Effective Date: 03/31/2020
COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect on the Website includes:
Personally identifiable information, such as your name, postal address, email address, and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, and interests, that you may voluntarily give to us when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Website. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Website.
Information our servers may automatically collect when you access the Website, such as IP address, device ID, browser type, operating system, access times, and pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Website.
Financial information, such as data related to payment methods (e.g., valid credit card number, card brand, expiration date) that we may collect if you purchase, order, return, exchange, or request information about our services from or through the Website.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Website to offer or provide our services to you. We and our service providers use personal information for our legitimate business purposes, including the following:
Providing the functionality of the Website and fulfilling your requests
- To respond to your inquiries, fulfill your requests, complete your transactions and provide you with related customer service; and
- To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions and policies, as well as marketing communications that we believe may be of interest.
Analysis of personal information for business reporting and providing personalized services
- To personalize your experience on the Website by presenting services and offers tailored to you.
Accomplishing our business purposes
- For data analysis, such as to improve the efficiency of our Website;
- For audits, to verify that our internal processes function as intended and are compliant with legal, regulatory, or contractual requirements;
- For fraud and security monitoring purposes, such as to detect and prevent cyberattacks or attempts to commit identity theft;
- For developing new products and services;
- For enhancing, improving, or modifying our Website;
- For identifying usage trends, such as understanding which parts of our Website are of most interest to users;
- For determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns; and
- For operating and expanding our business activities.
We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation and/or because we have a legitimate business interest.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation.
Third-Party Service Providers and Partners
We may share your information with third parties that perform services for us or on our behalf, including payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service, and marketing assistance.
With your consent, we may share your information with third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
If you post comments, contributions, or other content to the Website, such content may be viewed by other users and may be publicly distributed outside the Website in perpetuity.
We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
Other Third Parties
We may share your information with advertisers and investors for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. We may also share your information with such third parties for marketing purposes, as permitted by law.
Sale or Bankruptcy
Cookies and Web Beacons
We may also partner with selected third-party vendors, such as to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Website through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Website, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand online activity. By accessing the Website, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policies and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party
vendors. However, if you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, you can visit the third-party vendor or Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.
You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.
We will retain your personal information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include the length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you, when we have legal obligation to which we are subject, or as advisable in light of legal requirements.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use administrative, technical and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.
JURISDICTION AND CROSS-BORDER TRANSFER
Your personal information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Website you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country. In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your personal information.
POLICY FOR CHILDREN
The Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION
If you have submitted personal information (e.g., name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number) to us through your use of the Website, you can access, modify, or request deletion of such personal information by sending an email with your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
By using the Website, you consent to receiving email messages, text messages (i.e., SMS and/or MMS communications) and/or telephone calls, including to your wireless telephone number(s), from us in connection with your use of the Website and/or our services, including text messages and/or telephone calls that are automatically dialed and/or include pre-recorded messages.