collects at www.ripl.com, any successor sites thereto, and any interactive features (such as applications and
devices, tablets, or otherwise.
if you don't want to share your personal information with Ripl when you visit the Ripl Service. Your use of
We reserve the right, at our complete discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy
Policy from time to time. We will not, however, retroactively change how we share your personal information
Personal Information We Collect and Use
We ask you for the personal information we need to provide the service you've requested or agreed to receive,
enable you to participate in Ripl Service features, tailor the content you see when you visit the Ripl Service,
process your registration, respond to your questions or other requests, improve and manage the Ripl Service, contact
you with regard to your use of the Ripl Service and for purposes disclosed at the time you provide your personal
Cookies. Cookies are used on the Ripl Service. A "cookie" is a small file
that we save on your computer's hard drive that contains non-personal information. Our cookies help to give you faster access to pages you have
already visited, allow you to personalize your pages, and help you to participate in activities or events on the Ripl
Service. They also assist us in customizing our offerings to you. Cookies do not contain any personal
about you for sharing with third parties.
Web Beacons. Web beacons are small graphic images or other programming code
(also known as "1×1 GIFS" or "clear GIFs"). We may include web beacons in the Ripl Service pages and email messages. Web beacons may be used for a
number of purposes, including to count visitors to the Ripl Service, to monitor how users navigate the Ripl
Service, and to count how many emails that were sent were actually opened.
Information You Share With Us
When you interact with the Ripl Service, if applicable, you may set up your personal profile, form friendships,
send messages, perform searches and queries, add content, and transmit information through various channels. We
may retain this information so that, for instance, you can return to view prior information you have sent or easily
see what your friends are posting. Any information you share in public areas, such as message boards, status updates, or feedback sections become
disclose and do not share in public areas any personal information that you expect to keep private.
If we adopt (and you choose to use) an invitation service to tell a friend about the Ripl Service or features
thereon, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as your friend's email address. We
will automatically send your friend a one-time email or message inviting him or her to visit the Ripl Service. Ripl
stores this information only as long as needed to send this one-time invitation and to track the success of our
referral program. Your friend may contact us at support at ripl.com to request that we remove this information from
Sharing of Information
We may share non-personally identifiable information, such as aggregated user statistics, with third parties.
We do not share your personal information with third parties for third-party marketing purposes. We may share the
information we have collected about you, including personal information, as disclosed at the time you provide
your information and in the following circumstances:
Third Parties Providing Services on Our Behalf. We may use third parties to perform certain services on
behalf of the Ripl Service, such as hosting the Ripl Service, designing and/or operating the Ripl Service features, and
enabling Ripl to send you email newsletters or performing other administrative services. We may provide these
companies with access to user information, including personal information, to carry out the services they are
performing for you or for us. While we may use: (a) third-party analytics service providers to evaluate and
provide information about the use of the Ripl Service and viewing of our content and (b) ad-serving platforms, we do
not share personal information with either of these types of entities. However, analytic service providers and
ad-serving platforms may set and access their own cookies and web beacons on your device and they may otherwise
collect or have access to limited information about you, including usage information.
Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions. We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (each, a
"Promotion") through the Ripl Service that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you agree to the
terms, conditions and/or official rules that govern that Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, personal
information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such
Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or
permitted by the Promotion's official rules, such as on a winners' list.
Administrative and Legal Reasons. We may also disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in
the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process
served on us; and (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the Ripl Service, its users, or the public.
Business Transfer. We reserve the right to disclose and transfer all information related to the Ripl Service,
including, without limitation, your personal information, demographic information and usage information: (i) to
a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Ripl Service or applicable database; or (ii) in connection with a
corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our stock and/or assets or
other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process.
Personal information collected via the Ripl Service is stored in secure operating environments that are not
available to the public. In some instances, personal information is encrypted during storage and transmission.
Only those Ripl employees and agents who need access to your Personal Information to do their jobs are allowed
access, each having signed confidentiality agreements.
While we make reasonable efforts to safeguard your Personal Information once we receive it, no transmission of
data over the Internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot ensure
or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or information we transmit to you from the Ripl
Service, and you assume all related risks.
The Ripl Service is intended solely for US visitors. You agree that any personal information you provide to
us will be processed and stored on servers in the US, the laws of which may be deemed by other countries to have
inadequate data protection. Accordingly, if you are located outside the US, you consent and continue to consent to the
processing and storage of such data in the US and you warrant that such processing and storage will not violate
any country's data-security and data-transfer laws including the European Union Safe Harbor Director and local
Opting Out. If you no longer wish to receive offers or information from the Ripl Service, send us an email at
support at ripl.com. Please note, however, that if your email address is inserted as a third-party email address by
another Ripl Service visitor using the tell-a-friend service described above, you may receive emails at the
request and direction of the visitor via the automated process, even though you may have previously indicated that you
do not want to receive offers or information from us.
Accessing your Personal Information. If you would like to obtain a copy of the personal information gathered
by the Ripl Service, or if you would like to correct or delete such information from the Ripl Service's marketing
database, send us an email at support at ripl.com.
Improper Collection and Misuse of Personal Information. Please report any improper collection or misuse of
personal information provided on the Ripl Service to support at ripl.com.