Table of Contents
1. A Special Note
Children (under 18 years of age) are not
permitted to make transactions on our websites. Parents (or legal guardians) may
conduct transactions on behalf of their children. These transactions will be govemed
by all the normal rules as outlined in The Agreement.
2. Information We
We collect personal information on our
site for many reasons: to improve our services; to offer a customized user experience;
and to build new services based on our current users.
We at Web Direct Brands, Inc. recognize
our obligation to treat the personal information provided to us by our customers
Some of the personal information provided to us is used by us disclosed to selected
third parties. If you use our website and our services, you agree that we may use
and disclose your personal information under these guidelines.
We collect information about what customers do on our site, where customers came
from (how they find our site), what pages they visit, and where they go when they
leave our site. This information is collected in the aggregate and is used to help
us create a better, more streamlined user experience for you.
when the session is terminated). These cookies enable customers to move freely about
the site without the need to reenter personal information at multiple points throughout
the site. Customers can refuse the cookies (if the browser permits that), but if
they do, they may have a less than desirable user experience and may not be able
to access all areas of our site and its services.
We also collect and keep information every time a customer makes a purchase.
We do not collect credit card information; we entrust that information to PayPal
(an eBay company), a leader in internet payment collections and credit information
We collect and publish information when customers post messages or leave feedback
for other users.
We collect information from emails or letters sent to us by customers.
When customers use a service offered by another service provider with which we are
affiliated, we may collect information about their usage there. See Section 4 below
for more information.
3. Our Use of Your
We use information about customers to help
us provide them with a better user experience when they visit our site. We also
use this type of information to help us target new users and otherwise market our
When we have information to share with you, we may use your email address, your
mailing address and your phone number to contact you. We also provide information
targeted to your interests from time to time. You give us your permission to do
that by accepting this Agreement.
We use this information individually and in the conglomerate to improve our site,
track usage, resolve disputes, locate problems, verify identities and otherwise
improve our website and services.
4. Our Disclosure
of Your Information
The nature of the World Wide Web and the
existing regulatory environment, we cannot and do not warrant that your private
communication and other personal information will not be disclosed in ways that
are not covered in this Agreement. For example, we may disclose certain information
to law enforcement or other government officials as part of an investigation of
fraud, copyright infringement, criminal activity or anything that might result in
liability on our part. Although we use widely accepted privacy standards, you should
not assume that your personal information will remain private.
We do not rent or sell your personal information to any third party. There are situations,
however, when your information may be disclosed. These are covered below.
Marketing and Advertising: We provide aggregate information to advertisers
and others to comply with contractual obligations. We do not, however, disclose
any information to them that can be used to identify you. We will not disclose any
credit card information to an advertiser or sponsor.
Co-Brand Service Providers: We may offer services from other entities on
our site. If you choose to use one or more of these services, we will provide them
with information about you. We will show you the information before it is passed
on, and you may decline to have the information shared. You should also evaluate
these services independently before you make a decision to use them.
Legal Requests: We comply with any legal directives from law enforcement
agencies or other third parties with a legitimate interest in law enforcement and
intellectual property protection.
Suppliers and Other Service Providers: As with any business, we may use third
party sources as part of our normal business operations. In some cases, acting on
our behalf, these sources may collect information about you. In these cases, we
will inform you of the relationship in advance and you will be given the opportunity
Web Direct Brands, Inc. Subsidiaries and Joint Ventures: We have partners,
subsidiaries and joint ventures with organizations around the globe who are involved
in person to person transactions. We will share your information with these entities
only if they agree to protect it to the level detailed here.
5. Email This Site
to a Friend Service
The "Email This Site to a Friend" service
is intended for that purpose alone. Do not send unsolicited commercial messages
to anyone by using this service.
6. Control of Your
Some sites require passwords for some services.
The password is the key to all of these services. It is the customer¡¯s unique identifier
and should be protected. If a customer¡¯s password is compromised, s/he may lose
control over his/her personal information. Customers may also be responsible for
actions taken by others using their password. Consequently, if a customer feels
his/her password has been compromised for any reason, s/he should immediately change
7. Reviewing and Changing
Your Personally Identifiable Information
As part of our registration process, customers
will be able to review and edit their personal information, including name, address,
city, state, zip (postal code), country, phone number, password. Please make sure
you update your record any time there is a change.
Customers are not able to change or remove any public postings made in our public
Because of the nature of digital storage systems, customer personal information
may never be fully removed. We may choose to retain files to resolve disputes and
troubleshoot. We also routinely back up all our files and systems, so customers
should not expect that their information will be completely removed.
8. Other Information
Everything contained within this Privacy
Policy applies only to the use and disclosure of information we collect from our
customers. If they disclose information to others within the website, whether they
are other users or our advertisers or partners, different rules may apply. So before
you provide any information, including the posting of feedback or other communication
within the Web Direct Brands, Inc. system you should carefully consider the privacy
We use Secure Socket Layer technologies
and other established industry standards to safeguard all of your personal information
on Web Direct Brands, Inc. websites. However, no safeguard is foolproof; therefore
we will not be responsible for use of personal information if it is lost or stolen.