LocalBuzz Privacy Policy

December 1, 2020

We at LocalBuzz, Inc. (“LocalBuzz”) know you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously.By using or accessing our website www.localbuzz.co and mobile application, LocalBuzz, (collectively, the “Services”) in any manner, you acknowledge that you understand the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy, including that we will collect, use, and share your information in the following ways.

Remember that your use of LocalBuzz’s Services is at all times subject to the Terms of Service, which incorporates this Privacy Policy. Any terms we use in this Policy without defining them have the definitions given to them in the Terms of Service.

Privacy Policy TL:DR
  1. We limit personal information collection to what is necessary.
  2. We use collected information to send you updates, personalize our content or advertising, connect with you on social media, and for product improvements.
  3. We share your information with service providers to facilitate our Services, with your consent, or as required by law or in a company transaction.
  4. You can easily opt-out of our use of social or interest-based advertising by clicking here
  5. Contact us at privacy@LocalBuzz.co to access, modify, opt-out or delete your personal information.
LocalBuzz Privacy Policy
  1. Information we collect
  2. How we use and share collected information
  3. Your choices with our personal information uses
  4. Security
  5. Changes to this policy
  6. Contact
1. Information we collect

LocalBuzz does not intend to collect personal information from children under the age of 16.If you are under 16, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under 16, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 16 may have provided us with personal information, please contact us via email atprivacy@LocalBuzz.co.

We collect personal information when you give it to us.We offer multiple ways in which you may register or send us your information. The information we may collect from you during registration or to contact us is:

  • User Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number

On occasion, we may also ask you to provide us with information about another person and their contact information, such as with a referral or invitation to use our Services. In such an instance, we will treat the other person's information the same as yours and in accordance with this policy.

We collect information about you when you interact with our mobile application, website, emails, or on social media.Like most online services, we use tools to measure app and website activity, which may include the use of pixel tags and cookies. In addition, we may track users on social media and collect your social media handle. Finally, we send email updates and offers, and may collect information about your interaction with our emails. Specifically, we collect the following pieces of information through these interactions:

  • IP addresses
  • Geo-location from visits to our app or website
  • App or website visit analytics such as pages viewed, time spent on site, and referral URLs
  • Cookie IDs
  • Mobile Advertising IDs
  • Social media handles of our followers, likes or social group participants
  • Email opens and click-throughs that will be associated with an email address
2. How we use and share collected information

We use personal information in order to:

  • Register you for our mobile application or website content and services.
  • Communicate with you through SMS, push notifications, or email, including content updates, promotions and engagement opportunities.
  • Facilitate invitations for others to view content or register with the Services.
  • Personalize our mobile application, website and services.
  • Incorporate your feedback, testimonials or reviews into our content, products or services. If we are interested in posting any content associated with your personal information through our Services or on social media, we will request your permission in advance.

We use numerous service providers to assist with our Services. In each of these instances, we require that these service providers do not use your personal information for any other purpose. These service providers include:

  • Email communications
  • Mobile application and website hosting
  • Mobile application and website analytics
  • Social media advertising and communications
  • Online advertising
  • Survey tools

We will not sell, rent or share your personal information with third parties for their own uses without your express consent. However, there are occasions we may share personal information for a designated business purpose, including:

  • If we work with a content, music or other marketing partner to jointly promote an event or service. In such an event, we will treat the sharing of information the same as with our service providers.
  • Through the use of proprietary links, pixel tags, cookies or other technologies served by interest-based advertising services that may use collected information from our Services to improve their products and services. Please see your choices below to opt-out of these potential uses.
  • With any other divisions, subsidiaries or corporate affiliates of LocalBuzz
  • If we are compelled by law to do so, such as through a subpoena or court order.
  • If it is required as part of a business transaction where LocalBuzz or any subsidiary is acquired.

We may share aggregated information that does not identify any personal information, such as the number of content engagements, social followers, website visitors, or inquiries with potential partners or sponsors.

Finally, we provide external links to social media, content services and other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices when you click-through and visit any of these websites.

3. Your choices with our personal information uses

You may contact us at any time and request the following choices with our use of your personal information:

  • Access. We can provide you with the personal information that we maintain about you.
  • Modification. We will correct any mistakes with your personal information.
  • Opt-Out. You may request that we cease using your information for marketing or other purposes that are not required to provide a service you’ve requested.
  • You may also choose to opt-out through the following mechanisms:
    • If you have received a commercial email from us, you will have the option to opt-out or unsubscribe provided in the email itself.
    • Social and interest-based advertising partners, notably Facebook, Instagram and Google. You may also choose to opt-out of these and other potential partners through this industry website.
  • Deletion.You can request that we delete any information about you, unless we are required by contract or law to retain it.

Your browser may offer you a “Do Not Track” option, which allows you to signal to operators of websites and web applications and services (including behavioral advertising services) that you do not wish such operators to track certain of your online activities over time and across different websites. Our Services do not support Do Not Track requests at this time.

LocalBuzz is exclusively designed for visitors located in the United States, and will process personal information in the U.S. If you are visiting our mobile application or website from outside the U.S., then by providing us with your personal information you are consenting to the transfer of that information to the U.S.

4. Security

We conduct due diligence on all our personal information service providers, and require them to have adequate security protections in place. If LocalBuzz processes your personal information on our own systems or servers, we will also put in place mechanisms to prevent unauthorized access or disclosures. We endeavor to protect the privacy of your account and other personal information we hold in our records, but unfortunately, we cannot guarantee complete security.

We will retain your personal information as long as we consider it relevant in order to maintain a relationship with you, or as required by law. As noted above, you can request we delete your information at any time.

5. Changes to this policy

If we change this policy, we will post an update on our home page. If the change involves something substantially different from our current policy, we will post the update in advance of the change taking place and send an email to everyone subscribed to our email updates.

6. Contact

You may reach us at privacy@LocalBuzz.co or

2550E Rose Garden LN #71733
Phoenix, AZ 85050

California Consumer Disclosure
Definitions The terms “Business Purpose(s)”, “Personal Information”, “Sell” (or “Sale”), “Service Provider(s)” and “Third Parties” have the meanings given in the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). These term references and disclosures are limited to this section of the Privacy Policy and designated exclusively for California Consumers.
Categories of Personal Information Purposes for collection and use of Personal Information Names, phone numbers, email addresses, mobile device identifiers, mobile ad IDs (IDFAs for iOS and Android Ad IDs), cookie IDs, timestamps, user agent strings, IP addresses. We use personal information to facilitate our mobile application, customer account services, website and for marketing or communications.
Categories of sources from which Personal Information is collectedMobile application, website, and customer support services.
Categories of Personal Information we sellWe do not sell personal information.
Purposes for selling personal informationWe do not sell personal information.
Categories of Third Parties to whom Personal Information is soldWe do not sell personal information.
Categories of third parties to whom information was shared for a business purposeMobile application management services, messaging services, technology platforms, website and mobile application analytics.
California Consumer Rights & Options
Access or Delete Your Personal Information

You have the ability to access or delete your personal data by email us at privacy@LocalBuzz.co

Please note we may not accept a request to access or delete your personal information where we cannot verify your personal information, where we require it to comply with a legal obligation or in relation to a legal claim.