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CITIESENSE INC. DBA GINKGO PRIVACY POLICY

Updated 8/30/2020

Protecting the privacy of our users is super important to us. To that end, Citiesense Inc. ("Ginkgo" or "us" or "we" or "our") is providing this Privacy Policy to explain our practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information that we receive when you use or visit our websites or mobile apps (“Sites”) or our products or services (collectively, the “Service”). This Privacy Policy does not apply to any third-party websites, services or applications, even if they are accessible through our Service.


Why We Collect Information from You

Ginkgo is an information service and data management platform. To provide our Service, we use information we collect and data that users manage within their respective user accounts to: (1) Help users locate relevant information; (2) Keep you connected with Ginkgo across the Internet and update you with relevant news and information, if you allow us to do so; (3) Facilitate productive relationships and networking opportunities between users, if you allow us to do so.


Who Does This Policy Apply To?

Some parts of this Policy are directed at specific types of people. We use some special terminology to refer to them, which we define below. This Policy applies to everyone who uses our Service, but sometimes we direct parts of it toward particular groups of users.Users: "Users" are everyone who uses our Service.Subscribers: "Subscribers" are Users who participate in our paid subscription plans. Subscribers gain access to additional features of this web platform that are available through the Service.


What Information Do We Collect, and Where Do We Get It?

We Collect Some Information From All Visitors to Our Site:
Like many online services, we use technologies like session and persistent cookies, web beacons (tiny image files on web pages that communicate information about the page viewer to the beacon owner), log data, and third-party analytics services to collect and analyze information about all users of our Service This includes things like users' search preferences and location.Our servers automatically record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the Service. Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device, search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data when you interact with our Service, for example, when you visit our websites, sign into our Service, or interact with our email notifications. We use Log Data to provide our Service and to measure, customize, and improve them collect and use in the aggregate.

Information We Collect from All Users with Ginkgo Accounts:
When using our Service, you have the option to create an account. If you choose to create an account, we ask you to provide us with some limited personal information like your name and email address. We may use this information to contact you about the services on our Site in which you have expressed interest, or to suggest Ginkgo tools and services to improve your experience using the Ginkgo website. If your browser permits the use of cookies, we will collect and store additional information using persistent cookies and associate it with your account even if you are logged out.

Information We Collect from Subscribers:
If you sign up for a paid tier of the Service as a Subscriber, we will ask you to provide certain information in order to set up your account. We ask all Subscribers to provide a name, a company (if available), a phone number, and an email address. We will also require financial data, such as credit card information and billing addresses from Subscribers, so that we can handle billing. If you are a Subscriber, a Ginkgo representative may call you to verify your information.

Social Sharing:
When you use any social sharing function we may provide to share our products and Site, your sharing activity will be processed through a third party's site or service. These third parties' privacy policies, not ours, govern the collection and use of the information collected on those sites.

User-Generated Content:
If you use our user-generated content services, such as publishing information using aPagewith information about a property or streetscape activity and sharing it publicly, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit on these features of the Service.We may post user content, including testimonials and reviews, on our website. Some of it may contain personally identifiable information. We always obtain customers' consent via email prior to posting the testimonial to post their names along with their testimonial. If you would like to remove any of your own personal information that is being displayed on our website and are unable to, please contact us.

Protecting Ourselves and Our Users:
We may release personal information when we believe that doing so is appropriate to comply with a legitimate law, regulation, or legal request; to enforce or apply our policies; to initiate, render, bill, and collect for amounts owed to us; to protect our rights or property; to protect the safety of our users; to address fraud, security, or technical issues; or if we reasonably believe that an emergency involving immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to any person requires disclosure of communications or justifies disclosure of records without delay.

General MattersGinkgo Emails:
You can control whether you receive Ginkgo emails by following the instructions at the end of each email we send. You may also opt-out by sending an email to us.

Accessing Your Personally Identifiable Information:
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by logging into your account or by emailing our Customer Support at [email protected] or by contacting us by postal mail at the contact information listed below.

Deleting Your Account:
You may elect to delete your account at any time by contacting our customer service team at [email protected] or (323) 577-8890. We will be sad to see you go.

The Accuracy and Confidentiality of Your Account Information Is Your Responsibility:
You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy and accuracy of your password, email address, and other account information at all times. We recommend a strong password that you do not use with other services. We are not responsible for personal data transmitted to a third party as a result of an incorrect email address. If you believe your password has been compromised, please change your password immediately via the Ginkgo Site or contact us at [email protected] for assistance.

Children:
Ginkgo does not knowingly collect or store any personal information about persons under the age of 13. If you believe a child is using this service without parent consent, please contact us at [email protected]

Sensitive Types of Data:
We DO NOT collect any Sensitive Types of Data from Users, such as:Race or ethnic originPolitical opinionsReligious or philosophical beliefsTrade union membershipsGenetic or biometric dataHealth or mortalitySex life or sexual orientation

Third-Party Websites:
Our Site may contain links to other websites. When you click on one of these links, you are navigating to another website. We do not accept liability for misuse of any information by any website controller to which we may link. We also do not have any responsibility of liability for the content on websites that link to our Site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these sites, which may differ from ours. Ginkgo currently relies on the following Third-Party Websites:

Stripe, https://stripe.com/us (We use Stripe to process subscription payments from Subscribers.)

Google Analytics, https://www.analytics.google.com/ (We use Google Analytics to monitor user activity in the website.)

Sale / Merger:
Information about our users and our Site is a business asset of Ginkgo. Consequently, information about our users, including personal information, will be disclosed as part of any merger or acquisition, creation of a separate business to provide the Site, our services or fulfill products, sale or pledge of company assets as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personal information would be transferred as one of the business assets of the company. You will be notified by way of email using the email address provided in your account or a notice on our Site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any options you may have regarding the control of your personal information.

Security:
We use commercially reasonable security measures to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. However, we cannot absolutely guarantee the protection of any information shared with us. When you enter sensitive information (such as a credit card number) on our order forms, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). A third-party handles payment information for the Service. In using this third-party, your use of their payment service is governed by their privacy policy and their terms and conditions. Please review their terms and conditions and their privacy policy before using their payment services to purchase the Ginkgo Service.

Policy Changes:
We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any change in how we use your personal information we will post these changes and provide a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Contacting Us:
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please contact us at:

Citiesense Inc. dba Ginkgo,
335 Madison Avenue,
Urban Tech Hub,
New York, NY, 10017

By phone: (323) 577-8890

By email: [email protected]


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