Effective August 15, 2014
OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this policy easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested. In this policy, “Personal Information” is defined as data and facts about you that is collected by Dirty Coast LLC (“dirtycoast.com”) or its affiliate websites.
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
This policy applies to all information collected or submitted on the dirtycoast.com website, including all affiliated websites. On some pages, you may be able to enter contests, make requests, submit product reviews, and register to receive materials or communications from us. The types of Personal Information collected at these pages are:
- Email address
- Phone number
THE WAY WE USE INFORMATION
dirtycoast.com does not sell, rent or provide your "Personal Information" to third parties, except as described below. Personal Information is generally kept for dirtycoast.com business which is primarily used to assist you in your current or future purchases or in analyzing sales trends.
We use your Personal Information you provide about yourself when placing an order primarily to complete that order. Personal Information from the order form is used to send orders, information about our company, and promotional material from some of our partners to our customers. Personal Information is also used to get in touch with the customer when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings by following the directions in those mailings.
dirtycoast.com sometimes uses online surveys which ask visitors for Personal Information which usually includes contact information (typically the customer's email address) and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level). We use Personal Information gathered from our surveys to send the user promotional material from dirtycoast.com
dirtycoast.com periodically runs contests on our site in which we ask visitors for selected Personal Information such as contact information (typically the customer's email address) and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level). We use Personal Information gathered from our contests to send users promotional material from dirtycoast.com and at times, to some of our partners. The customer's Personal Information is also used to contact the visitor when necessary (i.e. when someone wins a contest.). Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor our visitor's experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences.
dirtycoast.com shares Personal Information with third parties in certain limited circumstances:
- dirtycoast.com may share Personal Information with a third party with your consent.
- We may provide Personal Information to third parties or marketers for their marketing purposes.
- We may share Personal Information to the extent required by legal process or enforceable governmental request.
- We may share Personal Information with third parties to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, or technical issues. These third parties may place and read cookies on your browsers, or may use web beacons or similar technologies to collect information in connection with the Google Trusted Merchant Program.
COOKIES AND IP ADDRESSES
dirtycoast.com also collects, uses, and monetizes IP Addresses. An IP Address is a convention of the Internet Protocol that identifies your "virtual" address on the internet. This IP Address is not personal to you and does not identify any of your Personal Information. All devices connected to a network have an IP Address permitting communication to and from the device. If you connect to the Internet from your computer, then you have an IP Address that looks something like this: 209.17.654.152. In the simplest possible terms, your IP Address contains no data that identifies you as a person. It is only a logical address allowing you to connect to others and others to locate your computer. We use an IP Address for a number of uses as set forth herein. We use an IP Address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. The IP Address is used to help identify you, your location so we can better provide you with localized services, and to gather broad demographic information.
In addition to the disclosure of Personal Information to third parties as described above, dirtycoast.com may monetize or otherwise provide anonymous IP Addresses to other third parties. dirtycoast.com sometimes employs other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples of such may include hosting our website, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links, retargeted advertising, analyzing data, etc. These third parties have access only to IP Addresses and do not have access to your Personal Information. However, as disclosed above, dirtycoast.com may disclose Personal Information to third parties in certain limited circumstances.
When we send you emails, we may include a single-pixel GIF to allow us to determine the number of people who open our emails. When you click on a link in an email, we record this individual response to allow us to customize our offerings to you.
YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS WITH RESPECT TO CONTENT AND MATERIAL SUBMITTED BY YOU
dirtycoast.com does not endorse the user content, is not responsible for the user content and specifically disclaims any responsibility or liability to any person or entity (including, without limitation, persons who may use or rely on such user content) for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character based upon or resulting from any user content provided through this web site.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DATA SECURITY
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. For example, we work to protect the security of your Personal Information during any transmission of same by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using your dirtycoast.com account on a shared computer. And of course, never share your username or password to your dirtycoast.com account.
You also have the option to access dirtycoast.com.com and affiliates’ websites from your mobile or wireless device. When using your mobile device or a wireless network, the carrier or network administrator may have access to your Personal Information. For information regarding your carrier or network administrator’s treatment of your information, please consult their respective privacy policies.
OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
OPTING OUT OF COMMUNICATIONS FROM dirtycoast.com
There is an unsubscribe link in every email that we send. You can be removed instantly from our list by clicking it.
OPTING OUT OF HAVING OUR MARKETING PARTNER DELIVER ADS TAILORED TO YOUR WEB PREFERENCES AND USAGE PATTERNS
If you choose NOT to have our marketing partners deliver ads tailored to your Web preferences and usage patterns, you can opt out of this usage of your Personal Information by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-out Tool located at: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and opting out from targeted ads delivered by various marketers.
OPTING OUT OF SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTY PARTNERS FOR MARKETING PURPOSES
If you prefer that we do not share your Personal Information with other marketers, please send us an email containing the subject line “opt out” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This policy was last modified on 08/15/14