Last Updated: March 22, 2013
By accessing this site, you agree that you have read and understand the BuyVia, LLC (this website, our mobile apps, we, our, us, etc.) privacy statement (Statement) which describes how we use your personal information, and what options you have to update or request the deletion or correction of information submitted to us via this website and mobile app (Site). We do not require that you provide, nor do we collect, any personal information if you are just browsing the Site.
If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Statement, please do not use the Site.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT & WHY
Personal Information Submitted By You. We collect Personal Information you provide to us for purposes of (a) signing up for our newsletter; (b) submitting comments to us for this Site; (c) filling out and submitting one of our online surveys; (d) participating in one of our contests; (e) setting up an account; (f) using shopping list alerts; (g) shopping history; and (h) your general use of the Site.
If you use our feature to check for deals at specific location, we will look up your location. This location is store temporarily until you perform another deal search. If you enable our local Shopping Alert feature, we will store your last location every hour, and temporarily to check for a deal in your specific area. We will not save your previous location. You can turn off this feature at any time and we will erase your information.
The practices described in this Statement may also apply to Information you provide to us in writing or by telephone,such as when you contact our customer service staff. Personal Information may include items such as your name, address, telephone number, zip code, age, and income level. Unless you provide it to us voluntarily, this website does not collect Personal Information about you in connection with your use of this Site.
Information Pertaining to Minors. this website does not wish to collect Personal Information from minors (children under 13 years of age, or any other age defined under applicable law). If we become aware that a minor is attempting to or has submitted Personal Information via this Site, we will notify the user that we may not accept his or her Personal Information. We will then delete any such Personal Information from our records.
Automatic Transactional Information. Certain Non-personal Information may be collected automatically as part of your use of this Site, as well as from your transactions with us and our affiliates or nonaffiliated third parties. This Non-personal Information is used to improve the overall Site operations, functionality and appearance. Non-personal Information may include your IP address, web browser type, domain name and the time or date upon which you visited the Site.
We currently contract with online partners to help manage and optimize our Internet business and communications. We use the services of a marketing company to help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising and how visitors use our site. To do this, we use Web beacons and cookies provided by our marketing company on this site. The type of information we collect includes the product codes and prices for merchandise that visitors purchase, and the pages visited. By supplementing our records, this information helps us learn things like what pages are most attractive to our visitors, which of our products most interest our customers, and what kinds of offers our customers like to see.
Cookies, Clear Gifs (Web Beacons/Web Bugs). Cookies may be used by us in order to retain state-specific information and save your preferences. For example, we utilize a cookie in a feature of the Site to store the zip code that you are using to provide customized shipping and sales tax information. Cookies are small data files that are stored on an Internet user's computer by a web server and may be used by some of the advertisers in the ads contained in our Site. Our Site may also include clear gifs within the third party advertising appearing on the Site. Clear gifs permit the tracking of user movement in the aggregate and are not tied to specific email addresses or other personal identifiers. This website has no access to the aggregate information compiled by third party clear gif usage.
If you want to prevent a third-party advertiser from collecting data, currently you may either visit each ad network's web site individually and opt out or visit the NAI gateway opt-out site to opt-out of all network advertising cookies. Visit the NAI gateway opt-out site. http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
Personal Information is used by this website for the purpose for which it was submitted. For example, if you submit your email address and other information required to subscribe to our newsletter or setup an account, we will use that Personal Information to send you our newsletter. Please see below for your Choice/Opt Out options.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer the Site.
If a user elects to use our 'Share with a Friend' referral service for informing a friend about our Site or Deals, we ask them for the friend's name and email address. We will automatically send the friend a one-time email inviting them to visit the Site, both email addresses are not stored.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
Demographic and aggregate Information may be shared by us with third party advertisers. Aggregate Information contains no personal identifiers. We do not share, sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties for their promotional use.
This website makes every reasonable effort to preserve user privacy. However we reserve the right to disclose Personal Information when required or permitted by law and we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with an appropriate law enforcement investigation, current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on us.
SALE OR TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, dissolution, or transfer of part of the business, trade or assets of this website, all Information collected about you via this Site may be sold, assigned, or transferred to the party acquiring all or substantially all of the equity or assets or business of this website. Subject to your election to opt out as described below, by using this Site, you consent to the sale and transfer of your information as described in this paragraph.
This Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the Information under our control. All employees are aware of our policies. Safeguards are in place to keep sensitive data secure via the use of passwords.
THIRD PARTIES; LINKS
Linking. This Statement applies only to this website. This Site may include links to the web sites of both our affiliated and non-affiliated entities (Other Sites), including access to content, products and services of such affiliated and non-affiliated entities. Other than as described below under 'Co-Branding', whenever you choose to access Other Sites or non-this website' content via this Site, a separate browser window will launch and you will leave this Site. We urge you to familiarize yourself with the individual privacy and other terms for each linked site prior to submitting your Personal Information.
This website IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRODUCTS, PRICES, PRIVACY PRACTICES OR CONTENT OF OTHER SITES
You accept these additional terms and conditions defined by our content providers by your use of the Site.
NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES
By using this Site, you consent to the use, storage and disclosure of your Information by us in the manner described in this Statement. We reserve the right to make changes to this Statement from time to time and will alert you to such changes via the Notification procedure described in the preceding paragraph.
Our Site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we request Information from you.
In addition, to request that we remove you from our database or stop sending you future communications, you can visit this mailing list page.
Users may submit requests to this website for changing, deleting, and modifying Personal Information previously submitted, by sending an email to us.
ADDITIONAL CONTACT INFORMATION
63 Bovet Road Suite 311
San Mateo, CA 94402-3104