Effective Date: November 7th, 2019
We at Tell Friends, Inc. (“Tell”) know you care about how your personal information is used and
shared, and we take your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our
we will collect, use and share your information in the following ways.
using our Services, but not to the practices of companies we don’t own or control, or people that we
don’t manage. “Personal Data” means any information that identifies or relates to a particular
individual and also includes information referred to as “personally identifiable information” or
“personal information” under applicable data privacy laws, rules, or regulations. We gather various
types of Personal Data from our users, as explained in more detail below, and we use this Personal
Data internally in connection with our Services, including to personalize, provide and improve our
services, to allow you to set up a user account and profile, to contact you and allow other users to
contact you, to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, and to analyze how you use
the Services. In certain cases, we may also share some Personal Data with third parties, but only as
time to time as well, but we will alert you to changes by placing a notice on the www.tellondemand.com website, by sending you
an email, and/or by some other means. Please note that if you’ve opted not to receive legal notice
emails from us (or you haven’t provided us with your email address), those legal notices will still
govern your use of the Services, and you are still responsible for reading and understanding them.
effect at the time such information is collected.
What Information does Tell Collect?
Categories of Personal Data We Collect
The following table details the categories of Personal Data that we collect and have collected over
Personal Data listed in this chart (for example, “Category A. Personal identifiers”).
|Category of Personal Data||Personal Data Collected||What is the source of this Personal Data?|
|A.||Personal identifiers||-Real Name
-Internet Protocol Address
-Date of Birth
-Electronic Payment Information
|B.||Customer records identified by state law||-Name
-Electronic Payment Information
|C.||Internet or other similar network activity information||-IP address
-Publicly posted content
|You and Third Parties|
|D.||Age or date of birth||-Age
-Date of Birth
The following sections provide additional information about how we collect your Personal Data.
Information Collected Automatically
We use the following types of Cookies:
- Essential Cookies: required for providing you with features or services that you have requested. For example, certain Cookies enable you to log into secure areas of our Services. Disabling these Cookies may make certain features and services unavailable.
- Functional Cookies: used to record your choices and settings regarding our Services, maintain your preferences over time and recognize you when you return to our Services. These Cookies help us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
- Social Media Pixels We also use pixels and cookies set by social media companies, including Facebook and Instagram, to track user events.
You can decide whether or not to accept Cookies through your internet browser’s settings. Most
browsers have an option for turning off the Cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from
accepting new Cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allow
you to decide on acceptance of each new Cookie in a variety of ways. You can also delete all Cookies
that are already on your computer. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some
preferences every time you visit a site and some of the Services and functionalities may not work.
To explore what Cookie setting are available to you, look in the “preferences” or “options” section of your browser’s menu. To find out more information about Cookies, including information about how to manage and delete Cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
How Do We Use Your Personal Data?
We process Personal Data to operate, improve, understand and personalize our Services. We use
Personal Data for the following purposes:
- To meet or fulfill the reason you provided the information to us.
- To communicate with you about the Services, including Service announcements, updates or offers.
- To provide support and assistance for the Services.
- To create and manage your Account or other user profiles.
- To personalize website content and communications based on your preferences
- To process orders or other transactions.
- To respond to user inquiries and fulfill user requests.
- To improve and develop the Services, including testing, research, analysis and product development.
- To protect against or deter fraudulent, illegal or harmful actions and maintain the safety, security and integrity of our Services.
- To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations.
- For any other business purpose stated when collecting your Personal Data or as otherwise set forth in applicable data privacy laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”).
We will not collect additional categories of Personal Data or use the Personal Data we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.
As noted in the list above, we may communicate with you if you’ve provided us the means to do so. For example, if you’ve given us your email address, we may send you promotional email offers or email you about your use of the Services. Also, we may receive a confirmation when you open an email from us, which helps us improve our Services. If you do not want to receive communications from us, please indicate your preference by emailing us at email@example.com.
Will Tell Share Any of the Personal Information it Receives?
We may share your Personal Data with third parties as described in this section:
Disclosures of Personal Data for a Business Purpose
We disclose your Personal Data to service providers and other parties for the following business
- Auditing related to a current interaction and concurrent transactions, including, but not limited to, auditing compliance with this specification and other standards.
- Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity.
- Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
- Short-term, transient use of Personal Data that is not used by another party to build a consumer profile or otherwise alter your consumer experience outside the current interaction.
- Performing services on our behalf, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, processing or fulfilling transactions, verifying customer information, processing payments, providing financing, providing advertising or marketing services, providing analytic services, or providing similar services on behalf of the business or service provider.
- Undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration.
- Undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of a service or device that we own, manufacture, was manufactured for us, or control.
We disclose your Personal Data to the following categories of service providers and other
Service providers, including:
- Payment processors.
- Hosting and other technology and communications providers.
- Analytics providers.
Parties who acquire your Personal Data through an acquisition or other change of control.
- Personal Data may be transferred to a third party if we undergo a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or other transaction in which that third party assumes control of our business (in whole or in part).
Other parties at your direction.
Over the past twelve months, we have disclosed the following categories of your Personal Data to service providers or other parties for the business purposes listed above:
- A. Personal identifiers.
- B. Customer records identified by state law.
- C. Internet or other similar network activity information.
- D. Age or date of birth.
Sales of Personal Data
We have not sold your Personal Data over the last 12 months.
Is Personal Data about me secure?
Your account is protected by a password for your privacy and security. [If you access your account via a third party site or service, you may have additional or different sign-on protections via that third party site or service.] You must prevent unauthorized access to your account and Personal Data by selecting and protecting your password [and/or other sign-on mechanism] appropriately and limiting access to your computer or device and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.
We seek to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use and disclosure using
appropriate physical, technical, organizational and administrative security measures based on
the type of Personal Data and how we are processing that data. For example, the Services use
industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of Personal
Data you provide to us. You should also help protect your data by appropriately selecting and
protecting your password and/or other sign-on mechanism; limiting access to your computer or
device and browser; and signing off after you have finished accessing your account. We retain
Personal Data about you for as long as you have an open account with us or as otherwise
necessary to provide you with our Services. In some cases we retain Personal Data for longer, if
doing so is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or collect fees
owed, or is otherwise permitted or required by applicable law, rule or regulation.
We may further retain information in an anonymous or aggregated form where that information would not identify you personally.
What choices do I have?
You can always opt not to disclose information to us, but keep in mind some information may be
needed to register with us or to take advantage of some of our features.
You may be able to add, update or delete information as explained above. When you update information, however, we may maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. You may request deletion of your account by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Some information may remain in our records after your deletion of such information from your account. We may use any aggregated data derived from or incorporating your Personal Data after you update or delete it, but not in a manner that would identify you personally.
California Resident Rights
You have the right to request certain information about our collection and use of your Personal Data over the past 12 months. We will provide you with the following information:
- The categories of Personal Data that we have collected about you
- The categories of sources from which that Personal Data was collected.
- The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling your Personal Data.
- The categories of third parties with whom we have shared your Personal Data.
- The specific pieces of Personal Data that we have collected about you.
You have the right to request that we delete the Personal Data that we have collected from you. Under the CCPA, this right is subject to certain exceptions: for example, we may need to retain your Personal Data to provide you with the Services or complete a transaction or other action you have requested. If your deletion request is subject to one of these exceptions, we may deny your deletion request.
Exercising Your Rights
To exercise the rights described above, you must send us a request that (1) provides sufficient
information to allow us to verify that you are the person about whom we have collected Personal
Data, and (2) describes your request in sufficient detail to allow us to understand, evaluate,
and respond to it. Each request that meets both of these criteria will be considered a “Valid
Request.” We may not respond to requests that do not meet these criteria. We will only use
Personal Data provided in a Valid Request to verify you and complete your request. You do not
need an account to submit a Valid Request.
We will work to respond to your Valid Request within 45 days of receipt. We will not charge you a fee for making a Valid Request unless your Valid Request(s) is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that your Valid Request warrants a fee, we will notify you of the fee and explain that decision before completing your request.
You may submit a Valid Request using the following methods:
- Emailing us at: email@example.com.
We Will Not Discriminate Against You for Exercising Your Rights Under the CCPA
We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights under the CCPA. We will not deny
you our goods or services, charge you different prices or rates, or provide you a lower quality
of goods and services if you exercise your rights under the CCPA. However, we may offer
different tiers of our Services as allowed by applicable data privacy laws (including the CCPA)
with varying prices, rates, or levels of quality of the goods or services you receive related to
the value of Personal Data that we receive from you.
Under California Civil Code Sections 1798.83-1798.84, California residents may be entitled to contact us to prevent disclosure of Personal Data to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes; in order to submit such a request, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What if I have questions about this policy?
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our privacy policies, the ways in which we collect and use your Personal Data, your choices and rights regarding such use, please send us a detailed message to and we will try to resolve your concerns. You can contact us at: