Effective as of October 17, 2022
1.1 What We Do
Welcome to Hosted Here! Hosted Here provides a streamlined way for Hosts to create, manage, and share their events. The platform also allows visitors or browsers to discover, register and manage such events
1.2 Users When this Policy uses the term "Host" we mean event creators using the Hosted Here Platform "Platform" to create events displayed on the Platform for Attendees using our Platform (a) to browse information about or attend Events ("Attendees"), or (b) for any other reason. Hosts, Attendees and third parties using our Platform are all referred to in this Policy collectively as "Users," "you" or "your".
3.2 Collection of Personal Data When you use or interact with us through the Platform, we may collect Personal Data, by both Hosted Here and Plausible. Sometimes this will be on our own behalf and other times this will be on behalf of a Host using our Platform to host and promote an event. This is an important distinction for purposes of certain data protection laws and is explained in more detail below.
3.3 Information Collected From All Users Information you provide to us: For all Users we collect Personal Data when you voluntarily provide such information to the Platform, such as when you register for access to the Platform, register for an event, contact our team, or browse or use certain parts of the Platform. The Personal Data we may collect includes without limitation your name, email address and any other information that you choose to provide and/or that enables Users to be personally identified.
3.4 Host Information
If you are a Host we will collect additional Personal Data from you to build your Host Profile Page. Information may include your city/locations where you host events, your preferred pronouns, your company/brand name, and links to other sites, such as your social media accounts and website. We partner with Stripe to process payment transactions, and by using the Platform, you also agree to Stripe's Terms..
3.5 Attendee Information
If you are an Attendee we will collect additional Personal Data from you, sometimes for our own purposes and other times on behalf of a Host. As Hosted Here partners with Stripe to handle all payment processing, we do not collect any financial information such as credit card information. All financial data is secure and protected via Stripe. The Platform may collect certain data on behalf of a Host when you are registering for their event. Hosts have the ability to ask Attendees custom questions, such as dietary restrictions, name of guests, and more. When you register for, or otherwise provide information to Hosted Here in conjunction with a Host event or activity, whether that information is yours or a third party's, in connection with a registration, that Host will receive and may use the information you provide.
3.6 Information from Other Sources: We may also collect or receive Personal Data from third party sources, such as Hosts, social media or other third party integrations, our payment processing partners or other third parties.
To improve the content and functionality of the Services.
To personalize your experience so that you may find the most relevant information.
To help the Host run, manage, and promote their events *see more on this below in Section 5: Data Sharing with Hosts.
To improve Attendees event experience by sending communications in relation to upcoming and past events.
To communicate with you via email, and the Internet to provide you with information about products and services that may be of interest to you.
To prevent fraud and abuse and to otherwise protect members and visitors and our Platform.
4.2 Legal Sharing Requirements
We may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law in order to (for example) respond to a subpoena or request from law enforcement, a court or a government agency (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements), or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with a legal obligation, (b) protect or defend our rights, interests or property or that of third parties, (c) prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Platform, (d) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Users of the Platform or the public, or (e) protect against legal liability.
5.1 Overview In order to provide our Hosts with the necessary tools to run their events through the Platform, and also to provide Attendees with the best possible experience, we allow Hosts to receive Personal Information from their attendees, as well as perspective attendees, such as those Users who have signed up for an event waitlist.
We are not responsible for the actions of these Hosts,, or their Third Party Organizers (or other downstream recipients of your Personal Data), with respect to your Personal Data. It is important that you review the applicable policies of the Hosts, and if applicable and available, their appointed Third Party Organizers, of an event (and the related fundraising page, if applicable) before providing Personal Data or other information in connection with that event.
5.3 Host Email Features
We allow Hosts to use our email features to contact Attendees for their current and past events, so you may receive emails from our system that originate with such Hosts and that we send on their behalf. If you registered for an event on the Platform, your email address is available to that Host However, Hosts may also export the email addresses they have gathered from the Platform to other external sources for their personal marketing purposes. Hosted Here is not responsible for the emails sent to Attendees by Hosts through external sources.
7.1 Update or Correcting Data Users with Hosted Here accounts have the ability to update and correct certain personal data and information, such as name, email address, connected social media accounts and more. If there are elements of your personal data that you are not able to update or correct via your Hosted Here account, please contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org so we will help you to our best ability and in accordance with applicable laws.
7.2 Data Deletion Request If a User would like to delete all personal data from the Platform, they will have to reach out directly to our team with a Data Deletion request at email@example.com We will do our best to process your request and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
We may retain your Personal Data as long as you are registered to use the Platform. You may delete your account by contacting our support staff at firstname.lastname@example.org with your request to delete your account. However, we may retain Personal Data for an additional period as is permitted or required under applicable laws. Even if we delete your Personal Data it may persist on backup or archival media for an additional period of time for legal, tax or regulatory reasons or for legitimate and lawful business purposes. For sales customers and prospects, we retain your data as long as we maintain a relationship with you and for a limited period of thereafter as necessary to meet business and legal requirements.
You have several choices available when it comes to your Personal Data:
10.1 Limit the Personal Data You Provide
You can browse the Platform without providing any Personal Data (other than Automatic Data to the extent it is considered Personal Data under applicable laws) or with limiting the Personal Data you provide. If you choose not to provide any Personal Data or limit the Personal Data you provide, you may not be able to use certain functionality of the Platform. For instance, in order to buy tickets as an Attendee, your name and email address will be required by the Host.
10.2 Opt Out of Communications
(a) Hosted Here Marketing Communications. Where it is in accordance with your marketing preferences, Hosted Here may send you electronic communications marketing or advertising the Platform themselves or events on the Platform, to the extent you have registered for the Platform or purchased a ticket and/or registration to an event listed on the Platform. You can also "opt out" of receiving these electronic communications by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of any such electronic communication. In addition, you may also manage your notification and communication preferences in your Hosted Here account.
(b) Communications on behalf of Hosts. The Platform automatically sends electronic communications on behalf of the Hosts in reference to their events. These communications include registration updates, event reminders, and changes to events. As an Attendee or prospective Attendee (someone who has opted into the event waitlist) you will receive these communications from Hosted Here. While you are able to optout of most communications, especially those pertaining to marketing (as outlined above,) there are certain communications that Attendees cannot opt out of, such as event reminders, changes to events, and communications for Hosts. Hosts also have the ability to send custom messages to their list of Attendees and prospective attendees.
(d) Transactional Communications As Hosted Here partners with Stripe to handle all transactions, Attendees will receive communications from Stripe in reference to their transactions. For example, if a User purchases a ticket to an event listed on Hosted Here, that User will receive a receipt from Stripe.
11.1 Personal Data Provided to Others
11.2 Third Party Links
12.3. International Privacy Laws
12.4 Your California Privacy Rights Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code permits California residents to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information about the types of personal information the business has shared with third parties for those third parties' direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year. You may make one request each year by emailing us at email@example.com
12.5 Dispute Filing If you have a complaint about Hosted Here's privacy policies, please send our team an email at firstname.lastname@example.org