Your privacy and security is our top priority. We have never rented, leased, or sold any customer information — and never will.
When you submit personal information on the Site you are consenting to the manner in which we will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information, as set out below.
Collection and Use of Personal Information:
We may collect personal information that you provide us when you: (a) purchase, order, return, exchange or request certain information about our products and services; (b) contact a call center or Customer Service; (c) visit or register with our Site or participate in another feature of our Site; (d) enter into a contest or sweepstakes or respond to one of our surveys; or (e) provide us with comments or suggestions. We may also collect personal information about you from service providers who provide us with e-commerce related services related to the Site. We take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect your personal information from unauthorized disclosure or access. However, no data transmitted over the Internet or stored on a server can ever be 100% secured. Therefore, while we strive to protect your privacy and personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted or disclosed to us online. We are not responsible for the disclosure, destruction or theft of your personal information. If you opted to register with us, you established a password for your account, in which case your online account information will be protected by your password. We suggest that you do not disclose your password to anyone. You are responsible for the confidentiality of your account and password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account and password. We suggest creating challenging passwords such as those with alphanumeric combinations.
We utilize “cookies” which, if you allow their use, store small amounts of data on your computer when you visit the Site. Cookies assist us in tracking which of features of the Site you like best. Therefore, cookies enable us to customize our content according to your preferences. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser settings. Our Site is viewable even if you disable the cookie function on your browser. However, if you disable cookies, main functionality like account login and checkout will not work.
Part of this technology utilizes internet “cookies.” Cookies are stored on your hard drive in the form of a text file. Most cookies are “session cookies” meaning that are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Other cookies are called “persistent” because they do not expire. Typically these cookies allow us to provide targeting information about products and pricing. However you can easily remove them by following the directions in your browsers help file. While this statistical data is collected, it is important to note that we do not sell, rent or lease any of your personal information.
Promotional Information and Marketing Materials:
We would like to inform you of products and services, sales and special offers that might benefit you. When you register online or participate in a survey, you will have the opportunity to sign up for e-mails about our products, services, sales and special offers. We may also send you mail, email or call you with information about our product and service offerings if you have provided us with your name and address, email address or phone numbers.
When you submit personal information on our website, your information is protected both online and offline. We can only access your credit card (but not your actual credit card information) to issue credits, never for actual charges. Only you can produce a charge by placing an order in your password-protected account.
While on a secure page, such as our order form which is hosted in a secure data facility, the lock icon of your web browser becomes locked. This indicates that the connection between your web browser and our web server is secured.
When you submit sensitive information (such as credit card number), that information is encrypted and is protected with the encryption software which meets or exceeds industry standards – (Secure Socket Layer).
Like most retailers, as you visit our websites, we are collecting information about that visit. We collect this information to improve our delivery of information and services to you. In order to collect this information, we utilize technology from third party companies like Google. For example we utilize Google Analytics to aid in website measurement.
This software provides information about your device (e.g. computer, tablet, smartphone), the type of browser (e.g. Chrome, Safari, Firefox) and operating system (e.g. Windows, Macintosh, Android, iOS). We gather this information to make sure the websites are optimized based on the technologies the majority of people are using to access our websites.
Disclosure of Personal Information:
We may provide your personal information to any of our affiliated businesses. We enter into marketing relationships with advertisers or other companies that provide products or services that we believe may be of interest to our customers. We may send you mail, email or call you with information about product and services offered by these advertisers or other companies if you have provided us with your name and address, email address or phone numbers.
Access to Personal Information by Companies that Work with or on Behalf of ibuyandshare:
Some of our operations, such as our electronic commerce, may be managed by service providers who are unaffiliated companies. These companies may share personal information with their affiliates and with service providers whom they engage to perform services related to our Site or the operation of our business. Examples of these services include payment processing and authorization, fraud protection and credit risk reduction, product customization, order fulfillment and shipping, marketing and promotional material distribution, Web site evaluation, data analysis and, where applicable, data cleansing. These companies may have access to your personal information on a confidential basis only to the extent necessary to perform their functions. In no event will we authorize these companies to use your personal information for any reason other than to provide you with those specific services.
If your purchases are being shipped to you, your shipping information will be shared with our delivery service providers ( delivery companies we or you select). Our delivery service providers are asked not to use your personal information for any purpose other than making the delivery.
Sale of Business:
In the event that we or some of our assets are sold or transferred or used as security, your personal information may be transferred to third parties as part of that transaction.
Disclosures of Personal Information in Legal Proceedings:
If we or any of our service providers is requested by law enforcement officials or judicial authorities to provide personal information on individual users, we or the applicable service provider may, without your consent, provide such information. In matters involving claims of personal or public safety, we or the applicable service provider may provide your personal information to appropriate authorities without your consent or court process. We or our service providers also will provide your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or in litigation involving us, the applicable service provider, or otherwise as required by law. We may also disclose personal information to assist in debt collection where you owe a debt to us.