In order to use the Site and services as intended, we will require you to register as a user on our Site. This registration will require you to submit some of your personal information, which we will store on our servers located in the United States. . During registration, the subscriber is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to activate additional features of the Site, to purchase products or services, to view secure content, and to improve your in-Site experience. Without this information we cannot effectively perform or provide our services to you or other customers; you will be unable to place orders on the Site, and may be unable to access other parts of our service.
From time-to-time our Site may request information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is optional and completely voluntary; if you decline to participate it will have no negative effect on your use of the Site. Information requested may include contact information, such as name and address, along with other personal information. Information from any surveys or contests will be stored on our personal servers and will not be sent to any third parties.
In addition to the information we collect when you register, we may ask you for personal information at other times, such as when you contact our technical support team, for the purpose of verifying your identity and providing assistance for any issues you may have with the Site. When you send e-mail or other communication to the Company, we may retain the communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests, and improve our services.
You may delete or end your registration at any time by selecting the profile management tab. Deletion of your profile will automatically remove all of your information from our servers, but it may take us some time to process. Please be aware that if you delete your profile, we will be unable to restore your profile if you change your mind, and your user information will be lost.
What information do we collect?
We may collect the following information:
- First name, last name
- Mailing address and zip code
- Telephone number
- User name and email address
- Credit Card information
- Other information relevant to the proper functioning of the Site
What may we do with the information we gather from our subscribers?
We analyze the information to allow us to provide our goods and services to you and other users, and additionally, for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- To improve our products and services.
- To enable the services offered by the Site.
- To improve interaction between us and our users, including for better customer and tech support.
- To periodically send promotional emails regarding newsletters, new products, special offers or other information which you may find interesting, using the email address which you have provided. We will only send promotional e-mails and material to you if you personally elect to receive offers by clicking on the appropriate option under your profile tab.
- To customize the Site according to our user's interests.
We do not currently use any automatic decision making or profiling technologies that require your personal information to operate. Automatic decision making is the process of using bots, AI, or monitoring programs to make decisions which might affect your use of our services, or which might have an effect on your personal information. While registration is automatic, you will have full control over your personal information, and no automatic system will limit your access to the data, or prevent your control of the information.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access to disclosure of your personal information we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. However, the Internet is an open system and we cannot provide absolute assurances your data or communications won’t be intercepted or viewed by third parties. In the event that a data breach occurs for any reason, we will immediately inform you if any of your personal information has been compromised.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer or mobile device's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The Site can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This allows us to analyze data about Site traffic and visitor trends in order to improve the Site and our services based on our users’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and the information is only temporarily stored. Once we are done analyzing the statistical information the data is removed from our system.
Overall, cookies help us provide our users with a better website experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer, phone, or other hardware or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Upon accessing our website for the first time you will be given the option to enable cookies. If you do not enable cookies we will not download a cookie into your browser for any purpose. Once you create a user profile you may additionally disable or enable cookies at any time through the appropriate option on the user profile tab. Please be aware that declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Site and our services, and may in some cases prevent you from ordering certain products. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Site. Cookies do not record any personal information, and the usage of a cookie will in no way allow us or any other person or company to access your personal information without your express consent.
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Controlling your personal information
We will not sell or transfer your personal information to third parties unless we are required to by a court or governmental order. We may from time to time request that you allow us to share your personal information with other companies or partners for the purpose of enhancing our products and services, or to introduce you to services you may find beneficial. However, we will never share any personal information without your consent. If you decline to allow us to share your personal information it will not negatively impact your user experience. We currently don’t share your information with any other company or person, but if we ever do we will first give you the name and contact information of the company. You may disable or enable data sharing through the appropriate option in the profile tab, and the default will be the “no sharing” option. We will not offer to share your information with any third party which does not comply with the minimum protections of the EU General Data Protection Regulation or U.S. privacy laws.
Note that when you voluntarily disclose personal information online in a public forum or in private communications with other users (for example, through email, chatrooms, message boards, or social media) such information can be collected and used by others without our ability to control it. Therefore, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, it is possible that your information will not be protected and may be accesses by the general public. You may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return, or may be subject to violations of privacy. Some of our services may offer the option to show your name and e-mail address. If you decide to show your name and e-mail address, in some instances it may be available for others over the Internet. We currently do not require you to make any part of your profile available to the public, and third parties will not be able to see your personal profile information without your express consent.
The Company may release personal information to third parties if it is required or compelled to do so to (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request like a court order or order by a government; (b) enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof, such as to prevent disruptive behavior; (c) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues, such as scammers or hackers; or (d) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property, or safety of the Company, its users, or the public as required or permitted by law, such as investigation of threats of violence or harm to our users, employees, or any other person.
Please note that we are a U.S. based company, and all of our data servers and all saved data are located in the United States. If you are a non-resident of the United States, please be aware that your personal data will be saved in these U.S. servers and will be subject to U.S. laws and jurisdiction. However, we are currently compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation, and at no time will your data will be protected under at least the minimum standards required under the General Data Protection Regulation or the equivalent U.S. privacy laws.
We will never provide your information to a third party without your express consent, but if you have consented to us sharing this information we cannot be held responsible for how these other parties use your information. While we safeguard your information and place certain restrictions on our users and other parties with respect to the dissemination of your contact information, we have no control over what users or third parties do with data you have consented to share. In the event that such data is misused by such user or third party, we will not be responsible for such misuse or unauthorized dissemination of your personal information, and shall not be liable in any way for the actions of any person or company which may receive your contact information.
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