Avalanche is very committed to your privacy and makes it a cornerstone to the services we prove to you. Avalanche is founded on the belief that your privacy should be protected regardless of the technology you use. To that end this document will be adjusted over time to improve its accuracy in reflecting that belief.
Avalanche collects information from and about you only with respect to the services it provides. This is limited to the following:
Avalanche stores user account information, including the username and email address that you provide during registration or on the user profile page. From time to time additional information may be required to improve the services provided.
Avalanche also stores files that you upload, crossload or receive (Your Files), and data necessary to manage those files such as file name, file size, file type, etc.
Avalanche and it's authorized agents track statistical and aggregate information about connections, files, transmission, browser type and user accounts whenever you connect to The Services. The information that is collected in this manner is devoid of personally-identifiable information, and is only ever used in the aggregate.
Avalanche will never provide your contact information to any third party without your explicit permission. Avalanche may send emails with notifications, news, products, offers, surveys, system messages or promotions from time to time or as initiated by other users when sending you files.
Avalanche uses personal information to provide you with an account and personalized services. Information that specifically identifies you is sent to recipients that you designate when using The Services to transmit Your Files to others. Avalanche also uses third parties to provide support services such as payment processing, these third parties may also request data from you in accordance with their privacy policies, however Avalanche does not provide any personally identifiable information to these these third parties. We may transfer your personal information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or any dissolution.
Avalanche uses your statistical information in aggregate form to monitor and analyze The Services, to identify improvements to the The Services, and for business development. Avalanche may provide statistical information to advertisers, investors, or other third parties in the normal course of business.
Your files are kept in the strictest confidence. Employees, subcontractors and agents of Avalanche are NEVER allowed to access the content of your files, except as directed by a court order, or as the law requires by a law enforcement agency. General information about your files, such as file name, file size and file type may be discoverable by Avalanche personnel in the normal course of business, but is disassociated from any personally identifiable information.
Avalanche uses it's best efforts to safeguard your information, including reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access.
The Services are intended for use by adults of legal consent within the local laws and jurisdiction of their country of origin. Children under the age of 13 are explicitly restricted from use of The Services. Avalanche will remove all files and personal information from any account it has good reason to believe has been created by a child under the age of 13.