Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how Stalking Horse Marketing Ltd (also known as “we”, “us”, “our”, or “OurHouse”) collects, uses, and shares information related to your use of the OurHouse website, mobile applications, and related software and services (collectively known as our “Services”).

Our privacy policy aims to balance your privacy with our ability to continue to provide the Services to you. We will explain it in as plain English as possible.

By using our Services, you accept this privacy policy, agree to the terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein, and you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described below.

Personal Information

“Personal Information”, in the context of this privacy policy, is information that specifically identifies you directly or through other reasonably available means, such as your name, address, telephone number, or email address.

Personal Information does not include summarized, anonymized, or other non-personally identifiable information. Summarized information includes, for example, information that we collect about a group or of users or actions that is not personally identifiable.

Information You Provide to Us

We collect information that you provide to us in a variety of ways, including:

  1. Account Information: Our Services give you the ability to associate your information with a specific email address and a password. We collect the Personal Information you provide to us in the course of creating and updating your account. We recommend you use a unique password to access our services, that includes non-alphabetic symbols, numbers and some capital and lower case letters.
  2. Usage Information: When you use our Services, we collect the information you input into the application.
  3. Correspondence: If you contact us by email, using a contact form, or by telephone, mail, fax, or other means, we may collect the information contained within, and associated with, your correspondence.

Information We Gather Automatically

When you use our Services, we may collect some information automatically, including:

  • your Internet Protocol (IP) address;
  • the dates and times of your use of our Services;
  • your web browser type and version;
  • the type of device from which you are accessing our Services;
  • an advertising identifier associated with your mobile device, if any;
  • the website that referred you to our website (by clicking on a link);
  • the actions you take in the course of your use of our Services;
  • the content, features, and activities that you access and participate in on our Services;
  • your interaction with email messages we send you, such as whether you opened, clicked on, or forwarded a message.

We may collect this information passively using standard technologies including server logs, browser cookies, and transparent images (also known as web beacons).

We may collect information about the general location of your mobile device when you use our Services. Your mobile device’s operating system may give you the option of enabling or disabling the collection of location information.

How We Use Your Information

Our primary use of your information is to provide the best possible service to you. We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • to provide the services and information you request;
  • for creation of, updates to, and access to your account;
  • to operate, maintain, and improve our Services;
  • to communicate with you, for example about new upgrades or functionality;
  • to resolve disputes or troubleshoot problems, including accessing your account at your request;
  • to prevent fraudulent use of our Services or other systems;
  • to prevent or take action against activities that are, or may be, in violation of applicable law;
  • to provide and customize advertisements and other aspects of your experience using our Services;
  • to maintain a record of our dealings with you;
  • to provide you with information and offers from us or others that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including advertisements, coupons, or other information about products or services offered by us or others.

We may also use your Personal Information to send you emails we, or our partners, believe may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any such emails by unsubscribing: Simply follow the instructions in any such email.

How We Share Your Information

Except as described in this privacy policy, we will never share your Personal Information with anyone else without your consent, except in the following situations:

  1. Service Providers: We contract with other companies and individuals to perform certain services on our behalf. To the extent these third parties have a legitimate need to access your Personal Information in order to complete their work, we will ensure they are contractually obligated to use this information only for the contracted work and for no other purpose.
  2. Business Transfers: Information essential to our Services, including your Personal Information, may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to an acquirer, or successor or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, sale of assets, insolvency, bankruptcy, receivership, or similar event in which your Personal Information is transferred to one or more third parties as part of our business assets.
  3. Legal Obligations and Investigations: We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe that doing so is legally required, or is in our interest to protect our property or other legal rights (including, but not limited to, enforcement of our agreements), or the rights or property of others, or otherwise to help protect the safety or security of our Services and other users of our Services.

In addition, we may provide non-personally identifiable information (i.e. not your Personal Information) relating to your location, your interactions with our Services, your mobile device and other identifiers, mobile device model, IP address, etc. to third party advertising partners (for example, Google, Apple, Yahoo!) in order to (i) retrieve and display targeted advertisements to you in connection with your use of our Services, and (ii) analyse the information for commercial purposes.

How We Protect Your Information

We use various security measures to help protect your information from accidental loss, disclosure, and misuse. However, no data security measures can be guaranteed to be completely effective. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information we collect. You transmit information and use our Services at your own risk.

Where Your Information Is Stored

Our servers are located, and your information is stored, in the United Kingdom. If you choose to use our Services from outside the UK, then please be aware that you are transferring your Personal Information outside of your country and into the UK for storage and processing. By providing your Personal Information to us through your use of our Services, you agree to that transfer, storage, and processing in the UK. You should be aware that the privacy and data security laws of the UK may in some cases provide a different level of protection than those of your own country. We reserve the right to change the location of our servers to another country.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We encourage you to periodically review this privacy policy to stay informed about how we collect, use, and share information.

Contacting Us

If you have questions or comments about this privacy policy, please contact us at info@ourhouse.zone

Basic terms of use - the legal bit

We are offering you this OurHouse service "as-is" and on an “as-available” basis without a warrantee, and bills, IOUs, debts, payments and agreements facilitated by OurHouse are informal and not legally binding contracts of some kind. OurHouse is under no obligation and does not agree to compensate you for any financial loss or liability incurred as a consequence of you making an informal agreement via the website or applications. You agree that the Service cannot guarantee the accuracy of information entered by users.

You agree that you will use the Service for its intended purpose, and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations: local, state, and national, and international, as applicable. You agree not to use the service in a fraudulent, disruptive, aggressive, manipulative, for money laundering, or any other inappropriate matter.

Termination and Refusal of Service: Your access to the Service may be terminated at any time, for any reason, at our discretion.

The Service is for your personal use only. You must be 13 years or older to use this service. You are responsible for preventing unauthorized access to your account.

Under no circumstances will OurHouse be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages (including emotional distress) arising out of or in connection with your use of the service, whether or not you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. under no circumstances shall splitwise inc. be liable to you for any amount for services rendered persuant to this agreement.

You agree to hold OurHouse, its employees, agents, and representatives, as harmless and indemnify OurHouse from any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the Service, including liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorney fees, of every kind and nature.

You agree that OurHouse may modify this agreement at any time, effective immediately, by posting a new agreement. You agree that even if you have not personally visited the website with the new terms of this agreement, that they may have force immediately.

You agree that the failure of OurHouse to exercise or enforce any part of this agreement and terms does not constitute a waiver of the rights of provisions of this agreement.

Jurisdiction: You agree that this entire agreement (including Privacy Policy) shall be interpreted according to the laws of the United Kingdom.

 

This policy was last updated July 20, 2017.