MAXAds.io Privacy Policy

Last updated: 2018-07-24

[MAX Advertising Systems, Inc.] ("Max", "we", "us") values your privacy. This Privacy Policy ("Policy") explains how we collect, use, share, and safeguard Personal Information processed: (1) in the context of our B2B website www.maxads.io (the "Website"); (2) to manage our business relationship with our customers, partners, and vendors; and (3) as a processor acting on behalf of our advertiser and publisher customers to allow them to sell, purchase, and deliver mobile ads (the "Ad Platform"), (collectively, the "Services"). This Policy also provides you information about your rights and choices with respect to your Personal Information, and how you can contact us if you have any questions or concerns. By agreeing to this Policy in your account setup or by using or interacting with the Services, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy.

For the avoidance of doubt, when we process Personal Information on behalf of customers that have registered an account with us ("Registered Customers") to provide the Ad Platform, Registered Customers determine why and how the Personal Information is processed. To learn more about our Registered Customers privacy practices in this context, please refer to their respective privacy policies.

Information We Collect

For the avoidance of doubt, when we process Personal Information on behalf of customers that have registered an account with us ("Registered Customers") to provide the Ad Platform, Registered Customers determine why and how the Personal Information is processed. To learn more about our Registered Customers privacy practices in this context, please refer to their respective privacy policies.

Information You Provide Us

We collect any Personal Information you provide to us when you use the Services. You may provide us with information in various ways on the Services.

  • Registered Customers. Registered Customers are required to provide us with certain information to service their accounts such as the name and email address of contact persons and/or registered users of our Ad Platform. This information is used to manage our business relationship with these customers and provide the Ad Platform.
  • Communications. If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you. For example, if you email our Customer Support Team or sign up to receive updates regarding new products and/or services, we will receive your email address, the contents of a message or attachments that you may send to us, and other information you choose to provide.
  • Other Business Customers, Partners, and Vendors. We may receive contact details of other business customers’, partners’ and vendors’ employees as provided by them in furtherance of the relevant customer, partner or vendor relationship, such as first and last name, email address, phone number, title, and department.

Information We Collect Automatically from Your Use or Interaction with the Services

When you use or interact with our Services, we may collect information from you through automated means.

  • Ad Platform. Our Ad Platform enables Registered Customers to sell and buy digital advertising delivered to end-user consumers of mobile applications that utilize this service ("Users"). In order to provide this service our platform is designed to collect certain types of information, including Personal Information, from Users. This information includes, to the extent available and permitted by applicable law, the User's operating system, carrier, advertising identifier, advertising opt-out preferences, applicable time-zone, orientation, display details, geographic location, and IP address. We or our Registered Customers may use this information to serve better targeted ads to Users.
  • Website and Email. In addition, if you interact with our Website or communicating with us via email, we may collect information about you through automated means, such as cookies, web beacons, and web server logs. By using these Services, you consent to the placement of cookies, beacons, and similar technologies in your browser and on emails in accordance with this Policy. The information collected in this manner includes IP address, browser characteristics, device IDs and characteristics, operating system version, language preferences, referring URLs, and information about the usage of our Website.

    We also work with analytics providers such as Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the website and report on activities and trends. We do not share your information with these third parties, but these analytics service providers may set and access their own cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies on the Services and they may otherwise collect or have access to information about you which they may collect over time and across different websites. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to https://google.com/policies/privacy/partners, and opt out of them by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

    If you do not want information to be collected through the use of cookies, there is a procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting the transfer to your computer of a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular site. You may also wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Services.

How We Use Your Information

We may use the Personal Information we collect:

  • To provide the Ad Platform to facilitate the delivery of relevant advertisements to Users.
  • To manage our business relationships with Registered Customers and our partners and vendors.
  • To operate, maintain, enhance, and provide features of the Services, to provide services and information that you request, to respond to comments and questions, and otherwise to provide support to you.
  • To understand and analyze the usage trends and preferences of Registered Customers, website users, and Users.
  • To personalize your experience on the Services by presenting tailored content.
  • To contact you for administrative or informational purposes, including by providing customer service or sending communications, including changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
  • For marketing purposes, such as developing and providing promotional and advertising materials that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest.
  • We may aggregate data collected through the Services and may use and disclose it for any purpose.
  • For our business purposes, such as audits, security, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, fraud monitoring and prevention.
  • To enforce our terms of service or other legal rights.

When We May Use Your Information

If you are located in the European Economic Area, we only process your Personal Information based on a valid legal ground, including when:

  • You have provided consent to a Registered Customer to use your Personal Information to provide the relevant Services.
  • We need your Personal Information to provide you with the Services, including for account registration or to respond to your inquiries.
  • We have a legal obligation to use your Personal Information.
  • We, or a third party, have a legitimate interest in using your Personal Information. In particular, we have a legitimate interest in using your Personal Information to personalize our services and provide you with tailored content, conduct business analytics, and otherwise improve the safety, security, and performance of our Services. We only rely on our or a third party’s legitimate interests to process your Personal Information when these interests are not overridden by your rights and interests.

How We Share Your Information

We disclose information that we collect through the Services to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • Information collected from and about Users is shared with, consistent with applicable laws, the relevant Registered Customer(s).
  • To our third party service providers who provide services such as website hosting, data analysis, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.
  • To a potential or actual acquirer, successor, or assignee as part of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in bankruptcy or similar proceedings).
  • If required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is appropriate: (a) under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process; (c) to respond to requests from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) to enforce our terms and conditions; (e) to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates; (f) to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property; and (g) to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain.
  • We may use and disclose aggregate information that does not identify or otherwise relate to an individual for any purpose, unless we are prohibited from doing so under applicable law.

Security

We use appropriate physical, organizational, and technical safeguards that are designed to maintain the integrity and security of your Personal Information. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and thus we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your data. For Registered Customers, it is important that you maintain the security and control of your account credentials, and not share your password with anyone.

Third Party Applications and Services

When you use third-party apps, websites or other products which may be integrated with or available on our Website, they may collect information about your activities for purposes including interest-based advertising and such collection is subject to the privacy policies of those third parties. This information could be combined with information collected from other third party websites, and we may allow cookie matching with select partners, although these parties are not authorized to access our cookies. Such information may include, for example, pages visited, times and dates of visits, browser or operating system configuration, etc. Industry trade associations maintain web pages where you can opt out of interest-based advertising by all participating companies:

Data Retention

We take measures to delete your Personal Information or keep it in a form that does not permit identifying you when this information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which we process it, unless we are required by law to keep this information for a longer period.

  • When we process Personal Information on behalf of Registered Customers, we maintain it as specified in the relevant agreement or otherwise instructed by them, unless required by law to retain it for a longer period of time.
  • When we process Personal Information for our own purposes, we determine the retention period taking into account various criteria, such as the type of services provided to you, the nature and length of our relationship with you, possible re-enrollment with our services, the impact on the services we provide to you if we delete some information from or about you, and mandatory retention periods provided by law and the statute of limitations.

Your Choices and Rights

You may, of course, decline to share certain information with us, in which case we may not be able to provide to you some of the features and functionality of the Services. Registered Customers may update, correct, or delete their account information at any time by contacting us at the contact information listed below. From time to time, we send marketing e-mail messages to Registered Customers. If you no longer want to receive such emails from us on a going forward basis, you may opt-out via the "unsubscribe" link provided in each such email.

If you are located in the European Economic Area ("EEA"), you may have the following additional rights.

Request access to and receive information about the Personal Information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your Personal Information, restrict or object to the processing of your Personal Information, have the information anonymized or deleted, as appropriate, or exercise your right to data portability to easily transfer your Personal Information to another company. In addition, you may also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, including in your country of residence, place of work, or where an incident took place.

Withdraw any consent you previously provided to us regarding the processing of your Personal Information, at any time and free of charge. We will apply your preferences going forward and this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent withdrawal.

These rights may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. You may exercise these rights by contacting us at the contact information provided below.

Users may opt-out of our collection of information from mobile devices, by accessing settings offered by their mobile operating system to limit ad tracking. For example, iOS mobile devices may provide a "Limit Ad Tracking" setting and Android phones may provide an "Opt out of Interest-Based Ads" setting. Users may also elect to install the AppChoices app to learn more about opting out of receiving personalized ads in mobile apps. Note that if you opt-out you will still see advertising on your device, but it may be less relevant to your interests. In addition, if you reset your device identifier or use a different device you may need to renew your opt-out.

Use of Service by Minors

The Services are not intended for children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect information online from children under the age of 13. If Max becomes aware that any person submitting information to the Services is under the age of 13, we will promptly take steps to delete the information and terminate the user account. If you become aware that your child or any child under your care has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us at the contact information listed below.

Do Not Track Signal

We do not currently respond to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide a method to opt out of the collection of information across the networks of websites and online services in which we participate. If we do so in the future, we will describe how we do so in this Privacy Policy. Visit the following website, www.allaboutdnt.org, for more information on this developing area.

International Data Transfers

Max uses servers hosted in the United States. Please note that we may be transferring your information outside of your region for storage and processing in the United States and around the globe. By using the Services you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this Policy. The "Last Updated" date at the top of this page indicates when this Policy was last revised. If we make material changes, we may notify you through the Services or by sending you an email or other communication. We encourage you to read this Policy periodically to stay up-to-date about our privacy practices. Your use of the Services following these changes means that you accept the revised Policy.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Policy, you may contact us by email at privacy@maxprebid.com or by writing us at:

MAX Advertising Systems Inc.
650 California St., 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108