Our Privacy Policy is simple.  You own your own data, and when the data is posted on our site we have access to the data for a variety of uses, which are explained below.  Further, if we profit from your data via Pawerfull advertising, as a member, you make a percentage of that profit in a variety of ways, dollars, points, and more. We are the only social media site that monetizes data for the benefit of our members and do not support social negativity, discrimination and/or censorship of speech.  We do not use algorithms to supress speach, positive ideas and interactions. We do not support violence on our site on any kind. The most important rule at Pawerfull is to be respectful when you share your business and personal ideas, thoughts, and business ventures with friends, family, fellow entrepreneurs, potential clients, and you will be successful.

 

Our Data policy is not pages long, it is short and to the point and can be viewed at http://www.pawerfull.com/data-policy

 

We are passionate and dedicated to providing access to business tools that include: networking opportunities; live chat to connect and promote products, services, and ideas; online offices and store fronts, project fundraising, creation of marketing contests, and more, without social negativity, discrimination and/or censorship of speech.

What kinds of information do we collect?

Depending on which Services you use, we collect different kinds of information from or about you but we do not sell it to any third party partner. We believe in keeping your information private. We also do not charge you any fee to keep your information private.

Things you do and information you provide.

We collect the content and other information you provide when you use our Services, including when you sign up for an account, create or share, and message or communicate with others. This can include information in or about the content you provide, such as the location of a photo or the date a file was created. We also collect information about how you use our Services, such as the types of content you view or engage with or the frequency and duration of your activities. You post the information you want to make public, we do not.

Things others do and information they provide.

We also collect content and information that other people provide when they use our Services, including information about you, such as when they share a photo of you, send a message to you, or upload, sync or import your contact information. This information is used to provide better services and support to you. 

Your networks and connections.

We collect information about the people and groups you are connected to and how you interact with them, such as the people you communicate with the most or the groups you like to share with. We also collect contact information you provide if you upload, sync or import this information (such as an address book) from a device. 

Information about payments.

If you use our Services for purchases or financial transactions (like when you buy something on Pawerfull, make a purchase in a store, or make a donation), we collect information about the purchase or transaction. This includes your payment information, such as your credit or debit card number and other card information, and other account and authentication information, as well as billing, shipping and contact details. We do not sell this information to anyone or disclose this information to a third party unless you approve in relation to payment gateway services like Paypal, Stripe, etc.

Device information.

We collect information from or about the computers, phones, or other devices where you install or access our Services, depending on the permissions you’ve granted. We may associate the information we collect from your different devices, which helps us provide consistent Services across your devices. Here are some examples of the device information we collect: 
 

  • Attributes such as the operating system, hardware version, device settings, file and software names and types, battery and signal strength, and device identifiers.
  • Device locations, including specific geographic locations, such as through GPS, Bluetooth, or WiFi signals.
  • Connection information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language and time zone, mobile phone number and IP address.

 

Information from third-party partners.

We may receive information about you and your activities on and off Pawerfull from third-party partners, such as information from a partner when we jointly offer services or from an advertiser about your experiences or interactions with them. 

Pawerfull companies.

We may receive information about you from companies that are owned or operated by Pawerfull, in accordance with their terms and policies. We do not sell this information to anyone or disclose this information to a third party.

How do we use this information?

We are passionate about creating engaging and customized experiences for people. We use all of the information we have to help us provide and support our Services. We do not sell this information to anyone or disclose this information to a third party.

We also:

Provide, improve and develop Services.

We are able to deliver our Services, personalize content, and make suggestions for you by using this information to understand how you use and interact with our Services and the people or things you’re connected to and interested in on and off our Services. 

We also use information we have to provide shortcuts and suggestions to you. 

When we have location information, we use it to tailor our Services for you, like helping you to check-in and find local events or offers in your area or tell your friends that you are nearby. 

We conduct surveys and test features in development, and analyze the information we have to evaluate and improve products and services, develop new products or features, and conduct audits and troubleshooting activities.

Communicate with you.

We use your information to send you marketing communications, communicate with you about our Services and let you know about our policies and terms. We also use your information to respond to you when you contact us.

Show and measure ads and services.

We use the information we have to improve our advertising and measurement systems, so we can show you relevant ads on and off our Services and measure the effectiveness and reach of ads and services. 

Promote safety and security.

We use the information we have to help verify accounts and activity, and to promote safety and security on and off of our Services, such as by investigating suspicious activity or violations of our terms or policies. We work hard to protect your account using teams of engineers, automated systems, and advanced technology such as encryption and machine learning. We also offer easy-to-use security tools that add an extra layer of security to your account.

 

How is this information shared?

People use our Services to connect and share with others. We make this possible by sharing your information in the following ways:

 

People you share and communicate with.

When you share and communicate using our Services, you choose the audience who can see what you share. We do not sell this information to anyone or disclose this information to a third party.

Public Information is any information you share with a public audience, as well as information in your Public Profile, including groups, and pages, or content you share on a Pawerfull World area or another public forum. Public information is available to anyone on or off our Services and can be seen or accessed through online search engines, APIs, and offline media, such as on TV. 

In some cases, people you share and communicate with may download or re-share this content with others on and off our Services. When you comment on another person’s post or like their content on Pawerfull, that person decides the audience who can see your comment or like. If their audience is public, your comment will also be public.

People that see content others share about you.

Other people may use our Services to share content about you with the audience they choose. For example, people may share a photo of you, mention or tag you at a location in a post, or share information about you that you shared with them. If you have concerns with someone’s post, social reporting is a way for people to quickly and easily ask for help from someone they trust. 
 

New owner.

If the ownership or control of all or part of our Services or their assets changes, we may transfer your information to the new owner.  We do not sell this information to anyone or disclose this information to a third party.

 

Sharing With advertisersand Customers

We work with advertisers who use our advertising platform, which makes it possible to operate our companies and provide free services to people around the world. However, we do not provide any advertiser with data, access to data, transer of data, or disclose your information. We do not sell this information to anyone or disclose this information to a third party or advertiser.

Vendors, service providers and other partners.

We do not sell this information to anyone or disclose this information to a third party. Any vendor we work with, for example to provide credit card services for product purchases via Pawerfill, must adhere to strict confidentiality obligations in a way that is consistent with Pawerfull terms of use.

 

How can I manage or delete information about me?


We store data for as long as it is necessary to provide products and services to you and others, including those described above. Information associated with your account will be kept until your account is deleted, unless we no longer need the data to provide products and services. 

You can delete your account any time. When you delete your account, we delete things you have posted, such as your photos and status updates. If you do not want to delete your account, but want to temporarily stop using Pawerfull, you may deactivate your account instead. 

How do we respond to legal requests or prevent harm?

We may access, preserve and share your information in response to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order or subpoena) if we have a good faith belief that the law requires us to do so. This may include responding to legal requests from jurisdictions outside of the United States where we have a good faith belief that the response is required by law in that jurisdiction, affects users in that jurisdiction, and is consistent with internationally recognized standards. We may also access, preserve and share information when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to: detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity; to protect ourselves, you and others, including as part of investigations; or to prevent death or imminent bodily harm. For example, we may provide information to third-party partners about the reliability of your account to prevent fraud and abuse on and off of our Services. Information we receive about you, including financial transaction data related to purchases made with Pawerfull, may be accessed, processed and retained for an extended period of time when it is the subject of a legal request or obligation, governmental investigation, or investigations concerning possible violations of our terms or policies, or otherwise to prevent harm. We also may retain information from accounts disabled for violations of our terms for at least a year to prevent repeat abuse or other violations of our terms.

 

How will we notify you of changes to this policy?

We’ll notify you before we make changes to this policy and give you the opportunity to review and comment on the revised policy before continuing to use our Services via our website.