Privacy Policy

In Verticly Lite we are committed to giving you transparency of our privacy practices and control over your data in connection with Verticly Services (as defined in Verticly's Terms of Use). This Privacy Policy covers Verticly treatment of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information" ) and other data that Verticly gathers when you are accessing Verticly's Services. The Services are not available to individuals who are younger than 18 years old.

Personal Information Collection

Personal Information You Provide to Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our Services or provide to us in any other way. The types of Personal Information collected may include your username, email address,  location, and phone (used when sending information through the use of SMS) use information regarding your use of our Services, and browser information. We automatically receive your location when you use the Services. We use various technologies to determine location, such as location services of the applicable operating system or browser. The Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as allowing you to set up a user account and profile that can be used to identify your business profile improving the content of the Services,, customizing the advertising and content that your customers will see (including Verticly or third-party advertising or content), and communicating with you about specials and new features. Your Services account will be associated with your email and this account will be used for all our Services that you use. We may also draw upon your Personal Information in order to adapt the Services of our community to your needs, to research the effectiveness of our network and Services, and to develop new tools for the community.

Information Collected Automatically: When you use the Services, Verticly automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser or mobile platform, including your location, IP address, browser type, operating information, cookie information, and the page you requested. Unless otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Verticly only uses this data in aggregate form. We may provide aggregate information to our partners about how our users, collectively, use our Services, so that our partners may also understand how often people use their services and our Services.

Information Sharing

Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information to anyone, though, as described more fully in this section below (under "Publicly Available Information and Apps"), Verticly may share your Personal Information only as described in this Privacy Policy and related documents.

Consequences of disclosing information: People who can see your content, can see all its details including your images, the ads content and which Verticly Services you use. Individuals reading this information may use it or disclose it to other individuals or entities without our control and without your knowledge. We therefore urge you to think carefully about including any specific information you may deem private, or other content (location or otherwise) that you create in the Services.

Locations, Events, Businesses: One of the possible future purposes of the Services is to help users learn about destinations, events, and brands   that are relevant to them, and for these entities to provide information about themselves, their locations and events to users.

Publicly Available Information and Apps: When you use the Services, certain information is public, such as your public user profile information, campaigns content, images, location data  and may be searchable by search engines and be shared with or disclosed to third parties, to a wide range of users and services.

Certain Personal Information may be made available to third party developers if you use third party apps, for example by sharing your campaigns to Facebook or other social media. You should review the policies of third party apps and websites to ensure that you are comfortable with the ways in which they use and disclose the information you share with them. We do not guarantee that they will follow our rules or our Privacy Policy. Note that your customers will also be able to see which third party apps that you use.

Determining and Sharing Location

Determining your location - We use Google maps to determine your location based on your store's physical address. We use your address location so your customers know where your store is located.

Services Features

The Services include several features that may allow you to share your information with others. Please remember that if you choose to provide personal information using certain features of the Services, that information may be available to the wider Services community, or may be published on our Sites, which is subject to indexing by third party search engines.

Email Communications

By providing your email address to us, you expressly consent to receive emails from us only for platfrom technical issues and changes to our policy, terms and conditions and in our service, where permitted by law. You also have the ability to opt-in or not to commercial email communication. You also have the option to delete your account if you wish to do so. Please note that if you do not want to receive legal notices from us, such as notices regarding this Privacy Policy, those legal notices will still govern your use of the Services, and you are responsible for reviewing such legal notices for changes.

We use Sendgrid to send out email ! If you’ve signed up for email communication your name and email address also wangs its way over to SendGrid, which is the system we use to manage our newsletters and emails. They are (allegedly) GDPR compliant. You can unsubscribe from emails at any time by hitting the unsubscribe button or change the opt-in setting in your profile. If you sign up to our newsletter, we will send you a newsletter – generally around two a month, but occasionally more if there is more interesting stuff to tell you. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe button in every email. Your name and email address are stored securely in Sendgrid.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

We and our agents use technologies like cookies, pixels, and local storage (like on your browser or device, which is similar to a cookie but holds more information) on our website, in our emails, and identifiers supplied by app platform companies within our apps to provide you with a range of products and services. You can control cookies through your browser settings and other tools.

We and our agents use these technologies to do things like, make Verticly's Lite Services easier or faster to use, enable features and store information about you (including on your device or in your browser cache) and your use of the Services; monitor and understand the use of our products and services; and to protect you.

Verticly Lite uses cookies and similar technologies for a number of purposes, including:

  • Authentication – Verticly Lite uses cookies, local storage and similar technologies to recognize you if you are logged in to our Services, so that we can show you the right information, understand how you use the Services and personalize your experience.
  • Security – Verticly Lite uses cookies, local storage and similar technologies to support or enable security features we have deployed, and to help us detect malicious activity and violations of our Terms of Service.
  • Preferences, features and services – Verticly Lite uses cookies, local storage and similar technologies to know which language you prefer, what your communications preferences are, and in order to help you fill out forms on the Services. If you need to block cookies on your browser then our web site will not function correctly.

Performance, Analytics and Research – We sometimes use other service providers to help us provide certain products and services and to provide us information about use of the Services to improve the Services and make it appealing to as many users as possible. For example, Verticly Lite uses third party analytics providers, like Google Analytics, to better understand who is using the service and how people are using it. As part of providing these services, these service providers may collect and store anonymous information such as time of visit, pages visited, time spent on each page of the website, IP address, and type of operating system used. Please read their privacy policies to ensure that you are comfortable with the manner in which they use cookies.

By continuing to use our Services through your computer or mobile device, you consent to our use of cookies, pixels and local storage in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Verticly Lite and its service providers and does not cover the use of cookies by any Third party.

Personal Information Security

Your Verticly Lite Personal Information account is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately, and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account. Verticly Lite endeavors to safeguard user information to ensure that user account information is kept private. However, Verticly Lite cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user information at any time. The Services may contain links to other sites. Verticly Lite is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site, you should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on the Services.

Access of Personal Information

Verticly Lite allows you to access the following information about you for the purpose of viewing, and in certain situations, updating that information and ensuring that it is accurate and complete. You can access this information on the Services by visiting the profile page . This list will change as our Service changes.

  • Password
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Other User profile information

If you have questions about the Personal Information we have collected from you, you can email info@verticly.com.

Social Media

We use social media a lot, partly to promote your campaigns. If you talk to us in our Facebook group and we become familiar with you, we might find you on Twitter and say hello. You can ask us to be less friendly if you wish and we will of course respect your boundaries.  

Removal of Account

Should you ever decide to delete your Services account, you may do so by clicking on the "delete account" link on your profile  page. If you terminate your account, your profile, including your campaigns ads history and your User Submissions (as defined in Verticly Lite Terms of Service), will be removed from the site and deleted from Verticly Lite servers. Because of the way we maintain Verticly Lite, such deletion may not be immediate, and residual copies of your profile information or posts may remain on backup media for up to ninety (90) days.

Even after you remove information from your account or profile, copies of that information may remain viewable elsewhere, like Facebook servers, to the extent it has been shared with others, it was otherwise distributed pursuant to your privacy settings, or it was copied or stored by other users. Removed and deleted information may remain on backup media for up to ninety (90) days prior to being deleted from our servers.

Verticly Lite may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. Users are bound by any changes to the Privacy Policy when they use the Services after such changes have been first posted.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding privacy using the Service, please send a detailed message to: info@verticly.com. We will make every effort to resolve your concerns.