Privacy

Last Updated: March 15, 2020


The Update Whisperer service (hereinafter “Service”) provides this Privacy Policy to inform users of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information received from users of this website, located at https://update-whisperer.com (“Site”), as well as all related websites, applications, and other services provided by us (collectively, together with the Site, our “Service”).


By using our Service you are consenting to our Processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. “Processing” means using cookies on a computer or using or accessing such information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities may take place in the United States.

TL;DR

1. Information Collection and Use

Our primary goals in collecting information from you are to provide you with the products and services made available through the Service, to communicate with you, and to manage your registered user account, if you have one.

We may also use your information to operate, maintain, and enhance the Service and its features, and to provide customer support to users.

2. Information Collected Upon Registration

You provide us with information when you register for an account, use the Service, make a purchase on the Service, or send us customer service-related requests. If you desire to have access to certain restricted sections of the Site, you will be required to become a registered user, and to submit certain personally identifiable information to Update Whisperer. This happens in a number of instances, such as when you sign up for the Service, or if you desire to receive marketing materials and information. Information that we may collect in such instances may include your IP address, full user name, password, email address, city, time zone, credit card and other billing information, preferences, telephone number, and other information that you decide to provide us with. We may link such information with other information you provide about yourself.

3. Use of Google and/or GitHub User Data

If you choose to connect a Google profile or GitHub profile to your Update Whisperer account, we will access certain information obtained from Google regarding your account. In particular we may store your name and email address. This data will only be used by Update Whisperer to provide you with the service you expect and will not be shared with any third parties.

4. Use of Contact Information

In addition, we may use your contact information to market to you, and provide you with information about, our products and services, including but not limited to our Service. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such information or communications from us, please un-follow us, or follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications. You may also opt out from receiving commercial email from us by sending your request to us by email at support@update-whisperer.com.

5. Log Data

When you visit the Site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting, the web-pages you visit, the search terms you use, and any advertisements on which you click. For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet service provider the IP address will be different every time you log on. We use Log Data to monitor the use of the Site and of our Service, and for the Site’s technical administration. We do not associate your IP address with any other personally identifiable information to identify you personally.

6. Cookies and Automatically Collected Information

Like many websites, we also use “cookie” technology to collect additional website usage data and to improve the Site and our Service. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer's hard disk. We do not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information. Update Whisperer may use both session cookies and persistent cookies to better understand how you interact with the Site and our Service, to monitor aggregate usage by our users and web traffic routing on the Site, and to improve the Site and our services. A session cookie enables certain features of the Site and our service and is deleted from your computer when you disconnect from or leave the Site. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. Please note that if you delete, or choose not to accept, cookies from the Service, you may not be able to utilize the features of the Service to their fullest potential. Update Whisperer does not process or respond to web browsers’ “do not track” signals or other similar transmissions that indicate a request to disable online tracking of users who use our Service.

We may also automatically record certain information from your device by using various types of technology, including “clear gifs” or “web beacons.” This automatically collected information may include your IP address or other device address or ID, web browser and/or device type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after you use the Service, the pages or other content you view or otherwise interact with on the Service, and the dates and times that you visit, access, or use the Service. We also may use these technologies to collect information regarding your interaction with email messages, such as whether you opened, clicked on, or forwarded a message. This information is gathered from all users, and may be connected with other information about you.

Plausible

We use a Plausible to measure the effectiveness of our website.We don't share any private information from you with third parties.

7. Third Parties

Some of your personal data is shared with third party service providers:

Google

We use GSuite by Google. Emails send to us pass through Google. We also use Google Drive and store spreadsheets there that might contain your email address.

Stripe

Stripe handles our payment. Your credit card data, name, address and email address are securely stored and processed by Stripe. We don't have access to your credit card number or CVC.

Amazon Web Services

We use Amazon Web Services (AWS) for sending out email and SMS alerts. If provided through our app, we will send your phone number, email address or both to AWS when an alert triggers.

We also Amazon Web Services as a database storage provider. If provided, your email address and/or phone number will be stored in a database managed by Amazon Web Services. The database is encrypted.

Auth0

We use Auth0 as a identity provider. Auth0 stores any password you may provide when opting to use email login. We do not have access to this password.

8. Security

Update Whisperer is very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. information about you will not be accessed, viewed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our administrative, physical, and electronic safeguards. We will make any legally-required disclosures of any breach via email or conspicuous posting on this Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.