Privacy Policy

Stackpop Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy discloses Stackpop, Inc.'s ("Stackpop", "we", "us" or "our") privacy practices and procedures in connection with Stackpop's website located at and all related sub-domains, tools and services (and any downloadable applications we make available (collectively, the "Website"). This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by or in connection with this Website. This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Stackpop does not administer, or to individuals that Stackpop does not employ. We may update this Privacy Policy at any time by posting a new Privacy Policy to our Website at Your access and use of the Website, including all services available therein, is subject to this Privacy Policy and to our separate Terms Of Service. Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Privacy Policy are defined in the Terms Of Service.

Stackpop's services provide a means for companies to track and manage their IT infrastructure spend. You can use our Website to keep track of your spending, analyze trends and keep track of important dates in your contracts. Users seeking to track and manage their IT infrastructure spend are "IT Managers". Stackpop also provides a business to business e-marketplace for enabling the connection between users seeking to obtain Internet infrastructure resources and/or services ("Buyers") and users seeking to provide Internet infrastructure resources and/or services ("Providers").; together with Buyers and IT Managers, the "Users").

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

We collect and store information, including personally-identifiable information ("Personal Information"), that is voluntarily supplied to us by you when registering or when using the Website. Some such information is required in order for you to register as an IT Manager, Buyer or Provider on our Website. You can choose not to provide the Website with certain information, but by doing so, you may not be able to take advantage of many of our features and functionality. We may require additional information, including without limitation Personal Information, for you to subscribe to our services. We use Personal Information to deliver the Website to you, to improve our Website delivery, including advertising, and to develop analytics and aggregated data that allow us and partners to our Website to utilize our Website.

When you save a payment card in your account, we collect the type (such as credit or debit) and brand of card (such as MasterCard or Visa), the card issuer, and partial card account numbers. When a card is used, we collect the amount of the transaction, the time and date of the transaction, and the identity of the merchant where the card was used. For any prepaid cards we may also collect the card balance. Finally, we may receive information about the status of your card, such as if it is suspended or cancelled, from your card issuer.

We also collect listings of infrastructure resources or services from Providers. Those listings may be broadly disseminated by the Website and its Users, and are not subject to any limitations on disclosure.

Information We Collect About Website Visitors

We automatically track certain information based upon your use of the Website. We use this information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our community.

By using our Website or our services, you indicate your consent for Stackpop and our affiliates to send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our services; you may turn off cookies in your browser though, in doing so, some or all of our services may not work. For a description of how cookies work, please see the section entitled "Cookies" below.

Log Files

Like many websites, we automatically gather certain information about our Website traffic and store it in log files. This information includes Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the Website, to track users' movements around the Website and to gather demographic information about our user base.

We do not link this automatically collected data to Personal Information.

We use a third-party tracking service that uses log files and cookies, see below, to track non- Personal Information about visitors to the Website in the aggregate. This service captures usage and volume statistics to improve the services that we provide.


We also collect and store non-personally identifiable information that is automatically generated when you use the Website. We use "cookies" on this Website. A cookie is a piece of alphanumeric data stored on a Website visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our Website and identify repeat visitors to our site. Cookies enable us to customize and enhance the user experience on our Website. We use the resulting non-personally identifiable information, such as your browser version, IP address, referring domains, pages visited, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, the nature of your use of the Website and cookie information, to improve our Website delivery, including advertising, and to develop analytics and aggregated data that allow us and our partners to utilize our Website and reach out to you via our Website.

Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs)

We may and our third party advertising affiliates may employ a software technology called clear gifs, also referred to as web beacons or web bugs, that help manage content on the Website by tracking what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user's computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers' Personal Information.

We use clear gifs in our HTML-based emails to let us know which emails recipients have opened. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

Embedded Scripts

We may use Embedded Scripts, which are programming code that collects information about your interactions with the Website, such as the links you click on. The code is temporarily downloaded onto your computer or other device from our server or a third party provider and is deactivated or deleted when you disconnect from the Website. In addition, we may use a variety of other technologies that collect similar information for security and fraud detection purposes.

Mobile Use

If you visit or use our Website on a mobile device or use our mobile application, we may collect information from your device, including device ID and your mobile carrier. We may store and use that information for security purposes (for example, for user verification).

Once you have established your account on your mobile device or computer, we collect information we receive from your mobile device or computer, such as your device's type, number and the serial number of its chip.

Use of the Website on a mobile device may allow your mobile carrier or other access provider to view data that appears on the device as a result.

Information We Collect To Respond To Your Choices and Requests


For Users, your access to the Website must be via login credentials to be provided by StackPop ("Login Credentials") based on the type of access applicable to your use of the Website. During registration, you are required complete the registration form and create a user name and password and are required to give truthful contact information (such as name and email address) in accordance with our Terms Of Service. We use this information to contact you about the services on our site in which you have expressed interest.

Business Information

You may provide us with certain business information. If you provide us with contracts or potential contracts, or extracts of information from contracts or potential contracts, between you and a third party, ("Confidential Information") you represent and warrant to us that you have the right to provide us with such Confidential Information. We agree to use commercially reasonable measures to secure your Confidential Information and not to disclose your Confidential Information to a third party without your prior written consent. You understand and agree that we may host your Confidential Information with a third party hosting or data storage company, and you consent to such a third party hosting your Confidential Information, provided that such a third party agrees to keep Confidential Information confidential under terms at least as stringent as those herein.

If your Confidential Information becomes generally available to the public, you agree that we shall not be bound to keep it confidential.

You understand that we may be required to disclose your Confidential Information pursuant to a court or administrative order and you consent to any such disclosure.

If we enter into a non-disclosure agreement or other agreement with you to protect your Confidential Information, we will keep your Confidential Information confidential pursuant to that non-disclosure agreement instead of the requirements in this Privacy Policy.

Order Request

If you purchase a product or service from us or use our marketplace to purchase a product or servicce, we request certain Personal Information from you on our order form. You must provide contact information (including without limitation your name, email, and mailing address) and You may be required to provide financial information (such as a credit card number and expiration date).

We use this information for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.

We may collect information about your commercial behavior. We may also collect other users' comments about you in our feedback area.

Surveys or Contests

We may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain Personal Information from you. The requested information typically includes contact information (including without limitation name and mailing address) and demographic information.

We use this information to notify contest winners and award prizes, to monitor Website traffic, or to personalize the Website (in the case of anonymous information collected in surveys).

We may partner with third parties to offer you surveys, contests, products and services on our Website or though our services. When you participate in such surveys or contests, or purchase such products and services, you authorize us to share information about you, including Personal Information, with such third parties. If you have any questions or concerns regarding how such third parties use your information, please consult the applicable third party's privacy policy. You agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage incurred in connection with our affiliation with such third parties, their activities on our Website, and the sharing of your information with such third parties.


If you choose to use our referral service (if available) to tell a friend about our Website, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the Website. StackPop does not store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.

Your friend may contact us at to request that we remove this information from our database.


If you choose to post messages in our forums, chat rooms or other public message areas (if available) or leave feedback for other users, we will collect the information you post. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law. We reserve the right to terminate the accounts of visitors who use these services in a manner inconsistent with the Terms Of Service.

Communication from Us or the Website

Special Offers and Updates

We will occasionally send you information on products, services, special deals, and promotions. You can sign up for these emails from us on our registration page.

Out of respect for your privacy, we present the option not to receive these types of communications.


If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe.

Service-Related Announcements

We will send you strictly service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email.

Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.

Customer Service

Based upon the personally identifiable information you provide us, we will send you a welcoming email to verify your username and password. We will communicate with you in response to your inquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We will communicate with you by email or telephone, in accordance with your wishes. You may contact customer service at .

ID and Address Verification

We use a third party to verify your identity and address for mailing purposes.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal Information without your consent. However we may share your Personal Information in situations described below:

We may release your Personal Information to authorized agents who are employed by us to perform tasks on our behalf and need to share information with them to provide products and services to you. Unless we communicate with you differently, our authorized agents do not have the right to use any Personal Information we share with them beyond what is necessary to work with us. You hereby consent to our sharing your Personal Information for the above purposes.

Some Personal Information, such as your name and location that is listed in your User Profile or derived from IP Addresses may be publicly visible to other users on the Website or to the web. You can always choose what information is made public by changing your privacy setting in "Edit My Profile" on the Website.

If we believe it is necessary to investigate potential violations of our Terms Of Service, to enforce those Terms Of Service, to comply with law or a judicial order, or to protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

If we or our business are acquired, your non-personal information and your Personal Information will be transferred to the buyer as part of that transaction, provided that the conditions of this Privacy Policy would continue to apply.

Except as described above, we may release your Personal Information to third parties with your consent. You will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with consent, and you will have the ability to prevent us from sharing this information in this manner.

We may also provide non-personally identifiable information, or aggregated information that does not identify you, to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

We provide you the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having your Personal Information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on our order form.

If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, if any, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at .

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our Website, or links to third party websites on our Website. These third party websites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected by the Website. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our Website and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Information You Post to Other Sites

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily make your Personal Information or other private information available for viewing by third parties online - for example on blogs, discussion forums, or other community posting or social networking sites - that information can be seen, collected and used by others besides us. We cannot be responsible for any unauthorized third-party use of such information.

Information Security

Stackpop is committed to protecting the security and privacy of your information stored by us. All data gathered on this Website is stored in a secure, password protected database. Only we and our hosting provider have access to this database. We will protect Personal Information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. While all standard security protections are implemented by us and our hosting providers, we cannot guarantee the physical or electronic security of the servers and databases on which this Website is hosted.


Our Website is not directed to people under 18 years of age. If you become aware that your child has provided us with Personal Information without your consent, please contact us at . We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 18. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we take steps to remove that information and terminate the applicable account.

Terms of Service

Please also visit our Terms Of Service section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our Website.

Your Consent

By using the Website, you consent to our latest Privacy Policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

StackPop may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If we update the Privacy Policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date at the top of this page.

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, and such change will apply with respect to information you provide or your activity on the Website after the change in policy, so please review it frequently. If we make changes that materially affect our uses or disclosures of Personal Information that we have previously collected, we will contact you by email or by means of a notice on our home page to obtain your consent to have the changes to our Privacy Policy apply retroactively.

If you have questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at: .