Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy is effective as of August 15th, 2016.

GatherApp, Inc. ("GatherApp") is committed to protecting your privacy.  Please read our privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to learn more about how we collect and use your information. In visiting and using our online website (collectively, including all content and functionality available through the http://www.gatherwith.us/ domain name, the "Site"), or mobile application (the "App"), submitting information or using any of our services (the "Service"), you (the terms "you", "your" and "yours," shall refer to any and all users of the Site and App (the "User")) acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.   Terms not defined herein shall have the meaning as provided in our Terms of Service, found at [http://www.GatherWith.us/terms], and incorporated herein.

Modifications.  WE MAY MODIFY THIS PRIVACY POLICY AT ANY TIME, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, AND SUCH MODIFICATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON EITHER POSTING OF THE MODIFIED PRIVACY POLICY ON THE SITE, ON THE APP, OR NOTIFYING YOU. USE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT NOW IS SUBJECT TO THE PRIVACY POLICY IN EFFECT AT THE TIME SUCH INFORMATION IS COLLECTED.   YOU AGREE TO REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY PERIODICALLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE AWARE OF ANY MODIFICATIONS. YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE APP SHALL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF THE MODIFIED PRIVACY POLICY.

What is Covered in This Privacy Policy? This Privacy Policy covers our treatment of Personal Information (as defined herein) and General Information (as defined herein) that we gather when you access the Site and/or App and when you use any part of the Service.  This Privacy Policy also covers information we may share with our business partners.  However, this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to individuals that we do not employ or manage.

Your Information.  

(a)        Collection of Your Information.  In order to access the Services, you will be required to provide us with your Phone Number.  Once you receive an invite via SMS message from us, you can register for an Account through the App by providing your name, e-mail address, contact book and Phone Number.  In using the Services, any such information that personally identifies you and which you provide to us through the Site and App such as, and as applicable, your name, e-mail address, Phone Number, photos, activities which you are engaged in, and other such information is considered your “Personal Information”.  To the extent applicable, Personal Information may additionally include comments, ratings, information about you and your friends from any social network you may have connected from, your ID and your profile picture.  It is your responsibility to give us current, complete, truthful and accurate information, including Personal Information, and to keep such information up to date.   We will not be responsible for any problems or liability related to inaccurate or incomplete Personal Information, whether due to your failure to update such Personal Information or otherwise.

In addition to the Personal Information, we may collect general non-personal information from your use of the Services and/or which you provide to us (the “General Information”):

  • Your interests based on how you use the App;
  • Your gender;
  • Your GPS location accessible by us through the App (your “Location”).  Your approximate location may also be derived from your IP address;
  • Certain information about your mobile device, such as, for example, advertising identifiers, the hardware model, operating system, software and file names, preferred language, unique device identifier, serial number, device motion information, and mobile network information; and
  • Certain standard browser information, such as your browser type, IP address, access times, and App usage data.

In using and/or accessing the Services, you expressly authorize us to collect and use your Personal Information and General Information in connection with the Services. You further acknowledge and agree that we may, but are not obligated to, maintain copies of your Personal Information and General Information indefinitely, or delete any or all such information, at our sole discretion. When you receive promotional e-mails or newsletters from us, if any, we may use customized links or similar technologies to determine whether such newsletters or e-mail has been opened and which links you click. This information is used to provide you more focused e-mail communications and/or other information.

(b)         Use of Your Information.  We collect and use your Personal Information and General Information to operate and improve the Site and the App and better deliver the Services. These uses may include performing analysis aimed at improving the Service; making the Site, the App or Services more user friendly by reducing the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information; and displaying advertising and content that are tailored to your preferences and interests.  We may support the Site, the App and the Service by advertising, and accordingly, we may use some of the information collected in order to customize the advertisements to your interests and preferences. However, the process of selecting customized ads tailored to you will use data that does not personally identify you, such as using demographic data such as ZIP code.  We may also use your Personal Information and General Information to communicate with you, such as providing you with mandatory notices or discretionary notices about the Service.  From time to time, we may also send you surveys or promotional mailings to inform you of other products or services available from us and our affiliates.  We are headquartered in the United States of America. Information may be accessed by us or transferred to us in the United States or to our affiliates, business partners, or service providers elsewhere in the world. By providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer. We will protect the privacy and security of Personal Information and General Information according to our Privacy Policy, regardless of where it is processed or stored.

(c)        Disclosing of Your Personal Information to Third Parties. We do not sell, rent, lease or disclose your Personal Information. Except as described in this Privacy Policy, your Personal Information will be used only by us and our controlled subsidiaries and affiliates, and your Personal Information will not be disclosed to any other third party without your consent.  By accessing your Account, you may choose to share your Personal Information with select GatherApp partners so that they can contact you about their respective products, services or offers.  We do not share your Personal Information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes unless you provide us with consent to do so.  We may hire other companies to provide limited administrative and communication services on our behalf, such as the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, or providing credit card processing services (as applicable).  We have the right to disclose your Personal Information to these third party companies for the purpose of administering and maintaining the Site and App’s features, functions and operations. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only such Personal Information as necessary for them to deliver the respective services, and we do not authorize these companies to use your Personal Information except for the sole purpose of providing those services requested by us.

You understand and agree that we may access and/or disclose Personal Information and General Information about you or your Account without your prior consent if we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) comply with legal process or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (ii) protect and defend our rights or property (including the enforcement of our agreements); (iii) enforce the Terms of Service, which can be accessed at [http://www.Gatherwith.us/terms]; (v) operate or conduct maintenance and repair of the Site, the App or equipment as authorized by law; (vi) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Users or members of the public; or (v) comply with a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, transfer of control, joint venture of other business combination. We are not required to question or contest the validity of any search warrant, subpoena or other similar governmental request that we receive. In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, User information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if GatherApp, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of GatherApp may continue to use your Personal Information and General Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Security of Your Personal Information. The Personal Information is securely stored within our database, and we use standard, industry-wide practices such as firewalls, encryption, and (in certain areas) Secure Socket Layers (“SSL”) for protecting your information. However, as effective as encryption technology is, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won't be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.  We recommend that you not disclose your password to anyone.

Information Collected Automatically. We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with the Site, the App and/or Service. We may choose to automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. We use "cookies" to collect non-personal data and information. Cookies are small text files a Site uses to recognize repeat users, and is typically placed on your hard disk by a web page server.  Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The way cookies function is by assigning a number to the user that has no meaning outside of the assigning Site. You should be aware that we cannot control the use of cookies (or the resulting information) by our third-party partners or advertisers. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of the Site and Service that depend on cookies.

In addition, we may use third party analytics providers and products to obtain, compile and analyze General Information about how Users are using and interacting with GatherApp and/or the Services. We may provide General Information to these analytics providers for the purpose of obtaining statistics and other information about how Users are using and interacting with GatherApp. These analytics providers may use a variety of established or new tracking technologies or tools (including, without limitation, cookies, web beacons, HTTP cache, local shared objects and persistent identifiers) to recognize your computer or device and/or to collect or compile this information. We have no control over the technologies, tools or practices of the third parties that providing analytics products and services to GatherApp.

Location Information.  From the permission system on your mobile operating system, we request permission for the App’s collection of your Location from your device. If you initially permit the collection of this information, you can later disable it by changing the location settings on your mobile device.  However, you understand that (i) your ability to use certain features of our Services will be limited if you do so, and (ii) disabling the App’s collection of your Location from your device will not limit our ability to derive approximate location from your IP address.

Collection and Use of Children's Personal Information. The Site, the App and the Services are intended for general audiences, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect any Personal Information from children. During the registration process for an Account, if Users identify themselves as under 13 years of age or we obtain actual knowledge that a User is under 13 years of age, we will block such Users from providing Personal Information.

E-mail Communications. Upon registration for an Account or using the Services provided by GatherApp, we may send you daily or weekly e-mails. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please notify us by e-mail at privacy@Gatherwith.us] and include sufficient information for us to identify your account, including your name, email address and the specifics of your request. However, after you unsubscribe to cease receiving e-mails, we may still contact you via e-mail for administrative or informational purposes, including messages regarding the administration of your account and/or any services or events to which you have registered.

Advertisements Displayed by Third Parties. We may allow third-party ad serving companies, including ad networks, to display advertisements on the Site. Ad serving companies may place a persistent cookie on your computer in order to recognize your computer each time they display an online advertisement to you, and as such, they may be able to compile information over time about whether you reviewed or clicked on advertisements they display. These companies may use this information to display targeted advertisements and may associate this information with your subsequent visits, purchases or other activities on participating advertisers’ Sites. We have no access to or control over cookies of these links to other Sites and organizations, nor do we have control over or access to cookies by our third-party partners or advertisers. This Privacy Policy does not cover any use of Personal Information that a third-party advertiser or ad server may collect from you.

Questions or Comments Regarding this Privacy Policy. We welcome any questions or comments you may have regarding this Privacy Policy or if you do not understand any information about how we collect, maintain, use, or share your Personal Information. Any such questions or comments should be submitted via email to privacy@Gatherwith.us]. We will make every effort to resolve or answer your concern.

Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy is effective as of August 15th, 2016.

GatherApp, Inc. ("GatherApp") is committed to protecting your privacy.  Please read our privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to learn more about how we collect and use your information. In visiting and using our online website (collectively, including all content and functionality available through the http://www.gatherwith.us/ domain name, the "Site"), or mobile application (the "App"), submitting information or using any of our services (the "Service"), you (the terms "you", "your" and "yours," shall refer to any and all users of the Site and App (the "User")) acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.   Terms not defined herein shall have the meaning as provided in our Terms of Service, found at [http://www.GatherWith.us/terms], and incorporated herein.

Modifications.  WE MAY MODIFY THIS PRIVACY POLICY AT ANY TIME, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION, AND SUCH MODIFICATION SHALL BE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY UPON EITHER POSTING OF THE MODIFIED PRIVACY POLICY ON THE SITE, ON THE APP, OR NOTIFYING YOU. USE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT NOW IS SUBJECT TO THE PRIVACY POLICY IN EFFECT AT THE TIME SUCH INFORMATION IS COLLECTED.   YOU AGREE TO REVIEW THIS PRIVACY POLICY PERIODICALLY TO ENSURE THAT YOU ARE AWARE OF ANY MODIFICATIONS. YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR THE APP SHALL BE DEEMED YOUR CONCLUSIVE ACCEPTANCE OF THE MODIFIED PRIVACY POLICY.

What is Covered in This Privacy Policy? This Privacy Policy covers our treatment of Personal Information (as defined herein) and General Information (as defined herein) that we gather when you access the Site and/or App and when you use any part of the Service.  This Privacy Policy also covers information we may share with our business partners.  However, this Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to individuals that we do not employ or manage.

Your Information.  

(a)        Collection of Your Information.  In order to access the Services, you will be required to provide us with your Phone Number.  Once you receive an invite via SMS message from us, you can register for an Account through the App by providing your name, e-mail address, contact book and Phone Number.  In using the Services, any such information that personally identifies you and which you provide to us through the Site and App such as, and as applicable, your name, e-mail address, Phone Number, photos, activities which you are engaged in, and other such information is considered your “Personal Information”.  To the extent applicable, Personal Information may additionally include comments, ratings, information about you and your friends from any social network you may have connected from, your ID and your profile picture.  It is your responsibility to give us current, complete, truthful and accurate information, including Personal Information, and to keep such information up to date.   We will not be responsible for any problems or liability related to inaccurate or incomplete Personal Information, whether due to your failure to update such Personal Information or otherwise.

In addition to the Personal Information, we may collect general non-personal information from your use of the Services and/or which you provide to us (the “General Information”):

  • Your interests based on how you use the App;
  • Your gender;
  • Your GPS location accessible by us through the App (your “Location”).  Your approximate location may also be derived from your IP address;
  • Certain information about your mobile device, such as, for example, advertising identifiers, the hardware model, operating system, software and file names, preferred language, unique device identifier, serial number, device motion information, and mobile network information; and
  • Certain standard browser information, such as your browser type, IP address, access times, and App usage data.

In using and/or accessing the Services, you expressly authorize us to collect and use your Personal Information and General Information in connection with the Services. You further acknowledge and agree that we may, but are not obligated to, maintain copies of your Personal Information and General Information indefinitely, or delete any or all such information, at our sole discretion. When you receive promotional e-mails or newsletters from us, if any, we may use customized links or similar technologies to determine whether such newsletters or e-mail has been opened and which links you click. This information is used to provide you more focused e-mail communications and/or other information.

(b)         Use of Your Information.  We collect and use your Personal Information and General Information to operate and improve the Site and the App and better deliver the Services. These uses may include performing analysis aimed at improving the Service; making the Site, the App or Services more user friendly by reducing the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information; and displaying advertising and content that are tailored to your preferences and interests.  We may support the Site, the App and the Service by advertising, and accordingly, we may use some of the information collected in order to customize the advertisements to your interests and preferences. However, the process of selecting customized ads tailored to you will use data that does not personally identify you, such as using demographic data such as ZIP code.  We may also use your Personal Information and General Information to communicate with you, such as providing you with mandatory notices or discretionary notices about the Service.  From time to time, we may also send you surveys or promotional mailings to inform you of other products or services available from us and our affiliates.  We are headquartered in the United States of America. Information may be accessed by us or transferred to us in the United States or to our affiliates, business partners, or service providers elsewhere in the world. By providing us with your information, you consent to this transfer. We will protect the privacy and security of Personal Information and General Information according to our Privacy Policy, regardless of where it is processed or stored.

(c)        Disclosing of Your Personal Information to Third Parties. We do not sell, rent, lease or disclose your Personal Information. Except as described in this Privacy Policy, your Personal Information will be used only by us and our controlled subsidiaries and affiliates, and your Personal Information will not be disclosed to any other third party without your consent.  By accessing your Account, you may choose to share your Personal Information with select GatherApp partners so that they can contact you about their respective products, services or offers.  We do not share your Personal Information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes unless you provide us with consent to do so.  We may hire other companies to provide limited administrative and communication services on our behalf, such as the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support, or providing credit card processing services (as applicable).  We have the right to disclose your Personal Information to these third party companies for the purpose of administering and maintaining the Site and App’s features, functions and operations. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only such Personal Information as necessary for them to deliver the respective services, and we do not authorize these companies to use your Personal Information except for the sole purpose of providing those services requested by us.

You understand and agree that we may access and/or disclose Personal Information and General Information about you or your Account without your prior consent if we have a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) comply with legal process or other legal requirements of any governmental authority; (ii) protect and defend our rights or property (including the enforcement of our agreements); (iii) enforce the Terms of Service, which can be accessed at [http://www.Gatherwith.us/terms]; (v) operate or conduct maintenance and repair of the Site, the App or equipment as authorized by law; (vi) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Users or members of the public; or (v) comply with a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, transfer of control, joint venture of other business combination. We are not required to question or contest the validity of any search warrant, subpoena or other similar governmental request that we receive. In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, User information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if GatherApp, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of GatherApp may continue to use your Personal Information and General Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Security of Your Personal Information. The Personal Information is securely stored within our database, and we use standard, industry-wide practices such as firewalls, encryption, and (in certain areas) Secure Socket Layers (“SSL”) for protecting your information. However, as effective as encryption technology is, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply won't be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.  We recommend that you not disclose your password to anyone.

Information Collected Automatically. We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with the Site, the App and/or Service. We may choose to automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, and the page you requested. We use "cookies" to collect non-personal data and information. Cookies are small text files a Site uses to recognize repeat users, and is typically placed on your hard disk by a web page server.  Cookies contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. The way cookies function is by assigning a number to the user that has no meaning outside of the assigning Site. You should be aware that we cannot control the use of cookies (or the resulting information) by our third-party partners or advertisers. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of the Site and Service that depend on cookies.

In addition, we may use third party analytics providers and products to obtain, compile and analyze General Information about how Users are using and interacting with GatherApp and/or the Services. We may provide General Information to these analytics providers for the purpose of obtaining statistics and other information about how Users are using and interacting with GatherApp. These analytics providers may use a variety of established or new tracking technologies or tools (including, without limitation, cookies, web beacons, HTTP cache, local shared objects and persistent identifiers) to recognize your computer or device and/or to collect or compile this information. We have no control over the technologies, tools or practices of the third parties that providing analytics products and services to GatherApp.

Location Information.  From the permission system on your mobile operating system, we request permission for the App’s collection of your Location from your device. If you initially permit the collection of this information, you can later disable it by changing the location settings on your mobile device.  However, you understand that (i) your ability to use certain features of our Services will be limited if you do so, and (ii) disabling the App’s collection of your Location from your device will not limit our ability to derive approximate location from your IP address.

Collection and Use of Children's Personal Information. The Site, the App and the Services are intended for general audiences, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect any Personal Information from children. During the registration process for an Account, if Users identify themselves as under 13 years of age or we obtain actual knowledge that a User is under 13 years of age, we will block such Users from providing Personal Information.

E-mail Communications. Upon registration for an Account or using the Services provided by GatherApp, we may send you daily or weekly e-mails. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from us, please notify us by e-mail at privacy@Gatherwith.us] and include sufficient information for us to identify your account, including your name, email address and the specifics of your request. However, after you unsubscribe to cease receiving e-mails, we may still contact you via e-mail for administrative or informational purposes, including messages regarding the administration of your account and/or any services or events to which you have registered.

Advertisements Displayed by Third Parties. We may allow third-party ad serving companies, including ad networks, to display advertisements on the Site. Ad serving companies may place a persistent cookie on your computer in order to recognize your computer each time they display an online advertisement to you, and as such, they may be able to compile information over time about whether you reviewed or clicked on advertisements they display. These companies may use this information to display targeted advertisements and may associate this information with your subsequent visits, purchases or other activities on participating advertisers’ Sites. We have no access to or control over cookies of these links to other Sites and organizations, nor do we have control over or access to cookies by our third-party partners or advertisers. This Privacy Policy does not cover any use of Personal Information that a third-party advertiser or ad server may collect from you.

Questions or Comments Regarding this Privacy Policy. We welcome any questions or comments you may have regarding this Privacy Policy or if you do not understand any information about how we collect, maintain, use, or share your Personal Information. Any such questions or comments should be submitted via email to privacy@Gatherwith.us]. We will make every effort to resolve or answer your concern.