Our mission is to create a platform that helps people around the world organising events and simplifying the decision making process.
We protect your personal information using industry-standard safeguards.
Maintaining your trust is our top priority, so we adhere to the following principles to protect your privacy:
• We protect your personal information and will only provide it to third parties: (1) with your consent; (2) where it is necessary to carry out your instructions; (3) as reasonably necessary in order to provide our features and functionality to you; (4) when we reasonably believe it is required by law, subpoena or other legal process; or (5) as necessary to enforce our User Agreement or protect the rights, property, or safety of EzyVote, our users and the public.
• We have implemented appropriate security safeguards designed to protect your information in accordance with industry standards.
1. What information we collect
1.1. Data Controllers
or Visitor. We collect information when you use our Services to offer you a
personalized and relevant experience, including growing your network and enabling
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
When you create an account with us, we
collect information (including your name, email address, and password).
1.3. Profile Information
We collect information when you fill out a
profile. A complete EzyVote profile that includes personal details helps you
get found by other people for opportunities.
1.4. Customer Service
We collect information when you contact us
for customer support.
1.5. Using the EzyVote Sites and Applications
We collect information when you visit our,
use our mobile applications, and interact with advertising on and off our
We collect information when you use (whether as a Member or a Visitor) our websites, applications, our platform or other Services. For example, we collect information when you view or click on ads on and off our Services, perform a search, import your address book, join and participate in groups, participate in polls, install one of our mobile applications and share articles on our Services. If you are logged in on EzyVote.com, or another Service or one of our cookies on your device identifies you, your usage information and the log data described in Section 1.10 of this policy, such as your IP address, will be associated by us with your account. Even if you’re not logged into a Service, we log information about devices used to access our Services, including IP address.
1.6. Using Third-Party Services and Visiting Third-Party Sites
We collect information when you use your
account to sign in to other sites or services, and when you view web pages that
include our plugins and cookies.
You allow us to receive information when you use your account to log in to a third-party website or application. Also, when you visit a third-party site that embeds our social plugins we receive information that those pages have loaded in your web browser. If you are logged in as a Member when you visit sites with our plugins, we use this information to recommend tailored content to you. We will use this information to personalize the functionality we provide on third-party sites. Our retention of this data is addressed in Section 3.2. We may provide reports containing aggregated impression information to companies hosting our plugins and similar technologies to help them measure traffic to their websites, but no personal data.
You also allow us to receive information about your visits and interaction with the sites and services of our partners that include our cookies and similar technologies, unless you opt out. If you are not a Member, we rely on the online terms between you and our partners.
1.8. Advertising Technologies and Web Beacons
We use advertising technologies and web
beacons to collect information. We give you a number of ways to opt out of
targeted ads, including through the Ad Choices icon shown with any ads we serve
on third-party sites. If you do not want us to track your behavior on
third-party sites, you can opt out. If you do not opt out, you consent to our
use of beacons and other advertising technologies.
We target (and measure the performance of) ads to Members, Visitors and others both on and off of our Services through a variety of ad networks and ad exchanges, using the following, whether separately or combined:
• Advertising technologies on and off of our Services, like web beacons, pixels, ad tags, cookies, and mobile identifiers as permitted by mobile platforms;
• Member-provided profile and contact information and categories
• Information inferred from a Member‘s profile;
• Your use of our Services and log files generated as described in Section 1.10;
• Information from 3rd parties (e.g. advertising partners, publishers and data aggregators) which we use in addition to the information from our cookies (and similar technologies), your profile and use of our Services.
We do not share your personal information with any third-party advertisers or ad networks for advertising without your separate permission. Note that, as described in Section 2.6, your profile is visible to other Members and through public search depending on your settings. Also, advertising partners may associate personal information collected by the advertiser directly from you with our cookies and similar technologies. In such instances, we contractually require such advertisers to obtain your explicit opt-in consent before doing so.
We may show you sponsored content in your network update stream (NUS), which will be designated as sponsored content and will behave like other NUS updates. If you take social action (for example, if you “like” or “comment” on the sponsored content), your action may be seen by your network and other Members who are shown the sponsored content after you have acted on it.
1.9. Log Files, IP Addresses, and Information About Your Computer and
We collect information from the devices
and networks that you use to access our Services.
When you visit or leave our Services (whether as a Member or Visitor) by clicking a hyperlink or when you view a third-party site that includes our plugin or cookies (or similar technology), we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came or the one to which you are directed. Also, advertisers receive the URL of the page that you are on when you click an ad on or through our Services. We also receive the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your computer or the proxy server that you use to access the web, your computer operating system details, your type of web browser, your mobile device (including your mobile device identifier provided by your mobile device operating system), your mobile operating system (if you are accessing EzyVote using a mobile device), and the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier. We may also receive location data passed to us from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have set up, which we use to show you local information on our mobile applications and for fraud prevention and security purposes. Most mobile devices allow you to prevent real time location data being sent to us, and of course we will honor your settings.
In the case of our Android apps, you will be provided notice of the types of data (e.g. location) that will be sent to us. If you choose to use our app after this notice, we process this data to enable registration or preview product features for you. If you choose not to become a Member, we will delete this information.
We are constantly innovating to improve
our Services, which means we may create new ways to collect information on the
2. How we use your personal information
2.1. Consent to EzyVote Processing Information About You
You agree that information you provide on
your profile can be seen by others and used by us as described in this Privacy
Policy and our User Agreement.
2.2. EzyVote Communications
We communicate with you using EzyVote
messaging, email, and other ways available to us. We may send you messages
relating to the availability of the Services, security, or other
service-related issues. We also may send promotional messages to your EzyVote
inbox. You can change your email settings at any time.
We communicate with you through email, notices posted on the EzyVote websites or apps, messages to your EzyVote inbox, and other means available through the Services, including mobile text messages and push notifications. Examples of these communications include: (1) welcome and engagement communications - informing you about how to best use our Services, new features, updates about other Members you are connected to and their actions, etc.; (2) service communications - these will cover service availability, security, and other issues about the functioning of our Services; (3) promotional communications - these include both email and messages (messages are only delivered to your EzyVote inbox), and may contain promotional information directly or on behalf of our partners. These messages will be sent to you based on your profile information and messaging preferences. We track the open rate of your messages to provide your messages acceptance score. You may change your email and contact preferences at any time by signing into your account and changing your EzyVote email settings. You can also opt out of promotional messages by sending a request to EzyVote Help Center.
Please be aware that you cannot opt out of receiving service messages from us.
2.3. User Communications
With certain communications you send on
our Services, the recipient can see your name, email address, and some network
Many communications that you initiate through our Services (for example, an invitation sent to a non-Member) will list your name and primary email address in the header of the message. Messages you initiate may also provide the recipient with aggregate information about your network (for example, how many people are in your network). Other communications that you initiate through the Services, like a request for an introduction, will list your name as the initiator but will not include your personal email address contact information. Once you have connected with an individual, regardless of who sent the invitation, your contact information will be shared with that individual.
We use automatic scanning technology to help protect you and other Members. Such technology checks links and other content in your messages, network updates and Group contributions to help us identify and block malicious links and malware, reduce spam and optimize the delivery of our Services.
2.4. Service Development; Customized Experience
We use the information and content you
provide to us to conduct research and development and to customize your
experience and try to make it relevant and useful to you.
We use information and content that you and other Members provide to us to conduct research and development for the improvement of our Services in order to provide you and other Members and Visitors with a better, more intuitive experience and drive membership growth and engagement on our Services and to help connect professionals to economic opportunity.
We also customize your experience and the experiences of others on our Services. For example, when you sign in to your account, we may display the names and photos of new Members who have recently joined your network or recent updates from your connections and companies you follow. We try to show you content, such as news and presentations that is relevant to you. We also use Members information and content for invitations and communications promoting our Services that are tailored to the recipient.
2.5. Sharing Information with Affiliates
We share your information across our
different Services, among companies in the EzyVote family.
We may share your personal information with our affiliates (meaning entities controlled by, controlling or under common control with EzyVote) outside of the EzyVote entity that is your data controller as reasonably necessary to provide the Services. You are consenting to this sharing.
2.6. Sharing Information with Third Parties
Any information you put on your profile
and any content you post on EzyVote may be seen by others.
We don’t provide any of your non-public information (like your email address) to third parties without your consent, unless required by law, or as described in Sections 2.6 and 2.14 of this Policy.
Other people may find your EzyVote profile information through search engines (you can choose which parts of your public profile are accessible to public search engines in your settings), or use services like Twitter in conjunction with your EzyVote account.
We offer a “public profile” feature that allows you as a Member to publish portions of your profile to the public Internet. This public profile will be indexed and displayed through public search engines when someone searches for your name. You may choose the parts of your profile that search engines index or completely opt out of this feature in your EzyVote account settings. However, third-party search engines may not automatically update their caches, which may contain old public profile information. Unless you delete them, your profiles on EzyVote.com and our corresponding app are always viewable on the respective Services.
The visibility of your profile to other Members depends on your degree of connection with the viewing Member, the subscriptions they may have, their usage of the Services, access channels and search types (e.g. by name or by keyword). For example, first degree connections can see your full profile and contact information. Others have more limited access, as detailed in our Help Center.
We support middleware providers that offer archiving solutions to firms subject to legal and regulatory archiving requirements, which, with your permission, facilitate the archiving of your communications and other activity by a third party for compliance purposes. Content distributed through our sharing features and third-party integrations may result in displaying some of your personal information outside of our Services. For example, when you post content to a Group that is open for public discussion, your content, including your name as the contributor, may be displayed in search engine results.
Also, if you have opted to bind any of your Service accounts to your Twitter, Facebook or other similar account, you can easily share content from our Services to these third party services, in accordance with your account settings (which you may change at any time) and respective policies of these third parties. Further, we allow third parties to look-up profile information (subject to your privacy settings) using your email address or first and last name information through its profile API (see Section 2.7. below).
2.7. Polls and Surveys
We conduct our own surveys and polls and
also help third parties do this type of research. Your participation in surveys
or polls is up to you. You may also opt out of getting invitations to
participate in surveys.
Polls and Surveys may be conducted by us, Members, or third parties. Some third parties may target advertisements to you on the results page based on your answers in the poll. We or third parties may follow up with you via messages regarding your participation unless you have opted out of receiving messages messages. We may use third parties to deliver incentives to you to participate in surveys or polls. If the delivery of incentives requires your contact information, you may be asked to provide personal information to the third party fulfilling the incentive offer, which will be used only for the purpose of delivering incentives and verifying your contact information. It is up to you whether you provide this information, or whether you desire to take advantage of an incentive. Your consent to use any personal information for the purposes set forth in the poll or survey will be explicitly requested by the party conducting it. You may opt out of participating in surveys by changing your settings to stop receiving these inquiries and requests.
2.8. Compliance with Legal Process and Other Disclosures
We may disclose your personal information
if compelled by law, subpoena, or other legal process, or if necessary to
enforce our User Agreement.
It is possible that we may need to disclose personal information, profile information, or information about your activities as a Member or Visitor when required by law, subpoena, or other legal process, whether in the United States, Ireland, or other jurisdictions, or if we have a good faith belief that disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies; (2) enforce the User Agreement, investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, or protect the security or integrity of our Service; or (3) exercise or protect the rights, property, or safety of EzyVote, our Members, personnel, or others. We attempt to notify Members about legal demands for their personal information when appropriate in our judgment, unless prohibited by law or court order or when the request is an emergency. In light of our principles, we may dispute such demands when we believe, in our discretion, that the requests are overbroad, vague or lack proper authority, but do not commit to challenge every demand.
2.9. Disclosures to Others as the Result of a Change in Control or
Sale of EzyVote
If there is a change in control or sale of
all or part of EzyVote, we may share your information with a third party, who
2.10. Service Providers
We may employ third parties to help us
with the Services
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services (e.g. maintenance, analysis, audit, marketing and development). These third parties have limited access to your information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated to EzyVote not to disclose or use it for other purposes.
2.11. Data Processing Outside Your Country
We may process your information outside
the country where you live.
We may transfer your information and process it outside your country of residence, wherever EzyVote, its affiliates and service providers operate.
3. Your Choices & Obligations
3.1. Rights to Access, Correct, or Delete Your Information, and Closing
You can change your EzyVote information at
any time by editing your profile, deleting content that you have posted, or by
closing your account. You can also ask us for additional information we may
have about your account.
You have a right to (1) access, modify, correct, or delete your personal information controlled by EzyVote regarding your profile, (2) change or remove your content, and (3) close your account. You can request your personal information that is not viewable on your profile or readily accessible to you (for example, your IP access logs) through EzyVote‘s Help Center. If you close your account(s), your information will generally be removed from the Service within 24 hours. We generally delete closed account information and will de-personalize any logs or other backup information through the deletion process within 30 days of account closure, except as noted below.
Please note: Information you have shared with others (for example, through messages, network updates, content sharing, or Groups) or that others have copied may also remain visible after you have closed your account or deleted the information from your own profile. Groups content associated with closed accounts will show an unknown user as the source. In addition, you may not be able to access, correct, or eliminate any information about you that other Members copied or exported out of our Services, because this information may not be in our control. Your public profile may be displayed in search engine results until the search engine refreshes its cache.
3.2. Data Retention
We keep your information for as long as
your account is active or as needed. For example, we may keep certain
information even after you close your account if it is necessary to comply with
our legal obligations, meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent
fraud and abuse, or enforce this agreement.
4. Important Information
4.1. Minimum Age
You have to meet EzyVote’s minimum age
requirements to create an account.
Visit our Safety Center for tips on using EzyVote smartly and securely.
As described in Section 2.1 of the User Agreement, persons must be of Minimum Age to use EzyVote.
We will notify you when we change this
4.3. California's Shine the Light Law
We don’t share any of your personal
information with third parties for direct marketing.
California Civil Code Section 1798.83, known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our customers who are California residents to request and obtain from us a list of what personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year and the names and addresses of those third parties. Requests may be made only once a year and are free of charge. Under Section 1798.83, we currently do not share any personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
We take privacy and security seriously and
have enabled HTTPS access to our site (turn on HTTPS), in addition to existing
SSL access over mobile devices. Also, please know that the Internet is not a
secure environment, so be careful and select strong passwords.
We have implemented security safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you provide in accordance with industry standards. Access to your data on our Services is password-protected, and data such as credit card information is protected by SSL encryption when it is exchanged between your web browser and the Services. We also offer secure https access to the EzyVote.com website. To protect any data you store on our servers, we also regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we use a tier-one secured-access data center. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that emails, instant messaging, and similar means of communication with other Members are not encrypted, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means. Please help keep your account safe by using a strong password.