Privacy Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

When registering on our site you are asked to enter your name, email address, phone number and location. When submitting an SOS request you are optionally asked to provide your current location to better aid in the SOS process. This location is only used to locate other registered users that are near you at the time of SOS and not for anything else. We also store information on marketplace items you have submitted so that other users can view them on the marketplace and offer to take/purchase them from you.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, submit an sos request or create a marketplace advert.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make an sos request to locate other nearby registered users, create marketplace listings, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

      To email you to see if your sos request was successful.
      To email you to see if your marketplace listing was successful.

How do we protect your information?

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards.
We only provide articles and information. We never ask for credit card numbers.
We do not use Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

Requesting your information?

You can request access to all the data we hold about you by emailing and requesting the data stored for your registered email address. The email will have to come from the registered email address for security reasons.

Updating your information?

All your stored information can be updated in your profile page.

Requesting account removal?

You can request that your user account and all associated data be deleted by emailing and requesting removal of the data stored for your registered email address. The email will have to come from the registered email address for security reasons.

Changes in how we use your personal information?

If for any reason we need to change how we use your personal information, you will be emailed in due course before hand and will be able to opt out by emailing

Do we use 'cookies'?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to allow registered users to be automatically logged into the website when returning to it, only when you select remember me on the login page. Cookies are also used for reporting purposes to see what pages are most popular on the website, and to see how people find out about Skiggle such as via Google search traffic or Facebook.
If you turn cookies off, registered users will be forced to log into the website upon each visit.

However, you will still be able to place SOS requests and make marketplace listings.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.

Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.
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