Privacy Policy

As a member of the iShareFreely Community, you have the opportunity to share a wide range of information about yourself, as well as your opinions. Above all else, we believe it is our responsibility to protect your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains the information we collect, how we may use and package it, and how we protect it. Please note that this Privacy Policy is one aspect of our overall Terms of Use. Please read both to understand as much as possible about the iShareFreely Community. Your participation in the iShareFreely Community or use of our services explicitly indicates your agreement with these policies. Please note that these policies apply only to iShareFreely’s use of information supplied by you to iShareFreely through our Services. Information collected from you by others, such as third party web sites that you access through links on the Services, may also be governed by those third party privacy policies.


Information Collected by iShareFreely
Content You Contribute, including Comments, Postings, Opinions and other Publicly-available Information iShareFreely’s Service shares information you contribute with other users from all over the world, including information you voluntarily choose to include in publicly accessible areas on the Service, such as opinions, comments, your public profile page, other Postings, or responses to other user postings. This public information will be instantly and broadly available through a variety of channels provided by iShareFreely, including its Site, mobile Apps, and Apps offered through third party partners. All information you provide on the Service, unless otherwise indicated, will be seen by others. Personally Identifiable Information: iShareFreely will periodically ask you for “personally identifiable” information, such as your email address, age, and zip code when using the Service, when you register and when relevant to a poll or survey. If you access or interact with our Service with a mobile device, we will also have access to your telephone number and/or device ID. Linked Service Information: When you link an account you may have on a third party service (such as your third party social networking site) to your account on the Service, iShareFreely will store the access credentials you provide. iShareFreely will have access to, and may collect and store, any information you may have stored in connection with that account that you have configured that service to make available to third parties, including profile information and “friends” or “contacts” lists. Cookies: Our service sends one or more cookies – small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer to maintain the continuity of the service. Both session cookies (which disappear after you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which may be used by your browser on future visits to our site(s) because they remain after you close your browser) are used by iShareFreely. You have the ability to remove persistent cookies and/or block session cookies using settings available in your browser. If you delete, or choose not to accept, cookies from iShareFreely, you may not be able to utilize all of the features of the service. Other Browser-Related Information: When you use our Service, certain information is relayed by your web browser to our servers. This information may include Internet Protocol address (“IP Address”), or your device address or ID, web browser and/or device type, the web pages or sites that you visit just before or just after visiting our Service, the features and content you access on the Service, and the dates and times that you visit, access, or use the Service. Third Party Web Beacons: We may also include advertising and other third party content on the service that uses “clear gifs,” “web beacons,” or other similar techniques, which allow the third party content provider to read and write cookies to your browser, or implement similar tracking mechanisms, in connection with your viewing of that third party content displayed on the Service. This information is collected directly by the third party, and iShareFreely does not participate in that data transmission. Information collected by third parties in this manner is subject to the third party’s own data collection, use, and disclosure policies.


How iShareFreely Uses Information Collected
iShareFreely uses the information described above to provide the features and services found on our service. Your email address will only be used to contact you for administrative purposes, for customer service purposes, to address intellectual property infringement, rights of privacy, or defamation issues, or any issue regarding content that you have posted to the Service. When you register, you have the option to specify the nature and frequency of regular communication from iShareFreely to you. Further, iShareFreely uses cookies and other browser-related information to personalize the information you receive (including remembering your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the Service), provide targeted advertisements and other information from third parties, monitor and analyze the effectiveness of iShareFreely and third party marketing activities, monitor aggregate usage statistics, and track your participation, contributions, and other activities as needed to provide our services. As a research and polling service, iShareFreely uses the information that you provide and that we collect to help us understand patterns of usage of our services, as well as to aggregate this information to create content for the site as well as creating reports that aggregate data across users for reporting to third parties. But your identity and personal information will never be released as part of these reports; only aggregated information from groups of users will be accessible to any third party. We may also customize some of the information, including advertising and other content, you receive through our website, apps, and other communication based upon information you provide or how you use our services. For example, iShareFreely may use your email address or our app to send information related to the Service or invitations to participate in surveys and polls. You may opt-out of receiving any such communications by clicking on links provided in the messages or by updating your membership preferences on our website or app. Your Choices: As a polling and opinion site, we hope that you will share your opinions and responses with the iShareFreely Community, but you always have the option to withhold personally identifiable information from iShareFreely, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of our services. At any time, you have the option to update, correct, or delete your profile information and preferences by modifying them in your membership page. Please note that while your changes may be reflected promptly in active user databases, we may retain all information you submit for a variety of purposes, including backups and archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, and analytics. To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you account access or making corrections to your information. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE SECRECY OF YOUR UNIQUE PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION AT ALL TIMES. iShareFreely expressly disclaims liability for any damages resulting from unauthorized access to your account. Third Party Services: iShareFreely’s services contain links to websites and services provided by third parties. Any personally identifiable information you provide on third party sites or services is provided directly to that third party and is subject to that third party’s policies governing privacy and security. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of third party sites or services to which links are displayed on the Service. We encourage you to learn about third parties’ privacy and security policies before providing them with personally identifiable information.


When iShareFreely Discloses Information
iShareFreely aggressively protects your privacy. This section details the ways in which your information is shared and how we protect it in the process of conducting our business. For example, if you voluntarily share any personally identifiable information in public areas of the service or in a message to another user, that information will be available to other users who access that content. Once you make your personally identifiable information available in this way, it may be collected and used by the recipients without restriction.iShareFreely may share, use, or disclose your publicly available information, including your User Postings, answers to User Postings, comments on User Postings, and information on your public profile page. iShareFreely shares aggregated, non-personally-identifiable information with selected third parties, who have an interest in analysis our users’ opinions, usage patterns, and other information volunteered or automatically collected. iShareFreely may also engage third party service providers to provide website and application development, hosting, and maintenance as well as other services for us. To the extent it is necessary for these service providers to complete their contractual obligations to iShareFreely, these third parties may have access to or process your personally identifiable information. Generally, these disclosures are made under terms comparable to this policy, and the recipients are limited to using the information for the purpose specified in those contractual obligations. iShareFreely may also disclose your information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as U.S. Copyright law), in response to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement activity. iShareFreely also reserves the right to disclose your information that we believe is necessary or useful to take precautions against liability; to protect iShareFreely and others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity; to investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Service; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of iShareFreely, our users, or others.


How We Protect Children’s Privacy
iShareFreely is an online community, designed for participation for those over the age of 18. Although we may allow younger individuals between the ages of 13 and 17 to enroll and participate in our polls, we explicitly will not allow enrollment or participation of anyone under the age of 13. In the unlikely event that iShareFreely learns that personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13 has been collected without verifiable parental consent, then iShareFreely will delete this information in an appropriate fashion. If you are a parent or guardian and discover that your child under the age of 13 has an account on the Service or has otherwise participated in our surveys and polls, please let us know immediately at with appropriate details so that iShareFreely can delete personal information from any such child.


Our Commitment to Data Security
iShareFreely employs certain physical, managerial, and technical safeguards designed to help protect the integrity and security of our systems. To further improve our security, we may periodically perform security audits using independent service providers. Please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to iShareFreely or to any third party, and you do so at your own risk. If iShareFreely learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. iShareFreely may post a notice through the Service if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach you should notify us at International Visitors: Your information may be stored and processed in any country in which iShareFreely and its affiliates maintain facilities, and it may be available in any country in which users may access our service. iShareFreely reserves the right to transfer, store, and process your information outside of your country. By using the Service, you consent to any such transfer, storage, and processing of your information outside of your country. In the Event of Merger or Sale: In the event that all or a portion of iShareFreely or its assets is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from users in connection with such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.


Changes and Updates to this Privacy Policy
You are encouraged to review these Privacy Policies periodically in order to be aware of modifications. Our goal is to update these Privacy Policies periodically to maximize the value of the service to you and to others, and we will make such revisions at our sole discretion as provided for in our Terms of Use. When we make modifications that may materially alter your rights or obligations we will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the change. For example, we may send a message to your email address, if we have one on file, or generate a pop-up or similar notification when you access the Service for the first time after such material changes are made. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will automatically take effect 30 days after the changes are first published on the service. To further protect you, we will only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Policy in effect when we received that personal information. If you do not agree with any changes to the Privacy Policy, you may terminate your membership and stop using our services. Your continued participation in the iShareFreely community after a revised Privacy Policy has become effective expressly indicates that you have read, understood and agreed to the current version of the Privacy Policy.


iShareFreely Contact Information
Please contact iShareFreely with any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, your personal information, our third party disclosure practices, or your consent choices by email:

Updated by on Feb. 15, 2017