Privacy Policy

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use www.localgumbo.com (herein referred to as “Site”). By accessing or using this Site, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Site after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

This Site respects your privacy and is committed to protect the personal information of its users – buyers, sellers, and visitors browsing the site (collectively “Users”).

 

Information We Collect

When you register to the Site we ask you to provide certain personal information, including a valid email address, location and username. We may collect additional information such as physical address and additional authentication information, to provide you with the services you need, or to ensure the marketplace integrity (for example, prevention of fraud). We collect information to provide better services and enhanced user experience to all of our Users.

In addition, we collect information while you access, browse, view or otherwise use the Site. In other words, when you access the Site we are aware of your usage of the Site, and may gather, collect and record the information relating to such usage, including geo-location information, IP address, device and connection information, browser information and web-log information, and all communications recorded by Users through the Site. We use that information to enhance user experience, personalize your browsing experience as well as monitor the Site for fraud and inappropriate content or behavior. We may also collect supplemental information obtained from third parties such as demographic and navigation data.

Once you post an ad, your username and additional information regarding your activity is made public and is visible to all Users of the Site. This information includes but is not limited to photos you upload, your published portfolio, ratings, and additional information you may choose to add to your profile.

You directly provide us with most of the information we collect. You do this by filling out the registration details on the Site, and by posting and sharing additional information voluntarily. This can include User’s location, sharing of portfolio, ratings and feedbacks by buyers and anything you choose to add to your user profile. We also collect technical information indirectly and automatically through our systems. This information may include logging your Internet Protocol (IP) address, software configuration, operating system and use of cookies. Cookies ultimately help us improve your navigation and ease of use of our Site. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.

 

How we use your personal information

You agree that we may use your personal information for the following purposes:
  • to provide you access to our Site and Customer Support by means of e-mail, live chat or telephone;
  • to prevent, detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities, fraud and security breaches and to enforce our Terms of Conditions;
  • to personalize, measure and improve our Site, content and ads;
  • to contact you, by e-mail, push notification, or by telephone, to inquire about our Site;
  • to provide you with other services that you have requested, as described when we collected the information.

 

Information you share

Our Site allows Users to share advertisements and other information with other Users, thereby making this shared information accessible to other Users. Since our Website also enables you to directly contact a buyer or seller, we recommend that you consider how you share your personal information with others. You are solely responsible for the personal information you share through our Site and therefore we cannot guarantee the privacy or security of the information shared by you with other Users.

In case you visit our Site from a shared computer or a computer with a shared network, we strongly recommend that you log off after each session. If you do not want the shared computer to remember you and/or your credentials, you will need to remove cookies and/or the history of your website visits.

 

Cookies

When you visit the Site, we may use industry-wide technologies which include but are not limited to “cookies”, which store certain information on your computer and which will allow us, among other things, to enable automatic sign-in to the Site, make your browsing much more convenient and effortless and allow us to test user experience and offer you personalized browsing or promotions. Cookies may include but are not limited to text files that help store user preferences and activity. The Site uses cookies to collect statistical data about its use, to tailor the Site’s functionality to suit personal preferences and to assist with various aspects of Site operation. These files contain a variety of information such as information about webpages visited by you, the length of time you visited certain sites, data about how you came to visit particular sites, the scope and nature of those sites, areas viewed by you, and additional information. Cookies may be placed on mobile devices that include but are not limited to cellphones.

 

Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information

We cannot modify your personal information or account information. You can modify your own information by logging into your Site account. When you place a classified ad, you may not be able to change your listing or delete your message. If you want to close your account (where applicable) with us, please send a request to us here. We will process your request within a reasonable period of time and process your personal information in accordance with applicable law.

 

Children Under the Age of 16

Our Site is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any personal information to or on the Site without the consent of a legal guardian. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on this Site or on or through any of its features, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Site or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use without parental/guardian permission. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information.

 

Contact

If you have any questions about the Site, please contact us at [email protected]

Or use our mailing address:

4 Mary Ann

Castries, Box1635

Saint Lucia

 

Last updated May 18, 2017