Last Updated December 22, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. CST
The following terms govern use of this site and the corresponding mobile application, together referred to herein as “bitty” or “the app.” The administration and execution of these terms are attributed to the legal entity Novel Ideas LLC, of whom the terms herein exclusively refer to as “we”, “our” or “us.” The word “user” below refers to non-business entities (e.g. individuals or organizations). By signing up, businesses and users confirm that they fully agree to these terms.
We recommend that businesses and users of the app refer to these terms of agreement regularly to ensure that they comply, as we may periodically make changes in which we will update the above date for the benefit of reference.
1.) We purport that all data required from users and businesses through the app is used for the express and sole function of the app, and more specifically, is used for the purpose of enhancing communication between businesses and users.
2.) Specifically we collect the email addresses of each user for the purposes of logging in, confirming their identity, and providing a way for them to reset their password; in addition when users redeem a deal businesses receive an email notification with the user’s email address included in the case that the business needs to follow up.
3.) Users have sole volition to provide their first and last names and we use this only for the purpose of helping them find each other over the app and allowing them to gain name recognition on the app leaderboard; furthermore, users are asked to provide their city of residence (or city of choice) to help other users decide if they want to follow them, and we reserve the right to correct any city names that we believe are input erroneously.
4.) Users are asked to provide their state of residence in order to improve their search experience, as businesses (and users) in their city will show up first when they search for businesses by name or keyword.
5.) Users have the option to not display their name over the app, which will make them invisible to users searching for others over the app and viewing the leaderboard, and moreover, will result in them not being able to receive custom rewards from businesses or be followed by other users; however, they will still be able to follow businesses and users and receive deals, as well as make posts and send messages.
6.) Each businesses is required to provide accurate and exact information on their profile, and moreover, use of the app does not exempt businesses from state or federal laws that require them to make particular disclosure to customers (users of the app), of which by using the app businesses accept full liability for providing this information even if the app does not make explicit provision for.
7.) We reserve the right to view any and all content shared by businesses and users over the app for purposes of ensuring that it is acceptable by the standards laid out herein and does not compromise the solidarity of the app.
8.) We may use certain information provided by a business or user through their profile and/or certain metrics accumulated by a business over the app in order to contribute to demographic studies and/or in contribution to another aggregated body of data of which we may provide to a third party site or entity; however, in no case will we share the sole information of individual businesses or users with any third party site or entity, unless mandated by law or that business or user has given us explicit permission to do so.
9.) In all cases, we reserve the right to investigate the information provided by businesses upon sign-up and that which they update and display on their profile and/or distribute over the app thereafter.
11.) In order to protect users of the app we may request at any point in time that a registered business provide proof of profile information and/or activity over the app in a reasonable form of documentation, and/or by consultation over phone, email, or visitation to the place of business, and reserve the right to completely remove a business from the app without any prior warning.
NOTE: Please view complete Terms of Agreement.