Iowa City Alive Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to all services and products provided by Absolocal ("Iowa City Alive" or "Absolocal"). To seek clarification of any point contained herein, please contact us online.


This Privacy Policy outlines all aspects of what data Iowa City Alive may receive about you and how, and your rights regarding that collection. Iowa City Alive does not sell or rent personal information about its customers to any third parties. In the event Iowa City Alive does engage in such commerce in the future, you will have an opportunity to remove yourself from any such lists prior to your inclusion therein.

Data handling principles

Iowa City Alive collects data...

Data we collect

Passed data is information about yourself that you actively and willfully pass to us by explicitly engaging with active functions of the Iowa City Alive site, such as writing to us through our contact form, writing a review, or becoming a member. Any passed information relating to a person or organization other than your own self that Iowa City Alive can reasonably assume that entity would find it disagreeable for Iowa City Alive to hold shall have that information removed from Iowa City Alive's systems as soon as possible.

Passive data covers all data that we receive about you through your casual engagement with Iowa City Alive, including: the type of device you are accessing the site through; your browser; and your connection speed; in some cases, this information may be collected in conjunction with external resources (see "Related policies").

Please note that, once you've logged on to Iowa City Alive's server(s), Iowa City Alive uses cookies keep track of your application states and log in status. Cookies are small files that take up minimal room on your computer and cannot, by itself, damage your computer's files. Cookies work by assigning a number to a user that has no meaning outside of the assigning web site, in this case, the Iowa City Alive Site. If you do not want information to be collected through the use of cookies, your browser allows you to deny or accept the use of cookies. There may, however, be some features on the Iowa City Alive Site which requires the use of cookies in order to customize the delivery of information and content to you.

Except as described above, Iowa City Alive will not monitor, edit or disclose any personal information about you or your account, without your prior consent unless we have a belief that such action is necessary to...

Data security

Iowa City Alive take all reasonable physical and digital precautions to ensure the integrity of your data against modification, disclosure or destruction, at least as carefully as it would for its own data. Should any unauthorized access occur, accidentally or otherwise, Iowa City Alive will seek to immediately notify any concerned parties and advise them of remedial action.

Iowa City Alive enforces strict data handling and management practices among all its employees, and has guidelines on disciplinary action up to contract termination and criminal prosecution.

Children under the age of 13

Iowa City Alive does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information on the Iowa City Alive Site from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of the Iowa City Alive Site is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not use or access the Iowa City Alive Site or the Iowa City Alive Services at any time or in any manner. If Iowa City Alive learns that personally identifiable information of persons under 13 years of age has been collected on the Iowa City Alive Site without verified parental consent, then Iowa City Alive will take the appropriate steps to delete this information.

Your rights

You can, at any time, request that Iowa City Alive permanently erase any and all personal and identifiable information directly related to your person or company at any time, and Iowa City Alive will endeavor to adhere to this request as quickly as possible and notify you of its completion.


Iowa City Alive may, from time to time, change the wording or features of this policy; though Iowa City Alive shall not debase its fundamental tenants as described in the "Summary". Iowa City Alive shall retain online and make available an accessible archive of previous policies when an update occurs. Further, Iowa City Alive shall endeavor to take reasonable action towards notifying users of any changes.

Related policies

Iowa City Alive utilizes services of Google and Facebook so thus advise on the location of Google's Privacy Policy and Facebook's Privacy Policy.