Last updated: 23 August 2020
Mapcident Services Inc ("Mapcident.com" or " "Mapcident" or “we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of its users (“user” or “you”) and aims to retain only the minimal required information from users in order to conduct its business and provide a high quality of products and services.
Mapcident aims to preserve the privacy of all users and so requests only a minimum of information when setting up an account. However, to ensure we can provide our services, contact users and administer the service, certain information is required and processed.
We may collect e-mail addresses, date of birth, first and last name, and information regarding your use of our services. Limited information on the system you use to access Mapcident.com is also collected. When publishing content on Mapcident.com, the data you provide is stored and processed for delivery to and search by other users, any descriptions, titles and other metadata provided is also stored. Original content, as uploaded by users, is stored on an ongoing basis in order to fulfil sales by publishers through the platform.
Data may be collected through user input during account setup and publishing, communication via e-mail or other means and programmatically by analytics tools when accessing the site or any of it's services.
Mapcident collects data about users and their activity on the site in order to improve the service offering, understand user trends and ensure user satisfaction. The data collected when a user publishes content through the service is used to achieve the intent of the user, i.e. to effect publishing of the material, time and date, location etc and make it searchable to other users and is inherently considered public information. This information may also be used to advertise the Mapcident platform through publishing the material and associated data on third-party sites.
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
With your consent, or with an opportunity for you to withdraw consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
When you publish content to the Site, your publishing's may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site and in perpetuity.
We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Site. These companies may use information about your visits to the Site and other websites that are contained in web cookies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.