Information Collection and Use
When you register with Shopikon, we may ask for information such as your name, e-mail address, birth date, gender, ZIP code, occupation, industry, and personal interests. For some services we may also request your address, Social Security number, and/or payment information. When you register with Shopikon and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. However, we do safeguard your private information.
You may provide Shopikon with information to make public, such as a username or a short biography, your location, or a picture. You may customize your account with such information when such a service becomes available and necessary. We may also use your contact information to send you information about our Services or to market to you. You may unsubscribe from these messages by following instructions contained within the messages or the instructions on our Site. If you e-mail us, we may keep your message, e-mail address and contact information on file to respond to your request.
Shopikon may, from time to time, collect information about your transactions with us and with some of our business partners, including information about your use of the products and services we offer.
Shopikon automatically receives and records information from your computer and browser, including your IP address, Shopikon cookie information, and the page you request. Shopikon uses such information for the following general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, fulfill your requests for products and services, improve our services, contact you, conduct research, and provide anonymous reporting for internal and external clients.
Shopikon does not knowingly collect personal information from children under thirteen (13). If we become aware that a child under thirteen (13) has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.
If a person(s) under the age of thirteen (13) attempts to register with Shopikon, we ask the child to have a parent or guardian to be present and provide parental permission for use. Shopikon does not contact children under the age of thirteen (13) about special offers or for marketing purposes without a parent’s permission, unless the age is unknown to Shopikon through no fault of our own. Shopikon does not ask children under the age of thirteen (13) for additional personal information, as a condition of participation, than is reasonably necessary to participate in a given activity or promotion. “Reasonably necessary” shall be defined only by Shopikon.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
Shopikon does not disclose your private information except in the limited circumstances described here. Shopikon does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
- We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with Shopikon under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help Shopikon communicate with you about offers from Shopikon. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
- We have a parent’s permission to share the information if the user is a child under age 13. Parents have the option of allowing Shopikon to collect and use their child’s information without consenting to Shopikon’s sharing of this information with people and companies who may use this information for unrelated purposes.
- We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
Shopikon may share or disclose your non-private, aggregated or otherwise non-personal information.
THIRD PARTY USAGE OF DATA
Shopikon uses and may use in the future a variety of services hosted by third parties to help provide our services, such as hosting current or future blogs, Twitter page, brand pages, or Wikipedia pages, and to help us understand the use of our Services, such as Google Analytics. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, such as cookies or your IP request.
Like many websites, Shopikon may use “cookies” to collect additional website usage data and to improve our Site and/or products and services. However, Shopikon does not require cookies for many parts of our Site. A “cookie” is a small data file that is transferred to your computer’s hard disk. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies. You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit.
REVISIONS OR CHANGES TO POLICY