Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 17, 2015

LambdaZen, LLC ("LambdaZen") is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy sets forth LambdaZen's policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information LambdaZen receives from users of LambdaZen's web sites and services.

Collection of Your Personal Information

By using this site or registering for our service, you voluntarily and willingly provide us with certain information, including personally identifiable information, which we collect in order to provide the LambdaZen site and service. Personally identifiable information refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you, and information on your use of and activities at our site and through Yoke and Yoke that may be connected with you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information that we collect may include, but is not limited to, your name, phone number, credit card, OAuth tokens/credentials, login information on third party applications, other billing information, email address and home and business postal addresses. Personal Information may also include information you supply to us concerning your preferences and interests expressed in the course of use of our site and Yoke. If you are unsure whether you would like to provide information to us and/or having your information used as permitted in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use, you should not register for Yoke or, if you are already a user of Yoke, you should close your account.

We collect your information from you in the following ways:

Use of Your Information

Consent to Use of Your Information: By submitting information, including Personal Information, to LambdaZen, you are expressly and voluntarily accepting the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. You have the right to withdraw your consent to LambdaZen's collection and use of your information by changing your account settings or closing your account, but your withdrawal of consent will not be retroactive. We may use the information you provide to (i) provide our site and services to you and administer your use of our site and services, (ii) to communicate with you and fulfill requests you may make, (iii) to provide you with information and announcements with respect to our service, and (iv) to provide you with further information and offers from us or third parties that we believe you may find useful or interesting, including newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information on services and products offered by us or third parties.

LambdaZen Communications: LambdaZen may use your Personal Information to communicate with you through email and text messages and notices posted at the LambdaZen site or your LambdaZen account and to provide you with customer support. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive any such communications, please follow the "unsubscribe" instructions provided in any of the communications sent to you, or update your "account settings" information.

User Communications: LambdaZen's service is designed to enable its users to communicate and collaborate with other users. You may elect to share your information and data with other users using the functionality of Yoke. If you do not desire to receive communications from other LambdaZen users, you may follow the "Click here to adjust your settings" instructions provided in any of the communications sent to you, or update your "account settings" information.

Improvements and Customization: We may also use the information provided by you or obtained through your use of our site or service to improve our site, services, features and content, to customize your user experience, and to better understand your needs and interests.

Management and Administration: We use information we obtain by technical means (such as the automatic recording performed by our servers or through the use of cookies) for the above purposes as well as to monitor, measure and analyze use of the site and our services, to generate and derive useful data and information concerning the interests, characteristics and website use behavior of our users, and to verify that visitors to the site meet the criteria required to process their requests.

Sharing of Your Personal Information

General: We do not sell, rent or otherwise provide your Personal Information to third parties for marketing purposes. Further, we only share your Personal Information with third parties to carry out your instructions or to provide the service, unless otherwise compelled by law or as necessary to enforce our Terms of Use or to protect the rights or property of LambdaZen or its users or the public. We may provide aggregated anonymous data about the usage of Yoke to third parties for purposes that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be appropriate, including to prospective advertisers.

Your Account Profile: We will display the Personal Information you select in your profile page and elsewhere in the service according to the preferences you select in your "Account Settings". This information will be made available for public viewing to LambdaZen's users and we encourage users to think carefully about the information disclosed in their profile pages. You can review and revise your profile information at any time.

Service Providers, Business Partners and Others: We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our service, to provide the service on our behalf, to perform site-related services (including but not limited to data storage, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, payment processing, and improvement of the site's features) or to assist us in analyzing how our site and service are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only for purposes of performing these tasks on our behalf and are bound by confidentiality agreements limits the use of your Personal Information. We may also provide aggregated anonymous data about the usage of the Service to third parties for purposes that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be appropriate.

Sharing Information with Third Parties: Content distributed through LambdaZen's sharing features and third party integrations may result in displaying some of your information outside of LambdaZen. For example, when you post content to a Yoke, your content, including your name as the contributor, may be displayed in search engine results. Further, if you access content made available via Yoke, the fact that you accessed content, including your name and statistics related to your access and review of the content, may be displayed in search engine results. Or, if you have bound your LambdaZen account to your FaceBook or Twitter account, you can easily share content into both LinkedIn as well as to FaceBook or Twitter, as applicable.

Compliance with Legal Process; Protection of LambdaZen, its Users and the Public: We may be required to disclose your Personal Information, profile information and/or information with respect to your use of Yoke and your activities as a LambdaZen user if required by subpoena or other legal process or requirement or if LambdaZen reasonably believes that such disclosure is necessary (i) to investigate, prevent or take action with respect to suspected or actual illegal activities or to assist government enforcement agencies, (ii) to protect the safety of any person from death or serious bodily injury, (iii) prevent fraud or abuse of LambdaZen, Yoke, LambdaZen's users or the public, (iv) to enforce the LambdaZen Terms of Use, (v) to investigate and defend ourselves against any third party claims or allegations or to protect the security or integrity of our site or service, (vi) to exercise or protect the rights and property of LambdaZen, its users and the public.

Search Services: We offer search services to help find information and learn more about other users of Yoke and to find specific content. LambdaZen information from user profiles, contributions, and access to and review of contributions to inform and refine our search services.

Business Transfers: LambdaZen may sell, transfer or otherwise share your information to a third party in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy of LambdaZen and you agree that any such third party will have the right to continue to use your Personal Information and other information that you provide to us or which we obtain through your use of the service.

Accessing Your Information

You may access, review, revise, correct, or delete the Personal Information provided in your registration or account profile by changing your "Account Settings." If you update any of your information, we may keep a copy of the information that you originally provided to us in our archives for uses documented in this policy.

Important Information

Changes to this Privacy Policy: LambdaZen may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, to, among other things, reflect changes to our services and customer feedback. We will notify you of changes to this Privacy Policy by posting an updated version at and will revise the "Last Updated" date above. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to be informed with respect to how LambdaZen protects your personal information and of any changes to this Privacy Policy. Using Yoke after a notice of changes has been sent to you or published on our site shall constitute consent to the changed terms and practices. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Policy applies to all information that LambdaZen has about you and your account.

Security of Your Personal Information: Although LambdaZen uses industry standard security measures, the Internet is not a 100% secure environment and LambdaZen cannot, and does not, ensure or warrant the security of any informaion you transmit or store using Yoke. There is no guarantee that your information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of LambdaZen's physical, technical or managerial safeguards and we are not responsible for third party circumvention of your privacy settings or LambdaZen's security measures. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information and for controlling access to your LambdaZen account.

Policy with Respect to Children: Children under the age of 13 are not eligible to use our service and we ask that people under the age of 13 do not submit any personal information to us or use the service. LambdaZen is not directed to children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.

Your Obligations: As a user, you have certain obligations to other users, including (i) you must comply with the then current version of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, (ii) you must not abuse Yoke by using it to spam, abuse, harass, or otherwise violate the rights of other LambdaZen users, and (iii) you must keep your password and account information confidential. Any violation of these guidelines may result in the suspension, restriction or termination of your LambdaZen account in LambdaZen's sole discretion.

Safe Harbor: We comply with the EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework as established by the US Department of Commerce. By becoming a user, you have given us your express and informed consent to transfer the data that you provide to us to the United States and to process it in the United States.

Links: When you click on links on our site or through our service, you may leave our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and we encourage you to read the privacy statements at such sites.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at