Effective: July 12, 2018
Information We Collect About You
We collect, process, and retain information from you and any devices you may use when you use or interact with our Website, and in other ways described below.
Information You Give Us: We receive and store information you enter on our Website or give us in any other way, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, and payment information.
Information We Automatically Collect: We collect information about your use of our Website, such as the purchases you make, the pages you view and other interactions you have. We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our Website. Our Website uses “cookies,” tagging and other tracking technologies to help enable you to shop on our Website, and enable us to enhance or personalize your online browsing and shopping experience. This information includes computer and connection information such as statistics on your page views, traffic to and from our Website, referral URL, ad data, your IP address, and device identifiers. This information also may include your browsing history, transaction history, and your web log information.
Information From Social Media: When you interact with us or our Website on a social media platform, we may collect the personal information that you make available to us on that page, including your account ID or username and other information included in your posts. If you choose to log in to your account with or through a social networking service, we and that service may share certain information about you and your activities.
Information From Other Sources: We may supplement the personal information we collect with information from third parties or collected offline, such as information collected by FlasKap at events, and add it to your account information. This information may include, but is not limited to, demographic information, additional contact information, and group affiliations.
How we use your information
We use your information to help us personalize and continually improve your experience on the Website, including fulfilling your orders and requests for information, analyzing and compiling trends and statistics, and communicating with you. For information about how to manage your information and the choices you have, see how to limit the use of your information below.
We also may use your information to:
- Provide, maintain, and improve the Website and for internal or other business purposes;
- Fulfill your requests for information;
- Provide, produce, and ship the products that you order or the services you request;
- Provide customer support and communicate with you about your account, profile or transactions with us, or changes to our policies or terms;
- Track and evaluate the use of the Website;
- Send you newsletters or other materials;
- Send you offers or other communications about our products and services, such as special or promotional events, including services, products, or events for which we collaborate or co-offer with a third party;
- Administer contests, sweepstakes, promotions, surveys, and loyalty programs;
- Post user generated content provided by users;]
- Detect, investigate, and prevent activities that may violate our policies or be fraudulent or illegal;
- Optimize or improve our Website, products, services and operations; and
- Perform statistical, demographic, and marketing analyses of users of the Website and their usage patterns.
We may use the information from one portion of the Website on other portions of the Website, and we may combine information gathered from multiple portions of the Website into a single record. We also may use or combine information that we collect offline or we collect or receive from third-party sources for many reasons, including to enhance, expand, and check the accuracy of our records. Additionally, information collected from a particular browser or device may be used with another computer or device that is linked to the browser or device on which such information was collected.
How we share your information with others
We share your personal information with third parties as described below. In addition, we may share information that does not specifically and personally identify you, such as aggregate information, device identifiers or other unique identifiers to third parties. For information about how to manage your information and the choices you have, see how to limit the use of your information below.
Third-Party Service Providers: We engage third-party service providers to perform functions on our behalf such as: hosting, content management, social media integration, marketing, and analytics. For example, we use third parties to process payments made to us and assist with product fulfillment and other operations. These third parties may have access to your personal information when needed to perform their functions. [If we share information with these third parties that personally identifies you, such as your name, address, or phone number, we will require the third parties to maintain the confidentiality and security of your personal information and they will be restricted from using, selling, or distributing such personally identifiable information in any way other than to provide the requested services to the Website or as otherwise required or expressly permitted by law.]
Business Partners: We may share information that personally identifies you with business partners who provide products and services that we think you may be interested in.
Law Enforcement, Legal Process, and Emergency Situations: We may also use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or on the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to applicable law or comply with legal process served on us or our Website; (b) protect and defend our rights or property, the Website or our users, or (c) act to protect the personal safety of us, users of the Website or the public. For example, if you post content on our Website, we may disclose your information to a third party that alleges that you have infringed their intellectual property rights. Similarly, if you allege that content posted on the Website is infringing upon your intellectual property rights, we may disclose your information to individual or entity that posted the content.
Public Areas, Interactive Features and Activities: Please remember that any information you share in public areas of the Website becomes public and anyone may take and use that information. Please be careful about what you disclose and do not post any information that you expect to keep private. Please consult the applicable guidelines, if any, for use of these features. FlasKap cannot control who views information that you post in public areas of the Website and is not responsible for how third parties, including other users, may use or disclose information that you post in public areas of the Website or otherwise share with other users or third parties.
How to Access and Modify your information
If you have an online account with us, you can update your account information through your account/profile.
If you would like to request access, modification, correction, or deletion of personal information that you have provided to us or that you believe we may have collected about you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may not be able to delete your personal information without also deleting your account. You will not be permitted to examine the personal information of any other person or entity. In order to verify your identity, you may be required to provide us with personal information prior to accessing any records containing information about you. We may not accommodate a request to change or delete personal information if we believe doing so would violate any law or legal requirement, or cause the information to be incorrect.
How to limit the use of your information
In many instances, you have choices about the information you provide and how we use your information. These choices, and any related consequences, are described in detail below.
Marketing Emails: When you create an account through our Website or sign up for certain communications, you are required to provide us with an accurate e-mail address through which we may contact you. Such registration or requests through our Website or apps constitutes your express acknowledgment that we may use your e-mail address to communicate with you about product offerings from us, our selected vendors, and partners. While you cannot opt-out of receiving notifications and other communications regarding your account or your transactions, you can opt-out of receiving promotional and other marketing emails from us by either using the “unsubscribe” feature in our marketing e-mails or contacting us at email@example.com
COOKIES, TRACKING TECHNOLOGY, AND interest-based advertising
Like many websites, we use tracking technologies such as cookies, web beacons and similar technologies to record your preferences, and track the use of our Website and exposure to our online advertisements. We may also use these technologies to monitor traffic, improve the Website, and make it easier to use and more relevant. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can usually modify your browser setting to disable or reject cookies. If you delete your cookies or if you set your browser to decline cookies, some features of the Websites may not work or may not work as designed.
We partner with third-party advertising companies who also use these tracking tools to provide advertisements on our Website or other websites. These third parties may use these technologies to collect information about you when you use the Website. They may collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may also use persistent identifiers to track your Internet usage across other websites in their networks beyond the Website. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based advertising or other targeted content. While we do not knowingly provide these entities with information that personally identifies you such third parties may, with sufficient data from other sources, be able to personally identify you, unknown to us.
Some content or applications on the Website may be served by unaffiliated third parties. We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices on any website not operated by us to which our Website link or that link to our Website.
Online Tracking and Interest-Based Advertising Choices: You also have choices to limit some tracking mechanisms that collect information when you use the Website. Many web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser’s setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, certain features of our Website, including the Website itself, may not function properly or remain accessible to you. In addition, you may also render some web beacons unusable by rejecting or removing their associated cookies. Note that if you choose to remove cookies, you may remove opt-out cookies that affect your advertising preferences.
How We Secure Your Information
We use a variety of managerial, technical, and physical measures to protect the integrity and security of your information. These measures may vary based on the sensitivity of your information. However, no security precautions or systems can be completely secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
You can help protect the privacy of your own information by using encryption and other techniques to prevent unauthorized interception of your personal information. You are responsible for the security of your information that you transmit to us or view, download, or otherwise access when using unencrypted, public or otherwise unsecured networks.
Other Important Information
Users Outside of the United States: If you use our Website outside of the United States, you understand and consent to the transfer of your personal information to, and the collection, processing, and storage of your personal information in, the United States and elsewhere. The laws in the United States and these countries regarding personal information may be different than the laws of your state or country.
Your California Privacy Rights: If you are a California resident, California law permits you to request certain information regarding the disclosure of your personal information by us and our related companies to third parties for the third parties' direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send your request by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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