LuckyBars is an on-line service that, among other things, helps our users to
research bars, post reviews and discussions, create a member profile, upload
photos, view reviews, discussions, and profiles posted by other LuckyBars
users, and interact with other LuckyBars users.
someone that has created a personal profile on the www.LuckyBars.com (the “LuckyBars Site”), a
visitor is someone that uses the LuckyBars Site without creating a personal
profile, a "user" is defined as someone using the LuckyBars Site and
includes both members and visitors. To enrich our members' experience, we
request and display some personal information to other members and visitors,
which allows our users to identify each other and expand their network. LuckyBars
members can change their profile information at any time and can control how
other members and the service communicates with them.
By using LuckyBars, you agree to the Terms of Service and Copyright Agreement
(which are incorporated herein by reference), and also permit the collection
You should visit this page periodically to review any changes to the Terms of
Information we Collect & How we use it
The LuckyBars Site collects user submitted information such as name and email
address to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating
to the LuckyBars service. LuckyBars also collects other profile data including
but not limited to: birthday, profile picture, personal description in order to
assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
The LuckyBars Site also logs non-personally-identifiable information including
IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from
users to the site. This data is used to manage the website, track usage and
improve the website services. This non-personally-identifiable information may
be shared with third parties to provide more relevant services and
advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and
monitoring purposes, and to provide a customized service to each member.
User Profile information including members' pictures and names are displayed to
people in order to facilitate user interaction in the LuckyBars social
networking community. Email addresses are used for the purposes of inviting new
friends to join LuckyBars, to add users to members' friends' networks, and to
send notifications related to the service. With the exception of inviting
friends, adding friends, and notifications, a member's email address is not
shared or displayed to people within a user's personal network unless the
member specifically chooses to do so. Users within a personal network can
communicate on the LuckyBars Site with each other through the LuckyBars
service, without disclosing their email addresses. Users' full names, home
addresses, and mobile phone numbers are never directly revealed to other
members unless the member specifically chooses to do so. To facilitate
searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, the LuckyBars
Site allows users to search for other members using a variety of methods
including, without limitation, first and last name, and email address.
We may also use a user's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news
regarding the service. Members may choose not to receive email of this type by
changing their "notification" setting to "Do not send me
notification emails" in the user "Account Settings" section of
their member profile.
From time to time, LuckyBars or a partner, may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake
or contest on the LuckyBars Site. Users may be asked to provide personal
information including name, email address or home address or to answer
questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to
certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information
from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the
personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Invitations and Other Communications to Non-members
LuckyBars members can invite friends to join the service by sending invitation
emails via our automated invitation system. The LuckyBars Site stores the email
addresses that members provide so that the respondents may be added to the
friend's list of the member sending the invitations, and also to send reminders
of the invitations LuckyBars does not sell these email addresses or use them to
send any other communication besides invitations, invitation reminders (up to
three (3) per email address). Recipients of invitations from LuckyBars may
contact LuckyBars to request the removal of their information from our
Our website may contain links to third party websites to which we have no
affiliation. LuckyBars does not share your personal information with those websites
and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We suggest you read the
privacy policies on these third party websites.
Like most websites, LuckyBars requires cookies to function properly. Cookies
are small text files that reside on a user's computer and identify you as a
our site without explicitly typing in their email address and password every
advertisers or any information advertisers may gather from their use of
there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept
the cookie feature; however, you should note that cookies may be necessary to
provide you certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information)
available on the LuckyBars Site.
Controlling Your Personal Content
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to bar
reviews, discussions, and public sections of your personal profile, that that
information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those
people to send you unsolicited communications.
As a registered LuckyBars user, you can modify your personal information at any
time by accessing the "My Profile" section of the site. Also, upon
your request, LuckyBars will use commercially reasonable efforts to functionally
remove you and your personal information from the site; however, it may be
impossible to remove your entry without some residual information being
retained by LuckyBars.
LuckyBars member accounts are secured by member-created passwords. LuckyBars
tries very hard to protect our users' information. We use industry standard
measures to protect your information that is stored within our database. We
limit the access to your information to those employees who need access to
perform their job function such as our customer service personnel. If you have
any questions about the security at our website, please contact us. Although we
take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of
information, we cannot guarantee that personally identifiable information that
we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this
other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time.
You hereby acknowledge that LuckyBars is not responsible for any intercepted
information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all
claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any
Emails and Opt-out
At this time, registered members [can / cannot] opt-out of personal messages
initiated by friends and users.
This website is not directed to minors, and LuckyBars does not knowingly
solicit information from anyone who is not of sufficient age to consume
Sharing and Disclosure of Information LuckyBars Collects
Except as otherwise described in this privacy statement, LuckyBars will not
disclose personal information to any third party unless we believe that
disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to
a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by the LuckyBars
site, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce LuckyBars'
Terms of Service or to protect our rights; or (3) to protect the safety of
members of the public and users of the service. LuckyBars reserves the right to
transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights
to that information as a result of the sale of LuckyBars or substantially all
of its assets to that successor in interest. For more information see the
we will post them on our site to make users aware of what the changes are so
users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and
when we may disclose it. A user is bound by any minor changes to the policy
when she or he uses the site after those changes have been posted If, however,
we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner
materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify
by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days.