The importance of having a Privacy Policy

Having a privacy policy on your website is essential mainly because you need to be protected against any legal issue your website may have in the future. A Privacy Policy should explain how the organization collecting personal information intends to use it. Will it be used just to complete the transaction you requested? If additional uses are intended, an user should be given the opportunity to opt-out of them.

A Privacy Policy describes how a Company/website processes your personal data, how it protects your data, and how it may use your data for a better user experience.

Information automatically collected

There is some information like your Internet Protocol (IP) address and/or browser and device characteristics — is collected automatically when you visit our platform. This information may be used to connect your computer to the Internet. Other information collected automatically could be a login, e-mail address, password, computer and connection information such as browser plug-in types and versions and time zone setting, operating systems and platforms, purchase history, (we sometimes aggregate with similar information from other Users), the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through and from our Website that may include date and time; cookie number; parts of the site you viewed or searched for; and the phone number you used to call our Customer Services. We may also use browser data such as cookies, Flash cookies (also known as Flash Local Shared Objects) or similar data on certain parts of our Website for fraud prevention and other purposes. During your visits, we may use software tools such as JavaScript to measure and collect session information including page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page. We may also collect technical information to help us identify your device for fraud prevention and diagnostic purposes.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the platform. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about who and when you use our and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our platform, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

What Information Do We Collect? (updated)

We collect information from you when you visit our {{platform}}, register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.

  • Name / Username
  • Phone Numbers
  • Email Addresses
  • Mailing Addresses
  • Job Titles
  • Billing Addresses
  • Debit/credit card numbers
  • Age
  • Password

We also collect information from mobile devices for a better user experience, although these features are completely optional:

  • Location (GPS): Location data helps to create an accurate representation of your interests, and this can be used to bring more targeted and relevant ads to potential customers.
  • Phonebook (Contacts list): Your contacts list allows the {{platform}} to be much more easy to use by the user, since accessing your contacts from the app makes you save tons of time.
  • Camera (Pictures): Granting camera permission allows the user to upload any picture straight from the {{platform}}, you can safely deny camera permissions for this {{platform}}.
  • Photo Gallery (Pictures): Granting photo gallery access allows the user to upload any picture from their photo gallery, you can safely deny photo gallery access for this {{platform}}.

How Do We Use The Information We Collect?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our {{platform}} (we continually strive to improve our {{platform}} offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
  • To process transactions
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To send periodic emails
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