Privacy Policy

At Simply Schedule Appointments, your privacy is extremely important to us. We have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose, and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

Privacy when using the plugin

Simply Schedule Appointments is self-hosted open source software. Data entered, collected, or stored by use of Simply Schedule Appointments does not pass through Simply Schedule Appointments’ servers. All data entered, collected, and stored is owned outright by the users of Simply Schedule Appointments within their own WordPress database.

Occasionally, customer support requests can involve providing authorized access of Simply Schedule Appointments’ developer and customer support teams to your WordPress database. In these events, Simply Schedule Appointments takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information and data.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Simply Schedule Appointments collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Simply Schedule Appointments’ purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Simply Schedule Appointments’ visitors use its website. From time to time, Simply Schedule Appointments may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Simply Schedule Appointments also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on Simply Schedule Appointments blogs or websites. Simply Schedule Appointments only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog and the website where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Simply Schedule Appointments’ websites choose to interact with Simply Schedule Appointments in ways that require Simply Schedule Appointments to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Simply Schedule Appointments gathers depend on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at Simply Schedule Appointments.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Simply Schedule Appointments are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Simply Schedule Appointments collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Simply Schedule Appointments. Simply Schedule Appointments does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregate Statistics

Simply Schedule Appointments may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Simply Schedule Appointments may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Simply Schedule Appointments does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Personally-Identifying Information​

Simply Schedule Appointments discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Simply Schedule Appointments’ behalf or to provide services available at Simply Schedule Appointments’ website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Simply Schedule Appointments’ websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Simply Schedule Appointments will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Simply Schedule Appointments discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order, or another governmental request, or when Simply Schedule Appointments believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Simply Schedule Appointments, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of a Simply Schedule Appointments website and have supplied your email address, Simply Schedule Appointments may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Simply Schedule Appointments and our products.

If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Simply Schedule Appointments takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Simply Schedule Appointments uses cookies to help Simply Schedule Appointments identify and track visitors, their usage of the Simply Schedule Appointments website, and their website access preferences.

Simply Schedule Appointments visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Simply Schedule Appointments’ websites, with the drawback that certain features of Simply Schedule Appointments’ websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

GDPR

If you fill out one of our contact forms, any information that you put into the contact form is collected to allow us to contact you in response to your contact form entry. We do not share your data with any third-party services or individuals directly. We only share data for the purposes of our own access and we do not authorize any third-party services to access your information except with our express permission for the purposes of assisting us in accessing your information.

Business Transfers

If N Squared, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Simply Schedule Appointments goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that are transferred to or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and that any acquirer of Simply Schedule Appointments may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Simply Schedule Appointments may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at Simply Schedule Appointments sole discretion. Simply Schedule Appointments encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you are subscribed to our newsletter, you might also receive an alert informing you of these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.