We built Cascaad to make it easier for you to find content on popular social networks that fits your personal interests and to participate in conversations on topics of interests with other like-minded users. Our service is based upon the collection of user contributed content, user information, user activity data and a through a system of topic ranking in order to allow us and our partners to deliver customized content and relevant advertising.
This policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that Cascaad does not own or control, including but not limited to third party services you access though Cascaad, or to individuals that Cascaad does not employ or manage. As our Services integrates with third-party sites, such as Twitter and other social networks, we assume that you are already aware of their own Privacy Policies when using Cascaad and when you allow Cascaad to interact with these sites on your behalf.
Information Collection & Use
User Contributed Content
You can submit to Cascaad the following kind of content, i.e. text, messages, posts, html, URLs, images, video and other.
This content is the basis through which Cascaad provide its Service, and can be resubmitted to you and to other Cascaad users. This content is collected and retained to be part of an increased user experience.
Information provided at registration. In order to access certain functionality of the Service, you will be required to become a registered user. When you register with us at a Cascaad Site, we collect your name, email address, user name, location, IP address, as well as any other personal or preference information that you choose to provide.
If you submit your credentials (e.g., username and password) for a third-party website (e.g., Facebook or Twitter) during your registration for the Cascaad Service, Cascaad will receive such information, as well as any other information that is made available by such third-party website.
We may occasionally use your name and email address to send you notifications regarding new services offered by Cascaad that we think you may find valuable. We may send you service-related announcements from time to time through the general operation of the Service.
For instance, if a user invites you to a conversation or sends you a new message, you may receive an email alerting you to that fact. Generally, you may opt out of such emails from the Notifications page on cascaad.com, though we reserve the right to send you important notices about your account even if you opt out of all voluntary email notifications.
Profile Information. Once you are a registered user, you may add additional information to your profile. Providing additional profile information beyond what is required at registration is entirely optional, but enables you to be discovered and understood by other users in the Cascaad universe. Profile Information you can add includes but is not limited to your telephone number, your address, a personal web site. We present this information back to you when you access the Service and to other users of Cascaad. You can adjust what information is presented back to you and other Cascaad users by adding and removing content from your profile or by adjusting the settings in your Cascaad profile.
Invite a Friend. If you choose to use our invitation service to invite a friend to a conversation or to tell a friend about Cascaad, we will ask you for information needed to send the invitation, such as your friend's email address. We will use such information to send your friend(s) an email and reminder e-mails in your name inviting him or her to visit cascaad.com, to allow you to see invitations you have sent, and to track the success of our referral program. Your friend may unsubscribe through the link provided with such correspondence, which will prevent your friend from receiving further correspondence, but we may retain your friend's information in our database.
Contacting us through a Cascaad Site. If you contact us by email through the site, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence and will use your email and correspondence if we decide to respond to you.
We may receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. Cascaad may automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, Cascaad cookie information, and the information you request. Cascaad may use this traffic data to help diagnose problems with its server, analyze trends and administer the Site and Services. Our service may automatically collect usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to our Site and Services and their components. Cascaad may use this data in aggregate form, that is, as a statistical measure, but not in a manner that would identify you personally. This type of aggregate data may enable us to figure out how often customers use parts of the Site and Services, so we can make the Site and Services appealing to as many users as possible. As part of this use of information, we may provide aggregate information, not information about you personally, to our partners about how our users, collectively, use our Site and Services. If we share this type of statistical data, we do so so that our partners can understand how often people use their areas of our Site and Service, so that they, too, may provide you with an optimal Cascaad experience.
We use your user contributed Content, Personal Information, and Measured Data and the combination there of to provide, maintain, and improve our Services, to better understand how you interact with Cascaad, to provide personalized features of the Service,
to monitor your use and aggregate users' use of Cascaad, to administer your inquiries, and to enforce our (or our partners' or users') rights.
As one example, as you use a Cascaad Site, your profile may be automatically updated to reflect your use of such site including which conversations you participate in, which worlds, topics and users you orbit, your expertise, and other actions you take.
Cascaad is also disposing a series of tools that will sync and interact with other accounts such Twitter and other social network. This tools can be affected of changes and interact with the network in the following way:
The "Like" or "Dislike" button is mainly used to understand your tastes. This activity is private and it remains in Cascaad only (although this is subject to change in the future). Like can also interact with Twitter: in Cascaad settings you can allow it to send it to your Twitter "Favourites".
"Track" or "Untrack" is a button that is useful to track a topic: this activity is public since topics are static pages and the list of persons that are tracking are public.
Share, Reply and Post are activities that are based on the destination networks you have linked to you Cascaad account, for instance Twitter and Facebook.
You can also follow a user: this activity is based in Twitter.
We also use your user contributed Content, Measured Data, and the aggregated Personal Information of the members of Cascaad or a specific group, demographic, or world within Cascaad and any combination of such information to deliver custom content and advertising that may be of interest to you. For example, if you orbit a world focused on video games, we might serve you customized content or an advertisement highlighting a new game release, but we don't tell the gaming company who you are. We may also use Personal Information and Measured Data to search on you to collect additional information about you from third-party sources, such as newspapers, blogs, instant messaging services, social networks, and other websites.
Will Cascaad Share Any of the Information it Receives?
Information about our users is important to our business. We neither rent nor sell your personal information to anyone. We share your personal information only as described below.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Tip We do not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described here.
Your Consent: We may share or disclose your information with your consent, such as when you use a third party web client to access your Cascaad account.
Law and Harm: We may disclose your information if we believe that it is reasonably necessary to comply with a law, regulation or legal request; to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect Cascaad's rights or property.
Non-Private or Non-Personal Information: We may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information, such as your public Tweets or the number of users who clicked on a particular link (even if only one did).
Modifying Your Personal Information
If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools to access or modify the personal information you provided to us and associated with your account.
Our Policy Towards Children
Our Services are not directed to people under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at email@example.com. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.
Changes to this Policy