Updated November 7, 2018
A. TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
We collect the following kinds of information about users:
Examples of Personal Information that we may collect from or about you include, among other things, your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, business contact information, payment information, username and password, demographic information, and any other information that meets the definition of Personal Information provided herein.
B. HOW WE USE AND SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
(1) General Uses: We may use the information we collect from you for the purposes described below. When necessary to comply with applicable law, we will obtain your consent before using your Personal Information for any of these purposes:
Provision of Services to Users of Our Sites. If you use our Sites, we may use your information, including your Personal Information, to provide you with our Services, and to process and respond to your requests, comments, inquiries, and other forms you submit through our Sites.
Processing Online Purchases. We may use your information, including your Personal Information, to process any purchases made on our Sites, including, when necessary, disclosure of your Personal Information to third-party payment processors.
Improving our Services. We may use your information, including your Personal Information, to enhance our understanding of our users’ preferences in order to improve the quality, performance, and delivery of our Sites and/or Services.
Disclosures to Service Providers. We may share your information, including your Personal Information, with third-party service providers that assist us with hosting and maintaining the Sites, processing credit card information, analyzing online activity on the Sites, marketing our services, and managing our daily business operations and delivery of the Sites. We share only the minimum amount of Personal Information with these third-party service providers that they need to perform their tasks. We also enter into contracts with these third-party service providers that require them to protect your Personal Information.
Compliance with Legal Obligations. We may share your information, including your Personal Information with law enforcement, government officials, regulatory agencies, or other parties when we are required to do so by applicable law. We may also disclose your Personal Information to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, subpoena, or legal process.
Protection of Individual’s Vital Interests. In emergency situations, we may use or share your Personal Information when doing so is necessary to protect an interest that is essential for an individual’s life.
Other Legitimate Interests. We may use and disclose your Personal Information when necessary for our legitimate interests, including our legitimate business interests, as long as our legitimate interests are not overridden by your interests, rights, and freedoms with respect to your Personal Information.
De-Identified Information. We may also share and otherwise process aggregated or de-identified information that does not identify you individually, and such information may be shared with other parties. For example, from time to time, we may collect survey information from you on an aggregate and/or de-identified basis. We also de-identified information for various business purposes, including the creation, marketing, and sale of products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Such information is not traceable to any particular individual and will not be used by a third-party to contact you.
(3) Processing for Direct-Marketing Purposes: For customers or users of our Sites and/or Services, we may use Personal Information gathered from your use of our Sites and/or Services for direct-marketing purposes.
To the extent required by applicable law, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your Personal Information for direct-marketing purposes, and to opt-out from receiving such communications. If you no longer wish to receive electronic direct-marketing communications from us, you may opt out of receiving such communications by using the unsubscribe method provided in our communications or by contacting us here. You also have the right to object to our use of your Personal Information for direct-marketing purposes, where required by applicable law, by contacting us here.
The features, programs, promotions, and other aspects of our Services requiring the submission of Personal Information are not intended for children. We do not market and do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 16. Certain benefits of our Services may be restricted to adults, age 18 or older. If you are a parent or guardian of a child under the age of 16 and believe he or she has disclosed Personal Information to us, please contact us here. A parent or guardian of a child under the age of 13 may review and request deletion of such child's personally identifiable information as well as prohibit the use thereof. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected information from a child under 13 years of age, we will promptly take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our systems.
D. KEEPING YOUR INFORMATION SECURE
We have implemented security measures we consider reasonable and appropriate to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Please be advised, however, that while we strive to protect your personal data and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online or through our Services, and are not responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your Personal Information. In the unfortunate event that your Personal Information (as the term or similar terms are defined by any applicable law requiring notice upon a security breach) is compromised, we may notify you by email (at our sole and absolute discretion) to the last email address you have provided us in the most expedient time reasonable under the circumstances; provided, however, delays in notification may occur while we take necessary measures to determine the scope of the breach and restore reasonable integrity to the system as well as for the legitimate needs of law enforcement if notification would impede a criminal investigation. From time to time we evaluate new technology for protecting information, and when appropriate, we upgrade our information security systems.
E. OTHER SITES/THIRD-PARTY LINKS
Our Services may link to or contain links to third-party websites that we do not control or maintain, such as in connection with purchasing products we may recommend or reference via our Services and/or advertisements you may see while using our Services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any third-party website. We encourage you to note when you leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of all third-party websites before submitting any Personal Information.
F. CONTACT & OPT-OUT INFORMATION
We will respond to your request and, if applicable and appropriate, make the requested change in our active databases as soon as reasonably practicable, to the extent required by applicable law. Please note that we may not be able to fulfill certain requests while allowing you access to certain benefits and features of our Services.
G. SOLE STATEMENT
H. YOUR RIGHTS
Users have the following rights:
To access the Personal Information we maintain about you;
To be provided with information about how we process your Personal Information;
To correct your Personal Information;
To have your Personal Information erased;
To object to or restrict how we process your Personal Information; and
To request your Personal Information to be transferred to a third-party.
To exercise the above rights, you may contact us here. We will consider and process your request within a reasonable period of time.
I. RETENTION OF PERSONAL DATA
We will retain your Personal Information only as long as necessary to process your request or other submission, fulfill the terms of our service contract with you, and comply with applicable law.
J. HOW TO WITHDRAW CONSENT
At any time, users may withdraw consent you have provided to us for using, disclosing, or otherwise processing your Personal Information. You may withdraw your consent by contacting us here and following the instructions in our communication to you.
Please note that your withdrawal of consent to process certain Personal Information about you (1) may limit our ability to deliver services to you and (2) does not affect the lawfulness of our processing activities based on your consent before its withdrawal.