The following sets forth the policies for the collection and use of personally identifiable information (“Information”) by The Social Butler in connection with its operation of its Web site located at www.thesocialbutler.com, and supersedes any previous statement of such policies.
The Social Butler knows that users’ personal information is important to them, and that it is important that The Social Butler respect that importance and treat that information responsibly. The Social Butler has created the below policy to explain the types of information it collects from users, how it uses this information, with whom and for what purposes it shares the information, and how users can interact with The Social Butler in connection with the information collection and use.
The Social Butler takes its obligations regarding privacy very seriously, and it wants to ensure users are fully informed about the Information they are providing to it.
Collection of Information.
In connection with the Site, The Social Butler may collect Information in the following ways:
- Through forms filled out by a user on the Site
- Through Information provided by a user in connection with purchases made via the Site
- Through entries made by the user in blogs and other forums on the Site
- Through the maintenance and analysis of Web server logs
- Via e-mail and other communications between a user and The Social Butler.
The Social Butler may also connect non-personally identifiable information from users via “cookies” (small text files placed by The Social Butler on user computers), single-pixel GIF image files (also called “Web beacons”), Web server log analysis and other similar technological means. Such information may be used to track site trends and enhance the user experience, and may be shared with third parties.
To the extent third parties may place advertising on the Site, such third parties may utilize cookies or other technological means within the advertising to collect and utilize non-personally identifiable information. The Social Butler is not responsible for information collected by third parties in this manner, nor for the collection or use of Information by other sites to which the Site is linked.
Types of Information Collected by The Social Butler
The following types of Information about a user are among those that may be collected by The Social Butler in connection with the Site:
- Postal address
- Company Name
- E-mail address
- Telephone number
- Cell phone number
- Facsimile number
- Personal interests
- IP Address
- Referring site
- Other technical information collected by the Site’s servers.
No Collection of Information from Children
The Site is not intended for users under the age of 18, nor does The Social Butler knowingly collect or retain information in connection with the Site from children under the age of 13.
Use of Information
The Social Butler may use Information collected in connection with the Site in the following ways:
- To provide requested information, products and services to users via the Site or through other online or offline channels.
- To improve the user experience with the Site.
- In connection with the operation of the Site.
- For users to obtain information and offers for products and services offered by The Social Butler and its affiliated entities as well as selected third parties.
In order to do the foregoing, The Social Butler may provide the Information to its affiliated entities and to trusted third parties, including but not limited to selected third party marketers and vendors as well as third party contractors providing services to The Social Butler such as the operation of the Site, communication services and fulfillment of orders, and credit card verification and payment services. The Social Butler will use commercially reasonable efforts to limit use of the Information by such third parties to the specific uses set forth above. The Social Butler also utilizes electronic and physical security to reduce the risk of improper access to or manipulation of Information during transmission and storage, but cannot guarantee the security or integrity of the Information and shall have no liability for breaches of security or integrity or third-party interception in transit.
The Social Butler may also disclose Information when it determines it is necessary to comply with applicable laws or regulations, in connection with a merger, acquisition, asset purchase or sale of or by The Social Butler, or to protect the interests or safety of The Social Butler, its customers, or other visitors to the Site.
Opting Out from Offers from The Social Butler.
At any time, a user may opt out from receiving future offers from The Social Butler by following the instructions contained within each marketing communication or by sending an e-mail message to unsubscribe [at] The Social Butler.com. Such opting out will not apply to any communications from The Social Butler’s affiliated entities or from third parties to whom The Social Butler or its affiliated entities may have provided Information regarding the user. Such affiliates’ and third parties’ use of the Information is subject to such parties’ own privacy policies, for which The Social Butler shall not be responsible.