Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

 

Swaponz, Inc. (“Swaponz”, “we”, or “us”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.  This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the swaponz.com (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

 

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.  If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website.  By accessing or using our Website, you agree to this privacy policy.  This policy may change from time to time.  Your continued use of our Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It 

 

Some of the information we collect from you is considered personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”).  Personal Information is information which can be used, alone or in combination with other information, to identify an individual.  Personal Information that we collect may include:

  • Your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number.
  • Your credit card information.
  • The products that you purchase through our Website
  • The IP address and information about the device or browser that you use to interact with us

 

We collect Personal Information from you when you engage in the following activities:

  • When you visit our Website on any device, desktop, mobile or tablet.
  • When you begin or make an online purchase through our Website.
  • When you call us on the telephone, send us an e-mail, submit a product review, or submit a form on our Website.
  • When you sign up for our e-mail or text service to receive offers, news & tips.
  • When you participate in any of our programs and promotions or respond to a survey or questionnaire.

 

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies

 

We may use cookies to recognize your computer.  A cookie is a small data file that is saved on your internet browser or computer hard drive which tracks the websites you’ve visited.  Cookies let us preserve the contents of your shopping cart between your visits and recognize you the next time you visit our Website.  We also use cookies to measure activity on our Website, which allows us to identify which areas and features of our Website are most popular.  This information allows us to make improvements and updates to our Website, provide customized viewing options and pre-populate forms, and compile statistics on website activity to improve security or reduce fraud.

 

Parts of the Website, such as your shopping account, will not function if you do not have cookies enabled.  You can set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.  If you turn off cookies or refuse them, you will not be able to make a purchase from our Website.  To enable or disable cookies on your browser, please consult your browser documentation or contact your software provider.

 

We may use other automatic collection technologies such as web beacons, match scripts and pixel tags. These features let us collect information such as whether you visited a particular web page, whether you opened an e-mail we sent you, or whether you followed a link that we provide to you.

 

How We Use and Disclose Your Information 

 

We use your Personal Information to improve and enhance your shopping experience, in the following ways:

  • To respond to your inquiries and improve our customer service.
  • To communicate with you about our products, services, offers and promotions, news and events that may be of interest to you.
  • To present you with opportunities to complete a survey or questionnaire about our company or our products.
  • To help us develop and improve our Website.
  • To support and improve our internal business processes and functions, such as product fulfillment, marketing, authentication, customer service, security, fraud prevention, safety and legal.
  • To conduct data analysis and research, develop new products, identify trends, and determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns.

 

We may share your Personal Information with third-party service providers in the following ways:

  • As necessary to authorize credit card transactions for processing your payments and to fulfill your orders.
  • To help operate our business such as by website hosting, fraud screening, data analysis, information technology, customer service, e-mail delivery, and auditing.
  • To protect our rights and the rights of our users, and to comply with legal obligations such as responding to subpoenas, or other requests from government entities.
  • To investigate, prevent, or take action against potential or suspected illegal activities, fraud, threats to personal safety, or violations of our terms and conditions.
  • In ways for which you provide us with your consent.

 

We may also share your Personal Information with reputable third-party organizations to contact consumers for marketing and promotional purposes.  Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we will not share your telephone number(s) or e-mail address.

 

Data Security

 

We use industry standard security techniques on our Website to help protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the Personal Information we collect.  Personal Information we collect is stored on servers we have attempted to secure from unauthorized access or intrusion by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption software.

 

No transmission of data over the Internet or by mobile is guaranteed to be completely secure.  It may be possible for third-parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully.  While we strive to protect your Personal Information, neither Swaponz nor any of our service providers can ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the Internet.  Any such transmission is done at your own risk.

 

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information 

 

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent.  To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website.  If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

 

If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for promotional purposes, you can opt-out by emailing us at the email address listed below. 

 

If you do not wish to have your email address used by Swaponz to promote our own products or services, you can opt-out by emailing us at the email address listed below.  If we have sent you a promotional email, you may send us a return email asking to be omitted from future email distributions.

 

We do not control third parties’ collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”) on the NAI’s website.

 

Retention of Personal Information

 

We will retain your Personal Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by applicable law or regulation.

 

Personal Information of Children

 

Our Website is directed to individuals over the age of thirteen (13) who shop for and purchase our products.  We do not knowingly solicit or collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent.  If we discover that a child under the age of 13 has shared Personal Information with us, we will not use that information except as necessary to protect the safety of the child and others as the law permits or requires.  We also will take all reasonable measures to have that information deleted.  If you become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately at the email address or telephone number provided below.

 

California Privacy Rights 

 

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third-parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at the email address or mailing address provided below. 

 

Contact Information   

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, contact us at: 

Swaponz Inc.

190 N Main St, 1st Floor

Natick, MA 01760

Phone: (508) 650-3535

Email: info@swaponz.com