Effective Date: 5/5/2014
Welcome to AddShoppers.com!
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Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of www.addshoppers.com.
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register, and if you subscribe to our newsletter view/use our widgets.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: e-mail address including your complete name and credit card information if you decide to purchase a product. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
AddShoppers collects information under the direction of its Clients, and has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. AddShoppers works with its Clients to help them provide notice to their customers concerning, the purpose for which personal information is collected.
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 administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
To send periodic emails (the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions)
We may collect aggregated information that does not include Personal Information and we may otherwise disclose Non-Identifying Information and Log Data with third parties for behavioral advertising, industry analysis, demographic profiling, and other purposes.
Any aggregated information shared in these contexts will not contain your Personal Information.
How do we protect your information?
The security of your personal information and our clients’ information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as login credentials or credit card information) we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL).
We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, you can contact help [at] addshoppers.com.
Surveys or Contests
From time-to-time we may provide you the opportunity to participate in contests or surveys on our site. If you participate, we will request certain personal information from you. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code).
We use this information to improve our products and services, notify contest winners and award prizes, to monitor site traffic or personalize the site or to send participants an email newsletter We may use a third party service provider to conduct these surveys or contests; that company will be prohibited from using our users’ personal information for any other purpose. We will not share the personal information you provide through a contest or survey with other third parties unless we give you prior notice and choice.
User Access and Choice
If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, or delete by making the change on our member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at help [at] addshoppers.com. We will respond to your request to access within 30 days.
We collect information for our clients, if you are a customer of one of our Clients and would no longer like to be contacted by one of our Clients that use our service, please contact the client that you interact with directly. If you are a Client and would like to update your account please contact us at help [at] addshoppers.com.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. AddShoppers will retain personal data we process on behalf of our Clients for as long as needed to provide services to our Client. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter(s), we will use your name and email address to send the newsletter to you. Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our newsletter or marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails, accessing the email preferences in your account settings page or you can contact us at help [at] addshoppers.com.
Access and Choice regarding Data Controlled by our Clients:
AddShoppers has no direct relationship with the individuals whose personal data it processes. An individual who seeks access, who seeks to correct, amend, delete inaccurate data or withdraw consent to further contact should direct his/her query to the AddShoppers’s Client (the data controller). If the Client requests AddShoppers to remove the data, we will respond to their request within 30 days.
We use both session ID cookies and/or persistent cookies. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. You can remove persistent cookies by following directions provided in your Internet browser’s “help” file.
More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_cookie
We set a persistent cookie to store your passwords, so you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site.
If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as contests or surveys, will be limited.
Log Files/Tracking Service
As is true of most Web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
We do link this automatically-collected data to cookies which are not considered personal information. IP addresses are not tied to personal information.
Do we disclose any information to outside parties?
We may share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.
We share your personal information with other trusted companies such as merchants that use our Widget so that they can market their products or services to you. If you do not want us to share your personal information with these companies, you may opt out under Settings in your account or contact us at help [at] addshoppers.com.
We may provide or transfer your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as sending emails or offering customer service. Transfers to subsequent third parties are covered by the provisions in this Policy regarding notice and choice and the service agreements with our Clients. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.
We may also disclose your personal information
as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request,to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
If AddShoppers.com is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information, to any other third party with your prior consent to do so.
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.
Supplementation of Information
In order to provide certain services such as demographic information to you, we may on occasion supplement the personal information you submitted to us with information from third party sources.
We use the information to enrich our Profiles of individual customers, We tie this information to the personal information they have provided to us.
Blog / Forum
Our Web site offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of your personal information from our blog or community forum, contact us at help [at] addshoppers.com. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.
We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at help [at] addshoppers.com.
Social Media (Features) and Widgets:
Login with Facebook or Twitter
You can log in to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook or Twitter. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.
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 control panel and going to “Settings”.
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.
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
201 South College Street
Charlotte, NC 28244
Email: help [at] addshoppers.com