Privacy Policy


The purpose behind founding GoBigg is to help people in managing their bookmarks and share what they like among the people and during the process, gain a status in the domain based on the social popularity of the content shared. We understand the importance of individuals privacy and we take that up with utmost importance. Please read the policy in detail for further details on how we value your privacy concerns.

This policy covers GoBigg\'s take on personal information that is being shared with us while registering and using our services. We do not control on how third parties approach with the information shared by GoBigg and do not hold any responsibility on such parties which GoBigg does not manage or have no control on.




Collection of Information

We collect personal information that is important for the purpose of giving our services on the website i.e. to enable individuals to collect and manage your bookmarks, share what you like and build an online reputation based on the reputation of the content shared. We do not possess this information in a way that is incompatible with our business purpose. The information collected from our users is as below:

1. Information You Provide to Us:

We store information that we receive from you while registering for our services or provide in any other way for example by connecting via other social networking services e.g. Facebook, Twitter etc. You can choose not to provide additional information other than what is mandatory but that would result in our inability to serve you to the full.

In order to register, you can complete the registration form available on our website or connect via third party services like Facebook or twitter. Based on the permissions granted by you on these services, we can automatically pull your information that is relevant to us. The basic information include: First Name, Last Name, your photo, email address and date of birth.

User Profile: To allow you to express yourself beyond just the information collected during registration; we enable you to provide additional information, such as a bio, favorite URLs, social networking URL\'s for LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. In addition, you may choose to include photos of yourself in your profile.


E-mail Communications

GoBigg is very concerned about your privacy and we will never provide your email address to a third party. GoBigg may send out e-mails with GoBigg-related news, products, offers, surveys or promotions. You may also receive notification e-mails from GoBigg, which inform you of actions that have been performed on the site.


Cookies
  • Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer\'s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how and when pages in our website are visited and by how many people. GoBigg cookies do not collect personal information, and we do not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your screen name or e-mail address is.
  • The "help" portion of the toolbar on the majority of browsers will direct you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. We recommend that you leave the cookies activated because cookies allow you to use some of GoBigg\'s coolest features.
  • Some of our business partners, like our advertisers, may use cookies on our website. We have no access to, or control over, these cookies.

Sharing Your Information

Because GoBigg enables people to discover and share information with one another, information about the people who use GoBigg is an integral part of the GoBigg experience. Rest assured that we neither rent nor sell your personal information to anyone and that we will share your personal information only as described below.

  • GoBigg Personnel: GoBigg personnel and authorized consultants and/or contractors may have access to user information if necessary in the normal course of GoBigg business.
  • Protection of GoBigg and Others: We may release personal information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with a law; to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other policies; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of GoBigg, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  • User Profile information: Information collected during registration and subsequent visits, such as your full name and location, may be displayed to other GoBigg users in your User Profile. The User Profile is the area on GoBigg where we allow you to tell other GoBigg users about yourself and your interests.
  • Member Directory: The e-mail address that you submit upon registration will be searchable by other GoBigg users who know you by your email address, unless you choose to opt out of this feature. This is primarily so that other users can find you to establish friendship through GoBigg. You may opt-out of this feature by visiting the Privacy Settings section of your User Profile.
  • Syndication: GoBigg allows for the RSS syndication of all of its public content within the GoBigg website.
  • With Your Consent: Except as noted above, we will contact you when your personal information is shared with third parties or used for a purpose incompatible with the purpose(s) for which it was originally collected, and you will be able to opt out to prevent the sharing of this information.

Keeping Information Secure
  • Your GoBigg account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. Protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by logging off once you have finished using a shared computer.
  • Your GoBigg account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. Protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer by logging off once you have finished using a shared computer.

Ways to Control Display and Use of Your Information
  • As stated previously, you can always opt not to disclose information, but then you may be unable to use certain features on our website, such as posting new links.
  • By visiting your User Profile, you can correct, amend, add or delete personal information on our website. When you update information, however, we often maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records.
  • You may request deletion of your GoBigg account by e-mailing us at support@GoBigg.com.
  • If you do not wish to receive e-mail from us or other GoBigg users, please visit the Email Preferences section of your User Profile and/or follow the instructions contained in the unwanted e-mail message.
  • However, please note that you will continue to receive all system e-mails (e.g. those regarding forgotten user passwords) and legal notices (e.g. updates to our policies) from us.
  • If you do not wish to have people who know you by your email address find you via the Member Directory service, please visit the Privacy Settings section of your User Profile to opt out of this feature.
  • As explained earlier, the "help" portion of the toolbar on the majority of browsers will direct you on how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to command the browser to tell you when you receive a new cookie, or how to fully disable cookies. Please note, however, that if your browser does not accept cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of some of our attractive features.

Children Under 18 Years of Age

You must be 13 years and older to register to use the GoBigg website. As a result, GoBigg does not specifically collect information about children. If we learn that GoBigg has collected information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. We recommend that minors between the ages of 13 and 18 ask and receive their parents\' permission before using GoBigg or sending information about themselves or anyone else over the Internet.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

GoBigg may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, at its sole discretion. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If we make changes to the Privacy Policy, we will notify you by posting an announcement on the GoBigg website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances if any, it is disclosed.


Conditions of Use

If you decide to visit GoBigg website, your visit and any possible dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of California state law.


Effective Date of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of Jaunary 1, 2011