Pnut.co

Our Terms of Use

Anti-spam

We have a policy of no tolerance for spam and using shortened urls for illegal purposes such as spamming is absolutely forbidden. If incorrect use of pnut.co for such purposes is discovered or alerted to us, we will remove the links as soon as is possible. The domain will also be blacklisted so that current 'pnuts' will not work and the user cannot create new ones. Therefore please respect our service, its free and we want to keep offering it for a long time, donations are also welcome to help with the costs of maintainging the service.
pnut.co is not responsible for the nature of the pnuts(short urls) that are created with our sevice, and we reserve the right to disable any URL that we suspect is a misuse of our services.

pnut.co does not spam. If you discover urls from our website being found in spam emails that you receive, please inform us immediately. This would be greatly appreciated. We will disable these short urls and stop these users from creating anymore.

We provide pnut.co as a free service, please do not use inappropriately. pnut.co is a free service to make it easier to shorten long URLs and provide QR codes. Please remember that pnut.co is a well-meaning service and does not in any way intend to purposely use any one else's contents illegitimately.

Disclaimer of Warranty

You expressly agree that use of pnut.co is at your sole risk and discretion. pnut.co and all content and other information contained on pnut.co is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied. pnut.co makes no warranty that
1. pnut.co and content or information will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free,
2. the results that may be obtained from use of pnut.co will be effective, accurate or reliable.
pnut.co may include technical mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors.
pnut.co reserves the right to change pnut.co content and information at any time without notice.
PNUT.CO MAKES NO REPRESENTATION ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITE. PNUT.CO DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS WITH REGARD TO CONTENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS, AND FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER CONTAMINATION.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall pnut.co or its affiliates be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, punitive damages or consequential damages of any kind, or any damages whatsoever arising out of or related to your use of pnut.co, the content and other information obtained therein.

Our Privacy Policy

At pnut.co , respecting your privacy is very important to us:
This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.
If you register with pnut.co or enter your personal details into one of our enquiry forms on this website, your information will be held on a secure server and the data will not be shared with any outside organisations. It will be used only to email updates on the information you have requested, or post this information to your address. This privacy statement only covers our website. This privacy statement does not cover other websites linked from this domain.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Your Rights
The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:
The right to be informed, of access, to rectification, to erasure, to restrict processing, to data portability and to object. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling. For further information on these rights, including how and when they apply, please contact us or refer to Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as provided by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) (http://www.allaboutcookies.org/).

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, IP address or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How do we protect your information?
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Do we send newsletter or other marketing information emails?
NO, we do not send out any newsletter or marketing emails to our users. We will only email if it is account related such as registering for the first time or a password change or other transactional email.

Do we use 'cookies'?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:
      Keep track of advertisements.
      Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since each browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. However, you will still be able to place orders.

Third-party disclosure
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information. We may release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Google
Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/6008942

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:
      Remarketing with Google AdSense
      Google Display Network Impression Reporting
      Demographics and Interests Reporting
      DoubleClick Platform Integration

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

Our Short Links (pnuts)
Please be aware that the pnut.co web site could contain links to other sites which will have their own privacy policies and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We recommend that our users read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally information.

Changes to the pnut.co privacy policy
pnut.co reserves the right to change our privacy policy. However we will not do so without putting the changes on the pnut.co website. If you have any questions about the pnut.co privacy policy or queries about personal information please contact us at postmaster@pnut.co

Data Collection
Data from all forms is emailed to the website administrator and is also held in a database.

Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify the users via in-site notification
      Within 7 business days

We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails or delete your account, you can email us at pnutsupport@pnut.co and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

pnutsupport@pnut.co

Last Edited on 2018-05-25