SMARTEXCANADA.NET (“SMARTEX”) IS COMMITTED TO PROTECTING YOUR ONLINE PRIVACY
ABOUT UPLOADING AND POSTING INFORMATION ON THE SMARTEX WEBSITE
Web administrators will also NEVER ask for your personal account information.
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU
You will be sending us personally identifiable information when you:
- Register for a Smartex Canada account.
- Order products.
- Request customer support or send us any other communication.
- Sign up for newsletters and email alerts.
- Sign up for, or redeem special offers.
- Respond to surveys.
Such information may include your name, email address, billing address, shipping address, and credit card number. You may also provide us with information about other people, such as their email addresses, if you email a product to a friend or refer a friend to the Smartex Canada website or our promotions.
INFORMATION COLLECTED BY COOKIES
INFORMATION COLLECTED BY WEB BEACONS AND LOG FILES
Smartex collects certain non-personally identifiable information through the use of web beacons and log files. Such information may include your IP address, browser type, site usage, and whether you opened emails you received from us.
HOW DO WE SECURE YOUR INFORMATION?
When you place orders or access your account information, we use commercially reasonable and generally-accepted technological safeguards to secure any information we collect about you. The secure server software (SSL) we use encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. In addition, your Smartex account information is password-protected for your privacy and security. You should always take steps to protect the confidentiality of the password you select.
HOW DO WE USE INFORMATION?
We use the personally identifiable information you provide to:
- Provide the features and functionality of the website.
- Fulfill your requests for our products and services.
- Payout accrued referral fees.
- Communicate with you about the status of your orders and others inquiries about our products and services.
- Send you information about our products and services.
- Provide notices about any upcoming results of sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions.
We use your email address to communicate with you about your account and to send you certain notification emails. We do not use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send marketing messages without your consent.
DOES SMARTEX DISCLOSE THE INFORMATION IT COLLECTS TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?
Smartex does not share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies without your consent with the sole exception of providing information to its agents and trusted service providers and contractors for limited purposes, such as:
- Fulfilling customer orders and processing credit card transactions.
- Offering certain products and services.
- Communicating with customers.
- Providing customer service.
- Enhancing the Smartex website features and functionality.
If you sign up for a promotion (e.g. a contest or sweepstakes offer) or enroll in a service we offer in partnership with a third party, we may provide information (such as your name, email address, and account activity) to such third parties.
From time-to-time, Smartex may provide its contributors with the first name and city/state/country of residence of Smartex customers who have purchased such contributor’s products.
Smartex may also release information (including your name, addresses, telephone number, and account activity) when we, in our sole discretion believe that such release is necessary or appropriate to:
- Comply with law.
- Comply with subpoenas, warrants, court orders, government investigations, or other legal process.
- Enforce or apply the terms of any of our user or license agreements.
- Investigate or respond to allegations of fraud, intellectual property infringement, or other unlawful activity.
- Investigate fraud or similar claims.
- Protect the rights, property or safety of Smartex, or our users.
In the event that Smartex is acquired by, or merged with another company, Smartex Canada reserves the right to transfer all information we have collected from our users in connection with such acquisition or merger.
Smartex Canada may disclose non-personally-identifiable information to third parties in aggregate form to potential business partners and investors.
WHAT ABOUT CHILDREN’S PRIVACY?
Children under the age of 13 are allowed to upload graphics and images and to order products with their parent’s consent. To order products, the child must indicate his or her age, submit his or her name and his or her mailing address and shipping address if different from the mailing address together with a valid credit card number. This is the only information collected from a child.
This information is used to fulfill the requested order; confirm shipment; complete record keeping including referral entitlements and referral fees, if any, and to advise the child concerning new Smartex Canada products, services or policies.
Parents of children under the age of 13 have the option to consent to the collection of this information from their children or not. Such consent will not be used as consent for the dissemination of any of this information and the information will not be released by Smartex to third parties without the parents’ consent except as may be required by law or upon court order.
Parents can review any information Smartex Canada has received from a child and the parent can have that information deleted and the parent can forbid the collection of additional information from their child. If you want to review any information obtained from your child or if you want to have any information obtained from your child deleted from the Smartex records or to forbid any use of such information, you may send a request to [email protected].
HOW CAN I CHANGE, DELETE, OR UPDATE MY INFORMATION?
Most of your account information can be changed on your account profile page.If you have any questions about what information is stored or would like to obtain a copy of such information, please contact us at [email protected]. After receiving proof of your identity, we will provide the requested information to you, and you may request that we delete or change any or all of the information.