Effective: December 30, 2019
1. INFORMATION COLLECTION
Information You Provide To Us
When you use the Smartcatcher Services, we may ask you to provide certain personal information to obtain our products or use our services. For example, we may ask for information when you register to create an account, update your information, sign up for a membership or subscription, use certain features, access, upload or download content, purchase products or services, enter into sweepstakes or other promotions, register or participate in a competition, fill out a survey, request customer support, or otherwise communicate with us.
We (or our service providers or business partners) may collect information that relates to you, including personal information, such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number, phone number, mailing address, date of birth, gender, and demographic information.
Information You Provide When You Participate in an Online Survey or Other Research.
We may also collect information you provide us in connection with participating in an online survey or as a research panel participant. This may include, but may not be limited to, information about your shopping habits, lifestyle preferences, interests and hobbies, health, physical or behavioral characteristics, or other demographic information, as well as photos, videos, and other user-generated content.
Information You Provide When You Make a Purchase.
If you make a purchase from us, you will be required to provide a credit/debit card number and related financial information (such as CVV, expiration date, and billing address), or other payment information (such as via PayPal or Amazon Pay), depending on the form of payment you choose.
Information You Provide about a Third Party.
Information You Provide Through Social Media.
You may also be given the option to link to your Facebook or other social media accounts through the Smartcatcher Services. When you do, we may automatically receive certain information from you based upon your privacy settings on those sites. This may include, but may not be limited to, name, user name, demographic information, updated address or contact information, location, interests, and publicly-observed data, such as from social media and online activity.
Information Collected Automatically.
Whenever you visit or interact with the Smartcatcher Services, Smartcatcher, as well as any third-party advertisers and/or service providers, may use a variety of technologies that automatically or passively collect information about your online activity. This information may be collected in the following ways:
For example, we may automatically or passively collect certain information from you, including your browser type, mobile device manufacturer, mobile carrier, phone number, operating system, activations, content, products or services you purchase or access, the page served and the preceding page views or websites visited, any mobile device activity and configurations, and email client. We may also automatically collect information about your use of the Smartcatcher Services, including the date and time you visit the Smartcatcher Services, use or click through to any of the Smartcatcher Services, the areas or pages of the Smartcatcher Services that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing or using the Smartcatcher Services, the number of times you return to the Smartcatcher Services, other click-stream or site usage data, emails that you open, forward or click-through to our Smartcatcher Services, and other sites that you may visit.
Device Information. We may automatically collect your IP address or other unique identifier (“Device Identifier”) for the computer, mobile device, tablet or other device (collectively, “Device”) you use to access the Smartcatcher Services, including the hardware model and mobile network information. We may use a Device Identifier to, among other things, provide the Smartcatcher Services, help diagnose problems with our servers, analyze trends, track users’ web page, email and mobile application movements/activities, help identify or gather broad demographic information for aggregate use, and retarget online and mobile advertisements to you across computers or devices you may use.
Geolocation Information: We may collect information about the location of your Device when you access or use the Smartcatcher Services. In addition, if you choose to turn on your Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or other geolocation functionality when you use our mobile applications, we may collect and use your geolocation information.
Third Party Service Providers. We may use third party service providers to support the Smartcatcher Services. Some of these service providers may use technology such as cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, log files, or other technologies to receive, collect, and store information on our behalf.
To learn more about your advertising choices relating to the collection and use of your information, please see the Your Choices section below.
Information Received from Other Third Parties
We may obtain information about you from other trusted third party sources to update or supplement the information that you provide or that we collect automatically. This includes, for example, information from public databases or data aggregators that may include your demographic information, media consumption, previous purchases, shopping habits, loyalty program information or lifestyle preferences. We may also receive information about you from our partners and service providers, (including, for example, business partners, analytics vendors, advertising networks and search information providers).
We may use this information to help us maintain the accuracy of the information we collect, personalize your experience with the Smartcatcher Services, target our communications so that we can inform you of products and services or other offers that may be of interest to you, to measure ad quality and responses, and for internal business analysis or other business purposes.
Combination of Information
2. HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may use the information about you for a variety of business purposes, including for example:
For Customer Service and Transactional Purposes, such as to:
– respond to your questions or requests and provide customer service;
– manage your account and registration;
– troubleshoot issues, bugs or defects related to your account or activities;
– provide you with access to certain features of the Smartcatcher Services;
– validate, confirm, verify, deliver, and track your order (including to arrange for shipping, handle returns and refunds, and contact you about your orders, including by telephone), and send you related information, coupons, products or samples;
– verify your identity or communicate with you about your activities with respect to the Smartcatcher Services;
– to use and disclose your credit, debit or payment card or other financial information only to process payments and prevent fraud;
– contact you with regard to your use of the Smartcatcher Services and, in our discretion, changes to any Smartcatcher Mats policy;
– develop new products or services and to enhance current products and services; and
– protect the security or integrity of the Smartcatcher Services and our business, such as by protecting against and preventing fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims and other liabilities, and managing risk exposure, including by identifying potential hackers and other unauthorized users.
For Commercial Purposes, such as to:
– perform market research, understand the effectiveness of our competition or promotions and Smartcatcher Services analytics and operations;
– personalize and improve the Smartcatcher Services and our products, services, offers and advertising made available on or outside the Smartcatcher Services (including on other sites/ applications that you visit). For example, we may provide personalized or localized content, recommendations, features, and provide content or features that match your interests and preferences;
– provide you with customized content, advertisements, offers and promotions offered by Smartcatcher or on behalf of our partners and affiliates, and provide news and other information we think will be of interest to you on the Smartcatcher Services, in emails and across third-party websites;
– link or combine with information we receive from others to help understand your needs, use for interest-based or targeted advertising or re-targeting on your computers or other devices, and to provide you with better service; and
– communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners (e.g., through Facebook Custom Audience, Google Customer Match, Twitter Match, etc.) for Smartcatcher marketing and promotional purposes via emails, notifications, or other messages, consistent with any permissions you may have communicated to us.
We may also use information you provide to us for other purposes as disclosed at the time you provide your personal information or otherwise with your consent.
3. SHARING OF INFORMATION
The information collected or generated through your use of the Smartcatcher Services may be shared by you or by us as described below.
Sharing of Information by You
The Smartcatcher Services offer many ways to find, enjoy, and share content.
Your activity in connection with the Smartcatcher Services, such as filling out surveys, reviewing and rating products, inquiring about or purchasing products, participation in online communities, “liking” or “sharing” Smartcatcher content to your social media accounts or pages or otherwise interacting with the Smartcatcher Services, may be visible to other users of the Smartcatcher Services and in some cases, publicly available.
Sharing of Information by Us
We may share the information collected from or about you for the following business purposes:
With Our Affiliates. We may share your information with our subsidiaries and affiliated companies for internal reasons, primarily for business and operational purposes.
Third Party Service Providers. We may share your information with third party service providers that provide business, professional or technical support functions on our behalf. This includes, but may not be limited to, service providers that host or operate the Smartcatcher Services; process payment; analyze data; provide customer service; provide postal or delivery services, and administer or participate in any promotions.
Business Transfers. In the event that another entity acquires us or all or substantially all of our assets, or assets related to the Smartcatcher Services, your information may be disclosed to such entity as part of the due diligence process and will be transferred to such entity as one of the transferred assets. Also, if any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding is brought by or against us, all such information may be considered an asset of ours and as such may be sold or transferred to third parties. Finally, information described in this paragraph may also be disclosed for due diligence purposes in connection with any proposed transaction of the sorts described in this paragraph.
Aggregate or Anonymous Non-Personal Information. We may also share aggregate or anonymous (de-identified) information with third parties for their marketing or analytics uses. Such information does not contain personal information.
We may also share your information for the following limited commercial marketing purposes:
Other Third Parties. Your information may also be shared with our sponsors, partners, advertisers, advertising networks, advertising servers, and analytics companies or other third parties in connection with marketing, promotional, and other offers, as well as product information. Your information may also be shared with third parties we identify at the time you provide your personal information or otherwise with your consent.
4. YOUR CHOICES AND OPT-OUT
Certain parts of the Smartcatcher Services require cookies. You are free to set your browser or operating system settings to limit certain tracking or to decline cookies, but by doing so, you may not be able to use certain features through the Smartcatcher Services or take full advantage of all of our offerings. Please refer to your Web browser’s or operating system’s website or “Help” section for more information on how to delete and/or disable your browser or operating system from receiving cookies or controlling your tracking preferences. On your mobile device, you may also adjust your privacy and advertising settings to control whether you want to receive more relevant advertising.
We, or other parties we do business with, may place or recognize unique cookies or other technologies on your browser when you visit the Smartcatcher Services to collect information about your use of the Smartcatcher Services and your other online activities over time and across different websites and apps, and may use that information to serve interest-based advertisements to you as you browse the Internet. To learn more about such interest-based advertising, please review the information below:
– To opt-out of such collection and use for online behavioral advertising by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) participating companies in the United States, please visit: http://www.aboutads.info/choices/; DAA AppChoices http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices/.
– To opt-out from the use of information about your online activities for online behavioral advertising by NAI member companies, visit: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/. Please note that even if you opt-out, you may still receive advertisements from Smartcatcher that are not customized based on your Usage Information.
– To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies, please visit: https://www.adobe.com/support/documentation/en/flashplayer/help/settings_manager.html.
Access and Updates to Your Information:
If you wish to verify, correct, or update any of your personal information, you may visit your Account Page or contact us at the address or e-mail in the Contact Us section below.
Unsubscribing from Communications by Us:
We provide our customers with the opportunity to update their information or opt-out of having their information used for purposes not directly related to placement, processing, fulfillment, or delivery of a product order or servicing of your product. To opt-out of marketing communications, you may:
– Send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org,
– Unsubscribe from our marketing email communications at any time by unsubscribing or following the instructions contained within the email.
Your California Privacy Rights:
California residents may also:
Request, up to two times each year, that we disclose to you the categories and specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you, the categories of sources from which your personal information is collected, the business or commercial purpose for collecting your personal information, the categories of personal information that we disclosed for a business purpose, any categories of personal information that we sold about you, the categories of third parties with whom we have shared your personal information, and the business or commercial purpose for selling your personal information, if applicable.
Request that we delete any personal information that we have collected from or about you. Note that there are some reasons we will not be able to fully address your request, such as if we need to complete a transaction for you, to detect and protect against fraudulent and illegal activity, to exercise our rights, for our internal purposes, or to comply with a legal obligation.
To take advantage of any of these rights, please contact us at by email at email@example.com. We may request certain information to verify your identity before we can respond to your request. We value your privacy and will not discriminate in response to your exercise of your privacy rights. We will respond to your access and deletion requests within 45 days of receipt of your request, after proper verification, unless we need additional time, in which case we will let you know.
You also may request to opt out of Smartcatcher’s sale of your personal information to third parties, and to our affiliated companies that do not share the same brand name, for their commercial use. This means that, if you opt out, going forward, we will not share your information with such third parties to use for their purposes unless you later direct us to do so. To opt out, please click on the Do Not Sell My Information link (https://www.smartcatchermats/privacy/settings).
We collect the following categories of personal information: Identifiers/Contact Information (such as the types of contact information and identifiers described earlier in this policy), Commercial information (such as transaction history), Protected Classification Characteristics (your gender), Internet or other electronic network activity information (as described earlier in this policy), geolocation, visual and audio information, and inferences drawn from the above (such as those to create a personalized profile for advertising).
We sell the following categories of personal information: Identifiers/Contact Information, Internet or other electronic network activity information, and inferences drawn from the above.
We disclose the following categories of personal information for a business or commercial purpose: Identifiers/Contact Information, Commercial information, Internet or other electronic network activity information, geolocation, visual and audio information, and inferences drawn from the above.
5. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Protecting children’s privacy is important to us. We do not direct the Smartcatcher Services to, nor do we knowingly collect any personal information from, children under the age of sixteen. If Smartcatcher learns that a child under the age of sixteen has provided personal information through the Smartcatcher Services, we will use reasonable efforts to remove such information from our files.
6. SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
7. OTHER SITES
The Smartcatcher Services may contain links to other sites that we do not own or operate. This includes links from service providers, fulfillment companies, advertisers, sponsors, or other business partners that may use our logo(s) as part of a co-branding agreement. We are not responsible for these sites or their content, products, services or privacy policies or practices. These other web sites may send their own cookies to your Device, they may independently collect data or solicit personal information and may or may not have their own published privacy policies. You should also independently assess the authenticity of any site which appears or claims that it is one of the Smartcatcher Services (including those linked to through an email or social networking page).
8. CONSENT TO PROCESSING & INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS
Smartcatcher is a global business and it, or its service providers, may process, transfer and store information about our users on servers located in a number of countries, including the United States. As a result, your personal information may be subject to data protection and other laws that may differ from your country of residence. Your personal information may be disclosed in response to inquiries or requests from government authorities or to respond to judicial process in the countries in which we operate. By using the Smartcatcher Services, or by providing us with any information, you consent to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in and to the United States and other applicable territories in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as, or equivalent to, those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen.
9. CHANGES & OTHER SMARTCATCHER PRIVACY POLICIES
10. CONTACT US
Alternatively, please go to www.smartcatchermats.com, and click on the Contact Us link.