collect analytics data, or use third-party analytics tools, to help us measure traffic and usage trends for the Service. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit, your use of third party applications, and other information that assists us in analyzing and improving the Service.

When you access our Services by or through a mobile device, we may receive or collect and store a unique identification numbers associated with your device (“Device ID”), mobile carrier, device type and manufacturer, phone number, and, depending on your mobile device settings, your geographical location data, including GPS coordinates (e.g. latitude and/or longitude) or similar information regarding the location of your mobile device.

We use or may use the data collected through cookies, log file, device identifiers, location data and clear gifs information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the site; (b) provide custom, personalized content and information; (c) provide and monitor the effectiveness of our Service; (d) monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors, traffic, usage, and demographic patterns on our website and our Service; (e) diagnose or fix technology problems; and (f) otherwise to plan for and enhance our Service. We may associate information we automatically collect with your other information.

More on Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Please see opt-out options for Google Analytics Cookies here.

How We Share Your Information With Others

We may share your Personal Data in the instances described below. For further information on your choices regarding your Personal Data, see the “Your Choices Regarding Your Information” section below.

We may share your Personal Data with:

  • Third party vendors, consultants, contractors and other service providers that perform services on our behalf, in order to carry out their work for us, which may include content or service fulfillment, accounting, or providing analytics services;
  • Third parties at your request. Any information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Service, such as User Content, becomes available to the public and/or to other Curated Lyfe Members, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings. Additionally, you may have the option to share your activities on our Service with your friends through social media. Curated Lyfe does not have control over your Personal Data shared with third party social networks and you should review the policies of those networks before consenting to share information;
  • Other parties in connection with any company transaction, such as a merger, sale of company assets or shares, reorganization, financing, change of control or the acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company or third party or in the event of bankruptcy or related or similar proceedings. Your Personal Data, such as user names and email addresses, User Content and other user information may be among the items sold or otherwise transferred in these types of transactions; and
  • Third parties as reasonably necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, subpoena/court order, legal process or other government request, (ii) enforce our Terms of Use Agreement, including the investigation of potential violations thereof, and/or (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations, (iv) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Curated Lyfe, our users or others.

We may also share information with others in an aggregated and anonymous form that does not reasonably identify you directly as an individual.

Your Choices About Your Information

Member profile data.

You can change your profile settings by visiting “Edit Account” to control or delete your profile.

Communications.

You can control your communication preferences by visiting “Mail Settings” in the “My Account” section of our website. You can also click the “unsubscribe” button on promotional email communications. Note that you are not permitted to unsubscribe or opt-out of non-promotional messages regarding your account, such as account verification, password requests, change or updates to features of the Service, or technical and security notices.

Data Retention.

We will retain most of your Personal Data for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If your account becomes inactive, we will maintain your Personal Data in the event you wish to re-engage in our Service. Some Personal Data such as specific cookies may be deleted on a regular basis depending on the functionality of the cookie. You may delete your account by visiting the “My Account” page.

If you have any questions about reviewing or modifying your account information, you can contact us directly at privacy@curatedlyfe.com

How We Store and Protect Your Information

Storage and Processing: Your Personal Data collected through the Service may be stored and processed on secure servers in the United States or any other country in which Curated Lyfe or its subsidiaries, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities.

Keeping your information safe: Curated Lyfe cares about the security of your information and uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through the Service. However, no security system is impenetrable, and we cannot guarantee the security of our systems 100%. In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, we will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations. Your privacy settings may also be affected by changes to the functionality of third party sites and services that you add to the Curated Lyfe Service, such as social networks. Curated Lyfe is not responsible for the functionality or security measures of any third party.

Children’s Privacy

Our Service is not directed at children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect or solicit information from anyone under the age of 13. In the event that we learn that we have collected Personal Data from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information collected from a child under 13, please contact us at privacy@curatedlyfe.com.

Links to Other Websites and Services

Curated Lyfe contains contain links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies. Please check the individual policies before you submit any information to those websites.

Links

Our site contains links to Amazon.com and other sites. If you choose to purchase a product by “clicking on” a product on Curated Lyfe you will be directed to other websites. We do not take responsibility for cookies or other files that could be placed on your computer by Amazon or other retailers. We encourage you to review their privacy policies.

Submissions

In the event that you post or upload anything to our website (“Submission”) it is understood to be non-confidential and non-proprietary. You have no expectation of privacy and Curated Lyfe has no obligation of privacy with respect to any Submission. Prior to making any Submission you acknowledge that (1) your Submission is not owned or claimed to be owned by a third party or that it infringes the patent, copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights of another and (2) you will hold Curated Lyfe harmless from any liability incurred with or arising from such Submission.

GDPR FAQ

How Does GDPR Define Personal Data

The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier. This definition provides for a wide range of personal identifiers to constitute personal data, including name, identification number, location data or online identifier, reflecting changes in technology and the way organizations collect information about people

What personal data does Curated Lyfe collect and store, and for what purposes?

Curated Lyfe collects the following data:

  1. Account data – When you register with Curated Lyfe, we collect your First Name, Email address, IP Address. This data is used in communications, user tracking, advertising, marketing and to derive product insights.
  2. Optional data – Curated Lyfe may also allow you to create a wishlist and to link to your  facebook, twitter, and personal websites. This data is optional and is not used in any automated processing.

Where can I find a list of Curated Lyfe’s subprocessors?

Here is a non-exclusive list of our subprocessors and what they are used for. This list is subject to change as our business evolves.

Subprocessor Name Nature of Processing:
AKismet Commenting and anti-spam services
Kinsta Hosting, storage and archival of Curated Lyfe user data and metadata.
MailChimp Mail services and newsletter communication
Google Authentication, business management, tracking, advertising.  Curated Lyfe uses Google Analytics and Google Advertising Features.  To see options to opt out of Google Analytics, please click here.
WooCommerce Ecommerce account information when purchasing directly from Curated Lyfe.  This may become a function in the future of Curated Lyfe but it is not now.
Facebook Authentication and Advertising.
Twitter Authentication.
Contact Form 7 Contact form for email communication.

May I opt out of Curated Lyfe Communications?

Yes. We retain basic Member contact information to communicate with our customers and their users about product and security updates, relevant marketing, training and events.

Where is Curated Lyfe hosted ?

Curated Lyfe is hosted by Kinsta Google cloud. By default, Curated Lyfe hosts in Council Bluffs, Iowa or Ashburn, Virginia.

How Can I Edit my Curated Lyfe account?

You can edit your account at any time from your profile page.

How long does Curated Lyfe retain Member’s data? Will Curated Lyfe delete Member data when requests?

Curated Lyfe maintains all Member data until we mark users as “non-active” or a Member deletes their own account. Members can delete their own accounts or can email Curated Lyfe at privacy@curatedlyfe.com.

How Can I download my Curated Lyfe data?

Our customer support team will be happy to help you here. You can reach them via privacy@curatedlyfe.com or you can access and download the information directly here.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the Service, please contact us at privacy@curatedlyfe.com.

Ben Wintner
Chief Privacy Officer
Curated Lyfe, LLC
1579 Monroe Drive NE
Suite F, Box 906
Atlanta, GA 30324

 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Curated Lyfe may modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect the changes in our business and practices, and so you should review this page periodically. When we change the policy in a material manner we will let you know and update the ‘last modified’ date at the bottom of this page.

This privacy policy was last modified on June 5th, 2018.