Last Updated: Augest 15, 2013
This Privacy Statement ("Privacy Statement") explains how SmartersCart LLC. ("SmartersCart ", "us", "our", and "we"), collects and uses information when you interact with us. This Privacy Statement applies to all users of SmartersCart’s website published at www. Smarterscart.com and any mobile applications, electronic services, social networking sites, individual, business partner-specific, merchant-specific, or area-specific sites we offer that link or reference this Privacy Statement (collectively, the "Sites").
Please read this Privacy Statement carefully. This Privacy Statement replaces and supersedes the last version of this Privacy Statement for all users (including for those users that registered prior to the Effective Date and any affiliates who participate in a Smarterscart affiliate program). If you do not agree to our practices, please do not register, subscribe, create an account or otherwise interact with the Sites.
Please Contact Us if you have any questions or comments about our privacy practices or this Privacy Statement. You can reach us via postal mail at the following address
West Bloomfield MI 48325
Our Privacy Statement is organized as follows.
1. TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
"Personal Information" is information that can be used to identify, locate, or contact an individual. It also includes other information that may be associated with Personal Information. We collect the following types of Personal Information:
2. HOW SMARTERSCART COLLECTS PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may ask you for Personal Information when you sign up to receive deal information or otherwise interact with the Sites or contact SmartersCart. For example, you may be required to provide us with Contact Information or Relationship Information in order to register for certain services.
We also collect Transaction Information if you contact us via telephone, email, text, postal mail, social media interaction, or other methods of communication, such as for customer support purposes.
If you use a social media platform, a mobile device or other third-party method of communication to interact with SmartersCart or the Sites, that application may have a specific privacy statement that governs the use of Personal Information related to that application. We may receive additional Personal Information from third parties. For example, we may collect Personal Information from third parties to enhance other information we have about you, to help us better understand you, and to otherwise enhance the Sites or SmartersCart services.
3. HOW SMARTERSCART USES PERSONAL INFORMATION
4. WHEN AND WHY SMARTERSCART MAY DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your Personal Information as required or permitted by law as described below:
· With affiliated companies (e.g., subsidiaries and other companies owned by or controlled by SmartersCart) who may only use the Personal Information for the purposes described in Section 3 above;
· With our service providers that provide services for us such as sending emails on our behalf, processing payments, and facilitating card-linked offers. Our service providers are bound by law or contract to protect Personal Information and are only allowed to use the Personal Information in accordance with the terms of our service agreements with them;
5. COOKIES AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES
When you use our Sites, we collect certain information by automated or electronic means, using technologies such as cookies, pixel tags and web beacons, browser analysis tools, and web server logs. As you use our Sites and applications, your browser and devices communicate with servers operated by us, our business partners and services providers to coordinate and record the interactivity and fill your requests for services and information.The information from cookies and related technology is stored in web server logs and also in web cookies kept on your computers or mobile devices, which are then transmitted back to our Sites by your computers or mobile devices.These servers are operated and the cookies managed by us, our business partners or our service providers.
6. ACCESSING AND CORRECTING PERSONAL INFORMATION
Keeping Personal Information about you current helps ensure that we offer you the best deals available through our merchants and business partners. You can do several things to help keep Personal Information about you current. You can submit updates and requests to delete your Contact Information through our Contact Us form or by writing to us at the mailing address listed above. You may also access, update, and delete your Contact Information and other information that you have provided us in your profile by logging into the SmartersCart Forum and clicking on the Account Options icon and choosing Edit Profile.
We will retain your information for as long as needed to provide you services. If you wish to request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us through our Contact Us form. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
7. SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
SmartersCart has implemented an information security program that contains administrative, technical and physical controls that are designed to reasonably safeguard Personal Information.
8. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
SmartersCart does not intend that any portion of the Sites will be accessed or used by children under the age of eighteen, and such use is prohibited. The Sites are designed and intended for adults. By using the Sites, you represent that you are at least eighteen years old and understand that you must be at least eighteen years old in order to purchase the goods or services advertised through the Sites. We will promptly delete information associated with any user for which we obtain actual knowledge that the user is not at least eighteen years old.
9. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California can obtain certain information about the types of Personal Information that companies with whom they have an established business relationship have shared with third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. In particular, the law provides that companies must inform consumers about the categories of Personal Information that have been shared with third parties, the names and addresses of those third parties, and examples of the types of services or products marketed by those third parties. To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by SmartersCart pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by writing us at the following address:
West Bloomfield MI 48325