Aplace is a restaurant discovery platform that helps people to find a great place to eat out. Our website (http://aplace.guide) is owned and operated by Aplace Pte Ltd.
We understand that providing information online involves a great deal of trust on your part. We take this trust very seriously, and make it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us when you visit our website. Please read this Policy carefully to learn about our privacy practices. By visiting Aplace’s website, you are accepting the practices described herein.
We collect, store and use different kinds of information about you. This may include personal information that can identify you, including your first and last name (if you’ve shared it via your profile), email addresses, user name and password. We may also store information about your restaurant, cuisine and chef preferences in order to enable personalised recommendations for you.
We automatically collect some information from your computer or device when you visit the website. For example, we will collect session data, including your IP address, web browser software, and referring website. We also may collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed, pages visited and shared. One of our goals in collecting this information is to help us understand the interests and preferences of users and customize the user experience as well as to create audience segments (dividing users into groups based on criteria such as website usage and demographics).
We may collect information about your location if you have instructed your device to send such information to the Aplace web application. We may use the location information collected in order to provide you with relevant content. For example, we may use your location to show how far a particular place is from you and propose a route to get there. You can decline sharing geo-location information when requested. Please note that turning off location sharing may affect certain features of our application.
The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers should tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable most types of cookies. Please note that if you refuse to accept cookies, you may not be able use some features of Aplace application.
Our site may also use web beacons, which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, that are placed in the code of a website page. We use web beacons to monitor the traffic patterns of users from one page within our site to another, to deliver or communicate with cookies, to understand whether you have come to our site from an online advertisement displayed on a third-party website, and to improve site performance.
If you were referred to Aplace from another website, we may share your information, such as your user name, email address and cuisines/chef/places preferences, with that referring website. We have not placed limitations on the referring websites’ use of personal information and we encourage you to review the privacy policies of any website that referred you to Aplace.
If you choose to create a profile on our platform, certain information in your profile will be publicly viewable and identifiable via your screen name. You will have the ability to view your profile as members of the public will see it.
We may also share aggregated or anonymous information with third parties, including investors. For example, we may tell our investors the number of visitors of our website or the most popular places and chefs. This information does not contain any personal information and is used to develop content and services we hope you will find of interest.
We take reasonable steps to ensure that your information is accurate, complete and relevant to its intended use. You can access and update your contact information by visiting “My Account” page on our Website. You can close your account by contacting us using this form. We will send you an email to confirm your request. Please note that after you close an account, you will not be able to sign in or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new account at any time. Please also note that we may retain certain information associated with your account in our archives, including for analytical purposes as well as for recordkeeping integrity.
We want you to feel confident about using Aplace, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide to us.
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Revision from 16.09.2019.