How Happy Is.com (“How Happy Is”) operates several websites and mobile services. It is How Happy Is’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we collect while operating our websites and services.
Like most website operators, How Happy Is collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. How Happy Is’s purpose in collecting non-personally-identifying information is to better understand how How Happy Is’s visitors use its website. From time to time, How Happy Is may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website. How Happy Is also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. How Happy Is does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain users choose to interact with How Happy Is in ways that require How Happy Is to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that How Happy Is gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who register with How Happy Is to provide a username and password. In addition certain How Happy Is services receive location information about the user, in the form of lat/long coordinates with a date and time. How Happy Is services may also collect information on advertisements sent to users as well as ad redemption if applicable. In each case, How Happy Is collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of How Happy Is’s service. How Happy Is does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
How Happy Is discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on How Happy Is’s behalf or to provide services offered by How Happy Is, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. How Happy Is will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, How Happy Is discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when How Happy Is believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of How Happy Is, third parties or the public at large. How Happy Is takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.