Last updated November 2020
As used in this policy, the terms “using” and “processing” information include using or handling information in any way, including, but not limited to collecting, storing, evaluating, modifying, deleting, combining, disclosing and transferring information.
When you register to become a member of the Site and in the course of using the Site, you may voluntarily submit personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you and administer your account (“Personal Information”). Personal information may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number and email address. The Site may also collect Personal Information from you if you choose to opt-in to participate in sweepstakes, surveys, contests or competitions. When you register with the Site, you create your own profile, which may include, but is not limited to, your name and photo. Profile information you submit to the Site may also be available to other users via searching our Site, and may be available to third party search engines. This is primarily so your friends can find you and the content you create and store on the Site. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and that you not use your real name as your screen or user name to the extent that allows others to identify you.
Personal Information is used for the following purposes: (i) to provide and improve our services, features and content; (ii) to administer your use of our services and your account; (iii) to enable users to enjoy and easily navigate the Site; (iv) to better understand your needs and interests; (v) to fulfill requests you may make; (vi) to personalize your experience; (vii) to provide service announcements; and (viii) to provide you with further information and offers from us or third parties that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on related services. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications. Further, you may easily adjust your privacy and e-mail settings via your account settings at any time.
As you use the Site, our servers automatically record information that the browser sends whenever it points to a Site or online service (“Log Data”). Log Data may include, but is not limited to, your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type, the web page you were visiting before you came to one of the Site and information you search for on a Site. We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Site and Services, for technical administration, to increase functionality and user-friendliness, and to better tailor it to our visitors’ needs. For example, some of this information is collected so that when you visit the Site again, it will recognize you and serve information appropriate to your interests.
Like many websites, we use “cookies” to collect information. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We use “persistent cookies” to save your username and login password for future logins to the Site. We use “session ID cookies” to enable certain features of our service, to better understand how you interact with the Site and to monitor web traffic routing on the Site and aggregate usage of the Site. You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all portions of the Site or all functionality of the services.
We also may use the services of third-party advertising companies and advertising networks to serve ads to you on our behalf when you visit the Site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this Site and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp
Some Internet browsers may be configured to send "Do Not Track" signals to the online services that you visit. We currently do not currently respond to do not track signals. To find out more about "Do Not Track," please visit http://www.allaboutdnt.com
Users must be at least 18 years old to use the MentalHappy site. If we become aware that a person under 18 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.
We will not disclose to any unauthorized third party a member’s name or contact information. We will also not monitor, edit or disclose the contents of any member’s information unless required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on us; (2) protect and defend our rights or property; (3) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of our users or the public; (4) to prevent or stop any activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable; or (5) fix or debug problems with our servers/software/service.
In addition to your username, any comments or submissions that you post to the Site will be publicly available. You post and share your Personal Information and content on the Site at your own risk. While we go to great lengths to create a safe and enjoyable experience on the Site, we cannot control the actions of other users with whom you may choose to share your content and/or profile information. In addition, we cannot anticipate other users’ ability to circumvent privacy settings. You understand that, even after removal of your Personal Information and content from the Site, copies of your information may remain viewable in cached or archived Web pages or on the local computers of users who may have downloaded or stored your information.
Even with all the appropriate precautions we take to protect your information, we recommend you refrain from sending private information or Personal Information by e-mail, chat, or other messaging services.
Aggregate Information and Non-Identifying Information. We may share aggregated information that includes non-identifying information and Log Data with third parties for industry analysis, demographic profiling, and to deliver targeted advertising about other products and services.
Service Providers. We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our services, to provide the services on our behalf, to perform services related to administration of the Site (including, without limitation, maintenance, hosting and database management services, web analytics and administration). These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Business Transfers. We may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.
If you choose to invite your friends to use our Services, using our invitation options, we may ask for information such as an e-mail address. We will automatically send your friend(s) a one-time e-mail invitation to visit the Site. We store this information to send this one-time invitation, and to track the success of this referral feature.
All members may review, update, correct or delete the Personal Information in their registration profile by logging into their account and changing the “user preferences” associated with their account. If you completely delete all such information, your account may be deactivated. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.
We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to safeguard and protect your information from unauthorized access and disclosure including encrypting your communication by utilizing Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software.We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored “personal data” (as defined in applicable state statutes on security breach notification) to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Services in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, insofar as consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.
Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please be advised that we transfer Personal Information to the United States and process it there.
The Site and Services may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit an advertiser by “clicking on” any type of advertisement, or click on another third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website. The fact that we link to a website or present an advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation that we are affiliated with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other websites and services follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.
At MentalHappy, we have a deep respect for data. We have always had a strong commitment to privacy, security, and transparency towards our customers. This translates into an already well-considered and sensible attitude in our approach to data. Here is an overview of our approach to GDPR compliance, and what it will mean for you as a MentalHapy customer.
The General Data Protection Regulation is a new European data regulation which will replace the current EU Data Protection Directive. The GDPR aims to strengthen the security and protection of personal data in the EU and harmonize EU data protection law. It is designed to give organisations a consistent framework on how personal data can be collected, processed, used, and shared across EU member states The GDPR provides individuals with more control over how their personal data can be processed
Customers to whom the GDPR applies will need to make sure their business is compliant with the GDPR in its own right. If it is, the customer will not risk a breach of the GDPR solely by using MentalHappy products and services.
We are always reviewing the way we design, build, and implement updates and new products and services to ensure data privacy remains a core part of our decision-making processes at every level.
We have reviewed our internal data practices and policies to ensure our approach to data is compliant, consistent, and clear across mentalHappy.
We continue to work with our customers to answer their questions and adjust or supplement agreements to ensure customers can continue to use MentalHapy.
Our data promise has always been the same - You own your data, not us. We are making ongoing improvements to the portability of our customers’ data.
We have ensured that our updated terms and conditions contain provisions that are appropriate to the data we store, and balance the risks and responsibilities between us and our customers fairly.
MentalHappy would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
- You have the right to request MentalHappy for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
- You have the right to request that MentalHappy correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request MentalHappy to complete information you believe is incomplete.
- You have the right to request that MentalHappy erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
- You have the right to request that MentalHappy restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- You have the right to object to MentalHappy's processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
- You have the right to request that MentalHappy transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: Call us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.