Privacy Policy for Marapod

Effective Date: May 19, 2023

Thank you for choosing Marapod, a volunteer management tool developed by THE FIZZY LLC. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your personal information when you use the Marapod platform. We value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. By using Marapod, you consent to the data practices described in this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

1.1 Personal Information: When you sign up for Marapod, we may collect personal information that can identify you, such as your name, email address, and contact details. We may also collect additional information necessary for providing our services efficiently, such as your organization's name, address, and any other information you choose to provide.

1.2 Volunteer Information: As a volunteer management tool, Marapod allows you to store and manage information about your volunteers. This may include personal details, such as names, contact information, skills, availability, and any other information you choose to include in the system. Please note that you are responsible for obtaining the necessary consents from your volunteers before entering their personal information into Marapod.

1.3 Usage Information: We may automatically collect usage information when you interact with Marapod. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, and other usage details. We use this information to analyze trends, administer the platform, track user activity, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.

How We Use Your Information

2.1 Providing Services: We use the information we collect to provide and improve the Marapod platform, personalize your experience, and ensure the proper functioning of the tool.

2.2 Communication: We may use your personal information to communicate with you regarding your account, updates, changes to our services, or other administrative purposes. We may also send you promotional and marketing materials, but you can opt-out of such communications at any time.

2.3 Aggregated Data: We may aggregate and anonymize the information collected through Marapod to generate statistical or other analytical data. This data will not personally identify you or any individual, and we may use it for research, analysis, marketing, or other lawful purposes.

2.4 Google API: Our use and transfer to any other app of information received from Google APIs will adhere to Google API Services User Data Policy, including the Limited Use requirements.

2.5 Affiliates & Third Parties: We want to reassure our users that any personal data collected will never be shared with affiliate or third party companies for targeted marketing purposes. Your privacy and data security remain our utmost priority.

How We Share Your Information

3.1 Third-Party Service Providers: We may engage third-party service providers to assist us in providing and improving Marapod. These service providers may have access to your personal information only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

3.2 Legal Requirements: We may disclose your personal information if required by law, court order, or government regulation, or in response to a valid request by a law enforcement authority.

3.3 Change of Ownership: In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, we reserve the right to transfer your personal information to the new owner or successor entity.

Data Security

We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or alteration. However, please understand that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Data Retention

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Your Rights and Choices

You have certain rights regarding your personal information, including the right to access, update, correct, or delete it. You may also have the right to object to or restrict certain processing activities or withdraw your consent. Please contact us at with any questions or requests.