Trimian, Inc. (Trimian,” “we,” “us,” “our”) facilitates social and professional networking and provides related services through mobile applications (our “Apps”). Information about our Apps can be found on our website at trimian.com (collectively, our Apps and services, including any new features, and the Trimian website, the “Services”).
Information We Collect
When you interact with us through the Services, we may collect Personal Data and other information from you, as further described below:
Personal Data You Provide Through the Services:
“Personal Data” is any data that alone or in combination with other information may be used to identify, contact or locate you or another person, such as: name, address, email address or phone number. We collect Personal Data from you when you submit or otherwise provide it to us, such as when you download and install our Apps, register for or use the Services, contact us with inquiries or respond to one communications from us.
Profile Data: When you register to use the Services, we collect Personal Data about you that you provide. This data may include a profile photo, your education and work history, your contact information and links to your social media accounts (“Profile Data”). User Profile Data will be visible to other Users, and certain Profile Data will be visible to others outside of the Services.
Data from Mobile Device Address Book and Other Applications: The Services may also collect information (including Personal Data) about others that is stored in a User’s mobile device address book, mobile device contacts, calendar or other non-Trimian applications. Depending on a User’s mobile device operating system, the Services may request permission to access such information. For example, as a User you may use our address book or “contacts” importer (or other similar features) to upload your address book into the Services.
Data from Invitations: If you are a User, please note that when you invite another User to connect with you on the Services or invite another person to join the Services and become a, that person may have access to your email address or, for SMS invitations, mobile number because it may be displayed in the invitation. After sending these invitations, we may also remind your invitees of your invitation on your behalf.
Data from Social Media Sites:
We may collect certain Personal Data about you from certain social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn (“Social Media Sites”). This information may include Personal Data that you have provided to that Social Media Site including profile photo, email address, work history, friends list and other information.
Location Data: We may collect and use your location data (for example, by using the GPS on your mobile device) to provide certain functionality on the Services. We may also use your location data in an aggregate way, as described below in the “Aggregated Personal Data” section.
IP Addresses; Device IDs: The requests you make to the Services may contain your IP address (the Internet address of your computer). We may use Users’ and visitors’ IP addresses for various purposes, including to analyze and report upon visits to and usage of the Services; to diagnose and prevent service or technology problems affecting the Services; and to monitor and prevent fraud and abuse. If you access the Services on a mobile device, we may also collect the device type and identification number and request access to settings information for similar purposes. By using the Services, you are consenting to the collection of IP addresses and device identifiers.
Anonymous Data: When you interact with Trimian through the Services, we use various technologies to collect and store certain information that cannot, on its own, be used to identify you (“Anonymous Data”) such as the number of visitors to the site, browser information, and referring links. We may store Anonymous Data, or it may be retained in databases owned and maintained by our affiliates, agents or service providers.
Our Use of Personal Data and Other Data
We use Personal Data for a variety of purposes, including to enhance your experience with the Services and inform you about features of the Services or other services that we believe will be of interest to you; to facilitate your communications with Users and others through the Services; to identify potential Users; and to improve the content and functionality of the Services.
We use the information we collect to enhance User experience with the Services by helping you to grow the number of Users with whom you are connected through the Services (your “Network”), including without limitation by providing you with information about your contacts that we think may be useful to you. We may also use the information we collect from the Services to show you other Users with whom you might share connections through your Network.
Use of Data to Facilitate Connections with Others
When you send certain communications through the Services, such as an invitation to connect on the Services, the recipient of the communication may see your name, email address, mobile number and certain Network information. Messages you send or that we send on your behalf with your permission may also provide the recipient with information about your Network or your Profile Data. Once you have connected with another User, regardless of who sent the invitation, your Profile Data will be shared with that User.
Use of Third-Party Personal Data
Trimian uses Personal Data about others that we collect through your use of the Services (“Third-Party Personal Data”) to provide the Services to you and your Network. Third-Party Personal Data for a particular person that we collect from a User will be made available to another User if we determine that the other User may know or share a social or professional network connection with that person.
Please note that it may be possible for a User in your Network to determine that you have connections to another User or a person whose Personal Data has been collected through your use of the Services. In addition, Personal Data that you provide to us may reveal or allow others to determine attributes that are not expressly stated on your profile.
Use of Data to Identify Potential Users
We may use information (including Personal Data) that we collect via Users’ Networks, mobile devices and through your use of the Services to identify individuals who may want to join the Services (“Potential Users”). If you are a User, Trimian may use your profile picture and certain public Profile Data, specifically, your school and work history, in email communications with Potential Users you may know or with whom you may share a social or professional network connection.
Trimian and our subsidiaries and affiliates may use Personal Data and Non-Identifiable Data collected through the Services to contact you in the future to tell you about services we believe will be of interest to you. Email marketing communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to "opt-out" of receiving future email marketing communications.
Other Trimian Apps
We may combine data from the Services with data, including Personal Data, from other applications that we offer for download or otherwise make available.
Our Disclosure of Personal Data and Other Data
There are circumstances in which we may share your Personal Data and other data with certain third parties without further notice to you, as set forth below:
Business Transfers: If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, financing due diligence, reorganization, bankruptcy, receivership, sale of company assets, or transition of service to another provider, your information may be sold or transferred as part of such a transaction as permitted by law and/or contract.
Agents, Consultants and Related Third Parties: Trimian retains vendors, service providers and consultants to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases and processing payments.
Recruiters: We may provide services to recruiters and others, which they will be able to use to search for, categorize and communicate with or offer business opportunities to potential candidates, in which case certain of your Personal Data or other data may be disclosed in order to present such opportunities to you.
Legal Requirements: Trimian may disclose Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Trimian, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Users, visitors to the Services or the public, or (iv) protect against legal liability.
Links to Other Websites
We take reasonable steps to protect Personal Data provided to us via the Services from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure, and we cannot warrant the security of any information that you provide to us.
Other Terms and Conditions
Your access to and use of the Services is subject to the Terms of Service at trimian.com/privacy
Access to Data; Contacting Trimian
To manage your Personal Data, including keeping it accurate, current, and complete, please contact us. We will take reasonable steps to update or correct Personal Data that is in our possession and that you previously submitted to us via the Services.
You may also contact us as follows:
1070 Coleman Ave, Menlo Park CA 94025