This policy covers how Javelin / Lean Startup Machine, Inc., a Delaware corporation and makers of QuickMVP, ("QuickMVP," "we," "us," or "our") treats personal information that it collects and receives on QuickMVP.com. We are not in the business of selling information about you: we use information shared with us for the sole purpose of running and improving our services. This notice tells you what information we collect, steps we take to protect and secure it, how we use and share information, and finally, how you can contact us with questions or concerns.
Information We Gather
QuickMVP collects personal information when you register with us, use QuickMVP products or services or post content on a QuickMVP web site. This information is limited to your email address, and any information you post on your site. Your password is stored securely using a salted, variable work factor, one-way hash function.
QuickMVP automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies, and the pages you request. We also collect other use information as part of our analytics services, in order to improve the service. However, we do not link such information to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.
QuickMVP may collect billing information if you sign up for a paid service, which may include your name, address, telephone number, credit card details, and other information that is necessary in order to process the transaction. Under no circumstance do we store any of your sensitive billing details.
Information Gathered by Our Users
The purpose of QuickMVP is to enable entrepreneurs following the Lean Startup method to quickly launch and test business ideas via a lightweight landing page. Certain landing pages encourage you to submit your email address and other information, and that data is communicated back to the QuickMVP user that created the page. As part of the QuickMVP terms and conditions governing use of the site and creation of landing pages, users must agree to use email addresses and other personal information collected from visitors exclusively for the purpose of idea validation and customer development in the Lean Startup sense. Our users are explicitly prohibited by our terms and conditions from using QuickMVP to collect email addresses for unrelated solicitations and/or sale to third parties.
Our third party partners employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our site. We do not tie the information gathered to our Users' personally identifiable information.
When you sign up for paid QuickMVP services, we require your billing information in order to process the transaction.
We will retain the last 4 digits of your credit card number and credit card type, so that you may identify that card used in the future. We do not store any other billing information on our servers, as this information is discarded after your transaction has been processed. Our payment gateway, Stripe.com will store your billing information on their secure payment gateway for as long as necessary to carry out the terms of your subscription and ad purchases.
Should you cancel your subscription, your billing information will be immediately removed by Stripe.com All transactions are processed over an industry standard SSL/TLS connection, with a minimum of 128-bit encryption.
QuickMVP occasionally obtains IP addresses from users depending upon how you access our web sites. IP addresses, browser and session information may be used for various purposes, including to: * Diagnose and prevent service or technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP. * Estimate the total number of users visiting QuickMVP's web sites from specific geographical regions. * Help determine which users have access privileges to certain content, services or resources that we offer. * Monitor and prevent fraud and abuse.
Information Use, Sharing and Disclosure
QuickMVP does not share personal information we learn about you from your use of the QuickMVP web sites, products and services with others except as described in this policy.
We do not share, sell, rent or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
QuickMVP may use or share your personal information where it is necessary to complete a transaction, to operate or improve the QuickMVP products and services, or to do something that you have asked us to do. We use other third parties such as a credit card processing company to bill you for goods and services. These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for promotional purposes.
From time to time, QuickMVP or a partner may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on QuickMVP. You may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. This information will be used strictly for the purpose of notifying and arranging delivery of promotional items to the person selected.
You may opt out of emails you receive from QuickMVP or any of our partners for promotions, sweepstakes, contests or newsletters by logging into your account and contacting support
When you register for QuickMVP, we collect user-submitted account information such as username and email address to identify users and send notifications related to the use of the service.
When you post content on a QuickMVP web site, you have the ability to post content which may include personally identifiable information about yourself.
If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, log into your account and contact support. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
QuickMVP may revise, modify or update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your particular QuickMVP account or by placing a prominent notice on our site prior to the change becoming effective.
Links to 3rd Party Sites
Oauth Sign in
You can sign in to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or Google. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.
Social Media Widgets
Confidentiality and Security
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make efforts to ensure security on our systems.
We use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you. Your account information is password-protected. Additionally, your account's password is stored using a salted, variable work factor, one-way hash algorithm.
In certain areas, QuickMVP uses industry-standard SSL-encryption to protect data transmissions. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.
If QuickMVP learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using QuickMVP or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of those sites, products and services. We may post a notice on our applicable web sites if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view the applicable web sites. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.
Changing your Preferences and Personal Information
You can edit your account information with QuickMVP at any time.
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, or delete such information by making the change on our user account page.
Last updated on December 22, 2014.