The terms "ExpatGenius" or "us" or "we" or "our" refers to ExpatGenius Site available at www.expatgenius.com ("ExpatGenius") operated by Makeitapp srl via Giacomo Leopardi 26, 20123 Milano, Italy. The term "You" refers to the person accessing or using the Site, or the company or organization on behalf of which that person accesses the Site. ExpatGenius makes availalable a platform and community marketplace to permit to Expats and Geniuses to meet online, to create, list discover and book Services directly with each other. ExpatGenius is not an owner or an operator or a provider of services for Expats.
"Expat" means a Member who requests from a Genius a booking of Services via ExpatGenius platform, or a Member who offer a listed Services and is not the Genius for such Service. "Genius" means a Member who creates a Listing via the Site, Application and Services. "Member" means a person who completes ExpatGenius's account registration process, including but not limited to Geniuses and Expats. "Listing" means a Service that is listed by a Genius as available via the ExpatGenius platform. "Content" means text, graphics, images, music, software (excluding the Application), audio, video, information or other materials. "ExpatGenius Content" means all Content that ExpatGenius makes available through the Site, Application, or Services, including any Content licensed from a third party, but excluding Member Content. "Collective Content" means Member Content and ExpatGenius Content. "Member Content" means all Content that a Member posts, uploads, publishes, submits, transmits, or includes in their Listing or Member profile to be made available through the ExpatGenius platform.
The Site, Application and Services are intended solely for persons who are 18 or older. Any access to or use of the Site, Application or Services by anyone under 18 is expressly prohibited. By accessing or using the Site, Application or Services you represent and warrant that you are 18 or older.
In general, we collect both Personal Information and Non-Identifiable Information that you submit to us voluntarily through ExpatGenius. We collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile on ExpatGenius such as when you register or update the details of your user account, or when you supply ID verification information. For example, our registration and login process requires you to provide us with your name, a valid email address and a password of your choice. When you personalize your profile and use the features of ExpatGenius, we will collect any information you voluntarily provide, and we may also request optional information to support your use of ExpatGenius, including such Non-Identifiable Information as your year of birth, gender and other demographic information. We also collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of ExpatGenius, such as photos, posts, comments, reviews, ratings, communication with users and other information you choose to submit, including information from social networks or third party site (e.g. Facebook) that you choose to link to your ExpatGenius profile. If you send an e-mail to us, or fill out our "Feedback" form through ExpatGenius, we will collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide. If you choose to sign up to receive information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we will collect your email address and all related information. Additionally, we collect any information that you voluntarily enter, including Personal Information, into any postings, comments, reviews, blogs or forums within the ExpatGenius community.
We may receive information, including Personal Information, about you from other sources with which you have registered, companies with whom we have partnered (collectively, "Partners") or other third parties. We may associate this information with the other Personal Information we have collected about you. If you connect to ExpatGenius through a third party site or social network, we may collect information about you and your friends from that social network in order to provide you with a more personalized experience. For instance, we may collect your user ID or profile information from that third-party social network that you have permitted to be displayed through ExpatGenius in order to display you as a friend or in association with your profile and connections. ExpatGenius will treat this information in the same manner as we treat the information we collect directly from you. However, please remember that the third party providers of such information handle it according to their own privacy policies.
As you use ExpatGenius, certain technical and usage information may be collected from you, including your Internet protocol address, browser type, and operating system.
An "Internet protocol address" or "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. In some cases your IP Address stays the same from browser session to browser session; but if you use a consumer internet access provider, your IP Address probably varies from session to session. We, or our service providers, may track your IP Address when you access ExpatGenius to assist with ad targeting. We may also receive, store and process Log Data, which is information that is automatically recorded by our servers whenever you access or use the Platform, regardless of whether you are registered with ExpatGenius or logged in to your ExpatGenius account, such as your IP Address, the date and time you access or use the Platform, the hardware and software you are using, referring and exit pages and URLs, the number of clicks, pages viewed and the order of those pages, and the amount of time spent on particular pages.
Additionally, we may use your Non-Identifiable Information in connection with compiling Aggregate Information about general site usage in order to perform statistical analysis to help us analyze patterns in the use of ExpatGenius. Such Aggregate Information will not include your Personal Information.
In general, both the Personal Information and Non-Identifiable Information you submit to us is used to provide you access to ExpatGenius, to improve ExpatGenius, to better tailor the features, performance, and support of ExpatGenius and to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us, our partners or our advertisers. For example, we may use and display your full name and email address when you send an email notification to a user through ExpatGenius or the social network from which you have connected to ExpatGenius (such as in an invitation, or when sharing your content). Additionally, we use your email address to contact you on behalf of other users (such as when someone sends you a personal message or notifications from a social network or other website with whom you have registered to receive such notifications). We may use this e-mail address to contact you, for things such as notifications, changes to ExpatGenius policies, and other types of service and/or legal notices. You may indicate your preference to stop receiving further promotional communications as further detailed below.
Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us and the information you choose to publish. You understand that when you use ExpatGenius, certain information you post or provide through ExpatGenius, such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of ExpatGenius, including without limitation, chat rooms, bulletin and message boards, along with other public forums. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through ExpatGenius, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the ExpatGenius community. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of ExpatGenius available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others in public forums online or otherwise. We also share the information you publish with other third parties.
We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks to Personal Information.