Fudge Privacy Policy

Updated 21/11/2018

Our Privacy Policy In Brief

At Fudge we take great care to respect your privacy. We built Fudge to help people save time and money and we feel strongly that this should not be at the expense of your privacy. We do not and will never harvest, share or sell any of your personal data to any partner and/or third party website, service or company. We do track, save or view any of the websites you visit whilst our browser app is installed. When you visit a store that is active on Fudge, the app icon will be highlighted and at this point we use basic tracking to handle two processe: 1. We track very basic usage statistics of live Fudge stores through the app. Such as how many people used a coupon at Amazon on Tuesday... Or How many total visit to Ebay did Fudge users make last month. 2. To set affiliate tracking cookies via retailers websites. These allow partner stores to attribute sales made through the Fudge App.

Acceptance Of Our Privacy Policy

The Fudge privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) outline how we(“Fudge”) collects and processes data from members and unregistered users of our website, apps, plugins, desktop and browser extensions collectively known as our services. Our Privacy Policy how we will process information we collect from you. Please read this policy so that you understand your rights in relation to how we use and process information that you share and that we collect. Fudge is completely free to use and will always be free. We may amend our policy at any time, however you will be notified in your account of recent policy changes if you choose to create an account. You dont need to register to use Fudge, however if you wish to take advantage of addtional features, like cross device accounts, saved items, history, cashback and affiliate earnings then you can create a Fudge account. We will ask for your Name, Email address and your address.

Data we do not collect

We collect data that we feel can be of benefit to our users and the user experience. There is certain information that we will never collect. Such as search history, email, banking information, card numbers, passwords, any delivery information.

Data we share with 3rd parties

There are two types of data we share with third parties.
1. Google Analytics
As with most websites and apps, we use Google Analytics to help understand and improve our website and app usage. Data is stored on Google`s servers and only accessed by us. Data such as IP address, Operating systems, pageviews and browser data is transmitted.
2. Partner Stores
Stores that you make a purchase from may receive a tracking cookie on there servers from us. This is soley for the purpose of attributing sales generated on partner sites through the Fudge app.

Data we do not collect

We collect data that we feel can be of benefit to our users and the user experience. There is certain information that we will never collect. Such as search history, email, banking information, card numbers, passwords, any delivery information.

Data we collect

We collect data that we feel can be of benefit to our users and the overall user experience. We collect coupon code, retailer and app usage and trend data.

Data retention

In accordance with GDPR regulations, fudge only keeps information for as long as needed to allow you to use our services. If you wish to cease using our services, your personal information will be removed and usage information will be orphaned into an anonymised state, with no link to you personally in any way. If you wish to delete information that we hold relating to you, you can do so at any time in accordance with GDPR regulations by contacting us at hello@joinfudge.com

Our use of cookies Like most websites, Fudge websites and apps use cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart 'phones or 'tablets') as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites. Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our websites and to help you shop with us online. They are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to you, both on our websites and elsewhere. In addition to this cookies are used by our partner sites to attribute sales made through our network.
Security measures Fudge uses industry standard security proceedures to ensure that data is kept secure. This includes the use of SSL encryption and secure coding practises. Our data is stored off premises in USA based high security data centers. Our high security data centers use cutting edge technology that is selected, installed and maintained by in-house teams of engineers. GDPR Compliance Fudge is fully GDPR compliant with the European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which came in to force from 25th May, 2018. To read our GDPR compliance documentation please visit our GDPR page