Last updated: September 26, 2017
The “Service” means any website, mobile application, or Internet service under the control of the Company, whether partial or otherwise, in connection with providing an online platform for the Company’s services.
“Personal Information” means information that alone or when in combination with other information may be used to readily identify, contact, or locate you, such as: name, address, email address, or phone number. We do not consider Personal Information to include information that has been anonymized so that it does not allow a third party to easily identify a specific individual.
THE SERVICE COLLECTS YOUR INFORMATION
We collect Personal Information when you:
- register to use the Service;
- use the Service;
- purchase items from the Service; and
- communicate with us.
We also collect information, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology as you use the Service.
Personal Information Collection. You must register to use the Service. To register, you will need to provide Personal Information, such as your email address and pictures. You may also provide other optional information. When you purchase items from the Service or make a Pledge, you will need to provide a billing and/or shipping address.
Using the Service. We collect information you post through the Service. For example, when you interact with other users by posting comments or joining forum on the Service, the Service will collect the information you provide in such submissions, including any Personal Information.
Making Payments. When you make payments through the Service, you may need to provide Personal Information to our third-party service providers, such as your credit card number. We do not share this information with any third parties other than to process payments. When you provide payment information, it is protected using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and tokenization so that only the payment processor stores credit card information. Please note that our payment processors’ use of your personal information is governed by their own policies and procedures.
Customer Support. We may collect Personal Information through your communications with our customer-support team.
Cookies, Automatic Data Collection, and Related Technologies. The Service collect and store information that is generated automatically as you use it, including your preferences and anonymous usage statistics.
When you visit the Service, we and our third-party service providers receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, and from cookies and similar technology. Cookies are small text files placed in visitors’ computer browsers to store their preferences. Most browsers allow you to block and delete cookies. However, if you do that, the Service may not work properly
By using the Service, you are authorizing us to gather, parse, and retain data related to the provision of the Service.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use Personal Information to
- facilitate and improve our services; and
- communicate with you.
We may use aggregate information for any purpose, including for marketing purposes.
Internal and Service-Related Usage. We use information, including Personal Information, for internal and service-related purposes only and may provide it to third parties to allow us to facilitate the Service. We may use and retain any data we collect to provide and improve our services.
Communications. We may send email to the email address you provide to us to verify your account and for informational and operational purposes, such as account management, customer service, or system maintenance.
Purchase and Rewards. We send your purchases and Rewards to the name and address (either e-mail or physical) you provide to us during the check-out process in the Service or when you make a Pledge.
Marketing. We may use information, including Personal Information, to provide online advertising on the Service and to facilitate transmittal of information that may be useful, relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you.
Aggregate Data. We may anonymize and aggregate data collected through the Service and use it for any purpose.