Floppsy Communities & Privacy
Floppsy Communities (“Communities”) is designed to protect your information and enable you to choose what you share.
- When you sign in to Communities with your Floppsy ID, certain data, such as your name, email address, usage information, your internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data will be sent to Floppsy.
- You have the option to provide additional personal information in your Communities Profile.
- You also have the option to create your own content on the site including user-submitted threads, replies and comments, and user tips.
Communities and all Floppsy services are designed from the ground up to protect your privacy. We work hard to collect only the data we need to make your experience better. When we collect data, we believe it’s important for you to know what we’re collecting and why we need it, so you can make informed choices.
Communities is intended to help you share interests of yours and host discussion on problem more effectively. Floppsy uses your personal information to provide the services and features in Communities. To submit information to Communities, each user must have a unique user name and password combination, known as an Floppsy ID. When you sign in to Communities with your Floppsy ID, Floppsy will receive your user name and email address, usage information, and other information, such as your internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
You also have the option to provide additional personal information in your Communities Profile, such as your occupation and location. Although you are not required to enter this information, providing it helps Floppsy better serve you based on your region and service support availability.
When you use Communities, you also have the choice to receive certain communications from Floppsy in connection with Communities. Floppsy may respond to your post directly in Communities and, if the preferences you set permit it, Floppsy may attempt to contact you outside Communities via telephone, email, text message, or another method of communication. For example, you may receive reminder emails for posts if you have not visited Communities for a certain period of time, a reminder to respond to answers that have helped you or solved your questions, or a survey on improving the services offered at Communities. You can manage your communications preferences by going to Account Settings > Email Preferences.
Sharing with Third Parties
Communities features a Ratings & Reputations system to reward and motivate users who participate, and recognizes the quality of their posted content. You earn these rewards and recognition in the form of points, levels, awards, and specialties for sustained and positive contributions to Communities. We may share this data in an anonymized format with service providers to evaluate your actions and award points, levels, and achievements. These service providers cannot correlate this information back to a specific Communities user or their data.
We retain personal information associated with your Communities account as long as you have an active account. Your account and all Profile data are removed upon your request sent to: [email protected]. If you have questions or concerns about how your personal information is used as it relates to Communities, or you would like to reach our Data Protection Officer, you can contact us. After you have deleted your account, any content you have submitted to Communities including posts, comments, and user tips is retained and anonymized.