Ripple Buds. (“Ripple Buds,” “we,” “our” or “us”) respects the privacy rights of its customers and protects the personal information collected, stored and used in connection with Ripple Buds products, mobile applications websites or other services offered by Ripple Buds (collectively, the “Services”). To further this commitment, we have adopted this Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) to guide how we collect, store, and use the information you provide us. Ripple Buds includes its Affiliates, which shall mean subsidiaries, parent companies, joint ventures and other corporate entities under common ownership.

 

By accessing or using our Services on any computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE PRACTICES DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not install, use, register to or otherwise access our Services.

 

  1. SCOPE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

 

This Privacy Policy describes Ripple Buds collection and use of your personal information submitted and collected through our Services. The term “personal information” as used in this Privacy Policy includes any individually identifiable information about the user, including but not limited to name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any other identifier of a user, and information concerning that user collected and/or maintained in personally identifiable form.

 

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time, without any liability to you. We will notify you of any revisions to this Privacy Policy in accordance with Section 20 of our Terms of Use. Such modifications shall be effective thirty (30) days after posting unless stated otherwise. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you will be deemed to have agreed to any such modifications by your further use of our Services after any such modification is posted. It is important that you review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes. If you do not agree with the modifications, please discontinue use of our Services immediately.

 

Please be aware that advertisers or websites with links to and from our Services may collect personal information about you. This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and cannot control the activities of, those other advertisers or websites.

 

  1. INFORMATION COLLECTED

 

We may collect and process the following data about you.

 

  1. Personal Information

 

When you access or engage in certain activities on our Services (such as registering a user account, downloading and installing application(s), making purchases, sending and/or posting user content, or sending us feedback), Ripple Buds may collect personal information about you, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us (or permit us to access such information). For example, if you make a purchase directly from us, it is necessary that you provide to us billing and financial information necessary to process your charges, which may include your postal and e-mail addresses.

 

  1. Usage Information

 

We collect details of your use of our Services and the resources that you access. Such usage information includes information about how and when you access or use our Services.

 

  1. Technical Information

 

We collect general technical data pertaining to you (such as information about the device you use to access our Services, IP address, operating system, browser type, program or system error messages and other system information).

 

  1. User Communication with Zikto

 

If you contact us or respond to messages and communications that we send to you, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

 

  1. Third Party Social Networks or Platforms

 

You may allow our Services to interact with a third party social network or platform (“SNS”) (such as Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram) which will provide data about you to us. We may also allow you to “register” with us by using SNS authentication options to create an account or profile with us. These applications or websites are created and maintained by third parties that are not a part of, or controlled by us. You should ensure that you read their privacy policies to understand how they treat your data and what data they might share with us.

 

When you access our Services through an SNS, you allow us to access certain information from your profile for that site. The information you allow us to access varies by the type of services you access on the SNS, and the privacy settings you establish at the SNS.

 

By accessing our Services through an SNS, you are authorizing us to collect, store, and use in accordance with this Privacy Policy any and all information that you permit the SNS to provide us.

 

  1. Non-Personal Information

 

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “non-personal information” means information that does not directly identify you. Ripple Buds may use tools or third party analytical software to automatically collect and use certain non-personal information that does not directly enable us to identify you.

 

  1. HOW WE COLLECT INFORMATION

 

We automatically collect information within our Services or stored by your browser or device you use to access our Services. We use a variety of methods to collect this information, including, but not limited to, cookies and pixel tags/web beacons (“Collection Tools”). You can disable cookies or set your browser to alert you when cookies are being sent to your computer, although this may affect your ability to access or use our Services.

 

If you access our Services on your mobile telephone or other mobile device, we collect mobile device identifiers, including MAC Address, and IP Address. Certain aspects of our Services will create and assign to your device an identifier that is similar to an account number. We may collect the name you have associated with your device, device type, telephone number, country, and any other information you choose to provide, such as user name, character name, geo-location or e-mail address. We may also access your contacts to enable you to invite friends to join you in our Services.

 

  1. USE AND SHARING OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

 

  1. Use of Information Collected

 

Ripple Buds uses your personal and non-personal information, both individually or combined together, to provide and deliver products and services you request; personalize your experience and customize content, marketing, and recommendations; respond to requests that you make; provide you with customer service; send you press releases, general informative announcements, and promotional information about us or our Services; or to aid us in serving you better; and protect, investigate, and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity.

 

Names, postal and e-mail addresses and phone numbers collected may be added to our databases and used for future calls and mailings regarding site updates, new products and services, and upcoming events.

 

Ripple Buds may enhance or merge the personal information collected by Ripple Buds with data from other sources (such as an SNS) in order to update your contact information, perform market analysis, or improve our products, services, or systems.

 

You can opt-out of promotion emails from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly (please see Section 12 below). If you opt-out, we may still send you non-marketing e-mails including e-mails about your accounts and our business dealings with you.

 

  1. Sharing of Information Collected

 

When you join or use our Services, you agree to publicly share a basic amount of information, which may include your username, city location, and profile picture. You may also choose to share certain additional information by adjusting your privacy settings. You may also choose to share your activity on other platforms, such as an SNS. Please read the privacy policies of those platforms, because your activity published on those platforms will not be governed by this Privacy Policy. You understand that where you allow your account with us to interact with any SNS or third party platform, we may share data about you with your contacts (and vice versa) in order that you may enjoy using our Services socially.

 

In addition, we may share personal information with our Affiliates or third parties that assist us in providing our Services to you or information about other services and promotional materials. For example, these Affiliates and third parties may handle credit card processing, shipping, data management, email distribution, market research, information analysis, and promotions management.

 

We will encourage our service partners to adopt and post privacy policies. However, the use of your personal information by our third party service partners is governed by the privacy policies of those service partners, and is not subject to our control.

 

We do not sell or rent your personal information to third-parties for marketing purposes without your consent.

 

  1. Business Transfer

 

Your information, including personal information, may be transferred to a third party as a part of our business assets in a sale of a part or all of Zikto. If this should happen, notice will be provided by posting to the website or other form of communication. Any third party to which we transfer or sell our assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that you provide to us in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

 

  1. Compliance with Legal Obligations

 

We may disclose information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, when required by law, to enforce our policies, or to protect our or others’ rights, property or safety. We may share personal information to prevent illegal uses of our Services or violations of the Terms of Use, or to defend ourselves against third-party claims. We may also share information with companies assisting in fraud protection or investigation.

 

  1. COLLECTION AND USE OF CHILDREN’S PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

Our Services are not intended for children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from such children. Children under the age of 13 should not use or attempt to use our Services, and if you are under 13, please do not attempt to use our Services or send any information about yourself to us.

 

Parents, who believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, may submit a request in writing to privacy@ripplebuds.com that the information be removed.

 

  1. SAFEGUARDS

We use a variety of security measures, including encryption and authentication tools, to help protect your information. We use secure servers when you place orders. All credit card information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted within our databases. However Ripple Buds cannot guarantee the complete security or confidentiality of the information you provide to us.

  1. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES OR SERVICES

 

You should be aware that our Services may from time to time contain links to third-party sites, products or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites or services. If you are concerned about the privacy policy of a certain third party, we recommend that you read the privacy policy of the site or service to which you link before you submit any personal information.

 

  1. ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

We make good faith efforts to enable you to review, update or correct your personal information in our possession. In order to do so, please contact our Privacy Policy Administrator at privacy@ripplebuds.com. We will need sufficient information from you to establish your identity and to verify your access request, and also to assist us in handling your request. Please note that even if personal information is changed or deleted according to your request, we may still retain some of your personal information to resolve disputes, enforce our user agreement(s), and comply with technical and legal requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation of our Services.

 

To manage the information we receive about you from an SNS where you access our Services, you will need to follow the instructions at that site for updating your information and changing your privacy settings.

 

  1. Deactivated or Terminated Account

 

You can modify or delete your account. Please be aware that even after your account is terminated or deleted, some or all of your information may still remain visible to others (for example, information you have posted publicly). A request to delete and/or termination of your account will not result in the removal of information collected and already put in aggregate form or information that cannot, in our sole discretion, be removed without undue burden to us. We are not able and/or obligated to remove any of your information from a third party platform. Please be aware that even after you delete your account or your account is terminated, your information may not be deleted in its entirety from our servers and servers of the third party with whom such information have been shared

 

  1. California Residents: Your California Privacy Rights

If you are a resident of California, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by Ripple Buds to a third party for the third party’s direct marketing purposes. This right granted to California residents applies only to their activities within the State of California. To make such a request, please send an email to privacy@ripplebuds.com or write us at:

 

  1. INTERNATIONAL PRIVACY PRACTICES

 

Our Services are and managed on servers located and operated within the Republic of Korea (“Korea”) and the United States. By using and accessing our Service, residents and citizens of countries and jurisdictions outside of Korea and the United States agree and consent to the transfer to and processing of personal information on servers located in Korea and the United States, and that the protection of such information may be different than required under the laws of your residence or location.

 

  1. Inquiries.

 

If you have any questions or wish to file a complaint, please feel free to e-mail us at privacy@ripplebuds.com