Information Machine LLC Privacy Policy

Information Machine LLC (“Information Machine”) recognizes that you should have the right to know how the data we collect is used and what controls you have over the data once shared with us. Information Machine’s core business is providing data to help consumers receive value back when they shop and to help brands and retailers better understand customer behavior. This Privacy Policy applies to all information collected by Information Machine and any affiliates in connection with our products, services, website and mobile applications we offer on behalf of ourselves or others. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and contact if you have any questions or concerns.

This Privacy Policy sets forth Information Machine's commitment to you to protect the privacy of your personal information that is collected through the Information Machine Services. When you use the Information Machine API through a third party app, Information Machine does not capture any personally identifiable information. We use a unique numeric identifier generated by the app to represent you in all interactions with your data so that your personal information is completely private.

What data does Information Machine collect?

Registration Information:

When you request Information Machine Services, you may be asked for the user name & password you use to access third party merchant web sites and Internet services. We will use this information for providing the services you requested and accessing the invoice/purchase data from the web sites you select on your behalf, so that we can present the requested information to the app you’re using.

Information From Third Party Web Sites:

In order to display information to you, the Service collects, on your behalf, historic and subsequent purchases from the merchant that you’ve chosen to connect.. For example, if you register a store account through our Service, we will collect product level transactional information from your account. The data collected is strictly limited to: Date of Transaction, Store Name, Product Description (of items you’ve purchased), Quantity Purchased, UPC, Price Paid, Unit of Measure/Weight, Store Address and Invoice Number

How Does Information Machine Use Your Data?

We use the information we collect to add your purchases to your Account(s). The applications you connect to our services through use your purchase data to add value to the services they offer.

For market research / data collection purposes:

We use the anonymous purchase data we collect with our partner third-party market research companies who may leverage the data to support the creation of their own market research reports based on proprietary data they collect via other sources. These clients will never have any idea whose data they are viewing, the only thing they see is a unique numeric identifier; no name or email is tied to this data.

How Is Your Data Secured?

Information Machine is committed to earning and keeping your trust. We understand the need for your Personal Information to remain secure and private, and we have implemented security practices and procedures designed to safeguard your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Only Information Machine employees and service providers who need to use it as part of their jobs are authorized to have access to your anonymous purchase data.  For detailed information, please visit our Security Policy page. Please remember that you also play a valuable part in data security. You should never share your Account password, if applicable, with anyone. If you feel your password has been compromised, you should change it immediately. 

Does Information Machine use cookies?

No. Information Machine does not use cookies.

How long does Information Machine retain your personal information?

In connection with your use of the Service, Information Machine will collect and retain your information, both the information you provide directly and the information we obtain from Third Party sites, for as long as you are an active user of the Service. Should you decide to cancel your Service, we will discontinue the collection of information from Third Party sites on your behalf. We reserve the right to retain the information collected up to the date of your cancellation of the Service. This data will always be maintained under the same security and privacy controls that are in place for active Information Machine Service users.

How will I be informed of changes to the Privacy Policy or receive future disclosures of this Privacy Policy?

We reserve the right at our discretion to make changes to this Privacy Policy. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes to this Privacy Policy, the Information Machine home page, and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of policy on the Information Machine Services home pages prior to the change becoming effective. You may review updates to our Terms and Privacy Policy at any time via links on our site. You agree to accept electronic communications and/or postings of an annual or revised Privacy Policy on the Information Machine web site, and that such electronic communications or postings constitute notice to you of the Privacy Policy.

How will disputes regarding the Privacy Policy be handled?

If you have a problem or dispute with Information Machine regarding this Privacy Policy or the treatment of your personal information, this problem or dispute will be subject to both this Privacy Policy and the Terms governing the Information Machine Service in general.

Does this Privacy Policy apply to the Apps & Services you use to access Information Machine Services?

No. This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected on (and all related sites). It does not apply to services or sites that are accessed through the Information Machine Service. Information Machine does not accept responsibility for the actions and policies of third party web services you access, either with regard to the personal information you have provided to them, or which you authorize Information Machine to give to them for accessing their services, or which they obtain through your use of their services directly and/or through the Information Machine Service. You should carefully review any privacy policies posted associated with services using Information Machine services.