Last Updated: April 20, 2016
Changes to This Policy
Information You Provide To Us. We collect information you provide directly to us.
For example, we collect information when you register with LifeFilez for an account, create or modify your profile and online account, access and use the LifeFilez Services (including but not limited to when you upload, download, collaborate on or share files or other information), participate in any interactive features of the LifeFilez Services, participate in a survey, contest, promotion, sweepstakes, activity or event, make a purchase, apply for a job, request customer support, communicate with us via third-party social media sites or otherwise communicate with us.
The types of information we may collect directly from you include your name, username, email address, your picture, postal address, phone number, information about your data storage preferences, employer’s name, job title, transactional information (including services purchased or subscribed to and billing address) as well as any contact or other information you choose to provide. Please be aware that the information you choose to provide in your LifeFilez profile may reveal or identify information that is not expressly stated (for example, if you choose to provide your picture, your picture may reveal your gender. We also store the files or other information that you upload or provide to the LifeFilez Services ("Content") in order to be able to provide you with the features and functionality of the LifeFilez Service.
Individual users of LifeFilez are not subject to the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 as amended (“HIPPA”). However, business users who rely on the health information of others in the conduct of their businesses may be covered by HIPPA. If you are such a covered business and unless you have purchased a LifeFilez Enterprise account or higher LifeFilez Service offering and you have entered into a Business Associate Addendum to the LifeFilez Service Agreement, you agree not to upload and/or collaborate Protected Health Information ("PHI") as defined under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability of 1996 Act as amended ("HIPAA"); LifeFilez disclaims all liability for such PHI.
Information We Collect Automatically When You Use the LifeFilez Services. When you access or use the LifeFilez Services, we may automatically collect information about you, including:
Usage Information: We monitor user activity in connection with the LifeFilez Services and may collect information about the applications and features you use, the websites you visit, the sizes and names of the files or folders you upload, download, share or access while using the LifeFilez Services, the Content you access and any actions taken in connection with the access and use of your Content in the LifeFilez Services.
Log Information: We log information about you when you access and use the LifeFilez Services including your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, access times, browser type and language, Internet Service Provider ("ISP"), the Web pages that you visit, the Content you use and the URL of the Web page you visited before navigating to the LifeFilez Services.
Device Information: If you access the LifeFilez Services from a mobile device, we collect information about the device, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information (as allowed by the mobile network) or platform information (as allowed by the specific platform type). We do not ask for, access or track any location based information from your mobile device at any time while downloading or using our mobile apps.
Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We use various technologies to collect information, which may include saving cookies to your computer or mobile device. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us to improve the LifeFilez Services and your experience, customize your experience and preferences, allow you to access and use the LifeFilez Services without re-entering your member ID and/or password, understand which areas and features of the LifeFilez Services are most popular and count visits. We may also collect information using web beacons (also known as "tracking pixels"). Web beacons are electronic images (also called "gifs") that may be used in the LifeFilez Services or in emails that help us to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness and determine whether an email has been opened and acted upon. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, please see "Your Choices" below.
Local Shared Objects: Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 to collect and store information. Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs.
Advertising Cookies: We may partner with third parties to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third parties may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites you visit in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests.
MediaMath - http://www.mediamath.com/privacy/
Taboola - http://www.taboola.com/privacy-policy
33 Across - http://optout.33across.com/
App Nexus – http://appnexus.com/platform-policy
Google AdSense - http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/
Bizo - http://www.bizo.com/opt-out/
Information We Collect From Other Sources. We may also obtain information from third parties and combine that with information we collect through the LifeFilez Services. For example, we may have access to certain information from a third-party social media service if you create or log into your online account through the service or otherwise provide us with access to information from the service. Any access that we may have to such information from a third-party social media service is in accordance with the authorization procedures determined by the social media service.
Use of Information
We may use the information we collect about you for a variety of purposes, including to:
By accessing or using the LifeFilez Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries and territories, which may have different privacy laws from your country of residence.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information.
Vendors, Consultants and Other Service Providers: We may share your information with third-party vendors, consultants and other service providers who are working on our behalf and require access to your information to carry out that work, such as to process billing, provide customer support, etc.
For Collaboration: We may share your information, including when you choose to use collaboration features in the LifeFilez Services that by their nature support sharing with third parties who you choose. Your name, email address, information from your profile and online account (including your photo), and any Content you choose to share will be shared with such third parties, and such third parties may communicate with you (such as by posting comments or emailing you) in connection with your use of the collaboration features of the LifeFilez Services. For example, third parties who you invite to collaborate with you using the collaboration features of the LifeFilez Services may also modify Content that you have shared, upload documents and photos to Content you have shared, share such Content outside of the LifeFilez Services, and provide other third parties with rights to view the Content you have shared.
Compliance with Laws: We may disclose your information to a third party if (a) we believe that disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (b) to enforce our agreements, policies and Terms of Service, (c) to protect the security or integrity of the LifeFilez Services, (d) to protect LifeFilez, our customers or the public from harm or illegal activities, or (e) to respond to an emergency which we believe in the good faith requires us to disclose information to assist in preventing the death or serious bodily injury of any person.
Business Transfers: We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.
Aggregated or Anonymized Data: We may also share aggregated or anonymized information with third parties that does not directly identify you.
Collaboration and Sharing Features
The LifeFilez Services offers collaboration features or other integrated tools, which allow you to share your Content through the LifeFilez Services. As a function of the collaborative nature of the LifeFilez Services and based on the permissions and settings you choose, the use of such features enables the sharing of Content with people you want to collaborate with or with the public. You can choose to change your settings at any time for a file or folder through your account.
While no service is completely secure, LifeFilez takes reasonable measures to help protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. For example, we encrypt your Content when it is stored in our data centers. In addition, sensitive information such as credit card number and password that we request from you on the LifeFilez Services is protected with encryption, such as Secured Socket Layer (SSL) protocol, during transmission over the Internet.
The servers on which personal information is stored are kept in a controlled environment with limited access. While we take reasonable efforts to guard personal information we knowingly collect directly from you, no security system is impenetrable. In addition, we cannot guarantee that any passively-collected personal information you choose to include in documents you store on our systems are maintained at levels of protection to meet specific needs or obligations you may have relating to that information.
You may access your account information and our service only through the use of an individual user ID and password. To protect the confidentiality of personal information, you must keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other person. Please advise us immediately if you believe your password has been misused. In addition, always logout and close your browser when you finish your session. Please note that we will never ask you to disclose your password in an unsolicited phone call or email.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
Promotional and Newsletter Communications. You may opt out of receiving promotional and newsletter emails from LifeFilez by following the opt-out instructions provided in those emails. You may also opt-out of receiving promotional emails and other promotional communications from us at any time by emailing info@LifeFilez.com with your specific request. If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as security alerts and notices related to your access to or use of the LifeFilez Services or those about your online account or our ongoing business relations.
Cookies. Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies or to prompt you before accepting such a cookie. Please note that, if you choose to remove or reject browser cookies, this could affect the availability or functionality of the LifeFilez Services.
California Residents. Under California law, California Residents who have an established business relationship with LifeFilez may choose to opt out of LifeFilez’s disclosure of personal information about them to third parties for direct marketing purposes.
You can log in to our 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.
Social Media Features and Widgets
Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.
We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name.
Links to Third Party Websites
We may place links on the LifeFilez Services. When you click on a link to a third party website from our website, your activity and use on the linked website is governed by that website’s policies, not by those of LifeFilez. We encourage you to visit their websites and review their privacy and user policies.
Our Policy Toward Children
The LifeFilez Services is not directed to individuals under 13. While you may store documents related to your children, children are not permitted to use the service or provide personal information. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us at info@LifeFilez.com. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to delete such information.