The Site contains links to other web sites over which we have no control. Sholove is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other web sites to which you choose to link from this site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other web sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.
We also do not control the data use practices of third party ad networks and other third parties with whom we work to provide you personalized ads on our Site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies and opt-out choices of those third parties so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.
By using the Site, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy, please do not use the Site. We reserve the right to change this Policy without prior notice. You can determine when this Policy was last revised by referring to the "Last Updated" legend at the top of this page. Any changes to our Policy will become effective upon our posting of the revised Policy on the Site. Use of the Site following such changes constitutes your acceptance of the revised Policy then in effect.
The Site is controlled and operated by Sholove International, LLC from the United States, and is not intended to subject Sholove International, LLC to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States.
- Information We Collect and Retain
Sholove gathers two basic types of information through the Site: personal information and demographic information. Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual. We do not collect personal information unless you choose to provide it to us. Demographic information is information that is not unique to you, but refers to selected aggregated information, demographic information, IP addresses and any other information that does not reveal your specific identity.
- You may browse the Site without revealing personally identifiable information about yourself. When you register for an account or purchase items, we require you to provide personal information, which you consent to the transfer and storage of your account information. Some examples of personal information we may collect from you through the Site, depending on your use and local law, are:
- Your name
- Email Address
- Postal address
- Telephone number
- Contact information
- Billing information (such as credit card or other payment method)
- Shipping address
- Transactional information based upon your activities on the Site
- Correspondence through our Site or correspondence sent to us
- Supplemental information from third parties
- Demographic Information
When you visit and interact with the Site, Sholove and third parties with whom Sholove has contracted to provide services to Sholove may collect demographic information (for example, a catalog of the Site pages you visited). Examples of demographic information we collect are: age, zip code, preferences, gender, race or ethnicity, interests and favorites.
We also may collect behavioral information regarding how you use our Site and Services (defined below), the areas of our Site that you visit, what Services you access, and informationa about your computer hardware and software including your IP address, geolocation, browser and operating system type, domain names, access times and referriing web site addresses. This infomation is necessary for analyzing the use of resources, troubleshooting problems, preventing fraud, and improving our Services (the "Services") (as defined in our Terms of Service Agreement www.sholove.org here to specific Services definition).
In addition, Sholove may collect indirect information about you when you use certain third party services on our web site. For example if you provide a title of 'Mr.' we will assume you are male.
We may personalize the advertising that you are shown on our Site or other sites with which we have a business relationship. In order to provide this personalization, in addition to information we collect about you on our Site, we acquire information (including personal, demographic, behavioral and indirect information) about you from third parties who provide it to us.
Demographic information is generally collected through the Site from five different sources: server log files, cookies, pixel tags and environmental variables.
- Server Log Files
Your Internet Protocol (IP) address is a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). This number is identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever you visit the Site, along with the time(s) of your visit(s) and the page(s) that you visited. We use your IP address, and the IP addresses of all users, for purposes such as calculating Site usage levels, helping diagnose problems with the Site's servers, and administering the Site. Collecting IP addresses is standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many web sites.
- Pixel Tags
We and our service providers may also use so-called "pixel tags," "web beacons," "clear GIFs" or similar means (collectively, "Pixel Tags") in connection with some Site pages and HTML-formatted email messages to, among other things, compile aggregate statistics about Site usage and response rates. A Pixel Tag is an electronic image, often a single pixel (1x1), that is ordinarily not visible to Site visitors and may be associated with Cookies on the visitors’ hard drives. Pixel Tags allow us to count users who have visited certain pages of the Site, to deliver branded services, and to help determine the effectiveness of promotional or advertising campaigns. When used in HTML-formatted email messages, Pixel Tags can tell the sender whether and when the email has been opened.
- Environmental Variables
We and our service providers may also collect certain environmental variables, such as your MAC address, computer type (Windows or Macintosh), screen resolution, OS version, Internet browser, and Internet browser version. These environmental variables are collected by most browsers and can be used to optimize your experience on the Site.
We also may collect behavioral information regarding how you use our Site and Services (defined below), the areas of our Site that you visit, what Services you access, and information about your computer hardware and software including your IP address, geo-location, browser and operating system type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is necessary for analyzing the use of resources, troubleshooting problems, preventing fraud, and improving our Services (the “Services”) (as defined in our Terms of Service Agreement www.sholove.org here to specific Services definition].
In addition, Sholove may collect indirect information about you when you use certain third party services on our web site. For example if you provide a title of ‘Mr.’ we will assume you are male.
We may personalize the advertising that you are shown on our Site or other sites with which we have a business relationship. In order to provide this personalization, in addition to information we collect about you on our Site, we acquire information (including personal, demographic, behavioral and indirect information) about you from third parties who provide it to us. Demographic information is generally collected through the Site from five different sources: server log files, cookies, pixel tags and environmental variables.
- How Your Information is Used
We use the information we gather on our Site to provide our Services, responding to any questions or concerns you may have, operating and improving our Site, and improving the user experience. Our Services include the display of personalized products, content, and advertising relating to your interests, either on our Site or other sites with which we have a business relationship.
By registering with Sholove, by managing your profile, or opting in when presented with choices, you have consented for us to use your information, subject to local law, in the following ways:
- Enable you to create an account
- Provide the Services and customer support you request or initiate
- Resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems
- Allow you to provide feedback, seller reviews, and participate in forums and other social media
- Contact you about Site updates, informational and service-related communications, including important security updates
- Inform you of other products or services available from us
- Send you additional communications, information, and promotions such as newsletters or special offers
- Conduct surveys, questionnaires, promotions and contests, and to provide the results thereof, such as contest winners and success stories
- Compare your information for accuracy, including verification with third parties
- Create internal reports about the use of our site, including customizing, measuring and improving our services and content
- Provide referral features
Some of our Services may enable third parties to see your personal information and to contact you.
- How Is Your Information is Disclosed
- Third-Party Providers
We may share your information with third parties who help us in the delivery of our Services to you. We work with third parties who provide services including, but not limited to, data analysis, order fulfillment, career management and other services of an administrative nature. We reserve the right to share your personal information with such third parties for the purpose of enabling these third parties to provide such services. Examples include hosting our web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service.
We may disclose your information to other third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you make anything you provide searchable, then all parties with access to our searchable database (or copies thereof) will have access to the items or information you provide. If you indicate by configuring your profile that you would like to receive information about the opportunities, products or services of third parties, we supply your contact information to select third parties such as data aggregators, marketers or others for the purpose of sending you e-mail or otherwise communicating with you. We use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in the opportunities, products or services of a particular third party.
We reserve the right to share your information in connection with promotions with third-party sponsors of such promotions (irrespective of whether such promotions are hosted by us), or otherwise in accordance with the rules applicable to such promotion. You should carefully review the rules, if any, of each promotion in which you participate through the Site, as they may contain additional important information about a sponsor's or other third parties’ use of your personal information. To the extent that the terms and conditions of such rules concerning the treatment of your personal information conflict with this Policy, the terms and conditions of such rules shall control.
- Third-Party Communications
If you affirmatively opt-in, we may share your personal information with third parties to allow them to contact you regarding products, programs, services and promotions that they believe may be of interest to you.
- Law Enforcement, Emergencies, Compliance
We may disclose and transfer such information to a third party who acquires any or all of Sholove, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event Sholove becomes the subject of an insolvency proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, Sholove or its liquidator, administrator, receiver or administrative receiver may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the court. You will be notified of the sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to a third party by email or through a prominent notice posted on the Site.
- Other's Information
- Other Important Notices Regarding Our Privacy Practices
- Changing or Removing Your Personal Information
You may have access to, review, correct, update, change, or delete your account profile information at any time. Log into your account, go to your account, and make the necessary changes. Before providing you with a copy of your personal information or correcting, updating or deleting such information, we reserve the right to verify and authenticate your identity and the personal information to which you have requested access. Access to or correction, updating or deletion of your personal information may be denied or limited by Sholove if it would violate another person’s rights and/or as otherwise permitted by applicable law.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes, and there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed therefrom. We also reserve the right, from time to time, to re-contact former users of the Site. Finally, we are not responsible for removing information from the databases of third parties with whom we have already shared your personal information.
If you previously opted to receive newsletters, commercial e-mails or other communications from Sholove or third parties, but subsequently change your mind, you may opt-out by editing your account profile as described above. If you previously opted not to receive such communications, you may later opt-in by editing your account profile.
We will endeavor to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt-out as described above, we will not be able to remove your personal information from the databases of third parties with which we have already shared your personal information. If you wish to cease receiving marketing-related emails from such third parties, please contact such third parties directly or utilize any opt-out mechanisms set forth in their respective privacy policies or marketing-related emails.
You are responsible for ensuring that your log-in credentials (your username and password) are kept confidential. Sholove has implemented technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. Notwithstanding such measures, the Internet is an open system and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. Such an environment does present a risk that unauthorized third parties will view this data, so the information you provide should not contain any sensitive data that you would not want made public.
If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), you must immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with Section 5.viii ("Contacting Us,") below (note that if you choose to notify us via physical mail, this will delay the time it takes for us to respond to the problem).
- Use of Site by Children
Sholove abides by federal law and the guidelines set up by the Federal Trade Commission regarding youth privacy. Sholove will not knowingly collect any personal information from or allow the registration of young people under the age of 14. You must be at least 18 years of age to use the Site or have permission from a legal guardian.
- Third-Party Advertisers
- Jurisdictional Issues
Sholove does not represent or warrant that the Site, or any part thereof, is appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to access the Site do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. We may limit the Site's availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and at our sole discretion.
- Your California Rights
A California resident who has provided personal information to a business with whom he/she has established a business relationship for personal, family, or household purposes (“California customer”) is entitled to request information about whether the business has disclosed personal information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. In general, if the business has made such a disclosure of personal information, upon receipt of a request by a California customer, the business is required to provide a list of all third parties to whom personal information was disclosed in the preceding calendar year, as well as a list of the categories of personal information that were disclosed.
California customers may request further information about our compliance with this law by e-mailing email@example.com . Please note that we are only required to respond to one request per customer each year, and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through this e-mail address.
If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note that email communications will not necessarily be secure; accordingly you should not include credit card information or other sensitive information in your email correspondence with us.
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