Privacy Policy

This EcardWidget Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use were updated on Feb 12, 2021. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your acceptance of the updated policies.

By visiting or making use of the EcardWidget Applications (together, the “Sites”), you are accepting the practices outlined in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Some terms used in this Privacy Policy are defined in our Terms of Use. A term used only here is “cookie.” A cookie is a small electronic file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that site to recognize your computer. Cookies may store user preferences and other information. If you disable cookies in your browser, some website features may not function properly without cookies.

1. Information Collection, Use, and Opting Out

The types of information we collect depend on your level of engagement with the Sites. The higher the level, the more information we need to provide our services.

A. All EcardWidget Website and Users of the EcardWidget Applications
From registered and unregistered users of the Sites, we automatically receive and record information whenever you interact with the Sites. This includes IP address data from our server logs, cookie information, the pages you request, and the URL of the site you came to the Sites from. From all Users of the EcardWidget Applications (“App Users”) we also collect the mobile device ID and your geo-location information so that we can interact with you; we need to know where to direct responsive Application pages and it allows us to provide geo specific information, such as homes for sale near you. Your IP address serves the same function for website Users. App Users can turn off our access to your geo-location by adjusting “location services” within your iOS or Android device settings. We use the information listed above to help diagnose Site problems and performance, analyze trends, customize your experience on the Sites, and administer the Sites.

Cookies and opting out:

  • EcardWidget Cookies: We put EcardWidget cookies on your computer to help us keep track of when you were last on the Sites, and what you last searched on the Sites. While you are free to disable cookies on your browser, we recommend that you leave cookies activated to use some of the most useful EcardWidget features.
  • Third-Party Cookies for Website Use Analysis: We use third parties such as Google and Inspectlet to help us analyze how people are using the Sites, and those third parties are authorized to use cookies and other tracking technologies to access personal information of visitors to the Sites. Such access to and use of personal information by Inspectlet is governed by Inspectlet’s privacy policy; to view Inspectlet’s privacy policy, click here. We also use the Google Analytics Advertising service to provide us with demographic data about our users on an anonymous basis, and that Google service uses a cookie that can be recognized by Google or its affiliate DoubleClick when you visit other websites. EcardWidget hereby disclaims all liability to the fullest extent allowable by law arising from these third-party services.
  • Third-Party Cookies Used to Target Ads to You When You are on Other Websites: The Google Doubleclick cookie will inform Google that you visited the Sites. Google may serve EcardWidget ads to you on other websites on our behalf. Similarly, the Sites drop cookies on your browser that are read when you visit Facebook, so that during your visits to the Facebook website you might receive EcardWidget advertising based on the pages you visited on the Sites. We may work with other companies and use their cookies to target EcardWidget ads to you on other websites.
  • Third-Party Email Delivery Services: E-mail service is being provided by a third party, currently Postmark (Wildbit, LLC) and SendGrid, Inc., and you understand that your use of their e-mail services in connection with the EcardWidget (including, for example, any e-mail ecards or notices) are subject to the SendGrid Terms of Use. For more information about SendGrid’s services, please go to Sendgrid TOS. You can also access SendGrid’s privacy policy at Sendgrid Privacy Policy. For more information about Postmark's services, please go to Postmark TOS. You can also access Postmark's privacy policy at Postmark Privacy Policy. EcardWidget hereby disclaims all liability to the fullest extent allowable by law arising from these third-party services.
  • Opting Out of Google Analytics: To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, click here for instructions.
  • Opting Out of Google Advertising: To opt out of Google interest-based advertising, click here to see your Google ad settings.
  • Opting Out Generally: The Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising program provides consumers with the ability to opt-out of having their online behavior recorded and used for advertising purposes. To opt-out of having your online behavior collected for advertising purposes (for example, serving EcardWidget ads to you on Facebook), click here for instructions. Choices you make are both browser and device-specific. This means that, for example, if you opt out when using Safari on your phone, you will not be opted out on Firefox or on your laptop.
  • Do Not Track: Some browsers have a â do not track â feature that lets you tell websites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. These features are not yet uniform, so we are not currently set up to respond to those signals.
  • Flash Cookies: We currently do not use flash cookies, but we may in the future. To control flash cookies, click here. Why? Because flash cookies do not reside in your browser, so your browser settings will not affect them.
  • Registered EcardWidget Site Users (including Registered App Users)
  • Account Password Security: Your EcardWidget account password is encrypted on our server.
  • Account Updates: By visiting you’re my EcardWidget; Account Settings. you can correct, amend, add or delete personal information associated with your account. However, even after you update information, we may maintain a copy of the original information in our records.

Information we receive about you

In General. We receive several different types of information from you when you use our Services or about you via someone else using our Services (like when a friend adds your email to an ecard), some of which is personally identifying, some is not. The information received through our Services may be sent to servers located in the United States and other countries around the world.
  • Information you provide. We collect and store personal information and other identifiers you enter on our Services or that is provided to us in some other manner. This includes identifying information, such as your full name, email address, images, and, if you transact business with us, financial information such as your payment method (credit card number, type, expiration date or other financial information). Additionally, we may collect and store any information, personal or otherwise, you provide while using any comment or chat features.
  • Information from other sources. We also obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from other users, business partners, contractors, and other third parties, and may add it to our account information or other information we have collected about you. For instance, the most frequent piece of information EcardWidget receives under this section is Recipient email addresses or cell phone numbers that are provided by Senders. Other examples of information we may receive include but are not limited to: updated delivery and address information, purchase history, and additional demographic and behavioral information.
  • Information collected automatically. We automatically receive information from the browser, computer, and device used to access our Services. This information most often includes (without limitation) your IP address, your geographic location, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us (see "Cookies" below), and the referring website address.
  • Information about others. We may also collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us when you use our Services, including (without limitation) email address, phone number, and physical address. So, for example, if you use our Service to send other people a gift, information that may interest them, ecards or correspondence, or other communications through our Services, we may store and use the information you provide to us. We use the information you provide about others in several ways, including (a) to allow people to respond to and comment on your EcardWidget ecard; (b) to send reminders and other event information; (c) to display your guests' email address or other information to other guests of the same event; (d) to send post-event communications and promotional emails; (e) to provide certain services through our Services; and (f) to provide to third parties under some circumstances.

2. Information Storage

We store all User information on secure servers and in the cloud.

3. Information Sharing

We share your information with EcardWidget personnel in the normal course of business. We also share some of your information with third parties.

A. Registered Site Users (including Registered App Users):
We share your information with our third party partners who support and promote our Sites. Under our contracts with them, they are not allowed to use your information for any purpose other than supporting and promoting our Sites. If you follow a link on our Sites to a third party site, its privacy policy governs the collection and use of information you provide on that site.

4. Information Deletion

You may request deletion of your EcardWidget account by e-mailing us at [email protected]

5. Email Communications

We communicate with account holders and customers about their accounts. If you want to stop receiving all email from us, delete your account.

6. Changes to this Privacy Policy

EcardWidget reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Services following the posting of changes to this policy will mean you accept those changes. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post the updated Privacy Policy here and may notify you by email or by means of a notice on our website.
This Privacy Policy is effective October 19, 2020.

7. Children

The Sites are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13 without permission from a parent or guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, you can email us. You can also write to us at the address listed at the end of this policy. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.”

8. Contact Us

Please contact us if you have more questions. If you have any questions about this policy, please email us at [email protected]

Changes to this Policy may periodically update this policy. We do not intend to reduce your rights under this Policy without your explicit consent, and we expect most such changes will be minor. Each version of this Policy will be identified at the top of the page by its effective date.


Any questions about this Privacy Policy should be addressed to [email protected].

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