In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself. If you choose to register, and are 13 years of age or older, we will collect your name and email address along with other information you may choose to submit, and you will choose a password as part of the registration process (“Personal Information”). Personal Information means any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, your name and e-mail address. If you conduct a transaction on or through our Site we may also ask you for additional information including the credit card number and expiration date, billing address, shipping address, name on the account and telephone numbers for the billing and shipping addresses (“Credit Card Information”). By providing your Personal Information to us, you explicitly agree to our collection and use of such information as described in this Policy.
HOW DO WE USE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
• To personalize your experience
(your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
• To improve our website
(we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
• To improve customer service
(your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
• To process transactions
Your Personal Information will not be sold, exchanged, transferred except for the purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested and as explained in this policy.
• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
• To send periodic emails
The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
We are committed to protecting children's privacy online and meeting the requirements of the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. This Site is intended for users above the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children.
If you use or provide services on the Site for which we implement a billing system for you, we will collect additional information from you so that we can process and collect billing information. For example, we may collect your mailing address to remit payments, and we may collect your Social Security number if necessary and to help us verify your identity.
Web pages may contain an electronic file called a web beacon that allows a web site to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies. We may use web beacons in the following ways:
• We use web beacons within the Site in order to count users and to recognize users by accessing our cookies.
• Being able to access our cookies allows us to personalize your user experience.
• In general, any file served as part of a web page, including an ad banner, can act as a web beacon. We may also include web beacons from other companies within pages we serve so that our advertisers may receive auditing, and reporting.
We maintain log files of the traffic that visits our Site. We do not link any information gathered in these log files to Personal Information. Log files are used to manage traffic loads and information technology requirements for providing reliable service. Information collected includes IP addresses and browser types.
We take steps to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially reasonable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If we learn of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this Site or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of this site. We may post a notice on our Site if a security breach occurs. We may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at email@example.com.
Retention of Information
We will keep Personal Information of our users for as long as they are registered subscribers or users of our products and services, and as permitted by law.
We reserve the right to disclose your Personal Information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure doing so in the Company’s interest to protect its property or other legal rights or the rights or property of others.
WHEN MAESTRO MAY SHARE COLLECTED INFORMATION
Maestro Affiliates, Vendors and Suppliers. Maestro may work with many affiliated third parties, vendors and suppliers. Vendors and suppliers are companies who perform services for Maestro. To the extent it is necessary for these groups to provide their products and services to us and provide products and services you have requested, these third parties may have access to or process your Personal Information. Maestro may sometimes permit our authorized service providers to have access to aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related information.
Public Areas. Any information disclosed in public areas of the Site will become public information. We cannot control the use of information disclosed in public forums, such as forums, bulletin boards, blogs, chat rooms, and networking functions of mobile-device applications. You should exercise caution when disclosing information in these public areas and be careful how you disclose your Personal Information. Content posted in public areas of the Site, including advice and opinions, represent the views and is the responsibility of those who post the content. Maestro does not necessarily endorse, support, verify, or agree with the content posted. If you have any questions or comments about any content on Site please send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mergers, Acquisitions, and Insolvency. If Maestro should ever file for bankruptcy or merge with another company, or if Maestro should decide to buy, sell, or reorganize some part or all of its business, Maestro may be required to disclose your Personal Information to prospective or actual purchasers in connection with one of these transactions
As Required by Law and Other Extraordinary Disclosures. Maestro may be required to disclose your Personal Information if it: (i) believes it is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process (such as a court order, subpoena, search warrant, etc.) or other legal requirements of any governmental authority, (ii) would potentially mitigate our liability in an actual or potential lawsuit, (iii) is otherwise necessary to protect our rights or property, or (iv) is necessary to protect the legal rights or property of others.
If you have questions or concerns regarding this Policy, you should contact:
Maestro Market, Inc.
930 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Effective: October 18, 2010