Privacy Policy

Before you use Pikaari, you should read this Privacy Policy

1. Vendor Privacy Policy

Pikaari knows that you care about how your personal information is used and shared, and takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Policy. By opening a Vendor account on our website, or using any of our services or products, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy.

1.1 What Does This Vendor Privacy Policy Cover?

The information we gather from users varies based on whether they are a person planning a wedding ("Wedding Participants") or a Vendor. This Vendor Privacy Policy covers the information we collect from each Vendor. Wedding Participants are users who may book appointments with a Vendor for their wedding. The information we collect from Wedding Participants is governed by the Wedding Participants Privacy Policy. This Vendor Privacy Policy covers Pikaari's use of private and personally identifiable information ("Vendor Personal Information") that Pikaari gathers from Vendors when accessing pikaari.com and when Vendors use our services. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies or individuals that Pikaari does not own or control, employ or manage.

1.2 What Vendor Personal Information Does Pikaari display or collect?

The information we collect enables us to personalize and improve our services, and to allow Vendors to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with Wedding Participants and other users. In connection with the services offered by Pikaari, we may request and display some personal information to Wedding Participants and other users of Pikaari, that allows Vendors to interact with them. We collect the following types of information from our users as more specifically set out in 1.3 and 1.4.

1.3 What Vendor Personal Information is Provided to Us?

We receive and store any information Vendors enter on pikaari.com or provide to us in any other way. The types of Vendor Personal Information collected may include Vendor name, e-mail address, phone number(s), business address, website, information about your use of the services on pikaari.com, and other information that relates to the Vendor's business and that it wishes to display. Vendors may choose not to provide us with certain information, on the understanding that they may not be able to take advantage of all of our features. The Vendor Personal Information you provide is mainly used to provide information to Wedding Participants and to allow them to connect with the Vendors and arrange consultations. Vendors may modify or remove Vendor Personal Information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features to edit your profile and account information.

1.4 What Vendor Personal Information is Collected Automatically?

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with pikaari.com or obtain services from us. Pikaari automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, Pikaari cookie information, and the page you requested.

Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our site and its components. Pikaari only uses this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of aggregate data enables us to determine how often users use parts of our website or services so that we can make it appealing to as many users as possible, and improve those services.

1.5 What About Cookies?

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to a Vendor's computer's hard drive through its browser to enable our systems to recognize a Vendor's browser and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people.

Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent Vendor's browsers from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of the browser software) allowing Vendors to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We strongly recommend that Vendors leave the cookies activated, however, because cookies enable them to take advantage of some of Pikaari's most attractive features.

1.6 Will Pikaari Share Any of the Vendor Personal Information it Receives?

Sharing some Vendor Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell Vendor's Personal Information to anyone. We share Vendor's Personal Information only as described in the subsections to 1.6 below.

1.6.1 Vendor Services: In order to allow Vendors to provide services to Wedding Participants, we share relevant information to facilitate, advertise, and make interactions more efficient. In particular, a Vendor's calendar and availability is made available to Wedding Participants and other users.

1.6.2 Vendor profiles: Vendor profile information including descriptions, locations, availability, portfolios may be displayed to other users to facilitate user interaction within pikaari.com.

1.6.3 Business Transfers: 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 Pikaari, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Pikaari goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. Vendors acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquiror may continue to use the Vendor Personal Information as set forth in this policy.

1.6.4Protection of Pikaari and Others: We may release Vendor Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Pikaari, our employees, our users, or others. This includes, without limitation, exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.

1.6.5 With Your Consent: Except as set forth above, Vendors will be notified when any Vendor Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be given the option to prevent the sharing of this information.

1.7 What about Security?

Your Vendor Personal Information is protected by a password for your privacy and security. You need to ensure that there is no unauthorized access to your account and Vendor Personal Information by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer and browser by signing off after you have finished accessing your account. Pikaari endeavors to protect user information to ensure that user account information is kept private, however, Pikaari cannot guarantee the security of user account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time. For additional information about the security measures Pikaari uses in connection with pikaari.com, please contact us at info@pikaari.com. Pikaari contains links to other sites. Pikaari is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. This Vendor Privacy Policy only governs information collected on pikaari.com.

Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post information to public areas on pikaari.com or any other public forums, such information can be accessed by the public.

1.8 What Vendor Personal Information is Available to Vendors?

Pikaari allows Vendors to access the following information about themselves for the purpose of viewing, and in certain situations, updating that information. This list will change as pikaari.com changes. Vendors may currently access the following information:

1.9 What Other Options are Available?

As stated above, Vendors can always opt not to disclose information, even though it may be needed to take advantage of certain Pikaari features. Vendors are able to add or update certain information on pages, such as those listed in 1.8 above. When Vendors update information, however, we often maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. Vendors may request deactivation of their account and deletion of personally identifiable information in their account by sending an e-mail to info@pikaari.com. Please note that when Vendor's personally identifiable information is deleted we no longer have the availability to send Vendors information. Additionally, some Vendor information may remain in our records after deactivation of your account for legal and other similar reasons.

1.10 What about Changes to this Vendor Privacy Policy?

Pikaari may make changes to this Vendor Privacy Policy from time to time for any reason. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Vendor Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used or collected. If we make changes in the way we use Vendor Personal Information, we will notify you via e-mail or by posting an announcement on pikaari.com. Users are bound by any changes to the Vendor Privacy Policy when they use pikaari.com after such changes have been first posted.

1.11 Questions or Concerns?

For any questions or concerns regarding privacy at pikaari.com, please send a detailed message to info@pikaari.com.

2. Wedding Participant Privacy Policy

Pikaari knows that brides, grooms and other end users ("Wedding Participants") care about how their personal information is used and shared. Pikaari takes Wedding Participants' privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Policy. By visiting our website at www.pikaari.com or using any of our services or products, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Wedding Participant Privacy Policy.

2.1 What Does This Wedding Participant Privacy Policy Cover?

The information we gather from users varies based on whether they are a Wedding Participant or a Vendor. This Wedding Participant Privacy Policy covers the information we collect from each Wedding Participant. Wedding Participants are users who may book appointments with a Vendor for their wedding. The information we collect from Vendors is governed by the Vendor Privacy Policy. Vendors are users who use pikaari.com to gain clients and receive or arrange consultations using pikaari.com. This Wedding Participant Privacy Policy covers Pikaari's use of private and personally identifiable information ("WP Personal Information") that Pikaari gathers from Wedding Participants when accessing pikaari.com and when Wedding Participants use our services. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies or individuals that Pikaari does not own or control, employ or manage.

2.2 What WP Personal Information Does Pikaari display or Collect?

The information we collect from Wedding Participants enables us to personalize and improve our services, and will allow Wedding Participants to set up a user account and profile that can be used to interact with Vendors through pikaari.com. In connection with pikaari.com we may request and display some couples' personal information to Vendors and other users of Pikaari that allows Wedding Participants to interact with them. We collect the following types of information from our users as more specifically set out in 2.3 and 2.4.

2.3 What WP Personal Information is Provided to Us?

We receive and store any information Wedding Participants enter on pikaari.com or provide to us in any other way. The types of WP Personal Information collected may include name(s), gender, e-mail address, facebook/twitter/pinterest or other similar accounts, phone number(s), occupation, and information about your wedding, including venue, date, time, numbers affiliated with the wedding, price range and use of the services on pikaari.com. It is always Wedding Participants' choice whether to provide us with WP Personal Information. Wedding Participants may choose not to provide us with certain information, but then they may not be able to take advantage of many of our special features. The WP Personal Information you provide is used for such purposes as customizing the advertising and content you see, improving our services, and connecting you with Vendors. You may modify or remove your WP Personal Information at any time by logging into your account and accessing features to edit your profile and account information.

2.4 What WP Personal Information is Collected Automatically?

We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with pikaari.com or obtain services from us. Pikaari automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, Pikaari cookie information, and the page you requested. We also record the details of your transactions on pikaari.com.

Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our site and its components. Pikaari only uses this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of aggregate data enables us to determine how often users use parts of pikaari.com or services so that we can make pikaari.com appealing to as many users as possible, and improve those services.

2.5 What About Cookies?

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to Wedding Participants' hard drive through their browser to enable our systems to recognize Wedding Participants' browsers and tell us how and when pages in our site are visited and by how many people. Most browsers have an option for turning off the cookie feature, which will prevent Wedding Participants' browsers from accepting new cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of the browser software) allowing them to decide on acceptance of each new cookie in a variety of ways. We strongly recommend that Wedding Participants leave the cookies activated, however, because cookies enable them to take advantage of some of pikaari.com's most attractive features.

2.6 Will Pikaari Share Any of the WP Personal Information it Receives?

Personal Information about our users is an integral part of our business. We neither rent nor sell your WP Personal Information to anyone. We share your WP Personal Information only as described in the subsections to 2.6 below.

2.6.1 Vendor Services: In order to allow Vendors to provide services to Wedding Participants, at Wedding Participant's direction, we will share relevant personal information to facilitate, and make interactions more efficient. In particular, WP Personal Information will allow a Vendor to more appropriately schedule appointments and share this with other staff members.

2.6.2 Wedding Participant profiles: Wedding Participant profile information including wedding date, location, size of party, and availability may be displayed to Vendors and other users to facilitate interaction within pikaari.com.

2.6.3 Communication in response to Wedding Participant Submissions: As part of pikaari.com and its Services, Wedding Participants may receive from Vendors communications relating to information submitted. Wedding Participants acknowledge and agree that by submitting information, Pikaari and its Vendors may send you e-mail and other communications that they determine in their sole discretion relate to the information you submitted.

2.6.4 Business Transfers: 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 Pikaari, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Pikaari goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. Wedding Participants acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquiror may continue to use the WP Personal Information as set forth in this policy.

2.6.5 Protection of Pikaari and Others: We may release WP Personal Information when we believe in good faith that release is necessary to comply with the law; enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Pikaari, our employees, our users, or others. This includes, without limitation, exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.

2.6.6 With Your Consent: Except as set forth above, Wedding Participants will be notified when any WP Personal Information may be shared with third parties, and will be given the option to prevent the sharing of this information.

2.7 Is WP Personal Information Secure?

Pikaari endeavors to protect user information and to keep it private, however, Pikaari cannot guarantee the security of WP Personal Information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of user information at any time.

This Privacy Policy only governs information collected on pikaari.com.

2.8 What WP Personal Information Can Wedding Participants Access?

Pikaari allows Wedding Participants to access the following information about themselves for the purpose of viewing, and in certain situations, updating that information. This list will change as pikaari.com changes. Wedding Participants may currently access the following information:

2.9 What Other Choices Do I Have?

As stated previously, Wedding Participants can always opt not to disclose information, even though it may be needed to take advantage of certain Pikaari features. Wedding Participants are able to add or update certain information on pages, such as those listed in 2.8 above. When Vendors update information, however, we often maintain a copy of the unrevised information in our records. Wedding Participants may request deactivation of their account and deletion of personally identifiable information in their account by sending an e-mail to info@pikaari.com. Please note that when Wedding Participants' personally identifiable information is deleted we no longer have the availability to send Wedding Participants information. Additionally, some WP Personal Information may remain in our records after deactivation of your account.

2.10 What about Changes to this Wedding Participants Privacy Policy?

Pikaari may make changes to this Wedding Participants Privacy Policy from time to time for any reason. Use of information we collect now is subject to the Wedding Participants Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used or collected. If we make changes in the way we use WP Personal Information, we will notify you via e-mail or by posting an announcement on pikaari.com. Users are bound by any changes to the WP Privacy Policy when they use pikaari.com after such changes have been first posted.

2.11 Questions or Concerns?

For any questions or concerns regarding privacy at pikaari.com, please send a detailed message to info@pikaari.com.

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