California Consumer Privacy Notices & Rights
Last Updated: February 13, 2023
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Personal Data We Collect
How We Use Your Personal Data
- auditing related to counting ad impressions to unique visitors, verifying positioning and quality of ad impressions, and auditing compliance;
- helping to ensure security and integrity;
- debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
- short-term, transient use, including, but not limited to, non-personalized advertising shown as part of your same interaction with us;
- performing services, including maintaining or servicing accounts, providing customer service, processing or fulfilling orders and transactions, verifying customer information, processing payments, providing analytics services, providing storage, or providing similar services;
- providing advertising or marketing services;
- undertaking internal research for technological development and demonstration; and
- undertaking activities to verify or maintain the quality or safety of a service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by us, and to improve, upgrade, or enhance the service or device that is owned, manufactured, manufactured for, or controlled by us.
Disclosing Your Personal Data
We disclose personal data to third parties for the business purposes described in the How We Use Your Personal Data section above, including for the performance of services on our behalf. For more information on the categories of third parties to whom we disclose your personal data for a business purpose (or have disclosed your personal data for a business purpose within the last 12 months), please review our CCPA Data Collection, Disclosure & Sale/Sharing Chart.
Sale and Sharing of Your Personal Data
In addition, we may allow certain third parties (such as online advertising services and social networks) to collect your personal data, including your sensitive personal data, via automated technologies on our Consumer Services for the purposes of online advertising or to provide third-party social network features and functionality. You have the right to opt out of disclosing your personal data for these purposes, which may be considered a “sale” or “sharing” for cross-context behavioral advertising under California law.
For more information on the categories of third parties to whom we may sell your personal data or share your personal data for cross-context behavioral advertising (or may have sold or shared your personal data within the last 12 months), please review our CCPA Data Collection, Disclosure & Sale/Sharing Chart.
We do not have actual knowledge that we sell or share for purposes of cross-context behavioral advertising the personal data of minors under 16 years of age.
Retention of Personal Data
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Your Privacy Choices
Under California law, you may have the right to access, correct, and delete your personal data, limit the use and disclosure of your sensitive personal data, and opt out of the sale of your personal data and the sharing of your personal data for cross-context behavioral advertising. In addition to those rights, Foursquare will also honor all privacy rights outlined in Your Privacy Choices. For information about how to exercise these rights, please visit Your Privacy Choices. We will not discriminate against you for exercising these rights.
California Privacy Rights Metrics
Foursquare honors privacy rights for all users, regardless of where they are located, and we seek to be transparent about the requests we receive by providing certain metrics. Our global privacy metrics are available here.
Foursquare’s CCPA Data Collection, Disclosure & Sale/Sharing Chart
|CCPA Data Category||Data Examples||Data Source*||Category of Third Party* (Shared)||Category of Third Party* (Sold)|
|Identifiers||Identifiers such as a real name, alias, unique personal identifier (e.g., device IDs; cookies, beacons, pixel tags, mobile ad identifiers), customer number, telephone number, email address (hashed or unhashed), IP address, user name, and other similar identifiers. When you choose to provide us with access to your contact list, that information is used to help us find friends that also use our apps and that data is not stored, shared or sold.||You Choose to ProvideAutomatically CollectedData From Third Parties||AffiliatesService Providers & for Business Purposes||Enterprise CustomersAdvertising Partners|
|Commercial Information||Consumer account details including, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, and other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.||You Choose to Provide Automatically Collected Data From Third Parties||Affiliates Service Providers & for Business Purposes||N/A|
|Online Activity||Internet and other electronic network activity information (e.g., browsing history, search history, and information regarding your interaction with websites, applications or advertisements).||Automatically Collected Data From Third Parties||Affiliates Service Providers & for Business Purposes||N/A|
|Geolocation Data||If you opt-in to sharing your precise or approximate location, we receive data about your location whenever you use our apps or visit our websites. If you opt-in to having background location on in our apps, we will receive location data when the apps are closed or not in use (as permitted by your device settings).||You Choose to Provide Automatically Collected||Affiliates Service Providers & for Business Purposes||Enterprise CustomersAdvertising Partners(Note – this excludes exact lat/long coordinates and inferred home and work locations.)|
|Sensory Information||Electronic, visual or similar information (e.g., pictures or similar content uploaded to mobile apps and websites).||Affiliates Service Providers & for Business Purposes||N/A|
|Employment Information||Professional or employment-related information.||You Choose To Provide Data From Third Parties||Affiliates Service Providers & for Business Purposes||Enterprise CustomersAdvertising Partners|
|Protected Classifications||Race, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or marital status.||You Choose To Provide Data From Third Parties||Affiliates Service Providers & for Business Purposes||Enterprise CustomersAdvertising Partners|
|Additional Data Subject to Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80||Physical characteristics or description, and education.||You Choose To Provide Data From Third Parties||Affiliates Service Providers & for Business Purposes||Enterprise CustomersAdvertising Partners|
|Inferences||Inferences drawn from any of the information identified above to create a profile about you reflecting your preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes. Such inferences are used in combination with other data we collect from you to create audiences that are tailored to your interests.||You Choose To Provide Data From Third Parties||Affiliates Service Providers & for Business Purposes||Enterprise CustomersAdvertising Partners|