ACCOUNT INFORMATION AND INFORMATION COLLECTION INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US
When you use the Smuze Services or create an Account, you will voluntarily provide certain personal information to obtain our products or use our services. For example, we (or our service providers or business partners) may ask for and collect information that relates to you, including personal information, such as your name, email address, telephone number, shipping address, date of birth, gender, and demographic information. Some information collected may be information when you register to create an account, update your information, sign up for a subscription, use certain features, access, upload or download content, purchase products or services, enter into promotions, fill out a survey, request customer support, or otherwise communicate with us.
We may also collect information including, but not 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 REGARDING SOCIAL MEDIA AND SOCIAL NETWORKS
You may also be given the option to link to your Facebook or other social media accounts through the Smuze 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.
SHIPPING AND BILLING INFORMATION
INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY
Generally, the Smuze Services, Smuze as well as any third-party advertisers and/or service providers automatically collect certain usage information, such as the number and frequency of visitors to the Smuze Services that we may use in aggregate or anonymized form. This type of aggregate data enables us and third parties authorized by us to better understand our Services, such as by helping us figure out how often individuals use parts of the Smuze Services, Subscriptions or Products so that we can analyze and improve them. We also automatically receive and record information from your web browser when you interact with the Smuze Services, such as your IP address, browser type, ISP, referring/exit pages and cookie information. We may also collect device-specific information about the device you use to access the Services, such as unique device identifiers, network information and hardware model, as well as information about how the device interacts with our Smuze Services and information about where you access the Smuze Services from. This information is used for purposes such as facilitating analyses of data concerning registered and unregistered users’ interaction with the Smuze Services (e.g., what links you have clicked on). Non-Personal Information (defined below) that we automatically collect may be combined by us or our Business Partners with other information about you, including Personal Information, and used in connection with our business or to provide you with information, products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.
ANALYTICS AND THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS
We may use one or more third party service providers such as Google Analytics, Ad servers, Ad agencies, Facebook Custom Audience and others, for analytics and advertising services such as to provide audience measurement and analytics services to us, to serve ads on our behalf, to track and report on the performance of those advertisements, to collect information via the Services for marketing and advertising purposes, and to identify people who are most likely to respond to our advertisements.
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 automatically or passively collect certain non-personal information from you, including information such as IP address, web browser, pages viewed or Unique Identifier for the device (computer, mobile device, tablet, etc.) you use to access Smuze Services and also the location of your Device when you access or use the Smuze Services. We may also collect 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 Smuze Services, including the date and time you visit the Smuze Services, use or click through to any of the Smuze Services, the areas or pages of the Smuze Services that you visit, the amount of time you spend viewing or using the Smuze Services, the number of times you return to the Smuze Services, other click-stream or site usage data, emails that you open, forward or click-through to our Smuze Services, and other sites that you may visit.
We may use this information to help us maintain the accuracy of the information we collect, personalize your experience with the Smuze 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.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may use the information about you for a variety of business purposes including but not limited to customer service (responding, managing and troubleshooting questions or issues with your account and registration or to contact you regarding use of Smuze services)) and transactional purposes such as verifying identity, validating shipping information, to protect the integrity and security of Smuze Services.
Other instances where we may use the information is for advertising customization and Analytics purposes such as but not limited to personalizing and improving the Smuze Services, product offerings and offers made available; to provide you with more customized content and offers on behalf of Smuze and its partners or affiliates; to communicate with you for promotional and advertising purposes and to understand your needs.
INFORMATION SHARED WITH OR BY OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS
The information collected or generated through your use of the Smuze Services may be shared by you or by us as described below.
INFORMATION SHARED BY YOU
Your activity in connection with the Smuze Services, such as filling out surveys, reviewing and rating products, inquiring about or purchasing products, participation in online communities, “liking” or “sharing” Smuze content to your social media accounts or pages or otherwise interacting with the Smuze Services, may be visible to other users of the Smuze Services and in some cases, publicly available.
INFORMATION SHARED BY US
We may share the information collected from or about you in the following ways:
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 Smuze Services; payment processors; analyze data; provide customer service; postal or delivery services, and sponsors or other third parties that participate in or administer any promotions.
Your information may also be shared with other Third Parties like 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.
We may share your information with our subsidiaries and affiliated companies for internal reasons, primarily for business and operational purposes.
In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, user information is often one of the transferred business assets. In the event that another entity acquires us or all or substantially all of our assets, or assets related to the Smuze 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.
LEGAL DISCLOSURES FOR OUR PROTECTION AND PROTECTION OF OTHERS
Smuze may transfer and disclose your information to third parties to comply with a legal obligation We reserve the right to access, read, preserve and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary to:
1) Satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental authorities request
3) Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues
4) Respond to user support requests
5) Protect our rights, property or safety, our users and the public. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and spam/malware prevention.
AGGREGATE OR ANONYMOUS INFORMATION COLLECTED
We may also share aggregate or anonymous non-personal information with third parties for their marketing or analytics uses.
CHOICES REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION AND OPT-OUT
- You can use some of the features of the Services without registering, thereby limiting the type of information that we collect. You can always opt not to disclose certain information to us, but please note that certain information may be needed to take advantage of some of our Services.
- You can update and/or delete the Personal Information in your Account profile by visiting your Account.
- You can delete your Account. Please note that we will need to verify that you have the authority to delete the Account, and activity generated prior to deletion will remain stored by us.
- Your browser may offer you a “Do Not Track” or “DNT” option, which allows you to signal to operators of websites and web applications and services (including, without limitation, behavioral advertising services) that you do not wish such operators to track certain of your online activities over time and across different websites. The Services do not support Do Not Track requests at this time, which means that we may collect information about your online activity both while you are using the Services and after you leave our properties. Remember that this is just our Do Not Track policy, and we cannot and do not make any promises about how third parties react when you set this signal on your browser.
- You can choose to opt out of certain communications or communication methods; however, if you do so, you may not be able to take advantage of some of our Services’ best features. Please note that even if you opt-out, you may still receive advertisements from Smuze that are not customized based on your Usage Information.
- You can opt out of certain Tracking Tools by following the steps set forth in the section above titled “Analytics and Advertising Services Provided by Others”.
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 COMMUNICATION FROM US
Unsubscribe from our marketing email communications at any time by unsubscribing or following the instructions contained within the email.
Should you ever decide to delete your Account, you may do so by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you terminate your Account, any association between your Account and information we store will no longer be accessible through your Account.
This Policy is governed by the laws of IRELAND. without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law.
SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
The Smuze 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 Smuze Services (including those linked to through an email or social networking page).
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS & CONSENT TO PROCESSING
Smuze 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 Smuze 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.
Address: Smuze Ltd, TBC St Marys Place,Dublin, 30062 IRELAND
Alternatively, please go to smuze.com and click the Contact Us link
January 13, 2019