What information do we collect?
When you interact with us, we collect information that you voluntarily provide. This information is also collected when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.
When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter additional Personal Information such as your name, e-mail address, and profile photo. You may, however, visit our website anonymously, but some areas of the website may not be accessible without registration.
We also collect Personal Information when you register to join Giftry by logging into a third party social networking platform via our Service, such as Facebook. If you create an account through this method, you are using the personal information already available on that third-party website to create your account and are giving us permission to access and store that information in accordance with Facebookâ€™s terms and conditions.
What do we use your information for?
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 website (we continually strive to improve our website 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 (your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested);
- to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature;
- to send periodic emails;
- to help you find your friends (such as your Facebook friends) on the Service, and to help other users find you on the Service;
- for our internal purposes (such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve our products, services, and communications);
The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
Will others see my information?
If you create an account and submit Personal Information to create a profile or Collection, other users of the Service will be able to see your name, user photo, and other information that you have specified as â€œPublicâ€. If you choose to provide additional Personal Information in your profile settings, other users of the Service will also be able to see such additional information. Providing additional Personal Information is voluntary, and we suggest that you guard and refrain from disclosing any information you consider sensitive and confidential.
We may share information in your account (including your Personal Information) with the third-party social networks that you have linked to your account. For example, if you link your Facebook account to Giftry, then your recent activity on Giftry (such as when you Like any Content you find on the Service) may be posted back to your Facebook account (subject to your Facebook Timeline integration settings).
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.
What about using the Giftry plugins?
When you use our Giftry plugins or bookmarklet tools, information may be transmitted to us. This information will be used to improve your user experience on Giftry and will be stored so you can access it later via the Service.
Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information).
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, we may sell, transfer or otherwise disclose some or all of our assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy. It’s our practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at anytime by logging into their account and going to the ‘Settings’ page.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at giftry.com/terms
This policy was last modified on July 22, 2014.