Effective Date: 27th February 2017
Type of Information Collected
We collect and merge non-personally identifiable information ("Non-PII") and personally identifiable information ("PII") through the various sources discussed below. PII means any information that may be used to identify an individual. Non-PII is data that is not used to specifically identify or contact an individual.
How We Collect Your Information
We collect information from you that you provide voluntarily, for example, when you purchase products or services on the Website. This information may include your name, mailing address, billing address, postal code, telephone number, email address, and payment information.
When you use the Website, we automatically collect certain information from you, such as Internet addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring and exit page, operating system, timestamps, clickstream data, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device’s unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, and your mobile operating system. We also track and analyze statistical information from our visitors and customers. This information is logged and used for purposes such as to help diagnose technical problems and to administer our Website so that we can constantly improve it. We also collect non-PII using the following methods:
- Log Files: SV uses log files to track member usage and engagement and to gauge the effectiveness of our different services. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the website. Log file information may include, but not limited to: (1) IP Addresses; (2) browser type; (3) number of page views; (4) log-in frequency; and (5) page or section accesses.
- Clear Gifs: SV uses clear gifs, which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier (similar in function to cookies), to track the online movements of the web users. Additionally, we may use pixel tracking technology to track the completion of transactions with us or our advertisers.
How We Use Your Information
How We Share Your Information
We do not direct the Website to, nor do we knowingly collect any PII from, children under the age of thirteen. If you are a parent or guardian and are made aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with PII through any point of contact, please contact us.
We maintain reasonable and appropriate measures designed to maintain information we collect in a secure manner.
We may partner with ad networks and other ad serving providers (“Advertising Providers”) who serve ads on behalf of us and others on non-affiliated websites. Some of those ads may be personalized, meaning that they are intended to be relevant to you based on information Advertising Providers collect about your visits to this site and elsewhere over time.
You may visit www.aboutads.info to learn more about this type of advertising and how to opt-out of this form of advertising by companies participating in the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) self-regulatory program. Note that electing to opt-out will not stop advertising from appearing in your browser or applications. It may make the ads you see less relevant to your interests. In addition, note that if you use a different browser or erase cookies from your browser, you may need to renew your opt-out choice.
If you decide that you do not want to receive marketing communications from us or our third party marketing partners you may opt-out of receiving them at any time by emailing us at email@example.com to unsubscribe.
To opt out of receiving email marketing from us, you can also use the “unsubscribe” tool provided in each such email message
California Privacy Rights
Under California's "Shine the Light" law, we provide a method for consumers to "opt-out" of having their information shared with third-parties. Contact Us at firstname.lastname@example.org to unsubscribe.
To opt out of receiving email marketing from us, you can also use the “unsubscribe” tool provided in each such email message.
When you submit information to the Website, such as by writing a review of a product, we may collect the information you submit. Additionally, your review may be posted on the Website, so please do not share information that you do not wish to be viewed by the general public.
Our Website includes links to various third-party social media websites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest, which let you socialize and share your experiences and purchase with friends. If you choose to use these tools, you may be sharing certain profile elements, including your comments, with us and with the public. This sharing is subject to each social media website’s privacy policies. You can learn about each social media website’s privacy practices by visiting those websites.