Privacy Policy

PLEASE READ THIS POLICY BEFORE USING SPRUCED

This Privacy Policy governs your use of the service, website, and application (the “Services”), provided and/or owned by Spruced Group, LLC, its parent companies, subsidiary companies, or affiliated companies (collectively, “Spruced”). Your privacy is important to Spruced, and this Privacy Policy details Spruced’s policies and procedures surrounding the collection and handling of such information.

By downloading, accessing, and/or using the Services, you (the “User”) are agreeing to this Privacy Policy, and Spruced’s collection, use, and sharing of the User’s data, information, and activities, as described herein. The User is responsible for regularly reviewing this Privacy Policy. Continued use of the Services after any changes shall constitute the User’s consent to such changes.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

Spruced is not intended to be used by individuals under the age of 18, and does not knowingly collect information from minors, in any way.

The use of and registration for the Services requires the User to provide information, including but not limited to, the User’s personally identifiable information (name, home address, email address, date of birth, phone number, etc.), payment information, demographic information (location, age, gender), and usage, order, and transaction information. When the User interacts with the Services, in any way, Spruced may collect this information through various forms and places on the Services. The User’s personal information (and demographic information, when combine with personal information) as provided by the User, is termed “Personal Information” under Spruced’s Privacy Policy. All Personal Information collected by Spruced is proprietary information, and is the property of Spruced.

Location-Based Information: The Services use location-based services to locate the User, provide the location to the Third Party Service Provider, and deliver the services.

Information From/To Third Parties: Spruced may receive information about the User from affiliates, other users of the Services, or other third parties that may provide Spruced information as either party deems relevant to the User’s use of the Services. Spruced may collect and use this information as Personal Information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information that you provide to or is collected by any third party, whether through or in connection with your use of the Services. Spruced has no duty or responsibility to maintain or  safeguard any information you may provide to any third party.

Third Party Sites: The Services may facilitate interactions between the Services and the User’s account on third-party websites or applications. These interactions may involve third-parties providing information, including Personal Information, to Spruced. Spruced may collect and use this information as Personal Information.

Cookies: Spruced may use HTTPS cookies to collect information about the User and their use of the Services. Spruced may use this information to remember the User through and/or to enhance the Users’ experience on the Services.

Spruced may use the User’s personal information, demographic information, payment information, or usage information for various purposes, including but not limited to: processing transactions; providing offers; enabling the User to participate in the Services’ features; providing the User with a customized experience; providing customer support; contacting the User regarding updates or changes to this policy or Terms and Conditions; for other purposes disclosed at the time the User provides information; or as otherwise set forth in Spruced’s Privacy Policy.

Spruced incorporates commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure the User’s Personal Information. However, no data transmission over the Internet, mobile networks, wireless transmission, or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed secure. Please note that Spruced cannot ensure the security of any information the User transmits to Spruced. The User uses the Services and provides Spruced with information at the User’s own risk.

DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

Spruced may publish and/or share non-Personal Information with third parties, including statistical information. Spruced does not share Personal Information with third parties for direct marketing purposes. However, Spruced may share the information collected about or from the User, including Personal Information, as disclosed at the time the User provides information, and as described below or otherwise in this Privacy Policy. The Services may disclose the User’s information as follows:

  1. In connection with the User’s use of the Services, including but not limited to collection by payment processers, advertisers, and analytics companies, and sharing with personal care providers, subsidiaries and affiliates of Spruced, and third parties, such as advertisers or analytics companies, who Spruced has engaged to perform work for or in connection with Spruced.
  2. Spruced may provide the information to third parties in connection with any potential acquisition, merger, sale, consolidation, restructuring, or financing of Spruced or by Spruced.
  3. Spruced may provide Personal Information in any way if it has been anonymized or aggregated to an extent that it cannot reasonably be used to identify the User.
  4.  The User may be presented with an option on the Services to receive information and/or marketing offers directly from third parties. If the User so chooses, the User’s Personal Information and other information may be disclosed to the third parties, and all information disclosed will be subject to the third party’s privacy policies and practices. Spruced is not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of such third parties and, therefore, the User should review the privacy policies and practices of such third parties prior to requesting information from or otherwise interacting with them.
  5. Spruced may disclose Personal Information and usage information when subpoenaed by law enforcement, where otherwise required to do so by law, to protect the Services or Spruced, and to detect or prevent misuse, fraud, security, or technical issues.

Spruced does not sell the information it collects through the Services to third parties. Spruced shares collected Personal Information with Third Party Providers only to the extent required to provide, maintain, or improve the Services. Spruced also shares collected Personal Information with third-party vendors and service providers with whom Spruced works to provide application programming interfaces (“APIs”) and other functions for the Services, only to the extent necessary to provide those APIs and services. Spruced may allow certain social media platforms to host plug-ins or widgets on the Services which may collect certain information about the Users who choose to use those plugins or widgets.

User Disclosed Information: The Services may facilitate and/or provide for the creation and/or upload of user profiles, writings, photographs, ideas, videos, audio recordings, computer graphics, pictures, data, or other content, including Personal Information (collectively, “User Content”). All User Content once posted immediately becomes the property of Spruced. The Services may display, reproduce, publish, distribute or otherwise use User Content online or offline in any media or format (currently existing or hereafter developed) and may or may not attribute it to the User. Others may have access to this User Content and may have the ability to share it. Please think cautiously prior to posting any Personal Information in a public forum. Spruced’s Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that the User discloses publicly through the Services. Spruced is not responsible for the accuracy, use, or misuse of any User Content that the User discloses or receives from third parties through the Service.

User Information and Communications: The User is responsible for maintaining the truthfulness and accuracy of the information submitted to Spruced or in any way to or through the Services. Spruced and the Services will disable the User’s account if the information provided is determined to be false or no longer current.

Changes to the Privacy Policy: Spruced and the Services have the authority to alter the Privacy Policy at any time without notice to the User. However, the Services will not change this Privacy Policy in a manner that materially alters the use of the User’s Personal Information as promised at the time it was collected unless required to do so by law.

All disputes arising under Spruced’s Privacy Policy shall be governed as detailed in Spruced’s Terms of Service.

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