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Privacy Policy

Last modified: June 23, 2022

Introduction

The Milk Share LLC DBA Share the Drop (“We” or “Us”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”).

  • The types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit, register with, access, or use the website, https://sharethedrop.com (our “Website”).
  • The types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you download, install, register with, access, or use the mobile application, SHARE THE DROP (our “App”).
  • Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

This Policy applies to information we collect:

  • On our Website;
  • On our App;
  • In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and our Website or App.
  • When you interact with our advertising and applications on third-party websites and services.

This Policy does not apply to information collected by:

  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by us or any third party.
  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or through our Website or App.

Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to access or use our Website and App. By accessing or using our Website or App, you agree to this Policy. This Policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of our Website or App after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this Policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 16

Our Website and App are not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any personal information to or on our Website or App. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on our Website or App or, through any of their features, register or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at info@sharethedrop.com.

California residents under 16 years of age may have additional rights regarding the collection and sale of their personal information. Please see Your State Privacy Rights for more information.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website or App, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, email address, telephone number, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“Personal Information”);
  • That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as how old is your baby, how far you’re willing to travel; and/or
  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website or App, and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through our Website or App. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
  • From third parties, for example, our business partners.

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website or App may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website or App. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website or App, using our service, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us and when you report a problem with our Website or App.
  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.
  • Your search queries on our Website or App.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection and Tracking Technologies

As you navigate through and interact with our Website or App, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect:

  • Usage Details. When you access and use our Website or App, we may automatically collect certain details of your access to and use of our Website or App, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on or through our Website or App.
  • Computer Information. We may collect information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
  • Device Information. We may collect information about your mobile device and internet connection, including the device’s unique device identifier, IP address, operating system, browser type, mobile network information, and the device’s telephone number.
  • Stored Information and Files. Our App also may access metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your device. This may include, for example, photographs, audio and video clips, personal contacts, and address book information.
  • Location Information. We collect real-time information about the location of your computer and mobile device. We collect location information so users can match within their preferred area.

The information we collect automatically may include Personal Information. It helps us to improve our Website and App and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website and App according to your individual interests.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognize you when you return to our Website or App.

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies. A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser or mobile cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser or mobile device. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website or App. Unless you have adjusted your browser or mobile device setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website or access our App.
  • Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and App and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit us, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website and app statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website or app content and verifying system and server integrity).

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content, including advertisements, on our Website or App are served by third parties. These third parties may use cookies, alone or in conjunction with web beacons or other tracking technologies, to collect information about you when you use our Website or App. These third parties may include:

  • Advertisers, ad networks, and ad servers.
  • Content and application providers.
  • Analytics companies.
  • Your mobile device manufacturer.
  • Your mobile service provider.
  • OTHERS.

The information they collect may be associated with your Personal Information or they may collect information, including Personal Information, about your online activities over time and across different websites, apps, and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any Personal Information:

  • To present our Website and App and their contents to you.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us.
  • To provide you with notices about your account, including expiration and renewal notices.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing and collection.
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or when App updates are available and of any products or services we offer or provide though them.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website or App.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

We use location information we collect to connect donors with recipients of human breast milk, as well as potentially sell such underlying location information to third parties.

We may also use your information to contact you about our own and third parties’ goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data/adjust your user preferences in your account profile. For more information, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

We may use the information we have collected from you to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’ target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your Personal Information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose Personal Information that we collect or you provide as described in this Policy:

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of The Milk Share LLC’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which Personal Information held by The Milk Share LLC about our Website or App users is among the assets transferred.
  • To third parties to market their products or services to you if you have not opted out of these disclosures. We contractually require these third parties to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them. For more information, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.

We may also disclose your Personal Information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce or apply our Website Terms of Use, Mobile Application End User Agreement, and other agreements, including for billing and collection purposes.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Milk Share LLC, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the Personal Information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of our Website or App may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Location Information. You can choose whether or not to allow the App to collect and use real-time information about your device’s location through the device’s privacy settings. If you block the use of location information, some parts of the App may become inaccessible or not function properly.
  • Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising. If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data. You can also always opt-out by adjusting your user preferences in your account profile, checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an email with your request to info@sharethedrop.com.
  • Promotional Offers from Us. If you do not wish to have your contact information used by us to promote our own or third parties’ products or services, you can opt-out by checking the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data or at any other time by adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by sending us an email stating your request to info@sharethedrop.com. If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions. This opt out does not apply to information provided to us as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product service experience, or other transactions.
  • Targeted Advertising. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers’ target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by emailing info@sharethedrop.com.

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

Residents of certain states, such as California, Nevada, Colorado, Virginia, and Utah may have additional Personal Information rights and choices. Please see Your State Privacy Rights for more information.

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You can review and change your Personal Information by logging into our Website or App and visiting your account profile page.

You may also send us an email at info@sharethedrop.com to request access to, correct, or delete any Personal Information that you have provided to us. We cannot delete your Personal Information except by also deleting your user account. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

Residents of certain states, such as California, Nevada, Colorado, Virginia, and Utah may have additional Personal Information rights and choices. Please see Your State Privacy Rights for more information.

Your State Privacy Rights

If you are a California, Nevada, Colorado, Virginia, or Utah resident, your state’s laws may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your Personal Information.

To learn more about your California privacy rights, visit https://oag.ca.gov/privacy/privacy-laws and see our Privacy Policy for California Residents.

Colorado, Virginia and Utah each provide their state residents with rights to:

  • Confirm whether we process their Personal Information.
  • Access and delete certain Personal Information.
  • Data portability.
  • Opt-out of personal data processing for targeted advertising and sales.

Colorado and Virginia also provide their state residents with rights to:

  • Correct inaccuracies in their Personal Information, taking into account the information’s nature processing purpose.
  • Opt-out of profiling in furtherance of decisions that produce legal or similarly significant effects.

To exercise any of these rights please email info@sharethedrop.com. To appeal a decision regarding a consumer rights request an appeal by emailing info@sharethedrop.com.

Nevada provides its residents with a limited right to opt-out of certain Personal Information sales. Residents who wish to exercise this sale opt-out rights may submit a request to this designated address: info@sharethedrop.com.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your Personal Information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of our Website or App, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your Personal Information transmitted to our Website or App. Any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update this Policy from time to time. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ Personal Information, we will post the new privacy policy on this page with a notice that the privacy policy has been updated and notify you by email and/or an in-App alert the first time you use the App after we make the change. The date this Policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for ensuring we have an up-to-date active and deliverable email address for you and for periodically visiting this Policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:
info@sharethedrop.com

We reserve the right, but do not have the obligation, to monitor disputes among users or between any user and any third party. In the event a dispute arises, you may email us at info@sharethedrop.com. We will attempt to address all complaints pertaining to illegal, harassing, offensive, fraudulent, or otherwise inappropriate conduct or activity. However, we encourage you to immediately report threatening or illegal conduct to local law enforcement.