Privacy | Popular Pays

Last modified: December 14, 2018

Privacy Policy

Popular Pays, Inc. (“Company” or We”) respect your privacy and we are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

This privacy policy (the “Policy”) describes the types of information, including Personal Data that we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit our websites www.popularpays.com, app.popularpays.com, and/or creators.popularypays.com (Collectively, our “Site”), and/or our mobile application (our “App”), establish an Account, and/or access our Platform or Services, and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information. As used in this Privacy Policy, “Personal Data” means any information that can be used to individually identify a person, and may include, but is not limited to, name, email address, postal or other physical address, , title, and other personally identifiable information as fully defined below.

If you reside in the European Union (“EU”), United Kingdom, Lichtenstein, Norway, Iceland or Switzerland, you may have additional rights with respect to your Personal Data, as further outlined below. These rights may include rights under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), if you are a resident of the EU, United Kingdom, Lichtenstein, Norway or Iceland.

The capitalized terms have the same meaning as ascribed in the Creator Terms and Conditions of Service, unless otherwise noted here.

This policy applies to information we collect:

It does not apply to information collected by:

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Site and/or our App, Platform, or Services. By accessing or using our Site and/or our App, Platform, or Services you agree to this Policy.

You should check this Policy frequently for any changes. We reserve the right to modify or amend the terms of our Policy from time to time and you will be notified of such changes by notifications on our Site, and/or App, or by sending you emails informing you of such changes, or by any other reasonable means. Your continued use of our Site and/or our App, Platform, or Services following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. If we intend to apply the modifications or amendments to this Policy pertaining to Personal Data already in our possession, we will provide you with notice of the modifications or amendments 15 days prior to such modifications or amendments taking effect.

BY ACCESSING OUR SITE, APP, AND/OR PLATFORM, AND/OR BY USING OUR SERVCES OR PARTICIPATING IN A GIG, YOU ARE AGREEING TO AND ACCEPTING THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OUR SITE, APP, OUR PLATFORM, AND/OR SERVICES.

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Site and/or our App, Platform, or Services is not intended for persons under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any information to our Site, App, Platform, or Services. Specifically, we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on our Site and/ or App or on or through any of its features/register on the Site, download our App, access our Platform, establish an Account, use our Services, and/or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Data from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [email protected]

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Site and/ or App, including the following information:

  1. Account Information. This information is collected when you establish your Account and/or apply to participate in a Gig. Popular Pays collects information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, your Social Media Provider identifiers, including Instagram handle, from which we will also get your basic information from your profile like your name, gender, profile photo, followers, geolocations, information pertaining to a Gig, for example, such as your clothing size when you voluntarily apply for an apparel campaign etc., and any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“Personal Data“). You may choose not to provide any or all of the Personal Data, however, that may impact your enjoyment of our Platforms and Services.
  2. Activities on your Account. When you create an account on our Site and/or App, we will collect details of transactions you carry out through our Site and/or App and of the fulfillment of your Gigs.
  3. Payment Method. At the appropriate time, we will require you to furnish us information for facilitating Payment. Such information will include your account information including routing number, bank information, PayPal information for facilitating Payment, and/or other necessary information. Our payment processing partners facilitate the payment and they may require some tax related information to facilitate such payment. We do not keep your tax information.
  4. Communications. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you, such as your name, email address, phone numbers, the contents of the message. This also includes information collected from you when you participate in a Gig.
  5. Information that we collect when you use our Site and/or App
    1. Location Information. We collect this information automatically as you navigate through our Site and/or App, through your Internet provider or wireless service provider, whichever applicable.
    2. Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies. As you navigate through and interact with our Site and/or App, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including:
      1. Details of your visits to our Site and/or App, including traffic data, location data, logs and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Site and/or App.
      2. Information about your computer, mobile device, including the current version of the operating system on your phone, and/or internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type.

We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (behavioral tracking).

The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include Personal Data, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal data we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Site and/or App and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

We do not collect Personal Data automatically, but we may tie this information to Personal Data about you that we collect from other sources or you provide to us.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Data:

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose Personal Data that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

We may also disclose your Personal Data:

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Data you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI“) on the NAI’s website.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your Personal Data by logging into the Site and/or App and visiting your Account page.

You may also send us an e-mail at [email protected] to request access to, correct or delete any Personal Data that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your Personal Data except by also deleting your Account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

If you delete your Account from our Site, App, or Platform, copies of your Content may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other Site or App users. Proper access and use of information provided on the Site or App, including Content, is governed by our Creator Terms and Conditions of Service.

European Union Data Subject Rights

You have certain rights with respect to your Personal Data as set forth below. Please note that in some circumstances, we may not be able to fully comply with your requests, or we may ask you to provide us with additional information in connection with your request, which may be Personal Data, for example, if we need to verify your identity or the nature of your request. In such situations, however, we will still respond to let you know of our decision.

To make any of the following requests, contact us using the contact details referred to in the “Contact Information” section of this policy.

GDPR for European Union Individuals

We intend to fully comply with the letter and spirit of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). We will not transport your Personal Data for processing outside of Europe without your permission. You can ask us to stop transporting your Personal Data for processing outside of Europe at any time and we will do so. But, if you do so, you will not be able to use our Services. You can ask us at any time for your Personal Data that we maintain on you and we will give you such information. You can ask us to delete the Personal Data that we maintain on you and we will do so. But, if you do so, you will not be able to use our Services.

If you have any concerns or questions, please email them to [email protected]

Pursuant to the aforementioned GDPR “right to file a complaint,” EU individuals should visit http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm to locate your data protection authority and file a complaint.

Data Retention

How long we retain your Personal Data depends on the type of data and the purpose for which we process the data.

Your California Privacy Rights

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside third parties your Personal Data. California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Site and/or App that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Data to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or write us at 130 S Jefferson St, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60661.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Data from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Site and/or App, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Data transmitted to our Site and/or App. Any transmission of Personal Data is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site and/or App.

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield And Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield For Data Transfers To The U.S.

We have self-certified to the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks set forth by the U.S Department of Commerce with respect to collection, use and retention of data that we receive from you. For more information, see our Privacy Shield Notice. We may process some personal data from individuals or companies via other compliance mechanisms, including data processing agreements based on the EU Standard Contractual Clauses. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, refer to https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ Personal Data, we will notify you by e-mail to the e-mail address specified in your account and/or through a notice on the Site home page and comparable place on the App. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable e-mail address for you, and for periodically visiting our Site and/or App and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

[email protected] or 130 S Jefferson St, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60661

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU USE OUR SITE, APP, PLATFORM AND/OR OUR SERVICES OR PARTICIPATE IN A GIG, YOU HAVE AGREED TO AND ACCEPTED THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS POLICY AND THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH IN OUR Creator TERMS AND CONDITION OF SERVICE AND VISITOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY OR THE CREATOR TERMS AND CONDITION OF SERVICE, OR VISITOR TERMS AND CONDITIONS, PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR PLATFORM OR OUR SERVICES, OR ESTABLISH AN ACCOUNT, OR PARTICIPATE IN A GIG.