Privacy Commitments Summary
Our privacy commitments are fundamental to the way we do business every day. These apply to everyone who has a relationship with MediaMerce — including clients, vendors and Site visitors. We strive to protect your privacy and to keep your personal information safe. We will not sell your personal information to anyone, for any purpose. Our business processes are transparent so we will fully disclose our Policy in plain language, and make our Policy easily accessible to all of our users. We will notify you of revisions to our Policy, in advance. You have choices about how MediaMerce uses your information for marketing purposes. You can control this through your Preferences Settings.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Site may contain links to third party sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies, practices, orcontent of sites owned by others to which you may link or that may be linked from the Site. We encourage youto review the privacy policies and terms and conditions of those sites so that you understand how those sites collect, use, and share your information. This Policy applies solely to the information that we collect fromour Site and does not apply to information that MediaMerce may collect by any alternative means or media.
About California Privacy Rights
We do not share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes unless you affirmatively agree to such disclosure,typically by “opting in” to receive information from a third party that is participating in a sweepstakes or other promotion on MediaMerce. If you do ask MediaMerce to share your personal information with a third party for its marketing purposes, We will only share information in connection with that specific promotion, as We do not share information with any third party (other than our service providers) on a continual basis. To prevent disclosure of your personal information for use in direct marketing by a third party, do not opt in to such use when you provide personal information on one of our sites.
Children and Minors
This Site is not intended for children under the age of 18 and shall not be accessed or used by them. MediaMerce does not knowingly or specifically collect personal information from users under 18 years of age. In the event that MediaMerce becomes aware that it has collected personal information from a user under 18 years of age, MediaMerce will take steps to delete such information from its database.
Collection of Site Information
You are not required to reveal any personal information about yourself to browse the Site. However, once you choose to share your personal information, you consent to the transfer and storage of such information on our servers located in the United States.We collect personally identifiable information in connection with your use of the Site. The types of personalinformation collected may include your name, user name, address, email address, phone number, device ID, computer and connection information, statistics on page views, Site traffic, advertising data, IP address and standard web log information as examples. We may also collect non-personal and anonymous information to be used in an aggregate fashion. For example, we may collect your system-related information to be used for system administration purposes, to help diagnose problems, to monitor traffic patterns, to determine which services are used most frequently and to assess Site usage. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy, we may collect and store the following personal information:(i) transactional information based on your activities on the Site (e.g., purchases, sales, and content you share or that is related to your account); (ii) correspondence through the Site, community discussions, chats, and possible dispute resolution; (iii) billing, shipping and other information you provide to purchase, sell or ship an item; and (iv) information you submit to us, such as information to authenticate your identity.
Use and Retention of Information
We use information that we collect to assist us in improving and managing our operations. By using the Site, you consent that we may use and retain your personal information (i) to provide services to users of the Site in accordance with the general purposes of the Site and to support your specific requests; (ii) to verify or compare personal information with third parties to ensure accuracy; (iii) for the transmission of promotional messages, special offers, service updates or other information about our services, based on your Preferences Settings; (iv) to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud or potentially prohibited or illegal activities; (v) to enforce our User Agreement; (vi) to resolve disputes, collect fees and troubleshoot problems; (vii) to measure, tailor and improve our services, content and advertising; (viii) to send autodialed and prerecorded messages regarding transactions and fee collections to the telephone numbers (including wireless and cellular) you have provided us; and (xi) to comply with laws and assist with investigations. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at support@MediaMerce.com. Certain personal information from closed accounts may be retained (a) if required by law or regulation, to cooperate with law enforcement, or to comply with our legal obligations; (b) to prevent fraud or prohibited or illegal activity; (c) to collect fees owed to MediaMerce or other users; (d) to resolve disputes; (e) to troubleshoot problems; (f) to enforce our User Agreement or (g) in compliance with our records retention program. We will not share, distribute, sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your express consent. If you do not want to receive marketing communications from us orparticipate in our advertising customization programs, you may indicate your preference through your Preference Settings or as indicated in the communication or advertisement itself. We may aggregate your information with information we obtain from others companies and use it to enhance our services, content and advertisements.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics provides tools to help us analyze users’ demographics and general interests, such as age, gender, affinity categories, and in-market segments on a non-personalized basis. Using cookies stored on your web browser, Google compiles reports analyzing use of the Site and the demographics and interests of Site users.Google may share the data it collects with other Google services and may use the data tocontextualize and personalize ads of its own advertising network. You may opt out of all Google Analytics data collection at http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices. You may also prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics by installing a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Disclosure of Information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties when we believe, in good faith and in our sole discretion, that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (i) enforce or apply the User Agreement; (ii) comply with legal or regulatory requirements; (iii) protect the rights, property or safety of MediaMerce, our users or other third parties; or (iv) prevent a crime or protect national security.We may also disclose your personal information to (i) MediaMerce affiliated companies, in order to provide content and/or services to you in conjunction with such affiliates or to detect, investigate and prevent violations of the policies of MediaMerce or its affiliates; (ii) MediaMerce-contracted third party service providers, including fraud investigators and bill collectors; (iii) other business entities, in connection with exploring a merger, acquisition or purchase of substantially all of our assets; and (iv) third parties to whom you request MediaMerce send your personal information or for whom you authorize such disclosure. Additionally, if MediaMerce becomes the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, MediaMerce or its trustee in bankruptcy may disclose, sell, assign, license or otherwise transfer such information in a transaction approved by the appropriate court. If MediaMerce mergers with, acquires or is acquired by, or sells substantially all of its assets to another entity, your personal information may be disclosed, transferred, assigned, licensed, distributed, and/or sold as part of MediaMerce or its assets, to such other entity.
Using Information from MediaMerce
To complete transactions and collect payments, MediaMerce facilitates the exchange of personal and financial information between users. This Policy applies only to the use, disclosure and retention of information MediaMerce collects from you and does not apply to information you share with third parties or that third parties share with you. MediaMerce cannot guarantee the privacy or security of your personal information. Please review the privacy and security policies and practices of other users to whom you may disclose your personal information. Likewise, please share your own privacy and security policies and practices with other users with whom you may transact or communicate. You agree to use the personal information of other users only for (i) using services offered through MediaMerce (e.g., shipping); (ii) considering or completing permissible transactions; or (iii) other purposes for which you obtain a user’s written consent.
From time to time, we may use “cookies”, “web beacons” or similar technology for theconvenience of our users and to enhance your experience in using the Site. A cookie is a small text filethat is recorded either temporarily or persistently on your hard drive by a web page server and is not used todeliver viruses or other harmful programs to your computer. Instead, cookies enable us to recognize auser without requiring the user to repeatedly log in when using the Site. Web beacons are graphics designed tocollect web log information such as pages viewed or messages opened. You may decline MediaMerce cookies as allowed by your browser; however, this may interfere with your use of our services or the Site. By relying on cookies, web beacons, and similar technology, we may be able to deliver a more efficient service that is more personalized for each user. Additionally, these technologies may allow us to monitor traffic patterns,Site usage, and session information to make the Site more useful.
Site Security and Your Personal Information
We use various security tools to protect your personal information, which is stored on servers located in the United States, against unauthorized access. Nevertheless, third parties or other users may attempt to unlawfully intercept or access communications, data, and personal information and may successfully obtain and misuse your personal information collected from our Site. As a result, despite our efforts to protect your privacy, you agree and understand that we cannot promise or guarantee the privacy of your personal information or communications.
Registration and Sharing Through Third-Party Services
We may offer single sign-on services that allow you to use third party login credentials to sign into MediaMerce. With your permission, MediaMerce may also transfer profile information contained in your third-party profile. MediaMerce may also, for your use, enable you to import information about whom you are connected to, such as importing contacts from other third parties, as well as enable you to share information with those third-party sites. If you wish to discontinue such sharing, you will be able to do so through your Preference Settings. We collect the username and password for the email account you wish to import your contacts from and will use such information only for that purpose.
Notification of Privacy Statement Changes
We may update this privacy statement to reflect changes to our information practices. If we make any materialchanges we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on this Site MediaMerce prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.
If your questions are not answered on or via this Site, please contact us in writing at the following address:
470 Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02210