Last Updated: Effective as of January 2017
1. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT.
This policy applies to information we may collect on the Site, and in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Site.
This policy does not apply to information collected by; (a) us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or (b) any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Site.
When you visit our website, we may automatically collect the following information: (a) Log Information: We may collect log information about your use of the Services, including your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, web request, access times, pages viewed, web browser, links clicked and the page you visited before navigating to the Services. This information is used to maintain the quality of our systems and services, and to generate statistics concerning our customer’s usage of our web site. (b) Mobile Device Information: We may collect information about the mobile device you use to access our Services, including the hardware model, operating system and version, unique device identifiers, mobile network information and information about your use of our mobile applications. (c) Information Collected by Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies: We and our service providers use various technologies to collect information, including cookies and web beacons. Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help us improve our Services and your experience, see which areas and features of our Services are popular, and count visits. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used in our Services or emails and help deliver cookies, count visits, and understand usage and campaign effectiveness.
We collect this information; (a) directly from you when you provide it to us; (b) automatically as you navigate through the Site; and (c) from third parties, for example, our business partners.
In general, you may visit some pages of the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We may track the Internet domain address from which people visit the Site, browser type, system type, pages you access on the Site and analyze this data for trends and statistics, but individual users will remain anonymous unless they voluntarily tell us who they are. We may use and disclose aggregate information and other non-personally identifiable information for various purposes including but not limited to internal purposes such as to administer, operate, and improve the Site in accordance with applicable law. Company is not responsible for the privacy declarations or other material on websites connected to or affiliated with us.
2. INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE US.
We collect information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information when you create an account, participate in any interactive features of the Services, subscribe to a newsletter or email list, participate in an event, survey, contest or promotion, make a purchase, communicate with us via third-party social media sites, request customer support or otherwise communicate with us.
The types of information we may collect include your name, email address, password, postal address, phone number, gender, date of birth, occupation, employer information, photo, payment information (such as your credit or debit card and billing address), preference or interest data, and any other information you choose to provide. Any payment information provided to us for use of our services will be through the secured connection of a third-party payment processor. Please see our security section below for more information.
3. INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THIRD PARTIES.
4. USE OF INFORMATION
We may use information for the following purposes; (a) to provide you with our services; (b) to improve our Services; (c) to provide and deliver the information and services you request, process transactions and send you related information, including confirmations and receipts; (d) to send you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages; (e) to respond to your comments, questions and requests, and provide customer service; (f) to communicate with you about services, surveys, offers, promotions, rewards and events offered by Company and others, and provide news and information we think will be of interest to you; (g) to monitor and analyze trends, usage and activities about our Services; (h) to personalize and improve the Services and provide advertisements, content or features that match user profiles or interests; (i) to carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected; and (j) as otherwise provided for by law.
5. SHARING OF INFORMATION
We may share information about you as follows or as otherwise described hereafter; (a) with vendors, consultants and other service providers who need access to such information to carry out work or perform services on our behalf; (b) when you participate in the collaborative sections of our Services, certain information you provide may be displayed to other users, such as your name, photo, comments and other information you choose to provide; (c)In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law, regulation or legal process; (d) if we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property and safety of Company or others; (e) in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company; and (f) with your consent or at your direction.
Sometimes, we partner with other companies to engage in certain promotions. When you opt-in to receiving these promotions, we share your personal information with the company named in the promotion. Any third parties we work with are required to preserve the confidentiality of customer information. Any information we share with our partners will be aggregated or de-identified information, which cannot reasonably be used to identify you, and will not contain any sensitive information or personal identifiers.
6. SAFETY AND SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Although Company may collect certain sensitive personal information or identifiers, as indicated above, all information users provide is protected by a secure third-party SSL 256-bit encryption. If your browser does not support use of an SSL connection, or if you prefer not to send your personal information over the internet, please consider either using a browser that does allow SSL connections or not using our Services as we cannot guarantee a secure connection.
In addition, we urge you to take precautionary measures in maintaining the integrity of your data. Please be responsible in making sure no one can see or has access to your personal account and log-in/password information. If you use a public computer, e.g., at a library or a university, always remember to log out.
Use of our Site, or our services through your any computer network such use is at your own risk. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. It is your responsibility to check beforehand on your employer’s or such other site’s privacy and security policy with respect to Internet use. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
7. SERVICES PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES.
8. ACCOUNT INFORMATION.
You may review, correct, or modify information maintained in your online account at any time by logging into your account and updating your profile information or by emailing us at [email protected] If you wish to delete or deactivate your account, please email us at [email protected], but note that some information you provide through the Services may continue to be accessible, such as comments you submit through the Services, and that we may continue to store information about you as required by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may also retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period.
Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies. Please note that if you choose to remove or reject cookies, this could affect the availability or functionality of our Services.
You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link in the email or by sending an email to [email protected] If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.
11. NOTIFICATIONS & ALERTS.
With your consent, we may send push notifications or alerts to your mobile device. You can deactivate these messages at any time by changing the notification settings on your mobile device, as prompted in the message.
12. LEGAL COMPLIANCE.
We are based in the United States and the information we collect is governed by U.S. law. By accessing or using the Services or otherwise providing information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of information in and to the U.S. and other countries.
Company will disclose any details or information, without notification to customers or users, if required to do so by federal, state, or local law, or to safeguard the rights or property of Company; and, under vital circumstances, to protect the individual safety and security of Company’s customers and employees.
13. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY.
In no event shall Company, nor any of its officers, directors or employees be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Site or any of the content contained therein. Company, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential, or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this website or any of the content contained therein.