What Personal Information Does SNIPP.COM Collect?
We collect the following types of personal information from our users:
A) Information You Provide to Us
We receive and store personal information you choose to enter on the Site, or provide us in any other way, such as by telephone or by electronic mail. For example, when you register for our services, we collect personal information about you. This information may include your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, mobile phone number, and credit card number. We may also collect demographic information, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites. You may also choose to provide the email addresses or mobile phone numbers of friends or family members to tell them about the SNIPP.COM services. We may combine the information we collect from you with information about you that we receive from other online and offline sources, such as from our merchant partners, in order to provide you with a better experience and to improve the quality of the SNIPP.COM services. For example, we may use services from other companies that enable us to derive a general geographic area based on your IP address in order to customize certain services to your geographic area. For certain services, we may give you the opportunity to opt-out of our combining of such information. In addition, if you voluntarily complete a detailed advertiser questionnaire, we collect personal information about you. This information may include your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number, as well as general information about your business. . In order to access some services, you will be asked to sign in with an e-mail address and password, which we refer to as your credentials. If you access our services via a mobile phone, you may also use your telephone number and a PIN as an alternative credential to your username and password. As part of creating your credentials, you may also be requested to provide questions and secret answers, which we use to help verify your identity and assist in resetting your password, as well as an alternate email address.
B) Automatic Information
We automatically receive and store certain other types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, our servers track the type of Web browser you are using, where you travel within the Site, and the page to which you link from the Site. We collect this information to better understand what products and services are of interest to our users. Generally, our service automatically collects usage information, such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to the Site and its components. This data is only used in the aggregate. This type of collective data enables us to figure out how often customers use parts of the Site, so we can make the Site appealing to as many customers as possible. In addition, we may provide statistical information, not information about you personally, to our partners about how our customers, collectively, use the Site. We share this type of statistical data so that our partners also understand how often people use their areas of the Site, so that they, too, may provide you with an optimal Web experience. When you use Snipp services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We may collect information about your visit, including the pages you view, the links you click and other actions taken in connection with snipp.com sites and services.
Many companies offer programs that help you to visit Websites anonymously. While SNIPP.COM will not be able to provide you with a personalized experience if we cannot recognize you, we want you to be aware that these programs are available
When you connect to the SNIPP.COM services on your mobile device, if your mobile phone service provider uniquely identifies the device, SNIPP.COM will receive this information. SNIPP.COM may use your unique mobile device identification information to offer you extended services and/or functionality. Certain SNIPP.COM services may require our collection from you of the phone number, and/or other unique identifiers, for your device. We may associate that phone number to the mobile device identification information and to other information we have collected from and about you; however we will not use that number for telemarketing. Some mobile phone service providers are required to operate a system that will record the physical location of devices that use their service. Depending on the mobile phone service provider, SNIPP.COM may automatically receive this information.
How Does SNIPP.COM Use the Personal Information it Receives?
SNIPP.COM may use your personal information to send you promotional e-mails regarding the Site, your preferences, or ways in which we can improve your future experiences at the Site. If at any time you decide that you want to stop receiving such promotional e-mails from SNIPP.COM, please notify us by sending an e-mail to privacy@SNIPP.com.
In addition, as noted above, we collect and use your personal information to operate and improve our sites and deliver the services or carry out the transactions you have requested, better understand what products and services are of interest to our users, make the sites or services easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information, perform research and analysis aimed at improving our products, services and technologies; and display content and advertising that are customized to your interests and preferences.
To this end, we may use personally identifiable information in an aggregate form to gain a broader perspective of what preferences our users have, and to measure interest in the various areas of the Site.
We also use your personal information to communicate with you. We may send certain mandatory service communications such as welcome letters, billing reminders, information on technical service issues, and security announcements. We may also occasionally send you product surveys or promotional mailings to inform you of other products or services available from snipp.com and its affiliates.
Personal information collected on snipp.com sites and services may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which snipp.com or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using a snipp.com site or service, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Does SNIPP.COM Share the Personal Information it Receives?
SNIPP.COM does not share your personal information except as approved by you or as described below:
A ) Agents and Service Providers: SNIPP.COM may engage other companies and individuals to perform services on our behalf. Examples of these services include processing credit card payments, sending postal mail and e-mail to you, and analyzing data. While these agents and service providers may have access to your personal information in connection with the performance of services for SNIPP.COM, they may not use such information for any purpose other than providing such services to SNIPP.COM.
C) Business Transfers: As we continue to develop our business, we might sell all or certain of our assets or business. In such transactions, your personal information may be one of the transferred business assets.
D) Some snipp.com services may be co-branded and offered in conjunction with another company. If you register for or use such services, both snipp.com and the other company may receive information collected in conjunction with the co-branded services.
In using SNIPP.com services you may choose to opt-in to allow third party firms to send you communications through email or on SMSs using your mobile phone. In such cases, upon giving your consent, third-party firms may send you communications directly. SNIPP.com may also act as an intermediary and send the communications on their behalf.
How Secure Is the Personal Information I Provide?
We use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software to protect the security of your personal information during transmission, which encrypts the information you input. You can further help to ensure your security by taking a few simple precautions. For instance, you should protect against unauthorized access to your Site username and password and to your computer. You should also be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer. We have taken certain physical, electronic, contractual and managerial steps to safeguard and secure the information we collect from our users and store on our servers.
What Information Can I Access?
Upon your request, we will provide you with access to, and the ability to correct, certain information about you, such as your username and password, contact information, transaction information and credit card account information. You can access or correct this information in the Account section of the Site.
Third Party Websites
This website is not intended for children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any children under 13. When a site does collect age information, and users identify themselves as under 13, the site will either block such users from providing personal information, or will seek to obtain consent from parents for the collection, use and sharing of their children’s personal information.
Advertisements Displayed by Third Parties
We allow third-party ad serving companies, including ad networks, to display advertisements on snipp.com web pages. Ad serving companies often place a persistent cookie on your computer in order to recognize your computer each time they display an online advertisement to you. Because these companies may serve advertisements on many different websites, they may be able to compile information over time about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw and/or clicked on the advertisements they display. These companies may use this information to make predictions about your characteristics or preferences and to display targeted advertisements that they believe may be of interest to you. They may also associate this information with your subsequent visit, purchase or other activity on participating advertisers’ websites in order to determine the effectiveness of the advertisements. These companies may offer you a way to opt out of ad targeting based on their cookies.