Your personal information, will not however, be used or disclosed for purposes for which you have not given consent or which are not permitted under applicable law.
Regarding Children under the Age of 13
Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to use the defined site and we do not intentionally collect or maintain personal information from those who are under 13 years old. Protecting the privacy of children is very important to us. Thus, if we obtain actual knowledge that a user is under 13, we will take steps to remove that user’s personal information permanently from our databases. We recommend that children between the ages of 13 and 18 obtain their parent’s permission before submitting information over the internet. By using the defined site, you are representing that you are at least 18 years old, or that you are at least 13 years old and have a parent’s or guardian’s permission to use the defined site.
Collection of Information
Personal Information that You Provide
Generally, we collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily through the defined site. We also collect information that you submit in the process of creating or editing your account and user profile on the defined site. When you register and login, we require you to provide us with your name, valid email address and password of your choice. When you personalize your profile and use the features of the defined sites, we will collect any information you voluntarily provide, and we may also request optional information to support your use of the defined sites, such as your year of birth, gender and other demographic information. We collect information in the form of the content that you submit during your use of the defined sites. When you purchase a Groucher, you will need to submit your credit card or other payment information so that our service providers can process your payment for the Groucher. When you sign up for, or win, any contests, sweepstakes, or other activities that we make available on either of the defined site, we will collect the information designated along with such activity, which may include your contact information such as your address and phone number. If you choose to sign up to receive information about products or services that may be of interest to you, we will collect your email address and other related information. Additionally, we collect any information that you voluntarily enter, including personal information, any postings, comments, or forums within the pertinent community.
Personal Information from Other Sources
We may receive Personal Information about you from other sources with which you have registered. Companies who we have partnered with or other third parties and we may associate this information with the other Personal Information we have collected about you.
E-mail and E-mail Addresses
If you send an e-mail to us, or fill out our “Feedback” form through the defined sites, we will collect your e-mail address and the full content of your e-mail, including attached files, and other information you provide. We may use and display your full name and email address when you send an email notification to a friend through the defined site or the social network from which you have connected to the defined site. Additionally, we use your email address to contact you on behalf of your friends or notifications from a social network or other website with whom you have registered to receive such notifications. We may use this e-mail address to contact you, for things such as notifications of limited edition shop sales and other related information. You may indicate your preference to stop receiving further promotional communications as further detailed below.
Information Collected Via Technology
We engage in remarketing to market our sites across the web. When a user visits our site, a cookie is dropped on the user. Users with this cookie may be targeted across advertising networks to receive relevant advertisements. You may opt out of this ad serving using the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) opt-out page (http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp).
An “Internet protocol address” or “IP Address” is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. In some cases your IP Address stays the same from browser session to browser session; but if you use a consumer internet access provider, your IP Address probably varies from session to session. For example, we, or our service providers, may track your IP Address when you access the defined site to assist with ad targeting.
“Cookies” are small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing a website. We may use both session Cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent Cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience with the defined site. Persistent Cookies can be removed by following your Internet browser help file directions. In order to use our services offered through the defined site, your web browser must accept Cookies. If you choose to disable Cookies, some aspects of the defined site may not work properly, and you may not be able to receive our services.
Use and Disclosure of Information
In general, Personal Information you submit to us is used by us to provide you access to the defined site, to improve the defined site, to better tailor the features, performance, and support of the defined site and to offer you additional information, opportunities, promotions and functionality from us, our partners or our advertisers at your request. Additionally, we do share your content preferences and other information with the social network with which you have connected to the defined site, along with those companies and persons you have asked us to share your information with.
We may disclose your Personal Information if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to (a) comply with relevant laws or to respond to subpoenas or warrants served on us; or (b) to protect and defend our rights or property, you, or third parties. You hereby consent to us sharing your Personal Information under the circumstances described herein.
The Ability of Others to View Your Information
Helping you to protect your information is a vital part of our mission. It is up to you to make sure you are comfortable with the information you choose to provide us and the information you choose to publish. You understand that when you use the defined site, certain information you post or provide such as your name, profile, comments, collections and reviews, may be shared with other users and posted on publicly available portions of the defined site, including without limitation, social media applications and other public forums in which you choose to participate. Please keep in mind that if you choose to disclose Personal Information when posting comments or other information or content through the defined site, this information may become publicly available and may be collected and used by others, including people outside the defined site community. We will not have any obligations with respect to any information that you post to parts of the defined sites available to others, and recommend that you use caution when giving out personal information to others through social media networks or otherwise.
Third Party Sites and Advertising
Your Choices Regarding Your Personal Information
We offer you choices regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your Personal Information. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. When you receive promotional communications from us, you may indicate a preference to stop receiving further promotional communications from us and you will have the opportunity to “opt-out” by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the promotional e-mail you receive or by contacting us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You have the right to request a copy of the Personal Information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your Personal Information, please contact us email@example.com. We may charge a reasonable fee for this service. We want to make sure that your information is accurate and up-to-date. You may ask us to correct or remove information which you think is inaccurate. You may change any of your profile information by editing it in the profile settings page.
We are committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. We use a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Even though we have taken significant steps to protect your Personal Information, no company, including us, can fully eliminate security risks associated with Personal Information.
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