1: Information you share that identifies your personality (like full name or contact number).
2: Information you share that does not identify you (like IP address or browser information)
This information is held by us in the UK. We use such information to find trends about online shopping and to produce reports that help improve our services for you. We may sometimes share this information with third party service providers like our merchants, advertising partners and promoters.
We permit advertisers to collect anonymous information about you thought the use of 'cookies'. They can use this information to send you ads and other promotion data.
You have the option to out of certain activities. We ensure your privacy remains uncompromised as we use Secure Sockets Layer software to safeguard your information.
Our website and services have been designed and intended to be used by users above age 13 only.
What information do we collect?
As mentioned above, we collect two types of information from the users.
1: Personally Identifiable Information ("PII"); and
2: Non-Personally Identifiable Information ("Non-PII").
Personally Identifiable Information helps identify you as a person. We gather this data when you register with us and agree to participate in any survey or promotion. You may provide your personal details like your name, postal address, email address, credit card number; Also if participating in a survey or poll, you may share other demographic information like your age, gender, shopping preferences etc.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information is collected when we collect information about your IP address and your browser, operating system, and the web pages you visit on our site and the frequency of your visits, ISP etc.
How We Use and Share the Information
The two types of PII and Non PII information helps us serve you better. It plays and important part in responding to your queries and fulfilling requests. Your needs are better understood. We also use the data in ways naturally linked with similar circumstances in which you provide the information.
We may share the PII and Non-PII with:
- Third party service providers who host and manage data, process payments and deliver our products etc.
- Our parent company, affiliated companies and subsidiaries, business partners for operational and promotional purposes.
- Other users in instances you post a public comment or give feedback about any service or product, or give your comments on a public platform (like forums, bulletin boards, chat rooms)
- We also use non PII to review site traffic, understand trends and respond to customer queries and initiate specific promotional campaigns.
Security of Information
We work hard to protect your information and ensure complete privacy by the use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software which processes information you provide. We ensure the strongest firewall protection, dependable server location, and encryption technology for the protection of your data. We take every measure to protect your PII. Yet, in case of any data theft, destruction or unavoidable discloser of data, we cannot take responsibility for the breach of security of the data. If unfortunately, circumstances occur where your personal data is compromised, we will take measures to notify you via email. Delays may occur as we take steps to determine the extent and scope of breach and make efforts to restore the security and integrity of the system.
Your Option to Opt-Out
When your register with smartwriteups.com you will be sharing information in the accounts section. Your registration information could be updated or corrected any time. If you are unable to correct any information, please contact us write away. You may remove your member ship account entirely, but we hold the right to retain some information in some circumstances like troubleshooting problems, and enforcing our terms and conditions. Some information you share with us may never be deleted from our back up due to technical and legal constraints.
You have the option to opt out of how we use your information in case of email distribution, or by opting out of receiving any marketing or promotional material.
Use by Minors
Out site is not designed or developed to be used by users under the age of 13 and they are not allowed to submit any PII to us. If you are under 18, it is advisable to use the website or its services with consent from a parent or guardian.