WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU AND HOW DID WE GET THAT INFORMATION?
When you visit one of our web pages, create an account with us, enter a sweepstakes or contest, download one of our apps or e-books, post materials on one of our chat rooms or bulletin board, or contact us for support or other offerings, we collect information that identifies you. This includes information such as your name, contact information, and payment information. We may also sometimes collect other information that does not identify you, such as information on people’s visits and activity on our websites. We provide more detail in the list below.
HOW DO WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU?
We use contact information, including email addresses, to communicate with you if you are a customer of our services. This helps us to carry out the services you request from us and to notify you about updates to our web pages, products and policies, and marketing releases. When you subscribe to our fee-based services, we use this contact information, as well as payment information, for billing purposes and to carry out your requested services.
MORE INFORMATION ON DATA TRACKERS:
This allows us to make your experience on our web site simple and meaningful, to customize web page content, to alert you to new areas that we think might interest you, to provide better services, and to ensure that you are not repeatedly sent the same banner ads, when you return to our web pages. It also helps us to conduct research to improve the content and services of our web sites.
Web beacons (sometimes called “tracking pixels”, “transparent GIFs”, “clear GIFs”, “pixel gifs”, or “pixel tags”) are tiny, invisible images that are embedded on web pages and emails and are stored on a your hard drive. They help us to count users who visit our web sites or open our emails. Tracking pixels help us figure out if certain features, notifications, and products or services are effective and if they can be improved. You can modify your browser settings to control web beacons.
As a part of our efforts to carry out and improve our services to you and to monitor and improve the functions of our websites, we may also undertake profiling or automated individual decision-making. Automated individual decision-making refers to a decision made solely on the basis of automated processing of your personal data, without human involvement. For instance, we may process personal information using an algorithm or a software code. Profiling is automated processing of personal data to evaluate certain information collected about an individual. We conduct profiling and automated decision-making to better understand your interests and preferences and to adapt our communications to your user profile. You can address any questions or concerns about this practice by contacting us.
DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Autofiliate works with companies that help us run our business. From time to time, we need to share some of your personal information with these companies so that they can perform requested services. They can only access your personal information to carry out the tasks we have asked them to do. They are required to hold this information in confidence. And they must meet both legal and industry standards to ensure that your data is protected. We may share your personal information with service providers, affiliates, business partners, or other third parties.
Autofiliate may share information about our visitors and/or customers with our contracted service providers so that these service providers can provide services on our behalf.
Autofiliate may share information with affiliate companies in order to work with them. For example, we may need to share personal information with other companies within our corporate family for customer support, marketing, technical operations and account management purposes.
We discussed in the section of the Privacy Statement, What information do we collect about you and how did we get that information?, that we, or our advertisers, may collect information about you through cookies and web beacons. You can control this collection through your web browser.
We may also share your personal information to provide reviews or testimonials, in case of a company sale or transfer, and if we are compelled by law:
TO PROVIDE REVIEWS OR TESTIMONIALS
COMPANY SALE OR TRANSFER
Should we sell all or part of our business, the customer information that we have collected may be transferred along with the sale but the information will be treated in the same manner described here. In the event of any significant changes to the manner in which your information is handled, we will notify you.
Sometimes, we are required to use or disclose information provided if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect the Autofiliate’s rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.
IS MY PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE?
We use reasonable and diligent efforts to maintain accurate information on our customers and have adopted and implemented reasonable industry standard security procedures to protect any such information collected against the loss, misuse or alteration. We constantly monitor our systems, which are protected using industry-standard security measures. Although Autofiliate will use reasonable efforts to secure network communications and our websites, we cannot guarantee that the information submitted to, maintained on, or transmitted from our systems will be completely secure.
PUBLIC DISCLOSURES MADE BY YOU
If you use a bulletin board, blog, comment or discussion forum or chat room made available on one of our web pages, you should be aware that any personal information you submit there can be read, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages, and could be potentially searchable through search engines. We are not responsible for the potential misuse by third parties of any personal information that you choose to submit in these various forums.
THIRD PARTY SITES
Our Sites may contain links to third party websites. Please note that the privacy and other policies of any such third-party website may differ materially from this Policy. We strongly recommend that customers review the privacy policies of any such third party prior to submitting personally identifiable information. Autofiliate has no control over and is not responsible for the information practices of other websites, including those to which we may link and those which may link to us.
WHERE DO YOU STORE MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Your personal information and files are stored on Autofiliate’s servers and the servers of companies we hire to provide services to us. Your personal information may be transferred across national borders because we have servers located worldwide and the companies we hire to help us run our business are located in different countries.
HOW LONG WILL YOU KEEP MY PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with the product and services you have requested and as needed to comply with our legal obligations and enforce our agreements.
WHAT ACCESS DO I HAVE TO THE PERSONAL INFORMATION THAT YOU COLLECT?
Under the law of some countries, you have the right to:
To review, correct, delete or otherwise modify this information, or to remove your email address from our marketing database, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests to access, change, or delete your information will be addressed within a reasonable timeframe and in all cases within 30 days.
To protect customer privacy and security, we reserve the right to take reasonable steps to verify your identity prior to granting access to or processing changes or corrections to such information.
Please note that we need to retain certain information about you for legal and internal business reasons, such as fraud prevention. We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you the services you have requested and as needed to comply with our legal obligations and enforce our agreements.
WILL YOU MARKET PRODUCTS OR SERVICES TO ME?
Autofiliate and companies we hire to help us market our web pages and services on our behalf may use your information to provide you with information and offers related to our services. You may decline to receive these offers by contacting us.
You may also opt out of receiving future promotional/marketing messages from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link found in the footer of our email messages. Please note that if you opt out of promotional/marketing messages, you may continue to receive certain communications from us, such as administrative and services announcements and/or messages about your account/profile.